Quynh Son is a beautiful old settlement in the heart of the Bac Son valley, North Vietnam. There, the laidback village life seems to slow down the passage of time.
The breathtaking views of the Bac Son valley from the top of the Nà Lay peak make for a great stop on a tour around northern Vietnam.
If you can spare a day or two in your trip around Hong Kong and China, Macau’s colonization architecture and gambling scene mix is an interesting experience.
Bagan started shutting down all its temples in January 2018, here’s a quick update on good places still accessible for amazing sunrise and sunset views!
There are several train, bus and taxi options to cover the distance from Hsipaw to Inle Lake, or Nyaung Shwe.
You can easily travel by train, bus or shared taxi.
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Read how and what it’s like to cross the border to Laos from Thailand (Nong Khai, Friendship Bridge, Vientiane).
Read how and what it’s like to cross the border to Cambodia from Si Phan Don (4000 Islands, Don Det) in Laos.
Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital of Brunei Darussalam, an expensive country that runs on oil and features entire communities who live on water villages.