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TOP 5 Tips for Surviving Vietnam

Top 5 Travel Survival Tips for Traveling to Vietnam (Southeast Asia travel).. Of all the Southeast Asian countries  out there, Vietnam happens to be the trickiest and I will tell you why. Today I’m going to share with you my…

June 13, 2015 8
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15 Things to know before you go to Vietnam

5 Things Travelers Should Know About Vietnam

June 12, 2015 32
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18 Things to Know about Sapa Before you Go | Vietnam

My train reached Lao Cai at 6A. A bunch of people from different trekking groups, boarded my mini-van bus and we spent an hour getting to Sapa. The road was winding and the driving was a bit rough. At one point, one of the passengers was sick and need to get off the bus to take a rest. ..

August 1, 2014 60
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5 Risky Things to Do if you’re Solo in Vietnam

You don’t have skydive out of a plane in order to be a daredevil. You don’t have to eat strange bugs or worms to be an adventurist. Sometimes, adventure and danger can fit into the simplest things; and if you’re a solo traveler, occasionally it’s the simplest things that can feel the most dangerous!

October 24, 2010 19
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Video: How nuts is Motorcycle Mayhem in Vietnam?

Video of collage of motorcycle madness in Vietnam: “Just how crazy is motorcycle culture in Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)? It’s insane! In HCMC the two-wheeled chariot populates roughly 90% of the roadway (highways included). Thus, the Vietnamese are as comfortable on their motorbikes, the way L.A. drivers are in their sunglasses and cars!

October 23, 2010 2
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How I Survived Solo Boredom in Hanoi

Last day in Hanoi. While I’m ready to leave Vietnam and the insufferable monsoon heat, I’m not ready to return to Korea. Noooo…

Today I need to move hotels. I emailed various hotels to check on availability, last night. Vietnam being the way it is, none of them returned an answer, so this [More…] morning I went hotel shopping on foot. I stopped by Veronica’s hostel to see if she arrived safely; lo and behold,…

September 14, 2010 11
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Solo Vietnam: Theft and Halong Bay in a Day

Day #9: After my Sapa trek, I decided to book another tour with Sinh Tourist– a day trip to Halong Bay. Price tag? $19. Vietnam may not have the friendliest service-oriented people, but they sure have the most affable budget tours!
Ass time. The one major drag about Vietnam is the constant

September 13, 2010 11
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Trekking Tips & Sapa Homestay on the mud trail (Tavan Village: Day 3)

Falling asleep last night, to the sound of nature’s bugs and crickets felt relaxing. Nature noisy, but completely devoid of urban sounds. My rest was good, the bed was comfy and I was out the moment my head hit the pillow. Next morning we all gathered for breakfast– it came as a generous mound of pancakes, bananas and fruit! By 10:30AM, a new wave of Hmong were perched, sewing, waiting at their stakeout of the …

September 8, 2010 7
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