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A whale of a time at Nhum Ba Island

A whale of a time at Nhum Ba Island

We got on a small fishing junk, which was roughly two meters wide and five meters long, to leave Nghe Island for Nhum Ba Island in the Mekong Delta province… Read more »

Fishing for crocodiles in Vam Sat Mangrove Forest

Fishing for crocodiles in Vam Sat Mangrove Forest

The Vam Sat Mangrove Forest is a part of the Can Gio mangrove ecosystem covering an area of 1,862ha about 55km to the southeast of HCMC. It’s a popular destination… Read more »

Northern village preserves rich architectural heritage

Northern village preserves rich architectural heritage

Located by the Nhue River, 15km west of Hanoi, the ancient village of Cu Da is famous for its soya sauce and glass noodles. The suburban village has been attracting… Read more »

Hoang Su Phi’s natural beauty entices tourists

Hoang Su Phi’s natural beauty entices tourists

Driving 50km out of Ha Giang Town, we reached the upland border district of Hoang Su Phi, nestled at the foot of the imposing Tay Con Linh peak, via twisting… Read more »

Lake of tears soothes souls

Lake of tears soothes souls

A visit to Sea Lake and its surrounding mountains and pines is really an escape from the chaos of the city. Situated some 5km north of the centre of Pleiku… Read more »

Not merely beaches in Danang

Not merely beaches in Danang

The central coast city of Danang is well known for the white-sand beaches that attract throngs of local and international tourists. Usual sights at the alluring My Khe Beach in… Read more »

Around the highlands

Around the highlands

The Central Highlands is famous for its splendid scenery, magnificent waterfalls, lakes and endless forests and mountains as well as the colorful culture of ethnic people. This time of year… Read more »

New Areas Dance To the Backpacker Beat

New Areas Dance To the Backpacker Beat

The backpacker grapevine, online and word of mouth, lands Vietnam travelers in areas where Westerners congregate such as HCM City’s Pham Ngu Lao area in District 1. One Westerner I… Read more »

Thien Son-Suoi Nga, the beauty of Tan Vien Mountain

Thien Son-Suoi Nga, the beauty of Tan Vien Mountain

Located in the east of Ba Vi Mountain Range in Son Tay District in Hanoi, Thien Son-Suoi Nga (Thien Mountain-Nga River) is famous for splendid sceneries with silver-carpet-like waterfalls and… Read more »

My Son Holyland

My Son Holyland

My Son is the major site in Vietnam from the ancient Champa Kingdom which flourished between the 2nd and 15th centuries. Descendants of the Champa civilisation still live along the… Read more »