We had planned for our Venice holidays for quite a while now and mid leg through our Euro Trip during fall 2013, we managed to squeeze in a quick 3 days 2 nights trip to Venice. Venice is absolutely gorgeous and full of characters! Just a couple of hours ago, we were in the city of Milan, living la dolce vita, and here we are, 2 hours later, arrived in a city caught in a time warp! I remember stepping out of Venezia Sta. Lucia train station and the first sight of Venice were so awe-inspiring. It was definitely love at first sight, without a doubt! Old Buildings in the different shades of mustard, red and pink and the sight… View Post

We woke up at an ungodly hour of 4am in order to catch the earliest train to Ninh Binh. Our train tickets were pre-purchased by the wonderful staff of the hotel we stayed in for USD10 per person, per way. We bid goodbye to the awesome people of Aquarius Legend Hotel and made our way to Ga Ha Noi train station. We weren’t too sure about what to expect, but learnt so much along the way. If this is your first time travelling by train in Vietnam, here are some pointers to help you out. 1. Book a soft seater. You will be travelling on a 3 hour journey – you WILL want to have a comfortable trip! Hence, spend… View Post