Indochina is more than a historic term to us.
The first time in 1804, the proto-term of Indochina, indo-chinois, was used by a Danish geographer, describing the peninsula between India and China. People quickly picked up the term and used it to describe the "peninsula beyond the Ganges".
Later on, the term became unpopular, because it seemed to emphasise China too much for the taste of contemporaries.
In our time, Indochina refers to the mainlands portion of Southeast Asia, including the following countries:
It is disputable if Singapore and the mainlands part of Malaysia actually belong to Indochina, but let's include them for better or worse.
The term "Indochina Tours" has recently gained popularity among travellers, agencies and tour providers. They include the above mentioned countries and their most famous (or in other cases not the most famous, but rather most interesting) destinations.
We limit ourselves to the Indochina peninsula for two practical reasons:
1.) The world is nice, but we want to be more specific with our content.
2.) Vietnam is nice but we don't want to be limited to one country. There is too much interesting stuff going on on the whole peninsula.
More Foxy Stuff
|The issue of fake coffee in Vietnam|
Despite Vietnam having excellent conditions for growing great coffee, the premium suppliers are rare and street coffee often is not even real coffee. What is wrong here and what is right? Let us take a look.
|One Day Mekong Delta Tour|
I got invited to join a one day private tour into the Mekong Delta. It was a very nice and informative tour and I enjoyed it a lot.
|Phu Quoc Water Sports|
Holidays on a tropical island would be odd without the opportunity to do sports. Water sports. Here is a selection of stuff that you can try on Phu Quoc.
|Shopping on Phu Quoc|
You can get some really interesting products from Phu Quoc, mainly pepper, pearls and fish sauce. There are other things too, just check out the variety of shopping opportunities on the island.
|Phu Quoc Fishing Tours|
Join a fishing tour for a relaxed afternoon and a hearty meal.
Phu Quoc is the pearl island of Vietnam and developing as fast as any other prime tourist location in Southeast Asia.