Vietnam Travel Tips: Everything you need to know before your trip

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Vietnam at A Glance Vietnam is certainly a country that has a lot to offer with many type of adventures to suit any taste. It’s a great place to visit with your family, friends, as a couple or solo. Vietnam is very diverse and offers a mix of big cities, lush countryside, a rich history, and a coastline with beautiful …

New Zealand: 25 Pictures to inspire you to visit

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Discover the amazing NEW ZEALAND in 25 pictures New Zealand is without any question, one of the most beautiful countries I have ever visited. It is a diverse country, that offers great metropolitan cities, amazing mountains and hills, Ancient Kauri trails, great wine and food, glaciers and some of the best treks in the world. New Zealand offers something for …

Cambodia: 25 Pictures to inspire you to visit

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Discover the amazing CAMBODIA in 25 pictures Probably you already heard and knew that Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world. But Cambodia is much more than just Angkor Wat. There are so many fascinating things to do and see while in Cambodia, such as the amazing ruins, ancient temples, jaw dropping landscapes and so much history to …

Vietnam: 25 pictures to inspire you to visit

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Discover the amazing VIETNAM in 25 pictures A very diverse country, that offers a mix of big and busy cities with lots of history, a coastline with beautiful beaches, you can hike the mountains in Sapa, go on a cruise in the Mekong Delta or in Halong Bay. The colors and flavors of Vietnam are unparalleled and unique. Welcome to Vietnam …

Sapa – The best 3 days trek and homestay itinerary in 2019

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Sapa is located in the mountains in the North of Vietnam, and tourism in this part of the country has increased in the past few years due to the beautiful trek and also the opportunities to live like a local at a homestay with one of the hill tribes.
The itineraries will vary, depending on the length of time you choose, the guide and the weather conditions, but each experience is remarkable and unique.

How to do a Homestay with the Black H’mong in Sapa

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Find out if homestay in Sapa experience is for you Trek and homestay with the Black H’mong in Sapa was one of the best experiences of my life! If you are considering to hike and homestay in Sapa, and have the most authentic experience of the real life in this beautiful region of Vietnam, this is a great start for …

Everything you need to know about trek & homestay in Sapa

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Sapa is located beyond the clouds in a mountain town in Lao Cai Province which also includes Vietnam’s highest peak, Fan Si Pan.

It is in a remote place in Vietnam located about 350 km northwest of Hanoi, close to the Chinese border. We were so close to China that while my phone didn’t have service in much of Vietnam, in Sapa I could get on service from China.