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by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Everyone likes to go on a shopping spree sometimes, and Saigon is definitely one of the best place for this. Through a quick Google search will help you find countless of high end shopping malls (Vincom A and B, and the most recent Takashimaya), we...

Where to Eat in Zagreb – The Best Zagreb Restaurants, Cafes and Bars

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Wondering where to eat in Zagreb Croatia? Check out our Zagreb food guide for the best Zagreb restaurants, cafes, bars and markets. We didn’t know much about Croatian food until we spent two months exploring Zagreb cuisine. The same can be said for Zagreb itself, a city that lives in the shadow of Croatia’s sexy coastline with a plethora of over-touristed cities like Dubrovnik, Split and Hvar. Gaining favor in recent years as a European city break destination due to its quaint city center and trendy Museum of Broken Relationships, Zagreb ...

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Cost of Living in Vietnam: How Much Does it Cost to Live in Hanoi, Vietnam?

by Colin Newcomer @ Nonstop Newcomer

Wondering about the cost of living in Vietnam? I’m guessing you’ve heard a bit about how cheap it is to live here. But just how cheap is cheap? I mean, if you live in San Francisco, everywhere is cheap in comparison. I think I can help provide some context… See, as someone who’s grown up ...

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Saigon Kitchen

Saigon Kitchen


Saigon Kitchen

Pho, vermicelli & other Vietnamese favorites, plus bubble tea smoothies, are served in a warm space.

PRICES in Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon )

PRICES in Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon )


Eating Saigon!

  Maybe you’ve heard the real estate bubble in Vietnam has burst – some housing prices dropping from their highs by 30-40% in 2012! Maybe you’ve heard that inflation in Vietn…

Angkor Zipline + Foodie Night Combo Tour

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Angkor Zipline and After Dark Foodie Adventure Combo - Silver Zipline After Dark Combo $125 07.30 – 13.00 Zipline and...

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Uni Gallery: Fulfil Your Uni Dreams At This Uni Specialty Restaurant + 1-for-1 Uni

by ladyironchef @ ladyironchef

Uni (sea urchin) is a highly prized Japanese delicacy that can be enjoyed in many forms—raw as sashimi or prepared as a topping on sushi. Highly valued for its sweet and briny flavours, uni has an exquisite creamy consistency that … Continue reading

10 Best Places To Eat In Saigon To Spoil Your Taste Buds

10 Best Places To Eat In Saigon To Spoil Your Taste Buds


Trip101

Saigon - or Ho Chi Minh City - is one of Asia's top foodie hotspots, with restaurants to suit all budgets. Discover the 10 best places to eat in Saigon.

Maker: Dontree, Namfon and Boy, flour flour, Chiang Mai Thailand

by Premshree Pillai @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

Dontree (Miles), Namfon and Boy (Hippo the Dripper) bring wild yeast breads and great drip coffee (pourover and aeropress) to one place. When we visited, they operated as a pop-up during the day out of Minimeal. Now they have their own location on soi 17.

Bodrum, Turkey

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Travel costs and prices for Bodrum, Turkey

Lobster Tail, Lily Bulb, and Ginger Stir-Fry Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

It had been many years since my family celebrated Tet together but for this year, Lunar New Year fell on Friday and the long President’s Day weekend. My dad has been dealing with some health issues so my husband and I drove about 7 hours to spend the weekend with my parents. I also volunteered...

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15 things you need to know about Cu Chi Tunnels

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Cu Chi Tunnels are among the top 7 most exotic destinations in Southeast Asia and are listed as one of the world’s coolest places by The New York Time. Cu Chi is located on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City, about 70km from the city. This tunnel is about 200 km long, built for […]

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A Day at Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand

by Meghan Zichelli @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

After researching ethical options for hanging out with elephants in Thailand, we ended up at Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary for rescued elephants as well as water buffaloes and dogs. We highly recommend spending a day of your trip here; it’s well worth it. To prepare, here is how you can expect your day to go.

Núi Dinh Mountain & Springs

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Some 90 minutes from Saigon, Núi Dinh Mountain is an unexpected swell of high ground rising above flat floodplains. The mountain offers a peaceful retreat into trees & streams on its rocky slopes, upon which perch dozens of temples & pagodas.... Continue reading

Annecy, France

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Travel costs and prices for Annecy, France

Exploring Oia, and Falling in Love with Santorini

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

If you think I am going to tell you that Santorini is stupendous and that Exploring Oia in Santorini is one of the most amazing things we have done, and that you can do too; w…

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What’s the Cost of Living in Chiang Mai, Thailand?

by Charlie and Luke @ Charlie on Travel

One of the pull factors of Thailand is the low cost of living, but how much does it really cost? Living comfortably in Chiang Mai, expect to pay 28,100 Thai baht per month. That’s roughly $873 or £644. That includes the following: Accommodation in a house, plus a guesthouse in Pai — 8000฿ / $248 […]

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Thailand Travel Costs and How Much to Budget [Infographic]

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

Thailand is a very budget-friendly destination and you will almost always get a lot of bang for your Baht. But what’s a good budget per day for Thailand? Well, it depends on how you’re travelling. If you’re a digital nomad living in Thailand, you can take advantage of long-term rentals and keep costs low. If […]

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BOSGAURUS – “Keeping Hope Awake”

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

BOSGAURUS Saigon Pearl 92 Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh Q. Bình Thạnh +84 901426877 **************************** So, it might seem that Eating Saigon!, in addition to revealing some of the best street food eating adventures in Saigon, devotes an inordinate amount of time and space discussing coffee and cafes. But, there’s a very good reason – “When in [Read on ...]

Novalja, Croatia

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Travel costs and prices for Novalja, Croatia

Visiting and Discovering the City of Stavanger in Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We had the distinct pleasure of visiting and discovering the city of Stavanger in Norway. This is a cool little city, which also happens to be a city of great Norwegian pr…

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Setubal, Portugal

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Travel costs and prices for Setubal, Portugal

A Little Delight… Stories of Hoi An, Vietnam

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

Drizzling rain pattered on my umbrella as I wove through throngs of tourists, their rainbow-hued ponchos forming sudden pops of contrast against the canary-colored walls. I dodged locals pedaling rickety bicycles on the rain-drenched streets, and darted into the calm oasis of a local teahouse-cum-social enterprise in Hoi An, Vietnam. The rain hadn’t let up […]

This travel story (A Little Delight… Stories of Hoi An, Vietnam ) first appeared on the A Little Adrift travel blog, thank you for following the journey. :)

Ho Chi Minh City Food Tours - Saigon Food Tours

Ho Chi Minh City Food Tours - Saigon Food Tours


Saigon Food Tours

Sample the world's best street food with a Saigon Street Eats food tour, run by an Australian-Vietnamese couple who are obsessed with Vietnamese food.

How to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

As the 2017 European Capital of Culture, here is how to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark and make it a very worthwhile experience. In our opinion, Aarhus is a contempor…

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A Traveler’s Guide to Quy Nhon

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

While Vietnam is becoming better known among international travelers, Quy Nhon is still not on most people’s radar. That’s why, if you are looking for a hidden spot to get to know the real Vietnam and explore some beautiful countryside and pristine beaches, Quy Nhon needs a place on your itinerary. Hop on a bus […]

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Sibenik, Croatia

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Travel costs and prices for Sibenik, Croatia

Eating Tapas and Exploring Cartagena in Spain

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I can’t say I knew a lot about this town, but I can tell you that Eating Tapas and Exploring Cartagena in Spain was one of those serendipitous moments. This city was amaz…

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How Much Money Do I Need For Vietnam

How Much Money Do I Need For Vietnam


Travel Happy

If you're wondering "How Much Money Do I Need For Vietnam?", see our guide to the prices of Vietnam food, booze, accommodation, travelling and activities

Best Travel Coffee Maker: Your Options For Coffee On The Go

by Colin Newcomer @ Nonstop Newcomer

The Best Travel Coffee Maker for 2018Kick crappy hotel coffee to the curb with one of these convenient portable coffee makersLife without coffee is miserable. That’s a scientifically proven fact that’s not up for debate. When you’re at your home base - the coffee flows plentifully (or it should!). But when you’re off traveling, it ...

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A Little Portrait… Stories of Microfinance from the Women of the Oaxaca Valley, Mexico

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

It’s the scent of warm corn that most reminds me of my time in Oaxaca, Mexico. Corn is intrinsically woven into the fabric of Mexico’s culture and daily life. And in the rural areas of Mexico, this link is even stronger. First cultivated 10,000 years ago, indigenous cultures keep a link to their past as […]

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45 Best Travel Blogging Tips

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

After nearly five years working as professional travel bloggers on Contented Traveller, we feel confident in sharing these 45 Best Travel Blogging Tips with you. We f…

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The cost of traveling for two years.

by Jimmy @

“How much does it cost to travel for two years?” “How can you afford to go away for so long?” “Did you win the lottery or something?” These were the most commonly asked questions while I was travelling. My simple … Read all about it!

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Maker: Rishi Naleendra, Cheek by Jowl, Singapore

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Meet Rishi Naleendra, the calm, thoughtful and brilliant chef behind Singapore's Cheek by Jowl.

The Road Trip Across America – #JimmyEatsAmerica

by Jimmy @

“A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is not what it is built for.” ― Albert Einstein I’ve just reached a three month milestone in Sydney, where I haven’t had to jump on to a long distance plane, … Read all about it!

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19 Stunning Waterfront Restaurants In Singapore To Impress Bae

by Claire Teng @ ladyironchef

There is just something intuitive about our love for the sea which always has us longing for a beach holiday or a weekend spent basking in the warm sun and cool sea waters. Perhaps it is because of the comfort that we draw … Continue reading

Get a Volunteer Tour Guide in Tokyo

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

One of the best things we ever did when we first visited Japan over 11 years ago, was to get a volunteer tour guide in Tokyo. It was during our first trip to the city, and we ha…

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Jio Health’s Guide To Well-Being Wearables And Healthcare IoT

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

Healthcare is changing. Today, global innovators like Jio Health believe the solution to better care provision and improved patient satisfaction in Vietnam and abroad means the implementation of the Internet of things and healthcare wearables. And many global tech giants like IBM agree. Data whiz kids Statista recently explored the trend’s impact locally. They marked […]

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12 Years Of Travel: View From Cortona, Italy

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Famous as the backdrop for the 2003 movie Under The Tuscan Sun, Cortona is a stunning medieval town perched above the surrounding countryside View from Cortona, Italy 11 June 2013, 2 Years Ago This Week: Despite the vast amount of information about every conceivable travel destination available, I still find myself occasionally stumbling upon places […]

Cost of Living in Vietnam: How Much Does it Cost to Live in Hanoi?

Cost of Living in Vietnam: How Much Does it Cost to Live in Hanoi?


Nonstop Newcomer

Wondering about the cost of living in Vietnam? I share data on my real expenses as well as what common goods cost. I live in Vietnam so I know it's accurate

Visiting Valentia Island in Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

To be quite honest I had never heard of Valentia Island in Ireland. When we were planning our road trip of 3 weeks in Ireland, we knew we couldn’t do everything beca…

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Taiwanese Food Guide: 57 Things to Eat in Taiwan and Where to Try Them

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

We spent a full two weeks eating our way through Taiwan and it's many night markets. We visited Taichung, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Hualien, Tamsui, Jiufen, and Taipei. We tried as many dishes as we could and in the process reconfirmed what we had gotten a taste of almost four years ago – Taiwan is a magnetic country with a rich, vibrant, and storied food culture.

Trogir, Croatia

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Travel costs and prices for Trogir, Croatia

Lounge Review : La Saigonese Lounge Tan Son Nhat International Airport

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

As much as we love flying premium cabins, sometimes it just doesn’t make sense. For a flight that’s just an hour or two, a budget airline will suffice and Southeast Asia is chock full of them. The one big downside : no lounge access. Enter : Priority Pass! The Chase Sapphire Reserve has plenty of […]

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Le Méridien Saigon l Ho Chi Minh City 5-Star Hotel

Le Méridien Saigon l Ho Chi Minh City 5-Star Hotel


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Discover the newly luxury 5-Star Hotel in Saigon offering 343 guest rooms and suites. Book Now and enjoy savings up to 30%!

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Visiting Saigon During TET – 2017

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

TET or Lunar New Year occurs at the end of January in 2017. The lead up to the Year of the Rooster will be very festive, but during the actual holiday period, the atmosphere around the country will change completely. The...

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Edinburgh in 2 Days: Your Ultimate Guide

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

I’m just back from an awesome two days in Edinburgh, where we ate, drank and explored our way around as much of the city as possible. I was invited for Easter, with Ben, courtesy of Visit Scotland, to see how easy it was to combine a 48-hour trip to Edinburgh, with a road trip to another part of Scotland, this time, Dumfries and Galloway.  It’s a relatively small city, so […]

The Cost of 3 Days in Ho Chi Minh City

The Cost of 3 Days in Ho Chi Minh City


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Thrillable Hours: Karen Walrond, Speaker, Photographer & Bestselling Author

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

New Thrillable Hours Q&A about life after law with Karen Walrond, a former lawyer. Now, Karen is a public speaker, photographer, and bestselling author.

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Packing for Bali, and lots of Handy Hints about Visiting Bali

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Bali is Indonesia’s most popularly visited island, particularly for Australians, though it is also very popular with Eastern Europeans and many internation…

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How Much Would You Pay for Banh Mi? - Viet World Kitchen

How Much Would You Pay for Banh Mi? - Viet World Kitchen


Viet World Kitchen

One of the reactions that I get about The Banh Mi Handbook has to do with the price of banh mi. That’s to say, if I can get banh mi for a few dollars, why should I want to make it? Why do I need your book? My initial reaction is that that person is...Read More

Korcula, Croatia

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Travel costs and prices for Korcula, Croatia

Exploring the Foreign World of Cowboy Poetry

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

Sometimes you don’t have to go far to experience culture shock. I first heard the term Cowboy Poetry in the tiny town of McCarthy, Alaska. I had struck up a conversation with a young woman about travel and she told me about the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko as a festival that I “must […]

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Top 10 Best Bangkok Thai Food Restaurants within your budget

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Bangkok – the largest tourist attraction in Thailand – has many different fascinating places to visit. Bangkok’s diversity in cuisine is nearly unparalleled. Offers vary from Asian food like Chinese and Indian, to even European food such as Italian and French. However, once you have arrive at this city, you won’t be satisfied until you […]

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A Literal Stack of Kids in a Trenchcoat Tried to Buy Beer from a Convenience Store

A Literal Stack of Kids in a Trenchcoat Tried to Buy Beer from a Convenience Store

by Mayukh Sen @ Munchies

A Nextdoor post alleges that two young ne'er-do-wells actually tried to pull off the cartoon classic.

Alternative Warsaw: Exploring the City’s Praga District

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

“I’ve lived in Warsaw all my life, but I’ve never felt particularly welcome in Praga” Said Tomasz, with no attempt to dispel the horror stories that I had heard about…

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Bep Hen: Vietnamese Family Food with a “Lucky” Twist

by A Wandering Casiedilla @ A WANDERING CASIEDILLA

Sometimes, finding the best hideaway restaurant doesn’t always entail investigative skill. It doesn’t require research online, or even word of mouth. It requires

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Aira Boutique Sapa Hotel & Spa

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

On the edge of Sapa town, Aira Boutique is a brightly-painted, alpine-style lodge affording spectacular vistas across the plunging, mist-filled valley, with the jagged peak of Mount Fansipan casting a long shadow over the scene. Aira is one of Sapa's best higher-end accommodations... Continue reading

Ginger’s BBQ Seafood Buffet With Lobsters At S$51++ Per Pax – A Stellar Must-Try Buffet

by ladyironchef @ ladyironchef

Back at it again with their stellar lobster and crab offerings is Ginger at PARKROYAL on Beach Road. Helmed by our friend and the maestro behind their innovative seafood-centric spread is Resident Executive Chef Low Hoe Kiat. This season, ‘A … Continue reading

Best Cheap Noise Cancelling Headphones for Flying and Travel

by Colin Newcomer @ Nonstop Newcomer

Best Cheap Noise Cancelling HeadphonesIt’s well known that the Bose QuietComfort 35 are the best noise cancelling headphones around. But you know that? They also cost $350. Yup - three hundred and friggin’ fifty dollars! Do I look like Mr. Moneybags? Heck no. If I could drop $350 on headphones, I'd already be flying in first class! ...

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A Lifetime of Hope and Regret

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

While reading entries for my round-the-world trip contest, one theme came up time and time again: regret. There always seem to be two selves -- the one we are and the one we imagine ourselves to be. But regret also gives us the power to make big changes in our lives.

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Iconic Montreal Restaurants That You Cannot Miss

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Check out the iconic Montreal restaurants that are too good to miss during your next visit to Canada’s most epicurean city. We admit it. We adore Montreal. We’ve visited the French Canadian city five times in the past ten years including a recent month-long stay. And guess what? We can’t wait for our next visit so that we can enjoy more of the city’s culture, outdoor life and food. Especially the food. Montreal is a city that has it all when it comes to food – with bustling local markets filled with ...

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Bandung, Indonesia

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Travel costs and prices for Bandung, Indonesia

Where To Buy Whey Protein Powder And Other Supplements In Vietnam

by Colin Newcomer @ Nonstop Newcomer

A lot of new expats struggle with where to buy whey protein powder and other bodybuilding supplements in Vietnam. Well, I have good news and bad news: The good news is that it’s now pretty easy to find most of the main supplements. Whey protein, casein, creatine, BCAA, pre-workout…it’s all here. The bad news is ...

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Lounge Review – Apricot Lounge, Tan Son Nhat International Airport

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

Some people show up to the airport at the last possible minute. Others, like us, try to get there as early as possible to enjoy some time in the lounge before jet-setting to our next destination. In Vietnam this is especially true. The airport gates are a microcosm of the entire country : crowded and […]

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How to Eat in Saigon

How to Eat in Saigon


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Saigon is a city filled with motor bikes, coffee and soup. Check out our favorite ways to eat in this exciting Vietnamese city.

Best Accommodation in Quy Nhon According to your Budget!

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Quy Nhon is an undiscovered gem of tourism in the central coastline of Vietnam that you should not miss. Everything is so untouched and wild that it should be a desired destination for everyone, and the waves of tourists have yet to come. Therefore, finding a place to settle down for a few days or […]

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Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike

Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike


Contented Traveller

One of the best ways to understand this sprawling and the frenetic city is to do a Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike .. at night

How to Travel 101: How to Plan, Save for, and Execute a Trip

by wheretonow @ Where To Now?

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How Much Money Do I Need For Hong Kong?

by Guest Travel Writer @ Travel Happy

Hong Kong has it all – heavenly food, high-octane nightlife, striking architecture and top shopping all laced with heaps of culture and tradition. There are plenty of ways to spend a fortune, but Lee Cobaj explains how Hong Kong doesn’t have to be prohibitively expensive Hong Kong © barbara-pictures Compared to its SE Asian neighbours, […]

Street Food Friday: Da Nang’s Famous Mi Quang Noodles….for Breakfast?

by A Wandering Casiedilla @ A WANDERING CASIEDILLA

Central Vietnam loves their Mi Quang. They eat it for lunch. They eat it for dinner. And yes…they even eat it for breakfast.   Wait a

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The Best Boutique Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

While it is quite easy for anyone to look up on TripAdvisor or Agoda for the best hotels in Saigon (and get some great deals), we have decided this time to search some accommodations here that stands out (to us) for their decor and style....

How to Survive Rainy Season in Vietnam

by A Wandering Casiedilla @ A WANDERING CASIEDILLA

I moved to the coastal city of Da Nang, Vietnam for the endless summer. I came for the stunning tropical beaches, the laidback

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Eating & Drinking Denver, Colorado: Fall 2016 Edition

by Meghan Zichelli @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

Earlier this year our friends moved from Brooklyn to Denver, Colorado. This fall we had the chance to visit Denver so we could see their new lives and explore the Mile-High City for our first time. In just a few short days we ate and drank a bunch (shocker!); here are some of the spots we really enjoyed.

Multigenerational Travel – Why We Do It

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Multigenerational travel is certainly one of hottest travel trends these days. Taking a trip with three or more generations of a family is making the travel ind…

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The Best Desserts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

  It’s not always easy to explore Saigon under this unbeatable heat, and sometimes a quick ice cream stop can be the best way to refresh yourself and have enough energy for your adventures here. Fortunately, with a summer all year round, Ho Chi Minh...

A Little Photoessay… What’s Japan Like? Gorgeous. Contradictory. Fascinating.

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

Shibuya, Tokyo Shibuya represented the Japan I had anticipated — bright lights, vibrant colors, pulsing energy, and so. many. people. A friend from college lives in Japan, a lucky circumstance that guaranteed mea familiar face to lead me through my first days in Tokyo. She navigated us through the metro’s maze and the surging mass […]

This travel story (A Little Photoessay… What’s Japan Like? Gorgeous. Contradictory. Fascinating. ) first appeared on the A Little Adrift travel blog, thank you for following the journey. :)

Visiting Chiang Mai, Thailand: An Overview, Fall 2016

by Meghan Zichelli @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

Despite being the largest city in Northern Thailand, Chiang feels manageable and laid back, in part due to far less traffic and a smaller city center than its southern counterpart, Bangkok. Here is the practical information we observed in our time there.

Discovering the Croatian Coast: A Split to Dubrovnik Road Trip

by Sphoorti Bhandare @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

You know what will make your trip to Europe glorious this year? A scenic drive between Split and Dubrovnik in Croatia. Hard to believe the country caught up in a war two decades ago is now beckoning travelers with its Mediterranean streets, Adriatic coast, orange-clad homes, and surreal countryside.

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Vietnam Cost of Living (How Much to Live in Vietnam in 2017)

Vietnam Cost of Living (How Much to Live in Vietnam in 2017)


A Little Adrift

This full breakdown covers the cost of living in Vietnam as an expat and digital nomad Includes food, rent, internet, & why expats love Southeast Asia.

How To Shop Like a Local In Saigon?

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Shop like a local in Saigon, why not? Ho Chi Minh City, or much commonly known as Saigon, is a real mecca for shopping enthusiasts, but it is crazy, to tell you the truth. If you do not take some information or tips in hand, you will find yourself lost among stalls and stalls of

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12 Years Of Travel: Thames Barrier, Greenwich, London

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

London is steeped in history, but it’s also shaping the future of how we control the landscape Thames Barrier, Greenwich, London 10 June 2012, 3 Years Ago This Week: I spent a few days in Greenwich for my 40th birthday – it seemed appropriate to go back to the Source Of All Time as I […]

The Original Boat Noodle – Authentic Thai Food At CCP With S$1.20 Boat Noodles

by Alvin T @ ladyironchef

The Original Boat Noodle at Changi City Point is a new restaurant everyone needs to know about. As with most Thai dishes, their food features a punchy marriage of herbs, spices and aromatics, as well as the iconic 4 tastes—sweet, … Continue reading

Hàn Phố – Mì Quảng at its Best

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Hàn Phố 14/40d Kỳ Đồng Street P.9, Q.3 08.22470550 0913106700 ******************************** SETTING: It’s a new year (2018 Western calendar). It’s Hai’s birthday (he won’t let me give you his exact age, but he’s not in his 30’s anymore). It’s just 24 hours into our return to Saigon after many months away.  And now, it’s time [Read on ...]

Transit Travel: A Summer Day in Helsinki, Finland

by Premshree Pillai @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

I spent a leisurely Saturday exploring the specialty coffee scene in Helsinki, concluding my evening with a delightful meal that let me vicariously explore Helsinki and its surrounding forests. Instead of indulging in the almost masochistic pleasure that can only arise from knowing the pain of separation that comes from familiarity, transit travel allows one to experience the beauty in fleetingness itself

Can YOU Survive a 3 day Comedy Cruise?

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let me ask you something about a comedy cruise. Can YOU Survive a 3 day Comedy Cruise? Do you have it in you to accept the muscular spasms from laughter? Will you perhaps …

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Travel Insurance on a Budget: Comparing Options

by Bryan @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

How much does it cost? What's covered? Why should you get it? Our roundup of different policies and common questions will help you decide which plan is best for you, your budget, and your trip.

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We just had to visit Freetown Christiania – Copenhagen’s Hippie Town

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

There is something about alternative places, that meant we just had to visit Freetown Christiania – Copenhagen’s Hippie Town in Denmark. Amongst the icons l…

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Hai Van Pass & Coastal Adventure – Hue to Hoi An

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Two Days In Kuala Lumpur

by Breada Potts @ The Shoestring Trekkers

After Singapore it was time to move on to Malaysia.  We spent about two weeks exploring the country with our first city being the capital of Kuala Lumpur.  KL is a bustling modern metropolis that we both instantly liked.  It has the same bright light feel as Singapore, but with a little more of the […]

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Peniche, Portugal

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The Rex Hotel

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11 famous alleys for food lovers in Sai Gon

by Ha Nguyen @ Innoviet Travel

Saigon Alleys are food heaven for those who want to discover the authentic cuisine of Sai Gon. Just a short visit to one of these alleys, you will see why locals love to eat in those small alleys. 1. 52 Cao Thắng Alleyway, District 3 51 Cao Thắng Food alleyway has been a popular spot

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The Legal Nomads Guide to Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A Puerto Escondido guide, including where to eat, the best spots to swim, where to stay, and how to get there and away from Oaxaca and elsewhere.

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The Bachelor Vietnam Reformats An Iconic Formula

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

The world is no stranger to the iconic reality dating show The Bachelor. Since it first debuted on America’s screens on 25th March 2002, over 1000 episodes of the show have been aired in 30 countries across the globe. This year, with the help of Multimedia JSC and Big Cat Entertainment, the reality television series […]

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DeVonn Francis Is Bringing Jamaican Flavors to NYC's Queer Food Revolution

DeVonn Francis Is Bringing Jamaican Flavors to NYC's Queer Food Revolution

by Elazar Sontag @ Munchies

“The intentions you put into a dish, what kind of olive oil you're using or what kind of salt you want to finish a dish with––that same attention should be given to people."

10 Buffet Restaurants In Singapore With 1-for-1s & Up To 50% Off

by ladyironchef @ ladyironchef

It goes without saying that whenever we need to make a reservation for a place to eat, the best and most hassle-free reservation system to use in helping us secure a table is Chope. With an easy-to-use interface and hundreds … Continue reading

Christina's Saigon

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Train Review: Dhaka to Chittagong

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

Dhaka and Chittagong are the two biggest cities in Bangladesh, and there are several trains a day connecting the cities. It’s a far better option than the bus, so plan ahead if you are travelling between the two. I was originally looking for an agent to buy a ticket for me but my hotel was […]

Places to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in Ho Chi Minh City in 2017- Le Duy Grand Hotel, prime location in Ho Chi Minh

by Le Duy Hotel @ Le Duy Hotel

With this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival falling on Sunday, fest goers will have more time and choices for celebrating the holiday in Vietnam. A series of activities to celebrate the festival, which is observed on the 15th day of the eighth month in the lunar calendar, have been held across the city, offering numerous choices for...

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That Time I Ate Coconut Worm Larvae in Hanoi, Vietnam (and Where You Can Too)

by Colin Newcomer @ Nonstop Newcomer

I was a picky eater when I lived in America. I was. Then I moved to Vietnam, where the culture took a sock full of pennies to every picky bone in my body. In America, I felt woozy when I saw blood on my de-boned chicken breast. In Vietnam, I eat raw blood pudding and ...

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A Brief Stop in Philadelphia – For a Philly Cheesesteak

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Philadelphia was a place that was bookmarked as part of my roadtrip. Most visitors come to run up the steps made famous in the movie, Rocky as well as see the famous statue. Personally, I came for the Philly cheese steak. As … Read all about it!

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Itsukushima Shrine & O-Torii Gate – Must-See Iconic Landmarks Of Miyajima

by Claire Teng @ ladyironchef

Long regarded as the Island of Gods on the clear waters of the Seto Inland Sea, Miyajima—an island just off the coast of Hiroshima—is one of the top three scenic spots in Japan which is home to the floating Itsukushima … Continue reading

O’Coffee Club Xpress – Work-Friendly Cafe With Wholesome Food & Free WIFI

by ladyironchef @ ladyironchef

For students, working professionals, freelancers and digital nomads, conducive work-friendly cafes in Singapore are never enough and at some of these places, you still have to deal with unstable WIFI, boring freezer food and coffee that is mediocre at best. … Continue reading

Settling into Denver and Finding My Favorite Things

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

Every time I return from a trip, put the key in my doorknob, and open the door – a feeling of relief washes over me. I’m home. I can unpack and put my stuff back in its place, and kick my feet up on the couch and enjoy the process of having my own place […]

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A Rough Guide to Hoi An, Vietnam

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

Hoi An is my favorite place in Vietnam. Some may call it touristy, and they’re right, but I always say the same thing to people who make that argument. “It’s touristy for a reason”. People come from all over the world to visit this magical place because it is in fact, magical. People come and […]

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Visiting Kristiansand in Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We were Visiting Kristiansand in Norway because it is one of the popular cruise stops, and also a summer destination for local people. Kristiansand is Norway’s …

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I didn’t really like the Medieval Island of Rhodes in Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I didn’t really like the Medieval Island of Rhodes in Greece. Rhodes  (pronounced rho-dos) is an odd little place, with a highly controversial history. Visi…

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What to Pack for a Ski Trip to Japan

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

You are Planning a Ski trip to Japan. Well done you. Ever wondered What to Pack for a Ski Trip to Japan? As veterans of skiing in Japan, we can tell you that it is one of the mos…

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Hai Van Pass & Coastal Adventure – Hoi An to Hue

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Cam Lập Trilogy: Part 1 – The Journey Begins

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

So, we’ve all pondered those rhetorical questions, “What would you want to do if the doctor told you that you only had a few days left on the planet and you could do anything you wanted? How would you want to spend your last 72 hours?” Well, for me that’s an easy one. Easy because [Read on ...]

Malang, Indonesia

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Keeping Your Stuff Safe While Traveling

by Bryan @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

While you are traveling, either for business or pleasure, it is always important to keep your luggage and personal belongings safe. Theft is always a risk, but more often, sometimes things just get lost. Listed here are various ways to keep your belongings safe whenever you’re traveling.

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Ho Chi Minh City Travel Costs & Prices - The War Remnants Museum, The Reunification Palace, & Thien Hau Pagoda | BudgetYourTrip.com

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Costs & Prices - The War Remnants Museum, The Reunification Palace, & Thien Hau Pagoda | BudgetYourTrip.com


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Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon, is the largest city in Vietnam. It previously served as the capital of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam).

Visit Hook Lighthouse, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

An excellent day trip from the charming town of Kilkenny in Ireland is to go and visit Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the world.Hook Lighthouse …

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6 Stunning Rooftop Bars in Hanoi, Vietnam – My Personal Favorites

by Colin Newcomer @ Nonstop Newcomer

When you’re in it, the chaos of Hanoi’s streets can feel overwhelming. But when you’re above it looking down, it’s definitely a beautiful thing. So if you want to get above the crowds and enjoy a drink with some comparative peace and quiet, give these Hanoi rooftop bars a look. Hanoi’s rooftop scene isn’t quite ...

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How This Expat Copes With Air Pollution in Hanoi

by Colin Newcomer @ Nonstop Newcomer

I love so many things about Hanoi. The beautiful lakes, amazing cafes, and yes, the cheap cost of living. But the main thing that holds me back from living here long term is the pollution. I hate the feeling that living here means slowly killing myself. And I hate that I have to check to ...

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The Truth About How We See the Northern Lights

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

Until I went to Fairbanks Alaska I thought the northern lights were all just hype. No – I haven’t joined a Flat Earth Society or decided Global Warming is a hoax, I just didn’t know if I fully believed in the northern lights. I had good reason to doubt them. Often the Aurora Isn’t What […]

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Eating Bánh Khọt in Vũng Tàu

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Bánh Khọt are delicious gems: crispy discs of rice flour batter & coconut milk, fried until they’re crunchy on the outside but moist on the inside, then wrapped in herbs & dipped in a sweet-spicy sauce. Here are 7 places to eat bánh khọt in Vũng Tàu... Continue reading

Essential Cheap Eats in San Francisco

Essential Cheap Eats in San Francisco


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Your guide to the thrifty gems all over this city

12 Cheapest Drinking Spots For If You Are Still A Recruit And Your Pay Sucks

by Alvin T @ ladyironchef

It is Friday night, you’ve just booked out of what seemed to be an endless cycle of eat, sleep, torture, repeat. We all know the pains of being bald, bored and broke when you are serving the nation—at least us … Continue reading

12 Years Of Travel: Newquay Cliffs, Cornwall, UK

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Famous for its burgeoning surfing scene, Newquay also has some stunningly beautiful scenic walks along its cliffs too. Newquay Cliffs, Cornwall 21 May 2013, 2 Years Ago This Week: Less than fifty miles from where I grew up, I’d never been to Newquay until this visit to see a friend who I’d first met in […]

Sri Lankan Food Guide for Vegetarian Travellers

by Luke Nicholson @ Charlie on Travel

Sri Lankan food includes curry and rice, lentil dhal, roti breads, rice noodles, sweet coconut pancakes — and that’s just for breakfast! A Sri Lankan meal is a lavish experience made up of many dishes. Sri Lankan food caters well for vegetarians and vegans as many of the staple Sri Lankan foods also happen to […]

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Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

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Paros, Greece

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Travel costs and prices for Paros, Greece

Why an Alaska Train Trip Should Be On Your Winter Itinerary

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I see the big yellow engine against the scenic winter backdrop pulling into the flagstop. The whistle blows and immediately I can feel my excitement build. The steel wheels are frosted over and look bitter cold as they creak and roll past me on the track. It sort of felt like a winter scene out […]

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Cobh, Ireland – don’t rest on your laurels.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I have made no bones about the fact that we were charmed by Ireland, but I do have a message to Cobh, Ireland – don’t rest on your laurels. We loved the raw natural b

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A Little Reckoning… On Transformative Travel Experiences and 9 Years of Travel

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

To call it sadness gives it too much weight. But happiness is too vibrant and concrete. I don’t feel identifiably happy as I enter my tenth year on the road. At least not toward travel, particularly. It’s more like a heavy uncertainty. My life is pregnant with pause. I am waiting to hear from the […]

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Hoa Vien Brauhaus

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On the Road & Under the Sky: Lunar New Year, 2018

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Lunar New Year (Tết) is a time of gathering: of family & friends; of people & parties. But this year, I undertook to spend my Tết holiday in peace & solitude: I took my motorbike, my tent & my guitar & set off for 11 days on the road & under the sky... Continue reading

The train that will transform Nakhon Ratchasima

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

Nakhon Ratchasima (AKA Korat) is the gateway city to the Isaan region of Thailand. Depending on which list you read, Korat is either the biggest city in Thailand after greater Bangkok, or in the top 5. Either way, it’s about the same size as Chiang Mai. Seeing Korat on the map I couldn’t help but […]

Top 10 Reasons Not to Miss Phu Quoc – The Resort Paradise

by Eleanor Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Phu Quoc is the largest island in Vietnam, located in the Gulf of Thailand. This island is known as the precious stone of Vietnam tourism because of the endless blue ocean, vast national park and gorgeous sunsets. If you are traveling in the south of Vietnam and have no clue about where to go apart […]

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Northern Lights Photography Tips for Alaska

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

Northern lights photography is not like other night photography; it has challenges that go way beyond normal night photography challenges – namely…the cold! You only get northern lights in the winter when you have those gorgeous dark skies, so that means you are going to be waiting out in the cold for the perfect shot […]

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Chinese Beef and Celery Hearts Meat Pies Recipe (Xian Bing)

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Meet xian bing, pan-fried dumplings the size hockey pucks. They are shaped like traditional bao but the dough does not contain any leavening agent. I fell for them years ago at a spot called the Beijing Pie House in Monterey Park, a major hub for excellent Chinese food located east of Los Angeles. The Beijing...

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Where I’m At: February, 2018 – Chiang Mai edition

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Chiang Mai! I’m here on a visa run from Vietnam. There is a new direct flight between Saigon and Chiang Mai by Vietjet, so took the opportunity to try it out. It’s a much […]

Lasenta Boutique Hotel, Hoi An

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A comfortable & aesthetically pleasing synthesis of the exotic & the familiar, the modern & the traditional, and Asian & European elements, Lasenta Boutique Hotel is yet another addition to Hoi An's list of excellent value, mid-range accommodation... Continue reading

The best breakfasts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you’re like us and got the Vietnamese habit of waking up with the sun and a cup of cà phê sữa đá, you probably have already your favorite Phở or Bánh Mì joint that will help you start the day in ease. For most...

Best Street Food Vietnam - On a mission! - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Best Street Food Vietnam - On a mission! - Ho Chi Minh City Highlights


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A quest to find the best street food Vietnam (or at least Ho Chi Minh City!) oin me as I sample what the street vendors offer for breakfast, lunch & dinner

Chiang Mai Vegetarian & Vegan Guide

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

Chiang Mai is a hot spot for vegetarian and vegan food. In this vegetarian and vegan food guide, I share all my favourite places to eat in Chiang Mai. Expect Thai curries, pad Thai, Burmese tea leaf salads and more smoothies than you can shake a bamboo straw at. When our flight to Bali was cancelled […]

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Ho Chi Minh Museum

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I Still F*ing Hate Koh Phi Phi

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Koh Phi Phi is one of the most popular islands in Thailand. But I hate it. It's overdeveloped, expensive, and bursting with an overabundance of tourists. What was once a paradise has now become a shallow tourist trap. It's for that reason that I don't think I'll ever go back.

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Instant Pot Northern Indian Lamb Curry with Pumpkin (Gosht)

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Several factors collided to result in my making this northern Indian curry, one of which was an Indian man who told me that he owned five (5) pressure cookers, some of which were Instant Pots. He was a Silicon Valley techie and loved using them to prepare foods of his heritage. The second motivation was...

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12 Years Of Travel: Perhentian Kecil Beach, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands are a backpacker haven with great beaches and cheap scuba diving Perhentian Kecil Beach, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia 28 June 2006, 9 Years Ago This Week: I’d been commissioned to write a story about diving in the Perhentian Islands by Asian Diver magazine – while it’s a bit of a trek to get […]

A Few Tips on Safety- Le Duy Hotel, prime location in Ho Chi Minh

by Le Duy Hotel @ Le Duy Hotel

A Few Tips on Safety You may read some stories of theft and snatching in Ho Chi Minh City. And just like any fast and busy city, there’s always going to be a risk of carrying belongings with you. One of the main safety concerns in Ho Chi Minh City are thieves swiftly swinging by on motorbikes...

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12 Best Vegetarian restaurants in Saigon

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Is it possible to find any good vegetarian food in Saigon? Fortunately, it is, now more than ever. US travel website When On Earth has listed Ho Chi Minh City among the ideal cities worldwide for vegans and vegetarians. The city is named one of the ten destinations that “tickle veggie-loving taste buds” as it

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Calais, France

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Travel costs and prices for Calais, France

Tattoos in Ho Chi Minh City: Five Of The Best Shops

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

We’re often asked where to go for the best tattoos in Ho Chi Minh City. That’s because the popularity of tattoos has exploded both internationally and here in Saigon. In the States, around forty percent of millennials have one. And Vietnam isn’t far behind—especially now, as HCMC’s tattoo scene is flourishing. Driving the evolution of […]

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Hoi An: The Best or the Worst of Vietnam?

by A Wandering Casiedilla @ A WANDERING CASIEDILLA

Ahhhhh, Hoi An Old Town. Nicknamed the “town of lanterns”, Hoi An’s vibrant yellow ancient town is made up of a network of tiny

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Matzo Ball Pho Is The Most LA Dish of All Time

Matzo Ball Pho Is The Most LA Dish of All Time

by Natalie B. Compton @ Munchies

“Every culture has a chicken soup,” says chef Phuong Tran. "It just made sense to incorporate matzo and chicken noodle soup."

Sichuan Boiling Fish Recipe (Shui Zhu Yu)

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

The first time I ordered boiling fish at a restaurant I expected some sort of spectacle — maybe a bubbling pot delivered to the table. Nope, what I got was a large bowl filled with just cooked greens and delicately cooked fish filet pieces in lots of salty-spicy-funky gravy topped with loads of chile and...

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Botakliquor – This Secret Bar In KL Offers Bespoke Botanical Cocktails

by ladyironchef @ ladyironchef

Sitting within Chocha Foodstore is Botakliquor. The 6-month old bar sits on the mezzanine of the popular bistro and it is every botanical lover’s dream come true. Botakliquor is easily one of the most photogenic and talked-about bars in Kuala … Continue reading

Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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5 Surprising Things You Never Knew About Scuba Diving

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from an Ottsworld reader and blogger Laura Longwell. She embarked on an adventure under the sea I’ve never tried before!   All opinions and experiences expressed here are hers. –Sherry I never thought I’d be a scuba diver. The […]

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Hello world!

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Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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Fourteen Reasons Why I Love Vietnam

by Jimmy @

This is the second successive year that I’ve returned to Vietnam. The first stint lasted nearly nine months that took me from the north to south; with my recently stay only lasting a quick two months. What can I say – I just love the place! Vietnam is a popular … Read all about it!

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Spending Christmas in Saigon, Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Christmas is nearly a month away, and can be trully a magical time in Vietnam (minus the snow). If you decided to spend our favorite holiday in the South of Vietnam, make sure to check out our video on what Xmas is really like like...

7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi. Hijabi is women or girl who wears the Islamic head-covering respectfully, called Hijab. This article has been written by a guest co…

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Exploring the fading colonial remnants of Chittagong

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

From the chaos of Dhaka I made my way to Chittagong on an easy 6-hour train ride. Even though it’s much smaller than Dhaka, it has all the same traffic and pollution problems of the capital. Stepping out of the train station I was greeted with a scene similar to that of which I had […]

Vietnamese Street Food Tour

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 Ho Chi Minh City Museum-Le Duy Hotel, prime location in Ho Chi Minh

by Le Duy Hotel @ Le Duy Hotel

The Ho Chi Minh City Museum in Saigon is always worthy of attention for many visitors. Of course, it was built to help visitors get a better understanding of the nation’s history of war from a local point of view as well as take a close glance at a real American fighter jet. In addition, the museum also...

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The Festival Accessories You NEED This Year

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

Music festival accessories are a huge business now. Look around at any festival and you’ll see that it kinda looks like an explosion in a glitter / crochet / feather factory (depends on the festival). “Festival fashion” is a whole new season in itself, and obviously, I lurrve it. It’s great that you can just wear your normal clothes, and then pimp them up a bit, with some well chosen OTT […]

The History of Pho

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Where did pho come from? Does pho come from the French word, feu? Why does pho matter? To help clarify things, here’s the introduction from The Pho Cookbook (Ten Speed Press, 2017). Pho is so elemental to Vietnamese culture that people talk about it in terms of romantic relationships. Rice is the dutiful wife that you...

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Saigon street food:  'There's no future for my son selling food this way'

Saigon street food: 'There's no future for my son selling food this way'


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Vietnamese street food is modernising with western tourists using YouTube and local blogs to find the best dishes, but 78% of vendors still work illegally

Board Game Station Coffee

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Southeast Asia Travel Guide

by Luke Nicholson @ Charlie on Travel

Our Southeast Asia Travel Guide explains how you can make the most of your trip, including routes, maps, highlights, countries to visits and pitfalls to avoid. Dreaming of backpacking around Southeast Asia? The “banana pancake” trail is an exciting, budget-friendly, and not too challenging travel route. It’s an excellent place to be a first-time backpacker, […]

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Cádiz in Spain will be the next Hot Spot Travel Destination

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I am calling it here and now; Cádiz in Spain will be the next Hot Spot Travel Destination. I probably shouldn’t tell people this and ruin what is one of the most delight…

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Visiting ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We visited ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, in Sweden. Gordon wasn’t really fussed, but I said, ‘take a chance on me.‘ He said well, ‘you are the danc

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Why Tallinn Estonia or e-Estonia is so popular

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Grab wine, coffee or better still an Estonian crafted beer, and let me tell you Why Tallinn Estonia or e-Estonia is so popular. It has to do with the fact that this medieva…

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An exploration of Vietnamese Food from North to the South

by Jimmy @

Vietnamese food is simple, yet exciting and loved by millions around the world – me especially. After the first year of travel primarily through Latin America, I felt that I should spend the majority of the second year in the country of my heritage. What I … Read all about it!

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Jack’s Cat Cafe: An Animal Lover’s Paradise

by Breada Potts @ The Shoestring Trekkers

As you probably know by now, Anthony and I love Hoi An.  It’s our favorite place in Vietnam, and even on our third visit, the charm still holds up.  Hoi An may be small, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in activities.  Whether you like the beach, shopping, food, history, culture…Hoi […]

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Experience Da Lat to the Fullest!

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

There are many names that the Vietnamese people use to refer to Da Lat: The City of a Thousand Flowers, Dreamy City, Sad City, The Land of Love, The Land of Cherry Blossoms, Little Paris etc. Da Lat has always been depicted in literature, paintings and pictures, wandering about in contemporary arts and travelers’ hearts. […]

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Fussen, Germany

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Travel costs and prices for Fussen, Germany

7 places to satisfy your wanderlust in Ayutthaya – the whisper of the history

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

While Bangkok attracts tourists by touting its beauty as the modern capital, Ayutthaya on the other hand represents the charm of the old capital. Every mile in Ayutthaya contains historical stories of a glorious age. Coming to Ayutthaya, you can immerse yourself in the flow of history and culture as well as relive life in […]

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Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

A comprehensive budget travel guide to the city of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam with tips and advice on things to do, see, ways to save money, and cost information.

Top Must-eat Dishes & Dining Spots In Saigon for Foodies

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

You are a foodie and want to explore the best street food in Saigon but aren’t sure where are the best places in town? Then this what you will love. Let’s put my recommendation of  the Top Must-eat Dishes & Dining Spots In Saigon for Foodies in your pocket and start exploring the Saigon food haven. * STREET FOOD 1. Cơm

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Spending 2 days in St Petersburg in Russia – where all that glitters …

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I think I would have to say that St Petersburg in Russia was not at all what I was expecting, and Spending 2 days in St Petersburg in Russia revealed that all that glitters,

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The Stories Behind the Lovely Vietnamese Coffee Shops in Da Lat

by Salt @ The Christina's Blog

If you are tired of the rushed rhythm of big cities, pay Da Lat a visit. You will feel as if you’re back home. People here have a clear sincerity in their eyes and speak honest words. These personalities spend time in the city’s coffee shops, becoming as much a part of the environment as […]

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Drinking Chiang Mai, Thailand: Specialty Coffee, Fall 2016 Edition

by Premshree Pillai @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

Not only is Chiang Mai close to the origins of much of the Arabica (and specialty) coffee grown in Thailand, it also embraces a culture of experimentation.

Elephant Nature Park: A True Animal Sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Thailand

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

What drew me to Elephant Nature Park is it's "no elephant riding" policy. There are no bull hooks here, no elephants forced to kick soccer balls or paint for the entertainment of tourists. Instead, the park functions as a true rescue center and animal reserve.

Street Food in Copenhagen at Papiroen

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

If you want to sample some amazing Street Food in Copenhagen, then head to Papiroen, or more correctly Papirøe, which translates to Paper Island. If you want the very t…

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Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

A screaming kid with a gold fist; a woman who looks like me first thing in the morning and yes, we were Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway.

Frogner Park is the largest p…

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Hanoi After Dark

by Ton Bao @ Vespa Adventures » Products

Hanoi After dark start at our stylish local Café with a cocktail and a delicious snack from one of the...

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Guide To Ho Chi Minh City: Where To Now?

by wheretonow @ Where To Now?

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Best Photos of 2016 & Plans for the Coming Year

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

11 of my best photos this year, as decided by readers.

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Insider’s Guide to Ho Chi Minh City

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Ho Chi Minh City, commonly known as Saigon, is the mixed reflection of dynamic modern lifestyle and impressing historical architecture. In some ways, Saigon is lovely in the eyes of some people, but dangerous for the others. The difference, I think, lies in how much you understand about this city. It may be unfair for

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The RTW Trip Giveaway: A Winner’s Update (Part 1)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Back in December, I announced Heather T. as the winner of my round the world contest. A month into her journey, Heather shares some highlights (and low points!) of her experiences in South America so far. Find out what she's been up to, and what her year ahead looks like.

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30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

It appears that I am not the only one with a thing for lighthouses, and here are 30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World. It all started when we visited Hook Lighthouse in Ir

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8 Top Cheese Festivals in the UK

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

Grated, melted, baked or sliced, on a cracker, or in a sarnie, preferably with Marmite: I lurrrrve cheese. It just makes everything taste better. Shame about those calories though. But there’s only one C word we need to talk about at Cheese Festivals, isn’t there? The usual way to indulge in an appreciation for cheese would be to invest in a cheeseboard or to take a sneaky wedge from the […]

Olympos, Turkey

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Travel costs and prices for Olympos, Turkey

Bangkok’s panorama in 25 places to visit

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Bangkok originated from a small commercial center, which is a trading port located in the west of the Chao Phraya River about 200 years ago. Today, as the city grows at the pace of the times, the cultural, religious and historical beauty is still intact, becoming a feature attracting global tourists. Not just gorgeous temples, […]

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Best Children’s Books About The Mid-Autumn Festival-Le Duy Hotel, prime location in Ho Chi Minh

by Le Duy Hotel @ Le Duy Hotel

Best Children’s Books About The Mid-Autumn Festival The Mid-Autumn Festival really lends itself well to children’s books. There’s wonderfully evocative folklore, fun traditions involving delicious food and bright lanterns and an overall emphasis on spending time with family. A storyteller’s dream! Reading Chinese poetry and telling stories together as a family is a common custom on the...

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An Ice Cream Tour with Meghan in Chiang Mai’s Nimmanhaemin

by Meghan Zichelli @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

As soon as we arrived to Chiang Mai and started walking around our neighborhood of Nimmanhaemin, my well-trained eye noticed the abundance of ice cream shops. I made it my personal challenge to try as many of them as I could, in between bowls of khao soi and plates of mango sticky rice. Here are the ones I got to.

Ultimate guide to smart & safe travel in Ho Chi Minh City

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam, in general, is one of the safest travel destinations. However like most countries, it has its share of traveller annoyances such as scams and other petty crime. Spend a little time to learn about these simple tips to travel safely, securely, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Vietnam – without

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Visiting Lisbon, Portugal: What to See, Where to Eat and Drink, Fall 2016 Edition

by Meghan Zichelli @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

As soon as our taxi left the highway leading from the airport and started navigating the narrow cobblestone streets lined with colorful tiled buildings, we were smitten with beautiful Lisbon. The hilly topography, which we would spend hours walking up and down over the next week, only added to the charm, especially as it provided frequent miradouros (views) of the city and the coast.

Photo Diary: People in Rajasthan

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

There is no place in India quite like Rajasthan. The land of the kings is home to magnificent fortresses rising from the desert, lavish palaces, camel trains and jungle-dwelling tigers.…

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9 street food in Bangkok that tie your heart to the land!

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

  Southeast Asian countries are street food heaven. They have food like sticky rice (xôi) in Vietnam, green tea salad in Myanmar, deep-fried banana in Philippines, etc. However, don’t sleep on Thailand, especially Bangkok! Its richness and variety of street food is almost unparalleled, and absolutely worth the trip! Here’s our list of best street […]

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Corfu, Greece

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Travel costs and prices for Corfu, Greece

19 Things I Learned From 10 Years Blogging

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

10 years ago today, I published my very first blog post. Here is everything I have learned about the business of travel blogging in those 10 years, including how I learned from my failures, and how my readers became my number one priority.

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20 Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We recently published The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World, and then we received another 20 Best Lighthouses in the World. Considering that everyone loves lighthou…

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Where I’m At: March, 2018 – Saigon edition

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Saigon! I spent the whole month of February on the the road, with the first and last day of the month bookended by flights at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. I have kept a […]

Bonsai Saigon River Cruise – Resurrection!

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Bonsai is Back!!! It’s my great pleasure to announce that as of April 2017, Bonsai Dinner Cruises has a brand new boat, “The Bonsai Legacy,” and is re-open for business. I often get queries from my readers about which night...

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28 awesome things to do in Bangkok

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Did you know: “Thailand”, in Thai language, means “the land of freedom”. Thai people are well-known for being friendly, open-hearted, and hospitable. Bangkok is the symbol of Thailand, a city of friendliness and fun! Golden hour. Keep inspiring with your stunning contents. (Cr. | @aka_swp ) ———————————————— For a chance to be featured keep tagging […]

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9 Korean Restaurants In Singapore Where You Can Enjoy Up To 50% Off

by ladyironchef @ ladyironchef

As far as international cuisine is concerned, Korean food is one of those things that bears timeless appeal. What began as nothing more than a fad (courtesy of the Korean wave) is now ingrained into Singapore’s culinary landscape. If Korean … Continue reading

Da Nang Food: The Finger-Lickin’ Guide to Eating Bánh Xèo (Vietnamese Sizzling Crepes)

by A Wandering Casiedilla @ A WANDERING CASIEDILLA

You’re waiting in your tiny plastic chair, trying not to drool (…or break the chair) as you hear your Vietnamese savory crepe sizzle

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15 Culinary Hacks Every Millennial Should Know To Survive Adulthood

by Alvin T @ ladyironchef

Asian millennials like us are constantly reminded of how incredibly fortunate we are. Growing up, we rely on our parents and domestic helpers who were able to prepare food for us whenever we wanted and somewhere along the line we … Continue reading

The Insider’s Hanoi

by Ton Bao @ Vespa Adventures » Products

The Insider’s Hanoi starts off sampling the local Café culture at our Italian style Café in the heart of the...

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48 hours in Helsinki, Finland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What to see, what to do, where to stay and where to eat when you have 48 Hours in Helsinki, a city that will pleasantly surprise you. As the capital city of Finland, spendin…

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Take a Day Tour of Gorge-ous Taroko National Park in Hualien, Taiwan

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

Before our trip, I read that Taiwan's east coast is near and dear to the hearts of many Taiwanese. For them, it's a special place, perhaps the most beautiful in Taiwan. We went on a day tour of Taroko National Park and our guide Tony described how it's one of the only places in the country where you could enjoy the mountains and ocean all at once.

Visiting the Seaside Town of Weymouth in England

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Located just 20 minutes from Portland, we spent a day Visiting the Seaside Town of Weymouth in England. Weymouth is the archetypal English seaside holiday destinatio…

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11 Best European Road Trips

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

Nothing like a road trip to remember how beautiful our world can be, is there? Being out on the open road, with no strict itinerary and the freedom to stop off wherever you like is an incredible feeling. With 44 countries in Europe and probably a million roads to choose from, you’ll never get to do them all, but here are a few ideas for some of the best European […]

No Indonesia Visa Required For Citizens Of 45 Countries

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

The Indonesian Government recently announced citizens of forty five countries no longer need a tourist visa to enter Indonesia. Indonesia Immigration Stamp How Does Visa Free Entry To Indonesia Work? If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, arrive at one of the entry points below and proceed to Passport Control. […]

Eating Chiang Mai, Thailand, Fall 2016 Edition

by Meghan Zichelli @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

A handful of street food vendors dot the streets of Chiang Mai during the day, but once the sun goes down and the night markets are set up, the street food really comes alive. Most of these dishes won’t be on the menu at your local pad Thai take-out spot back home.

Kiel, Germany

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Travel costs and prices for Kiel, Germany

Things to do in Hanoi in 3 days

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Hanoi – the capital of Vietnam, is the city of antiquity and tranquility. Unlike the hustling Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi is more nostalgic with traditional and historical features at every corner of the city. The commute within Hanoi is fairly easy, you can choose among taxis, motorbikes, bicycles, or even a “xe om” – […]

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How Much Czech Food Did We Eat on Our Epic Prague Food Tour?

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

We spent a full day eating our way around the Czech Republic’s glorious capital city on an epic Prague food tour. Was it fun? You bet. But how much Czech food did we eat? A weekend was not enough time for us to explore the charming city Prague. As slow travelers, we like to spend a month in each city that we visit. Prague is no exception to this rule. In an ideal world, we’d hang out at Prague cafes, wander aimlessly along the city’s ancient cobblestone streets and leisurely gaze ...

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Thrillable Hours: Matt Levine, Financial Journalist

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

The next in my alternative careers for lawyers series: interview with financial journalist Matt Levine, now writing for Bloomberg View.

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How to Cook, Cut, and Eat Banh Chung Tet Sticky Rice Cakes

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

It’s a triple whammy this week — Mardi Gras/Lent, Valentine’s Day, and Lunar New Year. There is a lot to celebrate, whatever your faith or culture. For Vietnamese people, we’re eyeing Tet on Friday, February 16. It’ll kick off the Year of the Dog (woof!), a great opportunity to look forward with optimism and enthusiasm,...

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Saigon street food guides: Foods cost you less than $1 and where to find them - Inspitrip Blog

Saigon street food guides: Foods cost you less than $1 and where to find them - Inspitrip Blog


Inspitrip Blog

Unlike Hanoi, where the local cuisine (read my guide about Hanoi food here) is oriented around traditional foods from complicated recipes, Saigon is better known for its...

Why I’ve Decided to Take my First Biking Tour

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

Sponsored —- “You should consider biking,” the doctor said to me, as my hopeful look deflated. This wasn’t the answer I wanted to hear, and this wasn’t the first time I had heard this. In fact, many doctors told me the exact same thing – biking and swimming – that is what would solve my […]

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10 Things to Do in and near Quy Nhon That’ll Help You Make The Most of Your Trip !

by Duong Next Door @ The Christina's Blog

Have you ever heard about the one and only “martial-art land” in Vietnam? The word “martial-art land” was born in Binh Dinh because many popular martial arts of the country originated here. Quy Nhon city, the heart of Binh Dinh province, is fully packed with awesome activities that won’t let you down. These ten things […]

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Saigon Street Food Tour

Saigon Street Food Tour


Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

There’s no need to be intimidated by the street food in Saigon if you have a little help! My experience with Back of the Bike Saigon Street Food Tour.

Christmas Road Trip from Chiang Mai to Pai

Christmas Road Trip from Chiang Mai to Pai

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

This Christmas, we took a 2-day road trip from Chiang Mai to Pai. Because we work full-time, we use our Christmas holiday to make sure we go on an adventure! I know that doesn’t sound much like what you do at Christmas back home, but to be honest we’re both quite rubbish at sitting down, […]

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How to Travel for Longer for Less

by Caroline @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

Flights may have dropped in price, hostels are still relatively cheap, food is a bit more manageable but long trips abroad can still work out to be expensive when you start adding things up. Here are a few ideas to consider which might help you keep your costs down as much as possible.

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Royal Saigon Restaurant

Royal Saigon Restaurant


Royal Saigon Restaurant

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Sri Lanka Travel Guide

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

In this Sri Lanka travel guide, we share the best places to visit and the attractions which should be on your travel itinerary. Sri Lanka is an island of bustling cities, secluded tea fields, impressive National Parks home to wild elephants and leopards, sandy beaches and good surf spots. Sri Lanka has many beautiful destinations to visit — […]

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Da Nang Expats Come for the Beach, Stay to Pursue their Passion

by A Wandering Casiedilla @ A WANDERING CASIEDILLA

When I first moved to Europe nearly four years ago, I thought I would meet an exciting, vibrant and passionate community of expats.

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28 Types of Holiday to Take in a Lifetime

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

The type of holiday you’re currently planning is so indicative of where you’re at in life. Where you go, who you go with and the reason why, reveal a moment in time you might never live again. It’s funny to think that now we go through a cycle of holidays from child to OAP, as symbolic as the life stages we know and celebrate.  I can measure my life by […]

Top 14 Places to Visit in Switzerland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Ever wondered which places to visit in Switzerland?, well these are  the Top 14 Places to Visit in Switzerland that needs to be on everyone’s list when they visit t…

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Homemade Chile Oil Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Chinese-style chile oil is a staple in my kitchen. I’ve been making it for years and published a recipe in Asian Dumplings (2009), because if you’re going to eat Chinese-style dumplings (including Japanese gyoza, which are based on Chinese dumplings), you want the toasty, nutty heat of chile oil. But over the years, I’ve found...

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12 Special Moments From Around the World that Sum up 2017

by A Wandering Casiedilla @ A WANDERING CASIEDILLA

2017 was one hell of a year. I wandered through three continents and nine countries. I learned how to identify the world’s best

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10 Best Foods in Quy Nhon and Where to Find Them

by Eleanor Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Last January, my friend invited me to visit her hometown in Quy Nhon. According to her words, she was born and raised in a peaceful coastal city in Binh Dinh province, where she would walk the unspoiled beaches every day in a beautiful dress, and drink a cocktail at a beach bar. This is exactly […]

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The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Bohol, the Philippines

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

As beautiful as the Philippines is, many destinations offer mostly sand and surf. But not Bohol. Apart from its many white sand beaches and world-class dive sites, Bohol is known for unique attractions that you can't find anywhere else in the Philippines. Curiosities like the Chocolate Hills and the Philippine Tarsier come foremost to mind.

Stavanger in Norway is the City of Street Art

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Stavanger in Norway is the City of Street Art. This affluent city has an edginess to it that we were not expecting when we arrived on their National Independence Day. The …

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The Best Value Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

After the best boutique hotels in Saigon, we decided to have a look at a cheaper selection of accommodation in our city. As always this is only based on our opinion nor this is a sponsored article/video by any of these hotels. Check out the...

The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

What to eat for Lunch in Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon? Entering the world of Vietnamese food can be a daunting task for a beginner out there on their own. What is it? Where is it? Is it the best? These are the questions...

Budget Food Guide to Vietnam

Budget Food Guide to Vietnam


Bohemian Trails

In Vietnam, a great way to experience local culture is by tasting some of the street food. Vietnamese food can be expensive but it's also budget-friendly.

Backpacking Vietnam - Average Prices of Common Goods

Backpacking Vietnam - Average Prices of Common Goods


The Shoestring Trekkers

How much is a hostel bed? A beer? A pack of smokes? Find out those and more with our post of the average costs of goods in Vietnam!

Sporadic Bursts of Instant Gratification (or, The Most Memorable Bites of the Year), 2016 edition

by Premshree Pillai @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

This year saw a lot of travel as we kicked off the year traveling around Southeast Asia for six weeks, visiting India, Singapore, southern Thailand and Vietnam. We ate a lot of incredible food on our inaugural visit to Vietnam, many of which made it here. There was always fish sauce on the table and, on occasion, a “grand cru” from Phu Quoc.

Top 10 most common scams in Pattaya

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Pattaya is known for being one of the most famous resort towns in Thailand. When talking about Pattaya, one cannot avoid talking about its charming endless beaches, its sleepless night streets, and the sexy ladies of the walking streets. However, these scams below can totally ruin your experience while in the pearl of Pattaya Bay. […]

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Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Vietnamese food is an insanely delicious cuisine. Here are 25 Vietnamese dishes you need to try, and restaurants to eat them in Saigon.

Which Taxi in Hanoi? Avoid Taxi Scams by Choosing These Companies

by Colin Newcomer @ Nonstop Newcomer

A major concern for most travelers in Vietnam is avoiding falling prey to taxi scams. Guide books constantly warn about it and, while it’s not as bad as it once was, it is still something that happens fairly regularly…if you’re not careful. But if you stick with the major taxi companies in Hanoi, you should ...

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Top 5 Seafood dishes to try in Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We always recommend travelers in Vietnam to definitely try what the locals call “ốc”, which literally means “snails”, though its meaning is actually going out and enjoying seafood, including crabs, shrimps, oyster and yes, snails. However these ốc restaurants usually have only a 5 to 10...

7 Great Streets for Street Food in Saigon

7 Great Streets for Street Food in Saigon


Vietnam Coracle

Saigon is arguably the best place to explore Vietnam's extraordinary street food scene. The city boasts so many street food outlets that it feels like a gigantic open-air restaurant. This is my guide to 7 of the best streets for street food in Saigon... Continue reading →

5 Fun Places to Eat in Nashville

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Nashville is a necessary stop on any U.S. road trip that spans the country from coast to coast. Dubbed Music City, Tennessee’s capital offers musical attractions like Ryman Auditorium, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and a seemingly endless number of local clubs. When visiting the city, in addition to music, you’ll also find a full range of IHG hotels in Nashville at all price points plus lots of great food ranging from Southern comfort food to cutting-edge cuisine. Due to the city’s location, most places to eat in Nashville serve their food with sides ...

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Complete guide to avoiding taxi scams in Saigon

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Being as local in Saigon, a tour guide (well, I used to) also a Traveler. I’m very sad to know that very few visitors to Vietnam want to return to this magnificent country. One of the major reasons that contribute to this problem is tourist scams. Although there have been so many topics discussing around

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TravelCon Update!

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Hey everyone! As you (may) know, I’m hosting a conference in September called TravelCon. For a long time, I’ve dreamed of organizing a conference in conjunction with our Superstar Blogging program. Something that would take everything we have online and bring it to life. I want to bring our students, other travel bloggers, and industry […]

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11 Top Tourist Spots in Bohol

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

I spent four days on the island, basically touring all the usual tourist spots in Bohol. I hired a motorbike, for 400 pesos a day, and racked up the miles zipping around Bohol and Panglao. Most tourists end up staying in Panglao, thanks to the beautiful beaches, even though they generally say it’s Bohol. The two terms are kind of interchangeable between tourists to the Philippines which can be confusing if […]

A Backpacker’s Guide to Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

Like most of Vietnam, Phu Quoc has a complicated past. Over the years Vietnam, Cambodia, France and the US have all staked a claim for the land, with the dispute…

The post A Backpacker’s Guide to Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam appeared first on Man Vs Globe.

Fast Food: A Motorcycle Tour of Saigon's Street Eats - Man Vs Globe

Fast Food: A Motorcycle Tour of Saigon's Street Eats - Man Vs Globe


Man Vs Globe

Saigon is a city that lives with the constant hum of motorcycles. All day and night a cacophony of horns and revving engines reverberate through the streets as the city’s 7.4…

THAILAND: The Global Street Food Dish that is Pad Thai (Recipe)

by Jakob Polaco @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

Pad Thai is a street food item that everyone has pretty much heard of at this point. It is a global dish, and one which can taste completely different depending on where it was served.

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them) (Cont)-Le Duy Hotel, prime location in Ho Chi Minh

by Le Duy Hotel @ Le Duy Hotel

11. Bún thịt nướng (bun thit nuong) Vietnamese cuisine is brilliant for combining a contrast of flavors and textures into a single dish, and I think bun thit nuong, or better yet bun thit nuong cha gio, is a great example of this. The dish normally begins with a handful of chopped up herbs and lettuce...

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Komodo Island Dragons & Labuan Bajo

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

Komodo dragons can only be seen one place in the world — in Komodo National Park in Indonesia and we were finally there. Luke was beside himself with excitement at the possibility of seeing Komodo dragons. On our trip to Komodo Island and our stay in the port town of Labuan Bajo on Flores, we saw Komodo […]

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How to have your own Internet System on a Cruise Ship

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

The internet on cruise ships is notoriously slow, and notoriously expensive, but this post explains How to have your own internet system on a cruise ship.

 

On our …

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The lovely lazy river town of Kampot, Cambodia

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

I was last in Kampot in 2012 and I was pleased to see it was still the sleepy town I remembered it to be. Outside the old town area the city is being city-like with new construction projects here and there, but nothing compared to what’s going on in Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville. After travelling […]

Holland, Part Two: Discover Rotterdam and King’s Day

by wheretonow @ Where To Now?

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Floating Lotus Lake Homestays, Mekong Delta

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

In the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, a collection of bamboo & palm-thatch huts on wooden stilts above a sea of lotus flowers, offer a night in a hammock or on a futon under a mosquito net, just a few feet above the frogs, the fish & the flowers... Continue reading

Top Must-eat Dishes & Dining Spots In Saigon for Foodies | Insider Travel Tips | Innoviet Travel

Top Must-eat Dishes & Dining Spots In Saigon for Foodies | Insider Travel Tips | Innoviet Travel


Innoviet Travel

You are a foodie and want to explore the best street food in Saigon but aren’t sure where are the best places in town? Check out Top street food in Saigon.

The Islands of Vietnam – A Hidden Tropical Paradise

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

With 3,000 kilometers of coastline, Vietnam has countless beaches and seaside resorts to choose from. However, even though these places are beautiful, cities, noise, and traffic often aren’t far. So, if you are looking for a real getaway, deserted white sand beaches, historical sites and a truly local experience, Vietnam’s many islands are where you […]

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Vietnamese Food Conquered the Gourmets- Le Duy Hotel, prime location in Ho Chi Minh

by Le Duy Hotel @ Le Duy Hotel

Vietnamese Food Conquered the Gourmets Sometimes cuisine is one reason to travel. If talking about the nations that deserve to urge you to ready your luggage and go because of its delicious food, Vietnam is one of the best. Vietnam cuisine with harmonious beauty in flavor has conquered the gourmet. Do not miss to enjoy only once in...

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Eating Bangkok, Thailand, Fall 2016 Edition

by Meghan Zichelli @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

Bangkok has a street food life that doesn’t sleep. You can find vendors pretty much everywhere and at all hours selling savory foods, sweet foods, drinks and fruits. There are also many shophouses and trendy restaurants serving up Thai food. Opinions are to be had about whether street food or shophouses are better, but either way you won’t go hungry.

Streets & Eats of Hue

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Products

This is an all you can eat & free flow drink tour, so come with an appetite!

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The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It

The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It


Legal Nomads

Eat your way through Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon's streets with this guide to the best dishes and where to find them. Bonus section on visas, taxis, and more!

Saigon on A Budget - Tips for Cheap Foods, Transportation, Activities

Saigon on A Budget - Tips for Cheap Foods, Transportation, Activities


The Christina's Blog

Ho Chi Minh City remains a place that can be enjoyed if you have tight money. Here is some tips to do Saigon on a budget.

An unexpected dining experience in Saigon.

by Jimmy @

“Is this a restaurant or somebody’s home?” I asked a stranger inside as I stood at the apartment doorway. He looked at me oddly and replied that it indeed was somebody’s home. From the sounds of the conversations echoing from inside, deep down, … Read all about it!

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Kimchi Korean Restaurant – Authentic & Inexpensive Korean Food With Good Samgyetang

by Sherlyn Teo @ ladyironchef

Bringing you the authentic tastes of Korea in a posh setting is Kimchi Korean restaurant, a diner situated in Suntec City Convention Tower. This restaurant was highly raved about a few years back for their “handsome Korean boss who looked like … Continue reading

Monthly Update: Saigon – January 2016

by Jimmy @

Holy shit! Where did 2015 go? It feels like the past five months have been quite the whirlwind. You may notice that I’ve been super lazy in making any attempt at making updates here as well as my other blog. I’ve spent the … Read all about it!

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17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Vietnam is one of the most rewarding places you can visit, but you need to be aware of these 17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam. From the frenetic cities of Ho …

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Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)-Le Duy Hotel, prime location in Ho Chi Minh

by Le Duy Hotel @ Le Duy Hotel

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them) This is more a list of dishes I really enjoyed eating and trying during my trip to Saigon, and I think it’s a start, or a beginning, to exploring delicious things to eat in the city.  Are you ready to start eating? 1....

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6 Essential Ljubljana Food Experiences

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Check out the six Ljubljana food experiences that you shouldn’t miss when you visit the charming Slovenian capital city.  Our first impression of Slovenia was through a window during an overnight late June bus ride from Bologna, Italy to Zagreb, Croatia. We exited the furnace-like Italian summer heat and found ourselves rolling through cool breezy alpine woods gazing at quaint chalet homes along green, pastoral hills. It wasn’t until we visited two months later that we realized the addictive charms that Slovenia’s polished gem of a capital city, Ljubljana, has to offer. Though most travelers spend ...

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Why Backpacking in Cuba is Different than Anywhere Else

by Bailey Busslinger @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

Only a couple of weeks ago I returned from a backpacking trip that was like no other I have ever been on, exploring the Caribbean island of Cuba! Arriving in Cuba was like taking a time machine back to the 1950’s, which is probably why travelling there was such a different experience - and such an unforgettable one.

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Wines with Premshree: 2009 Bodega Chacra "Cincuenta y Cinco" Pinot Noir

by Premshree Pillai @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

The first time I came across Bodega Chacra was when I had a 2013 Bodega Chacra Barda at dinner at The Modern when it was offered by the glass. It was a stunner.

Cost Of Living In Vietnam: How Much Does It Cost To Live In Ho Chi Minh City? - Vietcetera

Cost Of Living In Vietnam: How Much Does It Cost To Live In Ho Chi Minh City? - Vietcetera


Vietcetera

Many of my friends back in America have asked: how does it cost to live in Ho Chi Minh City?

Life on the Line: How to Visit Hanoi’s ‘Train Street’

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

Clothes are hurriedly unpegged from the clotheslines spanning the width of the street, children are ushered indoors and mopeds are wheeled to the relative safety of doorways. In just a…

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Spontaneous Travel: Discover Holland

by wheretonow @ Where To Now?

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37 Cafes And Coffee Shops In Orchard Road For A Break After Shopping

by Editorial @ ladyironchef

Coffee is a lot more than a drink and Singapore’s coffee culture has changed over the past decade. From premium Arabica brew, Instagram-worthy flat lays to all-day brunch menu, the café-hopping trail has showcased the evolution and better appreciation of … Continue reading

Le Duan Street

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Celebrating Tet in Saigon

by Jimmy @

As a child, every year we always celebrated Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) as it was the most important date in the yearly calendar. It was also be a date that I would dread yet enjoy at the same time. The day would start my … Read all about it!

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Connecting you to the local experience – My day out with Inspitrip

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Well, I haven’t been out on a trip for quite a while. (I think the last one was with Saigon Treasure Hunt) The main reason is, I’ve been totally flat out writing and editing the second edition of my book...

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Top 5 Children Activities in Saigon, Vietnam!

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We’re quite proud to say that we had our tours customers aged from 1 to 95 years old, and they all enjoyed it! Though parents are often quite scared to let their children on a motorbike in busy Saigon, we believe that is also a...

Where To Go in Malaysia

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

In this Malaysia travel guide, we explore where to go in Malaysia and the best travel destinations. We’ll take you to the towering skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur, the lush green tea fields of the Cameron Highlands and the bustling art-laden cultural city of George Town. We loved Malaysia. But I should say up-front that we’re […]

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How I Built This (Or What I Learned from Being a Scammy Marketer)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

As I get closer to my ten-year anniversary of blogging, I want to tell the tale of how I became an accidental travel writer. It was a lot of work, and I had to do plenty of jobs I didn't love. Here are some things I learned along the way.

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Top 6 Reasons to Visit Kyoto

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

There are many reasons why you should visit the city of Kyoto, and these are the Top 6 Reasons to Visit Kyoto with a lot of visual encouragement for you.

Kyoto was the imp

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Ko Lipe: The Greatest Month in All my Travels

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Have you ever found yourself falling completely in love with an unexpected destination? A spontaneous trip to Ko Lipe, Thailand, ended up being one of the best decisions I have ever made. Here's how a quick visit to see a friend turned into a month-long journey of pure bliss.

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How to Plan for the Yee (Yi) Peng Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

After experiencing Yee Peng in 2017, I wanted to write an article describing the ins and outs of the festival, something that could answer important questions about the event in a single post. If you're looking to attend the 2018 Yee Peng Festival, then I hope you find this guide useful.

Saigon Central Post Office

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

The Floating Forest of Long An

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Only 100km west of Ho Chi Minh City, Tan Lap Floating Forest is an enchanted patch of wetland where cajeput trees rise from the black, swampy waters, creating beguiling corridors through which canoes glide and raised walkways wind.... Continue reading

The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Chiang Mai, Thailand

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

Chiang Mai is the largest city in Northern Thailand. It was once the capital of the Lanna Kingdom and is considered one of the most culturally significant cities in the region. But don't let its historical and cultural appeal fool you. Chiang Mai has modernized in many ways and expanded far beyond the walls of the Old City. In fact, it's become a haven for backpackers and digital nomads in recent years.

Training for the Camino de Santiago Walk

by Guest Writer @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from an Ottsworld reader and traveler Emily Ward. She is getting ready to embark on some epic career break travels and she’s starting with the Camino de Santiago.  I asked her to share her training plan with me to […]

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How To Make Traditional Lotus Seed Mooncakes?-Le Duy Hotel, prime location in Ho Chi Minh City

by Le Duy Hotel @ Le Duy Hotel

How To Make Traditional Lotus Seed Mooncakes  Until recently, mooncakes were on a shortlist of foods that I thought were impossible to make on my own. Purchased from a Chinatown bakery, they seemed too delicate and complicated to contemplate baking them at home. Well, now that I’ve taken the leap and made mooncakes myself, I...

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The Ferry from Soc Trang to Con Dao

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

This new ferry route connects Tran De Port in Soc Trang Province with Con Son Island, meaning that travellers can now add the Con Dao Islands (which is, without doubt, one of the most remarkable destinations in Vietnam) onto their Mekong Delta itineraries.... Continue reading

Culinary Cologne: Adventures in German Cuisine

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

I have never eaten a meal that I could accurately describe as ‘life-changing’. In fact, I’m not even sure how a meal could significantly alter your life. I haven’t had…

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Dam Sen Cultural Park-Le Duy Hotel, prime location in Ho Chi Minh

by Le Duy Hotel @ Le Duy Hotel

  Dam Sen Cultural Park (Công viên Văn hóa Đầm Sen) is an amusement park located in District 11,Ho Chi Minh Cirty. The park has an area of 50 hectares, of which 20% comprises lakes and 60% trees and gardens. The park comprises 30 areas: an electric games zone,  folk tales theater, antique castle, square, small...

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The Cow Head Taco Philosopher King of Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Oaxaca is full of great street eats, including this delightful philosophizing taco vendor who makes tacos de cabeza (cow head tacos).

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22 Ways to Save Money when you Travel, with lots of hints

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

How to save money when you travel, is a commonly asked question. The better question is probably, how to make yourself financially secure before you travel. This is not …

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Saigon After Dark - Saigon, Vietnam

Saigon After Dark - Saigon, Vietnam


Vespa Adventures

Join the exhilarating streets of Saigon on the back of a vintage Vespa scooter while stopping at some of the best food stops & local nightlife hot spots. This is the quintessential night tour in Saigon.

A Backpacker’s Guide to Hoi An, Vietnam

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

Age-worn canary yellow houses, silk lanterns strewn across every passageway bathing the streets in a colourful glow and a bustling waterfront where fishermen unload their hauls of glistening fish to…

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Zagreb: A Rough Guide to Coffee and Food, Fall 2016 Edition

by Premshree Pillai @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

I have taken a liking to Zagreb, since my first visit in 2014, and feel more comfortable with each annual visit I’ve made since then — I have my regular coffee and food spots I make the rounds of, and friends I visit.

The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you are following us on our YouTube Channel (and you should!) you probably would have watched all of our top 5 already. Our goal as always is to provide travelers with the best spots, according to us, for various Vietnamese street food or activities here...

The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What is it about lighthouses that appeal to so many people? We live next to two lighthouses in Australia, and we love them. So maybe that has something to do with it. Check …

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Karachi, Pakistan

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Karachi, Pakistan

Where I’m At: April, 2018 – Kuala Lumpur edition

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Kuala Lumpur! When I’m in KL it usually means I’m on the way to somewhere else. In this case, back to Australia. Here’s where I’ve been for the last month. Where I’ve Been Saigon […]

My Cheap Eats From New York

by Jimmy @

New York is huge. With the title of  most expensive city to live in the world,it also is America’s most densely populated city. With limited space within resident’s homes for kitchens, you’ll find most people either eating or “taking out” from … Read all about it!

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Spinal Taps, a Burglary, and a Legal Nomads Hiatus

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Legal Nomads is on hold for the time being.

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How Staci Didn’t Let a Rare Medical Condition Prevent Her From Seeing The World

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Staci was born with the rare medical condition known as Nager Syndrome. One consequence of Nager Syndrome is deafness, yet Staci has refused to let her condition interfere with her dreams of seeing the world. In this inspiring reader interview, Staci shares how she overcomes the obstacles in her way and manages to travel the world!

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Pho Binh Noodle Shop

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Savage Hanoi Founder Ouissam Goes Underground In The Capital

by Celina Huynh @ Vietcetera

Beneath the historic surface of Vietnam’s capital city is an underground music scene barely in its infancy. Savage Hanoi is one of the few places where you can hear house and techno in Vietnam. And the club, in the predominantly expat West Lake area, is one of the only alternative venues pushing and fostering local […]

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Koh Mook Island: Southern Thailand’s Best Kept Secret (shhhh!)

by A Wandering Casiedilla @ A WANDERING CASIEDILLA

I stepped onto a rickety old long-tail boat with my week’s worth of clothes stuffed into my backpack. The sun-weathered barefoot fishermen were

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Little Adam’s Peak – A Day Hike Through Ella, Sri Lanka

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

In the hill country of Sri Lanka lies the sleepy mountain town of Ella. It’s quiet and peaceful, yet has enough to keep anyone busy for a couple days. It boasts some beautiful sights : Little Adam’s Peak , The Nine Arches Bridge, and tea fields as far as the eye can see. We managed […]

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Thrillable Hours: Lebawit Lily Girma, Author and Photographer

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

The next in my alternative careers for lawyers series: interview with guidebook author and photographer Lebawit Lily Girma.

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Leipzig, Germany

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Leipzig, Germany

24 hours in Dublin

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let’s face it, 24 hours in Dublin is never going to be enough time, but if that’s all you’ve got, then here is how to make the most of it. 24 hours in Dubl

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Places to eat in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Travelfish.org

Places to eat in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Travelfish.org


Travelfish

An opinionated restaurant, entertainment and eating out travel guide for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Cocotte’s Curated Guide To French Loanwords In Vietnamese

by Vietcetera @ Vietcetera

Languages have limits. Like the linguist Guy Deutscher once wrote, “people find names for things they feel the need to talk about.” So, there’s no distinction in Vietnamese between a lemon and a lime—they’re both “chanh”—because only limes are native to the Southeast Asian country. And their distinctly different citrusy sting is considered the same […]

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Many great reasons to visit Kilkenny, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

From the hole in the wall pub run by the towns cardiologist, who was the doctor for Metallica, to the milk bar where you can get a whisky, to the hospitable publicans at the …

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Death Railway – A Witness of History

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Are you a history enthusiast? Or just looking for a day trip from Bangkok to a place that is not as crowded as Ayutthaya? Then you won’t find a better choice than Kanchanaburi. Featuring a famous railway bridge over the Kwai Yai River; a part of the Burma railway, notorious for its haunting look and […]

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How Much A Trip to Vietnam Costs | Vietnam Travel Budget 2017

How Much A Trip to Vietnam Costs | Vietnam Travel Budget 2017


Charlie on Travel

How much does it cost to travel Vietnam? Average daily cost per person, total travel expenses, budget accommodation and cheap food in Vietnam.

Insider’s View Episode 8 – Fiona Briers

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Episode 8 of Insider’s View comes from Fiona Briers who runs the brilliant Bright Solutions in Vietnam. The work they do to empower women and produce gorgeous handicrafts is fabulous. She’s been here almost 9 years so I’d say she...

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The Coffee House

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

The Coffee House 14B1 Ngô Tất Tố, Phường 19 Bình Thạnh District 02871 087 088 www.thecoffeehouse.com ********************** OK, so I was ready to strangle someone at my apartment house. Today’s plan was to relax, enjoy my jet-lag in the quiet air-conditioned comfort of our new apartment here in Saigon; update some Eating Saigon! posts; and [Read on ...]

2765 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

2765 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


Booking.com

Great savings on hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam online. Good availability and great rates. Read hotel reviews and choose the best hotel deal for your stay.

A Very Pleasant Place to Visit is Warnemunde in Germany

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We had never heard of Warnemunde in Germany and were only visiting because our cruise ship was stopping there. The reality on cruises is that you generally only get one d…

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Eating Vietnam, Part 1: Introduction

Eating Vietnam, Part 1: Introduction


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This is Part 1 of a 5-part series on eating our way through Vietnam. We spent three weeks in Vietnam, starting with Hanoi in the north, making our way down over 1,000 miles to Ho Chi Minh City in the south.

#1 Hotel in Ireland – Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal has been named ‘No 1 Hotel in Ireland’ by TripAdvisor for the fifth year in a row, 2017 ‘Travellers Choice’ Awards on its websi…

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Cafe Culture on Con Son Island

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Vietnam has a rich & thriving cafe culture - probably among the most active, dynamic, and independent cafe scenes in the world. And now, the cult of coffee has reached the remote, utterly beautiful island of Con Son, in the Con Dao Archipelago.... Continue reading

Discwoman’s Co-Founder Talks About Their NYC Feminist Collective

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Christine McCharen-Tran is the co-founder of the feminist collective and DJ booking agency Discwoman. Besides Christine, the three-member crew includes Londoner Frankie Decaiza Hutchinson, who’s an artist agent that also handles public relations and social media, and New Yorker Emma Burgess-Olson, a techno DJ and producer known as UMFANG. “Combined, we’re like a Megatron,” Christine […]

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Miyagawa Honten – 125-year-old Unagi Speciality Restaurant Is Opening In Singapore

by Alvin T @ ladyironchef

Miyagawa Honten—125-year-old Unagi Speciality Restaurant—is opening its first-ever overseas outlet in Singapore. With the arrival of so many international brands in Singapore this past couple of months, it has been a challenge to keep track but one, in particular, that … Continue reading

Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

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Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Vietnamese food is an insanely delicious cuisine. Here are 25 Vietnamese dishes you need to try, and restaurants to eat them in Saigon.

Best Airbnbs in Reykjavik for a Winter Break

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

Let me share my Airbnb wishlist for Reykjavik, Iceland. Read my list of the best Airbnbs in Reykjavik, including budget rooms, perfect apartments and luxury rental homes.  Winter season has got me dreaming about white snow and cold countries. I was just sixteen when I went on my first trip to Iceland – it was short […]

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Top 20 FREE things to do in New York City

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

New York City is one of the most visited cities in the world, and here is a list of the Top 20 FREE things to do in New York City. Just walking around the city is enough to keep y…

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Where to Drink Specialty Coffee in Bangkok, Thailand: Fall 2016 Edition

by Premshree Pillai @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

On the surface Bangkok is still a place for Thai iced teas and sweetened coffee drinks, but the specialty coffee scene here is growing rapidly. Unlike New York or London, Bangkok has an advantage neither of those cities have — Thailand is also an origin country.

Recipe of the Month: Gluten Free Banana Bread with Chocolate from Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A simple, easy recipe for gluten-free banana bread that is both moist and healthy! No butter -- just coconut oil and yoghurt, along with Oaxacan chocolate.

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Vietnamese Food - What to Eat in Vietnam

Vietnamese Food - What to Eat in Vietnam


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In the past few years Vietnamese food has become more and more popular around the world. Food lovers may have tried the two best known Vietnamese dishes – spring rolls and bread rolls. Rice, noodles, fresh vegetable and herbs all play big roles in Vietnamese food, making it

Where to Drink Specialty Coffee in Lisbon, Portugal: Fall 2016 Edition

by Premshree Pillai @ Polka Dot Socks Blog - polka dot socks

Specialty coffee is still a relative novelty in Lisbon, but it's growing, and we tell you where to find it.

USA: Where to Find the Best Poke in Hawaii

by Jayson Goetz @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

Poke, a dish that is very much the result of multicultural influences, came to existence in the 19th century when Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Filipino plantation workers arrived in Hawaii to work the sugar and pineapple fields.

HyfeCafe – Singapore’s First Travel-Lifestyle Cafe To Plan Your Next Holiday

by ladyironchef @ ladyironchef

There is a new travel-lifestyle concept cafe in Singapore and it is none other than HyfeCafe—which just opened its doors in Tampines 1 this March 2018. Ever wanted a conducive place to plan your trips with your friends? HyfeCafe it shall … Continue reading

Hood River, OR, United States of America

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Travel costs and prices for Hood River, OR, United States of America

Monthly Update: Saigon, Bangkok, Melbourne – March 2016

by Jimmy @

Greetings from Melbourne! After a three month road trip across America and two months in Saigon, I am finally back in Australia. I spent a week in Melbourne in late August prior to leaving for America and couldn’t wait to … Read all about it!

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JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay in 15 Pictures

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

Xin Chào from the beautiful island of Phu Quoc, Vietnam!  We’ve been staying at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay aka Lamarck University for four days now with another three to go. The entire resort is themed after a fictional university, dreamed up by acclaimed architect Bill Bensley. The amount of thought that went into […]

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The cost of traveling in Vietnam - Jimmy Eats World

The cost of traveling in Vietnam - Jimmy Eats World


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Before arriving, I knew that the cost of traveling in Vietnam was going to be quite affordable, but by no means where the final figure ended up.

Cha Lua: Five Dishes With The Versatile Vietnamese Food

by Vietcetera @ Vietcetera

Like Vietnamese food? Then cha lua might be the best friend you never knew you had. The specialty sausage is made from lean pork and potato starch, and it’s flavored with garlic, salt and black pepper. Sometimes even a pinch of sugar is added, and it always contains fish sauce. It commonly comes wrapped in […]

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ToriYard – New Yakitori Joint In Bishan Park That Hits All The Right Spots

by Alvin T @ ladyironchef

A yakitori restaurant is not something that you would typically imagine popping up around neighbourhood areas let alone in the middle of a park, but ToriYard is perhaps the first exception. Taking over the premise of the now-defunct The Cornerstone … Continue reading

Phorrito Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

  My husband and I were both skeptical, but for the sake of pho, we went to try the phorrito at Komodo in Los Angeles. It was December 2016, a couple days before Christmas. I posted a photo of myself eating the unusual noodle soup wrap on Instagram. There was curiosity, some disbelief, and a...

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Tips To Stay Within Your Budget While Vacationing In Japan

by Tiffy @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

Vacationing to any foreign country can become an expensive venture in a short amount of time. The same holds true when vacationing in Japan. Besides the travel costs, there are a number of extra expenses that begin to add up as soon as you step foot in the country. From lodging to shopping, food costs to entry costs, the money you have set aside for your Japanese adventure can disappear quickly. But there are several things you can do to be a budget conscious traveler while still enjoying all that Japan has to offer.

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A Little Story… How One Maasai Tribe Is Changing the Face of Responsible Tourism

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

The sharp guffaw of a wild baboon startled me from sleep. Close as a whisper, the eerie sound ricocheted through my dreams. I awoke in full fight or flight response mode. My eyes whipped open, careening around the space; they slowly adjusted to the soft ochre light emanating from the banked campfire. From somewhere outside the dim […]

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Drinking Bangkok, Thailand: Cocktails, Fall 2016 Edition

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While we primarily ate on the streets, Bangkok is also a cosmopolitan world city — you can eat Thai food at fancy places, spend the evening at a wine bar, or have a nightcap at one of the many cocktail bars.

Ho Chi Minh City Food Guide: Where and What to Eat

Ho Chi Minh City Food Guide: Where and What to Eat


A WANDERING CASIEDILLA

Your Ho Chi Minh City Food Guide. An intro to Vietnamese food and where to get the best in HCMC!

Insider’s View. Episode 7 – Jean Ngo (The Expat Shop)

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Editor’s Note: Episode 7 of Insider’s view comes from Jean Ngo, owner of “The Expat Shop.” Jean is yet another visitor who fell in love with this crazy city while on holidays and returned to make Saigon her home. As...

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Telok Ayer Food Guide – 14 Bistro and Cafés To Check Out In This Bustling District

by Editorial @ ladyironchef

Previously a coastal road situated along the island’s old waterfront, Telok Ayer has transform into a hip and busy neighbourhood teeming with cafes and restaurants to feed the CBD office crowd and avid café-hoppers. From idyllic garden-themed cafes, burger joints … Continue reading

Living on the Edge: Cycling Bolivia’s Death Road

by Dave @ Man Vs Globe

As soon as the liquid hit my lips it felt as though my whole mouth was on fire. Within seconds my eyes were streaming. “Don’t worry, It’ll give you courage!”…

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Simple, Thrilling One-Bottle Cocktail Recipes: The Phuket and My My My Tai

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

I love cocktails but mostly save them for the weekends, when I have time to gather all the spirits and prep ingredients and garnishes. Plus, the weekends are when I have time to recover from drinking the cocktails. As I get older, I don’t drink alcoholic beverages as often, or with as much gusto, as...

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Lindau, Germany

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Travel costs and prices for Lindau, Germany

Pasteur Street Brewing Company

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Pasteur Street Brewing Company

How to Eat Street Food in Vietnam Like a Local

by A Wandering Casiedilla @ A WANDERING CASIEDILLA

I’m sitting in a tiny plastic chair on the side of the street, accompanied with a big bowl of noodles swimming in some

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Celebrating Vietnam’s Lunar New Year – 2018

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

Once again, Hai and I are in Saigon preparing for the main festivity of this year, or any year … TET, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year! The Year of the Dog I thought it would be fun to look back & remember our preparations last year for the Tet Holiday. *************************************** TET – 2017 (re-post) [Read on ...]

Night Shrimping in Hualien, Taiwan with the River King

by JB Macatulad @ Will Fly for Food: Travel + Food Guides

We tried our hand at urban shrimping in Taipei a few years ago and had the best time. So when I saw this Hualien night shrimping tour on Kkday, I didn't give it much thought. Urban shrimping is fun, but here, we'd be doing it for real in an actual river. Awesome!

Top 10 Things to Do In Melbourne, Australia

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Selecting the Top 10 Things to Do In Melbourne, Australia is not easy, as this city just keeps on giving and giving. We were recently down there and once again fell for his …

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CƠM TẤM 43 – Old Saigon Charm

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

CƠM TẤM 43 43 Nguyễn Văn Lạc Bình Thạnh District 0120 855 0155 *********************** A simple, classic Saigon street eatery – that’s what Hai and I were looking for this morning as we left our apartment beside “our” canal (the Thi Nghe Canal in Bình Thạnh District). And happily, we quickly found it … Cơm Tấm 43 [Read on ...]

Blue River Hotel 3

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Maker: Sun Kim, Chef, Meta, Singapore

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Meet Sun Kim, the ambitious, humble chef behind Meta, located in restaurant-packed Keong Saik Road in Singapore's Chinatown, offering French-influenced cuisine with a distinctly Korean inflection.

Vietnam Bus Tickets: Where to Buy (Hint – Not the Travel Agencies!)

by Colin Newcomer @ Nonstop Newcomer

Vietnam bus tickets don’t have to be scary. But they are when you first arrive. I remember when I first landed here, I got totally bilked when I bought a bus ticket from Hanoi to Sapa. They showed me and my friend this amazing brochure. We saw the bus and instantly went, “hell yeah!”. They ...

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27 Do’s and Don’ts when Visiting Australia

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Australia is a safe country with a good and free health system, a good and free education system, and a larrikin approach to authority. Australia is also a nanny state, s…

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9 Halal-Certified Japanese Eateries In Singapore That Are Simply Oishii

by Nur Sofia @ ladyironchef

With the ubiquity of Japanese restaurants and kiosks all around the island, it is pretty easy to suss out a decent spot to get your urgent ramen and sushi fix. Even though Japanese food tends to lean more on the … Continue reading

Useful Information for First-time Visitors When Travelling To Vietnam-Le Duy Hotel, prime location in Ho Chi Minh

by Le Duy Hotel @ Le Duy Hotel

Useful Information for First-time Visitors When Travelling To Vietnam One of the most attractive features of Vietnam as a destination is that although it is a relatively inexpensive country to explore, it is also one of the safest destinations in Southeast Asia. Apart from the compelling history and culture, the natural beauty of Vietnam is...

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