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VBH Guide to Vietnamese TET New Year & The Year of the Rooster…

2017 represents the Year of the Rooster according to the zodiac. To the Vietnamese, the Rooster is one of the most important animals that govern human life. It’s an essential protein for nourishment but is also often used as an … Continue reading

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Hanoi’s Top Squats

Growing up in Hong Kong there weren’t many public toilets. There were, however, a lot of McDonald’s. My brother and I were taught from an early age that if you had to go, find a Mac’ds – they were ubiquitous. … Continue reading

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What’s in a City?

Mark is one of our Managers currently running Dk’s House in Hoi An. Hailing from absolutely bloody everywhere, he’s been kicking about with us for 4 odd years – he’s a season traveler and pretty rad dude to boot. I’ve … Continue reading

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What happens during Tet (Luna New Year) in Hanoi

Headed to Vietnam in the next couple of weeks? Then you are coming at a great time but be prepared. This year the 31st of January is the start of the Vietnamese Luna New Year celebration – called TET. The … Continue reading

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A magic sunset on an awesome Ha Long Bay and Castaways Island tour. The people maketh the good times!
Ha Long Bay and Castaways Island Tour
OUR NEW AWESOME MAI CHAU TOUR & HOMESTAY STARTS TODAY!!! Wishing our first guests a great trip!
Crazy fun in Ha Long Bay!!!!! — at Halong Bay, Vietnam.
Never a dull moment @ HBH!!!
The Buffalo Run
The Buffalo Run
This photo was taken in the World's Largest Dry Cave. The same area is home to the Worlds Largest Cave, Son Doong Cave.