Tag Archives: Vietnam travel

First time trying durian – what was your reaction?

Our newly posted video has become a hot topic on Facebook just over the night. These two foreign friends were treated with the famous native Southeast Asia fruit – durian by a local and even more thrilling, they haven’t tried it before, like ever. And their reactions, as shown in the video below, were quite hilarious. 3 night makets in …

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Go Off-the-beaten-track in Pu Luong

If someone asks me whether Thanh Hoa is a great place to travel, it wouldn’t be an easy yes or no. For first-time travelers to Vietnam, Thanh Hoa is definitely NOT an option because it doesn’t have any major tourist site, except for the world heritage Ho Citadel which is promoted rather poorly. Thanh Hoa has a beach, but Sam …

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What to do in Mui Ne, Phan Thiet

Binh Thuan is a South Central Coast province, with a provincial city Phan Thiet which is 200 kilometers away from Ho Chi Minh city in northeast, 250km from Nha Trang city in the south, 1518km from Hanoi. Binh Thuan has a coastline of 192km from Chet Rock of Ninh Thuan to Binh Chau mudflat of Ba Ria Vung Tau. Mui …

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Kitesurfing in Mui Ne

Vietnam has some best spots for Kitesurfing. One of which is even claimed as the ‘hub’ of kitesurfers in the whole Asia – Mui Ne has 230 days with winds over 12 knots, lot of beaches, sunlight and sands. Mui Ne is also one of the most famous tourist destinations in Vietnam with stunning scenery and rich Champa cultural influence. …

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Is Ho Chi Minh City a safe destination for traveling?

We’ve heard quite a few times from foreigners the concerns about Ho Chi Minh City’s security with the question “is HCMC a safe place to travel?”. In this article, we try to find most objective answers possible for this question. Related: Saigon – “Pearl of the Orient” Some little facts about the city “Sai Gon” is the old name of Ho …

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First Book Street in Ha Noi

19/12 street which was once a noisy, crowded parking lot for motorbikes and cars now has turned into the first book street ever in Hanoi. The new street is a great destination for not only book lovers but also those who want to enjoy your time at an urban-styled, quiet and beautiful place. To uphold the reading book culture, from …

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Travel guide to Dalat

Dalat  is 300 km away from Ho Chi Minh City, a wonderful destination for both of domestic and international tourists. On the altitude of around 1500 meters above sea level, the year-round pleasant weather has made Dalat become a perfect place to stay in the Central Highlands. If you are planning a travel to Dalat, read the following guide to …

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New public bicycle sharing for free in Ho Chi Minh city

From 21st April 2017, Department of Transportation has announced a new service with aim to encourage local citizens using public transportation means and to provide tourists a safe method to travel within the city. As planned, around the city center, there will be numerous bike-sharing stations where you can borrow a bike to travel short-distance trips like between bus-stops. Casual …

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Tips on Motorbike Taxi in Vietnam

“Xe Om” which literally means “motorcycle hug”, a motorcycle taxi service that is very common in Southeast Asian countries. “Hug”, in fact, stands for the sitting position at the back of the motorbike, not for hugging the driver or such behaviors that people often misunderstand of the word. Taxi is safer, public bus is safer and cheaper but they have …

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Nightlife in Danang

Han River and Bach Dang street are where you can enjoy to the fullest the fun, dynamic and vibrant atmosphere of Da Nang at night. We’ve created a detailed list of all things to see and do when the night falls in Da Nang. Related: DANANG TRAVEL GUIDE Sightseeing Love Bridge and “Carp Turns into A Dragon” Statue The two places are …

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