Vietnam Hostels


Vietnam Travel Tips & Suggestions

Someone needs to update the "scams to watch out for" in the travel media. They are privy to the warning of tourists that taking a bus from Hanoi to Vientiane is highly NOT recommended and have circumvented it with their own dialogue, saying - this is a new, airconditioned bus that is the only one that takes you all …
Ho Chi Minh City, also known to the locals as Saigon, is the largest city in the south of Vietnam and full of hostels and things to do. If history is your thing, then there are a few must-dos for learning about the Vietnam War. On the top of the list should be the Cu Chi Tunnels, which is a forty-five-minute drive …
Nha Trang is a lovely city in the end of the Vietnamese coast with many hostels, and it is a must see! Unfortunately some travelers prefer to go to Da Lat and miss Nha Trang -- don't do that! Sometimes Nha Trang is compared to a smaller Da Nang with lots of commerce and a lot of beautiful beaches, most of them in the …
Cat Ba Island, located in the northeast part of Vietnam, just west of Ha Long Bay, is the largest island in the archipelago; the main town on the island is Cat Ba Town and that's where you'll find a lot of the hostels. Cat Ba Island is just over one hundred kilometers away from Hanoi. It's a great alternative to …
If you prefer to explore at your own pace and venture outside of tourist groups, a few nights in Can Tho is the perfect alternative to an all-inclusive Mekong Delta tour. Can Tho is an easy bus ride from Ho Chi Minh City and you will find plenty of budget accommodation like Can Tho hostels, local restaurants, and …
Sapa, a small town in the north mountains of Vietnam, is really worth a visit -- it's the best place to get to explore the whole region. Situated in the north of Vietnam (Lao Cai province), just three hundred kilometers from Hanoi (reachable by a night train that it's not really cheap, but don't forget that you will …
Mui Ne is a small, coastal town in the southeast of Vietnam. This is a perfect place for you to explore a little bit more of Vietnam and be able, at the same time, to relax in peaceful beaches. Although it's small, along the coast you'll find plenty of resorts, restaurants, bars, cafes, tourist agencies, hostels, and …
The capital city of Vietnam, Hanoi, is a vibrant, overwhelming melting-pot of a city. Though at times it can be claustrophobic and wild, this beautiful city has pockets of calm amidst the chaos. The city is divided into several quarters, at the heart of which is Han Kiem Lake, where many hours can be spent relaxing. …
Huế is the old, imperial capital of the Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam and as such has an abundance of old buildings and history to impart on visitors. Of the things to see and do here, a trip to the citadel is a must -- it has an outer wall of around ten kilometers and within it there is much to explore, including the …
Da Lat is perfect mountain getaway to escape the heat of Vietnam or the chaos of the big city. The air feels fresh and crisp in the mountains, the city is beautiful with a vintage French design, and the surrounding natural beauty offers endless adventures. There are plenty of Da Lat hostels -- most are close to a …
Ninh Binh, a city in the northeast of Vietnam just ninety kilometers south of Hanoi, is a little bit dusty and it isn't a paradise for tourists or backpackers. The city doesn't have much to see or do, but is many times used as a base to explore the areas of Tam Coc and Hoa Lu. The last one, Hoa Lu, is just thirteen …