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Mekong Delta: Best Things to Do Along the Nine Dragons River

Many travelers think the Mekong Delta is a day trip to floating markets and a few pagodas. This vast and complex ecosystem with its diverse communities has so much more to offer. Also explore Tra Su Cajuput Forest and Tram Chim National Park for an unforgettable experience.
Danang

My Khe Beach: Complete Guide to Da Nang’s Most Famous Strip of Sand

My Khe Beach is a gem. It’s rare to find such an unspoiled beach along a major city foreshore. There aren’t so many conveniences at the beach, but read our guide to know what to expect and what you may need. Also, discover cool places nearby and other top beaches in Danang.
Vietnam

Sticky Rice: A Festive Favorite and Vietnamese Breakfast Staple

Sticky rice is essential to Vietnamese life and culture. Humble as it can be for breakfast, it’s always a must in celebratory food trays. The combinations are numerous resulting in different sweet and savory choices. Other Asian countries also have their sticky rice dishes.
Hue

Phong Nha Cave in Ke Bang National Park: Adventure Heartland Vietnam

Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh province is the adventure heartland of Vietnam. Read our complete guide on how to get the most from your visit there. Comfortably tour Phong Nha and Paradise Cave. Alternatively, venture through Dark Cave or trek to Son Doong.
Ho Chi Minh

Cat Tien National Park: A UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

Cat Tien National Park is a UNESCO listed unique biosphere. It’s also the closest national park to Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy the perfect weekend get-away just 4 hrs away exploring the untouched forest, ancient trees, and an abundance of wildlife. Buses go directly to the park.
Hue

Thich Nhat Hanh: An International Buddhist Zen Master from Hue

Thich Nhat Hanh, the world-renowned Zen master, began his journey at Tu Hieu Pagoda, Hue. He was a prominent peace activist during the Vietnam War. Later, he gained fame for his teachings of Engaged Buddhism, mindfulness in the Plum Village Tradition, and his monastic books.
Ho Chi Minh

Cat Tien National Park: A UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

Cat Tien National Park is a UNESCO listed unique biosphere. It’s also the closest national park to Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy the perfect weekend get-away just 4 hrs away exploring the untouched forest, ancient trees, and an abundance of wildlife. Buses go directly to the park.
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Hue

Lang Co Beach: A Trip from Danang or Hue

Lang Co Beach is a great way to unwind on a road trip from Danang or Hue. From Danang or Hoi An, the Hai Van Pass is a must, or it’s a nice getaway from Hue also to Bach Ma National Park. Swim in the sea, enjoy watersports, fresh seafood, or visit a fancy resort for a day.
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Hue

Vinh Moc Tunnels: Life Beneath the Ravaging Vietnam War

Vinh Moc Tunnels are 100 km north of Hue in the former DMZ. This was the most bombed area in Vietnamese history. Miraculously, and thanks to the tunnels, no civilian lives were lost and new ones were even born. Hear first hand from survivors dedicated to preserving the site.
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Danang

Hai Van Pass Scenic Coastline: A Guide to Unwind

Hai Van Pass appeared in the Top Gear 2008 finale entitled ‘Vietnam Special’. It’s acknowledged as one of the world’s most beautiful coastal routes. Put your biking skills to the test or get pedaling along spectacular views, or relax in the comfort of a car or van.
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