Ho Chi Minh City 3-Day Itinerary

Paula Martinelli Blog, Travel, Vietnam 3 Comments

Discover the best of Ho Chi Minh City in 3-day itinerary Discover the fascinating history, the fantastic food, the party city and rich history of museums and historical building. With a well planned 3-day itinerary you can visit the main highlights of the one of the most exciting cities in south-east Asia. Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. …

Marble Mountains in Danang, Vietnam – 2020 Guide

Paula Martinelli Blog, Danang, Gallery, Image, Marble Mountain, Travel, Vietnam 9 Comments

The Marble Mountains are located at the coastal town of Danang in Vietnam, and is an incredible place to explore and an easy and short day trip from Hoi An. The natural beauty of the mountains representing the five natural elements and the importance of this historical and religious site, make Marble Mountains worth a visit.        Please …

Ethical tourism in Halong Bay, Vietnam – 2019 Guide

Paula Martinelli Blog, Travel, Vietnam 5 Comments

Halong Bay is a perfect example of overtourism – But it is not all bad news! How to describe a perfect vacation in Vietnam without thinking about a cruise in Halong Bay!? The opportunity to sail on a junk ship through hundreds of dramatic limestone mountains sticking up from a deep turquoise sea —  There are so many karst islands …

SAPA, Vietnam: 2019 Ethical Travel Guide

Paula Martinelli Ethical Traveling, Sapa, Travel, Vietnam 11 Comments

Ethical Tourism in Sapa and why I recommend booking an independent homestay Ethical travel is about creating better places to live and better places to visit – These 7 steps on my Ethical Travel Guide for Sapa help highlight why it is important to hire a local guide and to book an independent homestay if you are going to trek …

Ho An - Top things to do

Hoi An, Vietnam 2020 – Top 13 things to explore, do and see

Paula Martinelli Blog, Danang, Travel, Travel Tips, Vietnam 3 Comments

Historic, fun, beautiful, interesting and so much to offer…Find out why I could live in Hoi An Hoi An is a must-visit destination in Vietnam, and with so much to do and see I have listed here the top 13 things to do and explore that you cannot miss. If you are like me, you’ve probably already fallen in love …

Halong Bay: 3 days cruise on a Junk Boat

Paula Martinelli Travel, Vietnam 5 Comments

What to expect from a 3 days cruise in Halong Bay and how to choose the best options for you Find out what to expect of a 3 days cruise on a Junk Boat in Halong Bay, Vietnam I am here to share my experience. First of all let’s make clear that the Junk Boats are these beautiful old wooden …

Vietnam Travel Tips: Everything you need to know before your trip

Paula Martinelli Travel, Vietnam 2 Comments

Vietnam at A Glance Vietnam is certainly a country that has a lot to offer with many type of adventures to suit any taste. It’s a great place to visit with your family, friends, as a couple or solo. Vietnam is very diverse and offers a mix of big cities, lush countryside, a rich history, and a coastline with beautiful …