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Guide to the Islamic Call to Prayer (Adhan)

Guide to the Islamic Call to Prayer (Adhan)

by David Raezer @ Approach Guides

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The book market near the Temple of Confucius in Shanghai

by Gianluca Falso @ Sapore di Cina

Xuegong Jie (学宫街) and Laodaoqian Jie (老道前街) are two small streets in the Huangpu District of Shanghai. The streets are packed, full of life. There are low houses, street food, and there’s no lack of bicycles and electric bikes that weave through passersby and merchants. But what makes it special is that the two roads […]

14 days routes trip to discovery Vietnam

by admin @ Halong Promotion Tours

Hey everyone! I’m Jackie.  I’m a wannabe full-time traveler, but yes, I’ve got bills to pay so I work for a living and travel as a hobby just like Jessica.  Having just returned from an amazing two weeks in Vietnam, I’d love to gush about it and encourage you all to go!  And if you’ve […]

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How to Find Great Budget Tours in Vietnam (and not get ripped off!) - GRRRL TRAVELER

How to Find Great Budget Tours in Vietnam (and not get ripped off!) - GRRRL TRAVELER


GRRRL TRAVELER

For the female solo traveler, Vietnam shouldn't be an intimidating or scary country to travel. Commuting between main cities is easy and cheap via public transportation. And if it's an attraction, you can bet there's a budget tour for it, as tour operators are everywhere, vying for your business and ready to assist your travel needs.

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 4 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

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

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What Guidebook Do You Prefer? | Vietnam travel forum

What Guidebook Do You Prefer? | Vietnam travel forum


Travelfish

This will be my first trip to Asia, I will be traveling in Vietnam for 5 weeks. I prefer Moon over ... : Travelfish Vietnam travel forum

Lonely planet guide Vietnam - Sinhbalo

Lonely planet guide Vietnam - Sinhbalo


Sinhbalo

Lonely planet guide Vietnam mentioned Sinhbalo since 1999 guide edition.

Looking for a good Cambodia guide book? Check out our top 10 selection!

Looking for a good Cambodia guide book? Check out our top 10 selection!


KhmerBird

Are you looking for a good Cambodia guide book to read before coming to Cambodia? We selection top 10 from Amazon best seller books.

Book Your Luxurious Stay in Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser Island!

by Andrzej Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser Island is an elegant and super luxurious resort on a magnificent sand island just off the East coast of Australia. If you enjoy total bliss and relaxation, strolling on the miles of sandy beaches and you love exploring and adventure, then you came to the right […]

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Books, Guides and Maps - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Books, Guides and Maps - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights


Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

A selection of literature, guide books and maps to help you prepare for you next trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Ninh Binh: A Detailed Travel Guide to Vietnam's Hidden Gem

Ninh Binh: A Detailed Travel Guide to Vietnam's Hidden Gem


Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

The ultimate travel guide to Ninh Binh, Vietnam. What to see, do and eat and the updated travel tips to explore Tam Coc and its surroundings easily!

The Best Lisbon Hidden Gems and Secret Spots

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This is a curated list of the major Lisbon hidden gems and secret places. No touristy bullshit or pretentiousness here. Whether you are living in Lisbon, have a few extra days to explore or you’re an hipster looking for the off the beaten track, this article is for you. Lisbon holds a special place in […]

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Kung Fu Tour: Visit the Shaolin Temple

by Sborto Zhou @ Sapore di Cina

For anyone interested in Chinese martial arts, I’m sure that one of your dreams is to be able to visit a place as emblematic as the Shaolin Temple, and that it would be even better if you could interact with some of its masters. However, organizing a trip to the Shaolin Temple is not an […]

What to buy – Packing list for traveling to Cambodia and Asia

by Santel Phin @ KhmerBird

This post aims to provide practical advice on things that we need to buy before visiting Cambodia and other countries in Asia such as Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos etc. There are a lot of things you can buy on local markets in each country. You don’t have to carry everything. For example, I saw […]

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The Ultimate 2018 List of Best Vietnam Books to Read!

The Ultimate 2018 List of Best Vietnam Books to Read!


Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

The best Vietnam Books; find best books on Vietnam to inspire travel, best books about Vietnam War, Vietnam travel guides & books for Kids.

Hanoi Biking Tours

by admin @ Halong Promotion Tours

“Incredible Bike Tour – Thank You! “ Last minute, my friend and I booked a 3-hour bike tour of Hanoi – and we had a wonderful time. Starting at 6 am, the bike tour guide and the company owner met us at our hotel in the Old Quarter with bikes, helmets and water ready to […]

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Mekong Delta Cycling Tour Phnompenh to SaiGon 4 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

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

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The Best Of Siquijor: Itinerary, Tourist Spots and Budget in 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Siquijor travel guide and itinerary has all you need to know to plan your trip to one of the best hidden gems of the Philippines. Dreamy waterfalls, secret tropical beaches and memorable sunsets await you in Siquijor: the island of fire! Siquijor island has been known as land of witchcraft, enchantments and sorcery. So […]

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The Absolute Best Day Trips from Osaka, Japan | Not to be Missed!!

by Andrzej Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Are you planning your Osaka itinerary and wondering what the best day trips from Osaka are? – Let us help you plan & book your day trip from Osaka today! – Osaka in Japan, is one of the most beautiful port cities and is a commercial center on the Japanese […]

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The Story of St Mark’s Mosaics (Video)

by David Raezer @ Approach Guides

Discover the primary story told in the 12th century mosaics that decorate Venice’s St Mark’s Basilica. Approach Guides founder, David Raezer, walks through the most important images from the church’s mosaic domes, pointing out key features, figures and symbols.

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The Absolute Best Halong Bay Cruise | Top 13 Recommendations

by Andrzej Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Are you looking for the best Halong Bay cruise for your next holiday in Vietnam? Join in with thousands of happy travelers on a trip of a life time on the best Halong Bay tour in Vietnam! In order to make your planning that much easier, we have compiled a […]

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Cambodia & Vietnam travel guide. Helping Dreamers Do

Cambodia & Vietnam travel guide. Helping Dreamers Do


responsibletravel.com

Cambodia & Vietnam travel guide. Honest & easy to read Cambodia & Vietnam travel guide with 2 minute summary and map and highlights of Cambodia & Vietnam. Find out more in our Cambodia & Vietnam travel guide.

Visa to Vietnam

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

The Government has agreed to electronic visa to Vietnam for citizens of six countries including Australia, Cananda, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates. According to the Resolution No. 124 / NQ-CP on the addition of the list of countries with citizens to be piloted electronically, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed…

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VIETNAM CYCLE TOUR SAIGON – HANOI

by admin @ Vietnam cycling | Vietnam cycling tour

13 Days 12 Nights

The cost from USD 1.780 per person
  • Countries visited: Vietnam
  • Total cycling distance: Approx 565 km
  • Destinations: Saigon – Dalat – Nha Trang – Qui Nhon – quang ngai- Hoi An – My Son – Hue – Nam Dinh – Cuc phuong national park- Hai Phong- Halong bay – Ha Noi

Travel Guidebook Showdown: Lonely Planet vs. Fodor’s Travel

Travel Guidebook Showdown: Lonely Planet vs. Fodor’s Travel


Lifehacker

Smartphones, Wi-Fi, and GPS have made traveling easier, but a physical travel guide is always a smart investment when trotting the globe. Both Lonely Planet and Fodor’s have been around for decades, but it’s time to decide which guidebook deserves that coveted space in your travel bag.

How to choose the right Vietnam War tour

How to choose the right Vietnam War tour


Traveller

Taking a war tour rather than a standard day trip can be the difference between an OK holiday and an unforgettable experience. But how do you choose?

The Architecture of Venice: Anything but Italian

by David Raezer @ Approach Guides

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Backpacking Vietnam Travel Guide 2017 - Adventure Tips

Backpacking Vietnam Travel Guide 2017 - Adventure Tips


The Broke Backpacker

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

Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 3 Days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

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

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The Long Tan Cross Memorial

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

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

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Your Vietnam travel guide - What you NEED to know before you go

Your Vietnam travel guide - What you NEED to know before you go


Living to Roam

What are you waiting for? Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia's most exciting destinations. Find out everything you need to know in this Vietnam travel guide.

15 Unique Travel Gifts for World Explorers

by Map Trotting @ MapTrotting

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for a friend, partner or relative who loves to travel? Fear not! We’ve compiled this unique travel gifts guide just for you, packed full of the best gifts to buy for travellers in 2017. Anywhere we go we’ll always seek out the more unusual and hidden places […]

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Ultimate Travel Guide to Hanoi, Vietnam - Drew Binsky

Ultimate Travel Guide to Hanoi, Vietnam - Drew Binsky


Drew Binsky

I lived in Hanoi for 4 months and I absolutely love this city! In this blog post, find out my best tips for what to do, eat and see in Vietnam's capital!

2017 Gift Guide for Curious and Obsessive Cooks

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Looking for last-minute ideas for a favorite cook? That may entail gifting yourself (!), a friend, or family member. This year, I found myself obsessing about certain kitchen tools and cooking appliances. Maybe it was an escape from the political roller coaster that we’ve all been on — no matter what your affiliation or inclination...

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Tours of Vietnam

Tours of Vietnam


Duke University Press

Author(s):Scott Laderman,

Vietnam Travel | Places to visit in   Vietnam

Vietnam Travel | Places to visit in Vietnam


Rough Guides

Explore places to visit in Vietnam with Rough Guides: find out when to go, view itineraries and read about lakes, bays, street food and water puppets.

CYCLING TOUR EXPLORING ANGKOR WAT TEMPLE COMPLEX

by admin @ Vietnam cycling | Vietnam cycling tour

03 Days 02 Nights

The cost from USD 317 per person
  • Countries visited: Cambodia
  • Total cycling distance: Approx 110 km
  • Destinations: Siem Reap – Angkor Surroundings – Banteay Srei & the Grand Circuit-Angkor Wat, Tonle Sap lake-Floating Villages & Local Crafts

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 Most Complete Travel Guide to Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This easy-to-follow Pico travel guide contains all you need to know to explore Pico island in Azores. Find out the best places to go and how to budget and plan your itinerary. And of course, what and where to eat. Let’s get started! Each island in the Azores has its own charm and appeal. There’s […]

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Vietnam Cookery Centre

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Best Hotels & Resorts in Vietnam: Recommended Places to Stay for a Memorable Trip!

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Are you scared of getting scammed, when booking your Vietnam Accommodation?   Worried that the place you are booking is not going to live up to your expectations?   Well, WORRY NO MORE!   Today we will share with you a list of the best hotels in Vietnam.  How do we […]

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Best Time to Visit Goa, India: Best Season & Month

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Goa is a magical place to visit. Many tourists describe the weather as being perfect- not too hot or cold … if you go there at the right time of year that is. The best season to visit Goa in India is during the winter; whilst the best month to […]

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Get from Hanoi to Hoi An (& Vice Versa)

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Hoi An is a small town in central Vietnam that has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1999. It is known for its rich history, historical heritage, architecture and atmosphere.Well that is all lovely and I bet you already know that Hoi An is worth a visit.  So […]

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Vietnam Travel Guide

Vietnam Travel Guide


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

A comprehensive budget travel guide to Vietnam with tips and advice on things to do, see, ways to save money, and cost information.

Vietnam Backpacking Guide - Highlights, Maps, Places To Go

Vietnam Backpacking Guide - Highlights, Maps, Places To Go


Indie Traveller

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

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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Traveling to Dali: The complete guide

by Rita Andreetti @ Sapore di Cina

One of the entrance gates of the Dali city wall – Photo by Matteo Bosi Located in the heart of Yunnan, Dali (大理) is a picturesque town mainly inhabited by the ethnic Bai, who settled here millenniums ago. Or better, this is the Dali Old Town, the original heart, surrounded by a city wall and […]

Hanoi For The First Timer – A Detailed guide

by admin @ Halong Promotion Tours

  Hanoi for the First-Timer: Budget, Tips and Attractions We recently booked a flight to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam and went there last September for 4 whole days. Hanoi is located in northern Vietnam part of the country and it is regarded as the “city inside the river.” Northern Vietnam boasts beautiful limestone formations, […]

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Vietnam Tips And Tricks: 26 Key Things To Know Before Your Trip

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This list of useful tips and tricks of Vietnam is mostly intended for first-time visitors but it can help anyone achieve a safe and worry-free travel. It should alert you for common mistakes and prepare you for traveling to one of the most amazing countries on Earth. I mean it. Not gonna lie: Vietnam is […]

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The Ultimate Guide on How to get from Danang to Hoi An (& Vice Versa)

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

When traveling from Danang to Hoi An, in Vietnam, there are a few options you can choose. Those options are private car, taxi, bus or, if you are really adventurous, you can rent a motorbike. Whilst Uber and Grab (a local type Uber company) are available in the area, chances […]

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Kucoin Review • The No Bullshit Guide (Updated Jan 2018)

by Will Hatton @ The Broke Backpacker

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A Detailed Travel Guide to Vietnam’s Hidden Gem – Ninh Binh

by admin @ Halong Promotion Tours

This Ninh Binh travel guide has all you need to know to plan your trip to one of the most fascinating places in Vietnam. Don’t miss it! It boasts of the most majestic and impressive natural landscapes in Southeast Asia, yet so many travelers overlook it. Ninh Binh is a fascinating place, where apart from […]

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Ultimate budget travel guide: How to find cheap flights

by Nick @ Living to Roam

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

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

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

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Tours in Vietnam: Everything You Need to Know Before Booking Your Trip

Tours in Vietnam: Everything You Need to Know Before Booking Your Trip


Sapore di Cina

Tour guide for Vietnam: most popular routes, how to choose an agency, suggestions, scams and much more

How to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi

by admin @ Halong Promotion Tours

Ninh Binh is a good place for stop, when you go to southern Vietnam. Many travelers from Hanoi want to visit Ninh Binh town and nearby places (Tam Coc, Trang An, Cuc Phuong National Park..). Ninh Binh is 85 km from Hanoi. There is a beautiful karst scenery in Tam Coc and Trang An, Hoa […]

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Knife Sharpening and Maintenance Tips

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Folks, working with a new blogging system is confusing. I made a mistake with part of this post. For a Japanese knife buying guide, see my 2017 Gift Guide for Curious and Obsessive Cooks. For this post, I’m focusing on how I keep my all of my knives in ship-sharp shape. Read on! Since I’d invested...

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BIKE TOUR FROM HANOI – LAOS – BANGKOK

by admin @ Vietnam cycling | Vietnam cycling tour

14 Days 13 Nights

The cost from USD 2.450 per person
  • Countries visited: Vietnam –Laos & Bangkok
  • Total cycling distance: Approx 475km
  • Destinations: Hanoi- Tam Coc –Ninh Binh – Cuc Phuong national park- Vieng Xai (Laos)- Sam Neua - Xieng Khuang - Muang Khoun- Enchanting – Luang brabang - Kwang Si waterfall - Phou Khoun - Vang Vieng - Vientiane-Bangkok

Off the Beaten Path in Sicily: Palermo’s Qanats

by Jennifer Raezer @ Approach Guides

The qanat (pronounced ka-naht) is an Arab-designed underground canal/irrigation system that directs water from a high-elevation aquifer water source to a town or agricultural area along a perfectly-calculated and very slight downward grade (see illustration). Invented by the Persians in 1000 BCE and functioning as a “below-ground aqueduct,” it is ideally suited to warm, dry […]

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Southeast Asia Budget Guide (8 Months) How Much Will it Cost?

by Map Trotting @ MapTrotting

Are you looking for a Southeast Asia budget guide? Great! We can help! Before our travels we surfed the net restlessly for a travel budget guide that will give us some sort of indication of how much money we need to save. By time we left London, we had around $11,000 (£9,000) between us in […]

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VIETNAM – LAOS ADVENTURE HANOI – LUANGPRABANG – VIENTIANE

by admin @ Vietnam cycling | Vietnam cycling tour

13 Days 12 Nights

The cost from USD 1.590 per person
  • Countries visited: Vietnam & Laos
  • Total cycling distance: Approx 408km
  • Destinations: Hanoi- Mai Chau – Vieng Xai- Samneua-Vieng Thong-Nong Khiaw- Muang Ngoi-Luang Prabang- Kiu Ka Cham- Bor Nam –Vang Vieng- Vientiane.

Eastern Influences on St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Italy (Video)

by Jennifer Raezer @ Approach Guides

In this episode of our Insights series, Jennifer Raezer, Approach Guides founder, explores the eastern influences that shaped the art and architecture of St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Italy, highlighting the church’s domes, floorplan, and mosaics, which were influenced by Venice’s interaction with the Byzantine (Constantinople/Istanbul) and Fatimid (Cairo) empires.

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Lisbon Travel Blog: Complete City Guide for 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon travel blog and guide has all you need to know to plan your trip to the trendiest hotspot in Europe right now. Budget, tourist traps and places not to miss vs main tourist traps, places to eat and of course insider tips. After all I’ve lived in Lisbon for a decade! I know […]

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ANGKOR WAT CYCLING AND TREKKING ADVENTURE

by admin @ Vietnam cycling | Vietnam cycling tour

6 Days 5 Nights

The cost from USD 790 per person
  • Countries visited: Cambodia
  • Total cycling distance: Approx 243km
  • Destinations: Siem Reap - Tonle Sap lake - Angkor watTemple complex – Trekking Phnom Kulen hill – Beng Melea

Vietnam: Royal Tombs of Hue (Travel Guide) • Approach Guides

Vietnam: Royal Tombs of Hue (Travel Guide) • Approach Guides


Approach Guides

Guidebook: Our travel guide to the Royal Nguyen dynasty tombs in Vietnam, relevant for travel to Hoi An, Da Nang and Hué (and My Son Sanctuary).

Mekong River Cruise and Homestay in CanTho

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

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

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CAMBODIA – VIETNAM CYCLING TOUR FROM ANGKOR WAT TO SAIGON

by admin @ Vietnam cycling | Vietnam cycling tour

09 Days 08 Nights

The cost from USD 1.198 per person
  • Countries visited: Cambodia & Vietnam
  • Total cycling distance: Approx 435km
  • Destinations: Angkorwat - PhnomPenh - Chau Doc - Longxugen - Chantho - Travinh - Mytho - Saigon

Mekong Delta Cycling tour 2 days | Homestay in CanTho

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

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

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CAMBODIA ADVENTURE BY BIKE

by admin @ Vietnam cycling | Vietnam cycling tour

11 Days 10 Nights

The cost from USD 1.480 per person
  • Countries visited: Cambodia
  • Total cycling distance: Approx 455km
  • Destinations: siem reap- Angkor watTemple- Banteay Srey temple- Tonle Sap Lake- phnompenh- Mekong Island- Kirirom Cycling- Homestay- Ta Keo- Phnom Chiso- Ta Keo- Kep- Kampot

FREE Vietnam Travel Guide - Destinations, food and travel in Vietnam

FREE Vietnam Travel Guide - Destinations, food and travel in Vietnam


MapTrotting

Have an epic trip to Vietnam with our FREE Vietnam Travel Guide. Download your copy now for top tips on food, experiences, transport and culture in Vietnam.

The Best Apps To Buy Cheap Flights On Your Phone (Updated for 2018!)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Finding a good and reliable travel app can be a hard task. In this article I will try to answer the question: which are the best apps to find cheap flights on your phone? Booking flights before vs now Not many years ago, you need an appointment with your travel agent to book a flight. We booked […]

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INDOCHINA ADVENTURE

by admin @ Vietnam cycling | Vietnam cycling tour

16 Days 15 Nights

The cost from USD 2.450 per person
  • Countries visited: Bangkok – Cambodia -Thailand
  • Total cycling distance: Approx 475km
  • Destinations: Bangkok- Khao Yai- Sakeaw – Aranyaprathet – Sisophone- Kralanh- Siem reap- Angkor Temple Complex- Banteay Srey temple- Tonle Sap Lake-Phnom Penh- Takeo – Tinh Bien Border – Chau Doc- Ba Chuc Killing Fields – Long Xuyen - Can Tho -Tra vinh –Ben tre-Saigon

Vietnam Travel Guide: Planning The Ultimate Trip Through Vietnam

Vietnam Travel Guide: Planning The Ultimate Trip Through Vietnam


Departful

This Vietnam Travel Guide has all the travel tips you need. From when to go, how to travel, and what to do once you're in Vietnam, we've got you covered

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

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

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

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Vietnam Travel Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Vietnam

Vietnam Travel Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Vietnam


vietnam-guide.com

Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s most beautiful countries, attracting travellers to its lush mountains, bustling cities and golden sand beaches. Despite rapid modernisation in Vietnam’s urban centres of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, time-honoured traditions remain intact amongst the locals. There are numerous ancient landmarks

Adventures in Vietnam

by admin @ Halong Promotion Tours

We waited in the lobby of Hanoi Old Quarter Hostel where we had been staying for the past few nights. The bus was running late. I got worried. What if the bus didn’t show up? What if it couldn’t find us? As an outsider, I found it so easy to get lost in the chaotic […]

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The Solo Female Traveler's Guide To Vietnam • The Blonde Abroad

The Solo Female Traveler's Guide To Vietnam • The Blonde Abroad


The Blonde Abroad

Whether you prefer to eat your heart out or embark on an adventure on the back of a motorbike, this solo female traveler's guide to Vietnam has you covered.

Vietnamese Any Day – A New Book Coming Up!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

You’re looking at the draft of my sixth cookbook! This week, I sent the manuscript to my editor, Kelly Snowden. Vietnamese Any Day is all about helping American cooks work Viet flavors into their regular rotation. Many people who are new to Vietnamese food do not know where to begin. They’ve been seduced by the...

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MEKONG CYCLING DAY TOUR

by admin @ Vietnam cycling | Vietnam cycling tour

Day trip

The cost from USD 110 per person
  • Countries visited: Vietnam
  • Total cycling distance: Approx 30 km
  • Destinations: My Tho –Ben tre (Mekong delta )

Contiki - Vietnam Experience

Contiki - Vietnam Experience


Contiki

Ho Chi Minh, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay - for a geographically compact country, Vietnam sure has some hot spots. The Vietnam Experience is for those who want a bit more time than the average traveller. Picture yourself relishing the rice region of Mekong Delta by taking a traditional boat through floating markets & local fruit farms.

Museum of Vietnamese History

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

CAMBODIA BIKE TOUR PHNOMPENH – RIEM REAP- ANGKOR WAT

by admin @ Vietnam cycling | Vietnam cycling tour

07 Days 06 Nights

The cost from USD 890 per person
  • Countries visited: Cambodia
  • Total cycling distance: Approx 270km
  • Destinations: Phnom Penh- Toul Sleng Tour- Visiting Royal Palace & National Museum- Mekong Islands- Kampong Cham- Kratie- Mekong Dolphin Tour- Stung Trang- Kampong Thom- Sambor Prei Kuk- Siem Reap- Angkor Wat complex- Floating Villages- Tonle Sap Cruise

Discover: Tokyo

by @ Wikitravel

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

Best Restaurants: Venice, Italy

by Jennifer Raezer @ Approach Guides

Venice is one of the most architecturally rich, varied, and exceptionally well-preserved cities in the world, but given the high number of tourists visiting the city every day, the restaurants in Venice can really be hit-or-miss. Nevertheless, the best restaurants in Venice offer up some of the best food in Italy. To help you have […]

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Travel Guidebook Reviews: The Best Travel Guide Series for Women

Travel Guidebook Reviews: The Best Travel Guide Series for Women


Women on the Road

Are you a woman heading off to travel? Difficulties choosing a guidebook? Let these travel guidebook reviews help!

Homemade Hoisin Sauce Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Love hoisin sauce with pho and in other Asian dishes? Make it yourself! I didn’t think it would be easy, but for the sake of excellent pho and the desire to offer a gluten-free hoisin recipe in The Pho Cookbook, I experimented for about two weeks to come up with an excellent recipe. Now, you...

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An Awesome 2-Week Thailand Itinerary (For First-Timers)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This article will help you craft your very own Thailand travel itinerary. After reading this, you’ll be ready for a trip to one of the most adventure-packed destination in the world! Thailand is a one of a kind place in the world. Despite getting 30M of tourists every year – some spots are already lost […]

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Buddhist Stupa: Architecture & Symbolism

by David Raezer @ Approach Guides

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Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: Which Vietnam City Is Right For You?

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Struggling making a decision between Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh for your upcoming trip to Vietnam? In this article I’m comparing both cities in terms of food, safety, places to visit and overall vibe for you to decide its overall travel potential. Which one is the right for you? Vietnam is not the easiest of […]

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Is Naples Safe For Tourists? What You (Really) Need To Know

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

It’s 2017 so time to sort this drama once and for all. Is Naples safe for tourists or not? Let’s spill the truth! It’s the elephant in the room of every discussion around Naples. Just like happened when I visited Rio de Janeiro, most of my conversations before heading to Italy’s third largest city had […]

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

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

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

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Koh Rong – an introducing guide to one of the best Cambodia islands

by Santel Phin @ KhmerBird

Koh Rong, for most of the people, they only hear it for the first time from the “Survivor” Tv series or see people posting photos of the island on Instagram or Facebook. That’s it. The island is far and not safe for them to visit. There are only some people who dare to take the […]

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How to Travel Independently (and Cheaply) in Cuba

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Salsa, cigars, 1950s cars and mojitos await in this fascinating country. But you should be aware of a few things...

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Vietnam free travel guides - CHOICE

Vietnam free travel guides - CHOICE


CHOICE

Getting from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City airport to your hotel, and why you shouldn't tell your kids the legal drinking age in Vietnam.

Pinterest Guide for Travel Bloggers. Tips and Advice

by Map Trotting @ MapTrotting

Are you a Pinterest beginner looking to increase your travel blog exposure? Then our Pinterest guide for travel bloggers will help you understand the potential of this photo sharing search engine. So what is Pinterest good for? Ultimately, Pinterest is great for increasing traffic to your travel blog. But, it is also good for broadening your […]

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Cast Iron Architecture in SoHo and TriBeCa (Video)

by Jennifer Raezer @ Approach Guides

Explore the cast iron architecture of New York’s SoHo and Tribeca with Approach Guides founder, Jennifer Raezer. The increased strength of the cast iron medium yielded an entirely new architectural aesthetic in these late 19th century store and loft buildings.

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Backpacking South Africa Budget Travel Guide 2018

by Ana Pereira @ The Broke Backpacker

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Mekong River Cruise CanTho ChauDoc PhnomPenh 3 days

by Sinh Le @ Sinhbalo

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

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15 Best Hostels in Miami (Insider Guide • 2018!)

by Aaron @ The Broke Backpacker

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Borobudur: Relief Scenes from the Life of the Buddha (Video)

by David Raezer @ Approach Guides

Borobudur, a massive 9th century Buddhist temple in Java, Indonesia, holds some of the best reliefs in the Buddhist world, recounting events in the life of the Buddha. Approach Guides’ founder David Raezer offers a tour of the eight best reliefs. This video is produced as part of our Insights Series in conjunction our guidebook […]

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25 Malta Pictures to Inspire You to Book Your Next Trip

by Map Trotting @ MapTrotting

Have you been to the home of some of the oldest monuments on earth? Have you ever heard of this tiny rock in the south of Europe boasting 3000+ sunshine hours a year? If not, we hope that these 25 Malta pictures will inspire your next trip to the Mediterranean island. Hugged by rugged coastline, […]

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

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

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

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Six Quirky Things You’ll Only Find in Vietnam

by admin @ Halong Promotion Tours

Vietnam is a country of randomness. From the lady who lives outside the front door of your apartment chopping up snake penis on her make-do food stand at 5 in the morning waking you up every day, to the guy who bumps into you with a hundred chickens tied to his motorbike, to the lady squatting in front […]

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Reasons why you will Fall in Love with Honfleur France!

by Andrzej Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Everyone writes lists of the best things to do in Honfleur, France … ultimate guides on what to do in Honfleur, France. But what about an adventure? What about the spontaneity of discovery? Can you discover things to see in Honfleur that no one has seen yet? Our France road […]

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Backpacking Germany Budget Travel Guide 2018

by Ana Pereira @ The Broke Backpacker

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10 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam for First-Timers

by admin @ Halong Promotion Tours

VIETNAM  is most known for its turbulent wartime history, delicious food, and Ha Long Bay. Before arriving in the country and traveling around its countrysides, little did I know that it is also home to some of the most spectacular natural landscapes in Southeast Asia, and charming heritage sites that are worth a peek. Vietnam’s tourist […]

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Awesome Hanoi bike tour

by admin @ Halong Promotion Tours

Awesome bike tour and multiple shuttle bus fixxes! Me and my GF landed here on the first day in Vietnam (Hanoi). We got a tip from a family member to see Tony at Bat Su str. We took a cycle tour on the first day which was really amazing and one of the most memorable […]

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How To Visit The Amalfi Coast, Vesuvius and Pompeii From Naples Independently

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

I’m sharing my full planning insights to visit Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius and Amalfi Coast on a fully independent trip. I’ve used no expensive tours or agencies and I now show you how you can do the same. This is the fun and adventurous Italy! I just came back from a surprise trip I prepared to […]

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Lan Ha bay on bungalow, floating house and boat

by admin @ Halong Promotion Tours

“Amazing Experience with new route”! We really enjoyed our  trip to Halong bay and Cat Ba island with this company. Everything was very smoothly, comfortable car, good driver and delicious local lunch. The boat trip along the Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay, Kayaking was amazing and excellent. Our tour guide – Can was very […]

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Madaba Map: Mosaic of Jerusalem

by David Raezer @ Approach Guides

The Byzantine church St George in Madaba, Jordan, is home to the “Madaba Map,” an impressive and by far the most well-known mosaic in the Holy Land. Floor map mosaic. Dating from the second half of the 6th century, the floor map mosaic depicts the geography of the Holy Land in the 6th century. It […]

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