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Ho Chi Minh City

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See all 2760 Hanoi Tips
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Hanoi Things to Do

    Something that didn't really appeal, was to see anyone laying there dead after all these years. We did want however to visit the Museum across the huge square but it was abruptly indicated buy one of the guards a long way from the Mausoleum that we had to go through the security scanner. From there the whole thing went downhill in that without...

  • Sofitel Metropole Hotel

    Hanoi Hotels

    We booked 2 rooms and all of us simply loved it. We are given complementary drinks at the restaurant...

  • Food Stalls

    4 out of 5 stars

    Hanoi Restaurants

    Food stalls can be found at literally every corner. It'll take a little courage to eat in some of them as the food looks uncommon if not strange or inedible - but you'll most likely be satisfied afterwards. Basically all of them have their "menu" visible on a large plastic sign. If you plan to eat in food stalls, it might be a good idea to learn...


Hoi An

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  • Not always true...

    Hoi An Tourist Traps

    I wanted just to clear the comments if not, your holidays will look like a battle...and it's not true everytime. Don't be paranoiac everytime !Recommandations from hotel or anyboby else : yes, they have a commission but No, it doesn't have consequences for the customer BUT only for the owner of the shop or restaurant or spa.I have a restaurant in...

  • Vinh Hung Resort

    Hoi An Hotels

    Staff in the restaurant were very slow in delivering food ordered, poorly trained and unprofessional...

  • The best tailor in Hoi An, Vietnam

    Hoi An Shopping

    I used two tailors in Hoi An, Wall Street Tailors and Miss Forget-Me-Not and there was an unbelievable difference between those two. I have a love for tailor made shirts and suits and like many other tourists I joined in the tailor frenzy while in Hoi An.I went to Miss Forgot me not first after reading the rave reviews in those blogs when I googled...


Nha Trang

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  • Great quality and good value

    Nha Trang Restaurants

    I had walked past this restaurant during the daytime and decided to give it a whirl. When I first went in, the place looked to be empty but there is an upstairs dining area which is air-conditioned and this was busy. Staff were attentive and helpful and welcomed me with an ice cold face towel with which to refresh myself.The menu was extensive and...

  • Evason Ana Mandara & Six Senses Spa at...

    Nha Trang Hotels

    If you have stayed at some really good hotels, you THINK you know it all, but this place blows away...

  • Eating out in Nha Trang

    Nha Trang Things to Do

    Nha Trang City is well known for nice restaurants with hundreds of types of specialties. The most popular of them should be steamed dishes with a long list in the menu. They can be steamed fish rolling with rice pancakes and vegetables, steamed crab with beer, steamed squid with fresh ginger, steamed clam with lemongrass or steamed shrimp in...



See all 186 Sapa Tips
  • Sapa - A Tourist Trap

    Sapa Tourist Traps

    After spending about a week in Hanoi, Vietnam, I decided to take a short trip north to the town of Sapa. An overnight trip by train brings you to Lao Cai, a town about an hour from Sapa by van. Ominously the parking lot was full of tourists vans. Sapa is known for its terraced rice fields that are tended by the local natives who still wear their...

  • Victoria Hotel

    Sapa Hotels

    We stayed at the Victoria on one of their package deals. I don't normally like packages, but the...

  • Trails of Mountain Travel - T.O.M....

    Sapa Things to Do

    T.O.M Travel is a International Operator in Sapa of Viet Nam .specializing in tailor-made tours and holidays in Vietnam and other countries of Indochina and has been remarkably well-received a growing reputation as a Vietnam's top tour operator providing unique tours and holidays for groups, families, couples, honeymooners, students travelers to Ha...



See all 623 Hue Tips
  • From Hue to Hoi An by Hai Van pass

    Hue Transportation

    We got a van 16 seats -daily departure 9am - to go from Hue to Hoi An for only 9$ per person.We stopped at Lang Co beach , driving and climbing Hai Van pass with the panoramic views along the way. Stop at the summit to take photos. Then Da Nang and on the way to Hoi an stop at the Marble Mountains. With a private car we should have to pay 60$ for 3...

  • Saigon Morin

    Hue Hotels

    We had a lovely stay at the Saigon Morin. From when we booked over the internet (and were instantly...

  • From Hue to Hoi An by Haivan Pass

    Hue Transportation

    We got a van 16 seats from Hue - daily departure at 9am - to go to Hoi An for only 9$ per person.We stopped at Lang Co beach, go through Hai Van pass with its panoramic view - photos stop then reach Da Nang and on the way to Hoi An stop at Marble Mountains.Cheaper than a private car with the same services, english speaking guide, fresh towels,...


Da Nang

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  • Walking Food Tour

    Da Nang Things to Do

    When I just got here, I have no idea where to go and where to eat, so I found this tour on website. I choose the night tour, because I love seafood and I read a lots of ppl share that if you are tourist and go to sea food place, the price will rise. I don't like that feeling, so I think follow a local guy is a great idea. We met at the beach, he is...

  • Furama Resort Danang

    Da Nang Hotels

    Lat year I took my family to Furama for vacation. Upon check-out we noticed that a charges for...

  • New restaurant!

    Da Nang Restaurants

    The homemade pasta and the homemade tomatosauce is delicious. We make Tostas with malay satay ad peanusauce, eggplant tomato and cheese, slow cooked pork with cucumber and tomato. We serve also Myballs in peppersauce with fried potato. The restautant is still small but the atmosphere is good. We are 3 travellers who fell in love with vietnam and...


Da Lat

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  • Jeep tour Vietnam

    Da Lat Things to Do

    On a Jeep, with a professional guide, he will know how to show you his country.And don't miss a chance to make a movie about amazing things you will visit on the road

  • Dreams Hotel

    Da Lat Hotels

    Dreams wins hands-down when it comes to value for dollar. This friendly place offers tidy rooms,...

  • Easy Rider tour

    Da Lat Things to Do

    The tour of Original Vietnam Easy Rider is a private tour by motorbike. And Dalat is the homeland of Easy Rider. With that type of tour, your guide will help you to connect with the local people, show you the real culture, history, beautiful view ... of VIetnam.The tour is very flexible, you can do a daily tour around Dalat. Or you can do a long...


Ha Long

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  • Ha Long Violet Cruise

    Ha Long Things to Do

    My suggestion is a two day one night cruise.Violet Cruises are indeed luxury, and on our trip which was May 2014, we had besides ourselves two additional couples and a guy travelling on his own making up a total of just seven guests. The whole trip for the two of us including collection and drop off, was arranged by our hotel in Hanoi for a total...

  • Royal International Hotel

    Ha Long Hotels

    Ha Long St, Bai Chay, Halong Bay, Vietnam

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Things to Do in Ha Long Bay

    Ha Long Things to Do

    KayakingThis is the best way for you to explore the breathtaking scenery in Ha Long Bay with the six hundred square miles of paradise in the north East of Vietnam, offer the visitor many exciting opportunities to discover the mysterious haven in there. Kayaking is very popular in Ha long and attracts a lot of travelers all over the world. It is...


Phan Thiet

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Phu Quoc

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  • What a great tour: Sunny Boat Trip!!!

    Phu Quoc Things to Do

    If you want to have a memorability snorkeling tour, Sunny Boat Trip will be a nice choice. The price is not too expensive. the tour guide is very enthusiastic. the captian and others staff in the boat is friendly too. they explain and show us where is better to see coral? where is safe to swim? Moreover, the food is verry good. they introduce us...

  • Saigon Phu Quoc Resort

    Phu Quoc Hotels

    We stayed at Saigon Phu Quoc Resort right on the beach in a clean, air-conditioned room with a...

  • Garbage situation on the beaches and sea...

    Phu Quoc Warnings and Dangers

    A lot of people warn about trash washing up on the beaches and in the sea. I am pleased to say that in January 2014 I didn't see much of this. It certainly was not of an amount that I found concerning. By that I mean yes once per swim in the ocean I'd see a plastic bag or two, but that was it. At the Sao beach I saw a small glass bottle bobbing in...


Vung Tau

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    Vung Tau Things to Do

    VUNG TAU ..Walking around the bay I found really relaxing . The walkway by the bay has stairways in different places giving access to the beach..This enables one to get a great view of what is going on.I spent some time here walking along the beach looking at the fishing boats..The variation of the different boats is an interest and to watch the...

  • Ho Tram Osaka Resort

    Vung Tau Hotels

    Phuoc Thuan Village Xuyen Moc Dist Ba Ria Vung Tau, Vietnam, Vung Tau, Vietnam

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars


    Vung Tau Things to Do

    VUNG TAU% After arriving in Vung Tau by hydrofoil Ferry from HCMC it was extremely hot and decided enjoy the sea breeze and walk by the bay. The bay had a gathering of the most colourful and varied lot of fishing boats. There were boats of all shapes and sizes. Located here by the bay I found a lovely park with nicely trimmed lawns and was...


Can Tho

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  • Cai Rang Floating Market

    Can Tho Things to Do

    I stayed in a small boutique hotel on the edge of Can Tho. The staff were second to none and I was fortunate to meet Hieu who seemed to run the hotel from reception, staff training, guided tours, you name it, Hieu covered it.I don't usually book tours with a hotel, I generally prefer to do my own thing, but I was so impressed with Hieu, his local...

  • Victoria Can Tho Hotel

    Can Tho Hotels

    The hotel stands in a peaceful location next to the Hau River on the Mekong Delta close to the town...

  • Cai Rang Floating Market

    Can Tho Things to Do

    I stayed in a small boutique hotel on the edge of Can Tho. The staff were second to none and I was fortunate to meet Hieu who seemed to run the hotel from reception, staff training, guided tours, you name it, Hieu covered it.I don't usually book tours with a hotel, I generally prefer to do my own thing, but I was so impressed with Hieu, his local...


Cat Ba

See all 46 Cat Ba Tips
  • Plying the turquoise waters of Ha Long

    Cat Ba Things to Do

    Ha Long Bay... Well, it is definitely long and the story is similarly elongated. There is nothing to prepare you better for the realities of travel in Viet Nam as the posts on Tripadvisor. There the sections about the Ha Long bay cruising are filled with posts deleted by the moderators apparently for offensive language and other trespassing. Then...

  • Sun & Sea Hotel

    Cat Ba Hotels

    Friendly, child friendly. We stayed for three days, then went to sapa and nin bin, on our return a...

  • Homestay

    Cat Ba Things to Do

    The home stay option is not different from the cruise ship one in the sense that you would have been moored somewhere at night, it is not the Caribbean where the ship travels during the night to a distant island. At the same time the home stay exposes you to a polished up version of a fisherman’s life on the waters of the bay. The home is...


Lao Cai

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  • Transport to and from Lao Cai Province

    Lao Cai Tourist Traps

    Travelling with a bicycle.Took the 5:30am bus with bicycle from Ha Giang (great city, beautiful province) to Lao Cai. Cost of the ticket on the board at the bus station was 100,000 vnd. With bike strapped to the roof I was expecting to pay the usual tourist price of double the fare. At the halfway point with 100km to go, the driver collected the...

  • Hanoi Hotel

    Lao Cai Hotels

    D8 Giang Vo St, Ba Dinh Dist., Lao Cai, Vietnam

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Scam Operating in Lao Cai Livitrans...

    Lao Cai Transportation

    A warning to beware of the latest scam operating out of Livitrans offices in Lao Cai. Having paid $65 for a soft sleeper, just myself and bicycle, I was asked shortly before the train departed to exchange tickets, being assured that this was an identical berth by the staff from Livitrans.Having walked to carriage 2 at the very end of the platform...


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  • Jun 13, 2014 at 6:54 AM

    hi .on 7/4/2014

    We went shopping in Hoi An and its a great place. But we bought some clothes from the 24 hr clothes shop at 5c Pham Hong Thai Street Hoi An. this guy and staff were good ,BUT when we returned home a few days later we found on our credit card statement was over charged buy $1,800 dollars austrailian as well as the $180 dollars that was the right amount .

    We have tried to call the phone numbers above from austrailia. but as yet no help. and emails unanswered. The credit card co is looking into how we were charged 2 times....

    And just now on the 22/4/2014 I talked to him and he claims he is in hospital and cannot look in to it for 2 or 3 weeks, so that's not solving anything ,

    Is he really in hospital

    hi this is Geoff n.

    it is now the 23/6/2014 and he has phoned me 3 weeks ago now, telling me he will fix the problem ,but sorry to say as yet nothing has been done .No money has been repaid to our credit card. he Took $1800 fraudulently from or credit card he is a thief .As we speak my credit card company are checking this out.

    Please don't give this 24 hour clothes shop your credit card. and check your account when you get home..



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