Less crowded than its immediate neighbour to the west, Bai Tu Long Bay offers an alternative way to experience the magical karst seascapes of northern Vietnam.
There are easier ways to travel between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, but rail romantics will love the slow pace of Vietnam’s epic train journey.
Once a cool playground for Vietnamese royalty and the colonial elite, Dalat has rebooted itself as a favored destination for thrill-seekers and culture lovers alike.
Graceful, historic Hoi An retains its appeal through its beguiling riverside setting, and its balance between modern tourism draws and rich traditions forged through centuries.
Vietnam’s 1000-year-old capital draws inspiration from the past that feeds into a modern vitality that has seen it emerge as a hub of creativity.
Although regarded as a northern invention, pho is as ubiquitous in Ho Chi Minh City as it is in its spiritual home of Hanoi. Here’s how to achieve broth heaven in Vietnam’s southern hub.
Banh mi culture reaches an apogee in Ho Chi Minh City. Here’s our pick of the city’s best Vietnamese filled baguettes.
Hanoi’s beloved beef noodle soup has evolved from its mystery-shrouded origins to become a potent symbol of nationhood. Duncan Forgan takes stock of its elevated status in Vietnam’s capital.
Visitors can find compelling insight into Vietnam’s colorful history at majestic ruined citadels throughout the nation.
Overshadowed by near neighbors Hue and Hoi An in the past, Danang has some of Vietnam’s most legitimate culinary credentials