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Backpacking in Vietnam: Top 5 Memories from Northern Vietnam

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It’s time to reminisce about my time backpacking in Vietnam. At the time I wrote a few articles about my tours there but I wanted to put them into a quick top 5. I have only been to Vietnam once …

Hanoi Hilton visit - Hoa Lo Prison in Hanoi in Vietnam

Visiting Hoa Lo Prison AKA The Hanoi Hilton in Hanoi, Vietnam

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The Hanoi Hilton isn’t a hotel. Well it might be, but the one I’m talking about here is a prison. It’s officially called Hoa Lo Prison but has earned the nickname “The Hanoi Hilton” over the years. It’s no longer …

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The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Despite its title, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam is not the current resting place of the revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh. Instead, the capital city of the country, which is Hanoi, houses a Mausoleum fit for the man himself. …

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Thirsty Thursdays: Bia Hoi Corner Hanoi, Vietnam

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Today’s Thirsty Thursday’s takes us to Vietnam and the Old Town of Hanoi, this country’s bustling, noisy, crazy capital city. While Hanoi moves at a hectic pace and there’s little time to breathe, I found myself able to relax any …

Good Evening Vietnam!

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Vietnam had been on my travel radar for a few years yet why I never made it there until I did I still don’t know. I even did a two week summer holiday to Laos and Cambodia before Vietnam. And …