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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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One Life Adventures Experience

by Ruben Arribas @ Gamintraveler

Recently, we went on a press trip or familiarization trip sponsored by One Life Adventures and Tourism Philippines, in cooperation with Philippine Airlines. It was an honor to be part of influencer trip, and most importantly because it will highlight a trip covering one of the most beautiful islands of the Philippines – Palawan. Complete […]

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The Ultimate Hanoi Shopping Guide – What to buy and where to buy it

by Graham Stein @ XO Tours Blog

We wrote a very popular shopping article focused on Ho Chi Minh City 2 years ago, and have since had many requests for a similar piece for Hanoi. Shopping posts are difficult to do however, because there are so many unique things that you can buy in Vietnam that it’s impossible to include everything in a single article. We…

How to do the Cabot Trail in a Day

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

Everyone tells you that you should plan for 3 to 5 days on the Cabot Trail – a 185 mile drive around the tip of Cape Breton Nova Scotia passing along and through the scenic Cape Breton Highlands. Nova Scotia is beautiful, and most people vacation on the whole province of Nova Scotia, which means […]

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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.

Best Places for North Americans to Travel in Winter

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I visited my parents in South Dakota this holiday and was reminded of how harsh the Great Planes can be in the winter. As the whole US seems to be in a deep freeze right now it’s only natural to look out that frosted up window and dream of the warm sun hitting your face […]

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Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by Shai Habon @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

AWW, great travel post. I love how detailed it's written! Your photos are breathtaking! I hope you can also feature some of the Vietnamese food :)

12 Best Vegetarian restaurants in Saigon

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Is it possible to find any good vegetarian food in Saigon? Fortunately, it is, now more than ever. US travel website When On Earth has listed Ho Chi Minh City among the ideal cities worldwide for vegans and vegetarians. The city is named one of the ten destinations that “tickle veggie-loving taste buds” as it

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Insightful Vietnam Travel Tips from a Saigon Insider

Insightful Vietnam Travel Tips from a Saigon Insider


Grantourismo Travels

If you’re planning a trip to Vietnam, you can consult guidebooks, travel blogs or TripAdvisor. But unless the advice is from a local expert it’s probably not going to be very helpful – unlike this new book of insightful Vietnam travel tips by Saigon insiders. I first

The Layup Drill — The Best of 2017

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this column, we take a brief look back at 2017 and list the top Asian American athletes of 2017 and look forward to 2018. Last month, the Seattle Mariners missed out on signing Shohei Ohtani as the young, prized Japanese […]

Hotel Review: Riad Boussa Marrakesh

by Traveler Tips @ Travel Tips

They say a visit to Morocco won’t be complete without making a stop at Marrakesh, so we made the most of our visit by allocating two days in this city.

A Day Trip to Gozo, Malta

A Day Trip to Gozo, Malta

by Brooke Saward @ WORLD OF WANDERLUST

There’s no recommendation like that of a friend, so when an old school friend told me “you have got to go to Gozo” while in Malta, I took it as a challenge I was willing to accept. Like something out of a time-warped film set in Hollywood, this incredible island encapsulates everything Maltese living is about: sun, sea, and more sun!! Although I visited at the end of summer, the sun was scorching as the taxi driver translated the radio announcement to me: “the hottest day on record in a decade” he told me. Thank God, I thought to myself. So it isn’t just me… I’m not the only one melting into the abyss! We arrived at the bay area in Valletta and I almost threw myself into the shadiest seat on the boat, before the driver hit the engine and we made our way to Gozo. Arriving in Valletta The first thing to hit you in Valletta will be an overwhelming sense of wonder. Embrace it. The city is UNESCO World Heritage listed and presents one of the most awe-inspiring displays of architecture you will find anywhere in Europe. The church facades, statues and polished marble are just the beginning of this fabulous city that seems to reveal […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Planning the Ultimate Luxury Weekend Staycation?

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

This is a Step by Step Guide to Planning the Ultimate Luxury Weekend Staycation because you deserve it. A Staycation is the latest in travel trends, where you don’t le…

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Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City


Traveller

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

Ultimate guide to smart & safe travel in Ho Chi Minh City

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam, in general, is one of the safest travel destinations. However like most countries, it has its share of traveller annoyances such as scams and other petty crime. Spend a little time to learn about these simple tips to travel safely, securely, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Vietnam – without

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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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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.

BEN THANH STREET FOOD MARKET

by andytanphuc @ AHA Boutique Hotel

The market, located on District 1 is decorated with brightly colored murals and a retractable awning overhead, which can be opened or closed to suit the weather. Geared toward foreign tourists, its cluster of vendors sell everything from snacks and desserts to barbecue, Vietnamese dishes and other Asian favorites.

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Nick the Greek and Exploring the island of Corfu in Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let me tell you about Nick the Greek and exploring the island of Corfu in Greece. I am fairly sure that when you get off a cruise ship in Greece, the waiting hordes of taxi dr…

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20 Places I loved so much, I can’t wait to go back

20 Places I loved so much, I can’t wait to go back

by Brooke Saward @ WORLD OF WANDERLUST

Let’s just face it: it has been a while since I made an appearance on my blog! It has been a busy 12 months since I opened my first business and life certainly has a way of getting away from you when reality kicks in (or perhaps more accurately, takes over!) The real world has been fun for sure, but its time to hit the road again. I’m restless. This past week I’ve been skimming the internet for ideas on where to go next – somewhere new, exciting, challenging and out of the ordinary. And yet I keep finding myself circling back to places I loved so much that I want to go back. These are places I feel I didn’t spend enough time and places I often think back to and mentally plan a trip there. So its time to put these plans into reality with the 20 places I loved so much I want to go back (and am in the process of booking a ticket to one of them!!!) 1. Scotland From the minute I stepped out of the black cab in the city of Edinburgh I knew this was going to be a special place for me. […]

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How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by andytanphuc @ AHA Boutique Hotel

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…

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Backpacker's Guide to Ho Chi Minh City

Backpacker's Guide to Ho Chi Minh City


Mad Monkey Hostels

Backpacking Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam? Listen up! We've rounded up the best places to stay, things to eat, and things to do.

Exclusive Travel Tips for Your Destination Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon in Vietnam

Exclusive Travel Tips for Your Destination Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon in Vietnam


Enchanting Travels

Discover Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon during your private tour of Vietnam! ➤ Receive Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon Travel Tips from our experts.

Langkawi travel blog — The fullest guide for a Langkawi budget trip of Malaysia

by Ann Minh @ Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

It’s definitely not an overstatement to say that Langkawi is a tropical paradise of Malaysia. Considered to be the jewel of Malay tourism, this destination is home to 99 different large and small islands. About 30km west of the mainland, Langkawi is not only well-known for its potential in island tourism but also loved for […]

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14 Do’s and Don’ts in Paris

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

These 14 Do’s and Don’ts in Paris might be of assistance when you visit the city of light and the city of love. For some reason, people are intimidated by Paris, and th…

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How to Choose the Best Sunglasses for Travel

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

It is very important that you know How to Choose the Best Sunglasses for Travel. When selecting the perfect pair of sunglasses for all types of traveling, be it active or …

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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.

From beaches to islands, nothing beats Thailand

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

Discover beachside paradise while exploring some of Rayong's best–and least known–beaches and islands.

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#1 Hotel in Ireland – Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal has been named ‘No 1 Hotel in Ireland’ by TripAdvisor for the fifth year in a row, 2017 ‘Travellers Choice’ Awards on its websi…

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Request Hotel contract

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

DUC VUONG HOTEL “ONE OF GREAT HOTELS IN BUI VIEN WALKING STREET” Dear value Partners, First of all, please send the greeting from Duc Vuong Hotel, and wish your company... Read More

Exploring Mykonos by Quad Bike

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We made a decision that we would go Exploring Mykonos by Quad Bike. What a great decision this was. If you want to believe the hype about Mykonos being a paradisical islan…

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6 things to know before visiting Saigon - Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

6 things to know before visiting Saigon - Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!


Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

In the dynamic cities, tourists usually have to face with various social problems, therefore, you need to be watchful over the tricks to attain such a meaningful trip. Top 10 most famous & best places to visit in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) Saigon food guide — 4 fascinating Saigon food snacks you must-try Saigon …

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…

The topic-comment structure and the direct and indirect objects in Chinese

by Armando Turturici @ Sapore di Cina

The topic-comment structure The topic-comment structure is perhaps one of the most difficult peculiarities of the Chinese language to master for those who aren’t Chinese. In short, the Chinese phrase can also be structured according to a sequence that is conventionally called “topic-comment”. The topic, located at the initial position of the phrase, is a […]

Blue River Hotel 3

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Visit Nami Island, Gangchon Rail Park, and Petite France on a Day Tour from Seoul

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

Nami Island is a must-visit for anyone traveling to Seoul. Aside from being storybook beautiful, it's a curious place that's unlike anything we've ever visited. There's a child-like quality to the island reminiscent of faeries, elves, and other playful spirits. We relegate them to fantasy as adults but here, they may still exist.

The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Seoul, South Korea

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

South Korea is booming. Over 17 million tourists visited the country in 2016, a number that will only grow as Korean pop culture continues to find its way into the global mainstream. Whether you're into K-pop, K-dramas, cosmetics, or kimchi, there is so much to be excited about in this burgeoning megacity called Seoul.

Saigon in my eyes

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Saigon – Ho Chi Minh city is not only the busiest urban center throughout the country but also the home of many unique cultural features which are not available in anywhere of Vietnam. Saigon makes every tourist love each day is the overlap of magnificient and charming things with other simple but very close and ...

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VIETNAM: HO CHI MINH CITY TRAVEL GUIDE (Budget +Itinerary) 2017

VIETNAM: HO CHI MINH CITY TRAVEL GUIDE (Budget +Itinerary) 2017


The Pinay Solo Backpacker

comprehensive DIY budget travel guide and itinerary of Ho Chi Minh City

How to Fly First Class or Business Class Cheaply

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

We all want to know how to fly first class or business class cheaply, or at least, how to get cheap first class or business class tickets on airlines. They only the trouble …

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Weird and Wonderful Things about Japan

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Have you ever wondered about some Weird and Wonderful Things about Japan? Like why Japanese people can fall asleep, anywhere, anytime?  Why people slurp n…

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5 Top Things to do in Casablanca

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

These are the 5 Top Things to do in Casablanca. Famous in fiction for the movie that bears its name, Casablanca is not so much a Hollywood romance destination as a bustlin…

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Medical Tourism is more than just Fake Boobs

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Medical Tourism and Health Tourism are growth industries in the travel sector. While these terms are often used interchangeably there is, or should be a difference…

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Saigon Travel Advices

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

With 300 years of age, Saigon – Vietnam’s largest city is an interesting destination for you to explore our beautiful country. You can see not only the skyscrapers located close to each other, malls, shopping centers, but also the ancient villas and traditional markets already exist for hundreds of years. Here are some suggestions about ...

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What to do in Kotor in Montenegro for a day

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

If you have ever wondered What to do in Kotor in Montenegro for a day, we will share our experiences with you.  Kotor, in Montenegro, is known as the Bride of Adriatic an…

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Ho Chi Minh City travel guide. Travelfish.org

Ho Chi Minh City travel guide. Travelfish.org


Travelfish

Independent travel guide to Ho Chi Minh City, includes up to date information on guesthouses and hotels, attractions and advice on travel, timetables and more.

We just had to visit Freetown Christiania – Copenhagen’s Hippie Town

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

There is something about alternative places, that meant we just had to visit Freetown Christiania – Copenhagen’s Hippie Town in Denmark. Amongst the icons l…

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A visit to the most famous markets in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

A visit to the most famous markets in Ho Chi Minh City   Perhaps the last thing you want to do while on vacation is buying groceries or souvenirs. After all, it should be a time of relaxation, a break from your everyday. That is one way to look at it. For me, the market […]

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Solo Travel Guide: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Solo Travel Guide: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


SoloGuides

QUICK FACTS Also known as Saigon, this is the largest city in Vietnam, and is home to 7,750,000 residents. Despite its current size, Ho Chi Minh City began as a fishing village known as Prey Nokor. Nicknames: Pearl of the Far East, Big Market PRACTICAL INFORMATION Currency: Dong (VND). Spoken languages: Vietnamese. English is also widely spoken. Best time to … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide

The book market near the Temple of Confucius in Shanghai

by Gianluca Falso @ Sapore di Cina

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

When Five Inches is so enjoyable: Economy Plus at United Airlines.

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Economy Plus at United Airlines is precisely where the trending market is.

Of course, we all want to fly first class, but let’s face it, without winning the lottery, f

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Pet Travel Peeve: Airline Passengers Who Have Too much Carry-On Luggage

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

One of My Pet Travel Peeves are Airline Passengers who have too much carry-on luggage. You know the ones. They have a bigger bag than the one that you just stood in line and …

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How to Get from Narita Airport to Tokyo

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Many people ask How to Get from Narita Airport to Tokyo. Getting from Narita Airport to Tokyo is easy. Your choices, however, are a little complicated. How you choose to …

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Multigenerational Travel – Why We Do It – Contributing Writer

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Multigenerational travel is certainly one of hottest travel trends these days. Taking a trip with three or more generations of a family is making the travel ind…

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Bui Vien Walking Street Hotels

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

Bui Vien Walking Street Hotels Bui Vien walking street is fantastic place you should visit once you have ever been Ho Chi Minh City. A lot of event and party... Read More

Seattle City swear-ins

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, City Attorney Pete Holmes, and Councilmembers M. Lorena González and Teresa Mosqueda took their respective oaths of office at Seattle City Hall on Jan. 8, to begin their official four-year terms. Mosqueda and Durkan were sworn in last November to fill out the remainder of the terms for the elected officials […]

Mount Fuji day trip blog — How to spend one perfect day itinerary in Mt Fuji?

by Rose Nguyen @ Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

Let’s discover the most famous iconic of Japan through our Mount Fuji day trip blog — Mount Fuji one day itinerary (Mt Fuji one day itinerary, Mount Fuji day trip itinerary) start from Tokyo and from when to visit Mount Fuji to best places to visit in Mt Fuji with Living Nomads: One-day excursion to […]

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An Illustrated Guide To Vietnam’s Motorbikers

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

On the Camino de Santiago, a €1 pin was the best souvenir I’ve ever bought

by Cindy Young @ Urban Adventures

I had just finished walking 800 kilometres of the Camino de Santiago across Spain. It was my second Camino, and I wanted something to bring back to Australia. People who have walked the Camino often wear a scallop shell, both to commemorate their journey, and also to identify themselves to...

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.

What to Pack for a Staycation

by Margherita @ The Crowded Planet

What to pack for a staycation? Sometimes, that can be even more confusing than packing for an actual holiday. Since I love staycations, and one of my current gigs is giving me a real insight into the art of staycations, I’ve decided to put together this staycation packing list, together with some tips on where […]

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A Distilled One-Bag Travel Gear List: The Best Products for Indefinite International Travel

by Nick @ SoloGuides

It’s 2018. There has never been an easier time to travel internationally with just one or two bags — a variety of products and services are available to make the experience as smooth as possible. At the same time, we are now completely overwhelmed with choices for clothing, electronics, and accessories. There are many great companies … Continue reading A Distilled One-Bag Travel Gear List: The Best Products for Indefinite International Travel

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Multigenerational Travel – Why We Do It – Contributing Writer

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Multigenerational travel is certainly one of hottest travel trends these days. Taking a trip with three or more generations of a family is making the travel ind…

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Walk the Camino de Santiago Solo

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I laced up my shoes, put on my pack and let the weight sink into my hips.  Am I ready? Am I up for this? I asked the man at the front desk which direction to get to the Camino de Santiago trail in Pamplona. He got out a map and showed me how to […]

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Travel to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) - The Complete Guide

Travel to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) - The Complete Guide


Sapore di Cina

The complete guide to visit Saigon, in Vietnam: How to get there, where to stay, what to see, do, eat, drink and much more!

5 Facts about unique Hostels in Style

by Gomio.com @ Blog : Backpacker Accommodation | Barcelona Youth Hostel | Hostels in Trinidad | Hostels in Tel Aviv

Looking for a cool and unique Hostel which fits completely to your needs can be very tough and annoying. Therefore we recommend to ask the Gomio Team simply via our social channels such as Twitter or Facebook. Go and stay at the unique hostels of this world! It’s important to realize that Hostels can be read more »

Forget the Bund, here are 5 hidden gems in Shanghai by night

by Hao-Nhien @ Living Local

Forget the Bund, here are 5 hidden gems in Shanghai by night Shanghai nightlife guide is a must-have list in your handbag in case you have more than one night in the city of future. Shanghai is special to locals since it has touches of International culture growing inside it, stronger and clearer, every day. […]

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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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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 »

Pho Binh Noodle Shop

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Do You Make These 21 Travel Mistakes?

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Of course, we all make mistakes in organising our travels, but Do You Make These 21 Travel Mistakes? You really shouldn’t be making these, seasoned traveller or not.…

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The Best Day Trips from Hanoi

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Beware! XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi. If you book with a tour operator in Hanoi that claims to be XO Tours, you have been defrauded! Hanoi sits on a bend in the Red River. To the south and east lies the watery world of the Red River Delta, where farms and villages continue as…

The best souvenir I ever bought was…

by Urban Adventures @ Urban Adventures

We recently asked our travellers about the best souvenirs they had picked up on their travels. And the answers were hilarious, cool, charming, precious and sometimes a little weird… Vintage records, a handcrafted kaleidoscope, an alpaca jumper from Peru, an ogre mask, a good ol’ bottle of hot sauce from...

4 Reasons I am Loving Twitter @GordyandPaula

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

These are 4 Reasons I am Loving Twitter, right now. I like Twitter, and it was probably the first social media platform I sort of got a handle on when I started travel wri…

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

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

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

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REUNIFICATION PALACE SAIGON

by andytanphuc @ AHA Boutique Hotel

Reunification Palace, also know as Independence Palace is a famous historical construction of Viet Nam during the wars. The official handover of power took place here in 1975 and the palace becomes a monument to that historic date. Nowadays, although it is occasionally used for official government functions, the Reunification Palace is primarily a tourist destination…

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San Fermin – More than the Running of the Bulls

by Mattea Kearney @ Blog : Backpacker Accommodation | Barcelona Youth Hostel | Hostels in Trinidad | Hostels in Tel Aviv

     Get ready to get wild. We’ve all heard about the glorious event that is the running of the bulls. Thousands of tourists being chased down little Spanish streets by a parade of bulls. But the running of the bulls is only one component of a much bigger festival: San Fermín. Festivities commence with read more »

17 Do’s and Don’ts When Visiting Turkey

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Turkey is an amazingly diverse and complex country, and these 17 Do’s and Don’ts When Visiting Turkey will help make you visit that much more enriching.�…

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List of the Best Luxury Hotels in Honduras

by Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Luxury Hotels in Honduras for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: Tegucigalpa, Honduras | San Pedro Sula, Honduras | La Ceiba, Honduras | Sula, Honduras. If you’re pressed ...

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Grilled Pipis, Garlic and Karkalla Recipe by Chef Lennox Hastie of Firedoor

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

This grilled pipis, garlic and karkalla recipe comes courtesy of Chef Lennox Hastie of Firedoor restaurant in Sydney, Australia, from his wonderful cooking with fire cookbook, Finding Fire – along with some sides of Christmas tips and grilling advice. Every festive season we share Christmas tips...

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7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

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

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Top 4 Saigon Street Food You Must Try When Visiting Vietnam

by Duyen Dinh @ Saigon – I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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The Rex Hotel

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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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Le Charme Suites: A Luxury Experience

by Ruben Arribas @ Gamintraveler

As our avid readers know, our most usual spot to visit in the Philippines is Subic. The main reason is because it’s very close to Angeles City, Pampanga where we are based. We love to swim in its beaches, to walk around and to watch the sunsets. In this trip we are about to share […]

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Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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Get Off the Beaten Track in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

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

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Visiting Malapascua: Things To do In Malapascua

by Ruben Arribas @ Gamintraveler

During our recent trip to Cebu, our first stop was Malapascua. It was our second time visiting Malapascua and it didn’t really disappoint us. It was so beautiful with nice weather for swimming and taking pictures. How to get to Malapascua If you are in Cebu, there are two ways to get to Malapascua- by […]

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Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by Rej @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

I have always wanted to visit Vietnam! I'm saving this page as a bookmark for when I can finally save up for trip to Vietnam. I'm so fascinated with the temples and all the other sites I could possibly there. Thanks for the tips and itinerary! Also, awesome photos! <3

10 Tips for First Time Travel to Ho Chi Minh City

by loveyourtravels @ LoveYourTravels

Going to a new country can be a daunting experience, trying to understand the language, where to go & what to do can be a time consuming challenge. Wayne and I took our first overseas trip together in July 2017. Our trip was mainly based in Ho Chi Minh City as we were visiting family Read More

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8 Places to Explore in the East Kimberley’s

by loveyourtravels @ LoveYourTravels

If you’re planning a road trip to the East Kimberleys, Australia, you have come to the right place to find out some of the best places you need to explore when you visit there. We travelled  the bitumen road from Kununurra to Derby and although, we didn’t tick off everything on our Kimberley bucket list, Read More

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Millennials have Discovered B & B’s and are Loving Them

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

The aim of this article is for innkeepers to understand exactly why the Millennials have discovered B & B’s and are Loving Them, and what you can do to capitaliz…

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Visiting The Medieval Village of Eze in France

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

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

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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.

Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

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Pretend you are a Tourist in Your Home Town

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Pretend you are a Tourist in Your Home Town #wkendtravelinspiration

Too often, we spend so much time traveling else where, that we forget about what is outside of our …

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United’s New Premium Plus Cabin to Launch This Year

United’s New Premium Plus Cabin to Launch This Year

by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

American Airlines and Delta currently offer a true premium-economy product on select international flights, matching the offerings available with select foreign carriers. United’s been mum on the topic of premium economy, though — until today. In a memo to employees, the carrier finally shared its plans to launch a product later this year, called United …

The Most Popular Places of 2017 on Grantourismo – From Siem Reap to the Isaan

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

Our 10 Most Popular Places of 2017 on Grantourismo included the Southeast Asian destinations we love and frequently cover – Cambodia’s main cities and towns, Thailand’s capital and most off the beaten track region, Vietnam’s key destinations, and lovely Luang Prabang in Laos. As 2017...

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5 Best beaches in Thailand

by Hao-Nhien @ Living Local

Top 5 best beaches in Thailand is an exotic list for anyone out there who is a big fan of tropical heat, the beach and fresh coconut water. Why? Because these 5 beaches have extra-ordinary features of the most exotic beaches on our Planet Earth. 1. Undeniably no. 1 among the best beaches in Thailand: […]

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Behind the Scenes of An Influencer or Blogger Campaign

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I’m not a big fan of the term ‘influencer’, however I must admit, it does describe much of what I do. Over the past few years the term travel blogger has been taken over by the term travel influencer; honestly we do more than blog I suppose. My goal is always to inspire, or convince […]

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How To Shop Like a Local In Saigon?

by Phuoc Le @ Travel Tips – Innoviet Travel

Shop like a local in Saigon, why not? Ho Chi Minh City, or much commonly known as Saigon, is a real mecca for shopping enthusiasts, but it is crazy, to tell you the truth. If you do not take some information or tips in hand, you will find yourself lost among stalls and stalls of

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Saigon on A Budget - Tips for Cheap Foods, Transportation, Activities

Saigon on A Budget - Tips for Cheap Foods, Transportation, Activities


The Christina's Blog

Ho Chi Minh City remains a place that can be enjoyed if you have tight money. Here is some tips to do Saigon on a budget.

A Little Portrait… Stories of Microfinance from the Women of the Oaxaca Valley, Mexico

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

It’s the scent of warm corn that most reminds me of my time in Oaxaca, Mexico. Corn is intrinsically woven into the fabric of Mexico’s culture and daily life. And in the rural areas of Mexico, this link is even stronger. First cultivated 10,000 years ago, indigenous cultures keep a link to their past as […]

This travel story (A Little Portrait… Stories of Microfinance from the Women of the Oaxaca Valley, Mexico ) first appeared on the A Little Adrift travel blog, thank you for following the journey. :)

Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by Miera Nadhirah @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

What amazing photos... and wow... a land trip from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap sure is thrilling... I did mine Siem Reap to Bangkok... huhuhu

Saigon Travel Itinerary Ideas

Saigon Travel Itinerary Ideas


Travel Tips

Planning to visit Ho Chi Minh? Whether you’re planning to stay for half a day or several days, here are some of Ho Chi Minh’s highlights that will surely give you the authentic Saigon experience. T…

Cape Breton Hikes and Adventures

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

My mom and I turned into the French Mountain parking lot in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. I pulled into a parking space and walked over to the Skyline Trail sign. I had heard about this trail, it was supposed to be the premier Cape Breton hikes in the park for views. I had seen […]

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An Authentic Cuban Mojito Recipe from Old Havana – With a Cambodian Twist

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This authentic Cuban mojito recipe is based on the mojitos we sipped in Old Havana on our first trip to Cuba in the mid-Nineties. It’s a refreshing drink that is a perfect sip for a sultry day in the tropics. As we live in Siem...

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Ho Chi Minh City Airport Transportation

by upbai @ Indochinadaytours

From Ho Chi Minh City Airport (Tan Son Nhat International Airport), there are many choices of means for you. The distance from Tan Son Nhat Airport to the city center is only about 10 kilometers so the cost is not too expensive. After that, you will be provided with the useful information about Ho Chi Minh City Airport transportation.

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Gaggan in Bangkok: A Chef’s Table Degustation at Asia’s Best Restaurant

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

Gaggan is a restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand named after owner and executive chef, Gaggan Anand. It's currently ranked number seven on the list of The World's 50 Best Restaurants. In 2017, it received two stars with the recent release of the first ever Bangkok Michelin Guide.

Guangzhou Association’s new legal counsel

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

On Jan. 3, the Guangzhou Association of Washington state announced that it has engaged Zhaocheng Zhou, a prominent lawyers from China, as its legal counsel. The Guangzhou Association has strengthened the relationship between the United States and China, in trade, economic development and growth, promoting cultural and educational exchange and building partnerships. Several community members […]

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

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

Best onsen in japan — Top 5 best onsen towns in Japan

by Angela Smith @ Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

If you are planning to go to a place and want to find an Japanese onsen (Japanese hot springs) place that fits your itinerary, there are plenty of options along the Japan country. Are you are looking for the best Japanese onsen? Let’s discover the famous and best onsen in Japan with top 5 best […]

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10 Tips for First Time Travel to Ho Chi Minh City - LoveYourTravels

10 Tips for First Time Travel to Ho Chi Minh City - LoveYourTravels


LoveYourTravels

Travelling to Ho Chi Minh City for the first time? LoveYourTravels tips will help you survive your first few days madness in the city. What can by overwhelming experience our tips will make you a pro in no time.

Congratulations on your 2017 #travelfirsts

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

Your #TravelFirsts submissions have given IHG® Rewards Club members moments to last a lifetime.

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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?

A Little Photoessay… What’s Japan Like? Gorgeous. Contradictory. Fascinating.

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

Shibuya, Tokyo Shibuya represented the Japan I had anticipated — bright lights, vibrant colors, pulsing energy, and so. many. people. A friend from college lives in Japan, a lucky circumstance that guaranteed mea familiar face to lead me through my first days in Tokyo. She navigated us through the metro’s maze and the surging mass […]

This travel story (A Little Photoessay… What’s Japan Like? Gorgeous. Contradictory. Fascinating. ) first appeared on the A Little Adrift travel blog, thank you for following the journey. :)

Insider’s View. Episode 7 – Jean Ngo (The Expat Shop)

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Editor’s Note: Episode 7 of Insider’s view comes from Jean Ngo, owner of “The Expat Shop.” Jean is yet another visitor who fell in love with this crazy city while on holidays and returned to make Saigon her home. As...

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Morocco Passport Holders: Countries That Offer Visa-Free Access

by Traveler Tips @ Travel Tips

Here are the list of countries and territories that offer visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival privilege to Morocco passport holders. Visa Not Required Algeria Belize Benin Brazil Cote d’Ivoire Dominica Ecuador

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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8 California Secrets You Need to Discover

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

You know how in the Wizard of Oz when Dorthy gets to Oz and there’s a lot of smoke and mirrors. She is temporarily enthralled with it – but soon she wants to find out what’s behind the smoke…and literally what’s behind the curtain. Her curiosity leads her to the almighty Oz, a man who […]

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Seoul Food Guide: 22 Must-Eat Restaurants in Seoul, South Korea

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

This list of 22 must-eat restaurants in Seoul includes some of the best places to try popular dishes like bibimbap, kalguksu, and Korean bbq. It also included four of the oldest restaurants in Seoul. If you're looking for solid restaurant recommendations, then these are 22 you should seriously consider.

Things to do in Botswana – The Best One Week Itinerary

by Margherita @ The Crowded Planet

Back to Africa – here we share with you our Botswana overland itinerary, perfect if you’re spending a week in the country or travelling onwards to Vic Falls! After having told you all there is to know about road tripping South Africa, here’s our experience checking out the top things to do in Botswana! Ever […]

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Hoa Vien Brauhaus

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7 Killer Reasons to Slow Down when you Travel

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

7 Killer Reasons to Slow Down when you Travel

The temptation to see every possible thing when you travel is prevalent. It is because you have traveled a long way to get to t…

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Traveling to Wutaishan (or Mount Wutai)

by Giorgia Borza @ Sapore di Cina

If you find yourself in Shanxi province, you can’t miss visiting Mount Wutai, located near the city of Xinzhou. Xinzhou (忻州, Xīnzhōu) is a medium-sized city located to the north of Shanxi Province, about 90 km from Taiyuan. Mount Wutai (literally “five plains” where 五 means “five” and 台 “flat”) is located to the east […]

10 Essential Travel Tips for Newly Vegan Travellers

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

10 Essential Travel Tips for Newly Vegan Travellers by Dale Davies of AngloItalian

I have asked Dale Davies to share with us his tips for newly vegan travellers. As a fam

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A Little Hospitality… A Guest is a Gift from God

A Little Hospitality… A Guest is a Gift from God

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

A throaty tenor danced across the inky night, joined moments later by a chorus of lighter voices. The empty footpath widened as I approached the Kartlis Deda statue. The disembodied voices echoed across the cool night. Lit in soft green, Mother Georgia towered above me. The nearby voices lifted in perfect harmony, swelling as the ethereal melody penetrated […]

This travel story (A Little Hospitality… A Guest is a Gift from God ) first appeared on the A Little Adrift travel blog, thank you for following the journey. :)

11 Best Things to Do in Cornwall, United Kingdom – Where to Go, Attractions to Visit

by Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

Lush countryside, dramatic coastal sceneries, famous castles, culinary genius – there are never-ending things to do in Cornwall. It is a peninsula located in the southwestern tip of England with a unique culture and mild climate. This ancient Celtic kingdom is beautiful and inspirational, guaranteed to enthrall any traveler. Here are 11 things to do in Cornwall, but definitely, these ...

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A Little Story… How One Maasai Tribe Is Changing the Face of Responsible Tourism

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

The sharp guffaw of a wild baboon startled me from sleep. Close as a whisper, the eerie sound ricocheted through my dreams. I awoke in full fight or flight response mode. My eyes whipped open, careening around the space; they slowly adjusted to the soft ochre light emanating from the banked campfire. From somewhere outside the dim […]

This travel story (A Little Story… How One Maasai Tribe Is Changing the Face of Responsible Tourism ) first appeared on the A Little Adrift travel blog, thank you for following the journey. :)

Discover: Tokyo

by @ Wikitravel

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

5 Best Ways to Travel from Hue to Hoi An

by Trinh Cherry @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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Ho Chi Minh City Attractions

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide – Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Central Post Office The Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh is a beautifully preserved remnant of French colonial times and perhaps the grandest post office in all of Southeast Asia. It designed by Gustave Eiffel and built between 1886 and 1891. Located next door to Notre Dame Cathedral, the two cultural sites can be ...

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Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by Veethee Dixit @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

It is quite informative for me. I heard about this place for the first time. Amazing photography indeed! I'll look forward to pay a visit.

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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I didn’t really like the Medieval Island of Rhodes in Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I didn’t really like the Medieval Island of Rhodes in Greece. Rhodes  (pronounced rho-dos) is an odd little place, with a highly controversial history. Visi…

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24 hours in: Ho Chi Minh City

by Urban Adventures @ ho chi minh city travel tips – Urban Adventures

Ho Chi Minh City is one of the most popular cities to visit in Southeast Asia for a reason. The pace is frenetic and the streets chaotic, but the high-octane energy is a large part of the appeal. It sucks you in and takes you along for the ride —...

Rwanda Passport Holders: Countries That Offer Visa-Free Entry

by Traveler Tips @ Travel Tips

Here are the list of countries and territories that offer visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival privilege to Rwanda passport holders. Visa Not Required Benin Burundi Central African Republic Chad Democratic Republic

Visiting ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We visited ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, in Sweden. Gordon wasn’t really fussed, but I said, ‘take a chance on me.‘ He said well, ‘you are the danc

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Ho Chi Minh City in three days: holiday itinerary

Ho Chi Minh City in three days: holiday itinerary


the Guardian

Discover fascinating history, fantastic food, art galleries and a year-round party scene in one of Asia’s most exciting cities … once you’ve mastered the art of dodging the motorbikes, that is

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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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.

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by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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White Peach Bellini Recipe and Christmas Tips from Chef Peter Gilmore

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This White Peach Bellini recipe is courtesy of one of Australia’s best chefs, Peter Gilmore, who helms the kitchens of Quay and Bennelong in Sydney, arguably two of the city’s and Australia’s finest restaurants. Here he shares his recipe for his go-to Christmas Day drink...

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Hanoi Thing To Do In The Rain

by upbai @ Indochinadaytours

Hanoi is a familiar destination in Vietnam. However, it is not easy to explore all the interesting places in the capital. Following are some suggestions on Hanoi thing to do in the rain. Coming to these destinations, you can take part in different activities regardless of the unfavorable conditions.

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Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Ho Chi Minh City

by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

Known to most as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a city of contrasts. The pace of life is frenetic, and yet the wide boulevards and parks help the city retain an air of calm. Classic French architecture competes for attention with brand new high-rise buildings. The port hosts vast tankers and cruise-liners while tiny […]

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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New Years Resolutions Worth Sticking To

New Years Resolutions Worth Sticking To

by Brooke Saward @ WORLD OF WANDERLUST

  Stop apologising for being yourself and just be   Immerse yourself in new experiences   Be kind to people who are unkind to you   Patience is strength, build it up   Plan your day the night before     Be your own soul mate   Leave bad situations   Make every day an adventure   Say thank you more   Be kind to your body, its the only one you are given     Look less at others and more at yourself   Give more than you receive, karma has a way of coming back to you   Write a list of places you want to go and go there   Smile more… way more   Learn to be happy in silence     Focus on the solution, not the problem   When all else fails, eat a tub of ice cream   When it comes to friendships: quality over quantity   Stop comparing   Let people go if you’ve outgrown them     You can google literally anything, ask google more   Read more about things that interest you   Go on more small adventures… to the beach, to the shop, to the fridge   Ask for help […]

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DIY Travel Guide Series: Land Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap

DIY Travel Guide Series: Land Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap


Two Monkeys Travel Group

I have always had my eye on the Indochina backpacking tour but the dates were always off and I never had the money at the right moment. Try the Land Travel from(...)

Everything You Need To Know About The Devils Marbles Hotel

by loveyourtravels @ LoveYourTravels

Just cruising down the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory and yes it was another toilet stop needed. The closest place to pull up where we were  was  a place called Wauchope. Or better known as the Devils Marbles Hotel.  This Outback Pub is without a doubt  legendary, a little oasis in the outback that Read More

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Overseas Travel- Our First Overseas TripTogether

by loveyourtravels @ LoveYourTravels

Yep, you read it right. Wayne and I are off on our FIRST ever overseas trip together! For those that know Wayne on a personal level, he sure is not the type of bloke that likes to move away from the ‘normality’ of Aussie Life. His holidays are much preferred traveling Australia in the ute Read More

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Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by berlin @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

This the more pushes me to travel to Vietnam and Cambodia. i would love to see rice field and temples, of beautiful architectures only the place could give. My friend and I once planned travelling to these places. I got pregnant and she got her promotion. We became and until now we are busy. I hope that plan would push through.

Visiting and Discovering the City of Stavanger in Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We had the distinct pleasure of visiting and discovering the city of Stavanger in Norway. This is a cool little city, which also happens to be a city of great Norwegian pr…

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Luke Nguyen's food pho thought

Luke Nguyen's food pho thought


Good Food

From banh mi to rooftop bars, the chef and TV presenter offers his tips for eating in Ho Chi Minh City.

These are the 10 Most-Liked Airbnb Listings on Instagram

These are the 10 Most-Liked Airbnb Listings on Instagram

by Jeffrey Preis @ The Points Guy

Airbnb released a list of their 10 most-liked listings on Instagram and the crowd has spoken: Everyone loves a home with a view — and it doesn’t matter if it’s a secluded forest, private terrace or amazing cityscape. Take a look at the Instagrams with the most likes and comments and you may find your …

‘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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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.

Classic Negroni with Spices – Our Recipe for a Warming Christmas Negroni

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

A classic negroni with spices has become our new Christmas drink. You need a really good reason to mess with a classic negroni recipe and as far as we’re concerned there are few better reasons than Christmas. This is the first in a series of...

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The list of blocked websites in China

by Furio Fu @ Sapore di Cina

¿Do you want to access any website in China without restrictions? Click here and check out the comparison of the top VPNs that really work in China Latest important information VPNs continue to provide access to websites blocked in China Despite the rumors, VPNs continue to be the best way to get around the Great […]

How To Shop Like a Local In Saigon?

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Shop like a local in Saigon, why not? Ho Chi Minh City, or much commonly known as Saigon, is a real mecca for shopping enthusiasts, but it is crazy, to tell you the truth. If you do not take some information or tips in hand, you will find yourself lost among stalls and stalls of

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How to Travel When you Have a Fear of Heights

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

This article is about How to Travel When you Have a Fear of Heights, not an article on how to overcome your fear of heights. A phobia like Acrophobia, the fear of heights is …

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Spring Creek Rest Area- Free Camp

by loveyourtravels @ LoveYourTravels

The Spring Creek Rest Area believe it or not was our first free rest area to EVER stay at in Western Australia. We are new to roadside free camps and we are keen to utilise more of them!! After a long day of driving from Derby  we were pretty keen to pull up stumps for Read More

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Explore a summer of possibilities in New Zealand

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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Why a Bhutan honeymoon is worth your romance, find out here

by Hao-Nhien @ Living Local

Why a honeymoon is worth your romance, find out here! Bhutan honeymoon may be your sweetest decision to start an eternally peaceful and harmonious marriage life. Why? Because the humble Buddhism kingdom has been designed to adopt Buddhism into every aspect of life. Every single living creature is treated fairly and equally in Bhutan since it […]

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A Very Pleasant Place to Visit is Warnemunde in Germany

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We had never heard of Warnemunde in Germany and were only visiting because our cruise ship was stopping there. The reality on cruises is that you generally only get one d…

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Go beyond the beach in Phuket with these unique attractions

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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The Golden Key Hotel Concierge – Les Clefs d’Or

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

The Golden Key Hotel Concierge is the Ultimate Insider, who belongs to an organisation called Les Clefs d’Or

A concierge of a hotel is there to help with direct…

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Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by Veronica Tan @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

May I noe how long it took from HCM to border of Cambodia. From there to Angkor wat how long. Is 3D2N enough for Cambodia.

Saigon Travel Advices

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide – Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

With 300 years of age, Saigon – Vietnam’s largest city is an interesting destination for you to explore our beautiful country. You can see not only the skyscrapers located close to each other, malls, shopping centers, but also the ancient villas and traditional markets already exist for hundreds of years. Here are some suggestions about ...

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Cost of Living in China

by Furio Fu @ Sapore di Cina

The first part of this article contains a general reflection on the cost of living in China. The second part contains a table with prices of the most common goods and services in the majority of Chinese cities. We’ve included transportation, utilities, sports and entertainment, bars and clubs, groceries and salary. Notice that this data […]

Will Cook for Food – One Chef’s Tip for Eating AMAZING Food While Traveling

by Jakob Polaco @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

Learn about the practice of “staging” where a cook can work (and eat) under chefs from around the world, for short unpaid apprenticeships, in exchange for experience.

Complete guide to avoiding taxi scams in Saigon

by Phuoc Le @ Travel Tips – Innoviet Travel

Being as local in Saigon, a tour guide (well, I used to) also a Traveler. I’m very sad to know that very few visitors to Vietnam want to return to this magnificent country. One of the major reasons that contribute to this problem is tourist scams. Although there have been so many topics discussing around

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Top 30 Things to do in Killarney, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

There is no doubt that Killarney is a popular destination, and we share the Top 30 Things to do in Killarney, Ireland from our recent trip to this beautiful Irish town. Fr…

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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.

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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The Best 2018 Destinations for Extreme Travel

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

It’s that time of year when you get the ‘best’ lists giving you ‘new’ ideas of where to go next year.  But in an effort to not be like everyone else, I focused on my favorite type of travel – extreme travel.  Check out Lonely Planet, AFAR, and the New York Times for the typical […]

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What Is The Best Beach Resort In Cambodia?

by upbai @ Indochinadaytours

Traveling to Cambodia, besides exploring the grandiose complex of Angkor Wat, you can go to visit other beautiful natural spots, including many resorts located next to beautiful beaches. With these resorts, visitors will be completely satisfied with the quality of service and their prices. So what is the best beach resort in Cambodia? The article below will help you to answer this question.

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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…

Not Having Travel Insurance is a Pain in the Butt

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

In these current times, we don’t even think about travel without travel insurance, because Not Having Travel Insurance is a Pain in the Butt. Most travellers ask us�…

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Saigon’s Hidden Alleys

by Doan Ton @ Saigon – I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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Kenya Passport Holders: Countries That Offer Visa-Free Entry

by Traveler Tips @ Travel Tips

Here are the list of countries and territories that offer visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival privilege to Kenya passport holders. Visa Not Required Antigua and Barbuda Bahamas Barbados Benin Botswana Burundi

The Unique Charms of Distinctive and Colorful Pagodas in Saigon

by Doan Ton @ Saigon – I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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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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The 26 Safest Cities for Female Solo Travelers

The 26 Safest Cities for Female Solo Travelers

by Brooke Saward @ WORLD OF WANDERLUST

Over the last five years travelling the globe solo I have had many ups and downs, good experiences, terrible experiences, and most important of all, life lessons. However if I could have known then what I knew now, there are some cities I would have avoided and others I would have visited sooner. Below is a comprehensive list of the safest cities for female solo travelers, where I have felt most comfortable and enjoyed every minute of my time in. Sure, there are many more… but these cities are a safe bet! The Best Cities for Female Solo Travelers 1. Zurich, Switzerland Switzerland as a whole is one of the safest countries to travel to solo, but Zurich is the city that captured my heart most. Just big enough to remain interesting for a few days but with a small village feel, the city is full of winding alleyways and postcard-worthy views. For an authentic experience consider renting an apartment (with a balcony) for a few nights and spend your days meandering the cities’ many pockets. Read more: How to Spend 48 Hours in Zurich 2. Vancouver, Canada Vancouver is the kind of city you imagine yourself living in just […]

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Wyndham Worldwide Acquires LaQuinta for $1.95 Billion

Wyndham Worldwide Acquires LaQuinta for $1.95 Billion

by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation will acquire La Quinta Holdings, Inc. in a $1.95 billion dollar cash deal announced Thursday morning. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of the second quarter of 2018, however, in the even that the deal falls through, La Quinta will pay Wyndham a termination fee of $37 million. Wyndham …

3 people accused of operating Georgia brothel sent to prison

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Two Chinese women and a Malaysian man whom prosecutors say operated a brothel near Atlanta that lured women from around the U.S. to work as prostitutes have been sentenced to federal prison. Court records show that 45-year-old Xiaohong Huang, 59-year-old Chan Kong Chow and 54-year-old Biyun Gong […]

Visiting Saigon During TET – 2017

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

TET or Lunar New Year occurs at the end of January in 2017. The lead up to the Year of the Rooster will be very festive, but during the actual holiday period, the atmosphere around the country will change completely. The...

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Is Naples worth visiting? That would be a yes.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Is Naples worth visiting? That would be a yes. Naples is generally the southern Italian city that people transit through on their way to the archaeological ruins of Pom

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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.

How to Own an Iconic Norwegian Sweater

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

I love winter but am not a fan of being cold, so I am going to share with you, how to own an Iconic Norwegian Sweater. I remember talking to someone from Norway who said there …

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The Best Solo Hikes in the U.S.

by Nick @ SoloGuides

Hikers who appreciate solitude as they travel do not have to visit far-off places. Some of the best spots for a solo hike are right here in the USA. Check out these less-traveled trails for a memorable experience. Don’t forget your camera: you’ll want memories to treasure and share. Lost Lake Trail, Alaska This trail … Continue reading The Best Solo Hikes in the U.S.

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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…

SAIGON TAXI AND CYCLO SCAMS – a comprehensive guide to avoiding taxi and cyclo scams in Ho Chi Minh City

by andytanphuc @ Travel Tips – AHA Boutique Hotel

Taxi and transportation scams are a part and parcel of any large metropolis, and Saigon is no exception.  As a seemingly unsuspecting foreigner, you are the perfect prey for many taxi and cyclo drivers around the city. Taxi drivers can be very shrewd and unwavering in their attempt to scam you.  Many tourists get into…

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Food Intolerance Isn’t The Same As Food Allergies– Here’s Why And Why You Should Get Tested

by Kach Medina @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

Most of my life, I was having problems with my indigestion and stomach cramps. I thought it’s normal for me since I lasted this far having the same problem everytime I eat my favorite Menudo, Nilaga, and even every Filipino’s favorite breakfast– Pandesal (Just thinking about its delicious smell when it comes out from the bakery’s oven makes me crave ...

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Vietnam travel tips: How to cross the street in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam travel tips: How to cross the street in Ho Chi Minh City


Stuff

It seems like a simple task but this daring venture requires a clear head and nerves of steel.

Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by Cambodia Tour 2017 – 3 days (March 3 to March 6) @Siem Reap, Cambodia – My Best Travel Adventure @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

[…] dropped off far from the city (looks like the middle of nowhere) and it cost us $5 to get to theHOTEL which was a fair price because it was pretty […]

Top 14 Places to Visit in Switzerland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Ever wondered which places to visit in Switzerland?, well these are  the Top 14 Places to Visit in Switzerland that needs to be on everyone’s list when they visit t…

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Must-Do Things While You’re in Hoian

by upbai @ Indochinadaytours

Now, Hoian is one of the most famous destinations in Central Vietnam in particular and in Vietnam in general. Coming here, you can enjoy the ancient beauty of the hundred-of-year-old ancient works such as the convention of the Hoa people, Japanese Bridge and An Bang beach. In addition, you should spend time experiencing the following must-do things while you’re in Hoian.

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Top 5 Places to Get a Tattoo in Ho Chi Minh City

by Vi Bi @ The Christina's Blog

Tattoos once had a stigma in Vietnamese culture. It was considered as something only mafia or bad people had done to their bodies. But nowadays, having a tattoo is a common thing internationally, and it has become the case here in Vietnam. People with receptive minds accept it and local creatives bring this art to […]

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You won’t get Champagne and Caviar on Tigerair Australia

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

That’s correct, you won’t get Champagne and Caviar on Tigerair Australia because it is a low-cost, budget airline and does not pretend to be anything else.

With Ti…

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Insider’s View Episode 8 – Fiona Briers

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Episode 8 of Insider’s View comes from Fiona Briers who runs the brilliant Bright Solutions in Vietnam. The work they do to empower women and produce gorgeous handicrafts is fabulous. She’s been here almost 9 years so I’d say she...

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Visiting Bantayan: What To Do, Where To Sleep

by Ruben Arribas @ Gamintraveler

The most probable thing if you are visiting Bantayan is that you will be coming from Cebu or Malapascua. During our trip to Bantayan, we were from Malapascua and we really liked the vibe in Bantayan. The beaches were empty with white sand, clear water and a long shore perfect for walking. But sadly we […]

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17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

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

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Eating Tapas and Exploring Cartagena in Spain

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I can’t say I knew a lot about this town, but I can tell you that Eating Tapas and Exploring Cartagena in Spain was one of those serendipitous moments. This city was amaz…

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Top 10 best places to visit in Pattaya

by Angela Smith @ Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

Pattaya is known as a place to party (of course with a good meaning). But it does not stop there, Pattaya also has a lot of things to do and to watch for the whole family in the wilderness of the city again. You can enjoy the impressive beauty of the city, sandy beaches, and […]

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

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

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

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Learning about Lisbon from a local

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

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

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

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


Love & Road

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

HCM HOP ON – HOP OFF CITY TOUR

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

HCM HOP ON – HOP OFF CITY TOUR HCM hopon hop off  city tour Departure: 08:00 – 08:30 AM   –  valid 24 hours (see time schedule) This tour will departure: 23/9 Park... Read More

Top Must-eat Dishes & Dining Spots In Saigon for Foodies

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

You are a foodie and want to explore the best street food in Saigon but aren’t sure where are the best places in town? Then this what you will love. Let’s put my recommendation of  the Top Must-eat Dishes & Dining Spots In Saigon for Foodies in your pocket and start exploring the Saigon food haven. * STREET FOOD 1. Cơm

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Why Tallinn Estonia or e-Estonia is so popular

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Grab wine, coffee or better still an Estonian crafted beer, and let me tell you Why Tallinn Estonia or e-Estonia is so popular. It has to do with the fact that this medieva…

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Weird and Wonderful Things about Japan

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Have you ever wondered about some Weird and Wonderful Things about Japan? Like why Japanese people can fall asleep, anywhere, anytime?  Why people slurp n…

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You must Explore The Ring of Beara in Ireland – or maybe not.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

While many people have heard of the spectacular Ring of Kerry in Ireland, you must explore The Ring of Beara which is absolutely not to be missed. The Ring of Beara in Irel…

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Top 5 Tips for Traveling with Children in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog

Top 5 Tips for Traveling with Children in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

The most useful Vietnam Travel tips for families traveling with children. What to do in Vietnam when you travel with kids? Safety advice for parents.

Classic Champagne Cocktail Recipe with a Tropical (Dragon) Fruit Twist

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This classic Champagne cocktail recipe with a tropical fruit twist is a recipe for fun. Serve this exuberant champagne cocktail at the beginning of a meal or social gathering over the holiday season and I guarantee you’ll kick-start the revelry. Champagne is a drink for...

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Visiting Valentia Island in Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

To be quite honest I had never heard of Valentia Island in Ireland. When we were planning our road trip of 3 weeks in Ireland, we knew we couldn’t do everything beca…

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Norwegian Dreamliner Breaks JFK Speed Record

Norwegian Dreamliner Breaks JFK Speed Record

by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

While no commercial aircraft has come close to touching the record transatlantic flight time of the now-defunct Concorde, which clocked in at just under two hours and 53 minutes back in 1996, one subsonic airliner has now come closer than ever before. As The Telegraph reports, this Monday, a Norwegian 787 Dreamliner flew from New …

Visiting Gibraltar. I’m just not into you!

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

After Visiting Gibraltar, I concluded that, “I’m just not into you!” Let me share with you why Gibraltar didn’t rock my socks (pun intended). …

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Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

A comprehensive budget travel guide to the city of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam with tips and advice on things to do, see, ways to save money, and cost information.

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.

A dress fit for a wedding… and for the Trans-Siberian train

by Jennifer Makin @ Urban Adventures

Between high school and university, I went to Belgium for a year on Rotary exchange, to improve the French I’d learned at school and experience a different culture. I got along well with all three of my host families, but in the second one, there was a daughter a year...

Top 5 most interesting experiences cu chi tunnels(or Chu Chi tunnels)

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide – Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Cu Chi tunnels (or Chu Chi Tunnels), which is famous as “the land of steel” of Vietnam, is located on the Northwest direction about 70 km from Ho Chi Minh city. It was built in 1940s during the war against French colonial. The system of tunnel includes a lot of rooms, kitchens, clinics, stores, etc. ...

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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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Cobh, Ireland – don’t rest on your laurels.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I have made no bones about the fact that we were charmed by Ireland, but I do have a message to Cobh, Ireland – don’t rest on your laurels. We loved the raw natural b

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Mini Travel Guide : Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Mini Travel Guide : Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Sharon Loh

Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon as it is still sometimes be called) is often said to be the biggest city in Vietnam. It was once the capital of France’s colony. And it is also one of the city in …

Bangkok Food Guide: 10 Must-Eat Restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

If you ask people what their favorite thing about Bangkok is, then the most common answers will surely be the temples, the nightlife, the low prices, and our personal favorite – the food. In case you haven't heard, Bangkok is a food lover's paradise, so much so that CNN named it the very best street food city in the world.

Kompas Eksplor Jawa Barat (Part 3) – Sawarna

Kompas Eksplor Jawa Barat (Part 3) – Sawarna

by Sharon Loh @ Sharon Loh

Destinasi terakhir yang kami kunjungi selama roadtrip #KompasEksplor adalah : Sawarna! Sebenarnya, setelah Sawarna, kami seharusnya mengunjungi Kampung Baduy. Tapi karena nggak sempat, akhirnya kami skip dan ganti dengan destinasi lain di Pelabuhan Ratu. Masih ingat dengan destinasi sebelumnya ga di Ujung Genteng? Pasti nggak. Jadi setelah asik main air di Curug Cikaso Ujung Genteng, kami melanjutkan perjalanan ke Sawarna. Estimasi Google Maps sih, sekitar 4 …

Ho Chi Minh City ‘S Cuisine

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide – Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Ho Chi Minh city offers an amazing array of food for visitors. There is nowhere better to immerse yourself in the exquisite flavours of Vietnamese cuisine than in Ho Chi Minh city. Ho Chi Minh city is one of Asia’s best kept culinary secrets. Come to Ho Chi Minh, I believe you will be pleased ...

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Top night market in Bangkok — Top 5 best night markets in Bangkok you must-visit

by Emily Nguyen @ Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

The night markets in Bangkok will bring you a festive atmosphere with hundreds of products to choose, as well as snacks, bars and live music band to make people enjoy. This is one of the unique local cultures which you must definitely experience behind the glittering commercial center. Let’s discover top night market in Bangkok — […]

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Ho Chi minh City Travel Guide

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide – Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Travel is the hobby of almost people in the world . To have a fun trip, you should have basic knowledge about the place that you want to go. Here are some advises for you when you are in Ho Chi Minh city. Please have a look because it’s very useful for you. Costume: You ...

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Top 20 FREE things to do in New York City

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

New York City is one of the most visited cities in the world, and here is a list of the Top 20 FREE things to do in New York City. Just walking around the city is enough to keep y…

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The Best Pho In Ho Chi Minh City

by upbai @ Indochinadaytours

Pho in Hanoi is well known from the North to the South. Nowadays, pho is not only sold in Hanoi but also found out almost every street in Ho Chi Minh City. However, to enjoy the best pho in Ho Chi Minh City with the real taste of North, you should consider the restaurants below.

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Ho Chi Minh City Attractions

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Central Post Office The Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh is a beautifully preserved remnant of French colonial times and perhaps the grandest post office in all of Southeast Asia. It designed by Gustave Eiffel and built between 1886 and 1891. Located next door to Notre Dame Cathedral, the two cultural sites can be ...

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

by andytanphuc @ Travel Tips – AHA Boutique Hotel

SAIGON: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) is Vietnam’s biggest, busiest, and most exciting city. In any such city there are always going to be scams and dangers to beware of. Airport Taxi & Cyclo Scams: You can learn more about these notorious scams in this comprehensive blog post. Hit-and-Run ‘Cowboys’: Drive-by snatchings (including backpacks, handbags, cameras slung around your neck,…

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Watermelon Mint Cooler Recipe – A Refreshing Cocktail For a Warm Day

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This watermelon mint cooler recipe is super easy to mix and makes for a refreshing light cocktail to drink on a stifling summer afternoon or a sticky day in the tropics. If you’re in the chilly northern hemisphere turn up your heating and pretend you’re...

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5 Animal Activities to Avoid in South Africa and Responsible Alternatives

by Margherita @ The Crowded Planet

If you’re planning to road trip South Africa or visit well-trodden African locations like Victoria Falls, you’ll probably be wondering what to do with all the ‘animal encounters’ on offer – here is what we think! Travelling around South Africa, you’ll be surrounded by ‘once in a lifetime’ animal experiences – walking with lions, swimming […]

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List of the Best Luxury Hotels in Mauritius

by Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Luxury Hotels in Mauritius for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will definitely help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: Grand Baie | Port Louis | Mont Choisy | Trou aux Biches | Flic en Flac ...

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How To Be a Better Traveller – 18 Ways to Travel Responsibly in 2018

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

How to be a better traveller is something I constantly ponder, particularly after a year in travel that saw a rise in anti-tourism sentiment across Europe, the emergence of beg-packing in Asia, and an explosion of naked tourism and public pooping. No wonder locals have...

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A Few Tips on Safety

by ducvuonghotel @ Travel tips in Saigon – Duc Vuong Hotel

A Few Tips on Safety You may read some stories of theft and snatching in Ho Chi Minh City. And just like any fast and busy city, there’s always going... Read More

1 day saigonese

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Saigon is considered as a very charming place by its stunning appearance, it also has a lot of interesting things for you to explore and experience. However what makes people love Saigon more everyday is that Saigon interlace between exuberant, beautiful things with much more simple but very close and familiar things. If you had ...

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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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A Road Trip in Iceland is on our Radar

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

A Road Trip in Iceland is on our Radar, and there are some ways to do this. This is what we have found out so far. Depending upon the time you have on this island, will depend o…

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Namibia Passport Holders: Countries That Offer Visa-Free Entry

by Traveler Tips @ Travel Tips

Here are the list of countries and territories that offer visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival privilege to Namibia passport holders. Visa Not Required Angola Antigua and Barbuda Bahamas Belize Benin Botswana

How to Get Fit BEFORE you Travel

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Whether you like it or not, traveling can be exhausting, so this is How to Get Fit Before you Travel. You are out seeing and doing things that are different, and your body n…

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Magical Memories of Lake Argyle

by loveyourtravels @ LoveYourTravels

Its known that Lake Argyle is  “the jewel of the Kimberley” and you know what, there  exactly right. Of all the amazing  places we have visited so far in the land down under, Lake Argyle is absolutely the most majestic and memorable place we have ever visited. If this place isn’t on your Australian Bucket Read More

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Traveling The World With a 30L Backpack: A Review of the SLICKS System As A One-Bag Travel Solution

by Nick @ SoloGuides

Some context: I’m currently 15 months into a round-the-world adventure. Having already explored 15 countries across four continents, I feel it’s about time to do a review of the gear I carry with me. Many have asked me to review individual pieces of gear, and this post is designed to do just that. Let’s do this! … Continue reading Traveling The World With a 30L Backpack: A Review of the SLICKS System As A One-Bag Travel Solution

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What is Experiential Travel, and why is it important

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

So what is Experiential Travel, and why is it so important? Let me explain.

It was the imperfect start to a perfect day and the start to our immersion experience in Valenc…

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A Quick Guide to Ho Chi Minh City | WORLD OF WANDERLUST

A Quick Guide to Ho Chi Minh City | WORLD OF WANDERLUST


WORLD OF WANDERLUST

A quick guide to the Vietnamese capital: A guide to Ho Chi Minh City.

7 Surprising Reasons Why You Need to Downsize from your McMansion

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

While it was the norm to own your home on your block of land, where you raised your children and stayed there until you couldn’t any longer; times have changed R…

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BLOG: 7 tips for surviving Ho Chi Minh City when you’re not Vietnamese

BLOG: 7 tips for surviving Ho Chi Minh City when you’re not Vietnamese


Northwest Asian Weekly

By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly I recently took a long overdue vacation to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, and it was a really exciting experience, one that I gleaned many lessons from. Here are my…

NGON RESTAURANT

by andytanphuc @ AHA Boutique Hotel

One of the most enjoyable things to do when visiting a foreign country for the first time is eat the local specialities. If this feeling grips you during your trip to Ho Chi Minh then Nha Hang Ngon restaurant is a delight, skilfully combining a comprehensive menu of classic Vietnamese dishes, English speaking waiters and…

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Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by norida manginsay @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

hello two monkeys travel! i've been a follower since i learned about your travel blogs and adventures. i am a newbie in traveling so inspired with your blogs and im planning to travel on my own in vietnam as a volunteer which i've researched on worldpackers.com could you give me some tips on what to expect and to do when i get there? esp. the currency and budget that i need. i'm planning to stay in the foundation i've chosen for 2 weeks at most. thank you so much. Best regards.

Money Customs in Japan – Take Cash

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

We travel to Japan regularly, and being aware of the money customs in Japan is something we know very well. Buy Japanese Yen before you go.  Surprisingly, as Japan is a …

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The 5 Best Night Markets in Taipei

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Taipei is inarguably one of the top street food cities in the world. Taiwan is known as the land of snacks: they have literally invented and re-invented genre after genre of snack food over the years. From pearl tea to fried chicken, the Taiwanese are all about inventing and perfecting the ultimate snack foods. Think Chinese-influenced foods created with the ingenuity and dedication to perfection that (you would think) only the Japanese would bring. While Taipei isn’t quite as famous with local Taiwanese as Tainan for their snack culture, they’ve got it covered and will most likely be your first stop in Taiwan. The sheer volume of street food options available alone are enough but, matched with the quality and price of the food available on the streets, it’s pretty much unbeatable. The catch with Taipei street food though, is ... Read More »

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Travel Writers Share Their Experiences with Airbnb.

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

We asked some Travel Writers Share Their Experiences with Airbnb, to ascertain what is working, and what is not. We are not writing for Airbnb, but we do use their servic…

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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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How to Spend One Day in Hoi An – Custom Itineraries for Vietnam

by andytanphuc @ Travel Tips – AHA Boutique Hotel

Hoi An is the one of the most unique cities in Vietnam.  The Old Town portion of the city is a UNESCO heritage site and the old architecture is superbly preserved and displayed.  Hoi An is an extremely popular destination for tourists, but because of the high number of tourists here, it can be overwhelming. …

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Quick Guide Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City | A Pair & A Spare

Quick Guide Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City | A Pair & A Spare


A Pair & A Spare

Many people make the mistake of thinking that it’s not worth stopping off in Ho Chi Minh, a main city in Vietnam previously known as Saigon (although for most the name has stuck). And whilst it doesn’t have the broke down palace quality of Hanoi, or the quaint feel of Hoi An, the blend of old … Read More

Essential Books for Cocktail Enthusiasts – From Spirited Histories to Recipe Books

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

These essential books for cocktail enthusiasts make fab gifts for the concoctors of cocktails and drinks mixers in your life if you’re still stuck for last minute gift ideas. Most of these recommendations have come from professional mixologists and bar owners we’ve meet and are...

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LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

8 must-taste Vietnamese specialties

by upbai @ Indochinadaytours

Vietnamese cuisine is well-known all over the world. If you have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam, you should not miss the discovery of Vietnamese street food. Following are 8 must-taste Vietnamese specialties: bánh mì, bánh xèo, bún chả, cao lầu, chả cá, cơm tấm, gỏi cuốn, nộm hoa chuối and phở.

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Panama Passport Holders: Countries That Offer Visa-Free Entry

by Traveler Tips @ Travel Tips

Here are the list of countries and territories that offer visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival privilege to Panama passport holders. Visa Not Required Albania Andorra Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Austria Bahamas

Insider’s Guide to Ho Chi Minh City

by Phuoc Le @ Travel Tips – Innoviet Travel

Ho Chi Minh City, commonly known as Saigon, is the mixed reflection of dynamic modern lifestyle and impressing historical architecture. In some ways, Saigon is lovely in the eyes of some people, but dangerous for the others. The difference, I think, lies in how much you understand about this city. It may be unfair for

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Sri Lanka Passport Holders: Countries That Offer Visa-Free Access

by Traveler Tips @ Travel Tips

Here are the list of countries and territories that offer visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival privilege to Sri Lanka passport holders. Visa Not Required Bahamas Barbados Dominica Ecuador Gambia Grenada Haiti

Why I Want to Go Back to Ireland & Bring You With Me

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

It was love at first sight. I pretty much fell in love with Ireland the moment I saw her. She seduced me with rolling, emerald, sheep-dotted hills and plains of gray-green stone. She stirred my wild side with reckless winds tearing across rocky cliffs, and underneath her incredible expanse of sky, she stole my heart. […]

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Two Days in Hanoi – How to Make the Most of It

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Small alleys crammed with food stalls, delicious smells filling the air of the quaint Old Town streets and imposing monuments honoring Vietnam’s rich and turbulent history— all that and more is Hanoi. If you are planning a short trip here and want to see all the main attractions, this two-day itinerary of the capital is […]

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Why You Must Visit Dingle in Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

You must visit Dingle when you go to Ireland. Everyone loves Dingle, including the Irish, because there is a lot to love about this seaside town on the west coast of the Wi…

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Town Tours and Island Hops in Coron, Palawan

by Ruben Arribas @ Gamintraveler

Coron can be considered the quiter sibling of El Nido. El Nido definitely didn’t feel very urban and is still in the super island mode, but the town already has a good no. Of bars and restaurants for all kinds of tastes. Coron on the other hand is much smaller than El Nido, and we […]

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Hiking the GR1 in the Girona Province – A Trail Guide

by Margherita @ The Crowded Planet

Are you hiking the GR1? Here’s our daily trail guide, focusing on the section of the GR1 crossing the Girona province, from Empuries to Ripoll. Let us know if we forgot anything! I think it’s safe to say that we’ll remember October 2017 as one of the best months of our lives. We crossed mountains, […]

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Slovenia Passport Holders: Countries That Offer Visa-Free Entry

by Traveler Tips @ Travel Tips

Here are the list of countries and territories that offer visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival privilege to Slovenia passport holders. Visa Not Required Albania Andorra Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Austria

Things To Do in Cebu City: Where To Sleep, What To Do

by Ruben Arribas @ Gamintraveler

Our last trip to Visayas, one of the Philippines’ main islands, was indeed an adventurous one! We visited different provinces including Cebu, Dumaguete, and Siquijor. It was our second time visiting Cebu City. On our first time visiting this beautiful city in Visayas, we didn’t have so much time to explore it. But luckily, this […]

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10 Most Popular Recipes of 2017 – from Winter Comfort Food to Asian Specialities

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

Our 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2017 on Grantourismo are an interesting mix of winter comfort food and Southeast Asian specialities – from a hearty Rabo de Toro and aromatic Cote de Boeuf to a refined Five-Spice Crispy Pork Belly and rich Cambodian Fish Amok. As 2017...

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List of the Best Luxury Hotels in Vanuatu

by Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Luxury Hotels in Ultimate List of Best Luxury Hotels in Vanuatu for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: Port Vila, Vanuatu | Luganville, Vanuatu. Vanuatu is an archipelago ...

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Insider’s Guide to Ho Chi Minh City

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Ho Chi Minh City, commonly known as Saigon, is the mixed reflection of dynamic modern lifestyle and impressing historical architecture. In some ways, Saigon is lovely in the eyes of some people, but dangerous for the others. The difference, I think, lies in how much you understand about this city. It may be unfair for

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A Study in Contrast when you visit Le Meridien Saigon

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Le Meridien Saigon is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most ultra-modern 5-star hotels. If you like bright and shiny things, you will love this hotel. It is located across fro…

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Turkish Airlines Offers 15% Discount For Booking Flights Through App

Turkish Airlines Offers 15% Discount For Booking Flights Through App

by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Turkish Airlines is offering a 15% discount for any domestic or international flight booked through its mobile app between now and Saturday. The discount applies to both economy or business-class flights purchased between January 18 and 20, for travel between January 20 through December 31, 2018. The promotion seems to be part of a push to get …

DUMAGUETE + NEGROS TRAVEL GUIDE (Budget + Itinerary)

by thepinay solobackpacker @ The Pinay Solo Backpacker

Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental has long been a tourist-magnet.  It is one of the more popular spots for expats who wish to retire in the Philippines.  The bustling city is home to the scenic Siliman University, the oldest American private university in the country.  Dumaguete City is dubbed as a University town because a large percentage of its population …

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Saigon Central Post Office

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The ultimate guide to Australian summer adventures

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

From white-sand beaches to world-class vineyards, you will find something to love here.

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How to get around Singapore — 6 means of transportation in Singapore for tourists

by Rose Nguyen @ Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

With a wide network of stations located across the city, MRT seems to be an absolutely perfect solution for traveling in Singapore. However, there are still other vehicles in the city that you can use in other cases such as taxis, buses, or rental cars, motorcycles or even walk. With the range of only 50 […]

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What to Do in Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City - 7 Insider Tips

What to Do in Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City - 7 Insider Tips


The Crowded Planet

Are you looking for what to do in Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City? Here are 7 Insider Tips from Saigon locals, expats and city lovers, to help you enjoy the city!

Philippines Passport Holders: Countries That Offer Visa-Free Entry

by Traveler Tips @ Travel Tips

Here are the list of countries and territories that offer visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival privilege to Philippines passport holders. Visa Not Required Bolivia Brazil Brunei Colombia Costa Rica Cote d’Ivoire

Complements of company, means, tools, topics, and directions

by Armando Turturici @ Sapore di Cina

The complement of company The complement of company indicates the person or inanimate being with which one finds in a specific circumstance or with whom one does or undergoes an action. The complement of company is introduced by the prepositions 跟 (gēn) “with”, 和 (hé) “and/ together with”. Here are a few examples: 我不跟他说了。 Wǒ […]

The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What is it about lighthouses that appeal to so many people? We live next to two lighthouses in Australia, and we love them. So maybe that has something to do with it. Check …

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Best things to do in mekong delta

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

The Mekong Delta is considered as the biggest Vietnam’s “rice bowl” with lots of rice paddy fields and dense system of rivers and canals. It lies to the west of Ho Chi Minh city, roughly stretching from My Tho in the east to Châu Đốc and Hà Tiên in the northwest, down to Cà Mau ...

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5 Useful Apps That Will Help You Perfectly Pack Your Suitcase

5 Useful Apps That Will Help You Perfectly Pack Your Suitcase

by Lori Zaino @ The Points Guy

Even if you have a brand new suitcase, it doesn’t mean you know how to pack properly. Things like weather changes can make the contents of your suitcase irrelevant if you’re not prepared, sending you rushing to the store to pick up an umbrella, an extra clothing layer or charger and more toiletries. Or, maybe you’re …

Travel to Sapa – Homestays and More

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

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

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

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

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

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4 Places To Relax This Summer

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

When you just need that x factor to make the most of the summer break, you might like to consider these 4 Places To Relax This Summer. There is something about the summer mo…

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How to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

As the 2017 European Capital of Culture, here is how to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark and make it a very worthwhile experience. In our opinion, Aarhus is a contempor…

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Top 4 best South America tours

by Hao-Nhien @ Living Local

Top 4 best South America tours The “Best South America tours” is a must-read list should you booked your tickets to the land of Latin American. We have come up with the list of top 10 tours for you to save your time researching. Read on and book a tour to enjoy every minute there. 1. […]

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CENTRAL POST OFFICE SAIGON

by andytanphuc @ AHA Boutique Hotel

The Central Post Office, which is one of the most beautiful buildings in around Saigon, was designed at the end of the 19th century by renowned French architect. The post office has in its interior a spectacular dome of gilded capitals that rests on metal pill painted green. The facade outside of the post office…

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Turkey Avocado Club Sandwich with Sriracha Mayo – How to Use Xmas Leftovers

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This turkey avocado club sandwich with Sriracha mayonnaise is a twist on the classic Club Sandwich. Over the festive season it’s an excellent way to use those Christmas turkey leftovers you have in the fridge but the rest of the year you can use chicken....

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Tips for Solo Travel in Ho Chi Minh

Tips for Solo Travel in Ho Chi Minh


Gamintraveler

If you are planning to do a solo travel around Vietnam. Read our tips in Ho Chi Minh City. How to meet people and how to spend amazing time.

Ho Chi Minh City and around Guide | Vietnam Travel

Ho Chi Minh City and around Guide | Vietnam Travel


Rough Guides

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

Adverbs 只 (zhǐ), 就 (jiù) and 才 (cái) in Chinese

by Armando Turturici @ Sapore di Cina

To out emphasis on a small quantity, you can insert one of the following three adverbs: 只(zhǐ), 就 (jiù) and 才(cái), translatable as “only”. Here are a few examples: 今天上课的人很少,就/只/才十一个人。 jīntiān shàngkè de rén hěn shǎo, jiù/zhǐ/cái shíyī gèrén. Today there were few in class, only eleven people. 我才/只/就睡了两个小时。 Wǒ cái/zhǐ/jiù shuìle liǎng gè xiǎoshí. […]

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…

25 Do’s and Don’ts in Japan

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

We are sharing the 25 Do’s and Don’ts in Japan so that you have some insight into what you should and shouldn’t do in this country of the rising sun. Of …

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How to Spend One Day in Hoi An – Custom Itineraries for Vietnam

by andytanphuc @ AHA Boutique Hotel

Hoi An is the one of the most unique cities in Vietnam.  The Old Town portion of the city is a UNESCO heritage site and the old architecture is superbly preserved and displayed.  Hoi An is an extremely popular destination for tourists, but because of the high number of tourists here, it can be overwhelming. …

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24 hours in Dublin

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let’s face it, 24 hours in Dublin is never going to be enough time, but if that’s all you’ve got, then here is how to make the most of it. 24 hours in Dubl

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Explore the City of Cairns Itself

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

You have made it to Tropical North Queensland, and to Cairns, so here are some ideas to explore the city of Cairns itself.

After you have been to the Great Barrier Reef, on…

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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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54 Do’s and Don’ts When Visiting Bali

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

These are 54 Do’s and Don’ts When Visiting Bali. Bali is known as the Land of Gods, and the Balinese believe that Heaven is Bali and that Bali is Heaven, and i…

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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…

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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Beach Hostels in Barcelona

by James @ Blog : Backpacker Accommodation | Barcelona Youth Hostel | Hostels in Trinidad | Hostels in Tel Aviv

It’s summertime and “the weather is high,” as Mungo Jerry said. And one of the biggest things going through everybody’s mind is probably some iteration of the first few lines of Nicky Minaj’s Starships, “Let’s go to the beach!” The olympics have been good to Barcelona, helping it rejuvenate itself and becoming one of the read more »

Vietnam Travel Guide: Tips, Advice, & How to Travel Responsibly

Vietnam Travel Guide: Tips, Advice, & How to Travel Responsibly


A Little Adrift

Everything I needed to know to backpack from one end of Vietnam to the other. A guide to what to see and do, where to stay, and responsible travel.

Summer Destinations 2016

by James @ Blog : Backpacker Accommodation | Barcelona Youth Hostel | Hostels in Trinidad | Hostels in Tel Aviv

Want to travel the world this summer? Who wouldn’t? One of the biggest obstacles that comes from traveling the world is finding a way to do it without selling your house and car to pay for it. The solution that world backpackers and many a world traveler give is to stay in hostels and other read more »

The Best Cooking Class in Tuscany in Italy

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We went to the best Cooking Class in Tuscany in Italy. This is a tour which is bookable on TripAdvisor. This was something that I have wanted to experience for a long time. …

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

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

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

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Best coffee shops in San Francisco for serious coffee fanatics

by Kristin O'Connell @ Urban Adventures

Good coffee is a way of life in San Francisco. It can be a leisurely affair — a way for city dwellers to slow down and savour the sweet nectar of coffee beans. Most of the places on our list of favourites below have what some may view as drawbacks:...

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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THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 1

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

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

by Hannah Crosby @ Urban Adventures

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

Happy Holidays and Bucket Lists

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I was working late one night and had a surprising email from a potential client come across my screen.  It talked about a possible opportunity to work on a travel project with a theme of’ ‘Firsts’.  They asked me to provide my list of ‘firsts’ (bucket list items) I wanted to do – and encouraged […]

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Aisle, Window, or Middle Seat on a Flight?

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Do you choose the Aisle, Window, or Middle Seat on a Flight? I think we all have our preferences when selecting a seat on a flight, but which one do you aim to book?

While mos…

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What we learned from our first cruise experience – 50 days

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We have never been on a cruise, and this is what we learned from our first cruise experience, which happened to be 50 days long. Let us share our Cruise Hacks and Recommend…

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Spending 2 days in St Petersburg in Russia – where all that glitters …

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I think I would have to say that St Petersburg in Russia was not at all what I was expecting, and Spending 2 days in St Petersburg in Russia revealed that all that glitters,

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Everland Resort: What to Do at South Korea’s Biggest Theme Park

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

Everland Resort is a Korean theme park located about 36 km from Seoul in Yongin City. It's South Korea's biggest theme park, receiving around 7.3 million visitors annually. Its most popular attractions include T Express, the world's steepest wooden rollercoaster, and Panda World, which is home to a pair of giant pandas.

Getting the Best SIM Card in Vietnam

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

This is our experience about Getting the Best SIM Card in Vietnam. We are not the sort of people who choose to disconnect from our social media platforms when we travel be…

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How not to piss off a Parisian

by Bec Pickett @ Urban Adventures

Parisians often carry the reputation of being rude and arrogant — especially to travellers in their city. But this stereotype is dated and, in fact, over the last several years the City of Love has become much more customer service oriented. If there are any rude ones, trust us they’re...

Discover: Seoul

by @ Wikitravel

Fans of spicy fermented cabbage from all over Korea flock to the Kimchi Museum in Seoul.

A small souvenir that holds big memories of Morocco

by Olivia Saunders @ Urban Adventures

Before returning to New Zealand in 2016, my partner and I spent a number of years seeing as much of the globe as we could, with the time and money we had available. We had been living in Birmingham for two years before our visas ran out, at which point...

Looking Fabulous when you Travel – Ciao Bella Travel

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Ciao Bella Travel are a travel accessories and clothing company for female travelers, dedicated to bringing you fabulous products to make your trip both stylish a…

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How to Eat Well When Skiing

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

It does not matter how good a skier or boarder you are, learning how to eat well when skiing is very important. Without the proper fuel in your system your shredding abili…

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SAIGON TAXI AND CYCLO SCAMS – a comprehensive guide to avoiding taxi and cyclo scams in Ho Chi Minh City

by andytanphuc @ AHA Boutique Hotel

Taxi and transportation scams are a part and parcel of any large metropolis, and Saigon is no exception.  As a seemingly unsuspecting foreigner, you are the perfect prey for many taxi and cyclo drivers around the city. Taxi drivers can be very shrewd and unwavering in their attempt to scam you.  Many tourists get into…

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Fluid + Form Action Camera 4K: A Review

by Ruben Arribas @ Gamintraveler

This blog post is about our new acquisition: Fluid + Form Action Camera 4K. We just got the package and the first thing that we did was to plan a small trip to take pictures. Where was the planned place? One of our favorites and one of the closest places from Pampanga– Subic. We have […]

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How to Do Mount Fansipan Right

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

Mount Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina peninsula, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. It was once only visited by adventure seekers fit enough to make the strenuous hike, but now this mountain offers a few different experiences for all types of travelers. Regardless of the new tram that brings […]

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Trump says program to protect ‘Dreamers’ is ‘probably dead’

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said on Jan. 14 that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children is “probably dead,” casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations just days before a deadline on a government funding deal that Democrats have […]

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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Stavanger in Norway is the City of Street Art

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Stavanger in Norway is the City of Street Art. This affluent city has an edginess to it that we were not expecting when we arrived on their National Independence Day. The …

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HCM City – Cu Chi tunnel Tour

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

HCM City – Cu Chi tunnel Tour HCM City – Cu Chi tunnel Tour is great deluxe join-in group tour from Ho Chi Minh City (HMC.C) if you do not... Read More

Top 15 Free Things to Do in Tokyo

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Tokyo is a fascinating city, and despite its reputation as being a very expensive city, you will be pleasantly surprised at the Top 15 Free Things to Do in Tokyo.  With J…

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What to Pack for a Ski Trip to Japan

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

You are Planning a Ski trip to Japan. Well done you. Ever wondered What to Pack for a Ski Trip to Japan? As veterans of skiing in Japan, we can tell you that it is one of the mos…

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10 Ho Chi Minh City Travel Tips: Myths Locals Never Tell You - Living Local

10 Ho Chi Minh City Travel Tips: Myths Locals Never Tell You - Living Local


Living Local

1. The most important Saigon travel tips: Do not shop in Ben Thanh market, I repeat, do not shop in Ben Thanh market unless you want to do charity by paying for over-priced items. 2. Why Vinasun/Mailinh taxi? Uber and GrabTaxi are taking down regular taxi services here: much cheaper, faster, better service quality, every […]

Visiting the Seaside Town of Weymouth in England

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Located just 20 minutes from Portland, we spent a day Visiting the Seaside Town of Weymouth in England. Weymouth is the archetypal English seaside holiday destinatio…

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SAIGON FREE WALKING TOURS

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

29th annual Mochi Tsuki on Bainbridge Island

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

By Jessica Kai Curry NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY What started as a private celebration between friends and family on Bainbridge Island has grown into a widely-anticipated public festival that attracted over 1,000 participants this year. The highlight of the Jan. 7 event marking the 29th annual Mochi Tsuki was unquestionably the mochi making demonstration, led by […]

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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Cai Rang Floating Market

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

It is said that “not being in Cai Rang floating market means not knowing the land of Mekong Delta. Cai Rang floating market, the most famous floating markets of the Southwest, specializes in selling fruits and agricultural products of the whole region.This floating market, although not the largest of all, has more commercial activities, thus ...

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Visiting Flåm in Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

It was a day when everyone woke early on the cruise ship because we were Visiting Flåm in Norway. I am talking 4am early because we were sailing along the Aurlandsfjord, …

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20 Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We recently published The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World, and then we received another 20 Best Lighthouses in the World. Considering that everyone loves lighthou…

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How to Travel From Saigon to Hanoi

How to Travel From Saigon to Hanoi


TripSavvy

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

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by andytanphuc @ Travel Tips – AHA Boutique Hotel

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…

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Butterflied Roast Turkey with Stuffing Recipe by Chef Neil Perry and Christmas Tips

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This butterflied roast turkey with stuffing recipe comes from another of Australia’s best chefs Neil Perry, who helms the Rockpool group of restaurants, which have long been some of our favourites. Here Neil shares his recipe for Butterflied Roast Turkey with Chestnut, Herb and Bread...

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Kung Fu Tour: Visit the Shaolin Temple

by Sborto Zhou @ Sapore di Cina

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

List of the Best Luxury Hotels in Mexico

by Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Luxury Hotels in Mexico for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: Mexico City | Guadalajara | Tijuana | Puebla | Ciudad Juárez | Monterrey. Mexico has always been ...

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11 famous alleys for food lovers in Sai Gon

by Phuoc Le @ Travel Tips – Innoviet Travel

Saigon Alleys are food heaven for those who want to discover the authentic cuisine of Sai Gon. Just a short visit to one of these alleys, you will see why locals love to eat in those small alleys. 1. 52 Cao Thắng Alleyway, District 3 51 Cao Thắng Food alleyway has been a popular spot

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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.

The Best Books I Read in 2017

The Best Books I Read in 2017

by Brooke Saward @ WORLD OF WANDERLUST

You know that break I’ve been taking? It’s finally over. This year I have done what I haven’t done in five years: I’ve spent more time at home than I have abroad. Crazy, I know. At the start of the year on a trip to Tahiti, I made a promise to myself that I would take some time off exploring the world to explore other interests. As such, I’ve had a lot of time to read and this has led me to find some really positive-perspective books that I want to recommend. MILK AND HONEY BY RUPI KAUR If you haven’t already read this book then put on some clothes, get in your car and go buy it now (or just click the link – whatever is easiest). This is hands down one of the most soul-revealing books I have read. It makes you realise you’re not the only one, that someone else has been through that too. It leaves you with answers to questions you thought would forever be unanswered. It’s the kind of book you want two copies of: one to devour and ripe out the pages to put in frames around your living room and the other […]

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30 Quirky Things to Do in Tbilisi & Best Restaurants

by Margherita @ The Crowded Planet

There are so many things to do in Tbilisi that one week was definitely not enough, even though it was our second visit! Make sure you visit the awesome capital city of Georgia, the country, and check out all its amazing quirky tourist attractions! We visited Tbilisi for the first time in 2011, at the […]

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Best Pho In Ho Chi Minh City District 1

by upbai @ Indochinadaytours

In district 1, the central district of Ho Chi Minh City, it is not difficult to find a good restaurant, from luxurious restaurants to sidewalk food stalls where numerous delicious foods are sold, for example, pho, broken rice and beefsteak. This article will introduce you the best pho in Ho Chi Minh City district 1.

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Top 5 Must-try Saigon Local Food

by Doan Ton @ Saigon – I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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Ngumban Cliff Rest Area- Free Camp

by loveyourtravels @ LoveYourTravels

Camping and doing the lap of Oz is high on many people’s bucket lists now days. With many people on the road and the rising costs in everyday expenses, everyone is trying to save a pretty penny or two by opting for free camping options. Free Camping is exactly that, for FREE.  It doesn’t matter Read More

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Best Thailand honeymoon resorts

by Hao-Nhien @ Living Local

Best Thailand honeymoon resorts A list of the best Thailand honeymoon resorts is all you ever need to complete your perfect wedding package.  Thailand earns its name as “the Vegas of the East” for its top-notched services filled with pure hospitality and mesmerizing resorts on the sexiest beaches of our Planet Earth. All of which are […]

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Top 5 most interesting experiences cu chi tunnels(or Chu Chi tunnels)

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Cu Chi tunnels (or Chu Chi Tunnels), which is famous as “the land of steel” of Vietnam, is located on the Northwest direction about 70 km from Ho Chi Minh city. It was built in 1940s during the war against French colonial. The system of tunnel includes a lot of rooms, kitchens, clinics, stores, etc. ...

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The Highlights of our year as Travel Bloggers

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

The wonderful thing about being travel bloggers is that we have no idea of what our year will look like, and I guess that is totally true with life also. That is why our tagl…

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Useful, if trivial, information about London and Londoners

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Useful, if trivial, information about London and Londoners

London is one of the most historic and beautiful cities in the world. There are many articles about what to s

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SINGAPORE: 5 Best Places to Eat Hainanese Chicken Rice in Singapore

by Lionel Lee @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

Hainanese chicken rice is one of the most popular Singaporean dishes and often considered by locals and foreigners as one of our National Dishes. In this post, I will share with you the top 5 Chicken Rice places you should check out when you visit Singapore.

We Did The Ivanhoe Crossing!

by loveyourtravels @ LoveYourTravels

Ivanhoe Crossing has officially been ticked off the Aussie Bucket List!  Driving a river crossing can be dangerous, you need to be equipped with a 4WD and be aware of the elements around you. Stacey has never been a huge fan of river crossings,  maybe it has something to do with  crocodile infested waters or Read More

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20 Things to do in Jersey, Channel Islands

by Margherita @ The Crowded Planet

If you’re looking for things to do in Jersey (I mean the Channel Island, NOT New Jersey!), this post is for you! We’ve included all you need to know before travelling to Jersey, 20 different activities to enjoy during a weekend in Jersey (or longer, if you’re lucky), as well as tips on where to […]

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Best Breakfast In Ho Chi Minh City

by upbai @ Indochinadaytours

Because of the busy life, many people just have a quick breakfast with a loaf of bread or sticky rice. So if having some leisure time at weekend, which dish do the locals usually have for their breakfast? This article will introduce you the best breakfast in Ho Chi Minh City.

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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.

14 Unique Things you can do in Tokyo

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Here are 14 Unique Things you can do in Tokyo. Tokyo is one of the most vibrant, energetic and dynamic cities on the planet. Not only will you experience one of the most ama…

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Things to do in: Ho Chi Minh City

by Urban Adventures @ ho chi minh city travel tips – Urban Adventures

You’ve been to the War Remnants Museum and the Cu Chi Tunnels, and you’ve eaten your weight in pho. So what’s next while you’re in Ho Chi Minh City? Good thing for you, the city of Saigon has a lot more in store for you to discover, including plenty of...

Important Holidays in Thailand to Keep in Mind

by Haylie Hoang @ Living Local

Thailand is a multi cultural country that you can easily get immersed in, literally everyday is a party or a memorable celebration of a royalty. But if you want to double up the fun, Thailand does have their regional holidays to offer if you wish to learn more about their distinctive heritage. Songkran Festival (April […]

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Danasan Eco Adventure Park in Danao

by Ruben Arribas @ Gamintraveler

It’s been a long stay in Cebu, and the three weeks that we spent have been incredible, topped by a very new experience we had with Danasan Eco Adventure Park. If you’re headed to Cebu, and have a day or two to spare outside the city, this is one perfect destination. How to get to […]

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Eight architectural wonders in Ljubljana

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

Some of the most stunning European architecture can be found in Ljubljana, including works of famous architect, Jože Plečnik.

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Cambodian Num Pang Recipe — How to Make Num Pang Barang

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

Our Cambodian num pang recipe is a recipe for what I have called num pang barang – ‘barang’ means ‘foreigner’ in Khmer. Cambodia’s banh mi is similar to Vietnamese banh mi — a Vietnamese sandwich or technically a baguette packed with pork, pate and salad....

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Illumination of the Falls Niagara, ON

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Every evening Niagara Falls puts on a lights show, this is Illumination of the Falls Niagara, ON. This has been operational since 1925, funded by The Niagara Falls Illu…

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What to do in Katakolon, Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Katakolon, Greece is a hole-in-the-wall port that is surprisingly charming. The port of Katakolon or Katakolo is a popular stop for cruise ships, offering an opportu…

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Korean Food Guide: 44 Things to Eat in Seoul, South Korea and Where to Try Them

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

As delicious and universally appealing as Korean barbecue is, I've learned that there's so much more to the cuisine than just bulgogi and galbi. Things like ganjang gejang, jokbal, and naengmyeonaren't as well known outside of Korea but they are dishes well worth flying for.

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!

Appreciating a Prolonged Layover at London Gatwick

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Appreciating a Prolonged Layover at London Gatwick.

The benefits of exploring the many sights and sounds of London have been well documented throughout the years, ac…

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Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism - KAYAK

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism - KAYAK


KAYAK

Planning to visit Ho Chi Minh City? Discover how to get there, where to stay, what to do, where to eat and more, in the best guide to Ho Chi Minh City, from KAYAK.

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam? Here's THE Travel Guide | Wanderlust Duo

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam? Here's THE Travel Guide | Wanderlust Duo


Wanderlust Duo

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City? What to do, where to stay, getting to Ho Chi Minh City, everything you need to know in THE Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide.

WAR REMNANTS MUSEUM SAIGON

by andytanphuc @ AHA Boutique Hotel

War Remnants Museum is not for the faint-hearted as it house harrowing displays from the American War. Established in 1975, it is home to US armoured vehicles, bombs, infantry weapons and controversial images detailing the brutality of war. Not to be missed is Requiem, a homeage to the photojournalists who lost their lives covering both…

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30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

It appears that I am not the only one with a thing for lighthouses, and here are 30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World. It all started when we visited Hook Lighthouse in Ir

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Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by Joannah Pabroa @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

So helpful blog. Thanks for sharing. Anyway, where do you book your tour like the Angkor Temple Tour?

11 Travel Scams that Make Great Stories

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

These are 11 Travel Scams that make great stories, and others where you can learn a lesson. I don’t think that anyone is immune from travel scams, but being more aware c…

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Where to Stay in Milan – Best Hotels Tried and Tested

by Margherita @ The Crowded Planet

MondaysinMilan is back! If you’re planning to visit and wondering where to stay in Milan, this place is for you – here are the best hotels in Milan, all tried and tested. Which means that I have actually slept there. How’s that for a guarantee?  One of the questions I’m asked most often by readers […]

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The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Bangkok, Thailand

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and its biggest city by far. It's a top tourist destination which is consistently ranked among the world's most visited cities. In fact, so popular and beloved is Bangkok that it was voted the "World's Best City" by Travel + Leisure magazine readers for four consecutive years. Spend a few days there and you'll get its appeal.

Contest winners

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

A few of our readers won a recent contest we ran, picking the top five biggest stories of 2017 affecting the local API community. Rochelle Yuen won a $25 gift certificate to Ocean Star, Tony Vo won a $25 gift certificate to Tai Tung, and Rose Wong won a mixed fruitcake from Cake House, which […]

5 Romantic Getaway Ideas

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

5 Romantic Getaway Ideas that will inspire you to realise your dreams of  unique and unforgettable romantic getaways. Perhaps you’re tired of always celebratin…

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

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

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

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A Guide to Tipping Around the World

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Tipping Around the World is a guide on what countries do you tip in. The list is comprehensive as possible, but feel free to add any others in the comments. Tipping in diff…

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7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

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

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How to eat pho in Ho Chi Minh City

by Nhi Pham @ ho chi minh city travel tips – Urban Adventures

We asked Nhi Pham, our local guide and expert in Ho Chi Minh City, about how to eat Vietnam’s most famous dish like a local in her city. Pho in Ho Chi Minh City is a bit different from what you’ll find in Hanoi and other northern cities. In the...

Nikon KeyMission 180 And 70: The Next Best Action Camera for Sailors

by Kach Medina @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

One month ago, Nikon sent us their action cameras to review, but I didn’t know where to use it for as we have three units of GoPros. If you’ve been following our adventure, you’ll know that we are now focused on our first sailing across the Caribbean. I’ve been focusing now on being a housewife (or shall I say boat ...

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Popular IHG® Rewards Club catalog items for less than 80,000 points

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

You have lots of options for redemptions—and they start as low as 300 points.

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The Best Advice For Your First Time Traveling Solo

The Best Advice For Your First Time Traveling Solo

by Brooke Saward @ WORLD OF WANDERLUST

I’ve been on so many solo adventures now that I am often quick to forget how daunting my first time traveling solo was. On my first trip, I embarked on the 30+ hour journey to Europe and made my way to Paris, Prague, Budapest and London. Since then, I’ve never thought twice about packing my bags and heading off on a trip solo. But there are so many things I know now that I wish I knew back then, like what to do when you catch the right train but in the wrong direction, or how to convince yourself you’re more adventurous than you really are. Below are my top tips to help you build the courage we both know you have to take your first solo adventure! 1. When packing: less is more The best piece of advice I was given before I set off on my first adventure solo was to pack my bags, take it all and cut it in half, then put only half back. The old saying “you can only wear one pair of jeans at a time” is remarkably true, moreover, your favourite pair of jeans is always going to be your go to. Anything […]

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A different experience of El Nido

by Ruben Arribas @ Gamintraveler

Want other plans in El Nido aside from the regular Tours A to D? After spending a few weeks in El Nido with One Life Adventures, we will share with you my most recent El Nido trip with Rachel. Here we break down other activities that are worth doing in one of the famous islands […]

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Things I Learned about Monaco and Monte Carlo

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I had known a couple of things about Monaco before I visited … but not a lot. I was always confused between Monaco and Monte Carlo. These are the Things I Learned abo…

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How to Experience Cabot Cliffs Golf Course When You Don’t Golf

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

“What is a links course anyway?” I asked as we pulled into the swanky Cabot Links Lodge in the little town of Inverness in Cape Breton. I’m not a golfer, so I don’t follow golf, I know nothing about golf terms, and I never really understood the ‘draw’ to what motivates people to be excited […]

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Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by Tins Gonzales @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

HI! Is it possible for us to still visit siem reap if we'll be arriving in ho chi minh 12:20 am on monday and departing from ho chi minh to manila 1am on thursday? We were able to booked a flight from manila to ho chi minh and our return flight is also from ho chi minh. But we would love to visit siem reap. Thanks!

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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Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Tired of getting scammed? Triip is a new way for you to travel

by Joe @ Living Local

What is Triip? Triip is the happiest way to enjoy truly local experiences.  We are the travel platform that enable travellers to book truly local experiences crafted by local experts in 93 countries, 653 cities around the world. We enable local individuals to become Local Experts and share their passions while making extra revenues. On […]

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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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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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Stay near the BTS and MRT in Bangkok

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Stay near the BTS and MRT in BangkokClick To Tweet when you are choosing where to stay, in the capital city of Thailand. Bangkok can be quite daunting as the city is vast, w…

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A City Guide to Edmonton, Alberta

A City Guide to Edmonton, Alberta

by Brooke Saward @ WORLD OF WANDERLUST

My first trip of 2018 has been on my travel bucket list for as long as I can remember: the Canadian Rockies! My first stop on the trip was initially one of convenience, flying in to Edmonton as one of the two gateways to the region (the other being Calgary). But I soon realised this city is worth so much more than a stopover as it turned out to be a really fun few days! Below you will find my recommendations for the city of Edmonton, which is bursting with so many great restaurants, cafes and bars. Its the kind of city you can really kick back and enjoy yourself in, especially if you consider yourself a bit of a foodie like me. So, lets dive in! Your Guide to Edmonton, Alberta I landed in the afternoon after a 24 hour flight journey from my hometown in Tasmania. If you’re flying from Australia you will be spoilt for choice, as Air Canada have just launched direct flights from Melbourne to Vancouver, in addition to the Sydney-Vancouver route already on offer. From there, its just a 1 hour and 15 mins flight through to Edmonton. Once you’ve arrived, I would recommend […]

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Why Travel Agents are Back in Style

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

The story of why travel agents are back in style

  • Once upon a time travel agents did all of the work for you when you went on vacation.
  • Then along came the internet, lots of gr

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Alaska Airlines Debuts New Employee Uniforms, Its First Combined With Virgin America

Alaska Airlines Debuts New Employee Uniforms, Its First Combined With Virgin America

by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Disclaimer: Alaska wants its employees to be the first to see the new uniforms, so photos of the custom-made garments have yet to be released to the media. We will update this story with photos once we get them. Alaska Airlines debuted the latest change to its airline in its ongoing merger with Virgin America. …

7 Things to Know Before You Go To Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

7 Things to Know Before You Go To Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


The Points Guy

Ho Chi Minh City is the jumping off point for many people visiting Vietnam. Here are seven things you should consider before you head there.

Guest Blogger: Maggie Wu's Travel Tips to Ho Chi Minh City

Guest Blogger: Maggie Wu's Travel Tips to Ho Chi Minh City


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When my husband and I moved to Singapore due to his job assignment a few months ago, we wanted to take full advantage of the fact that Singapore was so close to so many destinations that would normally be 20+ hours away for us to visit if we had to visit them from New York. The first place we visite

Saigon in my eyes

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide – Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Saigon – Ho Chi Minh city is not only the busiest urban center throughout the country but also the home of many unique cultural features which are not available in anywhere of Vietnam. Saigon makes every tourist love each day is the overlap of magnificient and charming things with other simple but very close and ...

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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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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…

Bonsai Saigon River Cruise – Resurrection!

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Bonsai is Back!!! It’s my great pleasure to announce that as of April 2017, Bonsai Dinner Cruises has a brand new boat, “The Bonsai Legacy,” and is re-open for business. I often get queries from my readers about which night...

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Visit Donegal, Ireland for a lot of craic

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Go Visit Donegal, Ireland for a lot of craic. Donegal, pronounced Donegawl, is a remote county in Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way. It is an area of outstanding natura…

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Why I Love Facebook, and Why I Hate Facebook

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

I have many reasons why I Love Facebook, and Why I Hate Facebook. Facebook, as we all know, is a free social networking website that allows registered users to create pro…

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Visit Hook Lighthouse, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

An excellent day trip from the charming town of Kilkenny in Ireland is to go and visit Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the world.Hook Lighthouse …

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Sausage Roll Recipe – How to Make Delicious Homemade Sausage Rolls

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

This sausage roll recipe couldn’t be more easy. These sausage rolls are a breeze to make, you know what’s going in them, and while this sausage roll recipe makes delicious homemade sausage rolls, you can easily tweak it each time to your taste. For Aussies,...

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Haitian Ad Agency Creates Campaign Around ‘Shithole Countries’

Haitian Ad Agency Creates Campaign Around ‘Shithole Countries’

by Alexa Noel @ The Points Guy

During a White House meeting on January 11, President Trump stated that immigrants from Norway would be preferable over immigrants from “shithole” countries like Haiti, El Salvador and some African nations, according to several reports. According to The New York Times, when Trump heard that Haitians were among those who would benefit from the proposed …

Street Food in Copenhagen at Papiroen

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

If you want to sample some amazing Street Food in Copenhagen, then head to Papiroen, or more correctly Papirøe, which translates to Paper Island. If you want the very t…

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SAIGON UNSEEN SCOOTER TOUR

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

SAIGON UNSEEN SCOOTER TOUR Saigon unseen scooter tour departures time: 8:00AM, 1:00PM TRANSPORTATION: Motorbike OPTIONAL SERVICES: Private Tour add $10 per person PRICE: $35 or 787,500VND SAIGON UNSEEN SCOOTER TOUR ITINERARY WHAT IS... Read More

I Love Vietnam Tour – the First Company for Women Travellers

by Duyen Dinh @ Saigon – I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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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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A local’s guide to Stromovka Park in Prague 7 (Holešovice)

by Silvie Pösslová @ Urban Adventures

No one knows local life like our guides. That’s why we’ve asked them take us around their favourite ‘hoods and offer their insider tips on seeing the city like a true local. If Stromovka sounds like your kind of place, local Prague guide Silvie and her team can show you...

Our International Flight with Tigerair Australia to Bali

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

This was the first time that we have taken an international flight with Tigerair Australia. We flew from Australia to the topical island of Bali, an island that is immen

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Beating the queues at Les Catacombes, Paris

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Les Catacombes, Paris are an immensely popular attraction and not as ghoulish as you may think. We didn’t have tickets when we arrived on a brisk Wednesday morning be…

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A Thrilling Hai Van Pass Adventure With Onetrip

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Vietnam is a fabulous country that sings harmonies of the wild jungle and the people that venture through it. That is a destination that you must visit at least once in your life if you seek adventure. One of the most desired places to stay in Vietnam for both foreigners and locals alike is Da […]

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BLOG: A year of wonder

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “Triumph” is the word I use to depict the year 2017. It’s not that I had invented a major breakthrough to save the Northwest Asian Weekly, which has been struggling like all print media. But the more I thought about last year, words like “extraordinary,” “serendipitous,” and even “miraculous” […]

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.

48 hours in Helsinki, Finland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What to see, what to do, where to stay and where to eat when you have 48 Hours in Helsinki, a city that will pleasantly surprise you. As the capital city of Finland, spendin…

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25 Things that Annoy Me about Cafes, Restaurants, and Bars

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

We eat out at least once a day, sometimes twice and at other times we do the trifecta, so these are the 25 Things that Annoy Me about Cafes, Restaurants, and Bars. I know, I k…

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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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Visiting Kristiansand in Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We were Visiting Kristiansand in Norway because it is one of the popular cruise stops, and also a summer destination for local people. Kristiansand is Norway’s …

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Traveler Alert: Which Web Browser Should you Use to Save Money?

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Beware. Which web browser should you use when booking your travels?

Different web browsers and different computers will yield very different results if you are booki

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Our Weekend Guide In The Beautiful City Of Bergen, Norway

by Kach Medina @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

After 6 days of cruising along the beautiful and rugged coasts of Norway with Hurtigruten, we finally arrived in the very beautiful City of Bergen! It was raining and cold when we arrived but the coldness was tolerable that I noticed that my hands weren’t shaking. Haha. It is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever been to ...

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That Luang Festival Laos

by upbai @ Indochinadaytours

Every year, in the mid-December of the Buddhist calendar (usually in November or sometimes also in October of Solar calendar), the Lao people from all over the country flock to Vientiane - the capital of Laos to take part in That Luang festival. This is a Buddhist festival in Lao and also the largest national festival of the year.

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Must Visit Sites in Hoi Chi Minh City

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

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

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FINE ARTS MUSEUM HCMC

by andytanphuc @ AHA Boutique Hotel

Set inside an exquisite colonial villa, this museum is home to art from the 7th to 17th centuries along with rotating exhibits of contemporory art by local and international artists. The second floor features a permanent collection of sketches, paintings and statues, many of which focus on the resistance to colonial rule. The third floor…

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Connecting you to the local experience – My day out with Inspitrip

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Well, I haven’t been out on a trip for quite a while. (I think the last one was with Saigon Treasure Hunt) The main reason is, I’ve been totally flat out writing and editing the second edition of my book...

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We Found the Best Sim Card with Data in London

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

We found the Best SIM card with data in London and Europe. We wanted to know where to get a prepaid data SIM in London and which was the best London sim card for touris…

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Where to find Street Art in Saigon

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Away but within earshot of the cacophony of motorbikes and beeping horns in Hoi Chi Minh City, you will find a little alley full of Street Art in Saigon. Most things in Sai…

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A Day with Triip Creators in Tokyo, Japan

by Ha Lam @ Living Local

Japan and Tokyo have been in my bucket list for a long time. The country appears quite often in my dream, those shiny smiles of Japanese people, the Wagu beef, Sappor, Asahi beer, sake, salmon, sashimi, sushi, udon, ramen, tempura. My gratitude to ChangeMakersXchange – you made this happen: Tokyo – happier and easier traveling with Triip’s local experts […]

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Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

by Me-An Clemente @ Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap - DIY Travel Guide Series

Isn't it more expensive to get two-way tickets for an airfare than a roundtrip one? Anyway, I've been both to Ho Chi Minh and Pnom Penh when I was younger and your post certainly made me miss Vietnam and Cambodia. I still haven't been to Siem Reap, but now I have a reason to go back to Cambodia as my co-blogger still haven't been there. Maybe we'll try this itinerary.

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

by andytanphuc @ AHA Boutique Hotel

SAIGON: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) is Vietnam’s biggest, busiest, and most exciting city. In any such city there are always going to be scams and dangers to beware of. Airport Taxi & Cyclo Scams: You can learn more about these notorious scams in this comprehensive blog post. Hit-and-Run ‘Cowboys’: Drive-by snatchings (including backpacks, handbags, cameras slung around your neck,…

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New York for Pastry Lovers: The 10 Best Bakeries in NYC

New York for Pastry Lovers: The 10 Best Bakeries in NYC

by Brooke Saward @ WORLD OF WANDERLUST

On my recent fleeting visit to New York, I had just enough time to check out what was happening on the bakery scene in the city and sample my way around some old favourites. Below you will find my handpicked selection of the 10 best bakeries in NYC and what each of them specialises in to make over-the-counter ordering a breeze! Supermoon Bake House (The Cruffin) New on the scene and only open a few days before my arrival, the creator of the cruffin (an Aussie himself) has departed Mr Holmes Bakehouse (West Coast) and branched out on his own with Supermoon Bake House in the lower east side. Of course, the speciality is still the croissant-muffin hybrid “the cronut”, but you’ll have to arrive bang on opening time to get your hands on one. If you miss out, the croissants are really good in terms of technique and flavour, but be ready to flake the whole thing all over you. Bonus: the coffee is great thanks to some Aussie baristas. 120 Rivington Street, Lower East Side, New York Woops! Bakeshop (The Cuteness) Over in Williamsburg I came across this little gem of a place that I’ll admit, looked better than it […]

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Drinking Culture in Saigon – Part 2: Cocktail Culture, Cuisine & Mixology Bars, and Single-Spirit Bars

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

You have seen the city growing and globalizing, with luxurious department stores, elegant restaurants, shining craft beer taprooms, and fancy nightclubs flocked with young locals. Check my first part of this drinking culture series – about best bars in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) for nightlife hanging out spots and craft beer – if you […]

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Driving The Stuart Highway- Port Augusta to Darwin 

by loveyourtravels @ LoveYourTravels

With the beautiful The Great Barrier Reef, the spectacular Sydney Harbour Bridge and breath taking Opera House, backpacking across Australia or even doing the Lap of Australia with the family  is a dream harboured by most people the world over. In September/ October 2017, a part of this dream turned into a reality where we went Read More

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Can YOU Survive a 3 day Comedy Cruise?

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let me ask you something about a comedy cruise. Can YOU Survive a 3 day Comedy Cruise? Do you have it in you to accept the muscular spasms from laughter? Will you perhaps …

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SAIGON STREET FOOD

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

21 Best Life Changing and Motivational Books To Read

by Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

Reading can truly bring us to places. It can also inspire us and bring the best out of people even during the darkest times in their lives. Books are like personal mentors. They build us. They help us see the wrong and the right in the things that we are doing in life. Books are words of wisdom intricately designed ...

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Casas Particulares, special lodging in Cuba

by James @ Blog : Backpacker Accommodation | Barcelona Youth Hostel | Hostels in Trinidad | Hostels in Tel Aviv

This blog is about Casas Particulares in Cuba, a special housing option available in Cuba. We have another post with some awesome travel videos related to backpacking in Cuba. Cuba is one of the fastest growing places to visit right now. Not only does it have some great sights to see, things to do, but read more »

The Pegasus 737 That Ran off a Cliff Might Fly Again

The Pegasus 737 That Ran off a Cliff Might Fly Again

by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

After a Pegasus Airlines 737 nearly fell into the sea in Turkey last Saturday, engineers have started the process of recovering the damaged aircraft. Pegasus flight 8622 was traveling from Ankara (ESB) to Trabzon (TZX) when upon landing, the plane skidded off the runway and found itself hanging off the side of cliff — just …

Hong Kong tourist card — 7 useful Hong Kong travel card every traveler must-have

by Emily Nguyen @ Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

Your trip will be easier if you know the type of card (Hong Kong travel card or Hong Kong tourist card) you need when traveling to Hong Kong. Especially, when using these cards as a universal key as a wallet. From MTR to Octopus cards, you will not have to worry about carrying too much cash […]

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What to do in Dubrovnik for a Day

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What to do in Dubrovnik for a Day. The city of Dubrovnik is located in the south of the beautiful country of Croatia, and lies on the Dalmatian peninsula. It is positioned …

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Singapore night safari tips — How to have a wonderful trip in Singapore Night Safari  

by Ann Minh @ Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

Singapore Night Safari is the first night zoo of the world, which can give visitors a chance to explore the mysterious and interesting nightlife of the wildlife in Singapore, therefore, this place is always a tourist destination that any visitor wants to come at least once when traveling to this island nation. Let’s explore Singapore night […]

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Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide

Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide


Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

A podcast that provides Saigon travel information from a local expat living in Ho Chi Minh City

Why you should get lost when you travel

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

The more we travel, the more we have come to realize that, sometimes, it is ok to get lost when you travel. In fact, getting lost can often be better than finding your way on …

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A Little Adrift… Dispatch from Mexico: Oaxacan Life

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

Has life sped up? The days, weeks, and months whip past faster than I can count. I landed in Oaxaca, Mexico in January. Two months later, I’m settled but restless. Does that even make sense? Traveling is a hard habit to break. I bought a coffee cup when I arrived. It was a small concession […]

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Many great reasons to visit Kilkenny, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

From the hole in the wall pub run by the towns cardiologist, who was the doctor for Metallica, to the milk bar where you can get a whisky, to the hospitable publicans at the …

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Governor’s office recruiting for Ruth Woo Fellowship

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

The office of Gov. Jay Inslee, in partnership with the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA), is recruiting individuals with a commitment to civil rights and equality for the Ruth Woo Fellowship. The fellowship is named after the late Ruth Woo, a civil rights leader who fought for social justice and equality for all […]

Hostels in Greek Islands

by James @ Blog : Backpacker Accommodation | Barcelona Youth Hostel | Hostels in Trinidad | Hostels in Tel Aviv

Greece, a great country place to visit for the backpacker or budget sensitive traveler. In the past Greece was once very expensive to visit but it is now affordable. Here, we will focus on some of the wonderful Greek Islands. In Greece one of the amazing attractions that one can easily find are the Greek read more »

Victorinox, Original Makers of the Swiss Army Knife

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

The story of Victorinox, Original Makers of the Swiss buy cialis 20 mg Army Knife is interestingThe Swiss pioneer Karl Elsener founded a cutler’s workshop in 1884. T…

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The World of Wanderlust Complete Guide to Paris

The World of Wanderlust Complete Guide to Paris

by Brooke Saward @ WORLD OF WANDERLUST

Paris is a city that captivates you in every sense of the world. A waft of fresh croissants as you walk past your local boulangerie, the texture sensation as you bite into your first macaron, the sounds of street buskers as you meander through the local fruit markets… and that is just day one. This complete guide to Paris will prepare you for the city of romance like you’ve never seen it before: through the lens of a wannabe Parisian who will guide you through the highlights of Paris and make your first experience a memorable one. Guide to Paris: Neighbourhoods Paris is sectioned into twenty arrondissements, also know as neighbourhoods. Each of these has their own unique appeal, but if you’re looking for the creme de la creme, check out the below: My favourite Hoods Le Marais – Currently my favourite neighbourhood to stay and play in for its’ effortlessly chic boutiques, an abundance of cafes and great cheap eats. Best enjoyed on a Saturday when the streets are packed with locals and a buzz fills the air. St Germain des Pres – The posh part of town and rightly so! Here you will find some of the most […]

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Top 5 things to do in Hue city

by admin @ Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Somewhat surprisingly someone just spend 1 day traveling in Hue city, Vietnam. This centreal city of Vietnam is the home to some of Vietnam’s most interesting architecture and history. Located on the banks of the Perfume River, Hue is home to a variety of war-torn temples, tombs and palaces, many of which were the homes ...

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Watching the San Francisco 49ers Game Live

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

Watching the San Francisco 49ers Game live, was an experience that is quintessentially American. The match was the San Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons, and a sp…

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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…

Scuba Diving in Alor, Indonesia’s Anemone Valley

by Margherita @ The Crowded Planet

Scuba diving in Alor, Indonesia, sounds like a dream! I still remember how envious I was of Nick when he got to spend an amazing two weeks in Indonesia last year, visiting stunning places like Raja Ampat and Yogyakarta. Hoping to visit Indonesia myself soon, here’s a guest post from scuba expert Justin from Art […]

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Types Of Traditional Music Of Vietnam

by upbai @ Indochinadaytours

Vietnam is a multi-ethnic country with long civilization and rich folk music. The characteristic melodies and rhythms of folk songs become the endless source of inspiration for the work of the musicians through various periods. With this article, you will be provided with some knowledge of traditional music of Vietnam.

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A unified police precinct for the ID

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Starting on Jan. 24, Chinatown, Japantown, and Little Saigon will all be in the same police precinct. “I’m excited about it,” said Seattle Chief of Police Carmen Best. “It’s been a long time coming.” Best said that about a year ago, the Chinatown-International District (C-ID) Public Safety Task Force […]

EDITORIAL: Asians spared in ‘sh**hole countries’ tirade?

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

By now, you’ve heard President Donald Trump’s reported labeling of Haiti and African nations as “sh**hole countries.” Last week, conservative commentator Carrie Sheffield attempted to argue that Trump isn’t as anti-immigrant or racist as those comments suggested. The president “said he would welcome immigrants from Asia, so he is open to accepting people from other […]

Li'l C - Big Shoe Lady

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Vietnam Saigon Travel Tips (Part 2) - Indochinadaytours

Vietnam Saigon Travel Tips (Part 2) - Indochinadaytours


Indochinadaytours

Visiting Saigon, almost everyone spends time coming to some famous destinations such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Opera House, Ben Thanh market and Ao Dai Museum. You are advised to consider the Vietnam Saigon travel tips below that will provide you with interesting knowledge of Saigon.

Mekong Tours

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

MeKong Tours Mekong tours are the most famous tours from Ho Chi Minh City — between finding our way out, and the traffic, it takes us more than an hour... Read More

On the hunt for Kowloon’s best street food finds

by Emma Caldwell @ Urban Adventures

Street food is the lifeblood of Hong Kong. Behind the flashy expat-friendly high-end eateries and skyscrapers that stretch as far as the eye can see, tiny little noodle houses and produce markets still thrive as locals flock to them in droves to get the freshest and tastiest treats this city...

A food lover’s treasure hunt through Paris

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

Imagine a treasure hunt of Paris, where the prizes are foodie delights. A gourmet safari where you can go at your own pace, stopping at.

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Christina's Saigon

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Complete guide to avoiding taxi scams in Saigon

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Being as local in Saigon, a tour guide (well, I used to) also a Traveler. I’m very sad to know that very few visitors to Vietnam want to return to this magnificent country. One of the major reasons that contribute to this problem is tourist scams. Although there have been so many topics discussing around

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A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

I was talking to an older man the other day, and he was telling me what a worrying world we live in, and he is correct. He expressed his concerns about us traveling so much in …

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Ultimate guide to smart & safe travel in Ho Chi Minh City

by Phuoc Le @ Travel Tips – Innoviet Travel

Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam, in general, is one of the safest travel destinations. However like most countries, it has its share of traveller annoyances such as scams and other petty crime. Spend a little time to learn about these simple tips to travel safely, securely, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Vietnam – without

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List of the Best Luxury Hotels in El Salvador

by Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Luxury Hotels in El Salvador for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: San Salvador City | Santa Ana | San Miguel | El Cuco | Sonsonate | Suchitito ...

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BOOK NOW

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Devils Marbles- Northern Territory

by loveyourtravels @ LoveYourTravels

Put this one on your Northern Territory Bucket List, these gigantic granite boulders at Devils Marbles, in the Northern Territory, Australia  are pretty darn amazing to see. They are situated right on the Stuart Highway,  so its perfect to pull up, take a break and take in the surrounds. Devils Marbles is a low cost Read More

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Global Travel Entrepreneur Challenge 2016 Winner Announcement!

by Joe @ Living Local

Dear GTEC 2016 Participants Around the World, We are so happy to announce the winners of this years 2016 GTEC! Below, you can find the winners based on category. Grand Prize Winner: Emre from Seoul “My name is Emre and I’m from the Netherlands. I’m married to my Korean wife and we live with our […]

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A Little Reckoning… On Transformative Travel Experiences and 9 Years of Travel

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

To call it sadness gives it too much weight. But happiness is too vibrant and concrete. I don’t feel identifiably happy as I enter my tenth year on the road. At least not toward travel, particularly. It’s more like a heavy uncertainty. My life is pregnant with pause. I am waiting to hear from the […]

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SAIGON FREE WALING TOURS

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Is Ho Chi Minh City safe?

Is Ho Chi Minh City safe?


Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Is Ho Chi Minh City safe? We think so but here's a few tips we use on our travels around the world that will make it even more so.

How to get around Bangkok by BTS Bangkok, MRT Bangkok & Bangkok Airport Rail Link?

by Emily Nguyen @ Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

Bangkok’s “feature” is the traffic jam, so even if the cost of a taxi is cheap, moving by taxi when traveling to Bangkok is not a wise choice. By contrast, the subway system in Bangkok runs exactly in a minute, covering most major tourist destinations, can help you save a lot of time and money. […]

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Our Flight from Sydney to Manila on Cebu Pacific Air

by Paula McInerney @ TRAVEL TIPS | Contented Traveller

The first thing I noticed when we arrived for our flight from Sydney to Manila on Cebu Pacific Air, was the uniforms of the flight attendants. I know that most people woul…

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HCM City Hop on – Hop off

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

HCM City Hop on – Hop off Departure: 08:00 – 08:30 AM                                                                          Return: 06:00 – 06:30 PM ITINERARY of HO CHI MINH CITY BUS TOUR – “Hop on – Hop off” Departure: 23/9... Read More

THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 2

by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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

Best Fujifilm Cameras and Lenses for Travel and Food Photography

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

Best Fujifilm cameras and lenses for travel and food photography? It’s a question I get asked almost weekly – mainly by travellers coming to do our travel and food writing and photography retreats and culinary tours. Here’s advice from the perspective of a pro travel and...

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A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

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

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Make your loved ones feel special with MyPostcard

by Ruben Arribas @ Gamintraveler

Traveling during special occasions can be both great and awful at the same time. It’s great because we get to spend our holidays, for example, with new people and we experience their culture and their own way of celebrating. But at the same time, feeling a little bit awful because we miss our family and […]

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Cádiz in Spain will be the next Hot Spot Travel Destination

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I am calling it here and now; Cádiz in Spain will be the next Hot Spot Travel Destination. I probably shouldn’t tell people this and ruin what is one of the most delight…

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Nepal Passport Holders: Countries That Offer Visa-Free Access

by Traveler Tips @ Travel Tips

Here are the list of countries and territories that offer visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival privilege to Nepal passport holders. Visa Not Required Dominica Gambia Haiti India Indonesia Micronesia Pakistan Philippines

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.)

List of the Best Luxury Hotels in Zanzibar

by Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor @ Two Monkeys Travel Group

Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Luxury Hotels in Zanzibar for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: Nungwi | Stone Town | Paje | Kendwa | Kiwengwa | Matemwe Zanzibar, an island in Tanzania, is ...

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Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

A screaming kid with a gold fist; a woman who looks like me first thing in the morning and yes, we were Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway.

Frogner Park is the largest p…

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Discover: Jakar

by @ Wikitravel

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

City Breaks: How to make the most out of short stay holidays

by Margherita @ The Crowded Planet

Sometimes a long trip or holiday just isn’t possible. For various different reasons such as family commitments, financial priorities, and other responsibilities, you’ll only find yourself with a few days of holiday time. Deciding what to do with those days can be a challenge, especially for those who love to travel as it doesn’t give […]

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Barcelona 360 Spotlight

by James @ Blog : Backpacker Accommodation | Barcelona Youth Hostel | Hostels in Trinidad | Hostels in Tel Aviv

Today we have the pleasure of introducing you to one of our favorite hostels in the city of Barcelona. Since we are based out of this city we take pride in promoting it and want others who visit to feel welcomed and have an unforgettable experience. Barcelona 360 Arts and Culture is a hostel that read more »

Best nightlife in Pattaya — What to do in Pattaya at night?

by Emily Nguyen @ Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

Having mentioned Pattaya without talking about nightlife activities is a big mistake. It is famous for its long, no sleepy streets, bars and with many types of entertainments, Pattaya has become a symbol of Pattaya. What to do in Pattaya at night and things to do in Pattaya for adults? Let’s discover the best things […]

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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.

Six best places to discover Perth outdoor fun

by Kenny Monteith @ IHG Travel Blog

Discover the wealth of outdoor experiences on offer right at Perth's doorstep with these six adventures.

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Despondent Seattle teen found a future through film

by Northwest Asian Weekly @ Northwest Asian Weekly

By RYAN BLETHEN The Seattle Times SEATTLE (AP) — When Vannady Keo left his mother’s Kent home after his freshman year of high school to live with his father in Seattle, he could not have foreseen the importance of the decision. As a freshman at Kentlake High School, Keo was struggling with depression, not doing […]

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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11 famous alleys for food lovers in Sai Gon

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Saigon Alleys are food heaven for those who want to discover the authentic cuisine of Sai Gon. Just a short visit to one of these alleys, you will see why locals love to eat in those small alleys. 1. 52 Cao Thắng Alleyway, District 3 51 Cao Thắng Food alleyway has been a popular spot

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Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

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

Cu Chi Tunnel Waterway Trip

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

Cu Chi Tunnel Waterway Trip (half day) Cu Chi Tunnel Waterway Trip is a very comfortable travel, because it will get you close to nature and very nice day out... Read More

Christmas Gift Guide for Travellers: Top 20 Travel Gifts

Christmas Gift Guide for Travellers: Top 20 Travel Gifts

by Brooke Saward @ WORLD OF WANDERLUST

  1. I’m Outta Here Passport Cover Every traveller, myself included, will take any excuse to hit the road again and this passport cover is just the reminder you need that. When life gives you lemons, get outta here!    2. Paris Photo Print This print gives me so much nostalgia that it is as good as feeling like I’m back in Paris – the perfect print for any Paris lover.   3. Revolve Sunglasses Is your travel-loving friend heading on vacay? Get shady!   4. Cluse Watch One of my favourite things to do abroad is to switch off from my phone, which I usually leave behind for the day and play social media catch up in the evenings only. A watch is a great way to keep track of time, but still be present in your travels. 5. Trunk Side Table This year I’ve been spending more time at home (though that is about to drastically change) and have been adding worldly bits and pieces to my house that make me feel like an escape artist without even going anywhere! 6. Suede Boots Suede is perhaps the most impractical material for shoe-wear, but boy do these babies look […]

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Exploring Naplfio or Navplion in Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

When people talk about the history of Greece and the beauty of the aquamarine waters that surround the Greek islands, you can find an excellent example by Exploring Nap…

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1 day saigonese

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide – Vietnam Group Tour – Vietnam Group Tours – Vietnam Deluxe Group Tours

Saigon is considered as a very charming place by its stunning appearance, it also has a lot of interesting things for you to explore and experience. However what makes people love Saigon more everyday is that Saigon interlace between exuberant, beautiful things with much more simple but very close and familiar things. If you had ...

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The Meeting of Two Amazing Women – I Love Vietnam Tour Ceo and Facebook Coo Sheryl Sandberg

by ponta666 @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

APEC is probably the biggest event in Danang, you can find many people who have great influence on the humanity to come to Danang, from the most powerful world leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, etc. To heads of the most important enterprises such as Sheryl Sandberg – the COO of Facebook, Mark Konyn – […]

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Traveling to Dali: The complete guide

by Rita Andreetti @ Sapore di Cina

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

Saigon Night Life Dinner Cruise and AO Show

by ducvuonghotel @ Duc Vuong Hotel

Saigon Night Life Dinner Cruise and AO Show Saigon Night Life Dinner Cruise and AO Show is very exciting tour so no need any trip to the rural area of... Read More

New destination: Cabo Verde

by James @ Blog : Backpacker Accommodation | Barcelona Youth Hostel | Hostels in Trinidad | Hostels in Tel Aviv

Here at Gomio we are happy to announce that we are continuously growing the amount of affordable accommodations that we can provide you. Recently we have added our first hostel to the list in Cabo Verde and we want to share with you our excitement. What better way to do so than to get out read more »

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.

Exploring Oia, and Falling in Love with Santorini

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

If you think I am going to tell you that Santorini is stupendous and that Exploring Oia in Santorini is one of the most amazing things we have done, and that you can do too; w…

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Best Sim Card to use in Multiple European countries

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

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

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