7 places in Vietnam for families

Picking the right destination for a family holiday can be tricky, but the pay-off is well worth it. Sharing a gorgeous view with those closest to you, or watching the kids be amazed by new experiences is simply wonderful. Want to make those memories in Vietnam? These seven accessible spots guarantee an unforgettable vacation, one […]

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Vietnam’s best outdoor activities

Take a walk on the wild side in Vietnam, a country overflowing with outdoor adventures. Go kitesurfing off the rugged coastline, scale mountains for spectacular views, or burrow inside the world’s largest caves — so much awaits you in Vietnam’s wonderful outdoors. Here’s the “what, where, and how” on seven must-try experiences across the country. […]

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Top 10 luxurious hotels in Vietnam

There’s something unique about Vietnam’s luxury properties. The country’s naturally beautiful landscapes, enticing food, and rich culture create a singular backdrop for five-star experiences, whether set along a sandy beach or in the beating heart of a metropolis. Vietnam’s top hotels will delight you with superb hospitality and a distinctive aesthetic found nowhere else. Snag a […]

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Where to go to see unseen Vietnam

Sometimes in travel, it only takes a small push – one more hour on the road, one slightly out-of-the-way booking – to win an invaluable reward. For every heavily Instagrammed tourist attraction in Vietnam, there’s an alternative just as beautiful that remains undiscovered. With only a handful of adventurous tourists like you visiting these locations, you […]

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25 striking images of Vietnam’s ethnic groups

Over the years, French photographer Réhahn has made countless excursions into the highlands and countryside of Vietnam, photographing the men, women and children of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minorities. “By picking up the language, I found myself drawn to the elders and their enchanting tales,” says Réhahn. “When they speak of their culture and traditions, their […]

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5 ways to encounter Vietnam’s ethnic group

Vietnam is home to a vibrant collage of ethnic groups. There are 54 recognised ethnicities that filter into hundreds of subgroups. Wondering where to start? The best way to understand Vietnam’s ethnic makeup is through hands-on experiences. From mountain homestays to medicinal herbs, encounters with ethnic culture are a highlight of any trip to Vietnam. […]

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Vietnam’s best outdoor activities

Take a walk on the wild side in Vietnam, a country overflowing with outdoor adventures. Go kitesurfing off the rugged coastline, scale mountains for spectacular views, or burrow inside the world’s largest caves — so much awaits you in Vietnam’s wonderful outdoors. Here’s the “what, where, and how” on seven must-try experiences across the country. […]

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5 Hanoi cafes for architecture enthusiasts

Hanoi’s architecture mirrors the city’s – and the country’s – checkered history. Chinese influence, French inspiration, subsidy phase austerity and modern practicalities have resulted in a compelling jumble of mismatched dwellings. One compelling way to absorb the capital’s architecture is through its lovingly converted cafes. Here are five you simply can’t miss. Loading T Loading T is tucked […]

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3 walking tours of Hanoi

Like many great cities, Hanoi is best seen on foot. Narrow alleys, tree-lined boulevards and pretty lakes are just the beginning of the capital’s charms. Set your own pace and get lost in the city’s hidden treasures — old and new — with any of these three do-it-yourself walking tours. Hoan Kiem and the French Quarter Just […]

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11 must-see attractions in Ha Noi

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum  Soldiers stand guard the entrance of Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum. This commanding construction was built from 1973 to 1975 to house the embalmed body of Vietnam’s greatest political leader, Hồ Chí Minh. Visitors and Vietnamese queue for hours every morning to pay their respects to the cadaver, dressed in a khaki wardrobe […]

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