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Halong Bay, Vietnam

If you’re tired of visiting the same old boring travel destinations, you’re probably keen to discover somewhere new and unique. If you ask me, Vietnam could be the answer to your prayers! More and more people are discovering the country for the first time, but it remains a bit of a hidden gem. Vietnam has made an incredible country after being ravished by the Vietnam War a few decades ago. Read more

The ultimate backpacking destination has to be Asia. More specifically, South East Asia. There is a wealth of cultural delights to be had within the region. With this, there comes a need for something new. Many backpackers are keen to head to the region to soak up the foreign culture and to experience a completely different way of life. When a Western traveller heads to this part of the world, Read more

ho chi minh city (saigon) arrival

Last year, I organized a backpacking tour with my office mates to visit Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. While Aaron and myself were busy with some other stuff, Roderick silently took our photos from behind. All these fifteen photos are courtesy of Roderick Ordoñez. 1. Arrival in Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok) It was Aaron’s first time to be overseas and he was amazed how advanced the airport is, compared to the Philippines. Read more


Vietnam is a fascinating country. This narrow strip of land in Southeast Asia is home to some 90 million people and it boasts mountains, dense forests, tropical beaches and bustling metropolises. It’s no wonder then that the nation is such a popular holiday destination. The mainland undoubtedly has lots to offer. However, if you want to see a different side to Vietnam, you can step off the more traditional tourist Read more

Before we headed to our 7-day Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam Tour, I made some research as to what are the places to visit, transportation to take, and their corresponding fees. Here is the actual result of that research which includes the commuting guide and itinerary. I provided some links (colored fonts) just in case you wanted to know the details of our tour. You can leave your comment(s) if you have questions and I’ll Read more

Whatever is causing the conflict, don’t ever resolve it with war – that is what I learned when I visited the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam last December 2013. We only had a day in Ho Chi Minh – technically, just a half day. We arrived in the southern Vietnamese city from Phnom Penh passed 1:00 in the afternoon so we had to hurry to make Read more