Almost everything is negotiable in Vietnam (with the notable exception of meals) and bargaining is very much part of the Vietnamese way of life. Should...
This selection of the best hotels in Siem Reap - Cambodia is guaranteed to make your stay in this charming town an unforgettable experience and all are selected for their high level of service and guests satisfaction. Many top level hotels have been opening recently and Siem Reap’s standard of hotels is getting better in terms of service and guest facilities. Read on to see what we feel are the very best hotels in Siem Reap.
When it comes to which city to visit in Vietnam, Hanoi and Saigon (or Ho Chi Minh City) are often popular choices among first-time travellers. Have a look at our quick comparison below – categorised according to dining, accommodation, nightlife, and more – to make the right holiday choice.
When the sunrise comes streaming through the tent window after you slept soundly through a gale-force night, you’ve got yourself a well-pitched shelter. If you’ve never set up a tent before, it’s been a while since your last campout or you’d just like a few ideas on how you can smooth out the process, this article can help.
Vietnamese people often turn a blind eye to the many ignorant and inappropriate things foreigners do in their country, but the authorities won’t hesitate to punish those they perceive to be threats to social norms and/or the existing power structure. Many of these are loosely enforced, but you should still be aware of them so you don’t unwittingly get yourself thrown into a scary prison.
Looking to travel with a purpose, make a difference or to “give back”? Great! Here’s our guide on how to volunteer responsibly while travelling in Southeast Asia.
Hanoi Old Quarter may be the most well-known Hanoi attraction. There are nearly 40 large and small streets full of stores and shops selling all kinds of goods, including many famous specialties of Hanoi. It is the best place to explore the spirit of Hanoi by wandering along old streets, taking photographs, or dropping by restaurants along streets and trying some street foods of Vietnamese cuisine. In addition, tourists may experience the night market taking place along walking streets in the evening from Friday to Sunday with products on great sale.
With globalization bringing our borders closer together than ever before, there still remain plenty of only-in-Japan goods available for purchase. Here are fifteen things you can (or should) only buy in Japan.
Important things to keep in mind when you travel to Cambodia.
Koh Rong Cambodia Island (also romanized as Kaôh Rōng or Kos Rong), is the second largest island of Cambodia. Just 45 minutes by speedboat, yet a world away from the grubby confines of Sihanoukville, Koh Rong Samloem offers four completely different atmospheres on four different beaches on what many might describe as the archetypal paradise island. A few years back, Koh Rong was little more than a jungle-clad wilderness rimmed by swaths of sugary-white sand, with a few beach-hut resorts speckling the shore around tiny Koh Tuch village. Today the Koh Tuch village street-strip that leads out from the pier is a bottleneck of back-to-back backpacker crash pads, restaurants, and hole-in-the-wall bars blasting competing music. This article will show you how to get there!
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