Peter Branch

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Hanoi and Hoan Kiem Lake

After being waterlogged for over a week it was a pleasure to arrive in Hanoi where there wasn’t a rain drop in sight.  It was

The Imperial City In Hue Vietnam

It hadn’t stopped raining since I left Ho Chi Minh City and the lousy weather didn’t seem to be letting up once I made it

Hoi An Vietnam – Historic Beauty

After spending almost one week in Saigon sightseeing, stuffing my face with Pho, and enjoying the amazing weather (but not the traffic), it was time

Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh City

The Cu Chi Tunnels were started during the 1940s when the Vietnamese were fighting for independence from the French.  They were greatly expanded and a

Tank outside reunification palace in vietnam

Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City

When a North Vietnamese tank crashed through the front gates of the Independence Palace in Saigon, the Vietnam War had essentially been lost.  After the

Unphogettable Saigon

I head out mid-morning to catch my plane from Changi Airport to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I still call it Saigon, and to my

The Marina Bay Sands And The Merlion

I’d already walked halfway across downtown Singapore so I figured why not press on down to see the Marina Bay Sands hotel and The Merlion.