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Cai Rang Floating Market

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

It is said that “not being in Cai Rang floating market means not knowing the land of Mekong Delta. Cai Rang floating market, the most famous floating markets of the Southwest, specializes in selling fruits and agricultural products of the whole region.This floating market, although not the largest of all, has more commercial activities, thus ...

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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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SAIGON FREE WALKING TOURS

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A non-profit managed by Hospitality & Tourism students, Hoa Sen University, Ho Chi Minh city.

How to plan a family vacation – a step-by-step guide, with tips and checklist

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Traveling with kids – it’s hard, but it’s worth it. Depending on the age of your offspring, the challenges vary, but as parents and travel experts, we have some insights on how to streamline a family vacation. To share the things we’ve learned through years of experience planning – and taking – family trips in

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Favorite Photos, Favorite Moments of 2017

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

Just like that, another year comes to an end. As we get ready to flip the calendar over into 2018, it’s nice to look back and reflect on the past year. For us, 2017 was all about balancing work and school and sports with as much travel as possible. It was a hectic year, but we all think that, don’t ...

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Hang out to some amazing coffee spots in Saigon

by Editor Content @ Ho Chi Minh City – KIM TRAVEL

Hang out to some amazing coffee spots in Saigon   Coffee was introduced to Vietnam by the French in the 19th century. And although Vietnamese coffee can be considered obscure, the country is actually the second largest coffee producer in the world. The Vietnamese coffee culture is not to be dismissed easily. Even though the […]

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Things to do in Hoi An

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

1. Cooking Class Enrolling to cooking classes in Vietnam is very popular that almost all tourists do this for at least a day or even longer if they have enough time to travel around the country. Discovering cuisines of different is one of the many reasons why people enroll to cooking classes. In Hoi An, […]

Festival in Hoi An

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

1. HOI AN LANTERN FESTIVAL Date: every 14th day of lunar month Location:  An Hội Sculpture Garden Description: Also known as Full Moon Festival. The whole old town will be lit only with lanterns to make tourists and local see what the ancient city was hundred years ago. 2. COMMEMORATION FESTIVAL OF THE FOUNDER OF […]

10 good restaurants in Hoi An

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

1. Circle It is one of the famous restaurants in Hoi An. Miss food from home? Circle got you. It is well-known for its burger.  Never leave this place without trying at least one of their burgers! – Address: 317 Cua Dai, Hoi An, Vietnam – Open for Business: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm 2. Dao Tien […]

Eating it Raw in the Largest Fish Market in South Korea – Jagalchi Market

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Busan’s Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장), the largest fish market in South Korea, has taken up two very different places in my memory. The first one is a very positive place, where the memories of incredible lunches, lively atmospheres, excitement and intrigue all sit. The second place is dark. It’s usually avoided at all costs. This memory [...]

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DALAT - HO CHI MINH TOUR PACKAGE (5 Days 4 Nights)

DALAT - HO CHI MINH TOUR PACKAGE (5 Days 4 Nights)


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Dalat - Ho Chi Minh Tour package in 5 days 4 nights provided the featured tourist sites of Ho Chi Minh city and Dalat city with accommodation for your enjoyed trip.

Saigon Travel Advices

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

With 300 years of age, Saigon – Vietnam’s largest city is an interesting destination for you to explore our beautiful country. You can see not only the skyscrapers located close to each other, malls, shopping centers, but also the ancient villas and traditional markets already exist for hundreds of years. Here are some suggestions about ...

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District Eight’s Marcus Loke’s Life In Furniture Production

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Marcus Loke is the production manager at District Eight. Like many of us, he found his vocation by chance. Disappointed by his high school exams, Marcus set off on his bike to the industrial zone near the edge of his hometown in the north of Malaysia to look for work. That journey led to a […]

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Cafe shop in Hoi An

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

The Espresso Station One of the most famous coffee shops in the old town of Hoi An. Tourists can’t resist the aromatic Vietnamese coffee and the cakes that the shop offers. Address: 28/2 Tran Hung Dao, Hoi An 563921, Vietnam Open for Business: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm   Rosie’s cafe Famous for its iced coffee and vegetarian […]

CU CHI TUNNELS TOUR HALF DAY

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City – A Travel Mate

This morning, depart to Cu Chi tunnels. It takes us a 1.5 hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City. Our tour guide will give you an overview introduction of Cu Chi Tunnels and […]

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NEWS: Artist in Residency Programme: San Art: Laboratory

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

San Art, an independent, artist-run exhibition space and reading room located in Ho Chi Minh City, recently set up Laboratory, the first first home-grown ‘studio/residence’ programme in Vietnam. A nationwide call for applications resulted in three candidates being chosen. For … Continue reading

STATIC FRICTION – THE PROPELLER GROUP

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Last night artist collective ‘The Propeller Group’ spoke about their solo exhibition Static Friction. The event took place at Galerie Quynh; one of the two spaces to host the exhibition, the other being Sàn Art. The exhibition comprises entirely of new … Continue reading

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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THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 2

by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 2 Transport: Scooter Depart: Daily 8:00 AM* Duration: 4 hours **Scooter surcharge: 50.000 VND/ person/ tour Note: ***scooter surcharge*** will be 70.000 VND/person/tour starts on 17th February 2016 * The tour will not available on Monday. **If you’d like to do tour at afternoon, please make reservation 24 hours prior to the […]

Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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Hiking Mosaic Canyon in Death Valley

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

Mosaic Canyon is a fun hike to do in Death Valley. There is just enough rock scrambling and navigating through obstacles to keep things interesting. Mosaic Canyon narrows and widens several times throughout the hike so the views are always changing. This tends to be one of the more popular hikes in Death Valley, so be prepared to share the ...

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25 Fun and Interesting Facts about Borneo that will inspire you to go

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Borneo. You probably know it for its rainforests, orangutans and world-class scuba diving. But there’s a lot more to this lush tropical island. Did you know that its jungles provide a rich habitat for rare creatures? It’s also home to the world’s largest (and most pungent) flower, its richest monarch and the highest peak in

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Hue Old Architecture Half Day Tour

Hue Old Architecture Half Day Tour


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It just takes you a half day to join with us traveling around Hue city and visit two famous Royal Tombs of Nguyen Emperors – the representatives of old architecture for noble class in Fedeuralism and Nam Giao Esplanade, which reflects a feature of Vietnamese culture under Nguyen Dynasty. We also take you to Thanh Toan Bridge – one of two bridges (the other one is Japanese Covered Bridge in Hoian) retaining the most unique architectures in Vietnam today. Lunch is also served to you before we take you back to your hotel and finish tour.

Explore Ho Chi Minh City's beautiful religious architecture - Inspitrip

Explore Ho Chi Minh City's beautiful religious architecture - Inspitrip


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Although Ho Chi Minh city is only 300 years old, a very young city compared to the other provinces of Vietnam, which are closer to 4,000 years old it has one of..

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Sai Gon half-day tour

Sai Gon half-day tour


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Sai Gon half-day tour

HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City – A Travel Mate

Saigon, the city is still frequently referred to Vietnam’s largest city. It is a fast-paced city full of contrasts as street vendors selling fruit and vegetables can be seen next to […]

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Street food in Hoi An

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

1. Banh Dap One interesting snack in Hoi An. What excites people when eating this Hoi An specialty is the smashing of the rice paper part of it. Banh Dap has two layers, the wet and the crispy one which once smashed it will serve as a filling to the wet layer and dip it […]

Pho Binh Noodle Shop

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East West Brewing Co: The Craft Brewery Taking On Big Beer

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

Five years ago, there were only 2,000 craft breweries up and running in the US. But by the second quarter of 2017, America proved just how hopped up it had become as it surpassed the 5,500 craft brewery mark nationwide. The threat to the “big beer” industry had become a reality. Now, as bigtime, multinational […]

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Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism - KAYAK

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism - KAYAK


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Planning to visit Ho Chi Minh City? Discover how to get there, where to stay, what to do, where to eat and more, in the best guide to Ho Chi Minh City, from KAYAK.

HA NOI CITY TOUR FULL DAY – GROUP TOUR

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Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, […]

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Longquan Peach Blossom Festival // This is Chengdu, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

If there’s an art to attending a Chinese festival, I’m the dumb kid who eats the paint. Give me some time and I’ll be linking to a How To Successfully Attend a Festival in China article right here. But for now, I’ll admit that my attendance at the Longquan Peach Blossom Festival was a short-lived [...]

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Tree branches poke through floors of Vo Trong Nghia's Stacked Planters House

by Alyn Griffiths @ Ho Chi Minh City – Dezeen

Vo Trong Nghia Architects has completed a house in Ho Chi Minh City, featuring a series of stacked concrete slabs punctured by rectangular holes that allow trees to reach up through the floors. Stacked Planters House is the latest in the House for Trees project, which the Vietnamese studio initiated to help reintroduce green spaces

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Khai Dinh tomb

by admin @ Hura Cars

Khai Dinh Tomb situated in the Chau Chu mountains. It is the resting place of the 12th emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty – Khai Dinh (1885-1925). Although the area of ​​this tomb is not too big but build it very meticulous and time-consuming, it took 11 years to built. Overall of tomb is a rectangular blocks rising to 127 steps. Maybe when you step foot in here, look at the step likely bored, don’t want to walk. But if you overcome these steps, you will have no regrets at all. Inside Khai Dinh Tomb brings a majestic beauty that anyone easy overwhelmed. This works

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Massenet Première in Saïgon, 1900

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

From Le Ménestrel, journal de musique, 30 December 1900. A first in Saigon!  The new Saigon Theatre, a marvel of architecture inaugurated earlier this year, recently presented the première of La Navarraise, the poignant lyrical drama by Jules Massenet. Great success! Our brave soldiers, just returned from the campaign in China, were thus able to experience a […]

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Ho chi minh city tour half day - Bring you dynamic moments.

Ho chi minh city tour half day - Bring you dynamic moments.


Vietnam Group Tour - Vietnam Group Tours - Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Just in half day Ho Chi Minh city tour brings you around the dynamic city where meeting of traditional & modern life. Discover the city with us & get your own memory

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…

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…

HAPPY VIETNAMESE NEW YEAR! CHÚC MỪNG NĂM MỚI!

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Sophie’s Art Tour wishes you a Happy Vietnamese New Year. May the year of the horse be your most beautiful year yet! Please scroll down for more information about the tour or choose from the tabs above.

1 day saigonese

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Saigon is considered as a very charming place by its stunning appearance, it also has a lot of interesting things for you to explore and experience. However what makes people love Saigon more everyday is that Saigon interlace between exuberant, beautiful things with much more simple but very close and familiar things. If you had ...

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Must-stay boutique hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Must-stay boutique hotels in Ho Chi Minh City   While Ho Chi Minh City offers accommodations ranging from luxurious chain properties to budget options for backpackers, there are a select amount of boutique hotels. The intimacy of chic design, interesting architecture and urban locales are big contributors to the underground appeal of boutique hotels. These […]

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Relax at the best bars in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ Ho Chi Minh City – KIM TRAVEL

Relax at the best bars in Ho Chi Minh City   After a long hard week at work, one of the best things to do is spend either Friday night or Saturday night out. There is tendency for the young to go to the bars to chill out, grab a drink and relax in Ho […]

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Let’s hunt for the best banh mi in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ Ho Chi Minh City – KIM TRAVEL

Let’s hunt for the best banh mi in Ho Chi Minh City   One of the greatest joys of travel is being able to sample local cuisine. There is nothing quite like it and frankly it is one of the many things I look forward to when in a new city. Eating your way through […]

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Must-see attractions in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Must-see attractions in Ho Chi Minh City   It’s a big world out of there- so big that it can be daunting to decide what destinations to visit in the course of a lifetime. From natural wonders to man-made masterpieces, from wildlife to cityscapes, the choices are seemingly endless. Don’t let indecision let you down, […]

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Vietnamese Fashion Brands: The Future Of Brick And Mortar Retail

by Minh Nguyen @ Vietcetera

With the current Vietnam fashion retail market reported to be worth US $358 million, Vietnam is attracting global industry players drawn by its double-digit growth figures of 22.5%. For the consumer, that means choice across different segments; for the retailer, that means new strategies are required to increase sales both on- and offline. Despite impressive […]

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Beautiful waterfalls you shouldn’t miss when traveling in Vietnam

by xexe @ VM Travel

Although Vietnam is a small country, it is endowed with many beautiful and attractive landscapes. Especially, with highlands occupying three-fourths of the whole territory, Vietnam is home to numerous magnificent waterfalls and paradise for adventure trips. From the South to the North of the country, you can find many interesting and wonderful waterfalls … Below are […]

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CES 2018: Watch Our Interviews With Three Smart Cities Experts

by Zachary Edelson @ Metropolis

Metropolis interviewed experts from Honda, the City of Las Vegas, and Deloitte about how technology is changing cities.

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Two Days in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Two Days in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


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Best things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, aka Saigon: tour the Cu Chu Tunnels, shoot an AK-47, War Remnants Museum, motorbike tours, and food tours.

10 Best Tours in Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City Most Popular Tours

10 Best Tours in Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City Most Popular Tours


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This selection of the best Ho Chi Minh City tours caters to those looking to spice up their holiday with interesting activities and excursions to the city’s most prominent sites. Formerly Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City houses classic French architecture, and sleek skyscrapers as well as ornate temples

A New Book Tells the Story of a Modernist Mall Turned Political Prison

by Zachary Edelson @ Metropolis

The building, El Helicoide, is an especially striking example of failed Modernism, one that multiple scholars are seeking to unpack and explore.

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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…

“Monsieur Doumer, his Emperor and his King,” Figaro (Paris), 21 January 1898

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

The King of Cambodia, H M Norodom I, and the Emperor of Annam, H M Thanh-Thai, have just paid a visit to the Governor-General in Saigon. The stay of the old Khmer sovereign and the young Annamite emperor in the old capital of French Indo-China took place on the occasion of splendid week-long celebrations. Celebrations […]

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SAIGON NIGHT LIFE BY VINTAGE VESPA

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City – A Travel Mate

Ho Chi Minh city or called in other name Saigon is a buzzing hub of culture, cuisine & business. Get boring with tourist traps and be crammed onto a big, […]

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Transfer to Hoi An by Train

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

Unfortunately there is no train station in Hoi An even though the small town has many visitors every year. The neighboring city of Da Nang which is about an hour away is preferred to be the train stop for most of the travelers. Travelers can take taxi, motorbike taxi, bus or private car for going […]

PHOTOS. La future plus haute tour du Vietnam, au design impressionant, mesurera 460 mètres à Ho Chi Minh-Ville

PHOTOS. La future plus haute tour du Vietnam, au design impressionant, mesurera 460 mètres à Ho Chi Minh-Ville


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ARCHITECTURE - A l'origine, la future plus haute tour du Vietnam, la Landmark 81, devait mesurer 350 mètres. Finalement, celle-ci, dont la construction vient d'être lancée à Ho Chi Minh-Ville, sera ra...

The best ‘Phở’ stands in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

The best ‘Phở’ stands in Ho Chi Minh City   What list of Vietnamese cuisine would be complete without pho? It is almost impossible to walk a block in Vietnam’s major cities without bumping into a crowd of hungry patrons slurping noodles at a makeshift pho stand. This simple staple consisting of a salty broth, […]

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CES 2018: When It Comes to Autonomous Vehicles, Ford Thinks Beyond “Disruption”

by Zachary Edelson @ Metropolis

Metropolis talked to Jessica Robinson, the mobility company's director of city solutions, about how she's paving the way for the future of transit.

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The World of Sound and Surface 1st June – 5th July 2012

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Dewey Ambrosino and Tam Van Tran are friends from L.A, practically neighbors Dewey tells me at the opening reception of their collaborative exhibition at Sàn Art. The exhibition comprises of a conversation between their works, Ambrosino’s is metallic, pulsing and … Continue reading

Thomas Heatherwick Selected to Design Luxury High Line Condo

by Anna Fixsen @ Metropolis

The new residential complex, to wrap up in 2020, will feature a bubbly facade of faceted bay windows.

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Authentic Local Market Tour

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City – A Travel Mate

Markets are the lifeblood of Vietnam. There are thousands of them. Every little village has one, as do the biggest cities. You can buy anything. Meat, live seafood, vegetables, fruit […]

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Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

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Quote Post

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The public is more familiar with bad design than good design. It is, in effect, conditioned to prefer bad design, because that is what it lives with. The new becomes threatening, the old reassuring.

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Our 4½ Month Southeast Asia Budget Backpacking Trip: All the Costs, all the Details

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

7 Countries47 Cities138 daysFor only $3081.30 eachThat’s $22.32 per dayAbout 156.29 per weekAnd $669.60 per month In this guide, I will share all the details of our Southeast Asia budget backpacking trip that included Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. The Map: Budget Backpacking Southeast Asia The Details and Itinerary:A 47 Cities Tour [...]

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Hoi An Japanese bridge

by admin @ Hura Cars

Hoi An Japanese Bridge or Chùa Cầu  in Vietnamese is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Hoi An ancient town, Vietnam. The original name of covered bridge is Lai Vien Kieu. It is considered that the Bridge belongs to the Japanese community in Quang Nam. It was built in the early 17th century. Arrive Hoi An, you must take trip to visit this pure beauty bridge. History and location A legend has it that the monster name Mamazu which has its head in India, tail in Japan and its back in Viet Nam when it move is reason

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Grand Palace & Emeral Buddha Half Day Tour

by admin @ A Travel Mate

Embark on a tour to visit the marvelous Grand Palace and explore its grounds which feature one of the most well-known temples in Thailand, Learn about the history behind the […]

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House for Trees: an interactive tour of Vo Trong Nghia Architects' green residence in Ho Chi Minh City

House for Trees: an interactive tour of Vo Trong Nghia Architects' green residence in Ho Chi Minh City


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It's no wonder that in one of the world's busiest metropolises, residents are looking to bring green elements to inner-city areas. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is home to a new family residence by Vo Trong Nghia Architects that aims to address this issue...

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Must-stay boutique hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ Ho Chi Minh City – KIM TRAVEL

Must-stay boutique hotels in Ho Chi Minh City   While Ho Chi Minh City offers accommodations ranging from luxurious chain properties to budget options for backpackers, there are a select amount of boutique hotels. The intimacy of chic design, interesting architecture and urban locales are big contributors to the underground appeal of boutique hotels. These […]

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VINH LONG HOMESTAY 2 DAYS

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City – A Travel Mate

Our driver will pick you at your hotel for the drive through the country to the town of Vinh long. On arrival, the local tour guide will welcome and escort […]

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GROUP TOUR HOA LU – TAM COC 1 DAY

by admin @ A Travel Mate

Ninh Binh is a city in North Vietnam with population of 130,517 people, famous for the nearby karst scenery and the village of Tam Coc. There is nothing to do […]

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27 fun and interesting facts about Bangkok that will make you want to go

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Bangkok is the most visited city in the world, and in our opinion it’s one of the region’s most exciting capitals. It’s a bustling, vibrant, cosmopolitan metropolis where countless adventures await. There’s so much to experience in Bangkok it can be hard to know where to start. There are temples to visit, markets to shop,

Read 27 fun and interesting facts about Bangkok that will make you want to go on Backyard Travel.

7 Short Luxury Cruises in Asia that will make you want to set Sail

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Luxury cruises in Asia are an undisputed treat. ‘Throw off the bowlines’ as the Mark Twain quote urges – cast away your ties to ordinary travel and embrace the timeless enchantment of the overwater journey. Cruising is one of our favorite ways to see a country – all the more when it’s aboard an elegant

Read 7 Short Luxury Cruises in Asia that will make you want to set Sail on Backyard Travel.

Going to Hoi An by Bus

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

1. Buses from Ho Chi Minh go to Hoi An Bus is one of the usual transportation for both locals and foreigners. This is due to the fact that it is the cheapest of all the means of transportation within Vietnam. Buses go to almost every city and pass by most of the tourist destinations. […]

Emperor Khai Dinh in France: A Victory for French Cuisine, Le Monde illustré 8 July 1922

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Our host, His Majesty Khaï-Dinh, Emperor of Annam, has on several occasions shown himself to be an Asian sovereign who knows how to appreciate European customs. At the time of his reception at the Hôtel de Ville, when he was obliged to sign the registers of honour, the Emperor, before taking his calligraphy brush as […]

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SAIGON STREET FOOD

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

Transport: Scooter Depart: Daily 6:00 PM Duration: 4 hours **Scooter surcharge: 70.000 VND/ person/ tour** OVERVIEW: People once said that “Saigon is the kitchen of the world”, it certainly feels that way. Indeed, whenever you feel like grabbing some foods, to satisfy either your stomach or your appetite, it is always easy to find some […]

Vo Trong Nghia fronts slim house in Ho Chi Minh City with huge bamboo-filled planters

by Eleanor Gibson @ Ho Chi Minh City – Dezeen

Bamboo plants grow up the front of this slender house in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City, which Vo Trong Nghia Architects has covered in huge, grooved concrete planters. Called Bamboo House, the residence forms part of Vo Trong Nghia Architect's (VTN) House for Trees series, which aims to reinstate tropical green space into Vietnam's cities as they densify by covering new residences with

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CU CHI TUNNELS 1 DAY

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City – A Travel Mate

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour will give an introduction about historic of Cu Chi Tunnels as Vietnamese war. A chance to explore the system of tunnels deep underground being famous after […]

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Narrow windows allow daylight into terrazzo-covered house in Ho Chi Minh City

by Alyn Griffiths @ Ho Chi Minh City – Dezeen

The washed-terrazzo facade of this house positioned on a compact plot in Ho Chi Minh City is punctuated by tall, narrow windows that allow natural light to enter but providing privacy where required. Local office Khuôn Studio and Phan Khac Tung designed 18 House for a couple with a young daughter, who wanted an attractive

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Must-see attractions in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ Ho Chi Minh City – KIM TRAVEL

Must-see attractions in Ho Chi Minh City   It’s a big world out of there- so big that it can be daunting to decide what destinations to visit in the course of a lifetime. From natural wonders to man-made masterpieces, from wildlife to cityscapes, the choices are seemingly endless. Don’t let indecision let you down, […]

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Blue River Hotel 3

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Street food in Hue city

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

1. Bun Bo Hue – Hue Beef Vermicelli Soup Forget about Pho, when in Hue make sure you’ll try this traditional Hue soup. Must be warned, most of the traditional dishes in Hue are generally spicy. But trying this food will give you a little hint why the Nguyen Dynasty built their Imperial City in […]

Sophie’s Art Tour on CNN Go

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Sophie’s Art Tour has been listed on CNN Go’s ‘Insider Guide: What to do in Vietnam’. Click on this link to read more. Sophie’s Art Tour is currently taking bookings, please get in contact to find out available dates. For … Continue reading

17 surprising ways traveling Southeast Asia like an insider can change you

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

It’s a simple fact that travel is transformative. If you travel Southeast Asia with an open mind, there’s no doubt your journeys will affect you. If you grew up in a Western country, you feel the effects even more. The contrast to what you’re used to back home can come as a shock, but, as

Read 17 surprising ways traveling Southeast Asia like an insider can change you on Backyard Travel.

Sophie’s Art Tour launching in 2012

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After many months of research, Sophie’s Art Tour of Saigon is getting ready to launch in 2012, year of the dragon. It has been an intriguing journey gathering together the strands of this story. Along the way I have consulted … Continue reading

Three special dishes people coming to Hue should taste

by xexe @ VM Travel

Having lived in Hue for a long time and having tasted many kinds of Hue food, I have to say that nowhere in Vietnam has the diversity of food like Hue city. Hue is not only famous for its beautiful architecture and landscapes such as the Citadel, Perfume river, Thien Mu pagoda, Tam Giang lagoon,.. but […]

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Exclusive Travel Tips for Your Destination Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon in Vietnam

Exclusive Travel Tips for Your Destination Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon in Vietnam


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Discover Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon during your private tour of Vietnam! ➤ Receive Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon Travel Tips from our experts.

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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Hue special dishes you must-try 2017

by admin @ Hura Cars

The best of Hue special dishes were once served to Royal families and king of Nguyen Dynasty, nowadays you can find it in local restaurants in Hue city, from roadside stalls to luxury hotel serving these specialties all year round. When talking about Hue food, it’s famous with sweet and spicy in flavor from fresh herbs such as basil, lemongrass, red chilies… mixed with the salt or fish sauce. In Hue city, they also offer more than 30 types of sweet soups (Chè), all of them made from coconut, beans, pomegranate, taro, and sweet corn. The most popular Che is

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Saigon Central Post Office

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Shangli Ancient Village // This is Sichuan, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Shangli Ancient Village in Sichuan Province Shangli has been through a lot, but you wouldn’t know it from the peaceful feeling you get while walking its lanes. It’s one of 10 Chinese ancient villages in Sichuan province, but unlike its counterparts the village has been able to keep its authentic charm. How to get [...]

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The Youth of Today!

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Tours for Families, Young People and Working with Schools. Sophie’s Art Tour has been having a lot of fun recently engaging with children and young people, art is subjective and it can be wonderful to look at it through a … Continue reading

Tropical plants and geometric glass walls screen house and restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City

by India Block @ Ho Chi Minh City – Dezeen

Vietnamese architecture studio Kientruc O has given a modernist makeover to an old house in a narrow Ho Chi Minh City alleyway, transforming it into a restaurant with a lush garden wrapped by gridded glazing. Kientruc O redesigned the 161-square-metre building to connect the house with the garden, and garden with the street, and to provide a dining area for customers. Plant

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Ho Chi Minh City’s New Residential Buildings Connected by Bridges | Architectural Digest

Ho Chi Minh City’s New Residential Buildings Connected by Bridges | Architectural Digest


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One Vietnam-based firm connects its residents through the air

Remembering Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prolific Archivist

by Samuel Medina @ Metropolis

Scholars remember the man who devoted over six decades to one, meaningful mission—keeping alive the Wright legacy for generations to come.

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Best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City VietNam

by Định Nguyễn @ KIM TRAVEL

 You have to know the best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City VietNam for a good holiday time Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is Vietnam in high gear. Paying a visit to Ho Chi Minh City is to be introduced to a dramatic meeting of old and new culture, a dynamic […]

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High 5 Art And Weekend

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

We got completely lost trying to reach our destination last night: the final night of High 5 Art And Weekend. After snaking along HCMC’s district 8 canal system for a good hour and a half and looking like we weren’t … Continue reading

Let’s hunt for the best banh mi in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Let’s hunt for the best banh mi in Ho Chi Minh City   One of the greatest joys of travel is being able to sample local cuisine. There is nothing quite like it and frankly it is one of the many things I look forward to when in a new city. Eating your way through […]

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‘A Transformative Disguise: Lê Hoàng Bích Phượng’ at Sàn Art

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‘Transformative Disguise’ is Lê Hoàng Bích Phượng’s first solo exhibition. Composed of 9 new paintings and 5 ceramic sculptures, this exhibition plays with ideas of reflection, transparency and transformation, inviting the viewer to contemplate their own awareness of their behavior … Continue reading

Ho Chi Minh City Half Day - Group Tour - VM Travel

Ho Chi Minh City Half Day - Group Tour - VM Travel


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Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) Group tour half day will help you have a quick look on the most attractive sights of the city with limit budget and time. Book now

Meeting lovely and adventurous family on 27th April, 2014

Meeting lovely and adventurous family on 27th April, 2014

by hochiminhfreetours @ ho chi minh free tours

After doing a lot of tours in the last 2 years, we accidentally forget some of amazing moments we had from the tours. To remind us and to share some of our thoughts and feelings we start writing those down. … Continue reading

A SHORT FILM ABOUT SOPHIE’S ART TOUR FROM RUSTY COMPASS.

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Watch a short film about Sophie’s Art Tour by clicking on THIS For great tips, stories and recommendations about traveling in Southeast Asia have a look at Rusty Compass: www.rustycompass.com

Li'l C - Big Shoe Lady

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Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An – The Best Tourist Cities in Central of Viet Nam

by admin_muslim @ VM Travel

Hue, Da nang and Hoi an are 3 famous tourist cities located in the Central Vietnam. Every day, the cities attract a lot of tourist coming and visiting. So, this writing will help you know what make them become more special than other cities in the central Vietnam.  And there are many easy ways to go […]

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Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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Two Fun, Short Hikes to do at Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

Just 30 minutes from downtown Las Vegas is Red Rock Canyon, an outdoor playground for hikers, families, and outdoor adventurers. Go mountain biking, rock climbing, explore the hiking trails, and enjoy the view on the scenic drive through the park. If you want to escape the bright, neon lights and all-you-can-eat food buffets for a little outdoor adventure, Red Rock ...

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Eight architectural wonders in Ljubljana

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

Some of the most stunning European architecture can be found in Ljubljana, including works of famous architect, Jože Plečnik.

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HIGHLIGHT OF SAIGON HALF DAY CITY TOUR

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City – A Travel Mate

For those who have limited time in Saigon – a vibrant city with full of energy, activity and motion, Ho Chi Minh city half day tour will bring you a […]

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Coming up with a plan for New Year’s Eve in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Coming up with a plan for New Year’s Eve in Ho Chi Minh City   New Year’s Eve is the last hurrah of the holiday season. People throughout the world hit the streets in order to enjoy the day. Their goal is to celebrate life and to watch one year end and another begin. It […]

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Top 5 most interesting experiences cu chi tunnels(or Chu Chi tunnels)

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Cu Chi tunnels (or Chu Chi Tunnels), which is famous as “the land of steel” of Vietnam, is located on the Northwest direction about 70 km from Ho Chi Minh city. It was built in 1940s during the war against French colonial. The system of tunnel includes a lot of rooms, kitchens, clinics, stores, etc. ...

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Experience the nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Experience the nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City   Saigon puts on another face at nightfall and switches into a completely different gear. The bustling metropolis is famed for hand-working people, but come the evening, and you can find many of those same city slickers seeking out some equally-as-hard playing time out on the town. […]

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Explore Ho Chi Minh City's beautiful religious architecture

Explore Ho Chi Minh City's beautiful religious architecture


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Religion plays a vital role in any culture, therefore, by understanding the religion of a community or a country, you can tell many things about it's culture. Ho Chi Minh City is primarily Buddhist - Vietnam's official religion, but is home to people of many faiths from Christianity, to Islam. Each religion follows different rituals and beliefs, which ultimately add to the diversity and culture of the Saigonese. Spend a morning with a local insider as they show you the beautiful architecture of these religious constructions, all the while learning more about Vietnamese culture. All the venues included in this experiences are favourite spots among locals and tourist attractions like Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica will stay nowhere in our itinerary!Here are a few of the most popular destinations that we recommend you include in your itinerary if you aren't sure where to start.JAMIA AL-MUSULMANThe biggest Muslim mosque in Ho Chi Minh city to date, stands next to Caravelle hotel right in the city center. Built in 1935, this mosque is also one of the first established in Vietnam. The mosque was built from the donations of Indian community who lived in Ho Chi Minh city to serve their spiritual needs. Every piece of it's architectural details are delicately crafted to represent Muslims spirit while the worship area is large enough to contain hundreds of people at once.NGOC HOANG PAGODA (JADE EMPEROR PAGODA)Though renamed to Phuoc Hai temple since 1984, local people still call it Ngoc Hoang temple instead of its official name. Ngoc Hoang temple has existed over a century and is recognized as national heritage. The main house worships Ngoc Hoang (the highest god in Chinese myth) and follows the traditional Chinese architecture style. The temples also have statues made from paper used for the recreation of the meeting between Ngoc Hoang and other Gods. It was visited by former President Barrack Obama when he traveled to Vietnam in 2016.TAN DINH CHURCHnot as famous as Notre Dame Cathedral, Tan Dinh church is popular for its remarkable design. The overall architecture is the blend of Gothic and Roman style, while the decoration reflects Baroque's age. The whole building is painted pink, with white details, which creates an epic view against the blue sky. On the top of the church is 3m height cross. The church has 5 bells, weight 5.5 tons in total. Located on one of the highest traffic streets of the city, Tan Dinh church is always an eye-catching spot to whoever crossing by.VINH NGHIEM TEMPLEA huge and famous temple of Ho Chi Minh city, located on Nguyen Van Troi street, where the last fight of Nguyen Van Troi (a war time soldier) happened back in 1964. Apart from that, Vinh Nghiem temple is recognized as with the highest stone tower (built in 2013) in Vietnam to date, which is comprised of 7 levels,and is 14m in height. The tower is designed with a dedicated pattern, which reflects the architecture of Ly - Tran dynasty (which existed in 1000s - 1400s).XA LOI TEMPLEKnown for its beautiful view and design, Xa Loi temple was also associated with historical events regarding the campaigns against Ngo Dinh Diem regime of Buddhism followers. It's also the very first temple built in the new structure, with one area for worshipping, one area for teaching and training. Xa Loi temple has the highest bell tower which built in 1961, and is made of 7 levels standing 32m in height.Sample ItineraryBelow is a sample itinerary that we have created for you to reference for a few ideas when creating your own. Creating your own itinerary really depends on your preferences and the local insiders’ recommendations, meaning you can personalise the trip 100%.A 4 hour temple and cathedrals experience in the morningMeet up with you local insider.Have a traditional Vietnamese food for breakfast, choices could be Saigonese bread, pho, rolled rice cakes... you name itVisit Jamia Al-Musulman CathedralVisit Ngoc Hoang pagoda (aka Jade Emperor pagoda)Visit Tan Dinh church in District 3Take a short break at any coffee shop.Visit Vinh Nghiem and Xa Loi templeOption to have lunch with your local insider and say good byeFor more information and direct booking: https://goo.gl/Gd1S5jSpecial NoteTransportation are best arranged based on group size. If you travel in a bigger group, let your local insider know for better arrangements.Wear outfits that cover your knees and shoulders when visiting these places.Remember to take off your footwear when you enter these places of worshipping.

THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 1

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 1 Transport: Scooter Depart: Daily 8:00 AM* Duration: 4 hours **Scooter surcharge: 50.000 VND/ person/ tour *If you’d like to do tour at afternoon, please make reservation 24 hours prior to the tour.   OVERVIEW: Beliefs and faiths are important and indispensable parts of people’s spiritual life, especially for Asian people. However, […]

The 10 best family-friendly destinations in Asia

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Travelers often ask us for recommendations for the best family-friendly holiday in Asia. We’re firm believers that Asia is great for family trips, but we know it’s difficult figuring out what the best destinations are in this vast region for your specific family needs. To help you plan the most amazing family trip in Asia,

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BAI DINH – TRANG AN TRIP GROUP TOUR

by admin @ A Travel Mate

A more stunning unexplored and enthrallingalternative to Hoa Lu – Tam Coc, this incredible day trip take you through the ancient land rich with cultural and geographic wonders that recently […]

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Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City


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Ho Chi Minh City has exotic food, colonial architecture, and memories of war, writes Guy Wilkinson.

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Free Walking Tours


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In Ho Chi Minh City, visitors can see with their own eyes how extraordinary Vietnam has become after almost three decades of war.  The city also offers tourists the chance to see remarkable French …

AMAZING WALKING FOODIE TRIP

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City – A Travel Mate

Walk around distric 1 to visit some famous and specialized – food families or stall/ local restaurant. Taste some popular authentic food by youself in hidden alleys and sidewalks that […]

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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…

CES 2018: Find All Our Coverage Here

by Zachary Edelson @ Metropolis

Metropolis was at CES in Las Vegas to get the latest on how new technologies are shaping tomorrow's cities.

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SAIGON CITY TOUR

SAIGON CITY TOUR


Ginkgo Voyage| Vietnam Travel

13.30: READY AT THE HOTEL LOBBY Pickup at Hotel: 13:30 ~ 14:00 Drop off at Hotel: About 17:00 ** Brief Itinerary: Visit Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Post Office, two of the best highlights of old Saigon architecture. Walk to the nearby Reunification Palace, witness of the historic events of old Saigon and famous for its architectural characteristics.

Carol Ross Barney is Chicago’s New Daniel Burnham

by Anna Fixsen @ Metropolis

Over the past decade, Chicago architect Carol Ross Barney has moved beyond the design of buildings toward stewardship and restoration of urban ecology.

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Six unique Jakarta neighbourhoods you should explore

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

Discover six Jakarta neighbourhoods loved for their quirky charm, historical buildings and luxury stores.

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Ho Chi Minh City's vanishing architecture | DW Travel | DW | 07.06.2017

Ho Chi Minh City's vanishing architecture | DW Travel | DW | 07.06.2017


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They formed the charming backdrop to Graham Greene's sin-filled Saigon in "The Quiet American," but the colonial-era buildings of Vietnam's biggest city are disappearing quickly.

The 5 best multi-country holidays in Asia

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Asia is without doubt one of the best regions of the world for an exciting multi-country holiday. With so many countries relatively close together, it seems almost like a wasted opportunity to see only one. The problem is – as always – which countries should you see? As Asia experts, we have years of experience

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Exploring the Valley of Fire near Las Vegas, Nevada

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

The Valley of Fire is a brilliant, colorful spot located in Nevada, just one hour from Las Vegas. Filled with panoramic vistas, hiking trails, petroglyphs, and stunning red and pink rock formations, the Valley of Fire makes an excellent day trip from Vegas. What is the Valley of Fire? The Valley of Fire is a state park located 50 miles ...

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An Bang, where the dead tell something beyond the paradise

by hugomai291196 @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

An Bang (in Vietnamese: An Bằng) is a small fishing village in Hue, also commonly known “Town of ghosts” or “The Land The Dead Live”. The An Bang Village An Bang is located just outside the Hue citadel . The distance from the city center to there is over 20 km. It’s possible to stop in […]

How to Visit Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

Death Valley National Park is filled with unusual spots to visit and the Racetrack Playa may be one of the most bizarre. This is the place to see those mysterious sailing stones…the large rocks that somehow glide over this dry, muddy surface, leaving imprinted trails behind them. This is not a spot you can just visit on a whim. Getting ...

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Go beyond the beach in Phuket with these unique attractions

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

Beaches may be Phuket's biggest draw, but Thailand's largest island has cultural treasures beyond the shore.

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10 important tips for travelers in Vietnam

by Định Nguyễn @ Ho Chi Minh City – KIM TRAVEL

10 important tips for travelers in Vietnam   Vacations are for reducing stress, not adding to it. Unfortunately, things can happen to make any vacation a stressful experience, no matter how beautiful the locale and destination. Some things you are not able to control, such as the weather or flights delayed. Other things, such as […]

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Exploring the ancient Hue city with a bicycle

by xexe @ VM Travel

An ancient city like Hue city always attracts tourists by its quietness and antiquity. When travelling in Hue, many people often choose cyclos and motorbikes to be their main vehicles. However, to have a new and different experience about the people and sights in Hue as well as to feel the most natural thing of Hue, […]

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The ultimate snorkeling adventures in Bora Bora

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

Bora Bora's lagoons draw snorkelers from all over the world. Here's how to experience them yourself.

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Do-it-yourself Eating and Walking Tour - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Do-it-yourself Eating and Walking Tour - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Itchy Feet on the Cheap

This self-guided walking tour covers the main tourist attractions in Ho Chi Minh City and shows you some great meals to eat along the way.

Exploring Off The Beaten Path Hong Kong: Pai Tau Village

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Po Fook Hill, the 10,000 Buddha Monastery, and the hills around Pai Tau Village Sha Tin is not only great for immature puns (I Sha Tin your shoe), it also has some worthwhile attractions. You can check out the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, or the the oldest walled village Tai Wai, there’s also the [...]

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Tiger Arena in Hue

by admin @ Hura Cars

Tiger Arena or Ho Quyen (Vietnamese) is located on the south bank of the Perfume River and 4km from the Citadel, Royal Arena was where duels between trained elephants and tigers were arranged for the entertainment of the Nguyen Court and the public. These occasions were also the elephant’s practice combats. Mortal fighting between the beats offered heroic spectacles, through these, the Nguyen rulers expected to remind the subjects of their compliance with the political consciousness: elephants, symbol of Emperors of unparalleled strength, were winners of all time, whereas tigers, the jungle beasts or rebels against the Court, were inevitably

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Hai Van pass – The pass of ocean and mist

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Sea Cloud pass – Ocean Clouded pass or Hai Van Pass in Vietnamese is one of the most majestic hills roads in central coast of Vietnam. It’s no surprise that the Pass, a spectacular mountain pass between Hue and Hoi An, was perched firmly at the top of many people’s list when travel to Vietnam. Hai Van Pass route was known in a Vietnam Top Gear program. When driving the steep roads of mountain, you will have a chance to explore peace, quiet along the way from Hoi An to Hue or vice versa Hue to Da Nang. Address: in border

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City Tour by Jeep

City Tour by Jeep


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TOUR PROGRAM:8:00am (1:30pm) Jeep pick you up at hotel and begin the city tour.First stop on your tour Jeep will take you go to visit the Independence Palace/ the Reunification Palace. The palace is symbolic of the end of the Vietnam War during the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, when the North Vietnamese Army tank number 843 crashed through the gates of what was at the time the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam.Next, you will admire the Museum of American War Crimes/ the War Remnants Museum is the most popular museum of Ho Chi Minh City. It gathers a collection of the machinery, weapons, photos, and documentation of Vietnam’s wars.After the Museum, you will see Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post Office are the two of the best highlights of old Saigon architecture, and are located next to each other and right in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.Next, we stopped by a factory of Vietnamese handicrafts that gives opportunities to handicapped people to be productive and earn for their family. The area further showcased just how artistic and creative Vietnamese are. We observed just how materials like egg shells, sea shells and sands were intricately made into exquisite living room display pieces.And then, Jeep will take you visit some famous road in Saigon as Dong Khoi street, Nguyen Hue strt. Jeep go ahead to visit to Ben Thanh Market, a lively market in District 1, where your guide can help you barter for goods. And then, Jeep go to Bui Vien street and go back your hotel .12:00-12:30pm (5:pm - 5:30pm) finish the tour.PRICES: USD $ 54 / adult USD $ 27 / children under 12 years oldWhat’s Included: Hotel pickup and drop-off Jeep transportation Drink on Jeep Tour guide/driver All entry fees Highlights: Free hotel pickup and drop-off included Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences All-inclusive tour Great overview and orientation of the cityWhat’s Not Included:Please contact us for more information.Photos of the tours are below here.

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

Transport: Scooter Departure: Daily 6:00 PM Duration: 4 hours  *Scooter surcharge: 60.000 VND/ person/ tour  **From 14/10/2015, the scooter surcharge will be 60.000 VND/ person/ tour. Note: ***scooter surcharge*** will be 70.000 VND/person/tour starts on 17th February 2016 OVERVIEW: Saigon, Vietnam’s economic hub, is reputable for its hectic daily life and sparkling nightlife that is popular amongst […]

“The Little King,” Le Petit Parisien: journal quotidien du soir, 25 October 1895

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

M. Rousseau, Governor-General of Indo-China, is on his way to France. We know that he was recently elected as a senator of Finistère. And since, on the eve of his departure from Tonkin, he went to visit the king of Annam in Hue, the rumour has circulated that this was a farewell visit, and that […]

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Hoi An history – Hoi An travel guide

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

Hoi An is small town in Quang Nam Province, Central Vietnam. It is about 1000km away from Ho Chi Minh and 810 km away from Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. Currently, Hoi An has estimated population of more than 83,000 people. Hoi An is one of the most visited place in Central Vietnam. The […]

How Architecture Can Help Save Higher Education

by Zachary Edelson @ Metropolis

At a Metropolis Think Tank hosted by Ennead Architects, experts discussed how designers can best approach projects at universities and colleges.

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Take full advantages of some apps when traveling Saigon

by Editor Content @ Ho Chi Minh City – KIM TRAVEL

Take full advantages of some apps when traveling Saigon Apps to prepare for, organize and simplify travel  Proper planning and forethought can make all the difference between a hectic, aggravating trip and a relaxing, stress- free vacation. Luckily, in this digital age, mobile applications can do a lot of planning for you. Simply download these […]

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Ho Chi Minh city tour

Ho Chi Minh city tour


Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

Ho Chi Minh city tour takes tourists to many unique places in Ho Chi Minh city, helps them learn about more it's culture and architecture.

The best ‘Phở’ stands in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ Ho Chi Minh City – KIM TRAVEL

The best ‘Phở’ stands in Ho Chi Minh City   What list of Vietnamese cuisine would be complete without pho? It is almost impossible to walk a block in Vietnam’s major cities without bumping into a crowd of hungry patrons slurping noodles at a makeshift pho stand. This simple staple consisting of a salty broth, […]

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Relaxing moments in the cool water of Elephant Springs

by xexe @ VM Travel

It was a hot day in Hue city, so my friends and I thought about many places we could go to relieve the summer heat. Thuan An beach, Elephant Springs, and Tam Giang lagoon were three of the most prominent places we chose to discuss. At last, according to the majority, we decided to take a trip […]

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Copper Cow Coffee: Vietnamese Pour-Over Goes Global

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Like her Copper Cow Coffee, Debbie Wei Mullan is a mix of Asian and American. She was raised in San Francisco by her Chinese-Vietnamese mother and American father, and although they assimilated into American culture, growing up, her mom’s kitchen was filled with the pungent aromas and intense flavors of Vietnamese and Chinese home-cooking. That […]

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The Walker – A Group Exhibition

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

On Friday 30th March the White Building of HCMC Fine Arts Museum was pulsing with life, throngs of people milled around drinking icy beer from disintegrating paper cups to the multifarious sounds of elfin pop singer Thảo Trang, Saigon punk … Continue reading

Welcome to Sophie’s Art Tour

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Sophie’s Art Tour is based in Ho Chi Minh City and looks at Vietnam’s fascinating history through the lives and works of it’s artists. For bookings please contact Sophie via email – sophiesarttour@gmail.com or via telephone – +84(0)121 830 3742. … Continue reading

Coming up with a plan for New Year’s Eve in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ Ho Chi Minh City – KIM TRAVEL

Coming up with a plan for New Year’s Eve in Ho Chi Minh City   New Year’s Eve is the last hurrah of the holiday season. People throughout the world hit the streets in order to enjoy the day. Their goal is to celebrate life and to watch one year end and another begin. It […]

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The first public motor vehicle in Indochina, 1901

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Published in La Dépêche coloniale illustrée, 15 April 1907 We publish here a photograph depicting the first public motor vehicle in Indochina, which was put into circulation here in Saigon in 1901 by a motor transport company whose engineer and director was M. V. Ippolito. The latter, now the agent-général of Établissements Peugeot in Indochina, […]

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Ho Chi Minh City

by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

Known to most as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a city of contrasts. The pace of life is frenetic, and yet the wide boulevards and parks help the city retain an air of calm. Classic French architecture competes for attention with brand new high-rise buildings. The port hosts vast tankers and cruise-liners while tiny […]

Markup: Text Alignment

by admin @ Halong Bay Cruise Official Website

Default This is a paragraph. It should not have any alignment of any kind. It should just flow like you would normally expect. Nothing fancy. Just straight up text, free flowing, with love. Completely neutral and not picking a side or sitting on the fence. It just is. It just freaking is. It likes whereRead More

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Top 5 things to do in Hue city

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Somewhat surprisingly someone just spend 1 day traveling in Hue city, Vietnam. This centreal city of Vietnam is the home to some of Vietnam’s most interesting architecture and history. Located on the banks of the Perfume River, Hue is home to a variety of war-torn temples, tombs and palaces, many of which were the homes ...

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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…

5 Days in London: The Ultimate London Itinerary

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

There’s just something about London. With its iconic skyline, trendy neighborhoods, world-class museums, and long list of popular attractions, London is a city that every traveler should visit. We put together this 5-day London itinerary to help you have the best experience here. About this London Itinerary In general, I grouped sites together based on their location in order to ...

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Âm Binh ‘The Undead’: Pioneering Vietnamese Theatre

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Âm Binh took a long hard cathartic look at the human side of war. A visceral Vietnamese drama of two soldiers from the north and the south, both saved by the same women whose only child has just been killed … Continue reading

5 Day Berlin Itinerary

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

If you are planning a trip to Berlin, you should know that there is a lot more to see here than just the Berlin Wall and the Brandenburg Gate. Berlin is the largest city in Germany and one of the largest cities in the European Union. It’s a diverse city filled with world-class museums, beautiful squares to wander through, and ...

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Relax at the best bars in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Relax at the best bars in Ho Chi Minh City   After a long hard week at work, one of the best things to do is spend either Friday night or Saturday night out. There is tendency for the young to go to the bars to chill out, grab a drink and relax in Ho […]

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Kientruc O carves elliptical lightwell between Vietnamese house and its extension

by Eleanor Gibson @ Ho Chi Minh City – Dezeen

An elongated lightwell has been cut through this 1940s house in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, which has been renovated by locally based architecture studio Kientruc O. Called House D, the property comprises a 70-year-old two-storey house made of brick, and a perpendicular four-storey-high steel extension, which was added 20 years ago. Kientruc O introduced the lightwell between the buildings

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MoMA Announces Major Exhibition Dedicated to Yugoslavia’s Daring, but Overlooked, Architecture

by Anna Fixsen @ Metropolis

The show, to open this July, will focus on the former country's considerable postwar architectural legacy.

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Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha – City Temple One Day

by admin @ A Travel Mate

Royal Grand Palace is the most important landmark in Bangkok, and are most frequently visited by foreign tourists as well as the local Thai people. It is famous for its […]

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Ghost Money: American artist retraces his steps through Vietnam

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Artist and filmmaker Lawrence Johnson was based in Vietnam in the 1970′s, his candid sketches, portraits and raw paintings reveal an entirely different side to the war. In 2012 the artist returned to Vietnam to retrace his steps through a … Continue reading

Come and Join the Party!

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Sophie’s Art Tour has got off to a fantastic start, I’ve met some lovely people this week and really enjoyed showing them a side of HCMC that doesn’t always make itself apparent. I am currently taking bookings, for more information … Continue reading

Sweet memories with the trip to Thanh Toan bridge by bike

by xexe @ VM Travel

Hue city is a special tourist destination located in the Central Vietnam and it is dubbed the ancient city of Vietnam. Firstly, if you come to Hue, you will be quickly overwhelmed by its beauty and nice landscapes. Especially, if you have a chance to visit peaceful villages in Hue and enjoy the fresh air there, you will no longer want to come […]

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BOOK NOW

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

There are 3 steps to book tour: Step 1: Complete and submit booking form: http://goo.gl/forms/9qg0usPKM3 Step 2: Wait for confirmation. Your request will be responded in 12 hours at the latest. Step 3: Confirm. Please note that the sooner you make reservation, the better service we provide. We recommend you to book tour 24 hours in advance.     […]

Up and Running!

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Sophie’s Art Tour is now up and running and has been taking good folk around the hotspots of Saigon’s art scene. Here are some testimonials: “I’ve learnt so much today, it’s really surprised me what an active role artists have … Continue reading

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…

Walking Around Ho Chi Minh City - Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Walking Around Ho Chi Minh City - Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights


Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

A 1 day itinerary for walking around Ho Chi Minh City. It will take you to a number of popular sites, & give you a good introduction to the city's history.A 1 day itinerary for walking around Ho Chi Minh City. It will take you to a number of popular sites, & give you a good introduction to the city's history.

Vantage Point: The Location for the Extraordinary Photo!

by Brinda Shah @ Saigon architecture – XO Tours Blog

Ho Chi Minh City is a unique city in that it is rapidly growing but has yet to develop into a massive skyscraper filled concrete jungle.  While it is transforming into a cosmopolitan world city, it still retains some of its old world charm.  The city is rich with nooks and crannies, alleyways and narrow…

Famous islets in Halong bay

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Ha Long bay was naturally formed by geological movement million years ago. As a result, many islets in this area were formed with many shapes, different characteristics and own name. Trong Mai islet (The Kissing Cocks islet) It is a famous islet on Halong Bay. It has become a symbol of Halong Bay and also ...

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“Saigon Life,” from Société de géographie de Lille, January 1883

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Life in Saigon changes little from day to day. Indeed, it will be much the same tomorrow as it was today and yesterday. The days when the Messageries Maritimes courrier vessel arrives from France are without doubt the most interesting days for everyone in this town. The arrival of the courrier vessel within sight of […]

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2012 in review

2012 in review

by hochiminhfreetours @ ho chi minh free tours

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

Ho Chi Minh City in three days: holiday itinerary

Ho Chi Minh City in three days: holiday itinerary


the Guardian

Discover fascinating history, fantastic food, art galleries and a year-round party scene in one of Asia’s most exciting cities … once you’ve mastered the art of dodging the motorbikes, that is

Hoa Vien Brauhaus

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Do-It-Yourself Walking Tour of Dalat, Vietnam – A Perfect Day in Dalat

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Signup for my weekly newsletter The first time I took Chopper Suey (my Chinese-made American cruiser bike) on a road trip, was to the sexy hills of Dalat. As we pulled into town, surrounded by pines and fresh cool air, I knew I was going to love the place. Formerly a retreat town for the [...]

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Back To Black With Conceptual Artist Phuc Van Dang

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Phuc Van Dang is an artist and storyteller who moved to Denmark when he was only nine. He now lives in a converted former prison that has become a cultural hub in the central Danish town of Horsens. Phuc works in a restricted palette of black and white in different mediums—ceramics, painting, and drawing—and with […]

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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…

Banks/ATM/Money Changer in Hoi An – Vietnam

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

All information about Bank – ATM – Money changer which you should know when traveling Hoi An   Asia Commercial Bank (ACB Bank) – Address: 66 Tran Hung Dao, Hoi An – Phone:0510 3915 979 – ATM Address: 572 Cua Dai Street, Hoi An – Withdrawal Limit: 5 million – Fee: 20,000 VND/ transaction Bank for […]

Hanoi city day tour ⋆ Halong Bay Cruise Official Website

Hanoi city day tour ⋆ Halong Bay Cruise Official Website


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HANOI CITY TOUR Hanoi Capital is located on the banks of the Red River with tranquil Hoan Kiem Lake at its heart, Hanoi is the capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. North of the lake are the bustling streets of the Old Quarter, each street named after the trade that used to take place there.Read More

“Assassination of a King: Details of the Latest Annamite Intrigues” from Le Matin, 4 August 1883

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Kien-Phuc, nephew of Tu-Duc – The assassination of his predecessor – A palace revolution – Causes of our Expedition – The role of M. de Champeaux – The poisoning of Hiep-Hoa We know by dispatch of the death of the king of Annam, Kien-Phuc, who was aged just seventeen. Who was this sovereign? How had […]

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HALONG 1 DAY WITH ALOVA CRUISE – GROUP TOUR

by admin @ A Travel Mate

Hạ Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and popular travel destination in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam.

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Saigon Stopovers

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City – A Travel Mate

We have designed these special stopover and short trips in Saigon for people keen to experience the best of Saigon but with limited time to spare. This package that will […]

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9 Best Nightlife in Hoi An 2017

by admin @ Hura Cars

Nightlife in Hoi An is blended within the Hoi An Ancient Town and Riverside, local activities, featuring trendy bars, coffee shop artistic lounges and live music area. Unlike other cities in Vietnam such as Hanoi, Hue or Sai Gon, most of the nightlife venues are within walking distance, open until 1h30 am, where you can buy the souvenir, play hard or just talk with the local. When the sun “fall in love”, all the streets of Hoi An Town are turned on with hundreds of red lanterns, and candles floating down Hoai River or somewhere you can hear a folk

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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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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…

PERFUME PAGODA 1 DAY – GROUP TOUR

by admin @ A Travel Mate

The Perfume Pagoda (Chùa Hương) is a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the limestone Huong Tich mountains. The Perfume Pagoda one of the most important religious […]

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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…

Halong 1 Day With Incredible Asia Journeys Day Cruise – Group Tour

by admin @ A Travel Mate

A day cruise on the Incredible Asia Journeys is the best choice for your to experience the magnificent Halong Bay with our “all-in-one” itinerary for a limited time schedule. You […]

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Ho Chi Minh Free Tours

Ho Chi Minh Free Tours

by hochiminhfreetours @ ho chi minh free tours

We are, Ho chi minh free tours, a group of local students which offers tour guides for Ho chi minh City. We serve you dedicatedly at the best price ever FREE.  You do not want to risk missing the most interesting … Continue reading

Saigon in my eyes

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Saigon – Ho Chi Minh city is not only the busiest urban center throughout the country but also the home of many unique cultural features which are not available in anywhere of Vietnam. Saigon makes every tourist love each day is the overlap of magnificient and charming things with other simple but very close and ...

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Sophie’s Art Talks: Vietnamese History in Colour

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Sophie’s Art Tour is now offering lectures in Vietnamese art history. The talks are an engaging and alternative way to understand Vietnamese history. Using images of artworks, photographs, footage and the personal stories of artists, Vietnam’s fascinating history is illuminated. … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Death Valley Should be the Next National Park You Visit

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

When you think of Death Valley, what is the first thing that comes to mind? A barren desert landscape, crawling with scorpions and rattlesnakes? Yes, you can find that here, but there is so much more to Death Valley than a forbidding desert landscape. We spent several days touring the park and fell in love with this place. Out of ...

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Ho Chi Minh City Architecture: The 10 Best Buildings - Vietcetera

Ho Chi Minh City Architecture: The 10 Best Buildings - Vietcetera


Vietcetera

From French-colonial buildings to oriental structures to modern day skyscrapers, Vietnam certainly possesses a diverse collection of architecture.

Best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City VietNam

by Định Nguyễn @ Ho Chi Minh City – KIM TRAVEL

 You have to know the best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City VietNam for a good holiday time Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is Vietnam in high gear. Paying a visit to Ho Chi Minh City is to be introduced to a dramatic meeting of old and new culture, a dynamic […]

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Ho Chi Minh City's Architectural Time-Out

Ho Chi Minh City's Architectural Time-Out


Metropolis

The recent downturn in Ho Chi Minh City may—in the long run—be good for its architectural heritage.

Ho Chi Minh City Attractions

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Central Post Office The Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh is a beautifully preserved remnant of French colonial times and perhaps the grandest post office in all of Southeast Asia. It designed by Gustave Eiffel and built between 1886 and 1891. Located next door to Notre Dame Cathedral, the two cultural sites can be ...

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5 Luxury Hotels in Hoi An 2017

by admin @ Hura Cars

Save the best luxury hotels in Hoi An as top collections for your next vacation in Hoi An town. Here is list of recommendation of Huracar team, if you’re finding the best in terms of accommodation and service quality. Most of these resort and hotels fall into the five-star category, and with facilities, from good views and locations, A-class restaurant and wellness facilities and service that is top that follow suit. Enjoy all the sights and sounds of Hoi An town with only the best conveniences and pleasures. These accommodations offer a selection of luxurious rooms and suites, all with in-room amenities

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Heritage Tours - HISTORIC VIETNAM

Heritage Tours - HISTORIC VIETNAM


HISTORIC VIETNAM

Tim Doling no longer runs public Heritage Tours in Saigon and Chợ Lớn, due to the latest Vietnamese government legislation which prohibits foreigners from guiding tourists in Việt Nam.  However, Tim still offers talks and tours for specialist groups in partnership with a few local tourism agencies – enquire for further details.

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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Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


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A comprehensive list of things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Includes all the major sights and activities in and around Ho Chi Minh City.

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Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Muuto Releases a Slew of New Designs

by Zachary Edelson @ Metropolis

The new products include a new table mirror from Normal Studio, a new chaise from Anderssen & Voll, and a new bar stool from designer Thomas Bentzen.

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Explore a summer of possibilities in New Zealand

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

How about seeing the best of New Zealand on your next holiday? A hallmark of any trip is the great food and wine – from.

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Sophie’s Art Tour Launches Today!

by @ Sophie's Art Tour

Cut the ribbon! pop the champagne! Sophie’s Art Tour launches officially today! Whether you are passing through HCMC or you have lived here for years this tour is a fascinating exploration into Vietnam’s visual history. For more details about the … Continue reading

An Illustrated Guide To Vietnam’s Motorbikers

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 09:26. Written by Illustrations by Nam Núm. If you spend more than 5 minutes on Vietnam’s streets, you’re bound to run into one of these characters.               (source: Saigoneer)

Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

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Hong Kong on the Cheap

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

How Not To Blow Your Wad In Hong Kong (it’s a poker term) The 2nd most expensive city in Asia, but there are plenty of ways to budget travel Hong Kong. While Hong Kong is generally raved about, it’s not typically a backpacker stop, mainly because it’s too damn expensive. I’ve seen a lot of [...]

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Markup: Image Alignment

by admin @ Halong Bay Cruise Official Website

Welcome to image alignment! The best way to demonstrate the ebb and flow of the various image positioning options is to nestle them snuggly among an ocean of words. Grab a paddle and let’s get started. On the topic of alignment, it should be noted that users can choose from the options of None, Left, Right, and Center. InRead More

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8 best restaurants in Hoi An 2017

by admin @ Hura Cars

Most of best restaurant in Hoi An is set in Hoi An center,  you can enjoy local or international cuisine with good service and nice ambiance. Hoi An ancient town attracts thousand of traveler every month, all of the trips to Hoi An is processed without trying its traditional specialties, we have recommended some of the favorite places to enjoy Banh Bao, Banh Vac, Cao Lau, Chicken rice, Banh My…. Hoi An is also teeming with expat-owned restaurants and bistros, serving western favorites, local dishes. Read on to discover Hoi An’s most popular dining places with Huracars team Ancient Faifo Restaurant

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“The Court of Annam modernises,” Les Annales coloniales: organe de la “France coloniale modern,” 14 December 1912

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Packed with the usual colonial arrogance and assumptions of western superiority, this short 1912 article by Henri Cosnier sheds interesting light on French Governor General Paul Doumer’s policy towards the royal court in Huế The powerful breath of modernism carries off, one after the other, the sumptuous traditions of the court of Hue. The republican […]

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Cao Lầu Hoi An – What to eat in Hoi An

by Hue Private Car @ Hue private cars provide tour in central of Vietnam by private car

Cao Lau is one of the local Vietnamese dishes that noodles is the main ingredient and that is only be found in the old town of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province of Central Vietnam. Cao Lau is considered as one of Vietnam’s greatest culinary treasure as this traditional dish goes back centuries ago. Locals […]

Saigon River Tours - Saigon River Day Trips | Les Rives Vietnam

Saigon River Tours - Saigon River Day Trips | Les Rives Vietnam


Les Rives

Our Saigon River tours offers the chance to see varied lifestyles surrounding busy metropolis where you can see a mixture of architectural styles, combined with historical objects.

“Excursion to Hue: Court, Palace and Tombs,” published for the Hanoï Exposition, 1902

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Marred by the usual colonial condescension and obvious ignorance of Vietnamese art and architecture, this French article of 1902 is published here in translation only for its interesting historic references and intriguing images Indo-China has experienced a definitive rise under the impetus of a very talented governor, Paul Doumer. The visitor to the Exposition in […]

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The 12 best hikes in Southeast Asia

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Southeast Asia may not be famous for its hikes, but the region has its fair share of spectacular trails. It’s not that it’s difficult finding good hikes in Southeast Asia, it’s more if they’re worth exploring, given the proximity of Nepal, China and Japan. As adventure travel and hiking specialists in Asia, we say yes,

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10 Days in Vietnam via Ho Chi Minh City

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

A Very Detailed Travel Itinerary Tours are for foo-ls. I tried my best to make that rhyme. While Vietnam may seem a little daunting at first, the country is not difficult to travel – especially if you have a great blog to aid you, with details on every leg of the trip, written by a [...]

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DELUXE GROUP TOURS – CU CHI TUNNELS TOUR HALF DAY

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– This morning, depart to Cu Chi tunnels. It takes us a 1.5 hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City. – Our tour guide will give you an overview introduction of Cu […]

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Hang out to some amazing coffee spots in Saigon

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Hang out to some amazing coffee spots in Saigon   Coffee was introduced to Vietnam by the French in the 19th century. And although Vietnamese coffee can be considered obscure, the country is actually the second largest coffee producer in the world. The Vietnamese coffee culture is not to be dismissed easily. Even though the […]

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Sophie’s Art Tour Gift Voucher – give a thoughtful gift to a curious mind.

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Gift vouchers are 950,000vnd or $45 per person and can be purchased for individuals or groups. If you would like to book a private tour please get in contact for rates and availability. For HCMC residents the vouchers will be … Continue reading

10 important tips for travelers in Vietnam

by Định Nguyễn @ KIM TRAVEL

10 important tips for travelers in Vietnam   Vacations are for reducing stress, not adding to it. Unfortunately, things can happen to make any vacation a stressful experience, no matter how beautiful the locale and destination. Some things you are not able to control, such as the weather or flights delayed. Other things, such as […]

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Best things to do in mekong delta

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

The Mekong Delta is considered as the biggest Vietnam’s “rice bowl” with lots of rice paddy fields and dense system of rivers and canals. It lies to the west of Ho Chi Minh city, roughly stretching from My Tho in the east to Châu Đốc and Hà Tiên in the northwest, down to Cà Mau ...

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Damnern Saduak Floating Market

by admin @ A Travel Mate

Immerse yourself in the colors, flavors and chatter of Thailand’s most famous marketplace with a full-day tour from Bangkok to the Damnoen Saduak floating market. Experience the fun and chaos […]

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Splash, play, hike: A family guide to outdoor vacations

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

Looking for a family getaway with lots to do? Here are some fun locations throughout the U.S. for kid-friendly vacations.

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SAIGON FREE WALING TOURS

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Founded in September 2014. We have accompanied more than 200 tourists so far.

List of Entrance fee in Central Vietnam

by xexe @ VM Travel

Joy, experience and knowledge are what traveling bring to us, therefore, it is understandable that nowadays traveling is no longer the private interest of anyone. Are you a good and experienced traveler? Are you confident that your knowledge of destinations is enough for you to plan a perfect and saving trip? The first thing every travelers will think of when […]

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Speed POS: Diagnostic Data For Reactive Restaurateurs

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

In 1883, Dayton, Ohio restaurateur James Ritty was growing frustrated at his staff. Cash kept going missing and customers thought he was overcharging them. In response, he invented the first ever “incorruptible cashier” or mechanical cash register. It could calculate the total price of each bill, keep a log of each day’s total sales, and […]

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Famous caves and grottos system in Halong bay

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Ha Long bay was naturally formed by geological movement million years ago. As a result, , many caves and grottos in this area were formed with many shapes, different characteristics and own legend. The first one worth mentioning is Thien Cung Grotto (Heaven Grotto) which is about 8 kilometers away from Halong Bay and 4 ...

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by jeeptoursaigon @ Discover the art of Saigonese cuisine by Jeep Army

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10 Cool Travel Spots to Visit in 2018

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

Are you looking for cool travel spots to visit? How about somewhere different than the ultra-popular Paris, London, New York City, or even Iceland? Sure, those are all amazing, but if you are looking for a place that is a little more unique, we have some ideas for you. This is not an “off-the-beaten-path” list nor is it a “best ...

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The Rex Hotel

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Christina's Saigon

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