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A weekend in Saigon

A weekend in Saigon


Travelfish

With the every-growing options for budget flights in Southeast Asia, jetting off for a weekend has never been easier. And with a bit of planning, Saig

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

Discover: Japan

by @ Wikitravel

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

Castles of Japan

by Holly @ Wendy Wu Tours USA

  History of Japanese Castles Historically, Japanese castles were fortresses built out of necessity during an era of political unrest and social upheaval in the 15th century. Known as the Sengoku period, or “Age of Warring States”, Japan’s central government had weakened with the dissolution of the Muromachi (or Ashikaga) shogunate and the country was […]

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Discover: Cranbrook

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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.

Hotel Room Workouts!

by lifeoflayovers@gmail.com @ Life of Layovers

There is some days when hotel gyms just don’t cut it – too small, you have woken at some crazy […]

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The Rex Hotel

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The City Tour

by Mai Nguyen @ saigonlocalmotiontours.com

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…

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

8 Essential Chinese New Year Dishes

by Holly @ Wendy Wu Tours USA

Our New Year’s celebration may be over, but for many Asians all around the world, Chinese New Year is yet to come! Every year 3.6 million trips are made to China to celebrate the world’s biggest festival-Chinese New Year! The country’s most important festival also known as Spring Festival, is a time when Chinese families around […]

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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…

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…

72 Hours in Ho Chi Minh City aka Saigon

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72 Hours//3days in Ho Chi Minh City This is how I spent 3 full days in Ho Chi Minh City […]

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TOP DESTINATIONS IN HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR | TSA

TOP DESTINATIONS IN HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR | TSA


Travel Sense Asia

We hope that these destinations suggested above will be the interesting choices and leave the exciting experience in your Ho Chi Minh city tour itinerary.

Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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Li'l C - Big Shoe Lady

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Things To Do in One Day in Central Park, New York

by Aleah @ Solitary Wanderer

Central Park is huge, but it doesn't mean you won't be able to appreciate it if you're only there for a short visit. Here's what I did there one winter day.

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Do-it-yourself Eating and Walking Tour - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Do-it-yourself Eating and Walking Tour - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Itchy Feet on the Cheap

This self-guided walking tour covers the main tourist attractions in Ho Chi Minh City and shows you some great meals to eat along the way.

Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour by Speedboat | Les Rives

Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour by Speedboat | Les Rives


Les Rives

Take the Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels tour and travel by speedboat arriving hours before the large bus tour groups and explore the amazing Cao Dai Temple

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!

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…

Ho Chi Minh City and around Guide | Vietnam Travel

Ho Chi Minh City and around Guide | Vietnam Travel


Rough Guides

Ho Chi Minh City – or Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh, to give it its full Vietnamese title – is Vietnam’s centre of commerce and the country’s biggest city...

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.

Tours - Saigon Food Tours

Tours - Saigon Food Tours


Saigon Food Tours

Saigon Street Eats has four scheduled tours, the Pho Trail, the Calligraphy & Coffee Trail, the Seafood Trail evening tour and Street Food 101 evening tour.

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

Pho Binh Noodle Shop

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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

Phu Quoc Itinerary for the Adventurous

by Jonai Republica @ The WanderWalkers

If Philippines has Palawan and Boracay, Indonesia has Bali, Malaysia has Langkawi, Cambodia has Koh Rong and Thailand has Ko Phi Phi, Vietnam boasts of Phu Quoc Island. It’s a remote island in the Southwestern province of Kien Giang, near the border to Cambodia.… Read the rest

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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

Top 5 Seafood dishes to try in Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We always recommend travelers in Vietnam to definitely try what the locals call “ốc”, which literally means “snails”, though its meaning is actually going out and enjoying seafood, including crabs, shrimps, oyster and yes, snails. However these ốc restaurants usually have only a 5 to 10...

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

Wendy Wu Tours’ Global Conference in Guilin

by Holly @ Wendy Wu Tours USA

Among the lush landscapes and tranquil climate of the Club Med Resort in Guilin, China, Wendy Wu Tours representatives gathered to attend their annual global conference. In attendance were staff members from the US, UK, Australia, China and New Zealand offices; Wendy Wu herself, newly appointed Group CEO, Joe Karbo as well as the directors […]

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

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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

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


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

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

My little private trip exploring Vietnam buddhist temples in Ho Chi Minh City

My little private trip exploring Vietnam buddhist temples in Ho Chi Minh City


Inspitrip Blog

I have heard many things about Vietnam Buddhist temples and decided to find out more about them. This is my experience discovering them in Ho Chi Minh City.

Bun Dau Mam Tom

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

BUN DAU MAM TOM (Vermicelli with Fried Tofu) Have you ever wondered what to eat when first coming to Vietnam? Probably, popular dishes like Pho, Banh Mi or spring rolls, will pop up in your head but then you decide to get out of your comfort zone, looking for something new. Perhaps, friends, Bun Dau […]

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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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GUIDE BOOK FOR THE SOUTHWESTERN: CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Cai Rang floating market is a large and typical floating market in Can Tho. It specializes in wholesale agricultural products, fruits of the region. It is close to Can Tho, only 5km away so it is not difficult to see the busiest scene in the morning from 6 to 8h. It is crowded with big […]

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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Longquan Peach Blossom Festival // This is Chengdu, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

If there’s an art to attending a Chinese festival, I’m the dumb kid who eats the paint. Give me some time and I’ll be linking to a How To Successfully Attend a Festival in China article right here. But for now, I’ll admit that my attendance at the Longquan Peach Blossom Festival was a short-lived [...]

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Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Vietnam Cycling: Bike Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

Vietnam Cycling: Bike Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi


REI

Cycle through Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi among backdrops of rice paddies, emerald jungle, and white beaches at REI.

Why Go to Cambodia When Visiting Vietnam

by Holly @ Wendy Wu Tours USA

Vietnam has a long held position as a travel icon and we agree it is well deserved for many obvious reasons. Astonishingly exotic sights such as the hidden grottos of Halong Bay; the fascinating culture behind Mekong Delta’s floating markets along with the country’s beautiful and incredibly fresh cuisine make it utterly compelling. What could […]

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IG Accounts & Bloggers to follow

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Hey Guys & Girls <3 Thought I would share a post with you of some of my all time favourite […]

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A perfect itinerary for your two-day Mekong Delta tour suggested by a local

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

The Mekong Delta, otherwise known as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, is a colourful display of various shades of green. Here in this water world, boats float in the lazy rivers, buffalos wander in the rice fields and ripe fruits adorn the trees. It is also here that visitors will get a true taste of […]

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Big Picture Competition 2017 Results

by Holly @ Wendy Wu Tours USA

Thank you to everyone who entered in our Big Picture Competition this year – we received some fantastic entries and loved seeing all of your beautiful photos! Our overall winner was judged by the photo with the most Facebook likes at the end of the competition period and became the winner of a Canon EOS […]

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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…

A guide on choosing a hotel around Hanoi Old Quarter

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Choosing a hotel for your holidays always takes time. Especially when you have a long list of places to visit, you have to book a hotel that is easy for you to commute. When in Hanoi, due to its complicated traffic system and the position of famous tourist attractions, you should book a hotel around […]

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2 Best Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City

2 Best Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City


Touropia

2. Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Cu Chi TunnelsNo trip to Vietnam is complete without visiting at least some of the many landmarks, memorials and museums that help to explain and show the

Rock Climbing In The Philippines

by Jonai Republica @ The WanderWalkers

Coming back to Manila from Vietnam with my new wall-climbing shoes and harness, I was excited to do an outdoor rock climbing in the Philippines. I have been learning to do indoor climbing at Push Climbing in Saigon where I only spent $20 a month for an unlimited climb.… Read the rest

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The Best Value Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

After the best boutique hotels in Saigon, we decided to have a look at a cheaper selection of accommodation in our city. As always this is only based on our opinion nor this is a sponsored article/video by any of these hotels. Check out the...

Exploring Off The Beaten Path Hong Kong: Pai Tau Village

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Po Fook Hill, the 10,000 Buddha Monastery, and the hills around Pai Tau Village Sha Tin is not only great for immature puns (I Sha Tin your shoe), it also has some worthwhile attractions. You can check out the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, or the the oldest walled village Tai Wai, there’s also the [...]

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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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Captain Cook Cruises, Fiji

by lifeoflayovers@gmail.com @ Life of Layovers

TIVUA ISLAND DAY TRIP When in Fiji – a MUST DO day trip is with Captain Cook Cruises. We did […]

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Ho Chi Minh City Daytrips & Excursions - Discover Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City Daytrips & Excursions - Discover Ho Chi Minh City


vietnam-guide.com

Our list of Ho Chi Minh City daytrips and excursions are extensive, ranging from half-day tours of historical sites within the city centre to full-day cycling tours of the countryside and Mekong Delta. One of Vietnam’s most prominent cities, Saigon is teeming with sightseeing opportunities as its many

Solo Travel Tips: Budapest, Hungary

by Barbara Wagner @ Solitary Wanderer

Hungary should be in your list of countries to visit if you plan on backpacking in Europe. Here are some Budapest solo travel tips from Jet-settera.

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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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Ha Long Bay tour 3 days 2 nights on Oriental Sails cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive […]

Discover: Fukuoka

by @ Wikitravel

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

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

Discover: Aberdeen

by @ Wikitravel

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

Vegan’s Guide to Saigon Visitors

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

A Vegan’s Guide to Saigon Vegetarian/Vegan in Vietnam On the surface, Vietnam – famous for her pork and beef dishes – doesn’t seem like the friendliest of destinations for vegan travelers. However, one might be surprised to learn that Vietnam is actually one of the more vegan-friendly destinations in Southeast Asia.  Though infrequently marketed to […]

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Discover: Jakar

by @ Wikitravel

A cypress tree outside Kurje Lhakhang monastery in Jakar, Bhutan is claimed to have grown from Guru Rinpoche's walking stick.

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Luxury Starlight cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the three hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embarking on Starlight Cruise by transfer boat. Listen to […]

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

Terrific experience and great young guides. Highly Recommend!

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

This is the best way to experience Saigon. Just like all the other locals, on two wheels and Thanh and his crew of young guides couldn’t be better. We went on a customized tour and asked for guides to take us to local shopping boutiques while stopping to experience some of the local street food […]

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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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Spending Christmas in Saigon, Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Christmas is nearly a month away, and can be trully a magical time in Vietnam (minus the snow). If you decided to spend our favorite holiday in the South of Vietnam, make sure to check out our video on what Xmas is really like like...

Balabac Palawan: Visit Before It’s Gone

by Jonai Republica @ The WanderWalkers

Incomparable with Coron and El Nido, Balabac Islands in the southern tip of Palawan has its own caliber of beauty. Still a virgin, Balabac group of Islands is untouched by commercialization and tourism, which makes it stand out from among all other tropic paradise in Asia, if not in the world.… Read the rest

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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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Best restaurants in Hanoi: Wander in the map of tastes

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Hanoi has complex layers of culture to distinguish itself from others big cities in Vietnam. The border between the ancient Hanoi and the Hanoi of modernity and luxury one is not chaotic but unusually remarkable: With a walk down the same street, one can admire an antique Buddhist temple and soon after, the French architecture […]

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Ubud & Surrounds

by lifeoflayovers@gmail.com @ Life of Layovers

UBUD & SURROUNDS 1 DAY EXPLORING UBUD & SURROUNDS Now this time round in Bali was a work trip, and I […]

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20 Unique Experiences in Vietnam

by Holly @ Wendy Wu Tours USA

Vietnam is a country of breathtaking beauty and unique heritage. From lush landscapes, to ancient towns, to rich history and culture, it’s easy to see why this country is one of Asia’s most enchanting destinations. Add Vietnam to your travel bucket list and see how many of these unique experiences you can check off! 1. Stay overnight at […]

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Top 5 exciting shopping experiences in Hanoi

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Besides visiting famous places or trying authentic cuisine, shopping is one of the activities everyone should have on their list while traveling. Hanoi offers so many shopping options for any kind of interests. Find out more what you buy and where to shop in Hanoi. Hanoi Shopping Malls Keangnam Hanoi  Shopping malls are the best […]

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Discover: Havana

by @ Wikitravel

For an "authentic" experience in getting around Havana via public transportation, try El Camello, a split-level bus pulled by a semi-truck, and resembling a 2-humped camel.

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…

A Cat Lover’s Guide to Traveling the World

by Aleah @ Solitary Wanderer

Do you love cats but can't take them on your trips? I can relate! Check out my cat lover's guide to traveling around the world.

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Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Oriental Sails cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive […]

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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Topas Ecolodge in Sapa, Vietnam

by lifeoflayovers@gmail.com @ Life of Layovers

TOPAS ECOLODGE If you are planning a trip to Sapa and wanting a retreat from the hustle and bustle of […]

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Travel news: Monte Carlo Las Vegas Update

by @ Wikitravel

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

Saigon Night Life Dinner Cruise and AO Show

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

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

Small group tour for Cu Chi tunnels

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

  Small group tour for Cu Chi tunnels Departs at 09.00am – Finishes at 14.30   Highlight of the trip Visit Ben Duoc tunnels site where has less tourists visit Maximum 10 tourists join the tour together Having more time for shoot training at the tunnels area Visiting cricket farm and try its product like […]

Getting Around in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Hue is the famous Imperial city of Central Vietnam, the throne of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Old and tranquil, Hue is frozen in time, standing amongst the remnants of a once glorious Asian empire. Because of this, getting around Hue is intriguing with many options available, and sights to see. A major […]

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The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

What to eat for Lunch in Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon? Entering the world of Vietnamese food can be a daunting task for a beginner out there on their own. What is it? Where is it? Is it the best? These are the questions...

Go beyond the beach in Phuket with these unique attractions

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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Saigon Extravaganza Tours

Saigon Extravaganza Tours


Food and Motorcycle Tour - Saigon Extravaganza

A Saigon scooter tour owned and operated completely by locals to provide you with the most authentic and unique experience sure to remember a lifetime.

When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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The best breakfasts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you’re like us and got the Vietnamese habit of waking up with the sun and a cup of cà phê sữa đá, you probably have already your favorite Phở or Bánh Mì joint that will help you start the day in ease. For most...

One Day in Saigon

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon is a vibrant and hectic city. To really absorb the culture and lifestyle of Vietnamese people in this city requires travelers to spend at least a month here. However, not everyone has that kind of time and sometimes, visitors can only spend a day in this urban jungle. Fear […]

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

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


Love & Road

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

Extravaganza Saigon Tours

by lifeoflayovers@gmail.com @ Life of Layovers

The BEST “back of the bikes tour” in Town! If you are looking for one of the most exhilarating, fun […]

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What You Need to Know About Hiking Solo in Israel

by Aleah @ Solitary Wanderer

If you love hiking, you should visit Israel. There are so many hiking trails here, and yes, hiking solo in Israel is safe and easy. Find out why.

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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

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 Best Desserts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

  It’s not always easy to explore Saigon under this unbeatable heat, and sometimes a quick ice cream stop can be the best way to refresh yourself and have enough energy for your adventures here. Fortunately, with a summer all year round, Ho Chi Minh...

How to Travel From Saigon to Hanoi

How to Travel From Saigon to Hanoi


TripSavvy

See all the options for getting from Saigon to Hanoi compared in detail. Choose if a bus, train, or flight is best for getting around Vietnam.

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.

Discover: Clipperton Island

by @ Wikitravel

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

Ta Nang Trek DIY Guide

by Jonai Republica @ The WanderWalkers

Local Vietnamese consider Ta Nang trek as one of the best routes in the entire land offering panoramic views, mountain passes, and a glimpse of local ethnic culture in this isolated part of the country. Despite its popularity, it’s still an off-the-beaten track best for adventurous people who want to stray away from the touristy spots of Vietnam.… Read the rest

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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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Cusco Travel Guide: What To Do in Cusco, Peru

by Aleah @ Solitary Wanderer

Heading to Peru to go to Machu Picchu? Here's my Cusco travel guide to give you an idea of what else you can do in and outside the city.

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Ho Chi Minh City Walking Tour – You’ll find it’s more than a modern city

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Ho Chi Minh City – also known as Saigon – is no longer a strange destination for travellers visiting Vietnam. Arriving at Tan Son Nhat Airport, you are free to venture and explore a number of destinations in Vietnam, but believe me, don’t mistake Ho Chi Minh as another sprawling modern city without personality. With […]

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Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

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

Youths inspired by Israeli farming hold free green tours to farms outside Saigon - Tuoi Tre News

Youths inspired by Israeli farming hold free green tours to farms outside Saigon - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

The cost of the tours covers transport and lunch

The ultimate snorkeling adventures in Bora Bora

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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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…

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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The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you are following us on our YouTube Channel (and you should!) you probably would have watched all of our top 5 already. Our goal as always is to provide travelers with the best spots, according to us, for various Vietnamese street food or activities here...

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Athena Luxury Cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Athena Luxury Cruise   Highlight ­Distinct route through Bai Tu Long Bay- the quieter and well-preserved area of Ha Long Bay. Large and Luxury cabins Balcony with sitting area in all cabins. Kayak service included at no extra cost. Options of kayak or bamboo boat. English […]

Discover: Bohinj

by @ Wikitravel

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

Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

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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

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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Vung Tau Beach one day tour

by yukiokami @ Tours in Vietnam

Vung Tau Beach one day tour   At 07.30am – 08.00am, meeting our tour guide in the city center and depart for Vung Tau Beach. A relaxing day with nice beach and fresh air is appearing to your eyes after one and half hours driving from Ho Chi Minh city. At 9.30am, arrive to Vung […]

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.

Six unique Jakarta neighbourhoods you should explore

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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Your Best Day Trip Options from Ho Chi Minh City - The Christina's Blog

Your Best Day Trip Options from Ho Chi Minh City - The Christina's Blog


The Christina's Blog

What will you do if you have an extra few days left in Ho Chi Minh? Here are our top day trip options from Ho Chi Minh City you should consider!

Shoutout: Grasshopper Adventures' Ho Chi Minh City Tours

Shoutout: Grasshopper Adventures' Ho Chi Minh City Tours


Departful

Grasshopper Adventures' Ho Chi Minh City tours provide great scenic and physically challenging day trips to explore the Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta.

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.

Top 5 Children Activities in Saigon, Vietnam!

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We’re quite proud to say that we had our tours customers aged from 1 to 95 years old, and they all enjoyed it! Though parents are often quite scared to let their children on a motorbike in busy Saigon, we believe that is also a...

Cheap Manila – Coron Transfer For Only Php1,000 ($20)

by Jonai Republica @ The WanderWalkers

Among all the attractions in Palawan, Coron is the one nearest to Manila. However, plane tickets from Manila to Coron are the most expensive, costing at least around Php 4,000 ($80) one way, which means you will have to spend P8,000 ($160) just on transportation alone, unless you jackpot on a seat sale deal. … Read the rest

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The Best Boutique Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

While it is quite easy for anyone to look up on TripAdvisor or Agoda for the best hotels in Saigon (and get some great deals), we have decided this time to search some accommodations here that stands out (to us) for their decor and style....

Outstanding

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

We booked our tour for 8 people by email with less than 24 hours notice. We requested female drivers for the teenage girls in the group, and we mentioned that our group consisted of one vegan, one vegetarian, one carnivore and one cautious teenager (plus 4 adults who would eat and drink anything!). We had […]

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Egg Coffee

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

Coffee was first introduced to the Vietnamese people by Catholic French priests in 1857 and was gradually adopted by the Vietnamese people across the entire country. And because Vietnam is the second largest coffee producer in the world, a cup of coffee is the last thing you want to miss when you visit this beautiful […]

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Request Hotel contract

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

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

Ho Chi Minh vs Hanoi: 6 highlights and you’ll get your perfect choice

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Finding reasons to love Vietnam is not a difficult task, especially when you look at the charming landscapes, sprawling beaches, mesmerizing mountains and unique scenery only found in Vietnam. With all this, it is easy to forget the big cities of Vietnam, such as Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi. We are going to compare and […]

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Who is Wendy Wu?

by Holly @ Wendy Wu Tours USA

Yes, Wendy Wu is a real person! The story of our company Wendy Wu Tours started when our dynamic founder, Wendy Wu, led her first tour group to China in 1994. But the story of Wendy Wu leading up to that point in time is a fascinating one. The Life of Wendy Wu Born in Tibet, Wendy […]

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Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City


Traveller

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

The Giant Panda

by Holly @ Wendy Wu Tours USA

The giant panda is considered a Chinese national treasure and beloved by humans the world over, with its endearing and charismatic nature. As previously one of the rarest and most endangered species in the world, the giant panda has been used as the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for over 50 years and protected […]

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Top 10 Things To Do in Japan

by Holly @ Wendy Wu Tours USA

Japan is a cultural and natural utopia that deserves to be on everyone’s bucket list. You can discover treasures from ancient to the ultra-modern -and meet the people who make this country so unique. Nowhere quite encapsulates contrasting experiences and sights quite like Japan. From UNESCO World Heritage sites to tranquil leisure moments, we’ve rounded up […]

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Christina's Saigon

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Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

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

Southeast Loop: Motorbike Guide

Southeast Loop: Motorbike Guide


Vietnam Coracle

If you're looking for a road trip within reach of Saigon that takes you to beaches & mountains, but stays off busy main roads; this is it. Saigon, Mui Ne, & Dalat are all connected by quiet, scenic back-roads: this motorbike guide shows you how to do it. Continue reading →

GUIDE BOOK FOR OC EO CULTURAL HERITAGE AND AP BAC HERITAGE

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Tien Giang is a coastal province in the Mekong Delta, South Vietnam. It is one of the provinces in the West that attracts many tourists. This place is quite near the urban area so it attracts many visitors. With the advantage of owning many beautiful locations and delicious dishes, more and more visitors come here. […]

20 Unique Experiences in Vietnam | Wendy Wu Tours USA

20 Unique Experiences in Vietnam | Wendy Wu Tours USA


Wendy Wu Tours USA

Vietnam is a country of breathtaking beauty and unique heritage. From lush landscapes, to ancient towns, to rich history and culture, it’s easy to see why this country is one of Asia’s most enchanting destinations. Add Vietnam to your travel bucket list and see how many of these unique experiences you can check off! 1. Stay overnight at …

Custom Tour

Custom Tour


Back of the Bike Tours

Discover Saigon (HCMC) the way you prefer with our custom tour.

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City


Stray Asia

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

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

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City

Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City


Solitary Wanderer

If you are in Saigon and have time to spare, relax and go out of the city for a while. Here are suggested day trips from HCMC.

Shangli Ancient Village // This is Sichuan, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Shangli Ancient Village in Sichuan Province Shangli has been through a lot, but you wouldn’t know it from the peaceful feeling you get while walking its lanes. It’s one of 10 Chinese ancient villages in Sichuan province, but unlike its counterparts the village has been able to keep its authentic charm. How to get [...]

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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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Visiting the Jim Thompson House in Bangkok

by Aleah @ Solitary Wanderer

If you have more than a few days in Bangkok, include the Jim Thompson House in your itinerary. It is definitely one of the must-sees in the Thai capital.

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Visit Saigon on a trip to Vietnam | Audley Travel

Visit Saigon on a trip to Vietnam | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

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

Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

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The Top Cities in Mexico for Digital Nomads

by Lauren Barth @ Departful

I truly detest Toronto in the winter. Admittedly, I don’t do well with the cold and working from home all […]

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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

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

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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The best motorbike tour in Saigon

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

This is in regards to the night food tour. Also, this is a completely honest and unbiased review. I did this tour last night and it blew my mind. I have done other companies and other cities and this was certainly the best without a doubt. We were taken to parts of Saigon that you […]

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One day birding tour around Ho Chi Minh city | Wildtour Co., LTD - Tours

One day birding tour around Ho Chi Minh city | Wildtour Co., LTD - Tours


VIETNAM WILDLIFE TOURS & RESEARCH

Destination: Around HCMC

Saigon Central Post Office

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52 Travel and Destination-Inspired Movies

by Jonai Republica @ The WanderWalkers

Running out of travel and destination-inspired films to watch? Here’s a list of movies based on suggestions from members of GirlsLoveTravel. I’m also saving you the time of searching ratings and plots from IMDB or Rottentomatoes by pasting them here. The first 5 are my favorites while the rest are in random order.… Read the rest

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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

Hong Kong on the Cheap

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

How Not To Blow Your Wad In Hong Kong (it’s a poker term) The 2nd most expensive city in Asia, but there are plenty of ways to budget travel Hong Kong. While Hong Kong is generally raved about, it’s not typically a backpacker stop, mainly because it’s too damn expensive. I’ve seen a lot of [...]

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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

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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Sakura: Japan’s Cherry Blossom

by Holly @ Wendy Wu Tours USA

Each year, spring in Japan is marked by the first bloom of the cherry blossom, known as sakura in Japanese. The entirety of Japan is blanketed in a shade of pale pink hues as the blossom sweeps over the country, creating a truly remarkable sight to behold. Blooming starts in the south on Japan’s subtropical […]

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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…

War Remnants Museum Saigon

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

A place to learn about the war War Remnants Museum is currently one of the most popular museums in Vietnam. Every year, it attracts approximately half a million visitors, two-thirds of whom are foreigners, coming to study about the Vietnam War. History of the War Remnants Museum Opening on September 4, 1975, the museum was named […]

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5 best rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City for a glamorous night with a view

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

If you want to enjoy Ho Chi Minh City night life at its best, don’t forget to visit a rooftop bar, overlooking the vibrant city. These are great places to meet friends to share the views with. Here are our 5 go to rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City. The Social Club & Pool […]

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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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The Best Place for Shopping in Saigon

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Everyone likes to go on a shopping spree sometimes, and Saigon is definitely one of the best place for this. Through a quick Google search will help you find countless of high end shopping malls (Vincom A and B, and the most recent Takashimaya), we...

Blue River Hotel 3

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Backpacking Palawan Itinerary – 2 Week Budget Guide

Backpacking Palawan Itinerary – 2 Week Budget Guide

by Jonai Republica @ The WanderWalkers

Palawan needs no introduction. Tourists fly to the Philippines to see its top-notching paradise islands. However, there is not much online articles available for budget travelers backpacking Palawan. Most resources are targeting weekend tourists who are prepared to spend for food and accommodations.… Read the rest

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How To Travel Longer In Another Country

by Jonai Republica @ The WanderWalkers

So you love to travel, observe other cultures, meet new friends from other nations, eat diverse cuisines, and venture into nature’s islands and landscapes that take your breath away. Somehow, you feel the urge to do it not just whenever there’s a long weekend or a holiday; you dream of doing it more often.… Read the rest

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Cultural Spotlights of Hanoi (Experience Hanoi like a Local)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Hanoi is perfect for a trip of cultural exploration. Its culture is expressed in many of the remarkable attractions of the city. The culture, too, is in every activity that you see on the street. In this article, I will go through several casual cultural spotlights of Hanoi. A random cultural experience of the city, […]

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Explore a summer of possibilities in New Zealand

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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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…

Ha Long Bay tour 3 days 2 nights on Athena Luxury Cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng fishing village (Meals: lunch, dinner) 07:30am – 08:00am Make your way through the Red River Delta from Hanoi to Halong City via your transfer vehicle. Breaking time will be arranged for your best comfortable. 12:00 – 12:30: Your cruise will begin with a transfer from […]

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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Do-It-Yourself Walking Tour of Dalat, Vietnam – A Perfect Day in Dalat

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Signup for my weekly newsletter The first time I took Chopper Suey (my Chinese-made American cruiser bike) on a road trip, was to the sexy hills of Dalat. As we pulled into town, surrounded by pines and fresh cool air, I knew I was going to love the place. Formerly a retreat town for the [...]

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Discover: Kota Kinabalu

by @ Wikitravel

The Hall of Skulls at Monsopiad Cultural Village outside Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia features 42 skulls of enemies, all killed by the warrior-hero Monsopiad.

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

Tan Quy Island and floating markets in Mekong Delta 2 days 1 night tour

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Daily Travel Company is honored to introduce to travelers our Tan Quy Island and floating markets in Mekong Delta 2 days 1 night tour as follow: Highlight of the trip Visiting less tourist area in Mekong Delta See local people, orchard gardens, Khmer’s culture See the famous pagodas in Tra Vinh See the floating markets in […]

Solo Backpacking Palawan: Sabang Waterfalls and Sunset at Sabang Beach

by Jonai Republica @ The WanderWalkers

Day 1 of my 2-week Palawan adventure (read my budget guide here). I lay inside my $4/night nipa room with nothing but cricket sounds breaking the silence here in Sabang Palawan. Everything around me seems to be giving me a provincial welcome, as it is just my second day of being back in the Philippines.… Read the rest

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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

Broken Rice

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

Cơm Tấm [kʌm tɑm] is how you say Broken Rice in Vietnamese. The Viet live on rice Should you ever have a chance to come to Vietnam, try asking the locals what kind of food they are proud of. We assure, 90% of the answers you get will be RICE. Because Vietnam is an agricultural country, […]

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Visit Myanmar 2018 Tips For Newcomers To Gain Unforgettable Memories

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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Discover: Lubbock

by @ Wikitravel

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

A useful 2 day itinerary for your trip to Ho Chi Minh City

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Most visitors spend around 2 days in Ho Chi Minh city, and although the city has a lot to offer, with a well designed itinerary you can certainly get a good taste of the city lifestyle and make the most of your time here. Here’s a list of things to do for your 2 day […]

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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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How to Travel Like a Local in Europe & North America

by Lauren Barth @ Departful

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Things to do with Kids in Saigon

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

Planning a vacation with young children may seem like an arduous task but with the right itinerary and preparation, it can be an enjoyable experience for every family member. Contrary to what most would think, Saigon does offer a range of activities that travelers with children can participate in. Here are the top 4 things […]

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Weather and how to explore Hanoi in January

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam and is home to around eight million people, which is over 8 percent of Vietnam’s overall population. This area of Asia has a tropical climate with hot, humid weather in Summer but it is completely different in Winter, the temperature sometimes goes down to 8°C. The best weather […]

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Top 5 hostels for backpackers in Saigon

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Hostels are the way to go for budget-oriented travelers. Visitors can enjoy full of services with small angles, affordable rates. the suggestions below will give you the perfect choice. The Common Room Project Bizarre in concept yet strangely nice in the way it brings it all together, The Common Room Project is where hotel meets […]

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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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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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