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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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A Fun Stay At Vietnam Backpacker Hostel: The Downtown Hostel (Hanoi)

Written by Huong on Jul 13, 2016 The experience of backpacking through Southeast Asia would not be fulfilling without spending a night at a backpackers’ hostel. Among all the experiences I have had so far in Southeast Asia, one of … Continue reading

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Castaways Island: Living the Dream in Vietnam’s Halong Bay

By Kirstie Jeffries May 5, 2016 Castaways, Castaways, where to begin? I write this several days after returning, still trying to digest it all…and still trying to get the sand out of my hair. For backpackers in Vietnam, Vietnam Backpacker … Continue reading

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Backpacker Advice Blog: My Top 10 Backpacking Experiences

From Backpacker Advice, post by Craig, 26 from England. Ha Long Bay was number one on my to do list before I went to Vietnam. I had seen it so many times on TV and in books and always knew I … Continue reading

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Gradlife: SAPA, VIETNAM

Written by Gradlife on September 16, 2015 Half way through the vomit-inducing bus ride to Sapa, I wake to scenery that gives me actual goosebumps. Speeding along the winding roads, our little bus is dwarfed by a range of intimidating mountains that … Continue reading

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Take flight tonight Blog: Halong Bay Stole My Heart!

From Take Flight Tonight, August 16, 2015 by Marie Worsley Turning up in a new, unknown city is always exciting and nerve wracking – especially when you have no idea where you will be sleeping that night. Stepping off the … Continue reading

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Trip Zilla Magazine: 10 CRAZY THINGS THAT EVERY TRAVELLER SHOULD DO IN VIETNAM

Written by Shannon Ullman Posted on June 17, 2015 Vietnam is a crazy place. Between the traffic and the bustling city populations, just strolling down the street can be an insane experience. However, you can take it to the next level by … Continue reading

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Live More Travel More: HALONG BAY AND CASTAWAYS ISLAND WITH HANOI BACKPACKERS HOSTEL

From Live More Travel More, public on June 4, 2015 This post is also available in: Portuguese (Brazil) While in Hanoi (Vietnam) I stayed at Hanoi Backpackers Hostel in Downtown, they organize 2 and 3 days tours to Halong Bay. I booked … Continue reading

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GOOD AS GOLD BRO: HANOI – HALONG BAY AND THE CASTAWAY TOUR

Public on May 24, 2015 · by goodasgoldbro We had been advised that we should 100% stay at Vietnam Downtown Backpackers Hostel Hanoi.  So we spent ALOT of time trying to find this place, but oh my god it was worth it! After … Continue reading

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Around the world with Justin: CASTAWAYS ISLAND 3-DAY BOAT CRUISE IN HALONG BAY, VIETNAM

From Around the world with Justin, MAY 5  2015 What do you get when you mix a natural wonder of the world and a booze cruise? My trip to Halong Bay, Vietnam! If you’re looking to make new friends from all over … 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.