7 places to get off the tourist trail in Vietnam

The verdant limestone stacks of Ha Long Bay and the bustling streets of Hanoi are well established (and essential) stops along Vietnam’s tourist trail.
   18/04/2017 10:37

Nha Trang Insider

Nha Trang is Vietnam's premier beach destination. This relaxed, yet lively beach town enjoys a stunning setting on a crescent-shaped bay dotted with excellent scuba diving sites and offshore islands.
   13/04/2017 14:07

Beyond Halong Bay: lesser-known highlights of northeast Vietnam

Stunning Halong Bay continues to dominate the itineraries of most travellers in Vietnam, but it’s not the be-all and end-all of the country's northeast.
   03/04/2017 15:51

Nha Trang Market

When it comes to street markets in the popular coastal town, Nha Trang Market is hailed as the busiest of its kind. Open as early as 04:00 until 18:00 every day, local craftsmen, farmers and fishermen gather to sell an extensive array of handmade clothes, trinkets, seafood, fresh produce, and packaged goods to locals and tourists.
   30/03/2017 16:17

10 Top Tourist Attractions in Hanoi

This capital city of Vietnam once served as the headquarters of the North Vietnamese communist army.
   28/03/2017 16:52

The 10 most beautiful places in Vietnam

Here at Rough Guides we’ve always known that Vietnam is magical.
   23/03/2017 10:49

10 Best Attractions in Da Nang

The best attractions in Da Nang are a good mix of centuries-old pagodas, French colonial buildings, as well as tranquil beaches with clear blue waters, and verdant national parks.
   09/03/2017 16:15

10 Hotels Travellers Love Most in Nha Trang

Our list of the 10 hotels travellers love most in Nha Trang comprises of establishments that are well-loved by previous guests for providing only the best service, comfort, price, location, and facilities.
   03/03/2017 16:49

6 Great Day Trips From Hanoi

If you visit Vietnam, there is a good chance for your trip to revolve around the capital city of Hanoi. Combining French cultural influences with Vietnamese cuisine and heritage, Hanoi is a melting pot full of incredible attractions.
   17/02/2017 16:24

Vietnam Highlight Destinations

Vietnam is an utter assault on the senses; at once dizzying, frenetic and fascinating. Conical-hatted street vendors sell their wares on the pavements outside gleaming high-rises and exquisite temples are surrounded by streets buzzing with thousands of motorbikes.
   06/02/2017 16:56

7 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam

Most travelers to Vietnam are attracted by the country’s wonderful natural beauty: From the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south.
   18/01/2017 17:11

The best time to visit Hoi An

Hoi An has two seasons. Dry season runs approximately March until September; rainy season falls from around October until February. In terms of temperature and humidity, February to April is usually the most pleasant.
   13/01/2017 16:47

5 best tropical islands of Vietnam

Unlike neighbouring Cambodia, where all the islands are within relatively short distance of one another, in Vietnam they are all over the shop and the country is not really an island-hopping destination.
   11/01/2017 16:59

Discovering Vietnam

From the vertiginous rice valleys of Sapa in Vietnam’s north stretching to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south, Vietnam is home to a wealth of attractions that will seduce both budget and top-range travellers.
   10/01/2017 15:40

Food and Restaurants in Vietnam

Vietnam tours are made even better by all the fantastic restaurants and cafés along the way. It's almost impossible to have a bad meal here.
   21/12/2016 15:50

How to see the best of Vietnam in two weeks

If you have only two weeks to explore one country in Southeast Asia, visit Vietnam.
   09/12/2016 14:25

Vietnam tips: a first-timer's guide

Enthralling and enraging in equal amounts, Vietnam's long-held position as a travel icon is more than deserved.
   08/12/2016 16:39

Visiting Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s largest island

Fringed with white-sand beaches and with large tracts still cloaked in dense, tropical jungle, Phu Quoc rapidly morphed from a sleepy island backwater to a must-visit beach escape for Western expats and sun-seeking tourists.
   29/11/2016 16:26

The Mekong Delta's monsoon river ride

'Mua nuoc noi' (floating-water season) describes the monsoon floods that partially submerge the Mekong Delta's melaleuca forests and draw boats between their branches.
   28/11/2016 15:59

Baked for 100 years: clay houses stand tall in northern Vietnam

Why do people use concrete to build a house when they can play in the mud instead?
   22/11/2016 15:54