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I Of The Sun: A Journey Into Southeast Asia And The Heart Of Human Consciousness
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I Of The Sun: A Journey Into Southeast Asia And The Heart Of Human Consciousness

The following is an excerpt from I of the Sun: A Journey into Southeast Asia and the Heart of Human Consciousness by Richard Arthur. The Cambodia/Vietnam border. The narrator is traveling with an Australian guy […]

How To Cross The Street In Vietnam
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How To Cross The Street In Vietnam

It sounds like the beginning of a joke: How do you cross the street in Vietnam? (Possible punchlines: “You don’t,” “You start by taking out a life insurance policy,” or “You buy a motorbike.”) As […]

Some Ideas After You’re Done With Halong Bay
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Some Ideas After You’re Done With Halong Bay

Chances are your visit to Halong bay will likely involve an armada of small boats jammed with backpackers and local tourists navigating the waterways between the limestone outcrops that make up Vietnam’s most recognizable landmark. […]

Don’t Let Anyone Tell You Otherwise: The Lunch Lady Of Saigon Serves Meals To Die For
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Don’t Let Anyone Tell You Otherwise: The Lunch Lady Of Saigon Serves Meals To Die For

It’s rare that I will dig into a bowl of watery, bland soup here in the U.S. and I don’t harken back to happier times. Specifically, a certain afternoon in the bowels of Saigon sitting […]

3 Tips To Haggling Prices In Vietnam
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3 Tips To Haggling Prices In Vietnam

One of the biggest adjustments I had to make when I moved to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, after college was the idea that it is perfectly acceptable, expected even, to argue with a merchant […]

Visiting Tam Coc, “The Halong Bay On The Rice Paddies” [Video]
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Visiting Tam Coc, “The Halong Bay On The Rice Paddies” [Video]

Tam Coc, Vietnam (or as Lonely Planet dubs it, “Halong Bay on the rice paddies”), is named after the low caves that the Ngo Dong River flows, and which visitors are guided through, usually by […]

7 Tips For Travel In Southeast Asia
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7 Tips For Travel In Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is probably the best place in the world for your first extended backpacking trip. The food is delicious, the locals friendly, the beaches extraordinary, the accommodations well-established and the sites varied and unforgettable. […]

Setting Sail In Ha Long Bay [Video]
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Setting Sail In Ha Long Bay [Video]

Fresh from the crop of travel videes from our “Travel Videos” Vimeo group comes Asiantrip TV’s mini-epic from the Ha Long Bay portion of their trip in Southeast Asia. Yes, that is dreary fall outside […]

A Vietnamese Tourist In Vietnam
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A Vietnamese Tourist In Vietnam

“I’m Drunk!” I found Sue sitting on a bamboo bench basking in the glare of a dangling florescent light bulb. The bench was directly below the communal stilt house we were sharing, but we hadn’t […]

How To Tell The Story Of Hanoi In Minutes [Video]
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How To Tell The Story Of Hanoi In Minutes [Video]

A lesson I’ve yet to learn in my own videos is that sometimes, in travel videos, it’s best to just shut your trap and let the destination do the talking. I mean, let’s be honest, […]

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