The Basics of Long-Term Budget Travel Friday, November 23rd, 2012 - 3:24 PM

What Is Budget Travel?

Budget travel is like a strange hybrid between normal, everyday living and taking an extended vacation. The purpose of budget travel is to curb daily costs as much as possible in order to stretch the travel duration to several weeks or even many months. Latin America and Southeast Asia are the most common regions for budget travel, because the day-to-day cost of living is so low that people can explore for 2-3 months for as little as $1000. This form of travel is especially popular among recent high school and college graduates as well as professionals who do remote work online, often known as “digital nomads.”

Marry a Foreigner in Vietnam Friday, November 23rd, 2012 - 2:40 PM

If you're thinking about getting married in Vietnam, you need to know how to go about doing it. There are different marriage laws in every country, and in order to avoid legal complications with your happy new spouse, you should go about them properly from the beginning. Here's what you need to know...

Shades of Influence-The American Press in Vietnam Friday, November 23rd, 2012 - 2:27 PM

The war in Vietnam was an experience that has affected American society as a whole for the last forty years. Many American lives were lost or ruined during this dark time in our nation’s history. It was a bitter war, fought without the backing of the American public as a majority; thus the conflict spawned many radical anti-government groups who openly displayed their distrust. 

War as a Tourist Attraction: Vietnam Friday, November 23rd, 2012 - 2:21 PM

The remnants of the Vietnam War are now a significant source of tourist dollars.  The landscape of Vietnam remains scarred by barbed wire, aircraft hangars, and rusting tanks.  Centuries of war waged on Vietnamese soil ties tourists from not only the United States, but France, Russia, and Chinese visitors as well.  It is the rare Vietnamese city that bears no reminder of some sort of colonialist war.