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City Pass tries out two of Saigon’s most popular live detective games, Escape Hunt and Ubiquest, playing the role of a hard-nosed detective investigating a murder mystery. Outside of theatre and video games, you don’t see much role play or interactive activities in Ho Chi Minh City. Luckily, we uncovered two detective games that drop you in the middle of a murder mystery, letting you... Read More
Today, my partner and I left our hotel in Dalat early for a trekking tour to Langbiang mountain, a famous landmark in Dalat. The Zebras of Langbiang When planning activities in Dalat during your travels, you may want to incorporate a Langbiang mountain tour, where the “zebras” roam. You can do it two ways: the lazy way and the adventurous way.  You can take a bus/taxi/motorbike... Read More
Saigon’s tourism scene is stuck on a plateau. Unlike other popular destinations like Bangkok, New York, Paris, etc., all is not revealed – secrets remain and an air of mystery still permeates even rudimentary tasks like going to a doctor and understanding traffic patterns. There’s a severe lack of official documentation and foreign language support that grants Ho Chi Minh City an... Read More
Last month I wrote that Vietnam’s government should focus its entire marketing and products towards Asia’s new middle class travelers because a government’s mandate is to maximize employment, income per capita, and foreign direct investment. If you have any doubts about this strategy, take a look at the chart below. Source: The Atlantic Monthly Vietnam is geographically in th... Read More
General manager Steve Raymond pulls the curtain on Phan Thiet's horrific garbage problem - and the only way to fix it. Like most people who grew up in developed countries around the world, from the time I was able to walk, I was taught to respect the environment and to put my garbage in a garbage can. As a result, the community in which I grew up was clean and free of visible garbage or trash. W... Read More
Breaking news: Your online bookings may be at risk Did you hear that explosion? Google just set off its Mobile nuke. Media's calling the new algorithm update "mobilegeddon." Basically, if your site is not mobile-friendly, you can expect a significant drop in your search rank. And since 90% of search engine clicks occur on the first page (Chitika), that could spell disaster for many unprepared to... Read More

Vietnam Profile

Viewed through the lens of its historic past, Vietnam may appear to be a nation defined by sorrow and loss. But zoom in and take a closer look and you will see one of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economies, determined to become a developed nation by 2020. Vietnam is going through a time of remarkable development but is still a land of incredible beauty and captivating culture. This is a country that is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites – seven others are on its pending list. Among its population of 90 million are 54 distinct ethnic groups, each with their own language, lifestyle and cultural heritage.

With its rapid growth and colourful diversity, Vietnam attracts an increasing number of travellers – more than six million visitors yearly – and is constantly praised as one of the most interesting destinations for expats due to its income opportunities and quality of life, not to mention its endless charm. Even those who have been living in Vietnam for years will tell you that every day is an adventure in this land of the dragon people. So, get ready to soak up the rich culture and vivid lifestyle while starting your own extraordinary journey.

Read on to find out what to do in Vietnam and the best places to go in your ultimate Vietnam guide.

 

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    3 Days - Mekong Delta - Exp...

    Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Chau Doc 8h00 - 2 hour drive for My Tho, where you will enjoy boat cruise and hand-rowing sampans. 13h00 - After lunch we will leave My Tho for Chau Doc. Along the way we will stop for a visit at the Crocodile Farm where we will have the opportunity ...

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    1 Day - Offshore Fishing T...

    7h00 - After a boat trip from Cua Dai station to Cham Island - a sleeping fishing village. This is a newest destination from Hoi An town. You will board on a fishing boat and start the tour on the sea. Cham Island is a beautiful secluded place with many fishing and snorkel spots. You will enjoy fishing with the ...

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    4 – 4.5 hours (Half Day Morning tour) - Hanoi Highlights

    8: 00 – 8.30 Am Start the city tour with a visit to the Temple of Literature. Originally built in honor of Confucius by King Ly Thai Tong in 1070, an university was added to the grounds six years later. The university provided education to the royal family and children of the aristocracy or “mandarins”. The University remained here until ...

Todays' Hotels in Vietnam

The Pandanus resort was built in 2004 within a ten-hectare garden on a 300-metre-long, secluded beach. Located east of the cape at Mui Ne, it is far removed from the frenetic pace of the Ham Tien-Mui Ne strip. It is one of the most successful large resorts in the region with one of the highest occupancy rates. It is also very spacious and the expansive grounds are a tick in its favour. The vast entry ...
A very strange place. A combination of statues of Vietnamese historical characters, run-down waterpark, and rooms shaped as trees. It serves as a great location for a Scooby Doo mystery but not so good as ...
Strategically located on the shore of West Lake with a superb panoramic view, the Hanoi Club Hotel is sure to dazzle and delight. With their Elite Membership Club, boutique hotel and luxurious serviced residences, Hanoi Club ...
Perfectly located near the old quarter, this is Hoi An’s longest running and most reputable hotel. Built into spacious and lush tropical grounds, the quality of service is high and the staff gracious. The four ...
Inspired by the “Beach Morning Glory” flower, the Holiday Beach Hotel Danang combines harmony and creativity with a hint of surprise. This is reflected in the wholesome lifestyle approach and refreshing spirit of service. The ...