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Khiri Travel - Sharing our Passion for Discovery


Khiri Travel

We are an inbound tour operator providing authentic experiences in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and the Maldives.

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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Budapest Wrap-Up: 2 Weeks in the Popular European Capital

by Chris @ Chris, the Freelancer

Check any list on top the digital nomad destinations in Europe right now and you’ll find the city of Budapest. The Hungarian capital is so highly regarded that it consistently appears in the number one position of Nomad List during each European summer. In fact, I’d heard it from numerous friends and blog posts as ...

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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 Coast Road: Saigon to Hoi An & Beyond

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Thanks to new coastal roads, it's now possible to ride from Saigon to Hoi An, and beyond to Dong Hoi, following the coast all the way & avoiding the busy main artery of Highway 1 for the vast majority of the route. This is a salty, sunny, sandy & scenic road trip.... Continue reading

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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The best bowl of Vietnamese cake soup/banh canh is at Banh Danh Long Huong near Vung Tau, Vietnam

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

Before ringing in the new year with a healthy vegan recipe, telling you about my recent snowboard trip to Whistler, and filling you in on our Christmas plans, I was narrating my last travel to Vietnam where I finally found the best bowl of pho in Saigon. During this vacation, my family and I also […]

The Best Boutique Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

While it is quite easy for anyone to look up on TripAdvisor or Agoda for the best hotels in Saigon (and get some great deals), we have decided this time to search some accommodations here that stands out (to us) for their decor and style....

U.S. Consulate Ho Chi Minh City | U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam

U.S. Consulate Ho Chi Minh City | U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam


U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam

The U.S. Consulate Ho Chi Minh City is located at 4 Le Duan Blvd., District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. You may contact the Consulate switchboard at +84-28-3520-4200. Appointments with the Consul General or other Consulate Officials Please write to: 4 Le Duan Blvd., District 1, Ho Chi Minh ...

FPT University students create smartphone-controlled barista

by Huong Hoang @ FPT University Global Office

Impressed by the effectiveness of Barista, a drink dispenser created by a group of FPT University students, Do Cong Hung, a lecturer in software technology, said he wanted to buy the smart ‘bartender’ at the thesis defending ceremony.“I will buy the product,” Hung said after enjoying a cocktail prepared by Barista developed by Nguyen Thai […]

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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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Calls for special foreigners' police in Vietnam

Calls for special foreigners' police in Vietnam


ABC News

A recent spate of tourist deaths in Vietnam is refocusing attention on visitor safety in the alluring South-East Asian nation.

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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Rider Types for biking Vietnam

by Sinh Le @ Cycling VietNam | Active Travel, Bike Tours VietNam, Laos and Cambodia

What type of rider for Biking Vietnam? Rider type is very important for us to customized your biking Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.  As the weather may change between north and central Vietnam, or northern to southern Laos etc…  Please let us know your rider type. Photography & Leisure : I am...

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The Best Value Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

After the best boutique hotels in Saigon, we decided to have a look at a cheaper selection of accommodation in our city. As always this is only based on our opinion nor this is a sponsored article/video by any of these hotels. Check out the...

Mu Cang Chai rice terraces – the golden season

by Sinh Le @ Cycling VietNam | Active Travel, Bike Tours VietNam, Laos and Cambodia

Every year, at the beginning of September, Mu Cang Chai rice terraces field turns to yellow color. The golden season of rice harvesting start. The Hmong people living up the mountain in Mu Cang Chai – Yen Bai province start to harvest their crops. And it is also the time for our cyclists climb...

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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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School Bus | European International School Ho Chi Minh City

School Bus | European International School Ho Chi Minh City


European International School Ho Chi Minh City

European International School Ho Chi Minh City offers a School Bus service for students throughout the year. Contact our Reception to find out more.

Recipe: Healthy vegan Southwestern quinoa bowl

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

Happy new year, and welcome to 2018! I don’t really make new year’s resolutions because I believe self-improvement is something on which one should constantly work—I guess you could say I believe in year-round resolutions—but for most people, a new year marks new beginnings, a newer and improved version of yourself. This means many resolutions […]

Weekly email from EIS to Parents – 5th October 2017

by maianh @ European International School Ho Chi Minh City

Educational Village, Global Citizens.  An educational village where children learn to make positive contributions to their communities and the world beyond.  5th October 2017, Dear Parents and Guardians,   It was good to see so many of you at our Moon Festival yesterday. I think you will agree that it was a wonderful display of colour [...]

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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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Existing production facility acquired in Binh Dinh Province

by Open Factory @ Tatonka Open Factory

Mountech Co. Ltd. acquires an existing production facility in Binh Dinh Province to replace lost production capacities in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Hawaiian Airlines A330 First Class Honolulu to San Francisco

by The Luxury Travel Expert @ the Luxury Travel Expert

Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review [...]

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Sofia Wrap-Up: 2 Weeks of Summer in the Bulgarian Capital

by Chris @ Chris, the Freelancer

Sofia has become a well-known city in the Nomad community (currently #36 on NomadList) due to it’s low cost of living, modern infrastructure and position outside the schengen zone. Therefore, it became an obvious third destination of my Eastern European journey from Budapest to the Greek Islands. Here are my thoughts on Sofia as a ...

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Five Viet Kieu YouTubers to Follow - Vietcetera

Five Viet Kieu YouTubers to Follow - Vietcetera


Vietcetera

It’s no secret Vietnamese celebrities are made on social media. But what about overseas Vietnamese?

My blind snowboarding experience with Whistler Blackcomb Adaptive Ski & Snowboard Program

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

You don’t fear what you don’t see. That’s my motto when it comes to why I decided to pick up snowboarding after I lost my vision. I snowboarded for the first time five years ago and have gone on an average of one trip (2 days each) per season. I skipped last season, so when […]

Motorcycle Tour Ho Chi Minh Trail ( Road ) Vietnam Motorbike Tours

Motorcycle Tour Ho Chi Minh Trail ( Road ) Vietnam Motorbike Tours


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Xem video Motorcycle Tour Ho Chi Minh Trail ( Road ) Vietnam Motorbike Tours - With the first-class quality tours which have been highly appreciated by many..

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 Moc Bai Border Run (Visa Extension from Saigon) - The New Travel Blog

The Moc Bai Border Run (Visa Extension from Saigon) - The New Travel Blog


The New Travel Blog

When researching how to do a Vietnam border run, it's very difficult to find information that is accurate and up to date. Instead you find…

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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Travel news: this month (December 2017) in luxury travel

by The Luxury Travel Expert @ the Luxury Travel Expert

Friday newsletters always feature luxury travel contests, tips, series, or news [...]

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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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The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you are following us on our YouTube Channel (and you should!) you probably would have watched all of our top 5 already. Our goal as always is to provide travelers with the best spots, according to us, for various Vietnamese street food or activities here...

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) | Airports Worldwide | Emirates

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) | Airports Worldwide | Emirates


Emirates

From airport facilities to car rental and nearby hotels, find out everything you need to know about Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) | Worldwide Airports - Emirates

Top 10: my 2018 trips that I am most excited about

by The Luxury Travel Expert @ the Luxury Travel Expert

Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire [...]

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Five reasons why you should take a trip to Mekong Delta

by Nhan Chung @ Vietnam Express Travel – Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

As a person who is extroverted and adventurous, you get the idea that conquering as many as the most beautiful places in the world are your destiny. Suddenly, you think about mysterious oriental with stunning views, friendly people and specialties.  How about Mekong Delta in Viet Nam, a country with...

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Luxury Coliving in the Serbian Countryside (My Review of Mokrin House)

by Chris @ Chris, the Freelancer

Shortly after arriving in Belgrade, my Serbian friend and fellow nomad, Serge put me in touch with Ivan from Mokrin House. Mokrin House (or just Mokrin, as I will refer to it in the rest of this article) is a coliving and coworking space tucked away in the quiet town of Mokrin in North-East Serbia. ...

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Required social standards achieved in full – 100%

by Open Factory @ Tatonka Open Factory

MADE-BY confirms that TATONKA has achieved 100% of the required social standards (class A: Ethical Trading Initiative, Fair Wear Foundation, SAI SA 8000, low risk countries).  

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Weekly email from EIS to Parents – 2nd August 2017

by maianh @ European International School Ho Chi Minh City

2nd August 2017 Dear Parents, Guardians and Students,  Welcome to the 2017-18 school year at EIS.  It is sure to be another exciting one for the school, filled with energy, fun and of course plenty of learning.  I couldn’t start this welcome back letter without some comment about the wonderful achievements of our students over [...]

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Weekly email from EIS to Parents – 14th September2017

by maianh @ European International School Ho Chi Minh City

14th September 2017, Dear Parents and Guardians, It was reassuring to see so many parents at last night’s PYP Information Evening.  Understanding IB programmes can be a challenge for parents as it is very different from most of the curricula they experienced as students themselves.  As such, it is worth taking the time to hear [...]

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Top 10 Hanoi street food you should not miss

by Nhan Chung @ Vietnam Express Travel – Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

Ha Noi – the capital of Vietnam – is not only famous for its age-old elegance alongside the hustle and bustle of such a metropolis, but it also serves as a paradise for excellent Vietnamese cuisine, especially street food. Let roam about and discover top 10 street foods you should not miss with Viet...

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Tomb Rider: Hue to Dong Hoi on Back-Roads

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Covering nearly 200km of completely empty beach, coastal back-roads lead from the old imperial capital of Hue to the beach city of Dong Hoi. Scattered with thousands of traditional-style tombs, this coastal region is rarely explored by foreign visitors... Continue reading

At Maison Marou Saigon, An abundance of amazing artisanal gourmet chocolate made from locally grown cacao

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

I got sidetracked with the holiday season being in full swing and left off in the middle of my Vietnam trip. I’d written about my great experience with Back of the Bike food tour, and today, I’m sharing with you the best place in Ho Chi Minh City to get delicious gourmet artisanal chocolates. Maison […]

Discover exclusive Cham culture on My Son Holy Land Tours

by Nhan Chung @ Vietnam Express Travel – Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

My Son Holy Land Tours, a cluster of temples constructed in Champa civilization, is a tourist attraction full of culture and history. Taking a half day tour to My Son Holy Land, visitors will discover a historic temple complex that conceals itself in a closed forested valley surrounded by two mounta...

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Cycling North Vietnam

by Sinh Le @ Cycling VietNam | Active Travel, Bike Tours VietNam, Laos and Cambodia

It’s great to have a mountain bike, cycling north Vietnam through Mu Cang Chai, Than Uyen, up the stunning pass Tram Ton to Sapa, bike around the Hmong, Giay villages in Muong Hoa valley, beautiful scenery with rich culture of the hill tribes. Then we climb up the mountain again to BacHa, Hoan...

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The best pho/Vietnamese beef noodle soup in Saigon is at Pho Le

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

You would think it’s easy to find an excellent bowl of pho in Ho Chi Minh City. (It’s not.) You’d think there’d be a pho shop on every corner. (There practically is.) But as many times as I’ve been to Saigon, I had yet to taste a bowl of steaming beef noodle soup that I […]

Top 5 Children Activities in Saigon, Vietnam!

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We’re quite proud to say that we had our tours customers aged from 1 to 95 years old, and they all enjoyed it! Though parents are often quite scared to let their children on a motorbike in busy Saigon, we believe that is also a...

Memorable team building for FPTU’s club leaders

by Huong Hoang @ FPT University Global Office

All club leaders of HoLa (FPT University- Hoa Lac Campus) had an amazing experience together in Moc Chau, Son La for two day. The trip was organized by  Personal Development Program (PDP) department.   Source: PDP Hanoi 

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Most People, Most Places, Are Good

by Dan Vineberg @ The New Travel Blog

Last week, I started to write a post about terrorism. About ISIS and murder, about hatred and bombings. About what it means to be a…

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“Open Factory” project initiated

by Open Factory @ Tatonka Open Factory

Interested consumers are welcome to visit the production facilities of Mountech Co. Ltd. in Vietnam and to see TATONKA's sustainable social commitment for themselves.

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The best breakfasts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you’re like us and got the Vietnamese habit of waking up with the sun and a cup of cà phê sữa đá, you probably have already your favorite Phở or Bánh Mì joint that will help you start the day in ease. For most...

Ho Chi Minh City Stopover

Ho Chi Minh City Stopover


Goway Travel

Goway’s 3-day Ho Chi Minh City stopover Vietnam tour features the Cu Chi region, the former Presidential Palace and more. ...

Back To Black With Phuc Van Dang

by Vietcetera @ Vietcetera

[Article] Read the full story of Phuc Van Dang here

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Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Just a couple hours' drive from Saigon, Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa has improved it's facilities and aesthetics in recent years: it's now a lush, relaxing and satisfying retreat from the city.... Continue reading

Ho Chi Minh City Tour , the city that does not sleep

Ho Chi Minh City Tour , the city that does not sleep


Vietnam Express Travel - Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City Tour is often known as “the city does not sleep” by international friends, is an urban area with the active pace of life at any time of day

Stunning with crowd and attraction in Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho.

by Nhan Chung @ Vietnam Express Travel – Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

Perhaps, you have seen many rural markets in your country when you were a child.  Recently, supermarkets or grocery stores have replaced those. You wish you could turn back the time to merge yourself with the atmosphere of rural market; make bargains to market dealers. And have you ever come to a un...

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Hải Đăng Vegetarian Restaurant, Saigon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Hải Đăng is a simple, local, informal vegetarian restaurant in Saigon's Binh Thanh District. The sheer variety and freshness of vegetable dishes on offer (not just tofu and 'fake meat') sets it apart from other Vietnamese vegetarian eateries in the city.... Continue reading

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City by Train How-To

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City by Train How-To


Passing Thru

Visiting Vietnam? While flights within the country are very inexpensive, consider going from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City by train! Here's how we did it.

Lasenta Boutique Hotel, Hoi An

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A comfortable & aesthetically pleasing synthesis of the exotic & the familiar, the modern & the traditional, and Asian & European elements, Lasenta Boutique Hotel is yet another addition to Hoi An's list of excellent value, mid-range accommodation... Continue reading

Weekly email from EIS to Parents – 24th August 2017

by maianh @ European International School Ho Chi Minh City

 24th August 2017 Dear Parents and Guardians,  Next week we will begin our programme of university visits.  On Monday, we will host RMIT from Melbourne, Australia, and on Wednesday we host what must be one of the most impressive universities in the world, the University of British Columbia from Canada.  Although these are clearly going [...]

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The Best Value Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

The Best Value Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City


Back of the Bike Tours

Looking for the best bang for your buck while traveling to Saigon? Check our out best value accommodations in Ho Chi Minh City!

Weekly email from EIS to Parents – 21st September 2017

by maianh @ European International School Ho Chi Minh City

21st  September 2017,   Dear Parents and Guardians, This week I have had the privilege of visiting an international school in Bangkok as part of an inspection team for the Council of International Schools (CIS).  As is always the case with these school visits, the opportunity to see how another school operates is a useful insight [...]

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Cycling Vietnam Team

by Sinh Le @ Cycling VietNam | Active Travel, Bike Tours VietNam, Laos and Cambodia

Every year, we organise a meeting day for all Cycling Vietnam team. All drivers and tour guides will have a fun ride together outside Ho Chi Minh city. We have fun race, exchange experienced about daily work and also have a mechanical training for bike fixing. See below a clip of our annual fun race...

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Things to Do in North Vietnam: Dong Van Sunday Market

by Dan Vineberg @ The New Travel Blog

Dong Van's Sunday Market: "A Place I Hardly Know" Where is Dong Van? How do I get to Dong Van? When is Dong Van Sunday…

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The good, bad and ugly sides to a holiday in Ho Chi Minh City

The good, bad and ugly sides to a holiday in Ho Chi Minh City


South China Morning Post

The ‘second most dynamic city in the world’, once known as Saigon, is a charming mix of old and new despite its notorious traffic

The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

What to eat for Lunch in Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon? Entering the world of Vietnamese food can be a daunting task for a beginner out there on their own. What is it? Where is it? Is it the best? These are the questions...

Top 10: best frequent flyer programs to join in 2018

by The Luxury Travel Expert @ the Luxury Travel Expert

Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire [...]

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How to Stay Motivated as a YouTuber

by Dan Vineberg @ The New Travel Blog

In any creative endeavour, there will be days where you feel more motivated to work than others. Being a YouTuber is no exception. So how…

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2009 global economic crisis

by Open Factory @ Tatonka Open Factory

Vietnam suffers a 6-month "state of shock" following the outbreak of the global economic crisis, after which the dynamic resumes as if nothing had happened.  

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Cycling north Vietnam – the slow road 279

by Sinh Le @ Cycling VietNam | Active Travel, Bike Tours VietNam, Laos and Cambodia

Cycling north Vietnam – The slow road 279. This historical road was built from February 1979 when the war with China begin. The Gorvernment built up this route emergency to have a flexible protection again the Chinese army attacked the northern border provinces. It was a small road, some part ...

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Weekly email from EIS to Parents – 28th September 2017

by maianh @ European International School Ho Chi Minh City

28th  September 2017, Dear Parents and Guardians, All of you will have read and be familiar with (I hope) our school’s Vision Narrative. It evolved from many discussions and consultations with parents, teachers and students. Just in case you need reminding – you can find it again here or in the front of your parent [...]

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Seven Natural Beauty Brands From Vietnam

by Minh Nguyen @ Vietcetera

Vietnam’s cosmetic retail market rakes in US $1.78 billion per year and is expected to hit US $2.35 billion by the end of 2018. That’s one of the fastest compound annual growth rates on the planet. Currently, 90% of Vietnam’s cosmetic market share is dominated by multinationals including companies from South Korea, Europe, Japan, Thailand, […]

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FPTU students explore the recruitment of multinational companies

by Huong Hoang @ FPT University Global Office

As one of the multinational corporations in technology consulting and management, Amaris Vietnam attracted a lot of FPT University students under the framework of Company Tour took place on January 11.Ms. Boulon Aurore- a representative of Human Resources Department at Amaris Vietnam said that the recruitment process is entirely in English. Accordingly, after receiving the […]

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Weekly email from EIS to Parents – 10th August 2017

by maianh @ European International School Ho Chi Minh City

10th August 2017  Dear Parents and Guardians,  What a fantastic first day - I could not have wished for a happier or more positive start to the school year.  As ever, the build-up to this day has been filled with lots of hard work by our teachers, office and maintenance staff, sharing the responsibility to [...]

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Weekly email from EIS to Parents – 17th August 2017

by maianh @ European International School Ho Chi Minh City

17th August 2017  Dear Parents and Guardians,  We have had a super first week of school and I already feel like we are back in the swing of things.  I hope you do too.  It was great to see such a high turnout last night at the Parent Information Evening for Primary Parents.  Thank you [...]

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Packing list for cycling in Vietnam

by Sinh Le @ Cycling VietNam | Active Travel, Bike Tours VietNam, Laos and Cambodia

   Packing list for Cycling in Vietnam: Back in the 90s, local Vietnamese used very simple bike. It was difficult to find bike gears and tools to fix your bike. Now you can find some places to fix your bike in big city: Hanoi, Hue, Ho Chi Minh city. However, some gear still a must for you to bring i...

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Christine Ha tries the spicy ramen challenge

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

I recently reached 70,000 subscribers on my YouTube channel, and thanks to all the fans who made it so! This video of me trying the spicy ramen challenge was released a while ago, but it was one of the crucial videos that helped me gain viewers. People have since charged me with doing the double-spicy […]

Review of American Airlines’ frequent flyer program, AAdvantage (pros & cons)

by The Luxury Travel Expert @ the Luxury Travel Expert

Friday newsletters always feature luxury travel contests, tips, series, or news [...]

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Top 5 Seafood dishes to try in Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We always recommend travelers in Vietnam to definitely try what the locals call “ốc”, which literally means “snails”, though its meaning is actually going out and enjoying seafood, including crabs, shrimps, oyster and yes, snails. However these ốc restaurants usually have only a 5 to 10...

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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Las Palmas Wrap-Up: One Month as Digital Nomads on the Island of Gran Canaria

by Chris @ Chris, the Freelancer

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria was always on my radar as one of the world’s top digital nomad destinations but truth be told, I don’t think I’d ever met anyone who’d actually been there. From my extensive online research, Las Palmas looked to have all the trimmings of an amazing digital nomad destination but yet, there didn’t seem ...

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Vietnam thirsty for IoT ideas and solutions

by Huong Hoang @ FPT University Global Office

More than 200 guests, including technology experts from Microsoft, Amazon, FPT, VNPT, etc. and the start-up community participated in Vietnam IoT Day- the biggest event of the year for the IoT Community. On the morning of January 13, more than 200 guests, including technology experts and those who are interested in IoT participated in the […]

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Liberty Central Hotel, Nha Trang

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Liberty Central Nha Trang is a contemporary, stylish, high-rise hotel just a block from the beach. Featuring elegant, minimalist decor, extraordinary sea views, rooftop bar & its own section of beach, Liberty Central is a solid place to stay in Nha Trang.... Continue reading

IT recruitment to rise 20-fold in 2018 against 2016

by Huong Hoang @ FPT University Global Office

IT recruiters will be seeking up to 350,000 programmers in 2018, a 20-fold increase compared to 2016, according to the Salary, Welfare and Trends in the IT Sector in Vietnam Report from TopDev Vietnam.There are currently only 200,000 available programmers, meaning the market is short of 150,000.“Vietnam is considered an ideal destination for leading IT […]

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Weekly email from EIS to Parents – 7th September 2017

by maianh @ European International School Ho Chi Minh City

7th September 2017,   Dear Parents and Guardians,  It’s already September!  How the weeks begin to fly by again once the school year starts. This morning we had our first Parent Council meeting of the school year.  I am delighted to announce the following members.  My sincere thanks to this team who I know is going [...]

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The Best Place for Shopping in Saigon

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Everyone likes to go on a shopping spree sometimes, and Saigon is definitely one of the best place for this. Through a quick Google search will help you find countless of high end shopping malls (Vincom A and B, and the most recent Takashimaya), we...

Eating Bánh Khọt in Vũng Tàu

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Bánh Khọt are delicious gems: crispy discs of rice flour batter & coconut milk, fried until they’re crunchy on the outside but moist on the inside, then wrapped in herbs & dipped in a sweet-spicy sauce. Here are 7 places to eat bánh khọt in Vũng Tàu... Continue reading

Searching for the Real India

by Dan Vineberg @ The New Travel Blog

It’s easy to speak about a country like India in clichés and half-truths. To present someone else’s version of reality, without investigating it for yourself.…

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Christmas 2017: What’s on my holiday menu this year?

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

Our family celebrates Christmas, and that’s less than a couple of weeks away. My, how time flies. Following the likes of my post on our Thanksgiving menu last month, I thought I’d share with you what I’ll be making in our kitchen for this year’s Christmas dinner. Since the hubs and I hosted his family […]

Practical Information to travel to Ho Chi Minh City

Practical Information to travel to Ho Chi Minh City


AirFrance

Everything about when and how to go on holiday to Ho Chi Minh City.

Review: St Regis Princeville Resort, Kauai Island (Hawaii)

by The Luxury Travel Expert @ the Luxury Travel Expert

Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review [...]

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

by Vietcetera @ Vietcetera

[Article] Read the full story about Marcus Loke here

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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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Warsaw Wrap-Up: 2 Weeks as Digital Nomads in the Polish Capital

by Chris @ Chris, the Freelancer

Despite the low cost of living, fast internet and position in EU, Warsaw seems to have failed to make it into any lists of major digital nomad destinations (currently sitting at position 115 on Nomad List) and honestly, I can see why. One thing I’ve noticed over the past 18+ months of living the ‘digital nomad lifestyle’ ...

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Vietnam by the night train: Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi | Travel Feature

Vietnam by the night train: Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

Find out the best way to explore this coastline using the Vietnam railways.

Reinhard Kardinal Marx visits Open Factory

by Open Factory @ Tatonka Open Factory

During a nine-day tour of Vietnam, the German Arch Bishop Reinhard Kardinal Marx learns more about the situation of employees at Mountech Ltd. During his two-hour visit, he sees the works and has talks with employees of Mountech Ltd.

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Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Vietnamese food is an insanely delicious cuisine. Here are 25 Vietnamese dishes you need to try, and restaurants to eat them in Saigon.

Chris’ Guide to Mykonos Beaches

by Chris @ Chris, the Freelancer

In the Summer of 2017, my partner Denise and I met up with my Mother for a 10 day tour of Athens, Mykonos and Santorini and Mykonos was by far, my favourite part of the trip. Watch this video below to see footage of each beaches The Beaches are ‘The Thing to Do‘ in Mykonos Check ...

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Vietnam joins the WTO

by Open Factory @ Tatonka Open Factory

Vietnam becomes a member of the WTO (World Trade Organisation).

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Hidden charm of South Vietnam

by Nhan Chung @ Vietnam Express Travel – Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City as a colorful, glamorous, energetic and friendly urban, is the regional and national center of economy, education, culture-tourism, and science-technology. Taking Saigon City tours offered by Vietnam Travel, you not only make it to famous landmarks of the city, but also di...

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Delicious pork and won ton noodle soup at Mi Thay Nghiep Ky in Vung Tau, Vietnam

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

If I had to pick my top five noodle soup dishes, won ton noodle soup would definitely make the cut, along with pho, ramen, and bun bo Hue. (I know that’s only four noodle soups—I’m not sure which would be the fifth.) There is something so comforting, savory, and yet so simple about a bowl […]

Things to do in North Vietnam: Lung Cu Flag Tower

by Dan Vineberg @ The New Travel Blog

Lung Cu Flag Tower Lung Cu Flag Tower is in the north of Vietnam. Actually, that's an understatement... Lung Cu Flag Tower is in the…

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Khai Hoan Hotel - Prices &  Reviews (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) - TripAdvisor

Khai Hoan Hotel - Prices & Reviews (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) - TripAdvisor


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Book Khai Hoan Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City on TripAdvisor: See 8 traveler reviews, 2 candid photos, and great deals for Khai Hoan Hotel, ranked #362 of 986 B&Bs / inns in Ho Chi Minh City and rated 3 of 5 at TripAdvisor.

15 years of Mountech Co. Ltd.

by Open Factory @ Tatonka Open Factory

Mountech Co. Ltd. celebrates its fifteenth anniversary in Ho Chi Minh City.  

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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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4 Reasons to Stay in a Hostel as a Couple

by Dan Vineberg @ The New Travel Blog

If you are a couple planning your next trip, there are a number of great reasons why staying in a hostel may be the perfect…

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One Month as a Digital Nomad in Ho Chi Minh City [FULL REPORT]

One Month as a Digital Nomad in Ho Chi Minh City [FULL REPORT]


Chris, the Freelancer

People say you either love or hate Vietnam and after one month in the nation's financial capital, I can't say that I 'hate' Vietnam but it definitely wasn't the most comfortable place to live and work.

FPT Korea revenue triples in the first year

by Huong Hoang @ FPT University Global Office

According to Mr. Nguyen Quoc Hung- Director of FPT Korea, the unit could reach USD 15 million, up by 3 times compared to the last year.On the occasion of one year anniversary, FPT Software’s CEO Hoang Viet Anh proudly shared that FPT Korea reached a growth rate of 300% and has the largest customers in […]

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How to Get to Capilano Suspension Bridge

by Dan Vineberg @ The New Travel Blog

Why Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge If you are planning a trip to Vancouver, you would be hard-pressed to find a more enjoyable and accessible trip…

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Open Factory by Tatonka - Unique in the outdoor industry

Open Factory by Tatonka - Unique in the outdoor industry


Tatonka Open Factory

Find out more Find out more Find out more Unique in the outdoor industry As one of only a very few companies in the outdoor industry, the German family company TATONKA supports and runs its own production facilities,

Top 10 best restaurants in Hanoi

by Nhan Chung @ Vietnam Express Travel – Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

Vietnam Express Travel are pleased to introduce the top 10 best restaurants in Hanoi, according to Trip Advisor. Home (Chau Long, Ba Dinh) Located in a small French-style villa with yellow paint, Home provides visitors an exquisite experience of cuisine Vietnam. It often has musicians playing violin...

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Travel insurance for Cycling Vietnam Trips

by Sinh Le @ Cycling VietNam | Active Travel, Bike Tours VietNam, Laos and Cambodia

Travel Insurance for Cycling Vietnam Trips: Keeping healthy on your travels depends on your pre-departure preparations, your daily health care and diet while on the road, and how you handle any medical problem that develops. It is highly recommend that you have adequate travel insurance before you g...

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Production sites combined in a single location

by Open Factory @ Tatonka Open Factory

The production sites in Ho Chi Minh City are combined in a single location in Phu Nhuan District.

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Swiss Boeing 777 Business Class San Francisco to Zürich

by The Luxury Travel Expert @ the Luxury Travel Expert

Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review [...]

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Weekly email from EIS to Parents – 31st August 2017

by maianh @ European International School Ho Chi Minh City

31st August 2017, Dear Parents and Guardians,  This morning we had our first Class Parent Representative (CPR) meeting of the year.  We had an excellent turnout and a good discussion (if a bit confusing at times)!  In the coming days, you will hear directly from your CPR via email.  They will write to tell you [...]

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The Best Desserts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

  It’s not always easy to explore Saigon under this unbeatable heat, and sometimes a quick ice cream stop can be the best way to refresh yourself and have enough energy for your adventures here. Fortunately, with a summer all year round, Ho Chi Minh...

Top 10: safest airlines that have never had a plane crash

by The Luxury Travel Expert @ the Luxury Travel Expert

Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire [...]

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Bãi Rạng Beach, Quy Nhon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A small crescent of toast-gold sand lined with coconut palms & casuarina trees, Bãi Rạng Beach is squeezed between two rocky bluffs, 15km south of Quy Nhon. It's still a local, working beach & remains undeveloped.... Continue reading

BTEC FPT put robot into teaching and admission consultant

by Huong Hoang @ FPT University Global Office

On January 9, NAO robot made by FPT Technology Research Institute (FTRI) has appeared in the Bigben Hall of BTEC FPT, attracting a lot of attention during its first day of work. In 2018, NAO robot will accompany the learning process and become the object of study for students at BTEC FPT- a joint venture […]

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Travel contests & sweepstakes: win luxury holidays!

by The Luxury Travel Expert @ the Luxury Travel Expert

Friday newsletters always feature luxury travel contests, tips, series or news [...]

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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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Saigon to Hanoi: A Food Diary

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

On a recent road trip between Saigon & Hanoi I made a record of some of the meals I ate along the way, to try and illustrate the variety of food available, and what a delight it is to eat your way from one end of the country to the other... Continue reading

Cycling Vietnam routes

by Sinh Le @ Cycling VietNam | Active Travel, Bike Tours VietNam, Laos and Cambodia

See below the list of area that we scored our Cycling Vietnam routes on the Garmin GPS. Formerly it was impossible to scored Garmin details in the remote mountains. Feel free to download Gpx file for your references. If you have any questions about Cycling routes from Vietnam to Laos, Vietnam to Cam...

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The Ultimate List of Digital Nomad Jobs (23 Ideas With Examples)

by Chris @ Chris, the Freelancer

In December last year, I created a post on the 8 Most Common Digital Nomad Careers in which I went over the most common Digital Nomad Careers that I’d discovered across my journey. While I do think it’s important to build a career while travelling, I know that a lot of you are looking to just make at least ...

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Sapa-Y Ty Scenic Motorbike Loop

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Sapa's dramatic mountainous landscape continues north of town, via Y Ty Village, all the way to the Chinese border. Several small roads penetrate deep into steep, terraced valleys & climb high above ferocious rivers creating a scenic loop.... Continue reading

Mountech Co. Ltd. successfully pursues the SA 8000 certificate

by Open Factory @ Tatonka Open Factory

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Spending Christmas in Saigon, Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Christmas is nearly a month away, and can be trully a magical time in Vietnam (minus the snow). If you decided to spend our favorite holiday in the South of Vietnam, make sure to check out our video on what Xmas is really like like...

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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Vietnam - the Luxury Travel Expert

Vietnam - the Luxury Travel Expert


the Luxury Travel Expert

Get the most out of your (luxury) trip to Vietnam with my travel guide. [...]

Playa Del Carmen Wrap-Up: One Month as Digital Nomads in Mexican Paradise

by Chris @ Chris, the Freelancer

Mexico always fascinated me as a country for living the remote work lifestyle. The food was a big factor but also, the inexpensive cost of living and warm climate indicated to me that Mexico had a lot of potential. However, when I began my research on where to go in Mexico, there was only location ...

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Highlights of Vietnam: Saigon city tours and Mekong Delta tours

by Nhan Chung @ Vietnam Express Travel – Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

If you are a person who loves to travel and discover many wonderful places in Vietnam, Saigon City tours and Mekong Delta tours are special options offered by Vietnam Express Travel for you.  Saigon City Tours – Highlights of Vietnam When it comes to traveling in South Vietnam, Saigon is alway...

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Rocky mountain bike – The warrior of Vietnam adventure tours

by Sinh Le @ Cycling VietNam | Active Travel, Bike Tours VietNam, Laos and Cambodia

Rocky mountain bike – the warrior of Vietnam adventure tours Rocky mountain bike – imported from Canada to Vietnam late 2000. This bike fleet was used by my partner – Handspan in Hanoi for “Sapa Vietnam mountain bike tours”. Early 2002, I bought these Rocky mountain bik...

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The South Vietnam Discovery

by Nhan Chung @ Vietnam Express Travel – Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

If you’re still finding a place to go on your journey on New Year Eve, a Vietnam discovery tour would be a wonderful experience for those whose passion is traveling and experiencing new things. And if you want to enjoy Christmas without snow but silky sunshine, Saigon (Saigon arrival) is an ex...

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Your Guide to the Mekong Delta: What to do, see & eat - Itinerary included! - The Christina's Blog

Your Guide to the Mekong Delta: What to do, see & eat - Itinerary included! - The Christina's Blog


The Christina's Blog

What should you do in the Mekong Delta? What should you eat? When should you visit? All these and more in this complete guide to the Mekong Delta!

Vietnam: The Land of Smiles and Soup

by Dan Vineberg @ The New Travel Blog

When I think of Vietnam, a couple of things come to mind. First, there are the smiles. Then, there’s the soup. This is Vietnam. The…

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Travel to Vung Tau, Vietnam: Where to find the best noodle soups

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

During this particular trip to Vietnam, my family and I took a road trip to Vung Tau, a beach town not far from Saigon but is made to seem far because of traffic. You can find very affordable vacation packages through travel agents in Vietnam (or at least that’s what my family tells me). On […]

Blind MasterChef cooks in the Underground kitchen

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

Back in October, I was invited to collaborate with Alvin Schultz of MasterChef fame and cook at the Eat Drink Experience Underground. The Underground is a supper club based in Houston where each event is an intimate dining affair with a highly creative, themed tasting menu. For this particular collab, we did a brunch-themed tasting […]

Travel series: a travel guide to Hawaii

by The Luxury Travel Expert @ the Luxury Travel Expert

Friday newsletters always feature luxury travel contests, tips, series, or news. [...]

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Walking Saigon’s Alleyways

Walking Saigon’s Alleyways


Vietnam Coracle

Between all the busy main roads, Saigon is riddled with narrow alleyways, which are quiet, cool, charming and great for walking. Here are some of my favourite areas in the city for alley walks.... Continue reading →

Belgrade Wrap-Up: One Month as a Digital Nomad in Europe’s Most Under-Rated Capital

by Chris @ Chris, the Freelancer

Note: Photo taken in Niš in Serbia, not Belgrade. I forgot to get a good photo! I’ll be honest. Belgrade looked a little boring from a distance. It’s list of top attractions includes various churches and temples and an old fortress, a list that you could realistically cover in a single day. However, I now write ...

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Things to do in North Vietnam: the Ma Pi Leng Pass

by Dan Vineberg @ The New Travel Blog

Where is the ma pi leng pass The incomparable Ma Pi Leng Pass is situated between Dong Van and Meo Vac, two towns in the…

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Top 10 Saigon street foods you should not miss

by Nhan Chung @ Vietnam Express Travel – Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

Cơm tấm (comtam) It is a daily dish for people here. In normal pace of life, from luxury restaurant to street restaurant, comtam is made of omelet, grilled rib served with mỡ hàng, a little of bì and salted vegetables pickles which have long been a particularly popular dish for Saigon people.  ...

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Certification of the Mountech Co. Ltd. production facilities

by Open Factory @ Tatonka Open Factory

Certification of the Mountech Co. Ltd. production facilities by TÜV Süd to international social standard SA 8000, official confirmation of the observation of working and social standards as per ILO and UN conventions.

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Travel To Dalat: The Ultimate Guide To A Weekend Getaway

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

Dalat is one of the most famous destinations in Vietnam—and for good reason. From its gorgeous waterfalls, traditional silk factories, and buzzing night market, to its small batch coffee farms, Dalat makes for an ideal getaway from the major cities. In order to make your great escape a bit easier, Vietcetera popped over to the […]

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More internship and job opportunities for FPT students

by Huong Hoang @ FPT University Global Office

University of Greenwich (Vietnam) as known as FPT Greenwich is honored to receive the membership certificate from Ho Chi Minh City Computer Association (HCA), becoming a partner in the network of IT enterprises of the city in specific and Vietnam in general. This also helps students access the huge knowledge resources and get more internship […]

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Best Gifts for Backpackers in 2017

by Dan Vineberg @ The New Travel Blog

As we look forward to 2017, here are seven gift ideas for backpackers or travellers. Power Bank Maybe you think modern technology is turning us…

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Vietnam Culinary Delights

by Nhan Chung @ Vietnam Express Travel – Private Tour Operator in Vietnam

Traveling to Vietnam, alongside many beautiful landscapes, visitors are captivated by a huge load of delicious dishes, which make this country became a food paradise. In other words, one of the elements that make traveler love Vietnam is its excellent cuisine. Hanoi Being well-known for a great many...

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Medellin Wrap-Up: 10 days in the City of Eternal Spring

by Chris @ Chris, the Freelancer

Click the video below to watch our experience in Medellin on camera. In the digital nomad community, there seems just one destination that receives more buzz than any other in South America. That is Medellin, Colombia. Despite the hype and praise, I was almost about to skip this city. It seemed a bit rough around ...

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FPTU students grab attention with Vovinam music video

by Huong Hoang @ FPT University Global Office

At FPT University, students are fully equipped with not only practical working skills but also social and cultural knowledge. In addition, students have opportunities to discover and understand themselves as well as the people around them.Students of FPT Education will learn the same physical education which is Vovinam – Vietnamese martial arts. This martial art […]

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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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FPT kick-off the 30-year anniversary

by Huong Hoang @ FPT University Global Office

“We’re proud that FPT has become a leading corporation in Vietnam and in the region. Each member company must have the mission in pioneering digital transformation,” FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh told the corporation’s leader at 13th floor, FPT Cau Giay Building, Hanoi.At 8 am on January 12, the kick-off ceremony of mission and pioneering […]

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