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Why Savannakhet is a “Dead City” (and How to Enjoy it)

I bet many of you have not heard of Savannakhet.  It is more popular among expats crossing borders from Thailand and Vietnam to renew their tourist visas. Savannakhet, officially known as Kaysone Phomvihane, is the capital of Savannakhet Province in Southern Laos. Prior to my visa run in Savannakhet, I was told not to expect anything amazing down there.  A friend even dubbed Savannakhet as a “dead city”. I figured I will have to do something touristy at least, while I wait for the release of my new visa. (more…)

By thesolotripper, ago
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13 Amazing Places to Visit in Nigeria

Nigeria is one of the most popular and visited places in West Africa, having over 36 amazing places you can explore.  As a Nigerian, I can proudly say I have visited some of these listed places but in this post, I would be discussing 14 most-recommended stunning spots. [su_heading size="25" align="left" margin="30"]Let's take a tour around these amazing places:[/su_heading] (more…)

By Ayorinde Ayodeji, ago
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Coffee Shops That Digital Nomads Would Love in Hanoi

I wouldn’t really call it a trip to the coffee shops because, in Hanoi, it wouldn’t even take ten steps to finding one. Just walk outside your hostel, you’ll find a street café. And when I say street café, I don’t mean those artsy coffee shops.  I mean those stalls with small wooden or plastic chairs lined up along the sidewalk.  Like Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Hanoi has myriad coffee shops.  You can’t even compare one’s brew from the other because the Vietnamese coffee, regardless of whoever sells it, is like weed to coffee lovers. (more…)

By thesolotripper, ago