10 Reasons Why Vietnam Should Be On Your Bucket List

August 23, 2019

A country of wondrous coastlines, luscious green jungles, fresh tropical fruit, friendly local people, and enthralling history, Vietnam should definitely be on your bucket list. There’s something for every type of traveler in this popular Asian country, whether your idea of a perfect vacation involves kayaking in the ocean, browsing through markets loaded with handmade goods, or visiting the crumbling ruins of ancient temples. It’s difficult to narrow down the…

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Vietnam’s best cave experiences

August 5, 2019

Vietnam already has a worldwide reputation for its food, beaches, ancient history and diverse landscapes. And, over the past decade, it’s also emerged as one of the world’s leading destinations for caving. Quang Binh province in central Vietnam is particularly famous, thanks to the UNESCO-protected Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park – also known as the Kingdom of Caves. “Vietnam has some of the best caves in this world. The temperatures…

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Top things to do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s top island getaway

July 29, 2019

Vietnam is home to some 2,030 miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of islands. But one in particular is well on its way to contending with beach giants such as Phuket or Bali. Phu Quoc, a 222-square-mile island in the Gulf of Thailand, has welcomed rapid development and an ever-increasing list of direct flight connections. Visitor numbers have grown in parallel, catapulting to an estimated 2.5 million in 2018 —…

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Explore Vietnam from the Reunification Express

July 24, 2019

Travelling Vietnam on a slow journey is the perfect way to take in the sights, smells and sounds of the S-shaped country with a 3,260-kilometer-long coastline, but only 50km across at its narrowest point. Stunning nature from the mountains of the north to the endless miles of golden beach in the center, to the flat lushness of the Mekong Delta in the south come into view from the train’s windows….

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Vietnam’s Cao Bang geopark among world’s most beautiful sights

July 23, 2019

The UNESCO-recognized geopark in the northern province of Cao Bang has been named among 50 most breathtaking sights in the world. The U.S. magazine Insider, which made the selection, describes Non Nuoc Cao Bang, recognized as a global geopark by UNESCO last year, as offering “magnificent views of its waterfalls, lakes, and diverse plant species.” Non Nuoc Cao Bang, founded in 2015, covers 3,000 square kilometers on the border with China. Its…

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Bustling nightlife at Hanoi beer corner

July 19, 2019

It’s a mini version of backpacker hangouts in Bangkok and Saigon, but Hanoi’s Ta Hien Street has its own charm. No need much explanation about beer corner. Every night hundreds of people, both locals and foreigners, descend on outdoor bars at Ta Hien street in the Old Quarter – a famous centuries old area with 36 guild streets, sitting on tiny plastic stools and drinking Bia Hoi (local draft beer) with…

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Why you should not miss Vietnam’s most beautiful town?

June 21, 2019

Set on the banks of the Thu Bon River in central Vietnam, Hoi An is undoubtedly one of the most delightful towns in Southeast Asia thanks to the atmospheric Old Town – a former major trading port that was recognized as UNESCO’s World Heritage in 1999. The historic town of just 152,000 habitants, where dreamy canals, merchant houses, Japanese bridges and cozy restaurants always draws travelers’ attention. Here are top…

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Another way to see Halong Bay: sightseeing flights by helicopter

June 10, 2019

Cruising Halong Bay has long been one of the top things to do when visiting Vietnam. And now tourists have a new way to experience the dazzling natural attraction. By helicopter. The first helicopter sightseeing flights over the scenic Halong Bay area have been launched by the Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company, a subsidiary of state-owned helicopter operator Vietnam Helicopter Corporation. Flights depart from and arriving at Tuan Chau island, which is about…

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365 Travel #trashtag challenge

June 5, 2019

Have you participated in the #trashtag challenge? We did it in our annual summer holiday trip in May 2019 to Quang Binh province. So far the #trashtag challenge has been raising awareness of litter pollution and the scale of ocean plastic all over the world.  And here we are, a very small contribution to our environment and nature. All 365Travellers & AppleTravellers, a subsidiary of 365 Travel tried to collect…

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The best street food you have to try in Ho Chi Minh City

May 8, 2019

With vendors selling specialty dishes daily on every street corner, you don’t stay hungry for long in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City. Street food is well and truly at the heart of this bustling city, but with so much on offer it’s difficult to know what to choose. So here are here are some of the best you have to try on your next trip in this bustling Vietnamese city. Banh mi (Vietnamese…

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