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More Fun Travel and our professional team of tour guides enjoy meeting people, from all over the world, traveling to Vietnam. They bring joy to our hearts and we look forward to meeting them again on another adventure tour with

Basic Vietnamese Phrases

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Basic Vietnamese phrases, with pronunciation, for activities, food, transportation and the days of the week. Pleasantries English Pronunciation Vietnamese Yes yaa vâng No khong không Maybe cawtey có thể You’re Welcome kohng sao doh không sao đâu No Thank You

Hanoi war sites walking tour| Hanoi Free Walking Tours

Hanoi war sites walking tour| Hanoi Free Walking Tours


Hanoi Free Walking Tours

Hanoi war sites walking tour will lead you to Military history museum, Hoa Lo prison and West lake to help you to discover the history of Vietnam’s modern wars

Vietnam: Ghosts of Our Fathers

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

By Lt. Col.(ret) Brian M. DeToy, PhD & Sheryl Rankin Shafer Photo Credit: Sheryl Rankin Shafer Vietnam. The word itself conjured up so many images, so many memories for my wife and me. It was associated so deeply with our youth. I was born in 1962 on an Army camp on Okinawa and Sheryl a … Continue reading Vietnam: Ghosts of Our Fathers

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New Guinea Campaign 75th Anniversary

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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The Importance of Remembering

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

Here is a very interesting article on the importance of the US in the Great War, and the importance of remembering. https://www.msn.com/…/has-the-us-forgotten-abou…/ar-BBFYGdz… We will be leading a phenomenal expedition to France next July 1-7 to do just that — remember America in World war One. The beautiful French countryside adds to the trip! Check-out the … Continue reading The Importance of Remembering

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Best Time To Travel

by amizuchan @ Wide Eyed Tours

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Đồ Sơn Dreaming

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

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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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Educational Travel – A Principal’s Perspective

by Carina @ Exchange Me | Educational Tours, Sports Tours & Student Exchange Programs

About the Author: Dr Frank Pitt is an educator with a strong interest in creating learning environments that provide all students with the skills and capacities to thrive in a fast changing world. He has held leadership positions in primary, secondary and special schools and has been appointed principal of St Mary Star of the […]

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Night guided Tour

by James Rider @ KB Tours

Available: Mon,Tues, Wed,Thurs, Fri, Sat 7 pm - 10:30 pm Book your tour!   Adults $35 Ages 8-11 $30 Under 8 Free A guided night tour of Washington DC DC is breath taking experience.Our 36 passenger bus will you meet at Judiciary Square metro. Our professional tour guide will ensure you will have a learning experience The memorial and monuments Continue Reading

The Battlefield Tours

The Battlefield Tours


The Battlefield Tours

Experience the Battlefields of our history with our expert tour guides and beloved Battlefield Community. Choose from a variety of custom travel opportunities.

Middle Island – On the Margins in the Heart of Hanoi

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

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Tourist Hot Spots

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Nowadays, tourist hot spots like the Mekong Delta are very popular types of tours in South Vietnam, similar to tours around Ha Long Bay in the North. That is why the main part of Mekong Delta is touristy. Our guests

Joe Taylor – Black Marine served 3 tours in Vietnam with 4th Marine Division

Joe Taylor – Black Marine served 3 tours in Vietnam with 4th Marine Division


War Tales

Joe Taylor was a black Marine who served three tours of duty in Vietnam. The death and devastation this grunt witnessed while serving in the Corps over there was almost too much for him to bear.

Broadsides :Word on the Street:Washington and the Jay Treaty

by kennyb @ KB Tours

In the early spring of 1794,  English soldiers were  arming  the native Americans . The English were getting the Native Americans to raid the American settlers on lands that one day would be the states of Ohio and Michigan. The English were going back on their word made in treaty to end the Revolutionary War. Treaty stated the English would Continue Reading

Top 5 Reasons to Bucket List Borneo

by Elisa @ Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

Wendy Wu Tours launched an exciting destination this year – Borneo! As biodiverse as a country can be, Borneo is has a unique mash-up of unbelievable nature, tribal tradition, gorgeous beaches and multicultural cities. The stats speak for themselves. Borneo is home to half of all known plant and animal species on the entire planet! […]

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Broadside :Word on the Street : What Lincoln accomplished as President

by kennyb @ KB Tours

Most Americans know of some of the accomplishments of the 16th President of the United States. President Lincoln did a lot to change the United States not only during the Civil War but for rest of the history of the United States. President Lincoln was the first republican President. When he ran for re-election his running mate was Andrew Johnson Continue Reading

Really Cool Stuff To Do In Vietnam

by amizuchan @ Wide Eyed Tours

This week we will offer you some really cool stuff to do in Vietnam that you won’t find in other ‘mainstream’ itineraries. We have so much fun researching these activities so we know you love them too. There is something for every type of you: beer drinkers, adrenaline junkies, families, foodies and explorers. Check out […]

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Third Tour in Vietnam

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Planning My Return to Vietnam In Memory of Jack O’Neil Download the Third Tour Journal (PDF) At approximately 1700 hours 31 January 2015, Jack O’Neil died. Jack was my best friend. We first met on the airstrip at Quan Loi

Off the Beaten Tracks in Hanoi

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

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103-year-old Air Force nurse, Grace Chicken, served in WW II, Korea and “Cold War”

103-year-old Air Force nurse, Grace Chicken, served in WW II, Korea and “Cold War”

by Don Moore @ War Tales

One-hundred-three-year-old retired Air Force Lt. Col. Grace Chicken, who lives at South Port Square in Port Charlotte, Fla., was already a registered nurse when she signed up for the Army Air Corps during the early part of World War II. Nurses like Grace didn’t take basic training like millions of other recruits. They were sent…

Vietnam Commemoration – North Extension

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Return to Vietnam

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

The last American soldiers left Vietnam in 1973. It was not the happy time there but some of them want to come back once and in March, we hosted one of them. After more than 40 years, this veteran had the chance to revisit Bien Hoa airbase where he stationed from 1967 to 1968. In the […]

Asian-inspired Christmas leftovers

by Elisa @ Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

Turn your Christmas leftovers into an Asian-inspired festive feast! Christmas Day is the day for one of our greatest food celebrations, but by the first ball of the Boxing Day Test Match, the turkey is now as appealing as a devon sandwich. With fragrant spices that take you to colourful food markets, Asian cuisine is […]

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HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR TRIP IN VIETNAMESE TET HOLIDAY

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

The whole Vietnam is warming up for their most special holiday of the year: Tet, or the Lunar New Year. […]

Photos of Hanoi

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Take a virtual walk through the streets of Hanoi. Enjoy the sites and color photos of Hanoi as we step back in time with some of our favorite memories. Traveling to Vietnam, Laos or Cambodia? Contact Us! We’re able to

SCHOOL TRAVEL GUIDE PART 3: Draft an Itinerary and Obtain a Quote

by Carina @ Exchange Me | Educational Tours, Sports Tours & Student Exchange Programs

In the last part of the school travel guide, we covered the necessary details for a Notice of Intention to plan an Overseas excursion. Once you get the go-ahead for your idea, it’s time to think about the details of your tour. When it comes to your itinerary, it is best to start with the […]

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“no drunk, no go home”

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

These days we have to go to school to learn about the hospitality, but to the minority groups, it is in their DNA. We have been visiting homes of many hill tribal groups in Vietnam and so far they never disappoint us. A very common saying you will hear there is: “No drunk, no go home” They […]

French Battlefield Tours

by Daniel @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial | (Visitor's Guide) | Free Tours by Foot

Vietnam Veterans Memorial | (Visitor's Guide) | Free Tours by Foot


Free Tours by Foot

This post is a guide to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, known popularly as "The Vietnam Wall", with tips on how to find particular names.

Stalingrad 75th Anniversary

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Our Must-Read Books Before Travelling to China

by Elisa @ Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

China has a complex 5,000-plus-year history with much of its rapid development happening in the last 20 years – independent of the West. The culture is very different from what you will find at home, and while Australia is a big country, China is enormous. If you’d like to get a head start on the […]

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I need help finding information about the affects of mexican american war on mexican americans from 1850-1900 and what changed in the US and what...

Battle Tours - taking people to historical battle sites around the world

Battle Tours - taking people to historical battle sites around the world


Battle Tours

Battle Tours & Leisure Travel taking people to historical battle sites all around the world to see and honour the great battlefields.

How to choose the right Vietnam War tour

How to choose the right Vietnam War tour


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Taking a war tour rather than a standard day trip can be the difference between an OK holiday and an unforgettable experience. But how do you choose?

Entry of Portugal into the First World War

by LatinoEuropa @ Historum - History Forums

I WORLD WAR The 72 German ships that led to the entrance of Portugal in the Great War The apprehension of the German ships that were in the...

Beyond the ancient streets

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

The ancient streets of Hoi An, lined with Chinese traders’ homes and wooden houses reincarnated as restaurants, cafés, and outlets for local artists, craftsmen and tailors. Explore the beautiful 16th century Japanese Bridge. Hoi An’s unique fusion of Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese architecture is well displayed here, in what is arguably Vietnam’s most tourist-friendly town. […]

SCHOOL TRAVEL GUIDE PART 4: Review your Itinerary and make necessary changes

by Carina @ Exchange Me | Educational Tours, Sports Tours & Student Exchange Programs

Last week, we explained to you the best way to draft an itinerary and obtain a quote. Now it’s time to compare quotes, review the itinerary and make necessary changes. This step can take seconds in some cases, but it can also be a very time consuming process, depending on several factors. You might stumble […]

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Janes’ Blog 1

by battleadmin @ Battle Tours

ANZAC  INFORMATION ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.  On the 25th of April 1915, Australian and New Zealand soldiers formed part of the allied expedition that set...

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A Trip Back in Time to Vietnam – Part 2

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Day 3 – April 18 While at breakfast at the hotel, 8 Mig 21’s took off from Da Nang and flew right by our hotel. Those guys must get up real early. Pickup by our guide was at 0815. We

Germany Battlefield Tours

by Daniel @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Hoi An Beachside On Sale

by amizuchan @ Wide Eyed Tours

Nestled on the coast of the Hoi An ancient city lies the sublime villages of An Bang and Tan Thanh. Bustling with character these quaint beachside areas are the perfect location for a much needed break that won’t break the bank. Conveniently situated near Da Nang International airport, An Bang is the ideal for a […]

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Sutherland Shire School to welcome German Exchange Students

by Carina @ Exchange Me | Educational Tours, Sports Tours & Student Exchange Programs

Tomorrow evening, on Saturday, the 7th of October 2017, Shire Christian School will welcome a group of 15 Exchange Students from Germany. The kids will stay with host families and get to know the ‘Aussie’ way of life for one month. Students from Shire Christian School have the opportunity to study the German language between […]

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Olympus OMD field tested in Northern Vietnam

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

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Australia in World War 2

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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French Language Tours to Rouen – Introducing French in Normandy

by Carina @ Exchange Me | Educational Tours, Sports Tours & Student Exchange Programs

For more than 15 years, Exchange Me have been known for language immersion trips and student exchange programs to Europe. Since last year, we have developed an exciting partnership with a French language school in Rouen, which we couldn’t recommend highly enough. It’s a perfect option for both teachers looking to organise French language tours to […]

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Vietnam Travel Guide: Phong Nha Cave – Ke Bang National Forest Guide

by administrator @ Vietnam Impressive

Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park is located in the Bo Trach and Minh Hoa districts in the center of Quang Binh province. The park is bordered by Laos in the west. The road distances are about 500 km south of the capital Hanoi and 260 km north of the port city of Da […]

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Photo Tips – Hanoi

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

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Kevin Durant says sorry for behavior toward official

Kevin Durant says sorry for behavior toward official

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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball against New York Knicks center Joakim Noah during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Theme Tours or Focus Specific Tours

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Our theme tours are created with a different level of interest for each group. From simple arts and crafts style activities to more in depth, meaningful relationships. It’s possible for you to meet local residents and help improve their lifestyle

VIETNAMESE TET – WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO WESTERN TRAVELERS?

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

Vietnamese Tet is at the same time with Chinese New Year and is the most important holiday to Vietnamese for […]

Vietnam War Tours | Vietnam Tours for Military Veterans

Vietnam War Tours | Vietnam Tours for Military Veterans


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Vietnam War Tours are designed for Vietnam war veterans, their family members, friends and those interested in visiting the former battlefields of Vietnam.

Craft Beer Vietnam

by Clickable Temp @ Wide Eyed Tours

Craft Beer Vietnam is here and it’s here to stay. Last week we at Wide Eyed Tours had the pleasure of experiencing the Hanoi Original Craft Brewery tour,  the first of its kind, and they knocked it out of the park! On the way our tour guide Brian told us about the history of beer in […]

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Dining In The Dark In Saigon

by amizuchan @ Wide Eyed Tours

The city of Saigon on any day is a heady onslaught on all of your senses with its chaotic traffic, tooting horns, street food stalls, neon lights and general excitement around every corner. So to find a dark and silent sanctuary in the centre of this heaving city is heaven to the senses. Down a […]

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Vietnam Travel Guide: Ninh Binh Guide

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Fun Facts about Vietnam

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Hanoi is the capital city, while the currency is Dong Vietnam has a population of over 85 million We have one of the lowest unemployment rates among all developing countries. Vietnam has a literacy rate of 94%. Potbelly pigs are

8 Marketing Ideas Every Travel Agency Should Do To Boost Business

by Nguyen @ Holiday Bays

The scope in the tourism industry is increasing and people are exploding towards it. It is no new concept that people love to travel to new places to have some fun, learn new things, culture and lifestyle. With this trend growing at its highest pace, things are quite profitable in the tourism industry. There is […]

Ford earnings jump in 2017, but pain ahead this year

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DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s full-year earnings jumped 65 percent to $7.6 billion in 2017 due to tax and pension changes, but it's already warning that this year will be tougher.

Entry of Portugal into the First World War

by LatinoEuropa @ Historum - History Forums

I WORLD WAR The 72 German ships that led to the entrance of Portugal in the Great War The apprehension of the German ships that were in the...

Testimonial 2018

by huyen @ Vietnam Impressive

Testimonials 2015 Testimonials 2014 Testimonials 2011 Testimonials 2008 Testimonials 2016 Testimonials 2013 Testimonials 2010 Testimonials 2007  Testimonials 2017 Testimonials 2012 Testimonials 2009 Home Vietnam Impressive on press www.telegraph.co.uk www.vietnamimpressive.com is on Sunday Telegraph – one of the UK’s most important national newspapers. www.tripadvisor.com We are now on the world largest unbiased travel forum ready for […]

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Battle of Britain Tour

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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STEM Tours – Show your students the world of Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths

by Carina @ Exchange Me | Educational Tours, Sports Tours & Student Exchange Programs

Exchange Me is proud to launch a range of educational school tours focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Whether you want to focus on physics, chemistry, biology, computer technology, engineering or astronomy, we will put together the perfect tour for you.  Children are our future, and the future is filled with science, technology, engineering, […]

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Vietnam Battlefield Tour for Veterans

by Vietnam Holiday Advisor @ Tours – Vietnam Holiday Advisor

This 10 day tour takes in all the most essential battlefield sites such as Quang Tri Ancient Citadel, Ai Tu Airfield, Hien Luong Bridge, Vinh Moc Tunnels and Con Tien, along with breathtaking landscape of Vietnam. Explore vibrant and exciting Saigon over the course of two days before transferring to culturally-rich Hue then spend time in incomparable and lovely Hoi An – one of the world’s most charming towns. Head to Hanoi with its exhilarating tour of a lifetime by exploring the wonders of Hanoi such as pagodas, old quarters and colorful and ancient temples. Finish off Vietnam battlefield tour by taking an overnight cruise tour on Halong Bay with its beautiful karsts and limestone natural ‘cathedrals’ rising out of the sea.

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Ken Burns’s New Documentary “The Vietnam War”

by amizuchan @ Wide Eyed Tours

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Anniversary Tours

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Visas Guide Southeast Asia

by amizuchan @ Wide Eyed Tours

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How to write a Risk Management Plan for an Overseas School Group Trip

by Carina @ Exchange Me | Educational Tours, Sports Tours & Student Exchange Programs

Risk management is arguably the most daunting process of preparing a proposal for your Overseas School Group Trip. But as a teacher, you know that preparing a risk management plan is not only required by your school, but also absolutely necessary for your student’s safety. It consists of well-defined steps which, when taken in sequence, […]

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Angelo Yerace was motor machinist aboard Landing Craft Tank at Normandy Invasion in WW II

Angelo Yerace was motor machinist aboard Landing Craft Tank at Normandy Invasion in WW II

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Former Motor Machinist 2nd Class Angelo Yerace’s first taste of war came when he and the other 11 members of the crew of the LCT, Landing Craft Tank, he served on reached the beach at Normandy, France on Day 1 the historic invasion of Europe by Allied forces on June 6, 1944. “Hundreds of dead…

Airman John Langley of Venice, Fla. and his guard-dog ‘Vogie’ took on NVA & VC during Vietnam War

Airman John Langley of Venice, Fla. and his guard-dog ‘Vogie’ took on NVA & VC during Vietnam War

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Airman 2nd Class John Langley of Venice was a member of the 377th Security Police (K-9) when he arrived at Tan Son Nhut Air Force Base outside Saigon South Vietnam in 1967. It was the 19-year-old airman and his guard-dog “Vogie” against the North Vietnamese Army and the Vietcong guerrillas. He was trained in guard-dog…

In multiple deployments, soldiers saw a changed Vietnam

In multiple deployments, soldiers saw a changed Vietnam


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In Vietnam, multiple deployments prompted different perspectives on the war

We Offer the Best Guides for Every Tour

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Our military or veteran tours are very unique and are second to none because we have the best guides in the business. We’re very proud to be able to offer this type of tour of Vietnam. More Fun Travel is

What Currency Should I Take?

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

This all depends on where you’re from, but we certainly suggest you exchange some of your country’s currency into Vietnamese Dong so that you can experience our culture in a more meaningful way. Not to mention, some areas of the

Testimonial 2017

by huyen @ Vietnam Impressive

Testimonials 2015 Testimonials 2014 Testimonials 2011 Testimonials 2008 Testimonials 2016 Testimonials 2013 Testimonials 2010 Testimonials 2007  Testimonials 2018 Testimonials 2012 Testimonials 2009 Home Vietnam Impressive on press www.telegraph.co.uk www.vietnamimpressive.com is on Sunday Telegraph – one of the UK’s most important national newspapers. www.tripadvisor.com We are now on the world largest unbiased travel forum ready for […]

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VIETNAM E-VISAS

by amizuchan @ Wide Eyed Tours

The Vietnam government has added Australia to a list of more than 40 countries whose citizens are eligible to apply for an e-visa when entering the nation. Foreign travellers from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the Netherlands, India and the UAE can now apply and receive Vietnamese visas online, joining the likes of the USA, UK, […]

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Vietnam Hero

by sheryl shafer @ vietnam war tours – Essential History Expeditions

50 years ago last week Father Angelo Litecky, priest of 4th Battalion, 12th Infantry, earned the Medal of Honor for his heroism in bringing 20 wounded men to safety in a very tough battle in Bien Hoa. The article in the link below tells the incredible story. Join us next April 16-29, 2018 as we … Continue reading Vietnam Hero

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Vietnam Battlefield Tours: to forgive but not to forget

Vietnam Battlefield Tours: to forgive but not to forget


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Vietnam Battlefield Tours cover some highlight battlegrounds in combination with relaxation in central beaches, it is fully customizable

All aboard the Re-Unification Express

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

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Coral & Balmoral 50-year Commemoration

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Vietnam War Tours | Vietnam travel forum

Vietnam War Tours | Vietnam travel forum


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First time going to Vietnam soon in which I will be spending a full month there. Has anyone done any... : Travelfish Vietnam travel forum

La Crosse couple’s Cuisine Adventure Tours offers tours of Vietnam

La Crosse couple’s Cuisine Adventure Tours offers tours of Vietnam


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Tan M. Pham of La Crosse was 12 when his family fled South Vietnam just before it fell to communist troops.

Vietnam Travel Guide: Hue City and Sightseeing Guides

by administrator @ Vietnam Impressive

Bao Quoc Temple Camp Fuller and the Rock Pile Doc Mieu Hai Van Pass Hamburger Hill Ho Chi Minh Museum Ho Chi Minh’s Home in Hue Hue Monuments Conservation Center Khai Dinh’s Tomb Khe Sanh Thai Hoa Palace The Citadel and Imperial City The Dakrong Bridge and the Ho Chi Minh Trail The Flag Tower […]

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Post Mexican American war experience

by pgamez26 @ Historum - History Forums

I need help finding information about the affects of mexican american war on mexican americans from 1850-1900 and what changed in the US and what...

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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Kevin Durant says sorry for behavior toward official

Kevin Durant says sorry for behavior toward official

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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives the ball against New York Knicks Tim Hardaway Jr., left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Charles Carter of Englewood served with the 69th Infantry Division in Europe during WW II

Charles Carter of Englewood served with the 69th Infantry Division in Europe during WW II

by Don Moore @ War Tales

At 91 Charles Carter of Englewood, Fla. was old enough to enlist in the Army and serve with the 69th Infantry Division that fought its way across Europe during the closing months of World War II. He took a 4 1/2 day trip from New York to Scotland aboard the Queen Elizabeth. Carter joined the 69th Division in France as it forced the faltering German army back into the fatherland at the close of the war. Carter’s primary recollection of fighting with his unit was at the Siegfried Line protecting the German border along its western edge. “The Germans were…

combo Sapaly train

by huyen @ Vietnam Impressive

Reunification Trains Victoria Express Carriage China to Vietnam Trains Tours in Sapa   Combo Sapaly Train and Sapaly Hotel in Lao Cai: you are looking for a free & easy package for an amazing trip in Sapa? Taking overnight trains to Lao Cai, Sapaly Express and Sapaly hotel in Lao Cai provide a first class train service with good […]

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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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Buna and Gona 75th Anniversary Tour

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Vietnam War Sites of Interest

Vietnam War Sites of Interest


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A south-to-north tour of Vietnam War sites, like Hue and Hoi An. Learn more about historic Vietnam War sites of interest to visit on your trip to Vietnam.

“Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II”

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

“In the fall of 1941, mysterious letters appeared in the mailboxes of a select group of young women attending the Seven Sisters colleges. Chosen for their aptitude in such subjects as math, English, history, foreign languages and astronomy, the women were invited to meet one-on-one with senior professors. At Wellesley, the students were asked unusual … Continue reading “Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II”

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Employee Spotlight – Kristina Quaranta

by Carina @ Exchange Me | Educational Tours, Sports Tours & Student Exchange Programs

Look forward to monthly ‘Employee Spotlights’ from our EXCHANGE ME Team! Kristina is our newest addition to the Exchange Me team, having started in June 2017. Kristina, you’re up first! Name: Kristina Quaranta Title: Travel Consultant   IN SIMPLE WORDS, WHAT IS YOUR JOB DESCRIPTION? I help out with corporate flights as well as assisting […]

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SCHOOL TRAVEL GUIDE PART 5: Present your Itinerary and Costing to the School Board

by Carina @ Exchange Me | Educational Tours, Sports Tours & Student Exchange Programs

You now have made necessary changes to your itinerary and are completely happy with the tour, inclusions and price. Now it’s time to go back to your school board and get confirmation to go ahead and invite students and parents for an info event. There are a few extra things you should be aware of […]

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Malta Anzac Day

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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World War I Era Family

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

100 years ago on December 15th, my grandparents married on my grandmother Myrtle’s 18th birthday. Weeks later, Grandpa Bill received his draft notice to join the Army infantry. Earlier, when he’d tried to enlist, he’d been turned down for medical reasons. Now, in December 1917, he was determined fit. He underwent basic training and shipped … Continue reading World War I Era Family

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Stalingrad 75th Anniversary

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Top destinations for getting off the tourist track in Vietnam

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

If Vietnam is considered as a treasure, we will surely have so much to dig for. For such a small […]

Vietnamese cuisine

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

When you are on holiday, beside the visits to the famous sites, tasting the local foods is always an interesting experience and for many travellers, that is the main reason of their trips. More and more people know about Vietnamese foods all over the world and want to try it, of course nowhere better than trying […]

Visiting Washington DC

by kennyb @ KB Tours

For years you have been thinking about coming to Washington DC. You saved your money and time from work to travel to a city you have heard about all your life. So many questions about where to stay? Do I drive or fly ? What do want to see and do. I might not have all the answers but I Continue Reading

Career Army soldier reflects on two tours of duty in Vietnam

Career Army soldier reflects on two tours of duty in Vietnam


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Huey Mogilles looks at his two tours in Vietnam as painful; however, he reflects on his Army career as a positive experience. For 22 years, he served in the U.S.

Reunification Train Hanoi-Saigon Vietnam Information and Service

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Singapore: A Foodies Delight!

by Elisa @ Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

Prepare for a culinary adventure! Singapore’s multi-ethnic culture and heritage are serving up an increasingly vibrant food scene. From its hawkers’ stalls to fine dining restaurants it’s a true foodies delight! Singapore’s cuisine is as diverse as the destination. As a living seaport, Singapore has been enriched with flavours from the native Malays and the […]

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Vietnam War Photographer Malcolm Browne

by ViF - The Magician @ Vietnam War – 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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I am 20 years old who needs help finding information on the affects of the Mexican american war on mexican americans from 1850-1900.

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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Top 4 War Sites and Battlefield Tours in Southern Vietnam

Top 4 War Sites and Battlefield Tours in Southern Vietnam


Holiday Bays

I visited Vietnam – an S-shaped country – for many times but this trip gives me a different view of history. Here are the 4 war sites I went to that fascinated me.

Top 5 Vietnam hotspot for travelers in 2017 which you have not known

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

So another “up-and-down” year has come to an end. We all gained some, lost some, and with people whose passion […]

Return to Long Tan – 50th Anniversary Commemoration

by admin @ Vietnam war tour – Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

The Battle of Long Tan has made its mark in history as one of the most well-known Australian engagements. The battle took place in a rubber plantation near Long Tan, in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War on 18 August 1966. It saw over 100 ANZACs fight for their lives against the […]

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Air Corps sergeant  Dick Ruppert kept U.S. bombers and fighters on target during war in the Pacific

Air Corps sergeant Dick Ruppert kept U.S. bombers and fighters on target during war in the Pacific

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Dick Ruppert of Venice, Fla. was a member of the 145th Army Airways Communication Squadron. His unit provided technical ground support for a directional flight system used by the Army Air Corp to vector bombers and fighters to Japanese targets in the Pacific in World War II. A staff sergeant, his job was to keep…

What Customers Are Saying? Testimonials, feedback from our clients – Reviews by 2016

by administrator @ Vietnam Impressive

Testimonials 2015 Testimonials 2014 Testimonials 2011 Testimonials 2008 Testimonials 2017 Testimonials 2013 Testimonials 2010 Testimonials 2007 Testimonials 2012 Testimonials 2009 Home Vietnam Impressive on press www.telegraph.co.uk www.vietnamimpressive.com is on Sunday Telegraph – one of the UK’s most important national newspapers. www.tripadvisor.com We are now on the world largest unbiased travel forum ready for your reviews. […]

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TRAVELING TO VIETNAM DURING TET: YAY OR NAY?

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

You’ll hear several optimistic and pessimistic opinions when you mention your next vacation to Vietnam during Tet Holiday, from your […]

Milne Bay 75th Anniversary

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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African American Heritage Tour

by James Rider @ KB Tours

Available: Daily 9:30 am - 1:30 pm Book your tour! Adults $70 Ages 8-11 $65 Under 8 Free KB Tours conducts a 4 hour African American heritage tour of Washington DC which will include a stop at the Museum of African American History and Culture The tour will be narrated by a native Washingtonian with 26 years of giving tours Continue Reading

Germany Battlefield Tours

by Daniel @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Vietnam War | War Sites in Vietnam

Vietnam War | War Sites in Vietnam


Vietnam Travel Guide

Here you'll find information about some of the main Vietnam War sites which are now visited by tourists to the country.

Vietnam Veteran Tour

by Vietnam Holiday Advisor @ Tours – Vietnam Holiday Advisor

A 12 day veteran tour of Vietnam is especially designed for Vietnam veterans of America and Australia who had taken part in Vietnam war and now wish to come back to visit the former battlefields in Vietnam. This is not only war tour but also a great chance to experience the famous sights in Saigon, Pleiku, Kontum, Tuy Hoa, Quy Nhon, Phan Thiet, Vung Tau.

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Are you stylish?

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

We know that the arranged tours are quite boring sometime if  you take them  as the others do. But what would you think if we offer you another way to explore the land you visit? Naturally, most of us are “the honored members of Conservative party”, we ourselves are not always ready to try anything new […]

Vietnam Travel Guide: Hoian and My Son Sightseeing Guides

by administrator @ Vietnam Impressive

Cantonese Assembly Hall Central Market Chinese Assembly Hall Fukian Assembly Hall Hai Scout Cafe Hainan Assembly Hall Hoian Cathedral Tradditional Handicraft Japanese Covered Bridge Miss Vy’s School of Cooking Museum of History and Culture Museum of Trade Ceramics Old House of Tan Ky Quan Cong Temple Red Bridge Cooking School The Old House of Phung […]

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One minute from Omaha Beach

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

Many WWII tours visit the American Cemetery of Normandy; we add to the experience, taking you down to Omaha Beach, below the cemetery, where an estimated 2500 men died in a single twenty-four hour period on June 6, 1944, “D-Day.”    Our 2017 WWII Western Front Tour  will have a lengthy stop here.  Randy Ent, […]

2018 Staff Hotlist – Find out where the Wendy Wu Crew want to travel most!

by Elisa @ Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

As the experts in Asia and all things unique, fascinating and above all wonderful, the Staff at Wendy WU Tours have their own dreams about their next travel adventures. From sightseeing to trying new cuisines to finding unique ‘off the beaten track’ experiences, the crew are just as excited to tick off the bucket list […]

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New Year in Japan

by Elisa @ Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

“How many sleeps until New Year?” This expression is common in Japan and shows how much the Japanese look forward to having New Year’s Day. While China has its own New Year’s Day; however, Japanese New Year’s Day is on January 1st as with most other countries around the world. It is one of the […]

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When to visit Vietnam?

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

As Vietnam is a tropical country so weather is always a thing to think about before you make plan to visit it. To provide you some information about its weather, we will divide the country into three main regions, so it will be easier for you to follow. The South (Saigon, Mekong Delta, Muine and Nha […]

CAP Chaplain Served Two Tours as Flight Nurse During Vietnam War

CAP Chaplain Served Two Tours as Flight Nurse During Vietnam War


CAP Chaplain Served Two Tours as Flight Nurse During Vietnam War

Linda Pugsley will always remember the young men she cared for as a flight nurse during the Vietnam War. “They were the finest threads of America’s cloth, and I will never forget them,” she said. “I would do it all again in a minute.”Now a lieutenant colonel in Civil Air Patrol and chaplain for CAP’s Southeast Region, in the 1960s Pugsley fu...

No Anzac Day ceremony at Long Tan this year, Government confirms

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Western Front Tapestry now on display at Shrine of Remembrance

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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4 Tours to Understand the Vietnam War - Vietnam War-Themed Tours

4 Tours to Understand the Vietnam War - Vietnam War-Themed Tours


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These tours related to the Vietman War attract plenty of people to relive the harrowing event that enveloped the entire country for decades. Veterans visit to find closure and healing, their families come to understand the sacrifices of their parents and grandparents, and younger tourists arrive to bring history

What we gained from being a host family – A Mother’s Perspective

by Carina @ Exchange Me | Educational Tours, Sports Tours & Student Exchange Programs

Out of our many Italian students who spent their summer holidays in Sydney this year, 7 boys were fortunate enough to be placed at St Patrick’s College in Strathfield. Exchange Me would like to thank the College and all families involved for inviting the boys into their homes and making their experience so memorable.   […]

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Milne Bay 75th Anniversary Tour

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Test Page

by Daniel @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Vietnam War Tour - Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

Vietnam War Tour - Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours


Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

This private Vietnam War Tour explores the American involvement in this long and costly battle that lasted from 1954 to 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

Vietnam & the Free World Military Forces

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

On December 12, 1969, a 1,350-man Civic Action Group from the Army of the Philippines, departs South Vietnam. They were part of the Free World Military Forces, an effort by President Johnson to enlist allies for the war. By securing support, Johnson hoped to build an international consensus behind his Vietnam policies. The Philippine unit … Continue reading Vietnam & the Free World Military Forces

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“All grown-ups were once children……….

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

…………………but only few of them (us) remember it.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince Kids don’t hate studying! They just ask for only one “simple” thing: studying and having fun at the same time and if possible, parents should join them! Vietnam is a friendly country for family’s holiday. It offers mountains, beaches, national parks, rich culture and […]

2018 Travel Wish List

by Elisa @ Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

Where do you, our customers, want to travel most in 2018? As the sun sets on 2017 and we roll wide-eyed into 2018 we are excited and buzzing with anticipation as we watch our customer’s dreams come true. As we gear up for a busy year ahead full of travel including new destinations and unique […]

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Our Top 7 Rescue Remedies for Long Flights

by Elisa @ Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

So much planning goes into your dreams of travelling to faraway places. Long flights overseas are one of the trade-offs of living in Australia. Before you leave for your adventure, don’t forget to spend time preparing for your time on long flights. Rather than dread the gap between take-off and landing and dealing with changing […]

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Sgt. John Robson escaped ‘Tet Offensive,’ serves 20 years in U.S. Air Force all around world

Sgt. John Robson escaped ‘Tet Offensive,’ serves 20 years in U.S. Air Force all around world

by Don Moore @ War Tales

John Robson of Englewood, Fla. joined the Air Force at 18, in 1966. After basic he was trained to be a jet engine mechanic and was sent to an air force base in Tuy Hoa, South Vietnam in 1967. He worked on the engine of a squadron of F-100 Super Sabre fighter-bombers over there. “We…

Vietnam Hero

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

50 years ago last week Father Angelo Litecky, priest of 4th Battalion, 12th Infantry, earned the Medal of Honor for his heroism in bringing 20 wounded men to safety in a very tough battle in Bien Hoa. The article in the link below tells the incredible story. Join us next April 16-29, 2018 as we … Continue reading Vietnam Hero

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The Vietnam War – McNamara’s Wall and those who designed it.

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

“I gave eight years of my life to the Vietnam War, ” writes Frank Tapparo (center in photo) from his home in Arlington, VA, and he regards the first years of his Vietnam service as “…the most interesting assignment in my professional career—and I’ve had some good ones.” Tapparo is one of the Vietnam Veterans […]

Asia Winter Wonderlands: Add Asia to the Christmas list for an extraordinary festive holiday!

by Elisa @ Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

We all know about the trademark white Christmas. What many travellers don’t know is that a festive holiday with all the traditional trimmings is possible in an Asia winter wonderland. Not only will you get the tinsel and the snow, there are some of the best celebrations in the world still untainted by mass tourism […]

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U.S. servicemen sent to Vietnam for second tours - Oct 14, 1968 - HISTORY.com

U.S. servicemen sent to Vietnam for second tours - Oct 14, 1968 - HISTORY.com


HISTORY.com

On this day in History, U.S. servicemen sent to Vietnam for second tours on Oct 14, 1968. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Things to do in Vietnam

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

Hope that this  could provide you with some ideas about what to do when you have plan to visit Vietnam in future Trying local cuisine When Gordon Ramsay visited Vietnam, he said: “you don’t need to be the rich to have delicious meals here,  local food is just amazing”. We strongly recommend you to try […]

Learn about Amazing EHE Tours!

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

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Vietnam Military Tour

by Vietnam Holiday Advisor @ Tours – Vietnam Holiday Advisor

Returning to Vietnam, encounter a nation of people rich in culture, tradition and history with a refreshing warmth and friendliness unequaled in South East Asia, a people who have put the war-torn past behind them and are clearly focused on a brighter future. Lay the wreath at Long Tan cross, visit the former Australian base at Nui Dat (SAS Hill) and surrounding areas with a local guide that is an expert in the area and its history. Discover fertile plains, spectacular coastline, bustling cities and street markets, and faded elegance from the French-colonial era.

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Women's Vietnam War Memorial Tours US on Way to Washington

Women's Vietnam War Memorial Tours US on Way to Washington


The Christian Science Monitor

Dedication will cap decade-long effort to honor the wartime service of 11,000 women veterans

 Scott Laderman .  Tours of Vietnam: War, Travel Guides, and Memory . Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. 2009. Pp. xv, 289. Cloth $79.95, paper $22.95 | The American Historical Review | Oxford Academic

Scott Laderman . Tours of Vietnam: War, Travel Guides, and Memory . Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. 2009. Pp. xv, 289. Cloth $79.95, paper $22.95 | The American Historical Review | Oxford Academic


OUP Academic

© 2010 American Historical Association. All rights reserved.American Historical Association“Vietnam is more than a war” has become a popular expression with American historians and anthropologists eager to authenticate their sensitivity to the integrity and complexity of Vietnamese culture. As it turns out, however, the phrase is a marketing slogan ginned-up by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) for the consumption of American travelers who might otherwise be squeamish about dropping dollars where they or their fathers had dropped bombs.Such are the nuggets turned up by author Scott Laderman in his search for the ways that institutions mediate the making of peoples' memories of the past. Treating travel guides as an institution that peforms such a role—arbitrating the “truth” of travel experience even before it has begun—he goes on to tell us that English-language guide books produced by VNAT exclude the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi...

A Taste of Vietnam

by Elisa @ Wendy Wu Tours Blog | Asia Travel Inspiration

Travelling is a great way to open ourselves up to new countries, and their fascinating cultures. One of the best ways to do so is to dive straight into the local and authentic cuisine. Say yes to the unknown and try new things, which Vietnam certainly ensures. Vietnam, known to serve up some of the […]

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Building a WWI Tank from Scratch

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Washington DC guided Tour

by James Rider @ KB Tours

Available: Daily 9:30 am-3:30pm Please call to book this tour Adults $60 Ages 8-11 $55 Under 8 Free   Enjoy a guided tour of Washington DC on a 36 passenger bus. The tour starts at Judiciary Square Metro at  9:30 am. Our guides will share interesting stories full of interesting and fun facts . At all of our stops the Continue Reading

Vietnam Travel Guide: Danang City and Sightseeings Guide

by administrator @ Vietnam Impressive

Son Tra Peninsula China Beach (Non Nuoc) My Khe Beach Nam O Beach Xuan Thieu Beach Bac My An Beach Marble Mountains Cham Museum   > Son Tra Peninsula  Son Tra Peninsula is a low mountainous area fully covered by forest . It is one of the city’s  lung. Son Tra Peninsula and the Hai […]

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Pfc. John Coine was a rifleman with the 78th Infantry Division that fought across Europe during World War II

Pfc. John Coine was a rifleman with the 78th Infantry Division that fought across Europe during World War II

by Don Moore @ War Tales

John Coine of Burnt Store Isles was a former private first class and a rifleman in the 78th Infantry Division that arrived in Europe just in time for the “Battle of the Bulge” in December 1944. It was the biggest battle on the Western Front that Americans took part in. His division—“The 78th” —was the…

Cambodia So Much More Than Temples

by amizuchan @ Wide Eyed Tours

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Cantu served three tours during the Vietnam War as an intelligence officer

Cantu served three tours during the Vietnam War as an intelligence officer


San Antonio Express-News

Leonides Cantu Jr., who also received three Bronze Star medals, among other honors, died Sept. 10 at 78.

Lt. Ken Donihue in 101st Airborne fought NVA & A-shau Valley of Vietnam

Lt. Ken Donihue in 101st Airborne fought NVA & A-shau Valley of Vietnam

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Former 1st Lt. Ken Donihue of Hampshire House apartments in Port Charlotte arrived in Vietnam a few weeks after the “Tet Offensive.” He flew into the country in March of 1968, as a member of Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division—”The Screaming Eagles.” “The 101st was based at ‘Camp Eagle’…

TOP LOCAL FOOD IN HANOI

by amizuchan @ Wide Eyed Tours

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Rare piece of Vietnam War history being restored for on-water tours

Rare piece of Vietnam War history being restored for on-water tours


MLive.com

Mark II PBR (Patrol Boat River) will be open for public and veterans-only tours on Muskegon Lake.

ME

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Kokoda 75th Anniversary

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Vietnam War: The Individual Rotation Policy | HistoryNet

Vietnam War: The Individual Rotation Policy | HistoryNet


HistoryNet

The individual rotation policy was, in hindsight, clearly one of the worst ideas of the Vietnam War. At the time, however, military planners had few options.

Former Staff Sgt. Jim Hicks was tail-gunner on B-25 attack bomber in CBI during WW II

Former Staff Sgt. Jim Hicks was tail-gunner on B-25 attack bomber in CBI during WW II

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Former Staff Sgt. Jim Hicks of Emerald Lake Mobile Home Park in Punta Gorda, Fla. was the tail-gunner on a B-25, twin-engine attack bomber, part of 81st Squadron, 12th Bombardment Group, 10th Air Force in the China Burma and India Theatre (CBI) during World War II. His squadron’s primary duty was to provide air support…

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