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This list of Ho Chi Minh City walking, bike and food tours caters to those looking to maintain their fitness level whilst indulging in some of Vietnam’s tastiest delicacies and street snacks during their holiday. Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon) is a metropolitan city in southern

Do-It-Yourself Walking Tour of Dalat, Vietnam – A Perfect Day in Dalat

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Signup for my weekly newsletter The first time I took Chopper Suey (my Chinese-made American cruiser bike) on a road trip, was to the sexy hills of Dalat. As we pulled into town, surrounded by pines and fresh cool air, I knew I was going to love the place. Formerly a retreat town for the [...]

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Top 15 Free Things to Do in Tokyo

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Tokyo is a fascinating city, and despite its reputation as being a very expensive city, you will be pleasantly surprised at the Top 15 Free Things to Do in Tokyo.  With J…

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Can Tho Hotels

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Enjoy one of the top ranked value hotels in Can Tho: Hotel Xoai | hotelxoai.com Book online now! or call us at ☏+84 907 65 29 27 Hotel ‘Xoai’ Can Tho welcomes International travelers since 2012. The hotel is centrally located in the Xuan Khanh quarter in vicinity to Can Tho University, the Tham Tuong … Continue reading Can Tho Hotels

How Much Money Do I Need For Hong Kong?

by Guest Travel Writer @ Travel Happy

Hong Kong has it all – heavenly food, high-octane nightlife, striking architecture and top shopping all laced with heaps of culture and tradition. There are plenty of ways to spend a fortune, but Lee Cobaj explains how Hong Kong doesn’t have to be prohibitively expensive Hong Kong © barbara-pictures Compared to its SE Asian neighbours, […]

Photography in Bhutan

by Alli Ruttger @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

Bhutan is a photographer’s paradise. I have been a photography lover since high school, and taking photos on my travels around the world has been a serious hobby of mine for as long as I...

"Youth in Revolt: A day of violence and fury — and regrets" | District Six Museum

by Emmeline Vu @ Archive - VUES

Youth in Revolt: A day of violence and fury — and regrets

I turned 16 on June 15, 1976. My girlfriend brought me a cake. We were in the dark, running away from the police. So my birthday cake was cut with members of the action committee. That was the only decent meal we had that week.

The marches were planned at a community centre right across the road from a police station in Orlando East.

The next day, June 16, the first group of marchers, led by Tsetse Mashinini from Morris Isaacson High, arrived on Vilakazi Street.

As they were coming, the police were behind them. The police started throwing teargas canisters. The gods of Africa were with us. You know what happened? The fumes of the teargas were blowing back to them.

They were so affected that they then decided to release the dog.

The first violence of 1976 was us beating the dog to death. That agitated the police. It was the fumes that were catching them and it was their dog. After that was another miracle of God. Just as the police were busy trying to organize themselves, behind them came the second lot of students.

The police were caught in the middle. They had to force their way through this.

That’s when they started shooting live bullets. They shot their way out. That’s when Hector Pieterson and Hastings Ndlovu were hit.

In the chaos that ensued, more violence took place, including the death of Dr. Edelstein at the hands of students.

The day was not meant to be violent in any way — it only became that when students started dying at the hands of police.

There are people we don’t honor around June 16: the women. The first people to disguise us that day when the police began looking for us, the first people to sacrifice their dresses, were women. They gave us their dresses.

The first people to bring us water as we were fighting the teargas were mothers. The people who shot us were fathers. But we never speak about that soft side of 1976. It brings tears to my eyes whenever that happens.

That evening of June 16 we started counting our misfortunes and all the things we did right and all the things we did wrong, and the biggest one was that we failed to think that the police would react in the extreme way that they did.

We were children, we still had that heart that says: “They will be coming there as parents, they won’t just open big fire to the 13-year-old.”

I was identified by the police as one of the student leaders and went into hiding.

Then, on the morning of July 3, I was missing my family terribly. My mother, my father and my brother were so much in my heart and mind. I hadn’t seen them for a long time. I asked the guy who was keeping us in hiding: “Please take me home, just to go and see my parents.”

I walked my parents halfway to work and then I came back home. And I just decided to take a nap on the couch, because when you are in hiding you never sleep. It was about 8 o’clock in the morning when soldiers and police knocked on the door. Because of my small body, the cops didn’t think I was the person they were looking for.

They said to me: “Where’s Seth Mazibuko?” and I said: “Seth Mazibuko’s got a temp job in town.”

They went into the bedroom, where my little brother was, and asked him where I was. My poor little brother pointed at me. So I got arrested.

“The police caught in the middle, started shooting live bullets… shot their way out."

I went through one of the worst times of my life. I was arrested under section 6 of the Terrorism Act, which kept me in solitary confinement for 18 months. I was tortured, interrogated in the middle of the night. A teenager. A 16-year-old. I was the youngest political prisoner at Robben Island. I hardly had a prison uniform size.

Why did I lead children of mothers and fathers out of the classroom to be killed by Boers? In front of my eyes is the picture of Hastings… is the picture of Hector Pieterson. It’s like I killed them.

It’s like I killed them. If I didn’t lead the struggle that took them out on the street they would be husbands and wives, uncles… that’s where my pain is.

 

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The story above is from a newspaper article in the District Six Museum in Cape Town, South Africa. It helps illustrate the history with "youth in revolt" in South Africa and why June 16, the official Youth Day of South Africa, is so important.

Top 5 Children Activities in Saigon, Vietnam!

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We’re quite proud to say that we had our tours customers aged from 1 to 95 years old, and they all enjoyed it! Though parents are often quite scared to let their children on a motorbike in busy Saigon, we believe that is also a...

Get a Street Food Education in Saigon

Get a Street Food Education in Saigon


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"We recommend that you don’t drink too much water as it will fill you up too fast." - this was the first thing we were told before starting the Back of the Bike Street Food tour in Saigon. Good advice for a night of eating! This night market tour was designed to get you introduced to the some...

What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

As an old French Hill station in the past, Sapa is now a beautiful and peaceful town in Lao Cai Province, Northwest Vietnam. Close to the Chinese border, the town has its name reputable for its unique weather, breathtaking natural beauty, and the wide variety of hill-tribes locals (Red Dao, Tay, Hmong, Xa Pho, and […]

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THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 2

by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 2 Transport: Scooter Depart: Daily 8:00 AM* Duration: 4 hours **Scooter surcharge: 50.000 VND/ person/ tour Note: ***scooter surcharge*** will be 70.000 VND/person/tour starts on 17th February 2016 * The tour will not available on Monday. **If you’d like to do tour at afternoon, please make reservation 24 hours prior to the […]

Insider’s View Episode 8 – Fiona Briers

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Episode 8 of Insider’s View comes from Fiona Briers who runs the brilliant Bright Solutions in Vietnam. The work they do to empower women and produce gorgeous handicrafts is fabulous. She’s been here almost 9 years so I’d say she...

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Floating Market Tour

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We offer two tour options for Floating Market Tours in Can Tho, either a longer 7 hour tour visiting both markets (Phong Dien and Cai Rang), gardens, canals and stops at sights of interest for $US47 per boat (up to 3 people/US$12 additional passengers), or a shorter tour visiting the closer Cai Rang market for $US29 per boat (up to … Continue reading Floating Market Tour

Ho Chi Minh car rental - Hoi An Food Tour

Ho Chi Minh car rental - Hoi An Food Tour


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If you are looking for Ho Chi Minh car rental, you ‘ve come right place. Renting a private car and driver is a great way to freely explore Ho Chi Minh city at your own pace. You have not worry about lost the way,...

The best breakfasts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you’re like us and got the Vietnamese habit of waking up with the sun and a cup of cà phê sữa đá, you probably have already your favorite Phở or Bánh Mì joint that will help you start the day in ease. For most...

A look at Hanoi breakfast

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

There’s no surprise when “pho”, one of the world’s most famous dishes, is chosen for the very first meal of a day of many Hanoian. Apart from dinner which is considered as a daily occasion for family gathering, breakfast is also of importance to Hanoi people. This can be seen easily when walking around streets ...

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Weekly Tour Photography Winners (Updated)

by kylelong @ UnTour Food Tours

Share the foodie photo love. We invite our guests to upload their photos from their food tour on social media (Instagram @UnTourFoodTour FB: UnTourFoodTours or on WeChat moments and we’ll choose our weekly favorite to send a free tour voucher. Finally, a real reason to take photos of your food. See below for all of

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Where to Find Shanghai’s 2018 Bib Gourmand Cheap Eats Winners

by kylelong @ UnTour Food Tours

Want to Eat Cheaply in Shanghai? Try these 2018 Shanghai Bib Gourmand Winners Looking for Michelin Guide-worthy dining on a budget? The 2018 Bib Gourmand winners represent some of the city’s best casual dining on a budget. With street food stalls rapidly disappearing as the city makes way for new developments, these winners are a

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Foodie Flashcards: Week 2 – Wontons

by kylelong @ UnTour Food Tours

Hungry to improve your Chinese vocabulary, but don’t know where to dig in? Welcome to our weekly Foodie Flashcard series. Follow along, study these morsels of knowledge, then dig in at your local restaurant to fully digest the information. What is it: Wontons take many forms in China, but are generally first stuffed with pork,

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Blue River Hotel 3

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Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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Pho Binh Noodle Shop

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Cantho City Tour

by @ MEKONG TOURS

Cantho City Tour is a fun and educational experience! Markets, Pagodas, temples, riverside, Can Tho quay, Ho Chi Minh Statue, churches, spots to eat out, Vietnamese coffee, local ways of life and even a former prison – Just a few things you can experience on the historic Can Tho City Tour. The tour starts daily at … Continue reading Cantho City Tour

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT HALONG BAY

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Halong Bay is the most famous attraction in Vietnam due to its speechless beauty. This beautiful bay was acknowledged as one of the 7 Wonders of the World. Once you come here, you will be seduced by the mysterious atmosphere and old legends of each place you visit. You may hear a lot of things about...

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Visit Myanmar 2018 Tips For Newcomers To Gain Unforgettable Memories

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Fall in love with the Buddhist temples and monasteries, pristine white beaches, and ancient Asian culture? Then, it is time to visit Myanmar, or commonly known as Burma. Here is a must-see destination for those who are fond of Buddha and beaches. What makes the country apart from the crowd is a collection of numerous […]

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Hike China – Beijing & Hangzhou Hiking Plans & Tips

by kylelong @ UnTour Food Tours

Hiking in China – What to know Touring China does not have to be all ancient temples, museums and big cities. When you’re traveling in the world’s most populous country, it takes a bit of effort to avoid the crowds – why not add a little adventure to the effort and a day or two

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Nick the Greek and Exploring the island of Corfu in Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let me tell you about Nick the Greek and exploring the island of Corfu in Greece. I am fairly sure that when you get off a cruise ship in Greece, the waiting hordes of taxi dr…

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Sun And Sea Vacations For Newlyweds Through Vietnam Holiday Package 2018

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to its colonial structures, sparkling bays, gorgeous beaches, stunning landscapes, exotic cuisine, and colorful culture, Vietnam is always appealing to many honeymooners in all parts of the world. So, if you are newly married couples and wondering where to go in the S-shaped country for unforgettable and meaningful experiences, then Vietnam Holiday Package 2018 […]

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At Maison Marou Saigon, An abundance of amazing artisanal gourmet chocolate made from locally grown cacao

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

I got sidetracked with the holiday season being in full swing and left off in the middle of my Vietnam trip. I’d written about my great experience with Back of the Bike food tour, and today, I’m sharing with you the best place in Ho Chi Minh City to get delicious gourmet artisanal chocolates. Maison […]

Stavanger in Norway is the City of Street Art

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Stavanger in Norway is the City of Street Art. This affluent city has an edginess to it that we were not expecting when we arrived on their National Independence Day. The …

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10+ INCREDIBLE GROTTOES IN HALONG YOU NEED TO VISIT (Part I)

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Welcome to another post of trulyvietnam.com! Today we are going to introduce you the list of 10+ incredible grottoes in Halong you need to visit at least once. Bet that you will never regret it! Get a comfortable seat and some yummy snacks before reading this amazing list. Without further ado, let&#...

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Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

A screaming kid with a gold fist; a woman who looks like me first thing in the morning and yes, we were Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway.

Frogner Park is the largest p…

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Self-ride Motorbike Tours in Vietnam

by admin @ Saigon motorbike tours | Vietnam scooter tours

Self-ride? You ride, We guide, and enjoy the ride of your wish! If you are looking for that extra thrill, we also cater for people who want to ride themselves across Vietnam. Saigon Mot0rbike Tours Riders will experience a wide and exciting range of terrains; from undulating countryside to dirt tracks and beautiful scenic roads […]

Saigon Street Food Tour

Saigon Street Food Tour


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There’s no need to be intimidated by the street food in Saigon if you have a little help! My experience with Back of the Bike Saigon Street Food Tour.

Exploring Off The Beaten Path Hong Kong: Pai Tau Village

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Po Fook Hill, the 10,000 Buddha Monastery, and the hills around Pai Tau Village Sha Tin is not only great for immature puns (I Sha Tin your shoe), it also has some worthwhile attractions. You can check out the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, or the the oldest walled village Tai Wai, there’s also the [...]

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Outstanding

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

We booked our tour for 8 people by email with less than 24 hours notice. We requested female drivers for the teenage girls in the group, and we mentioned that our group consisted of one vegan, one vegetarian, one carnivore and one cautious teenager (plus 4 adults who would eat and drink anything!). We had […]

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Vietnamese Street Food Tour

Vietnamese Street Food Tour


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The very best Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam food tour experience for YOU! Saigon's Street Food on the Back of a Motorbike! |*Rated 5 Stars*| Book Now!

Must Visit Sites in Hoi Chi Minh City

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

When you visit Vietnam, these are the Must Visit Sites in Hoi Chi Minh City (Saigon). Saigon is the more familiar name of this very popular city to visit. The city is beaut…

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About

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Mekong Tours Information Bureau is your friendly local tour and hotel provider operating from Can Tho city since 2009. We offer tours to floating markets, motorbike tours with young guides, pay what you like food tours, kids tours and customized travel tours in the Mekong Delta. If we hear that you found our tours ‘lovely’ … Continue reading About

The Street Food Lovers

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Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike

Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike


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One of the best ways to understand this sprawling and the frenetic city is to do a Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike .. at night

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"Every single place in this world has a community within itself, and I’m not talking about the other backpackers at my hostel or expats that have lived here for a couple years."

by Emmeline Vu @ Archive - VUES

When I was a freshman in college, Steve Singh once told me that wherever I go, it’s the people that matter the most. The rest will follow. I remember holding onto these words so tightly and internalizing it. I wanted to prioritize the value of people with everything in life — in the working world, in my personal life, everything.

Over the years, though, I started to lose sight of that. Sure, in internships and full-time jobs I sought out company culture first and foremost. But with everything else? I found myself giving up family time for extracurriculars, friend time for case competitions, and both for the experience of “seeing places”.

I use the term “seeing places” for a reason. It’s funny to be writing on this blog boasting places I’ve been and things I’ve seen, because I want to take a moment to backtrack and make something really clear: as a wise friend once told me, at the end of the day, a place is just a place. Some places in this world are outright beautiful, and I don’t blame people for wanting to see and witness that, I’m guilty for that all the time. But if traveling just becomes about “seeing places”, taking a few beautiful photos for Instagram and snapchat, and writing on a travel blog describing how to get there and what the process was like, then we’re missing something entirely here. 

Because what about the people? Every single place in this world has a community within itself, and I’m not talking about the other backpackers at my hostel or expats that have lived here for a couple years. 

I found myself crying over and over again (lol yay for emotions) this past week while having to say goodbye to family. I realized it was because I was leaving a place that had become much more than a place for me — while I will be missing Washington hikes and summer weather here, most of all I’ll miss the feeling of walking into family gatherings every couple of weeks, visiting my grandparents whenever I want, and hanging out with my friends until late while watching movies and drinking beers. Having to leave a place for good (or for a few years at least — I’ll be back for ya, Seattle!) has been the biggest refresher of what I learned my freshman year: wherever you go, it’s the people that matter most. 

Over these next three and a half months, I want to commit to prioritizing people again. I want to know the people of each country: their traditions, what kind of music they listen to, stories of them growing up, everything. It’ll take effort. A conscious and intentional effort to seek out places and organizations (thanks, Laboratoria!) and not being afraid to just say “hi” and ask more questions and just observe and listen. But that’s what this trip is dedicated to — doing all I can to get to know the communities of each place we step into. I couldn’t be more ready, and I’m pretty lucky to have the best travel bud by my side who’s completely on the same page (hi Tar, love ya). 6 hours left on this plane until our layover in Dubai, then it’s Cape Town by Thursday evening!

SUITCASE Magazine | City Guide: Arequipa, Peru

by Selene @ fork on the road

Shadowed by three dramatic volcanoes, Arequipa’s setting is about as glorious as you can get. Much smaller than Lima and far less touristy than Cusco, Peru’s second-largest city has just as much cultural significance – and arguably  considerably more beauty. Arequipa’s centre gained UNESCO World Heritage status in 2000, and the city’s vistas, with the El Misti volcano looming behind, are magnificent. The iconic white baroque buildings are made from local white volcanic sillar rock and give the centre a grand and markedly European flavour. The city played a key role in Peru’s gastronomic renaissance and today is home to some of the country’s best restaurants, where you are encouraged to try national favourites such as alpaca and guinea pig, as well as the vast array of potato dishes....

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Taste Of The Night – 5:30 Pm – 10:00 Pm

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh Food Tours – Vietnam Food Trips

with motorbikes, you will have nice experience to taste Saigon street foods by night......

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Gwangjang Market: South Korea’s Oldest Market is Filled with Incredible Food

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

I’ll admit, I’m a little confused about Korea’s market scene. Gwangjang Market (광장시장) is located in what I believe is the oldest market building in Korea. It opened in 1905, when it was called Dongdaemun Market, which was the name of an older market that was destroyed in the Korean War and rebuilt in 1959. [...]

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Phnom Penh Nightlife Experience

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Kickstart the evening with a cocktail at a rooftop bar overlooking the Mekong river on the famous Phnom Penh riverfront...

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3 days Authentic Mekong Delta Tour

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: MK03dSGN Duration: 3 days 2 nights Departure: Daily. Trip type: private tours. Trip itinerary Day 1: Saigon – My Tho – Cai Be (lunch, and dinner) Mekong Delta Travel offers 3 days Authentic Mekong Delta Tour enabling travellers chance to experience the Mekong Delta further into local daily life. Our guide and driver […]

Where to Eat in Budapest Hungary – The Best Budapest Restaurants, Cafes and Markets

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Wondering what and where to eat in Budapest Hungary? We spent a month eating our way through the sprawling Hungarian capital city. Check out our Budapest Food Guide with the best Budapest restaurants, cafes and markets. Four weeks of eating our way through Budapest was overwhelming. The Hungarian capital’s food scene, with its never-ending selection of restaurants, cafes and markets, kept us constantly on the go. But with the help of our and lots of third wave coffee, we survived a month of hearty eating without sacrificing our sanity or waistlines. ...

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The Best Value Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

After the best boutique hotels in Saigon, we decided to have a look at a cheaper selection of accommodation in our city. As always this is only based on our opinion nor this is a sponsored article/video by any of these hotels. Check out the...

Everything We Ate in South Korea

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

This is (almost) all the food we ate during our 2 weeks in South Korea. The absolute number one thing we were looking forward to in South Korea was the food. It did not disappoint. We were introduced to new dishes we had never had before, and some old dishes that we had eaten bastardized [...]

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Top 7 Culinary Schools in Italy to Master the Art of Cooking

by Ekaterina @ Happy Bellyfish

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30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

It appears that I am not the only one with a thing for lighthouses, and here are 30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World. It all started when we visited Hook Lighthouse in Ir

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The Essential Luxury Guide To Dublin

by Selene @ fork on the road

While it may not be considered a go-to luxury destination like Monaco or the Maldives, over the past decade Dublin has been steadily carving out a reputation for quality restaurants, boutique hotels and sleek bars. It’s not hard to see why: with its world-class pubs and theatres and elegant Georgian architecture, Dublin will please even the most discerning traveller. A famously compact city, the best way to discover the Irish capital is simply by walking – but once you’ve done that, where are the best places to stay, eat and drink? Here’s your essential luxury guide to Dublin. STAY The Merrion If you’re looking for unadulterated luxury, there’s only one choice. Located in the heart of Dublin’s centre, The Merrion Hotel is the city’s...

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Where to Get Your Xiaomi or iPhone Fixed in Shanghai

by kylelong @ UnTour Food Tours

PLUS How to Get Your Phone Fixed Via Wechat So you dropped your Xiaomi or iphone on one of Shanghai’s many marble floors and now the shiny little screen looks like a cracked mirror that will bring you seven years of bad luck? Never fear. There are tons of places around town to get it fixed, but

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Bánh Cuốn – Rice Noodle Rolls

by admin @ Vietnam Food Trips

Bánh cuốn is made from a thin, wide sheet of steamed fermented rice batter filled with seasoned ground pork, minced wood ear mushroom, and minced shallots. Sides for this dish usually consist of chả lụa (Vietnamese pork sausage), sliced cucumber, and bean sprouts, with the dipping sauce called ...

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Saigon on Bikes | Vietnam Motorbike Tours | Saigon Street Food Tours

Saigon on Bikes | Vietnam Motorbike Tours | Saigon Street Food Tours


Saigon on Bikes

Vietnam Motorbike Tours. Saigon Street Food Tour and City Tour on motorbikes. Competitive price with best service. From $42. 100% English speaking drivers.

7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi. Hijabi is women or girl who wears the Islamic head-covering respectfully, called Hijab. This article has been written by a guest co…

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The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

What to eat for Lunch in Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon? Entering the world of Vietnamese food can be a daunting task for a beginner out there on their own. What is it? Where is it? Is it the best? These are the questions...

SAIGON STREET FOOD

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

Transport: Scooter Depart: Daily 6:00 PM Duration: 4 hours **Scooter surcharge: 70.000 VND/ person/ tour** OVERVIEW: People once said that “Saigon is the kitchen of the world”, it certainly feels that way. Indeed, whenever you feel like grabbing some foods, to satisfy either your stomach or your appetite, it is always easy to find some […]

SUITCASE Magazine | City Guide: Cusco, Peru

by Selene @ fork on the road

Deep in a highland valley in the South American Andes is the city of Cusco, Peru’s most popular travel destination. Once the beating heart of the mighty Incan Empire, today Cusco is a launchpad for tourists to explore the historic villages and relics of the Sacred Valley, most notably the “lost” city of Machu Picchu. But while the area surrounding Cusco offers a dizzying array of cultural excursions, treks and outdoor activities, the city itself is a joy to discover. Designed by the Incas in the shape of a puma, at Cusco’s centre is the splendid Plaza de Armas, around which labyrinths of colourful cobbled streets beckon for exploration. This is a city where ancient Andean history interweaves with colonial culture to create some...

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Mì Quảng – Quang Style Noodle

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Mì Quảng or Quang style noodle is a Vietnamese noodle dish that originated from Quảng Nam Province in central Vietnam. In the region, it's one of the most popular and nationally recognized food item, and served in various occasions such as family party, anniversary, and Tết. Mì Quảng can a...

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Taste Of The Morning – 7:30 Am – 12:00 Pm

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Best of 2017 – Our Food and Travel Favorites

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

2017 was a busy year for the 2foodtrippers. We traveled to three continents, 13 countries and too many cities to count. Check out the food and travel experiences that were our best of 2017. We began the year 2017 without definite plans. Perhaps we could plan our calendar way in advance as some ‘type A’ people probably do, but what’s the fun in that? Sometimes, we’re just hanging around our Naples, Italy apartment and, all of a sudden, the spark of travel shoots across our brains and, on a whim, we ...

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Spending Christmas in Saigon, Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Christmas is nearly a month away, and can be trully a magical time in Vietnam (minus the snow). If you decided to spend our favorite holiday in the South of Vietnam, make sure to check out our video on what Xmas is really like like...

Cantho Food Tour

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Join our Local Can Tho Street Food Tour and explore Cantho life through the food we eat. Learn more about our food and the culture of the Mekong-Delta. Just pay for the food and tip the guide whatever you think is appropriate at the end of the tour (recommended 5 USD). “A fantastic food walking … Continue reading Cantho Food Tour

#1 Hotel in Ireland – Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal has been named ‘No 1 Hotel in Ireland’ by TripAdvisor for the fifth year in a row, 2017 ‘Travellers Choice’ Awards on its websi…

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Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

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Culture, Conduct & Customs in Iceland

by Markus @ The Wilder Traveller

Iceland is without a doubt one of the most beautiful countries in the world, where a trip out of the

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Society Café & Lounge just opened in Dubai and is way too Instagrammable!

by Thuymi @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

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ISLETS OF HALONG BAY: HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THEY?

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What is the first thing that come to your mind when you’re thinking about Halong Bay?   Pretty islands? Pristine beaches? Mysterious caves? Lively floating villages? Or the culinary art?   If you’re thinking about one of these things above, you are missing out a very important ...

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Nem Rán – Spring Rolls

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Spring rolls, alternatively Nem rán or Chả giò "minced pork sausage" in the Southern Vietnamese dialect, is a popular dish in Vietnamese cuisine and usually served as an appetizer in America and European countries, where there are large Vietnamese communities. In Northern or standard Vietn...

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Bun Cha Hanoi

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Bun Cha Hanoi One of the iconic dishes in Hanoi, Bun Cha is one of our favourite of all street foods in Vietnam. What’s not to love? It’s got two types of pork, a smoking hot grill, a tangy fish sauce dip, tons of fresh veggies and noodles. What is Bun Cha Hanoi? Bun Cha […]

Saigon Street Food Tour

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Ho Chi Minh City – formerly Saigon, offers an amazing array of authentic food for visitors. As your may read through my Ho Chi Minh City Foodie Guide, you’ll learn that there is not only Vietnamese food of Pho and Banh Mi but also there is the complexity of flavors from the use of fresh, […]

Eat Well While Doing Good With UnTour Shanghai During Chi Fan For Charity 2017!

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UnTour Food Tours is excited to be the first non-restaurant partner in the history of Chi Fan For Charity! This annual event – the largest F&B charity event in Asia – brings together restaurants and diners to create set menus – all proceeds are donated to two awesome charities. In 2016, CFFC Shanghai raised RMB

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The best pho/Vietnamese beef noodle soup in Saigon is at Pho Le

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You would think it’s easy to find an excellent bowl of pho in Ho Chi Minh City. (It’s not.) You’d think there’d be a pho shop on every corner. (There practically is.) But as many times as I’ve been to Saigon, I had yet to taste a bowl of steaming beef noodle soup that I […]

Scooter Tour to Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi tunnels

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Duration: 10 to 11 hours Departure: Daily at 8:30am. Trip can be departed a bit earlier or later to suit.    Get boring with big crowd and waste your time for pick up and wasting time at each stop? Saigon Motorbike Tours team understand this hassle that travelers may have so that we create this […]

Burgers in Ho Chi Minh City

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While all of us at Street Foodies Saigon are complete street food evangelists, there are times when you need a good burger. Thankfully, Ho Chi Minh City has plenty of options to choose from! From humble greasy spoon types to fancy pants gourmet burgers, the city has them all. So we’ve compiled a list  places […]

No Vietnam Visa Required For Citizens Of Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

From July 2015, you don’t need to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam if you’re a citizen from Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain Vietnam Embassy, Bangkok The Vietnamese government have announced a important change for Vietnam tourist visas – if you’re from Britain, Germany, France, Italy or Spain, you no longer need to […]

The Best Cooking Class in Tuscany in Italy

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We went to the best Cooking Class in Tuscany in Italy. This is a tour which is bookable on TripAdvisor. This was something that I have wanted to experience for a long time. …

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Cốm – Green Rice

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Cốm, or green rice, is a dish in Vietnamese cuisine. It is not dyed green, as can be done with pandan, but is immature rice kernels roasted over very low heat then pounded in a mortar and pestle until flattened. Cốm is seasonal dish associated with autumn. It can be eaten plain or with coconut. The ...

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Best Fermented Foods from Around the World

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Saigon By Night – 6:00 Pm – 9:30 Pm

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Let's go with us to discover Saigon by night with motorbike & enjoy street foods......

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Guide For New Visitors On Where To Go Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Wonder where to go Myanmar for the most meaningful memories? The following is our 7-day travel itinerary on the top-ranked destinations in the country you can have a chance to visit all. Also called the Golden Land, Myanmar is a spectacular country which is still relatively untouched by tourism. Thanks to thousands of iconic sights […]

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The Rex Hotel

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Volunteering abroad? Consider this: Voluntourism, the Privilege of Traveling, & the White Savior Complex

by Emmeline Vu @ Archive - VUES

Last summer I spent a month in Peru working at a non-profit. My birthday happened about a week after I got there. As I scrolled through the text messages and Facebook posts from family and friends, something stuck out: a number of them mentioned something about “changing the world”. For example:

Teach me how to be you? All the love to you as you casually change the world.

“Happy birthday, Emmeline! I know you’re having a wonderful time in Peru, changing the world.”

“Happy birthday doll, spend it changing the world okay? ;) Find some time to celebrate too."

“Happy birthday! So excited for you and the other gals as you guys make a huge difference in Peru."

“Em! So proud of you for going out and changing the world.”

“The fact that you’re spending your 21st birthday volunteering at a non-profit in Peru blows my mind."

Before I go on, I definitely don’t write any of this to bag on my friends that wrote these. Not at all. Obviously they had nothing but good intentions and were being nice. But… too nice. Undeservingly nice. Most, if not all, of my friends had no idea what we were actually doing in Peru let alone much about the non-profit we were working for. I wish I had said something about it back then other than a mere “haha, thanks!". But this summer, I’m in the same thing, and I’ve thought a lot over the past year about what it means to “volunteer abroad.” This post is a cumulation of the articles read, thoughts journaled, and conversations had.

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30 some years ago, volunteer opportunities in developing countries were only open to skilled medical professionals. Nowadays, the opportunity to “volunteer” has become a lot less exclusive and has expanded to anyone (that has the money and time to, that is). It should be noted that the industry that’s been deemed as “voluntourism” is now worth over $2 billion dollars. Of the 1.1 million international volunteers, 88% are white and 1 in 3 come from a household that makes at least double the average American income.

Voluntourism has become one of the most controversial trends within today’s travel scene, and for good reason. Why? Because volunteering abroad can often turn into a self-fulfilling prophecy, a sort of “I chose hardship and survived it” scenario to make us feel and seem selfless and worldly in some way. It’s the all too familiar photos with impoverished kids, the college essays about building houses, and the pride in doing things that, truthfully, most people could do, thinking we’ve somehow changed the world. The reality, though? In most cases, it's that we don’t know what we’re doing. We haven’t taken the time to know a place or a community and more often than not, we’re coming in with our own views of how something should be, thinking our unskilled labor is somehow better than the labor of an actual member of the community. The truth is that we can’t actually contribute as much as we’d like to believe we could. In some cases, we’re even doing more harm than help — it’s gotten as bad as “orphanages” keeping children that aren’t orphans so that they can make money off all the voluntourists seeking some life-changing, transformational experience. As Mark Watson, the Executive Director of a charity focusing on ethical tourism, said, “it’s imperialistic in some ways — white people going out to Africa to help the Africans."

I’ve volunteered abroad technically three times now. I was in Peru last summer working for Laboratoria, this summer I photographed and filmed for an orphanage for a couple days, and up until a couple weeks ago, I was working at a youth center/shelter in South Africa, which I'll be going back to in September. I’d be lying if I said there weren’t days that I question my own work. Have I been contributing to the very thing I feel so strongly against? I very easily might be. Unless you’re a specialized professional with years to give, it’s inevitable to some extent. 

But this isn’t a post to discourage you from traveling and volunteering. Not at all. In fact, it’s a post to my friends that want to do some sort of volunteer work abroad. Because, at least seemingly, as long as you’re not doing more harm than good, then you should be able to — just with some precaution. It goes without saying that I’m still learning this myself, but in my mind, it breaks down like this:

 

1. INTENTION: Recognizing that it’s more for you than anything

    Mark Watson put it perfectly when he said, “I think it’s mostly about getting people to be realistic; you’re just doing it for yourself, it’s a holiday.” Simply put, we’re being selfish. Traveling the world is a privilege and most of the time, we’re taking more from a place than we can give for our own growth, experience, and benefit. We’re spending our own money to see and experience the world for a little bit, and that’s okay. But recognize that. Choosing to go to a developing country doesn’t suddenly make it a selfless act of service. 

    I’m going to take Laboratoria as an example here. When we went last summer, it was because they gave us the opportunity to see and witness the behind the scenes work of one of the best organizations I know. I went to see that, to be apart of it, and to learn from it — in other words, I went for myself, not because I thought I could change the entire social construct of women in tech in Peru. Of course I wanted to help and contribute as much as I could within our 4 weeks there, but more than anything, it was a growth experience for me, not them. 

    This brings me to the next point: action. Because while we like to use our goodhearted intentions as a way of justification, the truth is that’s only a fraction of what makes up the impact of what we do.

 

2. ACTION: Aim to contribute to long-term work. Seek the organization, not the experience.

    This is what brings about the biggest issues of voluntourism. If we’re volunteering abroad to do things that are short-term solutions and are things that can be done by community members, what’s the point? We’re providing fairly unskilled labor, something that there is already an abundance of in many developing countries. While it may be easy to go in with the mindset of “at least I’m doing something to help”, the truth is that our “help” often times does more harm than anything. Our presence with kids can add to attachment disorders, we can take work away from others in the community that need it, or we just don’t know what the heck we’re doing because we haven’t taken the time to actually know the place/actually just don’t know what we’re doing. Why spend thousands of dollars on a flight to come and build a house when you don’t have any experience building houses or teach English when you have no experience in education? So many articles have pointed to communities that have to rebuild houses that high school students on a mission trip attempted to build or show studies of classes having to reteach/prolong their curriculums because of how students are taught differently across borders.

    I read an article once that talked about how we should ask, “what do you need?” versus “where should I put this thing that I’ve decided you must want?”. This is everything — it indicates that we should listen to a community, understand their needs first, let them lead the way, then take action. Ask as many questions as possible to see what they want and need, then ask yourself what you can contribute that is maybe a little harder to access, requires a certain level of specialization in skill, and can have a long-term impact. Though this quote is about Africa, it could be said about most developing areas — “The genuine hurt of Africa is no fiction. But beyond the immediate attention that rightly pays hungry mouths, child soldiers, or raped civilians, there are more complex and more widespread problems. There are serious problems of governance, of infrastructure, of democracy, and of law and order. These problems are neither simple in themselves nor are they reducible to slogans. Such problems are both intricate and intensely local.” Yes, they are hurting, but the issues are rooted in something so much deeper and it’s not in our power or knowledge to think we know how to fix everything (hi, Kony 2012).

    Finally, and on a related note, since the work being done is entirely dependent on the organization, it’s critical to take time to get to know the organization. Be weary of third-party businesses that charge you money to pair you with a non-profit to volunteer at, advertising a sort of “you can change the world” feel to it. These third-party sites are so much of the cause of why voluntourism exists. It’s worth heavily researching both the organization you’re using to pair you (if you are) and the non-profit you’ll be paired at. Each non-profit I’ve worked at I was connected with through a friend and I got time to chat with the staff at each organization beforehand. For Laboratoria, I would Skype them regularly for hours on end and for Little Rose, I visited beforehand with a friend who had grown up there. In both cases, it was because I fell in love with the organization and the community first and that lead into volunteering, rather than being determined to have this transformational experience abroad. Though it wasn’t really my intention, focusing on the organization versus the idea of an experience shaped everything.

 

3. REACTION: The White Savior Complex. Don't have it. Instagramming all your photos of you holding impoverished kids. Don't do it.

“One song we hear too often is the one in which Africa serves as a backdrop for white fantasies of conquest and heroism."

How we react to an experience like volunteering abroad is perhaps the most important part of it all (and probably the hardest to talk about). Let's say, referring to the above two points, you find a good org and do some solid work for a couple weeks. Sweet. You're not harming anyone with your work and you're doing it for self experience. But what follows next?

The White Savior Complex, by definition, can be summed up by this quote: "[It's] about assimilation. It's about feeling superior to another culture. It's about validating your own personal, individual experience through the lives and experiences of other marginalized peoples. It's taking their struggle (even if it's a sometimes imagined or exaggerated struggle), using your privilege, and making it about how much of a good person you are." It's real and so, so prevalent. They even made an Instagram account to illustrate it (what's up White Savior Barbie). 

All good intentions aside, it's why people think you can somehow "change the world" by working at a non-profit in Peru for a month. It raises egos, it feeds ignorance, and it belittles communities without even giving them a voice to stand on their own. 

How many times have you seen a photo of someone you know holding a kid in a developing country? How many times have we equated that to heroism and being a good person? I wrote a post not too long ago about the concept of photovoice and a conversation with a South African native about how African children are represented in media. Much of my work from the past couple of months of traveling has revolved around photography, taking photos and videos for two different non-profits in South Africa. I have logs of thousands of photos, some of which I'll occasionally post. As a photographer, something you're constantly thinking about is how you're representing what you're photographing. With everything I post, I make sure the photos are of kids I know and work with. For the most part, I try to leave myself out of it. They are photos that I find beautiful, carefully crafted to capture the energy of the moment and the personality of whomever is in the image. I know it sounds like a bit of an overwhelming commitment for something as simple as an instagram post -- but I would argue that if there's any time to obsess over "how your instagram feed looks", it should be now. Post all the selfies, latte art, or hiking shots you want, they're great. But when it comes to posting photos of you holding a kid you met once while volunteering abroad for a week, please, by all means, just think twice -- because unlike your selfies, you are no longer only impacting yourself by making it about yourself. You are using a person or people as a prop for your own ego and image, and you are taking away the voice of a community that is already so misrepresented across the globe. 

 

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It's a lot to take in, but also makes traveling that much more meaningful. If we can afford the experience of traveling, what are we doing to make the most of it?

If you've gotten this far, thanks for taking the time to read. Have questions or insights of your own? Please, please reach out! I'd love to talk and discuss. Peace and love y'all. 

Rượu Cần – Stem Wine Or Tube Wine

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Rượu cần (literally "stem wine" or "tube wine") is a fermented rice wine produced in Vietnam, especially in mountainous areas like Central Highlands or Northwest. It is made of cooked glutinous rice (nếp) mixed with several kinds of herbs (including leaves and roots) in the local forests. The types ...

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LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

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Transport: Scooter Departure: Daily 6:00 PM Duration: 4 hours  *Scooter surcharge: 60.000 VND/ person/ tour  **From 14/10/2015, the scooter surcharge will be 60.000 VND/ person/ tour. Note: ***scooter surcharge*** will be 70.000 VND/person/tour starts on 17th February 2016 OVERVIEW: Saigon, Vietnam’s economic hub, is reputable for its hectic daily life and sparkling nightlife that is popular amongst […]

Images from our tour on June 21, 2015

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Many thanks to Michelle, Jeff, Peeta, Oli and Kendra for a lovely evening of eating, drinking and walking!

Small Group Cat Tien National Park Tour 2 day

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Trip code: SGCT2d Trip price: $US 150 Duration: 2 days 1 night. Departure: Daily. Tour type: Small group (max 08 pax/group) Through the support of Cat Tien National Park, Mekong Delta Travel has constructed daily departure for small group Cat Tien National Park tour of 2 days 1 night depart from Ho Chi Minh City […]

Vietnam on the top of 2016 best culinary journeys

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Telegraph recommends some culinary journeys in a new year with Star hotel Michelin, Bordeaux wine tour and Mekong discovery tour. Eastern cuisine Chef Luke Nguyen, the judge of the second season of Vietnam MasterChef show, is the tour guide of this interesting culinary journey. The tour lasts 20 days so tourists will have a chance to ...

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Cantho Food Tour

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"To an Unknown Victim: The untimely death you suffered shall never be in vain, but will unite humanity to speak against human injustice of every nature." -Rwanda Genocide Memorial

by Emmeline Vu @ Archive - VUES

I have no words of my own. Only three pieces I pulled from the Genocide Museum and the different memorial sites we visited:

  • "In a survey by UNICEF, they found that 80% of Rwandan children had experienced a death in the family in 1994, 70% witnessed someone being killed or injured, and 90% believed they would die."
     
  • “The world withdrew… and watched as a million people were slaughtered.”
     
  • To an Unknown Victim, by Winnie Hinson and Jack Gordon Osamba of Embrey Human Rights

 

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To an Unknown Victim:

We offer our solemn prayer
that what happened to you and others
as the world watched without help,
unconcerned as you were slaughtered
like cows int he slaughterhouse,
will never happen again

You are the unsung hero
that the world fought
the unknown hero
you have become in death
that the world will have to remember

The untimely death
you suffered
shall never be in vain
But will unite humanity
to speak against human injustice
of every nature

It is our sincere hope
that your death
will unite us for a better purpose
Never again should it happen
to innocent lives anytime, anywhere

We shall never meet
but your memories will endure forever
in eternity
till we meet again
in another world
someday
rest in peace

- Winnie Hinson, Jack Gordon OsambaEmbrey Human Rights

Vietnamese grilled bamboo stick pork with Vermicelli – ancient taste of Hanoians

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Many people find it hard to resist the attractive savor of the sizzling pork strips grilled by charcoal. As soon as the pork strips are cooked, they will be put immediately into the prepared dipping sauce, served with a plate of Vermicelli and a basket of vegetables. Generations of Hanoi’s residents have been familiar with ...

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The Best Desserts in Ho Chi Minh City

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  It’s not always easy to explore Saigon under this unbeatable heat, and sometimes a quick ice cream stop can be the best way to refresh yourself and have enough energy for your adventures here. Fortunately, with a summer all year round, Ho Chi Minh...

Li'l C - Big Shoe Lady

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I didn’t really like the Medieval Island of Rhodes in Greece

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I didn’t really like the Medieval Island of Rhodes in Greece. Rhodes  (pronounced rho-dos) is an odd little place, with a highly controversial history. Visi…

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The Best 2018 Destinations for Extreme Travel

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It’s that time of year when you get the ‘best’ lists giving you ‘new’ ideas of where to go next year.  But in an effort to not be like everyone else, I focused on my favorite type of travel – extreme travel.  Check out Lonely Planet, AFAR, and the New York Times for the typical […]

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Best Places for North Americans to Travel in Winter

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I visited my parents in South Dakota this holiday and was reminded of how harsh the Great Planes can be in the winter. As the whole US seems to be in a deep freeze right now it’s only natural to look out that frosted up window and dream of the warm sun hitting your face […]

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Travel Sense Asia(TSA) will attend The Travel Mart AEC from Jan 16 – Jan 19 2018 in Myanmar

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The Travel Mart AEC is the overarching voice of travel trade partners in the ASEAN Economic Community. It was first conceptualized by travel and leisure gurus as the go-to marketing arm of businesses who wish to showcase their travel products and services locally and abroad. Fueled by their passion and determination to see the industry […]

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7 days Cambodia highlight holiday

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Trip code: CP7d Trip price from: Contact us for details. Duration: 7 days 6 nights Departure: Phnom Penh, Cambodia   Holidays to Cambodia and get a great insight into Cambodia’s most breathtaking and mysterious cultural and historical attractions such as the Wat Phnom, National Museum, Independence Monument, Royal Palace, Toul Sleng Museum, Russian Market, Artisants […]

Christmas 2017: What’s on my holiday menu this year?

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Our family celebrates Christmas, and that’s less than a couple of weeks away. My, how time flies. Following the likes of my post on our Thanksgiving menu last month, I thought I’d share with you what I’ll be making in our kitchen for this year’s Christmas dinner. Since the hubs and I hosted his family […]

Banh Cuon

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Banh Cuon When one thinks of Vietnamese breakfast, the many different noodle soups that litter the street food landscape come to mind. Most of the time, that is true for me as I can hardly turn down a great bowl of pho. But when I do, it’s probably for banh cuon. What is banh cuon? […]

Vegan Tour in Saigon | Food Tours in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh

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Let us guide you to vegetarian restaurants with a variety of vegetarian dishes! Vegan Tour in Saigon will be a unique food adventure in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City attractions and food private tours - Inspitrip

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Combined the best of tourist attractions and some unexpected local’s favorites, these tours will help you get a better understanding of the city vibe, culture, ..

Dating back to origin of mixed dishes in Hanoi

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1. Sour rice noodle Starting from a famous specialty in Cao Bang Province, the sour rice noodle becomes so familiar with Hanoi people. Like other mixed dishes, this kind of food is attractive because of the first look with deep fried potatoes, fried pork liver, pieces of sliced bacon, crunchy roasted duck, cucumber pieces, lettuce, ...

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Motorbike Tour Dalat – Central Highlands – Mekong Delta

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Tour code: DLMK6d Tour price: Please contact us for a quotation. Duration: 6 day 5 nights Departure: Daily from Dalat. Trip itinerary Day 1: Dalat – Lak lake Today we will start our Vietnam Motorbike Tour Dalat – Central Highlands – Mekong Delta, paying a visit to the Crazy House, a painteresque Hotel‐Museum in Dalat. […]

SAIGON FREE WALKING TOURS

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Hai Van Pass & Coastal Adventure – Hoi An to Hue

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Guests ride on the back with our experienced drivers on this tour to ensure safety. If you'd like to drive, please contact us directly!

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Away but within earshot of the cacophony of motorbikes and beeping horns in Hoi Chi Minh City, you will find a little alley full of Street Art in Saigon. Most things in Sai…

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Eating Tapas and Exploring Cartagena in Spain

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I can’t say I knew a lot about this town, but I can tell you that Eating Tapas and Exploring Cartagena in Spain was one of those serendipitous moments. This city was amaz…

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Street Food in Copenhagen at Papiroen

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

If you want to sample some amazing Street Food in Copenhagen, then head to Papiroen, or more correctly Papirøe, which translates to Paper Island. If you want the very t…

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Travel with Ideal Escapes to enjoy your own way

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

You’re looking for your own travel that meets your passion. Here we have Ideal Escapes that helps people choose their holiday not depending only by destination , but also regarding their needs. NO worries, Ideal Escapes have always tours, accommodations available online you can choose your customized trip at everywhere. We spread widely around the world, from the ...

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Guide Ho Chi Minh city tour full day

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Ho Chi Minh city is the largest and busiest city in Vietnam with full of motorbikes and people. So glad for your choice to visit by “Sai Gon” (the formal name of HCMC) for one day. If it is your first time coming to Vietnam, there are such great and interesting things that give your ...

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21 Inspirational Movies about Food and Chefs

by Ekaterina @ Happy Bellyfish

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BOOK NOW

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

There are 3 steps to book tour: Step 1: Complete and submit booking form: http://goo.gl/forms/9qg0usPKM3 Step 2: Wait for confirmation. Your request will be responded in 12 hours at the latest. Step 3: Confirm. Please note that the sooner you make reservation, the better service we provide. We recommend you to book tour 24 hours in advance.     […]

Eating it Raw in the Largest Fish Market in South Korea – Jagalchi Market

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Busan’s Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장), the largest fish market in South Korea, has taken up two very different places in my memory. The first one is a very positive place, where the memories of incredible lunches, lively atmospheres, excitement and intrigue all sit. The second place is dark. It’s usually avoided at all costs. This memory [...]

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Eat your way around Ho Chi Minh City

Eat your way around Ho Chi Minh City


Traveller

A food tour on a motorbike proves to be speedy and flavoursome.

Open for Business – Zipper Pulls & Charms

by roslynruss @ Sew Delicious

I have a very exciting announcement!I have just set up an online store!   Zipper pouches are one of my favourite projects to sew, and living here in China I have access to some fabulous haberdashery items. My shop has a lovely selection of tassels and charms to attach to zippers and hardware.   The tassels…

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Food Tours in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Food Tours in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

by Emmeline Vu @ Archive - VUES

More coming soon!

Bun Cha (grilled pork and noodles) listed top 10 best street food in the world

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Readers from National Geographic who have ever enjoyed Bun Cha (grilled pork and noodles) claim that “Awesome Vietnamese food” when finding the voted result. This voted result is based on the reviews of numerous interviewers from Fanpage of National Geographic. According to that, people who joined and voted were asked to share experience with street food from anywhere they’ve been ...

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Our 4½ Month Southeast Asia Budget Backpacking Trip: All the Costs, all the Details

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

7 Countries47 Cities138 daysFor only $3081.30 eachThat’s $22.32 per dayAbout 156.29 per weekAnd $669.60 per month In this guide, I will share all the details of our Southeast Asia budget backpacking trip that included Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. The Map: Budget Backpacking Southeast Asia The Details and Itinerary:A 47 Cities Tour [...]

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Incredible photos of Nepal shot on iPhone 8 Plus

by Thuymi @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

As much as we love our photography on DSLRs, there’s no complete trip without our iPhones. Mobile phones nowadays have cameras that are out of this world and we have to admit that sometimes the...

Saigon Street Food by Motorbike

Saigon Street Food by Motorbike


Khiri Travel

An evening tour of Saigon by motorbike to enjoy a sampling of Vietnamese street food in Ho Chi Minh City.

Top 5 Com Trua dishes in Ho Chi Minh City

by Vinh @ http://streetfoodiessaigon.com

Top 5 Com Trua dishes in Ho Chi Minh City One of our favourite spots to eat in Vietnam are com trua restaurants. Literally translated as “rice day”, these are canteen-like spots that serve homestyle dishes, perfect for the fast paced Saigonite.. Most canteens serve at least 10 different dishes during peak hours which usually […]

Do-it-yourself Eating and Walking Tour - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Do-it-yourself Eating and Walking Tour - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Itchy Feet on the Cheap

This self-guided walking tour covers the main tourist attractions in Ho Chi Minh City and shows you some great meals to eat along the way.

THE MUST- VISIT PLACES IN NORTHERN VIETNAM

by Hue Nguyen @

1. Sapa Sapa is a remote mountainous area up North of Vietnam with picturesque scenery and rich diverse culture. This place is host to many hill tribes and minority people. It is also the home of Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam (1613 m height), also known as “the Roof of Indochina”. How to get...

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Hoi An Rural Villages & Luxury Spa Experience

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Products

Hotel drop-off is not included in this package.

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6 reasons why Vietnamese people are awesome!

by Ngo Celine @

You love a place because of beautiful sights, because of local food, because of the good service and sometimes, the reason is very simply, you love a place because you love people there. So can see that Vietnamese is one of important reasons make tourist want to travel to Vietnam again. The care Vie...

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Custom Food Tours - Savor Saigon

Custom Food Tours - Savor Saigon


Savor Saigon

Savor Saigon guides chefs and dedicated foodies on tours through Saigon. Savor Saigon offers a custom guide service that seek to show you everything you want to see and eat

New Fabric Stash Favourites

by roslynruss @ Sew Delicious

  A couple of months ago I popped over to Hong Kong (which is 2 hours away via train) and enjoyed some fabric retail therapy and added some gorgeous stuff to my stash. Thanks to some great tips from Cat (Raspberry Rainbow) I was able to visit a couple of lovely stores that I would…

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The Vegan Guide To Staying Healthy On The Road

by Selene @ fork on the road

For backpackers, tourists, or anyone who travels for work, trying exotic new cuisines is one of the best things about travelling. Who wouldn’t be excited to try authentic empanadas in Mexico, steaming-hot street food in Vietnam, or a plate of fresh gnocchi in Italy? But if you don’t eat meat, fish, dairy or eggs, things can be more difficult. Though the vegan movement is growing quickly, in many countries meals still centre around animal products, and the very concept of veganism can be met with bewilderment. I’ve spent the past 15 months travelling through Latin America, Southeast Asia and Australasia, and have written extensively about my search for veggie-friendly food in each country I visit. During my travels I made the switch from vegetarianism...

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Cao Lầu – Hoian Vermicelli

by admin @ Vietnam Food Trips

Cao lầu is a regional Vietnamese dish made with noodles, pork, and local greens, that is only found in the town of Hội An, in the Quang Nam Province of central Vietnam. Its unique taste and texture is achieved by using water from an undisclosed ancient Cham well, just outside of the town. This story...

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Top 10 Dishes for Ho Chi Minh Food Tour

Top 10 Dishes for Ho Chi Minh Food Tour


Travel Sense Asia

Ho Chi Minh City which is also known as Sai Gon offers an impressive array of food for its visitors. A Ho Chi Minh food tour through the bustling city enables you to discover more Vietnamese food than just Pho or Banh Mi. The complexity of flavors together with the fresh and simple ingredients will …

Recipe: Healthy vegan Southwestern quinoa bowl

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

Happy new year, and welcome to 2018! I don’t really make new year’s resolutions because I believe self-improvement is something on which one should constantly work—I guess you could say I believe in year-round resolutions—but for most people, a new year marks new beginnings, a newer and improved version of yourself. This means many resolutions […]

Bonsai Saigon River Cruise – Resurrection!

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Bonsai is Back!!! It’s my great pleasure to announce that as of April 2017, Bonsai Dinner Cruises has a brand new boat, “The Bonsai Legacy,” and is re-open for business. I often get queries from my readers about which night...

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17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Vietnam is one of the most rewarding places you can visit, but you need to be aware of these 17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam. From the frenetic cities of Ho …

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Streets & Eats of Hue

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Products

This is an all you can eat & free flow drink tour, so come with an appetite!

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Train Nha Trang

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Mekong Delta Travel offers train Nha Trang city booking services to other destinations as below: Train from Nha Trang: To Train Name HardSeat SoftSeat HardBerth(6) SoftBerth(4) Bien Hoa Reunification Express Train N/A $32 $39 $42 Danang Reunification Express Train N/A $35 $44 $46 Dieu Tri Reunification Express Train N/A $25 $33 N/A Dong Hoi Reunification […]

Bottoms Up – Budapest Ruin Bars and Beyond

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Feeling thirsty in Hungary? Check out our favorite places to drink including hip Budapest ruin bars plus cool spots for beer, cocktails and wine. Finding a bar in Budapest is like finding hay in a haystack. The Hungarian capital has a lot of drinking establishments, many filled with young professionals and visiting tourists. Though infamous for its funky ruin bars, the river split city also has traditional pubs, classy wine lounges and even spa bars. Yes, you can imbibe at Budapest bars while getting your soak on. We visited our first (but ...

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Foodie Flashcards: Week 3 – Soup Dumplings

by kylelong @ UnTour Food Tours

Hungry to improve your Chinese vocabulary, but don’t know where to dig in? Welcome to our weekly Foodie Flashcard series. Follow along, study these morsels of knowledge, then dig in at your local restaurant to fully digest the information. What is it: One of the region’s most famous dishes, xiaolongbao (or soup dumplings), can be

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Trekking in Nepal

by Alli Ruttger @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

When you decide to travel to Nepal, chances are that a trek through the Himalayas is in your plans. Trekking in Nepal can be for anyone. Even though Nepal is home to the world’s highest...

Top 5 Seafood dishes to try in Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We always recommend travelers in Vietnam to definitely try what the locals call “ốc”, which literally means “snails”, though its meaning is actually going out and enjoying seafood, including crabs, shrimps, oyster and yes, snails. However these ốc restaurants usually have only a 5 to 10...

Insider’s View. Episode 7 – Jean Ngo (The Expat Shop)

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Editor’s Note: Episode 7 of Insider’s view comes from Jean Ngo, owner of “The Expat Shop.” Jean is yet another visitor who fell in love with this crazy city while on holidays and returned to make Saigon her home. As...

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Christina's Saigon

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Is Naples worth visiting? That would be a yes.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Is Naples worth visiting? That would be a yes. Naples is generally the southern Italian city that people transit through on their way to the archaeological ruins of Pom

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Cádiz in Spain will be the next Hot Spot Travel Destination

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I am calling it here and now; Cádiz in Spain will be the next Hot Spot Travel Destination. I probably shouldn’t tell people this and ruin what is one of the most delight…

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12 Years Of Travel: Newquay Cliffs, Cornwall, UK

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Famous for its burgeoning surfing scene, Newquay also has some stunningly beautiful scenic walks along its cliffs too. Newquay Cliffs, Cornwall 21 May 2013, 2 Years Ago This Week: Less than fifty miles from where I grew up, I’d never been to Newquay until this visit to see a friend who I’d first met in […]

Visit the Magnificent Turtle Island (Sellingan)

by Markus @ The Wilder Traveller

Turtle Island is an amazing place to visit, and I would recommend that anyone who goes to Borneo should make

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London Film & Comic Con

by Markus @ The Wilder Traveller

Until this morning I was a comic convention virgin, however a few weeks ago I stumbled across the London Film

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Drone photography in New Zealand – a new perspective

by Petra @ The Global Couple

New Zealand has some spectacular landscapes, and we think that there's no better way than to photograph it from the air with a drone!

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Guide Ho Chi Minh city tour full day

Guide Ho Chi Minh city tour full day


Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Ho Chi Minh city is the largest and busiest city in Vietnam with full of motorbikes and people. So glad for your choice to visit by “Sai Gon” (the formal name of HCMC) for one day. If it is your first time coming to Vietnam, there are such great and interesting things that give your ...

French newspaper voted top 10 most interesting things in Vietnam

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Tra Que village in Hoi An and cultures of ethnic minorities in the Northwest considered no less attractive than Ha long bay and Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh city France’s Figaro newspaper released a list of 10 things to do when traveling to Vietnam. The first destination mentioned is Ha Long Bay which ...

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Vietnam Food Trip: Awesome Banh Mi Stands to Try Out

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

The Banh Mi is one of most popular sandwiches in the world, respected across the world to the same extent as burgers or clubhouse sandwiches, so much so it was even dubbed the ‘best sandwich in the world’. The Vietnamese sandwich has attracted global attention, and is now served in numerous other countries, from nearby ...

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3 days Mekong Delta Tour Phnom Penh – Saigon

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: MK3dPP Price from: 225 USD. Duration: 3 days 2 nights Depart: Phnom Penh, End: Ho Chi Minh City Trip itinerary Day 1: Phnom Penh – Chau Doc ( L/D ) We will pick you up at your hotel in Phnom Penh at 7.00 am and transfer to the boat pier for boarding the […]

How to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

As the 2017 European Capital of Culture, here is how to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark and make it a very worthwhile experience. In our opinion, Aarhus is a contempor…

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Ho Chi Minh City Food Tours - Saigon Food Tours

Ho Chi Minh City Food Tours - Saigon Food Tours


Saigon Food Tours

Sample the world's best street food with a Saigon Street Eats food tour, run by an Australian-Vietnamese couple who are obsessed with Vietnamese food.

Hoa Vien Brauhaus

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Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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What to do in Katakolon, Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Katakolon, Greece is a hole-in-the-wall port that is surprisingly charming. The port of Katakolon or Katakolo is a popular stop for cruise ships, offering an opportu…

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The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What is it about lighthouses that appeal to so many people? We live next to two lighthouses in Australia, and we love them. So maybe that has something to do with it. Check …

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Huffington Post | Three of the Best English Hotels

by Selene @ fork on the road

After spending the past 18 months travelling the world, it’s time to get to know my home country a bit better. From the wild North Yorkshire moors to the rolling Sussex Downs, I searched far and wide for the hotels that capture what’s best about this green and pleasant land. Here are my top three hotels for a quintessentially English break. Read the full article on Huffington Post.  

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Bun Bo Hue

by Vinh @ http://streetfoodiessaigon.com

Bun Bo Hue While the city of Hue is known for it’s fancy diminutive single bite royal cuisine, those of us spending our time eating on the street are more familiar with the soup that originates from it. We’re talking about Bun Bo Hue. Balance of flavours, usually seen in Vietnamese cuisine, gets thrown out […]

Visiting ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We visited ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, in Sweden. Gordon wasn’t really fussed, but I said, ‘take a chance on me.‘ He said well, ‘you are the danc

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Saigon Extravaganza Tours

Saigon Extravaganza Tours


Food and Motorcycle Tour - Saigon Extravaganza

A Saigon scooter tour owned and operated completely by locals to provide you with the most authentic and unique experience sure to remember a lifetime.

Ho Chi Minh Museum

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VIETNAM’S TOP FIVE BEAUTIFUL BEACHES

by Hue Nguyen @

As summer is coming, the first word that comes to my mind is beaches. How wonderful it is to sunbathe on a beautiful white-sand beach or swim in the cool water. Since Vietnam has a long coastline, there’re a lot of beautiful beaches through the country. Let’s check out some of the most beautiful one...

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Discover “The Quintessence of Tonkin” – Must-see show in Hanoi

by Hue Nguyen @

As the name suggests , The Quintessence of Tonkin  is the biggest and most impressive liveshow, offer the audiences the the art and cultural performances  enhanced by blend of light &  music.  The huge venue of this show is located in Quoc Oai , Hanoi with an open air setting  of a village with ...

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Terrific experience and great young guides. Highly Recommend!

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

This is the best way to experience Saigon. Just like all the other locals, on two wheels and Thanh and his crew of young guides couldn’t be better. We went on a customized tour and asked for guides to take us to local shopping boutiques while stopping to experience some of the local street food […]

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Train Hanoi

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Mekong Delta Travel offers train Hanoi City booking services to other destinations as below: Train Hanoi To Train Name HardSeat SoftSeat HardBerth(6) SoftBerth(4) Danang Reunification Express Train N/A $45 $62 $64 Dieu Tri Reunification Express Train N/A $58 $77 $80 Dieu Tri Reunification Express Train $48 $54 $71 $73 Dieu Tri Reunification Express Train $51 $56 […]

The Best Place for Shopping in Saigon

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Everyone likes to go on a shopping spree sometimes, and Saigon is definitely one of the best place for this. Through a quick Google search will help you find countless of high end shopping malls (Vincom A and B, and the most recent Takashimaya), we...

Belles on Bikes - Saigon Food Tour

Belles on Bikes - Saigon Food Tour


Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

A fantastic experience with Saigon Food Tour. The best of Vietnamese cuisine and a city tour with belles on bikes rolled into one.

Hue Imperial Adventures

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Products

Hue Imperial Adventures To the Citadel…and beyond! The day begins with a coffee or juice, where you’ll meet your tour...

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Longquan Peach Blossom Festival // This is Chengdu, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

If there’s an art to attending a Chinese festival, I’m the dumb kid who eats the paint. Give me some time and I’ll be linking to a How To Successfully Attend a Festival in China article right here. But for now, I’ll admit that my attendance at the Longquan Peach Blossom Festival was a short-lived [...]

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Trà Việt – Vietnamese Tea

by admin @ Vietnam Food Trips

Traditionally, Vietnamese tea drinking is considered a hobby of the older, more learned members in households and in society in general. Tea drinking would accompany aristocratic activities such as composing poems, tending flowers, or simply appreciating nature. Vietnamese people generally favor lig...

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Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

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Ho Chi Minh City Food Tour with Tiger Tours - The Wilder Traveller

Ho Chi Minh City Food Tour with Tiger Tours - The Wilder Traveller


The Wilder Traveller

A review of the different cuisines Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam has to offer - enjoyed in the company of Tiger Tours.  The best way to get to know the city

Cu Chi – the Best Place for Ho Chi Minh Tunnels Tour

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

If you take a Ho Chi Minh tunnels tour, the must-going place is Cu Chi tunnel – one of the greatest works constructed by the Vietnamese. Cu Chi tunnel system serves as the living and hiding place for the Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. Visitors reaching there can not only experience the great tunnels but […]

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Simple Drawstring Bag Tutorial

by roslynruss @ Sew Delicious

    I NEED YOU. Well, to be precise, the cute newborn babies in the NICU at the Northern Hospital in Melbourne need you. My Mum works for Ronald McDonald House at the Northern Hospital in Epping, Melbourne. She looks after the family room there, where families can relax and spend time together while caring…

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Bun Thit Nuong

by Vinh @ http://streetfoodiessaigon.com

Bun Thit Nuong Simple yet so complex, bun thit nuong has to be one of our favourite street food dishes in Vietnamese cuisine. Translated to noodle meat grilled, it’s a dish that lends well to the climate of Vietnam as it’s more of a salad than a noodle dish. It’s all about the layers in […]

Things to know before moving to Dubai

by Thuymi @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

Thinking of a move in Dubai? There is so much you need to know! This article is about things you should know before moving to Dubai. We cover the serious side to the more humorous ones...

Discover places near Ha Noi for New Year’s Festival

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Lots of ecological resorts not only have a splendid landscape but also a perfect place to have fun and relax. Visiting here, you have chances to discover nature surrounding or daily life of local people. They’re interesting destinations to enjoy in a holiday. Places which are showed below are really appropriate for a 2-3 day ...

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Broken Rice

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

Cơm Tấm [kʌm tɑm] is how you say Broken Rice in Vietnamese. The Viet live on rice Should you ever have a chance to come to Vietnam, try asking the locals what kind of food they are proud of. We assure, 90% of the answers you get will be RICE. Because Vietnam is an agricultural country, […]

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5 days Motorbike Tour HCMC Central Highlands Ho Chi Minh Trail Nha Trang

by admin @ Saigon motorbike tours | Vietnam scooter tours

Trip code: HCMC-CH-HCMT-NT5d Trip price: Please contact us for a quotation. Duration: 5 day 4 nights Departure: Daily from Ho Chi Minh City.   Routes: Sai Gon – Dong Xoai – Dak Mil – Lak lake – Da Lat – Nha Trang.   Motorbike Tour HCMC Central Highlands Ho Chi Minh Trail Nha Trang highlights […]

Bun Dau Mam Tom

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

BUN DAU MAM TOM (Vermicelli with Fried Tofu) Have you ever wondered what to eat when first coming to Vietnam? Probably, popular dishes like Pho, Banh Mi or spring rolls, will pop up in your head but then you decide to get out of your comfort zone, looking for something new. Perhaps, friends, Bun Dau […]

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Delicious pork and won ton noodle soup at Mi Thay Nghiep Ky in Vung Tau, Vietnam

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

If I had to pick my top five noodle soup dishes, won ton noodle soup would definitely make the cut, along with pho, ramen, and bun bo Hue. (I know that’s only four noodle soups—I’m not sure which would be the fifth.) There is something so comforting, savory, and yet so simple about a bowl […]

Sampling the best of Ho Chi Minh City's food with XO Tours

Sampling the best of Ho Chi Minh City's food with XO Tours


The Global Couple

What could be better than riding motorbikes and sampling some of the city's best street food? The Ho Chi Minh City food tour run by XO Tours is fantastic!

How to Experience Cabot Cliffs Golf Course When You Don’t Golf

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

“What is a links course anyway?” I asked as we pulled into the swanky Cabot Links Lodge in the little town of Inverness in Cape Breton. I’m not a golfer, so I don’t follow golf, I know nothing about golf terms, and I never really understood the ‘draw’ to what motivates people to be excited […]

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Bicycle Tour

by @ MEKONG TOURS

Cycling in the countryside is one of the best ways to enjoy the nature of the Mekong delta on a beautiful afternoon. Accompanied by our friendly and informative tour-guide, you will ride with singing birds along fields and creeks, rest with a herbal tea in a local garden, visit a noodle factory, see a boat making wood … Continue reading Bicycle Tour

Saigon Central Post Office

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SAIGON FREE WALING TOURS

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

Founded in September 2014. We have accompanied more than 200 tourists so far.

Multigenerational Travel – Why We Do It – Contributing Writer

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Multigenerational travel is certainly one of hottest travel trends these days. Taking a trip with three or more generations of a family is making the travel ind…

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Australian East Coast Road Trip Itinerary

by Petra @ The Global Couple

The East Coast of Australia is the perfect place for a road trip - there are amazing beaches, cute towns, and of course the city of Sydney to explore.

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12 Years Of Travel: Thames Barrier, Greenwich, London

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

London is steeped in history, but it’s also shaping the future of how we control the landscape Thames Barrier, Greenwich, London 10 June 2012, 3 Years Ago This Week: I spent a few days in Greenwich for my 40th birthday – it seemed appropriate to go back to the Source Of All Time as I […]

The Insider’s Phnom Penh

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If you’re looking to see not only the highlights of Phnom Penh but the secret spots too – this is the...

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Visiting the Seaside Town of Weymouth in England

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Located just 20 minutes from Portland, we spent a day Visiting the Seaside Town of Weymouth in England. Weymouth is the archetypal English seaside holiday destinatio…

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12 Years Of Travel: Bangkok Canal Bike Ride

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

One of the best ways to see everyday Bangkok is to take a bike ride into the sprawling suburbs Bangkok Canal Bike Ride 21 June 2014, 1 Year Ago This Week: Most people greet the idea of cycling in Bangkok with some variation of “Are you insane?”. And while the city’s traffic can be dangerous, […]

When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Decide when best to travel to Vietnam will give you some confuse because Vietnam is the tropical monsoon climate. That is the reason why you should choose the best time to visit each place in Vietnam, however, there are some months which is suitable for all parts of Vietnam. This article will show you the […]

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Vegan’s Guide to Saigon Visitors

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

A Vegan’s Guide to Saigon Vegetarian/Vegan in Vietnam On the surface, Vietnam – famous for her pork and beef dishes – doesn’t seem like the friendliest of destinations for vegan travelers. However, one might be surprised to learn that Vietnam is actually one of the more vegan-friendly destinations in Southeast Asia.  Though infrequently marketed to […]

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Ho Chi Minh City

by Phu Truong Thang @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

Known to most as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a city of contrasts. The pace of life is frenetic, and yet the wide boulevards and parks help the city retain an air of calm. Classic French architecture competes for attention with brand new high-rise buildings. The port hosts vast tankers and cruise-liners while tiny […]

One Day in Saigon

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon is a vibrant and hectic city. To really absorb the culture and lifestyle of Vietnamese people in this city requires travelers to spend at least a month here. However, not everyone has that kind of time and sometimes, visitors can only spend a day in this urban jungle. Fear […]

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"You will start your life believing that the external world can make you happy. I can't tell you otherwise. You are wired that way. "

by Emmeline Vu @ Archive - VUES

"If travel is your lusty dream, your plan of escape, I hope you find what you're looking for. If you feel trapped and think some far away place will heal you, it may or may not. I hope it does. If a raise and a nice apartment and a car will make you happy, I hope you get what you want and are right. It's nice when our expectations are met.

But the damn tricky Universe teaches us in a way that is almost funny. It says 'you will start your life believing that the external world can make you happy. I can't tell you otherwise. You are wired that way. Of course I will tell you that it isn't true, but you won't hear me. You will go and chase all that money. And you just might get it. And then, once you've become your own god, exerted your expertise on the world... When your beauty got you sex and power, when your brain got you respect, when your hard work got you a castle... When you've done what you said you would do... you will have some dark realizations. You'll feel the emptiness of space for the first time. How much of it is nothingness. And then, finally, you will listen to me. And if you haven't boarded up your ears, you will hear me.'"

 

Thanks, Jedidiah Jenkins.

Visiting Saigon During TET – 2017

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

TET or Lunar New Year occurs at the end of January in 2017. The lead up to the Year of the Rooster will be very festive, but during the actual holiday period, the atmosphere around the country will change completely. The...

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The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you are following us on our YouTube Channel (and you should!) you probably would have watched all of our top 5 already. Our goal as always is to provide travelers with the best spots, according to us, for various Vietnamese street food or activities here...

The best motorbike tour in Saigon

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

This is in regards to the night food tour. Also, this is a completely honest and unbiased review. I did this tour last night and it blew my mind. I have done other companies and other cities and this was certainly the best without a doubt. We were taken to parts of Saigon that you […]

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10+ INCREDIBLE GROTTOES IN HALONG YOU NEED TO VISIT (Part II)

by Hue Nguyen @

Hello everyone! We are back with the final part of 10+ Incredible Grottoes in Halong. You can read the previous part by clicking HERE. Now, let’s explore others wonderful grottoes with trulyvietnamtour.com. Let’s begin! TRONG GROTTO Trong grotto or Man grotto is situated opposite Trinh N...

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Vietnam Motorbike Tour Saigon – Mekong Delta – Chau Doc – 4 days

by admin @ Saigon motorbike tours | Vietnam scooter tours

Tour code: MK4d Tour price: Please contact us for further details Duration: 4 days 3 nights Departure: Ho Chi Minh City   Tour routes: Sai Gon – My Tho Ben Tre – Tra Vinh – Can Tho – Chau Doc Trip itinerary Day 1: Sai Gon – My Tho – Visit Long An (Tan An) […]

Budapest Cafes – A Budapest Coffee Guide for the 21st Century

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

The new breed of Budapest cafes are hip, happening and highly caffeinated. Read on to find out our favorite spots to drink third wave coffee in Hungary’s capital city. Budapest is a city known for a cafe culture that’s as rich as the cream that flows into its coffee. Back in the day, artists and poets would meet at Budapest coffee houses to share ideas and philosophies while sipping strong brews and eating a variety of Budapest cake specialties like strudel and flodni. Hundreds of cafes graced both sides of ...

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Shangli Ancient Village // This is Sichuan, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Shangli Ancient Village in Sichuan Province Shangli has been through a lot, but you wouldn’t know it from the peaceful feeling you get while walking its lanes. It’s one of 10 Chinese ancient villages in Sichuan province, but unlike its counterparts the village has been able to keep its authentic charm. How to get [...]

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No Indonesia Visa Required For Citizens Of 45 Countries

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

The Indonesian Government recently announced citizens of forty five countries no longer need a tourist visa to enter Indonesia. Indonesia Immigration Stamp How Does Visa Free Entry To Indonesia Work? If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, arrive at one of the entry points below and proceed to Passport Control. […]

My Son Sanctuary – Half day trip from Hoi An

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Situated in a small valley in the mountainous district of Quang Nam Province, about 45 km from Hoi An Ancient Town, My Son Sanctuary is the best choice for tourists to get a half day getaway to uncover the fascinating history of the Champa...

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Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

by Markus @ The Wilder Traveller

Please keep in mind how much money Vietnam has at its disposal, to invest in to tourism and animals in

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8 California Secrets You Need to Discover

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

You know how in the Wizard of Oz when Dorthy gets to Oz and there’s a lot of smoke and mirrors. She is temporarily enthralled with it – but soon she wants to find out what’s behind the smoke…and literally what’s behind the curtain. Her curiosity leads her to the almighty Oz, a man who […]

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7 days Motorbike Tour HCMC Central Highlands Ho Chi Minh Trail Hoi An

by admin @ Saigon motorbike tours | Vietnam scooter tours

Trip code: HCMC-CH-HCMT-HAN5d Trip price: Please contact us for a quotation. Duration: 7 day 6 nights Departure: Daily from Ho Chi Minh City.   Routes: Sai Gon – Dong Xoai – Dak Mil – Lak lake – Pleiku – Kon Tum – Kham Duc – Hoi An   Motorbike Tour HCMC Central Highlands Ho Chi […]

Where To Eat Vegan Food In New York City

by Selene @ fork on the road

In recent years, even the most ardent meat-lovers would find it hard to ignore the rise of veganism. The most recent research estimates that six percent of Americans now follow a vegan diet — a staggering increase of 600% in just three years. While the idea that vegans just eat salad prevails among some, the notion that you can eat healthily and deliciously without animal products is catching on. The Big Apple is a great place to discover how versatile a vegan diet can be. So where should you eat vegan food in New York City? Just about anywhere! From the lingering long lines outside the excellent vegan restaurant By Chloe to the prevalence of vegan options on traditional menus, it’s clear that NYC...

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Visiting and Discovering the City of Stavanger in Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We had the distinct pleasure of visiting and discovering the city of Stavanger in Norway. This is a cool little city, which also happens to be a city of great Norwegian pr…

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Ho Chi Minh City Food Trips, Food Tours in Saigon, Vietnam Food Trips

Ho Chi Minh City Food Trips, Food Tours in Saigon, Vietnam Food Trips


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Black Friday-Cyber Monday: Get 25% Off Gift Certificates

by jamie @ UnTour Food Tours

UnTour turns SEVEN! It’s holiday time! WE’RE OFFERING 25% OFF ALL SHANGHAI & BEIJING GIFT CARDS! The holiday season is upon us and if UnTour was a child, it would be in that picky eating phase (ugh, the worst). As proud operators of a seven-year-old food tour and big fans of the holiday spirit, we’re offering

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Food Republic | How To Eat Vegetarian In Vietnam

by Selene @ fork on the road

After 16 months on the road, Vietnam was the last stop of my vegetarian food journey. Luckily it was also one of the best. While nothing beats Bali as the ultimate vegetarian destination, the veggie food in Vietnam is amazing. The local cuisine is packed with fresh vegetables, just-picked herbs, succulent tofu and a subtle colonial French influence, and the prices are staggeringly low. Here’s how to eat veggie in Vietnam. Read the full article over on Food Republic.

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42 Hoang Dieu: A street food paradise

by Vinh @ http://streetfoodiessaigon.com

When we find great street food for our tour, we tend to find it in random spots, usually a bit of a drive away from each other. So it’s a rare occurrence when we stumble across a group of stalls that boggles the mind with the amount of choice and quality. We were even more […]

JustLuxe | Sleek Style In Siem Reap: Inside The Shinta Mani Angkor

by Selene @ fork on the road

The Shinta Mani Angkor is a small and sophisticated 39-room boutique hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Thanks to its proximity to Angkor Wat, Siem Reap is Cambodia’s number one tourist destination, and the Shinta Mani Angkor is the ideal base for the discerning, style-seeking traveler. Here you can spend the day trekking around Angkor’s spectacular temples before retreating to your spacious, shady suite, or kicking back on one of the cool swing-seats. Read the full review over on JustLuxe.  

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Egg Coffee

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

Coffee was first introduced to the Vietnamese people by Catholic French priests in 1857 and was gradually adopted by the Vietnamese people across the entire country. And because Vietnam is the second largest coffee producer in the world, a cup of coffee is the last thing you want to miss when you visit this beautiful […]

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Living In China – One Year Anniversary

by roslynruss @ Sew Delicious

Can you believe I’ve been living in China for one year already? 2016 was a really interesting year. Full of excitement and adventure, but on the flip side it was also very intense and emotionally draining. There are so many great things about living here, and this past year I’ve felt as though we are really…

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10 Days in Vietnam via Ho Chi Minh City

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

A Very Detailed Travel Itinerary Tours are for foo-ls. I tried my best to make that rhyme. While Vietnam may seem a little daunting at first, the country is not difficult to travel – especially if you have a great blog to aid you, with details on every leg of the trip, written by a [...]

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Nem Cuốn – Rice Paper Rolls

by admin @ Vietnam Food Trips

Nem cuốn, Bánh tráng cuốn, or Gỏi cuốn, (Literally, nem rolls, rice paper rolls and salad rolls in the northern, central, and southern Vietnamese dialect, respectively), Vietnamese Spring Roll, summer roll, or salad roll, is a Vietnamese dish traditionally consisting of pork, prawn, vegeta...

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Many great reasons to visit Kilkenny, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

From the hole in the wall pub run by the towns cardiologist, who was the doctor for Metallica, to the milk bar where you can get a whisky, to the hospitable publicans at the …

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Walk the Camino de Santiago Solo

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I laced up my shoes, put on my pack and let the weight sink into my hips.  Am I ready? Am I up for this? I asked the man at the front desk which direction to get to the Camino de Santiago trail in Pamplona. He got out a map and showed me how to […]

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The Best Boutique Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

While it is quite easy for anyone to look up on TripAdvisor or Agoda for the best hotels in Saigon (and get some great deals), we have decided this time to search some accommodations here that stands out (to us) for their decor and style....

Sewing Machine Cover – which charm pack?

by roslynruss @ Sew Delicious

I’ve had a lot of emails from people who would love to use the same fabric I chose for my tutorial, the Quilted Sewing Machine Cover.   The fabric I used was a charm pack of Half Moon Modern by Moda, given to me by a partner in a swap several years ago, and unfortunately…

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Melbourne: a foodie’s paradise

by Petra @ The Global Couple

Melbourne is one of the world's great cities - the vibe is great and so is the architecture. But the food in Melbourne is what you go there for!

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Saigon After Dark - Saigon, Vietnam

Saigon After Dark - Saigon, Vietnam


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Join the exhilarating streets of Saigon on the back of a vintage Vespa scooter while stopping at some of the best food stops & local nightlife hot spots. This is the quintessential night tour in Saigon.

A-Z guide to Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tet)

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Vietnamese Lunar New Year – Tet is not only extremely significant to every single Vietnamese in the country but also somehow deeply impressive to foreign tourists who have a chance to experience the most special and important holiday in Vietnam. Tet in Hoi An has...

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Behind the Scenes of An Influencer or Blogger Campaign

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I’m not a big fan of the term ‘influencer’, however I must admit, it does describe much of what I do. Over the past few years the term travel blogger has been taken over by the term travel influencer; honestly we do more than blog I suppose. My goal is always to inspire, or convince […]

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Bún Chả – Grilled Pork Noodle

by admin @ Vietnam Food Trips

Bún chả is a Vietnamese dish of grilled pork & noodle, which is thought to have originated from Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. Bun cha is served with grilled fatty pork (chả) over a plate of white rice noodle (bún) and herbs with a side dish of dipping sauce. The dish was described in ...

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UnTour Shanghai Dining Recs for Ho Chi Minh City - UnTour Food Tours

UnTour Shanghai Dining Recs for Ho Chi Minh City - UnTour Food Tours


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UnTour guide Topher B. recently had some recommendations for some Shanghai guests who were heading to Ho Chi Minh City, and we wanted to share them with the world and hopefully make it a better place, one bite at a time. Here’s Topher’s thoughts: I would highly recommend checking out this banh mi place. We walked past it the first nightContinue Reading

Vietnam Motorbike Tour Saigon – Cu Chi tunnels – Mekong Delta – Phu Quoc

by admin @ Saigon motorbike tours | Vietnam scooter tours

Tour code: MKM3d Tour price: Please contact us for further details Duration: 3 days 2 nights Departure: Ho Chi Minh City Trip itinerary Day 1: Sai Gon – Cu Chi tunnels – My Tho (lunch/Dinner) Highlight of the day: – Cu Chi tunnels – Dong Tam snake farm – Vinh Trang pagoda which the biggest […]

Visiting Valentia Island in Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

To be quite honest I had never heard of Valentia Island in Ireland. When we were planning our road trip of 3 weeks in Ireland, we knew we couldn’t do everything beca…

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TOP 13 MUST-TRY SPECIALTIES OF HALONG BAY

by Hue Nguyen @

Hello, everyone! We are back with another post about Halong Bay. This time, we are not going to search for new places in Halong Bay, but explore a new feature of Halong Bay : the culinary art. In this list, we will list out 13 specialties of Halong Bay that you must try when you come here. Some of t...

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How to do the Cabot Trail in a Day

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

Everyone tells you that you should plan for 3 to 5 days on the Cabot Trail – a 185 mile drive around the tip of Cape Breton Nova Scotia passing along and through the scenic Cape Breton Highlands. Nova Scotia is beautiful, and most people vacation on the whole province of Nova Scotia, which means […]

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Foodie Flashcards: Week 1 – Hotpot

by kylelong @ UnTour Food Tours

Hungry to improve your Chinese vocabulary, but don’t know where to dig in? Welcome to our weekly Foodie Flashcard series. Follow along, study these morsels of knowledge, then dig in at your local restaurant to fully digest the information. What is it: Sometimes called Chinese fondue, hotpot is a fun DIY meal where diners dip

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Top 20 FREE things to do in New York City

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

New York City is one of the most visited cities in the world, and here is a list of the Top 20 FREE things to do in New York City. Just walking around the city is enough to keep y…

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The best food and drink in Queenstown, New Zealand

by Petra @ The Global Couple

Eat the best food in Queenstown and Arrowtown with this guide. Featuring everything from food truck tacos to winery lunches, you'll find something you like!

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How to Eat in Saigon

How to Eat in Saigon


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Saigon is a city filled with motor bikes, coffee and soup. Check out our favorite ways to eat in this exciting Vietnamese city.

Echino Cushions

by roslynruss @ Sew Delicious

  Last year on my trip to Tokyo I did some fabric shopping and picked up some gorgeous Echino prints. I love the feel of their cotton/linen blends and the bright colours they use in their fabric design. They were heavily discounted due to some small fault running through the bolt (so tiny I couldn’t…

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A Study in Contrast when you visit Le Meridien Saigon

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Le Meridien Saigon is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most ultra-modern 5-star hotels. If you like bright and shiny things, you will love this hotel. It is located across fro…

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THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 1

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

THE ORIENTAL SAIGON 1 Transport: Scooter Depart: Daily 8:00 AM* Duration: 4 hours **Scooter surcharge: 50.000 VND/ person/ tour *If you’d like to do tour at afternoon, please make reservation 24 hours prior to the tour.   OVERVIEW: Beliefs and faiths are important and indispensable parts of people’s spiritual life, especially for Asian people. However, […]

5 days Motorbike Tour HCMC Central Highlands Ho Chi Minh Trail Mui Ne

by admin @ Saigon motorbike tours | Vietnam scooter tours

Trip code: HCMC-CH-HCMT-MN5d Trip price: Please contact us for a quotation. Duration: 5 day 4 nights Departure: Daily from Ho Chi Minh City.   Routes: Sai Gon – Dong Xoai – Dak Mil – Lak lake – Da Lat – Mui Ne.   Motorbike Tour HCMC Central Highlands Ho Chi Minh Trail Mui Ne highlights […]

10 Ways to Get Your Sewing Mojo Back!

by roslynruss @ Sew Delicious

  I’ll be honest – I’m putting together this post for myself! I’ve totally fallen out of my creative habits and I want to give myself a push to get back into it. A lot of people think (and I used to think!) that creativity had to be spontaneous, off the cuff, random. I’ve realised…

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Blind MasterChef cooks in the Underground kitchen

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

Back in October, I was invited to collaborate with Alvin Schultz of MasterChef fame and cook at the Eat Drink Experience Underground. The Underground is a supper club based in Houston where each event is an intimate dining affair with a highly creative, themed tasting menu. For this particular collab, we did a brunch-themed tasting […]

3 days Inner Mekong Delta Tour Saigon

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: MK03SGN-CD Duration: 3 days 2 nights Departure: Daily. Trip type: private tours. Day 1: Saigon – Cai Be  – Vinh Long – Chau Doc (L/D) Day 2: Chau Doc – Tra Su Santuary – Can Tho (B/L/D) Day 3: Phong Dien – Cai Rang Floating market – Saigon (B/L) Trip itinerary Day 1: […]

An Illustrated Guide To Vietnam’s Motorbikers

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 09:26. Written by Illustrations by Nam Núm. If you spend more than 5 minutes on Vietnam’s streets, you’re bound to run into one of these characters.               (source: Saigoneer)

What to do in Dubrovnik for a Day

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What to do in Dubrovnik for a Day. The city of Dubrovnik is located in the south of the beautiful country of Croatia, and lies on the Dalmatian peninsula. It is positioned …

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Mekong River Excursion Speed Boat Saigon River

by admin @ Mekong Delta Travel: mekong delta tours, mekong river cruises, Vietnam holiday

Trip code: MKSGN01 Trip price from: $US 105 Duration: 1 day Departure: Daily at 8 am. Trip itinerary Mekong River Excursion Speed Boat Saigon River to My Tho & Ben Tre depart daily from Saigon River with the pick up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City centre. Cruising through canals and along Saigon […]

Spa & Massage

by @ MEKONG TOURS

Enjoy the day and relax with the unique Spa and Massage Tour package in Can Tho city. You will be picked up at your hotel by your personal driver (included in price). We will stop at a nice local restaurant, where some small healthy snacks and drinks are served (included in price). Then you will … Continue reading Spa & Massage

Christine Ha tries the spicy ramen challenge

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

I recently reached 70,000 subscribers on my YouTube channel, and thanks to all the fans who made it so! This video of me trying the spicy ramen challenge was released a while ago, but it was one of the crucial videos that helped me gain viewers. People have since charged me with doing the double-spicy […]

Travel to Vung Tau, Vietnam: Where to find the best noodle soups

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

During this particular trip to Vietnam, my family and I took a road trip to Vung Tau, a beach town not far from Saigon but is made to seem far because of traffic. You can find very affordable vacation packages through travel agents in Vietnam (or at least that’s what my family tells me). On […]

Taking The Foodie Motorbike Tour In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Taking The Foodie Motorbike Tour In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


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Get a unique view of night time Ho Chi Minh City from the back of a bike on the Foodie Motorbike Tour with XO Tours' elegant female guides.

Learning about Lisbon from a local

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We spent some time with Nuno, a local Lisbon man from Lisbon Riders, a tour company where we spent our day Learning about Lisbon from a local. There is nothing like spendi…

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A Taste of Irish Luxury: Dublin City Guide

by Selene @ fork on the road

While it may not be considered a go-to luxury destination like Monaco or the Maldives, over the past decade Dublin has been steadily carving out a reputation for quality restaurants, boutique hotels and sleek bars. It’s not hard to see why: with its world-class pubs and theatres and elegant Georgian architecture, Dublin will please even the most discerning traveller. A famously compact city, the best way to discover the Irish capital is simply by walking – but once you’ve done that, where are the best places to stay, eat and drink? Here’s your essential luxury guide to Dublin. EAT The Garden Room The newly opened restaurant, The Garden Room, looks set to become another stellar addition to the Irish fine dining scene. Though the...

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TOP 8 MUST-VISIT ISLANDS OF HALONG BAY

by Hue Nguyen @

Hello everyone! How was your day? I hope everyday will be a cheerful day to all of you! Last time, we have explored Top 8 most incredible beaches of Halong Bay (Part 1 – Part 2). So what we have this time? This time I will bring you another post about our unreal-beauty of Halong Bay. Halong Ba...

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UnTour Food Tours Eats Beijing Chestnuts with CBS Sunday Morning

by jamie @ UnTour Food Tours

UnTour Beijing City Manager and tour guide extraordinaire Chang Qian joined Ben Tracy of CBS Sunday Morning’s Postcard from China to explore one of our all-time favorite winter snacks: chestnuts! On this special chestnut food tour, Chang took the CBS crew to one of Beijing’s most famous chestnut stops. Daily queues are long, but it’s

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Sprocket Cushion for Cushionpalooza

by roslynruss @ Sew Delicious

The girls from Modern Makers have just launched an awesome cushion making extravaganza and of course I’m ALL IN. I love cushions – making them, admiring them, sitting on them and most importantly, using them to rest my ipad on while watching Netflix in bed.   For my entry I decided to try a project I’ve…

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War Remnants Museum Saigon

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

A place to learn about the war War Remnants Museum is currently one of the most popular museums in Vietnam. Every year, it attracts approximately half a million visitors, two-thirds of whom are foreigners, coming to study about the Vietnam War. History of the War Remnants Museum Opening on September 4, 1975, the museum was named […]

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The best bowl of Vietnamese cake soup/banh canh is at Banh Danh Long Huong near Vung Tau, Vietnam

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

Before ringing in the new year with a healthy vegan recipe, telling you about my recent snowboard trip to Whistler, and filling you in on our Christmas plans, I was narrating my last travel to Vietnam where I finally found the best bowl of pho in Saigon. During this vacation, my family and I also […]

Visit Hook Lighthouse, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

An excellent day trip from the charming town of Kilkenny in Ireland is to go and visit Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the world.Hook Lighthouse …

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Happy Holidays and Bucket Lists

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I was working late one night and had a surprising email from a potential client come across my screen.  It talked about a possible opportunity to work on a travel project with a theme of’ ‘Firsts’.  They asked me to provide my list of ‘firsts’ (bucket list items) I wanted to do – and encouraged […]

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Hong Kong on the Cheap

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

How Not To Blow Your Wad In Hong Kong (it’s a poker term) The 2nd most expensive city in Asia, but there are plenty of ways to budget travel Hong Kong. While Hong Kong is generally raved about, it’s not typically a backpacker stop, mainly because it’s too damn expensive. I’ve seen a lot of [...]

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Ho Chi Minh City Street Food Tour - Sew Delicious

Ho Chi Minh City Street Food Tour - Sew Delicious


Sew Delicious

One of the things I was most looking forward to about our trip to Vietnam was the food. We are no strangers to Vietnamese cuisine – there is a large population of Vietnamese Australians living in Melbourne so there are many fantastic restaurants near us. The street food culture of Ho Chi Minh City (and…

7 days Vietnam motorbike tour Saigon – Cat Tien National Park – Central Highlands – Ho Chi Minh Trail – Hoi An

by admin @ Saigon motorbike tours | Vietnam scooter tours

Trip code: SGN-CT-DL-HCMT-HAN5d Trip price: Please contact us for a quotation. Duration: 7 day 6 nights Departure: From Ho Chi Minh City.  Routes: Sai Gon – Cat Tien National Park – Dalat – Lak lake – Pleiku – Kon Tum – Kham Duc – Hoi An. 7 days Vietnam motorbike tour Saigon – Cat Tien […]

The City Tour

by Mai Nguyen @ saigonlocalmotiontours.com

Mekong Adventure Motorcycle Tour

by admin @ Saigon motorbike tours | Vietnam scooter tours

Trip itinerary Take Mekong Adventure Motorcycle Tour, you will get into a glimpse of authentic Mekong life by motorcycle, and it is great off-the-beaten track and experience real life along the rides with visits en-route that the tour bus windows can not access! In the morning, our driver will pick you up at your hotel […]

Hai Van Pass & Coastal Adventure – Hue to Hoi An

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Products

Guests ride on the back with our experienced drivers on this tour to ensure safety. If you'd like to drive, please contact us directly!

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5 reasons why you should include the Philippines in your travel list

by Petra @ The Global Couple

The Philippines mesmerizes tourist and locals alike with its beauty. Here are 5 reasons why you should visit the Philippines.

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Com Suon Nuong

by Vinh @ http://streetfoodiessaigon.com

Com Suon Nuong Here at Street Foodies Saigon, we are unabashed lovers of all things pork. And in the great city of Ho Chi Minh City, you can’t walk more than a block before running into a vendor that sells some form of pork deliciousness. Most likely than not, if you see some smoke as […]

Visiting The Medieval Village of Eze in France

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We started our tour of Monte Carlo in Monaco, and Visiting the Medieval Village of Eze in France, by driving along the scenic roads of the Moyenne Corniche. From here we h…

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Connecting you to the local experience – My day out with Inspitrip

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Well, I haven’t been out on a trip for quite a while. (I think the last one was with Saigon Treasure Hunt) The main reason is, I’ve been totally flat out writing and editing the second edition of my book...

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Touring Saigon's Street Food: How To Love Ho Chi Minh City | fork on the road

Touring Saigon's Street Food: How To Love Ho Chi Minh City | fork on the road


fork on the road

I didn’t expect to love Ho Chi Minh City as much as I did. More than any other place, Vietnam seems to divide travellers and tourists: they either really love it, or really don’t, and Ho Chi Minh City is often at the forefront of that. Because of this polarisation, I entered the city thinking I probably wouldn’t love it instantly, but perhaps it would grow on me. I was totally wrong. I LOVE Ho Chi Minh City – or Saigon, as everyone still calls it. Forget about it growing on me, it took about five minutes to realise this city was right up our street. On our first night Tom and I arrived late and were tired. We popped out for “just one beer”...

City Hall

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Things to do with Kids in Saigon

by saigononbikes @ Saigon on Bikes

Planning a vacation with young children may seem like an arduous task but with the right itinerary and preparation, it can be an enjoyable experience for every family member. Contrary to what most would think, Saigon does offer a range of activities that travelers with children can participate in. Here are the top 4 things […]

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20 Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We recently published The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World, and then we received another 20 Best Lighthouses in the World. Considering that everyone loves lighthou…

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Bún Bò Huế – Hue Rice Vermicelli

by admin @ Vietnam Food Trips

Bún bò Huế or bun bo is a popular Vietnamese soup containing rice vermicelli (bún) and beef (bò). Huế is a city in central Vietnam associated with the cooking style of the former royal court. The dish is greatly admired for its balance of spicy, sour, salty and sweet flavors and ...

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48 hours in Helsinki, Finland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What to see, what to do, where to stay and where to eat when you have 48 Hours in Helsinki, a city that will pleasantly surprise you. As the capital city of Finland, spendin…

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Historic Luxury, Northern Charm: Inside Swinton Park Hotel, Yorkshire

by Selene @ fork on the road

Deep in the North Yorkshire dales, set in 250 acres of forested parkland bordering the moors, is the Swinton Park Estate. As you drive through wrought-iron gates and catch a first glimpse of this striking ancestral home, complete with ivy-clad turrets and Gothic battlements, it’s easy to imagine you’ve stepped back in time. The building work for this handsome manor house began in the 1600s, although it wasn’t until the Cunliffe-Lister family bought the property in 1882 that Swinton Park began to take the castellated form you see today. Swinton Park opened as a luxury hotel in 2001, and since then it’s been busy carving out a name for itself as Yorkshire’s top country hotel. After extensive renovations, including a new restaurant and spa, how...

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Foodie tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Vespa: review

Foodie tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Vespa: review


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If you want to delve into Saigon’s (as the locals still call it) best food spots, the way to do it is on a guided tour by vintage Vespa, a drive-by feast that takes in barbecued mussels, fried crab claws and Vietnamese pancakes

24 hours in Dublin

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let’s face it, 24 hours in Dublin is never going to be enough time, but if that’s all you’ve got, then here is how to make the most of it. 24 hours in Dubl

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The Best Places to Eat in Seattle Washington

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Seattle is known around the world for its coffee culture, the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. But what about Seattle restaurants? We’ve asked a local expert to share her picks for the best places to eat in Seattle Washington. Read on to find out how to eat like a local in this wonderful Pacific Northwestern city. Seattle is famous for its cutting-edge coffee culture. But coffee is just one aspect of Seattle’s culinary landscape. Locals dine at the best restaurants in Seattle, shop at Pike Place Market for some of the ...

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