Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi Motorcycle Route

Below is our entire ride we took on our one-month Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi Motorcycle route. I have included a list and a short description of our top 10 destinations, activities, and roads in Vietnam. This list can also be found on the map below. To view a larger version of the map click […]

The End of the Honda Wins: Sapa to Hanoi

Our 4 days in Sapa were fairly uneventful. I got into a pretty standard routine that began with a 6:30 AM wake up for breakfast. The hotel we stayed at offered a breakfast buffet which, was the sole reason we choose the hotel.  Breakfast was brought out every morning at 6:45. Armed with my laptop […]

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 […]

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 […]

NHA Trang to Hoi An: The Untouched Coastline of Vietnam

NHA Trang reminded me of Honolulu, Hawaii. Hotel sky rises bordered the beach. The beach itself was filled with tourists, umbrellas, and lounge chairs. I was surprised by how clean the beach was. No trash on the beach or in the water. To add to the cleanness the water was crystal clear with visibility up […]

Saigon to Da Lat: Our Trip in the South of Vietnam

When we arrived in Vietnam I had 2 goals, find a motorcycle and eat. Buying motorcycles in Vietnam was one of our main attractions to the country. We had heard the road are well maintained (this has actually proven to be true) and scenery along the way is one of a kind. We began our […]