Explore Vietnam with bestselling author and travel journaling expert Dave Fox
, and learn to write terrific travel tales of your own! Visit eye-popping cities and serene Mekong villages, and relax on a two-night cruise through iconic Halong Bay. Along the way, you’ll have a series of fun and informative travel writing and journaling classes to help you capture your journey in words. Writers of all skill levels are welcome!
Savor Ho Chi Minh City’s urban chaos. Visit a Buddhist pagoda, meet a former war translator, and zoom through traffic with your personal motorbike chauffeur. Get a rare glimpse into the lives of street vendors as Dave tells stories from his forthcoming book, The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street. Ride a bicycle along the tranquil tributaries of the Mekong Delta. Visit floating markets and learn how to cook some local specialties. Bask in the otherworldly seascape of Halong and Bai Tu Long Bays as our private cruise boat slaloms past limestone karst formations and paddle a kayak through hidden lagoons. Along the way, Dave will teach you how to become an expert travel journaler, and how to polish your “rough draft” travel diaries into spectacular tales of your journeys.
Dave Fox is a professional travel writer and writing coach who fell in love with Vietnam on his first visit in 2008 and moved there in 2015. To ensure a truly authentic perspective, he will co-lead this trip with local Vietnamese guides, and teach travel writing lessons along the way.