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Hanoi Or Ho Chi Minh

Hanoi Or Ho Chi Minh? Which Vietnamese City Is For You?

Planning a visit to Vietnam and don’t know whether to visit Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City? You’re not alone! These two cities at opposite ends of this diverse country offer visitors such different things that many people struggle to choose which one to visit.  Ho Chi Minh City is a bustling cosmopolitan place characterized by tireless energy, an...

Vietnam or Bali

Vietnam or Bali: Which Southeast Asian Destination is Better?

Bali – a paradise island filled with natural beauty as far as the eye can see. And Vietnam – a country bundled with history and character. One thing for sure is that deciding which Southeast Asian destination to visit is no easy task. Bali has been luring millions of tourists yearly and for good reason. What is arguably Indonesia’s most popular...

Is Hanoi worth visiting?

Is Hanoi Worth Visiting? 7 Reasons Why You Must Visit

Are you planning a trip to Vietnam and asking yourself, is Hanoi worth visiting? With incredible architecture, one of Asia’s most exciting street food scenes, and endless cultural sites to explore, the answer is a resounding yes! The 1000-year-old Vietnamese capital is surprisingly not the country’s biggest city. That title belongs to the southern metropolis of Ho...

sunset over Halong bay

11 Reasons Why Vietnam is Worth Visiting at Least Once

Vietnam is a country of opposites and contradictions. A melting pot of influences where the ancient sits side by side with the ultra-modern. A place where tumultuous history is not hidden or glossed over but displayed honestly for visitors to see. A country unlike any other, Vietnam is definitely worth visiting.  A trip to Vietnam is an opportunity to experience...

Basic Vietnamese Phrases

57 Essential Basic Vietnamese Phrases (With Pronunciation)

Whether you’re planning to catch a train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh city, ride the length of the country on a motorbike, or simply visit the most popular sites in Vietnam, you will find this guide to basic Vietnamese phrases handy during your travels. This is so you can order your Phở without meat if you’re veggie, or egg if you’re vegan, and to help...

things to avoid in Vietnam

13 Things To Avoid In Vietnam For A Responsible Vacation

The long, wiggling backbone of Indochina is a seriously fascinating corner of Asia. You’ve got old Japanese trading towns in Hoi An to explore. There are shimmering beaches in Phu Quoc. There are paddy-clad mountains woven with walking trails in Sa Pa. And that’s just scratching the surface. But what are the things to avoid in Vietnam? That’s precisely what we focus...

dangerous snakes in vietnam

The 9 Most Venomous Snakes In Vietnam

This guide to the most venomous snakes in Vietnam showcases nine slithering creatures that we think are worth knowing about if you’re planning a jaunt to this enthralling corner of Indochina this year. There’s not enough room to deal with all the dangerous serpents in the country – Vietnam has a whopping 200 species of snake in total, of which 25% are...

north vietnam vs south vietnam

North Vietnam Vs South Vietnam: Which One Should I Visit?

North Vietnam vs South Vietnam – now that’s a tricky one to answer. Both of these sides of the country have their own unique draws, varied cultures, and jaw-dropping landmarks. They each boast sprawling cityscapes and mountain towns, beach destinations and eye-watering backcountry covered in jungles and rice paddies. The north and the south of Vietnam were...

dangerous animals in Vietnam

Dangerous Animals in Vietnam: 11 Deadliest To Watch Out For

Thousands of travelers are enticed by the misty jungles and sparkling seas of Indochina each year, but what about dangerous animals in Vietnam? What formidable beasts lurk between the blustery beaches of Mui Ne and the eye-watering stacks of Ha Long Bay? What slithering serpents and monstrous mammals could pose a threat as you explore the S-bend of Southeast Asia...