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...

The Fishermen of Phan Thiet

Vietnam is a fishing nation. With more than 3,000 kilometers of coastline, and countless lakes, rivers and streams, it’s...

Batik Making in the Hills of Sapa

The beautiful art of batik – using wax and dye to create patterns on cloth – has been around...

Mekong Delta Kitchen: Bon Bon Salad

Looking down on a map of the Mekong Delta, one of the most notable features is the extensive network...

Making a Difference in Luang Prabang

Sometimes you’re lucky enough to visit a place that changes you. And other times, you are lucky enough to...

The Hands of Hoi An

Hoi An’s place in history as a bustling seaport in the 16th to 18th centuries drew artisans from the...

A Picnic by the Ke Ga Lighthouse

Just an hour’s drive south of Phan Thiet lies the lighthouse of Ke Ga. Set on a rugged, wild...