Last year, I headed to one of Vietnam’s most famous destinations: Halong Bay. Photographs of serene waters, disturbed only by striking moss-covered limestone casts and a smattering of boats are famous, but they don’t always tell the full story.
Sitting in the cinema last week, munching my Ben & Jerry’s (peanut butter cup and cookie dough, best combo ever) while I sat through the ads for December’s blockbusters, I suddenly found myself transported to somewhere very familiar. Rocky islands soaring out of the ocean? Steep-sided mountains and thick jungles? There could be no doubt […]
In January I wrote about five lesser-known highlights of Vietnam – including caves, mountain villages, beaches, and jungles. The five destinations I’ll be exploring today, meanwhile, are very much on the beaten track – but for good reason! (They also all begin with H, for no reason at all).
For many people the unique scenery of Halong Bay is one of the main inspirations for their trip to Vietnam, so choosing the right option for exploring these beautiful, island-strewn waters is key. Here we provide a handy guide to Halong enabling you to make the right choice for you.
Our tour leader Tara has done a fair amount of travelling throughout Vietnam, always on one journey or another, yet is never short of fantastic photos to send back to us in the Bristol office. Here are a few pictures taken during the recent Highlights of Vietnam tour…. Here she shares 20 snapshots of day […]
Tour leader Tara, recently finished leading the ‘Magnificent Vietnam’ tour and sent over a few photo’s to give us a taste of the trip. The tour takes in some fine accommodation whilst getting a good taste of the culture across the country from Saigon to the Mekong Delta, Hoin An to Hue and from Hanoi […]
Elspeth Taylor travelled to Vietnam and Cambodia in the Autumn of 2013 and loved it apparently. Elspeth wanted to share her highlights with others along with a few nice images. Here is what she said…. It is so difficult to pick just a few highlights from our trip. There are so many wonderful memories. Mai […]
When we asked our Enfys for suggestions on ‘must do’ experiences in Vietnam, she gave us a huuuuge list. Here is just ten of her suggestions of ‘must do’s’ in Vietnam…..more to come from Laos and Cambodia soon. Take a cooking class: From Pho to spring rolls, one of the best things about Vietnam is […]