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Angkor Wat Temple in Cambodia

5 fascinating archaeological sites in Vietnam and Cambodia

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A journey to Southeast Asia isn’t just about tasting delicious food, exploring fantastic natural landscapes or lounging on beautiful beaches. On top of all that, the region is home to some of the most interesting archaeological sites in the world. With many surrounded by the jungle, a trip to some of the fantastic sites of… Read More

Bamboo footbridge in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Bamboo Footbridge in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

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Today's travel photo is of a bamboo footbridge in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. These bridges are quite common in rural parts of Vietnam and other parts of Southeast Asia, and are usually built as a temporary river or creek crossing. Crossing this bridge, I was surprised out how strong it was and I felt quite… Read More

Tan Ky House in Hoi An, Vietnam

Tan Ky House: A Traditional Home in Hoi An, Vietnam

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The Old Town of Hoi An in Central Vietnam is full of beautiful old buildings, dating back to its days as an important trading port. The Chinese and Japanese merchants who settled here combined their influences with the local Vietnamese to create a truly unique mix of culture, and the architecture in Hoi An certainly… Read More

View of Halong Bay in Vietnam

Must See Vietnam: 5 Places to Visit

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Vietnam is one of those countries that has everything from a traveller’s point of view. It has big busy cities, interesting historical sites, breathtaking natural scenery, great beaches, thrilling adventure activities and mouth watering food. In fact, Vietnam has so much to offer that you could keep coming back time and time again and always… Read More

Columns at Po Nagar Towers in Nha Trang, Vietnam

Columns at Po Nagar in Nha Trang, Vietnam

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Today's travel photo is of the ancient columns leading up to Po Nagar Towers in Nha Trang, Vietnam. These ancient Hindu towers from the 7th-12th centuries were built by the people of the Cham Kingdom which covered all of Central Vietnam. It is a great site to check out in Nha Trang...if you can peel… Read More

Making honey tea at a honey farm in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Tasting Honey Tea, Mekong Style in Vietnam

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Although the rushed, over crowded and impersonal tour that I joined to the Mekong Delta in Vietnam was far from enjoyable, it did have the occasional small highlight that made it all worth it in the end. One of those moments was stopping at a honey bee farm, which at first appeared to just be… Read More

Phuc Kien Assembly Hall in Hoi An, Vietnam

Interior of Phuc Kien Assembly Hall in Hoi An, Vietnam

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Today's travel photo is of the interior of Phuc Kien Assembly Hall in the Old Town of Hoi An, Vietnam. Phuc Kien is a traditional Chinese assembly hall that was established in the late 17th century. It was a place where members of the local Fujian Chinese ethnic group would come for gatherings and meetings… Read More

Motorbikes on the street in Hanoi, Vietnam

Motorbikes on the Street in Hanoi, Vietnam

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Today's travel photo is of motorbikes crossing a busy street intersection in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam. I've seen a lot of bad traffic in Asia, but Vietnam has to have some of the worst that I have seen. The streets of Hanoi can get clogged with thousands of motorbikes and scooters all fighting… Read More

Green Lanterns in Hoi An, Vietnam

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Today's travel photo is of some green lanterns on a bridge in Hoi An, Vietnam. At night in the Old Town of Hoi An, all of the streets are lit up by beautiful lanterns. I took this photo while crossing the pedestrian bridge across the river, which is also all lit up. This is just… Read More

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