Celebrating the Art of Vietnamese Lacquerware

Visitors to Vietnam will likely notice the artistic use of lacquerware in everything from paintings and wall hangings to...

Summer. Sea. Sand. Victoria.

Nothing quite says summer like frolicking by the beach, and with 3,260km (2,025mi) of coastline, Vietnam knows beaches! Victoria...

Trekking the Muong Hoa Valley

Established as a hill station by the French in 1922, the town of Sapa is quaint with boutiques, spas...

The Ancient House of Binh Thuy

Known as the “Western Capital of Vietnam”, Can Tho, the largest city in the Mekong Delta, is a beautiful...

Visiting the spectacular Cham Sculpture Museum in Danang

Largely unknown to the Western world, the Kingdom of Champa ruled parts of mainland Southeast Asia in the 2nd...

Phan Thiet Kitchen: Grilled Fish in Banana Leaf

With thousands of kilometers of coastline and countless rivers, streams and ponds, it’s no wonder that Vietnamese consume a...

A Visit to the Cao Son Mountain Market

Vietnam’s north, as it fans out towards China and Laos, offers some of the country’s most stunning scenery, completely...

Can Tho: The Melting Food Pot of the Mekong Delta

American novelist James Michener once said: If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid...

Hoi An Guide to Tailored Clothing

A large part of Hoi An’s irresistible charm are the dozens and dozens of boutiques that line its pedestrian-friendly...