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In the travel section we publish stories and articles about our travels, but also tips and tricks. We talk about the gear we use and the jobs we can get to earn the necessary cash for travelling. About the pitfalls and the peaks of the nomad period in your life.
This is, you could say, our travel blog.
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Return to Cyber City
How I came to Asia again - via Hong Kong, the greatest metropolis I know so far.
The Mighty Mekong
While I first met the "Old Father" in Xishuangbanna (Yunnan Province, China), the vast Mekong Delta is right here, not far away from Saigon. Read a travel review of a very nice one day tour to Cai Be and Cai Lay, towns in the picturesque Mekong Delta of Vietnam!
Dinh Cau and the Night Market
If you happen to travel to Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam, check out Dinh Cau, also called the Cau Temple in Duong Dong town. It is a really nice destination to visit, watch the sun set over the Gulf of Thailand and snap some travel pictures.
Afterwards, check out the night market near Dinh Cau and sample the local seafood dishes. It's a little weird, but delicious if you happen to be an adventurous eater. Of course, if you prefer not to ingest sea urchins or sea cucumbers, stir-fried with locally produced fish sauce, you can always opt for a plate of clams to be on the safe side.
The Imperial City of Hue
The world heritage city of Hue was the last capital of the old monarchy in Vietnam and high seat of the Nguyen dynasty. Not only that Hue is stunningly beautiful, also the professional attitude towards tourism impressed me.
Holiday in Da Lat
In my opinion, Da Lat is one of the most beautiful places in Vietnam. While not as clean and professional as Da Nang or Hue, the climate and picturesque setting of Da Lat on the Langbiang plateau makes it the perfect honeymoon location.
New Escape Routes
We have been invited to experience Teh Dar - and what an experience it is. One you should definitely not miss.
|Phu Quoc Ridgeback|
The Phu Quoc Ridgeback is the only breed of dogs that is actually native to Vietnam. Let us find out more about them!
Discover Vietnam from Sapa up North down to the Mekong Delta and investigate metropolises like Saigon and Hanoi.
|9 Alternative Things To Do In Saigon Today|
Instead of running after the main tourist attractions in Saigon, you can do some lovely alternative things to satisfy your cravings for food, entertainment or adventure shopping.
|The Shin Coffee Tour|
With our (yes, I work myself on this project) Shin Coffee Tour you can experience excellent Vietnamese coffee from farm to cup and learn quite a bit about the relationship of Vietnam with our precious coffee plants.
From fresh fruits and vegetables over clothes and tools, the markets in Saigon offer an endless range of products. And adventure for that matter.
The official name of Saigon is Ho Chi Minh City, however the locals prefer the old version, since it's shorter and easier to spell.