Hanoi

Fairytales of Hanoi

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It’s tempting to create your Hanoi itinerary based on fairytales—I should know.

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Halong Bay for Fancy Folks

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I’m not sure the end result of a Halong Bay luxury cruise is any different than an ordinary one.

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Why Are There No Nonstop Flights from the US to Vietnam?

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Here’s a fact that might surprise you: Los Angeles to Ho Chi Minh City is the busiest unserved air route in the world.

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Sinh Tours Vietnam

Travel Vietnam by Bus With Sinh Cafe

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While the Sinh Cafe’s buses are far from the most comfortable I’ve traveled in, they are nonetheless the most efficient, cost-effective means of traveling up or down Vietnam’s coast.

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The Rough Road from Vietnam to Laos

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Whether your primary goal is to partake in an ultra-local experience or simply to avoid exorbitant airfares, travel overland from Vietnam to Laos — but don’t expect a quick or particular comfortable journey.

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Travel in Vietnam's Ca Ba Island

Introducing Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

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If you’re planning a visit to Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site, travel an extra 45 minutes or so to the sleepy island of Cat Ba. It’s not only a tranquil place to sleep, but also boasts a bevy of other sights to see.

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