Things to do in Mui Ne, Vietnam

Things to do in Mui Ne, Vietnam

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.

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Hoi An Nights

Hoi An Nights

In Hoi An town at full moon the town celebrates. All the electric lights are switched off and softly coloured lanterns cast magical shadows in the narrow streets. In Hoi An town at full moon the town celebrates. All the electric lights are switched off and softly coloured lanterns cast magical shadows in the narrow streets and a gentle glow radiates through Hoi An…

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The Colours of Hanoi

The Colours of Hanoi

Just before dawn, as we drive from Noi Bai airport on the main road to Hanoi, we are surrounded by a stream of vibrating traffic; it’s like being in the middle of a swarm of bees – and it’s where the Hanoi buzz begins.

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The Nón Lá – Vietnamese Hat

The Nón Lá – Vietnamese Hat

A typical sight in rural villages all over Vietnam is a person wearing a traditional conical nón lá hat (leaf hat).  Worn to protect the wearer from both the sun and rain they are hand-made from palm leaves.  There are other Asian versions of the hat but the...

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A Night and a Day in Ha Long Bay

A Night and a Day in Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay in Vietnam translates to Bay of the Descending Dragon and has recently become one of the new seven natural wonders of the world.  And truly wonderous it is - a mystical landscape where thousands of limestone karsts burst breathtakingly skywards from the...

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