Looking for the perfect island holiday in Asia? There’s often a stark contrast between expectation and reality when it comes to jetting off for an island holiday in Asia. Increasingly it seems many resorts are devoid of cultural relevance; they’ve become so well-trodden and warped by heavy tourism that little of what first drew people there remains. There’s got to be more […]
French photographer Réhahn has been living in Vietnam for eight years. Known as ‘the photographer who captures the soul of his subjects’ and inspired by the likes of Steve McCurry and Sebastião Salgado, he’s currently working on his Precious Heritage project, an ambitious mission to photograph members of all 54 of Vietnam’s ethic groups, which he expects to complete in 2019. […]
The ancient city of Hue in Thua Thien-Hue Province, central Vietnam is often overlooked by travellers short on time in favour of its neighbour Hoi An. Hue has been referred to as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and there are a multitude of places to see and things to do; its appeal shouldn’t be underestimated.
Richard Pearce, although based in Japan, frequently travels to Vietnam to take our small group tour groups on unforgettable adventures. Here he gives us a sneak peek of a cycle ride near Hoi An, Vietnam, weaving past rice fields, over rivers and around daily life in the countryside.
Richard Pearce is one of our Senior Tour Leaders and has lived in Asia since 2004. Among many other adventures, he has eagerly explored the jungle-clad temples of Angkor, the golden pagodas of Luang Prabang and the caves in Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park. Although he currently calls Japan home, he returns to Vietnam on a regular basis […]
The cuisine of Vietnam is, without a doubt, one of the tastiest in the world. Jam-packed with fresh herbs and spices, it encompasses a huge variety of dishes – from the light, balanced flavours and fresh seafood in the north to the spicy cuisine of the centre and the tropical fruits and sweet dishes of […]