• Culture

    The best ways to explore Cho Lon

    There’s always something to see in Chợ Lớn. Ho Chi Minh City’s iconic District 5 is full of colour and character, its buzz constant and infectious. Weave through traffic to reach century-old pagodas, or get in on the action at some of the city’s most hectic markets -- this is Vietnam unfiltered. Find out how to see the best of this fascinating neighborhood below.

  • Beaches

    5 ways to enjoy Vung Tau as a family

    The laid-back beach town of Vũng Tàu does little to advertise itself. Yet local families from Ho Chi Minh City have been coming here for a quick beach break since the 1980s. A smooth two-hour drive will take you out…

  • Luxury

    A peek inside Vietnam’s most extravagant hotel

    Among hotels in Vietnam, there’s luxury -- and then there’s The Reverie Saigon. It took seven years, 3,000 tons of marble, and a small troop of top Italian design houses to create the hotel. The result? A place where it feels…

  • Family

    Fun-filled holidays at Vinpearl Nha Trang

    At Vinpearl in Nha Trang, every day is a holiday. This beautiful island has been transformed into a year-round destination for excitement and relaxation in Vietnam. With beautiful beaches, five-star facilities and access to a huge amusement park, a stay…

  • Wellness

    Ho Chi Minh City for wellness lovers

    It might seem strange to look for wellbeing in a city as dynamic and bustling as Ho Chi Minh City, however -- as wellness seekers know -- inner peace and health can be cultivated in even the most surprising places.…

  • Wellness

    Red Dao herbal baths: a healing tradition

    Whether you’re a wellness enthusiast or just a traveller passing through, Sapa’s herbal baths are one of those activities you simply shouldn’t miss. Slipping into a hot, healing bath with a view of nature is not only beneficial for your body and…

  • Wellness

    Vietnamese ingredients for good health

    In Vietnam, we don’t just eat tasty. We eat well. Access to delicious, nourishing food is a constant source of happiness for Vietnamese. Fresh ingredients from Vietnam’s countryside farms, bountiful seas, and tropical forests are celebrated on tables across the…

  • Wellness

    Vietnam’s must-try wellness treatments

    When it comes to wellness, Vietnam is not as well-known as its neighbours. Naturally, that’s part of its appeal. Ethnic healing traditions, locally sourced ingredients, and pristine natural settings are a few of the reasons wellness-seekers are starting to look…

  • Culture

    Where to go in Vietnam: a monthly guide

    It's always bright and sunny somewhere in Vietnam, with colourful festivals and cheery celebrations scattered on the calendar throughout the year. Watch mind-blowing fireworks light up the summer skies in Đà Nẵng, or fill your lungs with the fragrance of…

  • Nature

    Where to see Vietnam’s rice terraces

    In Vietnamese folklore, there is a story in which the gods gifted rice to the people so they could live easily. However when carrying out the gods’ wishes, the messenger mistook a bag of grass for a bag of rice.…

  • Wellness

    5 reasons to choose Topas Ecolodge

    For years, Sapa's majestic mountains and fascinating minority villages have captured the imagination of travellers. On one mountaintop in Hoang Lien National Park, Topas Ecolodge has built a sustainable paradise for explorers. Bordered on all sides by breathtaking views, guests of the…