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A Fun Stay At Vietnam Backpacker Hostel: The Downtown Hostel (Hanoi)

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Written by Huong on Jul 13, 2016 The experience of backpacking through Southeast Asia would not be fulfilling without spending a night at a backpackers’ hostel. Among all the experiences I have had so far in Southeast Asia, one of … Continue reading

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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Off the Beaten Track in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog

Off the Beaten Track in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog


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Here are some suggestions on how to get off the beaten path in Vietnam and visit less touristy places.

Top 5 off the beaten track places in the middle of Vietnam » Exotic Voyages

Top 5 off the beaten track places in the middle of Vietnam » Exotic Voyages


Exotic Voyages

When I started my own trip around Vietnam 2 years ago, I totally followed anything I found on the internet and took advice from my friends. Well, I was told to go trekking through Sapa, explore Hanoi old streets, enjoy a cruise around Halong Bay, experience marvelous food in Da Nang, and ride a motorbike in Saigon. All those places, I must say, are interesting and easy to go for anyone who just starts his or her interest in this beautiful country. However, after “strolling” around Vietnam from North to South, I realized that none of the destinations above are as...

Floating Lotus Lake Homestays, Mekong Delta

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

In the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, a collection of bamboo & palm-thatch huts on wooden stilts above a sea of lotus flowers, offer a night in a hammock or on a futon under a mosquito net, just a few feet above the frogs, the fish & the flowers... Continue reading

Ho Chi Minh vs Hanoi: 6 highlights and you’ll get your perfect choice

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Finding reasons to love Vietnam is not a difficult task, especially when you look at the charming landscapes, sprawling beaches, mesmerizing mountains and unique scenery only found in Vietnam. With all this, it is easy to forget the big cities of Vietnam, such as Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi. We are going to compare and […]

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

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


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

Saigon’s Street Food ‘Ghettos’

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Off Beaten Path – Vietnam Coracle

Throughout Saigon, there are clusters of crumbling old apartment complexes, all of which are on the verge of either collapse or demolition. Living conditions appear cramped and grim but, outside on the sidewalks, the street life and street food is among the best and most vibrant in the city... Continue reading

Cultural Spotlights of Hanoi (Experience Hanoi like a Local)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Hanoi is perfect for a trip of cultural exploration. Its culture is expressed in many of the remarkable attractions of the city. The culture, too, is in every activity that you see on the street. In this article, I will go through several casual cultural spotlights of Hanoi. A random cultural experience of the city, […]

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

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

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

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Central Highlands

by AdventureTours @ Trekking & Adventure – Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

This short trip from the bustling Ho Chi Minh City will show you how varied Vietnam can be: we will visit the sparsely populated Centrl Highlands, when it seems that tims stands still. Buon Ma Thuot is the capital of the Vietnamese coffee, as in this lands is where Vietnam breeds his legendary coffee. The

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Tomb Rider: Hue to Dong Hoi on Back-Roads

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Covering nearly 200km of completely empty beach, coastal back-roads lead from the old imperial capital of Hue to the beach city of Dong Hoi. Scattered with thousands of traditional-style tombs, this coastal region is rarely explored by foreign visitors... Continue reading

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After centuries of occupation by foreigners and suffering from the Vietnam War era, Vietnam is now part of Asia’s 21st century boom. Nature has blessed Vietnam with a bountiful harvest of soaring mountains, long coastline and radiant rice fields.Discover the slower, more traditional Hanoi, feel the romance while cruising on the Halong Bay, explore the cultural heart in the central by walking the quiet Hoi An town, wandering through the forbidden city in Hue, wake up in the Mekong Delta and slide through the floating market, get lost in Ho Chi Minh City, a city of contrast or catch the hill tribe market in Sapa. With the amazing array of attractions for travellers and the aromas of world-famous street food combine to make Vietnam an unforgettable travel experience. 

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

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

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

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Lasenta Boutique Hotel, Hoi An

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A comfortable & aesthetically pleasing synthesis of the exotic & the familiar, the modern & the traditional, and Asian & European elements, Lasenta Boutique Hotel is yet another addition to Hoi An's list of excellent value, mid-range accommodation... Continue reading

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…

Con Dao Island and Con Son Town

by Owee @ owee58.com

Con Dao Island I finally had the opportunity to visit Con Dao Island. It is one of the few places in Vietnam that I have not yet explored and was happy for the opportunity. Every Year the owner of V’Explore…

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Ha Noi Tour (starting from Hai Phong or Ha Long)

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Tour Code: HALHAN Duration: 12 hours Detail Itinerary The trip starts at 8.00 am. On this full-day tour you will enjoy a glimpse at the remarkable highlights of Ha Noi, the Paris of the Orient, which is followed by a scenic drive from Ha Long Bay to Ha Noi. You will arrive at Ha Noi

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The popular questions when travelling Mu Cang Chai by motorbike

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai, with 300 kilometres in Northwest far from Hanoi,  is favourite destination for Motorbike travelers who love adventures, natural beauty and love enjoying highland atmosphere. When is the best time to travel in Mu Cang Chai? The best time to visit Mu Cang Chai is in harvest seas...

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Drive, Fly & Float: Exploring with Pink Jeep Tours to the Grand Canyon West Rim

by Aileen @ I am Aileen

Pink Jeep Tours is truly the best way to explore the Grand Canyon. And no matter your fancy — mild or wild, budget or luxury — they've got you covered!

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2 night Halong Bay cruise

by Owee58 @ Riptide Tour Vietnam

2 night Halong Bay cruise Day 1: A shuttle will pick you up for a scenic three-hour drive from Hanoi to

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London budget trip: Reviews of 14 free attractions in London

by Fiona Mai @ Fiona Travels from Asia

Free attractions for London budget trip – What? Where? How? I returned from my budget 3-day trip to London just...

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Antarctica Expedition Travel Guide: A 20-Day Itinerary with Hurtigruten!

by Aileen @ I am Aileen

Make your Antarctica travel dreams possible with Hurtigruten — check out this comprehensive travel guide and sample itinerary to start planning for this ultimate trip!

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Bãi Rạng Beach, Quy Nhon

Bãi Rạng Beach, Quy Nhon


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3 days Authentic Mekong Delta Tour

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: MK03dSGN Duration: 3 days 2 nights Departure: Daily. Trip type: private tours. Trip itinerary Day 1: Saigon – My Tho – Cai Be (lunch, and dinner) Mekong Delta Travel offers 3 days Authentic Mekong Delta Tour enabling travellers chance to experience the Mekong Delta further into local daily life. Our guide and driver […]

Luxury Honeymoon in Bali 7 Days

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Bali Arrival - Ubud - Nusa Dua (South Bali)

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Pastoral Pathways: The Northeast Motorbike Loop

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Off Beaten Path – Vietnam Coracle

The northeast is a bucolic corner of Vietnam: a garden of rice fields, forests, lakes & rivers ambling through limestone corridors. Meandering back-roads & freshly-sealed highways lead through three provinces: Cao Bang, Lang Son & Bac Kan... Continue reading

Eating Bánh Khọt in Vũng Tàu

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Bánh Khọt are delicious gems: crispy discs of rice flour batter & coconut milk, fried until they’re crunchy on the outside but moist on the inside, then wrapped in herbs & dipped in a sweet-spicy sauce. Here are 7 places to eat bánh khọt in Vũng Tàu... Continue reading

Excellence Certificate 2017 from Tripadvisor

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

Today we are proud to announce that Zonitrip has received the prestigious TripAdvisor Award for Excellence, not only a very hard-earned accolade but also one that we take very seriously and have worked hard to obtain this. A huge thank you goes out from us to all of you today who have taken the time...

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Hanoi & Sapa

by AdventureTours @ Trekking & Adventure – Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Enjoy two of the most iconic enclaves of the north of Vietnam! Sapa, the legendary city in the mountains created by the French, which gives it an unique architecture, being  inhabited by ethnic minorities and, in short, the perfect place where you can find the unexpected. Enjoy its marvellous landscapes and natural sceneries, enjoy the

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

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

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

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Ha Long Tour (starting from Cai Lan Port Ha Long)

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Tour Code: HAL Duration: 5 hours Detail Itinerary The tour commences with a scenic drive from Cai Lan – which is about 10km from Ha Long Bay – to the junk pier in Ha Long city, then you will board a junk and begin the cruise tour in the bay. There will be a stop in

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

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


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

Explore The Slumdogs in The East of Hanoi

by admin @ My Way Travel Specialist tours in Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos & Thailand.

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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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Vietnam holiday, off the beaten track

Vietnam holiday, off the beaten track


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Vietnam holiday, off the beaten track. Get close to the remote �hill-tribe� culture, from US $3008 (15 days) ex flights. Run by a specialist tour operator

Getting off the Beaten Track in Vietnam

by admin @ My Way Travel Specialist tours in Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos & Thailand.

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Escape To Sri Lanka 11 Days

by AvadatraveL @ VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENCY I VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENT

Colombo - Pannala - Cultural Triangle - Anamaduwa - Alankuda Beach

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5 best rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City for a glamorous night with a view

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

If you want to enjoy Ho Chi Minh City night life at its best, don’t forget to visit a rooftop bar, overlooking the vibrant city. These are great places to meet friends to share the views with. Here are our 5 go to rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City. The Social Club & Pool […]

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3 Day Off The Beaten Path Vietnam Family Travel Friendly Package

3 Day Off The Beaten Path Vietnam Family Travel Friendly Package


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3 Day Off The Beaten Path Vietnam Family Travel Friendly Package takes you to Bac Giang and Halong Bay, and includes trekking homestay, kayaking.

It’s Mid-Autumn Festival Time… What is it?

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Today marks the beginning of the Mid-Autumn Festival! Named Têt Trung Thu in Vietnamese, it is also known as the Children’s festival. It is said that name came about, as it’s a way for parents to make up for the … Continue reading

3 days Inner Mekong Delta Tour Saigon

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: MK03SGN-CD Duration: 3 days 2 nights Departure: Daily. Trip type: private tours. Day 1: Saigon – Cai Be  – Vinh Long – Chau Doc (L/D) Day 2: Chau Doc – Tra Su Santuary – Can Tho (B/L/D) Day 3: Phong Dien – Cai Rang Floating market – Saigon (B/L) Trip itinerary Day 1: […]

Riptide Tour Vietnam offers off the beaten track adventures - Riptide Tour Vietnam

Riptide Tour Vietnam offers off the beaten track adventures - Riptide Tour Vietnam


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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 10 best family-friendly destinations in Asia

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Travelers often ask us for recommendations for the best family-friendly holiday in Asia. We’re firm believers that Asia is great for family trips, but we know it’s difficult figuring out what the best destinations are in this vast region for your specific family needs. To help you plan the most amazing family trip in Asia,

Read The 10 best family-friendly destinations in Asia on Backyard Travel.

What is an Easy Rider Tour?

by Owee58 @ Riptide Tour Vietnam

  Vietnam Easy Rider   Which one is not like the others? In about 1992, a person came up with

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6 Days Mekong Delta Exproration

by AdventureTours @ Trekking & Adventure – Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

The charm of Mekong Delta is all you need for your next holidays! After our first day visiting Ho Chi Minh City, also called as Saigon, and its magical mix between its colonial past and its metropoli present, we are going to get immersed in the mystical estuary channels of this river who goes through

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Hue Tour (starting from Da Nang)

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Tour Code: DANHUI Duration: 8 hours Detail Itinerary Departing from the port at 7.00 am to enjoy a scenic drive along the coastal road. Upon your arrival in Hue at about 10:30 am, we will drive you to the remaining of the Citadel, the magnificent court of the Nguyen emperors. After touring the Citadel, we will

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Motorcycle Tour Mekong Delta

by ecotravel @ Off the beaten track – Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: VNMM03d
Trip price: Contact us for a deal!
Departure: Daily from Saigon, Can Tho
Duration: 3 days 2 nights

Vietnam motorbike tours to Mekong Delta depart from Saigon riding through My Tho – Cai Be – Can Tho.

Sri Lanka’s East Coast 11 Days

by AvadatraveL @ VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENCY I VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENT

Colombo - Habarana - Dambulla - - Anuradhapura - Mihintale - - Sigiriya - Minneriya National Park - - Polonnaruwa - Passekudah - Trincomalee - Kuchchaveli

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Best restaurants in Hanoi: Wander in the map of tastes

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Hanoi has complex layers of culture to distinguish itself from others big cities in Vietnam. The border between the ancient Hanoi and the Hanoi of modernity and luxury one is not chaotic but unusually remarkable: With a walk down the same street, one can admire an antique Buddhist temple and soon after, the French architecture […]

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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…

Train Nha Trang

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Mekong Delta Travel offers train Nha Trang city booking services to other destinations as below: Train from Nha Trang: To Train Name HardSeat SoftSeat HardBerth(6) SoftBerth(4) Bien Hoa Reunification Express Train N/A $32 $39 $42 Danang Reunification Express Train N/A $35 $44 $46 Dieu Tri Reunification Express Train N/A $25 $33 N/A Dong Hoi Reunification […]

Could Routeperfect Be the Perfect Trip Planner?

by Aileen @ I am Aileen

A fun and easy way to plan and book your next awesome vacation: Routeperfect! There's no need for costly travel agents, because this site makes travel planning hassle-free.

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7 days Cambodia highlight holiday

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: CP7d Trip price from: Contact us for details. Duration: 7 days 6 nights Departure: Phnom Penh, Cambodia   Holidays to Cambodia and get a great insight into Cambodia’s most breathtaking and mysterious cultural and historical attractions such as the Wat Phnom, National Museum, Independence Monument, Royal Palace, Toul Sleng Museum, Russian Market, Artisants […]

Off the Beaten Track in Vietnam

Off the Beaten Track in Vietnam


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Off the beaten track in Vietnam Package from £1915 including flights. Discover unseen Vietnam with option to add a Cambodia visit. ATOL Protected holiday

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

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

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

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Luxury Vietnam Tours, Private & Tailor-made | Jacada Travel

Luxury Vietnam Tours, Private & Tailor-made | Jacada Travel


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Private, bespoke trips to Vietnam with Jacada Travel. Contact one of our experts today to start planning your luxury getaway.

Visa on arrival

by Owee @ owee58.com

Visa on arrival is an easy and cost effective way to enter Vietnam. The process is simple and usually clearing customs is quick with little delay. A person also has the option in obtaining a visa from the Vietnam embassy…

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Hải Đăng Vegetarian Restaurant, Saigon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Hải Đăng is a simple, local, informal vegetarian restaurant in Saigon's Binh Thanh District. The sheer variety and freshness of vegetable dishes on offer (not just tofu and 'fake meat') sets it apart from other Vietnamese vegetarian eateries in the city.... Continue reading

A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Sue Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

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

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The Highlights of Sri Lanka 13 Days

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Colombo - Negombo - Dambulla - Habarana - Sigiriya - Minneriya National Park - Polonnaruwa - Pinnawala - Kandy - Pinnawala - Kandy - Horton Plains National Park - Ella - Yala National Park - Galle

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ZONITRIP – VIETNAM ADVENTURE TOURS·10 THÁNG 10 2017

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

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

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The Grand Tour Of Sri Lanka 19 Days

by AvadatraveL @ VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENCY I VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENT

Colombo - Galle - Yala National Park - Ella - Nuwara Eliya - Horton Plains National Park - Kandy - Dambulla - Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Minneriya National Park - Trincomalee - Minneriya National Park - Trincomalee - Anuradhapura - Wilpattu National Park - Alankuda Beach

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My Quang Rice Noodle Soup

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
My Quang Rice Noodle Soup

My Quang rice noodle soup is a variety of Pho (rice noodle soup). My Quang are also made from rice and soused with soup as serving. My quang is similar to Vietnam’s most popular dish Pho and chicken or pork soup (Hu tieu). The soup sauce comes from a mixture of flavor from beef or […]

My Quang Rice Noodle Soup
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Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

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

Top 6 Vietnam Off The Beaten Track | Picked by Locals

Top 6 Vietnam Off The Beaten Track | Picked by Locals


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These REAL Vietnam off the beaten track destinations are selected by a bunch of locals who are passionate about showing Vietnam's hidden beauty to the world

Vietnam adventure tours - Vietnam off the beaten track

Vietnam adventure tours - Vietnam off the beaten track


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Zonitrip offers Vietnam adventure tours include treking/hiking tours, Bike tours, motorbike tours, off the beaten track in Vietnam.

VIDEO: Saigon, My Saigon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Off Beaten Path – Vietnam Coracle

My Saigon is not the high-rises or attractions of downtown. My Saigon is the local neighbourhood where I live – the alleyways, the market, and the people who inhabit it. In this film I’ve tried to capture the rhythm of daily life over 24 hours on a rainy season day in the area I live in… Continue reading

Things to do in Siem Reap besides temples

by Backstreet Editorial Team @ Backstreet Academy

Templed out? We totally get you! There are tons of templed out tourists in Siem Reap and sometimes you just need a little something without...Read More

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Top 10 Cheapest Countries To Visit in 2018

by Nick Wharton @ Goats On The Road

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

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Top 5 exciting shopping experiences in Hanoi

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Besides visiting famous places or trying authentic cuisine, shopping is one of the activities everyone should have on their list while traveling. Hanoi offers so many shopping options for any kind of interests. Find out more what you buy and where to shop in Hanoi. Hanoi Shopping Malls Keangnam Hanoi  Shopping malls are the best […]

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Saigon Street Food Tour

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Ho Chi Minh City – formerly Saigon, offers an amazing array of authentic food for visitors. As your may read through my Ho Chi Minh City Foodie Guide, you’ll learn that there is not only Vietnamese food of Pho and Banh Mi but also there is the complexity of flavors from the use of fresh, […]

33 fun and interesting facts about Thailand that will surprise and delight you

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

There’s no denying the myriad attractions of Thailand. Beaches, jungles, cities, spices – this kingdom of intrigue offers endless explorations into culture, nature and history. To help you get to know Thailand a little better, we’ve drawn upon our extensive knowledge of the country to share some of our favorite things about it. You’ll notice

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The Hungry Ghost Festival…What is it??

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Today marks an important event in the Lunar Calendar – The Ghost Festival or Hungry Ghost Festival! This festival typically starts from the 7th month in the Lunar Calendar and on the 15th Day, and lasts for a month. Why … Continue reading

Summer Special Offer! The Hanoi to Saigon Buffalo Run

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

  We couldn’t be prouder of our Hanoi to Saigon Buffalo Run. Taking you to everywhere that makes Vietnam so damn great, many years of hard work have gone into designing this adventure. And this summer we are offering an … Continue reading

Picked by Locals | Top 6 Vietnam Off The Beaten Track

by Fiona Mai @ Fiona Travels from Asia

I tried googling “Vietnam off the beaten track” the other day and the top results really disappoint me. Places described...

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7 Short Luxury Cruises in Asia that will make you want to set Sail

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Luxury cruises in Asia are an undisputed treat. ‘Throw off the bowlines’ as the Mark Twain quote urges – cast away your ties to ordinary travel and embrace the timeless enchantment of the overwater journey. Cruising is one of our favorite ways to see a country – all the more when it’s aboard an elegant

Read 7 Short Luxury Cruises in Asia that will make you want to set Sail on Backyard Travel.

Weather and how to explore Hanoi in January

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam and is home to around eight million people, which is over 8 percent of Vietnam’s overall population. This area of Asia has a tropical climate with hot, humid weather in Summer but it is completely different in Winter, the temperature sometimes goes down to 8°C. The best weather […]

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Train Hanoi

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Mekong Delta Travel offers train Hanoi City booking services to other destinations as below: Train Hanoi To Train Name HardSeat SoftSeat HardBerth(6) SoftBerth(4) Danang Reunification Express Train N/A $45 $62 $64 Dieu Tri Reunification Express Train N/A $58 $77 $80 Dieu Tri Reunification Express Train $48 $54 $71 $73 Dieu Tri Reunification Express Train $51 $56 […]

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

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

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

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Husband and Wife Cake – Banh Phu The

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
Husband and Wife Cake – Banh Phu The

Banh phu the (literally “husband and wife cake”) or banh xu xe is a Vietnamese dessert made from rice with mung beans stuffing wrapped in a box made of pandan leaves. The dessert was traditionally given by a suitor but is now part of many wedding banquets. It is a typical cake that people use […]

Husband and Wife Cake – Banh Phu The
Michael Nguyen

La Nga River & Thac Ba Waterfall

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Off Beaten Path – Vietnam Coracle

The La Nga River and Thac Ba Waterfall offer freshwater bathing, lush jungle, mountain scenery and opportunities for wild camping, all within a few hours' drive of Saigon. It's a great inland escape for city-dwellers with their own wheels.... Continue reading

A perfect itinerary for your two-day Mekong Delta tour suggested by a local

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

The Mekong Delta, otherwise known as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, is a colourful display of various shades of green. Here in this water world, boats float in the lazy rivers, buffalos wander in the rice fields and ripe fruits adorn the trees. It is also here that visitors will get a true taste of […]

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The Undiscovered North of Sri Lanka 14 Days

by AvadatraveL @ VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENCY I VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENT

Colombo - Anuradhapura - Wilpattu National Park - Jaffna - Nainativu Island - Delft Island - Kuchchaveli - Trincomalee - Passekudah - - Polonnaruwa - Habarana - Kotugoda

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Saigon to Hanoi: A Food Diary

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

On a recent road trip between Saigon & Hanoi I made a record of some of the meals I ate along the way, to try and illustrate the variety of food available, and what a delight it is to eat your way from one end of the country to the other... Continue reading

This Mai Chau Homestay Offers the Ultimate Peaceful Experience

by Fiona Mai @ Fiona Travels from Asia

Travelling to Mai Chau, Vietnam soon? Whether you’re looking for a Mai Chau homestay or just things to do in...

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Hanoi Green Rice Flake Cake – Banh Com

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
Hanoi Green Rice Flake Cake – Banh Com

Banh com is not only one of the indispensable offerings during wedding ceremonies and ancestor-worshipping days, but is also a specialty that any visitor to Hanoi will want to buy for their friends and relatives as a present. For many years, Hang Than Street in Hanoi has been well-known for Banh com. In 1865, the […]

Hanoi Green Rice Flake Cake – Banh Com
Michael Nguyen

Biking Tour In The Northern Area Of Vietnam

by Admin ITS @ Trekking & Adventure – Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

This is the oldest region of Viet Nam where the Vietnamese culture originated over 2,000 years ago. It is famous for its rippling mountains, cascading rice terraces and karst topography. Our carefully designed trip reveals the rural area of Viet Nam, far removed from the hustle and bustle of the big cites. If you are

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

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

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

A Guide to Manzanillo Colima For Digital Nomads & Travellers

by Dariece Swift @ Goats On The Road

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

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Tours Vietnam : all our tour ideas

Tours Vietnam : all our tour ideas


Evaneos.co.uk

Interested in our itinerary suggestion for your holidays in Vietnam? Tailor-made tours at local prices.

Vietnamese Sour Spring Roll – Nem Chua

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
Vietnamese Sour Spring Roll – Nem Chua

Not sure what you’re looking for and need a little inspiration?

Vietnamese Sour Spring Roll – Nem Chua
Michael Nguyen

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

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


Goats On The Road

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

Off the beaten track Vietnam

by Owee @ owee58.com

It has been some years since I wrote about an off the beaten track Vietnam. When I originally wrote about it, I had already had experience going to places that most foreigners cannot see or travel too, but now…….. I…

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Vietnam Airlines

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

According to Center for aviation (CAPA), Vietnam Airlines becomes only the fourth airline in Southeast Asia with over 20 million annual passengers, joining Malaysia AirAsia, Lion Air and Garuda Indonesia.In 2016 Vietnam Airlines surpassed both Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways to become the second largest Southeast Asian full service airline after Garuda, with 20.6 million annual passengers, 19% growth in passenger traffic, based

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Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Just a couple hours' drive from Saigon, Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa has improved it's facilities and aesthetics in recent years: it's now a lush, relaxing and satisfying retreat from the city.... Continue reading

The Essential Traveller’s Guide To Khao Lak

by Guest Writer @ Goats On The Road

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

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The Colonial Heritage of Ceylon

by AvadatraveL @ VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENCY I VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENT

Colombo - Kandy - Hatton - Galle - Bentota

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A guide on choosing a hotel around Hanoi Old Quarter

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Choosing a hotel for your holidays always takes time. Especially when you have a long list of places to visit, you have to book a hotel that is easy for you to commute. When in Hanoi, due to its complicated traffic system and the position of famous tourist attractions, you should book a hotel around […]

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Getting off the Beaten Track in Vietnam - My Way Travel

Getting off the Beaten Track in Vietnam - My Way Travel


My Way Travel Specialist tours in Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos & Thailand.

Vietnam is currently one of the hottest tourist destinations in Asia, with tourism figures rising at an incredible 26% in the last year.

5 Reasons to visit Yorkshire Dales | Review of my Yorkshire Dales Tour

by Fiona Mai @ Fiona Travels from Asia

As my one-day Yorkshire Dales tour came to an end on a beautiful day in August, I kept wondering why...

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The Top 9 Off The Beaten Track Beaches And Where to Find Them in Vietnam

The Top 9 Off The Beaten Track Beaches And Where to Find Them in Vietnam


The Christina's Blog

Here are the best off the beaten track beaches from north to south of the Vietnam coastline so you can find which one is appropriate for your travels.

Cycling – Meandering The Mekong

by Admin ITS @ Trekking & Adventure – Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Have you ever wanted to visit the Mekong Delta, which is also known as the “Nine Dragon River Delta” in Viet Nam? Have you ever wanted to know how the real lifestyle in Western Viet Nam is? If so, this tour is definitely for you. With this tour you will be able to experience many

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1 night Halong Bay cruise

by Owee58 @ Riptide Tour Vietnam

  Halong Bay in Vietnam’s Gulf of Tonkin is truly magical. It has nearly 2,000 limestone islands of varying sizes

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The Deep South: Riding the Dragon’s Tail

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Off Beaten Path – Vietnam Coracle

After 9 years travelling in Vietnam, the last four provinces that I have yet to visit are all in the Mekong Delta. These are the southernmost provinces in the country: the Deep South or, as I like to call it, the Dragon’s Tail. I thought it was about time I made it to all Vietnam’s 63 provinces, so I finally set out to travel as far south as roads go... Continue reading

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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Ha Noi Tour (starting from Ha Long)

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Tour Code: HALHAN2 Duration: 2 days 1 night Detail Itinerary Day 1: Departing the port at Ha Long Bay, driving through the peaceful countryside, catching glimpses of everyday rural life. Upon arrival in Ha Noi, you will be checked in to the hotel. The evening is planned to be spent at a local theater, entertained

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Mekong River Excursion Speed Boat Saigon River

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: MKSGN01 Trip price from: $US 105 Duration: 1 day Departure: Daily at 8 am. Trip itinerary Mekong River Excursion Speed Boat Saigon River to My Tho & Ben Tre depart daily from Saigon River with the pick up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City centre. Cruising through canals and along Saigon […]

Biking Along The Coastal Road Of Viet Nam

by Admin ITS @ Trekking & Adventure – Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

One of the most beautiful areas to visit in Viet Nam is the part of the coastal road located in the middle on the country. The road goes through several cities including the previous capital of Viet Nam – Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An Ancient Town and also famous tourist sites such as Lang Co

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Adventures In Sri Lanka 14 Days

by AvadatraveL @ VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENCY I VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENT

Colombo - Kegalle - Kandy - Knuckles Mountain Range - Kitulgala - Mirissa - Galle - Kogala

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Tips on Traveling in Vietnam for Off the Beaten Path Attractions – I am Aileen

Tips on Traveling in Vietnam for Off the Beaten Path Attractions – I am Aileen


I am Aileen

When in search for off the beaten path adventures in Vietnam, come and check out some of these gems — you may just have the trip of a lifetime!

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

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

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

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Off-the-beaten-track holidays | Audley Travel

Off-the-beaten-track holidays | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

Journey to untouched corners of the world. From African rainforests to Siberian volcanoes, Audley can incorporate lesser-known areas into your adventure

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…

A Mekong Homestay in a Khmer region of the Mekong Delta

by Owee @ owee58.com

A New Mekong Homestay The Mekong Delta is a popular destination when visiting Vietnam and staying in a Mekong Homestay is an excellent way to spend a night or two to explore the culture and beauty. I have just returned…

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Why does hotel want to hold my passport?

by Owee58 @ Riptide Tour Vietnam

  There is a lot of controversy and discussion by travelers on what in fact the Passport policy is in

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Custom made? Yes Please! A Guide to Custom Tailoring in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

If you haven’t already heard, Vietnam is a superstar manufacturing country.  In the last several years, many multinational companies have created manufacturing facilities in Vietnam, solidifying the country’s superstar status.  The direct consequence of this is a huge reservoir of skilled and knowledgeable workers who can do everything from shoemaking, jewelry making, dress tailoring, suit…

Fun facts about Hanoi that you may not know…

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Hanoi translates to “city inside rivers” (there are nine lakes in the city). It’s historic and more formal name is Thang Long, which has a more bad-ass meaning “Ascending Dragon”! Hanoi is over a thousand years old! The city celebrated … Continue reading

THE BEST MONTH TO VISIT VIETNAM? SEPTEMBER!

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Yes, Vietnam is a great country to travel all year round depending on the region – but if you ask us which time of the year we like to travel most, it’s definitely the month of September! Here’s why: It’s … Continue reading

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

The art of crossing the streets in Vietnam…..

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Locals or anyone who has lived in Vietnam a long time, who have observed the traffic, will see it as though they are watching a perfectly coordinated ballet performance of people, motorbikes, cars, buses or even the occasional chicken. If … Continue reading

Small Group Cat Tien National Park Tour 2 day

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: SGCT2d Trip price: $US 150 Duration: 2 days 1 night. Departure: Daily. Tour type: Small group (max 08 pax/group) Through the support of Cat Tien National Park, Mekong Delta Travel has constructed daily departure for small group Cat Tien National Park tour of 2 days 1 night depart from Ho Chi Minh City […]

MAGIC, MYSTERY AND EXPEDITION OF A LIFE TIME IN THE SON DOONG CAVE

by admin @ My Way Travel Specialist tours in Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos & Thailand.

Son Doong cave located in Quang Binh Province, Vietnam and in the heart of the Phong Nha Ke Bang National […]

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Vung Tau Weekend Trip | 3 Myths Debunked

by Fiona Mai @ Fiona Travels from Asia

Vung Tau is a seaside city situated only 120km from Saigon, making it one of Saigonese people’s all-time favorite holiday...

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Get Off the Beaten Path in Vietnam

Get Off the Beaten Path in Vietnam


AFAR Media

AFAR staffer Alex Palomino got off the tourist track inVietnam—this is what she discovered.

VBH Guide to Vietnamese TET New Year & The Year of the Rooster…

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

2017 represents the Year of the Rooster according to the zodiac. To the Vietnamese, the Rooster is one of the most important animals that govern human life. It’s an essential protein for nourishment but is also often used as an … Continue reading

Capital Punishment in Vietnam

by Owee @ owee58.com

Capital punishment is a very controversial subject depending where you are in the word. In most western cultures, capital punishment has been deemed non humane and life imprisonment with chance of rehabilitation the preference. I always had my doubts about…

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How I almost lost my wallet … yet still found hope in Rome

by Fiona Mai @ Fiona Travels from Asia

I’ve put off writing about Rome for so long as I seem to always get stuck at this basic question:...

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15 Things To Do in Montego Bay Jamaica

by Emily Kydd @ Goats On The Road

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

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16 Breathtaking Photos of my Scottish Highland Tour from Inverness

by Fiona Mai @ Fiona Travels from Asia

I’ve just come back from my one day Scottish Highland tour from Inverness and it was WONDERFUL! Enjoying Scotland without...

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Australia, India among 6 new countries eligible for e-visa to Vietnam

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Visitors from Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the U.A.E have also been added to the list. Vietnam has extended its e-visa application scheme for visitors from six more countries including major tourism markets Australia and India, raising the list of beneficiaries to 46. A government decision said the e-visa system is now also available

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Baby Basket Clams Rice – Com Hen

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
Baby Basket Clams Rice – Com Hen

Baby basket clams rice (com hen) is a Vietnamese rice dish originating in Hue. It is made with baby mussels or basket clams and leftover rice and is normally served at room temperature. Com hen has a sweet-smelling flavor of rice, onion, and grease, as well as strange tastes of sweet, buttery, salty, sour, bitter, […]

Baby Basket Clams Rice – Com Hen
Michael Nguyen

Top 5 hostels for backpackers in Saigon

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Hostels are the way to go for budget-oriented travelers. Visitors can enjoy full of services with small angles, affordable rates. the suggestions below will give you the perfect choice. The Common Room Project Bizarre in concept yet strangely nice in the way it brings it all together, The Common Room Project is where hotel meets […]

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How to Apply for Single / Multiple Entry South Korea Visa for Filipino Tourists or Visitors

by Aileen @ I am Aileen

Make your South Korea travel dreams come true. Read this comprehensive guide that will help you get a single or multiple entry South Korea visa in Manila, Philippines!

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Visit LOCAL MARKET in North Vietnam

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

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

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Vietnam’s Off the Beaten Track Destinations - Hidden Gems in Vietnam

Vietnam’s Off the Beaten Track Destinations - Hidden Gems in Vietnam


vietnam-guide.com

This section of Vietnam’s off-the-beaten-track destinations caters to adventurous travellers who want to get off the tourist trail during their holiday. While Vietnam has some very famous sites well worth visiting, it has somewhat diluted the authenticity of the whole experience, especially in prominent locals such as Hanoi

10 reasons to visit Vietnam during Tet Festival

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Mid-February marks Vietnam’s most important date – Tet, the New Year’s period. It can be hard getting accurate insider information about Tet celebrations and what happens across the nation during its most festive period. It can be hard figuring out if Tet is a good time to visit Vietnam. Knowing what we know about Tet,

Read 10 reasons to visit Vietnam during Tet Festival on Backyard Travel.

Sri Lanka And The Maldives 11 Days

by AvadatraveL @ VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENCY I VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENT

Colombo - Kandy - Dambulla - Sigiriya - Minneriya National Park - Dambulla - Polonnaruwa - Colombo - Male - Bandos Island

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8 Best Cafes and Coffee in Chiang Mai

by Jamon @ Backstreet Academy

Chiang Mai is a chill-out jewel of the North, with a manageable population, enough space to go around and a great many interesting things to...Read More

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No Indonesia Visa Required For Citizens Of 45 Countries

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

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

Conquering Mount Fansipan the Right Way (Tallest Mountain in Vietnam)

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

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

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Camping the Ocean Road: Saigon to Nha Trang

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Off Beaten Path – Vietnam Coracle

Pitch your tent under a coconut palm just metres from the surf & enjoy Vietnam's south coast sleeping in the open air: This is my guide to camping on the beaches along the Ocean Road from Saigon to Nha Trang.... Continue reading

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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Portrait of Ms Ca

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Off Beaten Path – Vietnam Coracle

This is Ms Ca. Born sometime in the 1930s (she can't remember the exact year), I met her sitting in the shade of a cashew tree, sheltering from the midday sun.... Continue reading

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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Vietnam Off The Beaten Path Tours | Mekong Delta Tours Specialist | Innoviet Travel

Vietnam Off The Beaten Path Tours | Mekong Delta Tours Specialist | Innoviet Travel


Innoviet Travel

Unique and truly off the beaten track tours, small group tours with homestay & cycling. Book your trip today for an unforgettable memory in Vietnam.

Forum

by Owee58 @ Riptide Tour Vietnam

Advice Forum Thank you for considering Riptide Tour Vietnam as part of your research on a Vietnam Holiday. My name

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A review of our “Foodie” tour by a renown New York Chef

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Here is an excerpt from the food diary of Mario Tolentino, a New York Chef and winner of The Food Network’s “Chopped” in 2010.  Mr. Tolentino, a street food fanatic, decided to take part in our “Foodie” tour on August 6th, 2011.  He was kind enough to send his review of “The Lunch Lady” and…

Off the beaten track in North Vietnam 8 days 7 nights

Off the beaten track in North Vietnam 8 days 7 nights


babenationalpark

Off the beaten track in North Vietnam 8 days 7 nights with local tour operator Mr Linh's Adventures, daily departure from Hanoi

The Coast Road: Saigon to Hoi An & Beyond

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Thanks to new coastal roads, it's now possible to ride from Saigon to Hoi An, and beyond to Dong Hoi, following the coast all the way & avoiding the busy main artery of Highway 1 for the vast majority of the route. This is a salty, sunny, sandy & scenic road trip.... Continue reading

VIDEO: The Northeast Motorbike Loop

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Off Beaten Path – Vietnam Coracle

One of my favourite corners of Vietnam, this is my film of riding the Northeast Loop by motorbike... Continue reading

Cam Ranh Bay: Cam Lap Promontory

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Off Beaten Path – Vietnam Coracle

Cam Lap Promontory is one of those rare places that's easily accessible yet largely undeveloped and utterly beautiful. It's the kind of place you fall in love with, and one that really does deserve the overused epithet of 'hidden gem'.... Continue reading

How to plan a family vacation – a step-by-step guide, with tips and checklist

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Traveling with kids – it’s hard, but it’s worth it. Depending on the age of your offspring, the challenges vary, but as parents and travel experts, we have some insights on how to streamline a family vacation. To share the things we’ve learned through years of experience planning – and taking – family trips in

Read How to plan a family vacation – a step-by-step guide, with tips and checklist on Backyard Travel.

Vietnam as a retirement destination

by Owee58 @ Riptide Tour Vietnam

Vietnam as a retirement destination Family Karaoke I have been approached by a number of different people lately that are

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7 places to get off the tourist trail in Vietnam | Travel Feature

7 places to get off the tourist trail in Vietnam | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

Venture beyond the tourist trail in Vietnam and you'll find secluded bays and delicious farm-to-fork food. Here are seven ideas for an offbeat adventure.

Vietnam Visa on Arrival

by Owee58 @ Riptide Tour Vietnam

Vietnam Visa on Arrival Visa on arrival is an easy and cost effective way to enter Vietnam. The process is

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Interesting Vietnam War Video Footage

by Owee @ owee58.com

I am in the highlands on a regular basis. Over the years I have hosted a number of Americans that have had a return to where they served or wounded as part of their bucket list. It has always been…

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6 Reasons I Don’t Like Edinburgh

by Fiona Mai @ Fiona Travels from Asia

Indeed, this blog post is not a typical Edinburgh travel guide. I don’t mean to offend any Edinburgh fan out...

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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…

7 Fun Activities in a Mu Cang Chai Tour with Zonitrip

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

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

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A guide to Hoi An’s Lantern Festival

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Hoi An, at any time of the year is stunning but it’s particularly magical during the full moon. The electricity is switched off; the streets are closed off to traffic and the old town is transformed into a fairyland of … Continue reading

Bãi Rạng Beach, Quy Nhon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A small crescent of toast-gold sand lined with coconut palms & casuarina trees, Bãi Rạng Beach is squeezed between two rocky bluffs, 15km south of Quy Nhon. It's still a local, working beach & remains undeveloped.... Continue reading

Hanoi Street Food: Into Capital’s Cuisine with a food connoisseur

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Google Maps can easily show you top tier restaurants with a few strokes on a smartphone, but it still struggles to pinpoint the location of Hanoi street food vendors. Hanoi’s small stands rarely have a specific address or really, any desgination at all. They are located in unsuspecting alleys, hidden within unpopular parks, or spotted […]

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5 Offbeat Experiences in Cebu

by Backstreet Editorial Team @ Backstreet Academy

The island of Cebu and the cities and towns that lie within it are mostly known for their pristine beaches and diving spots, and for...Read More

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Sri Lanka in Style 16 Days

by AvadatraveL @ VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENCY I VIETNAM TRAVEL AGENT

Colombo - Dambulla -Polonnaruwa - Sigiriya - Minneriya National Park - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Horton Plains National - Ella - Yala National Park - Galle - Kotugoda

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Sapa-Y Ty Scenic Motorbike Loop

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Sapa's dramatic mountainous landscape continues north of town, via Y Ty Village, all the way to the Chinese border. Several small roads penetrate deep into steep, terraced valleys & climb high above ferocious rivers creating a scenic loop.... Continue reading

Vietnam : Off the Beaten Track | Tonkin Travel

Vietnam : Off the Beaten Track | Tonkin Travel


Tonkin Travel

A 21 Days/20 Nights representative tour visiting all the major cities and famous sites. This itinerary can be used as a starting point and altered or extended to suite your requirements. Itinerary in Brief: Day 1 : Hanoi Day 2 : Hanoi and ancient ceramic village Bat Trang Day 3 : Hanoi – Duong Lam – Nghia Lo Day …

Vietnam Backpacker Hostels Grateful of No Serious Injuries in recent Public Ferry Collision

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

On 1 January 2017, a scheduled public ferry carrying passengers from Cat Ba Island to Hai Phong Harbor, Vietnam made contact with a bridge pylon. The accident resulted in damage to the ferry’s bow, and several seats inside the passenger … Continue reading

South Queensferry – A perfect half day trip from Edinburgh

by Fiona Mai @ Fiona Travels from Asia

South Queensferry makes a great half day trip from Edinburgh. Trains from Edinburgh Waverly to Dalmeny (the main train station...

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Why you should get off the beaten path in Mekong Delta Vietnam

Why you should get off the beaten path in Mekong Delta Vietnam


Inspitrip Blog

I was curious about Mekong Delta Vietnam but heard it was very touristic. However, I managed to get off the beaten path and had the most amazing time.

3 days Mekong Delta Tour Phnom Penh – Saigon

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: MK3dPP Price from: 225 USD. Duration: 3 days 2 nights Depart: Phnom Penh, End: Ho Chi Minh City Trip itinerary Day 1: Phnom Penh – Chau Doc ( L/D ) We will pick you up at your hotel in Phnom Penh at 7.00 am and transfer to the boat pier for boarding the […]

Bãi Rạng Beach, Quy Nhon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Off Beaten Path – Vietnam Coracle

A small crescent of toast-gold sand lined with coconut palms & casuarina trees, Bãi Rạng Beach is squeezed between two rocky bluffs, 15km south of Quy Nhon. It's still a local, working beach & remains undeveloped.... Continue reading

Off the beaten track Vietnam

Off the beaten track Vietnam


owee58.com

It has been some years since I wrote about an off the beaten track Vietnam. When I originally wrote about it, I had already had experience going to places that most foreigners cannot see or travel …

Ho Chi Minh City Walking Tour – You’ll find it’s more than a modern city

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Ho Chi Minh City – also known as Saigon – is no longer a strange destination for travellers visiting Vietnam. Arriving at Tan Son Nhat Airport, you are free to venture and explore a number of destinations in Vietnam, but believe me, don’t mistake Ho Chi Minh as another sprawling modern city without personality. With […]

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The Top 5 Vietnam Tours - Backstreet Academy

The Top 5 Vietnam Tours - Backstreet Academy


Backstreet Academy

With options for Vietnam tours in abundance, we've made it easy for travellers by selecting the top 5 Vietnam tours and the tour operators who run them.

Charities in Vietnam

by Owee @ owee58.com

Over the past years I have at times been asked how a person can help Charities in Vietnam. I am aware of many orphanages and have limited experience with Charities such as World Vision, Doctors without Borders, East meets West,…

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Where can you explore the most amazing rice terrace fields in your holiday to Vietnam?

by Ad @ Adventura Travel | Creating Better Places To Live and Visit

Vietnam is popular destination to many travelers all over the world. Traveling to Vietnam, you can visit many historic sites such as Hanoi, pagodas and mausoleums in Hue, unique river based life in Mekong Delta, meet ethic people in Sapa, Ha Giang, explore world heritages such as Halong Bay, ancient town Hoi An or My

Socially Responsible Travel in Hanoi (Travel and Give Back to the Community)

by Sue Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The phrase “socially responsible travel” is a new trend followed by travelers all over the world, in the context that traveling and experiencing new cultures is popular nowadays. Hanoi, renown for the chaotic Old Quarter, many little temples, Dong Xuan Market that sells household goods and street food, already has so much to offer. However, […]

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Our Spectacular Day Trip to Brecon Beacons from Cardiff | A Detailed Review

by Fiona Mai @ Fiona Travels from Asia

A day trip to Brecon Beacons from Cardiff is an absolute must for nature-lovers. I’d always wanted to visit Brecon Beacons...

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Getting Around in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Hue is the famous Imperial city of Central Vietnam, the throne of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Old and tranquil, Hue is frozen in time, standing amongst the remnants of a once glorious Asian empire. Because of this, getting around Hue is intriguing with many options available, and sights to see. A major […]

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Vietnam weather charts (Rainfall and Temperature)

by Owee58 @ Riptide Tour Vietnam

Vietnam weather charts (Rainfall and Temperature) Ok here it is,  everything you wanted to know about the weather in Vietnam. I

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

by Ms Minh Nghia Bui @ Zonitrip

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

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TOP 5 REASONS TO VISIT HO CHI MINH CITY DURING TET

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Lunar New Year, or more commonly known as Tet, is a wondrous and prosperous time in Vietnam, and is an event that is anticipated throughout the year!  It marks the arrival of spring, a brand new start for many of life’s endeavours, and is a time to appreciate and spend time with family.  If you…

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