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JANUARY 2016: OVERVIEW: My costs start at the Halong ferry terminal and include: A walk from there to my hotel (free) 4 nights in a GRANDPAcking Standard hotel Food & Drink Mobile Data / Communications Visa cost apportionment Tourist Bus to Hanoi CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about Halong – Vietnam – Information. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click here for detailed Travel Information and more Travel Budgets in this country. Read About – GRANDPAcking Costs if you don’t know how to interpret my figures. SPREADSHEET SUMMARY: MY ACTUAL 1 PERSON GRANDPAcking COSTS: Accommodation: My accommodation was a ‘GRANDPAcking Standard’ Double with aircon and cable TV (with […]

Halong – Vietnam – GRANDPAcking Costs

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  JANUARY 2016:   Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. Click here for detailed Halong – Vietnam – GRANDPAcking Costs. Read about Vietnam Visa. OVERVIEW: I spent Christmas and New Year 2015 in Cat Ba Island and I went from there to Quan Lan Island so that I could see a bit more of Halong Bay. I decided to spend a few days in Halong City before heading for Hanoi… I wanted to see whether or not Halong City was more than just a transit point for people going to / from their Halong Bay cruises. GETTING THERE: I organised my own way from Quan Lan to […]

Halong – Vietnam – Information

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  JANUARY 2016:   Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I enjoyed my short stay on Quan Lan Island even though it was the wrong time of year to be there. It was time to move on… I still had 11 days before I had to leave to The Philippines, so I looked at my options. There weren’t many between Quan Lan and Hanoi. I decided to head for Halong City for a few days to see whether or not it had anything more to offer than just a transitpoint for people coming and going from their Halong Bay cruises. HOTEL […]

Quan Lan – Vietnam – To Halong