5 unique towns in the Mekong Delta

No traveller in their right mind would skip Vietnam’s Mekong River Delta. The colourful collection of towns sprinkled along the banks of the Mekong River are blessed with dazzling blue skies, brimming with exotic fruits, and dotted with markets, temples and colonial-era mansions. It’s a place to nap in a hammock or drift downstream in a […]

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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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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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Eating like a local in Ho Chi Minh City

If you only have one day in Ho Chi Minh City, spend the day eating. Vietnam’s most dynamic city is filled to the brim with good food. People from all over Vietnam come to Ho Chi Minh City to work, bringing with them recipes from their hometowns that over time make up the metropolis’ exciting culinary […]

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The perfect weekend in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City is bursting at the seams with enticing experiences for travellers. A weekend is not a whole lot of time, but with the help of our insider itinerary, you’ll see, do, and taste just enough to get a well-rounded picture of this dynamic metropolis. Saturday morning – Historic highlights Wake up with a fresh bánh mì packed with pickled […]

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7 must-see attractions in HCMC

While modernity has swept Vietnam’s southern capital, it’s not hard to find pockets here and there that celebrate its complex history. The architectural imprints of colonial rule still stand, alongside relics of the city’s commercial and oriental roots. If you’re a fan of history, here are seven top Ho Chi Minh City attractions in easy walking distance from the […]

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A perfect weekend in Nha Trang

From the minute you cruise in, roll up or touch down in Nha Trang, the holiday vibes begin. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in for a luxe getaway, family adventure, or a few days of partying, swimming and shopping near the sand: Nha Trang’s endless sunshine smiles on it all. Outside the tourist hotspots, you’ll find […]

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A foodie’s guide to Danang

Đà Nẵng has a way of delighting visitors, especially foodies. While anyone can find their way to My Khe Beach or Marble Mountains, knowing where to go for local specialities requires inside help. Spread between green foothills, lazy rivers and a sun-kissed coast, Đà Nẵng draws on culinary traditions from all over Central Vietnam. There’s a lot […]

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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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The Ha Giang loop: a four-day road trip

High in the north of Vietnam is a place where the road winds through jaw-dropping canyons and breathtaking mountain passes. The Ha Giang loop is a dream come true for adventures travellers craving the open road. Pack your gear, charge your batteries, and prepare for an adventure. This four-day route follows the QL4C northeast from Hà Giang to […]

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