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From the Rivers to the Oceans: Viking’s New Combination Itineraries

by Aaron Saunders @ River Cruise Advisor

Ever so quietly, Viking River Cruises introduced what many river cruisers have not-so-secretly been hoping for since the line announced back in 2013 that it would construct a fleet of oceangoing cruise ships: combination river and ocean voyages. This year, Viking is testing the first two river and ocean cruise combination itineraries out, and although […]

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Luxury Mekong - Scenic

Luxury Mekong - Scenic


Scenic

Discover the culture, history and allure of Vietnam & Cambodia on an 8 day Mekong river cruise. Explore ancient pagodas and the floating markets at Cai Be.

HCM HOP ON – HOP OFF CITY TOUR

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

HCM HOP ON – HOP OFF CITY TOUR HCM hopon hop off  city tour Departure: 08:00 – 08:30 AM   –  valid 24 hours (see time schedule) This tour will departure: 23/9 Park... Read More

Moving to Australia – Steps to make your move smooth

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Moving to Australia Moving to Australia? I recently moved to Australia as my new home base (note: however at this moment in time i am unsure how long i will stay in Australia). I thought i would share some tips, things […]

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AmaWaterways Announces Sponsorship of New Samantha Brown Show

by Britton Frost @ River Cruise Advisor

AmaWaterways announced the two-year sponsorship of a new show by celebrated travel expert Samantha Brown. Debuting tonight, the first season of Places to Love will air on public television, nationwide, with 13 weekly episodes. A second season will follow. The show explores some of the most vibrant destinations around the globe and showcases the unexpected personalities that bring […]

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Our Best River Cruise Videos From 2017

by Ralph Grizzle @ River Cruise Advisor

Few things tell a story like video, and in 2017, we produced more than half a dozen videos featuring river cruises in Europe. The intent of these river cruise videos was to capture the experience in order to help you make better informed decisions about your own river cruises. By showing you what it’s like […]

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Visa to Vietnam

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

The Government has agreed to electronic visa to Vietnam for citizens of six countries including Australia, Cananda, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates. According to the Resolution No. 124 / NQ-CP on the addition of the list of countries with citizens to be piloted electronically, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed…

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Our Guide to Active River Cruises

by Aaron Saunders @ River Cruise Advisor

Once, river cruising was thought of as a staid type of vacation; a convenient, engaging yet restful way to travel through the heart of Europe. But these days, a river cruise is only as restful as you’d like it to be. Shore excursion and touring options continue to diversify, and wellness – both onboard and […]

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Two Days in Hanoi – How to Make the Most of It

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Small alleys crammed with food stalls, delicious smells filling the air of the quaint Old Town streets and imposing monuments honoring Vietnam’s rich and turbulent history— all that and more is Hanoi. If you are planning a short trip here and want to see all the main attractions, this two-day itinerary of the capital is […]

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Mong Kok Hong Kong, attractions and amazing vibes

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Mong Kok Hong Kong – Most vibrant and lively area of Hong Kong Mong Kok is one of the major shopping, eating, and market areas of Hong Kong. No, lets be real, it is THE area for shopping, eating and […]

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Colombo Sri Lanka – The Backpackers Guide

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Colombo Sri Lanka Airport Colombo Sri Lanka – e-Visas are now available for foreign travellers to Sri Lanka, check the website https://eta.gov.lk/etaslvisa/etaNavServ. To check eligibility dependent upon your passport nationality. The e-Visa online form was quick to complete, and does […]

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Vietnam Cookery Centre

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Au Parc

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Visiting Saigon During TET – 2017

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

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

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13 Things You Must Do in Vietnam – Vietnam Bucket List

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

From exploring the depths of a mysterious subterranean world to bargaining in a Mekong market, from sleeping under a bamboo roof in the mountains to scaling waterfalls in the Central Highlands, Vietnam is bursting with exciting things to do. In this XO blog post we outline the very best activities across the country – from…

Vietnam: a boat trip on the Mekong

Vietnam: a boat trip on the Mekong


the Guardian

An overnight trip into the Mekong delta presents the opportunity get off Vietnam's tourist trail and meet the locals, says Liz Boulter

Notre Dame Cathedral

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Cu Chi Tunnel Waterway Trip

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

Cu Chi Tunnel Waterway Trip (half day) Cu Chi Tunnel Waterway Trip is a very comfortable travel, because it will get you close to nature and very nice day out... Read More

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

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

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

Reunification Palace

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Local Market

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The Long Tan Cross Memorial

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

HCM City – LongPhuoc Tunnels –- Nui Dat former base -– Long Tan Cross (One Day Trip) Tour Code: SBL4B Departure 7:30 am at your hotel, we drive 2 hours to BaRia and on to LongPhuoc commune. We visit LongPhuoc tunnels, constructed by the VC in 1948. Passing the big memorial building, you will find…

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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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CroisiEurope Introduces Extended Loire Itinerary

by Britton Frost @ River Cruise Advisor

CroisiEurope is introducing a brand new extended Loire River itinerary for 2018: Chateaux of the Loire Valley. This new 7-day cruise program features their Loire cruise combined with a trip to the Châteaux of the Loire Valley and an overnight stay in Paris. Prices for this 7-day program start at $2,417 per person with multiple departures dates […]

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Mekong River Cruise CanTho ChauDoc PhnomPenh 3 days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong river cruise CanTho ChauDoc Phnompenh provides you an opportunity to see bustling floating markets, natural arroyos system and river life on the mekong from Vietnam to Cambodia. Tour Code: SBL18A Day 1: SaiGon – CaiBe – CanTho (Lunch) We depart at 8:00am and head south to the river town of Cai Be, a rural…

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Your Best Day Trip Options from Ho Chi Minh City - The Christina's Blog

Your Best Day Trip Options from Ho Chi Minh City - The Christina's Blog


The Christina's Blog

What will you do if you have an extra few days left in Ho Chi Minh? Here are our top day trip options from Ho Chi Minh City you should consider!

Municipal Theatre

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The Rex Hotel

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Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 4 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 4 days – CaiBe VinhLong ChauDoc CanTho Tour Code: SBL9A Day 1: Saigon- LongAn – My Tho – Vinh Long ( Lunch, dinner) Leaving Saigon, our shuttle will take you for about one hour drive to LongAn, the gateway to the mighty Mekong. First stage 25k from LongAn suburb to MyTho…

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Mekong Delta Cycling Tour Phnompenh to SaiGon 4 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour PhnomPenh to SaiGon Tour Code: SBL9C Day 1: PhnomPenh to ChauDoc (Dinner) Boarding on HangChau speed boat at Phnompenh boat pier for a 4 hours cruise down the Mekong river, crossing the border Kamsamnor to Vinh Xuong -Viet Nam. Then a little more cruise to ChauDoc. Our guide will pick you…

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Saigon Night Life Dinner Cruise and AO Show

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

Saigon Night Life Dinner Cruise and AO Show Saigon Night Life Dinner Cruise and AO Show is very exciting tour so no need any trip to the rural area of... Read More

Red Chairs

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Cultural Spotlights of Hanoi (Experience Hanoi like a Local)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Hanoi is perfect for a trip of cultural exploration. Its culture is expressed in many of the remarkable attractions of the city. The culture, too, is in every activity that you see on the street. In this article, I will go through several casual cultural spotlights of Hanoi. A random cultural experience of the city, […]

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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…

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 3 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 3 days: LongAn – MyTho – CaiBe – VinhLong – CanTho This tour takes three days and two nights. It’s available all year round. Tour code SBL 8 Day 1: Saigon – LongAn – MyTho – VinhLong ( Lunch, dinner) Leaving Saigon, our shuttle will take you for about one hour…

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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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Discovering Sapa: A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Vietnam’s Northern Hill Station

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes full of verdant rice patties, rolling hills, Vietnam’s highest mountain, and hidden trails in overgrown valleys. While the idea of coming here for a trek far off from the noise and pollution of the big cities inspires wanderlust, organizing it all can be a bit daunting, especially for […]

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The Spotted Cow

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Li'l C - Big Shoe Lady

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Top 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog

Top 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

Fun things to do around the Ho Chi Minh City area. Our top 5 day trips!

M2C Cafe

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Halong Bay Cruise: Overnight Cruise Tour | Bhaya Classic

Halong Bay Cruise: Overnight Cruise Tour | Bhaya Classic


Bhaya Classic

Bhaya Classic offers the best Halong Bay cruise at affordable prices. Book Halong Bay cruise tour with us to get unforgettable overnight cruise experiences!

Home - Saigon Boat Company

Home - Saigon Boat Company


Saigon Boat Company

Boat tours on the Saigon River.

Christina's Saigon

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Mekong Tours

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

MeKong Tours Mekong tours are the most famous tours from Ho Chi Minh City — between finding our way out, and the traffic, it takes us more than an hour... Read More

How to Do Mount Fansipan Right

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

Mount Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina peninsula, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. It was once only visited by adventure seekers fit enough to make the strenuous hike, but now this mountain offers a few different experiences for all types of travelers. Regardless of the new tram that brings […]

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Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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Get Off the Beaten Track in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Located on the bank of Perfume River, this city is the capital of Thua Thien Hue province, 700 kilometers to the south of Hanoi. Although you can visit Hue at any time of the year, the most charming season is surely from March to August, especially March through April when the temperature is at its […]

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Massage Han Cung

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London Transport – From the airport to the river

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

London Transport. London Transport. Today’s travellers are fortunate enough to live in an era where convenience and comfort are at the forefront of almost everything. Gone are the days where we have to allot huge budgets to plane tickets if […]

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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…

Socially Responsible Travel in Hanoi (Travel and Give Back)

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The phrase “socially responsible travel” is a new trend followed by travelers all over the world, in the context that traveling and experiencing new cultures is popular nowadays. Hanoi, renown for the chaotic Old Quarter, many little temples, Dong Xuan Market that sells household goods and street food, already has so much to offer. However, […]

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Bui Vien Walking Street Hotels

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

Bui Vien Walking Street Hotels Bui Vien walking street is fantastic place you should visit once you have ever been Ho Chi Minh City. A lot of event and party... Read More

Mekong Delta Cycling tour 2 days | Homestay in CanTho

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong Delta Cycling tour 2 days to CanTho Cycling the delta with boat cruise, and possibly a nice homestay. Tour Code: SBL 11. Available all year round. Day1: Sai Gon to Cai Be, Vinh Long and to Can Tho (Lunch) 07:30 am our shuttle will take you out of town on an approx. 2hrs drive…

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Magic of the Mekong: Cruising from Vietnam to Cambodia

Magic of the Mekong: Cruising from Vietnam to Cambodia


Radio Times

All life passes before your eyes on a river cruise from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - go before it's too late, says Peter Preston

Saigon, Vietnam Tours; Vietnam River Cruises; Aqua Mekong

Saigon, Vietnam Tours; Vietnam River Cruises; Aqua Mekong


Aqua Expeditions

Visit Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam as an add on to your Mekong luxury cruise with Aqua Expeditions, a leader in adventure cruise travel since 2007.

Cruising the Mekong in 2017 - River Cruise Advisor

Cruising the Mekong in 2017 - River Cruise Advisor


River Cruise Advisor

When it comes to cruising the Mekong River, there are plenty of options available for this year from nearly every major river cruise line.

Backpacker District

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Scenic Kicks off 2018 With Deals on Sailings

by Britton Frost @ River Cruise Advisor

Scenic is kicking off the 2018 Wave Season with multiple offers. Guests wanting to be one of the first to experience the world’s first Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse, enjoy early-bird fares – up to 10% off regular fares – on 13 different itineraries between September 2018 and July 2019. Including the Scenic Eclipse “Panama & Columbia Discovery” itinerary, […]

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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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Day Tour from Ho Chi Minh City: My Tho, Ben Tre and the Mekong Delta

Day Tour from Ho Chi Minh City: My Tho, Ben Tre and the Mekong Delta


KKday

Join a journey into the vast Mekong River Delta, a short bus trip from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Visit the floating markets of My Tho and take in the coconut covered pastures of the sleepy province of Ben Tre. Enjoy a number of activities such as making coconut candies and taking a river cruise.

Pasteur Street Brewing Company

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Pasteur Street Brewing Company

Luxury Saigon River Tours by Exciting Speedboat | Les Rives

Luxury Saigon River Tours by Exciting Speedboat | Les Rives


Les Rives

Les Rives operates luxury Saigon River tours to the Mekong Delta, Cu Chi Tunnels, Unesco listed Can Gio Forest, in Ho Chi Minh City, and more.

Mui Ne among most beautiful beaches in Asia

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

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

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…

Hoa Vien Brauhaus

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What I Pack When I River Cruise, What About You?

by Ralph Grizzle @ River Cruise Advisor

Back in the 1980s, I traveled around the world with a hefty backpack weighing down my shoulders. As I traveled, my backpack became lighter and lighter and lighter. I started dispensing of stuff because I got tired of carrying it, and I learned that I could do with a lot less than I had originally thought […]

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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…

Getting Around in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Hue is the famous Imperial city of Central Vietnam, the throne of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Old and tranquil, Hue is frozen in time, standing amongst the remnants of a once glorious Asian empire. Because of this, getting around Hue is intriguing with many options available, and sights to see. A major […]

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Cycling holiday? How to bike through Cambodia

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

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

Gold tourism month launched in Hue

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

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

Cycling Mekong Delta Vietnam to Cambodia |CanTho ChauDoc HaTien 4 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Cycling Mekong Delta Vietnam to Cambodia | CanTho ChauDoc HaTien 4 Days Tour Code: SBL9B Day1: Sai Gon to Cai Be, Vinh Long and to Can Tho (Lunch, dinner) 8.00 am our shuttle will take you out of town on an approx. 2hrs drive to Cai Lay where you collect your bicycles and enjoy a…

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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…

Board Game Station Coffee

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Mekong River Cruise and Homestay in CanTho

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong river cruise and homestay in Cantho 2 days, a wonderful and relaxing way to see the river life and tropical gardens in mekong delta Vietnam. A lengthy cruise ~ 45km through islands and branches of Mekong river, we cruise down narrow waterways to remote villages. Tour Code: SBL6B Day 1: Sai Gon to Cai Be…

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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…

The Best Homestays in Sapa (For An Authentic & Personal Experience)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

H’mong, Dao, and Giay people speaking English more fluently than Vietnamese, tremendous natural vistas right outside your balcony, an early morning chill with clouds hovering over the mountains, this and more is what you should expect from Sapa! Located on the northern border of Vietnam, Sapa is the only region of the country that has […]

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HCM City – Cu Chi tunnel Tour

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

HCM City – Cu Chi tunnel Tour HCM City – Cu Chi tunnel Tour is great deluxe join-in group tour from Ho Chi Minh City (HMC.C) if you do not... Read More

Quan Ut Ut - District 1

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SAIGON UNSEEN SCOOTER TOUR

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

SAIGON UNSEEN SCOOTER TOUR Saigon unseen scooter tour departures time: 8:00AM, 1:00PM TRANSPORTATION: Motorbike OPTIONAL SERVICES: Private Tour add $10 per person PRICE: $35 or 787,500VND SAIGON UNSEEN SCOOTER TOUR ITINERARY WHAT IS... Read More

KGO (Tango Juice)

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Mekong Delta Day Tour

Mekong Delta Day Tour


Travelfish

The Mekong Delta is the region where the Mekong River empties into the sea through many distributaries, a vast watershed of over 40,000 square kilomet

Travel Europe – 10 Places You Must Not Miss While Travelling in Europe

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Are you going to travel europe soon? Have your first flight booked and a vague idea of attractions and cities you wish to visit but looking for more information and inspiration? Read on.. Travel Europe Wandering the streets of Alfarma in […]

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PATA Travel Mart set for Phnom Penh, Cambodia

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

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

Request Hotel contract

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

DUC VUONG HOTEL “ONE OF GREAT HOTELS IN BUI VIEN WALKING STREET” Dear value Partners, First of all, please send the greeting from Duc Vuong Hotel, and wish your company... Read More

Saigon Central Post Office

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Best travel website for cheap flights, hotels and car rentals

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Best travel website for cheap flights, hotels and car rentals As you know, if you read this blog or watch my YouTube channel often, that i love travelling. And i travel a lot. What i don’t like is the formalities […]

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Vietnam’s homestays growing too fast

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

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

Cruise the Mekong River in Cambodia and Vietnam

Cruise the Mekong River in Cambodia and Vietnam


TripSavvy

Information on Mekong River cruise tour options, including those with AmaWaterways, Avalon Waerways, Pandaw Cruises, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, and Viking River Cruises

Pho Binh Noodle Shop

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Cairns to Mossman Gorge Road Trip – Attractions & Beaches

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Road trips with fellow backpackers or working holiday friends under the summer sun in the land down under. Yes, Australia is set up for road trips and the popular Cairns to the Daintree Rainforest is an easy drive, not a huge distance to cover […]

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City Hall

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Macau – Day Trip Tour from Hong Kong, Ferries, Visa, Attractions

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Macau day trip tour Macau Day trip tour – from Hong Kong, Ferries, Visa, Attractions Macau. You’re not alone if your first thought after reading that was CASINO MECCA. The gabling capital of the world, which brings in more $$$$ […]

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HONG KONG SHOPPING ULTIMATE BUDGET GUIDE – FASHION DISTRICTS, OUTLETS, MARKETS

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

HONG KONG SHOPPING ULTIMATE BUDGET GUIDE – FASHION DISTRICTS, OUTLETS, MARKETS BUDGET FASHION MARKET STREETS Although Hong Kong is well-known for high end malls and the worlds most expensive shopping strip, there are still many super inexpensive fashion districts where […]

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Bitexco Financial Tower

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Kandy, Sri Lanka: Cultural Treat – Travel Guide

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Kandy Travel Guide Kandy Sri Lanka – If you wish to watch a practical video on visiting Kandy, here is a link to my YouTube Channel (please subscribe to connect and keep up to date with video updates). Arriving If […]

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HCM City Hop on – Hop off

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

HCM City Hop on – Hop off Departure: 08:00 – 08:30 AM                                                                          Return: 06:00 – 06:30 PM ITINERARY of HO CHI MINH CITY BUS TOUR – “Hop on – Hop off” Departure: 23/9... Read More

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…

Cairns Queensland 101: The Backpackers Guide

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Cairns Queensland Cairns Queensland,  is a well-known tourist town in far north Queensland (Australia), made famous for its ease of access to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Forest. Cairns offers a large range of activities, sights, dining and […]

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Top Places to Visit in Indonesia 2016 (and its not Bali)

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Hottest Places to Visit in Indonesia The hottest/best/top places to visit in Indonesia, and not include Bali? whaaaat! I have nothing against Bali. In fact, i have visited the island many a times and found it to be friendly, culturally […]

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Galle Sri Lanka – Travel Guide, Transport, Attractions

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Galle Sri Lanka Galle Sri Lanka – Galle is located on Sri Lanka’s south west coast, 116km south from Colombo. The small village is famous in Sri Lanka for the dutch style fort surrounding the old city overlooking sea, as […]

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Seoul weekend itinerary and costs

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

Seoul travel weekend itinerary and costs Seoul travel and weekend itinerary. Click below for a video of my time in Seoul. And don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel to keep updated with fresh, original and informative travel information. […]

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Sinhbalo - specialized in Mekong delta tours & cycling Vietnam

Sinhbalo - specialized in Mekong delta tours & cycling Vietnam


Sinhbalo

Sinhbalo - specialized in Mekong delta tours. We have been organizing Mekong delta tours in Vietnam for more than 20 years. Our tours made by a delta local.

Explore Xekong – A rare chance

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

Explore Xekong – A rare chance Xekong province, one of four provinces in the south of Laos, has beautiful scenery, impressive handicrafts and offers opportunities to observe the lifestyle of different ethnic groups. In 1997 I visited Xekong province to attend the first Roundtable meeting with foreign ambassadors to Laos, and staff of UNDP and […]

Bonsai Saigon River Cruise - Resurrection! - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Bonsai Saigon River Cruise - Resurrection! - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights


Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Experience Ho Chi Minh City by night on the Bonsai, a beautifully restored Chinese Dragon Boat. This Saigon River Cruise is superb.

Blue River Hotel 3

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Emerald Waterways Offers Deals on 2018 Cruises

by Britton Frost @ River Cruise Advisor

Emerald Waterways is kicking off the new year—and wave season—with deals on 2018 river cruises. With two offers on the table, cruisers can choose the deal best suited to their travel plans and no matter which they opt for, receive savings of up $3,600 per couple. All offers are for new bookings made by February 28, […]

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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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Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

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Proposal on visa extension for Russian visitors

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

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

Mekong River Cruise: A day trip from Ho Chi Minh City

Mekong River Cruise: A day trip from Ho Chi Minh City


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Mekong River Cruise from Ho Chi Minh City, a Mekong River day tour is a great way to experience the Mekong. Read about the cost, and itinerary here.

20 FREE ATTRACTIONS HONG KONG + CHEAPEST TRANSPORT TO GET THERE

by Jasmine @ The Jasmine Edit

20 FREE ATTRACTIONS IN HONG KONG + CHEAPEST TRANSPORT TO GET THERE 20 FREE ATTRACTIONS DIRECTIONS PDF DOWNLOAD (list, directions, stations, etc). Download it to your phone or iPad and hopefully you can do more exploring in Hong Kong than navigating. And […]

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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…

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

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


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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.

Mekong River Cruise PhnomPenh, ChauDoc, CanTho, Saigon 3days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

At Phnompenh, the Mekong splits into two main branches: the HauGiang (Tonle Bassac) which flows via ChauDoc, LongXuyen and CanTho to the sea; and the TienGiang (Tonle Mekong) which splits into several branches at VinhLong and empties into the sea at six points. The Mekong river cruise from Phnompenh to ChauDoc, Cantho and onto Saigon…

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Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

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A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Come to Hue and Eat like a Local Hue City is the old capital of Vietnam. Despite its location – next to Da Nang – the new economic center, Hue is calm and peaceful in a unique way. If you want to have a truly relaxing travel experience, Hue is definitely the city you must […]

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Saigon River - Ho Chi Minh Attractions

Saigon River - Ho Chi Minh Attractions


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A boat tour round Ho Chi Minh City on the Saigon River offers the chance to see the varied lifestyles surrounding this busy metropolis. The Saigon River flows from Cambodia through South Vietnam before merging into the South China Sea close to the Mekong Delta. In Ho Chi Minh

Riviera River Cruises Announces 2018 Christmas Market Cruises

by Britton Frost @ River Cruise Advisor

Riviera River Cruises is introducing two new Christmas markets cruises on Europe’s Danube and Rhine rivers for December 2018. “We’re pleased to offer these festive new cruises for the Christmas season in 2018,” said Jana Tvedt, Riviera River Cruises’ U.S. Vice President. “The Danube and Rhine rivers offer stunning scenery during winter, and the ambiance […]

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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…

Crystal Cruises Unveils New Excursions for 2018

by Britton Frost @ River Cruise Advisor

Crystal River Cruises announced details of its new collection of destination experiences for voyages along Europe’s Danube, Rhine and Main rivers. Debuting in 2018, the newly added offerings are tailored to travelers’ individual interests, featuring smaller group sizes. Crystal Bach docked in Cologne, Germany. Photo © 2017 Aaron SaundersNearly 200 enriching excursions are included, with additional […]

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A Thrilling Hai Van Pass Adventure With Onetrip

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Vietnam is a fabulous country that sings harmonies of the wild jungle and the people that venture through it. That is a destination that you must visit at least once in your life if you seek adventure. One of the most desired places to stay in Vietnam for both foreigners and locals alike is Da […]

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India to reopen the Road to Mandalay

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

Travellers will be able to travel by bus on the new highway between India and Burma immortalised by Rudyard Kipling. For more than a century the Road to Mandalay has evoked longing, nostalgia and the exotic East for artists ranging from Rudyard Kipling and George Orwell to Frank Sinatra and Robbie Williams.Now travellers from India […]

Ninh Binh province seeks ways to tap tourism potential

by Thái Lê Hoàng @ TNK Travel

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

Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Taps Beer Club

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Au My Dental Clinic

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