Vung Tau Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Vietnam > Vung Tau Travel Guide Vung Tau is a beach city about 1.45 hours drive from Ho Chi Minh City (depending on how crazy your driver is). I was warned in advance to not expect much of the beach, so my expectations were suitably met. The city itself is much nicer […]

How to get from Saigon to Vung Tau by ferry

Vung Tau is the closest beach town to Saigon, so naturally it’s a popular city escape for Saigonese. The easiest way to get there is by the fast boat service. This used to be the quickest way before the Long Thanh expressway opened. Now getting a minivan takes about the same time. There was some […]

Hotel Review: Hoang Chau Motel, Vung Tau – Vietnam

Hotel Name: Hoang Chau Motel Address: 45/18B Thuy Van, Vung Tau, Vietnam. I stayed at the Hoang Chau Motel in Vung Tau, Vietnam. I booked online for $10USD a night and booked it for its location on the backbeach area of Vung Tau. I have stayed at a hotel on the backbeach before and I […]

Where I’m At: March, 2017 – Vung Tau edition

Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to and site news. Where I’ve Been Saigon I started the month in Saigon which is where I spent most of the month. I have a single entry three-month visa, so when I get that visa I stay in the country. I’ve had a […]

Hotel Review: Laska Hotel, Vung Tau – Vietnam

Hotel Name: Laska Hotel Address: 81/6 Thuy Van, Back Beach, Vung Tau, Vietnam. The Laska Hotel is one of dozens of cheap hotels that are clustered around the southern end of the back beach in Vung Tau. There wasn’t any distinguishing feature that stood out when I choose the booking apart from wifi and location. […]