How To Travel: Vietnam

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Unforgettable experiences are everywhere in Vietnam. It is a country with breathtaking natural beauty, where traveling quickly becomes addictive. With its 63 provinces and cities with diversified terrain and landscape Vietnam succeeds in creating a one of a kind character and identity. From the many beautiful bays and beaches, multi-shaped rocky islands, amazing caves, blue waves and white sand to … Read More

Mekong Delta

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The Mekong Delta or “Vietnam’s rice bowl” is located in southern Vietnam. This vast maze of rivers, swamps and islands is home to floating markets or houses and villages surrounded by rice paddies. It stretches from Ho Chi Minh’s city limits southwest to the Gulf of Thailand. Wherever you will go in this area: Boats are the main means of … Read More

Ho Chi Minh City

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Most journeys through Vietnam start or end in Ho Chi Minh City. The largest city in Vietnam (formerly named and still referred to as Saigon) is located in the south of the country. It is a city of commerce and culture, driving the whole country forward with its energy. From posh hotels to small guesthouses, classy restaurants to tasty street … Read More

Hue

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Located on the bank of Song Huong Perfume River Hue lies almost right in the middle of Vietnam: 700 km southern Hanoi, 1100 km northern Ho Chi Minh City. And only a few miles from the sea. With the old city and the Citadel on the north side and the newer city, including most hotels and restaurants, on the south … Read More

Hoi An

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The small town Hoi An might be Vietnam’s most delightful and atmospheric place to visit. With its grand architecture along the riverside Hoi An attracts many tourists. Here you will find Japanese merchant houses, Chinese temples and ancient tea warehouses as well as lounge bars, boutique hotels, travel agents and countless tailor shops. But although the center and its old … Read More

Da Nang

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The city of Da Nang is the third largest city in Vietnam. It is the commercial and educational center of Central Vietnam, with a well-sheltered, easily accessible port and some quite nice beach areas. If you are very lucky you might also find some waves to surf. So far Da Nang has only a few interesting sightseeing spots, but the … Read More

Cat Ba Island

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Cat Ba Island is the largest island in Halong Bay. Most of the year the island is pretty laid-back and the perfect destination to start exploring Lan Ha and Halong Bay. Although Lan Ha Bay is less famous, it is just as pretty and amazing as the much more touristy Halong Bay. The island also offers a lot of activities … Read More

Hanoi

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Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and located in the north of the country. Besides an insane amount of buzzing scooters and constantly blaring horns the city offers lots of history. The war and periods of French or Chinese occupations shaped the city. Hanoi is constantly on the move – do not miss your chance to get lost in a … Read More