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Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City: where should you visit first? | Travel Feature

Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City: where should you visit first? | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

Vietnam’s two main cities lie more than one thousand kilometres apart. Can’t choose which one to visit? Here’s our lowdown on how they differ.

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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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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Top 5: Diving spots in Belize

by National Geographic Traveller (UK) @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

With abundant marine life and a sprawling barrier reef, Belize should be on every diver’s watery wish list

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Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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Are Medellín’s Christmas lights the Best in the World?

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

The Porce River isn’t a particularly attractive thing; murky brown water filling a concrete half-pipe, flowing through the centre of Medellín and cutting the city in two. However, for one month…

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Awesome Naples Walking Tour with Coffee and Pizza

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ Food Tours – 2foodtrippers

Wondering what to do in Naples Italy? The Flavors of Naples walking tour is a great way to navigate the Naples food scene. Starting with coffee and ending with a pizza making session, this Naples food tour provides a tasty introduction to the Italian city’s vibrant food culture. We returned to Naples Italy for many reasons. The dirty, chaotic city forged a soft spot in our hearts during our first visit three years ago and created a hankering that we could no longer ignore. We fell hard for the city’s hauntingly ...

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Austin

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: 48 HOURS IN AUSTIN - WHERE TO PLAY, STAY & EAT!

(and part of) ROADTRIP! COAST TO COAST ACROSS THE USA IN 3-4 WEEKS

Ho Chi Minh City in three days: holiday itinerary

Ho Chi Minh City in three days: holiday itinerary


the Guardian

Discover fascinating history, fantastic food, art galleries and a year-round party scene in one of Asia’s most exciting cities … once you’ve mastered the art of dodging the motorbikes, that is

Rome

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Europe By Rail in 25 Day - Cost & Itinerary

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City - Inspitrip

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City - Inspitrip


Inspitrip

What if we told you that what makes a trip memorable is not necessarily the things you see and do but the person you travel with? It takes an insightful and pas..

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

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


Travel Happy

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.

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, […]

The Largest Deserts in the World – and How to Explore Them!

by Vicki @ maketimetoseetheworld

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Deserts are fascinating places. Covering vast stretches of barren landscape where very little rain falls (the official definition of a desert is a place which received less than 250 mm of rain per year) – it is the resulting dry and arid environment which makes living conditions extremely inhospitable for humans, plants and animals. But […]

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Ho Chi Minh street food tour by motorbike

Ho Chi Minh street food tour by motorbike


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Explore the true Saigon by motorbike and taste all the good and indigenous foods of the city. Let your guide show you the best places for eating.

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”...

Vietnam Culinary Tour – Join Us on a Vietnam Food Adventure

Vietnam Culinary Tour – Join Us on a Vietnam Food Adventure


Grantourismo Travels

Our Vietnam Culinary Tour will explore the regional cuisines of Vietnam, from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) and the Mekong Delta in the south, Hoi An and Hue in Central Vietnam, to Hanoi and the mountain food of Sapa and Bac Ha in the north. We'd

A Backpacker’s Guide to Hanoi

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

After being lost from the tourist map for decades due to the ravages of war, Hanoi has become a mainstay on the majority of backpacker’s trips around South East Asia.…

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SAIGON FREE WALKING TOURS

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A non-profit managed by Hospitality & Tourism students, Hoa Sen University, Ho Chi Minh city.

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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New York

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NYC LIKE A LOCAL - THE BEST THINGS TO DO, PLACES TO EAT AND PLACES TO STAY IN THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS (GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL)

(and part of) ROADTRIP! COAST TO COAST ACROSS THE USA IN 3-4 WEEKS

Pilar de la Horadada

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Ho Chi Minh City travel guide. Travelfish.org

Ho Chi Minh City travel guide. Travelfish.org


Travelfish

Independent travel guide to Ho Chi Minh City, includes up to date information on guesthouses and hotels, attractions and advice on travel, timetables and more.

Classic Negroni with Spices – Our Recipe for a Warming Christmas Negroni

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

A classic negroni with spices has become our new Christmas drink. You need a really good reason to mess with a classic negroni recipe and as far as we’re concerned there are few better reasons than Christmas. This is the first in a series of...

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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.     […]

10 Best Tours in Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City Most Popular Tours

10 Best Tours in Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City Most Popular Tours


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This selection of the best Ho Chi Minh City tours caters to those looking to spice up their holiday with interesting activities and excursions to the city’s most prominent sites. Formerly Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City houses classic French architecture, and sleek skyscrapers as well as ornate temples

Nowhere near there yet: James Lohan

by James Lohan @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

From playlist pitfalls to the insanity of ‘I Spy’, James Lohan explains the rules of the road trip

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Hong Kong

by vickiwp @ maketimetoseetheworld - maps

Guest Post from a local: Hong Kong Points of Interest - Things To Do, Where To Stay & Where to Eat!

Barberyn Beach Ayurveda Resort: Holistic Healing in Paradise

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[HOTEL REVIEW] No alcohol, no soft drinks, no caffeine, no TV, no WiFi, no junk food, no meat, no dairy and no cold drinks. That’s the first overview I got when googling ‘Ayurveda‘ after being invited to stay at the Barberyn Beach Ayurveda Resort in Welligama on Sri Lanka’s west coast. Being somewhat reliant on […]

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Experiencing Barcelona with a Tapas and Wine Tasting Tour

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ Food Tours – 2foodtrippers

We ended our whirlwind Barcelona trip with a Devour Barcelona Tapas and Wine Tasting Tour – a fun and tasty evening adventure in the Catalan capital city. Let’s be clear – three days in Barcelona Spain isn’t enough. But that’s all we had between our projects in Girona and Helsinki. Not wanting to miss a thing, we packed our limited time with lots of foodie fun and ended our visit with Devour Barcelona’s evening tapas and wine tasting tour. Yes, we spent our last evening in Barcelona drinking wine and ...

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London

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: 48 HOURS IN LONDON - WHERE TO PLAY, STAY & EAT

Thrillable Hours: Lebawit Lily Girma, Author and Photographer

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

The next in my alternative careers for lawyers series: interview with guidebook author and photographer Lebawit Lily Girma.

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Cape of Good Hope

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Pho Binh Noodle Shop

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White Peach Bellini Recipe and Christmas Tips from Chef Peter Gilmore

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This White Peach Bellini recipe is courtesy of one of Australia’s best chefs, Peter Gilmore, who helms the kitchens of Quay and Bennelong in Sydney, arguably two of the city’s and Australia’s finest restaurants. Here he shares his recipe for his go-to Christmas Day drink...

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SAIGON FREE WALING TOURS

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

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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Thames Path Challenge – Getting Through It

by Markus @ The Wilder Traveller

The Thames Path Challenge can be done in various stages ranging from 25 km through to 100 km, via a

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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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Hoba Meteorite

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Xi'an

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GUEST POST FROM A RESIDENT: INCREDIBLE THINGS TO DO IN XI'AN, CHINA

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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Hanoi Night Lights and Food Tour

Hanoi Night Lights and Food Tour


Emily Luxton Travels

Hanoi's landmarks by night, plenty of strong coffee, and lots of street food - all rolled in with a ton of facts about local culture. The perfect way to experience Vietnam's crazy capital...

An Authentic Cuban Mojito Recipe from Old Havana – With a Cambodian Twist

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This authentic Cuban mojito recipe is based on the mojitos we sipped in Old Havana on our first trip to Cuba in the mid-Nineties. It’s a refreshing drink that is a perfect sip for a sultry day in the tropics. As we live in Siem...

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How to Eat in Saigon Vietnam – A Ho Chi Minh City Food Primer

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ Food Tours – 2foodtrippers

Saigon Vietnam is a city teeming with motorbikes, coffee and soup. At least that’s what we found during our two-week exploration of the Ho Chi Minh City food scene. Read on if you’re wondering what to eat in Saigon. With a population exceeding 8 million people, rapidly growing Saigon rumbles with activity on every corner like a machine with chainlike lines of never-ending scooters that streak through some of the busiest intersections in the world.  Though the official name is now Ho Chi Minh City, everybody in the electric city calls it ...

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Cambodian Num Pang Recipe — How to Make Num Pang Barang

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

Our Cambodian num pang recipe is a recipe for what I have called num pang barang – ‘barang’ means ‘foreigner’ in Khmer. Cambodia’s banh mi is similar to Vietnamese banh mi — a Vietnamese sandwich or technically a baguette packed with pork, pate and salad....

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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 […]

Florence

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Two City Weekend Break: Florence & Pisa in 48 Hours

Europe By Rail in 25 Day - Cost & Itinerary

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...

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

by admin @ Saigon Free Walking Tours

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 […]

Family travel: E-biking in Tyrol

by Donald Strachan @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Untethering kids from their mobiles is always hard, but to do it for the sake of a cycling holiday in the rolling Tyrolean hills is a Herculean task

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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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Venice

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48 Hours in Venice: Top 10 Things to Do

Europe by Rail in 25 Days: Itinerary & Costs

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...

#MakeTimeToSeeTheWorld December Instagram Round-Up

by Vicki @ maketimetoseetheworld

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Hi There! I’m sure by now you’ve realized that I love travel photographs and that Instagram is one of my favorite SM channels. So much so that I ask my followers to share their *best* photos under the hashtag #maketimetoseetheworld. I feature up to 1-2 per week on Instagram and each month share my Top […]

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The Best Desserts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

  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...

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism - KAYAK

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism - KAYAK


KAYAK

Planning to visit Ho Chi Minh City? Discover how to get there, where to stay, what to do, where to eat and more, in the best guide to Ho Chi Minh City, from KAYAK.

Himachal Pradesh

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THE BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN HIMACHAL PRADESH

Celebrating 5 years of Cambridge Food Tour

by Gerla de Boer @ Cambridge Food Tour

Five years of Cambridge Food Tour! Time flies. That is certainly true. I cannot believe, that it is 5 years ago, that I welcomed my...

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Butterflied Roast Turkey with Stuffing Recipe by Chef Neil Perry and Christmas Tips

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This butterflied roast turkey with stuffing recipe comes from another of Australia’s best chefs Neil Perry, who helms the Rockpool group of restaurants, which have long been some of our favourites. Here Neil shares his recipe for Butterflied Roast Turkey with Chestnut, Herb and Bread...

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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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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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Watermelon Mint Cooler Recipe – A Refreshing Cocktail For a Warm Day

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This watermelon mint cooler recipe is super easy to mix and makes for a refreshing light cocktail to drink on a stifling summer afternoon or a sticky day in the tropics. If you’re in the chilly northern hemisphere turn up your heating and pretend you’re...

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Horseshoe Bend

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A year in Review: My Favourite Destinations, Experiences and Blog Posts of 2017

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

I prefaced last year’s roundup with a note that, for the world as a whole, 2016 had been a veritable dumpster fire of a year. We all knew it would…

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The Lion Restaurant and Brewery

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Edinburgh

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: 48 HOURS IN EDINBURGH - THINGS TO DO, WHERE TO STAY & WHAT TO EAT

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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Yellowstone National Park

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FROM OUR US NP EXPERTS: THINGS TO DO IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK + HOW TO PLAN YOUR TRIP

Chiang Rai

by vickiwp @ maketimetoseetheworld - maps

Guest Post from a local: Chiang Rai - Things To Do, Where To Eat & Where to Stay!

Spinal Taps, a Burglary, and a Legal Nomads Hiatus

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Legal Nomads is on hold for the time being.

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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

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...

Sunshine Coast

by vickiwp @ maketimetoseetheworld - maps

Guest Post: 48 Hours on the Sunshine Coast - Things To Do, Where to Stay & What To Eat!

New menu at Co No.15 in Cambridge review

by Gerla de Boer @ Cambridge Food Tour

Busy times at HQ of the Cambridge Food Tour with so many new places opening up. Of course, a great thing as we love the...

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Eat Cambridge Extravaganza

by Gerla de Boer @ Cambridge Food Tour

The Special Edition Eat Cambridge Mill Road Food Tour – 19 May 2018 The Cambridge Food Tour decided to make the opening of the best...

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Living on the Edge: Cycling Bolivia’s Death Road

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

As soon as the liquid hit my lips it felt as though my whole mouth was on fire. Within seconds my eyes were streaming. “Don’t worry, It’ll give you courage!”…

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Mexico City

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Guest Post from a local: DIY Mexico City Tour - Things To Do, Places To Visit and Where to Eat

Classic Champagne Cocktail Recipe with a Tropical (Dragon) Fruit Twist

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This classic Champagne cocktail recipe with a tropical fruit twist is a recipe for fun. Serve this exuberant champagne cocktail at the beginning of a meal or social gathering over the holiday season and I guarantee you’ll kick-start the revelry. Champagne is a drink for...

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Capturing working life in Kefalonia

by Nick Warner @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

The photographer for our Kefalonia In Pictures feature, explains how he tackled language barriers to capture life on a goat farm

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Saigon Vespa Tour | Vietnam | Experience Travel Group

Saigon Vespa Tour | Vietnam | Experience Travel Group


Experience Travel

Explore Saigon by night on the back of a Vespa on your tailor-made Vietnam holiday with Experience Travel Group. ABTA/ATOL 100% financial protection.

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.

Luang Prabang

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A Walking Tour of Luang Prabang

Tamarind Laos: The Best Cooking School in Laos

A Walk Through Wartime Warsaw

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

The narrow, cobbled road beside Warsaw’s Park Ogród Krasińskich used to be one of the city’s busiest streets, although nowadays you wouldn’t be able to tell. The buildings that used to…

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Kho Tao

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Paphos

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Komodo Island

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HOW TO PLAN A TRIP TO KOMODO ISLAND - THINGS TO DO, WHERE TO STAY & WHERE TO EAT

Chobe National Park

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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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Australia: Land of the six seasons

by David Whitley @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Rough and remote, the Top End in Australia’s Northern Territory may have thwarted British settlers, but it’s home to an Aboriginal community with stories to tell — and more than a few crocodiles

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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, […]

Food tour of Vietnam | Audley Travel

Food tour of Vietnam | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

Southeast Asia is home to some of the most unique and delicious food in the world. We've highlighted our favorite spots for must-try dishes in Vietnam.

Tehran

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: HOW TO SPEND A WEEKEND IN TEHRAN - THINGS TO DO, WHERE TO STAY & HOW TO GET AROUND

A Culinary Tour of Can Tho Street Food - Man Vs Globe

A Culinary Tour of Can Tho Street Food - Man Vs Globe


Man Vs Globe

Our eyes darted left to right, trying the best we could to find even the tiniest gap in the traffic so that we could cross Mậu Thân and make our…

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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Cambridge Christmas Food and Drink Events

by Gerla de Boer @ Cambridge Food Tour

The team at our sister company, F&D events are the local specialists for creating bespoke Christmas Food and Drink events. We, at the Cambridge Food Tour, have...

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Stay at home: Isle of Wight

by Mark Rowe @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Fossil-rich cliffs, a Literary Heroes Trail and great restaurants are among the island’s many attractions

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Photo Diary: Snapshots of People in Vietnam

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

Vietnam is infinitely photogenic. From the serene beaches of Phu Quoc to the monumental limestone karsts of Halong Bay, the decaying facades of Hanoi’s Old Quarter to the lantern strewn streets…

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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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Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

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Best Places to see Orangutans in Borneo

by Markus @ The Wilder Traveller

Borneo has a number of iconic species, including the pygmy elephant, proboscis monkey and of course the incredible old man

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Hoi An

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: INCREDIBLE THINGS TO DO IN HOI AN PLUS WHERE TO STAY & WHAT TO EAT

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. […]

Contiki - Vietnam Experience

Contiki - Vietnam Experience


Contiki

Ho Chi Minh, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay - for a geographically compact country, Vietnam sure has some hot spots. The Vietnam Experience is for those who want a bit more time than the average traveller. Picture yourself relishing the rice region of Mekong Delta by taking a traditional boat through floating markets & local fruit farms.

Amalfi Coast, Italy

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: A DO-IT-YOURSELF TOUR OF THE AMALFI COAST - POSITANO, AMALFI & RAVELLO

Blue River Hotel 3

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Flights to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) | Emirates United Kingdom

Flights to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) | Emirates United Kingdom


Emirates United Kingdom

Book flights to Ho Chi Minh City today. Free Wi-Fi, comfortable seats and award-winning entertainment – all part of the Emirates experience. - Emirates United Kingdom

The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It

The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It


Legal Nomads

Eat your way through Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon's streets with this guide to the best dishes and where to find them. Bonus section on visas, taxis, and more!

Thrillable Hours: Matt Levine, Financial Journalist

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

The next in my alternative careers for lawyers series: interview with financial journalist Matt Levine, now writing for Bloomberg View.

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Rio De Janeiro

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How this Seasoned Traveler Got Scammed... Twice!

Langkawi: Rescuing a reef

by Ben Lerwill @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Play a part in saving the reef around one of Langkawi’s most luxurious resorts — one coral cutting at a time

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Infiniti Tastemaker and the Cambridge Food Tour

by Gerla de Boer @ Cambridge Food Tour

The Cambridge Food Tour loves fusion and innovation and we were very honoured to be approached by Infiniti Tastemaker to cooperate to create a unique...

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Vietnamese Street Food Tour

Vietnamese Street Food Tour


Back of the Bike Tours

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!

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 […]

Malt - Bar and Restaurant

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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 […]

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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The Cow Head Taco Philosopher King of Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Oaxaca is full of great street eats, including this delightful philosophizing taco vendor who makes tacos de cabeza (cow head tacos).

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Travel video of the week: Bordeaux

by National Geographic Traveller (UK) @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

There's more to Bordeaux than fine wines and grand architecture

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Exploring Wroclaw’s Beautiful Christmas Market

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

The well-wrapped crowds move together under the flickering pinpricks of a thousand glowing fairy lights. A chorus of carols blends perfectly with a rattling of sleigh bells and the excited…

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Hoa Vien Brauhaus

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The Rex Hotel

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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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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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That Time We Took a Luxury Dessert Tour in London

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ Food Tours – 2foodtrippers

We recently took a luxury dessert tour in London. Find out what and where we ate during the decadent three-hour experience. After four months of flip flops and sunshine, our return to London was bittersweet. Don’t get us wrong – we chose to spend our winter months in Europe this year for many reasons including a longing for good cheese and wine. (There’s only so much pho and ramen that we can slurp down.) Even still, London’s damp coldness hit us in our faces like a rock. Priority one was to buy some winter clothes ...

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Christmas Food Walking Tours in Cambridge

by Gerla de Boer @ Cambridge Food Tour

Christmas is the time to be merry and for a foodie to pull out all the plugs. Sometimes months of preparation and planning goes into...

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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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Salt Pig Cambridge review

by Gerla de Boer @ Cambridge Food Tour

It never rains, but it pours! That is certainly true in Cambridge at the moment, but then in the most positive way with so many changes in the local food scene. We have had some great new additions recently such as the new cafe of Norfolk Street bakery in Station Road and the Locker cafe in King Street, but there are some losses too.

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DIY Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh: 48 Hours in Can Tho

DIY Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh: 48 Hours in Can Tho


maketimetoseetheworld

Plan your DIY Mekong Delta Tour with this post! Find out how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho, where to stay & the top things to do in Can Tho!

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...

Family travel: Lower Mill Estate, Cotswolds

by Pat Riddell @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

An eco-friendly, lakeside stay in the heart of England offers tranquil, peaceful wilderness

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Angkor Archiological Park

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Foodie tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Vespa: review

Foodie tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Vespa: review


olive magazine

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

Val Thorens

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Seoul

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SEOUL - THINGS TO DO, WHERE TO STAY, WHAT TO EAT & HOW TO GET AROUND

Sam Housten Jones State Park

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Tours - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Tours - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights


Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

When I spend money on a tour, it needs to be great value and reveal more than I could find by myself. My favorite small group tours when you visit Saigon.

Oudtshoorn

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Incredible Things To Do in Luang Prabang

by Vicki @ maketimetoseetheworld

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Luang Prabang is the jewel in Laos’ crown. Located in the north of the country on the peninsula created by the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, the town is surrounded by lush green mountains and is a beautiful example of the fusion between Lao and European culture. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage city in 1995, […]

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The Most Popular Places of 2017 on Grantourismo – From Siem Reap to the Isaan

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

Our 10 Most Popular Places of 2017 on Grantourismo included the Southeast Asian destinations we love and frequently cover – Cambodia’s main cities and towns, Thailand’s capital and most off the beaten track region, Vietnam’s key destinations, and lovely Luang Prabang in Laos. As 2017...

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10 Most Popular Recipes of 2017 – from Winter Comfort Food to Asian Specialities

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

Our 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2017 on Grantourismo are an interesting mix of winter comfort food and Southeast Asian specialities – from a hearty Rabo de Toro and aromatic Cote de Boeuf to a refined Five-Spice Crispy Pork Belly and rich Cambodian Fish Amok. As 2017...

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Saigon Free Walking Tours

Saigon Free Walking Tours


My Guide Vietnam

Memorable experiences with Saigon Free Walking Tours...

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.

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 Legal Nomads Guide to Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A Puerto Escondido guide, including where to eat, the best spots to swim, where to stay, and how to get there and away from Oaxaca and elsewhere.

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Recipe of the Month: Gluten Free Banana Bread with Chocolate from Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A simple, easy recipe for gluten-free banana bread that is both moist and healthy! No butter -- just coconut oil and yoghurt, along with Oaxacan chocolate.

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Mumbai

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GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: 48 HOURS IN MUMBAI - WHERE TO PLAY, STAY & EAT

Thames Path Training Log

by Markus @ The Wilder Traveller

It is now one more week until I will be embarking on my 100 km sponsored walk, taking part in

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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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Treat Yourself to The Best Pizza in Oaxaca At La Matatena Pizzeria

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A profile of a new restaurant serving the best pizza in Oaxaca, with both gluten free and vegan pizzas in addition to regular thin crust, crunchy pies.

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Grilled Pipis, Garlic and Karkalla Recipe by Chef Lennox Hastie of Firedoor

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

This grilled pipis, garlic and karkalla recipe comes courtesy of Chef Lennox Hastie of Firedoor restaurant in Sydney, Australia, from his wonderful cooking with fire cookbook, Finding Fire – along with some sides of Christmas tips and grilling advice. Every festive season we share Christmas tips...

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17 of the Best Tours in Iceland (That are Totally Worth the Price Tag!)

by Vicki @ maketimetoseetheworld

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If you’re travelling to Iceland and want to know how best to maximize your time there then this post is exactly what you need. Iceland is big, vast and rugged, and the best way to really get to the heart of some of it’s incredible natural wonders is to join a tour with expert guides. […]

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Cape of Good Hope

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10 Amazing Things To Do + Places To Visit in Alberta Canada

by Robert Schrader @ maketimetoseetheworld

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Canada shot to the top of a lot of travel bucket lists last year with 2017 being the country’s 150th birthday (and who wouldn’t want a year long birthday bash?!) Unfortunately for Alberta, many travelers look past its Rocky Mountain scenery and cowboy hospitality for the better-trodden paths of Ontario, Québec and British Columbia. Don’t […]

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Ho Chi Minh City: Saigon is looking to the future

Ho Chi Minh City: Saigon is looking to the future


The Independent

'It's 40 years since the end of the American war," says Vu Vo," but in Saigon people have a way of looking forwards, never backwards."

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)

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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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....

How To Be a Better Traveller – 18 Ways to Travel Responsibly in 2018

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

How to be a better traveller is something I constantly ponder, particularly after a year in travel that saw a rise in anti-tourism sentiment across Europe, the emergence of beg-packing in Asia, and an explosion of naked tourism and public pooping. No wonder locals have...

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Los Angeles

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Roadtrip! Coast to Coast Across the USA in 3-4 Weeks

GUEST POST FROM A LOCAL: 48 HOURS IN LA: THINGS TO DO, WHERE TO STAY AND WHAT TO EAT!

Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Are “Unaccredited” Zoos Worth Visiting?

by Markus @ The Wilder Traveller

In this age we know that animals all have very different and specific needs if they are kept in captivity,

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Essential Books for Cocktail Enthusiasts – From Spirited Histories to Recipe Books

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

These essential books for cocktail enthusiasts make fab gifts for the concoctors of cocktails and drinks mixers in your life if you’re still stuck for last minute gift ideas. Most of these recommendations have come from professional mixologists and bar owners we’ve meet and are...

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Best Photos of 2016 & Plans for the Coming Year

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

11 of my best photos this year, as decided by readers.

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Ho Chi Minh

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Sausage Roll Recipe – How to Make Delicious Homemade Sausage Rolls

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

This sausage roll recipe couldn’t be more easy. These sausage rolls are a breeze to make, you know what’s going in them, and while this sausage roll recipe makes delicious homemade sausage rolls, you can easily tweak it each time to your taste. For Aussies,...

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Cologne Christmas Markets – Guide with Map

by Markus @ The Wilder Traveller

If you want magic at Christmas, few nations do this better than the Germans, and when it comes to the

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Turkey Avocado Club Sandwich with Sriracha Mayo – How to Use Xmas Leftovers

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This turkey avocado club sandwich with Sriracha mayonnaise is a twist on the classic Club Sandwich. Over the festive season it’s an excellent way to use those Christmas turkey leftovers you have in the fridge but the rest of the year you can use chicken....

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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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Chobe National Park

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New Food Tours and Events

by Gerla de Boer @ Cambridge Food Tour

It’s been one heck of a 2017 and we are so pleased that we have met so many enthusiastic foodies on our Food Tours that we...

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Scooting Through Saigon (Ho Chi Minh), 3 Day Tour - Rickshaw Travel

Scooting Through Saigon (Ho Chi Minh), 3 Day Tour - Rickshaw Travel


Rickshaw Travel

See Saigon on a vintage Vespa, finding hidden street food hotspots with your local guide. You'll browse the Benh Thanh Market & famous Reunification Palace.

Hosier Lane

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HOSIER LANE

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...

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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Christina's Saigon

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Hoba Meteorite

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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 […]

Jimbaran Bay

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How to Spend a Travel Day Like the Rich and Famous for less than $100

China

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Pisa

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Two City Weekend Break: Florence & Pisa in 48 Hours

Europe By Rail in 25 Day - Cost & Itinerary

Planckendael Zoo

by Markus @ The Wilder Traveller

Certainly within Europe Planckendael has to be a contender for one of my favourite zoos.  Generally we will take a couple

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Revamp and new menu Pint Shop Cambridge review

by Gerla de Boer @ Cambridge Food Tour

A few weeks ago, a slight shock was felt in Cambridge. The Pint Shop on Peas Hill was closed. How could a successful business all...

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace Solo Travel

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

Peace and quiet can be hard to come by in Hanoi’s old quarter. The square kilometre of sooty streets and tangled telephone wires is a constant cacophony of rasping scooter engines,…

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Chiang Mai

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Best Fujifilm Cameras and Lenses for Travel and Food Photography

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

Best Fujifilm cameras and lenses for travel and food photography? It’s a question I get asked almost weekly – mainly by travellers coming to do our travel and food writing and photography retreats and culinary tours. Here’s advice from the perspective of a pro travel and...

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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 […]

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...

Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

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Tech traveller: Droning on

by Kate Russell @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Whatever your photographic requirements, you need to know what drone kit is worth investing in and what, exactly, you’re allowed to do with it

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Saigon Central Post Office

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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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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 Lion, Brewery and Restaurant

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Thrillable Hours: Karen Walrond, Speaker, Photographer & Bestselling Author

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

New Thrillable Hours Q&A about life after law with Karen Walrond, a former lawyer. Now, Karen is a public speaker, photographer, and bestselling author.

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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 […]

Suggestions for Go Sober October in Cambridge

by Gerla de Boer @ Cambridge Food Tour

Take up the challenge and go for 31 days without alcohol this October for Go Sober October and raise money for people living with cancer. To make...

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London Food Tour – A Great Way to Explore British Food

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ Food Tours – 2foodtrippers

See why a three-hour London Food Tour is a tasty way to learn about London’s gastronomic history.  London has felt like a second home to us during our worldwide travels these past 16 months. We love the vibrancy of the city, not to mention that the fact that the locals all speak English, albeit with a British accent. This may be a surprise to some of our readers, but we also love the food in London. Every time we stay in London, we enjoy exploring the London food scene, especially the plethora of ...

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Phuket

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Li'l C - Big Shoe Lady

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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...

Dallas

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Guest Post from a Local: 48 Hours in Dallas - Things To Do, Where to Stay & Where To Eat!

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