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 Mui Ne Nobody Told You About

If you're a hippie at heart and happen to be in South Vietnam, Mui Ne is your paradise. Located right at the coast, fishing makes the main source of income here. From catching and trading all sorts of seafood to producing and exporting Vietnam's Number 1 fish sauce. Fish is the linchpin all over the place. Indeed, even the name Mũi Né owes a great deal to the fishing culture. Fishermen used to hide (né in Vietnamese) in the cape (mũi in Vietnamese) during rough sea storms. This is one version of how this place got its name. In the recent years, however, another business has derived: tourism. Especially, Russians have turned this place into their second home base after Nha Trang. Today, Mui Ne is a well … (Continue reading)