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Travel trip: From Hue to Hoi An

During October 2017 I went on a trip with a friend from Hue to Hoi An as people always say these cities are highlights you should visit when travelling in Vietnam. As there was no time to spare and we would like to get as much out of the trip as possible, the plane is the transportation we’ve chosen to travel …

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Travel Blog: First Time to Sapa

In November 2017 my friend came to visit me in Hanoi and we figured it would be a great opportunity to visit Sapa, as we both were keen on exploring that part of Vietnam. Here is our story. Our initial plan was to go by motorbike but since the distance was longer than anticipated we looked into other options, such …

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Tips on Motorbike Taxi aka “Xe Om” 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 behaviours that people often misunderstand of the word. Taxi is safer, the public bus is safer and cheaper but they …

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Motorcycle Riding in Vietnam

Riding a motorbike in Vietnam is something many want to experience which is just as complicated as crossing the roads. It’s old to say this but the roads in Vietnam are dangerous. Therefore, think thoroughly before deciding to ride in Vietnam if you feel uncomfortable with the traffic system or have no riding experience. However, riding in Vietnam is in …

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