Category Archives: Vietnam

Dalat’s best kept secret

On Tran Hung Dao, the Dalat Cadasa Resort was made up of six houses once occupied by the French colonialists. The properties were turned into tourist accommodation and the best part was that it was possible to wander through each house and view some of the rooms without being a guest of the resort. Continue reading Dalat’s best kept secret

Vietnamese dads and daughters

I noticed something amazing once I arrived in Vietnam. Wherever I wandered, dads carried their children. I observed one dad working in a restaurant while carrying his child . On buses and trains, it was dads doing most of the parenting; even walking up and down the isle of a train with the child over a shoulder trying to get an infant to sleep. Continue reading Vietnamese dads and daughters

Hang Nga Crazy House

I didn’t see the point to this so-called crazy house not far from the centre of Dalat. The structure looked like something out of a Star Wars movie except it was bulging with over weight Russian tourists. Continue reading Hang Nga Crazy House