Short stories & travel reports from a life spent living, working and travelling the globe.
Northen Vietnam’s mystical Halong Bay is an awe-inspiring natural wonder with World Heritage status that simply demands to be top of your to-do list in the region. Towering, forest-carpeted limestone tablets jut out of the emerald waters of The Gulf of Tonkin, an ethereal waterworld home to floating fishing villages and scattered islands with extraordinary eco systems, pretty beaches and breathtaking caves. Many people come here fleetingly for a gorgeous but well-trodden boat cruise. But with so much more on offer, I decided to base myself on an island and explore the region at leisure over four days. So why not have a read through my articles on: