Posts Tagged "Vietnam"


Updated on: 03/4/19The following is a guest post from Swing Abroad. Hanoi, the capital of Southeast Asia’s most backpackers-friendly destination, Vietnam has been welcoming travelers for several decades now. The foods, architectures, history, and culture just kept travelers coming back for more. And today, we’re going to look into 10 things to do in Hanoi. Colonized by the French for centuries, architectures in Hanoi is heavily...

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Updated on: 01/15/19When I went to Vietnam, my plan was to check out the up and coming digital nomad scene in Da Nang. Apparently, it’s a nice beach city with friendly locals and cheap prices. This area was definitely “up and coming”, but it was better suited for specific types of individuals. Finding an Apartment in Da Nang To find an apartment, I went with Air Bnb again. I needed something that was close to the beach, and basic...

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Hoi An, Vietnam with Kids

Hoi An, Vietnam with Kids


Posted By The Morgans on May 7, 2015

Updated on: 05/30/18Hoi An, Vietnam, is located around 25km east of Danang International Airport.  Rather than flying in, we travelled up to Hoi An from Nha Trang (where enjoyed a wonderful mud bath at the Thap Ba Spa), taking the overnight train leaving at 9:30pm and arriving at 8 am in the morning. Overall the train ride was fine and we all slept well which let us start or exploration of Hoi An on the right foot. Our six nights were...

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Updated on: 01/7/19Before arriving in Nha Trang we had caught wind of a mud spa experience. We visited a travel expo located near the backpacker street in Ho Chi Minh and picked up a brochure and were happy with the prices of the packages. Upon arriving in Nha Trang we talked with our guesthouse owners about what activities we wanted to do while here and they kindly gave us an extra 5% discount card to use. The Thap Ba Spa is the...

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Updated on: 07/11/18Often considered the number two destination in Vietnam behind taking a Halong Bay cruise, is Sapa.  The Northern mountain town is the go to spot for trekking, near immeasurable quantity of rice terraces, and visiting local tribal villages.  Of course, visiting Sapa at any time of the year puts you in for a very high risk of being caught in the frequent rain storms the region enjoys.  This shouldn't be a deterrent,...

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