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25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN THAILAND

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Thailand, with over 26 million foreign entries in 2016, can be a very touristic place to visit. By some accounts, 20% of the Thai GDP is based on tourism (worldwide nations average about 10%). Thailand is often an entry point for all of Asia, a constant revolving door of tourists on short or extended trips. We’re writing this article to help you avoid getting your hand caught in that often dangerous door.

Thailand is a country that can live up to its high expectations and reputation. It really can be paradise. On the other hand, it can be a disappointing place filled with drunken pub crawlers, tourist scams, empty promises and subpar made-for-tourists versions of local dishes. Pad thai made with instant noodles? You’ll find it all over Phuket and Koh Samui. If you venture past the tourists districts, the food ... Read More »

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Reviews for Hanoi Street Food

by thuha @ Hanoi Free Day Tours

“USD15 Tour”_ 5 stars, 23 Oct 2010A very interesting morning walking tour of Hanoi Old Quarter. The guide provides lots of information of each street. You can experience the daily life of the local people. Tours start about 6.30am and finish about 10.30am with simple breakfast provided. Worth every cents. “Hanoi food walking tour”_ 5 stars, 9

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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.

Why Japan’s Suicide Forest Should Not Be Considered a Tourist Attraction

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

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...

Multigenerational Travel – Why We Do It – Contributing Writer

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Multigenerational travel is certainly one of hottest travel trends these days. Taking a trip with three or more generations of a family is making the travel ind…

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Sea Lions and Sourdough at Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco

by Terry Anzur @ Strangers in the Living Room

What’s the catch of the day at Fisherman’s Wharf? People. But you don’t have to feel lost in the crowd at San Francisco’s busiest tourist attraction, thanks to people like...

Ho Chi Minh City Food Tours - Saigon Food Tours

Ho Chi Minh City Food Tours - Saigon Food Tours


Saigon Food Tours

Sample the world's best street food with a Saigon Street Eats food tour, run by an Australian-Vietnamese couple who are obsessed with Vietnamese food.

Planning A Trip to Ireland: Dublin and Beyond

by Terry Anzur @ Strangers in the Living Room

Is Ireland on your travel wish list? Some visitors come in search of their ancestry, while others just want to soak up the history, culture and scenery. So what are...

How to Order Coffee in Vietnam Like a Local

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Vietnam is a country that runs on coffee. There is a cafe on just about every block in Saigon and Hanoi and they’re packed most of the day with a mix of locals leisurely sipping away enjoying the day and others grabbing a quick fix on their way to wherever they’re headed. The cafe culture in Saigon is why it’s one of our favorite cities in the world. To see the list of our favorite Saigon cafes, check out our post on it.

Coffee is brewed differently in Vietnam. It’s sort of a mix between the French press and pourover methods and despite producing great coffee, it’s surprisingly “low tech”. You won’t see any chem-lab looking siphons or giant blown-glass drip towers. Coffee is brewed in a little metal filter called a “phin”. Grounds go in, water goes in, and coffee ... Read More »

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Saigon to Hanoi by Motorbike: 5 Suggested Routes

by Thuc Nguyen @ Paloma Motorbike Tours

Riding from Saigon to Hanoi by motorbike is probably the most popular road trip in Vietnam, and it’s unquestionably one of the best ways to experience the country. For years, travellers simply took the most obvious route: Highway 1. Today, however, thanks to ambitious road building programs, there are far more scenic, pleasant and less trodden ways to ride between the country’s two main cities. Having ridden south to north on numerous occasions (the first time, predictably, on Highway 1), I’ve put together the following 5 suggested motorbike routes from Saigon to Hanoi, so that travellers who are planning this road trip have more of an idea of the kind of options available to them. 1. THE CLASSIC: Total Distance: 2,770km Average Duration: 2-4 weeks Road Conditions: paved rural & coastal back-roads, new & old highways Navigation: mostly simple, some tricky bits in central areas Scenery: coast, highlands, mountains, limestone, cities, villages, cultural sites DESCRIPTION: Weaving a course between coast and highlands, The Classic route is equal parts beach and mountain. Quiet, stunning coastal roads in the south and central provinces yield to a mighty landscape of limestone karsts on the Ho Chi Minh Road in the north-central region. Popular towns and sights, such as Mui...

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Youths act as free tour guides for foreigners in Vietnam's popular locations - Tuoi Tre News

Youths act as free tour guides for foreigners in Vietnam's popular locations - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

If you are to visit Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, or Hoi An, you may want to seek help from young volunteers who are bursting with energy and willing to offer tourists much-needed guidance

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...

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.)

The old quarter tour

by cuongnguyen @ Hanoi Free Day Tours

I had an old quarter tour with four guests but it doesn’t matter. Because they are friendlyand funny. They want to discover around the world together. Thatday i took them to visit the old quarter >> Hanoi war sites tour >> Hanoi half day tour the old quarter Picked up I came to the hostel on

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BOOK NOW

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

SIEM REAP’S 10 BEST BARS: CLASSY, HIDDEN DIVES JUST OUTSIDE OF ANGKOR

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Every year I find myself in Siem Reap, Cambodia for a week. It’s inevitable, and always enjoyable.

Angkor Wat is, along with Bagan in Myanmar, one of the two most spectacular temple sites in Asia, if not the world. I’ve come back again and again with friends, or by myself. Although lately I barely spend time in the temples of Angkor Wat, I love the cafe and bar scene of nearby Siem Reap, a charming little French colonial town adjacent to Angkor that now serves as the tourist-amenity center of the region. Though a tourist town, it’s far from a tourist trap. There is something about the clear blue sky, slow clouds and that long twilight that I love here. And, there’s the drinks.

Pub Street is famous here. It is the center of Siem Reap and the fulcrum of activity in ... Read More »

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Winter in Japan: Why You Should Visit The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Castle Hopping in Albania

by Jenia Ustinova @ House to Laos

Is it surprising that Albania is a great destination for castle hopping? Like, really great. Albania is not a large country, and there are by no means countless historic fortresses and edifices — which means that castle sightseeing is not overwhelming, there’s no FOMO, or castle fatigue. Another huge plus – you don’t have to have a PhD in architecture or history to discern the variations of the Albanian castles — set centuries apart, these sites represent little known, but endlessly fascinating history of a country whose long road to nation state is interwoven with the storied histories of the Greek, Roman, and Ottoman empires. We knew nothing about Albania or its history before we showed up in the capital city of Tirana ready for our grand tour organized by Albania friends. Our poor knowledge of the country was not entirely our fault — Albania spent the better part of 20th century completely isolated from the rest of the world by the design of its dictator in charge, Enver Hoxha. No one in Albania knew what was happening in the world, and conversely, the world knew very little about Albania, either past or present. Albania’s communist era dictator, Enver Hoxha had his name carved into the […]

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Overseas Vietnamese student recruited by 6 technological, financial giants

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

Originally posted on: http://tuoitrenews.vn/education/34779/overseas-vietnamese-student-recruited-by-6-technological-financial-giants A UK student of Vietnamese origin who was recently the recipient of six different recruitment offers from some of the world’s largest and most reputable tech and finance giants, including Google and Apple. Chris Khoa Nguyen, a student at the University of Exeter, has

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5 of SAIGON’S BEST HIDDEN COCKTAIL BARS

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is a place of surprises, much of them elusive to first-time visitors with just a few days on the ground. Though a bit challenging at first, Ho Chi Minh City eventually became our favorite city in the world and a base for many of our adventures in the Southeast Asian region. It’s also a pretty great place to go out and grab a drink, whether it’s a Monday or Saturday, Saigon’s music venues, breathtaking rooftop bars, and tiny neighborhood spots are buzzing.

Unlike the more world famous, easy-to-find spots of Bangkok and Shanghai, Saigon is a city of tight neighborhoods which unveil themselves only to those intrepid enough to explore the tiniest, faintest lines on the map. Saigon doesn’t have a Times Square or Pudong. It’s a megacity comprised of small, distinct districts and alleys. Perch ... Read More »

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12-DAYS CAMBODIA & VIETNAM TOUR

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 12-day Vietnam Cambodia Promotion Tour to Angkor, Phnompenh, Halong, Hanoi brings you a chance to visit the best features, landscapes of each countries

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Introduce about Đàn Bầu

by cuongnguyen @ Hanoi Free Day Tours

This one-string zither has been gone along with Vietnamese for a long time ago. Especially, singing the songs played with this instrument by buskers helps players to earn a living. Gradually, it becomes traditional culture feature of Vietnam. As a result, international audiences use the phrase “đàn bầu country” or “đàn bầu’s homeland” when they talk about Việt

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How to Use Your Social Network to Travel the World

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Celinne da Costa spent a year traveling the world and relying on the kindness of strangers to host her. She stayed with 70+ strangers in 17 countries across four continents. In this interview, Celinne tells us how she did it all, with surprisingly very few hiccups along the way.

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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...

TripZilla’s Picks: Top 7 Travel Blogs in Singapore for 2017

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Ho Chi Minh City

by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Free Tour Guide In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Vietnam travel forum

Free Tour Guide In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Vietnam travel forum


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Hi, my name is Hung. I'm a student in [url=http://www.travelfish.org/location/vietnam/saigon_and_su... : Travelfish Vietnam travel forum

Winter in Japan: Why You Should Visit The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

HOA LO PRISON MUSEUM HANOI (2018)|Opening Hours–Entrance Fee

by Lê Hoàng @ Hanoi Free Local Tours

HOA LO PRISON | HISTORICAL INFORMATION | TOURIST INFORMATION (Hours  – Map – Ticket) Top.1 Things to do in House in Hanoi is Hoa Lo Prison. As a Local Tour Guide from Hanoi Free Local Tourrs, I will give you an article about Hoa Lo Prison, And give you some reasons why you should pay a visit to this tourist attraction.   Hỏa Lò Prison, also known as Maison Centrale, is a representative of the period of Vietnamese revolutionary struggle against the French colonists. This place might answer your question “Things to do in Hanoi ” in Hanoi. Located in the […]

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A Guide to Visiting Brunei on A Budget

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

Why Middle Eastern Airlines are Increasingly Becoming Millennials’ First Choice of Travel

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

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.

A Study Reveals Singapore As The Most Expensive Holiday Destination – But Is This True?

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

How Many Days of Leave Do You Get Compared to Other Countries?

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

A comprehensive budget travel guide to the city of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam with tips and advice on things to do, see, ways to save money, and cost information.

Micheal’s Reflection

by admin @

A little over one month ago, I contacted Better Life Vietnam after noticing a post my friend shared on Facebook. The post contained a picture of a young girl who dreams one day of becoming a doctor and an appeal to help make that dream come true through a sponsorship program. Keen for more information, […]

Phong Nha – Ke Bang adventure: kayaking and zipline

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

The Phong Nha – Ke Bang Adventure tour is the perfect option for visitors who would like to get to know more about the National Park and its geology, biodiversity and history rich environment within full day. Especially, It is the first time you experience a great feeling when taking part in zipline to discover Dark Cave, and other adventure activities.

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Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

A screaming kid with a gold fist; a woman who looks like me first thing in the morning and yes, we were Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway.

Frogner Park is the largest p…

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SURVIVING BORACAY ALONE

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

In March of 2012, I was nearly finished with a 3-week journey moving west through the Visayas region of The Philippines. Visayas is famous for beach and diving destinations. I have never been very interested in beaches, so I was focused on the cities of Cebu, Dumaguete, Bacolod, Iloilo and Kalibo. I did, however, have a beach destination as my final stop before flying out of the country. That beach was the most famous beach in all of The Philippines- Boracay. I was all by my sad self during these weeks in the Philippines. I’d met people here and there along the way, but I didn’t join a backpacker caravan or fall in love. So, how is it traveling to Boracay alone, anyway?

Often beach destinations entice travelers of impossibly clear turquoise waters bookended by eternal sunrises and sunsets. So often, ... Read More »

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Gastronomic gastropods- Vietnamese loves snails !

by Thuc Nguyen @ Paloma Motorbike Tours

From Michelin-starred fine dining, to chili-laden, beer-swilling, street-food staple, the humble snail takes many forms. Oysters, lobsters, sushi and snails; all now “posh” and expensive elements of global food culture. They were, however, once all considered to be the food of the lower-classes. In fact, oysters were so plentiful during the European colonization of the Americas that their crushed shells were a common component in brick making. Likewise, the practice of wrapping raw fish (and other meats) in rice was, many centuries ago, a common way for Japanese farmers and fishermen to preserve food for several months at a time. And then there’s lobster, that ubiquitous element of modern fine dining. According to a report on the creature’s recent popularity by the U.K.’s Telegraphnewspaper, the clawed crustacean was “once not deemed worthy for anything other than the ‘lowest of the low.’” It’s funny how things change. Add a bit of gold leaf, a smear of pureed veg, a froth of salty foam, and a jacked-up price tag, and suddenly the cuisine of the working classes jumps a few steps up the social ladder. As with bread, beef, carrots and coffee, it would be easy to assume that the practice of...

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7 Farms to Visit in Malaysia With Your Whole Family

by Adrian Chew @ TripZilla Magazine

7 Festivals in Myanmar That You Should Not Miss

by Zaw Ye Naing @ TripZilla Magazine

Sophie's Art Tour - Ho Chi Minh City - Tour Guide

Sophie's Art Tour - Ho Chi Minh City - Tour Guide


Tour Guide - Vietnam tour guide

Depart at 0900 from your hotel to a café to enjoy traditional Vietnamese sweet coffee and have an overview of the art tour

I didn’t really like the Medieval Island of Rhodes in Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I didn’t really like the Medieval Island of Rhodes in Greece. Rhodes  (pronounced rho-dos) is an odd little place, with a highly controversial history. Visi…

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10 Underrated Attractions in Singapore to Check Out on Your Next Trip

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Phu Quoc Adventure Boat tour

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

Spending a day to discover Phu Quoc Island is really an enjoyable trip. With Phu Quoc Adventure Boat tour, you take part in exciting activities: snorkeling, swimming & visit the islands, and join an interesting itinerary.

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Vietnam Tour For Oversea Students from Hanoi to Saigon via Hoi An

Vietnam Tour For Oversea Students from Hanoi to Saigon via Hoi An


Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

Vietnam Tour For Oversea Students about 14-day from Hanoi to Saigon via Hoi An gives you a wide knowledge about Vietnam's history, landscapes, people

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City


Stray Asia

Stray's Ho Chi Minh City Destination Guide includes what to see and do, where to eat, drink, shop, and learn about Vietnamese culture and history.

Visiting The Medieval Village of Eze in France

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We started our tour of Monte Carlo in Monaco, and Visiting the Medieval Village of Eze in France, by driving along the scenic roads of the Moyenne Corniche. From here we h…

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Living Lagom in Sweden: An Interview With Lola Akerstrom

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Lagom is the key to unlocking the Swedish psyche, and it governs all aspect of Swedish society. In this interview, Lola A. Åkerström talks about why lagom is about more than just balance, and what it's like to assimilate into life in Sweden as a writer and photographer.

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Hanoi City Group Tour (full day)

by hanoiits @ Hanoi Free Day Tours

[tab:Details] Highlights of this Hanoi city tour are famous places in Hanoi, such as Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature, Hanoi’s Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake,… Taking this tour, you will have a chance to learn more about Vietnam’s history and culture. Tour information: Tour duration: Half day Group size: Less than 08 pax

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TripZilla’s Picks: Top 18 Travel Destinations for 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

18 – Day Vietnam Cambodia Laos Family Holiday

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This Vietnam Cambodia Laos Family Holiday For 18 Days covers up almost the best highlights, wonders of 3 countries including Halong bay, Hoi An, Luang Prabang, Angkor Wat and many other famous travel sites...

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7 winter warmers to ward off the cold in Hanoi

by Thuc Nguyen @ Paloma Motorbike Tours

Follow the locals to nameless roadside eateries as the cold snap bites in Vietnam’s capital. Snails Unlike the spicy snails that are carefully fried or grilled in Saigon, the snails served on cold days in Hanoi are simply boiled. Feel the steam from the snails served with ginger sauce and lemongrass. Snails tend to appear in the rivers around Hanoi between autumn and winter. Try the tasty treats in small restaurants at 5 Tong Duy Tan, 1 Dinh Liet, 34A Tran Phu and 88 Cua Bac. Sweet dumplings These dumplings are made from sticky rice stuffed with mung beans or black sesame. The rice balls are then soaked in ginger syrup and served hot. Head to Hang Dieu, Quan Thanh or Tay Ho far a sample of these sweet balls from either age-old eateries or street vendors. Rib porridge Hanoi people love rib porridge and it’s needless to say why this hot congee with quay(fried dough) is a perfect choice for a cold day. There’s a nameless roadside stall at 2A Ly Quoc Su Street that man locals say serves the best rib porridge in Hanoi. You can also find this hot treat in Dong Xuan Market. Cassava dessert Cooked cassava paired with...

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My Trip to Alishan: Spending a Night in the Mountains of Taiwan

by Jasmine Gui @ TripZilla Magazine

Capital connection: The 7 bridges of Hanoi

by Thuc Nguyen @ Paloma Motorbike Tours

Nhat Tan Bridge Nhat Tan Bridge, also known as the Vietnam – Japan Friendship Bridge, was inaugurated in January 2015. It is the first cable-stayed bridge in Hanoi with a total length of 8.9km (5.5 miles) with five spans, representing the capital city’s five ancient gates, crossing the Red River. The project had total investment of VND13,600 billion ($598 million), split between the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Vietnamese government. The bridge was opened for public together with Nhat Tan – Noi Bai Highway which helps shorten travel time between Noi Bai International Airport and Hanoi’s center. Dong Tru Bridge Dong Tru Bridge opened to traffic in October 2014. The 1.1km bridge crossing the Duong River in Long Bien District cost VND882 billion and has eight lanes. It is 55m wide and has two 80m side-spans and a 120m central span. The bridge was built using concrete-filled steel arches, the first time this technology had been used in Southeast Asia. It is also the widest bridge in Vietnam. Thang Long Bridge Thang Long Bridge was built from 1974 to 1985. The 3,250-meter long bridge connects the city with Noi Bai Airport and was considered a symbol of Vietnam-Soviet relations....

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Spiddal: Irish Charm and Movie Magic

by Terry Anzur @ Strangers in the Living Room

Look out, Hollywood! Ireland is more than ready for its closeup. While visiting Galway and the surrounding area, I got a behind-the-scenes look at its expanding role in global entertainment...

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....

Winter in Japan: Why You Should Visit The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

TripZilla’s Picks: Top 7 Travel Blogs in Singapore for 2017

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

An Illustrated Guide To Vietnam’s Motorbikers

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Fun Things to Do in Changi Airport Whether You’re A Local or Tourist

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

16-Day Myanmar & Vietnam Family Tour

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This Myanmar & Vietnam Family Tour For 16 Days takes you to visit best travel attraction of Yangon, Began, Mandalay & Inle cum Hoi An, Halong bay, Mekong Delta, Hanoi... Through this tour, your family takes a chance to experience typical cultures, traditions & lifestyles of its own country

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TEMPLE OF LITERATURE HANOI | Opening Hours – Dress code – Entrance Fees – Introduction

by Hằng Nguyễn Thị @ Hanoi Free Local Tours

ALL ABOUT TEMPLE OF LITERATURE (HOURS – DRESS CODE – MAP – ENTRANCE FEE) Temple of Literature is one of Things to do in Hanoi, a must-see historical site when visiting Hanoi, the Capital City of Vietnam. Temple of Literature not only represents the enduring progress of Vietnamese culture ( sự thay đổi Văn Hóa Việt Nam theo thời kỳ)  , but also contributes significantly to both Confucian civilization (Đạo Khổng Tử) in Vietnam and other cultures in the world. Temple of Literature was ranked as the cultural and historical site on 28th April, 1962. I. Temple of Literature In Hanoi I.1 Temple of […]

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#1 Hotel in Ireland – Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal has been named ‘No 1 Hotel in Ireland’ by TripAdvisor for the fifth year in a row, 2017 ‘Travellers Choice’ Awards on its websi…

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Ph.D student successfully wins business competion.

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

Ph.D. Student Prepares to Launch Biotech Startup Innovation Provides Scientists with Fast and Efficient Research Tools Tony Hoang (pictured above) won UAlbany’s first Blackstone LaunchPad business competition in April. (Photo by Paul Miller) ALBANY, N.Y. (July 11, 2016) – Tony Hoang is on the cusp of becoming a

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Cuba Travel Guide: Things To Do, Costs, & Travel Tips

by Matthew Karsten @ Expert Vagabond

Is it possible to travel Cuba on a budget? Learn how much it cost me to backpack through Cuba — along with my favorite travel tips, things to do, and more.

This is a post from The Expert Vagabond adventure blog.

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!

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.

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...

20 Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We recently published The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World, and then we received another 20 Best Lighthouses in the World. Considering that everyone loves lighthou…

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Book a private Local Insider to explore Mekong Delta

Book a private Local Insider to explore Mekong Delta


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We connect you to a local insider for a private, personalized, and off-the-beaten-path experience. Immerse yourself in the local culture of the southern Vietnamese.

The Secret Sauce Behind Scott’s Cheap Flights

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Scott Keyes turned a simple newsletter into a popular travel hacking site, Scott's Cheap Flights. In this interview, Scott tells us how he and his worldwide team find cheap flights using a combination of manpower and knowledge of industry trends. Every flight is hand-searched!

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Cádiz in Spain will be the next Hot Spot Travel Destination

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I am calling it here and now; Cádiz in Spain will be the next Hot Spot Travel Destination. I probably shouldn’t tell people this and ruin what is one of the most delight…

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Best Cherry Blossom Experience in Washington DC

by Jenia Ustinova @ House to Laos

As your resident DC experts we have a great post for you today – our best tips for optimal sight seeing of Cherry Blossoms in the US capital. The peak bloom is likely to come super early this year – March 18-23, as opposed to the average early April timeframe – so get your walking shoes and cameras ready, hop on the next bus or plane, and get ready to experience Cherry Blossoms in DC like a pro! First, a bit of background – cherry blossoms are kind of a big deal in Washington DC, maybe even THE biggest deal. The National Park Service issues an official peak bloom forecast, and we have a National Cherry Blossom festival to celebrate the blooms every spring. The festival has been going on for over ONE HUNDRED years. And hundred years is a long time for the United States – that fact alone makes it a big deal. The original cherry trees were a gift from the city of Tokyo to Washington DC in 1912 to commemorate the lasting friendship between the two countries. And though relations between the US and the land of the rising sun haven’t always been so cordial, we […]

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Here’s Why You Should Consider Taking More Trips on High Speed Rails Than Flights

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

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.

Saint Joseph Cathedral Hanoi| Opening Hours – Schedule – Address

by Lê Hoàng @ Hanoi Free Local Tours

Saint Joseph Cathedral Hanoi | Historical Information | Tourist Information An Neo-Gothic Cathedral located in the heart of Hanoi Capital, Saint Joseph Cathedral is the representative evidence of the French colonial architecture. Familiarly called by the local as “The Big Church”, Saint Joseph Cathedral is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hanoi for more than 4 million Catholics in the country. Another place that also represents the evidence of French colonies is Hỏa Lò Prison (also known as Maison Centrale). Click here to read more about Hỏa Lò Prison. A. History of St. Joseph Cathedral Hanoi A.1. The […]

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Vietnam Cambodia Family Tour – 14 Days

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 14-day Vietnam Cambodia Family Tour Of Highlights allows your family not only to discover the most stunning landscapes like Halong bay, Mekong delta but also many other attractive ancient cities of Angkor Wat, Hoi An, Mekong and Hanoi ...

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7 Best Banh mi Hanoi – TripAdvisor highly recommended

by Lê Hoàng @ Hanoi Free Local Tours

One of 41 things to do in Hanoi is to taste banh mi Hanoi – a symbol of Vietnamese street food and a signal of modern Vietnam lifestyle. It promises to turn your Hanoi Local Experience into the TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY Vietnamese taste adventure.  I. What is BANH MI? Banh mi has been recognized as TOP 10 most delicious sandwiches in the world by Traveller. Not only Vietnamese, a lot of celebrities could not resist the mouthful taste of banh mi. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull or famous Chef Gordon Ramsay and Anthony Bourdain all highly recommend banh mi as must-try […]

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12 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Hoi An

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

Wanderlust Friday

by Jenia Ustinova @ House to Laos

Pardon the interruption in posting — we just spent the most amazing month on the road exploring Mexico. We have so many memories, thoughts, souvenirs, stories and tips to share with you. We will bump up Mexico in priority coverage, and start posting about it shortly. For now, I would like to discuss our addiction. It is known as travel, and I fear it’s getting worse. The day we left Mexico to go back to the US, I cried. And we were actually in Tulum — our least favorite (but not to say that it was totally bad) place out of all that we’ve explored in this amazing country. I feel a bit like a crack user  — nothing will compare to the high of our first long term travel, but I must have more (and each fix is still so, so good). Anyone out there feel the same way? I am not going to ask how to alleviate this longing, because neither one of us really feels the need to do that. We will continue to travel, both short and long term for as long as we feel this need. On the plus side, I can say that choosing a lifestyle […]

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Mai Chau Adventure 2 Days Group Tour

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

This 2-day adventure group tour offers tourists the chances to visit the best of Mai Chau with many exciting activities such as biking to villages to see the rice fields, weaving scarves, trekking to visit remote villages and having special BBQ party in the garden, watching traditional music show and tasting local wine.

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THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 2

by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

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

The Best Travel Cameras Of 2018 (And How To Choose)

by Matthew Karsten @ Expert Vagabond

As professional travel photographer, everyone keeps asking me about the best travel cameras for 2018. There are so many to choose from! Here's what I would pick, and why.

This is a post from The Expert Vagabond adventure blog.

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...

The 5 Best Night Markets in Taipei

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Taipei is inarguably one of the top street food cities in the world. Taiwan is known as the land of snacks: they have literally invented and re-invented genre after genre of snack food over the years. From pearl tea to fried chicken, the Taiwanese are all about inventing and perfecting the ultimate snack foods. Think Chinese-influenced foods created with the ingenuity and dedication to perfection that (you would think) only the Japanese would bring. While Taipei isn’t quite as famous with local Taiwanese as Tainan for their snack culture, they’ve got it covered and will most likely be your first stop in Taiwan. The sheer volume of street food options available alone are enough but, matched with the quality and price of the food available on the streets, it’s pretty much unbeatable. The catch with Taipei street food though, is ... Read More »

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How to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

As the 2017 European Capital of Culture, here is how to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark and make it a very worthwhile experience. In our opinion, Aarhus is a contempor…

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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.

What to do in Katakolon, Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Katakolon, Greece is a hole-in-the-wall port that is surprisingly charming. The port of Katakolon or Katakolo is a popular stop for cruise ships, offering an opportu…

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How Many Days of Leave Do You Get Compared to Other Countries?

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Vietnamese Student Nguyen (Gwen) Nguyen Speaks at Temple’s 2015 Convocation

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

On Friday, August 21, Vietnamese student Nguyen (Gwen) Nguyen delivered an inspirational speech at Temple’s 2015 Convocation Ceremony, the formal start of students’ educational experience.  A sophomore accounting major, Nguyen has come a long way since travelling 9000 miles from her native Hanoi to begin her studies

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23 Best Things to Do & Places to Go in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Fun Things to Do in Changi Airport Whether You’re A Local or Tourist

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

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...

48 hours in Helsinki, Finland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What to see, what to do, where to stay and where to eat when you have 48 Hours in Helsinki, a city that will pleasantly surprise you. As the capital city of Finland, spendin…

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Korea’s Launching A Grand Shopping Festival on 18 January

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Vietnam is one of the most rewarding places you can visit, but you need to be aware of these 17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam. From the frenetic cities of Ho …

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Lune Production

by Hanoikids @ HANOIKIDS CLUB

Lune Production was established in Saigon, Vietnam, in 2012, under Square Group Investment Holding.… [...]

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23 Best Things to Do & Places to Go in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Ireland: The Wet and Wild Atlantic Way

by Terry Anzur @ Strangers in the Living Room

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way can also be very wet, especially if you visit in late September. Here’s how to see some of the highlights in 3 days without getting soaked....

Mai Chau 2 Days Classic Group Tour

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

Within 2 days, tourists will visit some villages of Mai Chau including Lac Village and Poom Coong village by biking and a hiking to visit 1000 Steps Cave, optional to stay overnight in a homestay of Thai people or bungalow.

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HTL Travelers’ Gift Guide: 2015

by Jenia Ustinova @ House to Laos

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Gift time!! Just kidding — the holidays is one of the reasons we decided against the permanent nomadic lifestyle. We love evenings spent with friends and family, sipping whiskey in the warm glow of the fireplace and of course christmas tree (or as we call it — new year tree), reflection on the year past, and anticipation of new, exiting adventures. We love the coziness, the holiday parties, the pleasant errands that come with this all. And, you know what else we are super excited about? Our gift to each other this holiday season — a month long exploration of Mexico in January. We are super pumped about this. With this trip in mind, we’ve put together our 2015 HTL travelers’ Gift Guide. This list includes special items that we already own and LOVE, and a few items that would complete our travelers’ packs…in case, you know, you are thinking of getting us a gift, ahem. HTL Travelers’ Gift Guide: Technology Mobile Power Station for Smartphones/Tablets/Mobile Devices Our smart phone is an essential piece of technology we would not travel without. Some would disagree, and we their point, but we love our […]

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TripZilla’s Picks: Top 18 Travel Destinations for 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Reflection by Cassandra Tan from Singapore

by admin @

It wasn’t the usual Thursday routine of going to the gym and grocery shopping. I woke up feeling great, knowing that I would be somewhere in Ha Nam in a couple of hours, meeting children who have never met or spoken to foreigners before. I collected boxes of books from the store and got onto […]

Best Highlights of Vietnam & Myanmar Tour

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 17-day Best Highlights of Vietnam & Myanmar Tour brings you a chance to explore famous travel attractions of Halong bay, Hanoi, Hoi An, Mekong, Bagan, Inle, Yangon, Mandalay to know more about authentic cultures, traditions and landscapes of each country

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Visiting the Seaside Town of Weymouth in England

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Located just 20 minutes from Portland, we spent a day Visiting the Seaside Town of Weymouth in England. Weymouth is the archetypal English seaside holiday destinatio…

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Visiting ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We visited ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, in Sweden. Gordon wasn’t really fussed, but I said, ‘take a chance on me.‘ He said well, ‘you are the danc

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Should you Attend a Travel Blog Conference?

by Jenia Ustinova @ House to Laos

So, travel blogger conference. I made the decision to go to TBEX North America 2015 kind of on a whim, a month before the event. I spent the rest of the 4 weeks prior to the conference questioning, and even regretting, my snap decision making abilities. First of all, I am not a huge networker and we are also not certain how far down the ‘professional’ path we want to take this blog. In general, I find the whole concept of selling our ‘stats and message’ to anyone who would listen unnerving. Then, there’s the whole money matter – is it really the best way to spend our disposable income, given the first point? In the end I went – but only because of sunk costs. So, with those negative caveats in mind, here’s a rundown of my impressions from the first ever travel blogger conference that I attended. TBEX is a fantastic value The fact that TBEX is a fantastic value – in purely monetary terms – was my least expected conclusion. But it’s true. The $150 admission ticket gets you one pre-TBEX tour to area attractions (plus the option to just show up and take an unclaimed spot on […]

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Hanoi Free Local Tours | BEST HANOI FREE TOUR GUIDES

Hanoi Free Local Tours | BEST HANOI FREE TOUR GUIDES


Hanoi Free Local Tours

Hanoi Free Local Tours (HFLT), a non-profit organization, is established to bring tourists and locals together. Take a free tour now to discover Hanoi city.

2018 Tour Announcement: Travel With Me To Kamchatka, Russia!

by Matthew Karsten @ Expert Vagabond

You guys have been asking to travel with me for years, now I'm finally going to make it happen! Join me this spring for my first adventure travel & photography tour to Kamchatka.

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Green lotus tea

by Thuc Nguyen @ Paloma Motorbike Tours

Green lotus tea has other names: trà sen, chè sen or chè ướp sen (in Vietnamese) Vietnamese lotus tea is a type of green tea that already absorbed the scent of lotus. Lotus is a type of flower that grows in a lake, and it symbolizes beauty, purity, and good fortune in Vietnam.  Traditionally, workers will row out to the lake in the middle of the night when nectar of the lotus is at its fullest. Then, they will carefully open up all petals of the flower, fill it with green tea leaves (without making it wet), tie the petals together tightly with string, and let tea sits and absorbs the scents overnight. To collect the tea, workers have to row out to the lake again in the morning, open up the flower petals, and harvest the natural lotus scented green tea. Due to the natural process of making lotus tea, it is considered an art in Vietnam. HISTORY Lotus tea was originally created for King Tu Duc during the 19th century Nguyen Dynasty, but the people also love the art of making tea and it became a custom for them to take their boats out onto the ponds and...

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Ho Chi Minh Complex & Temple of Literature tour (half day) | Hanoi daily tours | Hanoi Free Day Tours

Ho Chi Minh Complex & Temple of Literature tour (half day) | Hanoi daily tours | Hanoi Free Day Tours


Hanoi Free Day Tours

This free tour will take you to the Ho Chi Minh complex – the huge construction to express the pride of Vietnamese people to the very first president.

Why Japan’s Suicide Forest Should Not Be Considered a Tourist Attraction

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Thieves Are Targeting Luggage in Hong Kong’s Airport Buses

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Cyber Monday: All Books and Courses Up to 50% Off!

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

This Cyber Monday, all of my books and courses are up to 60% off! If you've ever thought about learning to blog, improving your writing or photography, or wanted to become a travel vlogger then you'll definitely want to check out this sale! There is something for everyone, but the sale won't last so don't wait!

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Hanoi Coffee | About The Best Coffee in Vietnam

by Lê Hoàng @ Hanoi Free Local Tours

Hanoi Coffee Culture I, Hanoi Coffee Culture I.1 Overview of Coffee in Hanoi The coffee was first imported to Hanoi by French during their first colonial exploitation here. With the formation of the French Quarter where the French immigrated, they brought their favorite drink, and Hanoi coffee began to take its first steps on the streets around Hoan Kiem Lake. Following the French invasion at the 1800s, coffee was introduced in Vietnam, but the source of coffee back then was limited therefore it was considered as a luxury good, only the French colonists along with Nguyễn dynasty’s nobles could have […]

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Eating Tapas and Exploring Cartagena in Spain

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I can’t say I knew a lot about this town, but I can tell you that Eating Tapas and Exploring Cartagena in Spain was one of those serendipitous moments. This city was amaz…

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Many great reasons to visit Kilkenny, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

From the hole in the wall pub run by the towns cardiologist, who was the doctor for Metallica, to the milk bar where you can get a whisky, to the hospitable publicans at the …

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7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi. Hijabi is women or girl who wears the Islamic head-covering respectfully, called Hijab. This article has been written by a guest co…

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10 Shops in Singapore Where You Can Buy Cheap Travel Essentials

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

A Singaporean’s Guide to the Work and Holiday Visa Programme in Australia

by Amira Rahmat @ TripZilla Magazine

Hanoi Kids: Free Tour Guides in Vietnam

Hanoi Kids: Free Tour Guides in Vietnam


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Explore Hanoi and learn about Vietnamese culture in general with a FREE tour guide from Hanoi Kids, a student-run, volunteer organisation.

10 Underrated Attractions in Singapore to Check Out on Your Next Trip

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

My Eye-Opening Trip to Northern India’s Varanasi and Bodhgaya

by Lewis Lai @ TripZilla Magazine

18 Must-Visit Street Markets in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Backpacking Vietnam Travel Guide 2017 - Adventure Tips

Backpacking Vietnam Travel Guide 2017 - Adventure Tips


The Broke Backpacker

Backpacking Vietnam; the ultimate guide to exploring one of South East Asia's most mysterious and beautiful travel destinations...

My Trip to Alishan: Spending a Night in the Mountains of Taiwan

by Jasmine Gui @ TripZilla Magazine

Ho Chi Minh Complex & Temple of Literature Group Tour (half day)

by hanoiits @ Hanoi Free Day Tours

[tab:Details] Tour information: Tour duration: Half day Group size: Less than 10 pax Tour type: Free & group tour Availabe language: English Destinations: Ho Chi Minh Complex & Temple of Literature  Pickup address: no 79 Lý Nam Đế st. Itinerary of Ho Chi Minh complex & Temple of Literature tour: 09.00AM or 2.00PM: Our tour guide will welcome you at at Asia Group

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GP Travel – Travel to open the world

by Hanoikids @ HANOIKIDS CLUB

GP Travel is a private owned company established in 2005, with over 10 years experience in the tourism market, our team is well trained and work with mind of services.… [...]

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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...

Top Shopping Malls in Kuala Lumpur

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

My Photo Journal: Urban Trekking Nathan Road In Hong Kong

by Jasmine Gui @ TripZilla Magazine

A Guide to Visiting Brunei on A Budget

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

Vũ Thị Thuỳ Trang

by admin @

Born: 03/23/2002 One of three children, she lives with her grandfather and disabled father. Her father faces discrimination and abusive employers in the workplace due to his disability. Although he wants to support his children he has faced many struggles. Her family raises chickens, and hopes to work with Better Life to create a sustainable […]

Your Tour - What's Included - Access American Education LLC

Your Tour - What's Included - Access American Education LLC


Access American Education LLC

AAE Markets Your School Our major publicity and promotion campaign targets more than 10,000 high school students and English centers in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Logos of participating schools on all AAE promotional items, including invitation postcards, banners, and more. Poster and invitation distribution to

Discover: Seoul

by @ Wikitravel

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

Fancy one of the world’s greatest food experiences? Try Hanoi

by Thuc Nguyen @ Paloma Motorbike Tours

                                       Tourists eat out late at night in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy The Telegraph gets its teeth into Hanoi cuisine, and it’s not the famous ‘pho’ or Obama’s ‘bun cha’ Many people are drawn to a destination just because of how well it triggers their appetite, and for that reason, Hanoi is one of the world’s greatest cities to visit, The Telegraph recommends. The U.K. newspaper published a list of “the world’s 17 greatest cities for food” on Sunday and the Vietnamese capital grabbed second spot, after Tokyo. “Hanoi’s compact old center is arguably the better place to sample the balance of salt, sweet, sour and spice in Vietnamese cuisine,” it said, comparing the city with the popular southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City, which is “more international”. Hanoi is where one can take to the streets and eat like a local, it said. The city offers some of the most popular Vietnamese dishes such as “banh mi”, a baguette usually filled with grilled pork, meatballs or cold cuts, cucumber, cilantro, pickled carrots, liver pâté and a swipe of mayonnaise, or “com...

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Volunteering By Accident by Lukas Schweitzer

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Working with Better Life Vietnam has done many things for me. It has made me appreciate what I have, what I had as a child. What I know my children might one day have. Most of all, it has allowed me to experience a part of Vietnamese life that I wouldn’t have seen otherwise. All […]

The Best Cooking Class in Tuscany in Italy

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We went to the best Cooking Class in Tuscany in Italy. This is a tour which is bookable on TripAdvisor. This was something that I have wanted to experience for a long time. …

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Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing and Night Food Tour

Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing and Night Food Tour


Vietnamairline.travel

Experience fast-paced Ho Chi Minh City from morning till night, traveling through the city by air-conditioned minivan and on the back of a motorbike.

DC like a local: Cherry Blossoms

by Sergey Guryakov @ House to Laos

Last week we published our guide to the Best Cherry Blossom experience in Washington DC in the most iconic spot – the Tidal Basin. And it’s true, if you only have time/patience for one place, you’ve got to hit up Thomas Jefferson Memorial loop (exact location to see the memorial at sunrise). But! As great as that experience will be, it will be something that you will share with lots and lots of other tourists, locals, photographers, and brides-to-be. If, like us, you like to explore a bit more hidden places, away from the big crowds – then this guide is for you. Below are the best cherry blossoms spots in Washington DC – enjoyed mostly by locals, and a few tourists-in-the-know. Hains Point This is cheating a bit, as Hains Point is part of the Tidal Basin circuit. It’s a longish walk from one to another (30 minutes to get there from FDR memorial – your suggested location on the Tidal Basin, and then another 30 minutes or so to actually stroll the area), far enough that only about 10 percent of the Tidal Basin crowd ever makes it to Hains Point. Annual Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run, Hains Point, Washington DC.  Here are several […]

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Korea’s Launching A Grand Shopping Festival on 18 January

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Mardi Gras in Malta

by Terry Anzur @ Strangers in the Living Room

When people in Malta hit the streets for Carnival, it’s not really for the benefit of tourists. If you are lucky enough to be here for the party, you’ll feel...

Travel Vaccination Guide: Which Shots Do You Need?

by Matthew Karsten @ Expert Vagabond

Planning to travel overseas in the next few months? You may want to think about travel vaccinations. Learn which shots you may need for which countries, and how to save money on them.

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Why Middle Eastern Airlines are Increasingly Becoming Millennials’ First Choice of Travel

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 1

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Hanoi’s lantern festival

by Thuc Nguyen @ Paloma Motorbike Tours

An exhibition has revived the old spirit as Vietnam counts down to the full moon on Wednesday night. Lanterns for sale on Hang Gai Street during the Mid-Autumn Festival in 1926. The festival peaks on the full moon of the eighth lunar month, which falls on Wednesday this week. Children are drawn to a fish lantern outside a shop on Hang Gai in the Old Quarter. Star-shaped lanterns, the most popular toy during the festival, are made on the sidewalk. A wooden fighting roosters toy in a photo captured in 1937. Animals made from rice flour were popular in Hanoi nearly a century ago. These toys are still on sale in Vietnamese cities, but they now appeal more to nostalgic adults. A lion dance troupe prepares for their performance on Hang Thiec Street. Women make mooncakes on Hang Duong Street, known as the city’s sweets street, in a photo in 1928. A family offers a festival feast on their altar. A crab lantern. The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences is displaying the photos at the Hanoi Ancient House, 87 Ma May, Hoan Kiem District. Source: vnexpress

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MAYA CRUISE HALONG BAY TOUR – 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT

by Ha Nguyen @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG  – LAN HA BAY – HALONG BAY (L/D) 09h00: You will be pick up  from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the highway to Got Port, Haiphong where we arrive at around 11h30 12h00: Transfer by tender to the MAYA CRUISE. On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see […]

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Seals, Sheepdogs and Moonshine in County Kerry, Ireland

by Terry Anzur @ Strangers in the Living Room

Nature, luxury and history can make for a memorable trip. I experienced them all in one day, on a pre-TBEX Ireland adventure. But you don’t have to be at a...

My Photo Journal: Urban Trekking Nathan Road In Hong Kong

by Jasmine Gui @ TripZilla Magazine

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!

Merry Christmas! Here’s $30 Off Your Next Hotel On Booking.com

by Matthew Karsten @ Expert Vagabond

Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Happy Kwanzaa! As 2017 winds down, I wanted to give everyone a gift this holiday season. Enjoy $30 off your next hotel stay on Booking.com!

This is a post from The Expert Vagabond adventure blog.

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.

Vietnam - WorldStrides Educational Travel

Vietnam - WorldStrides Educational Travel


WorldStrides

Travel the length of Vietnam with your students. Spend 3 days in Hanoi with a local guide and end your journey at Ho Chi Minh City. See a sample itinerary.

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL: RENT A SHORT-TERM APARTMENT WHILE TRAVELING

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

If you want to experience the true life of a place, experience it like a local: get an apartment in a true neighborhood. Wake up to the sounds of street vendors and garbage trucks. Be recognized with a smile by your local noodle-slinger.

If a city strikes your fancy, rent an apartment for a month and stick around for awhile.

Another advantage of worldwide Internet networking is that it allows us to exchange short-term apartments without going through an agent or company. Check the New York City craigslist sublet page and you’ll find plenty of Parisians happy to exchange their Left Bank apartment for a little temporary stepping stone on the Upper West Side. Though apartment exchanges are rare in Asia, there are plenty of expats and locals alike who will be vacating their adobe and happy to have someone trustworthy in ... Read More »

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What to Pack for a Ski Trip to Japan

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

You are Planning a Ski trip to Japan. Well done you. Ever wondered What to Pack for a Ski Trip to Japan? As veterans of skiing in Japan, we can tell you that it is one of the mos…

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My Journey to the RNC

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

By Anh Nguyen Orginally posted on: https://globalhoot.wordpress.com/2016/07/19/my-journey-to-the-rnc/ If you aren’t a U.S. citizen, you might be wondering: “What exactly is the RNC?” As a Temple freshman from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, I was asking the same question in my first-ever political science class. I could never imagine

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Meeting lovely and adventurous family on 27th April, 2014

Meeting lovely and adventurous family on 27th April, 2014

by hochiminhfreetours @ ho chi minh free tours

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

Half day tour with the old quarter and french quarter

by cuongnguyen @ Hanoi Free Day Tours

We picked guest up to go the old quarter, they are a young couple from Isreal. We took them to visit famous locations, we had a nice day with them together and had a lot of stories relegion >> Hanoi the old quarter tour >> Hanoi war sites tour Picked up I arrived no 50

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Sapa trekking and homestay tour by bus 2D1N

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

Explore and experience Sapa by road via the new Noi Bai highway, Lao Cai, with length of 245km. This new road shortens the travel time and distance from Hanoi to Sapa. Moreover, you will have chance to admire the beautiful scenery as you travel the longest highway in Vietnam before enjoying yourself in Sapa – the city in cloudy. Let’s come and join with us!

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7 Farms to Visit in Malaysia With Your Whole Family

by Adrian Chew @ TripZilla Magazine

Six reasons why summer (kinda) rhymes with sugar in Vietnam

by Thuc Nguyen @ Paloma Motorbike Tours

There are millions of ways to enjoy the cool, sweet taste of summer in Vietnam, so here are some of our favorites. Che The sweet, slippery soup is one of the most iconic Vietnamese desserts. There are dozens of versions, ranging from a simple glass of just lotus seeds to a rainbow of beans, roots, cassava and jelly cubes. Crowded che stands can be found in most big markets across the country, including Nam Dong in Hanoi and Ben Thanh in Ho Chi Minh City. For something different, tourists can try the one served at the Cambodian market in the southern city. The shop is owned by a Vietnamese man who grew up in Cambodia but returned in the 1970s, serving the best of both Cambodian and Vietamese desserts. A serving usually costs $1 or less. Ice-cream in a coconut shell One scoop of ice-cream for the summer, or two? Well, it might be easier if you just have it all in a coconut. Kem dua is a special Vietnamese version of ice-cream served in a coconut shell topped with coconut strips, peanuts and chocolate sauce. The best way to eat it is to dig the spoon deep and take a full bite...

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Hanoi’s War Sites Group Tour (half day)

by hanoiits @ Hanoi Free Day Tours

[tab:Details] This half day tour to Hanoi’s war sites included Military history museum, Hoa Lo prison will help you to discover the history of Vietnam’s modern wars. Tour information: Tour duration: Half day Group size: Less than 10 pax Tour type: Free & group tour Availabe language: English Destinations:  Military History Museum, Hoa Lo Prison Pickup address: no 79 Lý Nam Đế st. Itinerary:

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2012 in review

2012 in review

by hochiminhfreetours @ ho chi minh free tours

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

6 (Non-Millennial) Solo Female Travelers Share Their Travel Wisdom

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Solo female travel isn't just for millennials! In this column, Kristin Addis introduces us to some older solo female travelers who are following their dreams to see the world. These women come from all backgrounds and all walks of life, proving it's never too late to start traveling.

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The PIE News – US HEIs tell int’l students: “You are welcome here”

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

Article in The Pie News Universities in the US are coming together to send a welcoming message to all international students, after prospective students expressed unease about studying in the US following the presidential election.   Spearheaded by Temple University in Philadelphia, the campaign is backed by a

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24 hours in Dublin

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let’s face it, 24 hours in Dublin is never going to be enough time, but if that’s all you’ve got, then here is how to make the most of it. 24 hours in Dubl

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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...

4 Days Itinerary Hanoi (2018): What to do in Hanoi Vietnam for 4 Days 3 Nights

by Nguyễn Anh Quanh @ Hanoi Free Local Tours

What is the best Hanoi 4 days itinerary? So you’ve already known what to do in hanoi—if you haven’t—please read this article first. What to do for a 4 days itinerary Hanoi? It must not be harder than a 5 day itinerary in Hanoi right? What are the things to do in Hanoi for 4 days 3 night? Making an itinerary is definitely a pain in the neck—especially a 4 days Hanoi itinerary. Today we will create your perfect 4 days 3 night itinerary in Hanoi—so you can make the most out of your time with an itinerary 4 days in […]

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18 Must-Visit Street Markets in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Boundary Waters Canoe Area: Paddling Into The Wild

by Matthew Karsten @ Expert Vagabond

If you're looking to get away, unwind, and reconnect with nature, you really can't beat a backcountry canoe trip into Minnesota's pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

This is a post from The Expert Vagabond adventure blog.

My Photo Journal: Urban Trekking Nathan Road In Hong Kong

by Jasmine Gui @ TripZilla Magazine

5-DAY SPECIAL PACKAGE TOUR WITH FLAMINGO CRUISE

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 5-DAY SPECIAL PACKAGE TOUR WITH FLAMINGO CRUISE is a great combination to discover the best highlights of Northern Vietnam with World Wonders, natural landscapes, people

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10 Shops in Singapore Where You Can Buy Cheap Travel Essentials

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

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.

PALOMA FEMALE DRIVER

PALOMA FEMALE DRIVER


Paloma Motorbike Tours

  In Vietnamese culture, the motorbike is the primary mode of transport for the majority of families. From birth, Vietnamese people are on a motorbike so their riding skills are second nature.   Our Paloma female Tour Guides have been carefully hand picked for their driving ability, knowledge of local traffic conditions and English speaking / translation skills. You will be amazed at their skillful use of the motorbike in the Hanoi traffic. Female Tour Guides drive in a more conservative manner than their Vietnamese male counterparts. You will have a smoother, safer Tour with a Vietnamese female driving the motorbike.   One of the aims for the Paloma Management Team is to provide professional opportunities to young, dynamic Vietnamese women who wish to further their career in the Tourism Industry. The vast majority of our Guides are University educated and are very keen to meet and understand people from all over the world.  

Must Visit Sites in Hoi Chi Minh City

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

When you visit Vietnam, these are the Must Visit Sites in Hoi Chi Minh City (Saigon). Saigon is the more familiar name of this very popular city to visit. The city is beaut…

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7 Farms to Visit in Malaysia With Your Whole Family

by Adrian Chew @ TripZilla Magazine

Discover Saigon with free English-speaking tour guides

Discover Saigon with free English-speaking tour guides


Thanh Nien Daily

A group of university students take tourists around to the main attractions and introduce the city’s culture in exchange for the chance to speak English

One day in Tirana, Albania

by Jenia Ustinova @ House to Laos

We’ve spent more than one day in Tirana, Albania — three days, in fact! — and found it to be a very pleasant experience to amble between our coffee shop of choice, several green spaces in downtown area, and a few monuments and notable buildings. Tirana is not going to win any awards for the most beautiful, or historic, city in the Balkans – in fact until 1920 Tirana was little more than a village and majority of it was built post World War II in ‘socialist ugly’ style. But, there is so much youthful energy and great ambiance in the fashionable boutique cafes and restaurants  in Tirana, that we had a great time eating, drinking, and people watching through our three days here. If pressed for time, you can really see Tirana in one day – or even less. Below is how we would spend the day: 24 hours in Tirana, Albania Fill up on excellent coffee at the Mulliri Vjeter café right by the Youth Park. Grab one of the tables outside or right by the window and watch the comings and goings of stylish citizens of the capital city. Another bonus – you can catch up on the […]

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Why Middle Eastern Airlines are Increasingly Becoming Millennials’ First Choice of Travel

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

IN-DEPTH VIETNAM STUDY TOUR FOR 14 DAYS

by Thanh Loan @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 14-day Vietnam Tour For Oversea Students from Hanoi to Saigon via Hoi An gives you a wide knowledge about Vietnam's history, landscapes, people & relics in which you can have chances to explore the splendid beauties of Halong Bay, Hanoi then onward to Central of Vietnam to glance at Hue, Hoi An and the final destination is Saigon with Mekong Delta...

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12 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Hoi An

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

Thien Duong cave – kayak and zipline Dark Cave

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

A special day tour in Quang Binh will give you the most interesting experience.Your journey is a discovery trip in Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park with two famous attractions: Paradise Cave and Dark cave with the beauty of the natural creation. Taking part in many exciting activities with a boat trip on Chay River. Join us for a lifetime experience.

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SAIGON FREE WALING TOURS

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Here’s Why You Should Consider Taking More Trips on High Speed Rails Than Flights

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Here’s Why You Should Consider Taking More Trips on High Speed Rails Than Flights

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Thieves Are Targeting Luggage in Hong Kong’s Airport Buses

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Korea’s Launching A Grand Shopping Festival on 18 January

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Sapa Motorbiking full day

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

With this tour, you will sightseeing Sapa’s amazing scenery of mountains and rice paddy fields on terraces as far as the eye can see home of the H’Mong people with scenic landscape of the mountain. In Ta Phin, you will witness the daily life of the Red Dao and Black Hmong minorities.

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TripZilla’s Picks: Top 7 Travel Blogs in Singapore for 2017

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

SAIGON STREET FOOD

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Thieves Are Targeting Luggage in Hong Kong’s Airport Buses

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Nguyễn Thị Thanh Thương

by admin @

Born: 02/01/2001 At just 16, Thuong has faced many struggles and challenges. Thuong lives with her grandparents,as her parents are working in Ho Chi Minh City. Her eldest sister was forced into dropping out of school at fourteen to support their family, and Thuong is worried that she will face the same fate. She is an […]

Visit Hook Lighthouse, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

An excellent day trip from the charming town of Kilkenny in Ireland is to go and visit Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the world.Hook Lighthouse …

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7 Festivals in Myanmar That You Should Not Miss

by Zaw Ye Naing @ TripZilla Magazine

French Quarter Hanoi | Map and Guide for First Time Visitors

by Lê Hoàng @ Hanoi Free Local Tours

French Quarter In the past, under the domination of the French colonialist, Hanoi was separated into three regions which are French area, Vietnamese area and concession area. Up till now, the French area has been known as the French Quarter. Compared to the Old Quarter, French Quarter might be not as bustling as its neighbor but it would take you to another part of Hanoi soul – the charming and elegant one. Let us help you to grasp some must-know things about the area. 1. History: French Quarter in Hanoi mainly formed and developed during the French colonial period, from […]

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Hanoi’s Old and French Quarter Group Tour (half day)

by hanoiits @ Hanoi Free Day Tours

  [tab:Details] This half day tour will take tourists around Hanoi’s Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi’s French Quarter. Please feel free when take a tour with us! Tour information: Tour duration: Half day Group size: Less than 08 pax Tour type: Free & group tour Availabe language: English Destinations: Hanoi’s Old Quarter and French Quarter Pickup

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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.

Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike

Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike


Contented Traveller

One of the best ways to understand this sprawling and the frenetic city is to do a Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike .. at night

18 Must-Visit Street Markets in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

TripZilla’s Picks: Top 18 Travel Destinations for 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

MAYA CRUISE HALONG BAY TOUR – 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHT

by Ha Nguyen @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

Those who choose Maya for a Halong Bay cruise can expect the experience to include more than mere scenery, as impressive as that is in Halong. We provide our clients opportunities to learn about Vietnamese culture while on board, including the popular cooking demonstration where you can make your own spring rolls. Maya passengers can […]

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A Guide to Visiting Brunei on A Budget

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

Where to find Street Art in Saigon

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Away but within earshot of the cacophony of motorbikes and beeping horns in Hoi Chi Minh City, you will find a little alley full of Street Art in Saigon. Most things in Sai…

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2018| VIETNAM MUSEUM of ETHNOLOGY| Entrance fee – Opening hour – Map

by Lê Hoàng @ Hanoi Free Local Tours

ALL ABOUT VIETNAM MUSEUM OF ETHNOLOGY (Entrance fee – Opening hour – Map) As Vietnam is a multi-ethnics nation composed of 54 ethnic groups, Vietnam Museum of Ethnology plays an important role in preserving and presenting the cultural heritage of various ethnic groups. This place is a must-see for people who want to have more knowledge about Vietnamese histories and culture. Another place that also contributes a lot in preserving the cultural heritage of Vietnam is Temple of Literature. Please click here to read A. Introduction A.1. Cultural value: The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a convergence of cultures and […]

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Nguyễn Thị Thảo Linh

by admin @

Born: 04/12/2002 Her father left her family with a huge gambling debt. He even used the deed to their house to pay off his gambling fees. Most of the time during our visit, Thao Linh was in the back sewing garments for a factory. She only took a break to briefly have her picture taken, […]

Montenegro: Bay of Kotor Day Trip to Perast and Herceg Novi

by Terry Anzur @ Strangers in the Living Room

A day trip around the Bay of Kotor begins in Perast, a tiny town packed with the faded glory of the Venetians who built palaces and churches here in the...

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.

Who, What, Where, When and How of TBEX

by Jenia Ustinova @ House to Laos

Given my misgivings about attending a travel blog conference (and really, I would have very similar feelings about any other networking event, especially one that stretches over several days), I attempted to calm my nerves by researching what to expect of TBEX. I was able to find quite a bit of information, which reassured me a bit that it wasn’t going to be completely terrible. And that is in fact what happened. All in all, I though TBEX was a great investment of time, energy, and money. So if you are feeling unsure about attending, read part one on why I thought travel conference ended up being great investment for me, and hopefully that will help you to decide whether you should attend. And if you do decide to go – here’s part two on what to expect from TBEX. WHO: Goes to TBEX Expect to find lots and lots of travel bloggers. Some will be aspiring bloggers – as in, never have written a single post, and maybe they don’t even have a name for their blog yet. Others will be rather senior – but, most big time bloggers will be there in speaker capacity. A vast majority will […]

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School Trip By Alyssa Kopelman

by admin @

Before I came to Vietnam, and based on a lot of the research we had conducted, I had the impression that a lot of the children and families outside of the city were in “poverty.” That being “poor” meant they didn’t have warm clothes to wear, enough food to eat, a covered place to sleep […]

Learning about Lisbon from a local

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We spent some time with Nuno, a local Lisbon man from Lisbon Riders, a tour company where we spent our day Learning about Lisbon from a local. There is nothing like spendi…

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12 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Hoi An

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

10 THINGS I CAN’T TRAVEL WITHOUT

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Recently I’ve taken a four-month break off of travel to settle into a comfortable life in a quiet town. It’s been nice, mostly.

I do miss packing and unpacking the bags. I miss tossing away ripped up socks, giving away paperback books, and moving what’s left of my big shampoo into a small little shampoo thingy.

Some things are essential to have packed and ready to grab when I’m on the road. I will not include the obvious things like a camera, computer, passport, etc. These following are the little home run hitters that are easy to forget about, but always needed:

1. DENTAL FLOSS

I like to eat. I like to eat meat. I like eating late. My teeth are spaced fairly far apart from laughing too much. Stuff gets in there and I need to get it out. I’ve often been wandering ... Read More »

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15 Common Travel Scams (And How To Avoid Them)

15 Common Travel Scams (And How To Avoid Them)


Expert Vagabond

Shady people love to take advantage of unsuspecting tourists. It’s easy to become a victim. These are the most common travel scams around the world.

Top Shopping Malls in Kuala Lumpur

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

17 Best Travel Books To Fuel Your Wanderlust

by Matthew Karsten @ Expert Vagabond

These are some of the best travel books ever (in my opinion). If you're looking for travel inspiration, you can't go wrong with this wonderful collection of travel stories & helpful guides.

This is a post from The Expert Vagabond adventure blog.

The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What is it about lighthouses that appeal to so many people? We live next to two lighthouses in Australia, and we love them. So maybe that has something to do with it. Check …

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Nick the Greek and Exploring the island of Corfu in Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let me tell you about Nick the Greek and exploring the island of Corfu in Greece. I am fairly sure that when you get off a cruise ship in Greece, the waiting hordes of taxi dr…

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Sapa Trekking full day

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes, cool climate and colorful markets of ethnic minorities. With Sapa Trekking full day, you will visit Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai villages of the H’mong minority and have opportunity to experience their daily life, work and original custom.

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A Singaporean’s Guide to the Work and Holiday Visa Programme in Australia

by Amira Rahmat @ TripZilla Magazine

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology Group Tour (half day)

by thanhnguyen @ Hanoi Free Day Tours

[tab:Details]This half day tour will take tourist to Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam. With this free tour, we hope to introduce you somehow Vietnam’s culture. Itinerary of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology tour: 09.00AM or 02.00PM: Our tour guide will welcome you at the hotel then

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How to Travel with an Office Job

by Jenia Ustinova @ House to Laos

We’ve been getting this question  a lot lately – how do you travel so much? Or rather, do you work? I guess that’s the appeal of travel for so many – it’s the opposite of the office, of work, spreadsheets, meetings. In fact, work was the driving factor that lead us to get off the wheel back in July 2013, and leave it all behind for 14 months. Now we are back in Washington D.C., and will call the nation’s capital our home base for the foreseeable future. November 1 will mark a year of us moving back into our house. And yet, we’ve traveled more in this year than in the previous three and half years that we’ve lived in our current home. How? What changed? And…do we work? The short answer to the question is yes we work, but we prioritize our time and money to channel towards travel. Just go – it’s that simple. But let’s break it down a bit more: Perspective & Attitude Perspective and attitude is the biggest reason we travel all the time. All other factors are supplementary and fluid — they can change at any time. I don’t know if we would have been as […]

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Hanoi war sites tour

by cuongnguyen @ Hanoi Free Day Tours

In the morning of November 25th,2016, I had a tour with two guests from Germany. We together discovered war sites tour .Next, we were to sightseeing the old quarter area >> Hanoi Half day tour the old quarter >> French quarter half day tour Picked ups I went to their hotel early 15 minutes … we

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Chris Runckel

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

Who is Chris Runckel? Mr. Runckel has been a featured speaker at past AAE fairs and events because we value his expertise. As one of the first U.S. diplomats permanently assigned to Vietnam he brings a wealth of background and knowledge about the market both to us

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8 of the Best Cafes in Hanoi

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

The big cities in Vietnam have a cafe culture that is virtually unknown to the rest of the world. Don’t expect a Chemex of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe with hints of blueberry and strawberry or an Aeropressed Kenyan. You might be able to locate one eventually, but not before tripping over scores of cafes serving up tumblers of coffee so dark it looks like used motor oil and smells like the most intense mocha you’ve ever had. It’s no secret that we love Vietnamese coffee and as a follow up to our very popular Saigon cafes list, we offer a list of some of our favorites in the northern capital city. Also be sure to check out our handy guide to ordering coffee in Vietnam.

So, in the event that you can’t find this guy rolling around town, keep scrolling and we’ve got ... Read More »

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23 Best Things to Do & Places to Go in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Saigon Free Walking Tours in Ho Chi Minh - Activity in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - Justgola

Saigon Free Walking Tours in Ho Chi Minh - Activity in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - Justgola


Justgola

Saigon Free Walking Tours is a non-profit organization, which is managed by Hospitality & Tourism students at Hoa Sen University, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.

Discover: Fukuoka

by @ Wikitravel

A bullet train ride on the Hakata-Minami Line in Fukuoka, Japan costs just ¥290 (under US$3). Alas, the end-to-end trip lasts just ten minutes.

My Mom Says This Blog is Boring

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Last month, my mom told me she thought this blog was boring. “Where’s all the fun stuff? I want to see more photos of you traveling. I don’t care about these other updates.” “Mom, I live in Austin now. You know I’m not on the road that much,” I replied. “I know but still….I want […]

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Why Japan’s Suicide Forest Should Not Be Considered a Tourist Attraction

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Fun Things to Do in Changi Airport Whether You’re A Local or Tourist

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Top Shopping Malls in Kuala Lumpur

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase

25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase


The Hungry Suitcase

Thailand enjoys a 50% return rate for foreign tourists. In contrast, Vietnam only pulls back 5% of visitors.Personally, I feel that Vietnam walks all over Thailand in almost every travel category except beaches. So, why do so many people have such bad experiences and never return to Vietnam?I hope the list I have made below helps out first-time visitors. It may seem cynical and anti-Vietnamese. It’s not. I love this country; I want you to love it, too. I’d just like to alert travelers to beware of the common first-time mistakes that may sour their experience of the local people and the country overall.Do your homework, know what to expect, and this is the most rewarding country in Southeast Asia to explore.Here goes:-1-TAKE YOUR VISA SERIOUSLY, VERY SERIOUSLY INDEEDYes, it seems like common sense, but I have seen tourists turned ... Read More »

‘A STOP AT WILLOUGHBY’: THE TWILIGHT ZONE EPISODE THAT EXPLORES OUR NEED TO TRAVEL

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“a place around the bend where he could jump off”

Created during a time (1959-1964) when American television seemed eerily clean and domestic, The Twilight Zone challenged viewers to examine a possibility of uncertainty beyond the comforts and assumptions of contemporary life. It was my favorite thing on TV. One episode in particular always stuck with me- A Stop at Willoughby. It brings up questions. How could such a ‘successful’ man working in a New York tower and living in an upscale suburb be so miserable? Why would he dream of escaping to a sleepy village where the streets have no name and the children wear overalls and go fishing?

A STOP AT WILLOUGHBY is the story of an advertising executive named Gart. Gart feels endless pressure from his pugnacious boss and his minion-like coworkers at his New York City office during ... Read More »

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End Year Trip 2017

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On December 22, Better Life Vietnam took a final trip of the 2017 giving books and teaching English to 450 children of Co Do second primary school in Ba Vi, Hanoi. This trip was much more special because we brought the children not only books, English lessons but also Santa Claus. It was the first […]

A Study Reveals Singapore As The Most Expensive Holiday Destination – But Is This True?

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Welcome Aboard!

by Jenia Ustinova @ House to Laos

Pardon our tardy announcement – but here it goes – we have added a new travel companion to our team back in June: Nicholas.  Its been a very new type of adventure for us, but we are slowly getting into the groove as a team of three. And while things have certainly changed around here with the new addition, we have no plans to stop traveling. Being able to explore, journey, and experience the big wide world is our way of knowing we are doing things right (for us). Nicholas has already proven himself already on one road trip this summer. We took the long holiday weekend in July to attend a friends’ wedding and explore a bit of southern Virginia. At the time N just turned 4 weeks, and we were a bit nervous about how he would take to our escapades. Sergey and I have a bit of a different perception on how ‘easy’ Nicholas is (who is surprised here?) I will just say, and I think Sergey has to agree, he is no magical baby that you only hear about from a friend of a friend that never cries, only coos, and sleeps through the night by the end […]

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Hanoi’s notorious black market, where anything goes

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Don’t expect a receipt if you’re looking to buy anything from this market. Most Hanoians would be flummoxed if you asked them where Hoa Binh Market is, but if you asked them about Chợ Giời, it would be a different story. The name Chợ Giời tells a story itself as its earliest vendors used to gather in an open-air spot to sell pretty much everything they owned, hence the name “Giời”, meaning sky, God and outdoors in Vietnamese. The market is believed to have opened in 1955 on the corner of two streets, but since then it has expanded to more than four streets and two big alleys along the busy thoroughfares of Hue and Hang Bai. In Chợ Giời, vendors sell everything from car parts and metal springs to TV remotes. Some old, some new, some possibly stolen. The majority of the goods are mechanical items, and here you can find the tiniest screwdrivers to rare 1980’s amplifiers all under the same roof. Following the war and the subsidy period, Chợ Giời was split down into different departments. Yen Bai 2 Street was known for its CDs and DVDs  —  before the Internet and Youtube changed all that. Nguyen Cong Tru Street draws vendors selling...

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My Eye-Opening Trip to Northern India’s Varanasi and Bodhgaya

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13-Day Vietnam and Laos Tour In Focus

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This 13-day Vietnam and Laos Tour in Focus starting from Saigon via Hoi An, Halong bay till Hanoi then onward to Luang Prabang, Vientiane allows you to visit the most attractive places in each country

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Flying Over The Grand Canyon In A Helicopter From Vegas

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The helicopter's rotor fired up, whirring above our heads. Our pilot took the controls and we suddenly began to hover off the ground, rising into the sky above Las Vegas.

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30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

It appears that I am not the only one with a thing for lighthouses, and here are 30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World. It all started when we visited Hook Lighthouse in Ir

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Discover: Kanab

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

Khuất Thị Nhung

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Born: 01/08/2000 Nhung lives with her grandmother, parents and a younger brother. Her  father has a mental disease. Her mother is the only one who works to feed the whole family. Her mother works in a garment shop, where she makes clothes for upwards of ten hours a day. During primary and secondary school, Nhung had to […]

Tour with Hanoikids: More than just Hanoi free tours

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Founded in 2006, Hanoikids is a student-run, voluntary organization which provides free tours for foreigners in Hanoi, Vietnam.… [...]

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Autumn spirit served up in the form of rice flakes by Hanoi village

by Thuc Nguyen @ Paloma Motorbike Tours

Like pumpkins and candy at Halloween, rice flakes are a must during the fall in the capital. It is an unwritten rule that when you talk about autumn in Hanoi, you have to mention rice flakes. No one knows when the flat sticky rice first became an autumn delicacy in the capital, but the art of making the tasty snack has been well-preserved for more than a century in Me Tri Village. More than 50 households in this village have their fires burning for rice flakes twice a year, depending on the harvest season. Experience shows that rice picked during fall makes the best rice flakes because it is sweeter and more aromatic. The sticky rice used for rice flakes should come from young plants. Me Tri Village in Nam Tu Liem District and Vong Village in Cau Giay District are the most famous places in the north for this treat. These women are removing the grains from paddy flowers. The grains are soaked in water. The tailings, which float to the surface, are removed. The grains are roasted for two hours.  Then they are ground under a wooden pestle, and the ground grains are screened again to remove all the husks. The final product is wrapped in lotus leaves, and these green-yellow...

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Saigon Riding and Dining Tour

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The Saigon Riding and Dining tour is designed to get you out on the road when Saigon really comes alive. Eating, drinking and spending time with friends out on the town is a big part of the social fabric of being Saigonese. From restaurants, bars, street stands to the many parks, people like to get out and relax.

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Working With BLV: A Personal Reflection by Kaitlyn Knoll

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Source: http://wayfarerkate.com/2017/09/03/2728/ Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of visiting a small village in Vietnam as part of my work with the non-profit, Better Life Vietnam. Better Life Vietnam works to help children rise out of poverty and stay in school. In many rural areas, children are not able to continue their educations because of family […]

Wine Tasting in Ljubljana: A Golden Story

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I’ll never forget my first taste of Slovenia’s orange wine: it came with a story, a master storyteller and its very own TV show. Slovenian friends who are wine enthusiasts...

Secrets for Top College Admission

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There is a high school student who went to high school (by using AAE service) a few years ago. She has received a lot of attention because of scholarship offers from 12 USA universities (full tuition scholarship from Harvard, Yale and Stanford) and becomes a role model for many Vietnamese patents who

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Visiting Valentia Island in Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

To be quite honest I had never heard of Valentia Island in Ireland. When we were planning our road trip of 3 weeks in Ireland, we knew we couldn’t do everything beca…

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5 Days Itinerary Hanoi (2018): What to do in Hanoi Vietnam for 5 Days 4 Nights

by Nguyễn Anh Quanh @ Hanoi Free Local Tours

5 Days Itinerary Hanoi  or Things to do in Hanoi for 5 Days ? How do you plan these 5 days? You know it. You know Hanoi is full of amazing attractions. You heard people telling epic stories about Hanoi. And you have 5 days to spend here in Hanoi. You’re excited to pack it up and make a Hanoi 5 days itinerary. But… You don’t know what to do in Hanoi—for 5 days!!! Scratching your head ferociously, you think: “I come here, but what can I do for 5 days in Hanoi? “How can I make a 5 days […]

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10 Underrated Attractions in Singapore to Check Out on Your Next Trip

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Discover: Graz

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A Study Reveals Singapore As The Most Expensive Holiday Destination – But Is This True?

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Fansipan Summit full day

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This Fansipan Summit full day is offered for anyone who likes adventures. It is a memorable experience with conquering the Roof of Indochina – Fansipan peak in Hoang Lien Son range and enjoying fully the emotion of the winner when you reach the top of the mountain at the height 3143m.

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7 Festivals in Myanmar That You Should Not Miss

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A Journey Through Madagascar: Notes on the Privilege of Travel

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We travelers are a lucky bunch. It's easy to forget just how privileged we are to be able to travel the world. The truth is, most people rarely even leave their own country, let alone visit destinations all over the globe. My recent visit to Madagascar reminded me that it's important to keep this perspective in mind, and to give back to organizations that help the places we visit.

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Discover: Takaoka

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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.

How Many Days of Leave Do You Get Compared to Other Countries?

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A Study in Contrast when you visit Le Meridien Saigon

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Le Meridien Saigon is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most ultra-modern 5-star hotels. If you like bright and shiny things, you will love this hotel. It is located across fro…

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Hanoi Noodle is more than Pho Hanoi| Restaurants Recommendation

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“Hanoi: What to eat” The Series Vietnamese Noodles Is More Than Phở (Pho Hanoi) Pho Hanoi seems to be familiar with most of people, who have interest about Hanoi. It is regarded as a spirit of Hanoi. Let’s take a Hanoi Tour to know more about Things to do in Hanoi and has a chance to taste Pho Hanoi But there is much more than Phở. You might be suprise with different type of noodle in Hanoi. You might fall in love with the Hanoi’s Cuisine. A. Phở – Rice noodle A.1. What is phở? Phở is a kind of […]

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Let’s Send Another Set of Students Abroad (Exciting Updates from FLYTE)

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Two years ago I started FLYTE, a charity designed to help students from underserved communities see the world. Since then, we have raised over $100,000 and sent three classes on trips around the world. Here are updates on the organization.

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My Trip to Alishan: Spending a Night in the Mountains of Taiwan

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Top 30 Things to do in Killarney, Ireland

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There is no doubt that Killarney is a popular destination, and we share the Top 30 Things to do in Killarney, Ireland from our recent trip to this beautiful Irish town. Fr…

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10 Shops in Singapore Where You Can Buy Cheap Travel Essentials

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The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

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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...

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And the winner is….

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I received thousands of submissions for my round the world contest, and I enjoyed reading every single one of them. Unfortunately, there can only be one winner. Today, I'm very excited to announce the official winner of the round the world contest! The journey begins next month.

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