Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam will be celebrating its 1000th year in October. This is no mean feat for any city and a quick look around will certainly reveal just how old it is.
There’s plenty to see and if you weren’t aware that Vietnam is on the VIP network, do take note now. The last two posts I’ve been filling you in on some of the Vietnamese locations from our network including Hoi An on the north central coast and about my motorbike journey from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi.
As per my last post, I’ve been riding a motorbike through Vietnam and promised to feature some of the VIP destinations in Vietnam in case you’ve never considered the country in your VIP travels.
Hoi An is located on the central coast of Vietnam and is one of the best places in the country to idle away a few days. It’s also part of the VIP network so you can enjoy discounted accommodation and then the sights.
I’ve been in Vietnam for two weeks riding a motorbike north of Ho Chi Minh City towards Hanoi, sort of aka Top Gear but far less glamorous on a 100cc Honda Dream. It’s been an interesting journey from areas on the coast to the central highlands with scenic highlights including wide sandy beaches, mountains, coffee plantations, fishing villages, rice fields and more.