The optimists - waiting for a wave at Hoi An's An Bang beach

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The optimists - waiting for a wave at Hoi An's An Bang beach

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[Video] Acoustic Cafe - on the town in Saigon

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[Video] Acoustic Cafe - on the town in Saigon

A night out at Acoustic Cafe Saigon, a busy little live music venue in District 3 where the city's young head out to hear local bands performing... more

More on Agoda and the Avani Quy Nhon

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More on Agoda and the Avani Quy Nhon

This is a follow-up to a recent blog piece about a less-than perfect stay at the Avani Resort in Quy Nhon, while major renovations were under... more

[Video] Cargo Saigon - on the town

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[Video] Cargo Saigon - on the town

A night on the town at Saigon's Cargo Bar - the centre of international live music in the city. This video was compiled from many nights out in fact... more

[Video] Afternoon cycle along the coast in Nha Trang, Vietnam

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[Video] Afternoon cycle along the coast in Nha Trang, Vietnam

Nha Trang's main beach can be a little grubby during the wet season so during my last visit, I jumped on a bicycle and headed north in search of... more

Talking Art Vietnam - Zoe Butt from San Art, Ho Chi Minh City

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Talking Art Vietnam - Zoe Butt from San Art, Ho Chi Minh City

A chat with Zoe Butt, Executive Director and Curator of San Art Ho Chi Minh City. Zoe talks about current developments in the art scene, San Art and... more

Streetside tunes mark the Saigon New Year

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Streetside tunes mark the Saigon New Year

Saigon's street life is one of its best assets. A highlight for me on New Year's Eve 2015 was a little street side traditional musical interlude in... more

Saigon to the sea - along the Saigon River

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Saigon to the sea - along the Saigon River

The Saigon River is the lifeblood of Vietnam's largest city and commercial centre. The river journey from the fast-changing city skyline to the sea... more

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