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An Insider’s Guide for first timers to Hanoi!!

So you’re headed for Hanoi, it’s very exciting! Hanoi really is a unique city unlike any other anywhere on earth. People often make comparisons between cities, but there’s nothing to compare Hanoi with. It’s a bustling hive of organised chaos, … Continue reading

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Streetwise Hanoi

Welcome to Hanoi! You’re in the political capital of Vietnam with a population of 7 million people. Like any big city, a tiny portion of those people are dodgy. Vietnam has vast cultural and legal differences to the west, that’s … 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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Keeping fit whilst traveling!

The gains you get from traveling are endless; culture, experience, knowledge, friends, fun times and memories to last a lifetime. But there is that one gain that comes with traveling that is not so desirable-those few extra kg’s that seem … Continue reading

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Gear Me Up Gang!

It’s my first time travelling and I haven’t got a clue what to take with me. I’ve bought my backpack, a nicely sized 65L hiking pack (the standard backpackers carrying device). Now I just need to know how I’m going to fill it up. What do I do? Continue reading

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Health on the road

Does this country make me look fat? Everybody loves to be healthy. You have more energy, you look better, feel better and you recover from hangovers quicker. In short, there are no downsides to a healthy lifestyle. So why do … Continue reading

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Budgeting you finances whilst traveling!

Am I going to have enough money for traveling? It’s one of those things I’m afraid, whether you’re heading to the cheapest country on earth or heading to the most expensive one of the key things to think about is … Continue reading

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Hanoi

Backpackers' Hostel

"The Original"

Hanoi

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"Downtown"

Hue

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Hoi An

Backpackers' Hostel

Ninh Van Bay

"Ninhvana"
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.