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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…

Quest Festival 2018

Quest Festival is a 3 day celebration of music, arts, workshops, cinema and performance set in stunning surrounds. Situated at Son Tinh Camp, just outside of Hanoi, Quest Festival has been recognized as one of the most scenic festivals in the world with its backdrop of Ba Vi mountain and Dong Mo lake, both features…

Hanoi Coffee Tour

Being the second largest coffee producer in the world, Vietnam, needless to say, is so famous for having unique tastes of coffee that attracts numerous foreigners coming to enjoy. Especially in Hanoi, the old charming and tranquil capital city which still has many old coffee shops together with those modern styled ones like today. Yet…

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…

Top Picks for Vietnam 2018

2018 is coming soon. Whether going back home for New Year holiday or meeting friends and chatting, people will definitely spend some time travelling. Thanks to the length of S-shaped country, Vietnam always consists of many outstanding and surprising places that you may not discover in such a year. If you are wondering where to…

Best time to travel Hanoi

Hanoi has the typical weather of tropical monsoon type with four season times in the year, making Hanoi so charming and mysterious, attracting so many travelers coming to Hanoi annually. Hanoi is considered as all year round destination for travelers,  but which time (season) is best for you? We have some suggestions based on the…

5 reasons why you should come back to Vietnam

If you’ve ever visited Vietnam once, you would must have impressed by many things which make you want to spend more time or make another trip to come back to Vietnam. I’m also aware that there are some negative feelings or reviews about some shortcomings but I believe strongly that the good things will dominate…

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…

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…