• 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

    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…

  • Culture

    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…

  • Luxury

    A paradise for two in Phu Quoc

    Gentle waves on a palm-fringed beach, purple sunsets with shades of pink and scarlet -- Phú Quốc is the kind of place you’d want to share with someone special. And that's the idea at InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort.…

  • Culture

    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…

  • Family

    5 must-try activities at VinWonders

    If you’re coming to Nha Trang, you’ve probably heard of VinWonders. This resort island is one of Vietnam’s most popular playgrounds, and a favourite place to spend a day (or a few days) in the coastal city. With six resorts,…