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August 2017

  • Exploring Saigon’s Mangrove forests

    Rating: No votes Date: August 30th 2017 Traveller: Carla Rijnders
    When thinking of the metropolis Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh City, you will not think of a mangrove forest. But you should! Very close to the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, only 70km away, you’ll find [...]
  • A quick guide to Chatuchak Weekend Market

    Rating: No votes Date: August 24th 2017 Traveller: Carla Rijnders
    Bangkok’s world famous weekend market is spread out over 27 (!) acres. It’s one of the largest weekend markets in the world. It’s known as Chatuchak, Jatujak and JJ market. It has [...]
  • The travel tips you need to know when travelling to Myanmar

    Rating: No votes Date: August 17th 2017 Traveller: Carla Rijnders
    Until fairly recently, Myanmar was off limits to international wanderlusters. But after five decades of military rule, this beautiful country, rich in culture, peaceful pagodas, ancient towns, sacred [...]
  • An amazing elephant experience in Khao Sok National Park

    Rating: No votes Date: August 3rd 2017 Traveller: Carla Rijnders
    Less than 2.5 hours away from Phuket Airport, you’ll find the Khao Sok National Park; part of the largest area of tropical rain forest in South Thailand and probably one of the country’s [...]