When I first landed in Hanoi I had a hotel booked for 2 weeks. I figured I don’t need more time to find an apartment in Hanoi. This turned out to be absolutely true. In fact, I could have had an apartment after only a couple of days, but I decided to look for […]

I was away from golf for a few months. I visited Vietnam and Poland. Both countries are not famous for their golfers. Both countries have golf courses, but the saying that golf is an elitist sport for rich people applies to these countries much more than it does to a place like Australia. Take Vietnam […]

The Sapa region in North-West Vietnam is one of the most popular tourist destinations. It is located in the mountains of Lao Cai Province, close to China, about 300 kilometers from Hanoi. It is not hard to see why Sapa Regin is such a popular tourist spot. It has the iconic terrace rice paddies, magnificent […]

Fansipan is the highest mountain in the Indochinese Peninsula hence its nickname “the Roof of Indochina”. Its height is 3143 meters, which is about 1500 meters above Sapa. It’s a very popular tourist destination from people around the world. Most of the tourists are from all parts of Vietnam, but I also met some Polish […]

Lanckorona and Kalwaria Zebrzydowska are about 40 kilometers from Krakow. Maybe 1 hour drive so it’s a great spot for a day-trip. We spent the whole day doing touristy things there. First stop was the monastery in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. Beautiful on the outside, quite spectacular on the inside, although they were doing some renovations, so […]