Vietnam is smothering in plastic

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Vietnam is smothering in plastic

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A travel guide to Vietnam's internet

Ho Chi Minh City Blog

A travel guide to Vietnam's internet

Vietnam offers travellers the best and the worst of the internet - very often at the same time. On a good day, Vietnam offers world class and... more

3 new Saigon hotels worth checking out

Ho Chi Minh City Blog

3 new Saigon hotels worth checking out

Saigon’s hotels have been slow to pick up on innovation sweeping the rest of the world. Three new hotels suggest things may be finally... more

People and places of Saigon - 40 years after the end of the Vietnam War

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People and places of Saigon - 40 years after the end of the Vietnam War

What does Saigon really look like 40 years after the Vietnam War? This is a gallery of people and places around Saigon last week, as the city... more

The propaganda billboards of the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War

Ho Chi Minh City Gallery

The propaganda billboards of the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War

40 years after the arrival of triumphant communist soldiers in Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War, the propaganda billboards marking the... more

How did Dunkin Donuts and Burger King get prime positions for  Vietnam’s 40th anniversary victory celebrations?

Ho Chi Minh City Blog

How did Dunkin Donuts and Burger King get prime positions for Vietnam’s 40th anniversary victory celebrations?

As nostalgic old soldiers wander along Saigon’s main street tomorrow, remembering their heroic arrival in the city 40 years ago, the flags that they... more

Which Australian Government travel advice is telling the truth about Cambodia?

Phnom Penh Blog

Which Australian Government travel advice is telling the truth about Cambodia?

Which Australian Government travel advice is telling the truth about Cambodia - the one for Aussie citizens or the one for asylum seekers? The... more

Three cool new design hotels in Siem Reap for under $100US

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Three cool new design hotels in Siem Reap for under $100US

I've just been back to Siem Reap and these three brand new resort style hotels stood out for travellers looking for a stylish, well-priced base for... more

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