Vietnam Pt12: Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay is one of the big draws to Vietnam, for all types of tourist, from the cheapo backpackers through to rich Russians on private boats. There are an unbelievable amount of options to choose from, and a thousand different places to book them all. Each shop works with different boats, and trip suppliers. […]

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Vietnam Pt11 – Hanoi

So on to the biggest city in the north of Vietnam, Hanoi. The second largest in the country, and the capital while the country was divided during the war. There’s two little areas within the city that have a few hostels in each, the first is home to the Infamous Hanoi Backpackers, and Central Hanoi […]

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Vietnam Pt9 – Hue

Hue is one of the larger cities on the route up through Vietnam, and the backpacker area¬†is nicely placed over a few streets in the centre of the town. It has a large citadel near the town, and then lots of little(ish) tombs out in the surrounding countryside as well. We decided after a decent […]

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Vietnam Pt7 – Nha Trang

Nha Trang is the first of the really commercialised touristy areas we hit, but very different to the commercial areas in Thailand and Cambodia because this town is geared to Russian Tourists not Europeans. While you may not think it would be very¬†different, seeing restaurants with names in Russian lettering, with unknown themes mixed in […]

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