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    The ultimate virtual tour of Vietnam

    While it should always be the goal to visit Vietnam in person, you can get a feel of your dream holiday even before booking any tickets in this nationwide 360-degree tour. Go on a virtual vacation in Vietnam: venture to…

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    An inside guide to the Thang Long Citadel

    In 2002, when Vietnamese archeologists began digging near the North Gate on Hanoi’s Phan Đình Phùng Street, they were looking for more relics from the Nguyễn Dynasty. Instead, they discovered one of Vietnam’s most important historical sites. The relics they…

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    5 reasons you’ll love Can Tho

    Can Tho’s fluffy clouds and azure blue skies are your first cue to slow down and take a breath. But you’ll have many more. From locals inviting you into their gardens for a cup of tea, to hammocks strung on…

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    5 cultural activities at VinWonders Hoi An

    Vietnam’s distinct culture is one of the best reasons to visit. Of its three regions, Central Vietnam is known as a hotspot for culture seekers, with UNESCO Heritage Sites and authentic local life. Now in Hoi An, travellers can also…

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    All about Vietnamese water puppets

    You don’t have to be a child to be entertained by water puppets. Vietnam’s water puppetry opens a window into local culture, and is a fully realised art form enjoyed by young and old. Watch scenes of village life on…

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    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…

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    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…

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    The colourful charms of Chau Doc

    The Chau Doc riverfront is the perfect scene for a 1000-piece puzzle. The pieces would have colourful stilt houses, olive water, lush green islets, floating fish farms, barges and motorboats, and of course the brilliant blue skies and cottony clouds…

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    10 reasons you’ll love Vietnam

    We know what you’re thinking: 'Why only 10?' The list could go on (and on), but these 10 reasons are a good starting place to describe what many travellers love most about Vietnam. Some highlights you may know well (hello, street…

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    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…