Tag: Vietnam Highlights

Guides in Phan Thiet Town & Mui Ne Beach

This is one of the best laid-back getaways in Vietnam. The town of Phan Thiet itself is a bustling little fishing port quite picturesque and good for a day’s visit- but you’ll want to get out to the long, sprawling,…

Binh Dinh Province Attractions

If you have time for only one attraction here, be sure to check out the huge boat building operation on Phan Chu Trinh Street. Up to 10 large oceangoing boats are in production at any given time, and visitors are…

Thing to Do and See in Hoi An Ancient Town of Vietnam

The whole town is an attraction, its narrow streets comprised of lovely historic buildings buzzing with open-air craft shops, woodworkers, and carvers. Tran Phu and Nguyen Thai Hoc streets are crowded with the shops of the original Chinese merchants and…

Discovering Vietnam

Vietnam’s fertile S-shaped land, extending from the mountainous north and Red River Delta through to the rich floodplains of the Mekong Delta, offers a wealth of cultural delights. Charming Hanoi in the north, with its distinctive blend of French-colonial influence…

Lang Co, Best Beach in Hue

A good day stop along Route 1A between Hue and Danang/Hoi An, Lang Co Beach is a sweeping expanse of sand good for dipping your toes and taking a rest. The absence of group tours and touts is the main…

Discover Bach Ma National Park

Bach Ma with more than 20, 000 hectares (49, 400 acres) of high mountain trails and sweeping valleys was once a playground for the French, who built villas on these mountaintops to stay cool when on holiday from Hue. You’ll…

Hue Highlights

Hue’s Citadel and Imperial City are the main attractions, but a visit here is usually done in conjunction with half-day trips to outlying temples and the many imperial tombs. You might want to bicycle to the Citadel itself, then along…

Hue, Imperial City of Vietnam

Hue (pronounced Hway) is culturally and historically significant. It was once Vietnam’s Imperial City and later the country’s capital under the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945). The Thua Thien Hue region was a political football during hundreds of years of early Vietnamese…