2-Night Halong Bay Cruise in Vietnam

2-night Halong Bay Cruise: Why one night is not enough

My desire to visit Vietnam was ignited the first time I glimpsed a photograph of Halong Bay. It countered the image of Vietnam I had conjured in my head; the one where chaotic streets are overcrowded with motorbikes and stifled with pollution.… Read the rest


A view of Princes Bridge and Eureka Tower from a boat cruise on the Yarra River

A boat cruise on the Yarra River

Wind in my hair, the cool breeze on my face, a new perspective of the shoreline – these are just a few reasons why I love hopping aboard a boat. In Melbourne, a boat cruise on the Yarra River is offered by a range of companies taking passengers up river, down river and all the way to Williamstown on Port Phillip Bay.… Read the rest


Crossing the Adriatic Sea

It’s no secret that flying is our preferred method of travel, we are Jetsetting Fools, after all. With nearly free flights (thanks to Kris’s years with the airline), it just makes sense. Even in Southeast Asia – land of Travel-by-Bus – we relied on planes to get us from city to city.… Read the rest