Vietnam’s North Loop: Broken Bikes, Mud Roads, and Breathtaking Landscape

As we continued on Vietnam’s north loop, the first bike breakdown occurred on our way to Lang Son from Cat Ba. Taylor’s back wheel fell off his bike while he was driving. Literally, he was pulling out of a gas station when the nut that held his wheel on came off. Still connected by the […]

Travel and Happiness

Hey everyone, It’s been a long time since I’ve written a blog post, but yesterday on the motorcycle ride from Meo Vac to Ha Giang, I found myself thinking about everyone back home, and reminiscing about the good times I’ve had with many of you, and I felt compelled to share some of my thoughts, […]

Cat Ba Island: Home of the White-Headed Langur and $0.25 Beers

Our quick stint in Hanoi was topped off with a final egg coffee and a farewell to our old riding partner, Martina. Egg coffee became our new favorite beverage in Hanoi. It’s very simple and will blow any Starbucks Frappuccino out of the water. Probably just as healthy as Frappuccino, egg coffee or cà phê […]

Breaking Through the DMZ up to Hanoi

We waited in Da Nang for the weather to clear up for our drive to Hue. We heard the drive from Da Nang to Hue was on one of the best sections of road in all of Vietnam. As our departure to Hue rolled near the fog lifted but the sun still hid behind the […]