6 Vietnamese Dishes You Haven’t Tried Yet…And Should!

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Vietnam is a foodie’s delight. And if you’ve been in the country for a while, you’ve most likely slurped up some bun cha in the north, chowed down on cao lau in the centre or munched on banh xeo in the south. You couldn’t possibly get sick of these dishes – I mean come on, how delicious are they?! – but just in case, I’ve shared some other options for …

16 Asian Taxi scams (and how to beat them)

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Taxi drivers all over Asia know how to extort foreigners, and locals. We’ve encountered our fair share of Asian taxi scams but North Indian taxi drivers are by far the most sneaky. Even the most experienced traveller can easily fall prey to some of the lesser used tricks. Not all of these are hardcore scams exactly, some are just ways to eek a few extra dollars out of ignorant foreigners. …

mud bath in nha trang

Get covered in mud in Nha Trang, Vietnam

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FUN FOR A FIVER. Mud Bath in Nha Trang You can’t say we don’t offer you a little bit of variety here at Five Dollar traveller… Mud baths! Now thats gotta be fun, right? Right! And to get the price under $5 you have to jump in the communal mud bath with the locals… Thats getting with the spirit of it!   But I’ve gotta come clean (get it?), these …