Towering pagodas, expansive tombs, lush green mountains and world-class cuisine - this is what to expect in Hue. Located two hours from the bustling Da Nang city, this relaxed little town is rich with history and packed with delectable dishes to indulge in.
The dynamic Southern hub of Ho Chi Minh City, is bursting with innovative and exciting things to do. For visitors this lively city can feel overwhelming at times, that is why we have crafted this list of the 15 best things to do in Ho Chi Minh City.
Measuring just 19 km (12 mi), the Hai Van Pass is still considered one of the world’s most beautiful coastal drives as it winds its way through the Truong Son mountain range of Central Vietnam with lush jungle on one side and the beautiful blue East Sea on the other.
When the Ho Thuy Tien Water Park opened in Hue in 2004 to the reported tune of USD 3 million dollars, the locals were ecstatic. “We finally had somewhere to hang out,” remembers Lan, a Hue local. “Our whole class would go camping there on holidays.”
Tet, as the Vietnamese call Lunar New Year, is the country’s largest and most important celebration. It’s held on the first day of the first month of the lunar year and this year, falls on Friday, February 16.
Vietnam is a country of incredible food, fascinating culture and diverse landscapes. But for many, it’s the people of Vietnam who really make the trip memorable with their friendliness, hospitality and openness, despite having little in a material way.