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Vietnam-The Ancient City Hoi An

January 24, 2019

Hoi An, a beautiful city with a population just over 120.000 people and under protection and care from UNESCO as a Heritage site from 1999. The old city centre of Hoi An is a very well preserved historical site with buildings coloured in yellow by the French invaders. From 15th-19th century it was considered as […]

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Vietnam-Cruising in Nha Trang

January 18, 2019

Aaaaah…the sleeper Bus. I must say, we were all a little scared how a 10 hour bus ride will look like, but I must say, it was more than comfortable. We got the three seats in the back, that are joined together, and there was more than enough room for all of us. And since […]

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Vietnam-Discovering The Mekong Delta

January 15, 2019

So, you’ve got quite a few options while you’re in Saigon-a lot of interesting stuff to look at and to discover. Since we are a little limited by our time here, we decided to Discover the Nine-Dragon river Delta…also known as The Mekong Delta. The river Mekong starts as high as Tibet, and runs through […]

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Vietnam-Into The Ho Chi Minh City

January 14, 2019

Because the weather was quite bad and the forecast for the next few days was rain, we decided to pack our bags and go somewhere warmer. And what better place then Ho Chi Minh city, a.k.a. Saigon. We found a hostel over booking, called 4OK hostel, a nice hostel, close enough to all the sites. […]

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Vietnam-Halong Bay

January 12, 2019

So, finally…from all the pictures on Instagram, Facebook, Videos on Youtube…we’re finally here in person-infamous Halong Bay. Although we knew the weather wasn’t gonna be perfect, due to our busy itinerary, it was our only shot. So, we bought the tickets at the local agency in Hanoi for 40€/person, kids under 110cm were free, so […]

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Vietnam-Hanoi in Nighttime

January 9, 2019

First, a history lesson:from 1010 until 1802, Hanoi was the most important political centre of Vietnam. It was eclipsed by the city of Hue (gonna visit it in about a week) ;), the imperial capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen Dynasty (1802–1945). In 1873 Hanoi was conquered by the French, and they built a modern administrative city […]

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Vietnam-Hanoi in daytime

January 7, 2019

Night flight from Beijing took around 4 hours, so we got a little shut-eye, until Lia woke up. When we arrived, we needed to arrange Visas. It was a quick enough procedure, because we already had our letters of approval and we anounced our day of arrival. It was all over in one hour. While […]

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Vietnam-Beijing Layover

January 6, 2019

So, we’ve come to Beijing, now what? There’s quite a few options, because you can get a free Visa, you just need to stand in line for about an hour, and off you go-your only limitation is how much time you got on your hands… We decided to go to Tiananmen Square, to see The […]

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Vietnam-Getting there

January 5, 2019

So, instead of 3AM, we decided to start at 2AM. Alarm clock rang and we shot ourselves out of bed. It felt like we barely closed our eyes. Weather forecast was really bad, that’s why we decided to go sooner. And, luckily we did. As soon as we crossed into Austria, through Karawanke tunnel, it […]

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Vietnam-Packing & prepairing

January 3, 2019

So, as you know, for our next trip we have decided to go to Vietnam. We were thinking about it for a while now and we found this really cheap tickets, flying out from Munich airport, through Beijing, and then to Hanoi. Our itineray is gonna look something like this: our flight leaves at 12:00 […]

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