Category: Vietnam

The Tastiest Vegan Restaurants in Hanoi

If you’ve ever set foot in the effervescent, chaotic city of Hanoi, you’ll know what I mean when I say that it can be a tad overwhelming. Don’t get me wrong, it’s an amazing city, well worthy of a few days on anyone’s Vietnam itinerary. But it can also be extremely…

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Ho Chi Minh Trail Tour in Vietnam: My Review

Hoi An, Vietnam is a backpacker favourite, and a must-do for most travellers to the country. I’m not going to lie, it’s not my favourite spot in the world for various reasons – but I’m definitely in the minority. Still, I think that a Ho Chi Minh Trail tour is a…

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Things to do in Can Tho, Mekong Delta

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is one of the most vibrant and naturally beautiful areas of the country. Its tropical climate and year-round warm temperatures mean that a variety of amazing fruits can be grown here, and the city is Vietnam’s fifth-largest. However, just a short ride from the city is gorgeous…

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Vietnam Itinerary 10 Days: 3 Ways to See Vietnam

Are you planning a trip to Vietnam, but with only limited time? If you’re wanting to see the highlights of this South East Asian country, but have only 10 days in Vietnam, I’m going to explain how to see the country with just this time.  I’m going to be completely…

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Things to Know When Planning a Trip to Vietnam

Tourism in Vietnam is taking off, big time. And it’s no surprise – the South East Asian nation has something to offer everyone. It has a rich culture, temples, a complex history, amazing food, beaches, mountains, caves… I could go on. Whatever reason you travel for, I guarantee you’ll find…

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3 Days in Hanoi Itinerary

The enthralling, all-encompassing, non-stop city of Hanoi is somewhere that every traveller should experience at some point in their life. Most people visit Hanoi on their first or last stop of a Vietnam itinerary, or others see Hanoi and the surrounding area (normally Sapa and Halong Bay) as one seperate…

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War Sites in Vietnam to Understand the Nation’s History

Modern Vietnam is famous for many things. Pho, bikes, amazing nature and beautiful architecture are just some of the reasons that tourists flock to this country. It’s firmly on the tourist map of South East Asia, and it absolutely deserves this success. However, there is a side of Vietnam that…

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Bali to London Overland: South East Asia Recap

Let’s not talk about how overdue this post is, but I’d like to introduce you to my Bali to London overland series, with this South East Asia recap! So, to bring you up to speed, I’m travelling from Bali to London without flying. I will be taking a few boats…

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Wonderful Things to do in Hoi An and Travel Tips

If you’re planning on travelling through Vietnam this year, then Hoi An is a stop that you simply cannot miss. We spent 3 weeks travelling through this spectacular country, and found Hoi An to be one of the most culturally significant and exciting spots you could wish to visit. It…

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Living in Vietnam

This post was written by Sam, blogger and Vietnam expert, who blogs on Itching for Travel. Vietnam is a trending destination in Southeast Asia for both backpackers and location independent travellers. Some travellers spend three months exploring the length and breadth of Vietnam. Others teach English in Ho Chi Minh…

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