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  • Hoi An Lantern Festival: 2019 dates

    Many (if not most) first-time trips to Vietnam revolve around the 5 H's: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City. Whether it's rich history, staggering natural beauty or delicious dining, each H has something different to offer. There are countless reasons to visit the pretty port town of Hoi An, but there's one that draws visitors time and time again: the Hoi An Lantern Festival. (more…)

  • Exploring villages beyond Angkor

    While Priteni (esteemed member of our Small Group Tours team) loves seeing the sights, her fondness for the road less travelled took her beyond Angkor and into the surrounding villages. It turns out that architecture doesn't have to be ancient to be special. (more…)

  • Vietnamese coffee (cà phê) recipe

    While the French may have been the ones to bring coffee to Vietnam in the 19th century, the Vietnamese soon developed their own passionate coffee culture. While living in Vietnam, chef Cameron Stauch discovered the sweetest way to get a caffeine kick. (more…)

  • 6 best hikes in Southeast Asia

    Sure, Southeast Asia’s cities have an impressive hotchpotch of architecture and streets bursting with energy. But life speeds by quickly - close your eyes for a moment and everything’s changed. To catch your breath, slow down in the rugged rural climes of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. (more…)


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