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Wanderlust: Cocktail Bar in Da Nang

by Shaun @ Da Nang Food Tour

From Da Nang Food Tour -

Wanderlust: Cocktail Bar in Da Nang There are plenty of spots to drink a cheap beer, but there isn’t a proper cocktail bar in Da Nang. Wanderlust is about to change that. But before I Read more…

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Doan Mon Gate of Thang Long Citadel Hanoi

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Doan Mon Gate is the main entrance to the Forbidden City belonging to the Central sector of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Ha Noi. Book the Hanoi early morning bike ride to visit Doan Mon gate. Doan Mon gate map Doan Mon is directed toward the south because it’s the most important direction for[...]

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Stopping All Stations – The Pyongyang Metro

by Elliott @ Earth Nutshell

I was part of the first ever group of foreigners given access to all stations across both lines of the Pyongyang Metro. Ultranationalistic in theme, North Korea's revolutionary goals are evident here. Here's my experience!

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Morning Motorbike Tour to Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam Asia

Morning Motorbike Tour to Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam Asia


WizTours

The trip to Cu Chi is a combination of culture and history. A 6-hour guided adventure by motorcycle to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels. There you will see how the Vietnamese people resisted both the French colonization and the American intervention.The tou

Britney Spears to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center

Britney Spears to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center

by John J. Moser @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Oops, the Sands Bethlehem Event Center did it again.

Britney Spears, a pop music icon and among the best-selling music artists of all time, will play the center at 8 p.m. July 17, it was announced Tuesday.

She will be the best-selling artist to ever play the concert venue.

Spears’ concert will...

Traveling the Balkans by Car

by Luise Benkert @ Some Place Elsewhere

While most people know and love Greece, Croatia and Bulgaria, have you ever even heard of Kosovo or Macedonia? And there are so many more countries: Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Montenegro, Hungary. Each of them with a […]

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Exclusive Travel Tips for Your Destination Sa Pa in Vietnam

Exclusive Travel Tips for Your Destination Sa Pa in Vietnam


Enchanting Travels

Discover Sa Pa during your private tour of Vietnam! ➤ Receive Sa Pa Travel Tips from our experts.

Must-stay boutique hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Must-stay boutique hotels in Ho Chi Minh City   While Ho Chi Minh City offers accommodations ranging from luxurious chain properties to budget options for backpackers, there are a select amount of boutique hotels. The intimacy of chic design, interesting architecture and urban locales are big contributors to the underground appeal of boutique hotels. These […]

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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…

100 Photos Inside North Korea – Part 1

by Elliott @ Earth Nutshell

Isolated and known for its exemplary personality cult, nuclear capabilities and militaristic theatrics - take a rare look inside all corners of one of the world's most secretive countries, The Democratic Peoples Republic of North Korea.

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Hoi An Excursion: Sunrise Cruise & Fish Market Tour – Half Day

by Stephen @ Hoi An Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

As the name of this excursion, visitors will have chances to explore the daily lives of fishermen in Hoi An by visiting the local fish market, taking fresh air in the morning and talking with friendly fishermen. With such interesting activities, this day trip will be an unforgettable memory of your lifetime...

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Ho-Chi-Minh-City – Capital of Chaos & Charme

by Luise Benkert @ Some Place Elsewhere

Ho-Chi-Minh-City (or Saigon as it is still called by most locals) is a many-faceted mix. A city of architecture and history, a bustling business centre, a contrasting and harmonizing blend of Western and Asian culture – and a stunning multi-million metropolis […]

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Review: A Wonderful Cultural Experience of TEH DAR

by Quynh Anh @ ALO Travel Asia

Last Friday, 4 members of our team had been invited to watch the Teh Dar show – an art performance depicts the lifestyle and culture of South West Vietnamese – an another version of the famous Ah Oh Show by Lune Production.   Teh Dar is described as a version of A O Show which features an exotic Vietnamese tribes life with the untold stories from the mountains and jungles. The performance exhibits an enchanting stage craft... read more

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Trekking through stunning Sa Pa

Trekking through stunning Sa Pa


That Kiwi Couple

Sa Pa was breathtaking. Massive luscious green mountains covered in hundreds of rice paddies crafted by the hardworking hands of the local farmers.   We spent two nights in this amazing part o…

Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring

Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring

by Travis M. Andrews @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Neil Diamond, one of America's most enduring songwriters best known for his singalong hits "Sweet Caroline" and "Cracklin' Rosie," announced Monday that he has Parkinson's disease.

Diamond, who will turn 77 on Wednesday, said he is retiring from concert touring as a result of the diagnosis.

"It...

Hoi An Excursion: Fishermen & Waterways Tour – Half Day

by Stephen @ Hoi An Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

Witness the picturesque scenery of Vietnamese countryside while living fishing village, enjoy a race along Cua Dai River. The half-day excursion will allows us to meet friendly local fishermen and enjoy a delicious lunch with authentic Vietnamese food...

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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Vietnam - Some Place Elsewhere

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Vietnam - Some Place Elsewhere


Some Place Elsewhere

From vast mountain ranges in the North to the bright green rice fields in the South, from golden sandy beaches in the East to the hustle and bustle of the big cities – Vietnam has it all. No matter how …

Son Tra Peninsula

by Shaun @ Da Nang Food Tour

From Da Nang Food Tour -

Going for a drive around Son Tra Peninsula is one of the coolest and most underrated activities to do while here in Da Nang. There’s so much to see, and it’s all stunningly beautiful, especially Read more…

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Dazzling Don Det – 4000 Islands

by That Kiwi Couple @ That Kiwi Couple

Sweltering heat, long bicycle rides, hundreds of bugs, relaxing river swims, more waterfalls, inconspicuous river dolphins, chilled out locals, more Friends, hammocks and, of course, gluten free beer: a recipe for paradise, minus the bugs that is.

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…

Cu Chi Tunnels By Boat & Bicycle | Les Rives

Cu Chi Tunnels By Boat & Bicycle | Les Rives


Les Rives

During this tour you have a great opportunity to explore the famous Cu Chi tunnels by boat and bicycle & observe the daily life along the Saigon river bank

Recent Editorial Assignments |

Recent Editorial Assignments |


Quinn Ryan Mattingly Photographer

Tearsheets and outtakes from a few recent editorial magazine assignments in Vietnam by photographer Quinn Ryan Mattingly

Hang out to some amazing coffee spots in Saigon

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Hang out to some amazing coffee spots in Saigon   Coffee was introduced to Vietnam by the French in the 19th century. And although Vietnamese coffee can be considered obscure, the country is actually the second largest coffee producer in the world. The Vietnamese coffee culture is not to be dismissed easily. Even though the […]

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Hang Thiec Street Hanoi

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Hang Thiec Street Hanoi is a craft street of tinsmiths which has existed for a long time in the Old Quarter. In the past it was in Yen Noi Village, Tien Tuc Commune of Tho Xuong District (present-day Hang Gai Ward of Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi).

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Hang Ma Street Hanoi

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Hang Ma Street Hanoi has been one of Hanoi’s typically frenetic commercial areas since the medieval times. On the occasions of traditional festivities, the street becomes filled with sounds, colours and light, bearing the imprints of the spiritual life of Orientals.

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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…

Dinh Cong Village Hanoi

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Dinh Cong Village is located on the To Lich river bank in Thanh Tri District, Ha Noi. Dinh Cong village is famous for jewelry handicraft. Book a day cycling tour from Hanoi to visit Dinh Cong village as well as Hanoi countryside.

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Experience the nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Experience the nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City   Saigon puts on another face at nightfall and switches into a completely different gear. The bustling metropolis is famed for hand-working people, but come the evening, and you can find many of those same city slickers seeking out some equally-as-hard playing time out on the town. […]

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Vietnam water buffalo fighting festival

Vietnam water buffalo fighting festival


Indochina Voyages

Being known as a country with its long history and rich cultural identity, the Vietnamese people from every part have their own Festivals celebrating all year round. Buffalo Fighting Festival is among the most popular annual activities...

Stung Treng Laos/Cambodian land border: Scam after scam

by That Kiwi Couple @ That Kiwi Couple

After our relaxing stay in the 4000 Islands of Laos we decided to venture into Cambodia through the land border, we’d heard this could be a bit risky. When passing through Pakse last week, we bought ‘open’ bus tickets to […]

Neil Diamond retires from touring after Parkinson's diagnosis; did our 2015 interview predict his decision?

Neil Diamond retires from touring after Parkinson's diagnosis; did our 2015 interview predict his decision?

by John J. Moser @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

In a 2015 interview, Lehigh Valley Music asked Neil Diamond why, at age 74 and after a career of more than 50 years, he was going out on a grueling world tour that was starting at Allentown’s PPL Center.

His answer the sounded a bit fatalistic.

"I always have that thing that hurries me up and it...

Why you should opt for Ho Chi Minh City first? | KIM TRAVEL

Why you should opt for Ho Chi Minh City first? | KIM TRAVEL


KIM TRAVEL

Why you should opt for Ho Chi Minh City first?   Although Ha Noi is perhaps Asia’s most graceful and exotic capital city- a place of grand old boulevards and ancient pagodas where locals practice their tai chi moves besides tree- fringed lakes, arguably, Ho Chi Minh City should be your first stop in Vietnam.  …

Let’s hunt for the best banh mi in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Let’s hunt for the best banh mi in Ho Chi Minh City   One of the greatest joys of travel is being able to sample local cuisine. There is nothing quite like it and frankly it is one of the many things I look forward to when in a new city. Eating your way through […]

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Top 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog

Top 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

Fun things to do around the Ho Chi Minh City area. Our top 5 day trips!

Non La – Symbol of Vietnamese charm and romance

by Quynh Anh @ ALO Travel Asia

Non la (palm-leaf conical hat) is a traditional symbol of Vietnamese people without the restriction of age, sex or racial distinctions Origin of Non la Like every custom of Vietnam, Non la has its own origin, coming from a legend related to the history of rice growing in Vietnam. The story is about a giant woman from the sky who has protected humankind from a deluge of rain. She wore a hat made of four round shaped... read more

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3 Things I Didn’t Like About Vietnam

by Luise Benkert @ Some Place Elsewhere

Let’s be honest – no matter how perfect a trip may be there are always also negative parts to it. And as much as I loved Vietnam, I also want to talk about the few things that I didn’t like. […]

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Allentown BBQ chefs win at Galen Glen's annual chili cook-off

Allentown BBQ chefs win at Galen Glen's annual chili cook-off

by Jennifer Sheehan @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Two chefs from Grumpy’s BBQ in Allentown took home the top prize at Galen Glen’s Winery Chili Cook-Off, held on Jan. 20.

Jake Snyder and Joe Sweeney won with their “Sweet & Spicy Mango Pork Chili,” besting five other chefs who competed in the sixth annual event at the winery in Andreas, Schuylkill...

HBO releases first trailer for 'Paterno' movie starring Al Pacino

HBO releases first trailer for 'Paterno' movie starring Al Pacino

by Josh Moyer @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

HBO has released its first trailer on the upcoming film “Paterno,” which stars Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino playing the role of Joe Paterno during the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal.

The 48-second trailer comes a week after HBO announced the movie would be released on its network in the spring....

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…

In pursuit of 'The Next Act': Civic Theatre capital campaign and renovation on track

In pursuit of 'The Next Act': Civic Theatre capital campaign and renovation on track

by Jodi Duckett @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

As 2018 arrived, Civic Theatre of Allentown launched full speed into its long-planned renovation of the 90-year-old theater on 19th Street. Alvin H. Butz Inc. construction was hired to oversee the huge project, which was divided into three phases, with non-disruptive infrastructure work taking...

5 Tools and Habits to Book Cheap Flights

by Luise Benkert @ Some Place Elsewhere

Have you ever wanted to visit a far-off place, somewhere you’ve always wanted to go, pictured it all perfectly in your mind – you could almost feel the foreign smells in your nose and the chilly breeze on your skin… […]

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Packing for Adventure – 18 Essential Items to Bring on Every Trip

by Luise Benkert @ Some Place Elsewhere

Getting lost, being surprised by a storm, encountering with wild animals, having an accident… Being out in nature means that anything can happen at any time. It may sound overly dramatic but proper equipment and preparation may actually make the […]

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Phun in Phuket

by That Kiwi Couple @ That Kiwi Couple

  Flying over Koh Phi Phi on our way to Phuket I started to get excited. Beautiful clear blue water, palm trees, island life, swimming, snorkelling, scooter rides, big Buddhas, temples and PAD THAI!! Phuket was all that and, to top […]

Vietnam's Greatest Motorbike Day Trip - Earth Nutshell

Vietnam's Greatest Motorbike Day Trip - Earth Nutshell


Earth Nutshell

See authentic Vietnam. From rice fields to beaches; traditional villages, highlands and the modern city - this is Vietnam's Greatest Motorbike Day Trip!

Best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City VietNam

by Định Nguyễn @ KIM TRAVEL

 You have to know the best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City VietNam for a good holiday time Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is Vietnam in high gear. Paying a visit to Ho Chi Minh City is to be introduced to a dramatic meeting of old and new culture, a dynamic […]

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Hang Duong Street Hanoi

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Hang Duong Street is located in Hoan Kiem District and still retains its typical flavour that made it famous in Hanoi, processing and selling all kinds of sugar and sweets.

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How to Get Cheap Flights to Vietnam

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Vietnam has come across to the top of best travel destinations in Vietnam. Vietnam today is a country at peace attracting visitors all over the world for its magnificent landscape, [...]

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2pm finish on Wednesdays

by brendan@saigonstarschool.edu.vn @ Saigon Star International School

Dear Parents, As you are already aware, Saigon Star is currently aiming to be the first IPC-accredited school in Vietnam. Accreditation, for us, has three key benefits: It helps to drive school improvement for our learners. It provides a challenging goal for our teachers, that bonds our team and helps to foster a high-retention rate. […]

Hoi An Excursion with Country Life Experience – 1 Day

by Stephen @ Hoi An Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

Offer you a chance to explore the life in the countryside, this one-day excursion will be your highlight during your time in Vietnam. Taking this day tour, travelers will take part in a number of activities such as riding the water buffalo, going fishing with local people, and enjoying the basket boat cruise through the green water coconut palm forest….

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'The Shape of Water' leads Oscar nominees with 13 nods

'The Shape of Water' leads Oscar nominees with 13 nods

by Associated Press @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman nominated for best director and "Mudbound" director of photography Rachel Morrison made history as the first woman nominated for best cinematography in...

9 days Vietnam Hanoi Halong Saigon Mekong Mui Ne

9 days Vietnam Hanoi Halong Saigon Mekong Mui Ne


Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

The 9 days Vietnam tour is ideal for family holidays and those who look for a multi activity tour in Vietnam. We add in this tour different travel activitie

Vietnam adventure tours | Exploring Vietnam Today - 18days/ 17 nights | Vietnam tours

Vietnam adventure tours | Exploring Vietnam Today - 18days/ 17 nights | Vietnam tours


Exploring Vietnam Today - 18days/ 17 nights

Vietnam adventure tours | Exploring Vietnam Today - 18days/ 17 nights. Vietnam tours, Indochina tours, Halong bay tours, Hoian tours, Lvptravel

Bun Mam Da Nang (Central Style)

by Shaun @ Da Nang Food Tour

From Da Nang Food Tour -

Bun mam Da Nang, and actually pretty much all central-style bún mắm, might be the most feared food in Vietnam. It sounds harmless enough: thin, round bún noodles, shredded papaya, fresh veggies like mint and Read more…

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The best ‘Phở’ stands in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

The best ‘Phở’ stands in Ho Chi Minh City   What list of Vietnamese cuisine would be complete without pho? It is almost impossible to walk a block in Vietnam’s major cities without bumping into a crowd of hungry patrons slurping noodles at a makeshift pho stand. This simple staple consisting of a salty broth, […]

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Vegetarian Food in Da Nang

by Shaun @ Da Nang Food Tour

From Da Nang Food Tour -

It’s not always easy to find vegetarian food in Da Nang. Most restaurants specialize in a couple of things, and those one or two dishes aren’t always very veggie-friendly. The easiest way is to get Read more…

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Vietnam Lifestyle

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Naturally in S-shape, Vietnam, is a highly populated country with the population of over 90 millions of people spreading around from north to south. There are many distinguished lifestyles based [...]

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Out of Bounds in North Korea – Pyongyang Golf Course

by Elliott @ Earth Nutshell

Pyongyang Golf Course is North Korea's only golf course. As an avid golfer, I just had to play it. Famous thanks to Kim Jong-Il's miracle score, it turned out to be a round I'd never forget. Check it out!

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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…

Paradise on Koh Tao aka “Death Island”

by That Kiwi Couple @ That Kiwi Couple

After a good couple of weeks, we finally managed to unstick ourselves from our favourite Thai island: Koh Phangan. We ventured off to an island with some of the best snorkelling spots in the world – the famously dubbed “Death […]

Vietnam’s Greatest Motorbike Day Trip

by Elliott @ Earth Nutshell

There's no better way to discover authentic Vietnamese culture than from a motorbike. From rice fields to beaches, traditional villages to the highlands and the modern city - this route is Vietnam's Greatest Motorbike Day Trip! Check it out!

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NBC's Megyn Kelly says Jane Fonda has 'no business' lecturing her

NBC's Megyn Kelly says Jane Fonda has 'no business' lecturing her

by Associated Press @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

NBC's Megyn Kelly lashed out at actress Jane Fonda Monday in a simmering dispute over an interview gone awry, even invoking the old "Hanoi Jane" nickname.

Fonda had appeared alongside Robert Redford on one of the first "Megyn Kelly Today" installments in September for an interview to promote a...

Bun Bo Hue in Da Nang

by Shaun @ Da Nang Food Tour

From Da Nang Food Tour -

In all the food tours I’ve done, people invariably ask about where to get a good pho in here in Da Nang. I am happy to recommend a great spot. But I always feel compelled to Read more…

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Top 10 Karaokesin Sapa

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Sapa is the home to not only heart-touching natural landscape but also interesting entertaining places alluring a great number of visitors. If you fancy yourself with singing songs, besides amazing [...]

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My Cay Spicy Noodles Invade Da Nang

by Shaun @ Da Nang Food Tour

From Da Nang Food Tour -

Vietnamese people love all things Korean. I’m not sure how many Koreans would vouch for the authenticity of this dish, everyone in Da Nang is going crazy for Mỳ Cay Hàn Quốc – spicy Korean noodles. These Read more…

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Central Vietnam Multi-day Food Tour - Da Nang Food Tour

Central Vietnam Multi-day Food Tour - Da Nang Food Tour


Da Nang Food Tour

Central Vietnam Food Tour is a multi-day trip through that combines amazing roads & incredible scenery with delicious local food from each area we visit.

Hoi An Excursion: BMW Buffalo Cart Tour – Half Day

by Stephen @ Hoi An Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

Another way to explore the life in the countryside is taking a half-day BMW Buffalo Cart tour. This excursion offers you a second to none activity, which is a ride on BMW Buffalo Cart. Besides, visitors also have chance to get a deeper understanding and the history of Vietnamese rice when talking with the friendly locals...

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The most beautiful beaches of Koh Phangan

by That Kiwi Couple @ That Kiwi Couple

Thailand is full of beautiful islands, on those islands there are many stunning beaches, for us the best island was Koh Phangan. In this post we take a look at our favourite beaches on the famous party island, starting with […]

Taxi in Vietnam

by Quynh Anh @ ALO Travel Asia

Moving around Vietnam by which means of transport will give you the easiest and relaxed time ever? The answer will be sure taxi even though it can be a bit pricey right? However, compared to money you have to pay back when you’re in your country to Vietnam, sure, you will think it’s not so expensive anymore. However, we still need to be aware of the rip-off taxi scam which can make everyone shock when open... read more

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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…

100 Photos Inside North Korea – Part 2

by Elliott @ Earth Nutshell

Isolated and known for its exemplary personality cult, nuclear capabilities and militaristic theatrics - take a rare look inside all corners of one of the world's most secretive countries, The Democratic Peoples Republic of North Korea.

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Tra Que & Rice Paddy Field

Tra Que & Rice Paddy Field


Ginkgo Voyage| Vietnam Travel

Rice is a staple diet in many Asian countries, especially in Vietnam. Our guide will pick you up at your hotels and transfer to Hoi An town.This tour will give you the opportunity to take part in the rice paddy with the local farmers.

Past Presidents of North Korea – The Mausoleum

by Elliott @ Earth Nutshell

The Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, otherwise known as 'The Mausoleum' is where the bodies of North Korean leaders Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il are publicly displayed within glass sarcophagi. Here's what it's like.

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Vietnam – Land of History – 9 Days

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City arrival – Cu Chi Tunnels (D)
On arrival at the airport in Ho Chi Minh City, teacher and students will be driven to visit [...]

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Railay Beach vs Tonsai Beach

by That Kiwi Couple @ That Kiwi Couple

Railay Beach has been called the most beautiful beach in Thailand and one of the most beautiful beaches in the whole world on numerous travel blogs – it definitely lived up to the hype. But the beach just around the […]

Michael Bolton, The Temptations and Four Tops returning to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

Michael Bolton, The Temptations and Four Tops returning to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

by John J. Moser @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

A singer who had more than 30 Top 40 songs on those charts in the past 30 years and two seminal R&B groups who are in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will return to Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced.

Michael Bolton, who topped the charts with such hits as 1989’s “How Am I Supposed...

Dinh Le Street Hanoi

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Dinh Le Street Hanoi is situated at the cross-road of Ngo Quyen street and Dinh Tien Hoang street in the center of Hanoi, Dinh Le is also called “Book street”. Dinh Le is the name of a small narrow street of 200 metres in length.

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Ly Quoc Su Street Hanoi

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Ly Quoc Su Street is located in Hoan Kiem District, near the Church. Hanoi Ly Quoc Su Street starts from the intersection of Hang Bong and Hang Manh Streets and runs south to Nha Tho Street.

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Must-see attractions in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Must-see attractions in Ho Chi Minh City   It’s a big world out of there- so big that it can be daunting to decide what destinations to visit in the course of a lifetime. From natural wonders to man-made masterpieces, from wildlife to cityscapes, the choices are seemingly endless. Don’t let indecision let you down, […]

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10 important tips for travelers in Vietnam

by Định Nguyễn @ KIM TRAVEL

10 important tips for travelers in Vietnam   Vacations are for reducing stress, not adding to it. Unfortunately, things can happen to make any vacation a stressful experience, no matter how beautiful the locale and destination. Some things you are not able to control, such as the weather or flights delayed. Other things, such as […]

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Coming up with a plan for New Year’s Eve in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Coming up with a plan for New Year’s Eve in Ho Chi Minh City   New Year’s Eve is the last hurrah of the holiday season. People throughout the world hit the streets in order to enjoy the day. Their goal is to celebrate life and to watch one year end and another begin. It […]

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Northern Vietnam 2017

by Quinn Ryan Mattingly Photography @

Fair warning: this one’s gonna be a bit long, so bear with me if you can 🙂  Just over a […]

Traveller Tours: See China on an exclusive tour with Traveller

Traveller Tours: See China on an exclusive tour with Traveller


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We are inviting readers to join us, at Traveller, on a special tour of what has rapidly emerged as arguably the world's most important nation.

Relax on Lazy Lanta

by That Kiwi Couple @ That Kiwi Couple

Our laziest stop in Thailand was Koh Lanta. This place was super chilled out and because it was low season we pretty much had paradise to ourselves. We spent three days on lazy Lanta, hanging out with friendly locals, chilling out […]

Hoi An Excursion: Fish & Rice Tour – 1 Day

by Stephen @ Hoi An Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

If you want to experience the daily life of a farmer, you should take a one-day excursion to participate in many daily activities of a farmer. This day trip offers you a chance to discover local fishing and rice production techniques, and enjoy a delicious lunch with a hospitable host family….

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Party on Phi Phi

by That Kiwi Couple @ That Kiwi Couple

Crystal clear water, millions of colourful fish, impressive fire dancers, the lowest limbo, sleepless nights, hot days, pumping parties and to top it off, we got to walk in Leonardo DiCaprio’s footprints – kind of.   THE CRUISE:   To […]

Huda Beer – Best Beer in Vietnam

by Shaun @ Da Nang Food Tour

From Da Nang Food Tour -

What’s the Best Beer in Vietnam? Vietnam doesn’t usually come to mind when people think of countries with great beer. I’m not here to change anyone’s mind about that. The beer here is average at Read more…

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Caecilia & Tim’s Saigon Wedding

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Earlier this month I was honored to photograph the wedding of Caecilia and Tim at Thao Dien Village on the banks of […]

Vietnamese Traditional Costumes

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Vietnam is a multi ethnic country with 54 distinct groups and each with its own cultural heritage and specific styles of clothing. Common traits often include splendid color, seemingly contradicting [...]

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Hoan Kiem Street Hanoi

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Hoan Kiem Street is the short street being only 52 metres long, connecting Dinh Tien Hoang and Cau Go Streets. Cycling around Hoan Kiem lake in the early morning is the great way to discover Hanoi.

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Coffee Habit of Vietnamese people

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Every visitor come to Vietnam are surprised that Vietnam is the second largest coffee producing country in the world and how Vietnamese enjoy coffee is not the same with the [...]

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Australia, Canada among 6 countries now eligible for Vietnam E-Visa program

by Quynh Anh @ ALO Travel Asia

Citizens from six more countries will be able to apply for Vietnam visas online, according to new government decree. The updated policy was approved on November 29. According to VnExpress, travelers from Australia, Canada, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are now eligible to apply for an e-visa. The scheme is already available for tourists from 40 countries. The news source also added that the decision was made since arrivals from... read more

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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Vietnam

by Luise Benkert @ Some Place Elsewhere

From vast mountain ranges in the North to the bright green rice fields in the South, from golden sandy beaches in the East to the hustle and bustle of the big cities – Vietnam has it all. No matter how […]

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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…

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…

Tam Thanh Mural Village

by Shaun @ Da Nang Food Tour

From Da Nang Food Tour -

Tam Thanh Mural Village Just outside of Tam Ky, in Quang Nam province, is poor fishing village called Tam Thanh. It’s small. If I had to guess, I’d say maybe 100 houses. There’s one restaurant, a Read more…

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A Day In Venice

by Luise Benkert @ Some Place Elsewhere

Venice is a city like no other. It is an absolutely unique place that you find nowhere else in the world, with a rich heritage, a one-of-a-kind geography, wonderful Italian charm and stunning beauty at every corner. But why only […]

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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…

Bun Cha Ca in Da Nang

by Shaun @ Da Nang Food Tour

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I’m just rolling out of bed midmorning after a few too many beers the night before, and I’m HUNGRY! I need something that will wake me up, fill my stomach and get me on track Read more…

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The Quintessence of Tonkin Show

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

A totally new entertainment show has emerged! The Quintessence of Tonkin is deep experiences of live performances by locals, traditional Vietnamese music, water-light show and daily stories. If you have [...]

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Lehigh Valley art, classical and theater highlights: Allentown Symphony Pops, State Ballet Theatre of Russia, Tosca

Lehigh Valley art, classical and theater highlights: Allentown Symphony Pops, State Ballet Theatre of Russia, Tosca

by @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Broadway and Hollywood combine on Jan. 27 at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown for a romantic and entertaining evening of song and dance with two veterans of the Broadway stage: Joan Hess and Kirby Ward.

Hess and Ward will join the Allentown Symphony for “Dancing and Romancing,” a pops concert...

A White House photographer showcases her photographs of Michelle Obama in new book

A White House photographer showcases her photographs of Michelle Obama in new book

by Jodi Duckett @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Amanda Lucidon spent four years following President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama around the White House and the world. It’s still hard for her to believe that was her life. But every day she sees the proof — thousands of photographs she took of the First Couple — 150 of them in her...

6 Beaches Near Ho Chi Minh City - Saigon’s Closest Beaches

6 Beaches Near Ho Chi Minh City - Saigon’s Closest Beaches


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Ho Chi Minh City has several beaches nearby just waiting to be explored. Perhaps not as famous as the historical landmarks, modern architecture or vibrant nightlife of Vietnam’s largest city,  sometimes you need to escape the bustling crowds to visit some of Vietnam’s most pristine

The Door To Hell – Turkmenistan’s Crater of Fire

by Elliott @ Earth Nutshell

At the heart of Turkmenistan's Karakum Desert sits a crater of fire that's been burning perpetually for almost five decades. Locals have dubbed it the 'Door To Hell'. Here's a photo essay of my visit!

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Hoi An Excursion: Farming & Fishing Life Tour – Half Day

by Stephen @ Hoi An Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

Your experience in Central Vietnam will be not complete if you don’t take a Hoi An Farming & Fishing Life excursion. Apart from experiencing the activities as local people, enjoying a cruise on Thu Bon River, visitors will have chances to take a number of photos when visiting Tra Que Village, especially, visitors will get a glimpse of…

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A visit to Vung Tau: Freewheeling in south Vietnam - InsideVietnam Blog

A visit to Vung Tau: Freewheeling in south Vietnam - InsideVietnam Blog


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Tour leader Steve recently headed off the beaten track to discover Vung Tau and La Gi, two little-known but charming destinations in south Vietnam.

What the Vietnamese Eat For Breakfast

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

The “culture” of breakfast is a significant thing when tourists think of a country, especially the country which has a diverse culinary like Vietnam. Here is top most popular breakfast [...]

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Getting Around in Vietnam – the Comprehensive Guide

by Luise Benkert @ Some Place Elsewhere

Compared to its neighboring countries, Vietnam offers a reliable infrastructure in almost all regions. Whether by train, bus, boat or on the back of a water buffalo, you will reach your destination. This guide will help you choose the right […]

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Hanoi Ancient Houses

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Hanoi Ancient Houses are best attractions you should visit in Hanoi. Most of ancient houses are located in the ancient quarter, within the territory of Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi City.

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DIY Trip to the Mekong Delta

by Luise Benkert @ Some Place Elsewhere

The Mekong meanders 4,350km through six countries from the Tibetan Plateau to the great Delta where it empties into the sea. The river brings fertility to the plains of Southern Vietnam and turns it into the country’s most productive region […]

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The World’s Most Dangerous Border – A Tour of North Korea’s DMZ

by Elliott @ Earth Nutshell

Barbed wire line all fences. Tank traps enclose us. The remainder is a laden, active minefield where one million soldiers stand guard. Join me on a tour inside Korea's Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), from the North Korean side.

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James Franco accusers detail misconduct allegations on 'GMA'

James Franco accusers detail misconduct allegations on 'GMA'

by Associated Press @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Two women who have accused actor James Franco of sexual misconduct said on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday that they're waiting for him to make amends.

Violet Paley and Sarah Tither-Kaplan repeated accusations they've made on Twitter that Franco abused his power and behaved inappropriately.

...

Why I Won't Be Visiting Hanoi Again | Anna Everywhere

Why I Won't Be Visiting Hanoi Again | Anna Everywhere


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For a long time, I had dreamed of visiting Hanoi and Vietnam in general. In 2012, I even had my visa and plane tickets ready, but I had to cancel my trip at the last…

Sweet Tofu in Da Nang

by Shaun @ Da Nang Food Tour

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There’s sugar in the milk, sugar in the fish sauce, and you can even get sugar in your banh mi,  but then it’s red beans for dessert?? Sometimes the Vietnamese sweet tooth leaves even me Read more…

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Hang Buom Street Hanoi

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Hang Buom Street Hanoi was located near the junction of the To Lich and Red Rivers. Prior to 1945, the street was known by the French name “Rue des Voiles” but after 1954 its name was changed to Hang Buom Street.

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Recipe Box: Readers share kielbasa soup, corn chowder recipes

Recipe Box: Readers share kielbasa soup, corn chowder recipes

by Jennifer Sheehan @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Who's tired of winter?

I know I am. So I'm so glad we have some soup recipes from readers this week. Keep 'em coming, folks, because I'm sure we're going to be stuck in the deep freeze for some time to come.

Looking ahead: Anyone out there make their own Valentine's Day candy? If you do, send in...

Souvenirs from North Korea

by Elliott @ Earth Nutshell

Souvenirs targeted towards foreign visitors were available to purchase in North Korea, the world's most isolated country. Who would have guessed? Here's what I acquired during my visit!

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North Korea’s Loch Ness Monster – The Concrete Wall

by Elliott @ Earth Nutshell

As the tale goes, the 'Concrete Wall' is a barrier erected by South Korea to split the Korean peninsula in half, segregating North Korea and preventing reunification. Does it really exist? Or is it simply North Korean propaganda?

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Are you ready for some wrestling? WWE's 'Raw' marks 25 years

Are you ready for some wrestling? WWE's 'Raw' marks 25 years

by DAN GELSTON @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

The Rock told jabronis to know their role long before he traveled to Jumanji. Batista defended championships before he guarded the galaxy. Steve Austin left losers in his path with "Stone Cold" stunners instead of Skullbusters .

Before the trio of WWE stars stretched into other entertainment avenues,...

Cooking classes around the Lehigh Valley: Resolve to get out of your kitchen rut

Cooking classes around the Lehigh Valley: Resolve to get out of your kitchen rut

by Jennifer Sheehan @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Pate a choux sounds like one of those impossible-to-do French pastry techniques you would only see demonstrated on a PBS baking show or on Food Network.

Never would we consider making this type of dough, used to make all kind of delicious pastries, in our own homes.

But why not? Don’t you want...

Motorbike trip Nha Trang to Qui Nhon 4 days - Viet Nam Easy Rider - Mr Vu's Dalat Road Rider

Motorbike trip Nha Trang to Qui Nhon 4 days - Viet Nam Easy Rider - Mr Vu's Dalat Road Rider


Viet Nam Easy Rider - Mr Vu's Dalat Road Rider

Tour Code : MOTO NHA-QUI   Day1: Nha Trang to Lak Lake Leave Nha Trang at 8AM up to the central highlands and cross the real mountain trail to visit the H’mong people ( very colorful people) you will visit the real life of Red, White H’mong peoples and a lot of sightseeing along the …

No joke: Bill Cosby does stand-up comedy routine in Philadelphia

No joke: Bill Cosby does stand-up comedy routine in Philadelphia

by MICHAEL SISAK @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he “used to be a comedian” and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case.

The 80-year-old entertainer took the stage for about an...

Dong Co Temple Hanoi

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Dong Co Temple is located in Buoi, Tay Ho, Hanoi. The temple was built in the Ly Dynasty, and was ranked as a national historic and cultural site. We at Lotussia Travel provide a half day bike tour to visit Dong Co temple.

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Friends In Need

by sgstarschool @ Saigon Star International School

As leader of the student council, Mr Warren has been working closely with some our students to decide how the money raised from our Roller Dash should be used to best help our chosen charity, Friends for Street Children (FFSC). To read a full report, click here.  

Top 8 Best Beaches in Phu Quoc

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc is the largest island in Vietnam including the island proper and more than 20 smaller islets. With around 150 kilometers of coastal [...]

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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT VIETNAM?

by Quynh Anh @ ALO Travel Asia

One of the safest and cheapest destinations in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is an incredible year-round destination. Whether you are traveling solo or with friends, this is definitely a place that you wouldn’t want to miss. Below here, we have prepared a detail article for you to know when are the best time to visit each region of our country. Northern Vietnam Hanoi Hanoi has 4 seasons with each season had its own traits of beautiful. Summer... read more

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Hoi An Excursion: Wet Rice Farmer Tour – Half Day

by Stephen @ Hoi An Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

What your life could be when you were a real rice farmer? The answer will be full addressed when you take a half-day excursion in Hoi An. This day trip offers you a wide range of activities such as take part in interesting activities on the rice field, discovering the daily lives of the friendly locals…

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Retired couple accidentally donates soup can full of cash to food bank

Retired couple accidentally donates soup can full of cash to food bank

by Elizabeth Licata @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

A retired couple from Massachusetts meant to donate some canned foods to the less fortunate, but they wound up donating a lot more than they intended when they accidentally donated a soup can containing their savings to the local food bank.

According to Boston 25 News, Amanda Mattuchio from Middleton,...

Help! My beer is frozen solid. What now?

Help! My beer is frozen solid. What now?

by Craig Larimer @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

Beer popsicles are a thing. At least they are for me his time of year.

A few days ago, I committed a serious beer foul by leaving a few bottles/cans outside overnight after hosting a party. Don’t judge me. I typically do right by my beer. But it was a good party. It was a really good party.

I did...

Ha Long Bay among Top 3 places to visit in Southeast Asia

by Quynh Anh @ ALO Travel Asia

Ha Long Bay has been ranked third in a list of the 29 Best Places to Visit in Southeast Asia by Touropia, an international travel website featuring the most amazing sights around the world divided into various “Best of” lists. “Located in northeastern Vietnam, Ha Long Bay resembles a scene from a fantasy story with its thousands of limestone karst islands of different shapes and sizes,” the website explained. “Some of the islands contain lakes while... read more

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Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

Hot hip-hop artist A Boogie wit da Hoodie added to show at Allentown's PPL Center

Hot hip-hop artist A Boogie wit da Hoodie added to show at Allentown's PPL Center

by John J. Moser @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

A rapper whose debut album late this year topped the hip-hop chart and produced a double-platinum single was announced Tuesday as part of a concert at Allentown’s PPL Center being promoted as “the biggest hip-hop concert the Lehigh Valley has ever seen.”

A Boogie wit da Hoodie, whose album “The...

Maximum of 900 guests allowed to visit Son Doong in 2018

by Quynh Anh @ ALO Travel Asia

Oxalis tour operator, the only travel company allowed to organise tours to the well-known Son Doong Cave, in the central province of Quang Binh, officially opened its ticket sales to explore the world’s largest cave for 2018, with a route of four days and three nights. According to Oxalis General Director Nguyen Chau A, his company offered 460 slots in the first sale. This morning, about 250 guests already bought tickets. In 2018, Quang Binh province... read more

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Hanoi Old Quarter or Hanoi 36 Streets

by Michael NGUYEN @ Hanoi Bike Cycling Tours for Family Holidays

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Hanoi old quarter or Hanoi 36 streets is indeed an earea covering the north-east Hoan Kiem lake. There were 36 streets, each being closely attached to a traditional trade that is clearly shown by its name

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A Surprise Trip to Athens

by Helene Benkert @ Some Place Elsewhere

This trip started with an ominous voucher for our birthdays, with a promise to take us where we had never been before. No hint on what to pack – would it be hot, would it be cold, would it be […]

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Hanoi’s best boutique hotels

by Quynh Anh @ ALO Travel Asia

Hanoi might be famous for its impenetrable walls of Vespas, but the city isn’t quite as chaotic as it’s chalked up to be. Wandering about the capital of Vietnam, travelers expecting a wild urban adventure might be pleasantly surprised to also find quiet, leafy streets and hidden coffee shops. One of the most charming aspects of the city is the plethora of restored neoclassical and Gothic architecture — a holdover from the city’s stint as a... read more

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My Son Holy Land Excursion from Hoi An – Half Day

by Stephen @ Hoi An Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

If you are fascinated by the Champa culture and want to get a deeper understanding of this unique culture, don’t miss the half-day excursion in My Son Holy Land. This day trip provides you with a number of activities including discovering the magnificent temples of My Son and Tra Kieu Capital…

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REVIEW: Paul Rodgers' Parx Casino show a delight of great voice, great songs

REVIEW: Paul Rodgers' Parx Casino show a delight of great voice, great songs

by John J. Moser @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

The secret to the success of the bands Free and Bad Company in the 1970s and The Firm in the 1980s might have been their muscular rock sound – deeply rooted in the blues, robust and randy.

But the secret to making that sound work was vocalist Paul Rodgers, who fronted all of those groups with his...

Koh Phangan: A lunar island

by That Kiwi Couple @ That Kiwi Couple

This wonderful island was our favourite! We spent almost two weeks on the famously dubbed “party island” and we want to go back, like, now! It’s on this slice of paradise you can celebrate EVERY phase of the moon, even […]

Responsible tourism in Vietnam

Responsible tourism in Vietnam


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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.

Relax at the best bars in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Relax at the best bars in Ho Chi Minh City   After a long hard week at work, one of the best things to do is spend either Friday night or Saturday night out. There is tendency for the young to go to the bars to chill out, grab a drink and relax in Ho […]

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Hoi An Excursion with Ancient Town & My Son Holy Land – 1 Day

by Stephen @ Hoi An Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

This 1-day excursion will not only give you chances to explore the interesting sites in Hoi An ancient town, but you can also uncover the Cham’s culture while visiting My Son Sanctuary. Don’t miss this day trips to have more knowledge of the Champa architecture and culture...

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Oldest Lehigh Valley Five Guys closes for renovations

Oldest Lehigh Valley Five Guys closes for renovations

by Ryan Kneller @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

The Lehigh Valley’s oldest Five Guys Burgers and Fries eatery is getting a facelift.

The 10-year-old restaurant, at 4025 Tilghman St. in South Whitehall Township, closed Jan. 16 for renovations, according to a sign in the window. It plans to reopen at 10:30 a.m. March 1.

The Virginia-based chain,...

My Village Show – Làng Tôi

by Stephen @ Vietnam Vacation

My Village Show is a lively mosaic where the ancient Vietnamese village life is painted in contemporary stage language with enchanting folk melodies. Fishing, farming, traditional games, or family gathering are rendered with graceful stroke by wonderous acrobatics...

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05 Best Spas in Saigon

by Quynh Anh @ ALO Travel Asia

When in Saigon and getting tired after the long adventure, we’ve all been there! Finding a nice place to relax, treating yourself with nice massage and sauna seems kind of difficult as Saigon has too many places to choose from. Thus, with that in mind, we present to you 05 top spas so you can have easy time picking the suitable choice without wasting too much time and effort. Temple leaf Spa – 32 Thai Van... read more

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My Fuzzy Friend: Lab/chow mix Lexi is 'the best companion ever'

My Fuzzy Friend: Lab/chow mix Lexi is 'the best companion ever'

by @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

•Name: Erica Felix

•Hometown: Lehighton

•Type of pet: Dog

•Name: Lexi

•Age: 3 years and 11 months

•Breed: Lab-chow mix

•Gender: Female

•Why she is my friend: She's the best companion ever.

•In four words: Soft, cuddly, loving and cute.

•Best trait: Face.

•Personality: Lovable.

•A funny story: Once she got...

What's streaming and leaving Netflix: February 2018

What's streaming and leaving Netflix: February 2018

by Lauren Chval @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

February is like the Tuesday of the calendar year — it’s better than Monday, but you’ve still got a long way to go before things are fun again. In times like these, it’s best to not think of how many more weeks of winter there actually are and curl up on the couch with your best friend Netflix....

Hoi An Excursion: Red Bridge Cooking Class – Half Day

by Stephen @ Hoi An Excursions – Vietnam Vacation

There is nothing wonderful than getting to know the cuisine of the place that you visit. This cooking class tour will provide you with a variety of activities to learn how to cook the local foods. Besides, this excursion allows you to visit the bustling local market and enjoy the dishes that you have made…

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Buckcherry, hit rock band from the 2000s, returning to Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater

Buckcherry, hit rock band from the 2000s, returning to Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater

by John J. Moser @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

A rock band that had two platinum hits in the mid-2000s is returning to Stroudsburg’s Sherman Theater, it was just announced.

Buckcherry, which first hit it big with its 1999 self-titled debut and hits "Lit Up," "Check Your Head" and "For The Movies," will perform at the venue at 8 p.m. April 13.

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Palmer's Easton Asian Bistro serves Far East flavors

Palmer's Easton Asian Bistro serves Far East flavors

by Ryan Kneller @ Entertainment - The Morning Call

If trying new foods was among your New Year’s resolutions, keep Easton Asian Bistro in Palmer Township on your radar.

The 36-seat restaurant, which opened Jan. 1 in the Northwood Center (between CVS and Sheetz) at 3513 Nazareth Road, offers Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisines.

You’ll find familiar...

Half Moon Party – Full blown jungle madness!

by That Kiwi Couple @ That Kiwi Couple

The Half Moon Party – better than full moon?   Fluorescent paint, crazy dancers, world class DJs, high on ‘life’ travellers, drunk tourists and good vibes all set in the middle of the jungle – welcome to the Half Moon Party! […]

10 things to know before you go to Cambodia

by Quynh Anh @ ALO Travel Asia

Cambodia is a beautiful country, rich in culture, customs and religion. Here are a few tips you should know before packing that will help enhance your trip to the Kingdom of Wonder. Buddhism Rules Monks walk through the streets of Phnom Penh |© Aleksandr Hunta / Shutterstock By nature, Cambodians are gentle so when you’re walking through the capital inappropriately sporting a bikini top or no shirt for men, don’t expect to be confronted. However, do... read more

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