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Mekong Delta Tour - Row Boats
  OCTOBER 2015:   Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I was in Saigon / HCMC to arrange how to get to Phu Quoc. I had booked myself into the Bizu Hotel for 4 nights so that I could sort the best option out without being rushed. I used CHEAPFLIGHTS.COM and TIKET.COM to see how much the flight was from Saigon to Phu Quoc. I could get a one-way flight for about US$59 BUT BEWARE, once on Phu Quoc the last minute flights back were over US$100 (a frient had to pay US$175 from Phu Quoc to Nha Trang)! By the time […]

Saigon to Phu Quoc – Vietnam – The Mekong Delta Tour



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JUNE 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Otres 2 Beach and include: My Hobicat and Kayak trip in the Ream National Park My Dirt Bike Circuit trip My transit costs from Snooky to Stung Treng I did not actually go on a Mekong River 3 Day / 2 Night ‘adventure’ trip. For 2 GRANDPAckers, I have assumed that their costs start in Phnom Penh and that they are going on a 1 week ‘break’ to Stung Treng specifically to do a 3 Day / 2 Night ‘adventure’ trip. CROSS REFERENCES: For more information, read my post on Snooky to Stung Treng. Click here to […]

Mekong – Cambodia – GRANDPAcking Costs



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JUNE 2015: Click here to read our Cambodia Retirement Reviews. CHANGE OF PLAN: When I left Kampot for Snooky, my plan was to spend a couple of weeks on Otres 2 Beach and, then, head out to Koh Ta Kiev. Well, those plans have changed. Rainy season has started on the coast and it is the wrong time to head out to the islands. Effectively, I am 1 month too late (either that or the rains have come early). TIME FOR A BREAK: When I stepped off of the Liveaboard Scuba Dive trip back in Khao Lak, I was ‘break […]

Stung Treng – Cambodia – Here I Come