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by ICT Team @ In Country Tours

See Viet Nam from a different angle, by three-wheeled cyclo! Viet Nam is a country full of wonders and visitors who explore can witness its hidden gems. For a unique perspective,  ICT suggests travellers try and explore Viet Nam by cyclo – an adventure in itself! There is no better way to get up close and personal with the hustle and bustle …

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6 Reasons Not To Visit Hoi An

by HAE Marketing @ Hoi An Express Travel

Hoi An is a small town that is incredibly diverse. From the travel-back-in-time feeling created in its UNESCO-protected Ancient Town, to its picturesque beaches, romantic rivers and desert-island style Cham Islands; it’s got someone to offer almost everyone. But is it really the right place for you? 1. Don’t visit Hoi An if you don’t […]

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

by ICT Team @ In Country Tours

The Mid-Autumn Festival, known as “Tet Trung Thu” is one of the biggest celebrations in Viet Nam. Second only to the Tet/Lunar New Year celebrations, this festival is also based on the Lunar calendar, and has been significant to Vietnamese families for many years. Traditionally held on the 15th day of the 8th Lunar Month, in 2017, the Mid-Autumn Festival …

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Happy Holidays and Bucket Lists

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I was working late one night and had a surprising email from a potential client come across my screen.  It talked about a possible opportunity to work on a travel project with a theme of’ ‘Firsts’.  They asked me to provide my list of ‘firsts’ (bucket list items) I wanted to do – and encouraged […]

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The Ultimate Hanoi Shopping Guide – What to buy and where to buy it

by Graham Stein @ XO Tours Blog

We wrote a very popular shopping article focused on Ho Chi Minh City 2 years ago, and have since had many requests for a similar piece for Hanoi. Shopping posts are difficult to do however, because there are so many unique things that you can buy in Vietnam that it’s impossible to include everything in a single article. We…

Behind the Scenes of An Influencer or Blogger Campaign

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I’m not a big fan of the term ‘influencer’, however I must admit, it does describe much of what I do. Over the past few years the term travel blogger has been taken over by the term travel influencer; honestly we do more than blog I suppose. My goal is always to inspire, or convince […]

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Ideas for the Traveler on your Holiday Gift Giving List

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

It’s that time of year when we all start to think about the holidays; baking, decorating and shopping. Shopping can be pretty easy though if someone on your gift list is a traveler. There are so many gift choices from focusing on the memories to choosing something practical. The memories Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland offers an amazing array of travel-related Christmas

Banh cuon

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

Literally translated as ‘rolled cakes’, these ‘banh cuon’ are steamed rolls filled with minced pork, wood ear mushroom, topped with a handful of shredded lettuce and blanched bean sprouts, and finally a sprinkle of fragrant crispy shallots. Finally, banh cuon wouldn’t be complete without sauce. The sauce, known as nuoc cham, is a sweet type … Continue reading Banh cuon

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Viet Nam’s Traditional Ao Dai

by ICT Team @ In Country Tours

The In Country Tours logo consists of a Vietnamese woman wearing an ‘Ao Dai’ standing on a ‘monkey bridge’. But what does that even mean? Let’s take a closer look at the Ao Dai. What is the Ao Dai? The Ao Dai is the Vietnamese national dress, in its current form consisting of a tight tunic and long silk gown worn …

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Best Places for North Americans to Travel in Winter

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I visited my parents in South Dakota this holiday and was reminded of how harsh the Great Planes can be in the winter. As the whole US seems to be in a deep freeze right now it’s only natural to look out that frosted up window and dream of the warm sun hitting your face […]

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Private Can Gio Ecological Tour Full day by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

Escape from the hustle and bustle of a busy city like Ho Chi Minh city and find a peaceful place easing your

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Viet Nam Women’s Day

by ICT Team @ In Country Tours

Viet Nam Women’s Day is a special day to honor the women of Viet Nam and the vital roles they play in Vietnamese society. How did Viet Nam Women’s Day originate? The date 20th of October, 1930, is a significant date in Vietnamese history. On this day the women of Vietnam united and created a special organisation which later became known …

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Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

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Dubai Desert Classic

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

A glance at several top ten lists of things to do in Dubai told me that a safari into the desert section of the Emirate of Dubai was unmissable. So I had my Dubai-based friend book me on to one of the evening excursions during my first stay there. At the appointed hour a four-wheel drive … Continue reading "Dubai Desert Classic"

How to get around Saigon on the cheap!

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

As tourists, Ho Chi Minh City can seem very centralized because not only are many of the tourist attractions around District 1, the centre of the city, but this district is also quite compact.  However, with 24 districts, the city is actually very spread out and some of the other districts are more than twice…

AmaWaterways partners with Master Chef Joanne Weir

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

AmaWaterways is known for its excellent dining experiences. Now the river cruise line is partnering with Master Chef and James Beard Award-winning cookbook author Joanne Weir as the lead sponsor of her new PBS series, “Plates and Places with Joanne Weir.”   Two episodes of the series, set to debut in February 2018, were filmed in Fall 2017 during AmaWaterways’

The best places in Viet Nam to visit in October & November

by HAE Marketing @ Hoi An Express Travel

Some like it hot, but many don’t! The autumnal months of October and November are the perfect time to visit Vietnam for those who can’t handle the heat.  Autumn is in full-swing and temperatures across the country become comfortably cooler.  Whilst much of the country is wet and stormy at this time of year, it […]

How to do the Cabot Trail in a Day

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

Everyone tells you that you should plan for 3 to 5 days on the Cabot Trail – a 185 mile drive around the tip of Cape Breton Nova Scotia passing along and through the scenic Cape Breton Highlands. Nova Scotia is beautiful, and most people vacation on the whole province of Nova Scotia, which means […]

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Floating in the Dead Sea – an unusual and fun outing

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

From our hotel in Sweimeh, Jordan we took a short shuttle ride to the Dead Sea. The fun began even before I reached the beautiful beach lined with recliners and colorful umbrellas. Two members of my Exodus Travels tour group were already in a small enclosure laughing as they smeared Dead Sea mud all over themselves. Soon everyone joined in

Learn How to Sleep Like the Locals

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

Traveling to different countries exposes you to their unique cultures. Not only will you learn about the local food, language and history, you’ll also get a glimpse into the culture’s quirks, especially when it comes to sleeping habits. So if you’re going to spend nights in unfamiliar territory, it’s best to know beforehand what sleeping patterns are the norm.  Enjoy

Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Connecting you to the local experience – My day out with Inspitrip

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Well, I haven’t been out on a trip for quite a while. (I think the last one was with Saigon Treasure Hunt) The main reason is, I’ve been totally flat out writing and editing the second edition of my book...

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Cu Chi Team Trip

by ICT Team @ In Country Tours

This week the In Country Tours team took a trip to Cu Chi. It was nice to take a day for the team to get to know each other better and experience some of the services we offer guests too. We visited a cricket farm, rubber orchard, vegetable garden, the Cu Chi Tunnels and had a lovely dinner with a …

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The Rex Hotel

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Hoa Vien Brauhaus

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PATA Travel Mart set for Phnom Penh, Cambodia

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

The Pacific Asia Travel Association will hold the 37th PATA Travel Mart at Diamond Island Convention & Exhibition Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The event is being hosted by the ministry of tourism of Cambodia and will take place from September 17th-19th. PTM 2014 will offer delegates the opportunity to buy and sell Asia Pacific travel […]

Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

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Bun rieu

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

An incredibly delicious crab noodle soup in Vietnam. Made of spiced minced crab and vermicelli rice noodle swimming in a tomato broth enriched with shrimp paste, tamarind and scallions, this soup is not only colorful but also full of flavor. The restaurant we introduce you probably serves the best ‘bun rieu’ in town with the … Continue reading Bun rieu

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Visiting Saigon During TET – 2017

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

TET or Lunar New Year occurs at the end of January in 2017. The lead up to the Year of the Rooster will be very festive, but during the actual holiday period, the atmosphere around the country will change completely. The...

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How to get to Ho Chi Minh City | Travelfish

How to get to Ho Chi Minh City | Travelfish


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Transport information and advice for Ho Chi Minh City. Includes timetable and fare information when available. Researched in person by a Travelfish researcher.

Adventure Activities in Da Lat

by ICT Team @ In Country Tours

Da Lat is one of our favourite playgrounds for adventure activities! Located in southern Viet Nam’s Central Highlands, Da Lat has a cooler temperate climate and is known as the ‘City of Eternal Spring’. With colonial architecture and a pretty central lake, the city is surrounded by mountains, forests, valleys, lakes, waterfalls, and farmlands. There are many activities and attractions …

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Private Cu Chi Tunnels Tour Half day by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

The Cu Chi Tunnels are a site worth seeing if you are visiting Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnamese people are proud of their

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Private Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

If you wish to see a mixture of culture and history, join us in our day trip to Cu Chi Tunnels and Cao

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Good Morning, Saigon

by Tuan @ Cyclo – Les Rives

Start your day with a 3 hour guided sightseeing tour to discover the best of Saigon. Enjoy a nice breakfast served on boat and admire a new perspective of the city with great opportunities to photograph Saigon’s skyline and the busy port from the water. Back to the land, a traditional cyclo will be waiting to take you on a classic ride through the “Herbal Medicine Street” with numerous old, open-fronted shops.

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Viet Nam Teachers’ Day

by ICT Team @ In Country Tours

Viet Nam Teachers Day honours the contribution of teachers past and present Vietnamese culture has an ingrained respect for elders and family. Many families have several generations living together in the one family home and families often work together too. When people greet each other, even as strangers, they call them by family terms (hello older brother, hello uncle, hello grandma …

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3 reasons you should not book with XO Tours

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Although we are very proud of the acclaim our tours have received over the years, we realize that they are not suitable for everyone. These are the 3 main reasons we think some guests should not book our tours: If you are looking for a typical food tour – All the dishes and stops on the “Foodie” tour are carefully curated to…

Blue River Hotel 3

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Stress relief tour in Ho Chi Minh City and cheap cyclo tour service - Xich Lo Private Tours

Stress relief tour in Ho Chi Minh City and cheap cyclo tour service - Xich Lo Private Tours


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Traveling is a part of life. Today’s modern life leads to you experiencing a lot of labor power and intellect that makes you feel tired and stressful. The solution to release to you the best that is travel. Today, I will tell you about the trip to reduce stress in Ho Chi Minh City with … Continue reading Stress relief tour in Ho Chi Minh City and cheap cyclo tour service

Insider’s View Episode 8 – Fiona Briers

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Episode 8 of Insider’s View comes from Fiona Briers who runs the brilliant Bright Solutions in Vietnam. The work they do to empower women and produce gorgeous handicrafts is fabulous. She’s been here almost 9 years so I’d say she...

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Exploring historic Santiago, Chile

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

I wake to rain pelting the windows. My plans for the day are to explore the heart of Santiago and a little — or a lot — of rain isn’t going to stop me. Juggling an umbrella, camera and tote bag, I start out by exploring the quiet streets in a neighborhood just outside downtown. Many of the palatial mansions,

Cycling holiday? How to bike through Cambodia

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

Australian Bruce Ford and two mates pushed their legs to the limit when they cycled 1,000 kilometres across Cambodia to raise money for the charity, Tabitha. He shares the story of this trip: snakes, tarantulas and all. Cambodia is a big country. Where did you start? We flew into Siem Reap with our own mountain […]

Christmas around the world

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

I grew up in England with the Christmas of Christmas cards: short and cold days, scarves, hats and gloves, holly, ivy and mistletoe, fir trees, baubles and tinsel. As a child it was impossible even to countenance there being any other sort of December. Why would Christmas be celebrated any other way than with roast … Continue reading "Christmas around the world"

Com tam

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

Mekong Delta is the largest rice bowl of the world and ‘com tam’ is the most common dish you will find in all the corners of Saigon. Steamed broken rice served with all kind of toppings ranging from marinated and smoky pork chop hot off the grill to ‘cha trung’, a mixture of minced pork, … Continue reading Com tam

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VISA SERVICE

by VietNamAdvenTureTour @ VietNam Adventure Tours

What is procedure of Vietnam visa extension? 1. Check visa status Not every visa can be extended. That’s why we need to check your visa status first. If you cannot send us a copy of your visa, please provide us with the following informations: ·         Your nationality ·         Your type of visa: 01 month single/multiple, 03 month single/multiple ·         The latest

Half day Cooking Class in Ho Chi Minh City

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

It can be said that Vietnamese cuisine is highly regarded as one of the world’s best. You love Vietnamese food?

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Ho Chi Min City & Markets Cyclo Tour - Ho Chi Minh Tours

Ho Chi Min City & Markets Cyclo Tour - Ho Chi Minh Tours


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Our transport today is a traditional cyclo, a three wheeled bicycle with a carriage at the front for the passenger to sit in, while the driver uses pedal power to power us along. This allows us to take in the sights, sounds and smells of Ho Chi Minh

Private Ho Chi Minh City Tour Full day by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, formerly nicknamed the Pearl of the Far East, is the largest, busiest and most exciting city in Viet Nam. It

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Net coffee

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

Among one of the oldest way of brewing coffee in Saigon, this coffeehouse prepares coffee by brewing well-chosen coffee beans in a traditional way with a cloth net and clay pot. This method will give you a cup of coffee full of aromatic smell and flavour. Drinking coffee in those down-to-earth establishments with a few … Continue reading Net coffee

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Hu tiu

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

Hu tiu is the queen of noodle soup in the South of Vietnam. Originated from Cambodia, after a few hundred years of exchanging culture, it has become the number one noodle when you talk about South Vietnam cuisine. While pho is known to many, hu tiu can be a bit obscure. However, with a wide … Continue reading Hu tiu

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O little town of Belém

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

Lisbon is hilly. Just like Rome it is built on seven hills. Any tourist keen to discover the Portuguese capital will spend time negotiating them, whether on foot or by tram, in order to get to some of the finest city viewpoints going. Having spent a day doing just this on the slopes of the … Continue reading "O little town of Belém"

Vietnam’s homestays growing too fast

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

A visitor from Dublin, Ireland who traveled alone to Mai Chau valley and stayed with a local family last August described the experience as his happiest time in Asia. “I’ve been on a lot of tours during the summer but I can really say this was by far the best. The ‘family’ slogan really hit […]

The Vietnamese Monkey Bridge

by ICT Team @ In Country Tours

One of Viet Nam’s most unusual and iconic images… the Monkey Bridge! What in the world is a Monkey Bridge? A Monkey Bridge (‘cầu khỉ’) is a traditional, handmade, wood or bamboo walkway built across rivers or gullies in Viet Nam. These bridges sometimes consist of just one piece of wood or bamboo log, either with or without handrails. They …

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The mysterious tale of Hoi An’s Cao Lau

by HAE Marketing @ Hoi An Express Travel

Hoi An’s legendary Cao Lau is shrouded in mystery. Amazingly, despite being the signature noodle dish of Vietnam’s hippest heritage town, both its origins and essential ingredients are unknown to almost everyone. The sweet and smoky broth of Cao Lau shows more than a hint of Chinese-style flavouring and the name is rumoured to be […]

Christina's Saigon

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Walk the Camino de Santiago Solo

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I laced up my shoes, put on my pack and let the weight sink into my hips.  Am I ready? Am I up for this? I asked the man at the front desk which direction to get to the Camino de Santiago trail in Pamplona. He got out a map and showed me how to […]

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A great tour guide equals great experiences

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

Have you ever been on a tour with a guide who treats you like a school child, drones on with lifeless facts, takes way too long explaining attraction features or refuses to give you a straight answer because, in all probability, they are dancing around the fact they don’t know the answer? Yea; me too. But a great guide can

Banh mi

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

Best known as Vietnamese sandwiches, these delicious rolls have found their way all over the world now. Started as a French cuisine migrated into Vietnam, ‘banh mi’ its own variation of flavors, colors, and shapes. A piece of banh mi is portioned individual size, not too big. The outside layer needs to be hot and … Continue reading Banh mi

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Banh xeo

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

Renowned for the sizzling sound made when rice batter is poured into a hot pan. This appetizing dish includes rice flour, shrimps, pork slices, bean sprout, green beans and tumeric. They are served wrapped in mustard leaf, tucked with some basil or mint leaves then dipped in the savoury and sour fish sauce to perfect … Continue reading Banh xeo

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How to Experience Cabot Cliffs Golf Course When You Don’t Golf

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

“What is a links course anyway?” I asked as we pulled into the swanky Cabot Links Lodge in the little town of Inverness in Cape Breton. I’m not a golfer, so I don’t follow golf, I know nothing about golf terms, and I never really understood the ‘draw’ to what motivates people to be excited […]

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Morning Cyclo Ride Tour and Market Visit in Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh tours & activities, fun things to do in Ho Chi Minh | VELTRA

Morning Cyclo Ride Tour and Market Visit in Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh tours & activities, fun things to do in Ho Chi Minh | VELTRA


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Spend the day both on foot and on a cyclo as you explore Ho Chi Minh's famous attractions and markets! Visit iconic sites such as the Notre Dame Castle, Reunification Palace and the Ben Thanh Market.

Gold tourism month launched in Hue

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has launched a special tourism promotion programme “Gold Tourism Month” from September 2-30 on the occasion of the National Day (September 2). During the month, visitors will enjoy a discount on entrance tickets to relics and transit service via electric buses. Discounts of 50 percent will be applied to […]

Mui Ne among most beautiful beaches in Asia

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

Canadian Travellers, a Canadian travel guides magazine, has chosen Mui Ne as one of the top 11 most beautiful beaches in Asia. Mui Ne beach ranks second in the list, just trailing behind Ko Lipe – an island off the Andaman Coast, south of Thailand. According to the magazine, Mui Ne beach is just a […]

Pho Binh Noodle Shop

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8 tourist destinations in Southeast Asia in the winter

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore have beautiful and warm places to avoid the cold winter. Krabi, Thailand: Thailand is famous for its pristine beaches, blue sea, majestic cliffs and many beautiful islands just 1 km from the beach. If you want to enjoy this and stay away from the crowds, you can choose Krabi in … Continue reading 8 tourist destinations in Southeast Asia in the winter

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Ho Chi Minh Half-Day Traditional Market Cyclo Tour

Ho Chi Minh Half-Day Traditional Market Cyclo Tour


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Roam around the city's bustling markets on a traditional cyclo. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and sights of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

Ninh Binh province seeks ways to tap tourism potential

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

The northern province of Ninh Binh has huge potential of tourism development, the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) Online Newspaper reported, adding that t he province’s comparative advantage increased when the Trang An Ecological Complex was recognised as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Ninh Binh province is endowed with unique and diverse tourism […]

Private Ho Chi Minh City Cultural Tour Half day by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh is known as an immigration city so you can easily experience Chinese life in the middle of

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AIRPORT TRANSFER

by VietNamAdvenTureTour @ VietNam Adventure Tours

Vietnam Airport Transfer offers wide range of transportation services from over Vietnam especial Vietnam car rental service. We specially take care from your moment of arrival until leaving. In Vietnam Airport Transfer, we pay attention to detail and understand your expectation. Do not simply provide transportation services, we aim to be your travelling companion. Therefore, we have been working dedicatedly

The Best 2018 Destinations for Extreme Travel

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

It’s that time of year when you get the ‘best’ lists giving you ‘new’ ideas of where to go next year.  But in an effort to not be like everyone else, I focused on my favorite type of travel – extreme travel.  Check out Lonely Planet, AFAR, and the New York Times for the typical […]

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8 California Secrets You Need to Discover

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

You know how in the Wizard of Oz when Dorthy gets to Oz and there’s a lot of smoke and mirrors. She is temporarily enthralled with it – but soon she wants to find out what’s behind the smoke…and literally what’s behind the curtain. Her curiosity leads her to the almighty Oz, a man who […]

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Saigon Vietnam Cyclo Tour

Saigon Vietnam Cyclo Tour


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Take the slow road and enjoy Vietnam at a liesurly pace on a cyclo. Get out of the city and onto the river!

Half-day cyclo tour of Ho Chi Minh City

Half-day cyclo tour of Ho Chi Minh City


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Explore Ho Chi Minh City on a cyclo. Stop along the road to try foods and visit historical sites of Saigon. Choose the itinerary according to your interests.

Jaima Al Muslimin Mosque

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To Bilbao and back

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

It was a spur of the moment, spontaneous decision to go to Spain. I was in France visiting my old friend Marlou who lived near Cholet in the Vendée. She had two days off work and we decided to do something crazy. I had my car with me and it was almost a case of … Continue reading "To Bilbao and back"

Bonsai Saigon River Cruise – Resurrection!

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Bonsai is Back!!! It’s my great pleasure to announce that as of April 2017, Bonsai Dinner Cruises has a brand new boat, “The Bonsai Legacy,” and is re-open for business. I often get queries from my readers about which night...

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Ho Chi Minh City Cyclo Tour - Travel with Marilyn Blog - GRIT Magazine

Ho Chi Minh City Cyclo Tour - Travel with Marilyn Blog - GRIT Magazine


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There are many ways to tour a city. A cyclo tour is fun, educational, and at times heart-stopping in busy city traffic.

The Best Day Trips from Hanoi

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Beware! XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi. If you book with a tour operator in Hanoi that claims to be XO Tours, you have been defrauded! Hanoi sits on a bend in the Red River. To the south and east lies the watery world of the Red River Delta, where farms and villages continue as…

Private Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing Tour by Cyclo

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

Day or night time; whenever you want to discover Saigon’s sights and daily activities. Cyclo two hour trip is the

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Steaming up in New Zealand

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

I had already, on previous visits, been to several of the geothermal sites in the area around Lake Taupo and Rotorua. Seeing such places appealed enormously to me, though I have never quite been able to specify exactly why. Perhaps it was because, despite all of the scientific and technological progress mankind has made, seeing … Continue reading "Steaming up in New Zealand"

Proposal on visa extension for Russian visitors

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on July 24 asked the Prime Minister to extend visa exemption from 15 days to 30 days for Russian visitors. The move aims to facilitate Russian tourists’ travelling to Viet Nam, helping increase the frequency of tourism activities. Earlier, the Prime Minister decided on unilateral visa exemption for […]

Sri Lanka part 12: finishing the loop

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

This is the twelfth and final instalment of my Sri Lanka blog. To read the previous part, click here. Nimal returned to Bentota to pick us up from Marina Hotel and we drove up the West Coast to Colombo where we had a city tour. As had been the case all tour, I struggled to … Continue reading "Sri Lanka part 12: finishing the loop"

Cyclo Tour to Saigon China Town

Cyclo Tour to Saigon China Town


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Escape from touristy District one to see the contrast of Saigon by China Town area even busier than downtown where people do trading in the very traditional ways. It is...

XO Tours in Hanoi

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi, and it’s unlikely we ever will. So why the misleading blog title? We felt the need to write this blog post to protect our brand, so that when our valued guests search for XO Tours they will know that XO Tours only operates out of Ho Chi Minh City…

Taxi Cyclo Scams Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog

Taxi Cyclo Scams Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog


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How to avoid taxi and cyclo scams in Ho Chi Minh City, Transportation Tips in Saigon, comprehensive guide to avoid scams in Saigon, Bus route Airport to City

SG01: FULL DAY OF SAIGON DISCOVER BY CYCLO

SG01: FULL DAY OF SAIGON DISCOVER BY CYCLO


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OVERVIEW Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, lies between the Mekong Delta and South Vietnam. In the 15th century, this area was swamps, marshes and thick...

Change How You Charge

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

I like to brag about new products as they come on the market if they’ll help travelers. I just became acquainted with the Samsung Fast Charge Portable Battery Pack and I think it will be a real asset to anyone who is on the move for business or pleasure.   You don’t have to just use the cable and charger

A Saigon Cyclo Tour

A Saigon Cyclo Tour


Around The World In 18 Days

This is the ninth part in a blog covering my trip to Vietnam, to read the previous part, Heritage Hoi An, click here. We spent the morning heading up to Da Nang and waiting for our flight to Saigon…

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 2: South Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

Visiting Prague’s Jewish Quarter; an Emotional and Educational Journey

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

When I enter the Pinkas Synagogue in Prague’s Jewish Quarter, I’m not prepared for what I see. On the walls are painted the names of nearly 80,000 Czech and Moravian Jews; victims of Shoah concentration camp during Nazi occupation.   Founded in 1479 by Rabbi Pinkas, one of the Jewish community’s wealthy members, it now serves as a memorial to

Ho Chi Minh City Cyclo Tour in Ho Chi Minh - Activity in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - Justgola

Ho Chi Minh City Cyclo Tour in Ho Chi Minh - Activity in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - Justgola


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Ho Chi Minh cyclo tour is a part of service in the Cyclo Resto. Regardless of day or night time; whenever you want to discover Saigon's daily activities.

Insider’s View. Episode 7 – Jean Ngo (The Expat Shop)

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Editor’s Note: Episode 7 of Insider’s view comes from Jean Ngo, owner of “The Expat Shop.” Jean is yet another visitor who fell in love with this crazy city while on holidays and returned to make Saigon her home. As...

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Cambodia: All you need to know before travelling to this Asian country

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

The BasicsPopulation: Almost 15 millionCapital: Phnom PenhCurrency: Riel Languages: Khmer, English and FrenchReligion: Theravada BuddhistEmergency number: 117 Visa, Please    Who needs one? All foreign passport holders, except passport holders of Singapore, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines , Thailand and Vietnam require a visa to enter Cambodia. Most visitors require a tourist visa, and it […]

Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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TRAIN TICKET

by VietNamAdvenTureTour @ VietNam Adventure Tours

Vietnam’s air-conditioned trains are safe, comfortable & inexpensive, the ideal way for independent travellers to get around and see Vietnam at ground level. The train journeys are an experience in themselves, and become an integral part of your visit to Vietnam. You might even meet some Vietnamese people. Inexperienced travellers often mistakenly think they’ll save time by using internal flights

TOURIST BUS

by VietNamAdvenTureTour @ VietNam Adventure Tours

OPEN TOUR BUS WHAT IS OPEN TOUR BY BUS ? VIETNAM ADVENTURE TOURS has Sleeper Bus & Seating Bus go every day from Sai Gon to Ha Noi. You can buy just one ticket for round trip or just one route  you want to go like from Sai Gon to Mui Ne, Sai Gon to Nha Trang, Mui Ne to Nha

Vietnam reached the top 10 cheapest and most attractive tourist destinations in the world

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

Travel is a passion of all. However, with this passion, the budget burden is not small. Below are 10 places that are considered as the cheapest but attractive place to travel. 1. Thailand Thailand is a well-known country that attracts so many tourists. Because it’s a country with many idyllic islands, a rich culture, beautiful beaches, … Continue reading Vietnam reached the top 10 cheapest and most attractive tourist destinations in the world

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How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Generally, Vietnam is a very safe country in which to travel. Compared to most major tourist cities in the West – Paris, London, New York, Rome – the streets of Vietnam’s urban centers are much less threatening. However, in some of the more popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, there are a handful of tourist scams and…

Dalat named one of the ’52 places to go in 2016′ by NY Times

by HAE Marketing @ Hoi An Express Travel

The New York Times recently listed delightful Dalat as one of the top 52 places to go in 2016 citing it as “A cool alternative to the usual steamy Vietnamese destination” and we at Hoi An Express fully endorse this, keep reading to find out our top reasons why!     Le Petit Paris in […]

Explore Viet Nam By Cyclo - In Country Tours

Explore Viet Nam By Cyclo - In Country Tours


In Country Tours

For a unique view of the country, explore Viet Nam by cyclo! Great for the environment, safe in traffic, slow enough for photos, try one today!

Memory Maker is a great addition to your Walt Disney World Vacation

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

If you’ve visited Walt Disney World I’m sure you know there are photographers stationed throughout the parks at strategic locations as well as ride photos offered – you know; right when you’re plunging down Splash Mountain or your elevator car is being dropped on Tower of Terror.     PhotoPass This kind of photography has come a long way since

Ho Chi Minh city Religion and Culture Tour Full day by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

Not only being known as dynamic and energetic city, Ho Chi Minh City is also home to many pagodas, temples and

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Noosa: A weekend on the Sunshine Coast

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

The Australians have got their public holidays sorted. Whereas in the United Kingdom there is Trooping the Colour in honour of the Queen’s Official Birthday, there is no bank holiday but the Aussies manage to make a long weekend of it which gives them a break in the middle of the year. Meanwhile, back in … Continue reading "Noosa: A weekend on the Sunshine Coast"

Fairy Stream at Mui Ne

by ICT Team @ In Country Tours

Mui Ne is well known for stunning sand dunes, beautiful beaches and wind & water sports, but a hidden gem worth visiting is the Fairy Stream. What is the Fairy Stream? The Fairy Stream may not amaze at first, but as they say, ‘don’t judge a book by its cover!’. From the road it looks just like a brown stream only …

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Exploring Vietnam: Cyclo Tour –  Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Water Puppet Show (Day 4)

Exploring Vietnam: Cyclo Tour – Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Water Puppet Show (Day 4)


KHYUTEE ON DUTY

We only explored the city of Ho Chi Minh in our 4th day because we opt to cover the further places first. Also, since our 4th day falls on a Sunday, we wanted to include in our itinerary hearing ma…

Li'l C - Big Shoe Lady

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Evening tour with Cyclo, Water puppet show and Dinner on River Cruise

Evening tour with Cyclo, Water puppet show and Dinner on River Cruise


Go Asia Travel

Enjoy a 1 hour traditional puppetry show, Take a ride on a cyclo for an adventure winding through the sights, Unforgettable 2 hour scenic cruise along the Saigon River in a traditional junk & Vietnamese

Soul food for thought in Hiroshima

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

When I went to Hiroshima there were some things that I expected to see and do. I knew that the Peace Memorial Museum on the site of where the Atomic Bomb dropped would be harrowing – and it was, although the way the exhibits are presented is absolutely flawless. I knew that just outside the … Continue reading "Soul food for thought in Hiroshima"

A Comprehensive Guide to Vietnam Visas

by Scott Jones @ XO Tours Blog

*** Disclaimer: We believe all the information in this article was correct at the time it was published however, regulations in Vietnam change often so we urge travelers to not rely solely on the information in this blog post when planning their trip to Vietnam. We cannot be held responsible for any lost monies or travel time due to any…

Private Ho Chi Minh City & Cu Chi Tunnels Tour by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

Good Morning Saigon! Start an evocative and inspiring day with an up close and personal history lesson on guerilla warfare. Delve into

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CAR RENTAL

by VietNamAdvenTureTour @ VietNam Adventure Tours

Are you looking for a long-term car rent ? We are here to help! Vietnam car rental (Hochiminh city, Hanoi, Nha Trang, Da Lat, Mui Ne, Hoi An, Hue,…) Monthly (long term) and daily/ hours rental. We are an agent of several car rental services / for leasing in HCM city and Hanoi. We guarantee that our prices are always

Vietnam won World Travel Awards in 2017

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

On the evening of December 10th, it was a night of Vietnamese tourism as it won the three most important categories of the World Tourism Awards. Vietnam is named in the most prestigious items of the World Travel Awards in 2017. This award was presented at Marriott Resort, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang. The InterContinental Danang … Continue reading Vietnam won World Travel Awards in 2017

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Little Petra: Another Chapter in Jordanian History

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

After two days in Petra, our Exodus Travels tour journeys north to Siq al-Barid, known as Little Petra. Part of Petra Archeological Park, it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. Unlike the larger Petra area, Little Petra does not require admission and is very quiet in stark contrast with Petra, but nonetheless strikingly beautiful and mysterious. Archaeologists

Cooking Class and Saigon Sunset Cruise

by Tuan @ Cyclo – Les Rives

Great tour for travelers who have a great fascination for Vietnamese Cuisine. Travel from your hotel to cooking center on “xich lo” a traditional type of transportation favorably used by old Saigonese during colony time.  At the cooking class, the local chef will instruct you with methods, key ingredients also subtle and simple skills to cook some simple courses of Vietnamese food yet popular and favored by locals.

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Saigon Central Post Office

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Islands/Beaches for Christmas

by ICT Team @ In Country Tours

For many, visiting Viet Nam islands/beaches for Christmas or New Years Eve sounds ideal for relaxing and having fun in the sun. As we head towards 2018 the 2017 festive season is rapidly approaching. With more than 3000 kilometres of coastline, plus islands, there are many coastal destinations to choose from. Here we give you a summary of our favourite …

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Tours - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Tours - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights


Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

When I spend money on a tour, it needs to be great value and reveal more than I could find by myself. My favorite small group tours when you visit Saigon.

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