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South Island Christmas Trip 2018

by wkusz @ Fodor's Forum

Hello! I'm just getting started planning a trip to the South Island over the Christmas/New Year's Holiday (Yes, I know - busiest time but is the...

Sahara Desert Tour/Trek & Marrakech in early Sept.

by artyguy @ Fodor's Forum

A good friend of mine is hosting me in Marrakech for two weeks (early September)and thinking I'd like to check/photograph the Kasbahs, get a glimpse...

Morocco phone/ sim

by princepinkerton @ Fodor's Forum

i purchased an android phone here in Canada with no phone plan,etc, to use exclusively for travel purposes. My next trip is to Morocco and I was...

Organized tours of Ha Long Bay | About Ha Long Bay

Organized tours of Ha Long Bay | About Ha Long Bay


Rough Guides

Every Hanoi tour agent offers Ha Long Bay excursions, which work out easier – and usually cheaper – than doing the same thing yourself. There are a wide...

5 ideal destinations near Saigon for New Year Holiday 2018

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

About 100km from Saigon, Tan Lap floating village, Con Phung or Long Hai beach will surely be good choices for short holiday.

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RTW Recap: 3 Weeks in Vietnam |Divergent Travelers

RTW Recap: 3 Weeks in Vietnam |Divergent Travelers


Divergent Travelers

Blog post at Divergent Travelers: Our recap for our 10th country on our RTW. We take a look at Vietnam and the many adventures that you can have.

HOW VIETNAM CAN WIN THE TOURISM GAME

by Trang Nguyen @ Dulichable

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4 Day Dubrovnik Guide – Things to do in Dubrovnik

by DT Writer @ Divergent Travelers

Once a sleepy seaside town, Dubrovnik recently emerged as Croatia’s top tourist attraction. Its beauty was showcased to the world when it was chosen to portray the mythical city of Kings Landing in HBO’s immensely popular TV series, Game of Thrones and the ever-popular Star Wars. Movie tours are easily one of the top things

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Ostia Antica if we're also going to Pompeii and Herculaneum?

by PegS @ Fodor's Forum

Whee! My first actual thread in the new Fodor's format. :) So we're planning a fall trip with about 6 days in Naples and then 6 days in Rome. I'm...

10 exceptional features of Vietnam’s Seaplane ride | Hai Au Aviation

by Hai Au Aviation @ Hai Au Aviation

The aviation market is thriving with names such as Vietnam Airline, Vietjet Air and Jetstar. As a result, Hai Au Aviation, with its unique seaplane ride, is lesser known in the general airline sector. Here are 10 exceptional aspects of Hai Au Aviation that you might not know: BOTH BY LAND AND BY SEA Seaplanes […]

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Rated and Reviewed: Where we stayed in Vietnam 2017

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

I know, I know, it’s already 2018 and I’m only getting around to writing this now. But hey, better late than never eh? Last October we spent an amazing month in Vietnam and travelled from north to south, staying in some fabulous places. Like our 2016 trip, this piece is the lowdown on where we […]

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Ostia Antica if we're also going to Pompeii and Herculaneum?

by PegS @ Fodor's Forum

Whee! My first actual thread in the new Fodor's format. :) So we're planning a fall trip with about 6 days in Naples and then 6 days in Rome. I'm...

Experience Halong Bay like a local | The 2017 Guide

by Angela Lewonczyk @ Hai Au Aviation

Halong Bay, Vietnam is known for many beautiful sights and sounds. Because it is a Unesco World Heritage sight, travelers from all around the globe flock to this stunning destination throughout the year. As a result, tourism is high and tourist locations are sometimes overrun. If you are traveling to Halong Bay for a quick […]

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Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Cat Cat ( 2 days – 3 nights)

by admin @ Hanoi La Suite hotel & Spa

A more challenging and remote alternative to the North West loop, this incredible route takes you through verdant vistas and mountain ranges, along lakes and rivers, and through jungle and tiered paddy fields rising and falling as far as the eye can see. Night 1 : Hanoi – Lao Cai At 20h15-20h30pm Sapatours ‘s taxi […]

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Dynamic Differences Between One-Day and Overnight Halong Bay Cruises

by Angela Lewonczyk @ Hai Au Aviation

Halong Bay, Vietnam is filled with a variety of activities, from caving to kayaking to cruising. One of the best ways to see the sights is a cruise through the emerald seas surrounding the distinctive karsts sprinkled throughout the bay. While there are infinite companies and deals for cruises around Halong, two of the most […]

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Sahara Desert Tour/Trek & Marrakech in early Sept.

by artyguy @ Fodor's Forum

A good friend of mine is hosting me in Marrakech for two weeks (early September)and thinking I'd like to check/photograph the Kasbahs, get a glimpse...

Handspan Or Ocean Tours For 2 Day Tour Of Ha Long Bay? | Vietnam travel forum

Handspan Or Ocean Tours For 2 Day Tour Of Ha Long Bay? | Vietnam travel forum


Travelfish

Am trying to decide between 2 tours (2 days/1 night): One offered by Handspan -and one by Ocean Tour... : Travelfish Vietnam travel forum

2 famous eateries in Da Lat with Lau ga la e

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

If you want to enjoy Da Lat’s Lau ga la e in Tao Ngo or 668 eatery, you should com there before 6 p.m to ensure that they do not run out of tables.

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Top 10 Best Halong bay Overnight Tours | The 2017 Guide

Top 10 Best Halong bay Overnight Tours | The 2017 Guide


Hai Au Aviation

While there are several tours with unique attributes and tantalizing itineraries, here is a list of the best Halong Bay overnight tours of 2017.

Check-in 4 Saigon plazas to have nice pictures in Christmas

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

In addition to the churches, the plazas insaigon also have a great decoration in Christmas. Let’s check in these places to have beautiful photos right now.

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South Island Christmas Trip 2018

by wkusz @ Fodor's Forum

Hello! I'm just getting started planning a trip to the South Island over the Christmas/New Year's Holiday (Yes, I know - busiest time but is the...

Plan your travel on the New Year Holiday 2018 based on financial capacity

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

After a long year of hard-working, the New Year Holiday is the time for you to relax and reward yourself an interesting holiday. However, not all people have financially qualified to travel on the bustling and expensive New Year Holiday.

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Rated and Reviewed: The Tour Groups We Used in Vietnam 2016 - Before My Mam Dies

Rated and Reviewed: The Tour Groups We Used in Vietnam 2016 - Before My Mam Dies


Before My Mam Dies

From confirming flights and hotels to paying off tour groups and liaising with airport pickups, a lot went into our three week holiday.

The eatery of grilled fermented pork roll and Hue cakes in Saigon

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

If you have the opportunity to go to the area behind Ban Co market (the alley 51 Cao Thang, District 03) in the early afternoon, you can see many attractive eateries. There is a small parking space for customer to feel free when wandering to find the favorite dishes. Among them, the most outstanding one is the eatery of Hue cakes in fornt of the house No. 51/75.

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Hanoi in three days: holiday itinerary

Hanoi in three days: holiday itinerary


the Guardian

Hanoi is Vietnam at its most exotic, arguably the best place in the country to enjoy street food and culture, taking in the views and flavours on numerous walking tours of the city

Eyemasks, Leg rests, Moneybags: 9 things we’re bringing to Vietnam

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

The deadline LOOMS. As I’m writing this I’m sitting on my bed with my suitcase close by. It’s packed with light clothes and other essentials but some of the most important things are going into my backpack. Over the years, we’ve picked up quite a few bits and bobs and tend to tweak each backpack […]

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Lost City of Petra – Ultimate Visitor’s Guide

by Lina Stock @ Divergent Travelers

Probably one of the most anticipated sights when planning your trip to Jordan is the chance to visit the Lost City of Petra. I should state early on that Jordan holds many gems that are reason enough to plan a trip to this country, but Petra is the leading lady of the show. Also known

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Get Inspired with 6 Effective Travel Websites

by joshzukas @ Dulichable

When building a new website or refreshing an old one, it’s best to start with a hunt for inspiration. In this article, Josh Zukas talks to the experts to round up six of the most eye-catching and effective travel company websites from around the world. Authentic Asia This continental tour company focusing on bespoke luxury […]

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Halong Bay Cruise Review: 2D1N L’Azalee Cruise and Seaplane flight

by Phuong Luu @ Hai Au Aviation

This March, my friends and I decided to register for a tour in Halong Bay and of course, wanted to see the real stunning view in “Kong: Skull Island”. ABOUT HALONG BAY Halong Bay is a UNESCO world heritage site, The bay has emerald green water and over 2000 limestone islands dotting the landscape. The […]

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Le Rives (operated by Saigon River Express)

Le Rives (operated by Saigon River Express)


TNH

Les Rives offers unique tours to untouched areas of Vietnam: the Mekong Delta, the Cu Chi Tunnels, the mangrove forests at UNESCO-listed Can Gio Biosphere Reserve and sunset cruises. We explore areas inaccessible by road by luxury speedboat, investing months of every year into discovering new backwaters and forging new relationships with local people to ensure you enjoy a unique, authentic and personalized experience.Every Les Rives vessel is managed and operated by a highly qualified multinational team with a passion for Vietnamese culture and this amazing environment.

8 beautiful homestays suitable for holidays (P2)

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

If you still dream about the pretty beautiful and strange homestay in Da Lat, when coming to Moc Chau for flower seeing, do not ignore Bo House. That is really beautiful.

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Cruise Vietnam's Halong Bay on a Traditional Junk

Cruise Vietnam's Halong Bay on a Traditional Junk


AFAR Media

Halong Bay is magical place. Sail through the mist to find karst formations rising out of the water, visit floating villages, and enter mysterious caves and grottoes complete with stalactites. Many tours are available, but we booked ours through Handspan in Hanoi where they were extremely helpful...

11 Epic Day Trips from Denarau, Fiji

by David Stock @ Divergent Travelers

A tiny little private island in the heart of Fiji, Denarau is situated on the far west end of Viti Levu, connected by the mainland via a short causeway. A few kilometers from the prominent town of Nadi and the Nadi International Airport, Denarau Fiji is where you can indulge in pure bliss and a

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Countdown to Vietnam: 15 days to go!

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

Holy banana boats, the deadline is looming. This year I bought airline tickets for myself and Mom to go to Vietnam. This will be her fifth and my fourth time back and we’ve been slowly planning our trip for the past few months. You can read about last year’s trip here. Admittedly we’ve both been […]

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Hidden Hanoi: How to get the most out of Vietnam’s capital

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

While there’s plenty to see in Hanoi, for people like us who have visited all the major tourist attractions, we’re always on the lookout for something different. Too many times have we read guides who claim that seeing the Temple of Literature, the Water Puppet Show and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum are “hidden gems” […]

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Morocco phone/ sim

by princepinkerton @ Fodor's Forum

i purchased an android phone here in Canada with no phone plan,etc, to use exclusively for travel purposes. My next trip is to Morocco and I was...

Traveller's Guide: Vietnam

Traveller's Guide: Vietnam


The Independent

Loaded with historic interest, majestic mountains and national parks, ravishing sandy beaches and fascinating cities, and boasting a stupendous national cuisine, Vietnam is a compelling destination.

3D2N at The Cliff Resort & Residences Phan Thiet at the price of only 2.899.000 VND / person

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

Staying at The Cliff Resort & Residences Phan Thiet with unbeatable rates, you will find that the money spent on the experience is perfectly worth it.

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Bai Tu Long Bay: The Route Less Travelled in Halong Bay

Bai Tu Long Bay: The Route Less Travelled in Halong Bay


Not Without My Passport

Escape the masses in Halong Bay by sailing through Bai Tu Long Bay, a newer, relatively unexplored route. Find out more about my cruise with Treasure Junk.

Hanoi – Halong 3 days/3 nights only $185

by admin @ Hanoi La Suite hotel & Spa

Booking this package you will get 2 nights in La Suite hotel in Deluxe room + Halong 2 days 1 night tour sleeping on Cristina deluxe Cruise  Valid from Jan 22 , 2016 – Sept 31, 2016  Day 01: Arrival La Suite Hotel Hanoi Arrive La Suite hotel, check in Deluxe room (if you arrival from the airport, pay extra $18/car […]

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Massage and Spa

by admin @ Hanoi La Suite hotel & Spa

In the frenetic and hectic city of Hanoi a haven of peace and quiet awaits you. Located in the heart of the Old Quarter, it is near popular other attractions. La Suite Spa will introduce you to a different side of Vietnam and we assure you that you will not be disappointed. As a professional spa in Hanoi, we have a wide range of massages and spa body treatments each as enjoyable as the next.

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8 beautiful homestays suitable for holidays (P1)

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

The reasonable price, comfortable room and impressive decor are the highlights of these beautiful homestay. Let’s check it out!

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Easter Sunday in Rome

by RoxAnn24 @ Fodor's Forum

We will be in Rome on Easter weekend. We booked a tour on Saturday, but we want to see the Coliseum on Sunday. Does anyone know a private company we...

Cuc Phuong Eco National Park

by admin @ Hanoi La Suite hotel & Spa

The forest was considered as a National Park in 1962 in order to protect the island’s diverse ecosystem. These include tropical evergreen forest on the hill, fresh water, swamp forest at the base of the hill. ITINERARY: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Cuc Phuong National Park (Lunch) At 08h00am, tour guide and driver will pick you […]

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Hanoi to Halong Bay: 7 ways to travel | The 2018 Guide

by Thi Nguyen @ Hai Au Aviation

Halong Bay, recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most favorite tourist attractions in Vietnam. It is famous for thousands of limestone islets with different shape raising up from the immensely blue water. Visiting this beautiful site must be on the bucket list of almost every traveler to Vietnam. One of their […]

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MARKET INNOVATOR: HANDSPAN AND ETHICAL TOURISM - Dulichable

MARKET INNOVATOR: HANDSPAN AND ETHICAL TOURISM - Dulichable


Dulichable

Growing from three best-friends-turned-founders to a 70-member family, Handspan Travel Indochina shows no signs of slowing down as a pioneer of adventure and responsible tourism in Vietnam.

Easter Sunday in Rome

by RoxAnn24 @ Fodor's Forum

We will be in Rome on Easter weekend. We booked a tour on Saturday, but we want to see the Coliseum on Sunday. Does anyone know a private company we...

A poetic and romantic place for the trip at the end of the year 2017

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

Pleiku, on these days, have enough pink grass, wildflowers and beautiful highly blue sky.

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5 LESSER-KNOWN LOCATIONS FOR SHOOTING FILMS IN VIETNAM

by Trang Nguyen @ Dulichable

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Top Ten Places To Visit In Vietnam

by Angela Lewonczyk @ Hai Au Aviation

Vietnam is one of the most magnificent areas of Southeast Asia. It is home to amazing cities and countryside filled with culture, history and stunning sights. It is a country jam-packed with seasides, mountain ranges, and national parks. For tourists planning to explore this exquisite country, there is no end to the options available to […]

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Saigon Free Day Tours

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

Every year, Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, receives thousands of tourists around the country and from all over the world. Therefore, there are quite a few tours for different services and prices in Ho Chi Minh City available for travellers to choose. With Saigon Free Day Tours, you can explore the whole city without charging any fee to the guide.

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Seaplane Service in Asia

by Angela Lewonczyk @ Hai Au Aviation

Seaplanes are becoming more and more popular throughout Asia. In countries often surrounded by water on at least one side, amphibious aircrafts are a no-brainer for everything ranging from emergency situations to tourism. The idea of creating vessels that could both float and fly is something that goes back as far as the late 1800s. […]

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HOW CAN VIETNAM BENEFIT FROM FILM-INDUCED TOURISM?

by Trang Nguyen @ Dulichable

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Book La Suite hotel get free Vietnam Visa

by admin @ Hanoi La Suite hotel & Spa

Book La Suite hotel get free Vietnam Visa: When you book room in La Suite hotel, we offer you free visa approved letter for vietnam visa on arrival 1 month single entry. You bring that letter and get your visa stamped at Noi Bai airport (you pay the stamped fee by yourself). How to get […]

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Mai Chau Village tours

by admin @ Hanoi La Suite hotel & Spa

These Hoa Binh – Mai Chau Village tours will give us a chance to discover an unique Minority village with just over 2 hours driving. Here we will discover Ban Lac People with Thai ancestors that settled in the North-Western area of Vietnam. The two tribes, White Thai and Black Thai, settled in the same area and make […]

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Sailing Among Dragon Legends: A Review of Our Halong Bay Cruise - Bold Travel

Sailing Among Dragon Legends: A Review of Our Halong Bay Cruise - Bold Travel


Bold Travel

I’ll admit I was a bit nervous returning to Halong Bay with Adam. My first experience exploring this gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage Site was so good I was afraid it wasn’t going to live up to the expectations I had set for both him and myself. We had recently run into a handful of other travelers who were rather put off …

Giving back: six charities we supported in Vietnam this year

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

“Pray for the dead. And fight like hell for the living!” – Mother Jones We’ve been back from Vietnam since the end of October and while we’re both settling into our normal lives at home, I’ve held off updating the blog a bit. Why? Well, we did so much over the course of the visit […]

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Halong Bay, Vietnam: Is It Worth It? - A Cruising Couple

Halong Bay, Vietnam: Is It Worth It? - A Cruising Couple


A Cruising Couple

Halong Bay in the rain and mist (the bay is actually known for its ‘foggy’ look), although of course a sunny day is preferable. Halong Bay is touristy, but for good reason.

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