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Mar
19

Vietnam Travel Tips: Vietnam Dos and Don'ts

Vietnam Travel Tips: Vietnam Dos and Don'ts
When planning a trip to Vietnam, the Vietnam travel tip you must keep in mind is that no matter how open-minded and carefree you are, others around you may be judgmental. But don’t let this discourage you in any way. Read more on the Dos and Don’ts when you travel to Vietnam.To have fun trips in Ho Chi Minh City, check out our authentic motorbike t...
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Nice information. Thank you
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 11:40
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Aug
04

How To Plan An Awesome Ho Chi Minh Tour By Motorbike

How To Plan An Awesome Ho Chi Minh Tour By Motorbike
Ho Chi Minh City is a bustling and beautiful city with a lively and energetic atmosphere. Once known as Saigon, this former capital is famous for its quirky blend of the modern and traditional aspects of Vietnamese culture.There's so much to see and do, and it's widely agreed that one of the best ways to do so is by riding a motorbike.We want you t...
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Mar
10

Why You Should Avoid Budget Tour Packages in Vietnam

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This blog will explain why you need to avoid these services and what to look for.Falling for the “budget” tour packages will wreck your holiday and your travel experience in Vietnam.What are budget tour packages against Vietnam?The answer to this is subjective. Everyone has their definition of what affordable means. For example, if your income is s...
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Yikes, I'll never make the same mistakes again. They made me almost dislike Ho Chi Minh. Luckily I made the wiser choice a book a ... Read More
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 16:05
Guest — Maria Win
If you're visiting Vietnam, don't do the group tours. Either choose a private tour or do-it-yourself, those are the only way you c... Read More
Friday, 20 December 2019 18:42
Guest — Nettie Wells
Get your money's worth and join quality tour. These guys can really show you the best parts of the city. I rode with them a few mo... Read More
Friday, 25 October 2019 20:59
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Mar
04

10 Tips for Solo Travelers in Vietnam

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Traveling alone in Vietnam gives you the chance to submerge yourself with your surroundings without getting distracted entirely, but that comes with tradeoffs such as loneliness and safety concerns. All you need to do is spend some preparation for your trip and exercise common sense at all times when you are in Vietnam, and you should be alright.1....
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I have been following your posts and blogs, Linh, very insightful information. Thank you!... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:32
Guest — Tofik Charoliya
First of all you need to plan where you want to go, choose a place which will match all your needs for a trip. A place that is bud... Read More
Friday, 12 July 2019 17:50
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Aug
03

Vietnamese Street Crossing

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With many different types of transportations in Vietnam, one of the biggest things that concern travelers is how to how to cross the streets with millions of motorbikes. To master the art of Vietnamese street crossing, all you need is patience and bravery.Walking is a fantastic way to explore and discover more of any places in the city, but it is i...
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I really love your travel guides about Vietnam!
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Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:27
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Feb
25

8 Common Scams and Annoyances in Vietnam

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Scams and unfortunate events happen all over the world. When you travel, as long as you exercise caution and common sense, you will be able to enjoy your trip without feeling paranoid all of the time. Below are some of the common scams and annoyances in Vietnam and how to avoid them.1. Pickpockets and Snatch TheftYour alertness should be from the m...
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We were aware of the coconut scam before going to Vietnam, but we entertained it anyway when one of the vendors engaged with us. H... Read More
Sunday, 22 March 2020 08:37
Guest — Ella Prince
Joining a private tour is a smart idea if you're not familiar with the city
Friday, 29 November 2019 00:00
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Wow, thanks for the useful tips
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 19:21
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Feb
02

5 Motorbike Riding Tips for First-time Passengers

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Riding in Vietnam’s chaotic traffic can seem terrifying, especially for first-timers. The locals appear to be experts at navigating the traffic that comes honking from all different directions. Although the transportations in Vietnam seem scary, you should not be entirely paranoid as the locals drive these motorbikes daily – it is their way of life...
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It is risky to drive without a license. I joined the local tour to get familiar with the streets first, and it took me a good whil... Read More
Friday, 29 November 2019 00:04
Guest — John Kingston
I was very happy with your tour guides, so helpful and professional.
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 19:31
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Sep
03

How to Take Shuttle Buses from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) Center

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A few years back, travelers would not even consider taking public transport due to the confusion on the routes and the hop-on-hop-off methods that most of the locals do there – at least; they seem to know what they’re doing. Everything seemed so chaotic and that taking a taxi straight out of the airport seemed easier. Now, taking airport ...
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Hi We are landing in Ho Chi Mihn city and want to go to the Saigon bus station and then go to Vung Tao. Which bus should we take o... Read More
Saturday, 30 November 2019 14:09
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Hi! We will be staying at La Hostel Saigon in Nguyen Thai Hoc District 1. Can we take the Yellow Bus 49? And where do we alight? T... Read More
Monday, 11 November 2019 10:12
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Greetings, I'll stay at Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon (4 people) and my friends (2 people) will stay @ Hyatt Park Saigon Jan... Read More
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 00:47
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Mar
04

Airport arrival tips at Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)

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Tip 1: Be aware of pickpockets, elbowing, and shoving when you exit the airport terminals. Be mindful of your wallet, phone, camera, and passport at all times. The airport a very crowded place and unfortunate events can happen.Tip 2: The airport has free Wi-Fi access, so you don’t need to buy an internet plan unless you have to. SIM cards and mobil...
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Hi, I am expecting to arrive at the airport at about 1am. Is it okay if travel to the City during that time or should I spend my t... Read More
Sunday, 06 October 2019 12:57
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Dear Sammy, You can stay at the airport until 4 or 5 AM when it's less dark out, or take the airport bus if your hotel is near on... Read More
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 07:20
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Hi, may i know if i take bus 49 will the bus drop me to the hotel located at 252 De Tham Street, Pham Ngu Lao Street. District 1 .... Read More
Sunday, 23 June 2019 16:09
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Jan
07

3 Tips to Avoid Taxi Scams in Ho Chi Minh (Saigon)

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The taxi is a common form of transportation to get around Ho Chi Minh City because it can make you avoid the heat and easy to find. There are dozens of taxi brands operating in Ho Chi Minh City while some are legit and some are created to confuse and trick you. Asides from the common scams in Vietnam, here are the 3 things to keep in mind when...
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Make sure to turn on the Google Map of where you're going. Not all taxis are bad though, but gotta protect yourself in case the ba... Read More
Friday, 20 December 2019 17:51
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Keep away from this Taxi with Logo on top of Taxi Van Tai Du Lich 27/7, phone 54 27272727, this taxi not real and try to rip you ... Read More
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Mar
04

Ho Chi Minh City Shore Excursions: Know-Before-You-Go Tips

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Each year, roughly 15 million visitors are coming to Vietnam by plane, car, or cruises. And without a doubt, Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City, formerly known as Saigon, is one of the most popular destinations for a port of call. Whether you are on a 1-week cruise discovering Southeast Asia or you are on a 3-month journey exploring the world - this city disco...
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Is it possible to book an uber or use the grab app from the port? If not, any reputable but cost effective private transport serv... Read More
Monday, 11 December 2017 13:24
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Hi Roy, it depends on the port of call. If your ship will dock at Nha Rong's port then it's easy to book an Uber or Grab (this is ... Read More
Monday, 11 December 2017 21:13
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Hi Linh, at Phu My Port, what are your recommended companies to call for pre-booking the transportation into HCMC? Is Kiwitaxi rel... Read More
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