30 years ago you couldn’t visit Hanoi without being trailed by a government agent. The locals were too afraid to mingle with foreigners in case the government thought they were a spy. These days, the people in Hanoi are much friendlier and Vietnam is fast becoming a hotspot with plenty...
If you’re looking for a new holiday destination, there are so many countries in Asia now opening up to the world. There was a time when it was difficult to find a hotel that met Western standards but these days, there's no problem finding a luxury hotel in Asia....
Hanoi has its famous cyclos but one of the fun ways to explore Ho Chi Minh City attractions is to go on a motorbike tour. Riding motorbikes is part of modern culture in Ho Chi Minh City and exploring the city by choosing one of the many Ho Chi...
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are vibrant urban destinations in Vietnam. If you have the time, you'll want to visit both but if you're on a flying trip to Vietnam Here are some tips on whether to choose to spend time in Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City. Hanoi...
After discovering many wonderful things to do in Hanoi, we head to the Imperial city of Hue. Just before midday, the heat presses down like a hot wet towel, especially after climbing the many steps to the Thien Mu Pagoda. I got here by ‘dragon boat’, from Hue (4km...
Away from the hustle and bustle and contrast to the vibrant Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi attractions, river cruising in Vietnam provides fascinating insights into local life. A Vietnam river cruise is a relaxing way to experience rural Vietnam without the hassle of airports or roads. The beauty of...
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