How to make friends in Halong Bay

What was originally planned as a picturesque and relaxing boat ride through the limestone cliffs of Halong Bay to escape Hanoi’s hustle ended up being a 72-hour, sleepless, raging good time that has claimed at least 5 years of my life that I will never get back. Halong Bay cruises consist of long travels by bus/shuttle, 14 hours on a boat, and oodles of idle time. In case you share this experience with a group of laissez-faire attitude party zombies, be equipped with the following pointers. Continue Reading →