Category: Vietnam

Visiting Hue Citadel-Former Capital of Vietnam

Geography and location Hue is located along the banks of the Perfume River in Hue city and a few nearby areas surroundings of Thua Thien Hue province. Hue is center of culture, politics, the economy of the province, is the…

Halong Bay – Wonder of The World

Both Vietnamese and overseas visitors are flocking to this region in increasing numbers as facilities improve – for the seafood, swimming and sunbathing – but above all to marvel at the magnificence of Halong Bay. In Vietnamese, ha long means…

Brief History of Hanoi

The area around Hanoi – the name means ‘within the waters’, a reference to the city’s close relationship with the Song Hong, or ‘Red River’ and numerous surrounding lakes – has been the site of Vietnam’s capital, on and off,…

Sapa – The Places of Interest

Ham Rong Mountain Tourist Area Ham Rong Mountain Tourist AreaLocation: Pho Ham Rong, Thi tran Sapa, Huyen Sapa, Lao Cai Opening hours: 7am-6pm daily Ham Rong or ‘Dragon’s Jaw’ Mountain, on which Sa Pa’s radio transmitter is situated, is located…

History of Sapa

Originally the site of a Black H’mong settlement, Sapa first came to the attention of the French in 1901. A military garrison arrived two years later and named their camp Sapa after a nearby market known as Sapa, which was…

Brief Introduction of Hue

The former imperial city of Hue is the most important historical and cultural monument in Vietnam. It is also a place of great beauty, despite having been badly damaged during the 1968 Tet Offensive. Renowned throughout the country both for…

Suggested Itineraries for Hanoi Highlights

Hanoi City Tour Itinerary Tran Quoc Pagoda – Quan Thanh Temple – Ho Chi Minh’s House and Mausoleum – On Pillar Pagoda – Cot Co Flag Tower – Temple of Literature – Bich Cau Temple – Ambassadors’ Pagoda – Maison…

Sapa Restarants

Sapa Food Market Location: Thi tran Sapa, Huyen Sapa, Lao Cai Opening hours: 6am-10pm daily Traders have so far shunned the gleaming new space built for them next to Sapa Tourist Information Centre, preferring to carry on doing business along…