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Ho Chi Minh

Frequent Flyer: Walter Mason

Jane Reddy Walter Mason is a writer, spiritual adventurer and author of Destination Cambodia and Destination Saigon.

The Tripologist

Canada took my friend's breath away

Fairmont Banff Springs

The Tripologist I too have suffered breathlessness in Canada, but from too many pancakes with maple syrup.

Airlines

Flight test: Vietnam Airlines economy class

Vietnam Airlines, economy class.

Flight Test The Vietnamese are known for hospitality and warmth, but their airline doesn't reflect this.

Vietnam

Good morning Saigon

Notre Dame, Saigon

Forget a sleep-in and hit the streets as the sun rises on a hectic Ho Chi Minh City.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

On the rail trail in Vietnam

Tripologist We will be in Hanoi for the New Year and then wish to travel by rail to Ho Chi Minh City. Should we book and pay for our tickets now?

Q&A

Your questions

I am travelling to Manila and Ho Chi Minh City. Is there public transport for transfers to and from airports and hotels? Is the taxi system safe?

Map of Ho Chi Minh

Travel News

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 4:01am | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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