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How To Get To Sapa From Hanoi

This post will explain the different transportation options to travel from Hanoi to Sapa Vietnam. Hanoi is the largest city in northern Vietnam and is a central transportation hub for many outlying cities and villages. A popular tourist destination is going to the northern village of Sapa. It is famous for its rich ethnic culture, vast rice patties and terraced…

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23 Hanoi Restaurants, Taste Tested and Approved

I love to eat and I can eat a lot! Whenever I come to a new place, I love exploring the food culture. I have lived in Hanoi, Vietnam for 1 year and I have had many opportunities to try different foods both Vietnamese and international cuisine. It took many months to find and try all the Hanoi restaurants that I have…

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My Favorite Outdoor Swimming Pool In Hanoi

Army Hotel Hanoi Swimming Pool The summer weather in Hanoi can be brutally hot and it is not uncommon for it to reach into the 90's or surpass 100F (30C-40C). When I first arrived to Hanoi in May, 2015 I was searching for an outdoor pool  and a pool that I could lap swim. I called various hotels and recreational facilities…

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How To Find Work Teaching English In Hanoi, Vietnam

I took the time to write this post, over 3,000 words so far... as I want it to be an exclusive guide to learn what it takes to find a job in Vietnam more specifically, in Hanoi, Vietnam. If you have questions or suggestions for additional sections please comment at the bottom of the post or send me an email…

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Amazing Guide To Exploring Vinpearl Land Nha Trang

This post has been updated on February 25th, 2018. Before arriving to Nha Trang, I began researching things to do. Obviously I wanted to get some beach time in but I also wanted to know if there was any other major sites or places to visit. I read online about Vinpearl Land Nha Trang. Basically, Vinpearl Land is a large company…

Vietnam Transportation Options For Travelers

At the time of writing this post, I just finished traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a common route for most travelers or alternatively traveling from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh. My objective for this trip, in addition to traveling was finding a place that I wanted to live. Oh boy! I wanted to document…

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Epic Day Canyoning In Dalat Vietnam

https://youtu.be/qu1TMXXlsLI After spending time at the beach in Mui Ne and hiking Ta Cu mountain, it was time to move on and the next stop was the mountain town of Dalat. It is inland from the beach and is about a 5 hour bus ride from Mui Ne. As with most places that I visit, I learn about popular things…

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Epic Day Hiking Ta Cu Mountain

While staying in Mui Ne, Vietnam, I had researched things to do in Mui Ne and did some fun activities. Mui Ne offers many things to do at the beach and in the local area. One day activity that requires some more planning and time is going to Ta Cu Mountain. It is about 45 km or 1 hour driving…

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6 Awesome Things To Do In Mui Ne, Vietnam

After spending a few action packed days in Ho Chi Minh City, I am off to the next stop on my trip north to Hanoi, Vietnam. I made a rough travel itinerary before departing Thailand about areas that interested me and Mui Ne made the list. It is a small quaint town, a few kilometers north of the more well-known…

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What To Do In Ho Chi Minh City In 2 Days

Arriving In Ho Chi Minh City After arriving to Ho Chi Minh City and getting settled at An Tam Hotel 3 located in a back alley of district 1, my girlfriend and I decided to get some food. Since it was our first meal in Vietnam, we wanted an authentic Vietnamese meal. We walked down the alley that our hotel…