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Traffic in Ho Chi Minh

A Taste of Vietnam

Posted on 16. Apr, 2014 by Louisa Gentles.

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On arrival in Hanoi I got my first taste of the sights, sounds and smells of Vietnam. This hustling bustling city will have you on the edge with an adrenaline rush as you simply try to cross a main road. Scooters zip by, cars dodge in between lanes of traffic and pedestrians do their upmost [...]

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Suits in Hoi An

Getting clothes tailored in Hoi An

Posted on 21. Mar, 2014 by Sarah Field.

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Vietnam is one of the most colourful and vibrant countries in the world and part of this stunning colour comes from the clothes. The woman are especially elegant in the traditional Ao Dai, a long tunic over pantaloons, made of Vietnamese silk which is simply stunning with its rich colours and patterns. If there is anywhere [...]

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Vietnam for families

Posted on 17. Mar, 2014 by Lisa Paardekooper.

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Having seen most of Asia in my many years of travelling, I was still yet to visit Vietnam, which has been on my wish list for a long time. With my kids now aged 9 and 7 I thought it was a perfect time to pass on my love of Asian countries on to them. [...]

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Top 10 most romantic places on Group Tours

Posted on 12. Feb, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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Group Tours are not just for solo travellers but are also very popular with couples. On Group Tour’s there are as many opportunities to share an intimate moment with your loved one. Here we suggest some of our most romantic destinations. Rio Dulce, Guatemala What better place to enjoy a drop of romance than on [...]

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Sampling Vietnamese Cuisine

Posted on 04. Apr, 2013 by Owen Denton.

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Owen Denton, ex Tour Leader at Tucan Travel has journeyed the world, sampling all the culinary delights on offer. Here he offers advice on where to eat in one of the most flavourful countries in Asia.

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Chaos in Hanoi

Posted on 20. Mar, 2013 by Chris Jones.

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Tucan Tour Leader Chris offers some valuable advice on surviving those first few hours in Hanoi.

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Laughing Yoga in Hanoi

Posted on 11. Mar, 2013 by Chris Jones.

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Tucan Travel’s Tour Leader, Chris, visits Hoan Kiem Lake and film’s this hilarious Laughing Yoga session.

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Cruising Halong Bay

Posted on 04. Mar, 2013 by Kevin Stephens.

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Tour Leader for South East Asia, Kevin knows Vietnam well. One of his favourite spots is Halong Bay and it is easy to see why when reading his most recent blog.

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Learn to cook Nom Du Du

Posted on 21. Nov, 2012 by Rebecca Thompson.

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Koto Vietnam’s recipe for smoked eggplant with garlic, chilli and basil, a traditional Vietnamese dish  is as easy to cook as it is delicious.  Koto is a restaurant devoted to training young people living on the streets of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to cook and develop the skills needed for a better and [...]

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