Category Archives: Personal Travel

Talking about personal travel experiences and stories leading to a few hints and tips and smiles along the way.

Vietnam: Hanoi, Cat Ba and Ninh Binh.

Vietnam has so much to offer. There were so many highlights of our trip and too many tales to tell so I have picked my most favourite activities to type about. Our first stop in Vietnam was Hanoi, the nations … Continue reading

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Vietnam here we come!!

I found this picture on line. We’re so excited to see what this country has in store for us!

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South Korea: Seoul and the DMZ

Our train from Busan to Seoul was straight forward. We collected the tickets we’d bought in advance from the ticket collection and went to the platform. We were about 40 minutes early but the train was there ready for us. … Continue reading

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South Korea: Busan

We originally wanted to fly straight to Seoul , but flights to Busan were much better for our budget so we went there instead and how pleased we are that it worked out this way. Known as the nation’s second city … Continue reading

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Gamcheon Culture Village

I was really looking forward to visiting this place and was so excited when we finally arrived. We walked to the village from the train but most people took the bus up. The walk was a killer but good exercise! … Continue reading

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Flowers in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong we visited the Zoological and Botanic Gardens. It was such a lovely day with great weather. Some of the flowers were stunning (I have no idea what they’re called) so thought I’d share them! 🙂  

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Hong Kong

What a brilliant city!  I loved Hong Kong! Our train from Shanghai was delayed by 5 hours and so instead of arriving at lunch time we arrived at dinner time. We shared our overnight train cabin with an elderly couple … Continue reading

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