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HANOI

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After a month in Vietnam we ventured to the capital, Hanoi. We spent a whopping 12 days in Hanoi, experiencing the Lunar New Year festivities and the consequential shut down of the city. We had a great time, using Hanoi…

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SAPA

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Famous for the sprawling rice fields that line the mountainous landscape, we had been eagerly anticipating our trip to Sapa. Being the middle of winter, a recent cold spell, which included several days of snow…

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HA LONG BAY

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There is no doubt Ha Long Bay is one of the most incredible destinations in Vietnam. With 1,969 limestone karsts scattered along the 120km long Bai Chay coastline, this area is begging to be explored.

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HUE

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Hue (pronounced ‘Hwhey’) was Vietnams Imperial Capital during the Nguyen dynastic rule between 1802 and 1945. The Imperial City remains the star attraction of the town…

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HOI AN

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Hoi An boasts one of the most well preserved UNESCO listed heritage areas in southeast Asia. Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, Hoi An was well utilised with a steady stream of international traffic using the…

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DALAT TO HOI AN

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One of the best experiences in Southeast Asia was the Easy Rider tour we took from Dalat to Hoi An. On board a motorbike with a guide each was one of the most enriching experiences I have had to date…

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HO CHI MINH CITY

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Ho Chi Minh City was previously known as Saigon and boasts an interesting history. Today, it is a city of contrasts. The rich and the poor, the old and the new, the eastern and western cultures all thrown together in utter chaos…