How to get from Nha Trang to Hoi An

When traveling from Nha Trang to Hoi An, you basically have two options; flying or taking one of the sleeper buses.

If you are on a budget I would recommend taking the bus as it is the cheapest option. It takes approx. 11hours and the price is VND 250.000 pp (USD 10).

It is also worth mentioning that you could get super cheap flight tickets as well, price varying from VND 550.000 – 950.000 pp (USD 20 – 50).

I had read a couple of hundreds bad reviews about the sleeper buses, so I don’t know exactly why I ended up choosing that option, but still.. it is quite genius to travel during the night😊 and it went fine!

Tip: We booked everything through 12go.asia beforehand, but I know that you can get better prices if you book directly at The SinhTourist office in Nha Trang.

Our bus had recliner seats, A/C, and we were provided with water and blankets on departure. The bus itself had two storeys with three individual rows of seats. The driver did not speak English, but the girls working in the office was happy to help us with any inquires we had ☺️

I would recommend requesting for a seat on the ground level when checking in at the office 30 minutes before departure. The bus does not offer much space for your daybag or other belongings and we therefore used the floor to store our things. I do not know how the people above us managed to store their belongings..

The recliner seat is also rather small. I am 164cm tall, and I barely had room for my feet 😬

Kindly note that your luggage is stored under the bus, and I recommend bringing the bare minimum with you inside the bus.

Please let me know if you have any questions!

Big hugs! πŸ’›


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Executive summary: Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia

Hello guys,

I thought I would start off my first blog post with the executive summary for our upcoming trip to Asia! Thomas and I will be traveling to Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia in November, and we could not be more excited πŸ˜€

Thomas has never been to Asia before, and I can not wait for him to be introduced to all the unique flavors, the food, different smells, the wonderful culture and so on! Yay!

Anyway, here is what I have planned so far in regards to an outline of the actual trip;

  1. Bangkok, Thailand
  2. Bangkok, Thailand
  3. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  4. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  5. Nha Trang, Vietnam
  6. Nha Trang, Vietnam
  7. Hoi An, Vietnam
  8. Hoi An, Vietnam
  9. Hanoi, Vietnam
  10. Halong Bay, Vietnam
  11. Halong Bay, Vietnam
  12. Hanoi, Vietnam
  13. Luang Prabang, Laos
  14. Luang Prabang, Laos
  15. Luang Prabang, Laos
  16. Vang Vieng, Laos
  17. Vang Vieng, Laos
  18. Vientiane, Laos
  19. Vientiane, Laos
  20. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  21. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  22. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  23. Bangkok, Thailand
  24. Homebound

As you can see, we will be traveling for approximately 3 weeks. I am certain we will leave Asia still feeling hungry for more, but I also believe this is a great introductory tour to this wonderful continent πŸ™‚

Detailed itinerary with pictures coming up!

Big Hugs!