Category: Vietnam

Peppercorn Beach Resort, Phu Quoc

The Island of Phu Quoc

If you dream of a tropical island floating amid blissfully warm turquoise waters fringed with golden beaches and untouched forest, then Phu Quoc may, or may not, be the place for you. Situated in the very of south of Vietnam, in the Bay of Thailand...

Tra Vinh, Vietnam

Tra Vinh, Khmer Culture in the Mekong Delta

Cycling around the countryside surrounding Tra Vinh in Southern Vietnam and you’d be forgiven for thinking you had suddenly been transported to Cambodia such is the proliferation of Khmer culture. Dotted around the farmland are Khmer temples, architectural legacies left over from the great Khmer...

Hoi An by day

Historic Hoi An for Tet {Vietnamese New Year}

As we made our way towards the river on the first night, along the narrow streets strung with lanterns, we became part of a larger crowd heading in the same direction. This crowd had an element of chaos as motorbikes sliced noisily though it, parting...

The Phong Nha Cave entrance

Phong Nha Caves: the best thing we did in Vietnam!

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park has become one of the most talked about destinations in Vietnam, mostly due to the discovery of Son Doong, the world’s biggest cave and those incredible National Geographic images. Situated in the skinny central bit of Vietnam, near to the Laos...

The rowers row with their feet!

5 glorious reasons to visit Ninh Binh

Imagine yourself being rowed along a tranquil river, surrounded by fairytale limestone karst mountains while rice whispers in the breeze at the water’s edge, the river appears to end at a rock face then you notice a low cave, a tunnel, the river slips silently through...

A coffee here has a great view of the busy square

Revisiting Hanoi

Five in the morning is an interesting time to arrive in a city, and to be in Hanoi at this time of day is to reveal its hidden side. All around Hoan Kiem Lake you will find locals stretching, jogging and practicing Tai Chi. Walk...

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