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Net coffee

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

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

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TOURIST BUS

by VietNamAdvenTureTour @ VietNam Adventure Tours

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

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…

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Private Can Gio Ecological Tour Full day by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

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

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The mysterious tale of Hoi An’s Cao Lau

by HAE Marketing @ Hoi An Express Travel

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

Tan Quy Island and floating markets in Mekong Delta 2 days 1 night tour

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Daily Travel Company is honored to introduce to travelers our Tan Quy Island and floating markets in Mekong Delta 2 days 1 night tour as follow: Highlight of the trip Visiting less tourist area in Mekong Delta See local people, orchard gardens, Khmer’s culture See the famous pagodas in Tra Vinh See the floating markets in […]

Vung Tau Beach one day tour

by yukiokami @ Tours in Vietnam

Vung Tau Beach one day tour   At 07.30am – 08.00am, meeting our tour guide in the city center and depart for Vung Tau Beach. A relaxing day with nice beach and fresh air is appearing to your eyes after one and half hours driving from Ho Chi Minh city. At 9.30am, arrive to Vung […]

Private Ho Chi Minh City Cultural Tour Half day by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

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

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Behind the Scenes of An Influencer or Blogger Campaign

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

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

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Half day Cooking Class in Ho Chi Minh City

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

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

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GUIDE BOOK FOR OC EO CULTURAL HERITAGE AND AP BAC HERITAGE

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Tien Giang is a coastal province in the Mekong Delta, South Vietnam. It is one of the provinces in the West that attracts many tourists. This place is quite near the urban area so it attracts many visitors. With the advantage of owning many beautiful locations and delicious dishes, more and more visitors come here. […]

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

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

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

Com tam

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

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

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Private Cu Chi Tunnels Tour Half day by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

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

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Ideas for the Traveler on your Holiday Gift Giving List

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

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

Sri Lanka part 12: finishing the loop

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

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

Making the Most of Asia’s Temples

by Amanda Carlea @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

Whether the beautiful and ancient complexes of Angkor Wat, the pagoda spattered plains of Bagan, or any of the multitudes of temples, shrines and pagodas in the cities or countryside; temples are synonymous with any adventure in Asia. Make the most of your temple tours in this dynamic and diverse region by reading this quick […]

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…

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…

Exploring historic Santiago, Chile

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

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

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…

8 California Secrets You Need to Discover

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

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

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Private Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

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

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VISA SERVICE

by VietNamAdvenTureTour @ VietNam Adventure Tours

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

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 […]

Small group tour for Cu Chi tunnels

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

  Small group tour for Cu Chi tunnels Departs at 09.00am – Finishes at 14.30   Highlight of the trip Visit Ben Duoc tunnels site where has less tourists visit Maximum 10 tourists join the tour together Having more time for shoot training at the tunnels area Visiting cricket farm and try its product like […]

AIRPORT TRANSFER

by VietNamAdvenTureTour @ VietNam Adventure Tours

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

Happy Holidays and Bucket Lists

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

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

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The Ultimate Dim Sum Guide

by Amanda Carlea @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

Source Travelling to Hong Kong or Shanghai in the near future? Despite their many differences they have common threads, particularly the ever popular brunch mayhem that’s best known as dim sum. A longstanding tradition of many branches of Chinese cuisine, this meal consists of a variety of small plates served with a hot pot of […]

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

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

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

Taxi Cyclo Scams Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog

Taxi Cyclo Scams Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog


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

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 […]

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Oriental Sails cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive […]

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

by HAE Marketing @ Hoi An Express Travel

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

Hu tiu

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

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

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A great tour guide equals great experiences

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

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

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 […]

Soul food for thought in Hiroshima

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

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

Buffalo Tours Awarded Travelife Partner Status

by Malte Blas @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

Buffalo Tours is always striving to help improve standards for responsible travel and sustainable tourism in Asia. We are committed to working with international organizations and regional partners to continually develop strategies for improving environmental protection, social equality and economic empowerment in our local communities. For this reason, we are happy to announce that Travelife […]

Vietnam’s capital hoping to welcome more visitors thanks to CNN ads

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

TV commercials aired by U.S. broadcaster CNN have been introducing Hanoi to people around the world for the past year, sparking an interest in travel to Vietnam’s capital. The network started airing two commercials featuring the best of the 1,000-year-old capital in early March last year as part of a $2 million tourism deal with Hanoi. […]

Vice President calls for more support for children

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

 Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh (Photo: Anh Tuan/VNA)  Ms. Thinh, who is Chairwoman of the Fund, opened a charity program called “Spring for kids” organized by the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs in Hanoi on Sunday night. The Fund has so far raised 240 million USD to benefit 33 million children. During […]

CAR RENTAL

by VietNamAdvenTureTour @ VietNam Adventure Tours

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

Responsible Travel in Laos

by Amanda Carlea @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

In continuation of our ongoing work in responsible travel, we are always focused on tailoring experiences for sustainable tourism. Travelling responsibly is much easier than it seems, with current industry trends focused on community development, wildlife protection and cultural preservation. This is aided by the fact that visitors are seeking out an exploration of the […]

Good Morning, Saigon

by Tuan @ Cyclo – Les Rives

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

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Vietnam won World Travel Awards in 2017

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

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

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

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

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

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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 […]

10 Tips on How to Haggle in Asia

by Amanda Carlea @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

Travelling to Asia offers many thrills, one particular is the excitement of the barter. Haggling is a way of life throughout the continent, and when travelling through visitors have the unique opportunity to get in on the deals. However, many people get intimidated by the venture, as it can be both stressful and overwhelming if […]

Saigon Vietnam Cyclo Tour

Saigon Vietnam Cyclo Tour


Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

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

8 tourist destinations in Southeast Asia in the winter

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

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

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How to do the Cabot Trail in a Day

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

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

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Ha Long Bay tour 3 days 2 nights on Athena Luxury Cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng fishing village (Meals: lunch, dinner) 07:30am – 08:00am Make your way through the Red River Delta from Hanoi to Halong City via your transfer vehicle. Breaking time will be arranged for your best comfortable. 12:00 – 12:30: Your cruise will begin with a transfer from […]

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

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

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

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TRAIN TICKET

by VietNamAdvenTureTour @ VietNam Adventure Tours

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

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…

Vietnam U23 prepare to take on Qatar in semi-finals

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

NDO – Vietnam U23’s head coach Park Hang-seo has admitted that his players were completely exhausted after three difficult matches in the group stage with the Republic of Korea, Australia and Syria. However, in the quarterfinals with Iraq late Saturday, Park’s side had no signs of fatigue. Against strong opponents playing long ball as Iraq […]

Ha Long Bay tour 3 days 2 nights on Oriental Sails cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive […]

Change How You Charge

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

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

A 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…

To Bilbao and back

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

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

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…

A Saigon Cyclo Tour

A Saigon Cyclo Tour


Around The World In 18 Days

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

5 Street Food Tips for Safely Savouring the Flavours of Asia

by Amanda Carlea @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

Street food is an important aspect of anyone’s travels to Asia. Not only is it widespread, locally sourced, produced and consumed, it reflects longstanding culture and culinary tradition. There are a variety of informal instructions that can be followed, or safety rules for keeping a happy tummy, however, we’ve condensed it down to 5 easy […]

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

by HAE Marketing @ Hoi An Express Travel

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

Private Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing Tour by Cyclo

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

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

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Half-day cyclo tour of Ho Chi Minh City

Half-day cyclo tour of Ho Chi Minh City


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

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

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

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

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Noosa: A weekend on the Sunshine Coast

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

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

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 […]

Demand for beef up in Vietnam

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The ministry’s Livestock Department reported that Vietnam imported 262,321 live cattle and nearly 42,000 tonnes of meat (mainly beef with bone) worth a total of US$410 million. Meanwhile, the nation imported more than 6,500 tonnes of pork worth a total of about US$11.07 million, and more than 81,000 tonnes of poultry, valued at more than US$75.7 […]

Bun rieu

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

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

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Sustainable Tourism & Responsible Travel – A Year in Review

by Malte Blas @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

On the 3rd of January 2017, the UNWTO officially declared the beginning of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Under the slogan TRAVEL ENJOY RESPECT, tourism organizations, government agencies and private businesses alike committed themselves to creating positive change within the travel industry. As a leading tour operator and destination management company in […]

Little Petra: Another Chapter in Jordanian History

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

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

Banh xeo

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

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

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O little town of Belém

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

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

Private Ho Chi Minh City Tour Full day by Car

by admin @ Athena Travel Vietnam

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

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Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Luxury Starlight cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the three hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embarking on Starlight Cruise by transfer boat. Listen to […]

Learn How to Sleep Like the Locals

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

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

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Athena Luxury Cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Athena Luxury Cruise   Highlight ­Distinct route through Bai Tu Long Bay- the quieter and well-preserved area of Ha Long Bay. Large and Luxury cabins Balcony with sitting area in all cabins. Kayak service included at no extra cost. Options of kayak or bamboo boat. English […]

30-year imprisonment sentence proposed for Pham Cong Danh

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Pham Cong Danh in court (Source: VNA)   HCM City (VNA) – The People’s Procuracy of Ho Chi Minh City proposed a30-year imprisonment sentence to ex-Chairman of the Vietnam Construction Bank(VNCB) Board of Directors Pham Cong Danh during a second-phase trial in Ho ChiMinh City on January 22.  Danh, whowas also Chairman of the Board […]

Dubai Desert Classic

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

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

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

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

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

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Best Places for North Americans to Travel in Winter

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

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

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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…

Banh mi

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

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

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GUIDE BOOK FOR THE SOUTHWESTERN: CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Cai Rang floating market is a large and typical floating market in Can Tho. It specializes in wholesale agricultural products, fruits of the region. It is close to Can Tho, only 5km away so it is not difficult to see the busiest scene in the morning from 6 to 8h. It is crowded with big […]

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

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


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

Banh cuon

by admin @ Xich Lo Private Tours

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

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Christmas around the world

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

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

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

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


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

Responsible Travel in Cambodia

by Amanda Carlea @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

The sights of Cambodia are mighty to behold! From the majestic temples of Angkor, warm communities and lush landscapes, Cambodia has a great deal to offer any traveller. However, we at Buffalo Tours think it’s essential to note the importance of a responsible mindset and attitude when travelling to this dynamic nation. Responsible travel is […]

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

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

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

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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…

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

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


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

Steaming up in New Zealand

by admin @ Around The World In 18 Days

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

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 […]

Cooking Class and Saigon Sunset Cruise

by Tuan @ Cyclo – Les Rives

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

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

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


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

AmaWaterways partners with Master Chef Joanne Weir

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

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

The Ultimate Guide to Luxury Travel in Vietnam

by Malte Blas @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

If you are looking for the perfect combination of culture, relaxation and adventure, then Vietnam offers one of the most unique luxury travel experiences in Southeast Asia. From the elegant heritage hotels of Hanoi and Saigon, to the exotic mystique of Halong Bay and Vietnam’s exclusive island resorts, luxury travel in Vietnam provides the perfect […]

How to get to Ho Chi Minh City | Travelfish

How to get to Ho Chi Minh City | Travelfish


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

Floating in the Dead Sea – an unusual and fun outing

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

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

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 […]

The Saigon Cyclo Experience | Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

The Saigon Cyclo Experience | Buffalo Tours Travel Blog


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Follow our Vietnam destination expert on a cyclo journey through Saigon's most historic district - aboard the city's most historic form of transport.

Vietnam Airlines pledges enough seats for football fans

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

NDO – Vietnam Airlines has pledged to provide sufficient seats on its Shanghai-bound flights as Vietnam’s success at an Asian football tournament is expected to drive the travel demand between Vietnamese cities and the venue in China. The national flag carrier said that seats on flights from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Shanghai […]

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 […]

6 Reasons Not To Visit Hoi An

by HAE Marketing @ Hoi An Express Travel

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

Souvenirs of Southeast Asia: A Little Something for Everyone

by Amanda Carlea @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

Shopping for souvenirs on your journey can be a daunting task, but most major tourist hubs across the continent feature a wide-variety of unique gifts to bring back to your loved ones. If you’re concerned about finding something special, we’re here to help! Here’s a list of souvenirs for each one of our South Asian […]

The Best 2018 Destinations for Extreme Travel

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

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

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​Vietnam’s Hoi An moves to end ‘hotel homestays’

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

As homestays mushroom in the popular holiday spot of Hoi An, the local administration there is determined to tighten regulations and guarantee a satisfying experience for international tourists. Hoi An, located in the central province of Quang Nam, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its ancient town and trading port dating back to […]

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

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


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

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