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Stylish And Sophistication At The Pullman Saigon Centre

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

We love Vietnam! So much so, that after nearly one month here, we found ourselves returning within a couple of[...]

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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

A quick guide on getting to Vietnam

by admin @ Vietnamese Private Tours

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5 Reasons to Visit Vietnam in 2017 | Wendy Wu Tours Blog

5 Reasons to Visit Vietnam in 2017 | Wendy Wu Tours Blog


Wendy Wu Tours Blog

If you're starting to think about your travel plans for 2017, what about booking a holiday to Vietnam? Here are our 5 reasons to visit Vietnam

We Are In Love With Hanoi Vietnam

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

I’m perched precariously on the back of the motorbike seat as we weave through the thick late afternoon traffic of[...]

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What In The World Are We Up To Now?

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

Things have been a little quiet on the blogging and social media front from us lately, so I decided it[...]

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The Most Modern and Best Recreational Activities in Halong Bay

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Halong Bay is amongst the elite travel destinations in Vietnam that many individuals desire to contemplate. This fantastic UNESCO World Heritage site, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, delivers the amazing settings for various recreational activities. Besides several activities in Halong Bay already-known such as squid fishing, kayaking, cave discovery, etc., the destination ...

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

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

Vietnam Visa On Arrival – How To Get A Visa

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

Vietnam Visa on Arrival – If you are planning a trip to Vietnam, please be aware that many travellers entering[...]

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Quarry Trail FAQ: The ‘other’ route to Machu Picchu

by Andrew @ Intrepid Loves Agents

It’s one of the most stressful moments of any travel agent’s day; a potential customer comes in looking to book the holiday of a lifetime – trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Nice one. Except that the permits for the trail are already completely sold out until this December, and they’re desperately wanting to...

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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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Cu Chi Tunnels And Mekong River Day Tours Vietnam

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

Ho Chi Minh city (also known as Saigon) is a bustling city in the south of Vietnam. There are so[...]

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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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Weekend Pedestrian Street in Hue Calls More Tourists to Central Vietnam

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Hue Vietnam now has Nguyen Dinh Chieu Pedestrian Street for the exciting weekend nightlife experiences that most travelers appreciate. The travel turns to be more fantastic when you have more nice things to expect from the Imperial City of Vietnam, including the enjoyable shopping, chatting, and sightseeing during your walk in the shining Pedestrian Street. ...

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Things To Do For FREE In Adelaide With Kids

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

Here we are back in our home city of Adelaide, and with the Christmas School Holidays approaching I know many[...]

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When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Decide when best to travel to Vietnam will give you some confuse because Vietnam is the tropical monsoon climate. That is the reason why you should choose the best time to visit each place in Vietnam, however, there are some months which is suitable for all parts of Vietnam. This article will show you the […]

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Vietnam and Cambodia Tours Highlight Magical Sights and Recent Past - Global Observer

Vietnam and Cambodia Tours Highlight Magical Sights and Recent Past - Global Observer


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To share that appreciation, Global Connections Inc. Travel Agent Marsha C. told us about her 10-day tour in Vietnam and Cambodia.

Campervan Essentials: The Ultimate Packing List

Campervan Essentials: The Ultimate Packing List

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

What exactly is inside our campervan? We'll show you all the campervan gear we had in our tiny home that made our lives easier and more comfortable. If you're heading out on a road trip, you'll want to check out this packing list. 

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…

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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What to See in North Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to the perfect geographical location, Vietnam has inherited many wonderful landscapes from Mother Nature and absorbed the essence of neighboring cultures. This makes people wonder what to see in North Vietnam. Because I have spent almost all of my life here, I can confidently say that I know this area inside out. My friends […]

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Perfect Family Cruise With Kids In Cambodia

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

We just found the perfect way to travel – a river cruise. Why is this perfect? Read on, and we will[...]

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32 Easy & Creative Travel Photography Tips

32 Easy & Creative Travel Photography Tips

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

If you want to improve your photography skills so you can take better travel photos, you've come to the right place! Whether you’re a total newbie to taking pictures, or you’re an experienced photographer trying to polish your skills, this article is full of photography tips and hacks for people of all levels. 

How To Plan a Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Trip

How To Plan a Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Trip

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

It's easier than you think to plan a sustainable trip. You don't need to book an ecotourism resort with a hefty price tag or volunteer in a remote village for weeks on end. Any type of traveler can plan a sustainable vacation if you know where to start. In this article, we'll walk you through practical and easy ways you can plan a sustainable trip.

Adelaide Weekend Getaway at Brownhill Creek

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

We are back in Australia for a while and currently based in my home State of South Australia where the city[...]

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Hanoi in Vietnam opens 4 Hanoi free tours - Vietnam Travel Guide

Hanoi in Vietnam opens 4 Hanoi free tours - Vietnam Travel Guide


Vietnam Travel Information

Hanoi Tourist Office and the agent Vietnam Tourism launch Hanoi free tours to explore the old street...

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

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


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Vietnam holidays. Discover authentic Vietnam with a choice of Vietnam holidays & tours from expert, specialist & responsible Vietnam operators

Vietnam Tours & Sightseeing | Flight Centre

Vietnam Tours & Sightseeing | Flight Centre


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Choose from a range of Vietnam holiday tours and discover the country's defiant history and lush countryside. You can see it all on a tour of Vietnam.

“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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Guide For New Visitors On Where To Go Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Wonder where to go Myanmar for the most meaningful memories? The following is our 7-day travel itinerary on the top-ranked destinations in the country you can have a chance to visit all. Also called the Golden Land, Myanmar is a spectacular country which is still relatively untouched by tourism. Thanks to thousands of iconic sights […]

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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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Top 5 Places to Visit in Myanmar to First-time Travelers

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Myanmar is an enigmatic land blessed with beautiful and idyllic landscapes throughout the country. People might never run out of choices of where to travel in Myanmar. But for the first-time travelers, it’s best to get recommendations of the top destinations before they go. Get to know the top five places to visit in Myanmar! ...

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DIY Campervan Conversion on a Tiny Budget in Less Than 1 Week

DIY Campervan Conversion on a Tiny Budget in Less Than 1 Week

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

If taking a road trip in a campervan or RV is a dream of yours, we have everything you need to know to turn this dream into a reality. This article is chock-full of tips and all the steps needed to make your own DIY campervan conversion on a small budget! Learn how to build a bed frame and make your own working kitchen, even if you’ve never built anything before!

Campervan Budget for a 3-Month Road Trip

Campervan Budget for a 3-Month Road Trip

by Ben Zweber @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

Traveling across the U.S.A. can be expensive, especially when you're living in a gas-guzzling campervan. Despite gas prices, you can still have a budget friendly road trip. We kept track of everything we spent during our 3 months on the road in the United States and broke it down by category for you to see. If you're planning your own campervan or RV road trip, you're going to want to read this.

Visit Myanmar 2018 Tips For Newcomers To Gain Unforgettable Memories

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Fall in love with the Buddhist temples and monasteries, pristine white beaches, and ancient Asian culture? Then, it is time to visit Myanmar, or commonly known as Burma. Here is a must-see destination for those who are fond of Buddha and beaches. What makes the country apart from the crowd is a collection of numerous […]

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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…

How to get the awesome places to visit in North Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Welcome to Northern Vietnam, we are confident to give you the best trip when coming here. You have just spent 3 days to experience in the famous destinations in Hanoi and Sapa. The north of Vietnam is so great because it offers wonderful opportunities to meet the strange folk in the peak of mountains as […]

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All Inclusive Vietnam Holidays deals & Packages 2018/2019

All Inclusive Vietnam Holidays deals & Packages 2018/2019


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The number of international visitors in Dalat is growing rapidly

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

In 2016, Dalat City of Lam Dong Province welcomed 5.4 million visitors, an increase of 6% in comparison to the same period. In particular, international visitors increased rapidly to reach the number of over 270,000 people, an increase of 5% in comparison to the last year. In 2016, thanks to the investment to improve the ...

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Staying Central in Melbourne Saves You Time And Money

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

Melbourne is one of those cities that if you come to Australia it is NOT to be missed. The weather[...]

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Middle Island – On the Margins in the Heart of Hanoi

by ViF - The Magician @ Vietnam in Focus – Photo Tours

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Vietnam Tours 2017 - Vietnam Tours in 2017 - Vietnam Tours Advice

Vietnam Tours 2017 - Vietnam Tours in 2017 - Vietnam Tours Advice


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Vietnam Tours 2017 information is one of the most attentive interest for travelers who have or intend to make plan for their holidays and travel activities.

“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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Olympus OMD field tested in Northern Vietnam

by ViF - The Magician @ Vietnam in Focus – Photo Tours

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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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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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Vietnam Holidays | Tailor-Made Vietnam Tours | Audley Travel

Vietnam Holidays | Tailor-Made Vietnam Tours | Audley Travel


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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 taste of Hue: where the women are clearly the bosses

by Una-Minh @ Vietnam – Before My Mam Dies

The dragon boats are floating up and down Hue’s Perfume River as Mom and I sit under the canopy of the Truong Tien Bridge. Who’d want to eat in a dreary restaurant when you can get energy from this? The smell of barbecue hits you like a sixth sense, it takes over your body and you […]

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Vietnam Travel Newsletter 2016 – Quarter 3 | Travel News

Vietnam Travel Newsletter 2016 – Quarter 3 | Travel News


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EVIVA TOUR VIETNAM will be exhibiting at Hall C3, Booth 009 - TTG Incontri, 13-15 October 2016 in Rimini, Italy.

Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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The Camino Diaries – Passing Padrón into Rua de Francos

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

Like all mornings on our Camino adventure, we got up early to make the most of the day. But leaving Caldas de Reis was in truth pretty terrifying because not only was it raining but the thunder and lightning were surrounding us. The ground was shaking with every thunderous boom and we had to be […]

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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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This is a land of resilient people who're looking well past the 'American War' and charging futurewards while still retaining their heart. When you look at the landscape – stunning coastline with inviting beaches, jungled mountains, beautiful national parks, vibrant cities – it's easy to see why the locals may readily smile. Read more...

Top Things To do In Mekong Delta Vietnam For Families And Kids

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

Cruising the Mekong Delta from Cambodia to Vietnam has been an incredible experience! Our cruise was an option of either[...]

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Best family holiday destinations

by admin @ Vietnamese Private Tours

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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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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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Working Women of Hanoi Exhibition

by ViF - The Scribe @ Vietnam in Focus – Photo Tours

The streets of Hanoi are alive with traders, couriers and incredible cooks, the vast majority women. In celebration of International Women’s Day, drop by to enjoy our exhibition of photos taken by participants on our recent Working Women of Hanoi workshop, as well as special guest […]

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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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All aboard the Re-Unification Express

by ViF - The Scribe @ Vietnam in Focus – Photo Tours

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When Kids Grow Up

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

As parents, we often fail to understand just how fast time flies. It never hits us that our babies we[...]

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5 Important Facts About House And Pet Sitting

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

A Homeowners Guide to Finding the Right House Sitter. House and pet sitting is a service that is very convenient for[...]

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13 Practical Tips for Walking the Camino de Santiago

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

Whether you’re looking for an adventure with friends, a bonding with loved ones, an enlightening experience or simply a challenge, the Camino de Santiago can be one of the most memorable walks of your life. But what is the Camino de Santiago I hear you ask? Also known as The Way of St. James (or […]

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Adelaide Weekend Getaway – St. Francis Winery Resort Old Reynella

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

Our continued stay in Adelaide has exposed us to some amazing places we never knew existed in the city or[...]

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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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Overland Safari – A Guide’s Story

by Andrew @ Intrepid Loves Agents

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Fighting Cocks of Hanoi

by ViF - The Scribe @ Vietnam in Focus – Photo Tours

The first rule of Fighting Cock Club is ‘Don’t squawk about F…’ No, actually it’s not clear what the rules are, other than it’s a fight to the death.  Even then, some of the small circle of men surrounding this hastily-constructed ring, or cockpit, in Hà […]

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Photo Tips – Hanoi

by ViF - The Magician @ Vietnam in Focus – Photo Tours

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One Month in Vietnam: A Complete Itinerary

One Month in Vietnam: A Complete Itinerary


Two Wandering Soles

Vietnam is a country filled with delicious food, friendly people and a rich history. We traveled for a little over one month backpacking this action-packed nation. The itinerary below is a perfect guide from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City for anyone visiting Vietnam for the first time. 

Vietnam Tour Packages | Angkor Wat Tours | smarTours

Vietnam Tour Packages | Angkor Wat Tours | smarTours


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Tour Vietnam, Angkor Wat and Cambodia with smarTours! Book now & discover the best places to visit in Vietnam on your next vacation!

What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

As an old French Hill station in the past, Sapa is now a beautiful and peaceful town in Lao Cai Province, Northwest Vietnam. Close to the Chinese border, the town has its name reputable for its unique weather, breathtaking natural beauty, and the wide variety of hill-tribes locals (Red Dao, Tay, Hmong, Xa Pho, and […]

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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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Iconic Hoi An Street Food You Should Always Relish

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Hoi An Street Food appeals to foodies who appreciate local authentic cuisine as well as the full-of-lantern Old Town. Ranked as one of the top destinations for the culinary travel all over the world, the street food in Hoi An is so delicious, unique, and diverse that satisfy the guests. If you are in this ...

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Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex for Wonderful Ninh Binh Honeymoon Packages

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, nested in Ninh Binh Province of the northern Vietnam, is a wonderful honeymoon landmark which makes the sweet trip to Ninh Binh truly enjoyable. The destination refers to the convergence of culture, nature, and sweetness. More and more couples take wedding photography in the dreamlike sceneries of this destination, and ...

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Is Sky Bar in Bangkok Worthwhile?

Is Sky Bar in Bangkok Worthwhile?

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

Many itineraries of a trip to Bangkok will include a visit to one of the city’s many rooftop bars. Situated 63 stories above Bangkok, Sky Bar is arguably the most famous rooftop bar in the City of Angles. But is this posh bar with a view of Bangkok really worth the price? We're sharing our honest opinion and letting you in on everything you should expect if you add it to your Bangkok itinerary.

Off the Beaten Tracks in Hanoi

by ViF - The Magician @ Vietnam in Focus – Photo Tours

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Halong Bay Wooden Junk Boat Cruise

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

Halong or Hạ Long Bay has to one of the most breathtakingly beautiful and famous bays in the world, and[...]

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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…

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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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Win A Free Trip To Incredible India

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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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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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Đồ Sơn Dreaming

by ViF - The Magician @ Vietnam in Focus – Photo Tours

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17 Highlights of 2017

17 Highlights of 2017

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

2017 was the year where we worked at a ski resort, lived in a campervan, and moved to Thailand to start working on this blog full time. 2017 was a year of adventures and lessons that we will take with us for life. We'll take you through our favorite moments and lessons of this year.

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…

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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The Beauty of Flowers in Hanoi Vietnam

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Hanoi is charming, with several interesting towns named after the flowers a long time ago and the natural landscapes filled with the pink water lily. Let’s discover the beauty of flowers in Hanoi Vietnam with Vietnam Tour Agency ! The towns with the names of flowers in Hanoi The oldest one is Kim Lien Town, ...

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Travel Sense Asia(TSA) will attend The Travel Mart AEC from Jan 16 – Jan 19 2018 in Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

The Travel Mart AEC is the overarching voice of travel trade partners in the ASEAN Economic Community. It was first conceptualized by travel and leisure gurus as the go-to marketing arm of businesses who wish to showcase their travel products and services locally and abroad. Fueled by their passion and determination to see the industry […]

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Why Families Are Getting Behind The Camera Instead Of In Front Of It

by ViF - The Magician @ Vietnam in Focus – Photo Tours

Holiday Snaps: Why Families Are Getting Behind The Camera Instead Of In Front Of It When we think of holiday photos, most of us still imagine the whole family awkwardly posing in front of famous landmarks, often boasting angry sunburn or embarrassing hats. But times are changing and […]

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Cu Chi – the Best Place for Ho Chi Minh Tunnels Tour

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

If you take a Ho Chi Minh tunnels tour, the must-going place is Cu Chi tunnel – one of the greatest works constructed by the Vietnamese. Cu Chi tunnel system serves as the living and hiding place for the Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. Visitors reaching there can not only experience the great tunnels but […]

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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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Delayed Travel Plans Due To Sickness

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

Our tickets are booked and paid for and we are due to travel to Country Number 68 on our world[...]

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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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The Camino Diaries – Onwards to the Hot Springs of Caldas de Reis

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

With two days to spend in Pontevedra before we bustled to Caldas de Reis, we explored every nook and cranny. Pontevedra has traditionally been a trading city, a Galician port that was the hub of sea-trading activity. It’s lively with so many places to see including the gorgeous Parador Pontevedra; a haven that felt like […]

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Cat Cat Village and Waterfall Sapa Vietnam Tour

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

9:00 am rolls around all too quickly, and we are ready to hike again! I have been up since 6:00[...]

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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…

This is why we no longer ride elephants

by Andrew @ Intrepid Loves Agents

Intrepid staff and travellers are a very passionate lot; unafraid to speak up about ethical and social justice issues they may be confronted with during their travels.

Human rights issues, poverty, environmental concerns…there are many, but one of the areas that Intrepid folk are most vocal about is animal welfare. From witnessing animals in distress, to captive animals in poor conditions or working animals, particularly if it’s connected to tourism, Intrepid staff and travellers don’t hold back on speaking up for the voiceless.

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TOP 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

We recently put together for you an itinerary for exploring Ho Chi Minh City as part of our Custom Itineraries for Vietnam series.  After you have explored Ho Chi Minh City and if you have an extra day in your travel itinerary, short day trips are a great option.  Fortunately, outside of the city, there are several places…

Top Ten Tours And Day Trips Around Hanoi Vietnam

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

Hanoi is considered the hub of Vietnam. So it makes sense to start your visit to Vietnam in Hanoi, or[...]

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Why We Love Themed Hotels

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

4 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CHECK INTO THEMED HOTELS AND LOCATIONS I am about to tell you something that some[...]

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Some Hanoi Street Food – Very Delicious But Not Many People Know

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Hanoi owns the busy street food scenarios with many delicious choices, beautiful landscapes, and reasonable prices. The capital of Vietnam is where to find an uncountable number of good dishes to try and delight the palate. While some food is highly notable such as Phở Bò (rice noodle with beef), Bún Riêu (rice vermicelli with ...

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Top 5 Tips for a Safe Beach Holiday in Halong Bay

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Halong Bay is blessed with the dramatic sand and stone area beside the sea, which is ideal for a beach holiday all time. If you are about to visit the beaches in the UNESCO site during the scorching summer, then get to know top 5 tips for the safe beach holiday in Halong Bay to ...

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Holidays in Vietnam : Tailor-made tours

Holidays in Vietnam : Tailor-made tours


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You plan your tailor-made holidays in Vietnam with handpicked local operators. You design your trip at local prices. No middlemen.

House sitting – Why You Should Use A Professional And Avoid Using Relatives

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

It is heading to that time of the year when you have to go on that long vacation. Yes, Christmas[...]

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Stories from my Sustainable Trip with the UNWTO

Stories from my Sustainable Trip with the UNWTO

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

I feel so incredibly lucky to have had the opportunity to travel around the world with the United Nations World Tourism Organization to raise awareness about sustainable travel. This adventure brought me paragliding in Colombia, snorkeling in Mexico and through some of Germany's most magical Christmas markets. Come along on my journey and read my deep thoughts, funny wonderings and most memorable stories and pictures!

“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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A taste of Hue: where the women are clearly the bosses

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

The dragon boats are floating up and down Hue’s Perfume River as Mom and I sit under the canopy of the Truong Tien Bridge. Who’d want to eat in a dreary restaurant when you can get energy from this? The smell of barbecue hits you like a sixth sense, it takes over your body and you […]

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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 …

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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Cheap Road Trip Across the USA: 47 Practical Tips

Cheap Road Trip Across the USA: 47 Practical Tips

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

If you're planning a road trip across the USA and are trying to stay on a budget, you have come to the right place! We have put together the best, most practical and most creative money-saving tips and hacks so you can road trip for cheap! Have the time of your life while still saving money on food, transportation and accommodation with our advice!

“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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Top Ten Luxury Hotels In Bangkok Thailand

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

Luxury and leisure form a perfect cocktail that is soothing the soul of every traveler.   It makes any traveler[...]

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Sailing Trips with Intrepid Travel

by Andrew @ Intrepid Loves Agents

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Wonderful family trip to Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

It is likely that building a strong family bond and exploring new lands will be two of the most popular resolutions in 2018, as strengthening the family relationship and discovering new cultures will significantly change the life of each person. So, obviously, a wonderful family trip to Vietnam will be a stone killing two birds […]

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Win an Egypt tour for two with Encounters Travel

by Jarred Manasse @ My Travel Encounters

Is visiting the Great Pyramids on your travel wishlist in 2018? Encounters Travel is giving one lucky person the chance to win an Egypt tour for two this festive season! All you have to do is like our Facebook Page and sign …

Truly Vietnam 13 Days 12 Nights

Truly Vietnam 13 Days 12 Nights


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Vietnam tour 13 days 12 nights from North to South included flight,bus and train tickets

5 weeks, 16 countries – get ready for our big January sale!

by Jarred Manasse @ My Travel Encounters

Get your passport ready and make 2018 your year of adventure travel by taking advantage of our amazing travel deals in our big January sale! Starting on 26 December 2017, over the next five weeks, we’ll be giving discounts on …

What is Sustainable Tourism and What Does it Look Like Around the World

What is Sustainable Tourism and What Does it Look Like Around the World

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

What is sustainable travel? Well, isn't that a good question! I am delving into what sustainable tourism looks like around the world: from Colombia to Germany! Read real life stories and examples of how sustainable travel can transform our world for the better and become a part of the change!

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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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…

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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Leading Places to Shop in Saigon – Saigon Shopping Master

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

What places to shop in Saigon might be a big question to the first-time shopaholics to the city, though many of them are suggested to see Ben Thanh Market. Find a list of the top shopping addresses to go in Saigon (or Ho Chi Minh City) here. #1: Sai Gon Square – This Ranks Top ...

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Vietnam Holidays - Holidays to Vietnam 2018 / 2019 - Kuoni

Vietnam Holidays - Holidays to Vietnam 2018 / 2019 - Kuoni


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New Le Meridien Saigon With Sensational River View

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

Saigon River snakes its way through Ho Chi Minh and is the most sought after real estate position in the[...]

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Explore Vietnam & Cambodia: 14 nights for £697pp

Explore Vietnam & Cambodia: 14 nights for £697pp


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Explore Vietnam & Cambodia: 14 nights for £697pp – incl. flights, top-reviewed hotels, breakfast & ground transport

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…

Vietnam War Photographer Malcolm Browne

by ViF - The Magician @ Vietnam in Focus – Photo Tours

Burning Monk Iconic Photos from The Vietnam War Revisited 2018 will mark the 50 year anniversary of the Tet Offensive, and the beginning of the end of US involvement in the Vietnam War. The NVA and Viet Cong’s co-ordinated attack during Lunar New Year may have […]

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Why Families Love To Tour SaPa Vietnam

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

Our first official day of our tour of Vietnam has us both very excited!   We’ve already spent a few[...]

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Five Incredible Adventures And Where to Experience Them

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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5 Facts About The Great Wildebeest Migration

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

The great wildebeest migration has been listed as a ‘wonder of the world’ for all the obvious reasons. It involves[...]

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Why Pay For A Safari At Nairobi National Park

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

Kenya is proud to be the only country with a National Park within the city! Based on this perfect location,[...]

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The Best Tours in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog

The Best Tours in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

We have compiled a list of the best and most unique ways to experience Vietnam's landscape, environment and culture.

What to wear in Vietnam in October

What to wear in Vietnam in October


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When travelling to Vietnam in October the first phrase to be searched is what to wear in Vietnam. Vietnam is a tropical country, the weather is different. Read now!

What to do in Bangkok: Unique and Cheap Things You Won’t Want to Miss

What to do in Bangkok: Unique and Cheap Things You Won’t Want to Miss

by Katie Diederichs @ Blog | Two Wandering Soles

If you’re bored in Bangkok, something's wrong with you! There are endless fun things to do in this ever-growing city. We created a list of top activities that you shouldn’t miss while visiting Bangkok. Some are super touristy (yet still worthwhile), like the Grand Palace and Khao San Road, but some are hidden gems, like an amazing Tuk Tuk Food Tour and an off-the-beaten path floating market. Whether it’s your first time in Thailand or you already have your favorite Soi, this guide is for you!

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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How Orphanages Can Con People

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

Whatever I am about to say might shock you! Before I begin, I would like to start by saying that[...]

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Top Things To do In Cambodia For Families And Kids

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

It is difficult to believe the words ‘relaxing’ and ‘exciting’ can both be used in the same sentence. They appear[...]

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Hoi An For Kids – Top Ten Things To Do

by exploramum @ Vietnam (65) – Exploramum & Explorason

Hoi An for Kids ?  Definitely !! Hội An has to be one of the most beautiful towns we have[...]

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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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“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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The Camino Diaries – The final steps into Santiago de Compostela

by Una-Minh @ Before My Mam Dies

We left our suitcase at the bottom of the stairs, locked the door behind us and braved the drizzle. It was our final day of walking. “Goodbye Rua de Francos” we joyfully cheered, wiping away the morning sleepiness from our eyes. With just 11km to go until we reached our final destination, we were psyched. […]

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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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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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FREE Things To Do In Melbourne With Kids

by exploramum @ Exploramum & Explorason

Have you ever dreamt of going on vacation and not spending a cent?  It can be done and we are[...]

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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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