Vietnam

A Weekend in Cat Tien National Park

A Weekend in Cat Tien National Park

Cat Tien park is a hidden treasure just a few hours form HCMC and if you stay at Ta Lai longhouse you will be supporting the environmental conservation of the area and a community based tourism initiative, it is also really fun and beautiful! 

The Green Bamboo Boys Shelter

The Green Bamboo Boys Shelter

Reposting this post because GBS is currently in the midst of fundraising drive in order to stay open! Please consider making a donation if you can! I have worked with the Green Bamboo Boys Shelter in Vietnam for four years and it is an amazing organization that does great work for disadvantaged boys in Saigon. 

Hoi An: A Sustainable model for development in Vietnam Part 2

Hoi An: A Sustainable model for development in Vietnam Part 2

Hoi An is one of the amazing jewels of Vietnam as it has really managed to balance modern development with preserving its history. My friend Sophie who has some expertise in this area has shared her thoughts about why Hoi An is so special. 

Hoi An: A sustainable development model for Vietnam

Hoi An: A sustainable development model for Vietnam

Action for the city is a non-profit organization based out of Hoi An whose goal is to make the city more green and more livable for tourists and residents. They aim to be a sustainable model for all development in Vietnamese cities, something which is sorely needed as growth in Vietnam continues at a rapid pace.