Somewhere in Khai Dinh

Vietnam travel stories

Hoi An, Vietnamese Hand Embroidery

It was a boiling day in Hoi An when I was exploring the tourist attractions in the charming ancient town. After visiting a couple of them, I just wanted to get into an air-conditioning enclosure to escape the scorching heat. Even my shades and sun hat had not been...

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The Famous Hanoi Train Street

I visited the energetic city of Hanoi, one of the most popular holiday destinations, last summer. Hanoi Train Street is one place that will never disappear from my travel memories. I had put Train Street at the top of the list of to-do attractions while planning the...

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Traversing Neverland on a Motorbike:
Ha Giang Loop, Vietnam

I’ve had an out-of-body experience or two in my life. At the very least, a brief spiritual awakening. My first was being front row to a Red Hot Chili Peppers show. A feat I accomplished by staying glued to the railing for six hours prior to those first few glorious...

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The Reunification Express – Vietnam

Train Travel Thorough Vietnam Perhaps it is the desire to see the place that I am traveling through, perhaps it is the people I always end up meeting along the way or perhaps it is the desire to travel in an environmentally conscious way; whatever the reason, I am...

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AMA Waterways Expands Exotic Itinerary Options

Calabasas, CA - (Apr. 14, 2016) - AmaWaterways today announced that it has enhanced its "Vietnam, Cambodia & the Riches of the Mekong" itinerary, providing travelers with even more options to experience Southeast Asia. "We are delighted to introduce flexible new...

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Funny Travel Lessons

My Initiation Traveling has been like my own personal eccentric Kung Fu master. When I began I expected to be gently washed of my narrow world view, but that is not what the teacher had in mind. Rote repetition, bruises, and often just straight up weirdness was to be...

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Aqua Expeditions expands into Indochina

  Lima, Peru - November 8, 2012: Following the success of river cruises on the Peruvian Amazon, Aqua Expeditions is launching its third luxury vessel in 2014 to sail the Mekong River through Cambodia and Vietnam, it was announced today by Aqua Expeditions CEO...

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Life Resorts Christens Fleet in Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay

(HA LONG, Nov. 2011) -- Nearly 150 people turned out to celebrate the opening of Life Heritage Resort Ha Long Bay, Vietnam's first private luxury fleet, in a theatrical launch at the Tuan Chau Marina Friday. Representatives from the Embassy of Netherlands and Life...

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The Train from Ninh Binh to Hue, Vietnam

In the heart of the Red River delta region lies Ninh Binh, in many respects a typical Northern Vietnamese town. Few tourists, busy local markets, an extremely young population and one chaotic central highway. National Route 1A at 2,300km long dissects every one of...

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Uniworld Expands River Cruises in Asia

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises introduces a new ship, River Saigon, and expands their Asia river cruises and tours in 2012, so travelers can experience this destination in world-class style and comfort for which Uniworld is known. With over 100 departures on 8...

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Vietnam Airlines Grows Operations

Vietnam Airlines is ramping up flight frequencies and expanding its fleet and route network in Asia-Pacific. From today, the Vietnamese flag carrier’s Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City-Melbourne services will be boosted from five-weekly to seven-weekly, while its Hanoi-Ho Chi...

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