Vietnam offers travellers the world over the chance to discover their rich histories, beautiful landscapes and delicious cuisine. Emerging from long years of conflict, colonial rule and communism, Vietnam is an exciting new addition to our growing list of exotic international destinations.
Guest expert Clare Kendall shares photos and tips on things to do and places to see in the busy city of Saigon, Vietnam. Being pushed in a bath chair into a sea of oncoming motorbikes isn’t quite how I imagined my first … Continue reading
Usually when one talks about travel, we think about boarding a plane. But once you’ve arrived, there are far more exciting ways to see the world. Here are our top 5 modes of transport in a few of our favourite … Continue reading
Throughout Vietnam cuisine varies between the northern, central and southern regions but the two components consistently found in almost all dishes across this glorious land are generous handfuls of delicious fresh native herbs and the chief carbohydrate – rice. I … Continue reading
Recently I was fortunate enough to travel to Vietnam. This was my first time back in 15 years and I was curious to see how much things had changed… Vietnam now has many more 3, 4 and 5 star hotels … Continue reading
Emma recently went on a tour to Vietnam and did a photo blog on how people get around this amazing country. For anyone who’s seen the traffic in Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll know how frenetic it can be. But … Continue reading
Our man Alex recently returned from one of our tours to Southeast Asia. Here he shares images from Very Vietnam, a tour that takes in Hanoi, Halong Bay, Saigon, the Mekong Delta and more.
The provisional New 7 Wonders of nature were announced last week at the New 7 Wonders headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Elected by public votes taken from all over the world, the New 7 Wonders were whittled down from over 440 … Continue reading
Following a recent trip to Southeast Asia, filmmaker Paul Wex put this video together from some of the main sights in Vietnam, Cambodia and Bangkok, along with stunning shots of the local people. There are also some great shots of … Continue reading
Vietnam: Halong Bay Vietnam’s Halong Bay is simply breathtaking, a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site, widely considered to be one of the natural wonders of the world. Thousands of majestic limestone peaks rise dramatically out of the sparkling emerald waters, and … Continue reading
From the sunny, lush southern regions to the mountainous north, you’ll find sleepy rural villages, buzzing cities and stunning beaches to explore in Vietnam. A country of beautiful landscapes, rich history and unique culture, Vietnam also has some delicious cuisine … Continue reading