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Getting Visa Approval to Vietnam & Avoiding Issues At Customs

How To Get Visa Approval to Vietnam & Avoid Issues At Customs When Danton and I traveled to Vietnam last November, we were traveling for 20 hours including layovers. The last thing we wanted to do after landing in Tan Son Nhat International Airport, at 1 in the morning, was deal with problems at customs…. Read more »

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Best Way To Get Around Ho Chi Minh City

Figuring out transportation in a new place can be tricky, especially if you don’t know the language. It can be difficult to navigate the public transportation system when the signages have very little to no English, and there are few English speakers around to help. Not to mention trying to communicate to a driver with… Read more »

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Things Jennormous Ate In Ho Chi Minh City

Airline tickets to Vietnam were so inexpensive in the Fall of 2016 that we took a spontaneous week long trip in November. In 7 days we managed to eat our way through Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong Delta, and Hoi An. There was never a moment that found ourselves hungry. We ate so much… Read more »

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Hoi An: An Idyllic Town

Getting To Hoi An From Ho Chi Minh City Getting to Hoi An was super easy! We booked flights with Vietnam Airlines to Da Nang for about $60 round trip each. The flight included 1 free checked bag and 1 carry-on, which was awesome because originally we were going to fly with Jetstar and they charge… Read more »

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The King of Fruit and Gluttony

King of Fruit and Gluttony For day 3 of our trip, we were in Cai Be with family. Danton and I woke up from a food-induced coma early in the morning. The first sounds of the morning were the call of roosters and pressurized showerhead type of rain on the roof of the house. The original… Read more »

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Floating Along the Mekong Delta

Any day on a boat is a good day. Day 2 we head to a rural town in Cai Be that subsists along the Mekong Delta. Theres lots of eating and lots of sightseeing!