Vietnam travel blog

 

Cost of a trip to Vietnam Shopping in Vietnam is also something most travelers would recommend, especially the many local markets are worth a visit if you like to wonder about the price and save money. At the same time, it also gives you a fun experience of the Vietnamese trade culture....

Local dishes in Vietnam visitors must try Everywhere in Vietnam, it is overflowing with street kitchens. If you want an authentic taste of Vietnam, visit one of them on your trip. Most of the food served at the street kitchens has been heated at high temperatures or fried. Therefore, the likelihood of getting sick is relatively small. And because the culture around street food is so prevalent in Vietnam...

Homestay list at popular destinations in Vietnam Hotels in Phu Quoc island is pretty expensive, part of the reason is the national power grid has not reached the island yet and the hotels use generators to power up their facilities. If you ara traveling to Phu Quoc island on a budget here is the list....

Southern Vietnam and the Mekong Delta All tours to Mekong Delta include a visit to the floating markets, foreign travellers are taken on wooden boat, running through the interlaced canals and join local traders...

How to get cheap Vietnam tours You can get cheap tours to Vietnam by booking a package tour through a local travel agent, with all services included except meals, it is always cheaper to book a package than all services separately, keep in mind that most of your tour cost will go to accommodation and transports...

Public transport - cheap way to travel Vietnam Public transport system in Vietnam is pretty good, public buses are always available at the station, in Hanoi alone there are 4-5 main bus stations like My Dinh, Nuoc Ngam, Luong Yen and Gia Lam stations, it cost about 5-8 usd for journey within 200km, from Hanoi to Halong Bay costs 6 usd...

Tips for cheap tours to Vietnam Cheap tours to Vietnam can be planned by yourself if you considers some tips and guide and thus save some money for the trip. Lonely Planet, Rough Guides and Trip Advisor are useful sources of travel information however not everything is correct and updated...

How to choose an affordable Vietnam tour The number of tourists to Vietnam have increased very quickly in recent years. As an attractive destination in Asia Vietnam is becoming more and more favourite to travellers, especially from budget and middle class...

Vietnam cheap tours and travel It’s the history of Vietnam that overshadows it as a advancing country. Stories from the west have cloaked the exotic attractions in Vietnam. Vietnam tour packages are amassing success as tourists want to discover and explore the vibrancy of Vietnam and experience the warmth of welcoming Vietnamese locals...

Cheap Vietnam tours  Besides being located in east Asia and having a dominating communist rule, Vietnam has a lot to offer to its tourists in terms of its scenic beauty and cultural relics. Vietnam Tours is a popular travel guide that will steer you through the best of Vietnam that your mind can’t even imagine...

Most discounted rates for Vietnam tours  Vietnam has been famous across the globe for its warring history. Its brutal history has veiled the timeless scenic destinations that dwell in Vietnam. Vietnam tour packages are a towering success today because explorers want to understand and witness the fervent and vibrant side of Vietnam...

Dancing with the roads to the gong show  So the adventure begins and we head to Ho Chi Minh, (formerly known as Saigon) the capital of the South. Wow now being in the big city was over whelming to say the least, we followed a self guided walking tour...

The DeMiltarized Zone  After 45 minutes of roaming the streets, our "bus" (which is actually a van), was filled to capacity (or so I thought), and was on its' way to Dong Ha. I thought 16 people (four per small row) was plenty...

A trip to Da Lat  We then went to a 'chicken minority village' - we were not quite sure what this was and had visions of little rejected albino chickens shunned up into the mountains :) But instead it is actually a small village made up of people that until not that long ago...

Rock climbing in Da Lat  Becca and I went rock climbing in Dalat today and escaped from my mom "the manicurist" who is very pissed off at me for not towing the group ideology. She attempted to make us feel bad and jealous by saying that it was more fun going in a group...

Cambodia to Vietnam - Mekong River Journey - We departed Phnom Penh by bus and after a 3 hour bus journey through remote rural areas (and after a taxi and mini bus ride before the bus) we reached the place where our boat was waiting. We were expecting a port or at the very least a small harbour with wooden jetties...

Hoi An and Back - So what have I been up to the last couple of days besides blacking out the central coast of Vietnam? We decided to pay a few extra bucks and take a plane from Hoian back to Hanoi instead of taking a train. The train would have taken 16 hours while the plane was a little more than an hour...

Nha Trang scuba diving - After the diving we were both exhausted and ended up sleeping from about 14-1630. We got up after a fight with the bed...

Hoi An & Hue: tailors and tropical storms - Hoi An is also well known for the prolific number of tailoring stores which all offer made to measure clothes at varying cost and quality. but all for a fraction of the price you would get back home...

Muddling about in Nha Trang - The next day we went for our snorkelling trip. We had the option to do the party boat which included the famous floating bar but it included less than 30 minutes of snorkelling...

Northern Vietnam - Sapa is in the heart of the local minority villages, a bit like Kon Tum although a boom in tourism over the past decade has created a dependancy. Stepping off the bus we were engulfed by offers; some thinking we needed a roof over our heads...

Old world charm and the Viet-Cong - After half an hour or so of wandering around in the tunnels and visiting the on sight museum dedicated to the people who survived the ordeal we carried on back across the Ben Hai river with a few stops at a memorial statue and the ‘Rock Pile’...

 

 

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