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Tra Que Village – A must-see place in Hoi An
Calling it “the loveliest village on earth” seems to be an ambitious statement for Tra Que if you haven’t made your way to the stunning Hoi An countryside. Once you arrive though, you’re guaranteed to fall in love with this little corner of the earth. Text & photos: Rehahn C. Located 3 km from the center of Hoi An, Tra Que village is well-known as its freshest and cleanest vegetable and herb supplier. You can easily get there by motorbike, bicycle, or simply a light walk. This ...
Top 10 wonderful experiences you should explore when coming to Ba Na Hills
Coming to Ba Na Hills, tourists can see a colorful spring garden with numerous flowers specific to the sub-temperate climate such as hortensia. You can see wild hortensia and orchids. The unspoiled beauty of the wildflower is fascinating. In the recent years, French –style works such as villas, hotels, bars, tennis courts, and badminton courts are restored and built. 1. Check in Le Jardin d'Amour flower garden Le Jardin d'Amour flower garden is designed by the architecture of France, ...
10+ stunning photos show the beauty of Hoang Su Phi terraced fields in Northwestern of Vietnam
The fairy scene of the terraced fields in Hoang Su Phi is a worthy gift for tourists who overcome a long road full of obstacles. Unlike Mu Cang Chai or Y Ty, the terraces in Hoang Su Phi (Ha Giang provinces) are steeper and more tottery. This makes the scene even more spectacular. In the harvesting season, Hoang Su Phi is in yellow but in the rainy season, it is a mixture of young green of rice and sparkling light of water on hundreds of stairs stretching from the peak to the foothills ...
8 things to do and see you shouldn't miss while traveling to Hoi An, Vietnam
Hoi An, Vietnam has recently been named one of "The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime". Having visited Hoi An over new year 2015, I can definitely agree with this article. The 4 days I spent in Hoi An were fantastic! Filled will tailors, markets, Ancient temples and bridges, bicycles, baguette (Banh Mi) and scooters. This is my list of top things to do while you're in Hoi An. Written by Nico Vermeulen 1. Tailor shops Hoi An is famous for tailor-made clothes. You ...
Elegant Psardek in Spring
I was really impressed of by this town by of an outstanding reformed artist, who was named “Nam Sa Dec” with playing the role of a cruel mother-in-law in the play “Durian leaf”. This territory is also famous for a romantic love story of a French writer in during the Indochina period and the homeland of delicious noodles and Tan Quy Dong flower village. Text: Duong Thuy See more Vietnam travel guide at here. History of Psardek From Saigon, you can drive abo ...
Yellow season in Northwestern Vietnam
In September, autumn brings a wonderful yellow season on every regions of Northwestern Vietnam, from Mu Cang Chai – Yen Bai, Y Ty – Lao Cai to Hoang Su Phi – Ha Giang. Paddy fields of H’Mong people in Vu Lung Sung village, Trung Chai commune, Sapa, Lao Cai used to be recognized as one of seven most breathtaking terraced fields of Asia and the world by Travel & Leisure magazine. See more Vietnam travel guide at here. Text and photos: Lam Linh In September, it ...
Fascinating “cat” attractions in Northwestern Vietnam
In beautiful Vietnam, there are some famous attractions named after the animal of the New Year: the Cat. So let’s go exploring! See more Vietnam travel guide at here. Text: Doc Co. Photos by: Lam Linh, Ivan Hieu Imposing Meo Vac On the northernmost tip of Ha Giang province after a 300km drive on national highway 2, Meo Vac is still nearly 100km away. One of the most remote areas of this province, Meo Vac has always attracted those who love traveling and exploring. I ...
Misty Ba Na Hills
Traveling to Danang, to the mountains surrounded by the legendary spiritual story along with many interesting caves in the chilly cold, Bà Nà appears with a poetic beauty. Merging with the surrounding clouds like dreamy white silk, the green space here is just like " Dalat in central Vietnam". See more Danang travel guide at here. Article and photo: Dương Thủy From the old story From the north of Sơn Trà Peninsula, it took us more than 1 h ...
Bai Xep in the film 'Dear brothers - I see yellow flowers on the green grass'
Like a dream from a fairytale, Bai Xep - Phu Yen is a tranquil getaway where you can slow down life’s hectic pace and forget all your daily worries. See more about Vietnam travel guide at here. Text and photos: Quoc Bao From the real scenery to the film The scenic hill covered in cacti and wildflowers at An Chan Commune in Tuy An District has become more popular after being selected as the setting for “Dear Brot ...
Floating flower market at Binh Dong wharf
Every year, before the traditional Tet holiday, boats filled with flowers and fruits from Southwestern provinces all the way to Ho Chi Minh City anchor along Tau Hu channel to make a string of flowers 3km long at Binh Dong wharf (Dist. 8). See more Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) travel guide at here. Text and photos: Huynh My Thuan During Tet, Binh Dong wharf is the most bustling place on Tau Hu channel, the key waterway of Saigon for over 300 years. This may be the only floating market ...
Enrich your travel experience with 9 fabulous destinations for the reunification day of Vietnam
This year’s Reunification Day and May Day holiday will be a perfect time for you and your family to travel, relax, discover and conquer your favorite destinations. You can choose exciting experiences such as climbing Fansipan peak – the roof of Indochina, hunting the clouds at Bach Moc Luong Tu, viewing sunrise at the East pole of the country or relaxing with your family with many interesting activities on Tuan Chau, Cat Ba islands or Dalat. See more Vietnam Travel guide at here. ...
Romantic Hoi An in twinkle lantern
Besides peaceful atmosphere, Hoi An travel also attracts tourists by sparkling lanterns. Lanterns are decorated everywhere in Hoi An’s Old Quarter, in front of restaurants, hotels making Hoi An really romantic. Lanterns in Hoi An are various from colour, material to pattern and models. Especially, lantern is made from silk and can fold which is a favourite kind of tourists for souvenir. Around the old quarter, tourists will easily see some stores decorated by the varie ...
15 must-visit destinations of Phu Quoc island – The pearl of Vietnam
Phu Quoc island draws a huge influx of tourists every year for its attractive landmarks such as: pepper garden, Sao beach, Dai beach,… See more Phu Quoc Island travel guide at here. 1. Pepper Gardens Phu Quoc pepper farms. Photo: phuquocisslandguide.com Wandering around the green pepper garden, seeing how the farmers look after their pepper is such a liberating experience to anyone. The largest pepper garden of the area is Khu Tuong, which is located about 15 km north of D ...
4 unique places near Dalat that not everyone knows
Dalat, the “dear one” of many visitors, is still being loved through the years. So the sites, places in the flower city Dalat have become familiar with most of us, right? Therefore, this time we will help you discover new places which are beautiful, unique, exciting near Dalat so that you can “renew” the journey to Dalat of your own! 1. Bao Dai Waterfall - A lustrous silver strip of silk amidst the mountains and forests Bao Dai waterfall (also known as Hoang wat ...
Con Dao Islands, Vietnam’s last unspoiled coastal destination
The Con Dao Islands are possibly the last unspoiled coastal destination in Vietnam. Traveling there, you feel you’ve made it to the end of the country. Less than two decades ago, the only air link to the mainland was a helicopter carrying mostly military personnel that flew a few days a week. Read on to find out why those remote and obscure islands should be on the adventurous traveler’s list. See more Con Dao Islands travel guide at here. Last spring I traveled to Vie ...
Notes on Phu Quoc Island – Southeast Asia’s next big thing
Phu Quoc is an island of Vietnam in the deep south of the country, off the coast of Cambodia. I had never heard of it until I came to Vietnam, and having been in Vietnam for much of the past two years I’ve since heard varying opinions about it. For my first visit I combined a Mekong Delta trip, making my way through the Delta to Rach Gia for the ferry to Phu Quoc, and then got a flight back to Saigon. I figured three days would be enough time to visit. Turns out I was wrong. The island ...
Hue garden houses bloom with beauty
Hue is one of a few cities in Vietnam which have retained images of their ancient royal heritage and artifacts. Beside the well-known historical royal citadels, temples and pagodas, Hue is also exposing its traditional and beautiful garden houses in residential areas. See more Hue travel guide at here. The system of Hue gardens consists of house gardens, pagoda gardens, tomb gardens, and palace and royal gardens, which were built on both sides of the Perfume River but mainly c ...
Tam Giang Lagoon is a different side to Hue
Hue looks ancient and bashful like a charming and graceful girl, Tam Giang Lagoon, about 15 kilometers from Hue City, is endowed with pristine and handsome features like a would-be suitor. Credit photo: Hoang Nhiem With 22,000 hectares of water surface, Tam Giang Lagoon is the dating place of three big rivers, O Lau, Huong and Bo, before they run into the sea through the Thuan An estuary. To get to the lagoon, travelers can take a 30 minute ride along O Lau River then pass through ...
Top 5 things to see in Hue
Once the capital of Vietnam and the seat of the Nguyen dynasty (1802–1945), Hue is located 12km (7 miles) from the coast on a narrow stretch of land in Thua Thien-Hue province, which borders Laos in the west. It's roughly midway between Hanoi to the north and Ho Chi Minh City to the south. Today, the city is one of Vietnam’s more noteworthy attractions, thanks to its eventful history as well as its cultural and intellectual connections, made all the more inviting by its scenic lo ...
The beautiful 300-year-old houses in Duong Lam ancient village
In urbanization, ancient houses in Duong Lam (Hanoi) gives a sense of peace, relaxation. The house of Mr. Ha Nguyen Huyen in Duong Lam (Son Tay, Hanoi) impresses visitors with the green trees. This family earns their living by making soybean sauce. Soybean sauce is processed right on the brick-paved yard. The main house is designed in traditional style, with wooden columns with a diameter of 30cm. Mr. Huyen decorates his house with parallel sentences and objects of t ...
Mot island – Fairyland fallen into oblivion in Phu Quoc
Referring to Phu Quoc people usually only remember the colorful coral reefs or Sao Beach with white sand beaches and forget that two – three (2/3) area of Phu Quoc is covered by primary forest. Many mysterious places still wait for you to explore, including Hon Mot Island. See more Phu Quoc Island travel guide at here. Mot island of Bai Thom commune located in the northeast of the island of Phu Quoc. There are two ways to get to Mot island. Either go along the route Nguyen T ...
Experiences should definitely try when traveling Moc Chau
Stay overnight in a stilt house in Ban Ang village, visit Dai Yem waterfall, conquered Pha Luong Mountain Peak, photograph with white cauliflower flowers field, or discover Son Moc Huong Cave, .. are the experiences you should definitely try when traveling Moc Chau. Walking the tea plantation of Moc Chau. When people speak of the plateau of Moc Chau, they often think about green tea hills stretching along the hillside, which became an endless inspiration for photographers and tourist. ...
Where to go next: Con Son Islands, Vietnam
Once a notorious penal colony, Con Son and the other 15 islands of an obscure archipelago in the South China Sea, known collectively as Con Dao, might seem an unlikely destination for travelers. But their former off-limits status has preserved intact Vietnam’s most diverse offshore ecosystem. See more Con Dao Islands travel guide at here. Con Dao is known for being home to a rich biodiversity, including several endemic mammals, 44 unique plant species, and marine life. Pl ...
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