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Danang, day 1

VIETNAM | Tue, 24 Jun 2014 | By hanhminhthinks | Views [28]

As the plane was approaching the city, Danang appeared below us. “Is it really the city?” Hien questioned; I could sense real disappointment in her voice. I wasn’t sitting beside the window, so I had to stand up and crane my neck to ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, danang, vietnam

Vietnam at Eleven

VIETNAM | Wed, 28 May 2014 | By lalaloh | Views [21]

Vietnam at Eleven Lauren Hall   And then I understood what travelling truly meant. It is the endless pursuit of understanding what makes the world turn and turn. It is the knowledge that there is more to see, hear, taste and feel than what ... Read more >

Tags: 25seasonsoftravelling, hochimihn, lalaloh, lanterns, natrang, snorkelling, travelling, vietnam

Vietnam Moments

VIETNAM | Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By johnsteel | Views [56] | Comments [1]

While travelling in Vietnam, there were often things that stood out in our memory:   Food - baby eels in Tavan village. (Homestay in a village near Sapa) While relaxing and watching the incredible view of the setting sun, peaceful rice paddies, ... Read more >

Tags: crossing hanoi streets, hanoi, hmong, hoi an, sapa, vietnam

Photos: Vietnam

VIETNAM | Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By hapakuna | Flickr Photo Gallery

from Saigon to Hanoi - winter trip to the land of spring rolls
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Tags: ha long bay, hanoi, hapakuna, ho chi minh, hue, ninh binh, saigon, spring rolls, tam coc, vietnam

How we enjoy Vietnamese street food

VIETNAM | Mon, 3 Mar 2014 | By melanieallen | Views [334]

For our trip to Vietnam, we have done some research and found that while Vietnamese food is renowned for its deliciousness, it is hard to feel intrepid knowing that fresh herbs and vegetable are usually served uncooked in Vietnam. And it is not ... Read more >

Tags: cuisine, hcm, hygine, noodle, saigon, street-food, tips, travel-tips, vietnam

Sunset on SE Asia

THAILAND | Fri, 10 Jan 2014 | By butterfly-freed | Views [245]

Six months ago I arrived in Bangkok to a culture for which I had no yardstick, no previous point of reference and for which I was unprepared. Arriving in The Land of Smiles to find none, and in fact finding more a feeling of hostility towards 'just another ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, bali, cambodia, healing, journey, penang, singapore, thailand, travelling, vietnam

Good Morning Vietnam!

VIETNAM | Wed, 18 Dec 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [427] | Comments [2]

Ever since the film I have always wanted to wake up and be able to say that, trite as it may seem. On my first morning here, that is exactly what I do. Afterall, that's part of what travel is about. Being in a place you have only seen through someone ... Read more >

Tags: ho chi min city, saigon, vietnam

Sapa - a slip or a trip you'd slide all the way down

VIETNAM | Mon, 18 Nov 2013 | By rutha90 | Views [180]

Having had a fairly unexciting few days in Hanoi (which, by the way is lovely... I just didn't do anything) I headed to Sapa in the far north with a few of the same group I was with in Cambodia. We caught a sleeper train from Hanoi to Lao Cai, which ... Read more >

Tags: foggy, freezing, homestay, mud, rice terraces, sapa, vietnam

Le Hoi Bia Duc - Oktoberfest Mui Ne

THAILAND | Fri, 25 Oct 2013 | By mender | Views [130]

What a great challenge for our team to organize this event in little Mui Ne. Far away from the next international town, all food had to be delivered from Saigon: Schneider Bakery sent us their Pretzels. Nhat Ham Fine Foods delivered home made Weisswueste ... Read more >

Tags: food culture, ham tien ward, mui ne, phan thiet, vietnam

Vietnam Epilogue: Saigon (HCMC)

VIETNAM | Thu, 24 Oct 2013 | By travelinglotus | Views [153]

We arrived in HCMC, and the bus had luckily dropped us off one street over from the hotel we had booked. We walked over despite our injuries since it was so close and checked in. We ate lunch and then headed to the International SOS Clinic to get Alison's ... Read more >

Tags: backpacker alley, cu chi tunnels, doctors, great food, hcmc, saigon, taxi scams, vietnam, war remnants museum

They say everyone experiences a scooter accident in Taiwan...

VIETNAM | Fri, 18 Oct 2013 | By travelinglotus | Views [214]

They say everyone experiences a scooter accident while living in Taiwan.... ...but I didn't, not in my 28 months of living in the second biggest city of the scooter- swamped country. No, it had to happen during a trip of a lifetime, an event that ... Read more >

Tags: accident, bad roads, beach, frogs, mui ne, sand dunes, scooters, sleeper bus, vietnam

Writing on the Walls

VIETNAM | Sun, 13 Oct 2013 | By jeffsadventures | Views [94]

Whilst travelling one tends to visit a lot more cafes and restaurants than one normally would back at home. Most of these end up being quickly forgotten, but there is one tiny restaurant in the ancient Vietnamese capital city of Hue that I clearly remember ... Read more >

Tags: graffiti, restaurant, vietnam

Taxi Scams and Tam Coc

VIETNAM | Wed, 9 Oct 2013 | By travelinglotus | Views [130]

The day started when we arrived in Hanoi on our overnight train from Sapa very early- around 4:30 am. We blearily headed out of the train station, and found a taxi who said he would use a meter, one of my stipulations when traveling in Vietnam. However, ... Read more >

Tags: beautiful scenery, bicycles, hanoi, hoa lu, river, rowing with legs, sunset, tam coc, taxi scams, vietnam

Stunning Sapa

VIETNAM | Tue, 8 Oct 2013 | By travelinglotus | Views [134]

  On Monday morning, we woke up to a knock on the door of our train cabin about 5am or so. We gathered our bags and got off at the Lao Cai station where we had a driver pick us up for the drive to Sapa town; about 45 minutes to an hour. The scenery ... Read more >

Tags: hmong, mountains, overnight train, sapa, trekking, vietnam

Ha Long Bay and Seasickness

VIETNAM | Sun, 6 Oct 2013 | By travelinglotus | Views [85]

On Saturday, we got up early and got ready to be picked up and taken to Ha Long Bay. We were the last to be picked up and squeezed in the back of a minivan. We stopped halfway for a long break, then finally made it to Ha Long harbor after a few hours.... Read more >

Tags: boats, ha long bay, overnight cruise, seasickness, vietnam

Hello, Hanoi

VIETNAM | Sat, 5 Oct 2013 | By travelinglotus | Views [137]

Yesterday, I woke up at 3:30am in order to give myself plenty of time to cook breakfast, shower, finish packing and cleaning out the last of my apartment. I dropped off my keys to the guanli (doorman) and hopped in a taxi. From entering the taxi to ... Read more >

Tags: food, hanoi, old quarter, temple of literature, traffic, vietnam, water puppet show

packing packing - oh god

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 29 Sep 2013 | By globalgabi | Views [134]

Vietnam is getting closer. Still packing and cleaning, attic getting full. OMG - packed about 50 boxes. Can fit all in attic. Lucky me. Cleand 22 windows. Still some more stuff to clean tomorrow, then all done. A few more admin things to organise.... Read more >

Tags: leaving nz, vietnam

Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City 17 - 21 Sept

VIETNAM | Fri, 20 Sep 2013 | By scubastephb | Views [87]

17 September So we arrrive at Ho Chi Minh (HCM) airport and get in the inveitable queue for our visas - we have our letter of approval and our forms filled out and clutching them and our photos we make our way to the counter - forms handed over and ... Read more >

Tags: ho chi minh, vietnam

The deserved holidays of an expat living in Pyongyang

NORTH KOREA | Fri, 26 Jul 2013 | By lucilla | Views [539]

I said it in the title, therefore there's no big sicret. I'm Italian, I am really Italian, curly hair, a little bit too touchy and other stereotypes, and I live in Pyongyang, DPRK. But I won't spend a single word talking about the strangest country ... Read more >

Tags: dprk, escape, floods, pyongyang, vietnam

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited - Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos

VIETNAM | Mon, 24 Jun 2013 | By riceandrain | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am a native of Florence, Italy. I've always loved taking pictures and I have always walked the streets of my city with my camera. Growing up I traveled to almost all the roads of Asia, photographing people, streets, ways to live. Now I always want to ... Read more >
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Tags: cambodia, indochina, laos, monk, travel photography scholarship 2013, vietnam

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