I’m an American backpacker who has been traveling in South East Asia for the past 2.5 months. I left a job in finance to see more of the world and to teach English abroad. I’ve loved my experience in HCMC and beyond and..
If you’re thinking of coming to a new country for the short term or the long term, one of the most important things you should do as a tourist is to respect the laws of the place to which you’ll be traveling. In short,..
Taking buses during your travels through South East Asia is a cheap and relatively efficient mode of transport, and it seems to be a rite of passage among backpackers in this area. Occasionally it makes sense to fly to new..
Nowhere in Vietnam is changing as fast as Danang. For decades it had a reputation as a provincial backwater, but big changes are ongoing. Stroll along the Han riverfront and you’ll fing gleaming new modernist hotels, and..
You’re enjoying an iced Vietnamese white coffee while watching the traffic move down the busy streets of HCMC. You’re thinking of where to get lunch and you have so many options at your fingertips. Of course the Bánh..
Kon Tum’s relaxed ambience. River setting and relatively traffic-free streets make it a worthwhile stop for travellers intent on exfloring the surrounding hill-tribe villages, of which there are 700 or so dotting the area..
If you’re a budget backpacker then you are looking at the right country. Backpacking Vietnam is one of your best choices because the country is easily one of the most budget-friendly in the world even when you’re..
Ly Son Island is the Garlic Kingdom of Vietnam.15 nautical miles from Sa Ky Port to the North, Ly Son Island in Quang Ngai Province is known as the “natural pearl island” for its charming and spectacular white sand and..
Ha Giang is the final frontier in northern Vietnam, a northern-most beauty, an amazing landscape of limestone pinnacles and granite outcrops. The far north of province has some of the most spectacular scenery in the country,..
Ho Chi Minh City (known as Saigon) is the largest city in Vietnam in terms of population and economy, ranking second in terms of area and also It is one of the most important economic, political and cultural centers in..
Dalat, also Da Lat (Đà Lạt), located in the South Central Highlands of Vietnam, was originally the playground of the French who built villas in the clear mountain air to escape the heat and humidity of the coast and of..
Nestled at the foot of limestone cliffs that began formation 400 million years ago, Phong Nha is the gateway to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, home to a series of world record-breaking caves. Situated 40 kilometres..