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Visiting The Medieval Village of Eze in France

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We started our tour of Monte Carlo in Monaco, and Visiting the Medieval Village of Eze in France, by driving along the scenic roads of the Moyenne Corniche. From here we h…

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Top Tips for a Trip to Vietnam

Top Tips for a Trip to Vietnam


Urban Adventures

No doubt about it, Southeast Asia is one of the top choices for travellers. Beautiful scenery, friendly people, and chea...

SAIGON FREE WALING TOURS

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Japan - Land of the Rising Sun

Japan - Land of the Rising Sun

by @ Travel

The traditions of the past meet ultra-modernity on this tour of enigmatic Japan. Discover Tokyo with its high-tech Akihaba...

7 Fun Activities in a Mu Cang Chai Tour with Zonitrip

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

Have you traveled in the Typhoon ? Our team – 3 Italian guys, a French couple and 2 Vietnamese bikers had 3 crazy days when we made the Motorbike Mu Cang Chai trip in the Vietnam No 3 storm. We had to face with heavy rain, slippery mud, falling, landslide…but we still were together, we s...

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Must Visit Sites in Hoi Chi Minh City

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

When you visit Vietnam, these are the Must Visit Sites in Hoi Chi Minh City (Saigon). Saigon is the more familiar name of this very popular city to visit. The city is beaut…

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THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN HOI AN VIETNAM

by Thanh Tran @ Local Buddy Tours

Hoi An in Vietnam is a beautiful place to spend a few days, wandering its picturesque winding streets, hanging out on the long stretches of white sandy beach, or cycling through the surrounding paddy fields. One of the other pleasures of a visit here is all the fabulous Hoi An restaurants. Well known as an […]

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Tipping in Vietnam - Zonitrip

Tipping in Vietnam - Zonitrip


Zonitrip

Tipping in Vietnam is not expected but it is pretty appreciated. It is becoming more popular by tourists especially in big cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. You should consider tipping guides, drivers, and staffs at hotels or restaurants if they have done good jobs. The tipping amount is depending on your satisfaction. If you consider tipping tour guides, drivers, hotel staff, boat crews, waiters or waitresses, … below are some tips that will help you along you way: There is no standard amount or percentage for tipping People rarely tip at street-food stands If you want to tip the hotel staff, ask if there is a community tip box If someone ever politely declines your tip, thank them, take back your tip, and please do not overly press the issue (this is normal Vietnamese culture) A fair tip for tour guides and drivers on a one-day tour is about 100,000 VND, but it is completely up to you For or multi-day tours you may tip more depending on how long the trip was, the quality of your guide, and your delights! It’s considered proper to make a small donation when you visit a pagoda or temple, most pagoda in Vietnam have a contribution box for this purpose.

Top #5 Travel Tips for Vietnam

Top #5 Travel Tips for Vietnam


Notes of Nomads

Vietnam had been on our travel wish-list for some time, not only because it was where Hai was born but because almost every traveler we met raved about it, and we can understand why. We spent three weeks traveling from the south to the north. It's do-able but we'd recommend a month if you have …

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

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


mrlinhhomestay

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

To find a luxury cruise in Nha Trang

by admin @ sapa travel

To travel from Sapa to Nha Trang, firstly you need to go back to the capital, Hanoi- Vietnam. You can get Sapa Express or Sapa Train to Hanoi. Then, from Hanoi, we recommend to get a short flight from Noi Bai Airport to Cam Ranh Airport. Check the flights at VietnamAirlines.com or VietJetAir.com Indeed Nha […]

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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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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25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase

25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase


The Hungry Suitcase

Thailand enjoys a 50% return rate for foreign tourists. In contrast, Vietnam only pulls back 5% of visitors.Personally, I feel that Vietnam walks all over Thailand in almost every travel category except beaches. So, why do so many people have such bad experiences and never return to Vietnam?I hope the list I have made below helps out first-time visitors. It may seem cynical and anti-Vietnamese. It’s not. I love this country; I want you to love it, too. I’d just like to alert travelers to beware of the common first-time mistakes that may sour their experience of the local people and the country overall.Do your homework, know what to expect, and this is the most rewarding country in Southeast Asia to explore.Here goes:-1-TAKE YOUR VISA SERIOUSLY, VERY SERIOUSLY INDEEDYes, it seems like common sense, but I have seen tourists turned ... Read More »

Tourism boom: 25.4% rise in foreign visitors

by Hà Nguyễn @ Free Tour Guides

More than nine million foreigners visited Vietmam from January to November, up 25.4 per cent compared to the same period in 2015, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has revealed. >>Hai Nam Assembly Hall in Hoi An opens to tourists >>Initiative aims to boost tourism in Mekong area Tourism boom: 25.4% rise in foreign visitors The

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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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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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Hey Aussies – It will not cost you many dong to fly AirAsia to Vietnam

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

It will not cost you many dong to fly AirAsia to Vietnam. OK, so the dong is the currency of Vietnam, but with AirAsia a major budget airline flying from Australia to Vie…

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Visit LOCAL MARKET in North Vietnam

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

The ethnic identity, traditional beauty, variety of items … are reasons for attractive markets not only  domestic travelers but also foreign tourists. Let’s once visit LOCAL MARKET in North Vietnam, especially Sapa and Ha Giang with Zonitrip and you will be able to experience a wide range of d...

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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…

EER130: Airbnb for Families — Tips for How to Use Airbnb with Kids

EER130: Airbnb for Families — Tips for How to Use Airbnb with Kids

by Jason Jenkins @ An Epic Education

We’ve been using Airbnb with kids since 2013, and today I’ll tell you some of my tips on how to use Airbnb for families. Airbnb for Families — How to Use Airbnb with Kids There’s lots of information out there on how to use Airbnb, but most of it is for couples and single travelers […]

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Pet-Friendly Traveler Tips

by admin @ Vietnam Travel blog

Identification At all times during your travel, be sure to have your pet wear its collar with tags. Be sure […]

Tips for Safe Taxi Rides in Vietnam - Free Tour Guides

Tips for Safe Taxi Rides in Vietnam - Free Tour Guides


Free Tour Guides

Tips for Safe Taxi Rides in Vietnam-Here are our tips from our recent experience with the taxi’s in Vietnam.

25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN THAILAND

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Thailand, with over 26 million foreign entries in 2016, can be a very touristic place to visit. By some accounts, 20% of the Thai GDP is based on tourism (worldwide nations average about 10%). Thailand is often an entry point for all of Asia, a constant revolving door of tourists on short or extended trips. We’re writing this article to help you avoid getting your hand caught in that often dangerous door.

Thailand is a country that can live up to its high expectations and reputation. It really can be paradise. On the other hand, it can be a disappointing place filled with drunken pub crawlers, tourist scams, empty promises and subpar made-for-tourists versions of local dishes. Pad thai made with instant noodles? You’ll find it all over Phuket and Koh Samui. If you venture past the tourists districts, the food ... Read More »

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Tips for Trekking in Sapa, Vietnam

Tips for Trekking in Sapa, Vietnam


THAT BACKPACKER

Trekking in Sapa is one of the best ways to experience the natural scenery of Northern Vietnam. Here are some tips & photos for anyone considering the trip!

Scotland / 2 weeks / Fodors guidebook itinerary / with 6 y.o. child

by RaymondLuxuryYacht @ Fodor's Forum

We're looking at a two-week trip to Scotland (last week of May+first week of June), flying in/out of GLA. We are using the "Great Itineraries"...

Fansipan Summit full day

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

This Fansipan Summit full day is offered for anyone who likes adventures. It is a memorable experience with conquering the Roof of Indochina – Fansipan peak in Hoang Lien Son range and enjoying fully the emotion of the winner when you reach the top of the mountain at the height 3143m.

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7 things to try for newcomers in Saigon.

by Judy Tran @ Vis Estate

Saigon is Vietnam’s largest city which attracts many tourists every year. Many of them have come to Vietnam for the first time and some seem confusing of not knowing where to go and what to do here. Here are 7 things i think you should try when coming here. Nguyen Hue walking street: Located in downtown […]

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Get Off the Beaten Track in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

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

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VietNam War Major Battles – Battle of Dak To

by admin @ Vietnam Travel blog

Major Battles – Battle of Dak To June – December 1967 Series of battles at the Special Forces camp at […]

17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Vietnam is one of the most rewarding places you can visit, but you need to be aware of these 17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam. From the frenetic cities of Ho …

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THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN DA NANG

by Thanh Tran @ Local Buddy Tours

The best restaurants in Da Nang have earned a steady reputation amongst travellers worldwide for their excellent service, convenient location, and quality food-and-beverage offerings. Surrounded by pristine beaches such as My Khe Beach and Pham Van Dong Beach, no trip to Da Nang is complete without visiting its beachfront restaurants for fresh seafood, BBQ meats, […]

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My 31 Favorite Travel Tips From My 31 Years Of Age (Auch!)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Looking at my travel resume, I have been fortunate to have visited more than 30 countries in 4 different continents. About time to put together my favorite ever travel tips that work anywhere in the world. This year I’ve turned 31 years old (auch!) which also means 31 years of collecting travel experiences. With every […]

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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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Hoi An Old Quarter Walking Tour (Private tour)

by Thanh Tran @ Local Buddy Tours

  Exploring Hoi An on foot is one of the best ways to take in the city’s charm. The city is beautiful, colorful and peaceful. The unique architecture here combines elements of Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese. You will learn more about the history and culture of the largest former South-East Asia trading port in Vietnam dating back […]

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Discovering Sapa: A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Vietnam’s Northern Hill Station

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes full of verdant rice paddies, rolling hills, Vietnam’s highest mountain, and hidden trails in overgrown valleys. While the idea of coming here for a trek far off from the noise and pollution of the big cities inspires wanderlust, organizing it all can be a bit daunting, especially for […]

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Three days in Mexico City

by sharich @ Fodor's Forum

Hola, We have three and 1/2 days in Mexico City in May. We have a Museum and City tour day one, Teotihuacan Pyramids & Guadalupe Shrine day two....

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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Tipping in Asia - Practical how-to for 20 countries

Tipping in Asia - Practical how-to for 20 countries


Wonderful Wanderings

Tipping is different everywhere and can often leave you feeling awkward. This guide has well-researched tipping guidelines for 20 Asian countries.

Scotland / 2 weeks / Fodors guidebook itinerary / with 6 y.o. child

by RaymondLuxuryYacht @ Fodor's Forum

We're looking at a two-week trip to Scotland (last week of May+first week of June), flying in/out of GLA. We are using the "Great Itineraries"...

First Aid’s Tips for Tour Guide

by admin @

Basic First Aid Instructions are so vital as it is the person on the spot, not a doctor or ambulance officer, that will clear a blocked airway and do CPR, stop bleeding or assist someone injured to become safe....

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New Housing Law allow expats to buy properties.

by henry @ Vis Estate

Accordingly, from July 1, 2015, two long-awaited pieces of legislation, the New Housing Law , and the Real Estate Business Law, have come into effect. Under the provisions of the Housing Law, the requirements for foreigners to buy and own homes in Vietnam are loosened. Specifically, foreign organizations and individuals investing in Vietnam, branches and […]

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FESTIVAL IN HOI AN 2017

by Thanh Tran @ Local Buddy Tours

THE PEOPLE’S COMMITTEE OF HỘI AN CITY FESTIVALS AND EVENTS 2017 1. HỘI AN NEW YEAR FESTIVAL 2017 – December 31st, 2016  and Jan 1st, 2017 – An Hội Sculpture Garden 2. CẨM HÀ KUMQUAT FESTIVAL 2017 – Jan 4th – Trảng Kèo residential zone 3. COMMEMORATION FESTIVAL OF THE FOUNDER OF TAILORING – Jan […]

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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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My Son Holy Land By Car and Boat (Private Tour)

by Thanh Tran @ Local Buddy Tours

We start this half-day tour by picking you up at your hotel so you can enjoy the beautiful scenery on the way. Our first stop will be at My Son Sanctuary, the spiritual capital of the former Champa Kingdom, which in 1999 was recognized by UNESCO as a World Culture Heritage site .  Between the 4th and 13th centuries  a unique culture, which owned its […]

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10 Trips From Cusco to Add to Your Peru Travel Bucket List!

by Selma Dzonlic @ THAT BACKPACKER

Once considered the centre of the universe by the largest empire of its time, the Incas, today Cusco draws over one million tourists per...

Sapa trekking and homestay tour by bus 2D1N

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

Explore and experience Sapa by road via the new Noi Bai highway, Lao Cai, with length of 245km. This new road shortens the travel time and distance from Hanoi to Sapa. Moreover, you will have chance to admire the beautiful scenery as you travel the longest highway in Vietnam before enjoying yourself in Sapa – the city in cloudy. Let’s come and join with us!

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How To Get From Lisbon Airport to City Center (Without Getting Scammed)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Find out how to conveniently get to some of the most popular places in Lisbon’s city center. First tip: stay away from taxis! Lisbon is one of the most charming capitals in Europe. There are many unique things to do, see and taste here, ensuring you have a memorable time. I recommend that you stay […]

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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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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.

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.

My nice trekking trip to Mu Cang Chai and Mountain Fansipan, Sapa

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

Throughout my 9 days Vietnam trip this Oct, 2017, I have met so many nice people from hitch driver back in Singapore who gave me some information about Hanoi as she have been there before. I met up with 14 Hiking enthusiasts from Malaysia, together we went for a 3D2N tour with Zonitrip from Hanoi &#...

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Extra Tips For Crossing The Border

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Cambodian and Lao visa-on-arrivals are available at almost all the border crossings. Vietnamese visas must be obtained ahead of time. However we recommend getting your visa before arriving at the checkpoints....

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“Trip to Mu Cang Chai Could Not Have Been Better”

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

The story of Jesse Pearlman- Zonitrip’s customers on Mu Cang Chai motorbike tour 12-14th Oct, 2017″ I first spotted this place when I was bullshitting on instagram about a year and a half ago. I told myself then and there that I was going to make it to this place. Thanks to a bit of good luck (my va...

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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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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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Protective Motorbike Equipments For Riders

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It’s really important to wear the right clothing when you’re riding a motorbike. Whether you’re riding a moped or a high-performance bike, having a crash can be extremely serious – but having the right equipment will help to protect 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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LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

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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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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Sapa Trekking full day

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes, cool climate and colorful markets of ethnic minorities. With Sapa Trekking full day, you will visit Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai villages of the H’mong minority and have opportunity to experience their daily life, work and original custom.

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Vietnam Mountain Marathon results 2015

by admin @ sapa travel

The participants from 45 countries have join the Vietnam Mountain Marathon in Sapa by Topas Travel & Denmark Embassy in Hanoi. Sanya Khanchai (from Thailand) and Samantha Young (from USA) are the male & female winners for the 70-km racers. We proudly welcome Mr. Sanya Khanchai to VMM 70km. The ultra-champion of Thailand, now signed […]

13 Things You Must Do in Vietnam – Vietnam Bucket List

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

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

Saigon Riding and Dining Tour

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

The Saigon Riding and Dining tour is designed to get you out on the road when Saigon really comes alive. Eating, drinking and spending time with friends out on the town is a big part of the social fabric of being Saigonese. From restaurants, bars, street stands to the many parks, people like to get out and relax.

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SAIGON STREET FOOD

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

THE BEST SPOTS TO TAKE PHOTOS IN HOI AN

by Thanh Tran @ Local Buddy Tours

By Rehahn, one of the best photographers in Hoi An. Find him at www.rehahnphotographer.com Tips for photographers Whether you’re an amateur photographer or a professional we can all agree that when it comes to taking the best photo, we are all creatures that follow activity and light. By nature, photographers are always looking for stimulation […]

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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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A Few Simple Backpacking Tips For Europe

by admin @ Vietnam Travel blog

If you’re about to venture out on your very first backpacking trip, there is no doubt in my mind that […]

9 tips for backpacking Vietnam | Travel Feature

9 tips for backpacking Vietnam | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

With striking landscapes, large stretches of lovely coastline, intriguing cities and excellent food, it’s no wonder the number of tourists in Vietnam has...

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 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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Things to do to when live in Vietnam on Tet’s holiday.

by Judy Tran @ Vis Estate

An old year is about to passing and a new year is going to come soon. As you know, Vietnam, as well as many other Asia nations, have 2 calendars, western calendar, and eastern calendar. At the end of the year following to  eastern calendar, a big festival will occur to welcome the new year, we […]

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Things to do in Vietnam: readers’ travel tips

Things to do in Vietnam: readers’ travel tips


the Guardian

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

How much do you know about tipping in Vietnam? · Vis Estate

How much do you know about tipping in Vietnam? · Vis Estate


Vis Estate

Vietnam is a blend of many different cultures, and its population is made up of many different ethnic groups. The capital city of Hanoi is a modern destina

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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A Complete Guide to Tipping in Vietnam - Tipping Guide in Vietnam

A Complete Guide to Tipping in Vietnam - Tipping Guide in Vietnam


The Christina's Blog

Learning about rules to tipping before traveling to new countries is essential so as to not offend locals. Here is the useful tipping guide in Vietnam.

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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Tipping guides in Vietnam

Tipping guides in Vietnam


Asia Pearl Travel - Best Deals for Vietnam Tours, Guides and Halong bay cruises

Tipping or any "money related" issues are the quite sensitive to Vietnamese person and people here will normally try to avoid talking about it directly. For a traveler to Vietnam, it is quite needed to know who, when, where tipping is needed in each cases. Especially for non-tipping culture, it is important to know before hand to avoid culture shock that can effect the tour atmosphere.

Backpacking Vietnam on a Budget: 2-3 Week Itinerary + Tips

Backpacking Vietnam on a Budget: 2-3 Week Itinerary + Tips


Taylor's Tracks

Backpacking Vietnam on a budget is easily done, but with so much to see in the country where do you even start? Learn how to spend 2-3 weeks in Vietnam, what to do backpacking in Vietnam and help building a Vietnam backpacking route plus Vietnam travel tips and a Vietnam budget.

Backpacking South Africa Budget Travel Guide 2018

by Ana Pereira @ The Broke Backpacker

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Vietnam to issue one-year visas to US citizens

by admin @ sapa travel

Vietnam is poised to extend the validity of single-entry visas for U.S. citizens to one year to facilitate their travel and foster trade and commercial ties between the two countries, the lawmaking National Assembly said Monday. U.S. tourists or business travelers currently can only apply for a three-month, single-entry visa for their Vietnam trips, and […]

Major Battles in Vietnam War- Ia Drang Campaign

by admin @ Vietnam Travel blog

Major Battles – Ia Drang Campaign 19 October – 26 November, 1965 The battle for Ia Drang was between U.S. […]

My Son Sanctuary By Motorbike (Private tour)

by Thanh Tran @ Local Buddy Tours

Another great option to visit My Son Sanctuary is by motorbike. Our Local Buddies will pick you up at your hotel and drive through tranquil back-roads to My Son. This unique route allows you to explore the stunning countryside and islands that surround Hoi An. On the way, you can absorb local life and landscapes, and […]

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Passionate Hanoi Motorcycle Tour to Mai Chau and Ta Xua Dinosaur Backbone

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This 3-day Hanoi Offroad Motorbike Tour to Mai Chau and Ta Xua Peak gives you a chance to discover amazing landscapes, meet hill tribes of Northwest Vietnam....

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Tips on Visiting Halong Bay in Vietnam | Anna Everywhere

Tips on Visiting Halong Bay in Vietnam | Anna Everywhere


Anna Everywhere

Ha Long Bay has been a popular destination for travelers in Vietnam for decades. This breathtaking UNESCO world heritage site also recently received the honor of being named one of the New Seven Natural Wonders…

Vespa Adventures - Tipping in Vietnam

Vespa Adventures - Tipping in Vietnam


Vespa Adventures

We often get asked about tipping etiquette in Vietnam. Here are some "tips".

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

by Will Hatton @ The Broke Backpacker

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When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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Tips travel in VietNam - Tour Guide

Tips travel in VietNam - Tour Guide


Tour Guide - Vietnam tour guide

Communication fees in Vietnam are quite high but impeccable.

A Guide to Tipping Around the World

A Guide to Tipping Around the World


Contented Traveller

Tipping Around the World is a guide on what countries do you tip in. It covers tipping in different countries, and what countries do you tip in.

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…

Airbnb & Couchsurfing: 12 tips for first-time users

by Nick @ Living to Roam

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Road show promotes Vietnam’s tourism in Indonesia

by Hà Nguyễn @ Free Tour Guides

A road show introducing Vietnamese tourism took place on December 5 in Jakarta, Indonesia. >>Mekong Delta tourism plan by 2020 approved >>Tourism boom: 25.4% rise in foreign visitors Road show promotes Vietnam’s tourism in Indonesia The programme is part of activities the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has organised to promote Vietnam’s image, culture

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Ultimate budget travel guide: How to find cheap flights

by Nick @ Living to Roam

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Vietnam Travel Tips & Advice | Audley Travel

Vietnam Travel Tips & Advice | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

Get travel tips for Vietnam including a guide to hotels and accommodation, food and drink, language, transportation, social etiquette, tipping and more.

EER129: Cruising With Children — Tips on the Best Family Cruises for Kids

EER129: Cruising With Children — Tips on the Best Family Cruises for Kids

by Jason Jenkins @ An Epic Education

Today I talk with Jeff Bogle about cruising with children and his tips for the best family cruises for kids. Jeff is a parenting blogger and travel writer, but he never thought he’d want to take his kids on a cruise. Once he took one, however, he was hooked… Subscribe to Our Podcast (iTunes, Stitcher, […]

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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...

Phong Nha – Ke Bang adventure: kayaking and zipline

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

The Phong Nha – Ke Bang Adventure tour is the perfect option for visitors who would like to get to know more about the National Park and its geology, biodiversity and history rich environment within full day. Especially, It is the first time you experience a great feeling when taking part in zipline to discover Dark Cave, and other adventure activities.

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Piloting electronic visa issuance for foreigners

by Hà Nguyễn @ Free Tour Guides

The government has submitted to the National Assembly a draft decree on granting electronic visas to foreigners. If approved, it will be carried out for 2 years starting January 1, 2017. >>Hanoi Museums Seek to Draw Visitors >>Ten Countries to Join Int’l Puppetry Festival in Hanoi In the pilot period After the pilot period, the

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Cruise Trip Shore Excursions (Private Tour)

by Thanh Tran @ Local Buddy Tours

Do you have a cruise trip to Vietnam? Will you stop at Chan May port or Tien sa port in central Vietnam?  Local Buddy Tours has the perfect one day tours to meet your needs.  All of our tours are private and customized to bring you unforgettable memories.. Don’t hesitate to contact us and our local […]

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North Vietnam – exploring and traveling the beautiful country

by admin @ Vietnam Travel blog

Vietnam is a beautiful country famous for its rich heritage, natural beauty, and bustling cities. It is uniquely exotic and […]

Exceptional Northern Vietnam Motorbike Tour from East to West – 14 Days

by Minh Hoang @

The unforgettable experience with colorful ethic minority people, picturesque mountain passes, amazing terraced rice fields, awesome waterfalls, spectacular mountain valleys, sumptuous foods is what you deserve when you ride the first ever Vietnam motorbike tour from Northeast to Northwest where you...

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What in the world is a multipotentialite?

by Maggie @ Living to Roam

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Discover: Kanab

by @ Wikitravel

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

Three days in Mexico City

by sharich @ Fodor's Forum

Hola, We have three and 1/2 days in Mexico City in May. We have a Museum and City tour day one, Teotihuacan Pyramids & Guadalupe Shrine day two....

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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Major Battles in Vietnam War – Gulf of Tonkin

by admin @ Vietnam Travel blog

August 1964 The Tonkin Gulf incidents were major events that prompted the Tonkin Gulf Resolution. On 31 July 1964 the […]

Went to My Son what incredible architecture it must have been a very significant place

by viettitan @ Local Buddy Tours

Went to My Son what incredible architecture it must have been a very significant place in the history of Viet culture. Sad to see how other countries can desecrate a sight like this.French taking the heads off the statues and taking them back to France. The Americans destroying it in the Vietnam war. Our tour […]

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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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North Vietnam, from mountain to sea

by admin @ sapa travel

This must be one of the nicest Vietnam Tours as it takes us from the charming beauty in northern mountains where offers amazing scenery, culture to one of Vietnam world’s heritages and values and end up with a great relaxation in Ninh Binh, the newest vacation destination in the north of Vietnam. HIGHLIGHTS Enjoying the […]

7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi. Hijabi is women or girl who wears the Islamic head-covering respectfully, called Hijab. This article has been written by a guest co…

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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…

Fansipan & Halong Bay- Amazing 5D/5N trip

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

Trekking Mt Fansipan & Halong Bay Tour 5 Days – From 11-15th Dec, 2017 ” So few months ago, Daeian Dali said that he wanted to travel again. Met lots of wonderful people, finally had my first pho and scaled my first mountain. Thank you Nghia for organizing the best trip I ever experi...

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South Vietnam – exploring the beautiful country of Vietnam

by admin @ Vietnam Travel blog

The south Vietnam is very beautiful and no less than the other regions of the country. It has a stable […]

15 Essential Things To Know Before Your Trip To Vietnam - Inspitrip Blog

15 Essential Things To Know Before Your Trip To Vietnam - Inspitrip Blog


Inspitrip Blog

I wanted to share these Vietnam travel tips with you, in the hope that you too can dive right into the deep end of the experiences Vietnam has to offer.

Initiative aims to boost tourism in Mekong area

by Hà Nguyễn @ Free Tour Guides

The Mekong Initiative for Startup Tourism (MIST) has been launched in HCM City to boost investment and innovation in the tourism sector in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. >>Activities to Celebrate Hanoi’s Liberation Day >>Hanoi to Clear West Lake of Food, Tour Vessels About Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office The MIST founders are the Mekong Tourism

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Vietnam with Kids: Our Complete Guide to Family Travel in Vietnam

Vietnam with Kids: Our Complete Guide to Family Travel in Vietnam


An Epic Education

Wondering if you'd go to Vietnam with kids? Here's our complete guide to family travel in Vietnam. Getting around, what to do/see/eat, where to stay, etc.

Motorcycle Riding Emergency Tips – First Aid

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Your buddy just crashed and now he's bleeding. Or unconscious. Or both. And you're not sure if he's breathing anymore. Do you know what to do? If it's just you and him and 20 miles of empty road......

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Motorbike Mu Cang Chai 3D2N – One of the most amazing tours of my life, with the best tour guide ever !

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

I took a 3D2N Motorbike tour around Mu Cang Chai area with Zonitrip and it was the best tour I have ever done! I have taken tours in all continents but this tour was the best, it is unique! Not only for the beautiful places I visited or friendly people I meet but also for the tour guide, Nghia. She ...

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Venice - Classic & Undiscovered

Venice - Classic & Undiscovered

by @ Travel

Discover why Venice is one of the world’s most renown and beautiful cities with this tour that explores both its iconic si...

Don’t miss the season of buck wheat flower in Ha Giang province!

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

The season of buck wheat flower in Ha Giang is always attractive and inviting intense. When the rice fields are ripe, each buck wheat flower blooms, adorning the Northeastern mountain for more romance and dreaming. Hà Giang – the mountainous area of the northernmost of the country/the Vietnam ...

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Hai Nam Assembly Hall in Hoi An opens to tourists

by Hà Nguyễn @ Free Tour Guides

Hai Nam Assembly Hall has become a new sightseeing spot in the ancient town of Hoi An since it formally opened to the public on November 23. >>Piloting electronic visa issuance for foreigners >>Foreigners may be barred from being tour guides About Hai Nam Assembly Hall Hoi An Vice Chairman Nguyen Van Son said the

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Mai Chau Adventure 2 Days Group Tour

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

This 2-day adventure group tour offers tourists the chances to visit the best of Mai Chau with many exciting activities such as biking to villages to see the rice fields, weaving scarves, trekking to visit remote villages and having special BBQ party in the garden, watching traditional music show and tasting local wine.

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ZONITRIP – VIETNAM ADVENTURE TOURS·10 THÁNG 10 2017

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

“Trip to Mu Cang Chai Could Not Have Been Better” ZONITRIP – VIETNAM ADVENTURE TOURS·10 THÁNG 10 2017 ” The story of Jesse Pearlman- Zonitrip’s customers on 12-14th Oct, 2017″ I first spotted this place when I was bullshitting on instagram about a year and a half ago. I told myself then and th...

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by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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Trip Report Top 8 Things to See, Eat, & Do in Hanoi

by knycx_journeying @ Fodor's Forum

Vietnam retained a unique mix of Chinese and French and these characters were reflected in their food, lifestyle, and architecture. So, here I...

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…

13 Day trip to Europe

by mycivic88 @ Fodor's Forum

We are traveling to Europe for 13 travel days in the spring. We are looking for some tips as to whether booking the airlines and rail directly is...

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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Vietnam Tips and FAQs - Important Things to Know When Visiting Vietnam

Vietnam Tips and FAQs - Important Things to Know When Visiting Vietnam


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This section of Vietnam travel tips and FAQs covers all of the important information you may need to know when visiting the country. Home to a wide range of sightseeing, dining, and shopping opportunities, Vietnam is arguably one of the most visited countries in Southeast Asia. As with

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…

Foreigners may be barred from being tour guides

by Hà Nguyễn @ Free Tour Guides

Foreigners may no longer be licensed as tour guides in Vietnam, a conference on draft amendments to the Law on Tourism in Hanoi on November 7 heard. >>Activities to Celebrate Hanoi’s Liberation Day >>Hanoi to Clear West Lake of Food, Tour Vessels Foreigners may be barred from being tour guides Article 52 of the draft

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A Comprehensive Guide to Vietnam Visas

by Scott Jones @ XO Tours Blog

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

A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Come to Hue and Eat like a Local Hue City is the old capital of Vietnam. Despite its location – next to Da Nang – the new economic center, Hue is calm and peaceful in a unique way. If you want to have a truly relaxing travel experience, Hue is definitely the city you must […]

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

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

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

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Tip for tour guide and driver in Vietnam? It is necessary to do?

Tip for tour guide and driver in Vietnam? It is necessary to do?


Question & Answer - Discovery Indochina

Questions › Category: Vietnam › Tip for tour guide and driver in Vietnam? It is necessary to do? 0 Vote Up Vote Down MountFansipan Staff asked 1 year ago How is tip for tour guide and driver? Question Tags: driver, Tip for tour guide and driver in Vietnam, tour guide, tour guide and driver in …

Backpacking Germany Budget Travel Guide 2018

by Ana Pereira @ The Broke Backpacker

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How to apply your visa on arrival on line

by admin @ Vietnam Travel blog

Here are easy steps to follow to apply for a Vietnam visa online  1 Send us one of your scanners valid […]

Atlanta Movie Tours Review: Pics & Clips from Our Movie Location Tour

by Jason Jenkins @ An Epic Education

If you get anything out of this Atlanta Movie Tours review, I hope it’s that cinema can be transformative. Sure, it can transform lives, but I’m talking transformative in the most literal sense. Movies transform both ordinary and extraordinary places into something never seen before. Atlanta Movie Tours Review We were hosted by Atlanta Movie […]

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SAIGON FREE WALKING TOURS

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

SIEM REAP’S 10 BEST BARS: CLASSY, HIDDEN DIVES JUST OUTSIDE OF ANGKOR

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Every year I find myself in Siem Reap, Cambodia for a week. It’s inevitable, and always enjoyable.

Angkor Wat is, along with Bagan in Myanmar, one of the two most spectacular temple sites in Asia, if not the world. I’ve come back again and again with friends, or by myself. Although lately I barely spend time in the temples of Angkor Wat, I love the cafe and bar scene of nearby Siem Reap, a charming little French colonial town adjacent to Angkor that now serves as the tourist-amenity center of the region. Though a tourist town, it’s far from a tourist trap. There is something about the clear blue sky, slow clouds and that long twilight that I love here. And, there’s the drinks.

Pub Street is famous here. It is the center of Siem Reap and the fulcrum of activity in ... Read More »

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Where to watch Rugby League World Cup in Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City

by Scott @ tripAtrek Travel

There are some great sports bars in Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam where you can watch the 2017 Rugby League World Cup games live. The 2017 Rugby World Cup is being played in Australia and New Zealand. Upcoming

How to Order Coffee in Vietnam Like a Local

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Vietnam is a country that runs on coffee. There is a cafe on just about every block in Saigon and Hanoi and they’re packed most of the day with a mix of locals leisurely sipping away enjoying the day and others grabbing a quick fix on their way to wherever they’re headed. The cafe culture in Saigon is why it’s one of our favorite cities in the world. To see the list of our favorite Saigon cafes, check out our post on it.

Coffee is brewed differently in Vietnam. It’s sort of a mix between the French press and pourover methods and despite producing great coffee, it’s surprisingly “low tech”. You won’t see any chem-lab looking siphons or giant blown-glass drip towers. Coffee is brewed in a little metal filter called a “phin”. Grounds go in, water goes in, and coffee ... Read More »

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How Much To Tip | Vietnam travel forum

How Much To Tip | Vietnam travel forum


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First, apologies if this has been covered before, I did do a search, and this is my first post on th... : Travelfish Vietnam travel forum

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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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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Major Battles in Vietnam War – Operation Flaming Dart

by admin @ Vietnam Travel blog

Major Battles – Operation Flaming Dart February 1965 Reprisal air raids signaling a sustained bombing campaign against North Vietnam. Early […]

Best Sim Card to use in Multiple European countries

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

On our recent cruise, we visited many places in Europe, and we had the Best Sim Card to use in Multiple European countries. This is because it worked really well everywhe…

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THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 2

by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 2 Transport: Scooter Depart: Daily 8:00 AM* Duration: 4 hours **Scooter surcharge: 50.000 VND/ person/ tour Note: ***scooter surcharge*** will be 70.000 VND/person/tour starts on 17th February 2016 * The tour will not available on Monday. **If you’d like to do tour at afternoon, please make reservation 24 hours prior to the […]

BOOK NOW

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

There are 3 steps to book tour: Step 1: Complete and submit booking form: http://goo.gl/forms/9qg0usPKM3 Step 2: Wait for confirmation. Your request will be responded in 12 hours at the latest. Step 3: Confirm. Please note that the sooner you make reservation, the better service we provide. We recommend you to book tour 24 hours in advance.     […]

In northern Vietnam, a piece of unfinished cloth tells a story

by Hannah Crosby @ Urban Adventures

I recently took a trip with my mother through northern Vietnam, and up into the mountainous region that borders Southern China. The people who have lived there for generations are not Vietnamese, but a mix of isolated and unique groups that retain very separate cultural styles — partly due to...

Lisbon 3-Day Itinerary: What to See In Europe’s Hipster Capital

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon 3-day itinerary is ideal for anyone visiting for the first time the portuguese capital. It’s packed with insider advice of what’s REALLY worth to do and hipster tips to see the major sights. Bem-vindo a Lisboa! Oh Lisbon. The city oozing the million-dollar combination of tradition, charm and modernism. The alluring culture, the […]

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

by Aaron @ The Broke Backpacker

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

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

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

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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Trip Report Top 8 Things to See, Eat, & Do in Hanoi

by knycx_journeying @ Fodor's Forum

Vietnam retained a unique mix of Chinese and French and these characters were reflected in their food, lifestyle, and architecture. So, here I...

Da Nang Sightseeing (Private tour)

by Thanh Tran @ Local Buddy Tours

Option 1: Marble Mountain, Hai Van pass and Monkey Mountain If you are looking forwards for an adventure , this tour is perfect for you. We will pick you up from your hotel to drive through paddy fields,  herb farm in the morning sunrise. It will be a perfect time to take some photos. After that, we […]

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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…

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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8 of the Best Cafes in Hanoi

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

The big cities in Vietnam have a cafe culture that is virtually unknown to the rest of the world. Don’t expect a Chemex of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe with hints of blueberry and strawberry or an Aeropressed Kenyan. You might be able to locate one eventually, but not before tripping over scores of cafes serving up tumblers of coffee so dark it looks like used motor oil and smells like the most intense mocha you’ve ever had. It’s no secret that we love Vietnamese coffee and as a follow up to our very popular Saigon cafes list, we offer a list of some of our favorites in the northern capital city. Also be sure to check out our handy guide to ordering coffee in Vietnam.

So, in the event that you can’t find this guy rolling around town, keep scrolling and we’ve got ... Read More »

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26 Important Things To Know Before Your Vietnam Trip

26 Important Things To Know Before Your Vietnam Trip


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This blog features important Vietnam tips and tricks for first-timers. How to be street smart, travel safely, not being ripped off and have a blast!

What to See in North Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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Sapa Motorbiking full day

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

With this tour, you will sightseeing Sapa’s amazing scenery of mountains and rice paddy fields on terraces as far as the eye can see home of the H’Mong people with scenic landscape of the mountain. In Ta Phin, you will witness the daily life of the Red Dao and Black Hmong minorities.

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Where to watch Australia Test Match Cricket in Saigon

by Scott @ tripAtrek Travel

There are a few good sports bars in Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam showing the Australian Test Match cricket series live. Check out the best bars to watch the Australia Test Match Cricket. Upcoming Australia Ashes Test Match

Where to exchange international driving licence.

by Judy Tran @ Vis Estate

Foreingers who live in Viet Nam and want to exchange  international driving license into Vietnamese one can come to Vietnamese Transport  Departments to do this procedure. Here are exact addresses of some Vietnamese Transport  Departments: Ho Chi Minh City: 252 Ly Chinh Thang, Ward 9, D3, Ho Chi Minh city. Ha Noi: 16 Cao Ba Quat, […]

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Vietnam: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

Vietnam: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice


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Readers offer advice on holidays to Vietnam. Send us your travel tips on Scotland for the chance to win a £350 voucher with DialAFlight

Phu Quoc Adventure Boat tour

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

Spending a day to discover Phu Quoc Island is really an enjoyable trip. With Phu Quoc Adventure Boat tour, you take part in exciting activities: snorkeling, swimming & visit the islands, and join an interesting itinerary.

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An Illustrated Guide To Vietnam’s Motorbikers

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 09:26. Written by Illustrations by Nam Núm. If you spend more than 5 minutes on Vietnam’s streets, you’re bound to run into one of these characters.               (source: Saigoneer)

Golden Tourism Week to be launched in Hue relic site

by Hà Nguyễn @ Free Tour Guides

A “Golden Tourism Week”, the third of its kind this year, will take place in the Hue relic site, a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage, in the central Thua Thien-Hue province from December 25-31.

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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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Sun Group resort named world’s leading luxury resort for third time

by Hà Nguyễn @ Free Tour Guides

The InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort of Vietnam’s estate developer Sun Group has been honored by the World Travel Awards as the World’s Leading Luxury Resort 2016. >>Hai Nam Assembly Hall in Hoi An opens to tourists >>Initiative aims to boost tourism in Mekong area Sun Group resort named world’s leading luxury resort for third

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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…

Mai Chau 2 Days Classic Group Tour

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

Within 2 days, tourists will visit some villages of Mai Chau including Lac Village and Poom Coong village by biking and a hiking to visit 1000 Steps Cave, optional to stay overnight in a homestay of Thai people or bungalow.

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Learning about Lisbon from a local

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We spent some time with Nuno, a local Lisbon man from Lisbon Riders, a tour company where we spent our day Learning about Lisbon from a local. There is nothing like spendi…

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Phu Quoc Snorkeling and Fishing tour to the South

by Ha Nguyễn @ Tour Guide – Vietnam tour guide

Phu Quoc Snorkeling and Fishing tour to the South – A special trip to visit Phu Quoc Island. Especially, it is a good opportunity to experience exciting activities: snorkeling and fishing.

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Mekong Delta tourism plan by 2020 approved

by Hà Nguyễn @ Free Tour Guides

The Prime Minister has approved the master plan for developing tourism in the Mekong Delta by 2020 and vision to 2030. >>Piloting electronic visa issuance for foreigners >>Foreigners may be barred from being tour guides The plan aims to develop tourism to its full potential so it may contribute to the country’s tourism development and

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Tips for a Sapa trekking tour in Vietnam

Tips for a Sapa trekking tour in Vietnam


Travel Sense Asia

If you are going to Vietnam and you are fancy of trekking, you should go to Sapa.  This destination is, after all, one of the most beautiful areas of North Vietnam with its rice terraces carved into the beautiful mountains in the foothills of the chain Hoang Lien Son – the highest mountain of Vietnam. …

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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THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 1

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 1 Transport: Scooter Depart: Daily 8:00 AM* Duration: 4 hours **Scooter surcharge: 50.000 VND/ person/ tour *If you’d like to do tour at afternoon, please make reservation 24 hours prior to the tour.   OVERVIEW: Beliefs and faiths are important and indispensable parts of people’s spiritual life, especially for Asian people. However, […]

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WhyVietnam campaign kicks off soon

by Hà Nguyễn @ Free Tour Guides

Inspired by Vietnam’s timeless beauty and unexploited tourism potential, WhyVietnam campaign takes advantage of the emergence of social media, modern technology

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