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Golfing in Vietnam - From North to South


Vietnam has been voted as the best tourism destination in Asia-Pacific for golfers in 2017 by Asia Golf. With more than 40 golf courses across the country, why not try golfing in Vietnam in your next vacation? What You Need to Know about Golfing in Vietnam Golf is not a popular sport in Vietnam like soccer or volleyball. But in recent years, with t...

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Saigon on Bikes through Local Markets


Local markets, big or small, selling general merchandises or some other specialties, are the signature of Saigon. Traveling Saigon on bikes through local markets will always bring you a fun adventure exploring and seeing the locals’ daily life and culture. Why You Should Explore Local Markets in Saigon on Bikes Saigon might not be the biggest city ...

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Ong Pagoda - Nghia An Assembly Hall in District 5


Ho Chi Minh City is considered as a cosmopolitan city since it is a combination many cultures. In particular, the most prominent is the development of the Chinese community, especially Trieu Chau people (Chaozhou). For over 100 years, ethnic Chinese brought along their cultural heritage from their fatherland to Southern Vietnam, in which General Qu...

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Ho Chi Minh Vespa Adventure Tours with Kids


Traveling with your family is fun but planning where to go and what to do is never an easy task. You want to explore Ho Chi Minh’s streets on a motorbike, but that might be too dangerous for your kids? Then this guide to Ho Chi Minh Vespa adventure tours with kids is for you. Is it safe to join Ho Chi Minh Vespa adventure tours with kids? The motor...

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Le Thi Rieng Park in Ho Chi Minh City


If you’re finding a green oasis in Ho Chi Minh City to retreat from the noise and the vehicles, Le Thi Rieng Park, one of the biggest parks in Ho Chi Minh City, (plus the lovely Nhan Van bookstore within it) is the place for you! Where is Le Thi Rieng Park? 875 Cach Mang Thang Tam Street, Ward 15, District 10Hours: 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM It is about 4...

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Sa Dec - The Flower Capital of The Mekong Delta


Many tourists have heard about Sa Dec Mekong Delta but not be very clear about this location. Sa Dec Flower Village is located in Tan Quy Dong Commune, Sa Dec City, Dong Thap Province. This is a traditional village with the history of over hundred years, situated on the banks of Tien River which is always windy, fertile, full of sunlight year-round...

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Vietnamese Homestay: What to Expect


Based on the latest studies, tourists nowadays, both domestic and international, are willing to spend more money so that their trips are personalized and contain more authentic experience with the locals. Following this trend, there has been a demand for Vietnamese homestay. However, the reality of Vietnamese homestay can be quite different from wh...

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Ho Chi Minh City Attractions and Activities

ho-chi-minh-attractions Saigon Central Post Office

While Hanoi has over 1,000 years of history, Ho Chi Minh City is a relatively new settlement. The 300 years old Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, welcomes people from different walks of life coming to settle their new life. The name Saigon was first registered in official documents in 1698. After the Saigon Port was built in 1862, it quickly becam...

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Where Local Couples Meet in Saigon


Last time, we wrote a blog about things you’ll learn from dating a Vietnamese. Now we think it’s time for the next much-wanted topic: ideal dating spots for couples in Saigon. Find out where local couples meet in Saigon and decide what’s best for you and your loved one! 1. Acoustic cafes, rooftop cafes, and live music bars Acoustic cafes offer good...

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What to do in Hoi An Travel Guide


Hoi An Ancient Town is a place you should have on your Vietnam travel list. Not only because of many rave reviews from travelers about it but also because of its charm and beauty. In our Hoi An Travel Guide packed with local recommendations on when to visit, what to do, and foods to eat, you will find it is worth to visit and discover all of i...

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What Makes Vietnam Different from Other Southeast Asian Countries


Southeast Asian countries are the ultimate destinations for anyone in need of a laid-back vacation or looking for unexploited realms to fulfill your adventure spirit. Vietnam is among those possessing a rich culture and magnificent landscapes, which holds a universal appeal for each and every visitor. Here is a quick overview of what makes Vietnam ...

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Buckwheat Flower in Ha Giang Vietnam


Why should you go and see for yourself the buckwheat flower in Vietnam? Well, Ha Giang is rising as one of the most travel-worthy cities in Vietnam, all thanks to these flowers. What is Buckwheat Flower in Vietnam? Buckwheat is a healthier alternative to wheat and is widely used in Asian countries such as India, Korea, and Japan. Food and drinks ma...

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Ho Chi Minh City Itineraries


With these Ho Chi Minh City itineraries, you can make the best of your time in the city, enjoying many great sights and cuisine of the Vietnamese. Touring Ho Chi Minh City: 1 day3 daysIn 5 days36 hoursWalking tourWalking in Cho LonWalking in City CenterAs LGBTWith the elderlyFor family Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City: Can Gio District is 60km ...

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Best Places to Take Photos of Sunrise in Vietnam


Do you miss waking up early and seeing the sunrise? Sunrise in Vietnam is one of the most wonderful presents of nature. Thanks to its geography, there are lots of beautiful places to watch a sunrise in Vietnam and each place can give you a different aspect combined with local culture and nature. Long Bien Bridge, Hanoi Long Bien is a well...

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Cat Tien National Park


If you have done strolling around the busy Ho Chi Minh City, booking a nature retreat to Cat Tien National Park would be a great way to continue your Vietnam journey! You can trek, cycle, camp, learn and help, all in the same place! When to visit Cat Tien National Park Cat Tien National Park (also known as Nam Cat Tien, 160 km from Ho Chi Minh City...

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15 Best Places for Cycling in Vietnam


Vietnam is filled with natural beauty: long-stretching mountain ranges, sun-filled valleys, ever-extending paddy fields, deep blue beaches, serene rivers, and so many more scenic rural views. Perfect for taking a stroll and gazing at the wonders of the world, isn’t it? Riding a bicycle in Vietnam and immersing yourself in the majestic views&nb...

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The World's Largest Cave - Son Doong


Son Doong Cave is currently known as the world’s largest cave. It has impressive size and landscape, and there is also an ecosystem inside the cave. Since its discovery, Son Doong Cave has made it to the covers of nationwide and worldwide newspapers and magazines and continued to be a must-visit destination for the adventurers. Where is the World’s...

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Attractions at Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street

attractions-at-nguyen-hue-pedestrian-street-cover-1 Nguyen Hue pedestrian street during Tet Holiday - a 360 degree pic

About Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street Since its official launch in 2015, the 640-meter-long Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street has become one of the top free attractions in Ho Chi Minh City. The broad promenade starts in the front of the City Hall and ends at Bach Dang Wharf by the Saigon River. Running alongside the streets are an assortment of busy restau...

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Nha Tho Cha Tam (St. Francis Xavier Parish Church)


The Chinese are an important community in Ho Chi Minh City with their fascinating culture. Cha Tam Church built to serve the Chinese Catholics, because of which, becomes more exceptional and distinct, a must-go destination for those who want to explore the other side of Ho Chi Minh City. How to Get to Cha Tam Church Address: 25 Hoc Lac, Ward 14, Di...

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Vietnam Shore Excursions Chan May Da Nang


Da Nang, along with Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, is one of the most livable cities in Vietnam. In fact, it has surpassed the other two to be crowned “the most liveable city of Vietnam”. Mere hours there won’t be enough to completely explore the land but would be enough to lure you into coming back. About Chan May Da Nang Port Chan May Port is in Thu...

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