Cycle in Vietnam

On the road from Nha Trang to Dalat

I have been contacted a number of people that have a desire to cycle in Vietnam. Often when I am on tour, I will pass a couple with veins swollen and sweat pouring as they make their way along the highway on the grand Vietnam adventure. Vietnam has a mystery and attraction that has many […]

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On the road from Nha Trang to Dalat
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Cycle in Vietnam

I have been contacted a number of people that have a desire to cycle in Vietnam. Often when I am on tour, I will pass a couple with veins swollen and sweat pouring as they make their way along the highway on the grand Vietnam adventure. Vietnam has a mystery and attraction that has many […]

March 26, 2014 0
Camp Radcliff
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Return to Vietnam. Yet again

Again we return to Vietnam to continue our quest for parts past. In the morning we were able to find ban me opla for breakfast before starting out on today’s adventure. Alex had recollections of flying inland over the Anh Lao River through a valley of the same name. In this case we did not […]

March 11, 2014 0
LZ English
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Return to Vietnam….. Again

                  Part 2 of Return to Vietnam has us leaving a guesthouse where I became sand flea bitten and slightly  overcharged by the owner who insisted in calling me her love. Alex thanked me for taking the heat off of him. I had left 2 days early […]

February 11, 2014 1
A hand drawn map of the My Lai area
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Return to Vietnam

There are still American, Australian, and Korean veterans that want to revisit their past. For good or bad…. Whether involved in bloody conflict or support roles, it seems Vietnam holds something special in their memory and many wish to return to Vietnam to compare then and now. I have hosted a few of them in […]

February 8, 2014 0
small fishing village
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Vietnam as a Retirement Destination …… Again

It is Christmas day and it has me thinking of friends and family, but also, is there really a Christmas or Christmas spirit in Vietnam? I wonder….. Most days are like another and life goes on as usual. There is a large Christian presence in Vietnam, however, it seems still small by comparison to Buddhists. […]

December 25, 2013 2
After a fun day
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Vietnam a Retirement Destination part 2

My friend Maz wants part 2 to the story get away.  Well……. I tried but I am guiding a tour fot the next 8 days and ror some reason, I cannot access the text. Sooooooo… tonight I am sitting on my bedside in my favorite hotel in Dalat (Dreams Hotel) It has been a bit […]

November 27, 2013 7
Gord with his rider Tien
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Vietnam, a retirement destination ?

I have been looking for a bit of fresh content to my blog and I have found it. I have been in contact with Gordon, a very nice fellow for about the last 6 months that is interested in looking at Vietnam as a possible retirement destination. He has been here in the past but […]

November 14, 2013 2
The company slogan
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Do business in Vietnam…. Ouch!

Why is it so difficult to do business in Vietnam? For the life of me I cannot understand. Sure, I realize this is still an emerging economy and trade with other nations can involve unfair taxes or red tape. Part of what attracts my readers to my blogs is my understanding of Vietnam. There are […]

October 18, 2013 5
My smallest customer on a day easy rider tour
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Vietnam Motorcycle Tours (easy rider)

RipTide Homestay Motorcycle tours:   A motorcycle tour (Easy Rider Tour) is one of the best ways to see Vietnam and understand the local people. Many travelers talk of it as being the adventure of a lifetime and I agree… After all, I live the adventure. I am known as Owee, Owee58, or Anh Phuc Nha Trang. […]

September 22, 2013 7
Buss full of Russian tourists
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Unusual time in Nha Trang The Russians have landed

This is a very unusual time in Nha Trang and perhaps other areas in Vietnam. I do not know what it is but there are currently very few travelers exception of Russians in town. I and other business owners are absolutely stumped as to what is going on. It is usually a slower time of […]

September 10, 2013 6
BBQ
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From Canada to Vietnam

My friend returned home the following day and we had a bit of a reunion….. BBQ steaks!! What can there be better than a 1 inch steak grilling on the BBQ? NOTHING…. SORRY!! I was again surprised that the cooler weather was not affecting me as I have become accustomed to plus 30 conditions. We […]

August 25, 2013 7
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RipTide open for business

The RipTide Nha Trang Homestay is now open for business! I have to offer a big thank you to all of you that have somehow already found us and stayed in our new venture. It is you who has made me confident that people are looking exactly for the experience we are trying to offer. […]

August 1, 2013 0
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