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Sapa, Rice Rice Baby

Sapa, Rice Rice Baby

by kimvinny2016 @ Follow Our Soles

Day 1 – May 13 On Friday the 13th (eeeeeek), we flew an hour and twenty minutes from Da Nang to Hanoi  on JetStar, although we vowed to never use that airline again.  When you’re strapped for cash and they are offering the lowest priced ticket by at least $50, sometimes you have to go against … Continue reading "Sapa, Rice Rice Baby"

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

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

Navigating the Indian IRCTC e ticket booking system

by Sally @ our3kidsvtheworld

We recently had the opportunity to travel to Jaipur, India and wanted to take the opportunity to visit the Taj Mahal with kids in Agra. Agra is a 4 and a half hour drive from Jaipur but I was determined to visit my very first 7 Modern Wonders of the World while I was there. We decided that we would make it an experience to remember so we booked seats via the IRCTC e ticket booking system. Here are our tips for booking the train in India. After I...

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

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

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

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Ghent: Quaint, Charming and the most beautiful city of Belgium!

by Riz Baldivia @ Lamyerda

Arguably, Ghent is the most lovely, historically rich and romantic city in Belgium aside from Bruges. I thought about skipping Belgium as part of my Europe Trip, but glad that I didn’t! I never thought that Ghent is abso-fuckin-lutely gorgeous! The beautiful canals, picturesque Graslei and Korenlei, cute cafes, cobblestone streets, majestic cathedrals, Museums, wonderful bridges, impressive architectures, magical castles and hot men everywhere – Ghent stole my heart! The old city center is so exquisite with attractions that are clustered together which is perfect for a great stroll. Donna and I wander around the medieval streets of the city and relaxed in one of those restaurants overlooking the city with a nice drink watching at the people as they go past. Time seems so fast in Ghent because there are so many things to see! I regret that I only spent a day there! Ghent deserves more than a day to fully explore its stunning city, but it only takes a second to fall under its spell! I felt like I was in a Gothic fantasy book never wanting to reach the end of the page.   St. Bavo’s cathedral was closed during the time of our visit, and […]

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10 Days in Vietnam via Ho Chi Minh City

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

A Very Detailed Travel Itinerary Tours are for foo-ls. I tried my best to make that rhyme. While Vietnam may seem a little daunting at first, the country is not difficult to travel – especially if you have a great blog to aid you, with details on every leg of the trip, written by a [...]

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Our 4½ Month Southeast Asia Budget Backpacking Trip: All the Costs, all the Details

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

7 Countries47 Cities138 daysFor only $3081.30 eachThat’s $22.32 per dayAbout 156.29 per weekAnd $669.60 per month In this guide, I will share all the details of our Southeast Asia budget backpacking trip that included Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. The Map: Budget Backpacking Southeast Asia The Details and Itinerary:A 47 Cities Tour [...]

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NAMASTE! Heaven Isn’t Too Far Away

by Riz Baldivia @ Lamyerda

I’ve been thinking about good motivational quotes and paragraphs to start this blog but after abusing my backspace and delete buttons, I gave up. It’s been a while since I put my travel stories on paper and I think I’ve lost the touch of the flowery words to start my tales. In that case, let me start this one with a message of gratitude for my good friend Riz of Lamyerda.com for giving me an opportunity to be a guest blogger on her awesome site. So here it is. Most of us do have some silly Bucket List and I am no exception. Two of mine are “Travelling to the Himalayas” and “Experience Snow”. Who could have known that I can tick both just with one trip? And that is all my story about. The Target Location: Annapurna Basecamp is a common topic along the trails of Malaysia. At 4130 meters, Annapurna Basecamp is just 35 meters higher than Mt. Kinabalu. But don’t be fooled as we are only talking about the base camp. Annapurna Mountain is the 10th highest mountain in the world with only 69% of successful summits, the remaining 31%…fatalities. So not be a morbid one, reaching […]

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Bitexco Financial Tower

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Sparkles and Spoils with Shimansky Diamonds. Cape Town.

by Dawn Jorgensen @ The Incidental Tourist

An invitation to join a day of Sparkles and Spoils with Shimansky Diamonds had me embarking on an itinerary that offered up the best of Cape Town, in fine company and absolutely indulgent style. Meeting a group of fellow bloggers at Cape Town Helicopters at the V&A Waterfront, we enjoyed a glass of Groot Constantia MCC…

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Because the magic of Siquijor is Paliton Beach; not witchcraft, nor black magic, and definitely not voodoo!

by Riz Baldivia @ Lamyerda

When we mention Siquijor, what often comes to our minds are kulam (witchcraft), black magic, mystic, sorcery, and the official name, the Island of Fire (Isla Del Fuego). So many negative notions with this town, that most people are reluctant to visit the island. But the truth is, Siquijor is a very beautiful island, and safe. The Philippines is an archipelago, gifted with so many remote islands and Siquijor is one of them. The natural beauty of the Cambughay Falls, Salagdoong Beach, to the old balete tree (strangler fig tree) which is believed to be enchanted, captivated me! But I have to say that my favorite place in Siquijor is the gorgeous and secluded beach of Paliton. The Paliton Beach, called the little Boracay of Siquijor, boasts a powdery white sand, blue and green waters, and giant palm trees. They say sunset is so dramatic here too, that’s why they call it the little Boracay of Siquijor. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to watch the sunset here. A perfect description of a tropical paradise. No crowd, no rubbish, only serenity, sparkling blue sea, fishing boats and genuine smiles of the local fishermen. Their smile is so unpretentious that you have to give […]

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

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Urban Tales Review for Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon Vietnam

Urban Tales Review for Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon Vietnam


sightDOING (Hands-On / Interactive Travel)

This Urban Tales review looks at a murder mystery tour of Cholon (Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon Vietnam). Unusual self-guided walking tour activity of Chinatown

The Battle of Hue

The Battle of Hue

by kimvinny2016 @ Follow Our Soles

Day 1 – May 6 After an hour and twenty minute flight on VietJet Air from Ho Chi Minh City, we arrived in Hue City around 5:30pm (an hour delayed but better late than never).  Thanks to our previous unpleasant baggage experience with JetStar, we decided to prepay online just in case we couldn’t carry on (every airline … Continue reading "The Battle of Hue"

SAIGON STREET FOOD

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

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

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Discover: Seoul

by @ Wikitravel

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

SAIGON FREE WALKING TOURS

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

A non-profit managed by Hospitality & Tourism students, Hoa Sen University, Ho Chi Minh city.

Ho Chi Minh Museum

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

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

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

How to Experience Indonesia on a Budget

by Riz Baldivia @ Lamyerda

If you’ve never been to Indonesia before, you’re in for a treat because it’s a culturally rich nation with some stunning natural landscapes and plenty for visitors to explore and experience. All in all, it’s a place that’s more than worth visiting if you’re looking for something new and interesting to center your next big trip around. There are not many nations that are as small as this one while still offering so much to people.   Indonesia is affordable, at least it is if you approach this trip in the right way. There are bad ways to travel around Indonesia, and you can waste a lot of your cash if you’re not careful. On the flipside, it’s more than possible to experience the best of Indonesia while sticking to a pretty tight budget; spending a lot is certainly not necessary if you know what you’re doing.   Read on if you want to learn all about how you can experience the real and exciting Indonesia while sticking to a budget. Each of the tips and tricks you’ll be able to read about below will help you get your trip right and not have to break the bank at any […]

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Discover: Tokyo

by @ Wikitravel

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

How To Explore Singapore On A Budget

by Riz Baldivia @ Lamyerda

Singapore is a fantastic destination to explore in Southeast Asia. It attracts people all over the world, and the mix of traditional and urban culture offers plenty of places to see and things to do that make this unique country a traveller’s dream. Image: Pexels   Any traveller knows that it’s a good idea to do your research before you go anywhere. Your initial research may tell you that Singapore is a bit on the pricey side, but that doesn’t have to be true. You can easily explore Singapore on a budget and still get to soak up the best that the country has to offer. Intrigued? Of course you are! Get some great travel tips to make your visit to Singapore and affordable one. Live like one of the locals While you are spoilt for choice with hotels in Singapore, it can be your biggest travel expense. If you’re planning on spending a long time in Singapore, then you should consider an HDB rental which will be much more affordable on a long-term basis than staying in hotels. You can get some centrally-located properties with all the amenities you could need to enjoy your stay in style. Take a […]

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Pho Binh Noodle Shop

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

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

Tao Dan Park

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A Day in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

A Day in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Ursula's Weekly Wanders

Sun Setting over Ho Chi Minh CityThe classic Level 23 Wine Bar at Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers is a great place to round out a day's exploration of Vietnam's old southern capitol, and to watch the sun set over the expanding…

Ho Chi Minh City: The Walking Tour - Lamyerda

Ho Chi Minh City: The Walking Tour - Lamyerda


Lamyerda

Scooters all over the highway of Saigon were crazy like speedster rushing to meet the justice league to save the world. And just because the motorcycles were like racing doesn’t mean I had to. My goal was to take everything slow and I hate to say that I rushed from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Cu Chi Tunnels with my backpack on my first day in Vietnam! That spur of a moment that you want to squeeze as many sights as possible but end up being exhausted. Ugh, I hate that! My second day in Saigon was no rush, though. I’m glad I booked at Ho Sen 2 Hotel. It’s near to almost everything. I took advantage of the free breakfast buffet at Ho Sen 2 Hotel. Not the best breakfast but enough to brightened up my morning. I spotted the Opera House from Ho Sen 2 Hotel, it’s going to be about a few minutes walk from where I was. There was somewhat orchestra where people gathered in front of the Opera House. The opera house was a good area to start my walking tour around Ho Chi Minh City. I strolled through Hotel Continental and headed to …

The Vietnamese calendar

by Ngoc-Phung Tran @ Urban Tales

Do you know how the Vietnamese calendar works ? In Western countries, we use the Gregorian solar calendar of Roman origin. However in Vietnam, as in China, the Gregorian calendar is only used for official dates. For everyday life, it is the luni-solar calendar that prevails. The day and the year are based on the race of the […]

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18 Must-Visit Street Markets in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

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

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Top Shopping Malls in Kuala Lumpur

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

Thailand and Morocco. Passport to the World Radio Podcast.

by Dawn Jorgensen @ The Incidental Tourist

  I was invited by Cathy Retief-Niel onto her Passport to the World to talk about my most recent trips to Thailand and Morocco. With Thailand being one of South Africa’s most popular choices for an overseas holiday, I talk about my recent visit and an itinerary that allows the combination of Bangkok, Koh Samui…

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My Photo Journal: Urban Trekking Nathan Road In Hong Kong

by Jasmine Gui @ TripZilla Magazine

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

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Ho Chi Minh City, Formerly Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City, Formerly Saigon

by kimvinny2016 @ Follow Our Soles

Day 1 – May 1 We arrived into Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, around 5pm after an easy one hour and forty minute flight from Bangkok.  Unfortunately, the airline we took left a pretty bad taste in our mouth.  Jetstar, which is a budget friendly brand, charged us $40 USD per person … Continue reading "Ho Chi Minh City, Formerly Saigon"

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

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Discover: Cranbrook

by @ Wikitravel

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

Top Things to do in Tokyo with Kids

by Sally @ our3kidsvtheworld

I’ve been reflecting on my trip to Japan as it is nearly a whole 12 months since we departed! I was so unbelievably excited to be going as I had wanted to go for such a long time. I uploaded my Japan posts relatively soon after we got home and it only dawned on me this morning that I haven’t done a post on my top things to do in Tokyo with kids. We only had 3 days in Tokyo and one of those was spent visiting Tokyo...

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Cambodian Num Pang Recipe — How to Make Num Pang Barang

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

Our Cambodian num pang recipe is a recipe for what I have called num pang barang – ‘barang’ means ‘foreigner’ in Khmer. Cambodia’s banh mi is similar to Vietnamese banh mi — a Vietnamese sandwich or technically a baguette packed with pork, pate and salad....

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Craft Beer Riga: 7 Riga Bars Serving Local Brew

by JetSetting Fools @ Jetsetting Fools

There are few better ways to get a taste of homegrown flavor than to sample the local brew – and it just so happens that some of the best bars in Riga, Latvia are serving up just that. We’re not talking about the country’s mass-produced lagers that are guzzled in Riga pubs.… Read the rest

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The Rex Hotel

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Turkey Avocado Club Sandwich with Sriracha Mayo – How to Use Xmas Leftovers

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This turkey avocado club sandwich with Sriracha mayonnaise is a twist on the classic Club Sandwich. Over the festive season it’s an excellent way to use those Christmas turkey leftovers you have in the fridge but the rest of the year you can use chicken....

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

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

2012 in review

2012 in review

by hochiminhfreetours @ ho chi minh free tours

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

Ho Chi Minh City, Part II

Ho Chi Minh City, Part II


Follow Our Soles

Day 4 – May 4 Despite the heat, we decided to go on a self guided walking tour of Ho Chi Minh City today.  Our morning started off with a traditional iced coffee which uses condensed milk (re…

Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

by Drew @ Teacher Trekker

At the mouth of the Thu Bon River sits the town of Hoi An. Since the first century the city and its adjacent estuary has served as a central port along important trade routes. lt grew in scale and significance…

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Top 10 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

by Drew @ Teacher Trekker

Osaka is located roughly at the center of the Japanese archipelago making it an ideal stop along any travelers’ path. Yet, it is often under appreciated by tourists who spend more time in the nearby ancient capital of Kyoto. Historically,…

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Discover: Kanab

by @ Wikitravel

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

Thieves Are Targeting Luggage in Hong Kong’s Airport Buses

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Saigon Central Post Office

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Hoa Vien Brauhaus

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Bai Tu Long Bay, A Dragon’s Tale

Bai Tu Long Bay, A Dragon’s Tale

by kimvinny2016 @ Follow Our Soles

Day 1 – May 18 Yesterday, May 17, we took a 9.5 hour day train from Sapa to Hanoi, which I wouldn’t recommend (stick with the overnight train, even if you don’t get any sleep).  Once we got to town, we spent the night at Calypso Grand Hotel, which was perfect for what we needed – a clean place … Continue reading "Bai Tu Long Bay, A Dragon’s Tale"

Siem Reap Hospitality Training Restaurants – Meals that Make a Difference

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

These Siem Reap hospitality training restaurants serve up some of the most tantalising meals in the city – and they’re meals that make a difference. The money you spend contributes to training young Cambodians, helping to lift locals out of poverty. Located in Cambodia’s northern...

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London from Gatwick. Things to Do.

by Dawn Jorgensen @ The Incidental Tourist

London is a city with a population of around 8.7 million with strong Roman Britain roots – and despite Brexit, remains the economic powerhouse of Europe. Samuel Johnson famously said that when you’re tired of London, you’re tired of life. But until you’re familiar with its excellent public transport system, it can feel a little…

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A 46km Walk Across Singapore Was My Year-End Vacation

by Eugene Ang @ TripZilla Magazine

7 Ways to Take Your Travel Up a Notch in 2018

by Becky @ Becky – sightDOING (Hands-On / Interactive Travel)

If you travel a lot, it’s easy to settle into a routine.  I have my favorite booking websites, a strategy for finding activities, and dozens of Google documents describing my itineraries. So how do you take your travel to the next level?  By purposely trying new things.  Some will work, some might not and you’ll head back to your old ways.  And that’s okay…but if

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

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Ho Chi Minh City Food Tours - Saigon Food Tours

Ho Chi Minh City Food Tours - Saigon Food Tours


Saigon Food Tours

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

The Lakehouse: Fairytale Tudor Style Hotel In Cameron Highlands

by Riz Baldivia @ Lamyerda

Magical! That’s what I described our Christmas stay in The LakeHouse, a Fairy tale Tudor style hotel in Ringlet Cameron Highlands. I’ve been to Cameron Highlands a few times and I have never been to The Lake House. I thought it would be a good idea to book one of their elegant rooms with my family and friends. Christmas is the busiest day of the year and we were lucky to book the last room! We stayed in a beautiful Family Suite with clean bathroom and luxurious amenities. The bed with its white curtain drapes is not only elegant but is also comfortable. I have a thing for colonial style hotel and it did not disappoint me. The Family Suite is huge which consists of two separate rooms and is decorated in an old classic furniture’s. The only drawback is that the bathroom is attached to the masters room and it’s a bit of a hassle to go through which is quite disturbing to the person sleeping in the masters. There is TV for entertainment and although the WIFI  is strong, it gets intermittent sometimes. The room is blessed with a great garden view, moreover, I am so charmed with […]

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Exploring Saigon

Exploring Saigon

by Lyra @ Hello Saigon!

So this morning as the car I was on passed by the Tourist Information Center by the river, I thought to myself what it would be like to work in that center. How much information should they know and would … Continue reading

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Croatia Self Guided Bike Tours Video

by AWebStudio @ Nichols Expeditions

Croatia Self Guided Bike Tours feature the most beautiful areas along the Croatian coast with quiet roads, ancient villages, lavender fields and UNESCO World Heritage sites. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

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Kidzania Singapore with Kids

by Sally @ our3kidsvtheworld

I had heard about KidZania from other bloggers and had been interested in visiting one with our kids. I liked the concept of giving kids a bit of an idea about roles that might interest them when they get older but in a way that seems fun and engaging. My detailed KidZania Singapore review should help you plan your next visit in KidZania Singapore. What is KidZania? I know KidZania has been popular overseas since its inception in Mexico, however we don’t have one in Australia as yet....

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7 Farms to Visit in Malaysia With Your Whole Family

by Adrian Chew @ TripZilla Magazine

Tokyo Rush: Why a 6 Hour Day Trip From Narita Airport is a Bad Idea

by Drew @ Teacher Trekker

Originally, I had just over a ten hour layover in Tokyo (Narita International Airport) before my final leg back to New York City and the conclusion of my 2015 summer vacation. Unfortunately, a series of thunderstorms in Hanoi, Vietnam kept…

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Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Jumanji Ticket Giveaway. The game has changed: but the legend continues.

by Dawn Jorgensen @ The Incidental Tourist

Fancy an adventure and yet find yourself stuck at home or behind your desk working this festive season? Well, don’t let that prevent you from escaping into your dream adventure – with a twist – at the movies. The new Jumanji is about to be released and I have a Jumanji Ticket Giveaway so that you can be…

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Classic Negroni with Spices – Our Recipe for a Warming Christmas Negroni

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

A classic negroni with spices has become our new Christmas drink. You need a really good reason to mess with a classic negroni recipe and as far as we’re concerned there are few better reasons than Christmas. This is the first in a series of...

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SAIGON FREE WALING TOURS

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Notre Dame Cathedral

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Walking Around Ho Chi Minh City - Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Walking Around Ho Chi Minh City - Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights


Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

A 1 day itinerary for walking around Ho Chi Minh City. It will take you to a number of popular sites, & give you a good introduction to the city's history.A 1 day itinerary for walking around Ho Chi Minh City. It will take you to a number of popular sites, & give you a good introduction to the city's history.

Travel news: Monte Carlo Las Vegas Update

by @ Wikitravel

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

Project Fi vs T Mobile for Travelers: International Roaming Comparison

by Becky @ Becky – sightDOING (Hands-On / Interactive Travel)

When T-Mobile first came out with free international roaming, it was game-changing for travelers.  I made the switch without hesitation and recommended it whole-heartedly to other travelers.  At least, until Project Fi came out.  Then there was another player in this field — and possibly one who did it better.  These days, it’s a battle of Google Project Fi vs T Mobile.  Who does it

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Korea’s Launching A Grand Shopping Festival on 18 January

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Discover: Savannah

by @ Wikitravel

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

Bangkok, A Concrete Jungle

Bangkok, A Concrete Jungle

by kimvinny2016 @ Follow Our Soles

Day 1 – April 28 We departed Chiang Mai on Thai Airways at 11:05am, landed in Bangkok at 12:15pm, walked straight off the plane and out of the airport hassle free because we were able to carry our backpacks on, took a 50 minute Uber ride to the city ($14.99), and arrived at our AirBnB around … Continue reading "Bangkok, A Concrete Jungle"

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

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Ko Lanta, A Special Retreat

Ko Lanta, A Special Retreat

by kimvinny2016 @ Follow Our Soles

Day 1 – April 21st After a wonderful 6 nights in Krabi, we boarded a ferry via Ao Nang Travel at 10am and headed to Ko Lanta, a smaller island 2 hours away.  One of my longest and closest friends, Ashley, has a friend, Kendall, who lives in Bangkok.  When I asked Kendall for any … Continue reading "Ko Lanta, A Special Retreat"

Street Art in Hua Hin, Thailand

by Kirsty @ Kathmandu & Beyond

Finding street art and graffiti at an abandoned building in southern Thailand We could have been relaxing on the beach with a book or paddling in the waves, but instead we went looking for abandoned buildings and street art. Known as Thailand’s royal resort, Hua Hin lies about three hours south of Bangkok and is […]

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Best Look outs in Budapest with Stunning city views!

by Riz Baldivia @ Lamyerda

One of the things I love about Budapest is that there are so many lookouts and viewpoints that meets the eye. I have compiled the best spots to take photos in Budapest and all of these places are so captivating and offers stunning panoramic views of the city! BUDA CASTLE This Grandeur palace is mind-blowing with its great architecture and it showcases the best panoramic view over pest city. The castle has a breathtaking view of the bridge, parliament and the Danube River. The castle is old but its charm remains lovely and it is indeed a gateway to a fantastic view. Getting here is easy. You can either take the Funicular railway or walk your way up to the hill. Either way, it caters an amazing view. Daytime is stunning and night view is just magical!   FISHERMAN’S BASTION Fisherman’s Bastion is one of my favorite spots to take tons of photos. The view from this angle is just wonderful with a new feel of the old city on top of the hill. No wonder why so many people are so captivated by its grand alluring architecture and lovely arches. What’s great about it is that it is right […]

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Free Walking Tours

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In Ho Chi Minh City, visitors can see with their own eyes how extraordinary Vietnam has become after almost three decades of war.  The city also offers tourists the chance to see remarkable French …

Nichols Expeditions Bhutan Bike Tours

by AWebStudio @ Nichols Expeditions

Located high in the majestic Himalayas and nestled between Tibet and India is the small Kingdom of Bhutan. Bhutan Biking Tours will take you on uncrowded roads through pastoral valleys dotted with Buddhist monasteries and forests of pine and rhododendron. Subscribe to our YouTube...

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Homestay at Dalat

Homestay at Dalat

by Lyra @ Hello Saigon!

For our latest stay in Dalat, we decided to again book through Airbnb. We had a good experience with Cozy House a couple of years ago and wanted to stay there again but it was already fully booked for the … Continue reading

7 Festivals in Myanmar That You Should Not Miss

by Zaw Ye Naing @ TripZilla Magazine

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

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

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

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Discover: Graz

by @ Wikitravel

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

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

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

On the Trail of Vietnam War Heritage in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

On the Trail of Vietnam War Heritage in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)


Kathmandu & Beyond

Discovering Vietnam war heritage in Ho Chi Minh. A self guided walking tour of buildings and locations associated with the war in District 1 and District 3.

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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Thieves Are Targeting Luggage in Hong Kong’s Airport Buses

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Economics – Project – Apoconomics: The Economics of Survival

by Drew @ Teacher Trekker

The beginning of February marks the transition between the fall and spring semesters. For senior social studies classes throughout New York City that means an end to the U.S. government course and the beginning of a semester of economics. For…

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

by Amira Rahmat @ TripZilla Magazine

Reuniting with the Dog

by noreply@blogger.com (Travel Sabbatical (Mike and Akiko)) @ Travel Sabbatical

The moment we've been anticipating after a 12-hour drive home to Kansas City from Alabama.