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Photos: Good morning Vietnam!

VIETNAM | Tue, 19 Jan 2016 | By finally | Photo Gallery

FRONTIÈRE VIETNAMIENNE Le passage de la frontière vietnamienne a été encore l'occasion d'une nouvelle aventure comme d'ailleurs à chaque traversée de frontière. Bien que nous avions déjà les visas pour le Vietnam dans nos passeports, nous avons dû tout ... Read more >
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Tags: frontière, ho chi minh, saigon, scooters, vietnam

Photos: Our first night in Ho Chi Minh City

VIETNAM | Sun, 17 Jan 2016 | By underthewire | Photo Gallery

We spent the first night in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). The next day we flew to Nha Trang.
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Tags: first night, ho chi minh city, saigon

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 [1013]

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

Good Morning Vietnam!

VIETNAM | Wed, 18 Dec 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [1257] | 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: french influence, ho chi min city, ruby hotel, saigon, scooter traffic, vietnam

Vietnam Epilogue: Saigon (HCMC)

VIETNAM | Thu, 24 Oct 2013 | By travelinglotus | Views [598]

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

Photos: Vietnam by Motorcycle

VIETNAM | Sat, 8 Jun 2013 | By obeezyphoto | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I drove from Saigon to Hanoi on a motorcycle over the course of 12 days. These photos barely scratch the surface of the experience I had over there.
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Tags: boats, chau doc, hue, mekong delta, mekong river, mui ne, saigon, travel photography scholarship 2013, vietnam


VIETNAM | Fri, 30 Nov 2012 | By jmunchow | Views [389]

Hi i'm Jesse and over the next few weeks i will be travelling from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in search for some of the best delicacies and tastes Vietnam has to offer. I will be trying things in places that tourists don't normally venture to in order ... Read more >

Tags: food, hanoi, ho chi minh city, hoi an, holiday, nha trang, saigon, vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon)

VIETNAM | Wed, 6 Jun 2012 | By sglass | Views [905] | Comments [1]

Sorry we've been slow on the updates all- internet is a little trickier over here than we'd planned and Vietnam blocks Facebook! But we've ventured into Cambodia now where, surprisingly, we've had better luck with wifi!? So here we are! (More to come ... Read more >

Tags: city, ho chi minh, motos, nightlife, saigon, traffic, vietnam

My Scholarship entry - A local encounter that changed my life

VIETNAM | Thu, 19 Apr 2012 | By kaitlynfaebarrett | Views [609] | Scholarship Entry

It’s possible Jack and I have stumbled into a gentlemen’s club. I don’t see a single female customer amidst the tables full of men and the impassive little man blocking our entry certainly wants another look at me. I wish I spoke Vietnamese so I could ... Read more >

Tags: food writing, ho chi minh city, menu roulette, saigon, taking a risk, travel writing, travel writing scholarship 2012, vietnam

Royal Saigon Guest House

VIETNAM | Thu, 2 Feb 2012 | By j9vanlog | Views [812]

On my recent trip to Vietnam I pre-booked at a hotel near Pham Ngu Lao street in Ho Chi Minh for 30$ per night. My flight was arriving after 10pm and I didn't want the hassle of searching for accommodation after arrival so I settled on this family-... Read more >

Tags: accommodation, budget, guest house, ho chi minh, saigon

My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - Journey in an Unknown Culture

VIETNAM | Sat, 12 Mar 2011 | By saigon | Views [401] | Scholarship Entry

Ho Chi Minh city or Saigon was really a place to explore the Vietnamese heritage when I was there in November 2010. There was no hassle when I arrived in the evening at Tan Son Nhat airport. No need to fill in an immigration card to enter Vietnam.... Read more >

Tags: #scholarship 2011, saigon, travel writing, vietnam


VIETNAM | Sun, 6 Mar 2011 | By kldavis1 | Views [958]

well well i know i should not let so much time go inbetween posts, but we have been quite busy. since i last wrote, we went to Koh Tao (another island in Thailand), Bangkok and we are now more than half way up Vietnam before going to Singapore next ... Read more >

Tags: hoi an, home, mui ne, nha trang, saigon, sand boarding, sand dunes, thailand, vietnam, volunteering

The Vietnam adventure continued...!

VIETNAM | Mon, 22 Mar 2010 | By thebigtrip | Views [4302]

Hoi An was our next stop. Hoi An is well known as the place in Vietnam for tailor made clothes and suits as well as silks. Hoi An is also a UNESCO world heritage town. The old town along the river is a maze of tiny streets with lovely little old French ... Read more >

Tags: chi chi tunnels, hoi an, nha trang, saigon

Adventures in Nam

CANADA | Thu, 11 Feb 2010 | By harts | Views [846] | Comments [1]

Well Sihanoukville did a number to our team. We had a lost wallet, my camera broke and all 3 of us got horrible sunburns. Mine was soo bad that I had yellow blisters develop on my shoulders that still haven’t completely healed. We stayed ... Read more >

Tags: canyoning, chu chi tunnels, da lat, saigon

Saigon, Vietnam

VIETNAM | Wed, 9 Dec 2009 | By missy_carrie_gee | Views [1381] | Comments [1]

This place is a crazy, hyper-active, energized, cosmopolitan city with mopeds galore. There’s 3 million + mopeds here and 8 million residents. It’s busy, dirty, hectic, and loud, yet residents and visitors LOVE it! I do. I’m having a blast so far. ... Read more >

Tags: food, ho chi minh, kids, massage, mopeds, saigon, war remnants museum

Random Sights in Saigon

VIETNAM | Wed, 2 Dec 2009 | By missy_carrie_gee | Views [991]

Here's some random and amazing sights I came across in Saigon: I walked into Sheseido, a really expensive skin care store, which sells face wash for $50 US, and the make-up lady is picking her nose. DIGGING for treasure. For about 30 seconds while ... Read more >

Tags: bizarre, ho chi minh, saigon, sights, vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and the Mekong Delta

VIETNAM | Mon, 12 Oct 2009 | By alistair | Views [917]

Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon as it is still referred to locally is a sprawling city of some 8 million people (and apparently 6 million motorcycles). It’s hard to say where the city starts or ends as the roads in this part of the world are inevitably lined ... Read more >

Tags: ho chi minh city, saigon

My Vietnamese food experience

VIETNAM | Sat, 12 Sep 2009 | By treefrog | Views [3959] | Comments [3]

You can’t help but fall in love with Vietnamese cooking or drinks.   Its hot most of the time, well it only cools off a bit during rainy season and only for the hour or two that it’s raining.   I fell in love with Vietnamese ... Read more >

Tags: food, janaline smalman, saigon, travel, vietnam

Temperatures Rising in Vietnam

VIETNAM | Wed, 12 Aug 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [2897] | Comments [1]

From Phnom Penh we caught a direct bus all the way into Vietnam. After our Laos/Cambodia border experience we thought that this would make for a smoother ride. The journey was nothing special, but Jo was pleased that we arrived ... Read more >

Tags: cao dai, cu chi tunnels, ho chi minh city, nha trang, quy nhon, saigon

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