February 2018

Saigon – Celebrating the Year of the Dog

The Travelling Daddy Saigon – Celebrating the year of the Dog Home The Blog Saigon is Celebrating the Year of the Dog Tết , or Vietnamese New Year, is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture. The word is a shortened form of Tết Nguyên Đán, which is Sino-Vietnamese for “Feast of the First Morning of

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Vietnam – Drowning under its own Trash

Vietnam , Drowning Under Its Own Trash The Travelling Daddy Mountains of Waste Vietnam is a country of scenic beauty, the friendliness of the people reflects the calmness and serenety of the nature. There is a sense of calmness and beauty to the Vietnamese countryside HaLong Bay – the Descending

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HaLong Bay – the Descending Dragon

HaLong Bay – The Descending Dragon The Travelling Daddy HaLong Bay – a UNESCO World Heritage Site The bay derives its name from the legend of the dragon that landed here and helped the vietnamese defend their country. (Ha) descending and (Long) dragon.  Not all the islands and islets have

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Mekong River - Evil Eyed Boat

The Mighty Mekong and its People

The Travelling Daddy on The Mighty Mekong The Mekong river is one of the worlds largest waterways. From its sources in the Lasagongma Spring in the plateaus of Tibet and flows about 4,350 km through  Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam before it splits into a vast delta beginning in Cambodia and ending in the South China Sea.

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Hanoi – a not very shining place

Reading up on your holiday-destinations can sometimes be a good idea. Or at least, so I thought. Any presentation of Vietnams capital included images of a nice, tranquil city with bright colours and a lush vegetation. I know I am being unfair to expect these things of a city at

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