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Must-Visit Spots Around Ho Chi Minh You Should Never Miss

Must-Visit Spots Around Ho Chi Minh You Should Never Miss

Let leave the bustle and hassle ofHo Chi Minh urbanlifestyle behind to getting into the insights of natural beauty, traditional culture and historical value with its remote destinations.
   03/08/2018 09:13
Top 10 Paradise Islands in Vietnam you have to go once in the lifetime

Top 10 Paradise Islands in Vietnam you have to go once in the lifetime

Vietnam is home to lots of paradise islands. Some are really well-known like Phu Quoc, Cat Ba, but others are still hidden gems that need discovering. For nature lovers, you have to visit one of these top 10 paradise islands at least once in your lifetime.
   01/08/2018 15:10
10 Natural Wonders of the World

10 Natural Wonders of the World

With so many beautiful places on earth, a list of the top ten natural wonders of the world is unlikely to create a consensus. This is our version of the natural wonders of the world which we think represent the best of what nature has to offer.
   26/07/2018 15:53
Cao Bang: Exploring Vietnam's New UNESCO Global Geopark

Cao Bang: Exploring Vietnam's New UNESCO Global Geopark

The breathtaking Cao Bang Geopark in Vietnam has recently been recognized by UNESCO, and in celebration of this achievement, here is a glimpse into one of Vietnam’s most beautiful landscapes.
   05/07/2018 15:50
Ban flower, the natural beauty of the northwestern mountains

Ban flower, the natural beauty of the northwestern mountains

Sapa is the homeland of most typical kinds of flower in the northwest of Vietnam. Among them, Ban flower is considered to be the most striking one in Sapa. With the pure and gentle beauty, Ban flower attracts a lot of tourists to visit Sapa and take a lot of photos, especially in the spring. It is such a pity if you do not spend your time to contemplate this beautiful natural scenery in your tours in Sapa.
   22/06/2018 14:52
Hon Nghe Island – The raw gem in Ha Tien bay

Hon Nghe Island – The raw gem in Ha Tien bay

Among 140 islands in ha tien bay, Hon Nghe island has a unique oval shape made of sandstone and karst with a peak of over 300 metres. With a total area of 3.8 square kilometres, embraced by the green colour of the trees, long white sand beaches, and clear blue water, hon nghe looks like a beautiful raw jewel hidden in the arms of mother nature.
   21/06/2018 08:51
Ha Long Bay, North Vietnam

Ha Long Bay, North Vietnam

You simply can’t visit Vietnam without casting eyes on the awe-inspiring natural wonder that is Halong Bay. We’re not exaggerating here when we say that this trip may just be one of the highlights of your entire backpacking trip!
   14/06/2018 10:28
A Two-Week Travel Itinerary to Vietnam

A Two-Week Travel Itinerary to Vietnam

From richly historical sites and colonial French heritage buildings, to idyllic boat trips and laidback beaches, this two-week travel itinerary to Vietnam takes in classic sights and off the beaten track experiences and destinations.
   31/05/2018 15:50
Vietnam's big and loud holiday in 10 pictures

Vietnam's big and loud holiday in 10 pictures

Huge crowds mobbed the country's top tourist destinations over the weekend.
   04/05/2018 10:26
5 reasons to touch down in Vietnam this summer

5 reasons to touch down in Vietnam this summer

Summer is here and holidaymakers are rolling up their sleeves with travel ideas. Here are five reasons why Vietnam is worth having on your itinerary.
   27/04/2018 14:08
Best time to visit Vietnam

Best time to visit Vietnam

The best time to visit Vietnam is spring (February to April) and autumn (August to October). The temperatures are more moderate and rainfall is lighter. In spring, March and April have the lowest rainfall across all destinations and temperatures are pleasant, though still cool in the far north.
   11/04/2018 17:23
Top 4 most beautiful flowers in Sapa

Top 4 most beautiful flowers in Sapa

Sapa’s climate is cool, and therefore, besides Da Lat, this land is a place where you can find one of the most beautiful flower kingdoms of Vietnam. Sapa flowers bloom four seasons a year. Each season, there will be one or two seasonal Sapa flowers blooming gorgeously.
   30/03/2018 15:01
Hoi An Old Town

Hoi An Old Town

Hoi An, once a major Southeast Asian trading post in the 16th and 17th centuries, is basically a living museum that houses old-town architecture.
   21/03/2018 16:24
6 Best Activities in Da Nang

6 Best Activities in Da Nang

The best activities in Da Nang offer a new perspective of the bustling coastal town for travellers of any age, personality and lifestyle.
   20/03/2018 10:17
Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City

Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City

The Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh is a beautifully preserved remnant of French colonial times and perhaps the grandest post office in all of Southeast Asia.
   16/03/2018 10:09
Adventure Lover? Here’s Why Your Next Trip Should Be in Vietnam

Adventure Lover? Here’s Why Your Next Trip Should Be in Vietnam

I didn’t set out to become a professional athlete in Vietnam, it just sort of happened.
   14/03/2018 16:51
All aboard Vietnam’s Reunification Express

All aboard Vietnam’s Reunification Express

A vital lifeline in war and peace, Vietnam’s 1000-mile long North-South Railway provides an all-in encounter with the country’s incredible beauty, people and history.
   07/02/2018 17:01
Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh

Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, built in the late 1880s by French colonists, is one of the few remaining strongholds of Catholicism in the largely Buddhist Vietnam.
   16/01/2018 15:11
How to live like a Local in Ho Chi Minh City

How to live like a Local in Ho Chi Minh City

Lonely Planet Local James Pham has lived in Ho Chi Minh City for six years. Born in Vietnam but raised in the US, James ostensibly returned to HCMC (aka Saigon) to rediscover his roots but in reality eats a massive amount of street food. Puttering about on his scooter, he spends his days searching out whatever the next 'best’ thing is.
   10/01/2018 15:29
The 10 best places for women to travel alone

The 10 best places for women to travel alone

Female travelers share some of the best places they've been to by themselves. Europe is full of countries that are some of the best places for women to travel alone. Latin American countries, like Costa Rica and Panama, are also great options.
   04/01/2018 14:35