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ECO11 – TOUR VIETNAM AND LAOS

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

Vietnam and Laos are attractive destinations by their spectacular and unspoiled beauties. If you are looking for a land of picturesque landscape and friendly, honest and modest people, Vietnam and Laos are a perfect choice. With their diverse topography, ethnics and culture, Vietnam and Laos are absolutely a worth-exploring countries.

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12 DAYS FOLLOW STEPS OF KONG: SKULL ISLAND FILM CREW

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

The whole Viet Nam in the 12-day trip: From the southern site with Sai Gon city, Cu Chi tunnels, Mekong delta to Central site with Da Nang city, Hoi An ancient town, Tra Que village, and Cam Thanh village; Last stop in Northern Viet Nam: Ha Noi city, Ninh Binh with Hoa Lu citadel, Trang...

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Motorcycle tours in Vietnam

Motorcycle tours in Vietnam


Back of the Bike Tours

Are you looking for a unique experience during your trip to Vietnam? Hop on the back of one of our bikes and enjoy an awesome ride in Saigon!

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...

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...

EAD10 – BIKING FROM HO CHI MINH CITY TO HANOI

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

Our cycling tour provides opportunities to meet the locals and experience their culture in a way that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. So come with us and get active as we travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Noi, down country lanes and over spectacular mountain passes. And, of course, all the exercise gives you...

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10 days in Kenya for beginners

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Consistently voted as one of the top safari destinations in the world, Kenya boasts outstanding game reserves, budget and luxurious lodging options, friendly people, and unique culture. Here, you get to explore the open wilderness in safari vehicles with licensed safari guides, get introduced to local culture by visiting local families’ homes in rural villages,...

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How To Apply For A Thai Tourist Visa In Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

by Crystal @ Fork This World

Getting a Thai Tourist Visa in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is easy peasy. To get it you’ll need the following requirements: Valid passport with at least 6 months validity left Inbound and outbound ticket from Thailand (plane or bus) Bank statement showing at least 20,000 baht Filled in form application (you can fill one […]

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Six unique Jakarta neighbourhoods you should explore

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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3 days in Piran – Slovenia’s little known treasure

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Slovenia, a country in Central Europe, has long been famed for its rich cultural life and one of a kind landscapes – snow-capped peaks, lush rolling hills, magnificent lakes and castles. Though considered as a small country, Slovenia is incredibly diverse. Piran, the country’s lovely coastal settlement, is one of Slovenia’s hidden gems. Home to...

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Underdog Eagles crush Vikings to advance to Super Bowl LII

by @ NBC News Top Stories

The Eagles left no doubt who the best team is in the NFC, dominating the Vikings 38-7 on Sunday night.

Discover: Jacksonville

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Fort Caroline National Memorial in Jacksonville, Florida, don't expect to see the eponymous fort itself; it's now beneath the waters of the St. John's River.

ETB08 – INDOCHINA HIGHLIGHTS TOURS

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

Indochina is a land formed from three countries: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. The area has a diverse tropical climate, and is abundant in natural resources. In the past, all three countries suffered from the yoke of French colonialism. Together they have struggled to secure freedom and independence for each country in its own right.

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The Metropole Book Shelf: Adam Arenson’s Banking on Beauty

The Metropole Book Shelf: Adam Arenson’s Banking on Beauty

by themetropoleblog @ The Metropole

By Adam Arenson  Adam Arenson. 2018. Banking on Beauty: Millard Sheets and Midcentury Commercial Architecture in California. Austin: University of Texas Press, 368 pp. 157 color and 17 b&w photos. ISBN: 978-1-4773-1529-3 $45. Hardcover. “I want buildings that will be exciting seventy-five years from now,” financier Howard Ahmanson told visual artist Millard Sheets, offering him … Continue reading The Metropole Book Shelf: Adam Arenson’s Banking on Beauty

ECO10 – TOUR VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

Cambodia and Vietnam are arguably South East Asia’s most flamboyant, exciting and exotic destinations. This trip takes you on a fantastic journey seeing the highlights of both countries starting with the stunning Halong Bay and other wonderful landscapes of Vietnam such as Hue, Hoi An, Mekong Delta. Then come to one of the greatest temple...

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Guide For New Visitors On Where To Go Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Wonder where to go Myanmar for the most meaningful memories? The following is our 7-day travel itinerary on the top-ranked destinations in the country you can have a chance to visit all. Also called the Golden Land, Myanmar is a spectacular country which is still relatively untouched by tourism. Thanks to thousands of iconic sights […]

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Ho Chi Minh City travel guide. Travelfish.org

Ho Chi Minh City travel guide. Travelfish.org


Travelfish

Independent travel guide to Ho Chi Minh City, includes up to date information on guesthouses and hotels, attractions and advice on travel, timetables and more.

Capital on the Congaree: A Bibliography for Columbia, S.C.

Capital on the Congaree: A Bibliography for Columbia, S.C.

by themetropoleblog @ The Metropole

By John Sherrer Columbia, South Carolina was intentionally designed to be a very livable city from its inception. Founded in 1786 as the Palmetto State’s second capital, its location holds both geographic and symbolic meanings. The city’s original two-mile-by-two-mile footprint was set atop a plain overlooking the Congaree River at the state’s fall line, where … Continue reading Capital on the Congaree: A Bibliography for Columbia, S.C.

Travel Sense Asia(TSA) will attend The Travel Mart AEC from Jan 16 – Jan 19 2018 in Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

The Travel Mart AEC is the overarching voice of travel trade partners in the ASEAN Economic Community. It was first conceptualized by travel and leisure gurus as the go-to marketing arm of businesses who wish to showcase their travel products and services locally and abroad. Fueled by their passion and determination to see the industry […]

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10 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam

10 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam


Touropia

A long, narrow country squeezed in between the South China Sea and the Laos and Cambodia borders, Vietnam is a land of striking landscapes that range from the lush rice terraces and forested mountains

Printing the Good Fight: The Importance of Black Newspapers in Columbia, S.C.

Printing the Good Fight: The Importance of Black Newspapers in Columbia, S.C.

by themetropoleblog @ The Metropole

Editor’s note: Both as part of our continuing coverage of the January Metropolis of the Month  Columbia, S.C. and as a nod to the Martin Luther King holiday, University of Minnesota Professor of Journalism, Sid Bedingfield provides an account of how the Black press in Columbia and the state more broadly, proved integral to the burgeoning … Continue reading Printing the Good Fight: The Importance of Black Newspapers in Columbia, S.C.

Go beyond the beach in Phuket with these unique attractions

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

As an old French Hill station in the past, Sapa is now a beautiful and peaceful town in Lao Cai Province, Northwest Vietnam. Close to the Chinese border, the town has its name reputable for its unique weather, breathtaking natural beauty, and the wide variety of hill-tribes locals (Red Dao, Tay, Hmong, Xa Pho, and […]

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Taxing the land: Henry George, NYC, and the land value tax

Taxing the land: Henry George, NYC, and the land value tax

by themetropoleblog @ The Metropole

By Daniel Wortel-London The land-value tax is coming back in vogue among municipal policy makers and scholars of urban studies. If real property consists of both structures and land, and if the value of land is determined by locational amenities produced by a community, then that community has a moral claim to this value– or … Continue reading Taxing the land: Henry George, NYC, and the land value tax

10 DAYS KONG: SKULL ISLAND – FOLLOW FILM CREW STEPS AND BEACH RELAX PHAN THIET

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

Vietnam is rapidly developing but holds onto the charming traditions and culture which make it such a fascinating holiday destination. Saigon in the south is the modern metropolis where the distant charm of the French colonial empire seems still hidden behind the many old city mansions and in the tree–lined avenues. The Mekong Delta is...

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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...

Free Wi-Fi coming all over Ho Chi Minh City

Free Wi-Fi coming all over Ho Chi Minh City


Thanh Nien Daily

A Singapore company has offered to set it up

Discover: Bohinj

by @ Wikitravel

Medieval frescoes in the Church of St. John the Baptist in Bohinj, Slovenia often show figures with large swellings of the neck (goiters), caused by lack of iodine in the local diet.

300K protesters show that fight over European nation's name is far from finished

300K protesters show that fight over European nation's name is far from finished

by Reuters @ NBC News Top Stories

Greeks held a huge protest over any use of "Macedonia" in the name of the neighboring ex-Yugoslav republic as Skopje and Athens seek to resolve the issue.

Culture, Commerce, and History in Ho Chi Minh City: A Bibliography of Vietnam’s Cultural Capital

Culture, Commerce, and History in Ho Chi Minh City: A Bibliography of Vietnam’s Cultural Capital


The Metropole

For fans of Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern, Ho Chi Minh City is a familiar place. Both men have recorded numerous episodes for various television series over the years dedicated to the urban a…

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...

Discover: Kratie

by @ Wikitravel

The interior of the Phnom Sombok temple in Kratie, Cambodia is decorated with torture scenes for the edification of the non-virtuous visitor.

Three days in Ho Chi Minh City

Three days in Ho Chi Minh City


Where Would You Go

With its innocent charm, sprawling metropolis, fascinating history and exquisite food, Ho Chi Minh City, still known as Saigon, is a perfect blend of the traditional and the modern. Saigon’s colonial past seen in its preserved towns and heritage buildings with breathtaking natural wonders at the background will surely electrify all of your senses. If you

Best way to spend 3 days in Salamanca, Spain

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988, the ancient University town of Salamanca houses one of the oldest universities in the world. Its beautiful golden sandstone architecture, world-class cuisine, laid-back Spanish charms and youthful vibes are some of the reasons why Salamanca is one of Spain’s top tourist destinations. If you’re a first-time visitor,...

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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...

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.

10 DAYS KONG: SKULL ISLAND – FOLLOW FILM CREW STEPS AND BEACH RELAX

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

10-day relax excursion in Viet Nam: Start the trip with Sai Gon city tour, then you will move to Cu Chi tunnels. Explore Mekong delta in one day before has more refreshing time in Ho Tram resort. Come back to Sai Gon and continue with the northern trip: Ha Noi city tour, Ninh Binh province...

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EBE01 – HO TRAM HIDDEN BEACH

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

Ho Tram’s pristine, undeveloped beachfront sits at just 2 hours from HCMC by car or 90 minutes via the ferry from HCMC to Vũng Tàu Ho Tram provides for the nicest beach in the area combining unspoiled waters with a large and wide beach of clear sand and is an increasingly week-end destination for wealthy...

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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...

ETB07 – VIETNAM DISCOVERY

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

Vietnam is the exotic tourist destination that famous for the warmth of the people, the long history, rich culture and customs of 54 minorities’ ethnic group. Beside, the country also attracts more and more tourists with the variety of the stunning natural landscapes. Vietnam is also proudly to be location of 7 World Heritage Sites...

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ECL06 – INSERT THE STRANGE WORLD IN VIETNAM

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

Vietnam’s color, chaos and natural beauty bring a new adventure every day. Feel your senses come alive as you walk Hanoi’s crazy streets, visit the other-worldly villages of Sapa and sail on majestic Halong Bay, silent Hue, charming Hoi An, dynamic Ho Chi Minh City and leisure Mekong. Experience the scenic, historical, cultural and culinary...

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2446 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

2446 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


Booking.com

Great savings on hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam online. Good availability and great rates. Read hotel reviews and choose the best hotel deal for your stay.

3 days in Nanjing – the ‘Southern Capital’ of China

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

China is a vast, beautiful and diverse country. Nanjing is located in Yangtze River region. It is known for its significant place in the ancient Chinese history as the capital city of ten dynasties. Some people might associate the city in the mass murder committed by the Imperial Japanese Army in 1937, but the city...

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Discover: Aberdeen

by @ Wikitravel

Among the artifacts displayed at The Gordon Highlanders Museum in Aberdeen, Scotland is a flag from Hitler's staff car. (Don't ask how they got it.)

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

In Saudi Arabia, you can try authentic apple-flavored Budweiser. (Non-alcoholic, of course.)

Discover: Seoul

by @ Wikitravel

Fans of spicy fermented cabbage from all over Korea flock to the Kimchi Museum in Seoul.

26 Most Common Scams in Vietnam - Travelscams.org

26 Most Common Scams in Vietnam - Travelscams.org


TravelScams.org

Vietnam is a beautiful country to visit, but almost every tourist here would have experienced a scam. Click here to learn how to protect yourself!

Too much stress can make you physically ill. Here's how.

Too much stress can make you physically ill. Here's how.

by Jordan Rosenfeld @ NBC News Top Stories

It took a serious illness to remind me that no amount of achievement or money is worth losing one's health.

8 DAYS KONG: SKULL ISLAND – FOLLOW FILM CREW STEPS AND BEACH RELAX

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

8-day tour/Discover Vietnam: Begin with Saigon city tour, a day trip driving to My Tho, take a boat on the Mekong River and its multiple canals to Ben Tre. Visit a coco candy factory, go through the historical Cu Chi Tunnels. Enjoy Hanoi city tour, visit the temples dedicated to Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang of...

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Interactive: Who took over for men ousted over sexual misconduct?

Interactive: Who took over for men ousted over sexual misconduct?

by Daniel Arkin @ NBC News Top Stories

Here's a look at the people who grabbed the reins after sexual misconduct claims felled their predecessors.

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City


Traveller

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

Cu Chi – the Best Place for Ho Chi Minh Tunnels Tour

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

If you take a Ho Chi Minh tunnels tour, the must-going place is Cu Chi tunnel – one of the greatest works constructed by the Vietnamese. Cu Chi tunnel system serves as the living and hiding place for the Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. Visitors reaching there can not only experience the great tunnels but […]

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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...

Discover Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 3 days

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Kaohsiung, the largest harbor city in Taiwan, is a mesmerizing blend of traditional and modern, and dizzying contradictions. There are as many high-rise buildings and yet traditional Chinese temples remain. Located in Southwestern Taiwan, the city remain an undiscovered treasure for foreign visitors. Our suggested itinerary is designed to show you the best the city has to...

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Discover: Clipperton Island

by @ Wikitravel

If you somehow find yourself visiting Clipperton Island and lack things to do (understandably), try running around the island and timing yourself; the record circumnavigation time is one hour and 17 minutes.

No deal to end shutdown, but an inch toward compromise

No deal to end shutdown, but an inch toward compromise

by Leigh Ann Caldwell and Frank Thorp V and Andrew Rafferty and Garrett Haake and Kasie Hunt @ NBC News Top Stories

The government shutdown will last into a third day as Senate leaders agreed to hold a vote on a three-week funding bill Monday.

3 days of winter in Hallstatt, Austria

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Ask anyone who’s been to Hallstatt in the winter if they could name another place with more beauty that’s both intimate and wild, and we’re confident they’ll tell you no. Though considered as a small city, Hallstatt is incredibly diverse. Although most visitors only get an overnight stay up to 2 full days in the city,...

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

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


DW.COM

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

Congaree National Park: Gateway to a Historical Legacy

Congaree National Park: Gateway to a Historical Legacy

by themetropoleblog @ The Metropole

By Robert Greene II The history of Columbia, and of South Carolina more generally, would look markedly different if it were not for the existence of the Congaree Swamp. Being a home for Native Americans, a place of mystery for Europeans, and a refuge for escaped slaves, Congaree Swamp—now a National Park—is a unique part … Continue reading Congaree National Park: Gateway to a Historical Legacy

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

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


KAYAK

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

Sun And Sea Vacations For Newlyweds Through Vietnam Holiday Package 2018

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to its colonial structures, sparkling bays, gorgeous beaches, stunning landscapes, exotic cuisine, and colorful culture, Vietnam is always appealing to many honeymooners in all parts of the world. So, if you are newly married couples and wondering where to go in the S-shaped country for unforgettable and meaningful experiences, then Vietnam Holiday Package 2018 […]

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From Redlining to Urban Renewal: University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab goes from “Mapping Inequality” to “Renewing Inequality”

From Redlining to Urban Renewal: University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab goes from “Mapping Inequality” to “Renewing Inequality”

by themetropoleblog @ The Metropole

When the University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL; @UR_DSL) unveiled its ambitious Mapping Inequality project a few years ago, urban historians and others applauded. A collaboration of scholars at Virginia Tech, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Maryland and directed by Robert K. Nelson and Brent Cebul of the University of Richmond, Mapping Inequality … Continue reading From Redlining to Urban Renewal: University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab goes from “Mapping Inequality” to “Renewing Inequality”

When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Decide when best to travel to Vietnam will give you some confuse because Vietnam is the tropical monsoon climate. That is the reason why you should choose the best time to visit each place in Vietnam, however, there are some months which is suitable for all parts of Vietnam. This article will show you the […]

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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....

Where you work out says a lot about your personality, study says

Where you work out says a lot about your personality, study says

by Amanda Loudin @ NBC News Top Stories

How you choose to exercise says a lot about who you are, study says.

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...

Can Michigan State president survive gymnastics scandal?

Can Michigan State president survive gymnastics scandal?

by Tracy Connor @ NBC News Top Stories

As gymnasts detail their assaults by Dr. Larry Nassar, a drumbeat to hold Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon accountable has grown louder.

Ho Chi Minh City in three days: holiday itinerary

Ho Chi Minh City in three days: holiday itinerary


the Guardian

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

Visit Myanmar 2018 Tips For Newcomers To Gain Unforgettable Memories

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Fall in love with the Buddhist temples and monasteries, pristine white beaches, and ancient Asian culture? Then, it is time to visit Myanmar, or commonly known as Burma. Here is a must-see destination for those who are fond of Buddha and beaches. What makes the country apart from the crowd is a collection of numerous […]

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To See Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Come Extra Early

To See Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Come Extra Early


TripSavvy

An overview of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam, which contains the embalmed body of the Vietnamese leader.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: A first-timer's guide

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: A first-timer's guide


Stuff

Amidst the heat and noise of southern Vietnam, there's both action and tranquility on offer.

Things to do in Saigon » A Guide to Top Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City - Love & Road

Things to do in Saigon » A Guide to Top Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City - Love & Road


Love & Road

An ultimate guide to all the top things to do in Saigon. Where to stay, transportation, attractions in Ho Chi Minh City and safe issues.

Discover Sucre, Bolivia in 3 days

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Founded in the 1500s by Spanish colonials, the beautiful city of Sucre is famed for its charming whitewashed buildings, colonial heritage, and year-round spring like climate. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991, the city is one of the most photographed and wonderful destinations in South America. Our suggested itinerary is designed to show...

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10 Reasons to Visit Ho Chi Minh City Now

10 Reasons to Visit Ho Chi Minh City Now


Condé Nast Traveler

If you're visiting Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, take the time to visit these ten hot spots, spanning cafes, historic buildings, and temples.

Discover: Graz

by @ Wikitravel

UPC Arena in Graz, Austria was renamed in 1997 to honor native son Arnold Schwarzenegger, but the old name was restored in 2005 over the governor's support of the death penalty.

Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City: where should you visit first? | Travel Feature

Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City: where should you visit first? | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

Vietnam’s two main cities lie more than one thousand kilometres apart. Can’t choose which one to visit? Here’s our lowdown on how they differ.

Four months later, military vets still on a mission in Puerto Rico

Four months later, military vets still on a mission in Puerto Rico

by Gabe Gutierrez and Bianca Seward @ NBC News Top Stories

Months after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, military veterans are still working to help those in need on the island.

Discover: Savannah

by @ Wikitravel

Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia was the site of the bus stop in the movie Forrest Gump, but don't look for the famous bench; it was just a prop.

Saudi women will soon be able to drive. What about everything they still can't do?

Saudi women will soon be able to drive. What about everything they still can't do?

by F. Brinley Bruton and Reuters @ NBC News Top Stories

Headline-grabbing announcements regarding women's rights obscure the conflicts within families and throughout society over justice and the rule of law.

Columbia and the Problem of Confederate Memorials

Columbia and the Problem of Confederate Memorials

by Thomas J Brown @ The Metropole

By Thomas J. Brown Columbia comes logically to its current position at the forefront of the national debate over Confederate memorials. The city has a good claim to be both the place of birth and the place of death for the Confederacy. The antebellum South Carolina College, now the University of South Carolina, was the … Continue reading Columbia and the Problem of Confederate Memorials

Make the most of your 12-hour layover in Tokyo’s Narita International Airport

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Overnight or layover in a foreign city is a daunting concept. Traveling in a city you don’t know for 24 hours or less and trying to find out what can you do in a short time frame. Are you ready for Narita? Then, you can take on this challenge made for time-hungry travelers who try...

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Must Eat Dishes In Saigon / HCMC (And Recommended Places!)

by Crystal @ Fork This World

When you come to Ho Chi Minh city, eating and experiencing the local cuisine is one of the best things to do. It’s generally very light, fresh and packed with so much flavour that you can never get enough of it. While there’s a huge variety of incredible dishes to try and tantalize your taste […]

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Tokyo holds 1st missile attack drill, reveals 5-minute window to flee

Tokyo holds 1st missile attack drill, reveals 5-minute window to flee

by Reuters @ NBC News Top Stories

Japan is escalating efforts to prepare its citizens for a possible war even as hope grows over North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics.

EBE02 – MUI NE BEACH ESCAPE

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

One of southern Vietnam’s prime slices of beach real estate, Mui Ne beach is a 12 kilometre-long sweeping bay boasting a wide range of guesthouse and resort options, with the actual village of Mui Ne set at the far eastern end of the bay. With Saigon a mere four hours away, it makes an attractive...

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Namibia for beginners – 7 days of breathtaking views

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

While South Africa is the most popular country in Africa, Namibia on the other hand, is an untamed beauty without the crowd of tourists, compared to its neighbors. Aside from its spectacular sand dunes, Namibia provides diverse attractions – peaks and desert, beaches, gigantic ravine, rivers, and national parks. Wonderful surprises abound here but Namibia...

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Discover: Cranbrook

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada and crave a dinner of alligator meat, you can get it at K's Amazon Eatery -- even though the Amazon and its gators are thousands of miles away.

EGO05 – VIETNAM ULTIMATE GOLF

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

Vietnam is fast becoming one of the most scenic and fascinating golf destinations in Asia and this short tour will allow you to discover the diversity of Vietnam in terms of culture, landscape and history, while devoting time to your favorite hobby, golf. There are currently 14 golf courses in Vietnam, with more to come....

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Discover: Takaoka

by @ Wikitravel

On your way from Takaoka to the Vladivostok ferry? Take a look out the window: the name of the Himi train line means Ice-Watching.

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

Don't look for nightlife in Saudi Arabia: alcohol, dancing, movies and mingling with the opposite sex are all prohibited.

What to Do in Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City Attractions

What to Do in Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City Attractions


vietnam-guide.com

Ho Chi Minh City attractions are a vibrant mix of old and new, with well-preserved colonial structures and war relics from the devastating Vietnam War as well as sleek skyscrapers, elegant sports clubs, and expansive shopping malls against a metropolis backdrop. Great for immersing in the local culture

EBT09 – TOUR VIETNAM IN SUMMER

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

“…a world where the colors are more vivid, where the landscapes are bolder, the coastline more dramatic, where the history is more compelling, where the tastes are more divine, where life is lived in the fast lane.”, said Lonely Planet, one of the most famous tourism digital news  in the world, about Vietnam. Truly so,...

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7 Things to Know Before You Go To Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

7 Things to Know Before You Go To Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


The Points Guy

Ho Chi Minh City is the jumping off point for many people visiting Vietnam. Here are seven things you should consider before you head there.

Hotels near Saigon Tourist, Ho Chi Minh City  - BEST HOTEL RATES Near Tourist and Travel Info, Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam

Hotels near Saigon Tourist, Ho Chi Minh City - BEST HOTEL RATES Near Tourist and Travel Info, Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam


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Eight architectural wonders in Ljubljana

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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Discover: Tokyo

by @ Wikitravel

Want to visit the Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Capitals? Book flights to Beijing, Xian, Tokyo and Nanjing.

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

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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Follow the Silk Road – 10 days in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Traveling in a foreign country is a daunting concept. Exploring cities or provinces you don’t know and trying to find out what can you do in a short time frame. You can take on this challenge made for time-hungry travelers who try to squeeze in as many experiences as possible in a 10-day itinerary. Our...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam tourist scams - Tourist-Scams.com

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam tourist scams - Tourist-Scams.com


Tourist-Scams.com

All the tourist rip offs in Saigon. Personal experiences from victims, scams explained in detail. Be prepared before you travel or send in your own story.

Visit Saigon on a trip to Vietnam | Audley Travel

Visit Saigon on a trip to Vietnam | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

Saigon is just one of the places you could visit on your tailor-made trip to Vietnam. Let Audley help you to create your perfect itinerary

Travel news: Monte Carlo Las Vegas Update

by @ Wikitravel

As of today, Las Vegas' Monte Carlo Casino Hotel remains closed pending the investigation of last week's fire and the impending repair work. At this time, reservations at the Monte Carlo are being moved to other MGM Mirage hotels. In addition, the Lance Burton show will be suspended for the time being and all tickets that have already been purchased will be refunded.

Discover: Lubbock

by @ Wikitravel

Among the objects on display at the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas, memorializing the city's favorite son, is a giant-size replica of the rocker's trademark glasses.

WHERE TO VISIT IN VIETNAM - PICK VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOURS

WHERE TO VISIT IN VIETNAM - PICK VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOURS


Travel Sense Asia

If you don't know where to visit in Vietnam to get stunning landscape, cheap price, and good food, TSA provides the series of best spot in Vietnam highlights tours. 

3-day winter adventure in Harbin, China

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Known for its breathtaking mountain views, world-class ski resorts and snow festival, Harbin boasts several attractions to enable visitors experience a one of a kind winter holiday. With all the other wonderful seasons to travel to China, why visit in the winter? Surely, Harbin will give you enough reasons to visit. It’s a long way...

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Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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23 Things To Do In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Top Attractions!

23 Things To Do In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Top Attractions!


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Discover these 23 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest and busiest city in Vietnam. Don't miss these incredible attractions when you're there!

Discover: Japan

by @ Wikitravel

Good things come in threes — and in Japan, the list includes views, castles, gardens, mountains, hot springs and giant Buddha statues.

Discover: Kanab

by @ Wikitravel

When eating at Houston's restaurant in Kanab, Utah, tip the servers well; they pack pistols, although it's just for show -- allegedly.

Discover: Vicksburg

by @ Wikitravel

When you visit Vicksburg (Mississippi) National Military Park, you can see one of the first ironclad gunboats, dating back to US Civil War times.

Official Danang Tourism Website - Danang FantastiCity

Official Danang Tourism Website - Danang FantastiCity


Official Danang Tourism Website

Immerse yourself in a city with stunning nature, colorful festivals, various traditional customs and valuable services. Welcome to Danang Tourism

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 ultimate snorkeling adventures in Bora Bora

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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Audrey Cafe & Bistro, A Charming Restaurant In Bangkok

by Crystal @ Fork This World

Inspired by French contemporary design and the famous actress Audrey Hepburn, Audrey Cafe & Bistro is a cafe that will immediately remind you of ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’. The Thai-fusion bistro/cafe is set in an elegant home one amongst Thong Lor’s quiet neighbourhood and is of the most popular destinations for upper-middle class Thai’s because of […]

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7 days in Central Japan – Gifu and Nagano Prefectures

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Gifu is a landlocked prefecture located in the center of Japan. It is one of the country’s world-class destinations that carries visitors to the past. It is where wooden Machiya houses and other old structures are still being used by current locals. Its many historic towns where time has seemingly stood still since the 1800’s will surely give you...

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Rocket Coffee Bar S49 – An Instagrammer’s Perfect Cafe

by Crystal @ Fork This World

Thonglor and Ekamai are the main go-to suburbs for trendy restaurants and Western-style cafes and Rocket Coffee Bar is one that truly embraces this hipster, cafe culture. In one of the small sois of Thonglor is an isolated area with several coffee shops and restaurants and out of all of them, Rocket is the most popular. The […]

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3 days in the Baroque city of Salzburg, Austria

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Salzburg, a small city in Austria, has long been famed for Mozart, The Sound of Music, and its one of a kind landscapes – snow-capped peaks, lush rolling hills, formidable clifftop fortress, and Baroque-style structures. Though considered as a small city, Salzburg is incredibly diverse. If you’re a first-time visitor, with only 3 days, planning...

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Got a news tip? We want to know about it

Got a news tip? We want to know about it

by @ NBC News Top Stories

Do you have a story to share with us? Did you witness something you think should be reported? Reach out to our journalists by sending in your news tip.

A 2-day winter escape to Innsbruck, Austria

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Winter is fast approaching. If you are looking for something new to do this coming winter, then enjoy a laid-back sightseeing tour or enjoy a thrilling skiing adventure in Innsbruck, Austria. The city is known as the Capital of the Alps, and is one of the oldest ski centers in Europe. This 2-day suggested itinerary...

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U.S. hockey GM dies unexpectedly at Colorado Springs home

U.S. hockey GM dies unexpectedly at Colorado Springs home

by @ NBC News Top Stories

Jim Johannson, the general manager of the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team, has died just a couple weeks before the start of the Pyeongchang Games. He was 53.

Veganerie Concept – Delightful Vegan Dining in Bangkok!

by Crystal @ Fork This World

One of the leading restaurants taking part in making healthy eating mainstream, Veganerie Concept is a completely vegan restaurant that serves meals and desserts that are plant-based, dairy free and meat free. Being the health-freak (but non-vegan) I am, I’m always fond of visiting places that promote healthy eating so I had to visit. The […]

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Explore a summer of possibilities in New Zealand

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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Best way to spend 3 days in Johannesburg, South Africa

by Where Would You Go @ Where Would You Go

Johannesburg is one of the best gateways to Safari country, and most tourists would only spend a day in this city. Don’t head for the Safari yet, as Jo’burg has a lot of attractions worth visiting. Of course, spending 3 days in some of the famous destinations in the city still won’t scratch the surface....

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ETB05 – SOUTHERN ESSENTIALS VIETNAM (SOUTH & BEACH)

by admin @ Sai Gon – Eviva Tour Vietnam

This tour is reserved for those who want to discover the South of Vietnam only with long time for beach relaxing. Visit the Reunification Palace and wander back in time to marvel at the beautiful French architecture of the Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Grab a bargain at the markets and travel...

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Brexit is a bitter pill for many foreign doctors

Brexit is a bitter pill for many foreign doctors

by Rachel Elbaum and Reuters @ NBC News Top Stories

Even before Britain voted to leave the European Union, the financially strapped NHS was beset by workforce shortages. And Brexit is only making matters worse.

From soldier's road to tourist highway

From soldier's road to tourist highway


msnbc.com

If relentless American bombing didn't get him, it would take a North Vietnamese soldier as long as six months to make the grueling trek down the jungled Ho Chi Minh Trail. Today, you speed along the same route at 60 mph, past peaceful hamlets and stunning mountain scenery.

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...

Inside North Korea: Lester Holt reports from a modern ski resort

by @ NBC News Top Stories

NBC News' Lester Holt reports from a modern ski resort in North Korea, where skiers from both North and South Korea are expected to train for the Olympics together

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