Planning a Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary can be perplexing. The metropolis is sprawling, sweltering and swarming with motorbikes. Sorting out what to do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam can be complicated – and visitors are also tasked with deciding how long to spend in HCMC, where to stay and how to find the best Vietnamese food.… Read the rest
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is a busy, sprawling metropolis filled with honking scooters, pungent aromas and enthralling scenes. The staggering city – Vietnam’s largest with a population of 9 million people – is a mix of modern high-rises, classic architecture and historic enclaves.… Read the rest
When we decided to base ourselves in Da Nang, Vietnam for two weeks, we envisioned spending long, relaxing days at the beach, idling away our time by watching the Vietnamese fisherman come and go in their basket boats.
What we discovered, however, is that there are many incredible and fun things to do in Da Nang besides beach life!… Read the rest
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is a vivacious city filled with a spirited culture, towering skyscrapers and the relentless sound of buzzing scooters. Marked by its tumultuous past, HCMC embraces both its history and looks toward an exciting future. The result is an exotic blend of diversified architecture, unique local customs and engaging sights – which means there is a long list of things to do in Ho Chi Minh City!… Read the rest
Hanoi is one of the top places to visit in Vietnam – and one of our favorite cities worldwide. The best way to navigate this riveting destination is on foot – and we created 5 easy-to-follow Free Hanoi Walking Tours to help other travelers experience the best of the city.… Read the rest
Arriving in Hoi An, Vietnam was like taking a deep, calming breath. We came from the buzzing city of Hanoi – and the contrast was unmistakable. Hoi An sits on a lazy river full of bobbing fishing boats. The old town – a UNESCO World Heritage City – boasts picturesque streets lined with fading yellow houses.… Read the rest
Vietnam ranks as one of the most fascinating countries in the world. The small country in Southeast Asia packs a punch with buzzing cities, natural wonders, historic sites, mountain retreats and island beaches.
We think 2 Weeks in Vietnam is just enough time to truly experience the country.… Read the rest
My desire to visit Vietnam was ignited the first time I glimpsed a photograph of Halong Bay. It countered the image of Vietnam I had conjured in my head; the one where chaotic streets are overcrowded with motorbikes and stifled with pollution.… Read the rest
When we decided to travel to Dalat, Vietnam as part of our journey through the country, we did it based on a single reason: the promise of cool, mountain weather. We didn’t care about the things to do in Dalat – not the city sights or Dalat waterfalls or tours or food – we just wanted to escape the heat.… Read the rest
The Vietnamese beer culture – long defined by cheap, light lagers – is finally evolving to include innovative and flavorful brews. The trend began with the introduction of locally produced craft beer in Ho Chi Minh City and the movement is taking Vietnam by storm.… Read the rest