Vietnam Travel Guides for Backpackers

Coastal Culture: The Best of South Korea’s Islands & Beach Towns

The small nation of South Korea is often characterized by its heavily militarized northern border and high-tech, neon-charged cities. However we can’t forget this east Asian peninsula also has about 2,400 kilometers of coastline and 3,000 islands within its territory. This makes for unique mixed landscape of sandy beaches, lush […]
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Why travel to Da Nang, Vietnam?

Da Nang is truly an amazing city, located on Vietnam’s eastern coastline. This city has something for everyone. Da Nang is a thriving and ever-expanding city, surrounded by beaches and mountains on all sides. There are countless opportunities for adventure and sightseeing in every direction. With most of the best […]
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Fun things to do in Kuala Lumpur on a broke backpacker budget

Malaysia is a country that might get overlooked amidst the other popular Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand or Vietnam. Like the other Southeast Asian countries, Malaysia is also incredibly cheap. Thus, Malaysia should not be missed, especially it’s capital Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur is an incredibly modern city that, […]
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5 amazing cafés in Hanoi

When one comes to Hanoi, Vietnam, city tours usually cover the most famous landmarks with traditional values. What the tours do not usually offer, however, is a selection of coffee shops for resting after long distances and enjoying the atmosphere. There are many cafés or beverage chains available, such as […]
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10 foods to try while visiting Vietnam

“Vietnam. It grabs you and doesn’t let you go. Once you love it, you love it forever.”– Anthony Bourdain Having called Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam ‘home’ for 3.5 years myself, I found Bourdain’s deductions about this intensifying city to be not only relatable, but borderline kindred to my own. […]
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Why you should start your trip to Argentina by Iguazu Falls

Argentina is such a vast country with a wide variety of landscapes to explore, so make a decision about where to start to see it is not a simple task. Arrive in Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital city with its European architecture and fascinating nightlife, is the easy choice (especially […]
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A Guide to Art and Culture in Battambang

The beautiful and historic country that is Cambodia undoubtedly has a LOT to offer to travellers. History buffs and adventure seekers alike could be entertained for weeks roaming around this stimulating country. From the bright lights and nightlife of Phnom Penh to the devastating site of the killing fields, from […]
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Best 5 experiences to have in Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is the first city that I have visited on my two week trip with my friends in Vietnam. The city is tourist friendly, great to walk around and will train you well for the adventures to come. This is my list of must-try experiences in Hanoi:   1) Go […]
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Hanoi: a thriving cultural hub.

My parents and I took off on a vacation to Vietnam in March this year, at the end of the high season. Our penchant for a somewhat backpacking trip, coupled with a little more than basic luxuries, led us to this heavenly land in the easternmost corner of mainland Asia. […]
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Vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Prague

Nowadays, more and more people are turning to a healthier lifestyle and eating habits, without meat or animal products. They’re becoming vegetarians, vegans, pescetarians, etc. However, there are still many who are confused by those notions. I’ll try to illustrate them. vegetarian vegan Although it may seem like a new […]
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Things you need to know before visiting Angkor Wat in Cambodia

“The Kingdom of Wonder”. Cambodia. Located in South East Asia, next to Vietnam and Thailand with the beach of the Gulf of Thailand. Their pride and honour is the Angkor Wat temple, even represented on the flag. Located right next to city Siem Reap it is the most visited place […]
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Weekend in Palm Springs – Get away in the Coachella Desert

I’d never seen anything like this before. Traveling the city of Palm Springs was a completely new experience for me. I’ve been to many places in the United States, but this was different! As the aircraft descended, I was mesmerized by the hills of sand, looking like intricate wrinkles on the texture […]
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La Union: A Place for Quick Weekend Getaway

Philippines is known for its tropical beaches and its warm locals. But I have been living in the mountainous side of the country which makes me long for the beach and La Union is the nearest beach from our home town which is a perfect quick getaway. La Union is […]
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Hanoi, Vietnam : A city worth getting lost in

December of last year, I was invited by my Aunt to join her on her trip to Vietnam, then Cambodia, then Thailand all in the span of ten days. Being the wanderlust that I was (and it is my first time to go out of the country), I said yes. We […]
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Hearty Hanoi; what to eat and where to go?

You booked your trip to Vietnam, you touch down on your first day with a list of things to explore… and your stomach rumbles. Whatever your considerations when choosing a travel destination, everyone has to eat. And, in a place like the capital, Hanoi, what do you eat? There is […]
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PHOnomenal Eats in Ho Chi Minh City

If you’re anything like me, food is the first thing you think about when considering what makes any culture unique. As an American, one of the only ways in which our “melting pot” culture obtains individuality is through food. That being said, I am always eager to try new foods, […]
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Hermann Missouri's #1 Coffee Shop: Espresso Laine

As I walked up to the two-story brick building glistening and twinkling with Christmas lights in the chilly evening air, I smiled and silently wondered who I would see behind the counter, working on the day after Christmas. In the small town of Hermann, Missouri, USA most businesses operate only […]
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Experience The City Of Love; Tabaco City

The Philippines is known for crystal clear beaches, hospitable people, good singers, and succulent foodstuff. Tourists of any kind visit our country not just to explore culture but to introspect as well. The intention of most tourists might be cultural enrichment but they’re actually contemplating too even if they’re not […]
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Two Days in Sapa: Sleeper buses, trekking, rice wine and more!

Sapa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in North Vietnam. When my friends and I planned to go there for the weekend, I was told by numerous people that two days wouldn’t be enough, but we were determined to give it our best shot! Getting there Our friends […]
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What to do in Hanoi, Vietnam

This year I spent five months in Vietnam and in that time I saw a lot of Vietnam. I stayed in a city that is two hours away from the capital so I had many opportunities to catch a bus to Hanoi for the weekend. If you are planning on […]
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How to See Saigon like a Local

Saigon! It’s formally known as Ho Chi Minh City, but many of the 8.5 million locals residing here still refer to it by its pre-American war name (and yes, they call it the American war over here). The city is notorious for its bustling motorbike traffic, roadside food vendors that […]
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The Valley Verdure of Mù Cang Chải

Travelers tales come thick and fast out of northern Vietnam and they describe a mountainous landscape so beautiful, they seem almost fanciful works of fiction spun up by the over-imaginative. It is, however, hard to ignore the repeated narratives as they are recounted to you over cold beers, iced coffees […]
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A Beginners Guide to Ho Chi Minh City.

  In the South of Vietnam lies Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). Also known as Saigon, this busy and vibrant city has quickly become a popular stop on many travelers lists. It is hard not to fall for this city’s quick paced energy, buzzing nightlife, and the abundance of culture […]
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Explore Berlin like a Local

Germany’s vibrant capital city was my home for six months this year. A city with its finger on every pulse, Berlin hovers on the cutting edge of contemporary culture – the art, music, theatre and food scenes are spectacular. Whilst in winter Berlin is home to candle-lit bars and Christmas […]
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Vienna: More Than Grumpy Waiters, Schnitzel and The Opera

Vienna is often perceived as a grey place with unfriendly service and overpriced coffee. But the Austrian capital city can be so much better and cheaper if you have a little insider knowledge about where to go when to visit Vienna and how to deal with the people’s character. I […]
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Major sights of Moscow

Moscow is one of the most beautiful cities in Russia and in the world and a real paradise for travelers: everyone can find any kind of entertainment for any taste and budget. In this article I will give you a general review of where to go and what to do […]
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Hoi An Travel Guide

Hoi An is probably one of the nicest places you will visit traveling through Vietnam. The combination of the old city with all its lanterns and the beach at the other site, makes it a perfect spot to stay a little longer during your trip through Vietnam. With plenty hotels, […]
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5 Reasons to Visit Cao Bang, Vietnam

A motorbike trip through Vietnam is almost a backpacker’s right of passage. My husband and I have been traveling Southeast Asia for nearly four months and we knew, without a doubt, riding Vietnam was a must. Like many travelers, we had only planned on the stereotypical Ho Chi Minh City […]
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Best Places to Eat in Waco, Texas

If you had told me that Waco, Texas, USA was going to be a hit tourist destination when I moved there at the beginning of my freshman year at Baylor University, I would have laughed in your face. But by the time I graduated four years later, the city was […]
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Kampot: Cambodia's Sleepy, Riverside Heaven

Many people who travel through Cambodia make the terrible mistake of going from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap and then crossing over into either Thailand or Vietnam. Let me tell you guys something: YOU MESSED UP! Whenever I asked travellers about their plans in Cambodia, they’d shrug and tell me […]
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A Cultural-Spiritual Adventure to Nha Trang's Pagoda's

Spread out across the coastal resort city of Nha Trang is more than 10 beaches, each unique in its own way, attracting different cultures and accommodating various activities for visitors around the globe. Besides offering one of the best sunsets, Nha Trang also offers a journey into its more cultural […]
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Bangalore: A Paradise for Foodies

Bangalore City or better referred to as Bengaluru by the locals, is unique. It is the perfect example of a crossroad between tradition and globalism. While still stooped in the days of early morning walks in Cubbon Park with the family, one can also find young men and women walking […]
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Your Guide To Moving To Vietnam

The first time I visited Vietnam I fell in love with the culture, the people, and the food. The price of everything wasn’t terrible either. I only planned to be in the country for a month and that wasn’t nearly enough time to enjoy all Vietnam has to offer. A little over a year later and I found myself back in Canada […]
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11 Things for travellers to do in Hong Kong

People who like travelling as I do will always like to go and to see the world. Some people like to stick with tourist attractions, some people like to relax and enjoying indoor services, some people like to backpacking and get themselves busy on exploring new places in other countries. I […]
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Vietnam: Shopping in Nha Trang

Shopping the food Let’s start with the most pleasant thing. When we are thinking about Vietnam, the first that we imagine is a white beach, warm sea, and seafood! There are many marine inhabitants: shrimps, mussels, octopuses, scallops. You can buy them on the street or try in your hotel, […]
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Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City, My First International Stop

On December 17th, 2017 I drove to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to catch an international flight to Vietnam. My trip to Vietnam actually took shape three months earlier when I met Nghia online. Nghia was the aunt of a shopkeeper I worked with at the Asian Garden Mall in […]
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Tourism and trends in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Sun going down after the rain in Siem Reap Cambodia Cambodia has started to be attractive for tourists about a decade ago. In terms of popularity and GDP it is still far from its neighbor countries Thailand or Vietnam but tourism has grown a lot in the last past years. […]
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A First Timer's Guide to Paris

Paris. The city of love and the land of endless patisseries. Where you can tick both the Eiffel Tower and the Mona Lisa off your bucket list. And a city that offers far more to see and do than its just top attractions. I’ve been to Paris twice now, both […]
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A Day In Macau- Casinos, Culture and History

In both the September and November of 2017, I made day-trips to the independent Chinese territory of Macau. A former Portuguese colony that was returned to Chinese sovereignty in 1999, it is widely known as the foremost gambling capital of the world. This city still has a strong Portuguese influence, […]
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Malaysia's Best Islands: Perhentian and Pulau Kapas

About Malaysia: When one thinks of Asia, about its heavenly beaches or about its noisy and crowded cities that have their charm,  usually you think about Thailand, Vietnam or Sri Lanka, not many imagine Malaysia because it is not so well known. Malaysia is a country that many travelers decide […]
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What to see and do in Mainland China

According to the World Atlas, China is the fourth largest country in the world and the second largest in Asia. It’s approximately 9.6 million square kilometers big! That’s huge compared to my home country, the Philippines. Despite how massive this country is, people tend to conclude that the whole of […]
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A Foreigner's Guide to Surviving in China

What are the first words that come to mind when someone says China? The mystic land of the East. The land of the clones. The place where Facebook and the likes are blocked and social media are doomed. China is the place with an open door policy expectation and yet, […]
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Chicago: The Magnificent Mile

 What is The Magnificent Mile The Magnificent Mile, as its name implies, is truly a magnificent sight to behold. Its title is used to describe a North and South 13 block strip on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, Illinois in the United States.  The Magnificent mile spans the distance between […]
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Ancient House: A Gem In Ancient Hoi An

Finding Ancient House: An absolute must One of my absolute favourite things to do in Hoi An is to visit Ancient House. There are a couple of places that call themselves 'Ancient House' in the Old Town, but the best by far is this one on Thai Phien. Just outside […]
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Hanoi: Nightlife in Vietnam's capital

Welcome to Hanoi at night Hanoi, Vietnam's bustling capital city, isn't known for it's Nightlife. The north's traditional roots and a 12am curfew on the city don't exactly scream 'Big Night Out'. However, if you know the right spots and take the view that curfew was made to be broken […]
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Vietnam: Motorbike trip to the provincial mountains

Whilst planning our trip to Vietnam, we have had been fantasising with the idea of motorbiking around the country. My brother had completed a similar trip last year and had glowing reviews. The difference being, of course, that my brother is far more mechanically minded and engine savvy than either […]
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District 1- Ho Chi Minh City Centre, Viet Nam

The first thing many travelers want when they come to a new country is visiting the most popular places in that country. In the northern of Viet Nam, Ha Noi is the most popular place- the capital of Viet Nam. In the southern of Viet Nam, Ho Chi Minh City […]
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Da Nang: City of lights and beautiful beaches

Whenever people think of spending their vacation in a beautiful place, they end up traveling to Bahamas or Bali. Unfortunately, there is a beautiful and affordable option that most of the travelers miss. Da Nang is the wonderful city in the central part of the historic Vietnam that has many […]
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Kampot, Cambodia: Hanging out near the Main Downtown Area

Kampot Sunset Riverside Town Cambodia has some of my FAVORITE places. One of those places is Kampot. It is a small riverside town that somehow seemed to have everything I needed to be happy and only that. There were great international restaurants along with people from all over the world, […]
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Khao Yai National Park: A Backpacker Safari

A Safari A Bus Ride Away From Bangkok I recently finished a teaching placement in Hanoi, and afterwards travelled to Thailand and Cambodia. The place that I was most excited to visit was Khao Yai National Park, but when I got there, everything was not as I expected. I. Was. Stoked. Ecotourism was top […]
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Non-mainstream Australia: the amazing contrasts of Canberra

In European minds, Australia is depicted as a wild land, where everyone's daily routine involves surfing and kangaroos spotting. Well, there is much more than beautiful clichés. Thanks to my Exchange Program at Uni I had the opportunity to visit and live in a hidden gem of Australia, which is […]
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The ultimate foodie list for vegetarians in Kathmandu

When traveling sometimes it is difficult to discover nice restaurants. Maybe they are too touristic or they charge you a lot for a good and clean meal. But I reveal you here (so you won't have to take any risk) the best vegetarian and vegan spots in Kathmandu. Nepali culture […]
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Getting off the beaten path in Siem Reap: see the real Cambodia

‘Cambodia is nice’, they said. ‘But two weeks will be more than enough’, they said. Big mistake! And I will explain you why. A lot of backpackers quickly cruise their way through this country, while going from Vietnam to Thailand or the other way around. They drink a few beers […]
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How and Why You Should Move to China

Most of us daydream of it, you know getting up from our desk and quitting our day jobs, hopping on a flight and going somewhere different? And then there are the small group of people that actually do it! We have all seen the pictures on Instagram, heard the stories […]
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The Flower Safari of Hanoi’s Tết

Intro As a result of globalization, many East and South East Asian countries are starting to abandon the Lunar New Year, and instead celebrate the Western New Year. However, in Vietnam, even in the capital city of Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, the people just cannot abandon the Lunar […]
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A Weekend In Berlin

Berlin has always been my favourite European city, having  now visited twice in the winter and once in the summer. It is the perfect city for a weekend away, with cheap flights leaving from most European countries and a vast number of things to do and see when you are […]
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What to do three Days in Auckland

Me and my boyfriend arrived at the 24th of December in Auckland, early in the morning. We did not expect anything, just called our car rental agency and waited for them outside the airport. Due to the winter season in Germany, we were happy to have summer in New Zealand […]
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Kauai, HI – The Garden Isle

This year, I celebrated my 20th birthday in paradise on the island of Kauai, Hawaii in the United States. 24 hours of travel later from South Florida landed me in a magical land that boasts a thousand waterfalls and pristine beaches. I chose this island because it is the oldest in the […]
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Motorbike trip from Hanoi to Sapa

I've got an idea to travel around Northern Vietnam by motorbike a long time before I started a trip, and it looked like more as a fantasy rather than a realistic thing for me. I’ve been riding an automatic scooter a lot in some SE Asian countries for the last 2 […]
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3 lesser-known destinations for a weekend getaway from Ha Noi

Hanoi – the capital of Vietnam – has attracted an increasingly large number of visitors recently due to its unique contradiction between the old and the new, the past and the present, as well as the conservative and the modern. Most tourists in Hanoi also want to experience short trips […]
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Eating in Pai, Thailand

One of the main reasons I love to travel so much is the food!  Every country, every culture, expresses itself in the myriad of ingredients, spices and herbs they use in their cuisine.  Food is a trademark of every region around the globe; it distinctly defines a group of people and […]
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Further North of Vietnam

By chance, I got a friend returned Vietnam from Australia and I already promised him years ago, that to bring him to my favorite adventure in the North of Vietnam. Plan was set and I got two more friends wanted to join so we have 4 people in the end […]
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Ho Chi Minh City: A city that never stop surprising you

Ho Chi Minh City: A city that never stop surprising you I was doing my volunteer work in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for 2 months. I have got the chance to visit also other cities during my stay, including Hoi An, Hue, Dalat, Mui Ne and Nha Trang. But in […]
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Nha Trang: The unexpected trap

Nha Trang: The unexpected trap When it comes to Nha Trang, a lot of people either skip it or hate it. It is true, from the outside it looks like a boring touristy city with only a few bars, few activities do to, few things to see, and only one […]
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Skip the Tours and Find Home in Sapa Vietnam

Magic at My Tra Homestay Let me preface by saying that I'm a bit of a rebel. I tend to want to do the opposite of what I am supposed to do. Sometimes this gets me into trouble. But in Vietnam it resulted in me finding the loveliest, most welcoming, […]
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Eating My Way Through Singapore

My trip to Singapore was a welcome break from the craziness that is work. Armed with an appetite for adventure and an agenda that involves eating all the good stuff, I made my way to the city-state via a 3-hour plane ride from Manila. Hostel Check-in    First order of business: I […]
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Discover Vietnam’s Coffee Culture through Saigon’s Hidden Cafes

  Travelling isn’t always about visiting a city’s tourist spots. It’s also about getting a feel of what it’s like to live as a local in a city that isn’t your own. And if you want to know what it’s like to be a local in Ho Chi Minh City, […]
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24 Hours in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as the locals still call it, is a rising Asian star sprawling across the Mekong delta. The mammoth river meanders past both glitzy new skyscrapers and clusters of low thatched huts, marking this diverse city's intoxicating mix of old and new worlds. Motorbikes and scooters […]
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Sin City – Cambodia Dirty South

I was not a seasoned traveller I visited Cambodia twice. Beginning with a cumbersome suitcase, so not cool among the backpacker community, I spent three weeks in the country arriving from Thailand via air, again frowned upon as a totally unnecessary waste of time and money when a couple of […]
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Why Vietnam might be my new favourite place

It's been 5 days since I left behind Vietnam to return to grey, chilly, dismal England – which seems the perfect time to remind myself of why Vietnam might just be my favourite place in the world (disclaimer: according to TripAdvisor I have only travelled a meagre 12% of the […]
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PAKSE: First and Lasting Impressions

Rare Opportunity Studying about Asian countries in grade school, I never thought that I would ever get to visit Laos.  The country never triggered any interest in me.  I even confused it with Burma and Cambodia.  Yeah, I guess I was that ignorant back then.   Years later, the opportunity to […]
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Dong Hoi- A bit of history, great cuisine and stunning caves!

A lazy morning at the Beachside Yesterday, it was a clear day. The bright blue sky reflected its color in the dazzling water of South China Sea. But today morning was different. The clouds made a complete canopy up above, while the ocean below was wilder than usual. I took […]
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Roadtrip through Vietnam by Motorbike

Ho chi Minh – Experiencing the Vietnamese family culture We spent our first days in Vietnam with a local family, who invited us to stay in their home through couchsurfing. If you don’t know what couchsurfing is, you should definitely look it up. It’s a website where people all over […]
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36 Hours in Seoul

Seoul has an undeniable energy.  You can feel its ebb and flow instantly on arrival.  It’s the kind of place that leads you down a seemingly normal, dank alley and just when you think you’re lost, find yourself in the middle of a vibrant nightlife scene.  It’s one of the […]
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Canberra: Festivals 2016 part 1

I recently moved to Canberra, Australia 7 months ago, and besides museums and other things I have enjoyed, today I will like to share my experience in the diverse festivals here. This first part is from festivals that happened between February to September, as you can expect during winter is […]
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Bukit Tabur, Malaysia: 7 Secrets of The Dragonback Trek

Not all travelers are the same. Each one travels for different reasons. Traveling cliches include to find myself, to prove myself, to find the one or to forget someone. Some, though, were just really called and born to do it… traveling just for pure adventure and love for nature. Whatever our reasons for […]
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Myanmar; The Unknown Entity

Although Myanmar has had open boarders for foreign tourists for a number of years, there is little on the internet that is clear an d complete to help you plan your trip around one of the least well trodden South East Asian countries. After the comfort of 4 months on the […]
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A truly unique experience: fashion in Harajuku, Tokyo!

La Maison de Juielitta, in-house make-over and photo-shoot experience: Harajuku, Tokyo Nearest metro: Meijijingu-Mae Station inside LaForet. Japan is well known for its dress-up experiences, with many choosing to try on traditional Geisha outfits, but if you feel like something modern and ultra Kawaii you might want to try this. […]
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Southeast Asia: 6 Cheap Destinations for First Time Solo Travelers

It’s no surprise why South East Asia has long been dubbed as a backpacker paradise. It has an endless list of white sand beaches with sapphire waters, lush jungles and high mountain ranges ideal for an off-the-beaten-path adventure. But aside from these lures, South East Asia is a popular destination […]
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Melbourne's Migrant Stories: The Suburbs and Streets to See

CBD – via AP Business Centre Throughout the 20th century, Melbourne was the destination of many migrants around the world, fleeing war, poverty or otherwise keen to settle in a growing part of the world. Different communities chose to settle in different parts of Melbourne, meaning […]
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Pu Luong Retreat – A true off-the-beaten-path experience in Vietnam

Pu Luong: A hidden gem in Vietnam You might have never heard of Pu Luong before, though places which this place is often compared to such as Sa Pa and Mai Chau appear ubiquitous in the numerous travel agencies on the streets of Hanoi. A quite new destination in North […]
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Unwind in Hoi An

Honeymoon in Hoi An, Vietnam Arriving at Auckland airport two days after getting married, I had my passport, a suitcase full of ‘kinda warm, and kinda cold clothes, and absolutely no idea where our destination would be. Hubby had decided that organizing the honeymoon was going to be his surprise […]
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The Maldives on a Budget

Would you like to go to the Maldives but you’re not a millionaire? That’s not a problem! Let me show you how to travel the Maldives on a budget. The Maldives on a Budget When you think about the Maldives you probably picture an overwater bungalow, white-sand beaches with palm trees and […]
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Inspiration named Thailand

 (1st of the stories from Asian soil) Introduction Before I start talk how the time I spent on Asian soil inspired me, I want to make some introduction. The moment I started work on this stories is the moment when my calendar showed that I've spent exactly 3 months here.  […]
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Hanoi: Make your way to Vietnam on plastic stools

VISIT HANOI AS A LOCAL Two years ago, when I interviewed an American photographer for his first journey to Vietnam, he said: “Almost everyone in my county knows nothing about Vietnam except the war.” With the increasing number of construction projects and the influx of exotic culture, Hanoi, the capital of […]
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A Londoners Guide To Sydney

London has always held a massive place in my heart and even trips to New York and Paris have never persuaded me that I'd rather live anywhere other than London. Having lived nearby my whole life, I was finally able to make the big move three years ago. After two […]
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Hong Kong: Why not visit the oldest district?

Hong Kong, in many travelers’ mind, is either a busy commercial city or a paradise of shopping and eating. It’s somehow a fact and you must have great experiences for your holiday here. But, would you like to explore this tiny and beautiful city beyond that? Sham Shui Po, my […]
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Vietnam : A Night In Hanoi

You May Of  Heard About A Little Country Called Vietnam… Its most famous for the part it played in the Vietnam war, a tragic war that saw hundreds of thousand of Vietnamese exposed to the deadliest chemical formula ever construed… Agent Orange. Its also famous for its beautiful landscape, Brilliant […]
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Your guide to Sydney!

Sydney was somewhere I originally went to find work. I'd just finished travelling around Asia, spent all my money and needed a job! Well, I got well and truly stuck there, for 9 months to be exact, and I can honestly say I had the best time of my life! Having always […]
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A Pattaya Travel Guide

Thailand has no shortage of vacationers, backpackers and expats. However, many travelers miss one of the most exciting and unusual places in both the country, as well as the world: the city of Pattaya, a beach resort “paradise” located on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand in the […]
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Perth: An Underrated Oasis in the Middle of the Outback

Perth: An Underrated Oasis in the Middle of the Outback “Australia!” people exclaim when I tell them where I’ve disappeared to for a year, “How wonderful. Where?” But their lit up faces quickly fall when I reply that Perth is where I have been residing for the past eight months. […]
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Kep: Cambodia's sleepy beach

Think “Cambodian coastline” and most people mention popular seaside town Sihanoukville, but travel seventy-five miles east and you will arrive at the sleepy town of Kep – a serene spot to relax by the sea. Sunset over Kep beach Rabbit Island, just […]
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Dalat- the most dalat-ful city in Vietnam

Dalat- the most dalat-ful city in Vietnam Although the hustle and bustle of Saigon is exciting and exhilarating upon arrival in Vietnam, it’s natural to become overwhelmed by the thousands of faces and its sweltering humidity. When this feeling arrives, I suggest jumping on a sleeping bus and heading straight […]
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Why I love living in Melbourne

It's safe to say Melbourne’s reputation of being the ‘most liveable city in Australia’ definitely made itself known to me when I first arrived in Australia. I constantly met other travellers who told me so many amazing stories about their time in Melbourne which made my decision as to whether […]
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