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Ho Chi Minh

Vietnam

Six of the best: Chic Indochine retreats

Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Nha Trang

Sally Webb Accessible by water only, the opulently rustic Six Senses is a tropical island hideaway like no other.

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

One day three ways: Ho Chi Minh City

Ute Junker The coffee and pastries at Cafe L'Opera will perk you up before the Saigon Cooking Class.

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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?

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Travel News

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have no-strings-attached sexual encounters.

9:06am | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

Sultan of Brunei bids for New York's Plaza Hotel

19 Aug | Brunei's latest hotel bid follows celebrities, including Richard Branson and Anna Wintour, who have called for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by the sultan, including the Dorchester in London.

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