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Guide For New Visitors On Where To Go Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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Summer Special Offer! The Hanoi to Saigon Buffalo Run

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

  We couldn’t be prouder of our Hanoi to Saigon Buffalo Run. Taking you to everywhere that makes Vietnam so damn great, many years of hard work have gone into designing this adventure. And this summer we are offering an … Continue reading

Con Son – Kiep Bac Autumn Festival 2017 in Hai Duong Vietnam

by Hoang Anh @ News

The morning of October 6th, 2017 marked the opening of Con Son – Kiep Bac Autumn Festival 2017 in Hai Duong Province, the north of Vietnam. Also, this event was to commemorate the 717th Anniversary of the death of General Tran Hung Dao (Tran Quoc Tuan), one of the most well-known and revered characters in […]

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6 reasons you should think twice about orphanage tourism

6 reasons you should think twice about orphanage tourism

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Orphanage tourism is what happens when good intentions and reality don’t quite synch up. This is why it's not such a good idea.

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How we’re stepping up the fight against orphanage tourism

How we’re stepping up the fight against orphanage tourism

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Who wouldn’t want to help an orphaned child? Unfortunately, our desire to help can sometimes cause more harm than good as, in some countries, orphanages have become tourist attractions that…

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How to get off the beaten path in Rome

How to get off the beaten path in Rome

by Andrea MacDonald @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Like in most of the world’s greatest cities, so many incredible sights equals so many tourists. But this Rome guide will help you beat the crowds.

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Northern Vietnam in one week: The ultimate guide

Northern Vietnam in one week: The ultimate guide

by Ellie Abraham @ Intrepid Travel Blog

From big cities brimming with foodie fun, to landscapes so surreal they will blow your mind, Northern Vietnam sure won't disappoint.

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Vietnam Launches Official E-Visas for Visitors From 40 Countries

by admin @ News

The Vietnamese government has announced a two-year pilot plan to launch an electronic visa system for foreign tourists visiting the country. Under a government directive released in late January, citizens from 40 countries will be eligible to apply for the e-visas starting on 1st February 2017. (See the list below) Applicants are required to complete […]

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Vietnam du Nord au Sud

Vietnam du Nord au Sud

by Christian @ ACA Voyage

Circuit du Nord au Sud en 14 jours pour une découverte du pays en toute intimité.
Au programme, des journées balade à pied et en vélo, des activités ludiques et bien entendu une découverte de l'univers culinaire vietnamien, pour le plus grand plaisir de nos sens.

- Circuits classiques

North India in one week: The ultimate guide

North India in one week: The ultimate guide

by Jack Cummings @ Intrepid Travel Blog

You have to start somewhere, and while you can’t cram all of India into seven days like an overflowing suitcase, you can still work a whirlwind of unforgettable experiences into a week. Here's everything you need to know about the Golden Triangle route: Delhi to Agra to Jaipur.

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Why everyone is talking about Iceland right now

Why everyone is talking about Iceland right now

by Ashlea Wheeler @ Intrepid Travel Blog

How one of the world's smallest, coldest countries became a tourism powerhouse.

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“Tourism creates jobs, jobs support families.” All your Nepal questions answered by our man on the ground

“Tourism creates jobs, jobs support families.” All your Nepal questions answered by our man on the ground

by James Shackell @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Nicholas Cowie lives with his wife and children in Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu. He was there when the earthquake struck on April 25th.

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Which Airport Should You Fly Into When Traveling to Vietnam?

Which Airport Should You Fly Into When Traveling to Vietnam?


TripSavvy

See what you need to know about flying into Vietnam. Learn if Saigon or Hanoi is better for arriving, visa information, getting around, and more.

The far north Guide | Vietnam Travel

The far north Guide | Vietnam Travel


Rough Guides

As Vietnam fans out above Hanoi towards the Chinese and Laos borders, it attains its maximum width of 600km, the majority of it a mountainous buffer zone...

DCT Tour

by giapdien @ Tourist companies in the North – Vietnam Travel Guide

Head office Add:#3A – Bien Bac Building – 1068 De La Thanh Street – Ba Dinh District – Ha Noi – Viet nam Tel: 84 -04-7711056 / 7711060 Hotline Mobile: 0913 560 079 Website: www.dctvietnam.com Emai: dctoursco@hotmail.com [tab:Contact] Head office Add:#3A – Bien Bac Building – 1068 De La Thanh Street – Ba Dinh District – Ha

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Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam

Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

My trip through Vietnam, my awful experience, and why I never want to go back there for the rest of my life.

8 Top Places to Visit in Northern Vietnam - International Living

8 Top Places to Visit in Northern Vietnam - International Living


International Living

Vietnam is one of the most scenic countries I have ever explored. No matter where I go, I’ll find something beautiful, odd, or just different than...

Quarry Trail FAQ: The ‘other’ route to Machu Picchu

Quarry Trail FAQ: The ‘other’ route to Machu Picchu

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Heard of the Quarry Trail? That's cool - neither have the tourist crowds.

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Why Northern Sri Lanka should be on your travel radar

Why Northern Sri Lanka should be on your travel radar

by Leslie Price @ Intrepid Travel Blog

One day Northern Sri Lanka may have tourist trails, backpacker hostels and smoothie shops like the south. For now, the region is as wild and unexplored as it gets.

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The eatery of grilled fermented pork roll and Hue cakes in Saigon

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

If you have the opportunity to go to the area behind Ban Co market (the alley 51 Cao Thang, District 03) in the early afternoon, you can see many attractive eateries. There is a small parking space for customer to feel free when wandering to find the favorite dishes. Among them, the most outstanding one is the eatery of Hue cakes in fornt of the house No. 51/75.

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Double strap adventure: a brief history of backpacking

Double strap adventure: a brief history of backpacking

by Cam Hassard @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Imagine for a moment that it’s 1969: Hendrix is shredding Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock; war rages in Vietnam; a counter-cultural revolution is taking place in the western world, and you’re part of it.

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One Week in Taiwan: A Complete Itinerary from The North to The South

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

THE BEST MONTH TO VISIT VIETNAM? SEPTEMBER!

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Yes, Vietnam is a great country to travel all year round depending on the region – but if you ask us which time of the year we like to travel most, it’s definitely the month of September! Here’s why: It’s … Continue reading

Top Churches in Vietnam for Meaningful Christmas Eve

by admin @ News

Vietnam has several top churches for foreigners and locals to celebrate Merry Christmas. Christmas is the ideal time for the Christians to show off their great faith in their God and for the non-Christians to gather and memorize the last moments at the end of the year. Although this event has not been traditionally celebrated […]

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The Ultimate Hanoi Shopping Guide – What to buy and where to buy it

by Graham Stein @ XO Tours Blog

We wrote a very popular shopping article focused on Ho Chi Minh City 2 years ago, and have since had many requests for a similar piece for Hanoi. Shopping posts are difficult to do however, because there are so many unique things that you can buy in Vietnam that it’s impossible to include everything in a single article. We…

Chef and author Andy Ricker gives us a crash course in Northern Thai cuisine

Chef and author Andy Ricker gives us a crash course in Northern Thai cuisine

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

American chef Andy Ricker has built his reputation on dishes with names like laap pet issan, muu paa kham waan, khao soi. This is northern Thai food at its best.

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How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 2: South Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

September 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Newly-appointed General Director of Vietnamtourism – Hanoi since Sep 1st, 2017 On September 08, 2017, we were pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Khuat Minh Ha as new General Director of Vietnamtourism – Hanoi. Mr Khuat Minh Ha takes over from Mr Le Vu Trang who is retiring at the end of […]

Handspan Travel

by giapdien @ Tourist companies in the North – Vietnam Travel Guide

Add: 80 Ma May St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi  Phone: +84 4 3926 2828 Hot Line: +84 932 231 489 Fax: +84 4 3926 2792 Website: http://www.handspan.com Email: info@handspan.com   Add: 80 Ma May St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi Phone: +84 4 3926 2828 Hot Line: +84 932 231 489 Fax: +84 4 3926 2792 Website: http://www.handspan.com

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

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

You’ve probably never heard of these North American national parks

You’ve probably never heard of these North American national parks

by James Shackell @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Get there before they go mainstream.

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Where to Head for the Best Vietnam Motorbike Tours

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Vietnam is a hot destination that steals your heart with picturesque scenery, romantic rivers, impressive mountain ranges, green and lush forests, stunning beaches, etc. This country is somewhat best explored by a motorbike. During the Vietnam motorbike tours, you will be given from admiration to admiration by the marvelous landscapes in the most authentic way. […]

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My Perfect Tenerife Itinerary

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

It’s been two years since I published a post about the 11 places I’d want to visit in the following year. It was November 2015 and I was making plans for 2016. I said I’d visit Angkor Wat, in Cambodia, and Sapa Valley, in Vietnam. And I did – I went with my sister in

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Hue Street Food for Happy Vietnam Food Tour

by admin @

Hue is romantic in each of its details, from culture to history, beauty, and food. Not only do the tourists come to this city to visit the Imperial Citadel, Perfume River, Thien Mu Pagoda, etc., but some also enjoy the Hue Street Food. The trip will lack something enjoyable if you skip the chance to […]

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Ha Long Bay one of most beautiful world heritage sites: CNTraveler

by hanoi tours expert @

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam has been listed among the 20 most beautiful UNESCO world heritage sites by famous travel website CNTraveler. Ha Long Bay, Vietnam: When the winter blues hit, the usual solution is a ski weekend or beach holiday. If you’re up for something different, head for Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay aboard a traditional […]

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Plan your travel on the New Year Holiday 2018 based on financial capacity

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

After a long year of hard-working, the New Year Holiday is the time for you to relax and reward yourself an interesting holiday. However, not all people have financially qualified to travel on the bustling and expensive New Year Holiday.

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It’s Mid-Autumn Festival Time… What is it?

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Today marks the beginning of the Mid-Autumn Festival! Named Têt Trung Thu in Vietnamese, it is also known as the Children’s festival. It is said that name came about, as it’s a way for parents to make up for the … Continue reading

Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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Why we’re rethinking orphanage tourism

Why we’re rethinking orphanage tourism

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Most travellers, donors and volunteers just want to help, but it's an industry that's doing more harm than good. Something needs to change.

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How to spend the perfect 24 hours in Rome

How to spend the perfect 24 hours in Rome

by Urban Adventures @ Intrepid Travel Blog

There’s so much more to Rome than just the tourist attractions. The atmosphere of the city, the hidden gems and the irresistible culture — you will never be at a loss for things to experience in Italy’s gleaming capital!

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Vietran Tour

by giapdien @ Tourist companies in the North – Vietnam Travel Guide

Add: 49, Quang Trung street, Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi Tel: (+84 4) 39438777 ; 39438778 ; 39368529 Fax: (+84 4) 39438759 ; 39368528 Email: info@vietrantour.com Website: http://vietrantour.com Contact Add: 49, Quang Trung street, Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi Tel: (+84 4) 39438777 ; 39438778 ; 39368529 Fax: (+84 4) 39438759 ; 39368528 Email: info@vietrantour.com Website: http://vietrantour.com

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Lang Co Beach, a must see central Vietnam destination

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Travellers touring central cities such as Hue and Da Nang (Tour to Hue and Hoi An) should drop by Lang Co Beach, a destination renowned for its wonderful landscapes, long, white sand dunes and blue waters. Lang Co Beach, surrounded by mountains, tropical jungles and crystal clear waters, was recognised as one of the world’s […]

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Why Most Tourists Never Return To Vietnam | The HoliDaze

Why Most Tourists Never Return To Vietnam | The HoliDaze


The HoliDaze

The culture is great, the scenery impressive, and the food delicious, but many travelers never return to Vietnam. Here's why; & how you can have a good trip

Vietnam Backpacker Hostels Grateful of No Serious Injuries in recent Public Ferry Collision

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

On 1 January 2017, a scheduled public ferry carrying passengers from Cat Ba Island to Hai Phong Harbor, Vietnam made contact with a bridge pylon. The accident resulted in damage to the ferry’s bow, and several seats inside the passenger … Continue reading

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 »

October 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Vietnamtourism – Hanoi’s Mid-Autumn Festival Vietnamtourism – Hanoi in collaboration with Hanoi Open University organized The Fairy Moon Festival at the Tourist Information & Support Centre, 28 Hang Dau St., Hanoi on October 1, 2017. Performance such as drama, music, dance, and quiz with prizes had received a lot of compliments from the […]

How To Plan a Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Trip

How To Plan a Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Trip

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

It's easier than you think to plan a sustainable trip. You don't need to book an ecotourism resort with a hefty price tag or volunteer in a remote village for weeks on end. Any type of traveler can plan a sustainable vacation if you know where to start. In this article, we'll walk you through practical and easy ways you can plan a sustainable trip.

What to expect on an overnight train in Vietnam

What to expect on an overnight train in Vietnam

by Emily Kratzmann @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Station attendants march up and down the platform, blowing whistles to alert us to the impending arrival of the 5pm train to Hanoi. Fifteen hours of riding the rails? Here we come.

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Interesting Fishermen Show in Mui Ne Vietnam to Join

by Hoang Anh @ News

Travel to Mui Ne Vietnam now has a unique and new recreational type of Fishermen Show – A Legend of the Fishing Village with cultural dancing on water and music stages. The dynamic and kicking show makes your stay in the beach shelter full of enjoyment by night. Get full information of “A Legend of […]

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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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Beyond the Grand Canal: a non-touristy guide to Venice

Beyond the Grand Canal: a non-touristy guide to Venice

by Lily Cichanowicz @ Intrepid Travel Blog

It is possible to have an authentic experience in Venice, far from the crowds. Here's where to go for the finest eats, the coolest art, and even more.

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A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam

A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam


My Adventures Across the World

A concise guide to the most fun things to do in Vietnam and the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam in only 15 days

The Essential Traveller’s Guide To Khao Lak

by Guest Writer @ Goats On The Road

Literally meaning, Lak Mountain, after one of the main peaks in this mountainous region of southwestern Thailand, Khao Lak offers travellers serene beauty, white sand beaches, towering cliffs and a less touristy alternative to other Andaman superstars like Phuket and Railay. This is where most liveaboard dive boats leave for long scuba trips in the […]

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Vietnam: North or South for a 2 Week Vacation | Finding Beyond

Vietnam: North or South for a 2 Week Vacation | Finding Beyond


Finding Beyond

With the huge growth of tourism in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is becoming a very popular vacation destination. Vietnam has been on the backpacking map for a long time but only over the past few years have non-long term traveller friends of ours started to ask our opinion on where in Vietnam they should visit if…

6 Things to Do This Winter in Northern Vietnam

6 Things to Do This Winter in Northern Vietnam


TripZilla

Escape the heat from December to March in Northern Vietnam.

December 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Vietnamtourism-Hanoi Honored As An Excellent Travel Company 2017 Vietnamtourism – Hanoi attended “Customer Conference 2017” organized by Vietnam Airlines as a Gold Sponsor at Melia Hanoi Hotel on the evening of December 6, 2017. At the conference, Vietnamtourism – Hanoi once again recognized as the country’s leading travel brand when it was awarded […]

The art of crossing the streets in Vietnam…..

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Locals or anyone who has lived in Vietnam a long time, who have observed the traffic, will see it as though they are watching a perfectly coordinated ballet performance of people, motorbikes, cars, buses or even the occasional chicken. If … Continue reading

What is Sustainable Tourism and What Does it Look Like Around the World

What is Sustainable Tourism and What Does it Look Like Around the World

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

What is sustainable travel? Well, isn't that a good question! I am delving into what sustainable tourism looks like around the world: from Colombia to Germany! Read real life stories and examples of how sustainable travel can transform our world for the better and become a part of the change!

10 facts you probably don’t know about Namibia

10 facts you probably don’t know about Namibia

by Julie Faye Germansky @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Namibia is an incredibly progressive country for sustainable tourism. Here's what else you need to know about the Southern African beauty.

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Our easy-to-follow guide for ethical animal tourism

Our easy-to-follow guide for ethical animal tourism

by Charlie Stone @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Animal tourism can be a force for good, but it's up to all of us to make that happen.

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Hanoi in Vietnam: proposal to add more 9 pedestrian streets

by admin @ News

According to the People’s Committee of Hoan Kiem district of Hanoi, this district has completed the construction of the project of expansion of the space for the pedestrians in the center of Hanoi by adding more 9 pedestrian streets. Consequently, the expansion of pedestrian space in the center of Hanoi will take 7 streets and […]

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VIETNAM TOUR INFORMATION

by noreply@blogger.com (Anonymous) @ Vietnam Tourism Group

Vietnam has been quietly reinventing itself from the carcass of an horrific war-torn landscape in the seventies, into today's model, the early buds of a Thailand alternative. Now, there is much to enjoy, whether it is in the bustling streets of Vietnam's capital Hanoi in the north, Hue, the ancient capital of the emperors in the centre, or in its largest city Ho Chi Minh City the former Saigon in the south.
Vietnam hotel information has improved from the early 90's when Hanoi had no luxury hotels. Today it is a different story, with eight five star properties and over nine thousand rooms available. So with so much potential on offer, when it comes to Vietnam hotel information where are the best places to stay?
Hanoi
Pick of the bunch is without doubt the famous Sofitel Metropole. This French colonial style hotel has been an historical treasure since it first opened in 1901 and was the first place any invading army (and there have been many) first raised its flag. Heads of State, film stars and musical legends have all enjoyed its hospitality and although there is a modern wing, it is advised to opt for the old part with its wooden floors and cane furniture.
For shallower pockets, a long time budget favorite in Hanoi is Chains First Eden situated at the north end of the Old Quarter. The rooms are comfortable with Chinese furniture, it's well maintained albeit a little worn and everybody speaks English. It's a perfect place to explore the Old Quarter and will consistently deliver value for money.
Hue
Within a city steeped in such illustriously royal history, what better place to stay than in the former residence of the French Governor. La Residence is a boutique luxury hotel that sits right on the banks of the Perfume River overlooking the Imperial Citadel and the views of the river and the outer gate of the citadel at sunset from your balcony are simply magical. The hotel reflects its former French owner with colonial art deco lobby furniture, spacious rooms and tiled bathrooms that still have chaud and froid marking the hot and cold taps.
The Hoa Hong has been serving the backpacking community in Hue for years and still manages to keep its rates at bargain levels. The rooms are comfortable with good firm beds and nice sized bathrooms. The best rooms are facing the less noisy city side, so make sure you get one of those. There's a little bar in the lobby that serves cocktails and there are themed evenings in one of the two restaurants where you are asked to dress like royals. Hilarious.
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Nguyen Hue Street and Dong Khoi in District 1 are where most of the best hotels restaurants, shops and bars are to be found however if you're traveling on a tight budget, head for the Pham Ngu Lao area.
The New World Hotel is the city's classiest property and where David Beckham and hosts of other celebrities head for when they are in town. Everything about it is top notch from the rooms to the lounges and restaurants and it's right in the centre of town.
Ngoc Minh may be at the other end of the scale, but it's regarded as the crème de la crème for backpackers. Shoes have to be taken off before going up to the rooms, so it's just as well the floors are spotless. Good outdoor restaurant on the fourth floor.
A comprehensive guide of the best Vietnam hotel information, is available at cheap hotels there will be something for all budgets.

WHAT ARE THE BEST NORTH VIETNAM TOURS | TSA

WHAT ARE THE BEST NORTH VIETNAM TOURS | TSA


Travel Sense Asia

Travel Sense Asia offers the detailed trip in almost famous places for you to solve the question - what are the best North Vietnam Tours?

Will tourism transform the way Australians remember the Vietnam War?

Will tourism transform the way Australians remember the Vietnam War?


The Conversation

Might the rise of heritage tourism and the increasing ease of international travel lead to more of Australia’s military experiences overseas being better understood?

July 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Service Inspection at Cat Ba, Phu Quoc and Vung Tau Vietnamtourism-Hanoi inspected the transport service (transshipment) from Tuan Chau to Cat Ba and other services in the area, in order to constantly control the quality of tourism products. Accordingly, the route from Cat Ba to Hanoi will be shortened thanks to the connecting […]

The Hmong People of North Vietnam

The Hmong People of North Vietnam


Scribol.com

Photo: Istvan KadarTraditional way of life: The Rice Harvest In Vietnam, the Hmong people are one of the largest ethnic minorities (around 900,000 people). They are principally concentrated in the mountainous north of the country and usually live at high altitudes. Different ethnic categories co-exist and can easily be identified by the way they dress ...

De Mai Chau (et Pu Luong) à la baie d'Halong

De Mai Chau (et Pu Luong) à la baie d'Halong

by Christian @ ACA Voyage

Voyage ”Découverte” de sites naturels et pittoresques du bassin du Fleuve Rouge à la baie d'Halong en passant par la réserve naturelle de Pu Luong. C'est aussi un voyage ”Rencontre” avec la culture vietnamienne grâce aux nombreuses rencontres avec les populations locales. Fin de circuit « détente » à la baie d'Halong.

- Circuits Découverte

Hanoi tourist Travel Company

by giapdien @ Tourist companies in the North – Vietnam Travel Guide

Add: 122 Hang Bo Street, Hanoi, Vietnam Tel: (+84 4) 66757537 Contact us: info@hanoitourist.org Website: http://www.hanoitourist.org/ [tab:Contact] Add: 18 Ly Thuong Kiet st, Hoan Kiem dis, HN Tel: 04. 39364979 Fax: 04. 38243012 Contact us: info@hanoitourist.org Website: http://www.hanoitourist.org/   [tab:General information] As one of the biggest travel companies in Hanoi, Hanoi tourist Travel Company is now considered

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15 Things To Do in Montego Bay Jamaica

by Emily Kydd @ Goats On The Road

Many people consider Montego Bay THE epicentre for tourism in Jamaica, and with so many things to do in Montego Bay, it’s not hard to see why. The home of the original all-inclusive due to its beautiful sandy beaches and epic turquoise waters, Montego Bay remains the core of the Jamaican traveler’s experience and really […]

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The top 10 destinations to travel in: May

The top 10 destinations to travel in: May

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

We're looking at where to travel in May, a balmy, sunshine-in-a-bowl sort of month, particularly for the northern hemisphere. Here's where you should be booking for sunny days and good times.

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8 beautiful homestays suitable for holidays (P2)

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

If you still dream about the pretty beautiful and strange homestay in Da Lat, when coming to Moc Chau for flower seeing, do not ignore Bo House. That is really beautiful.

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The magic and madness of traveling in Vietnam with my mom

The magic and madness of traveling in Vietnam with my mom

by Harris Newman @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Now we were just two friends on an adventure, no barriers, with a foreign, exotic, and endlessly beautiful country as our playground.

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January 2018 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Vietnamtourism-Hanoi Is Proud To Be One of The Top 10 Vietnamese Travel Agencies Reputed 2017 Vietnamtourism – Hanoi officially announced in the list of Top 10 Vietnamese Travel Agencies Reputed 2017 by Vietnam Assessment Report Joint Stock Company (Vietnam Report). This list based on research of the impact of financial factors, the corporate […]

Things to do in Vietnam: readers’ travel tips

Things to do in Vietnam: readers’ travel tips


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Beautiful countryside, delicious food and fascinating culture ... readers share the most memorable places and experiences from their travels, often discovered in the company of knowledgeable locals

2 famous eateries in Da Lat with Lau ga la e

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

If you want to enjoy Da Lat’s Lau ga la e in Tao Ngo or 668 eatery, you should com there before 6 p.m to ensure that they do not run out of tables.

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Introducing Northern Peru, home to the ‘new Machu Picchu’

Introducing Northern Peru, home to the ‘new Machu Picchu’

by Rebecca Shapiro @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Imagine Machu Picchu. Spectacular, historic, utterly iconic. And then magnify the history and minus the tourists, and you've got a sense of the region.

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A poetic and romantic place for the trip at the end of the year 2017

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

Pleiku, on these days, have enough pink grass, wildflowers and beautiful highly blue sky.

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August 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Vietnamtourism-Hanoi’s 57th Anniversary On August 12, 2017, at Kim Dong Cultural Center, the program “Brand Journey” has been successfully organized by Vietnamtourism – Hanoi. The program marked the 57th anniversary of the establishment and development of Vietnamtourism – Hanoi in particular and the Vietnam tourism industry in general. Vietnamtourism – Hanoi’s Free Tours […]

Fun facts about Hanoi that you may not know…

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Hanoi translates to “city inside rivers” (there are nine lakes in the city). It’s historic and more formal name is Thang Long, which has a more bad-ass meaning “Ascending Dragon”! Hanoi is over a thousand years old! The city celebrated … Continue reading

Sustainable tourism and the future of the Northern Territory

Sustainable tourism and the future of the Northern Territory

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

While the past 20 years have seen great progress in native title land claims, and protecting our National Parks, the future of Australia's north is at a crossroads. We chat with Graham Tupper to find out why.

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Stories from my Sustainable Trip with the UNWTO

Stories from my Sustainable Trip with the UNWTO

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

I feel so incredibly lucky to have had the opportunity to travel around the world with the United Nations World Tourism Organization to raise awareness about sustainable travel. This adventure brought me paragliding in Colombia, snorkeling in Mexico and through some of Germany's most magical Christmas markets. Come along on my journey and read my deep thoughts, funny wonderings and most memorable stories and pictures!

The community-based tourism project transforming the Myanmar travel experience

The community-based tourism project transforming the Myanmar travel experience

by Sarah Reid @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Read all about Myanmar’s very first community-based tourism project in Myaing, newly opened to visitors last year with support from Intrepid Travel.

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Why positivity is your greatest travel asset

Why positivity is your greatest travel asset

by Ange Takats @ Intrepid Travel Blog

There were five of us in the back of the truck bouncing through the hills of northern Thailand yet somehow the big, black, buzzing thing managed to fly in and bite me...

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Traveling in Vietnam as an American

Traveling in Vietnam as an American


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Sun And Sea Vacations For Newlyweds Through Vietnam Holiday Package 2018

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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Life’s a beach: why are we so drawn to the ocean?

Life’s a beach: why are we so drawn to the ocean?

by James Shackell @ Intrepid Travel Blog

The beach is the salty engine that drives global tourism. But why? What draws us to the ocean?

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4 reasons why Northern Iran should be on your travel radar

4 reasons why Northern Iran should be on your travel radar

by Rebecca Shapiro @ Intrepid Travel Blog

You'll find volcanic plains, snowy peaks, and dense forests. You'll find traditional bazaars in small mountain towns, the kindest locals and more.

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What to See in North Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to the perfect geographical location, Vietnam has inherited many wonderful landscapes from Mother Nature and absorbed the essence of neighboring cultures. This makes people wonder what to see in North Vietnam. Because I have spent almost all of my life here, I can confidently say that I know this area inside out. My friends […]

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13 Things You Must Do in Vietnam – Vietnam Bucket List

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

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

Off the beaten track tours in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

Off the beaten track tours in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.


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Mr Linh’s Adventure is a professional, enthusiastic travel company, specialising in off-the-beaten-track and jungle adventure tours in remote areas Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

Vietnamtourism in Hanoi

by giapdien @ Tourist companies in the North – Vietnam Travel Guide

Head office: 30A Ly Thuong Kiet , Hanoi  Tel: (84 4) 3825 9942  Fax: (84 4) 3825 7583  Email: info@vntourism.vn Website: http://vn-tourism.com Contact Head office: 30A Ly Thuong Kiet , Hanoi Tel: (84 4) 3825 9942 Fax: (84 4) 3825 7583 Email: info@vntourism.vn Website: http://vn-tourism.com General information Vietnamtourism – Hanoi JSC is an award-winning tour – operator

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Get Farming Experience with Dalat Garden Tours

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Dalat in Vietnam gains fame as the “City Of Flowers,” “Foggy City,” or even “Sakura Land,” thanks to a mild climate and fresh air all year round. Wandering around fresh fruit and vegetable gardens is likely to be a new hot trend that attracts a large number of visitors every year. With a big advantage […]

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6 sunset viewing spots in Vietnam

6 sunset viewing spots in Vietnam

by Ellie Abraham @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Vietnam boasts some stunning settings from which to watch the sun rise and set. From Halong Bay to Mui Ne, let us take you through some of the best.

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Central American gem: 6 reasons you’ve got to get to Belize

Central American gem: 6 reasons you’ve got to get to Belize

by James Shackell @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Central America’s little-country-that-could is due for a tourism boom, but if you hurry, you can still beat the crowds. Belize it.

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What Best Ecotourism Destinations in Vietnam – The Nature-friendly Travel

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Sorting out those of the best ecotourism destinations in Vietnam can urge the nature lovers to opt for the Indochina travel to this beautiful S-shaped country soon. If you want to get rid of the daily hardship and stress, the eco-trip to Vietnam promises to cheer you up with the charming nature, friendly locals, and […]

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

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Split: The Croatian city that should be on your radar

Split: The Croatian city that should be on your radar

by Sarah Tate @ Intrepid Travel Blog

While Split may never shine as brightly as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ by tourist standards, general consensus among the locals is that they wouldn’t have it any other way.

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8 beautiful homestays suitable for holidays (P1)

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

The reasonable price, comfortable room and impressive decor are the highlights of these beautiful homestay. Let’s check it out!

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Travel to the remote places in North Vietnam 6 days 5 nights

Travel to the remote places in North Vietnam 6 days 5 nights


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The remote places in northeast of Vietnam six days five nights of Ha Giang, Dong Van, Ban Gioc waterfall and Ba Be lake with local tour operator Mr Linh's adventures,...

Vietnam Backpacking Guide - Highlights, Maps, Places To Go

Vietnam Backpacking Guide - Highlights, Maps, Places To Go


Indie Traveller

Top things to do in Vietnam, plus suggested routes. Travel tips and advice for backpackers and independent travelers.

Vietnam tourism: Travel guide to the fascinating North and its markets

Vietnam tourism: Travel guide to the fascinating North and its markets


Tribes and Minorities

The most interesting things to do in Vietnam are visiting the minority markets of the North and interacting with the locals there.

Interesting ressources on Ha Giang

Interesting ressources on Ha Giang

by Chau Phan @ Responsible Tourism in Ha Giang, Vietnam

In order to help you preparing your trip to Ha Giang, we decide to gather interesting informations on northern east vietnamese province. … Coming soon ! Advertisements

Dragon Travel

by giapdien @ Tourist companies in the North – Vietnam Travel Guide

Add: 49 Ngo Tat To Str, Dong Da Distr,Ha Noi City ,Viet Nam Tel: (84-4) 39285366 Fax: (84-4) 39285365 Website: http://www.optiontours.com Email: info@optiontours.com [tab:Contact] Add: 49 Ngo Tat To Str, Dong Da Distr,Ha Noi City ,Viet Nam Tel: (84-4) 39285366 Fax: (84-4) 39285365 Website: http://www.optiontours.com Email: info@optiontours.com [tab:General information] Who are we ?  At the early start, Dragon Travel

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The best of Vietnam Tourism: Top food from every region

The best of Vietnam Tourism: Top food from every region


Enchanting Travels

Vietnam tourism is incomplete without sampling some of the local favorites. Here's our list of what you can sink your teeth into, and where to find it.

HG Travel

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Add: 47 Phan Chu Trinh,Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi Tel: +84-4-37 333 333 Fax: +84-4-37 333 337 Website: http://inbound.hgtravel.com/ Email: sales.hn@hgtravel.com Add: 47 Phan Chu Trinh,Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi Tel: +84-4-37 333 333 Fax: +84-4-37 333 337 Website: http://inbound.hgtravel.com/ Email: sales.hn@hgtravel.com Established in 1997, HG Travel is a premium destination management company offering a comprehensive range of travel

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Top 5 Best Punta Cana Beaches

by Dariece Swift @ Goats On The Road

If you’re looking for the perfect beach holiday complete with swaying palm trees, glistening turquoise waters, and blindingly white sand, look no further than the Caribbean. There are numerous islands to visit in the region, but The Dominican Republic is especially popular with North American travellers looking for a luxurious all-inclusive vacation in Punta Cana. […]

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Discover Impressive Ban Gioc Waterfall and Its Festival in Cao Bang

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Cao Bang Province is blessed with Vietnam’s widest waterfall named Ban Gioc – the must-see highlight in the northern areas. The waterfall is mesmerizing and mighty while the ethnic culture of Tay makes it the ideal ground for the cultural festival. For any travel to Cao Bang, everybody is recommended to see this magnificent ecotourism […]

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How you can engage in ethical elephant tourism: World Animal Protection lays it out

How you can engage in ethical elephant tourism: World Animal Protection lays it out

by World Animal Protection @ Intrepid Travel Blog

In 2014, Intrepid ended elephant riding on all trips after a report revealed widespread cruelty in the elephant tourism attraction industry. Since then, a lot has changed, but new research shows there’s still a long way to go. Here's how YOU can make sure your encounter isn't hurting elephants – according to our friends at World Animal Protection.

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Cheap but delicious cuisine in Hanoi, Vietnam

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The highest food price sold at Dong Xuan Market lane is just VND35,000 ($1.2). This alley is known as an eater’s paradise among foreign and domestic customers. The lane of just a few hundred meters near Dong Xuan market attracts thousands of customers daily because of its prices from VND10,000 to VND35,000. There are many […]

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Meet the NGO that’s fighting back against human trafficking

Meet the NGO that’s fighting back against human trafficking

by Emily Kratzmann @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Just outside the Old Town in Hanoi sits one of the most important buildings in Vietnam, though you wouldn’t know it from the outside...

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5 Mountain Destinations to Visit in Northern Vietnam » Exotic Voyages

5 Mountain Destinations to Visit in Northern Vietnam » Exotic Voyages


Exotic Voyages

Here you can explore the authentic culture of various ethnic while gazing at superb rugged mountains, visit Northern Vietnam.

How you should spend 1 week in Northern Vietnam

How you should spend 1 week in Northern Vietnam


Intrepid Travel Blog

From big cities brimming with foodie fun, to landscapes so surreal they will blow your mind, Northern Vietnam sure won't disappoint.

Everything you need to eat in Italy: a city-by-city guide

Everything you need to eat in Italy: a city-by-city guide

by Kristin Amico @ Intrepid Travel Blog

To really excel at culinary tourism, bring elastic clothing and friends to share all the food. (Oh, and this guide.)

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An expert guide to cooking Indian street food with food blogger Pamela Timms  (recipe)

An expert guide to cooking Indian street food with food blogger Pamela Timms (recipe)

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Chana Bhatura is one of northern India’s favourite comfort foods. It’s basically a combination of chole (spicy chick peas) and bhatura (Indian flat bead), but cookbook author Pamela Timms has given it a special twist.

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Iceland’s tourism board just released a video series, and it’s awesome

Iceland’s tourism board just released a video series, and it’s awesome

by Philippa Whishaw @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Need a lesson in hot tubbing 101? Iceland Academy's got your back.

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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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How Are American Tourists Treated In Vietnam? - Travel Happy

How Are American Tourists Treated In Vietnam? - Travel Happy


Travel Happy

If you're an American looking to go travelling in Vietnam, don't worry about getting a frosty reception because of the legacy of the war. The Vietnamese ha

Rare Pictures of Hanoi In The Last 100 Years

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Rare Pictures of Hanoi In The Last 100 Years Over the past 100 years there has been a lot of change for Hanoi, Vietnam, but no one has witnessed that change in the past. Paul Bert Street (1914/1915), now Trang Tien Street, Hanoi. Paul Bert is a French zoologist, physiologist, and politician. Besides Paul Bert […]

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Vietnam’s Visa System is a Mess (Here’s How it Actually Works)

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Explaining the four different ways of entering Vietnam visa-free or with visa.

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

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Idyllic Scenery of North Vietnam

Idyllic Scenery of North Vietnam


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A three-day and two-night tour enables the travelers to discover idyllic scenery of North Vietnam. Explore Mai Chau, Pu Luong and Ninh Binh, where white Thai people reside with the…

Myanmar in one week: The ultimate guide

Myanmar in one week: The ultimate guide

by Nathan James Thomas @ Intrepid Travel Blog

The days when Myanmar was almost as impenetrable as North Korea and the economy was in ruins is a thing of the past. The country is incredible, and here's a way to do it justice in just 7 days.

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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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How to get around Saigon on the cheap!

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

As tourists, Ho Chi Minh City can seem very centralized because not only are many of the tourist attractions around District 1, the centre of the city, but this district is also quite compact.  However, with 24 districts, the city is actually very spread out and some of the other districts are more than twice…

7 facts you probably don’t know about Costa Rica

7 facts you probably don’t know about Costa Rica

by Christina Campo @ Intrepid Travel Blog

You probably know that Costa Rica is an ecotourism and adventure travel paradise, but here are some facts you might not know.

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Why winter is the perfect time to travel in Canada

Why winter is the perfect time to travel in Canada

by Amy Foyster @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Fewer tourists, epic vistas, comfort food and snow: here are a few of our favourite reasons to pack your thermals and book a trip to Canada this winter.

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Why one traveller quit her office job and moved to the Australian Outback

Why one traveller quit her office job and moved to the Australian Outback

by Leah Greengarten @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Sometimes we need a life change. One traveller recounts how an Intrepid trip through the Northern Territory inspired her to move from the Sydney suburbs to Australia's dusty Red Centre.

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Why you should think twice about haggling in Vietnam

Why you should think twice about haggling in Vietnam

by Justin Meneguzzi @ Intrepid Travel Blog

A how to, and how not to.

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Turtles and orangutans: witnessing wildlife conservation in Borneo

Turtles and orangutans: witnessing wildlife conservation in Borneo

by CC Hua @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Sabah, a Malaysian state on the northern tip of Borneo, is home to some pretty special endangered wildlife. One Intrepid traveller visits the Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in Sepilok and witnesses the release of turtle hatchlings on Selingaan Island.

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What it’s like returning to your hometown in Vietnam after 32 years

What it’s like returning to your hometown in Vietnam after 32 years

by Jessica Korteman @ Intrepid Travel Blog

It was only at the age of 34 that a combination of good timing and an emerging curiosity about where he was born and spent the first year and a half of his life, led us on a trip to Vietnam.

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Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam – Get Full Tips at HCM City Travel Guide

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Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam (formerly named Saigon) is a huge magnet attracting people of all kind and background to gather, work, and earn their daily bread. If asking for the most bustling and less sleepy destination in Vietnam, then the answer might point to the city named after Uncle Ho: Ho Chi Minh […]

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Top Churches in Vietnam for Meaningful Christmas Eve

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Vietnam has several top churches for foreigners and locals to celebrate Merry Christmas. Christmas is the ideal time for the Christians to show off their great faith in their God and for the non-Christians to gather and memorize the last moments at the end of the year. Although this event has not been traditionally celebrated […]

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6 places that prove Colombia is South America’s most underrated destination

6 places that prove Colombia is South America’s most underrated destination

by Jen Welch @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Colombia has everything. Caribbean beaches in the North, Pacific surf in the West. Tropical forests, snow-capped mountains, and everything in between.

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Discover: Tokyo

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

April 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Vietnamtourism-Hanoi At VITM 2017 At the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2017 taken place in Hanoi from 6 to 9 April, Vietnamtourism-Hanoi has created a remarkable change of its business image with its booth decor, which also brought us “The Most Impressive Business Booth at VITM 2017 Award”. With hundreds of domestic and […]

These Seniors Disliked Their Stern Teacher – Then They Found Out About His Double Life

by Katie Toon @ Scribol.com

Math teacher Jim O’Connor had a reputation amongst his students for being uncompromising. But one day, they found out what he did in his downtime, and they would never look at him the same way again. As 70-year-old Vietnam veteran-turned-teacher Jim O’Connor wrote yet another seemingly impossible algebra equation on the whiteboard, his students exchanged ...

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Hue Citadel in Vietnam will be open to visitors at night

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In the afternoon of 10/12/2016, Mr. Phan Thanh Hai, the director of the Center for Conservation of Hue monuments informed: Since summer 2017, the center will open a part of the Hue Citadel to welcome visitors. Because many people traveling to Hue in Vietnam say that the visit is difficult because of the high temperature in […]

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What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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The Quintessence of Tonkin – New Must-see Cultural Program in Hanoi Vietnam

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Hanoi Vietnam is rich in history and culture that attracts visitors to the capital city for various interests. While some people are fond of the well-preserved historical landmarks, the others take it a must to see the local cultural performances. Hanoi is proud of the water puppetry art, and now the city wins praises for […]

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Vietnam’s coffee culture: What to know and where to go

Vietnam’s coffee culture: What to know and where to go

by Kyle Hulme @ Intrepid Travel Blog

There’s one thing above all that stands out as synonymous with Vietnam, and that’s the burgeoning coffee culture that has taken hold.

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Get lost in the most magnificent rice valley of Lao Cai Province, Northern Vietnam

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Crossing 50km long from Sapa, climb up O Quy Ho Pass and through Ta Giang Phing valley, visitors do miss the chance to visit Muong Hum valley the place known as the most magnificent rice valley of Lao Cai Province. Lao Cai tourism is known by many famous names such as Sapa town, or Bac […]

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Thien Minh Group

by giapdien @ Tourist companies in the North – Vietnam Travel Guide

Address: 94 Ma May St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi Tel: 3828 0702 Fax: 3926 3445 Website: http://english.thienminhtravel.com Email: info@tmgroup.vn Contact Address: 94 Ma May St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi  Tel: 3828 0702 Fax: 3926 3445 Website: http://english.thienminhtravel.com Email: info@tmgroup.vn General information Thien Minh Group is a leading operator of hotels, tours, transportation services and travel agencies throughout

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Beyond the pho: a street-level guide to Vietnam’s tastiest food

Beyond the pho: a street-level guide to Vietnam’s tastiest food

by Libby Shabada @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Yep, it does get better than banh mi.

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November 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Service Inspection at Pu Luong Retreat Vietnamtourism-Hanoi inspected the Pu Luong’s services and the main trekking paths in the area from October 30 to October 31

10 reasons why you should travel to Nha Trang, Vietnam

10 reasons why you should travel to Nha Trang, Vietnam

by Amber Dunlap @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Located on the south central coast of Vietnam, Nha Trang is a paradise of city and sea, the absolute best of both worlds.

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Check-in 4 Saigon plazas to have nice pictures in Christmas

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

In addition to the churches, the plazas insaigon also have a great decoration in Christmas. Let’s check in these places to have beautiful photos right now.

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Chiang Rai Province: Why It’s Worth a Stop in Northern Thailand

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Chiang Rai highlights: from mountain-top views stretching into Laos to scenic villages among the tea fields.

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Why I love El Salvador, a country with a story to tell

Why I love El Salvador, a country with a story to tell

by Rachel Uberti @ Intrepid Travel Blog

It's a country with a story to tell but also a country with lots to offer. The people are welcoming, the beers are cheap and sites are almost tourist-free.

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One Week in Taiwan: A Complete Itinerary from The North to The South

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

The Hungry Ghost Festival…What is it??

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Today marks an important event in the Lunar Calendar – The Ghost Festival or Hungry Ghost Festival! This festival typically starts from the 7th month in the Lunar Calendar and on the 15th Day, and lasts for a month. Why … Continue reading

Norway for nature lovers: 5 essential outdoor experiences to try

Norway for nature lovers: 5 essential outdoor experiences to try

by Justin Meneguzzi @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Fjords and waterfalls and Northern Lights, oh my.

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

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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Dark Tourism sites: should we be visiting them?

Dark Tourism sites: should we be visiting them?

by The Common Wanderer @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Dark tourism sites: part of cultural memory, or commercialising something sacred? And why do we feel the need to see them at all?

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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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Best Ways to Explore North of Vietnam: Hanoi - Sapa - Halong - Ninh Binh

Best Ways to Explore North of Vietnam: Hanoi - Sapa - Halong - Ninh Binh


Vespa Adventures

Famed for its karst towers, sunken mountains, viridian hills and flowing rice terraces, Northern Vietnam is a place like no other.

Wonderful family trip to Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

It is likely that building a strong family bond and exploring new lands will be two of the most popular resolutions in 2018, as strengthening the family relationship and discovering new cultures will significantly change the life of each person. So, obviously, a wonderful family trip to Vietnam will be a stone killing two birds […]

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Why you should add Southern Japan to your bucket list

Why you should add Southern Japan to your bucket list

by Robert Schrader @ Intrepid Travel Blog

With vast, dramatic landscapes and dramatically fewer tourists than the rest of the country—some places are all but deserted—Japan's south is in some ways its most authentic region, and certainly the least explored.

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The Russian Ministry of Culture is trying tourism propaganda, and we love it

The Russian Ministry of Culture is trying tourism propaganda, and we love it

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

It's not often you watch something that you know is sponsored by a questionable regime, and come out with a big smile on your face.

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The most beautiful place you’ve never seen: Northern Brazil in photos

The most beautiful place you’ve never seen: Northern Brazil in photos

by Amanda Linardon @ Intrepid Travel Blog

There’s a part of Brazil that is mostly void of international tourists. It’s a little harder to get to, but it's worth it.

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The Westfjords: Iceland’s Final Frontier

The Westfjords: Iceland’s Final Frontier

by James Taylor @ Intrepid Travel Blog

The Westfjords are splayed across the north-western corner of Iceland like the fingers of a giant, clawing its way towards the Arctic Circle.

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Guide to south Morocco: Essaouira, Taghazout and Taroudant

Guide to south Morocco: Essaouira, Taghazout and Taroudant

by Shaun Busuttil @ Intrepid Travel Blog

South Morocco and northern Morocco can feel like different countries sometimes. Replacing the fertile green valleys and forested mountains famous in the north are vast arid plains studded with isolated…

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Cycling Vietnam: Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Cycling Vietnam: Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

by Vicky Philpott @ Intrepid Travel Blog

The view didn’t matter. We’d got there, without having to call on the support vehicle. We’d hit kilometre number 60 of the day and the idea of just sitting there while another five flew by was just what I needed to hear...

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Where To Go In Vietnam: North Or South? | Flight Centre

Where To Go In Vietnam: North Or South? | Flight Centre


Flight Centre

Should you visit North Vietnam or South Vietnam? We run through the main cities and explain why you should add them to your Vietnam holiday.

10 Best Things to Do in Vietnam - Vietnam Best Attractions

10 Best Things to Do in Vietnam - Vietnam Best Attractions


vietnam-guide.com

Attractions in Vietnam are plentiful, ranging from stunning natural landscapes, untouched islets and quaint villages to war museums, colonial structures, and ancient citadels. The Cu Chi tunnels, located outside Ho Chi Minh City, represent the sheer grit and ‘can-do’ attitude of the Vietnamese while a visit

No Indonesia Visa Required For Citizens Of 45 Countries

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

The Indonesian Government recently announced citizens of forty five countries no longer need a tourist visa to enter Indonesia. Indonesia Immigration Stamp How Does Visa Free Entry To Indonesia Work? If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, arrive at one of the entry points below and proceed to Passport Control. […]

Take a Free Trip to “Kong: Skull Island” Film Set in Ninh Binh

by admin @ News

Ninh Binh is a reputable tourist destination in Vietnam with the valuable Trang An Scenic Landscape Heritage, Tam Coc-Bich Dong, Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Van Long Swamp, and more. Thanks to the positive effects of “Kong: Skull Island,” a 2017 Hollywood monster – action film directed by Jordan Vogt-Robert and partly filmed in some sites […]

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10 Most Amazing Destinations in Northern Vietnam

10 Most Amazing Destinations in Northern Vietnam


Touropia

Although Northern Vietnam gets fewer visitors than Ho Chi Minh City and the coastal cities in the south, this is a region of the country not to be missed. Not only is the region home to Hanoi,

Séjour Famille "Delta du Mékong + Balnéaire à Phu Quoc"

by Christian @ ACA Voyage

Circuit qui propose de découvrir la région du delta du Mékong, terre providence du sud Vietnam, en combinaison avec quelques journées de repos / détente / farniente balnéaire au niveau de l'île de Phu Quoc.

- Séjour Famille

5 ideal destinations near Saigon for New Year Holiday 2018

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

About 100km from Saigon, Tan Lap floating village, Con Phung or Long Hai beach will surely be good choices for short holiday.

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Weather warning: Intrepid’s co-Founder on how you can stop climate change ruining travel

Weather warning: Intrepid’s co-Founder on how you can stop climate change ruining travel

by Darrell Wade @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Intrepid Co-Founder met with Al Gore again to discuss the progress that the world has made in grappling with climate change in the last decade. 

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An Aussie roadtrip from Coral Bay to Cape Range (photos)

An Aussie roadtrip from Coral Bay to Cape Range (photos)

by Dean Harries @ Intrepid Travel Blog

It’s a remote part of the country that retains that feeling of being completely undiscovered. This is our journey from Coral Bay to Cape Range on Australia's wild north-west coast.

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6 common scams in Vietnam (& how to avoid them)

6 common scams in Vietnam (& how to avoid them)

by Justin Meneguzzi @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Stay one step ahead of the tourist traps.

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Saigon Free Day Tours

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

Every year, Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, receives thousands of tourists around the country and from all over the world. Therefore, there are quite a few tours for different services and prices in Ho Chi Minh City available for travellers to choose. With Saigon Free Day Tours, you can explore the whole city without charging any fee to the guide.

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5 ways to get more out of your Northern Lights trip to Iceland – according to a plasma physicist

5 ways to get more out of your Northern Lights trip to Iceland – according to a plasma physicist

by Dr Melanie Windridge @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Dr Melanie Windridge has a PhD in fusion energy and wrote a book on the Northern Lights – so yeah, she knows a thing or two about the aurora. The scientist explains how to get the most out of your adventure to Iceland.

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When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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Vietnam Open Tour offers 10% discount

by giapdien @ Tourist companies in the North – Vietnam Travel Guide

A happy news to every customers who are about to book a tour with Vietnam Open Tour is that they are offering 10% discount for all customers. All you have to do is to enter the code CP10PBX and then you will be discounted 10% for the services you book. The valid time of this code is

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How to see the best of Bali, minus the crowds

How to see the best of Bali, minus the crowds

by Jen Welch @ Intrepid Travel Blog

From hot springs to spring rolls, rolling rice terraces to volcano climbs at sunrise… need I continue? This place is awesome. Go.

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Meet the Intrepid leader who dedicated his life to helping disadvantaged youth in Vietnam

Meet the Intrepid leader who dedicated his life to helping disadvantaged youth in Vietnam

by Rebecca Shapiro @ Intrepid Travel Blog

The story of Jimmy Pham, an Intrepid Travel tour guide who went on to found KOTO, a hospitality training center in Hanoi.

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No Vietnam Visa Required For Citizens Of Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

From July 2015, you don’t need to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam if you’re a citizen from Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain Vietnam Embassy, Bangkok The Vietnamese government have announced a important change for Vietnam tourist visas – if you’re from Britain, Germany, France, Italy or Spain, you no longer need to […]

16 photos that prove you should visit remote, beautiful Northeast India

16 photos that prove you should visit remote, beautiful Northeast India

by Rebecca Shapiro @ Intrepid Travel Blog

This part of the world brims with mountain villages, waterfalls and wetlands, wildlife reserves and national parks.

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Stories from Rwanda: what it’s really like visiting mountain gorillas

Stories from Rwanda: what it’s really like visiting mountain gorillas

by Amanda Linardon @ Intrepid Travel Blog

I am in Volcanoes National Park in the North West corner of Rwanda, and I’m crouching one metre away from an angry female gorilla...

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Visiting Hong Kong? Here’s what to do, eat and drink

Visiting Hong Kong? Here’s what to do, eat and drink

by Lauren Wigham @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Described by its own tourism board – and rightly so – as “a kaleidoscope of life, a sophisticated fusion of East and West”, Hong Kong is a place like no other.

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Why Northern Iceland is the next big thing

Why Northern Iceland is the next big thing

by Bridget Kapinus @ Intrepid Travel Blog

For those willing to venture more than just a couple of hours from Reykjavik, the rewards are more than you could possibly imagine. Northern Iceland is beautiful, and Northern Iceland is waiting.

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Motorbike tour in North Vietnam, Ha Giang

Motorbike tour in North Vietnam, Ha Giang


Responsible Tourism in Ha Giang, Vietnam

Highland CDS is an official social enterprise located in the north of Vietnam which is established under Vietnam Enterprise Law and operate as a commercial organization but must commit to investing…

A Complete Guide to Sapa Vietnam for Full Experiences

by admin @

Sapa Vietnam has numerous beautiful and exquisite corners for year-round vacations in which people discover the cool vibe, stunning mountain, ethnic village, etc. The experiences are all worthy and memorable. For a complete discovery of Sapa, find a full guide below so that trip to the existing paradise in the northwest of Vietnam just goes […]

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North Vietnam Photo Tour – Mr. Kieron Nelson Review

by admin @

Date: 6 – 25 Sep 2017 | Party of 1 passenger: Mr. Kieron Nelson (Toronto, Canada) | 10-day North Vietnam Photo Tour This is a follow up to my posting of April 23 2017 Finally recovered from a seventeen hour flight from Toronto to Hanoi via Taipei. Devastating flooding had occurred two weeks before my scheduled […]

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One Month in Vietnam: A Complete Itinerary

One Month in Vietnam: A Complete Itinerary


Two Wandering Soles

Vietnam is a country filled with delicious food, friendly people and a rich history. We traveled for a little over one month backpacking this action-packed nation. The itinerary below is a perfect guide from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City for anyone visiting Vietnam for the first time. 

A Fun Stay At Vietnam Backpacker Hostel: The Downtown Hostel (Hanoi)

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Written by Huong on Jul 13, 2016 The experience of backpacking through Southeast Asia would not be fulfilling without spending a night at a backpackers’ hostel. Among all the experiences I have had so far in Southeast Asia, one of … Continue reading

Life in the north: our top 6 Arctic wildlife experiences

Life in the north: our top 6 Arctic wildlife experiences

by James Shackell @ Intrepid Travel Blog

One thing the Arctic does have is wildlife. Lots of it. On a size and scale that puts a lot of the more traditional ‘animal destinations’ to shame.

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Barbiesavior will change your perspective on voluntourism

Barbiesavior will change your perspective on voluntourism

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

This is barbie as you've never seen her before

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8 beaches in Vietnam you have to visit

8 beaches in Vietnam you have to visit

by Rebecca Shapiro @ Intrepid Travel Blog

The best beaches in Vietnam – all turquoise waters and white-sand wonders – are destinations you don't want to miss. Here are a few of our favorites.

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Know Before Your Travel to Vietnam from United Kingdom

by admin @ News

Vietnam looks captivating in the S shape which can enchant almost every traveler, including the United Kingdom (UK) citizens. Travel to Vietnam from UK is what many UK passport holders are searching for and desire. They fall in love with the peaceful and mesmerizing charm of Vietnam.  It is a gorgeous country, with lots of […]

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

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

5 Off The Beaten Track Destinations in Vietnam - Goats On The Road

5 Off The Beaten Track Destinations in Vietnam - Goats On The Road


Goats On The Road

This is a guest post from Anna, who is one half of the incredible duo over at Adventure In You. To learn more about Anna and Tom’s journey and their various projects, check out their website in the bio below. We loved travelling in Vietnam and hope you’ll love hearing about these 5 off track places …

Precious Photos of Sapa, Vietnam in 1992 by German photographer Hans-Peter Grumpe

by hanoi tours expert @

Visiting Vietnam in the early 1990s, when the country opened its doors, German photographer Hans-Peter Grumpe had the opportunity to admire the pristine beauty of much of the region. Hans-Peter Grumpe has been in Vietnam for a total of 83 days, spanning three years in 1991, 1992, and 1993. In the intervening three years, he […]

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Morocco’s Atlas Mountains: An essential guide

Morocco’s Atlas Mountains: An essential guide

by Julie Faye Germansky @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Lush valleys, cool canyons and the highest peak in North Africa make the expansive Atlas Mountains the ultimate playground.

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How to cross the road in Vietnam

How to cross the road in Vietnam

by Emily Kratzmann @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Why did the Intrepid traveller risk life and limb to cross the road in Vietnam? To get to the good stuff, of course.

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

by Lewis Lai @ TripZilla Magazine

Riding the Reunification Express in Vietnam

Riding the Reunification Express in Vietnam


The Independent

It's a dilemma: “frog porridge Singapore-style” costs 40,000 Vietnamese dong (about £1.20) but plain “frog porridge” just 28,000. I study my laminated menu as we rattle on south through the night. Does “Singapore-style” mean a spicier sauce, perhaps, or bigger bits of frog?

Easia Travel

by giapdien @ Tourist companies in the North – Vietnam Travel Guide

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Interested in ecotourism? Here’s why you should visit Nicaragua

Interested in ecotourism? Here’s why you should visit Nicaragua

by Lily Cichanowicz @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Defined by lakes and volcanoes, abuzz with coffee harvests and influenced by the traditions of its indigenous peoples, Nicaragua is an ecotourist haven.

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Which section of the Great Wall should you visit?

Which section of the Great Wall should you visit?

by James Shackell @ Intrepid Travel Blog

China’s Great Wall stretches for over 6000kms, all the way from Jiayuguan in the northwest to Hushan in the Liaoning province. That’s a lot of Wall to see.

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Best of Instagram: want to know what Svalbard really looks like?

Best of Instagram: want to know what Svalbard really looks like?

by James Shackell @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Svalbard is about as close as most mortal are going to get to the North Pole. So if you want to know what to expect there, this it it...

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A day in Hanoi, Vietnam: your go-to guide

A day in Hanoi, Vietnam: your go-to guide

by Emily Kratzmann @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Our guide to getting the most out of your time in Vietnam’s bustling capital city.

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Accueil

Accueil

by Admin @ ACA Voyage

102°09'-109°30' EST 8°10'-23°24' NORD Le Vietnam comme chez vous Nombreuses sont les agences qui promettent un voyage différent, en petit groupe seulement, à taille humaine, plus proche des gens, responsable et respectueux de l'environnement. Certaines tiennent leurs promesses. ACA Voyage aussi. Et c'est le moins. Plus que cela… ACA Voyage ne se veut ni une agence parmi d'autres, ni une agence de plus. Notre but : vous proposer UN REGARD sur le Vietnam — et les pays de la péninsule indochinoise — tel (...)

A guide to Hoi An’s Lantern Festival

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Hoi An, at any time of the year is stunning but it’s particularly magical during the full moon. The electricity is switched off; the streets are closed off to traffic and the old town is transformed into a fairyland of … Continue reading

Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival 2017 in Tuyen Quang City with Giant Lanterns

by admin @ News

Tuyen Quang City this year welcomes the impressively enjoyable Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival with various giant and interestingly shaped lanterns, starting on the evening of September 30th, 2017. This is one of the greatest events in the destination that attract both local and international participants, of course including many children. The kids together enjoy the fascinating […]

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9 alternative travel spots for 2018

9 alternative travel spots for 2018

by Intrepid Travel @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Here at Intrepid we’re all about tackling the negative impact of over-tourism. And for us, the most exciting way to do this is by exposing you to those lesser-known destinations.

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The most primitive beaches in Vietnam

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Vietnam’s idyllic tropical beaches have long been a favorite amongst locals and intrepid travelers. In recent years, the beach scene has inevitably expanded as foreigners discover the turquoise waters and unique scuba diving along the country’s central and south coast. While there are plenty of well-appointed resorts, adventurers can find welcoming budget bungalows and even […]

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Island Paradise – Diep Son, Nha Trang, Vietnam is an Exotic Tourist Destination

by hanoi tours expert @

Diep Son Island Nha Trang Vietnam – An increasingly huge number of tourists have chosen Diep Son Island in Van Phong Bay off the central coast province of Khanh Hoa as an exotic destination in Vietnam. In the middle of Van Phong, there are three islands – Diep Son, Hon Giua and Hon Duoc, with […]

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What to do in Bangkok: Unique and Cheap Things You Won’t Want to Miss

What to do in Bangkok: Unique and Cheap Things You Won’t Want to Miss

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

If you’re bored in Bangkok, something's wrong with you! There are endless fun things to do in this ever-growing city. We created a list of top activities that you shouldn’t miss while visiting Bangkok. Some are super touristy (yet still worthwhile), like the Grand Palace and Khao San Road, but some are hidden gems, like an amazing Tuk Tuk Food Tour and an off-the-beaten path floating market. Whether it’s your first time in Thailand or you already have your favorite Soi, this guide is for you!

A Comprehensive Guide to Vietnam Visas

by Scott Jones @ XO Tours Blog

*** Disclaimer: We believe all the information in this article was correct at the time it was published however, regulations in Vietnam change often so we urge travelers to not rely solely on the information in this blog post when planning their trip to Vietnam. We cannot be held responsible for any lost monies or travel time due to any…

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Generally, Vietnam is a very safe country in which to travel. Compared to most major tourist cities in the West – Paris, London, New York, Rome – the streets of Vietnam’s urban centers are much less threatening. However, in some of the more popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, there are a handful of tourist scams and…

Machame or Marangu? We ask a Leader which Kilimanjaro route is best

Machame or Marangu? We ask a Leader which Kilimanjaro route is best

by Taz Liffman @ Intrepid Travel Blog

Technically, there’s only one way to climb Kilimanjaro: up. More specifically though, there are six: Marangu, Machame, Rongai, Lemosho, Shira, Northern and Umbwe.

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Why New Zealand’s North Island is the trip of a lifetime

Why New Zealand’s North Island is the trip of a lifetime

by Sherry Ott @ Intrepid Travel Blog

By the time we ended our two weeks in New Zealand's North Island, our Intrepid group was like a big family to us. Here are 5 unique experiences we tried.

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VBH Guide to Vietnamese TET New Year & The Year of the Rooster…

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

2017 represents the Year of the Rooster according to the zodiac. To the Vietnamese, the Rooster is one of the most important animals that govern human life. It’s an essential protein for nourishment but is also often used as an … Continue reading

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam –  Part 1: North Vietnam | XO Tours Blog

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is rife with scams. This blog post describes the most common scams in Hanoi, Halong Bay and Sapa, so that you can avoid them and have a hassle free trip

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...

3D2N at The Cliff Resort & Residences Phan Thiet at the price of only 2.899.000 VND / person

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

Staying at The Cliff Resort & Residences Phan Thiet with unbeatable rates, you will find that the money spent on the experience is perfectly worth it.

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Travel Independently or with a Travel Agency in Vietnam – Which is for You?

by admin @ News

Vietnam is a beautiful S-shaped country that the world knows and admits. The country has long been attracting the nature lovers, photo hunters, culinary tourists, and honeymooners day after day. With the incomparable highlights of the captivating landscapes, friendly residents, extraordinary culture, and delicious cuisine, Vietnam is confident enough to mesmerize the travelers worldwide. If […]

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

by Lewis Lai @ TripZilla Magazine

Cultural Immersion Among the Red Dao People of North Vietnam

Cultural Immersion Among the Red Dao People of North Vietnam


Khiri Travel

Journey to this off the beaten path place in North Vietnam for cultural immersion among the Red Dao people and their CBT initiatives in handicrafts, making bamboo paper and hosting a village homestay. A great way for travelers to directly contribute to the local population.

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