Hue, The Imperial City

Hue, Vietnam’s former Royal Capital of the Nguyen emperors, and situated on the Perfume River, is a must-visit if you’re a history buff and want to learn more about Vietnam’s imperial past. A day trip is doable (but very tiring) from Da Nang and Hoi An. This is what I did but if I had… Continue reading Hue, The Imperial City


How to pick your perfect Halong Bay cruise

A world heritage site, Halong Bay (meaning 'descending dragon' in Vietnamese) is a highlight of northern Vietnam. With over 1,500 limestone islands and islets, lush scenery and emerald waters, it's a must-see. Most visitors take an overnight cruise of Ha Long Bay (referred to as the '2 days, 1 night' option) to fully enjoy the… Continue reading How to pick your perfect Halong Bay cruise