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Autumn comes in streets
The autumn comes after a storm, when the ground is soaked with pouring rain over a few days. After the storm, the sun spreads its blaze and its scorching rays chase people in streets. However, it is not the sunshine of the summer some days ago. It is another sunshine covering the streets, that of Autumn. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. By: Lam Linh No one can recognize it if they do not go to the market to buy some guavas or custard apples as offerings for the Homeless Souls Day. T ...
Dinh Cau Temple – the tourism symbol of the Jade island, Phu Quoc
In tourists and local residents’ eyes, Dinh Cau Temple (Dinh Cau Rock, Dinh Cau Shrine) is not only an ideal destination but also the tourism symbol of the Jade island – Phu Quoc. On the the centre beach of Phu Quoc, Dinh Cau Temple is an outstanding place because of its towering lighthouse. Dinh Cau Temple lies on the precarious rocks beside the Duong Dong river mouth that pours into the West sea. A shot of Dinh Cau Temple from above. To reach Dinh Cau Te ...
Local Phu Quoc food guide
Raw Herring in Phu Quoc During your visit to Phu Quoc Island, you must try some of the local traditional food. The Vietnamese adore their food and their culinary skill is renowned across the world. Not surprisingly, seafood dishes make up the bulk of the hometown favorites due to the abundance of fresh catch brought in by the local fisherman each day. Below we present some of the traditional dishes that are native to the region and will be sure to delight your tastes buds. Try delicious l ...
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 ...
12 ultimate things to do in Saigon
Have you ever wondered whether in Saigon, there are still some fascinating places, a bunch of cheap yet tasty food and many amazing things that you have never given a try yet? Yeah, there’s always something new to do in Saigon. Whether you came to Saigon for higher education or just moved from another place to settle down, Saigon may still be a mysterious place to discover. This article shows you a walkthrough of how to enjoy the best of Saigon. See more Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) ...
Climbing Takou Mountain Mui Ne, Vietnam
After spending some nice, lazy and relaxing days at the White Sands Dunes in Mui Ne, Vietnam, we figured we needed some exercise. And what is better than climbing a mountain when you get restless?! We had read in travel blogs about this Tà Cú (Ta Ku or Takou) Mountain with a big Buddha, so we booked a taxi and headed inland for the mountain. Well, taxi and taxi, it was actually a rusty ramshackle open jeep! The driving turned out to be a complete nightmare in the crazy noisy ...
Mui Ne, Vietnam essential guide by Matt Hilton
Mui Ne, Binh Thuan provine, Vietnam. Photo by: weibo.com/wangshihu Located at the southern end of Vietnam’s enchanting eastern coastline, Mui Ne is the last coastal outpost before the chaos of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Sitting modestly just four hours outside of the hustle and bustle, Mui Ne is without doubt the angel on the shoulder of Saigon. Laid back vibes pour from the heart of Mui Ne as it boasts the capacity to offer a little something for everyone. Backpackers travel i ...
Rustic central cakes that visitors fascinated in Central Vietnam
Central Vietnam – the land of sunshine and wind – always a great place for every tourist believers, especially the favorite tourist travelers phượt. Besides the attractive destinations, the central strip also caused many tourists to linger by the special dishes unique and attractive but nowhere has it. Among the central dish, cakes are always the specialty that you can not ignore when to strip this sunny and windy will introduce you to the Central Vietnam for cakes which we co ...
A trip to Lang Co
More than 16 hours on the train from Hanoi TN1, we were “compensated” with endless beaches, Lap An lagoon blue and Bach imposing mountains of Lang. 1. The trip Lang – member club of the world’s most beautiful bays is determined lightning – just two days before departure. Seven agreed to go slow train TN1 to save costs. Many people in the group feel the time as when first stopped the rocking chair sat prescription, no conditioning. More than 16 ho ...
Discovering Six Senses Con Dao Resort
Stretching over 1,600 km along the eastern coast of the Indochina Peninsula, Vietnam is a country of immense beauty and geographical diversity with something for everyone, no matter you are a nature buff, history and culture enthusiast or one who appreciates the charms of a simple life. One of the most secure travel destinations in Southeast Asia, Vietnam warmly welcomes travelers from around the world to enjoy its virgin white sand beaches and amazing islands, hundreds of beautiful lakes and fa ...
Discover Hue by bicycle
My hands grip the rain-slicked handlebars. My tired legs turn the wheels in trembling circles as I wiggle my way down the road. Erica and Rich’s bright rain macs are up ahead, beacons in the drizzle. Perhaps you can indeed forget to ride a bike. See more Hue travel guide at here. Wary of not wasting our first day in Hue, Vietnam because of bad weather, we’d optimistically decided to hire bikes. At $1 to hire for the day, alarms bells should have probably rung, part ...
Exploring Hue by cyclo
Hue – the ancient capital of Vietnam, is a city full of green trees with a peaceful atmosphere, quiet but equally busy, and crowded. The city has preserved the tombs, temples and many gardens with the ages of several hundred years. Hue is famous not only for being the focus of the tombs, and palaces of the kings of the Nguyen Dynasty but Hue is also famous for its beautiful nature. Arrive in Hue, you will be overwhelmed with its quiet, and peaceful setting in a romantic nature, which i ...
A practical guide to Mui Ne: Where to stay, what to eat & what to do
In my prior post about Mui Ne, I talked about some wonderful soups, of lazy nights watching the sun set into the water and of taking a motorbike along the beach. While the narrative is usually my focus, it’s always good to give some practical information with the narrative, so my part two for my time in Mui Ne is just that. (I have two other “crash courses” as well – Marrakesh and Montreal. Perhaps I’m just writing them for cities starting with an M?!). Mui N ...
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 ...
24 hours in Hue: Ancient Capital of Vietnam
Renowned as the most royal city in Vietnam, Hue has enough charm to keep you staying as long as you can afford the time to visit. See more Hue travel guide at here. A peaceful morning in Hue 5:00am: Invite your friends to ride motorbikes to Thuan An beach at dawn. You can enjoy a perfect cup of coffee while watching the sunrise. 6:00am: Take pictures at Quoc Hoc Hue - Century Old High School – one of the oldest and the most beautiful schools in Vietnam. Its area i ...
Con Dao Islands travel guide
If you want to know how is peace, come to Con Dao Islands! Trying to come once to Con Dao Islands, you will feel peaceful and tranquil beauty here. At the end of afternoon, taking bicycle and riding around along the coast, watching the sunset is enough to make you satisfied. See more Con Dao Islands travel guide at here. 1. Time to visit The appropriate time for you to explore Con Dao Islands is from April to September every year. At this period of time the weather is stabl ...
Phu Quoc fishing guide
Your complete guide to fishing on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam. Phu Quoc is known for its seafood and as such the Island is great for fishing as well. Some tourists actually come to Phu Quoc for a fishing holiday. There are 3 types of fishing related activities that you can engage in here on Phu Quoc: 1. Shore fishing – small fish 2. Deep sea fishing – tuna, marlin/swordfish, grouper, kingfish, cobia, snapper, etc 3. Night ...
Top 10 best natural ecotourism destinations in the Northern Vietnam
After daily hardships, its time to look for and enjoy yourself in the nature to wash away the worries and to energize a long painful journey ahead. But busy life does not allow people to have a long retirement. Maybe that is the reason why ecotourism recently become strange attraction. Do not need to go to any areas far away, but right closed to the capital also have places that the traveler must be alluring. Let join us a journey to enjoy the heart-renting beauty of famous ecotourism destina ...
Lan Ha Bay – new paradise of tourism in Vietnam
May visitors see the beauty of Lan Ha Bay as the same as Ha Long Bay. Lying to the south of Ha Long Bay and surrounding Cat Ba Island, this is an astonishingly beautiful bay which will be an attractive destination for tourists in the near future. Located in the south of Ha Long Bay and the east of Cat Ba Island, the bay has 7000 hectares width with about 400 large and small islands in different shapes depending on tourists’ imagination, which makes it a picturesque scene of natu ...
Saving tips for Phu Quoc tour
What to prepare to have a cheap trip or how to save in a trip is the regular concern of many people. In this article, we would like to share you some "tips" to have funny trip in Phu Quoc and also save as much as possible. See more Phu Quoc Island travel guide at here. Cheap Phu Quoc tourism normally falls into the summer from June to October approximately annually because most of the hotels and resorts on the island are discounted to attract domestic tourists. Discounte ...
The fascinated beauty of Buckwheat flower season in Ha Giang
Ha Giang is definitely a great destination for tourism with the beauty of the landscape. However, there is a few people known that this stone plateau is an interesting destination with its poetic and stirring “buckwheat flower paradise”. In blooming season, the landscape is completely replaced by the covering of the endless pink flowery fields. Putting yourself into this immense space to feel the rough natural beauty and the peace of our country. Coming to Ha Giang by the end ...
4 pretty irresistible flower seasons in Moc Chau
As pink as Peach blossom branches in each spring, as purple as fresh Bauhinia variegata, as the romantic of white plum blossom in the mountains, soft and gracious white Cauliflower, eventhough they are different flowers but they all have graceful and idyllic beauty. Are you ready to join us to adventure Moc Chau paradise to discover this colorful beauty yet? 1. Moc Chau in Peach blossom season When the weather getting cold at the beginning of winter, a new fragrance will adorn Moc Chau ...
Catch cloud in centennial tea village of Dalat
Visiting Soil Bridge (Cầu Đất) tea village nearly 100 ages is a very different and memorable experience in the city of flower - Dalat. See more Dalat travel guide at here. After waking up early in the morning, enjoying a warm cup of coffee, a group of young people loves photography moving towards Trai Mat. Dalat is cold to each breath in the morning. When the motorbikes are on suphill, downhill, fog rushed is into the steering wheel. These wild sunflowers are dotted yell ...
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