Hanoi

Red River of Vietnam: Flower Gardens in Hanoi and More

Discover the role of the Red River and the history of rice cultivation in Vietnam. Nowadays, the river has a number of pretty seasonal flower gardens. The West Lake, with tranquil temples and pagodas, used to be part of the river. Bat Trang Ceramic Village is also nearby.
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Vietnam

Trekking in Vietnam: Top 7 Exciting Trails to Conquer

Trekking trails in Vietnam abound, but we’ve picked the best 7. Traverse the mountain highlands of Sapa and Ha Giang. Be captivated inside awesome caves, by sublime scenery in national parks, and mountain top vistas. For spiritual seekers, tread a Buddhist pilgrimage trail.
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Ho Chi Minh

Cholon in Saigon or Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City

Cholon, or Chinatown, used to be a separate city to Saigon. The word means ‘big market’, but there’s much more to Cholon and its place in the story of Saigon. Before you head to Saigon Chinatown, read about its unique character, food, pagodas, markets, and local customs.
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