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Discover Ha Giang Loop

After finishing all the exams and assignment, I and my group of friends decided to let our hair down by an adventure motorbike trip to discover Ha Giang Loop. Ha Giang is Vietnam’s northern-most province. Once considered the last frontier for adventurous travel in Vietnam, Ha Giang gained an almost legendary status among independent travellers.…

The old and unique terracotta statues of Nom Pagoda

Located 30km east of Hanoi, Nom Pagoda in Hung Yen province has the largest collection of old terracotta statues in Vietnam. According to legend, Nom Pagoda was built among old pine forests. It is unclear when the pagoda was built, but a stele at the pagoda says that it was erected in 1680 and restored…

Mesmerizing Am Tien Pagoda & Cave

Am Tien cave is located about 10km from Ninh Binh city, it is located between the ancient Trang An and Hoa Lu ancient capital. In the past, the only way to get inside was to climb the mountain as it was surrounded by high limestone karst mountains, and in the middle is a lake of…

Walking Tour Hanoi

The old quarter Hanoi was established since 11th century with the long history of more than one thousand years. This used to be a very bustle and busy trading center, gathered skilled and talent craftsmen and businessmen trading in crowded shops closely together among dense streets. Since then each street in the old quarter sold each…

Double Decker Bus City Tour Hanoi

Hanoi has recently launched a new Double decker bus touring the city Hanoi, you travelers to Hanoi now has another choice for visiting Hanoi on your own. The City tour by double decker bus will surely bring visitors to enjoy exploring the exciting Hanoi city with new experience, seeing the whole city as much as you…

Some of weird experience in Hanoi

Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, has appeal an enormous amount of tourists thanks to its charming and retro beauty together with such peaceful atmosphere, giving them an unique moment that could hardly find around the world. Coming to visit Hanoi, travelers will be definitely introduced those famous structure as well as iconic landmarks representing…

Touring Incredible Catholic Churches in Nam Dinh

Nam Dinh province is known for its many beautiful and ancient catholic churches, you might only have to walk a few kilometers to see a large church with wide dome and high tower located between the villages. Xuan Truong district is located about 20km from Nam Dinh City where there are Diocese of Bui Chu with many…

Tam Coc or Trang An

If you are planing a day trip to Ninh Binh, and you only have limited time in one day, you might consider to choose visiting Tam Coc or Trang An as it features a boat trip with stunning scenery around with mountain and clear water. I sometimes also get this questions from our guests to…

Night Walking Street Hanoi

We go around the night walking street in Hanoi which recently held around Hoan Kiem Lake and surroundings. The event has created a walking space, a special cultural space that promotes the image of the capital Hanoi and created a cultural exchange environment between the local and foreign travelers. The walking street also connects with…

Green Sticky Rice (Com) in Vong Village Hanoi

Speaking of culinary culture in Hanoi, we can not fail to mention a specialty of Hanoi – green (young) sticky rice from Vong village (Com Vong). This is a folk and elegant food in the occasion of the fall season. Vong village in Hanoi, is said to produce the best green sticky rice in Vietnam.…

Quan Son Lake

Quan Son lake located in My Duc district, Hanoi (about 50km from city center) is recommended as the best place to escape the city bustling Hanoi for outing day. As it’s location and beautiful natural landscape, Quan Son lake ecotourism resort is best suitable for a day trip at ease and affordable. Quan Son lake…

Visit the film studio of Kong: Skull island

The Kong – Skull Island blockbuster filmed many scenes in Vietnam, and let’s see which locations will appear in the movie Kong: The Hottest movie in 2017, released on March 9th. Trang An (Ninh Binh) The first location of the delegation is Trang An landscapes, 7 km northwest of Ninh Binh city, 96 km south…

Duong Lam – an ancient Vietnamese village

Duong Lam village is the only one which maintains the structure integrity and lifestyle of an ancient Vietnamese village in northern of Vietnam. It is located in Mong Phu, Duong Lam commune, Son Tay town, about 50km west of Hanoi. Let’s take a look at what make Duong Lam a unique rural village with the…

10 Must-see Attractions in Hanoi

Hanoi, one of the most beautiful of the colonial Indochina, like no others, Hanoi remains the historic and old city with tree-lined boulevards slice through the up-market embassy district, while winding back-alleys littered with steaming street-side pho stalls are more the norm in the city’s Old Quarter. It’s a bustling capital with often heaving (mostly…

Do’s and Don’ts

Vietnamese people are very gracious, polite and generous and will make every effort to make guests feel comfortable. Do not be surprised if somebody you have just met invites you home to meet the family and friends. These are the experiences that will enrich your visit to Vietnam. Vietnamese culture is very different to the…

Learn some Vietnamese words and phrases

Learning to speak a few words of local language while on your trip is always fun and greatly improve your experience. Let’s learn some words/phrases of Vietnamese while preparing your trip and you will have chance to talk/chat, make friends – however briefly – with the majority of locals who might not know your language…