An epic 2 week Vietnam itinerary taking in the best of Vietnam from North to South. Includes Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnamese cuisine with its refreshing flavours, citrus hits and use of distinctive herbs and warm spices is one that'll shake up your taste-buds. So pull up a little plastic chair and grab your chopsticks...
A day playing 18 holes at Sea Links Golf & Country Club - Asia's most challenging links golf course. Roller-coaster fairways, stunning views and great caddies made for a perfect round of golf.
Mui Ne, a small fishing town with a long sandy beach, is the kite-surfing hub of SE Asia. But if you're not looking for an adrenaline hit there's sightseeing in the area that's worth a visit. Check out my guide on what's to see in Mui Ne.
Mui Ne with its temperate micro-climate and 6k stretch of golden sand is Vietnam's kite-surfing central and adrenalin hub. There's an authentic fishing village and plenty of sightseeing nearby too.
Saigon sightseeing tips. What you should see in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam if you only have 48 hours in this frenetic city. The best bar, a river-boat cruise and how to deal with THAT traffic...
In Hoi An town at full moon the town celebrates. The electric lights are switched off and softly coloured lanterns cast magical shadows in the narrow streets and a gentle glow radiates through the town.
A 2 day Hanoi itinerary. Tips on how to make the most of Vietnam's capital city in two days. All the best bits to see and do plus a few extras.
The Nón Lá - Vietnamese Hat is worn by people all over Vietnam. The traditional leaf hat is made from palm leaves and protects from both the sun and rain.
A night in Halong Bay, Vietnam with Indochina Junk. A trip from Hanoi to Halong Bay with a night in Halong Bay on a junk. A review of Indochina Junk.
Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. ome toH Emperors, courtiers and concubines, is the place to discover the ancient heart and soul of Vietnam.
A visit to Red Bridge Cooking School in Hoi An, Vietnam for a foray into the fresh zingly flavours of Vietnamese cuisine.
I was totally captivated from the minute I set foot in Hoi An. It was dusk as we walked beside the Thu Bon River which flows through the town; flickering candles floated on the water and colourful lanterns were strung from moss-covered rooftops across narrow streets. We’d arrived in Hoi An on the night of the full moon.
How many motorcycles in Ho Chi Minh City? Turns out there are over 2 million scooters teeming through the streets - which is fine until you want to cross the road...
Seeing in the New Year Saigon style in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The lights, the colour, the Rex Hotel, a scooter ride through the city and that Abba song...
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