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5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Bali as a New Year Destination

Are you planning your New Year travels? Wondering where to head off too? You have had a busy year and you have a wish list. The destination has to be exotic, tropical and offer some relaxation time, cultural experiences, gastronomic delights and some beach or pool time. We have the right destination for you. (Editor Update 2020) Bali in Indonesia,  the land of 1000...

4 days 3 nights Mekong Delta Experience with Victoria Voyages

Vietnam has so much to offer the traveller, from the mountain regions of Sapa and Mai Chau to the seaside resorts of Hoi An and the many islands off its coast such as Phu Quoc. You can fly into Hanoi in the north, Danang in the centre or Ho Chi Minh City in the south of the country. One of its beautiful regions is the mighty Mekong Delta. The beautiful lush Mekong...

Hotel Review: Victoria Chau Doc Hotel Vietnam

Are you planning to spend some time in the unique Mekong Delta or heading into Phnom Penh Cambodia via the Mekong River? Chau Doc in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam is where you need to base yourself for one of the easiest border crossings in South East Asia to Cambodia. Most travellers when considering an itinerary for Vietnam or Cambodia only give it 24 hours, a quick...

Hotel Review: Victoria Can Tho Resort Vietnam

Can Tho, known as the rice basket of Vietnam, is located 170 km from Ho Chi Minh City and is the largest city in the Mekong Delta Region. Can Tho is a bustling city located on the Hau River, which is a tributary of the mighty Mekong River. Imagine a countryside of terraced rice fields with rivers and canals winding through the lush fields and small wooden traditional...

How To Get To Cu Chi Tunnels – A Complete Guide

The Cu Chi Tunnels Tour was one of our highlights when visiting Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. We had mixed reactions from friends when we mentioned that we were planning a visit to the tunnels. Some said ‘that it was too touristy and a waste of money’ others enjoyed the experience and recommended that we visit. We always go with our instincts and in this...

5 Days in Saigon Staying at the Pullman Saigon Centre Hotel

Bustling, noisy, vibrant, Vietnam’s economic centre of the country, Ho Chi Minh City, is this and more! We had recently spent 3 weeks in Hanoi the political capital of Vietnam and we were keen to experience Ho Chi Minh City, the financial capital. Travellers we met on the road would smile when we asked them about their experiences in Ho Chi Minh. They always...

My Son Early Morning Tour from Hoi An in Vietnam

If you are planning your trip to Vietnam and visiting Danang or Hoi An we strongly suggest you include My Son in your planning schedule. Why? Did you know this little known ancient site in Vietnam is 800 years older than the famous Angkor Wat in Cambodia? It is known as Vietnam’s ‘Angkor Wat’. The 4th Century Hindu site, dedicated to the God Shiva, ...

Walking Tour of Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam

Hoi An Ancient Town is one of the prettiest Vietnamese towns that we visited during our 3 months of Vietnam travel.  Hoi An Vietnam is a UNESCO town that is full of hidden treasures down small alleyways past colonial homes and ancient crumbling traditional Vietnamese homes.  The river with its bobbing colourful lantern boats is a drawcard more so at night when the...

Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort & Spa Review

Are you looking for accommodation around Hoi An Beach in Vietnam? One of the most popular resorts is the Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort & Spa with its own private beach, luxury accommodation and many water sports to enjoy. The Victoria Hoi An Hotel is a member of one of the largest Vietnamese Travel Groups in Vietnam – the TMG Hospitality Group. [su_note...

Sidecar Tours Hoi An Monkey Mountain with Victoria Hoi An Resort Vietnam

Have you enjoyed sidecar tours anywhere in your travels? We had never thought that we would be in Hoi An Vietnam enjoying vintage sidecar tours to Monkey Mountain with Victoria Hoi An Resort.  The thought had not crossed our mind, ever.  Throughout Vietnam, there are nearly as many motorbikes as there are numbers of people.  We had spent the last 6 weeks dodging...

How To Get From Hue To Hoi An in Vietnam

Our guide on how to get from Hue to Hoi An in Vietnam in comfort, safely and with a knowledgeable Vietnamese local guide. We had the opportunity of visiting  Lap An Lagoon fishing village, Hai Van Pass, Marble Mountain and the Cham Museum in Danang and along the way. We had planned to spend over 3 weeks in and around Hoi An as it has so much to see and do it...

Exploring Asia: Top 25 Memorable Asian Day Tours To Enjoy

Are you exploring Asia in the near future?  There are so many places to visit that will ‘wow’ you, you are probably wondering where do you start! We have reached out to top travel bloggers for their best memorable Asian Day Tours.  You can take local food tours to explore cuisine that is unique to Asia,  enjoy island hopping tours, visit the Taj Mahal and...

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