TourNative’s Best Local Tips for Traveling in Vietnam

TourNative has the best local tips for traveling in Vietnam.

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As the weather warms up, our team at Wanderable is dreaming about traveling to Vietnam. A country known for its beauty and energy, Vietnam offers travelers everything from peaceful beaches to bustling cities. With a country as unique and interesting as Vietnam, it pays to have some local insight. This is why we asked our friends at TourNative to share their best local tips for traveling in Vietnam.

TourNative is an innovative company allowing travelers to book authentic experiences with local guides. They have tons of experiences in Vietnam, which makes them the de facto experts, whether this is your first or tenth trip to Vietnam. Read their local tips for traveling in Vietnam, below.

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Our Favorite Lustworthy Thailand Adventures

Wanderable’s well-traveled globetrotters pick their favorite lustworthy Thailand adventures. 

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Here at Wanderable, we’ve already discovered the best Experience Providers in the world for you. Today, we spoke to some of our team’s wanderers to ask, “Which Thailand activity tops your travel bucket list?”

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Jenny, Engineering Expert

“The Floating Market Full Day Private Tour! Usually, when I travel someplace, I really like to get to know the local culture and interact with the locals. With this tour, you’re taken along the Mae Klong River before you explore the colorful floating markets! I’d pick up fresh fruit to snack on as we drive through the local villages and canals around the area.”

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Spotlight: Women in Tech for Women’s History Month

Wanderable celebrates Women’s History Month with a spotlight on Jenny Chen, our co-founder, and her experience being a woman in tech.

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March is Women’s History Month , and what better way to celebrate than catching up with our amazing co-founder, Jenny, on women in tech (a topic close to our hearts). In such a male dominated industry, she shines some light on how she first got into the field, how her parents were an integral part of her experience, and shares advice she has for girls trying to break in to the industry.

Wanderable: How and when did you first get into technology? How did you decide this was the field for you?

Jenny: Summer of 1996, I was 13 years old and really into Sailor Moon – I wanted to build a website for my favorite Scout, Sailor Mercury. I asked my dad for help on how to build a website.  He had no idea and gave me a book.  I forget the title, but it had “HTML” emblazoned across the cover.  Learning markup was pretty weird for me, given that I hadn’t had prior experience with programming.  It’s like this strange game you play, where you’re given an instruction booklet and you try to figure out all the rules of the game in order to get to the goal you want.

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Win A Dream Wedding, from the Best in the Wedding Industry!

STOP WHAT YOU’RE DOING RIGHT NOW: We’re giving away an entire wedding, from the invitations to the honeymoon.

Yup. You could win a dream wedding…

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Yes, you read that right.

Today marks our biggest giveaway yet. You could win custom, luxe invitations & stationery; top-of-the-line wedding planning advice; rings for you and your love; wedding attire for the bride, groom, & bridal party; your dream venue; a luxury photography package; an engagement photo session; and your entire honeymoon– valued at over $16,000! Feel free to shout it from the rooftops, because this may sound too good, but it is so, so true. 

Why are we doing this, you ask?

We got together with some of our friends (more on them later) and decided this would be the best way to kick off 2015 (plus, total karma points). Also, we’re sick of hearing that Pinterest-worthy weddings can only be a dream for the everyday bride. Not when we’re involved.

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You Just Got Engaged… Now What?

Winter Wander-land: Your Anti-Stress Guide to Getting Engaged Over the Holidays 

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So amidst the chaos and bliss of planning parties and having some hard-earned time off from work, you’ve gotten engaged! Mazel tov!

But- seriously- you just got engaged…now what?

It can definitely be stressful to think about planning for the future when you’re trying to just enjoy the present. Well, we’re here to say relax, sit back, and drink that little glass of bubbly…we got this.

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Here are some steps to calm you once you’re on the road to tying the knot.

1. Give Yourself a Minute

Before you post about this magnificent revelation on a myriad of social media platforms, give yourself a few days to just feel the joy of it for you and your fiancé. Of course, tell your family and close friends. But we’ve found from asking around that folks derive a lot of pleasure from keeping the news close to their heart for a few days.  Do something just the two of you to honor this fleeting and interesting time of your lives, something unrelated to wedding planning and solely related to being engaged: go to a pottery class and make mugs that say “Fiancée”; go on a hike and engrave your names in the sand; or indulge in a session with an affordable & interesting photography brand like Flytographer to take photos of you as a newly engaged couple.

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