Vietnam series: From Ha Long Bay to Hanoi and overnight to Hue on the Reunification Express

My brother, his girlfriend, their mate Dan and I have spent a lovely overnight cruise on the calm waters of the magnificent heritage listed Ha Long Bay and after an equally lovely breakfast it is time for our Junk boat to return us to the solid ground of Bai Chay where I am reunited with my passport (insert sigh of relief here).

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A Vietnam holiday just like they did in Top Gear

Its September and I am two months into an extended break from full time work. My last day at work was July, the day before my birthday. My first real day of my extended break was my birthday (happy birthday to me I guess).

The length of my break is undetermined and it might depend on my finances because this extended break is completely self-funded. A mental health day just wasn’t going to cut it, I wanted a proper break. Continue reading