The Old Quarter is an attractive place for most travelers in Hanoi with its classic and beautiful streets, old style houses and the authentic scenes and activities of people on the street. There are many ways to visit the Old Quarter: from the window of your tour bus, on a cyclo, a tramcar or by […]

Tay Phuong Pagoda is the most special, beautiful and impressive pagoda in the Red River Delta, and it is listed as one of the ten best pagodas in Vietnam. It is located on top of a green hill in the middle of the plain, and from the pagoda, you have a great view of the […]

The city of Hue still has many vestiges from the old times. On the way to Thien Mu Pagoda, along the bank of the Perfume River, you can see some old gates of the houses of past Mandarins. In this area, there is a village named Kim Long. This well-known village used to be the […]

Hue is the center of Buddhism in Vietnam and has many pagodas that have been built in the last 400 years. I was introduced to Thich Nu Dieu Dat, the chief nun of Dong Thien Pagoda, by a friend of mine who is one of the best tour guides in Hue. It was a rainy […]

In my history class at school, I learned about the revolution of Mai Hac De and the great victory of Ngo Quyen who defeated the Chinese to gain independence for the country after a thousand years of domination. They both came from Duong Lam – the ancient village in the Red River Delta about 60 […]

In 2001, I got a phone call from my friend in Vietnam Television asking about Tho Ha Village. At that time, I had no idea about this place. Feeling ashamed, I decided to jump on my motorbike the next day and make my way to Tho Ha with my best friend to discover the village. […]

Ben Tre has long been famous as a land of coconut whose greenness is ever. If you’re keen on a one-day eco-tour in the Mekong Delta region in the southern Vietnam, then invest your days and nights just in Ben Tre! About Ben Tre in Vietnam Ben Tre Province is in the Mekong Delta area […]

Thu Bon River flows all the way from Hoi An to the sea at Cua Dai estuary. In the past, this was the entrance for the merchant boats sailing to Hoi An from Cua Dai. The river here has brackish water in which the best fish in the area live, so fishing is a very […]

From my experiences traveling throughout Vietnam, Hue is the city with the most undiscovered hidden charm. It is famous for the Citadel, the tomb of the Kings, the Perfume River and the Thien Mu Pagoda. Most of the tours in Hue cover only these features, and they move tourists in a prescribed way from one […]

Halong Bay now is the most popular destination in the North of Vietnam. The boat station has more than 800 boats serving travelers visiting the bay, and nearly 200 of them have cabins for overnight stays on the bay. Thus the only negative thing when traveling to Halong Bay is that there are too many […]