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Mekong Delta – Tour from Saigon to Phnom Phen

Three days Mekong Delta trip from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Phen or also known as ‘Tourist-Souvenir-Shopping-Tour’. As you can guess there were a lot of people selling souvenirs everywhere. Lucky enough it was mostly on the first day and

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Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

More motorbikes than anywhere else in a city, lots of noise, crowds and many backpackers and expats. Ho Chi Minh City, or far more called by it’s old name Saigon, is a huge city in the south of Vietnam. Before

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Hoi An and My Son Temple

Hoi’An Heritage Festival – amazing, unexpected, insightful. I was lucky to be in Hoi’An at the same time as the Heritage Festival. I had not booked a hostel before and head to Sunflower Hotel, which is the backpacker paradise. Unfortunately

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Hue – crazy train ride and first rainy day

14 hours soft seat over night train to Hue – not a good idea. I wanted to go to Hue on the same day we came back from the Halong Bay cruise. Two hours before the train left I went

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Hanoi and Halong Bay – first stop in Vietnam

Hanoi was a welcome change after almost seven weeks in China. Already on the bus to the city center I spotted some differences to China. Of course the differences are massive and Vietnam is independent from China and has adopted

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