Taking buses during your travels through South East Asia is a cheap and relatively efficient mode of transport, and it seems to be a rite of passage among backpackers in this area. Occasionally it makes sense to fly to new..
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Ho Chi Minh City (known as Saigon) is the largest city in Vietnam in terms of population and economy, ranking second in terms of area and also It is one of the most important economic, political and cultural centers in..
You’re enjoying an iced Vietnamese white coffee while watching the traffic move down the busy streets of HCMC. You’re thinking of where to get lunch and you have so many options at your fingertips. Of course the Bánh..
Nestled at the foot of limestone cliffs that began formation 400 million years ago, Phong Nha is the gateway to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, home to a series of world record-breaking caves. Situated 40 kilometres..
If you’re thinking of coming to a new country for the short term or the long term, one of the most important things you should do as a tourist is to respect the laws of the place to which you’ll be traveling. In short,..
I’m an American backpacker who has been traveling in South East Asia for the past 2.5 months. I left a job in finance to see more of the world and to teach English abroad. I’ve loved my experience in HCMC and beyond and..
Kon Tum’s relaxed ambience. River setting and relatively traffic-free streets make it a worthwhile stop for travellers intent on exfloring the surrounding hill-tribe villages, of which there are 700 or so dotting the area..
Nowhere in Vietnam is changing as fast as Danang. For decades it had a reputation as a provincial backwater, but big changes are ongoing. Stroll along the Han riverfront and you’ll fing gleaming new modernist hotels, and..
If you’re a budget backpacker then you are looking at the right country. Backpacking Vietnam is one of your best choices because the country is easily one of the most budget-friendly in the world even when you’re..
Ly Son Island is the Garlic Kingdom of Vietnam.15 nautical miles from Sa Ky Port to the North, Ly Son Island in Quang Ngai Province is known as the “natural pearl island” for its charming and spectacular white sand and..
The largest natural body of water in the center highlands, Lak Lake (Ho Lak) is surrouanded by bucolic rural scenery. There are several minority villages scattered around the lake, qow of which often receive visitors. You..