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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 »

Where is it Safe to Travel in the Middle East?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

The Middle East is a vast region that spans a couple of continents, from parts of Asia, through the Sinai Peninsula, to portions of Northeastern Africa. Home to some of the world’s most glorious natural landscapes, it’s also considered a rising travel destination. The architecture is also one-of-a-kind. Pyramids, temples and structures that are so […]

Top 10 spiritual tourist attractions in Vietnam

Top 10 spiritual tourist attractions in Vietnam


VOV - VOV Online Newspaper

(VOV) -The Vietnam Book of Records (Vietkings) has announced the top 10 spiritual destinations that attract a large number of domestic and foreign tourists.

A Journey Through Madagascar: Notes on the Privilege of Travel

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

We travelers are a lucky bunch. It's easy to forget just how privileged we are to be able to travel the world. The truth is, most people rarely even leave their own country, let alone visit destinations all over the globe. My recent visit to Madagascar reminded me that it's important to keep this perspective in mind, and to give back to organizations that help the places we visit.

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8 Top Places to Visit in Northern Vietnam - International Living

8 Top Places to Visit in Northern Vietnam - International Living


International Living

Vietnam is one of the most scenic countries I have ever explored. No matter where I go, I’ll find something beautiful, odd, or just different than...

6 (Non-Millennial) Solo Female Travelers Share Their Travel Wisdom

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Solo female travel isn't just for millennials! In this column, Kristin Addis introduces us to some older solo female travelers who are following their dreams to see the world. These women come from all backgrounds and all walks of life, proving it's never too late to start traveling.

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Family Holiday in Caloundra: Things to do in Caloundra

by Melissa Delaware @ Thrifty Family Travels

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10 THINGS I CAN’T TRAVEL WITHOUT

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Recently I’ve taken a four-month break off of travel to settle into a comfortable life in a quiet town. It’s been nice, mostly.

I do miss packing and unpacking the bags. I miss tossing away ripped up socks, giving away paperback books, and moving what’s left of my big shampoo into a small little shampoo thingy.

Some things are essential to have packed and ready to grab when I’m on the road. I will not include the obvious things like a camera, computer, passport, etc. These following are the little home run hitters that are easy to forget about, but always needed:

1. DENTAL FLOSS

I like to eat. I like to eat meat. I like eating late. My teeth are spaced fairly far apart from laughing too much. Stuff gets in there and I need to get it out. I’ve often been wandering ... Read More »

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Discover: Takaoka

by @ Wikitravel

On your way from Takaoka to the Vladivostok ferry? Take a look out the window: the name of the Himi train line means Ice-Watching.

10 Best Things to Do in Vietnam - Vietnam Best Attractions

10 Best Things to Do in Vietnam - Vietnam Best Attractions


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Attractions in Vietnam are plentiful, ranging from stunning natural landscapes, untouched islets and quaint villages to war museums, colonial structures, and ancient citadels. The Cu Chi tunnels, located outside Ho Chi Minh City, represent the sheer grit and ‘can-do’ attitude of the Vietnamese while a visit

Things to do in Bundaberg & Bundaberg Accommodation

by Melissa Delaware @ Thrifty Family Travels

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Initiatives from Portugal, Spain, India and Indonesia winners of UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism

by Jessica Naval @ PATA

MADRID, January 18, 2018 — Turismo de Portugal I.P (Portugal), Ecotourism Trust (India), Tryponyu (Indonesia) and SEGGITUR (Spain) are the winners… Read More   

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Discover: Vicksburg

by @ Wikitravel

When you visit Vicksburg (Mississippi) National Military Park, you can see one of the first ironclad gunboats, dating back to US Civil War times.

SURVIVING BORACAY ALONE

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

In March of 2012, I was nearly finished with a 3-week journey moving west through the Visayas region of The Philippines. Visayas is famous for beach and diving destinations. I have never been very interested in beaches, so I was focused on the cities of Cebu, Dumaguete, Bacolod, Iloilo and Kalibo. I did, however, have a beach destination as my final stop before flying out of the country. That beach was the most famous beach in all of The Philippines- Boracay. I was all by my sad self during these weeks in the Philippines. I’d met people here and there along the way, but I didn’t join a backpacker caravan or fall in love. So, how is it traveling to Boracay alone, anyway?

Often beach destinations entice travelers of impossibly clear turquoise waters bookended by eternal sunrises and sunsets. So often, ... Read More »

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13 Amazing Vietnam Destinations | Traveling To Vietnam

13 Amazing Vietnam Destinations | Traveling To Vietnam


Getting Stamped

Traveling to Vietnam and looking for the best Vietnam destinations? When planning a trip to Vietnam narrow it down to the best places to visit in Vietnam.

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

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

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

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The Year that Was and What’s Coming Next for The Planet D

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

When we look back on the year that was, it's hard to believe that we travelled to 22 destinations on five different continents in 2017. It was our plan to slow things down a bit, but when amazing opportunities come up, how can you say no? From horse treks in Kyrgyzstan to basking in the […]

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12 Years Of Travel: Perhentian Kecil Beach, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands are a backpacker haven with great beaches and cheap scuba diving Perhentian Kecil Beach, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia 28 June 2006, 9 Years Ago This Week: I’d been commissioned to write a story about diving in the Perhentian Islands by Asian Diver magazine – while it’s a bit of a trek to get […]

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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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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Competition: win a fabulous £1000 hotel stay with Hotel Bonanza

by Guest Blogger @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

Want to win a £1,000 hotel stay with Hotel Bonanza?  Enter the competition here: http://bit.ly/2Dzfm7Z Why Hotel Bonanza? Bursting onto the online travel agency scene is Hotel Bonanza, offering an alternative to the high commissions charged by major hotel booking sites of up to 30%. High commissions force many hotels to put up their prices,...

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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WHERE TO VISIT IN VIETNAM - PICK VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOURS

WHERE TO VISIT IN VIETNAM - PICK VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOURS


Travel Sense Asia

If you don't know where to visit in Vietnam to get stunning landscape, cheap price, and good food, TSA provides the series of best spot in Vietnam highlights tours. 

Discover: Aberdeen

by @ Wikitravel

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

The Pros and Cons of Staying in a Hostel

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Most people eventually outgrow the idea of living with a roommate. A desire to have personal space in your living conditions only increases when traveling. After a long day of exploring the city, you likely want to crash in a hotel room, away from strangers. But, for those that want to try spending the trip […]

A Guide to Manzanillo Colima For Digital Nomads & Travellers

by Dariece Swift @ Goats On The Road

We’ve travelled and lived in Mexico on numerous occasions, visiting everywhere from Guanajuato and Mexico City, to Valladolid and San Cristobal de las Casas – and many places in between. We love how no trip to Mexico is identical, and how each state offers unique and wonderful regional specialties, cuisine and culture. Mexico is without […]

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A Guide To Rarotonga in the Cook Islands

by Guest Writer @ Goats On The Road

The Cook Islands are a small archipelago of 15 islands in the South Pacific covering a total combined land area of just 240 km². Technically Cook Islanders are citizens of New Zealand and rely on the larger, more developed nation for governance and military protection, but in recent years the islands have become more and […]

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Travel Experts Choice: 27 of the Best Tourist Spots in the Philippines

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

There are 7,641 islands in the Philippines how do you decide which ones to visit? We asked 30 travel experts what their favorite place in the Phillippines was and made this list of the best tourist spots in the Philippines. No matter where you go...

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7 under-the-radar places to visit in Vietnam

7 under-the-radar places to visit in Vietnam


Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

The exotic South-East Asian country has one of the oldest and (most popular) backpacking trails in the world and many adventurous types begin their journey in Thailand and include Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in their travels....

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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What Makes The Holidays At Universal Orlando Epic

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

The holidays are here and they’re in full effect at Universal Orlando. All of your favorite things at the park are still here, but there might be a few holiday twists. There isn’t a bad time to visit Univeral Orlando but we think it’s safe...

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Discover: Tokyo

by @ Wikitravel

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

Nine Reasons I Always Get Travel Insurance

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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10 Unmissable Things To Do In Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

With all the incredible things to do in Mexico, I think I will never tire of it. I have been there 3 times already, and each time I visit I discover a little bit more. I am absolutely in love with its people, its culture, and the overall atmosphere and vibe I get when I

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October 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Vietnamtourism – Hanoi’s Mid-Autumn Festival Vietnamtourism – Hanoi in collaboration with Hanoi Open University organized The Fairy Moon Festival at the Tourist Information & Support Centre, 28 Hang Dau St., Hanoi on October 1, 2017. Performance such as drama, music, dance, and quiz with prizes had received a lot of compliments from the […]

What to Visit in Vietnam ? - The main attractions to Visit and how to get there

What to Visit in Vietnam ? - The main attractions to Visit and how to get there


A Visit in Saigon

The main cities to visit in Vietnam and how to arrive by plane, train or bus

6 Incredible Reasons to Explore Dorset

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

With everything from castles to cake, not to mention some of the most geologically diverse landscapes in the UK, there are plenty of reasons to explore Dorset. Reasons to Explore Dorset Located on the southwest coast of England, acclaimed landscape photographer Andy Farrer discovered there's a lot to get excited about in Dorset and its […]

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12 Years Of Travel: Thames Barrier, Greenwich, London

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

London is steeped in history, but it’s also shaping the future of how we control the landscape Thames Barrier, Greenwich, London 10 June 2012, 3 Years Ago This Week: I spent a few days in Greenwich for my 40th birthday – it seemed appropriate to go back to the Source Of All Time as I […]

December 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Vietnamtourism-Hanoi Honored As An Excellent Travel Company 2017 Vietnamtourism – Hanoi attended “Customer Conference 2017” organized by Vietnam Airlines as a Gold Sponsor at Melia Hanoi Hotel on the evening of December 6, 2017. At the conference, Vietnamtourism – Hanoi once again recognized as the country’s leading travel brand when it was awarded […]

20 Places You Must Visit In Vietnam

20 Places You Must Visit In Vietnam


Trip101

Find out the things you just have to do when visiting Vietnam. Whether you are just dropping by Hanoi, or riding through Ho Chi Minh city, do check out the places and activities listed!

Are You Hungry for Adventure and Exotic Food? Here Are Some of the Top Choices!

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Everyone loves to travel and to try out new and exciting foods. Sometimes people purposely take a trip to awaken their taste buds; here are some great choices to review.

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9 Fabulous Places To Visit In Sri Lanka

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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12 Years Of Travel: View From Cortona, Italy

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Famous as the backdrop for the 2003 movie Under The Tuscan Sun, Cortona is a stunning medieval town perched above the surrounding countryside View from Cortona, Italy 11 June 2013, 2 Years Ago This Week: Despite the vast amount of information about every conceivable travel destination available, I still find myself occasionally stumbling upon places […]

The Perfect Honeymoon spot: Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

The Maldives is that tropical paradise we all dream about and hope to visit someday. The images we saw instantly sold us on making the trip, but how do you pick which Maldives resorts to stay at? We spent 6 weeks island hopping around the...

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The 8 Commandments of Traveling with Your Partner

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

In collaboration with Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group We have been traveling the world together for over 1,600 days (and counting) straight. Luckily, we travel pretty well together – but travel can be a big test of a relationship. A few things about traveling with your significant...

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12 Years Of Travel: Bangkok Canal Bike Ride

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

One of the best ways to see everyday Bangkok is to take a bike ride into the sprawling suburbs Bangkok Canal Bike Ride 21 June 2014, 1 Year Ago This Week: Most people greet the idea of cycling in Bangkok with some variation of “Are you insane?”. And while the city’s traffic can be dangerous, […]

The Five Best Destinations During the Rainy Season

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Traveling to a foreign country is a thrilling experience. Most tourists visit a different country during the warmer and drier months when there is a high influx of tourists. Travelers prefer sun-filled days to bask in the sun on the sandy beaches. They want to shop in the quaint villages or see the local landmarks […]

Vietnam's best beach resorts | Audley Travel

Vietnam's best beach resorts | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

Read Audley's guide to Vietnam's best beach resorts with recommendations for memorable travel experiences by a travel specialist.

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

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


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

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

1 Week Indonesia Itinerary: How to Make the Most Of Your Trip

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Rachita shares how you can see the best of Java and Bali in one shorter trip.

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9 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam for First-Timers

9 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam for First-Timers


Detourista

Where to go in Vietnam? Check out these top tourist spots, best places to visit, must-see attractions, beautiful sights & more.

How to Achieve your New Year’s Resolution

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

It was exactly 10 years ago that we fulfilled our New Year's Resolution that changed our lives. It was, January 2008 as we sailed down The Nile River in Cairo celebrating the kick off of The Tour d'Afrique; A cycling race down the continent of Africa. One Year earlier Dave and I made a New […]

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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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‘A STOP AT WILLOUGHBY’: THE TWILIGHT ZONE EPISODE THAT EXPLORES OUR NEED TO TRAVEL

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

“a place around the bend where he could jump off”

Created during a time (1959-1964) when American television seemed eerily clean and domestic, The Twilight Zone challenged viewers to examine a possibility of uncertainty beyond the comforts and assumptions of contemporary life. It was my favorite thing on TV. One episode in particular always stuck with me- A Stop at Willoughby. It brings up questions. How could such a ‘successful’ man working in a New York tower and living in an upscale suburb be so miserable? Why would he dream of escaping to a sleepy village where the streets have no name and the children wear overalls and go fishing?

A STOP AT WILLOUGHBY is the story of an advertising executive named Gart. Gart feels endless pressure from his pugnacious boss and his minion-like coworkers at his New York City office during ... Read More »

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Top Places to Visit in Florida (National Parks, Cities, and Bay Areas)

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Are you planning to visit USA's "Sunshine State"? Here's a list of the top places to visit in Florida you must not miss from a stunning national park to the buzzing city of Miami! Each destination is filled with amazing things to do and fun activities for travelers and for the whole family!

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Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam

Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

My trip through Vietnam, my awful experience, and why I never want to go back there for the rest of my life.

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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The Best Things to do in Tasmania

by Melissa Delaware @ Thrifty Family Travels

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BRB – I’m Traveling in Southeast Asia

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Blog updates coming in the new year...

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The Ultimate Guide of Places to Visit in Vietnam

The Ultimate Guide of Places to Visit in Vietnam


Thrifty Family Travels

From the North of Vietnam to the South and everywhere in between, this guide covers the best places to visit in Vietnam, where to stay and what to do.

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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Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala: Camping on Volcán Acatenango

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Chris camps overnight on top of Guatemala's Volcán Acatenango and witnesses lava eruptions...

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No Indonesia Visa Required For Citizens Of 45 Countries

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

The Indonesian Government recently announced citizens of forty five countries no longer need a tourist visa to enter Indonesia. Indonesia Immigration Stamp How Does Visa Free Entry To Indonesia Work? If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, arrive at one of the entry points below and proceed to Passport Control. […]

10 Gorgeous Places To Visit In Asturias, Spain

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

Nestled between the mountains of Cantabria and the Bay of Biscay, Asturias is one of my favorite parts of Spain. I have been there twice already, and enjoy it every time. What I love about it is the peaceful atmosphere, and the feeling I have of being let in to a secret place. Indeed, despite

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Trat: A Delightfully Unassuming Thai Town

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

A little slice of Thai life off the usual trail, with prices rarely seen in the south.

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15 Things To Do in Montego Bay Jamaica

by Emily Kydd @ Goats On The Road

Many people consider Montego Bay THE epicentre for tourism in Jamaica, and with so many things to do in Montego Bay, it’s not hard to see why. The home of the original all-inclusive due to its beautiful sandy beaches and epic turquoise waters, Montego Bay remains the core of the Jamaican traveler’s experience and really […]

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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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9 Must Visit Places In Da Nang For First Time Visitors

9 Must Visit Places In Da Nang For First Time Visitors


Justgola

Danang has been the most attractive destination in the world recently. More and more tourists make their trip to Danang city to experience the beauty of friendly people, unique culture and impressive landscapes. Once you go there, you should not miss these 9 must visit places.

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.

Top 5 Best Punta Cana Beaches

by Dariece Swift @ Goats On The Road

If you’re looking for the perfect beach holiday complete with swaying palm trees, glistening turquoise waters, and blindingly white sand, look no further than the Caribbean. There are numerous islands to visit in the region, but The Dominican Republic is especially popular with North American travellers looking for a luxurious all-inclusive vacation in Punta Cana. […]

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Best Travel Gifts for Kids this Christmas 2017

by Melissa Delaware @ Thrifty Family Travels

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Places to Visit in Southern Vietnam | Travel Blog | ThePlanetD

Places to Visit in Southern Vietnam | Travel Blog | ThePlanetD


The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

In Autumn 2011 I embarked on a volunteer experience in Southern Vietnam for just under a month. In some ways Vietnam is a lot like the rest of South East Asia

September 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Newly-appointed General Director of Vietnamtourism – Hanoi since Sep 1st, 2017 On September 08, 2017, we were pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Khuat Minh Ha as new General Director of Vietnamtourism – Hanoi. Mr Khuat Minh Ha takes over from Mr Le Vu Trang who is retiring at the end of […]

Discover: Japan

by @ Wikitravel

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

A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam

A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam


My Adventures Across the World

A concise guide to the most fun things to do in Vietnam and the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam in only 15 days

Discover: Graz

by @ Wikitravel

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

Travel Tips - 5 Ways to Save Money in Hue, Vietnam

Travel Tips - 5 Ways to Save Money in Hue, Vietnam


I Love Hue Tour

If you are traveling and wanting to save money in Hue, there are a few travel tips including transportations in Hue and Hue free attractions

Must do in Brisbane: Things to do in Brisbane with Kids

by Melissa Delaware @ Thrifty Family Travels

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The Pros and Cons of Voluntourism

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Voluntourism, otherwise known as Volunteer Tourism, continues to be a popular alternative to the normal vacation. A traveler can visit some exotic region with the purpose of volunteering. It can be an excellent way for individuals to learn about a different culture and explore a country while helping those in need. Many voluntours are in […]

Top 10 Cheapest Countries To Visit in 2018

by Nick Wharton @ Goats On The Road

As the year comes to a close, every travel lover starts planning their trips for the next year. As we all know, the cheaper the destination, the longer you can afford to stay – or the better your travel lifestyle can be while visiting. In some countries, $45 / night barely affords you a hostel […]

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Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Visit Australia (From Cities to Its Outback)

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Are you planning to visit Australia but not sure if it is worth it? Well, there are tons of reasons to explore this beautiful country and six reasons why!

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Let’s Send Another Set of Students Abroad (Exciting Updates from FLYTE)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Two years ago I started FLYTE, a charity designed to help students from underserved communities see the world. Since then, we have raised over $100,000 and sent three classes on trips around the world. Here are updates on the organization.

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Thailand showcases Thai local experiences at ATF 2018

by PATAIntern @ PATA

  BANGKOK, January 17, 2018 — The countdown to the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai from 22 to 26… Read More   

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Discover: Kota Kinabalu

by @ Wikitravel

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

The Best Hotels in Lombok for all Budgets

by Melissa Delaware @ Thrifty Family Travels

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How a rising tourism tide lifts all boats in Vietnam

How a rising tourism tide lifts all boats in Vietnam


South China Morning Post

The country is expecting 17 million tourists this year and it is not only the usual suspects like Nha Trang and Da Nang that stand to benefit

July 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Service Inspection at Cat Ba, Phu Quoc and Vung Tau Vietnamtourism-Hanoi inspected the transport service (transshipment) from Tuan Chau to Cat Ba and other services in the area, in order to constantly control the quality of tourism products. Accordingly, the route from Cat Ba to Hanoi will be shortened thanks to the connecting […]

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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12 Years Of Travel: Newquay Cliffs, Cornwall, UK

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Famous for its burgeoning surfing scene, Newquay also has some stunningly beautiful scenic walks along its cliffs too. Newquay Cliffs, Cornwall 21 May 2013, 2 Years Ago This Week: Less than fifty miles from where I grew up, I’d never been to Newquay until this visit to see a friend who I’d first met in […]

How to Save on Your Next Hotel Bookings with Nustay

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Planning to travel but don't know where to get the best hotel prices for your trip? Nustay is going to be your new favorite!

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Living Lagom in Sweden: An Interview With Lola Akerstrom

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Lagom is the key to unlocking the Swedish psyche, and it governs all aspect of Swedish society. In this interview, Lola A. Åkerström talks about why lagom is about more than just balance, and what it's like to assimilate into life in Sweden as a writer and photographer.

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12 of the best and most beautiful European under-the-radar travel destinations to visit in 2018

by Beth Pinches @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

What better way to kick-start the new year than making some exciting travel plans? If you anything like us then you probably want to avoid somewhere swamped with tourists or over anglicised and head to somewhere to experience another culture… people, language, food and lifestyle. To help you choose we’ve collectively compiled a list of...

Can Scientists Predict Cholera Outbreaks With Satellites?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Cholera, a bacterial disease usually spread by food or water, can be fatal if not treated right away. The disease initially causes intestinal distress and dehydration. Cholera is a fast-acting disease that can turn deadly within hours. Poor sanitation and unclean water systems create a breeding ground for cholera in developing countries. Areas like Yemen […]

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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12 Years Of Travel: Jawfish With Eggs, Derawan, Indonesia

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Indonesian Borneo has several islands with some great scuba diving – there are plenty of surprises waiting underwater Jawfish with eggs, Borneo 2 June 2010, 5 Years Ago This Week: Jawfish are one of my favourite sea creatures – they live in vertical tunnels dug in the sand and peer out over the top with […]

6 reasons why everyone should visit Bavaria at Christmas (inc.video)

by Becky Moore @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

A land of cuckoo clocks, fairytales, and a festive cheer unlike no other in the world, Bavaria is arguably one of the world’s best places to visit at Christmas. A few weeks ago we took a trip to under-the-radar Regensburg, a university city hailed as the best preserved medieval city in Germany. Although it’s an under-the-radar...

A Year in Review (And a Needed Break)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

As dawn broke on this year, I was excited for a fresh start. Last year, I dealt with panic attacks and anxiety from taking on too many projects, a breakup that left me heartbroken, and a mini-identity crisis from settling down. But that “greatest worst year of my life” set the stage for a year […]

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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.

Amazing Colours of the East await winners of TAT Newsroom Blogger Thailand 2018 Competition

by Jessica Naval @ PATA

BANGKOK, January 18, 2018 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)’s is pleased to announce the itinerary for its TAT Newsroom… Read More   

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Discover: Cranbrook

by @ Wikitravel

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

How destination marketing organisations can better defend their budgets

by PATAIntern @ PATA

SYDNEY, January 17, 2018 — Don’t wait for budget kick-back to happen. Here’s how to be better prepared with data and arguments… Read More   

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Places to Visit in Spain from Historical Sites, Moorish Cities, and Architectural Splendors

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Are you planning a holiday in Europe soon? Check out this list of the top places to visit in Spain and make your travel destination easier!

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My Mom Says This Blog is Boring

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Last month, my mom told me she thought this blog was boring. “Where’s all the fun stuff? I want to see more photos of you traveling. I don’t care about these other updates.” “Mom, I live in Austin now. You know I’m not on the road that much,” I replied. “I know but still….I want […]

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5 of SAIGON’S BEST HIDDEN COCKTAIL BARS

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is a place of surprises, much of them elusive to first-time visitors with just a few days on the ground. Though a bit challenging at first, Ho Chi Minh City eventually became our favorite city in the world and a base for many of our adventures in the Southeast Asian region. It’s also a pretty great place to go out and grab a drink, whether it’s a Monday or Saturday, Saigon’s music venues, breathtaking rooftop bars, and tiny neighborhood spots are buzzing.

Unlike the more world famous, easy-to-find spots of Bangkok and Shanghai, Saigon is a city of tight neighborhoods which unveil themselves only to those intrepid enough to explore the tiniest, faintest lines on the map. Saigon doesn’t have a Times Square or Pudong. It’s a megacity comprised of small, distinct districts and alleys. Perch ... Read More »

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5 Cool Ways To Stay in Touch With Family While Travelling

by Nick Wharton @ Goats On The Road

While travelling, it’s not always easy to keep in touch with friends and family. When we first started travelling in 2008 it was even more difficult. There was hardly ever any wifi, the connection at internet cafes was slow and unreliable and Skype was just starting to make a major impact on the communications marketplace. […]

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Five must-visit places in Vietnam

Five must-visit places in Vietnam


The Jakarta Post

Need a place to spend your summer vacation? Think Vietnam.

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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Thailand ready for ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai

by PATAIntern @ PATA

BANGKOK, January 17, 2018 – Thailand is ready to host the 37th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF 2018) between 22-26 January, 2018, at… Read More   

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Top 15 Places to visit in Vietnam (from iconic destinations to beautiful countryside)

Top 15 Places to visit in Vietnam (from iconic destinations to beautiful countryside)


Pretty Wild World

Do you want to know the best places to visit in Vietnam? We got you covered! Check this post out to learn more where to go and with extra tips on visa.

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City


Traveller

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

My Motorbike Tour of Vietnam – An adventure like no other

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

My motorbike tour of Vietnam was a trip that turned out to be all I didn’t want but everything I needed. I was travelling through South East Asia – my last big roundtrip before turning 30 – and I wanted to make the most of it. So, following in the footsteps of TopGear, driving a […]

Read the original post My Motorbike Tour of Vietnam – An adventure like no other on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

Top 15 Places to visit in Vietnam (from iconic destinations to beautiful countryside)

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Do you want to know the best places to visit in Vietnam? We got you covered! Check this post out to learn more where to go and with extra tips on visa.

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Discover: Clipperton Island

by @ Wikitravel

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

Vietnam: 10 Not So Obvious Places To Visit - Travel Happy

Vietnam: 10 Not So Obvious Places To Visit - Travel Happy


Travel Happy

Saigon, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hanoi -- there is a well worn backpacker circuit through Vietnam of its famous cities, but there are also scores of places just

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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Chiang Rai Province: Why It’s Worth a Stop in Northern Thailand

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Chiang Rai highlights: from mountain-top views stretching into Laos to scenic villages among the tea fields.

The post Chiang Rai Province: Why It’s Worth a Stop in Northern Thailand appeared first on Indie Traveller.

Discover: Bohinj

by @ Wikitravel

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

Discover: Lubbock

by @ Wikitravel

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

Vietnam War Sites of Interest

Vietnam War Sites of Interest


TripSavvy

A south-to-north tour of Vietnam War sites, like Hue and Hoi An. Learn more about historic Vietnam War sites of interest to visit on your trip to Vietnam.

Reflections on Golden Moments with YOGI TEA® Turmeric Chai

by Becky Moore @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

Although this time of year presents itself with a myriad of distractions, it’s also a time to pause and reflect on the past 12 months, and yep life in general. Travelling always teaches you a few things and ever since my travels took me to Asia for 6 months many years ago I learnt to...

April 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Vietnamtourism-Hanoi At VITM 2017 At the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2017 taken place in Hanoi from 6 to 9 April, Vietnamtourism-Hanoi has created a remarkable change of its business image with its booth decor, which also brought us “The Most Impressive Business Booth at VITM 2017 Award”. With hundreds of domestic and […]

Travel news: Monte Carlo Las Vegas Update

by @ Wikitravel

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

10 Essential Travel Items Everyone Should Pack in 2018

by Nick Wharton @ Goats On The Road

Every year there are new travel gadgets and gear upgrades coming on the market. A quick “travel” search on Amazon will almost always lead to 10 or 15 purchases. But not all of these travel items are actually worth packing and some of them may seem cool, but you’ll never actually use them. After travelling […]

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How to Use Your Social Network to Travel the World

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Celinne da Costa spent a year traveling the world and relying on the kindness of strangers to host her. She stayed with 70+ strangers in 17 countries across four continents. In this interview, Celinne tells us how she did it all, with surprisingly very few hiccups along the way.

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Travel Advice and Advisories for Vietnam

Travel Advice and Advisories for Vietnam


Travel.gc.ca

Country Travel Advice and Advisories from the Government of Canada

Best Cabin Backpack for Carry On Only Travel

by Melissa Delaware @ Thrifty Family Travels

The post Best Cabin Backpack for Carry On Only Travel appeared first on Thrifty Family Travels.

Discover: Kratie

by @ Wikitravel

The interior of the Phnom Sombok temple in Kratie, Cambodia is decorated with torture scenes for the edification of the non-virtuous visitor.

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL: RENT A SHORT-TERM APARTMENT WHILE TRAVELING

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

If you want to experience the true life of a place, experience it like a local: get an apartment in a true neighborhood. Wake up to the sounds of street vendors and garbage trucks. Be recognized with a smile by your local noodle-slinger.

If a city strikes your fancy, rent an apartment for a month and stick around for awhile.

Another advantage of worldwide Internet networking is that it allows us to exchange short-term apartments without going through an agent or company. Check the New York City craigslist sublet page and you’ll find plenty of Parisians happy to exchange their Left Bank apartment for a little temporary stepping stone on the Upper West Side. Though apartment exchanges are rare in Asia, there are plenty of expats and locals alike who will be vacating their adobe and happy to have someone trustworthy in ... Read More »

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Three Places To Visit In Chile In Just Ten Days

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

L'articolo Three Places To Visit In Chile In Just Ten Days sembra essere il primo su My Adventures Across the World.

Vietnam: Not just a tourist destination!

Vietnam: Not just a tourist destination!


Radio National

Vietnam's role in the dispute over the South China Sea.

My Perfect Tenerife Itinerary

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

It’s been two years since I published a post about the 11 places I’d want to visit in the following year. It was November 2015 and I was making plans for 2016. I said I’d visit Angkor Wat, in Cambodia, and Sapa Valley, in Vietnam. And I did – I went with my sister in

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Top 10 Places for Adventure Travel in Vietnam - PATA

Top 10 Places for Adventure Travel in Vietnam - PATA


PATA

Vietnam, especially Northern part of Vietnam is the best place for adventure travel with dramatic mountain paths, national parks –… Read More   

Responsible tourism in Vietnam

Responsible tourism in Vietnam


responsibletravel.com

Responsible tourism in Vietnam. Easy to read, honest advice on responsible tourism in Vietnam to help you make sure your trip has a positive effect on the environment and local communities.

The Secret Sauce Behind Scott’s Cheap Flights

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Scott Keyes turned a simple newsletter into a popular travel hacking site, Scott's Cheap Flights. In this interview, Scott tells us how he and his worldwide team find cheap flights using a combination of manpower and knowledge of industry trends. Every flight is hand-searched!

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WTTC announces Finalists for 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

by PATAIntern @ PATA

January 16, 2018 — The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is pleased to announce the 15 Finalists for its 2018… Read More   

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The Ultimate Top 100 of Travel Instagram Accounts

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

A Top 100 of inspiring travel Instagrammers, ranked based on user engagement and activity.

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5 Off The Beaten Track Destinations in Vietnam - Goats On The Road

5 Off The Beaten Track Destinations in Vietnam - Goats On The Road


Goats On The Road

This is a guest post from Anna, who is one half of the incredible duo over at Adventure In You. To learn more about Anna and Tom’s journey and their various projects, check out their website in the bio below. We loved travelling in Vietnam and hope you’ll love hearing about these 5 off track places …

9 fabulous winter adventures to indulge in Alberta, Canada (even if you don’t ski)!

by Lee Hubbard @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

Arriving in Alberta’s section of the Rockies, arguably the most picture-postcard perfect area in Canada, the first thing that strikes me is that everyone should visit this part of the world at least once in their lifetime. Such a shame it would be to never set eyes on mountains this majestic, witness skies this blue...

And the winner is….

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

I received thousands of submissions for my round the world contest, and I enjoyed reading every single one of them. Unfortunately, there can only be one winner. Today, I'm very excited to announce the official winner of the round the world contest! The journey begins next month.

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Top Tourist Attractions in the USA (Destinations to Visit in Different States)

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Are you planning to visit the USA very soon? Plan ahead and read on to find out which of the top tourist attractions in the USA worth visiting!

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Discover: Santa Fe

by @ Wikitravel

In the celebrated art colony of Santa Fe, New Mexico, you can of course get paintings of the scenery of the southwestern United States, but did you know you can also get original paintings of Daffy Duck and Wile E. Coyote?

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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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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Nine beautiful reasons why you should visit Peru in your lifetime

by Emma Clair Kelly @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

It was 1532 when Fransisco Pizarro led his Spanish army into Peru and laid siege to the Inca civilization and since then Peru has held a fascination for visitors because of its diverse environment, vibrant culture and stunning landscapes. When you set off on a journey through Peru, you plunge into an authentic, unique and...

November 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Service Inspection at Pu Luong Retreat Vietnamtourism-Hanoi inspected the Pu Luong’s services and the main trekking paths in the area from October 30 to October 31

ATF 2018 tours combine neighbouring destinations with Thai local experiences

by Jessica Naval @ PATA

BANGKOK, January 16, 2018 — The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 offers buyers and media a unique opportunity to discover Chiang… Read More   

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Why TravelSmart Is the Ultimate, Unmissable App For Travelers

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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Planning a Trip for Winter? Here’re the Top Ski Resorts in Europe to Enjoy Your Winter Holiday!

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Do you want to visit Europe in Winter? Why not check out this list of the top ski resorts in Europe you can visit for a full-on holiday adventure!

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Backpack Review: Osprey Porter 46 (Newest 2017 Edition)

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Osprey's new 2017 model of the Porter 46 sees some great improvements, but how does it compare to the Farpoint 40?

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25 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam

25 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam


Touropia

Most travelers to Vietnam are attracted by the country's wonderful natural beauty: From the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south. Vietnam however

Discover: Jakar

by @ Wikitravel

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

18 Amazingly Cheap Places You Should Travel to in 2018

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Get inspired to travel with this ranking of top budget-friendly destinations around the world...

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Five Gorgeous Places To Visit In Galicia In Just Three Days

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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Discover: Savannah

by @ Wikitravel

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

August 2017 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Vietnamtourism-Hanoi’s 57th Anniversary On August 12, 2017, at Kim Dong Cultural Center, the program “Brand Journey” has been successfully organized by Vietnamtourism – Hanoi. The program marked the 57th anniversary of the establishment and development of Vietnamtourism – Hanoi in particular and the Vietnam tourism industry in general. Vietnamtourism – Hanoi’s Free Tours […]

25 Epic Things To Do In Namibia

by Adam @ Getting Stamped

One of the most underrated places on the planet is the southern African country of Namibia. If you love adventure, nature, and culture you’ve come to the right place – There are plenty of things to do in Namibia. Home to the oldest desert in the...

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Vietnam’s rush to develop risks damaging its natural attractions

Vietnam’s rush to develop risks damaging its natural attractions


the Guardian

New resorts, cable cars and casinos threaten unspoiled landscapes as tourism sector struggles to balance modernisation and development with conservation

A Walk in Washington DC – 12 Must See Monuments and Memorials

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

This is a sponsored conversation written by us on behalf of IHG Rewards Club. The opinions and text are all ours. We didn't expect to love Washington DC but if there's one thing we learned in our travels it is that anywhere can surprise you. When IHG© Rewards Club asked us if we'd like to […]

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How to spend a boutique 48 hours in Regensburg, Germany at Christmas (inc.video)

by Becky Moore @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

Although Bavaria lives up to all its wonderful cliches of lederhosen, dirndls and of course its beer-supping, thigh-slappingly jolly festivals, the Southeastern state in Germany Bavaria offers much more than just a fine place to get drunk. It’s a place where pristinely glossy landscapes are punctuated with story-book castles, traditional churches and neat and medieval...

No Vietnam Visa Required For Citizens Of Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

From July 2015, you don’t need to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam if you’re a citizen from Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain Vietnam Embassy, Bangkok The Vietnamese government have announced a important change for Vietnam tourist visas – if you’re from Britain, Germany, France, Italy or Spain, you no longer need to […]

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.

Priceless Experiences at District Wharf D.C.

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

This is a sponsored conversation written by us on behalf of IHG Rewards Club. But the opinions and text are all ours. Have you always wanted to be an ambassador? Enjoy the perks of elite status but don't ever stay enough in the same hotel to reach it? Well you can now! While visiting Washington […]

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Guide For New Visitors On Where To Go Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Wonder where to go Myanmar for the most meaningful memories? The following is our 7-day travel itinerary on the top-ranked destinations in the country you can have a chance to visit all. Also called the Golden Land, Myanmar is a spectacular country which is still relatively untouched by tourism. Thanks to thousands of iconic sights […]

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What to Pack for Thailand – Thailand Packing List

by Melissa Delaware @ Thrifty Family Travels

The post What to Pack for Thailand – Thailand Packing List appeared first on Thrifty Family Travels.

Where to Stay in San Francisco – A Guide To The Best Neighborhoods and Accommodation

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Choosing  where to stay in San Francisco can be difficult. With so many neighborhoods to choose from, selecting accommodation can be overwhelming for the first time visitor. Local writer Mimi McFadden created this guide to help you with your decision. A guide to San Francisco includes information on of the 5 most popular areas with suggestions of […]

Read the original post Where to Stay in San Francisco – A Guide To The Best Neighborhoods and Accommodation on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

Why Paralysis Made Me Want to Travel to Every Country in the World

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

My set plan was always to gain two years of career experience after university before thinking about travel. But that would all change. With the beige anoraks and cashmere black overcoats flurrying past me in my blurred peripheral vision, the sound of hundreds of pairs of shoes walking sharply past my ears, I knew something […]

Read the original post Why Paralysis Made Me Want to Travel to Every Country in the World on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

21 Incredible Places To Visit in Vietnam - Advice From Travel Experts

21 Incredible Places To Visit in Vietnam - Advice From Travel Experts


Journalist On The Run

From the mountains of Sapa, to Vietnams's best beaches, cities and bays, here are the top 21 places to visit in Vietnam, recommended by travel experts.

Best Places to Visit in South Australia

by Melissa Delaware @ Thrifty Family Travels

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18 Must Know Anguilla Travel Tips

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

Anguilla is the Caribbean’s best-kept secret. Just a few miles away from busy St. Martin, Anguilla couldn’t be more different. One trip is all it will take to fall in love with this Caribbean gem, but there are a few things you should know before...

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Places to Visit in NSW with Kids

by Melissa Delaware @ Thrifty Family Travels

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The Essential Traveller’s Guide To Khao Lak

by Guest Writer @ Goats On The Road

Literally meaning, Lak Mountain, after one of the main peaks in this mountainous region of southwestern Thailand, Khao Lak offers travellers serene beauty, white sand beaches, towering cliffs and a less touristy alternative to other Andaman superstars like Phuket and Railay. This is where most liveaboard dive boats leave for long scuba trips in the […]

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Amsterdam with Kids – 7 Attractions You and Your Child Will Love

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Spread the word! Amsterdam is as much a family-friendly destination as anywhere else in the world. Our family travel specialist Ari Charlestein proves you to can travel to Amsterdam with kids.  Amsterdam with Kids For too long, traveling to Amsterdam came with a significant, negative stigma. It had been thought of as a European “Sin […]

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7 Fun Things to Do in The Picturesque City of Sintra, Portugal

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

There are so many things to do in Sintra, a picturesque city located just 45 minutes north of Lisbon Portugal. The history of the area dates back to the 1400’s when a single monastery was placed on a hilltop in Sintra during medieval times. When the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 destroyed most of the city, the […]

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24 Hours in Nice – Sometime’s You Only have a Day to See it All

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Face it: sometimes you don’t have a great deal of time to spend in a city. But I’ve learned that you can pack a lot in in just 24 hours, if you plan ahead and prioritize what you want to do. Here's what I did with my short 24 hours in Nice, France. By Susan […]

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Discover: Jacksonville

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Fort Caroline National Memorial in Jacksonville, Florida, don't expect to see the eponymous fort itself; it's now beneath the waters of the St. John's River.

25 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam

25 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam


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Most travelers to Vietnam are attracted by the country's wonderful natural beauty: From the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south. Vietnam however

The 15 Culinary Destinations in Europe That Will Make You Hungry! (Foodie Vacations)

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Do you want to go on a foodie vacation? Here are the top culinary destinations in Europe you can eat your way through during your travels!

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January 2018 E-Newsletter

by minhnq @ vn-tourism.com

Vietnamtourism-Hanoi News Vietnamtourism-Hanoi Is Proud To Be One of The Top 10 Vietnamese Travel Agencies Reputed 2017 Vietnamtourism – Hanoi officially announced in the list of Top 10 Vietnamese Travel Agencies Reputed 2017 by Vietnam Assessment Report Joint Stock Company (Vietnam Report). This list based on research of the impact of financial factors, the corporate […]

Costa Rica, Once Again the Happiest Place on Earth

by Dan Prescher @ International Living

If you’re thinking about retiring overseas, you’re likely searching for information. There’s a lot of that out there… Maybe you want to make your retirement savings go as far as possible. Maybe you never want to shovel snow again. Maybe your kids have...

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Seven Unique Drinking Traditions From Around the World

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

With every trip to a different country, you’re expected to take in the local customs. Eat the food, visit the sites, live like someone who calls the place home. For many travelers, this also applies to alcohol. To get the most of a region, you will often need to experience the bar scene or try […]

10 Amazing Fairytale Castles In Germany You Cannot Miss

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

Did you know there are over 20,000 castles in Germany? Yeah, neither did we! Deciding which German castles to visit can be a daunting task. We’ve traveled to Germany 6 times and seen a ton of gorgeous castles in Germany. Let us help you pick...

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New York City Christmas – 10 Great Things to See in the City

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Who doesn't want to celebrate Christmas in New York? It seems that every great Christmas movie or memory of ours is somehow associated with NYC. When IHG© Rewards Club  asked us where we'd like to spend our last trip of the year, we suggested the Big Apple. A New York City Christmas celebration has always been our […]

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Top Luxurious Travel Ideas for a Romantic Getaway in Europe

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Are you lacking inspiration where to go next on a romantic getaway in Europe with your loved ones? Check this post out to know where to go for an adventure!

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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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Discover: Fukuoka

by @ Wikitravel

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

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