KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: VISA: For many nationalities, visa can be bought on arrival and apply online.  http://www.vietnamvisapro.com CURRENCY: Besides the US Dollars that you will need for the visa, everything else is paid in the local currency, Vietnamese Dong. TRANSPORT: It’s best to use Grab car Hoi An instead of taxi’s. OrContinue Reading

Perhaps the most striking thing about a visit to Cu Chi is the incredible resourcefulness of the soldiers who lived and fought at Cu Chi. Everything was reused or recycled.

Diverse, beautiful and affordable, the skinny country is every budget backpackers dream. One can start the journey in the country’s capital, Hanoi.