Hanoi & Cat Ba Island

The Basics Hanoi Upon arrival in Hanoi, we took bus 86 towards the historic center for $35,000 each. We exited the terminal, passed the taxi signs and followed signs to Minibus. A man in an orange shirt helped us choose a minibus based on our destination. Getting around for us was easy. We mostly stuck … Continue reading Hanoi & Cat Ba Island

Machu Picchu for Couples

The Basics Before arriving to Peru, we bought a train ticket with PeruRail from Cusco to Aguascalientes. The station in Cusco is about 30 minutes from the city center, so we ordered a taxi to pick us up early. Upon arrival in Aguascalientes, we bought our bus tickets for the next morning to take us … Continue reading Machu Picchu for Couples

Cusco, Peru

The Basics We flew internationally and arrived at the airport about 20 minutes from the city center. We paid S20 for a taxi into town, which I think is way overpriced (oh well!). Taxis don’t have meters here, so bartering is necessary. We chose to stay in 2 different areas: near the Plaza de Armas … Continue reading Cusco, Peru