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Vietnam church gets involved in national and international issues

by Pam Hackenmiller @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

In a strong bid to encourage Catholics to participate in secular issues, two open-minded church leaders ask Catholics to make peace in the world and foster patriotism, human rights and solidarity in their own country.

Living under the communist government's religious limitations for decades, most of Vietnamese Catholics tend to avoid facing persecution from government authorities by restricting their religious life within homes and churches. They also ignore burning issues damaging their nation and its place in the international community.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Facebook

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Facebook


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Discover Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam with the help of your friends. Search for restaurants, hotels, museums and more.

The Reverie Saigon | The Most Spectacularly Extravagant Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Reverie Saigon | The Most Spectacularly Extravagant Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Reverie Saigon

The Reverie Saigon takes pride of place on the topmost floors of the landmark Times Square Building in prestigious District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

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...

The Best Lisbon Hidden Gems and Secret Spots

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This is a curated list of the major Lisbon hidden gems and secret places. No touristy bullshit or pretentiousness here. Whether you are living in Lisbon, have a few extra days to explore or you’re an hipster looking for the off the beaten track, this article is for you. Lisbon holds a special place in […]

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Travel video of the week: Bordeaux

by National Geographic Traveller (UK) @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

There's more to Bordeaux than fine wines and grand architecture

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Lisbon Travel Blog: Complete City Guide for 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon travel blog and guide has all you need to know to plan your trip to the trendiest hotspot in Europe right now. Budget, tourist traps and places not to miss vs main tourist traps, places to eat and of course insider tips. After all I’ve lived in Lisbon for a decade! I know […]

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Costa Rica: The centenarian cowboy

by Ash Bhardwaj @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Beyond the rugged coastline of Costa Rica's isolated Nicoya Peninsula are the cattle-ranching communities that live there — where the sabaneros' lifestyle means they have some of the longest lifespans on earth

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Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

List of Australian Embassies, high commissions, consulates, multilateral missions and representative offices.

Deal Alert: Midwest Cities to Europe from $205 Round-Trip

Deal Alert: Midwest Cities to Europe from $205 Round-Trip

by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an …

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.

Living in Ho Chi Minh City

Living in Ho Chi Minh City


RMIT University Vietnam

Vietnam is a bold, dynamic canvas on which a vibrant image is rapidly emerging; an image that is unique in the world and full of contradictions and surprises. This vision of change is reflected in every facet of the nation, but Ho Chi Minh City is at the apex.

Married, childless women in Vietnam carry burdens of prejudices, church law

by Tracy Abeln @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Agnes Pham Thi Dung is treated like an enemy by her husband in their ramshackle house. Her husband, a motorbike taxi driver, is verbally abusive and spends lots of money drinking. She suffers through his angry shouts and uncontrolled violence on a daily basis.

Capturing working life in Kefalonia

by Nick Warner @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

The photographer for our Kefalonia In Pictures feature, explains how he tackled language barriers to capture life on a goat farm

The post Capturing working life in Kefalonia appeared first on National Geographic Traveller (UK).

Ho Chi Minh City essentials

Ho Chi Minh City essentials


Financial Review

If you're passing through the city, here are the essentials of where to eat, stay and play.

Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com

Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com


HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Ho Chi Minh, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

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.

Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) - Everything You Need to Know About Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) - Everything You Need to Know About Ho Chi Minh City


vietnam-guide.com

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is the business and financial hub of Vietnam, with a prominent history going back hundreds of years. The Khmers originally settled the region, with the Vietnamese taking over in the 17th century. The French conquered Saigon, as it was then known,

Neighbourhood: Bangkok

by Lee Cobaj @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Thailand’s capital may be big and brash in places, but it’s got plenty of soul, whether you’re exploring the back streets of Chinatown or the hidden bars and vintage stores of its new hipster heartland

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Using a Smartphone Camera Lens Kit To Boost Your Photos: Pixter Review

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Looking for a clever, effective and inexpensive way to boost your photos on your smartphone? Pixter might be the answer you’re looking for. This is a detailed review on of their attachable smartphone camera lens: the Super Fisheye! I confess I had a bit of prejudice against smartphone accessories. It’s just that I’ve seen so […]

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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.

Summer in Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)

Summer in Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)


GoAbroad.com

Make the vibrant Ho Chi Minh City – still known to many as Saigon – your home this summer. Study in English at a contemporary university with...

The 19 Best Travel Accessories To Save Space, Time And Money In 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This article is a comprehensive list of all the items and travel accessories that make your life easier when you are on the road. Based on my personal experience and the latest trends out there. How many have you got already? Let me start by saying I’ve seen loads of lists of “must-have” travel accessories […]

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Top 5 Seafood dishes to try in Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We always recommend travelers in Vietnam to definitely try what the locals call “ốc”, which literally means “snails”, though its meaning is actually going out and enjoying seafood, including crabs, shrimps, oyster and yes, snails. However these ốc restaurants usually have only a 5 to 10...

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.

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

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

Flying While Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know

Flying While Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know

by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

The birth of a baby last week on an Air France flight — and in first class, no less! — reminds us that it may be a rare event, but it does happen: every year, a handful of babies are born mid-air. And even those who aren’t born at the front of the plane can …

2463 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

2463 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


Booking.com

Great savings on hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam online. Good availability and great rates. Read hotel reviews and choose the best hotel deal for your stay.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: A first-timer's guide

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: A first-timer's guide


Stuff

Amidst the heat and noise of southern Vietnam, there's both action and tranquility on offer.

The best breakfasts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you’re like us and got the Vietnamese habit of waking up with the sun and a cup of cà phê sữa đá, you probably have already your favorite Phở or Bánh Mì joint that will help you start the day in ease. For most...

The Best Value Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

After the best boutique hotels in Saigon, we decided to have a look at a cheaper selection of accommodation in our city. As always this is only based on our opinion nor this is a sponsored article/video by any of these hotels. Check out the...

Enter to Win Flights to Miami on BLADEone This Weekend

Enter to Win Flights to Miami on BLADEone This Weekend

by Nick Ellis @ The Points Guy

BLADE is already well known as the largest coordinator of short-distance aviation in the Northeast. What’s less known, but equally exclusive, is its seasonal jet service to Miami through its BLADEone service, which has entered its third season of operation. For the third season, BLADEone is offering an expanded schedule with double the flights compared to …

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.

Family travel: E-biking in Tyrol

by Donald Strachan @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Untethering kids from their mobiles is always hard, but to do it for the sake of a cycling holiday in the rolling Tyrolean hills is a Herculean task

The post Family travel: E-biking in Tyrol appeared first on National Geographic Traveller (UK).

Discover: Seoul

by @ Wikitravel

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

Motorcycle tours in Vietnam

Motorcycle tours in Vietnam


Back of the Bike Tours

Are you looking for a unique experience during your trip to Vietnam? Hop on the back of one of our bikes and enjoy an awesome ride in Saigon!

Deal Alert: Conrad Bali From $100 a Night

Deal Alert: Conrad Bali From $100 a Night

by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

With a little digging it’s easy to find good deals on hotels in Southeast Asia. And thanks to this Hilton Hotels sale going on you won’t have to look very far. Right now you can book a stay at the Conrad Bali for just $104 per night. The Conrad is one of Hilton’s two luxury brands, …

Vietnamese bishops denounce proposed government document on religious freedom

by Pam Hackenmiller @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vietnamese bishops are at odds with Hanoi officials on a proposed government document dealing with religious freedom.

Spending Christmas in Saigon, Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Christmas is nearly a month away, and can be trully a magical time in Vietnam (minus the snow). If you decided to spend our favorite holiday in the South of Vietnam, make sure to check out our video on what Xmas is really like like...

The Best Desserts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

  It’s not always easy to explore Saigon under this unbeatable heat, and sometimes a quick ice cream stop can be the best way to refresh yourself and have enough energy for your adventures here. Fortunately, with a summer all year round, Ho Chi Minh...

From Latin to Vietnamese: Liturgical group's Bible translations let people live out their faith

by Mick Forgey @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Global Sisters Report Preview: A group of varied sisters, priests, and lay people come together in Vietnam to translate the Bible and other holy books into Vietnamese. 

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.)

Flights To Ho Chi Minh City | Deals On Flights To Vietnam

Flights To Ho Chi Minh City | Deals On Flights To Vietnam


Flight Centre

Book your flights to Ho Chi Minh City with Flight Centre and enjoy a Vietnamese holiday for less. Choose from our great range of cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City and save.

Is Naples Safe For Tourists? What You (Really) Need To Know

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

It’s 2017 so time to sort this drama once and for all. Is Naples safe for tourists or not? Let’s spill the truth! It’s the elephant in the room of every discussion around Naples. Just like happened when I visited Rio de Janeiro, most of my conversations before heading to Italy’s third largest city had […]

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Self-Driving Ubers on the Road Within 18 Months Says CEO

Self-Driving Ubers on the Road Within 18 Months Says CEO

by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Uber had a tough 2017 with a rash of negative press that hung over the company like a dark cloud. But 2018 is shaping up to be a better year, and at Bloomberg’s #TheYearAhead event, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi shared some exciting news about the company’s self-driving cars. Khosrowshahi said that he believes Uber will have autonomous …

Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: Which Vietnam City Is Right For You?

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Struggling making a decision between Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh for your upcoming trip to Vietnam? In this article I’m comparing both cities in terms of food, safety, places to visit and overall vibe for you to decide its overall travel potential. Which one is the right for you? Vietnam is not the easiest of […]

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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.

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.

New Vietnamese law still reflects skepticism about religion, bishop says

by Teresa Malcolm @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Law on Belief and Religion, to take effect in 2018, has some improvements in religious freedom, but is still a regression from earlier drafts, says Bishop Peter Nguyen Van Kham.

Vietnam Tips And Tricks: 26 Key Things To Know Before Your Trip

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This list of useful tips and tricks of Vietnam is mostly intended for first-time visitors but it can help anyone achieve a safe and worry-free travel. It should alert you for common mistakes and prepare you for traveling to one of the most amazing countries on Earth. I mean it. Not gonna lie: Vietnam is […]

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Redemptorists reach out to neglected Vietnam War veterans

by Anonymous @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

"This is a careful choice of the ministry and faith, not politics. We work with veterans not for charity but in deep gratitude for their sacrifices."

Ho Chi Minh City Hotels, Vietnam: Great savings and real reviews

Ho Chi Minh City Hotels, Vietnam: Great savings and real reviews


Agoda

Great discounts on Ho Chi Minh City hotels, Vietnam. BOOK NOW, PAY LATER for many hotels. Photos and real guest reviews to help you choose the best deal.

Freed Vietnamese Catholic activist: I will continue my fight for democracy, social justice

by Pam Hackenmiller @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

A Catholic dissident who recently released from prison said his jail service was sent by providence and he would continue to give his voice to democratic and human rights. 

"I believe my prison service was sent by God because I had opportunities to get acquainted with several people suffering disgrace. God changed me into a new man who dared to defend the truth and those who are trampled on and to oppose prison officers' wrongdoings," Anthony Dau Van Duong said after he was freed Oct. 2. 

The Most Complete Travel Guide to Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This easy-to-follow Pico travel guide contains all you need to know to explore Pico island in Azores. Find out the best places to go and how to budget and plan your itinerary. And of course, what and where to eat. Let’s get started! Each island in the Azores has its own charm and appeal. There’s […]

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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.

Activists, religious dignitaries call for an end to Vietnam's death penalty

by Pam Hackenmiller @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

"The Fifth Commandment teaches, 'You shall not kill.' That means murder is banned in any circumstances."

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.

Flight Review: American Airlines (737-800) First Class From Boston to Los Angeles

Flight Review: American Airlines (737-800) First Class From Boston to Los Angeles

by Benji Stawski @ The Points Guy

With the increased pressure coming from JetBlue’s Mint expansion, airlines have been forced to step up their game in traditionally non-premium transcon US markets. One of those is the Boston (BOS) to Los Angeles (LAX) route. While Delta added its premium Delta One product to the route, and United frequently operates a 757 with lie-flat …

Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: Which City To Visit In Vietnam?

Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: Which City To Visit In Vietnam?


Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This is a city showdown: Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City. Get to know more about costs, food and sights and find out which Vietnamese city you should go first!

The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

What to eat for Lunch in Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon? Entering the world of Vietnamese food can be a daunting task for a beginner out there on their own. What is it? Where is it? Is it the best? These are the questions...

Sisters provide safety for children of Vietnam's fish farmers

by Mick Forgey @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Preview: The Daughters of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary take care of children of local fish farmers in the Ba Ria-Vung Tau and Dong Nai provinces.

How to Know When to Travel Anywhere – The Rove.me experience

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

We live in a rushed era where the “fast-food” concept has arrived to the travel world too. Many people out there can do a life of travel based on keeping a count of countries visited and bragging themselves because of it. But is that really the essence of traveling? For me, the whole purpose of […]

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Vietnamese Catholics gather to mark pastoral turning point

by Stephanie Yeagle @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The 1980 meeting between Northern and Southern Vietnamese bishops was the first since Communist forces took control of North Vietnam in 1975.

7 Unique Experiences and Things To Do in Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

These are some of the most unique things to do in Pico you can’t miss when you’re in the island. Pico is the second largest island of the Azores archipelago – after São Miguel. Despite being the most obviously volcanic, it still boasts an incredible variety of landscapes. Between the green meadows, the lava fields, […]

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Radio Veritas Asia's acclaimed Vietnamese communicator remembered for a life of service

by Pam Hackenmiller @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vietnamese Msgr. Pietro Nguyen Van Tai will be remembered as a successful communicator who spent all life serving the church in Asia for decades.

Tai died of abdomen cancer Tuesday at age 67 in a hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. His funeral Mass was scheduled for Friday at the Assumption Cathedral of his native Vinh Long diocese.

He was considered the cornerstone or one of the pillars of Radio Veritas Asia, the 45-year-old continental short-wave radio station owned and operated by the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conference in Manila, Philippines.

How To Visit The Amalfi Coast, Vesuvius and Pompeii From Naples Independently

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

I’m sharing my full planning insights to visit Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius and Amalfi Coast on a fully independent trip. I’ve used no expensive tours or agencies and I now show you how you can do the same. This is the fun and adventurous Italy! I just came back from a surprise trip I prepared to […]

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The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you are following us on our YouTube Channel (and you should!) you probably would have watched all of our top 5 already. Our goal as always is to provide travelers with the best spots, according to us, for various Vietnamese street food or activities here...

Stay at home: Isle of Wight

by Mark Rowe @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Fossil-rich cliffs, a Literary Heroes Trail and great restaurants are among the island’s many attractions

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Vatican prelate encourages evangelization in pastoral visit to Vietnam

by Pam Hackenmiller @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Cardinal Fernando Filoni encouraged Vietnamese priests to "find remote areas where people have yet to know God."

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!

Climbing Mount Pico: All You Need To Know For an Epic Hike

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

During my last trip to Azores, I had the pleasure of climbing Mount Pico in Pico island. Here’s my experience and how you can get to the top safely. While it’s not by any means amongst the tallest in the world, Mount Pico can be deceptively difficult to conquer which leads to many failed climb […]

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How To Get From Lisbon Airport to City Center (Without Getting Scammed)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Find out how to conveniently get to some of the most popular places in Lisbon’s city center. First tip: stay away from taxis! Lisbon is one of the most charming capitals in Europe. There are many unique things to do, see and taste here, ensuring you have a memorable time. I recommend that you stay […]

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The Best Apps To Buy Cheap Flights On Your Phone (Updated for 2018!)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Finding a good and reliable travel app can be a hard task. In this article I will try to answer the question: which are the best apps to find cheap flights on your phone? Booking flights before vs now Not many years ago, you need an appointment with your travel agent to book a flight. We booked […]

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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.

Vietnamese sisters provide personal and professional development for young women

by Pam Hackenmiller @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Global Sisters Report: Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul sisters provide courses on housework for disadvantaged young women so they can find jobs.

A taste of Mumbai

by Chetna Makan @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Take a street food tour of India’s most lively city with former Bake Off finalist and rising star food author, Chetna Makan

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How I Wasted My Annual Credit Card Benefit — Reader Mistake Story

How I Wasted My Annual Credit Card Benefit — Reader Mistake Story

by The Points Guy @ The Points Guy

Today, I want to share a story from reader Michale, who missed out on a airline credit when he misunderstood how to use it. Here’s what he had to say: My wife and I booked round-trip tickets on Delta for a trip from New York to Miami in September. Delta’s website showed that I could upgrade …

10 Reasons to Visit Ho Chi Minh City Now

10 Reasons to Visit Ho Chi Minh City Now


Condé Nast Traveler

If you're visiting Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, take the time to visit these ten hot spots, spanning cafes, historic buildings, and temples.

Lisbon 3-Day Itinerary: What to See In Europe’s Hipster Capital

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon 3-day itinerary is ideal for anyone visiting for the first time the portuguese capital. It’s packed with insider advice of what’s REALLY worth to do and hipster tips to see the major sights. Bem-vindo a Lisboa! Oh Lisbon. The city oozing the million-dollar combination of tradition, charm and modernism. The alluring culture, the […]

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Ho Chi Minh City Weather - AccuWeather Forecast for Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City Weather - AccuWeather Forecast for Ho Chi Minh Vietnam


AccuWeather

Get the Ho Chi Minh City weather forecast. Access hourly, 10 day and 15 day forecasts along with up to the minute reports and videos for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from AccuWeather.com

Loyola's Vietnam Center lays sound foundations in care

by Elizabeth Elliott @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Colleges and Universities: Since adopting market-based reforms, Vietnam has been on the back end of the list of the world’s middle-income countries.

What to Do in Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City Attractions

What to Do in Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City Attractions


vietnam-guide.com

Ho Chi Minh City attractions are a vibrant mix of old and new, with well-preserved colonial structures and war relics from the devastating Vietnam War as well as sleek skyscrapers, elegant sports clubs, and expansive shopping malls against a metropolis backdrop. Great for immersing in the local culture

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.

Ho Chi Minh City | Location, History, & Facts

Ho Chi Minh City | Location, History, & Facts


Encyclopedia Britannica

Ho Chi Minh City: Ho Chi Minh City, largest city in Vietnam.

Top 5 Children Activities in Saigon, Vietnam!

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We’re quite proud to say that we had our tours customers aged from 1 to 95 years old, and they all enjoyed it! Though parents are often quite scared to let their children on a motorbike in busy Saigon, we believe that is also a...

Southwest Flies 62 Puppies and Kittens Out of Puerto Rico

Southwest Flies 62 Puppies and Kittens Out of Puerto Rico

by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

Hurricane Maria dealt a devastating blow to the US island of Puerto Rico, with every resident on the island left without both power and cell phone reception. Since the storm, it’s been reported that hundreds of thousands of residents have fled the island as the recovery efforts progress slowly. Today, one in five Puerto Rican …

Vatican, Vietnam hope to foster closer relations

by Tracy Abeln @ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Vatican aims to restore diplomatic ties with the Vietnam government, which in return pledged to support local Catholics' involvement in the country's social and charitable activities after the two sides' latest talk.

The Vatican delegation, led by Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, Vatican's Under-Secretary for Relations with States, worked with the Vietnamese delegation, led by Bui Thanh Son, deputy minister for foreign affairs, Sept. 10-11 in Hanoi.

Ho Chi Minh City for Digital Nomads

Ho Chi Minh City for Digital Nomads


Nomad List

Ho Chi Minh City costs $774 per month to live and work remotely with 14 mbps internet speed, scores good (81%) for digital nomads and today it's 31°C with bad air quality (134 µg/m3).. See cost of living, internet speed, weather and other metrics about Vietnam as a place to work remotely for digital nomads.

The Best Boutique Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

While it is quite easy for anyone to look up on TripAdvisor or Agoda for the best hotels in Saigon (and get some great deals), we have decided this time to search some accommodations here that stands out (to us) for their decor and style....

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.

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.

No limits: Büro Ole Scheeren launches designs for Empire City in Vietnam

No limits: Büro Ole Scheeren launches designs for Empire City in Vietnam


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Büro Ole Scheeren has launched designs for Empire City, a mixed-use development in Ho Chi Minh City that reflects the energy of the city’s economic growth and reconnects the urban environment to the tropics. While it is Büro Ole Scheeren’s first projec...

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