Category: Vietnam

Contest ~ Walking through Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

There are plenty of ways to explore a city, having tried most of them, my favorite remains touring it on foot. Walking around a city of your interest on your pace- no pushy guides, no fixed plan to abide by, no hassle whatsoever. Erm, except for one! That is chalking out the walk which connects […]

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Budget accommodation in Vietnam

Vietnam like many other South East Asian countries have been a backpacker’s go to place since time immemorial, owing to its budget friendly tag. As it saw the increasing influx of backpackers a number of accommodation cropped up, you can easily find a dorm room as low as $5 for a night including breakfast, all […]

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Better safe than sorry- tourist scams in Vietnam

One should be always cautious when visiting a new country because in the midst of inspiring architecture, tranquil sceneries and delicious cuisines lay scams that could easily ruin your whole trip. The idea behind all these scams is to draw monetary benefits, while some may just be petty nuisance others could prove risky. Here is […]

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Vietnam – A sensory delight

Gracefully resting by the South East Asian coastline this beautiful country called Vietnam is a rhythmic blend of history, culture, modernization and nature. Filled with visual dramatics right from the rustic living in Mekong delta, the magnificent caves system of Phong Nha, the marvelous French architecture at Hanoi, life in the valley of Sapa to […]

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Cat Ba Island- A lucky Find

There are times when a whole experience can be expressed in just one word, a sudden trip to Cat Ba Island- the largest Island in Ha long bay. Cat Ba is one of the major weekend getaway for the locals and is often overlooked by the tourists who plan to go on a day trip to […]

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Ca phe- beyond coffee powder and milk

There are a number of tiny things that you notice when visiting a country, that sets it apart from rest of the world. In Vietnam apart from the chaotic traffic, clumsily tangled telecom cables, crazy night markets and karaoke bars there is one thing that you cannot help but notice- ca phe (Coffee). Coffee has […]

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Phong Nha Ke Bang- All you need to know

Before finalizing a place to travel there is something that draws you to the destination, Phong Nha Ke Bang was that attraction for me. I stumbled upon a picture of one of the majestic caves of Phong Nha and, for the lack of words, it took my heart away. The first known writing about the […]

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Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon is the largest city in Vietnam. If you are visiting Vietnam you just cannot skip Saigon, for you get to see the harmony in the confusion. I encountered the high spirited living in District 1, the laid back lives and open spaces in District 7 and came face to […]

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Being Vegetarian in Vietnam

Vietnam, like most of the other South East Asian countries is known for its meaty delicacies all across the globe. It is hard to be a vegetarian when there is at least one non-veg ingredient in the Vietnamese cuisine. But in the hordes of frog legs, snails, pork, dog meat etc. We forget that a […]

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