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Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

At the mouth of the Thu Bon River sits the town of Hoi An. Since the first century the city and its adjacent estuary has served as a central port along important trade routes. lt grew in scale and significance…

Liebster Award Nomination

Recently I was nominated for the Liebster Award by Two Hungry Backpackers! For anyone who is unfamiliar the Liebster Award is an accolade passed from blogger to blogger to encourage connection, communication and support within our blogging community. Another intention is to…

Teacher Trekker’s Top 10 Vietnam War Movies

Teacher Trekker’s Top 10 Vietnam War Movies

The Vietnam War is often viewed as a stain on the fabric of America. Domestically, the nation was divided. The country was split between the hawks in favor of war and the doves seeking a peaceful resolution. Anti-war protests spread…

Vietnam – DMZ Tour – Part 1: Ho Chi Minh Trail, Highway 9 & Khe Sanh Combat Base

Vietnam – DMZ Tour – Part 1: Ho Chi Minh Trail, Highway 9 & Khe Sanh Combat Base

A Brief History of the DMZ In 1954, the French military was defeated by the Vietnamese at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, resulting in their withdrawal from the region. Following the French War, the Geneva Accords temporarily divided Vietnam…