A strange combination between French, German and Chinese colonial influences, modern day communism and rich heritage built over centuries of occupation, wars and multiple civilisations. Vietnam today is a melting pot that can be crazy, especially when you are trying to cross the road and risk being run over my hundreds of motorbikes. The central part blends in ancient cities from the 9th century on with the remnants of the Vietnam War and the Imperial times.
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The best beaches in Vietnam
While travelers most often visit Vietnam for the UNESCO sites and rice paddies, it is eminently a beach destination and has some of the least crowded and most unique beaches in Southeast Asia. Here is our list of the best beaches in Vietnam.
The best beaches in Southeast Asia
Traveling to Southeast and searching for the perfect beach can be quite hard. So we rounded up the best beaches in Southeast Asia from travel experts around the globe to make your pick an easy one. Enjoy!
Central Vietnam – 4 day My Son, Hoi An, Hue and Da Nang itinerary
You may be headed to central Vietnam for the food, the beach or for the history. This is the perfect itinerary for 4 days in Da Nang, Hue, Hoi An and My Son with a bit of nature, heritage, history, food, relaxation and great views
60+ Gorgeous Overwater Bungalows in Asia
Dive from your room right into the ocean with these 60+ overwater bungalows in Asia, from the Maldives to Indonesia & beyond.
4 Shackleton and Selous trips that will inspire wanderlust
Fantastic bucket list and dream worthy trips of a lifetime to East Africa, Alaska, Chile and Bolivia and the Mekong
Best luxury hotels in Da Nang, Hoi An and Hue, Central Vietnam
Heading to Central Vietnam to discover the beauty of Hoi An, the Imperial city of Hue or the beaches in Da Nang? This is the ultimate guide to the best luxury hotels in Da Nang and surroundings
The ancient UNESCO temples of My Son in Central Vietnam
A visit to the ancient UNESCO World Heritage civilisation site and temples of My Son, in Central Vietnam, near Hoi An and Da Nang.
Guide to Hue, the Imperial City of Central Vietnam
Visiting Hue is getting an insight into the life and death of the Nguyen Dynasty. This very popular Vietnamese surname is synonymous with the rise and fall of the Vietnamese Empire, before the communist…
The mystic world of Banyan Tree Lang Co
The area around Da Nang, Hue and Hoi An is steeped in history and UNESCO sites, the pool villa Banyan Tree Lang Co is the most luxurious resort. Did we mention there is also a golf course?
Hoi An’s tantalising magic and heritage in Vietnam
The UNESCO city of Hoi An brings much magic and romance on a nightly stroll along lantern lit streets filled with women wearing conical hats and carrying goods on shoulder poles
Beach, Pls! 10 less known beaches in Southeast Asia to warm your heart
Looking for a less-obvious warm place in the sun? Read on for 10 less known beaches in Southeast Asia