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Massenet Première in Saïgon, 1900

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

From Le Ménestrel, journal de musique, 30 December 1900. A first in Saigon!  The new Saigon Theatre, a marvel of architecture inaugurated earlier this year, recently presented the première of La Navarraise, the poignant lyrical drama by Jules Massenet. Great success! Our brave soldiers, just returned from the campaign in China, were thus able to experience a […]

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

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

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

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Giving back: six charities we supported in Vietnam this year

by Una-Minh @ Vietnam – Before My Mam Dies

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

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Capturing Singapore: 15 Instagram-Worthy Locations

by Tess Buison @ TripZilla Philippines

Singapore is IG-worthy! Bet on it.

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

by Una-Minh @ Vietnam – Before My Mam Dies

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

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Vietnam Weather in December - Vietnam Tour

Vietnam Weather in December - Vietnam Tour


Vietnam Tour

December is one of the best months to travel in Vietnam, the weather is colder and drier than previous months especially in north-western provinces like Sapa. Warm clothes should be [...]

8 Family-Friendly Museums in Metro Manila You Should Bring Your Kids To

by Benjamar Gabawa @ TripZilla Philippines

Manila's got plenty of fun, educational, and interactive museums. Check them out now!

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My 3-Day Trip to Northern Vietnam: Itinerary, Budget & Tips for Filipinos - TripZilla Philippines

My 3-Day Trip to Northern Vietnam: Itinerary, Budget & Tips for Filipinos - TripZilla Philippines


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Want to experience the best of Northern Vietnam in 3 days? Check out this comprehensive guide.

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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Top Dos And Don’ts Things When Traveling In Vietnam

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Tour

Vietnam is a friendly and safe country with full of wonderful landscapes and interesting adventures for foreign travellers...

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Hung King Festival

by Stephen @ Vietnam Tour

Moral traditions are incredibly important among the Vietnamese people. Thus, Hung Kings’ Temple Festival is annually celebrated to express Vietnamese people’s gratitude towards Hung Kings-the founding fathers of the country.

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The Pinto Art Museum: A Weekend Destress Destination

by Shiela May Aballa @ TripZilla Philippines

Get your chill on in Pinto’s green and artistic atmosphere.

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My Journey to Catanduanes: The Less Travelled Gem in Eastern Philippines

by Willester Yap @ TripZilla Philippines

Get ready to be mesmerised.

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“Excursion to Hue: Court, Palace and Tombs,” published for the Hanoï Exposition, 1902

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Marred by the usual colonial condescension and obvious ignorance of Vietnamese art and architecture, this French article of 1902 is published here in translation only for its interesting historic references and intriguing images Indo-China has experienced a definitive rise under the impetus of a very talented governor, Paul Doumer. The visitor to the Exposition in […]

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Key Ingredients in Vietnamese Food

by Stephen @ Vietnam Tour

It can be said that Vietnamese cuisine is one of the most unique and diverse cuisines in the world. Many tourists after travelling and tasting a large number of different [...]

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South America Treks for Every Month of the Year (October, November & December)

by Adventures Within Reach @ Adventures Within Reach Travel Blog

This post concludes our “Trek a Month South America” overview highlighting our favorite treks each month to help you pick a great adventure for your travel dates. Check the final three months of the year and what we’ve got in … Continue reading

Vietnam holidays. Tours & holidays in Vietnam in 2018 & 2019

Vietnam holidays. Tours & holidays in Vietnam in 2018 & 2019


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

by Una-Minh @ Vietnam – Before My Mam Dies

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

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Protected: 5 Excellent Reasons To Go On A Day Trip From Florence To Cinque Terre

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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Things You Should And Should Not Do During Tet Holiday In Vietnam

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Tour

It is very great if you have a chance to experience the Tet – the most biggest and important holiday in Vietnam...

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What is The Difference Between Private Tours and SIC (Sit in Coach) Tours?

by Stephen @ Vietnam Tour

A typical Vietnam (Cambodia, Laos or Myanmar) private tours are fully escorted tour packages, which means in each city or each area (North, Center, South of Vietnam). In Indochina countries [...]

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Road Trip Itinerary

by kdlucero @ Fodor's Forum

My family is planning a road trip from Quantico, VA to Southern Colorado in March. Please help me plan my itinerary. What to do, where to stay,...

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Vietnamese Custom Of Wedding Ceremony

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Tour

Vietnamese Wedding Ceremony was considered to be one of the most important rituals of the old Vietnamese people’s life as a folksong “buy a buffalo, marry a wife and build a house”...

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Vietnamese Engagement Ceremony Custom

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Tour

Vietnamese engagement ceremony is a significant ceremony held before the wedding ceremony. In the past, marriages were based on the arrangement of groom’s and bride’s family and children did not meet together until the engaged day...

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Why Climbing a Mountain is the Best Way to Start Your Year

by Joser Ferreras @ TripZilla Philippines

Hiking, anyone?

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Splash! 5 Favorite Ocean Adventures in Oahu with Kids

by Katherine Shirer @ Ciao Bambino

Oahu, Hawaii, elicits visions of a family vacation paradise: sun, sand, surf and much more. And in fact, there is an absolute ton of things to do in Oahu with kids. There are pineapple plantations and macadamia nut farms, cultural centers and museums, temples and palaces, hikes and luaus, botanical gardens and aquariums, not to mention…

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The Emperor of Annam – The Investiture Ceremony at the Court of Hue, from Saïgon Républicain, 6 March 1889

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

It was in the prison where he had been confined since the death of Phan-Dinh-Binh that they found the new king, designated as heir by the Grand Dowager Empress, the Court and the Co-Mat, and conducted him to the palace. The induction ceremony took place on 31 January. It was a marvellous spectacle; more than […]

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“Vietnam Photo – The Mountains and Oceans” – part 1

by Amo Travel Team @ Vietnam Tours – Private Vietnam Tours and Holiday Packages by Amo Travel

Source : tinhte.vn There are 40 photographs of 4 photographers : Hoang The Nhiem, Tran Cao Bao Long, Le The Thang (Thang Soi) and Andre Luu in Phu Quoc island. The overview of “Vietnam – the Mountains and Oceans” is the topic of the excellent scene of the mountains and seas of the nation over. […]

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Vietnam Tours & Sightseeing | Flight Centre


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Giving back: six charities we supported in Vietnam this year

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

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

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A Letter to Kyrgyzstan: One of the Best Places I’ve Ever Visited

by Hannah Magsayo @ TripZilla Philippines

Oh, Kyrgyzstan.

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Mayon Volcano Alert Level & Advisory from PHIVOLCS

by Therese Sta. Maria @ TripZilla Philippines

Keep out of danger, everyone!

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Vietnam Tours, Holidays & Vacations | Lets Go Travel Uganda

Vietnam Tours, Holidays & Vacations | Lets Go Travel Uganda


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7 Rookie-Friendly Mountain Peaks Around the Philippines

by Benjamar Gabawa @ TripZilla Philippines

New to hiking and don't know where to start? Help yourself by choosing one rookie-friendly peak from the list and start your first climb now.

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Trip Report: Vietnam: January 2017

Trip Report: Vietnam: January 2017


Adventures Within Reach Travel Blog

Here is the continuation of Tina C.’s trip journal – covering the Vietnam portion of her multi-family group’s trip (11 people) to Southeast Asia.  We customized our 16-Day Southea…

Myanmar Thingyan Water Festival

by Stephen @ Vietnam Tour

Being held at the end of the hot and dry season, Thingyan Water Festival is one of the most popular and national-wide celebrations in Myanmar. Although the festival is a [...]

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Travel like the First Lady: Tips for Touring China

by admin @ smarTours

In just a few days, the first lady – or, shall we say, first ladies – will depart on a week-long excursion to China. Michele Obama will be taking her daughters, Malia and Sasha, as well as her mother, to Beijing, Xi’an, and Chengdu to learn about the country’s standards and methodologies for education. POTUS […]

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Tu Lan Adventure Race 2018

by Ngoc Nguyen @ Oxalis Adventure Tours

Tu Lan Adventure Race 2016 is a competition between 10 teams throughout multiple activities such as boat racing, jungle trekking, rivers crossing, caving and swimming inside caves. This year (2016) program happens from 01 April 2016 to 03 April 2016.

Tourist Information & Support Centers Already Put Into Operation in Saigon

by Stephen @ Vietnam Tour

According to the recent report of Ho Chi Minh Department of Tourism in the first 7 months, the number of tourists visiting to the city has reached about 3,228,568, which [...]

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Countdown to Vietnam: 15 days to go!

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

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

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Why Now is the Best Time to Plot Your 2018 Travel Goals

by Joser Ferreras @ TripZilla Philippines

Start planning!

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On Sharing Travel Photos: Inspiring or Depressing?

by Therese Sta. Maria @ TripZilla Philippines

We’ve all felt the same at some point in our lives.

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“The Court of Annam modernises,” Les Annales coloniales: organe de la “France coloniale modern,” 14 December 1912

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Packed with the usual colonial arrogance and assumptions of western superiority, this short 1912 article by Henri Cosnier sheds interesting light on French Governor General Paul Doumer’s policy towards the royal court in Huế The powerful breath of modernism carries off, one after the other, the sumptuous traditions of the court of Hue. The republican […]

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New Inspiring Filipinos Who Just Started a Life of Travel

by Joser Ferreras @ TripZilla Philippines

Could they be your next travel goals?

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Top 50 Places to Go in 2018 with Kids

by Amie O'Shaughnessy @ Ciao Bambino

The year has started off with a bang! Experiential travel is hot for 2018, and we’re seeing families from around the world covet vacation time more than ever, as it’s their best opportunity to disconnect and subsequently, reconnect. It seems we have to work harder and harder to get true quality time together as a family,…

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Vietnam Tour Packages | Angkor Wat Tours | smarTours

Vietnam Tour Packages | Angkor Wat Tours | smarTours


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Holidays in Vietnam : Tailor-made tours

Holidays in Vietnam : Tailor-made tours


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Did You Know? These 8 Things are Banned in Certain Countries

by Benjamar Gabawa @ TripZilla Philippines

Committing a violation abroad will turn your dream trip into a nightmare. Knowing these regulated things first is a must.

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“Monsieur Doumer, his Emperor and his King,” Figaro (Paris), 21 January 1898

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

The King of Cambodia, H M Norodom I, and the Emperor of Annam, H M Thanh-Thai, have just paid a visit to the Governor-General in Saigon. The stay of the old Khmer sovereign and the young Annamite emperor in the old capital of French Indo-China took place on the occasion of splendid week-long celebrations. Celebrations […]

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Ninh Binh: A Detailed Travel Guide to Vietnam's Hidden Gem

Ninh Binh: A Detailed Travel Guide to Vietnam's Hidden Gem


Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

The ultimate travel guide to Ninh Binh, Vietnam. What to see, do and eat and the updated travel tips to explore Tam Coc and its surroundings easily!

Road Trip Itinerary

by kdlucero @ Fodor's Forum

My family is planning a road trip from Quantico, VA to Southern Colorado in March. Please help me plan my itinerary. What to do, where to stay,...

Rated and Reviewed: The Tour Groups We Used in Vietnam 2016

by Una-Minh @ Vietnam – Before My Mam Dies

Oftentimes people don’t realise how much work goes into planning long-haul holidays. From confirming flights and hotels to paying off tour groups and liaising with airport pickups, a lot went into our three week holiday. In this post, we’re looking at each tour group that we used on our trip and how they fared in […]

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Lung Phin market – one of the most beautiful backward market

by Amo Travel Team @ Vietnam Tours – Private Vietnam Tours and Holiday Packages by Amo Travel

Lung Phin market – one of the most typical and unique backward market in Ha Giang Province Most of markets in the north of Vietnam are organized in fixed day such as: Coc Ly Market on Tuesday, Can Cau Markets on Saturday….and repeat weekly.  But Lung Phin, Sa Phin, Pho Bang, Pho Cao markets in […]

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Vietnam Holidays - Holidays to Vietnam 2018 / 2019 - Kuoni

Vietnam Holidays - Holidays to Vietnam 2018 / 2019 - Kuoni


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What to Look For in a South African Vacation & Safari

by admin @ smarTours

A trip to South Africa is the vacation of a lifetime, especially if you treat yourself to a safari experience. Tourism has increased substantially in South Africa over the last 20 years since the Apartheid, and the country is now one of the best destinations on earth to visit for its combination of safari and […]

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This Fall Is A Perfect Time To Visit Croatia

by admin @ smarTours

Imagine a destination where you could get fantastic coastline views, a nice warm breeze and a little bit of sand between your toes. Croatia is one of the best places to vacation because of its ideal location. The Croatian coast is lined with waterfront properties facing the Adriatic Sea, providing an excellent experience of the […]

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

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


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TripZilla Philippines x Klook Survey

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Philippines

Please take your time in answering this simple survey.

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Suitcase Packing: 8 Ways To Do It Better

by Therese Sta. Maria @ TripZilla Philippines

Kiss your packing woes goodbye!

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The Ultimate Itinerary of São Miguel Island (Made By An Azorean)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

São Miguel in the Azores is a vibrant garden in the middle of the Atlantic. With so many different landscapes and things to do there, planning a route to explore the island is essential. This is the exact road trip itinerary I use when I get friends visiting São Miguel island and now I’m sharing […]

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Countdown to Vietnam: 15 days to go!

by Una-Minh @ Vietnam – Before My Mam Dies

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

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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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Rail Tours - HISTORIC VIETNAM

Rail Tours - HISTORIC VIETNAM


HISTORIC VIETNAM

Lead by a Vietnamese tour guide and accompanied by Tim Doling, author of the books The Railways and Tramways of Việt Nam (White Lotus Press, 2012) and Mountains and Ethnic Minorities: North West Việt Nam (Thế Giới Publishers, 2010), these two group tours will be of interest to those who enjoy train travel, however they are …

Emperor Khai Dinh in France: A Victory for French Cuisine, Le Monde illustré 8 July 1922

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Our host, His Majesty Khaï-Dinh, Emperor of Annam, has on several occasions shown himself to be an Asian sovereign who knows how to appreciate European customs. At the time of his reception at the Hôtel de Ville, when he was obliged to sign the registers of honour, the Emperor, before taking his calligraphy brush as […]

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Remembering Our Outreach Program in Jomalig Island

by Katherine Cortes @ TripZilla Philippines

Jomalig Island is more than just an island destination. It's a place for voluntourism as well.

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Rated and Reviewed: Where we stayed in Vietnam 2017

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

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

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Postcard from Ecuador: Snorkeling with Sea Lions in the Galapagos Islands

by Dana Rebmann @ Ciao Bambino

It took less than a minute after stepping foot on North Seymour Island to be blown away by the Galapagos Islands. I was taking off my life jacket, being careful not to trip on a cluster of rocks below, when I realized the largest rock was in fact a curled-up sea lion. It was a…

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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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Win A Free Trip To Incredible India

by admin @ smarTours

Have you ever dreamed of taking a trip to India? Is visiting the Taj Mahal on your bucket list? Your dream might just come true! smarTours is offering a free trip to one lucky individual to one of the most culturally rich nations in the world – Incredible India! Your trip includes deluxe and first […]

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Milfontes vs Porto Covo in December

by spain2017 @ Fodor's Forum

We only plan to stay 2 nights to explore the west coast on our way to the Algarve. I believe December will be fairly quiet in both towns. Any...

An Awesome 2-Week Thailand Itinerary (For First-Timers)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This article will help you craft your very own Thailand travel itinerary. After reading this, you’ll be ready for a trip to one of the most adventure-packed destination in the world! Thailand is a one of a kind place in the world. Despite getting 30M of tourists every year – some spots are already lost […]

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DOT & DENR Joined Forces to Protect Boracay

by Benjamar Gabawa @ TripZilla Philippines

An ongoing effort between DOT and DENR has just kick-started in an attempt to save Boracay from irreversible damage.

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What We’d Do Differently: Five Things That Went Wrong in Vietnam

by Una-Minh @ Vietnam – Before My Mam Dies

We’d be lying if we said that our entire trip was peachy but then again that’s part of the adventure. While our blog diaries may have just lightly touched on some of the issues that occurred on our trip to Vietnam this year, there are certain things we learned there that will help our shape […]

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How I Spent 3 Days in the Secret Paradise of Port Barton in Palawan

by Paolo Rellama @ TripZilla Philippines

We present to you, Port Barton!

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Italy 2 wk itinerary Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Venice

by the2bubs @ Fodor's Forum

I know itinerary questions proliferate, but this is my husband's and my first trip to Italy (have only been to Europe twice - both times France) and...

Our 4-Day Siargao Getaway: Tips, Guide & More

by Roneth Politud @ TripZilla Philippines

Find out what all the Siargao craze is about!

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“Saigon Life,” from Société de géographie de Lille, January 1883

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Life in Saigon changes little from day to day. Indeed, it will be much the same tomorrow as it was today and yesterday. The days when the Messageries Maritimes courrier vessel arrives from France are without doubt the most interesting days for everyone in this town. The arrival of the courrier vessel within sight of […]

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2017 Autumn Festival in Bat Xat Will be Held on September, 2nd

by Stephen @ Vietnam Tour

According to the Organization Committee, the 2017 Autumn Festival will be held on the 1st and the 2nd of September in Y Ty Commune, Bat Xat District, in the northwestern [...]

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Portugal Hotel Recommendation, Lisbon and Porto?

by mikster @ Fodor's Forum

My husband and I are planning a trip to Lisbon and maybe Porto at the end of September.Just starting the research in terms of best areas to stay in....

Chable Resort & Spa: A Kid-Friendly Hideaway in the Yucatan Jungle

by Tanvi Chheda @ Ciao Bambino

Arriving at Chable, a hacienda-turned-38-casita resort and spa within Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, we were ready for a bit of jungle fun — and that’s exactly what we got. Tucked away on 750 acres of lush tropical foliage, the year-old property beautifully blends the plantation history and traditions of the area with plenty of contemporary comforts.…

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Tu Lan Adventure Race 2017

by Dat Nguyen @ Oxalis Adventure Tours

Tu Lan Adventure Race 2016 is a competition between 10 teams throughout multiple activities such as boat racing, jungle trekking, rivers crossing, caving and swimming inside caves. This year (2016) program happens from 01 April 2016 to 03 April 2016.

Anniversary trip to FP in Nov... Moorea vs. Bora Bora

by mr_go @ Fodor's Forum

Hi, all. My apologies if this topic has been hashed out before on this forum, but the new search functionality is taking some getting used to. We...

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Journey to Lizard Island Resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

by Sandy Pappas @ Ciao Bambino

Lizard Island Resort, Australia’s northernmost beach resort, is truly secluded from the rest of the world. The property is literally on the reef; no long boat rides are needed to enjoy one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. For my family, Lizard Island Resort was the highlight of our entire amazing Australia trip. The…

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“Assassination of a King: Details of the Latest Annamite Intrigues” from Le Matin, 4 August 1883

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Kien-Phuc, nephew of Tu-Duc – The assassination of his predecessor – A palace revolution – Causes of our Expedition – The role of M. de Champeaux – The poisoning of Hiep-Hoa We know by dispatch of the death of the king of Annam, Kien-Phuc, who was aged just seventeen. Who was this sovereign? How had […]

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Vietnam Holidays | Tailor-Made Vietnam Tours | Audley Travel

Vietnam Holidays | Tailor-Made Vietnam Tours | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

At Audley our Vietnam holidays are tailored by specialists who have first-hand knowledge of the destination so they can create your ideal itinerary

A quick guide on getting to Vietnam

by admin @ Vietnamese Private Tours

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“Vietnam Photos – The Mountains and Oceans” – part 2

by Amo Travel Team @ Vietnam Tours – Private Vietnam Tours and Holiday Packages by Amo Travel

Source : tinhte.vn These shots from “Vietnam – The moutains and Oceans”  will continue to take your breath away. Let’s enjoy the majestic beauty of Vietnamese nature.    Sunrise at Vinh Hy – Ninh Thuan (Andree Luu)   Quang Binh (Hoang The Nhiem)   Transplanting rice seedlings at Muong Hum – Lao Cai (Hoang The […]

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Tales From Abroad: Behind the clicks of our cameras were Vietnamese women full of life – now gone

by Una-Minh @ Vietnam – Before My Mam Dies

At 5pm the government’s megaphone blared out messages of the day. “Propaganda!” our Vietnamese guide mused, as we stared across the rice fields. A spike in the grass, the speaker was hoisted atop dark juts of metal – a stark contrast to the beauty that surrounded it. Mom has always been an adventurer and I […]

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10 Unforgettable Ways to Experience New York with Kids

by Lisa Frederick @ Ciao Bambino

New York City is perhaps the world’s most thrilling playground for kids of all ages. The pool of possibilities is bottomless, and no niche is too small — whatever your children are passionate about, they’ll find ample ways to indulge, from shopping to show tunes. Here are 10 of our favorite ideas for tailoring a…

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Sapa Train

by adminfreedomtour @ Freedom Tour

Prove a good option for travelers to go to Sapa Train in between Hanoi – Laocai station and more comfortably than the bus. Up to now, Train to Sapa Classes: There are several high classes of tourist train offered in most trains to Sapa as Tulico, Ratraco, King express, Tsc, Fanxipan, Royal train, Friendly with […]

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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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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What to Wear in Laos?

by Stephen @ Vietnam Tour

Whenever you are about to start a new journey, it requires a lot of preparation. Besides finding a trustful travel agency, Hotel, Money – Currency, clothes are also a vital [...]

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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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A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam

A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam


My Adventures Across the World

A concise guide to the most fun things to do in Vietnam and the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam in only 15 days

Portugal Hotel Recommendation, Lisbon and Porto?

by mikster @ Fodor's Forum

My husband and I are planning a trip to Lisbon and maybe Porto at the end of September.Just starting the research in terms of best areas to stay in....

Royal Garden Hotel London Welcomes Little Princes and Princesses

by Tamara Gruber @ Ciao Bambino

What better spot to kick off London explorations than from the back door of Kensington Palace? The Royal Garden Hotel is a 5-star luxury property on Kensington High Street, just steps away from Hyde Park and the beautiful Kensington Palace. The hotel goes out of its way to welcome families with special packages and amenities…

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Adventure to the Galapagos Islands

by admin @ smarTours

Mostly known for their exotic environments and rare species, the Galapagos Islands are nestled near the coast of Ecuador. The 13 main islands that make up the Galapagos Islands are about 600 miles off the South American coast line. Due to the distance from shore, the islands are very isolated and a cruise is the […]

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Dragon Fruit (Pitaya): Health benefits and everything you need to know

by Vietnamese Private Tours @ Vietnamese Private Tours

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11 Days of All Things Weird & Wonderful in Japan

by Desiree Maglajos @ TripZilla Philippines

When 11 days in Japan still aren't enough!

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Video Diaries 2016: From Ireland to Vietnam

by Una-Minh @ Vietnam – Before My Mam Dies

From Ireland to Vietnam: Videos you say? Yes, videos! For those following us on snapchat during our Vietnam trip, you probably noticed me recording like mad! Normally I don’t like vertical videos but because I took all the videos on Snapchat to save myself from being glued to my phone AND a camera, these compilations […]

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Oxalis Adventure Wrap-up Report 2016/2017 Season

by Ngoc Nguyen @ Oxalis Adventure Tours

The Best Of Siquijor: Itinerary, Tourist Spots and Budget in 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Siquijor travel guide and itinerary has all you need to know to plan your trip to one of the best hidden gems of the Philippines. Dreamy waterfalls, secret tropical beaches and memorable sunsets await you in Siquijor: the island of fire! Siquijor island has been known as land of witchcraft, enchantments and sorcery. So […]

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Milfontes vs Porto Covo in December

by spain2017 @ Fodor's Forum

We only plan to stay 2 nights to explore the west coast on our way to the Algarve. I believe December will be fairly quiet in both towns. Any...

“The Little King,” Le Petit Parisien: journal quotidien du soir, 25 October 1895

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

M. Rousseau, Governor-General of Indo-China, is on his way to France. We know that he was recently elected as a senator of Finistère. And since, on the eve of his departure from Tonkin, he went to visit the king of Annam in Hue, the rumour has circulated that this was a farewell visit, and that […]

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Social Etiquette In Vietnam

by Vũ Ngọc Tỉnh @ Vietnam Tour

Get rid of the long-lasting disastrous wars, Vietnam is well known as an “easy” country to travel and stay in. Hence, tourists can be overwhelmed by its richness in history and culture...

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The first public motor vehicle in Indochina, 1901

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Published in La Dépêche coloniale illustrée, 15 April 1907 We publish here a photograph depicting the first public motor vehicle in Indochina, which was put into circulation here in Saigon in 1901 by a motor transport company whose engineer and director was M. V. Ippolito. The latter, now the agent-général of Établissements Peugeot in Indochina, […]

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A visit to Surinam in 2018

by Elisabeth54 @ Fodor's Forum

Hello Fodorites, This year I plan a trip to Suriname, the small country at the northern shores of the South American continent. I am busy figuring...

33 Travel Memes That Accurately Describe Going On A Vacation

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

A collection of funny travel memes and GIFs that are real AF and perfectly describe any of your last vacations. Featuring some of my favorite ones ever! Going on a trip is full of funny situations that happen over and over. I’ve put together what usually happens to me and went looking for memes and […]

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Angkor Wat and the Mekong River:  Life Along the Mekong in Cambodia  and Vietnam

Angkor Wat and the Mekong River: Life Along the Mekong in Cambodia and Vietnam


Road Scholar

Learn from professors and students as you sail along the Mekong River, discussing traditional ways of life, spiritual landmarks, modern culture and complex historical events.

10-Day Bhutan to Bumthang and Fly Back

by Robin Paschall @ Adventures Within Reach Travel Blog

With this trip, you really see EVERYTHING in Bhutan, going all the way from Paro in the west to the Bumthang Valley in the east.  To do all this and not have to drive all the way back, you will … Continue reading

Essential Tips for Visiting the Vatican with Kids

by Lisa Frederick @ Ciao Bambino

One of the most common questions we get asked by our Italy travel planning clients is, “Should we take our kids to the Vatican?” For most families, the answer is yes … with caveats. The Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica are unquestionable highlights of a visit to Rome, yet they can overwhelm…

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Anniversary trip to FP in Nov... Moorea vs. Bora Bora

by mr_go @ Fodor's Forum

Hi, all. My apologies if this topic has been hashed out before on this forum, but the new search functionality is taking some getting used to. We...

Eco-Tourism Spotlight: Patagonia

by admin @ smarTours

Over the past two decades, eco-tourism has been one of the fastest-growing sectors of the travel industry. Defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people,” this concept appeals to the rising number of people interested in social responsibility, similar to the booming organic food industry […]

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Hot Off The Press: Luxury Family Travel Trends for 2018

by Amie O'Shaughnessy @ Ciao Bambino

I’m just back from my annual trek to ILTM in Cannes with fresh insight on what’s hot in luxury family travel across the globe. The big trend that is driving everything is the massive shift away from valuing the acquisition of “stuff” toward coveting experiences. This phenomenon is good for our children and good for…

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

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

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

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Why Pick AWR for your Tanzania Safari?

by Adventures Within Reach @ Adventures Within Reach Travel Blog

When picking a safari company, here are the things to look at: Safari Guides Customize your Itinerary Selection of Accommodations Value for Money Knowledge & Passoin Happy Travelers Responsible Tourism 1) Safari Guides Our guides are professional, experienced, well-trained, certified, … Continue reading

Travel Resolutions Filipinos are Embracing This 2018

by Joser Ferreras @ TripZilla Philippines

Because no traveller is perfect.

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Mekong River Cruises - View Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos Itineraries

Mekong River Cruises - View Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos Itineraries


Scenic

Compare the 'top 10' featured Scenic Mekong river cruises and explore Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Venture deep into the heartland of South East Asia with a 5 star luxury Scenic river cruise that offers a private balcony, and a river view for every guest. View the exclusive Scenic benefits available on our Mekong river cruises.

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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Madrid, Seville and Lisbon in early March

by geetika @ Fodor's Forum

I am helping my sister and niece plan their spring break trip to Madrid, Seville and Lisbon in early March, they have 10D/9N. Yes, I know they should...

Rated and Reviewed: Where we stayed in Vietnam 2017

by Una-Minh @ Vietnam – Before My Mam Dies

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

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My Perfect Tenerife Itinerary

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

It’s been two years since I published a post about the 11 places I’d want to visit in the following year. It was November 2015 and I was making plans for 2016. I said I’d visit Angkor Wat, in Cambodia, and Sapa Valley, in Vietnam. And I did – I went with my sister in

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Italy 2 wk itinerary Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Venice

by the2bubs @ Fodor's Forum

I know itinerary questions proliferate, but this is my husband's and my first trip to Italy (have only been to Europe twice - both times France) and...

Best family holiday destinations

by admin @ Vietnamese Private Tours

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