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Ultimate guide to celebrating New Year’s Eve in Southeast Asia to help you find the best parties

Ultimate guide to celebrating New Year’s Eve in Southeast Asia to help you find the best parties

Although New Year’s Eve in Asia is actually in April, the locals still think that the Western New Year is a great excuse for a party and you’ll find plenty to do in each of the major cities on the Stray route. Plan your trip so that you end up in one of these party-places on […]

Stray Days – Stories from the road. Straying with Gemma!

Stray Days – Stories from the road. Straying with Gemma!

Gemma Daniel, originally from Wales in the UK, quit her job to travel for a year and a half. She spent 4 months travelling around Asia on the Lot Pass and even celebrated her 26th birthday on the Stray bus in Bai Xep! She’s planning to keep travelling around the world but we managed to […]

Top 5 things to see and do in Da Lat, Vietnam

Top 5 things to see and do in Da Lat, Vietnam

Da Lat is so very much off the radar, in terms of Vietnam. Located in the south between Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang, it is a very quiet, quaint town. Rich in French architecture and oddities, you’ll feel miles away from Vietnam here. It shares none of the characteristics of other Vietnamese towns, […]

The 7 Best Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

The 7 Best Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam Lanterns in Hoi An

There’s a certain something special about Hoi An. Walking through its Old Town streets, past preserved colonial buildings painted in pale hues, lanterns that glow bright at night, flowering trees adding bursts of colour, and a pale flowing river, you’ll feel a mile away from Vietnam’s more chaotic cities.

My Vietnam Experience: Vietnamese Roads and Language on the way to Buon Ma Thuot

My Vietnam Experience: Vietnamese Roads and Language on the way to Buon Ma Thuot

Stray New Zealander Keys (aka Eileen) continues her travels on Stray’s very first Vietnam trip….. We headed out of Dalat and eventually made our way back down to sea level. The trip took us over another mountain range with stunning views of coffee plantations as far as the eye could see.

My Vietnam Experience: Pre-Stray, Ho Chi Minh City

My Vietnam Experience: Pre-Stray, Ho Chi Minh City

Keys (aka Eileen) is a Tour Leader with Stray New Zealand, and also our Environmental Officer, based in our head office in Auckland. A keen and experienced traveller, we sent her off to Vietnam for the very first Stray trip, to explore and report back on her experience…

Newsflash!! Stray Asia Launches Into Vietnam

Newsflash!! Stray Asia Launches Into Vietnam

Chao everyone! Stray is getting further off the beaten track, local Viet style! That’s right, Vietnam has now been added to our hop-on hop-off Southeast Asian travel network, and here in the Stray offices, we are all pretty excited about it. Holly and the Stray Asia team have been busy sussing out the best spots […]

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