How Much Does it Cost to Travel Vietnam – Our Comprehensive Budget Guide to Backpacking Vietnam

The country and its people made a good overall impression on us. Traveling is also safe there. If you're looking for a balance between city life and nature get-aways, Vietnam won't disappoint. Although it's still possible to travel Vietnam on a budget, it's already slightly more expensive than its surrounding countries that we visited. We've noticed less backpackers than we expected. Instead, the more touristic places are full of families, rich pensioners and Australians – the people who generally have more to spend and are happy to tell locals to their face how cheap everything still is for them. The type of tourists and the massive amount of construction going on everywhere, combined with Vietnam being one of the world's fastest growing economies could mean prices … (Continue reading)

10 Unusual Things To Do in Dalat Nobody Told You About

If you want to see another side of Vietnam, you should head to a small but charming city in the Central Highlands, called Dalat. The cool climate is a pleasant change from the heat, making it the perfect getaway, already since the French colonial times. They say that: Da Lat has four seasons in one day. Spring in the morning, summer in the afternoon, autumn in the early evening, and winter at night. Keeping this in mind, make sure to have flexible clothes and be prepared for sudden weather changes. Not only the tourists benefit from refreshing temperatures, also a variety of vegetables, fruit and flowers do. Moreover, Dalat is a popular honeymoon destination for the locals. If you're heading towards Nha Trang, Mui Ne or Saigon, make … (Continue reading)