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Ben Thanh Market and the first Metro System ever in Saigon. 
This HCMC Urban Railway Project was first declared in 2001, invested and advised by contractors from Japan, France, Russia and Germany. It is now expected to have 8 routes, already started on the 1st one in August 2012. Such route will connect Ben Thanh Market and Suoi Tien - a famous amusement theme park in District 9. There would be 14 stations in total, 3 underground and 11 above-the-street ones, along the 20km of railways. This would definitely be a big new hope for Saigon's traffic, as now the city is overloaded with more than 9 million motorbikes, and almost every hour within the day is a "rush hour". #xotours #saigon #saigonese #benthanh #market #metrosystem #metro #suoitien #benthanhmarket #hcmc #railway #urbanplanning #traffic #publictransportation #uptodate #district1 #citycenter #skyline #growing #developing #iconic #landscape #cityscape #construction #building #future #hope
Ben Thanh Market and the first Metro System ever in Saigon. This HCMC Urban Railway Project was first declared in 2001, invested and advised by contractors from Japan, France, Russia and Germany. It is now expected to have 8 routes, already started on the 1st one in August 2012. Such route will connect Ben Thanh Market and Suoi Tien - a famous amusement theme park in District 9. There would be 14 stations in total, 3 underground and 11 above-the-street ones, along the 20km of railways. This would definitely be a big new hope for Saigon's traffic, as now the city is overloaded with more than 9 million motorbikes, and almost every hour within the day is a "rush hour". #xotours  #saigon  #saigonese  #benthanh  #market  #metrosystem  #metro  #suoitien  #benthanhmarket  #hcmc  #railway  #urbanplanning  #traffic  #publictransportation  #uptodate  #district1  #citycenter  #skyline  #growing  #developing  #iconic  #landscape  #cityscape  #construction  #building  #future  #hope 
" Please support my fire performance. Hi everyone, plea... Wow, bro, 20.000 (~1 USD) ? Really? Thank you very much! This is the largest tip I've ever had. Big Bro must be very happy... What? Oh, he's the leader of our Fire Benders Team. I like his dragon tattoo on the chest so much. There're 6 of us, and we usually only work in this District 4. Big time, more money will come, he said, because this Vinh Khanh street has just been officially granted the Street Food Street title. All of our tips will be collected at the end of the night, we get a little share from it, then Big Bro keeps the rest. He said the money is used to buy oil, coals, razor blades, and maintain the team in general. I've never met such a warm-hearted person, since mom left me at the orphanage house when I was only 2 or 3, never knew who my dad was though... Yeah, I did mention razor blades, why are you so surprised, lol? That's nothing at all! Just a small opening trick to catch people's attention. Like you just saw, I broke them in 4 pieces, then chew the debris for a while... Of course I didn't swallow, what are you, 1st grader of something? Haha. Here, I'll show you, after you got their attention, swallow a bit of oil, pour some on the stick as well, then... boom! Remember to turn your face right away, or you'd catch the after-fire, which makes your mouth look like mine... See? I am the Asian Joker, haha. For the finally touch, you "simply" put this hot red coal in your mouth and chew again. Bro, no kidding, your face looks so funny! Oops, too much talking already, I gotta get moving to the next restaurant. Can I see the pic? Wow, cool! Print me a copy, will ya? Thanks for the tip again, bro! " 🔥 🔥 🔥 - 7 year-old Minh, a "fire bender", amongst the Rush of Saigon - 
#xotours #saigon #saigonese #foraliving #streetlife #locals #locallife #streetphotography #firebender #firebreathing #fire #streetperformer #child #childrenlabor #notluckylikeyouandme #life #childhood #enthusiasm #orphan #7yearold #amongsttheRushofSaigon #humansofSaigon #saigonesekid
" Please support my fire performance. Hi everyone, plea... Wow, bro, 20.000 (~1 USD) ? Really? Thank you very much! This is the largest tip I've ever had. Big Bro must be very happy... What? Oh, he's the leader of our Fire Benders Team. I like his dragon tattoo on the chest so much. There're 6 of us, and we usually only work in this District 4. Big time, more money will come, he said, because this Vinh Khanh street has just been officially granted the Street Food Street title. All of our tips will be collected at the end of the night, we get a little share from it, then Big Bro keeps the rest. He said the money is used to buy oil, coals, razor blades, and maintain the team in general. I've never met such a warm-hearted person, since mom left me at the orphanage house when I was only 2 or 3, never knew who my dad was though... Yeah, I did mention razor blades, why are you so surprised, lol? That's nothing at all! Just a small opening trick to catch people's attention. Like you just saw, I broke them in 4 pieces, then chew the debris for a while... Of course I didn't swallow, what are you, 1st grader of something? Haha. Here, I'll show you, after you got their attention, swallow a bit of oil, pour some on the stick as well, then... boom! Remember to turn your face right away, or you'd catch the after-fire, which makes your mouth look like mine... See? I am the Asian Joker, haha. For the finally touch, you "simply" put this hot red coal in your mouth and chew again. Bro, no kidding, your face looks so funny! Oops, too much talking already, I gotta get moving to the next restaurant. Can I see the pic? Wow, cool! Print me a copy, will ya? Thanks for the tip again, bro! " 🔥 🔥 🔥 - 7 year-old Minh, a "fire bender", amongst the Rush of Saigon - #xotours  #saigon  #saigonese  #foraliving  #streetlife  #locals  #locallife  #streetphotography  #firebender  #firebreathing  #fire  #streetperformer  #child  #childrenlabor  #notluckylikeyouandme  #life  #childhood  #enthusiasm  #orphan  #7yearold  #amongsttheRushofSaigon  #humansofSaigon  #saigonesekid 
Mother and her daughter cooking Bánh Căn in Ninh Thuận, Vietnam. 🍘 🍘 🍘 
Bánh Căn (grilled pancake) is a very popular street dish in Southern-Central part of Vietnam, especially in Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Khanh Hoa, where at the moment are still not touristy yet. Bánh Căn looks quite similar to Bánh Khọt (mini rice pancake) from Southern regions, but is made completely different. In stead of being deep fried like in Bánh Khọt, the rice powder in Bánh Căn is grilled, using a very special clay pan. People usually eat Bánh Căn like a hamburger, which means using two pieces at a time, with a layer of onion oil and fried egg in between. They also dip it in the mixture of fish sauce, garlic, chili, and onion oil. The legend says that Bánh Căn is originally from Ninh Thuận Province, and actually invented by the Chams People here, who used to reside in the Southern region, before completely being wiped out from the world map in around 1470s. 
#xotours #xorecommendation #ninhthuan #binhthuan #khanhhoa #centralvietnam #amazingvietnam #streetfood #foodie #foodanddrinks #monochrome #blackandwhite #cooking #banhcan #grilledpancake #chams #Vietnamese #locallife #locals #cuisine #culture #tradition #motheranddaughter #smoke #nightlife
Mother and her daughter cooking Bánh Căn in Ninh Thuận, Vietnam. 🍘 🍘 🍘 Bánh Căn (grilled pancake) is a very popular street dish in Southern-Central part of Vietnam, especially in Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Khanh Hoa, where at the moment are still not touristy yet. Bánh Căn looks quite similar to Bánh Khọt (mini rice pancake) from Southern regions, but is made completely different. In stead of being deep fried like in Bánh Khọt, the rice powder in Bánh Căn is grilled, using a very special clay pan. People usually eat Bánh Căn like a hamburger, which means using two pieces at a time, with a layer of onion oil and fried egg in between. They also dip it in the mixture of fish sauce, garlic, chili, and onion oil. The legend says that Bánh Căn is originally from Ninh Thuận Province, and actually invented by the Chams People here, who used to reside in the Southern region, before completely being wiped out from the world map in around 1470s. #xotours  #xorecommendation  #ninhthuan  #binhthuan  #khanhhoa  #centralvietnam  #amazingvietnam  #streetfood  #foodie  #foodanddrinks  #monochrome  #blackandwhite  #cooking  #banhcan  #grilledpancake  #chams  #Vietnamese  #locallife  #locals  #cuisine  #culture  #tradition  #motheranddaughter  #smoke  #nightlife 
What's a better way to celebrate your birthday than hopping yourself on the back of an XO Tours bike, then share a big sweet birthday cake with people from all corners of the world, at a local sidewalk restaurant like this in Saigon? 🙅 🙆 🙅 🙆 
#xotours #xomoments #hpbd #happybirthday #bday #party #foodietours #foodie #saigon #saigonese #motorbiketours #biketours #saigonnighttours #nighttours #xofoodietour #foodtour #saigonbynight #ladydrivers #xogirls #birthdaycake #sharethejoy #enjoy #cherish #unforgettable #experiencevietnamontwowheels
What's a better way to celebrate your birthday than hopping yourself on the back of an XO Tours bike, then share a big sweet birthday cake with people from all corners of the world, at a local sidewalk restaurant like this in Saigon? 🙅 🙆 🙅 🙆 #xotours  #xomoments  #hpbd  #happybirthday  #bday  #party  #foodietours  #foodie  #saigon  #saigonese  #motorbiketours  #biketours  #saigonnighttours  #nighttours  #xofoodietour  #foodtour  #saigonbynight  #ladydrivers  #xogirls  #birthdaycake  #sharethejoy  #enjoy  #cherish  #unforgettable  #experiencevietnamontwowheels 
Happy Easter Day! 
It's the 1st of April today in Vietnam, the April Fools jokes that are getting more popular among younger generations, and so does the Easter Day. In a Buddhist country like this, Catholicism only takes up to 10% of the population, compared to 80% of Buddhism, so the festivities are not celebrated as widely as in other Western countries. Many people still think that Christmas Day is more important, and celebrate it seriously with decorations, cards, and presents... It somehow makes sense, because it is the day that God was born, right? But have you known that Easter instead is actually the most important event in the religion? Together with the solemn Last Supper Thursday, Good Friday, and the Holy Saturday, this is the Beginning of everything, not the Birth of God. Without the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, there would be no Catholicism that people are following now. The common symbol for Easter is the Egg, which also means a new Life or a Beginning. 
#xotours #festiveseason #easter #phucsinh #culture #tradition #religious #vietnam #catholicism #facts #happyeaster #resurrection #eastereggs #eggs #newlife #thebeginning #life #april2018 #easterday #easterinvietnam #locallife #belief #faith
Happy Easter Day! It's the 1st of April today in Vietnam, the April Fools jokes that are getting more popular among younger generations, and so does the Easter Day. In a Buddhist country like this, Catholicism only takes up to 10% of the population, compared to 80% of Buddhism, so the festivities are not celebrated as widely as in other Western countries. Many people still think that Christmas Day is more important, and celebrate it seriously with decorations, cards, and presents... It somehow makes sense, because it is the day that God was born, right? But have you known that Easter instead is actually the most important event in the religion? Together with the solemn Last Supper Thursday, Good Friday, and the Holy Saturday, this is the Beginning of everything, not the Birth of God. Without the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, there would be no Catholicism that people are following now. The common symbol for Easter is the Egg, which also means a new Life or a Beginning. #xotours  #festiveseason  #easter  #phucsinh  #culture  #tradition  #religious  #vietnam  #catholicism  #facts  #happyeaster  #resurrection  #eastereggs  #eggs  #newlife  #thebeginning  #life  #april2018  #easterday  #easterinvietnam  #locallife  #belief  #faith 
Saigon is slowly turning into a concrete jungle, with so many new skyscrapers being planted at the moment. But there're something never changed: the true local Saigonese life, always very simple and authentic. If you're a street photographer, and craving for some real local street life in Saigon, be ready to leave the touristy District One. Try hitting its neighboring District 5 or 10, go deep into the narrow alleys until there's no single tourist in sight, enjoy the truly local experience there. Don't be afraid to just ask random people for photos, you'd definitely find them super friendly and hospitable to foreigners. 
#xotours #xorecommendation #saigon #saigonese #locallife #locals #amazingsaigon #locallife #streetlife #streetphotography #streetvendor #bicycle #leafhat #nonla #tradition #culture #nontouristy #exploringSaigon #district10 #localmarket #dailylife #random #photography #natural #experience
Saigon is slowly turning into a concrete jungle, with so many new skyscrapers being planted at the moment. But there're something never changed: the true local Saigonese life, always very simple and authentic. If you're a street photographer, and craving for some real local street life in Saigon, be ready to leave the touristy District One. Try hitting its neighboring District 5 or 10, go deep into the narrow alleys until there's no single tourist in sight, enjoy the truly local experience there. Don't be afraid to just ask random people for photos, you'd definitely find them super friendly and hospitable to foreigners. #xotours  #xorecommendation  #saigon  #saigonese  #locallife  #locals  #amazingsaigon  #locallife  #streetlife  #streetphotography  #streetvendor  #bicycle  #leafhat  #nonla  #tradition  #culture  #nontouristy  #exploringSaigon  #district10  #localmarket  #dailylife  #random  #photography  #natural  #experience 
Amazing view from Đỉnh Ngọa Long ("Lying Dragon Peak") in Ninh Binh, Northern Vietnam. This is actually just one tenth of the whole original beauty that the camera lenses cannot capture. To visit this landscape, from Ninh Binh City Center, you simply need to head South to 1A National Highway, then turn Right at DT491C Road. You'll also have to conquer 486 steps of stone stairway before claiming this grand prize. This is definitely one of the best natural scene that Vietnam has to offer. 
#ninhbinh #hangmua #muacave #ngoalong #lyingdragon #peak #dinhngoalong #ninhbinhprovince #northernvietnam #xotours #xorecommendation #travelinvietnam #amazingvietnam #wanderlust #naturalscene #nature #mountains #ricefields #locallife #countryside #peaceful #fresh #challenge
Amazing view from Đỉnh Ngọa Long ("Lying Dragon Peak") in Ninh Binh, Northern Vietnam. This is actually just one tenth of the whole original beauty that the camera lenses cannot capture. To visit this landscape, from Ninh Binh City Center, you simply need to head South to 1A National Highway, then turn Right at DT491C Road. You'll also have to conquer 486 steps of stone stairway before claiming this grand prize. This is definitely one of the best natural scene that Vietnam has to offer. #ninhbinh  #hangmua  #muacave  #ngoalong  #lyingdragon  #peak  #dinhngoalong  #ninhbinhprovince  #northernvietnam  #xotours  #xorecommendation  #travelinvietnam  #amazingvietnam  #wanderlust  #naturalscene  #nature  #mountains  #ricefields  #locallife  #countryside  #peaceful  #fresh  #challenge 
" May I introduce to you grandpa John, a World War II veteran and former NASA facility officer.
He was the oldest employee of NASA until he retired last December.
And... guess what? He's turning 92 this August.
John used to have a Harley Davidson when he was young. Definitely nothing can stop him from getting on a scooter for a brilliant ride around Saigon.
How cool is it?
For me, it was such a honor to have him as my passenger this morning." 🚲 🚲 🚲 
Shared by @tiffany_210292, our lovely XO Tour Guide, one of the most skillful and experienced among the team of 90 lady drivers. Having John on our The Sights Tour recently broke our records and expanded the age range from 6 months old to 92 years old! What's your excuse? 💪 💪 💪 
#xotours #xomoments #oldestguestever #stillgotit #xoladies #xodriver #saigonese #saigon #thesights #sightseeingtours #morningtours #xodaytours #motorbiketours #experiencevietnamontwowheels #xogirls #92yearsold #breakingrecords #biketours #mopedtours
" May I introduce to you grandpa John, a World War II veteran and former NASA facility officer. He was the oldest employee of NASA until he retired last December. And... guess what? He's turning 92 this August. John used to have a Harley Davidson when he was young. Definitely nothing can stop him from getting on a scooter for a brilliant ride around Saigon. How cool is it? For me, it was such a honor to have him as my passenger this morning." 🚲 🚲 🚲 Shared by @tiffany_210292, our lovely XO Tour Guide, one of the most skillful and experienced among the team of 90 lady drivers. Having John on our The Sights Tour recently broke our records and expanded the age range from 6 months old to 92 years old! What's your excuse? 💪 💪 💪 #xotours  #xomoments  #oldestguestever  #stillgotit  #xoladies  #xodriver  #saigonese  #saigon  #thesights  #sightseeingtours  #morningtours  #xodaytours  #motorbiketours  #experiencevietnamontwowheels  #xogirls  #92yearsold  #breakingrecords  #biketours  #mopedtours 
There're about 600,000 Chinese people in Saigon, making the Chinatown here one of the largest in the world. They mostly reside in District 5, 6, 10 and 11, and their temples or pagodas are everywhere to be found. There's a piece of such wooden carving in almost every temple, which looks nice and delicate with so many details. Most people thought it was just a type of decoration, but it actually has deeper meanings. This is called "Lâu Thuyền" in Vietnamese, which means the "Castle Ship". Castle was the largest territorial administration unit and accommodation at that time. The details usually show Chinese people's daily activities back then, or Chinese ancient folklores and legendaries. The Ship is to remind them of their native origin and original identities: boat people (refugees) from Hokkien, Guangdong, or Hainan... when the Ming Dynasty was overthrown by Qin Dynasty in around 1644. 
#xotours #saigon #chinatown #chinese #tradition #culture #origin #lauthuyen #castleship #boatpeople #cantonese #guangdong #hokkien #chinesetemple #temples #cholon #district5 #exploringSaigon #saigonese #hiddenfacts #woodencarvings #masterpiece #reminder #forklore #thepast
There're about 600,000 Chinese people in Saigon, making the Chinatown here one of the largest in the world. They mostly reside in District 5, 6, 10 and 11, and their temples or pagodas are everywhere to be found. There's a piece of such wooden carving in almost every temple, which looks nice and delicate with so many details. Most people thought it was just a type of decoration, but it actually has deeper meanings. This is called "Lâu Thuyền" in Vietnamese, which means the "Castle Ship". Castle was the largest territorial administration unit and accommodation at that time. The details usually show Chinese people's daily activities back then, or Chinese ancient folklores and legendaries. The Ship is to remind them of their native origin and original identities: boat people (refugees) from Hokkien, Guangdong, or Hainan... when the Ming Dynasty was overthrown by Qin Dynasty in around 1644. #xotours  #saigon  #chinatown  #chinese  #tradition  #culture  #origin  #lauthuyen  #castleship  #boatpeople  #cantonese  #guangdong  #hokkien  #chinesetemple  #temples  #cholon  #district5  #exploringSaigon  #saigonese  #hiddenfacts  #woodencarvings  #masterpiece  #reminder  #forklore  #thepast 
Take a walk on the wild side of Hoi An with XO Tours on our fun and educational “Dinner with the Nguyens” food tour! Unlike other Hoi An walking tours that focus on the crowded and overdeveloped areas of Hoi An and Ancient Town, this leisurely paced food tour explores the island of Cam Kim, which remains virtually unchanged from the past 50 years. Not only will we fill your stomach with delicious local cuisine but also your soul as we introduce you to the beautiful and peaceful residents of Cam Kim as they farm their crops, build boats, raise livestock and prepare food.
#xotours #xotourshoian #hoian #vietnam #camkimisland #local cuisine #farmcrops #buildboats #raiselivestock #hoiantours #hoianfoodtours #foodtours #walkingfoodtours #ridingwiththeNguyens #dinnerwiththeNguyens #xotoursvietnam #xofoodtours #hoiandaytours #hoiannighttours #hoianruralride #beautifulhoian #hoianVietnam #hoianwalkingtours
Take a walk on the wild side of Hoi An with XO Tours on our fun and educational “Dinner with the Nguyens” food tour! Unlike other Hoi An walking tours that focus on the crowded and overdeveloped areas of Hoi An and Ancient Town, this leisurely paced food tour explores the island of Cam Kim, which remains virtually unchanged from the past 50 years. Not only will we fill your stomach with delicious local cuisine but also your soul as we introduce you to the beautiful and peaceful residents of Cam Kim as they farm their crops, build boats, raise livestock and prepare food. #xotours  #xotourshoian  #hoian  #vietnam  #camkimisland  #local  cuisine #farmcrops  #buildboats  #raiselivestock  #hoiantours  #hoianfoodtours  #foodtours  #walkingfoodtours  #ridingwiththeNguyens  #dinnerwiththeNguyens  #xotoursvietnam  #xofoodtours  #hoiandaytours  #hoiannighttours  #hoianruralride  #beautifulhoian  #hoianVietnam  #hoianwalkingtours 
Beautifully eye-pleasing view from Mui Dai Lanh - The Easternmost Point of Vietnam, in Phu Yen Province. 
Another off-the-beaten-path destination in the Central of Vietnam, Phu Yen has not been widely known to tourists, so most of its beautiful natural scenes and attractions are all very well-preserved. To capture marvelous scene of mountains and ocean like in the photo, you simply need to take Highway 29 from Tuy Hoa City center, about 30km to the South, then hike up to Dai Lanh Lighthouse. Don't forget to grab a drink, which is about 3 times cheaper than in Saigon or Hoian, and contemplate this true Vietnamese natural beauty.

#xotours #xorecommendation #phuyen #tuyhoa #dailanh #muidien #easternmost #amazingvietnam #travelinvietnam #ourhome #ocean #mountain #lighthouse #natural #naturelover #naturephotography #beauty #offthebeatenpath #centralvietnam #mienTrung #blue #eyepleasing #beautiful #muiDien #muiDaiLanh #DaiLanh
Beautifully eye-pleasing view from Mui Dai Lanh - The Easternmost Point of Vietnam, in Phu Yen Province. Another off-the-beaten-path destination in the Central of Vietnam, Phu Yen has not been widely known to tourists, so most of its beautiful natural scenes and attractions are all very well-preserved. To capture marvelous scene of mountains and ocean like in the photo, you simply need to take Highway 29 from Tuy Hoa City center, about 30km to the South, then hike up to Dai Lanh Lighthouse. Don't forget to grab a drink, which is about 3 times cheaper than in Saigon or Hoian, and contemplate this true Vietnamese natural beauty. #xotours  #xorecommendation  #phuyen  #tuyhoa  #dailanh  #muidien  #easternmost  #amazingvietnam  #travelinvietnam  #ourhome  #ocean  #mountain  #lighthouse  #natural  #naturelover  #naturephotography  #beauty  #offthebeatenpath  #centralvietnam  #mienTrung  #blue  #eyepleasing  #beautiful  #muiDien  #muiDaiLanh  #DaiLanh 
If you're here in Hoi An, don't miss out The third Hoi An International Food Festival 2018 - “Taste the World”! Aiming to promote culture and tourism of the city to tourists and offering opportunities for local chefs to share experience with the world’s cuisine experts, the festival drew 12 renowned international chefs who bring their food and culture to Hoi An. Street parade and programme of activities will be held every day from March 11-17, 2018. There will be a lot of food, and fun!
Source: Trile Media

#xotours #xotourshoian #hoian #vietnam #hoianinternationalfoodfestival #foodfestival #tastesofhoian #hoiantours #hoianfoodtours #foodtours #walkingfoodtours #ridingwiththeNguyens #dinnerwiththeNguyens #xotoursvietnam #xofoodtours #hoiandaytours #hoiannighttours #hoianruralride #beautifulhoian #hoianVietnam #hoianwalkingtours
If you're here in Hoi An, don't miss out The third Hoi An International Food Festival 2018 - “Taste the World”! Aiming to promote culture and tourism of the city to tourists and offering opportunities for local chefs to share experience with the world’s cuisine experts, the festival drew 12 renowned international chefs who bring their food and culture to Hoi An. Street parade and programme of activities will be held every day from March 11-17, 2018. There will be a lot of food, and fun! Source: Trile Media #xotours  #xotourshoian  #hoian  #vietnam  #hoianinternationalfoodfestival  #foodfestival  #tastesofhoian  #hoiantours  #hoianfoodtours  #foodtours  #walkingfoodtours  #ridingwiththeNguyens  #dinnerwiththeNguyens  #xotoursvietnam  #xofoodtours  #hoiandaytours  #hoiannighttours  #hoianruralride  #beautifulhoian  #hoianVietnam  #hoianwalkingtours 
Saigon has about 9 million motorbikes at the moment. That is also about one third of the whole Australia's population! So, motorbikes are definitely the most common mean of transportation, and yes, people can carry almost EVERYTHING by motorbikes. From a few boxes like in the photo, to a washing machine (!), or a refrigerator (!!), or even a king size mattress, without any strap on (!!!), and... you name it. What else have you seen being carried on a bike here in Vietnam? 🚲 🚲 🚲  #xotours #saigon #chinatown #panning #streetlife #streetphotography #insaneskills #overloaded #motorbikes #saigonese #local #locallife #thetransporter #fastandfurious #Vietnamese #amazingSaigon #amazingvietnam #motorbikeskills #dailylife #packed
Saigon has about 9 million motorbikes at the moment. That is also about one third of the whole Australia's population! So, motorbikes are definitely the most common mean of transportation, and yes, people can carry almost EVERYTHING by motorbikes. From a few boxes like in the photo, to a washing machine (!), or a refrigerator (!!), or even a king size mattress, without any strap on (!!!), and... you name it. What else have you seen being carried on a bike here in Vietnam? 🚲 🚲 🚲 #xotours  #saigon  #chinatown  #panning  #streetlife  #streetphotography  #insaneskills  #overloaded  #motorbikes  #saigonese  #local  #locallife  #thetransporter  #fastandfurious  #Vietnamese  #amazingSaigon  #amazingvietnam  #motorbikeskills  #dailylife  #packed 
It's March 8th today, Happy International Women's Day! 🌹 🌹 🌹  Maybe they are not skillful with cars, but here in Vietnam, female drivers are super careful and skillful with their motorbikes. Leafing through over 4,000 of our reviews on TripAdvisor, you'd immediately see compliments from our guests to the lady drivers everywhere, and "safe", "confident", or "friendly" are the all-time keywords. So, XO girls, we wish that you'd not change a thing, "cuz you're amazing, just the way you are." 🙅 🙆 🙅 🙆  #xotours #xomoments #xogirls #xoladies #ladydrivers #femaledrivers #XOXO #xotime #saigonese #saigoneseladies #VietnameseWoman #happywomansday #March8th #internationalwomensday #amamzing #aodai #traditional #longdress #smile #beautiful #justthewayyouare
It's March 8th today, Happy International Women's Day! 🌹 🌹 🌹  Maybe they are not skillful with cars, but here in Vietnam, female drivers are super careful and skillful with their motorbikes. Leafing through over 4,000 of our reviews on TripAdvisor, you'd immediately see compliments from our guests to the lady drivers everywhere, and "safe", "confident", or "friendly" are the all-time keywords. So, XO girls, we wish that you'd not change a thing, "cuz you're amazing, just the way you are." 🙅 🙆 🙅 🙆  #xotours  #xomoments  #xogirls  #xoladies  #ladydrivers  #femaledrivers  #XOXO  #xotime  #saigonese  #saigoneseladies  #VietnameseWoman  #happywomansday  #March8th  #internationalwomensday  #amamzing  #aodai  #traditional  #longdress  #smile  #beautiful  #justthewayyouare 
Eo Gio (The Curve of Wind) in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province, a perfect example for the true natural beauty of Vietnam's Central Coastline. Are you getting tired of busy urban areas, and looking for an off-the-beaten path in Central Vietnam? Definitely pay this one a visit. Quy Nhon is still not widely known to tourists, yet her street food, culture and natural views have great attractions to nature lovers and explorers. 4:00 to 6:00 PM is the best time to capture Eo Gio in its finest beauty. There's an entrance fee, about 30.000 dong, but it's totally worth it. Enjoy and don't forget to share your awesome photos with us!  #xotours #xorecommendations #eogio #thecurveofWind #kyco #QuyNhon #centralvietnam #coastal #coastline #vitaminSea #blue #ocean #nature #naturalbeauty #hiddengem #offthebeatenpath #BinhDinh #wanderlust #travelinvietnam #exploringvietnam #amazingvietnam #windy #romantic
Eo Gio (The Curve of Wind) in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province, a perfect example for the true natural beauty of Vietnam's Central Coastline. Are you getting tired of busy urban areas, and looking for an off-the-beaten path in Central Vietnam? Definitely pay this one a visit. Quy Nhon is still not widely known to tourists, yet her street food, culture and natural views have great attractions to nature lovers and explorers. 4:00 to 6:00 PM is the best time to capture Eo Gio in its finest beauty. There's an entrance fee, about 30.000 dong, but it's totally worth it. Enjoy and don't forget to share your awesome photos with us!  #xotours  #xorecommendations  #eogio  #thecurveofWind  #kyco  #QuyNhon  #centralvietnam  #coastal  #coastline  #vitaminSea  #blue  #ocean  #nature  #naturalbeauty  #hiddengem  #offthebeatenpath  #BinhDinh  #wanderlust  #travelinvietnam  #exploringvietnam  #amazingvietnam  #windy  #romantic 
Hoa Hong Trang - White Rose
White Rose, one of the most famous local specialties of Hoi An. It’s a type of shrimp dumpling that made from translucent rice dough bunched up to look like a rose. The dumplings are then topped with crispy garlic and served with sweet dipping sauce. Being famous  not only for delicious flavor but also for the beautiful appearance, this dish is loved by so many local as well as travellers. The White Rose Restaurant at 533 Hai Ba Trung, Hoi An serves the best white roses and is known as the one and only restaurant that keep the secret recipe of the cakes. If you’re here in Hoi An, don't miss this out! The restaurant opens from 7:00am - 8:30pm everyday and you can also come to learn how to make the cakes!
#xotours #xorecommendation #whiterosedumplings #whiteroserestaurant #hoianspecialty #xotourshoian #hoian #vietnam #hoiantours #hoianfoodtours #foodtours #walkingfoodtours #ridingwiththeNguyens #dinnerwiththeNguyens #xotoursvietnam #xofoodtours #hoiandaytours #hoiannighttours #hoianruralride #beautifulhoian #hoianVietnam #hoianwalkingtours
Hoa Hong Trang - White Rose White Rose, one of the most famous local specialties of Hoi An. It’s a type of shrimp dumpling that made from translucent rice dough bunched up to look like a rose. The dumplings are then topped with crispy garlic and served with sweet dipping sauce. Being famous not only for delicious flavor but also for the beautiful appearance, this dish is loved by so many local as well as travellers. The White Rose Restaurant at 533 Hai Ba Trung, Hoi An serves the best white roses and is known as the one and only restaurant that keep the secret recipe of the cakes. If you’re here in Hoi An, don't miss this out! The restaurant opens from 7:00am - 8:30pm everyday and you can also come to learn how to make the cakes! #xotours  #xorecommendation  #whiterosedumplings  #whiteroserestaurant  #hoianspecialty  #xotourshoian  #hoian  #vietnam  #hoiantours  #hoianfoodtours  #foodtours  #walkingfoodtours  #ridingwiththeNguyens  #dinnerwiththeNguyens  #xotoursvietnam  #xofoodtours  #hoiandaytours  #hoiannighttours  #hoianruralride  #beautifulhoian  #hoianVietnam  #hoianwalkingtours 
Huyen Sy Church - District 1, Saigon. 
Before 1975, there's a widely known saying about the Top Four Richest People in Saigon at the time: "Sy First, Phuong Second, Xuong Third, Dinh Fourth". The beautiful church in the photo is a heritage of Mr. Sy, the Richest One. He was born in 1841, sent to study in Penang Malaysia after finishing his primary school, granted the District (Huyen) Chief Title by the French in 1880. Huyen Sy spent most of his time and money on developing agriculture and being a Catholic missionary. He built at least two churches in Saigon, including the one we're showing, and another beautiful one in District 10. He passed away in 1900, but his fame and heritages still carry on to these modern days. To history lovers, he's also known for being the grandfather of Mrs. Nguyen Huu Thi Lan, the famous Nam Phuong Queen, the very last One of the Nguyen Dynasty and the whole Vietnamese Monarchy. 
#xotours #xorecommendations #saigon #saigonese #huyensychurch #topfourrichestofSaigon #nhatSy #namphuongqueen #district1 #heritage #catholic #culture #tradition #architecture #before1975 #amazingsaigon #hiddengems #exploringSaigon #church #catholicchurch #saigon2018
Huyen Sy Church - District 1, Saigon. Before 1975, there's a widely known saying about the Top Four Richest People in Saigon at the time: "Sy First, Phuong Second, Xuong Third, Dinh Fourth". The beautiful church in the photo is a heritage of Mr. Sy, the Richest One. He was born in 1841, sent to study in Penang Malaysia after finishing his primary school, granted the District (Huyen) Chief Title by the French in 1880. Huyen Sy spent most of his time and money on developing agriculture and being a Catholic missionary. He built at least two churches in Saigon, including the one we're showing, and another beautiful one in District 10. He passed away in 1900, but his fame and heritages still carry on to these modern days. To history lovers, he's also known for being the grandfather of Mrs. Nguyen Huu Thi Lan, the famous Nam Phuong Queen, the very last One of the Nguyen Dynasty and the whole Vietnamese Monarchy. #xotours  #xorecommendations  #saigon  #saigonese  #huyensychurch  #topfourrichestofSaigon  #nhatSy  #namphuongqueen  #district1  #heritage  #catholic  #culture  #tradition  #architecture  #before1975  #amazingsaigon  #hiddengems  #exploringSaigon  #church  #catholicchurch  #saigon2018