Category Archives for "Vietnam"

8 Photo of the Week

Hill Tribes in Sapa, Vietnam Without a doubt the trekking in Sapa is my favorite in Vietnam. From the majestic mountains to the green pastures and the hill tribes that make sure you’re aware you’re far away from home this is one of the great adventure travel destinations in the world. Ignore all those people […]

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7 Meeting the Hmong in Sapa, Vietnam

If there is a place you should not miss in Vietnam it is Sapa, a small town in the NW area of the country. Located in a beautiful valley itis the village to see the Za and Hmnog tribes who live nearby and yet another place where nature will make you droll once more. This […]

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9 Fine Cruising in Halong Bay, Vietnam

I have to admit that never in my wildest dreams had I expected a cruise in Halong Bay to be as good as it turned out to be. Not only were the views incredible but the boat per say was top notch: the cabins albeit small were spotless and tastefully decorated, with a very efficient […]

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2 Discovering Hanoi on a Budget

The uneventful trip was so until we reached Hanoi, where customs agents would not let us get money from an ATM so that we could pay in USD the pre arranged visa we had prepared through an online travel agency. Fortunately, a portuguese tour operator who was escorting a group of travellers saw our situation […]

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