• Culture

    All about ao dai: Vietnam’s national dress

    Vietnam’s national dress, the áo dài is one of the country’s most striking symbols of beauty. Over hundreds of years, the áo dài has evolved alongside Vietnam, going from regal to practical, humble to high fashion, and back again. The…

  • Beaches

    Phu Quoc for nature lovers

    In Vietnam, the words ‘Phu Quoc’ are synonymous with sparkling beaches, seafood feasts, and indigo sunsets. Phu Quoc Island and the An Thới Archipelago lure all types, from luxury seekers to young parents to college friends. Despite its popularity, the island still…

  • Cities

    Vietnam’s must-see museums

    Vietnamese history is far from straightforward. There have been many legends, many invasions, and many shifts, that’s why it’s helpful to have a hand in deciphering it all. Vietnam’s museums are the perfect starting point for any traveller looking to…

  • Culture

    A walk around Marble Mountains

    You’ll have to climb more than a few steps to get up to Marble Mountains. These steps are cut from solid stone and each one takes you up the steep karsts and higher over the horizon. Before you know it,…

  • Culture

    Explore and embrace: Vietnam’s green tours

    Ever wanted to learn to dance with ethnic minorities? Or go bird-spotting at dusk in a canoe? Or share a cup of arabica with coffee farmers? These days in Vietnam, sustainable tour operators are pioneering new ways to bring guests…

  • Nature

    The best sustainable stays in Vietnam

    From watching the sun rise over a lake from the porch of your tent, to eating like kings and queens at a family-run homestay, sustainable accommodations present countless ways to connect with Vietnam’s nature, culture and people, in a way that…

  • Culture

    5 unique towns in the Mekong Delta 

    No traveller in their right mind would skip Vietnam’s Mekong River Delta. The colourful collection of towns sprinkled along the banks of the Mekong River are blessed with dazzling blue skies, brimming with exotic fruits, and dotted with markets, temples…

  • Beaches

    7 reasons to visit Nha Trang

    Sun-kissed relaxation is an everyday thing in the bustling coastal town of Nha Trang. After all, this is a place with more days of sunshine per year than anywhere else in Vietnam. The town’s main beach, Tran Phu, a seven-kilometre…

  • Cities

    An inside guide to Hanoi’s bar scene

    Hanoi is a sleepy capital, but its sprightly bar scene has the spirit to keep you up all night. Savour a fine wine by the lakes, duck into a cool speakeasy, or investigate the city’s craft beers — Hanoi’s bar…