I may as well tell you, I have broken my #1 travel rule and am going back to Vietnam!! Ideas in north Vietnam?


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Try Ninh Binh, Halong Bay and Sapa. All easy travel if you base yourself in Hanoi. This time of the year in the north is colder to very cold. Don't expect anything to be open for the major days of Tet festival.
Have fun and break a few more rules!!
I'm querying what your no.1 travel rule is. :D
When you come back north Vietnam? If it's Feb to Mar, I would recommend you to visit Spa and some high lands in North VN. I'm in Saigon but will visit North VN from Feb 25 to 05 Mar (not fix yet), it's great to meet you there.
I understand completely, I cam e here to write a cookbook and after the third trip, I stayed! The time of year has some influence on the recommendations but Sapa or Mai Chau to see the "other" Vietnam, Halong Bay, Tam Coc, street food and markets in Hanoi are all important. If you have not been there yet, Hue and Hoi An are also easily accessible from Hanoi. If you need any more advice, booking or visa help or a guide, contact me at
northern highlights: Sapa - Halong bay
northern off road: Cao Son, Babe lake, Vu Linh, Tuyen Quang

The new eco adventure from Vu Linh to Cao Son is absolutely interesting.

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