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Let's catch a toboggan to the waterfall!

The third stop on our journey around Vietnam was in a small town up in the mountains called Da Lat. It’s only a 3.5 hour journey north from Mui Ne, but it felt like a world away. 1,237 more words


Interviewing historians: George Veith on his book Black April

The South Vietnamese military – the Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces (RVNAF) – has always figured in the voluminous historical scholarship about the Vietnam War.  For a long time and for a host of reasons, however, there was little depth on the topic.  4,059 more words


The Beaches of Nha Trang

Let’s talk about turquoise waters and miles of beautiful beach. The city of Nha Trang, Vietnam is the perfect destination for your next tropical getaway. A quick flight into Da Nang from Ho Chi Min City, most famous in the US for its airbase where the majority of American military members arrived, and you’ll find yourself in Nha Trang. 833 more words


Untrusting police and, wait... Am I in Moscow?

Following along our journey from the South of Vietnam up to the North, our second stop was in Mui Ne. A small tourist town predominately run by Russian nationals who have moved to Vietnam. 927 more words


Mekong River Delta

If you read my first post on Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll know I’ve embarked on a two week trip of Vietnam starting in the south. 970 more words


Ho Chi Minh City

I have a story to tell: one of pristine beaches, sunny skies, warm people, and ridiculously cheap beer. This story takes place in Vietnam.

When I told my grandfather that I was going to Vietnam the look of disbelief was pretty humorous. 1,109 more words


10 Authentic Mekong Delta Experiences You Should Not Miss

As a rich agricultural region, Mekong Delta captivates travelers at first sight. It’s green, lush, mild and graceful with the amiable locals always flashing smiles. The beauty and fascination of this land doesn’t lie in gorgeous constructions or majestic scenery, but in just the culture and daily life of the residents. 1,150 more words

Mekong Delta Discovery