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Day 32: Hanoi Bonus Day

The homes in Hanoi’s Old Quarter still reflect the family-driven architecture of the late 19th century. Many are three to five stories tall, but very narrow in the front while stretching deep into the lot. 337 more words


Day 30: Hanoi's Old Quarter

On our first full day in Hanoi, we wandered the Old Quarter. With a history spanning more than 2,000 years, the streets are a living, breathing history lesson. 386 more words


Day 29: Hanoi in Motion

After a week in Hong Kong, we headed west to Hanoi, Vietnam. After an easy flight, we boarded a city bus for a one-hour ride through countryside and small townsーthe only foreigners on board, although nobody seemed to notice. 200 more words


Win A Trip To Latin America

Intrepid Travel and Scripted want to hear your travel stories!

To enter, submit a 500-1000 word piece about a personal travel experience. These submissions should focus on first-hand experiences, where the traveler is fully immersed in the culture of the area. 40 more words


Come Cenote with me!

What’s a cenote?.. I hear you say. A Cenote is a natural swimming hole formed by the collapse of porous limestone bedrock. These swimming holes have fresh water that has been filtered by the earth, making them so clear and pure that you can see straight through to life below. 22 more words

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I swam with Whale Sharks!

Today I swam with whale sharks. Every year, whale sharks migrate all the way to the north of the Yucatan Peninsula to feed on the plankton in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. 139 more words

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Day 20: Shanghai

The umbrella-lined path at Shanghai’s People’s Park is a real-life Match.com. Every weekend, the Shanghai Marriage Market draws the parents of unmarried men and women looking for a suitable match for their child. 257 more words