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Tips for traveling to Con Dao Island

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Tips for traveling to Con Dao Island




Con Dao is famous for natural beauty with a lot of islands and archipelagos. Whenever traveling to Con Dao, tourists will dip in the beautiful and magnificent landscapes and be enchanted with the fresh and delicious seafood. Below are the important things that you should pay attention to when taking a trip to Con Dao in order to enjoy a perfect trip.



Isolated from the mainland, the Con Dao Islands are one of Vietnam's star attractions. Long the Devil’s Island of Indochina, the preserve of political prisoners and undesirables, it now turns heads thanks to its striking natural beauty. Con Son, the largest of this chain of 15 islands and islets, is ringed with lovely beaches, coral reefs and scenic bays, and remains partially covered in thick forests. In addition to hiking, diving and exploring deserted coastal roads and beaches, there are excellent wildlife-watching opportunities such as the black giant squirrel and endemic bow-fingered gecko.

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7 Reasons you should travel to Binh Ba island

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7 Reasons you should visit Binh Ba island
Overview Binh Ba Island

Binh Ba island located in Cam Ranh City (Khanh Hoa Province), is famous for the name “ lobster island” with island’s richness.. Here are 7 reasons you should visit to Binh Ba island when setting foot in vietnam
In addition, Binh Ba has been gradually developed into popular tourist sight. If you have never been to Binh Ba, here are 7 reasons you should visit here.

1. Convenient Transportation
Transportation Binh Ba Island
Binh Ba island is 15 km far from Cam Ranh. It takes you more 1 hour of sailing to get there from Da Bac Port. Every day, there are 2 boat trips from Cam Ranh to Binh Ba: one is from 10 am to 4 pm, and from Binh Ba to Cam Ranh is from 5 am to 12:30 pm. Each costs 15-20.000VND.

What Is The Best Time To Travel Binh Ba?



Best Time To visit Binh Ba
You can travel to Binh Ba at anytime you want, but the most ideal time is still from March to September. In addition, you should also try to visit Binh Ba on weekda…

Hanoi Travel Tips: Eat, Sleep, Shop, Do, Entertainment

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Hanoi Travel Tips: Eat, Sleep, Shop, Do, Entertainment




ARRIVING IN HANOI I arrived in Hanoi and due to my open schedule decided to take the public from Nai Ban International Airport to the center of Hanoi.

Take bus number 17 for 5000 Dong, get off after crossing a big bridge about 1 hour later at the terminal station called Long Bien.  From there you are quite close to the Dong Xuan Market at the Northern side of the Old Quarter.

Everything that is “*” is my personal recommendation if you travel to Hanoi.

You might also want to check out Hanoi in a Collage of Dimensions (my photo journey).
Where to Stay Hanoi, and especially the Old Quarter, is loaded with places to stay.  While I was there, I hopped around to a number of places.

Tien Thuy Hotel
Address: 9 Hang Thung Str., Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam, paid $15 per night
A quiet hotel, about 5 minutes walk from Hoan Kiem Lake,  When I was there it wasn’t overly busy.  Run by a friendly family, the daughter can speak English and is quite …

23 Things To Do In Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City Viet Nam

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23 Things To Do In Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City
Are you ready for some action?

Saigon (also officially known as Ho Chi Minh City or locally in Vietnamese as Sài Gòn) is Vietnam’s most booming up and coming city, a places where the action never stops.

In this post I’m going to go over 23 of what I think are the top things you can do and see when you’re in Saigon.

Get ready to dodge motorbikes, navigate through market alleys, inhale some incense smoke at temples, and squat on the sidewalk while slurping down bowls of hot noodles.

But first, let’s begin with a little bit of useful information…


FIRST, WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO STAY WHEN YOU’RE IN HO CHI MINH CITY?
Where to stay in Saigon?

While I was in Saigon, I walked around some of the most popular areas to stay, and here’s some information about some of the top choices:

Dong Khoi: Upscale options

Many of the large 5 star hotels are located in the Dong Khoi area of Ho Chi Minh City – it’s known as being one of the most prestigious areas of t…