Harbour View Hotel

4 Tran Phu Street, Haiphong, Vietnam | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $101.00

Travel Blogs from Haiphong

Halong Bay & Cat Ba

A travel blog entry by lauren_eric


... we promised ourselves right then and there to always try to recognize not only the beauty in our physical surroundings (neighborhood, homes, national parks, etc.) but to more importanly recognize the inherent spiritual beauty that each living thing possesses. Another good lesson retaught and relearned.

Ater several more minutes of walking and wondering we walked the bouncy wooden plank again to re-board our ship. ...

Boating the Bay or Being Kind to Myself

A travel blog entry by kim.orlesky


Boating the Bay The trip to Halong Bay came at the perfect time. I was starting to feel like I was going through the motions just to get through my trip. Visit my countries, get back home. The enjoyment was almost superficial. I needed some water, beach and boat therapy. It was a long ride to Halong Bay. It is only about 180km from Hanoi, but the speed limits are 80km/hr on the highways, and traffic for a bus makes it far more difficult. With a ...

Vehicular Chaos

A travel blog entry by nathanmills


... brown waters and many 'cloud factories' fouling the air. Here we boarded our second local bus towards Hanoi.

Just over two thirds of the way into our 3 hour journey our bus stopped in the middle of the road, next to another bus. The driver motioned us to get off and urged us in fast Vietnamese to fish out our bags. So there we were in the middle of a main road, between two buses, getting shouted at in Vietnamese and digging through luggage.


Halong Bay

A travel blog entry by carrhaughan


... we drop the kayaks onto the beach and explore the cave – it’s bigger than expected and stretches on into the island quite a way. We jump back into the kayaks and circle the island with the cave, then head back to the dock where we jump on the tender and head back to the ship. Once onboard we’re able to sort all our stuff out then we relax a little as the ship heads back to the harbour at Halong City. We pass a few beautiful sites en route, ...

The Banana Lassie Mystery

A travel blog entry by lick


... means 'bird animal' but can also mean 'young boys penis'! And it all depends on your tone of voice! No wonder most tourists stick to English/French, pointing or miming charades style.

Our own experience of this happened in a restaurant the other day. We have been persevering with trying to learn at least some basic everyday phrases in Vietnamese but had mostly been met by bewildered looks from our conversation ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 4 Tran Phu Street, Haiphong, is near Paradise Resort Golf Club.
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