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Top 5 tips to low-budget travel in Vietnam
Are you planning the vacation for your family to Vietnam this year? However you have not still given your decision because of so many reasons. Of course, budget is one of trouble you can not forget in your mind. To clear this trouble, I have some tips for you to get the good trip but save money for your vacation in Vietnam. 1. Travel during low season If you are smart travelers, you should find information of low season at destinations, you can save so much money. Such as: accommodation, f ...
8 interesting things to do in Siem Reap besides temples
Siem Reap is best known as the gateway to Angkor Wat and the rest of the Angkor Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The UNESCO site includes not just the temples but also hydraulic structures, canals, and reservoirs that together make up close to 400 sq km in what is arguably one the most important archeological sites in Southeast Asia. There's more to your visit in Siem Reap than Angkor Wat. Given the extent and breadth of the Angkor ruins and their importance to the former Khmer Kin ...
10 tourist attractions you should not miss when traveling to Sukhumvit in Bangkok
Sukhumvit is one of the longest streets of Bangkok with a lot of fun activities, commercial centers, and entertainment venues. Therefore, that’s chosen’s many foreigners and tourists when having a trip to Bangkok. Here's one of the interesting tourist attractions that Sukhumvit divui.com synthesized. In case you are traveling Bangkok by yourself, with family or want to discover a new destination, refer to get some useful information and you will know some things to do in Sukhumvit so tha ...
9 useful tips you should know before backpacking Vietnam
With striking landscapes, large stretches of lovely coastline, intriguing cities and excellent food, it’s no wonder the number of tourists in Vietnam has more than doubled in the last decade or so. The country is changing at lightning speed, and with roads being improved, comfortable long-distance buses and a decent train network, it’s easy to get from top to bottom – or vice-versa – of this long country in a short space of time. Here are our top tips to help on your trip backpacking ...
Some tips for ethical photography in Vietnam
When travelling, photography helps us capture the sense of the places and the people and gather memories. However, due to the lack of awareness, some of the photography enthusiasts actually do more harm than good to the local people and nature and wildlife in pursuit of the perfect shot. All you need is a thorough knowledge of the place and people to show respectful towards community and nature and intolerant of unethical photography practices. With community 1. Show respect The photogr ...
4 tips to maximize your Ha Long experience
Price, weather, activities and someone to believe are essential for guaranteed fun in Halong Bay. Halong Bay, the god-bestowed gem in the Tonkin Gulf, is the destination of choice for every tourist aware of Vietnam’s beauty. But not everything is at your command even when you're a seasoned traveler, and remember that preparation is the best way to guarantee fun! Stay informed, financially The most popular way to experience Halong Bay is an overnight cruise. A luxury experi ...
9 things you should to know before go to Vietnam
Are you planning to visit Vietnam for the first time? There is no doubt a mix of feelings going to a country with significant cultural differences. You can get a little overwhelmed with a lot of pre-vacation reading. However, a little preparation prior to departure will take your stress level down to enjoy the trip fully. 1. Learn some basic phrases Spending time to learn some basic Vietnamese phrases before you set foot to Vietnam is definitely worth your attempt. Vietnamese people are ve ...
How to avoid the heat of Bangkok
Thailand is certainly feeling the heat this year, with last month seeing the longest heatwave in the country for 65 years. With Thailand weather heating up, we share the best ways to beat the heat in the capital, Bangkok. See more Bangkok travel guide at here. Many countries across Southeast Asia are feeling the heat creep up with the reappearance of El Nino. Thailand is certainly no exception with temperatures reaching 42°C and over 70% humidity. Last month, many visitors could escape ...
Some tips and guide for buying souvenirs in Vietnam
No matter where you travel to in Vietnam, a keen sense of adventure follows you everywhere you go. Whether you are crossing the road in Hanoi, joining on a culinary adventure in Hoi An, or even shopping in the busy market and being enchanted by all the beautiful souvenirs. It’s full of the unexpected but we can be certain about one thing: you won’t return home without stock up on souvenirs to bring back home. Don’t worry, we got you covered. This 2 part series will take you ...
11 best Mai Chau travel tips
Few days ago we made 2-days trip to Mai Chau. It is a small town in the Northwest Vietnam, only 3-4 hours driving from Hanoi. Everybody who has been there says that it’s one of the most beautiful places in Vietnam. If you want to see stirring rice fields, tranquil scenes and the real everyday life of Vietnamese people, Mai Chau is definately a place you should go. We were enchanted by its charm. It is so different than hectic and busy Hanoi. Mai Chau is a place where you can rela ...
The art of shopping & bargaining in Vietnam
While Ho Chi Minh City has it’s share of shopping malls plying Guess handbags and froyo in air conditioned comfort, shopping at one of the local markets can give one a better sense of the city’s cultural, social and culinary heartbeat. These markets, mainly ones tailored to tourists offer a wide range of affordable clothing, souvenirs and handicrafts. However, finding the right price can seem elusive as price tags are non-existent in such markets as the famous Ben Thanh Market. This is w ...
Tips for renting or buying the right motorbike in Vietnam
Are you planning on buying or renting a motorbike in Vietnam? If yes, the first question you should (seriously) ask yourself is whether you can drive well. You have probably noticed that few rules apply when it comes to traffic in Vietnam. You should always be extremely reactive and able to anticipate changes, either because of a pothole on the road or a driver suddenly switching lanes without warning. Accidents are very common - I witness one at least once a week in Saigon. Do not make t ...
Top 5 tips to rent a motorbike in Vietnam
Renting a motorbike is a great opportunity to get off the beaten track and discover Vietnam on your own. That is if you are able to deal with the manic traffic and less than stringent road rules. There are many places in tourist areas such as Pham Ngu Lao in Ho Chi Minh City and the Old Quarter in Hanoi that rent bikes to foreigners. You will need to fill out a form to rent the bike along with leaving your passport as a deposit and most places offer a selection of manual shift and automatic s ...
Laos backpacking tips: travel costs, things to do and see
photo credit: Monks at the outskirts of Vang Vieng, Laos via photopin (license) Laos is a truly gorgeous country, it is a land of crawling broadband and pot-holed roads. Every time there is a thunder clap the electricity goes out so you better forget that fruit shake you just ordered, the blender is down! From the party haven of Vang Vieng to the little explored jungles of Luang Prabang Nam Tha, Laos has something for everyone. This is a country that requires time, the transport links are ...
Tips for exploring the temples in Bagan
photo credit: flickr Sunrise at Bagan Built between the 11th and 13th centuries, Bagan is an archeological paradise, with over 4,000 temples covering a dusty plain of 40 square miles! Take your camera. This landscape offers unrivaled vistas and uninterrupted panoramas that are what photographers dreams are made of. Where else but Myanmar could you climb to the top of a 1,000 year old temple for a better view of the sunset? Following a huge earthquake in 1975 some questionabl ...
9 things to know before visiting temples in Myanmar
Myanmar (Burma) people are very religious and respect for religious works. Therefore, travelers should note some certain rules as to visit temples in the country. Take off your shoes when entering the temple area Normally, you would have to take off shoes and socks at the port, except for some places allowing to go into the temple. When Myanmar was a British colony, people were outraged when the British did not take off shoes when entering the temple area. We can say this custom ...
Tips for trekking in Vietnam
Vietnam has become a destination worth visiting; not only for its world renowned destinations, fascinating cultures, as well as numerous World Heritage sites, but also for the variety of trekking options. It leads you through some of the most scenic regions of Northern and Central Vietnam which are often off the beaten track and offer great chance to discover the authentic local cultures. When to go Summer months from May To September should be avoided since it can get up to 38°C ...
Tips for bargaining in Thailand
The exotic act of bargaining “Traveling to Thailand? You better polish those bargaining skills”. Isn’t that what we read or hear before our first trip to the East? First time travelers to Thailand come with the mind-set of being ready to put on their tough bargaining face, ready to seem unimpressed and walk away from any seller who doesn’t give a discount on the initial price. Be prepared to bargain for these t-shirts on Khao San Road in Bangkok Although ...
7 surprises when living in Singapore
Almost everyone knows English, safety, cultural diversity, the cost of living is expensive ... the things that make the newcomers living in Singapore surprise. Everyone speaks English Whether an Asian country, English is the common language in Singapore, making the lives of foreigners when they arrived here a lot easier. Most of them can speak this international language. Signs, road signs are in English. Photo: Eps Safety at any time of the day In Singapore, you can let child ...
Behavioral culture while traveling Thailand
When traveling Thailand, you absolutely can not take actions encouragements or have joking attitudes when talking about the King and the Thailand Royal. Chiang Mai Thailand is the country strong development on tourism and everyday Thailand can attract tourists from around the world. Thailand is also quite modern but also many traditions that you should note. Thailand is an attractive destination for tourists from around the world. Greeting and thanks ceremonial of Thailand ...
Common questions when visiting to Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc is a beautiful archipelago located deeply in the Gulf of Thailand, Kien Giang Province. In the southern coast of the country, Phu Quoc Island (Jade Island) - the largest island of Vietnam, which is also the largest of 22 islands at here. Crystal clear water, peaceful streams and unique variety of seafood are great advantages of Phu Quoc. See more Phu Quoc Island travel guide at here. In the southern coast of the country, Phu Quoc Island is one of the attractions and amazi ...
5 things Americans traveling to Bangkok need to know
Image by asiawebdirect.com In light of the recent explosions in Bangkok, here's what you should know before your next trip to Thailand. On Monday, a deadly explosion rocked the popular Erawan Shrine in downtown Bangkok. The latest reports put the death toll at 22, with more than 120 people injured. Tuesday a second bomb was thrown from a bridge over the Chao Phraya River, just missing a pier where tourists and locals catch water taxis and riverboats, detonating in the water with ...
How to cross the road in Hanoi
Hanoi’s manic roads are almost as famous as its street food and French architecture. In this “how to guide” blog post, we will be looking at how best to tackle the city’s traffic, or simply how to cross the road in Hanoi! See more Hanoi travel guide at here. “Come on, you can’t be serious!” I hear you say – “You cannot be about to spend the next few minutes explaining how to cross the road?” I will be, and I will be enjoy ...
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