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Why Honda XR150 is the best Motorbike for Vietnam

8th June 2017

Vietnam is a beautiful country with some of the best nature sceneries in the world. Most of Vietnam is covered with tropical lowlands, hills and densely forested highlands. During the Vietnam Wars and right after it, traveling along the country is more difficult and can only be done by bus or cars, due to the

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Cu Chi Tunnels – Half Day Tour

18th May 2017

The tunnels of Cu Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Cu Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam, and are part of a much larger system including many entrances, tunnels, traps and bomb shelters, that underlie much of the country. The The Cu Chi tunnels were the location of several military campaigns

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Bui Vien – The Foreigners Street in HCMSaigon backpacker's Area

13th May 2017

Backpaker’s area, Bui Vien, or “Pho Tay” are the names for the most busy nightlife center of Ho Chi Minh City, which covers Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao and De Tham streets. Busiest town of Saigon Busy, crowded with many languages and skin tones, is the impression I feel when I first got here. The 3

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Top Things To Do in Ho Chi Minh cityBen Thanh Market

9th May 2017

Whether you’re an experienced or first time travelers, Ho Chi Minh city could be a little bit overwhelming with many things going on at the same time. Read my Top things to do in Ho Chi Minh city to find out where you want to go, and what to expect!

Driving in Vietnam – Tips from local experienced driverTips on Driving in Vietnam

1st May 2017

Vietnam is litterally a motorbike country with more than 45 millions motorbikes in total. So in order to be able to live and work in Vietnam, motorbike driving skill is required. While driving in Vietnam is fairly easy for us locals, since we practically drive everywhere everyday, but for a foreigner who are more used

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Nam Du island – another version of Phu Quoc

If Phu Quoc is still a bit touristy for you, Nam Du island could be a good alternative destination for a weekend getaway, in a remote island. I believe the place is still beyond awareness of the foreigners, however it’s been quite a popular name for local travelers. Nam Du island is another Phu Quoc

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Day Rental: Monkey Island in Can Gio

20th April 2017

One more attraction not so far away from HCM. King Kong 3: Monkey Island It’s not an island. Just the name. I don’t know why. No one knows. No pictures for this section because laptop got stolen along with tons of pics 🙁 Entrance fee: 35k local, 70k foreigner. I think you have to pay

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Day motorbike Rental: Mangrove Park in Can Gio

A great chance for a one day motorbike rental on a scooter. 40km away from Saigon, around Can Gio town, lies some outdoor attractions in the wild, which sound like a perfect getaway for a weekend. We did it on a last minute decision, taking two Yamaha Exciter motorbikes and rushing to the road at 10am. Hoping that speed would make

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7 most Christmas Spots in Saigon

17th December 2016

Christmas is coming to town and if you haven’t got any pictures with friends and family, or you’re just a lone photography enthusiast (like me), be sure to check out these locations for the best Christmas spirit in Saigon. 1. Takashimaya Shopping Center At 65 Le Loi Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Takashiyama is the

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Tips on Maintaining the Suzuki GN125

17th October 2016

Suzuki GN125 – expensive classic looking piece of crap! Suzuki GN125 was a popular bike back in 1996 – 2001 in Vietnam, first was imported then later, assembled in Vietnam. In 2016 the Suzuki GN125 has become a rare, classic bike that people still ride as a fun project motorbike. It is also good for modifying

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Golden Scorpion – 2hrs Driving Picnic Place from Saigon

29th September 2016

Don’t let your weekend pass by wasted at home or boring city places. Time for some outside activities! Check out the Golden Scorpion Park in Dong Nai, not so far from HCM, an amazing place for 1 day trip or picnic with friends and family! Beautiful and Relaxing Nature Scenery What a place to releive your

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Yamaha Exciter: King of the streets

9th September 2016

Yamaha Exciter – The First Manual Underbone in Vietnam The Yamaha Exciter first appeared in 2005, with a cutting-edge sporty design and 4 stroke 135cc liquid-cooled engine, plus all the new technology , the Yamaha Exciter was made to be the symbol of the everyday casual motorbike in Vietnam, and later, dominate the market for approximately 8

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The Legendary Honda Cub

5th September 2016

The Honda Cub is a thing of beauty and long may it live – throw it in a canal, come back in 10 years, and you can still ride it to work. How the Honda Cub Became a World-Renowned Name The Cub’s fame mostly came from its reliability, longevity, convenience and economical efficiency. The original name was Honda

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