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Storybook Land in Egg Harbor, NJ: Perfect for Families

Storybook Land in Egg Harbor, NJ: Perfect for Families

Some family vacation spots have an uncanny and enduring way of keeping steadfast in one’s memory, and Storybook Land in Egg Harbor is one of them. As a child my siblings and I went to the park with our parents many times. What follows is a short summary of what visitors to Storybook Land can …

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Love Boots, nice gift for Valentine’s Day

Love Boots, nice gift for Valentine’s Day

“He got you boots? For Valentine’s Day ?” proclaimed my not so free-spirited, high-maintenance friends who have forgotten how to enjoy all they have. I just chalk it up to not having an appreciation for including some footloose and fancy-free time into their extremely predictable schedules, and their lives in general. The significance of getting …

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African Safari FAQ

African Safari FAQ

Ok, so you’re in the process of planning a safari holiday in magical Africa? But you’re a bit confused with all of the preparation that you are required to carry out? Well here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions from people awaiting their African adventure. Do I require any immunisation jabs? This …

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The Best beaches in Phu Quoc Island

The Best beaches in Phu Quoc Island

The Best beaches in Phu Quoc Island Phu Quoc is the largest island in Vietnam and boasts of white sand beaches and the dense tropical jungle. The island has several beaches that are perfect for vacations. Although parts of the island are currently under development, most of Phu Quoc is still uninhabited providing the perfect …

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The Beauty of the Mekong Delta Floating Markets

The Beauty of the Mekong Delta Floating Markets

Top 7 biggest Mekong Delta Floating Markets. A floating market is simply one whereby goods are sold from boats.  Although their origins date back to a time where water transport was so common, most floating markets today serve mainly as a tourist attraction, with a majority of them in Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam. The Mekong …

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A Few Simple Backpacking Tips For Europe

A Few Simple Backpacking Tips For Europe

If you’re about to venture out on your very first backpacking trip, there is no doubt in my mind that you’re bursting with questions (I know I was). So let’s discuss a few basic tips to help you maximize your time on the road and get the most out of your adventure. The first tip …

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Major Battles in Vietnam War- Ia Drang Campaign

Major Battles in Vietnam War- Ia Drang Campaign

Major Battles – Ia Drang Campaign 19 October – 26 November, 1965 The battle for Ia Drang was between U.S. and People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) forces, significant because it prevented the PAVN from seizing control of the Central Highlands and cutting SOuth Vietnam in two. It also demonstrated the effectiveness of airmobility against regular …

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VietNam War Major Battles – Battle of Dak To

VietNam War Major Battles – Battle of Dak To

Major Battles – Battle of Dak To June – December 1967 Series of battles at the Special Forces camp at Dak To. On 17 June, Dak To came under heavy mortar fire. During the next few days, the 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 173d Airborne Brigade searched Hill 1338 for the attackers. On 22 June, …

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Major Battles in Vietnam War – Operation Flaming Dart

Major Battles in Vietnam War – Operation Flaming Dart

Major Battles – Operation Flaming Dart February 1965 Reprisal air raids signaling a sustained bombing campaign against North Vietnam. Early on 7 February 1965, the Viet Cong mortared the U.S. helicopter installation at Camp Halloway and the adjacent Pleiku airfield in South Vietnam’s Central Highlands, killing 8 U.S. servicemen, wounding 109, and destroying or damaging …

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Major Battles in Vietnam War – Gulf of Tonkin

Major Battles in Vietnam War – Gulf of Tonkin

August 1964 The Tonkin Gulf incidents were major events that prompted the Tonkin Gulf Resolution. On 31 July 1964 the U.S. Navy destoyer Maddox started a reconnaissance cruise off the coast of North Vietnam. It carried extra radio gear andm personnel to monitor Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) radio communications but was not a true …

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Cua Dai beach, Hoi An under sea erosion attack

Cua Dai beach, Hoi An under sea erosion attack

Cua Dai beach, Hoi An under sea erosion attack Cua Dai Beach is the place where  Thu Bon and Duong Tu rivers flow into the sea. From 12 months, more than 3 km   coastline of Hoi An is seriously eroded. The beach and hundreds of hotels, clubs, restaurants are at risk of being washed …

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How to apply your visa on arrival on line

How to apply your visa on arrival on line

Here are easy steps to follow to apply for a Vietnam visa online  1 Send us one of your scanners valid passports To apply for a visa to Vietnam for you or your group, we need details of your passport. Let scan your passport then email them to our mail visa@trekvietnamtour.com. Why a scan ? Sometime, …

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Pet-Friendly Traveler Tips

Pet-Friendly Traveler Tips

Identification At all times during your travel, be sure to have your pet wear its collar with tags. Be sure that the tag includes your cell phone number rather than your home number – obviously you won’t be home to receive the call! Even better, have your vet insert an identification microchip. Along the identification …

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North Vietnam – exploring and traveling the beautiful country

North Vietnam – exploring and traveling the beautiful country

Vietnam is a beautiful country famous for its rich heritage, natural beauty, and bustling cities. It is uniquely exotic and people visit the country for this very reason. The lovely coastal cities, high and beautiful mountainous zones, historical sites are welcoming and breathtaking. The northern region of the country is beautiful and known for its …

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South Vietnam – exploring the beautiful country of Vietnam

South Vietnam – exploring the beautiful country of Vietnam

The south Vietnam is very beautiful and no less than the other regions of the country. It has a stable and constant temperature throughout the year which makes it pretty much ideal to visit any time you like. The weather is also pretty stable and can be split into two simple and self descriptive seasons …

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What is the best time to visit Vietnam ?

What is the best time to visit Vietnam ?

The country of Vietnam can be divided broadly into three parts – North Vietnam, Central Vietnam, and South Vietnam. There is no best time to visit Vietnam since these regions have very different climate and weather conditions. Depending on this, it is advised that the tourists choose the region they want to tour. Hanoi is …

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Hanoi weather – what is the time to visit Hanoi?

Hanoi weather – what is the time to visit Hanoi?

Hanoi is named as one of the most affordable and best tourist destinations in the world and there is a good reason for this. Whenever we want to visit a new location, it is important to go there at the right time. What is the use of going to Hanoi when the weather will potentially …

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