Exploring Stunning Bays Around Vietnam

Visiting the best bays in Vietnam

 Overview: Vietnam is known as being a very diverse country with a crazy amount of things to see and experience. Also, the rich and colorful culture along with delicious food makes a trip even better. Probably you’ve never thought about Vietnam as a premium beach destination. Believe me, it is! I’ve been traveling around Vietnam …

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Amazing guide to Hanoi – from tourist to local

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and guide to visiting Vietnam

This is possibly the only guide to Hanoi you will need. It lists the major attractions as well as some that are a little more off the beaten path. It also has a very good tip about beer corner (my favourite spot in Hanoi, clues in the name). It’s from Brazilian travelling duo Nat & …

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What to see and do in Ho Chi Minh City also known as Saigon

Things to do in Saigon

First of all, is it Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City? Saigon officially became Ho Chi Minh City when the city merged with the surrounding Gia Định Province. Given how many people still refer to it as Saigon you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a recent thing, however, it actually happened over 40 years …

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10 Fun Things To Do in Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

  Submitted by: Michelle Della Giovanna   From: Full Time Explorer   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: Most people who visit Vietnam have heard of Halong Bay, and everyone wants to go on the coveted Halong Bay cruise. But most people don’t realize that they can do everything from the comfort of Cat Ba Island. …

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Top Things To Do In Ho Chi Minh City

  Submitted by: Delilah Hart   From: Our Travel Mix, writing for The Planet D   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: We’ve rounded up a list of our top things to do in Ho Chi Minh City. This crazy place, with a population of over 8 million people is well worth visiting on a trip …

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6 Reasons To Live In Da Nang

 Overview: Are you looking for a cool place to stay a few weeks or months? Maybe you wanna take a break or you are digital nomad who is looking for his next destination… If so you should definitely think about coming to Da Nang, which is located in the centre of Vietnam. It’s an amazing …

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Hiking to Bai Tho Mountain

 Overview: Have you ever wondered if there is another way to experience stunning Halong Bay than jumping on an overcrowded party boat? Climbing to Bai Tho Mountain is an extremely amazing way to experience stunning Halong Bay. The mountain is located in the middle of busy and developing Halong City. It’s very easy to locate …

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What No One Tells You About Vietnamese Cupping Therapy

Getting cupping therapy in Vietnam

 Overview: For most people, lighting matches under glass cups and then using them to create a suction cup effect up and down your back doesn’t sound exactly like the most relaxing spa treatment.  Still, it’s common in parts of Asia and is supposed to provide great muscular relief, so this writer tried it at a …

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A Guide to Finding Great Coffee in Hanoi

Best coffee shops in Hanoi

This great blog from Charlie and Kristina whose blog, Map Trotters, features some great and informative blogs as well as travel guides. Here is their Guide to Finding Great Coffee in Hanoi, Vietnam. The best coffee shops in Hanoi The reason I love this blog is it isn’t just a simple list of places to …

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Ninh Binh: Vietnam’s best kept secret

 Overview: It’s rare nowadays to travel to a place that feels like a famous world wonder yet at the same time totally undiscovered. To feel like you’ve truly stumbled upon something magical. Vietnam has many incredible sites, but as beautiful as they are, they are mostly overrun with tourists and all the trash and commercialization that comes …

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