Vietnam

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.

Vietnam’s Expressions

From the age-old charm and grand colonial architecture of Hoi An and the spellbinding scenery of Halong Bay, to the cascading rice paddies of Sapa and the buzzing metropolis of Saigon, Vietnam is as colourful as it is diverse. This … Continue reading

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Journey to Angkor Wat

Planning your upcoming holidays for 2014? This week we’ve got an inspirational photo showcase for you featuring photographs taken by Andrew Kirkby while travelling on our 15 day Journey to Angkor Wat tour through Vietnam and Cambodia. Although we know … Continue reading

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Top 10 things to do in Vietnam

First off, Happy New Year everyone! We hope you’ve had an incredible start to 2014, where ever in the world you may be! And now, as protocol dictates, it is time for us all to contemplate life changes for the … Continue reading

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Getting suited and booted in Hoi An

Be prepared before you head to Hoi An, the town where tailors abound. From winter coats and dapper suits, to evening dresses, skirts and boots, the tailors in Hoi An can whip up just about any item of clothing you … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Hoi An Ancient Town

Famed its distinctive architecture, ancient cobbled streets and picturesque riverside location, Hoi An oozes effortless appeal and is undoubtedly one of Vietnam’s finest gems. Today this former trading post is awash with bustling market stalls, fabulous restaurants and tailor-shops all … Continue reading

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Bike riding to Tra Que, Vietnam

  Having recently returned from Southeast Asia on our 15 day Journey to Angkor Wat tour, Clare Bailey tells us about one of the highlights of her trip – cycling through the Vietnamese countryside to Tra Que village where she … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Just Vietnam

In May our own Mark Prymier travelled to Vietnam and Cambodia on our 15 day Journey to Angkor Wat tour and he returned with some stunning images. This photo showcase looks at his time spent in Vietnam, with shots of … Continue reading

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Extra Time in Hoi An, Vietnam

Vietnam is filled with beautiful places and incredible scenery, Hoi An Ancient Town is no exception to that rule. The town’s name translates as “peaceful meeting place”, and it’s just that as it exudes an idyllic charm. What to do … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: So Viet

We love travel videos at The Inside Track, and we particularly love videos like this one. Take a look at this window on Vietnam – we defy you not to feel like packing your bags immediately! So Viet from Aquil’tour … Continue reading

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A different kind of New Year – Tet Festival in Vietnam

Although we’re still in the midst of our own festive season, other cultures around the world aren’t there just yet. In Vietnam for example, people are gearing up for the annual Tet Festival. Tet Festival (or Tet Nguyen Dan, meaning … Continue reading

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