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President greets Mongolian top legislator

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

President Tran Dai Quang greets Chairman of the Mongolian Parliament Miyegombo Enkhbold in Hanoi (Photo: VNA) The State leader lauded the Mongolian top legislator’s visit to Vietnam and attendance at the 26th Asia-Pacific Parliament Forum (APPF-26) which took place in Hanoi from January 18-21, expressing his belief that the visit will contribute to strengthening and […]

Eating Bánh Khọt in Vũng Tàu

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

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

Saigon to Vung Tau by Ferry Boat

Saigon to Vung Tau by Ferry Boat


Vietnam Coracle

Taking the boat between Saigon & Vung Tau is one of Vietnam’s most underrated journeys. It’s a fascinating voyage from downtown Saigon, along several rivers, and across open sea to Vung Tau. New, comfortable & more reliable boats now ply this route... Continue reading →

Myanmar Tour And Top 5 Best Temples To Visit

by ata @ Jasmine Cruises

The splendor of gold-plated pagodas and the beautiful nature of Myanmar are always attractive to visitors. Let’s fine out 5 best temples that will make your Myanmar Tour more attractive. Swedagon Temple in Yangon Shwedagon Pagoda is one of the most famous religious buildings in the world. This is the pride and also the most […]

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Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

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Li'l C - Big Shoe Lady

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The Best Homestays in Sapa (For An Authentic & Personal Experience)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

H’mong, Dao, and Giay people speaking English more fluently than Vietnamese, tremendous natural vistas right outside your balcony, an early morning chill with clouds hovering over the mountains, this and more is what you should expect from Sapa! Located on the northern border of Vietnam, Sapa is the only region of the country that has […]

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50 Travel Photos Left On The Cutting Room Floor In 2017

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

I ended 2017 with a big fat exclamation point by spraining my ankle while hiking to a really cool gorge (and then jumping 15 meters (50 feet) into a rock pool with said sprained ankle… but that’s a story for another blog post!). 

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Pho Binh Noodle Shop

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The Largest Deserts in the World – and How to Explore Them!

by Vicki @ maketimetoseetheworld

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Deserts are fascinating places. Covering vast stretches of barren landscape where very little rain falls (the official definition of a desert is a place which received less than 250 mm of rain per year) – it is the resulting dry and arid environment which makes living conditions extremely inhospitable for humans, plants and animals. But […]

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Top Hotels in Southern Asia: Readers’ Choice Awards 2016

by Yega Thiyagarajan @ Villa Song Saigon Hotel

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The Best Day Trips from Hanoi

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Beware! XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi. If you book with a tour operator in Hanoi that claims to be XO Tours, you have been defrauded! Hanoi sits on a bend in the Red River. To the south and east lies the watery world of the Red River Delta, where farms and villages continue as…

Yellowstone National Park

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FROM OUR US NP EXPERTS: THINGS TO DO IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK + HOW TO PLAN YOUR TRIP

Where I’m At: November, 2017 – Chiang Mai edition

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Chiang Mai! I’ve been here for nearly two weeks on a visa run from Vietnam. In that time I’ve completed a new map of current and proposed railways of Southeast Asia. [Click here for […]

Mumbai

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: 48 HOURS IN MUMBAI - WHERE TO PLAY, STAY & EAT

Paphos

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The Rex Hotel

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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…

Two Days in Hanoi – How to Make the Most of It

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Small alleys crammed with food stalls, delicious smells filling the air of the quaint Old Town streets and imposing monuments honoring Vietnam’s rich and turbulent history— all that and more is Hanoi. If you are planning a short trip here and want to see all the main attractions, this two-day itinerary of the capital is […]

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From Backpacker to Permanent Resident: Celebrating My 3 Year Aussieversary

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

On December 12th, 2014, I arrived in Sydney with my life a freshly blank slate (read: big giant question mark). I’d just quit a job I enjoyed, moved out of an apartment that had been my home for 5 years, sold/stored 95% of my belongings, and booked a one-way ticket to Australia without a plan.

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Visiting Vietnam's Cu Chi tunnels by speedboat

Visiting Vietnam's Cu Chi tunnels by speedboat


The Global Couple

The Cu Chi tunnels, near Ho Chi Minh City, are fascinating remnants of the American War. The best way to visit them is by speed boat with Les Rives!

Hosier Lane

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HOSIER LANE

Hotel shuttle boat service | Villa Song Saigon Hotel

Hotel shuttle boat service | Villa Song Saigon Hotel


Villa Song Saigon Hotel

To complement your stay with a unique experience, we are pleased to provide a free hotel shuttle boat service to the center of Ho Chi Minh City.

Xi'an

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GUEST POST FROM A RESIDENT: INCREDIBLE THINGS TO DO IN XI'AN, CHINA

New Year’s Eve Party at Villa Song!

by Lan @ Villa Song Saigon Hotel

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Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 3 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 3 days: LongAn – MyTho – CaiBe – VinhLong – CanTho This tour takes three days and two nights. It’s available all year round. Tour code SBL 8 Day 1: Saigon – LongAn – MyTho – VinhLong ( Lunch, dinner) Leaving Saigon, our shuttle will take you for about one hour…

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Las Vegas

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THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN SIN CITY - WHERE TO PLAY, STAY & EAT

(and part of) ROAD TRIP! COAST TO COAST ACROSS THE USA IN 3-4 WEEKS

Mekong River Cruise PhnomPenh, ChauDoc, CanTho, Saigon 3days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

At Phnompenh, the Mekong splits into two main branches: the HauGiang (Tonle Bassac) which flows via ChauDoc, LongXuyen and CanTho to the sea; and the TienGiang (Tonle Mekong) which splits into several branches at VinhLong and empties into the sea at six points. The Mekong river cruise from Phnompenh to ChauDoc, Cantho and onto Saigon…

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Visiting Saigon During TET – 2017

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

TET or Lunar New Year occurs at the end of January in 2017. The lead up to the Year of the Rooster will be very festive, but during the actual holiday period, the atmosphere around the country will change completely. The...

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Liberty Central Hotel, Nha Trang

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

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

3 reasons you should not book with XO Tours

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Although we are very proud of the acclaim our tours have received over the years, we realize that they are not suitable for everyone. These are the 3 main reasons we think some guests should not book our tours: If you are looking for a typical food tour – All the dishes and stops on the “Foodie” tour are carefully curated to…

Bui Vien Walking Street Hotels

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

Bui Vien Walking Street Hotels Bui Vien walking street is fantastic place you should visit once you have ever been Ho Chi Minh City. A lot of event and party... Read More

Top 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog

Top 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

Fun things to do around the Ho Chi Minh City area. Our top 5 day trips!

Sydney Harbour Walk: Hermitage Foreshore Track

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

The latest on my quest to tackle ALLLLLL the Sydney Harbour walks? The Hermitage Foreshore Track, which runs along the waterfront on the harbour side of Vaucluse.

Rose Bay. The track begins shortly after the sand ends here.

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Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville by train

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

The railway line from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville was reopened for passenger services in 2016 after 14 years of being out of action. I’ve been to Phnom Penh numerous times and I have always admired the old train station, hoping that one day that train services would resume. If you want to ride the only […]

Indochine week promotion

by Yega Thiyagarajan @ Villa Song Saigon Hotel

Villa Song Saigon is very happy to welcome you back to our newly renovated hotel and restaurant, from 1st October 2016 onwards, with a special food promotion that showcases Vietnamese and International culinary talents, coupled with the freshest produce that Vietnam has to offer.   New and exciting dishes such as Wok-Fried Nha Trang Tiger […]

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Chobe National Park

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Los Angeles

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Roadtrip! Coast to Coast Across the USA in 3-4 Weeks

GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: 48 HOURS IN LA: THINGS TO DO, WHERE TO STAY AND WHAT TO EAT!

Saigon Central Post Office

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Venice

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48 Hours in Venice: Top 10 Things to Do

Europe by Rail in 25 Days: Itinerary & Costs

Home - Saigon Boat Company

Home - Saigon Boat Company


Saigon Boat Company

Boat tours on the Saigon River.

New Canal  Boat Tour in Ho Chi Minh City

New Canal Boat Tour in Ho Chi Minh City


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Nearly ten years ago, the Nhieu Loc - Thi Nghe Canal was the dirtiest canal in Ho Chi Minh City, but now it has changed for the better with a new green appearance, becoming the most beautiful canal of the city. In September 2015, Saigon Boat Company, Ltd., started offering tourists a  boat tour on the canal to discover Ho Chi Minh City from a new perspective. 

Christmas Party 2017 at Villa Song!

by Lan @ Villa Song Saigon Hotel

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Vietnam: a boat trip on the Mekong

Vietnam: a boat trip on the Mekong


the Guardian

An overnight trip into the Mekong delta presents the opportunity get off Vietnam's tourist trail and meet the locals, says Liz Boulter

New York

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NYC LIKE A LOCAL - THE BEST THINGS TO DO, PLACES TO EAT AND PLACES TO STAY IN THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS (GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL)

(and part of) ROADTRIP! COAST TO COAST ACROSS THE USA IN 3-4 WEEKS

Edinburgh

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: 48 HOURS IN EDINBURGH - THINGS TO DO, WHERE TO STAY & WHAT TO EAT

Notes You Should Remember For Your Myanmar Tour

by ata @ Jasmine Cruises

Traveling to Myanmar, you will realize so many special things that you haven’t seen it before. Such as taking a plane in Myanmar is like taking a bus, you do not need to show personal papers. Or you can even stand at the runway when another plane is landing,… Let’s find out notes you should […]

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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…

Sihanoukville – The New Macau of Southeast Asia

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

“Guess how many casinos are in Sihanoukville”, my taxi driver asked as we drove from the train station. “20”, I said with confidence. I had read a news report about it recently and I felt certain with my answer, even though it seemed like a ridiculously high number. “55”, he said. I don’t know if […]

Mekong Delta Cycling tour 2 days | Homestay in CanTho

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong Delta Cycling tour 2 days to CanTho Cycling the delta with boat cruise, and possibly a nice homestay. Tour Code: SBL 11. Available all year round. Day1: Sai Gon to Cai Be, Vinh Long and to Can Tho (Lunch) 07:30 am our shuttle will take you out of town on an approx. 2hrs drive…

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HCM City Hop on – Hop off

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

HCM City Hop on – Hop off Departure: 08:00 – 08:30 AM                                                                          Return: 06:00 – 06:30 PM ITINERARY of HO CHI MINH CITY BUS TOUR – “Hop on – Hop off” Departure: 23/9... Read More

Incredible Things To Do in Luang Prabang

by Vicki @ maketimetoseetheworld

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Luang Prabang is the jewel in Laos’ crown. Located in the north of the country on the peninsula created by the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, the town is surrounded by lush green mountains and is a beautiful example of the fusion between Lao and European culture. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage city in 1995, […]

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Insider’s View. Episode 7 – Jean Ngo (The Expat Shop)

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Editor’s Note: Episode 7 of Insider’s view comes from Jean Ngo, owner of “The Expat Shop.” Jean is yet another visitor who fell in love with this crazy city while on holidays and returned to make Saigon her home. As...

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Komodo Island

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HOW TO PLAN A TRIP TO KOMODO ISLAND - THINGS TO DO, WHERE TO STAY & WHERE TO EAT

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…

Hoba Meteorite

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Drone photography in New Zealand – a new perspective

by Petra @ The Global Couple

New Zealand has some spectacular landscapes, and we think that there's no better way than to photograph it from the air with a drone!

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Amalfi Coast, Italy

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: A DO-IT-YOURSELF TOUR OF THE AMALFI COAST - POSITANO, AMALFI & RAVELLO

Mekong River Cruise and Homestay in CanTho

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong river cruise and homestay in Cantho 2 days, a wonderful and relaxing way to see the river life and tropical gardens in mekong delta Vietnam. A lengthy cruise ~ 45km through islands and branches of Mekong river, we cruise down narrow waterways to remote villages. Tour Code: SBL6B Day 1: Sai Gon to Cai Be…

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Saigon River - Ho Chi Minh Attractions

Saigon River - Ho Chi Minh Attractions


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A boat tour round Ho Chi Minh City on the Saigon River offers the chance to see the varied lifestyles surrounding this busy metropolis. The Saigon River flows from Cambodia through South Vietnam before merging into the South China Sea close to the Mekong Delta. In Ho Chi Minh

Iceland Travel Tips – What You Need To Know Before You Go!

by Vicki @ maketimetoseetheworld

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The land of fire and ice is on practically everyone’s travel list and with all the cheap flights through Wow Air and other short haul European carriers, who can blame people for flocking to this incredible part of the planet?! But once you have planned your trip and picked your dates you might need a […]

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Florence

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Two City Weekend Break: Florence & Pisa in 48 Hours

Europe By Rail in 25 Day - Cost & Itinerary

HCM City Party Committee Secretary visits Vientiane

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

At the event (Source: VNA)   Vientiane (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City has been doing its best to deepen ties with Vientiane, making practical contributions to traditional friendship and special solidarity between Vietnam and Laos, said Secretary of the municipal Party’s Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.  He made the statement during talks in Vientiane on January […]

Grantourismo – Villa Song Saigon as one of best boutique hotels in Ho Chi Minh city

by Lan @ Villa Song Saigon Hotel

Villa Song Hotel Saigon was picked as one of best boutique hotels in Ho Chi Minh city by travel and food writer and photographer Lara Dunston and Terence Carter. See full post on Grantourismo website’ s Best Ho Chi Minh city boutique hotels from chic city stays to riverside retreats.

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How To Tour The Mekong Delta On Your Own | Frugal Frolicker

How To Tour The Mekong Delta On Your Own | Frugal Frolicker


Frugal Frolicker

Rather than booking a day trip from Saigon, do the Mekong Delta on your own! Visit the floating markets in Can Tho and book a homestay in Vinh Long.

Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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Request Hotel contract

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DUC VUONG HOTEL “ONE OF GREAT HOTELS IN BUI VIEN WALKING STREET” Dear value Partners, First of all, please send the greeting from Duc Vuong Hotel, and wish your company... Read More

Luxury Saigon River Tours by Exciting Speedboat | Les Rives

Luxury Saigon River Tours by Exciting Speedboat | Les Rives


Les Rives

Les Rives operates luxury Saigon River tours to the Mekong Delta, Cu Chi Tunnels, Unesco listed Can Gio Forest, in Ho Chi Minh City, and more.

Verona

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: TOP THINGS TO DO IN VERONA INCLUDING AWESOME DAY TRIP IDEAS

Sinhbalo - specialized in Mekong delta tours & cycling Vietnam

Sinhbalo - specialized in Mekong delta tours & cycling Vietnam


Sinhbalo

Sinhbalo - specialized in Mekong delta tours. We have been organizing Mekong delta tours in Vietnam for more than 20 years. Our tours made by a delta local.

Mekong River Cruise CanTho ChauDoc PhnomPenh 3 days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong river cruise CanTho ChauDoc Phnompenh provides you an opportunity to see bustling floating markets, natural arroyos system and river life on the mekong from Vietnam to Cambodia. Tour Code: SBL18A Day 1: SaiGon – CaiBe – CanTho (Lunch) We depart at 8:00am and head south to the river town of Cai Be, a rural…

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A Thrilling Hai Van Pass Adventure With Onetrip

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Vietnam is a fabulous country that sings harmonies of the wild jungle and the people that venture through it. That is a destination that you must visit at least once in your life if you seek adventure. One of the most desired places to stay in Vietnam for both foreigners and locals alike is Da […]

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Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Bonsai Saigon River Cruise – Resurrection!

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Bonsai is Back!!! It’s my great pleasure to announce that as of April 2017, Bonsai Dinner Cruises has a brand new boat, “The Bonsai Legacy,” and is re-open for business. I often get queries from my readers about which night...

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The Long Tan Cross Memorial

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

HCM City – LongPhuoc Tunnels –- Nui Dat former base -– Long Tan Cross (One Day Trip) Tour Code: SBL4B Departure 7:30 am at your hotel, we drive 2 hours to BaRia and on to LongPhuoc commune. We visit LongPhuoc tunnels, constructed by the VC in 1948. Passing the big memorial building, you will find…

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China

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Vietnam plays key role in India’s relations with ASEAN: VNese Ambassador

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

 Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh (Photo: H.H) Ambassador Ton Sinh Thanh talked to the Vietnam News Agency about the upcoming visit by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to India to attend the India-ASEAN Summit and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the India-ASEAN Dialogue Partnership. The event coincides with the 69 th anniversary […]

How to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh, Bus, Flights, Boat

How to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh, Bus, Flights, Boat


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How to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh - Getting from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh, Bus, Flights, Boats

Himachal Pradesh

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THE BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN HIMACHAL PRADESH

Mexico City

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Guest Post from a local: DIY Mexico City Tour - Things To Do, Places To Visit and Where to Eat

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour By Boat - Les Rives

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour By Boat - Les Rives


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Travel to the famous Cu Chi Tunnel tour by boat Les Rives. During the tour an English-speaking guide will introduce you to life along the banks of the Saigon River as your boat gracefully slips through knots of floating water hyacinths on this scenic boat trip

Tomb Rider: Hue to Dong Hoi on Back-Roads

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

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

Lasenta Boutique Hotel, Hoi An

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

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

Best Cu Chi Tunnels Tour: day trips from Saigon by riverboat and cycling

Best Cu Chi Tunnels Tour: day trips from Saigon by riverboat and cycling


Luxury Travel Blog

It's surely the best Cu Chi Tunnels Tour you can do, and one of the top day trips from Saigon - traveling by boat and bicycle with Les Rives Experiences.

Chiang Mai

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17 of the Best Tours in Iceland (That are Totally Worth the Price Tag!)

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If you’re travelling to Iceland and want to know how best to maximize your time there then this post is exactly what you need. Iceland is big, vast and rugged, and the best way to really get to the heart of some of it’s incredible natural wonders is to join a tour with expert guides. […]

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Cycling Mekong Delta Vietnam to Cambodia |CanTho ChauDoc HaTien 4 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Cycling Mekong Delta Vietnam to Cambodia | CanTho ChauDoc HaTien 4 Days Tour Code: SBL9B Day1: Sai Gon to Cai Be, Vinh Long and to Can Tho (Lunch, dinner) 8.00 am our shuttle will take you out of town on an approx. 2hrs drive to Cai Lay where you collect your bicycles and enjoy a…

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Global Passport Summer 2017

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

“Where do I begin? What should I do? ” – maybe you have experienced those thoughts! Don’t give up just yet, because GLOBAL PASSPORT SUMMER 2017 – AIESEC in the National Economics University (NEU) is back, just for YOU! ► About GLOBAL PASSPORT This exciting project – a part of the Social Wave Campaign will […]

Ho Chi Minh

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Hoi An

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: INCREDIBLE THINGS TO DO IN HOI AN PLUS WHERE TO STAY & WHAT TO EAT

HCM HOP ON – HOP OFF CITY TOUR

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

HCM HOP ON – HOP OFF CITY TOUR HCM hopon hop off  city tour Departure: 08:00 – 08:30 AM   –  valid 24 hours (see time schedule) This tour will departure: 23/9 Park... Read More

#MakeTimeToSeeTheWorld December Instagram Round-Up

by Vicki @ maketimetoseetheworld

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Hi There! I’m sure by now you’ve realized that I love travel photographs and that Instagram is one of my favorite SM channels. So much so that I ask my followers to share their *best* photos under the hashtag #maketimetoseetheworld. I feature up to 1-2 per week on Instagram and each month share my Top […]

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Christina's Saigon

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Annecy: A French Fairytale Town (Turned Soggy)

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

Well my friends, I’m afraid this is a tale of travel dreams being tarnished by craptastic weather.

You can plan the bejesus out of a trip, go well out of your way to reach a destination, and even allot extra days to thoroughly enjoy it – but you can’t do a damned thing about the weather other than try to make the most of it.

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Mekong Delta Day Tour

Mekong Delta Day Tour


Travelfish

The Mekong Delta is the region where the Mekong River empties into the sea through many distributaries, a vast watershed of over 40,000 square kilomet

Jimbaran Bay

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How to Spend a Travel Day Like the Rich and Famous for less than $100

Sapa-Y Ty Scenic Motorbike Loop

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

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

Kho Tao

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Hải Đăng Vegetarian Restaurant, Saigon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

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

Cape of Good Hope

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ROK province sets up representative office in Vietnam

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

It is not an organization that is legally allowed to do business or generate earnings. For these purposes, the Province would need to open a cooperation, joint stock company or establish a joint venture. The Gyeongbuk region is home to 5.5 million people and over 13% of the nation’s manufacturers including global conglomerates Samsung, LG, […]

Cu Chi Tunnel Waterway Trip

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

Cu Chi Tunnel Waterway Trip (half day) Cu Chi Tunnel Waterway Trip is a very comfortable travel, because it will get you close to nature and very nice day out... Read More

Visiting Aomori Prefecture in Japan

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

Aomori Prefecture is at the northern tip of Honshu (the largest island of Japan). Like many casual visitors to Japan with no ties to the country, I had never heard of Aomori. There are 47 prefectures (like a province or state) in Japan, and Aomori is one of the lesser visited of Japan. [Map of […]

HCM City – Cu Chi tunnel Tour

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

HCM City – Cu Chi tunnel Tour HCM City – Cu Chi tunnel Tour is great deluxe join-in group tour from Ho Chi Minh City (HMC.C) if you do not... Read More

Chiang Rai

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Guest Post from a local: Chiang Rai - Things To Do, Where To Eat & Where to Stay!

The Coast Road: Saigon to Hoi An & Beyond

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

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

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…

An Insider’s Guide to The Saigon River - The Christina's Blog

An Insider’s Guide to The Saigon River - The Christina's Blog


The Christina's Blog

Here is an insider’s guide to the Saigon River for those curious souls who want to know more about the river.

Wanna visit Hanoi after seeing this CNN ad? This survey bets you will

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

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

European firms stay positive on Vietnam’s business climate

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The index hit 78, seven points below the fourth quarter of 2016, but this does not mean that businesses are under alert or will not continue to explore such a high-potential economy as Vietnam, said EuroCham Chairman Jens Ruebbert. The survey showed most businesses (90%) are either maintaining or increasing their investments in Vietnam, adding […]

Horseshoe Bend

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US Vice President Mike Pence visits Israel

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

US Vice President Mike Pence (Source: EPA/VNA) Mr. Pence flew into Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport from Jordan on a US military plane, after visiting US troops on the Syrian border. Vice President Pence was welcomed at the airport by Israel’s Tourism Minister Yariv Levin and US Envoy to Israel David Friedman. Israeli police have completed […]

2017 Summer Saving Promotion: 20% discount off published rate!

by Lan @ Villa Song Saigon Hotel

Book direct with us and save up to 20% off published room rates this summer! Start your next journey at Villa Song with our Summer Saving Promotion: 20% discount off published rate for bookings from 1st April to 31st October 2017.  Additional benefits when booking direct with us. 25% discount off any Spa treatment a complimentary […]

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Blue River Hotel 3

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Luang Prabang

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A Walking Tour of Luang Prabang

Tamarind Laos: The Best Cooking School in Laos

Saigon Night Life Dinner Cruise and AO Show

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Saigon Night Life Dinner Cruise and AO Show Saigon Night Life Dinner Cruise and AO Show is very exciting tour so no need any trip to the rural area of... Read More

Dallas

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Guest Post from a Local: 48 Hours in Dallas - Things To Do, Where to Stay & Where To Eat!

Connecting you to the local experience – My day out with Inspitrip

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Well, I haven’t been out on a trip for quite a while. (I think the last one was with Saigon Treasure Hunt) The main reason is, I’ve been totally flat out writing and editing the second edition of my book...

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Rome

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Europe By Rail in 25 Day - Cost & Itinerary

SAIGON UNSEEN SCOOTER TOUR

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

SAIGON UNSEEN SCOOTER TOUR Saigon unseen scooter tour departures time: 8:00AM, 1:00PM TRANSPORTATION: Motorbike OPTIONAL SERVICES: Private Tour add $10 per person PRICE: $35 or 787,500VND SAIGON UNSEEN SCOOTER TOUR ITINERARY WHAT IS... Read More

Mekong Tours

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

MeKong Tours Mekong tours are the most famous tours from Ho Chi Minh City — between finding our way out, and the traffic, it takes us more than an hour... Read More

Corruption prevention, combat work enhanced

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong addresses a meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption on January 22, 2018. (Photo: VNA) Speaking at a meeting of the Steering Committee on Monday, Mr. Trong underscored the need to speed up investigation, prosecution, and trial of major corruption cases, saying that anti-corruption work should be intensified with […]

London

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Angkor Archiological Park

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Sunshine Coast

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Guest Post: 48 Hours on the Sunshine Coast - Things To Do, Where to Stay & What To Eat!

Cape of Good Hope

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Bicycle Tour: Saigon to Bangkok by Bicycle

Bicycle Tour: Saigon to Bangkok by Bicycle


SpiceRoads Cycle Tours

Vietnam-Cambodia-Thailand multi-country bicycle tours: cycling and biking in Saigon, Angkor, Phnom Penh, Bangkok

DIY Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh: 48 Hours in Can Tho

DIY Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh: 48 Hours in Can Tho


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Plan your DIY Mekong Delta Tour with this post! Find out how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho, where to stay & the top things to do in Can Tho!

Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

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

Business set lunch

by Yega Thiyagarajan @ Villa Song Saigon Hotel

Whether you are out for a relaxing day or having a business meeting or simply looking for a quick lunch, our Business Set Lunch Menu suites every taste. Priced at VND 265,000 ++  for three courses per person Reservation : ( 028) 37446090 Villasong team,

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Val Thorens

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Ben Tre Boat Tour | The Mekong River Tours | Cheapest Mekong Delta Tours

Ben Tre Boat Tour | The Mekong River Tours | Cheapest Mekong Delta Tours


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Ben Tre Boat Tour, Tour Ho chi Minh My Tho - Ben Tre Full Day, Tour Ho chi Minh Ben Tre, tour Saigon Ben Tre, Tour Saigon My Tho, Tour Ho Chi Minh My Tho, The Mekong River Tours, Cheapest Mekong Delta Tour

Rio De Janeiro

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How this Seasoned Traveler Got Scammed... Twice!

Oudtshoorn

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Bãi Rạng Beach, Quy Nhon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

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

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 4 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 4 days – CaiBe VinhLong ChauDoc CanTho Tour Code: SBL9A Day 1: Saigon- LongAn – My Tho – Vinh Long ( Lunch, dinner) Leaving Saigon, our shuttle will take you for about one hour drive to LongAn, the gateway to the mighty Mekong. First stage 25k from LongAn suburb to MyTho…

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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…

Fight against corruption should be sped up: Party chief

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

During the 13th session of the Central Steering Committee on Corruption Prevention and Control in Hanoi on January 22, the Party chief, who is also head of the committee, lauded achievements in the effort in 2017, saying these have strengthened public trust. CPV General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong at the event A number of legal […]

Day Tour from Ho Chi Minh City: My Tho, Ben Tre and the Mekong Delta

Day Tour from Ho Chi Minh City: My Tho, Ben Tre and the Mekong Delta


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Join a journey into the vast Mekong River Delta, a short bus trip from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Visit the floating markets of My Tho and take in the coconut covered pastures of the sleepy province of Ben Tre. Enjoy a number of activities such as making coconut candies and taking a river cruise.

Austin

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: 48 HOURS IN AUSTIN - WHERE TO PLAY, STAY & EAT!

(and part of) ROADTRIP! COAST TO COAST ACROSS THE USA IN 3-4 WEEKS

Hong Kong

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Guest Post from a local: Hong Kong Points of Interest - Things To Do, Where To Stay & Where to Eat!

Summer hot deal 2017: Stay 4, Save 25%

by Lan @ Villa Song Saigon Hotel

This summer, treat yourself to a luxurious stay at our boutique hotel and enjoy all the fun and excitement of a vacation in beautiful Saigon with our great deal: Book a minimum of 4  consecutive nights from April 1 to October 31, 2017 to save 25% on your room rate! We are also offering extra benefits for […]

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Pisa

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Two City Weekend Break: Florence & Pisa in 48 Hours

Europe By Rail in 25 Day - Cost & Itinerary

Hoba Meteorite

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Hoa Vien Brauhaus

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Pilar de la Horadada

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Saigon River Tours - Saigon River Day Trips | Les Rives Vietnam

Saigon River Tours - Saigon River Day Trips | Les Rives Vietnam


Les Rives

Our Saigon River tours offers the chance to see varied lifestyles surrounding busy metropolis where you can see a mixture of architectural styles, combined with historical objects.

Conquering Mount Fansipan the Right Way (Tallest Mountain in Vietnam)

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

Mount Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina peninsula, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. It was once only visited by adventure seekers fit enough to make the strenuous hike, but now this mountain offers a few different experiences for all types of travelers. Regardless of the new tram that brings […]

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Seoul

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SEOUL - THINGS TO DO, WHERE TO STAY, WHAT TO EAT & HOW TO GET AROUND

Bonsai Saigon River Cruise - Resurrection! - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Bonsai Saigon River Cruise - Resurrection! - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights


Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Experience Ho Chi Minh City by night on the Bonsai, a beautifully restored Chinese Dragon Boat. This Saigon River Cruise is superb.

Ho Chi Minh City launches boat tour in downtown canal

Ho Chi Minh City launches boat tour in downtown canal


Thanh Nien Daily

Tickets are available at the two terminals near Thi Nghe Bridge in District 1 and Le Van Sy Bridge in District 3

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour Phnompenh to SaiGon 4 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour PhnomPenh to SaiGon Tour Code: SBL9C Day 1: PhnomPenh to ChauDoc (Dinner) Boarding on HangChau speed boat at Phnompenh boat pier for a 4 hours cruise down the Mekong river, crossing the border Kamsamnor to Vinh Xuong -Viet Nam. Then a little more cruise to ChauDoc. Our guide will pick you…

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Mekong Delta Speed Boat Tour in Ho Chi Minh - Activity in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - Justgola

Mekong Delta Speed Boat Tour in Ho Chi Minh - Activity in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - Justgola


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Enjoy a scenic speedboat trip through the Mekong Delta. Departing by boat from HCMC, you will explore areas of the Mekong Delta that few other tourists get to experience.

Chobe National Park

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Socially Responsible Travel in Hanoi (Travel and Give Back to the Community)

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The phrase “socially responsible travel” is a new trend followed by travelers all over the world, in the context that traveling and experiencing new cultures is popular nowadays. Hanoi, renown for the chaotic Old Quarter, many little temples, Dong Xuan Market that sells household goods and street food, already has so much to offer. However, […]

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2017 in Review: Home Sweet Sydney

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

Welp, this year-in-review post looks a bit different from the ones I’ve done the last couple years when I was a nomad.

That’s because 2017 was all about getting grounded and making a new home for myself in Sydney, rather than country hopping.

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An updated map of the future Saigon Metro

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[HCMC Metro Map (download full resolution image here.] Out of all the megacities of Southeast Asia, Saigon is the only city without any form of metro transport. Even the traffic-dystopias of Jakarta and Manila have a few rail lines between them. This will change when the first metro line in Saigon opens sometime after 2020 […]

Sam Housten Jones State Park

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XO Tours in Hanoi

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi, and it’s unlikely we ever will. So why the misleading blog title? We felt the need to write this blog post to protect our brand, so that when our valued guests search for XO Tours they will know that XO Tours only operates out of Ho Chi Minh City…

Saigon to Hanoi: A Food Diary

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

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

Melbourne: a foodie’s paradise

by Petra @ The Global Couple

Melbourne is one of the world's great cities - the vibe is great and so is the architecture. But the food in Melbourne is what you go there for!

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Insider’s View Episode 8 – Fiona Briers

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Episode 8 of Insider’s View comes from Fiona Briers who runs the brilliant Bright Solutions in Vietnam. The work they do to empower women and produce gorgeous handicrafts is fabulous. She’s been here almost 9 years so I’d say she...

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TV program commemorates 1968 Spring General Offensive

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

 An art performance at the Reunification Palace, one of 3 locations associated with the 1968 Spring General Offensive and Uprising. (Photo: Ha Khanh) People’s artist Tran Hieu said: “Today is very special. The glorious 1968 General Offensive took place when I was on the Laos battlefront. The campaign inspired me to sing with fire. I […]

Vietnam wants closer defence training cooperation with India

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

Senior Lieutenant General Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the VPA, made the affirmation at a reception in Hanoi on May 29 for Major General Anil Dere, who is leading a delegation from the Indian National Defence University to Vietnam. Cooperation in personnel training is one of the ways to promote […]

10 Amazing Things To Do + Places To Visit in Alberta Canada

by Robert Schrader @ maketimetoseetheworld

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Canada shot to the top of a lot of travel bucket lists last year with 2017 being the country’s 150th birthday (and who wouldn’t want a year long birthday bash?!) Unfortunately for Alberta, many travelers look past its Rocky Mountain scenery and cowboy hospitality for the better-trodden paths of Ontario, Québec and British Columbia. Don’t […]

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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…

5 reasons why you should include the Philippines in your travel list

by Petra @ The Global Couple

The Philippines mesmerizes tourist and locals alike with its beauty. Here are 5 reasons why you should visit the Philippines.

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Vietnam’s aquatic product exports hit US$2.8 billion

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The US, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea were leading importers of Vietnamese aquatic products, which accounted for 53.5% of the country’s export value. Also in May, Vietnam imported US$87 million worth of aquatic products, raising the five-month figure to US$508 million, up 28% year on year. According to the ministry, processing enterprises have […]

Tehran

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: HOW TO SPEND A WEEKEND IN TEHRAN - THINGS TO DO, WHERE TO STAY & HOW TO GET AROUND

Travel Guide to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: A Two-day Itinerary – Villa Song

by Lan @ Villa Song Saigon Hotel

Villa Song Hotel Saigon is featured in WanderLuxe’s Travel Guide to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: A Two-day Itinerary – as the main accommodation on their exploring journey. “The once war-torn Saigon — renamed unofficially to Ho Chi Minh City in honour of their late leader — is now comparable to the metropolitan giants like Bangkok […]

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Get Off the Beaten Track in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Located on the bank of Perfume River, this city is the capital of Thua Thien Hue province, 700 kilometers to the south of Hanoi. Although you can visit Hue at any time of the year, the most charming season is surely from March to August, especially March through April when the temperature is at its […]

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Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

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