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Botswana Will Turn You Into a Safari Convert

This country has beauty and beasts.<p>Our helicopter hovered noisily over a grassy clearing beside the Okavango River, but the pilot—gripping the throttle to level us—couldn’t land. We’d taken off 30 minutes earlier from the dusty frontier town of Maun, the starting point for nearly all Botswana …

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Ramen in a South Indian Coconut Stew

Here’s an easy peasy, one-pot meal that comes together in under 30 minutes and is made with humble ramen noodles. And yet, it’s elegant enough to …

A Foodie Guide to the Best of Vietnam

South East Asia is a food lover’s paradise, and Vietnam is one of the culinary highlights. The food is delicious, fresh, cheap and you can find it …

Your Complete Travel Guide to Vietnam

By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa<p><b>A Look into Each City, How to Eat, Where to Stay, and Transportation Options</b><p>After spending a few months backpacking in Southeast Asia, I've concluded that Vietnam was my favorite country in the region for several reasons. I fell in love …

Two days in Ho Chi Minh City: a perfect Saigon itinerary

Ho Chi Minh City is the compelling commercial hub of modern Vietnam, with wide boulevards, grand colonial buildings, cultural sights, and a vibrant tangle of narrow laneways – all framed by a kinetic river of traffic. From noodle breakfasts to evening drinks, here’s how to make the most of two days …

Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide

“An com chua?”<p>If you’re going to understand Vietnam and the Vietnamese, this three-word phrase is key. A friendly greeting exchanged throughout the …

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Exploring Vietnam's remote Con Dao Islands

Way south of the mainland, Vietnam’s idyllic Con Dao Islands (population 6000-ish) are the perfect oceanic antidote to the feverish energy and punishing pollution that can afflict the nation’s booming mega-cities.<p>For decades the main settlement of Con Son was used by the French and Americans as an …

9 Reasons The Citi Prestige Is The Ultimate Credit Card

<b>Update: This offer for the Citi Prestige® Card has expired. Learn more about the current offers here.</b><p>The <b>Citi Prestige® Card</b> has a $450 annual fee. On …

Archaeologists discover vast medieval cities found hidden beneath Cambodian jungle

Archaeologists in Cambodia have unearthed a treasure trove of previously unknown cities close by the ancient temple city of Angkor Wat.<p>Researchers believe that the groundbreaking discoveries will rewrite many of the current assumptions surrounding the history of south-east Asia. The Guardian …

Trains are again running to and from the Cambodian capital and popular destinations in the south – including jumping-off points for unspoilt islands<p>Saturday morning and Phnom Penh’s French-built station is buzzing as excited groups board the inaugural passenger train from Cambodia’s capital to the …

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16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Our cruise guide to the Intriguing Indochina

Vietnam and Cambodia are booming as cruise destinations, both for river and ocean lines. by Sue Bryant<p>The allure of Indochina shows no sign of …

5 Reasons Phong Nha, Vietnam Needs to Be on Your Bucket List

I'll admit it: it's been three weeks since I left Vietnam and I can't stop thinking about how badly I want to return. While I'm grateful for the month I spent there, I don't think it was enough. If I'd known acquiring a one month visa to roam the country was too short for my liking, I would have …

A Guide to Vietnam’s Fast, Furious Ho Chi Minh City

If a city’s fortunes can be judged by the number of cranes dotting its landscape, Ho Chi Minh City has high hopes. Posters stuck to construction sites advertise lavish apartment blocks and landscaped shopping malls under development. A metro system, currently being built, promises comprehensive …

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