Category Archives: Beach

Clothes, Sun, and Books

With a three-day weekend, and not having left HCMC since February, Rob and I were chomping at the bit to get out of town. The one hour flight to Hoi An was the perfect option. We had visited Hoi An … Continue reading

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Christmas on Cat Ba

  Spending our first Christmas abroad was going to be hard, so we decided to spend it on a beach called Cat Ba Island in Ha Long Bay.  We had heard this place was amazing from Kate and Brian (Brooke’s … Continue reading

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City Two: Nha Trang – Beach Get Away

After two days in the City of Flowers, we headed for Nha Trang. A winding four hour bus ride took us over a mountain pass and had at least two people throwing up into plastic bags. (Sorry for the visual.) … Continue reading

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The Good Things About Vietnam!

So we have lived here now for five months.  (Time flies!) This has given us plenty of time to become accustomed to Vietnam culture and how life moves here.  We miss plenty from the states, but we wanted to create … Continue reading

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Splurging and Cross Dressing

We may have an addiction. To beaches. And ocean swimming. And getting sunburns. After all the walking through HCMC during my dad’s visit and exploring Kuala Lumpur, Rob and I were ready to hit the sand. A one-hour flight from … Continue reading

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Bus trip to Mui Ne

Finding the Mui Ne Marathon made us happy. Then asking around about Mui Ne we found out that most people have been there and that it is a nice beach town for a weekend trip.  This got us even more … Continue reading

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Mui Ne Half Marathon

A big part of our lives back in the States was running races. Rob and I both entered countless 5k races and had run 5 half-marathons a piece in Arizona. One of my biggest struggles with the move was leaving … Continue reading

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Phu Quoc Beach Island

With our first three day weekend, celebrating Vietnam’s Independence Day, Brooke and I decided to run off to Phu Quoc, pronounce foo wok.  We decided on this trip a little late booking tickets a week in advance, so we did … Continue reading

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Day Trip to the Beach – Vung Tau

With the first week of teaching completed, Rob and I wanted to do something special as a reward for surviving. We decided to spend the day in Vung Tau, a beach town just a short distance away that the locals … Continue reading

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