Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 A beach of choice on Samui
  2. 2 Krabi--Ko Tao--Ko Samui
  3. 3 Trip Report On the road again - to Incredible India.
  4. 4 3.5 Weeks in Japan (First-time) Itinerary Help
  5. 5 Seeking Help With My Sri Lanka And South India Itinerary: Rough Draft #1
  6. 6 Bangkok Taxis
  7. 7 Bali in Feb. for nature & unique cultural perspectives
  8. 8 Difference in staying at Dambulla or Habarana
  9. 9 3 weeks - first time SEA
  10. 10 Where to buy reading glasses and get a massage in Bangkok?
  11. 11 Heads up for US people trying to pay for Myanmar by cc from the US
  12. 12 A month in central Asia
  13. 13 Central Asia Four Week Itinerary
  14. 14 Trip Report Something about... Malaysia
  15. 15 Day trip from Kuala Lumpur
  16. 16 Two Round Trip Tickets?
  17. 17 Osaka, aquarium?
  18. 18 Trip Report Trip Report: First time in Thailand and Cambodia
  19. 19 favorite activities in krabi area
  20. 20 itinerary help for cambodia and laos
  21. 21 Cambodia arrival visa
  22. 22 Itinerary feedback please :)
  23. 23 relaxing 5-6 day vacation in sri lanka
  24. 24 24 day trip plan: early stages
  25. 25 Early planning for Kazakhstan and Mongolia
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Trip Report Vietnam/Siem Reap/Bangkok

Jump to last reply

Just back from a lightning trip to the east . Here is my first instalment.

We used Tonkin for some of our Vietnam hotel bookings and guides as well as our local flights upto and including our flight to Bangkok. Our flights from Toronto to Hanoi and Bangkok return were planned using FF miles.

The day before we were due to leave for Hanoi I heard of the tragedy in Halong Bay. I was a bit upset but Ms Nhung from Tonkin responded promptly telling me that the Violet was a newer and better boat and the trip was not suspended.

On arrival at Hanoi our ride was waiting for us and whisked us off to the Sofitel Metropole. We instantly fell in love with this grande dame of hotels and were vowed by the superior service. We were in the new wing prior to our trip to Halong Bay.

Our Halong Bay adventure will be coming up soon.

31 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement