Angkor Survival Guides in Cambodia

Angkor Travel Information Most visitors to Angkor arrive by air as the large number of international and domestic carriers servicing the country make flying a comfortable and viable option. Local as well as long-distance buses from Vietnam and Thailand provide…

Exploring Angkor Thom in Cambodia

The fortified city of Angkor Thom is spread over an area of nearly 10 sq km (4 sq miles). sq At its peak, it had a population of around one million. Of the five gateways into the city, the most…

Angkor, The Ancient Capital of The Great Khmer Empire

The ancient capital of the great Khmer Empire, Angkor is beyond doubt, one of the most magnificent wonders of the world and a site of immense archaeological significance. Located in dense jungle on the hot and torpid plains of western…

Ha Long Bay, One of The Most Beautiful Coast of Vietnam

The light playing on the arching rock formations of Halong Bay is never the same, painting rich colors on a stunning landscape, and the bay attracts many artists and photographers. A Vietnamese fable says that the towering limestone-karsts rock formations…

Hai Phong Visitor Tips

With its wide avenues and grand parks lined with colonnaded buildings of a yellowed, aging stucco, Haiphong is like a smaller, more manageable version of Hanoi. You won’t find jaw-dropping sights, but the town is worth a wander and not…

Sapa Travel Guides

Sapa is a small market town that has been a gathering spot for many local hilltribes for nearly 200 years. Hmong and Dao people, among others, still come here to conduct trade, socialize, and attend an ephemeral “love market, ”…

Religions and Beliefs in Vietnam

Religion in Vietnam influences every aspect of daily living but is loosely practiced at a temple. Over 75% of Vietnamese follow a mix of Confucianism and its tenets of ancestor worship, as well as Buddhism and Daoism. Buddhism came to…

Hill Tribes in Northern Vietnam

Population estimates of the diverse groups of ethnic minorities in the far north of Vietnam range widely, mainly because these independent and often elusive minority groups defy census takers’ clipboards. Including disparate groups in the Central Highlands, the current estimate…

Introductions of The Northern Highlands in Vietnam

The far north is where the rubber meets the road for hardcore adventure junkies. If you were born to be wild, take your own Minsk motorbike; if you weren’t, go with a jeep and driver. This site is broken into two…