Craghoppers NosiLife Men’s Long-Sleeve Shirt Review

On our recent trip to Vietnam, I knew we would be going from rough and ready situations in the Sapa Mountains, to the very urban and bustling city of Hanoi as well as some quite posh accommodation on a boat trip around Halong Bay, all of which whilst contending with the heat and humidity of Vietnam. Trying to find clothing that would cope with all of these situations wasn’t an easy task but after the success of some of their…

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Craghoppers NosiLife Symone Dress, Miro Skirt and Fleurie Shorts Review

Recently, Mike and I went to Vietnam and had the most amazing experience. After travelling around Europe last summer, I realised I was in need of some fresh new outfits to take with me on this epic adventure, that would be lightweight, look stylish and would be comfortable to wear, when travelling around foreign shores. For me, Craghoppers did not disappoint in their travel wear for women. The first item I saw…

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Tilley LTM6 Airflo Hat and Tilley T3 Wanderer Hat Review

One of the best parts of the build up to a new adventure is planning what you’re going to do, packing your kit and sorting out any new gear or clothing you may need. Every time I go through this process, I can feel the excitement growing and I become desperate to set off on our travels. For our recent trip to Vietnam, we already had most of the kit we would need. One thing we didn’t have, however, was…

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Visiting Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam

After a few days in Hanoi and awesome time trekking in the Sapa region of Northern Vietnam, we returned to Hanoi before departing, once again, to head east to the coast! We were off to one of Vietnams greatest UNESCO world heritage sites… Halong Bay and the nearby (lesser known and less visited) Bai Tu Long Bay are known for their emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone karsts (islands) topped by rainforest. After a four hour drive, we arrived…

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Trekking In Sapa, Vietnam

There are two ways to get to Sapa from Hanoi: an overnight bus or an overnight train. Although the bus is cheaper and slightly quicker, it is less private. The train offered cabins for up to 4 people, with beds, bedding and snacks included. We arrived at the station and headed for our carriage on the Chapa Express – one of many companies that own carriages on the train to and from…

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