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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. […]

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 […]

Vietnam has an exquisite S shape in which each angle is spotlighted with various attractive destinations to call for the travelers’ interest, including the New Zealand (NZ) citizens. If travel to Vietnam from NZ is your present concern, the following bits of information are useful indeed to support your upcoming trip to the beautiful Vietnam. […]

If you can wake up early, the fish market in Hoi An is a very special feature that you should not miss. During the night, all of the fishing boats head out to sea to fish, and they all head back to the town in the early morning after a hard night. Hoi An is […]