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20 Things to do in Hanoi - That People Actually Do!

20 Things to do in Hanoi – That People Actually Do!

Hanoi, Vietnam is the capital and second-largest city in the Southeast Asian country. The unique French and Chinese architectural influences make Hanoi a fascinating and vibrant city to wander. Though usually quite chaotic and lively, this popular travel destination is a must for any adventurer seeking to explore another way of life and get to know a fascinating culture far from their own. Planning a trip to Vietnam, or simply interested in learning about Hanoi’s attractions? This guide will show you 20 of the most interesting things to do in Hanoi so that you can be excited and prepared for your visit. With so much going on, you will never be bored in Hanoi! Plan your trip to Vietnam Need data for your trip to Vietnam? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING…
17 Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City - That People Actually Do!

17 Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City – That People Actually Do!

Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam’s most populous city. Previously known as Saigon, it has a complex history that is important to learn more about. The city is home to over eight and a half million people, making it overflowing with life and energy. The organised chaos of the motorbikes, the maze-like alleys, the world-class coffee shops and the unique cuisine all combine to make Ho Chi Minh City a place like no other. Of course, you can’t forget about the cheap beer either! Here you’ll find 17 of the top things to do when in Ho Chi Minh City. There are so many activities to do, historic places to go, religious sites to see, and delicious food to eat, so let’s get started! Plan your trip to Vietnam Need data for your trip to Vietnam? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King…
Where to stay in Hanoi

Where to stay in Hanoi Vietnam for a First Time Traveller

Planning your first trip to Hanoi? It is extremely important to know the areas that best suited for you for a fabulous, hassle-free holiday in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. Hanoi is a charming city and is extremely easy to explore if you are willing to skiddle through the traffic here. People here are ever so welcoming and warm, that its easy to forget that you are in a different country. Dotted with amazing French inspired architecture, beautiful lakes and tranquil Buddhist pagodas among others, the pictures taken in this city can adhere to that. With several districts segregating the city it makes life easier for travellers. Each district of Hanoi has its own flavour and way of offering experiences ranging from dining, shopping, nightlife, etc to accommodations that suits all types of budget. We will cover off all types of Hanoi accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Hanoi hotels…
The Ultimate Guide to Hanoi

The Ultimate Guide to Hanoi

Hanoi, Vietnam, also written as Ha Noi, is the capital and second most populous city in the country. It’s a vibrant, lively and often chaotic place that continues to thrive and draw in tourists from all over the globe. With French and Chinese influences, the architecture is incredibly appealing and colourful, making it ideal for both budding and professional photographers. Hanoi is a fantastic destination for any curious traveller to immerse themselves in a different culture and observe a different way of life. This Ultimate Guide to Hanoi Vietnam will introduce you to all of the top Hanoi highlights, and hopefully get you inspired to start planning your trip as soon as possible! Plan your trip to Vietnam Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on…
Where to Stay - The Best Honeymoon Resorts in Maldives

The Best Honeymoon Resorts in Maldives

Dreaming of a Honeymoon in Maldives? The Maldives are made of oval-shaped atolls and thousands of little islands, which are world famous as the leading exotic destination for honeymooners. With long beaches, sparkling white sand and fringed with palm trees line up the shores and beautiful cottages dotted around, it’s as if the Maldives have been created especially for those couples looking for a romantic getaway or the perfect honeymooning spot. It’s no wonder hundreds of newlyweds across the globe head straight for the little islands in Maldives Honeymoon for a romantic getaway, take a look at our best resorts in Maldives for honeymoon. We will cover off all types of Maldives accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Maldives hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Maldives, the best Maldives resorts, best places in Maldives to visit, the best places to stay in Maldives, hotels near Maldives…
How to haggle in Vietnam

How to haggle in Vietnam

With a rich and diverse history, internationally renowned cuisine, and some of the friendliest people one could meet, Vietnam is growing in popularity with travellers of all types. Officially called the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, it’s located on the easternmost part of the Indochina Peninsula, right in the middle of the group of countries commonly known as Southeast Asia. The country is long and thin, stretching vertically up the coast of the peninsula, and features 3,260 kilometres of coastline. This makes it the perfect place to get some RnR on the beach while sampling the country's amazing cuisine, and of course, doing a spot of shopping. Although Vietnam has a rich and varied ancient history, after the Vietnam war it was impoverished and politically isolated until the government initiated reforms in 1986. Since then, the economic growth rate has been among the highest in the world, evidenced by the…
How to Backpack in the Maldives

How to Backpack in the Maldives

Maldives are an incredible travel destination, often associated with luxurious getaways rather than budget travels. And while Maldives won’t to be the cheapest stop off on your backpacking trip through Asia, with some research beforehand and the right amount of preparation, this honeymoon haven can easily be explored quite inexpensively! Want to know the cheapest way to Maldives? Easy, simply read on! Plan your trip to Maldives Need data for your trip to the Maldives? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on the Maldives: Where to Stay – The Best Honeymoon Resorts in Maldives 10 Things to do in the Maldives This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience.…
10 things to do in the Maldives

10 Things to do in the Maldives

The Maldives is a Southeast Asian country, composed of thousands of islands and atolls (200 inhabited) in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sri Lanka. When most people think of the Maldives, overwater bungalows come to mind, as that is a major draw for visiting the Maldives. Well-known as a honeymoon destination, most visitors come here to relax on the beach with a fruity drink in hand. However, that’s not all there is to do in the Maldives. Upon arrival at the Maldives airport, you will likely meet someone from your resort, who will escort you to the island where you are staying, likely via ferry or seaplane. No visa is required for entry, although you may wish to research recommended immunizations. Plan your trip to the Maldives Need data for your trip to Maldives? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King…
Travel Guide for Leh Ladakh Road Trip, India. Leh Ladakh also known as the roof of the world is the land of high passes. The place is famed by a famous saying that Our Land is so barren and the passes so high, that only the best friends or the fiercest enemies come to visit us” So, let’s be good friends and go to say hello to the locals of Leh Ladakh Valley and the army men guarding country India from China & Pakistan.

Travel Guide for Leh Ladakh Road Trip India

Leh Ladakh also known as the roof of the world is the land of high passes. The place is famed by a famous saying that “Our Land is so barren and the passes so high, that only the best friends or the fiercest enemies come to visit us”. So, let’s be good friends and go to say hello to the locals of Leh Ladakh Valley and the army men guarding country India from China & Pakistan. The whole valley is a cold barren dessert with an average altitude of 11,000 feet. The green patches and villages look like an oasis in between the infertile land. In spite of being at that high altitude, the whole Valley is mesmerizing in every sense. The changing colorful landscapes stretch up to several kilometers leaving one completely transfixed.  While road tripping to Leh Ladakh, in every kilometer one can find the attractions ranging from…
A Quick Guide to Siem Reap, Cambodia

A Quick Guide to Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap, a resort town in North Western Cambodia, it's the gateway to the ruins of Angkor and the seat of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th–15th centuries. Angkor’s vast complex of intricate stone buildings including the preserved Angkor Wat (the main temple), which is pictured on Cambodia’s flag. Giant, mysterious faces are also carved into the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom. Siem Reap is full of surprises, everyone knows about the Angkor temples but Siem Reap has more to offer than that. I was expecting a quiet small town with little to do at night and few dining options but that wasn’t the case at all. Pub Street is a boombox at night and there are plenty of interesting restaurants in town, most of which won’t break the bank. Check out our quick guide on where to stay, what to do and what attractions Siem Reap has to offer! Read more about Cambodia: …