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The 7 best beaches in Southern Vietnam
Vietnam has a coastline of over 3,000km, but the best beaches are found in the southern half of the country. Blue bays, hidden coves, white sands, swaying palms: Vietnam has it all. Yet travellers and expats often complain that the beaches in Vietnam are not as good as those in Thailand, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian nations. I disagree. Here are My 7 Best Beaches in Southern Vietnam. The following beaches are not in order of preference: I like each one just as much as the others. I& ...
7 best places to visit in Vietnam
Culture, cocktails and coconut candy: seven awesome places to go and things to do on a tour of Vietnam. With its wild jungles, fantastic street food and white sandy beaches, Vietnam deserves to be on every traveller's hitlist. From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, there are a number of sights and sounds that draw the crowds. But it's not just all about the star turns. In a country where exotic Asia fuses with Parisien chic, there are many surprising sights and fascinating places to e ...
Exploring Vietnam beaches: Top 5 best beach destinations
While those travelling to Vietnam are often looking for an authentic and busy “Asian” cultural experience, with more than 3400 km of ocean coastline and hundreds of remote islands, Vietnam also offer quite a few beaches for those looking for a relaxing and blissful getaway. Here, we would like to introduce to our readers 5 top beach destinations in Vietnam. NHA TRANG Nha Trang is the most popular tourist beach destination in Vietnam and definitely the most devel ...
Danang among top 10 inexpensive summer holiday ideas
SkyScanner, the world’s travel search engine, has listed Danang among top 10 inexpensive summer holiday ideas across the world. See more Danang travel guide at here. According to the travel website, the largest city in central Vietnam is one for the more adventurous lover of tropical temperatures and palm-fringed sandy strands. Once arrived, SkyScanner suggests that visitors should collapse on My Khe beach, or refuel in one of the many seafood restaurants that line Pham V ...
Hoi An listed in top 10 best cities to visit in Asia
Hoi An (Viet Nam) has been listed one of top 10 best cities to visit in Asia by website Smarter Travel. Accordingly, Hoi An was ranked 8th in the list and described: “A UNESCO world heritage Site – Hoi An ancient town remains a trading port, just as it was from the 15th to 19th centuries as it thrived in the spice trade. The fact that it’s so well-preserved attracts foreigners who come to see the poster child for traditional Southeast Asian ports. One-time merchant homes rep ...
Top Vietnam destinations for photographers
Vietnam boasts beautiful coastlines, stunning mountains, impressive cities and flawless national parks, all of which provide visitors with plenty to see and do. As well as a varied culture and a whole host of traditional and modern influences from the country’s past and present residents, Vietnam is also the perfect place to find visual dramatics. Perfect for the amateur or expert photographer, the country offers simply breath-taking and often surreal views, of which it’s difficul ...
5 great choices for your cruise in Ha Long Bay
Discovering Halong Bay, which was recognized as a world heritage by UNESCO, on board high-end cruises will bring you exciting experiences. Among more than 170 ships operated on the bay, Buffalotrip would like to give out some suggestions for a perfect cruise trip with five standards of cruises: superior, deluxe, luxury, premium and private. 1. Superior Class Halong Phoenix Cruiser: Phoenix Cruiser is designed in the traditional oriental styles of the 14th century, using wooden materials ...
Mekong Delta among top 10 best - value destinations
UK travel publication, Rough Guides has ranked the Mekong Delta as one of 2015’s “Best Value Destinations.” The ricebasket of Vietnam came in 6th overall, on a list that also included Kosovo, the Peak District, UK; the Canary Islands, Spain; Karnataka, India; Northern Ireland; Alentejo, Portugal; Northwestern China; Oaxaca, Mexico and Queens, USA. The criteria for the rankings was based on money saving, worth to experience, and the ability of travelers to integrate, a ...
Hanoi makes Trip Advisor’s top 5 destinations of 2015
Trip Advisor just announced the results of its 2015 Traveler’s Choice rankings, based on millions of traveler reviews. The rankings, which cover everything from hotels to beaches, are highlighted by the “destinations” category. Of the 469 destinations included, Hanoi came in at number four. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. The list was determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants ...
15 of Saigon's best hidden coffee shops
Saigon, known for its coffee culture, offers many different environments where one can grab a cup of joe. However, sometimes we crave something a bit more comfortable than plastic stools but don’t want to waste our hard-earned cash at the big chains. See more Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) travel guide at here. #related# Thankfully, food and travel blog, Vietnam Coracle, recently published a list of 15 hidden cafes in Saigon where one can enjoy a cup of coffee without havi ...
Top 20 Vietnamese foods visitors need to try, Buzzfeed
Buzzfeed, an American online social news and entertainment giant, has announced the list of top 20 Vietnamese Foods visitors need to try now. The foods are selected by well-known Vietnamese-British cook Uyen Luu, who is the author of the famous cookbook “My Vietnamese Kitchen”. Here are the top 20 Vietnamese dishes: Pho Bo (beef Pho) and Pho Ga (chicken Pho) Vietnamese Hue-style Beef Noodle Soup Congee Summer rolls Fried tilapia with ma ...
5 must try foods when you visit Hue
Com Hen Com Hen (rice with mussel) is a very unique cuisine of Hue. Com Hen contains rice, boiled mussel, star fruit, fish sauce, cabbage, onion, pepper, peanut, chili, and a variety of herbs. The specialty is all of these elements are cold. When people eat Com Hen, they add all the above ingredients to a bowl, and slowly add boiled mussel broth with chili sauce into the bowl (the broth is the only hot thing in Com Hen). Com Hen has an extremely spicy flavor as such, so gastronomes remember i ...
Top 5 specialties of Nha Trang
Being a coastal city and the capital of Khanh Hoa province on the South Central Coast of the country, Nha Trang is one of the most attractive destinations for international tourists in Vietnam. Nha Trang is not only famous for the pristine beaches and excellent scuba diving, but also for its special delicacies. Here are 5 must-try foods list for people first coming to Nha Trang: 1. Grilled fermented pork roll - Nem Nuong: When mentioning Nha Trang cuisines, we definitely cannot neglect ...
Just desserts - Hanoi's best international sweet treats
Craving something sweet? With the array of expats living in Hanoi, there are restaurants from all over the world, offering a variety in cuisine-with that coming delectable sweets. Here is the list of the best desserts in Hanoi. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. 1. Fanny Ice Cream (French) Not only does Fanny do aesthetically appealing ice cream creations, but the atmosphere of the restaurant is luxurious. Set in a French Colonial home on 51 Ly Thuong Kiet, it is convienientl ...
Top 5 foods you should not miss while visiting Hanoi
A list of most popular local foods that should not be missed in Hanoi, take a look and find out what are they.. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. 1. Xôi xéo Chances are you will encounter this dish in almost every outdoors market. There are even two restaurants dedicated fully to this dish in the Old Quarters. Xoi xeo is sticky rice topped with ground de-hulled mung bean and fried onion. Sometimes it can be served with eggs or steamed chicken breast on request. The ...
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