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Complete Guide to Visiting Phong Nha Caves in Vietnam

By on Published: April 16, 2020 | Last Updated: April 17, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Complete Guide to Visiting Phong Nha Caves in Vietnam

Technically speaking, Phong Nha is the name of one particular cave, within one particular national park in Vietnam. But like me, most people don’t realise that until they visit the area. So up until this point, the Phong Nha caves are a just short-hand travel term for the entirety of the incredible cave network that […]

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Ultimate Vietnam Packing List

By on Published: April 6, 2020 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Ultimate Vietnam Packing List

The thing with Vietnam is that it’s long and skinny. Which means it’s a long way from the top to the bottom of Vietnam, both for you, and the weather, to travel Which often means you’ll experience totally different climates and temperatures, depending on which part you’re in! Yup, while the northern head of this […]

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Epic 2 Week Vietnam Itinerary +5 Ideas for a Longer Trip

By on Published: February 24, 2020 | Last Updated: April 17, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Epic 2 Week Vietnam Itinerary +5 Ideas for a Longer Trip

So you’re thinking of visiting Vietnam eh? Well, what a blooming great idea! Because this country is definitely my favourite in the Southeast Asia region with its wealth of fun adventures, great coffee, delicious food, bustling culture and next level natural attractions. I’ve chosen to write a 2 week Vietnam itinerary (although you could definitely […]

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Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

By on Published: January 6, 2020 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

One of the countries that bowled me over the most on my backpacking adventures last year was Vietnam. And that’s because I’d heard mixed reports. As a shorthand explanation, for the British among you, Vietnam is what I call a Marmite country…. you either love it or hate it! Well I can confirm that after […]

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Cat Ba Island, Vietnam : The Spot for Budget Halong Bay Trips

By on Published: November 18, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Cat Ba Island, Vietnam : The Spot for Budget Halong Bay Trips

It’s one of the best places to visit in Vietnam in my opinion, but it’s also a spot many travellers miss off their Vietnam itinerary and what a shame. #1 Because Cat Ba Island has a lovely national park at its heart – a great place to enjoy some nature time and day hiking And… […]

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The 15 Best Things to Do in Vietnam

By on Published: October 31, 2019 | Last Updated: April 17, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 2 Comments
The 15 Best Things to Do in Vietnam

If there was ever a country that pushed choosing the best things to do there to the max, it was likely to be Vietnam. Vast and diverse, with more UNESCO sites, authentic culture, delicious cuisine and controversial history than you can shake a stick at, this Southeast Asian gem has it all. Home to the […]

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The Ultimate Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary

By on Published: August 15, 2019 | Last Updated: June 30, 2020 in Asia, CAMBODIA, VIETNAM with 2 Comments
The Ultimate Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary

Despite Vietnam and Cambodia bordering each other, you may be surprised to know that these 2 countries feel entirely different and that, stepping across the border into one and out of  the other, will have you assuming you’ve been transported to another world. Crazy, I know! However, this does mean they make a great complimentary […]

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Kampot to Ho Chi Minh : How to Cross The Border

By on Published: August 1, 2019 | Last Updated: January 13, 2020 in Asia, CAMBODIA, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Kampot to Ho Chi Minh : How to Cross The Border

Hopping across borders by land is such a great option for budget travellers in Southeast Asia because often the distances are quite close and the prices low. But being in this part of the world means there’s always a few quirks and surprises along the way too! And for me, on this particular journey from […]

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15 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam

By on Published: May 30, 2019 | Last Updated: April 17, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 2 Comments
15 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam

Before I stepped foot across the border, I honestly had no idea how delightfully diverse, climatically different, geographically various and huge Vietnam was – seriously poor research on my part I know! Which is why I ended up only having 15 days in this country and running around like a lunatic trying to squeeze in […]

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Top 17 Ho Chi Minh Things to Do

By on Published: May 2, 2019 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 3 Comments
Top 17 Ho Chi Minh Things to Do

Ain’t no secret that Ho Chi Minh is, without question, my favourite Southeast Asian city to date. Its unrelenting energy, coupled with its earthy authenticity, meant I was quickly charmed by this huge metropolis, which seems to have far fewer of the tacky, soulless tourist trappings many other cities in Southeast Asia are blighted by. […]

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