Archive | Vietnam RSS feed for this category

Is Vietnam the Most Diverse Country For Backpackers in SE Asia?

25 June 2015

Comments Off on Is Vietnam the Most Diverse Country For Backpackers in SE Asia?

Is Vietnam the Most Diverse Country For Backpackers in SE Asia?

From the steep rice terraces of Sapa to the limestone karsts of Halong Bay and the rolling sand dunes of Mui Ne to the buzz of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam has some of the most diverse landscapes in South East Asia. You can be trekking in the mountains one day and sunbathing on a sandy beach the next, then whizzing around on a motorbike through the hectic streets of a buzzing city the following day! If you're planning a trip here you're in for a treat...

Continue reading...

What’s the Story, Morning Glory? A Day at Hoi An’s Morning Glory Cooking School

10 March 2015

Comments Off on What’s the Story, Morning Glory? A Day at Hoi An’s Morning Glory Cooking School

What’s the Story, Morning Glory? A Day at Hoi An’s Morning Glory Cooking School

Traveller Amelia Long spends a day with the Morning Glory Cooking School in Hoi An, Vietnam. Buying fresh produce from the Central Market and taking unusual ingredients back to the kitchen to cook up some tongue-tantalising dishes, she unravels the secrets of Vietnam's unique cuisine...

Continue reading...

A Luxury Backpacker Paradise on the Beach in Mui Ne, Vietnam for $3 USD!

18 February 2015

Comments Off on A Luxury Backpacker Paradise on the Beach in Mui Ne, Vietnam for $3 USD!

A Luxury Backpacker Paradise on the Beach in Mui Ne, Vietnam for $3 USD!

Recently, we discovered the amazing Long Son Mui Ne Resort and we can’t believe the value for money and quality of this place! The luxury resort does what not many other fancy resorts do – open their doors to lovely backpackers like you and me! With our flip flops and messy hair most resorts wouldn’t want to see us within a mile of their property – but not this place! The resort give backpackers the chance to share in the all of the amazing facilities by offering them a unique budget accommodation option... Camping!

Continue reading...

The Real North Vietnam, Motorbiking to Ninh Binh Province

29 November 2014

0 Comments

The Real North Vietnam, Motorbiking to Ninh Binh Province

The majority of backpackers who arrive in Hanoi spend no more than a couple of days here; they visit the war museum; check out Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and get trailed around on one of the notorious hostel bar-crawls.What is often missed, however, are the many, lesser-known day trips available to amazing locations, such as the incredible Ninh Binh Provnce which lies just two hours from Hanoi by motorbike...

Continue reading...

Vietnam’s New Must Do North to South Adventure. Introducing The Buffalo Run!

17 July 2014

3 Comments

Vietnam’s New Must Do North to South Adventure. Introducing The Buffalo Run!

A backpacker tells all about Hanoi Backpacker's newest trip throughout Vietnam, traversing from Hanoi all the way to Hoi An. Along the way he experiences incredible national parks, such as Cuc Phuong and Phong Na, the world’s biggest cave, exquisite hidden beaches, the history of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, waterfalls, and historic tunnels from the Vietnam-American War.

Continue reading...

Top 10 Things To Do in and Around Hanoi, Vietnam

17 February 2014

2 Comments

Top 10 Things To Do in and Around Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam’s bustling, atmospheric capital Hanoi is crammed with interesting pursuits for the curious backpacker, from dodging motorbikes in the Old Quarter to sampling unique street food cuisine and even visiting the embalmed body of one of the world’s most famous Communist leaders – there’s a lot to write in your travel diary! With so much to delight your senses we helped you boil it down to the top 10 things not to miss while in this undeniably electric city!

Continue reading...