“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us” – unknown
As the plane departed Brisbane airport, I was hit with a variety of different emotions, After 2 years, I was travelling again, journeying into the unknown, and my god did that excite me!
After 16 hours we finally hit Vietnam soil and our giant aircraft landed smoothly on Hanoi’s runway. Walking out into the terminal we were greeted with a sign with my name on it and a massive bunch of flowers organised by our tour company. The perks of working in the Travel Industry.
Our guide Kian, who’s exuberant personality made us feel very welcome, took our bags and transported us to our hotel. As we were weaving in and out of the busy traffic, I was hypnotised by the chaotic mess that was surrounding us. Motorbikes came from every direction, driven by smiling Vietnamese locals beeping their horns every chance they could get. Read More