Front of Quan Hanh restaurant in Hue
Hue Restaurants

Quan Hanh Restaurant, Hue

Quan Hanh is a popular restaurant in the centre of Hue serving local style Vietnamese food. Quan Hanh restaurant is highly recommended as a place to eat classic Vietnamese dishes cooked in the local way [Read more…]

Truong Tien Bridge
Hue Activities

Truong Tien Bridge, Hue

The Troung Tien Bridge, which spans the Perfume River, is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the Vietnamese City of Hue. The Truong Tien Bridge is more than simply a way of crossing over [Read more…]

Honour guard at the Tomb of Khai Dinh
Hue Activities

Tomb of Khai Dinh, Hue

The Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh is located 7 km to the south of Hue in Vietnam on a steep hillside. This is tomb is the last and most ornate of the many tombs constructed [Read more…]

Entrance to the Second Courtyard of The Temple of Literature
Hanoi Activities

Temple of Literature, Hanoi

The Temple of Literature in Hanoi was built in 1070. What makes this temple so special is the Imperial Academy which is located within the temple grounds which, from 1076 to 1779, was a university [Read more…]

Vietnamese steak and eggs in Saigon
Vietnam Life

Vietnamese steak and eggs

Steak and eggs cooked together in a skillet is popular dish in Vietnam. The Vietnam call¬† the dish bo ne which means shaken beef, which refers to the shaking of the meat as it cooks [Read more…]

Vaulted ceilings at St Joseph's Cathedral in Hanoi
Hanoi Activities

St Joseph’s Cathedral, Hanoi

Constructed in 1886, St Joseph’s Cathedral is the oldest church in Hanoi and one of the first major building works of the newly formed French colonial government of Vietnam. The cathedral is built in the [Read more…]

Inside the clothing market at Dam Market
Nha Trang Activities

Dam Market, Nha Trang

Dam Market (Cho Dam in Vietnamese) is one of three major markets in Nha Trang. The other two are Xom Moi market, which is a food market in the city centre, and Nha Trang Night Market, [Read more…]

Vietnamese coffee is served thick and strong
Vietnam Life

Coffee in Vietnam

Coffee is a big deal in Vietnam. Vietnamese people drink lots of it and they grow lots of it: Vietnam is the world’s second largest exporter of coffee and its the second most valuable agricultural [Read more…]

One Pillar Pagoda in Hanoi
Hanoi Activities

One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi

The One Pillar Pagoda is a small, but highly revered, temple near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi. Its free to enter the grounds of the temple and easy to combine a visit to [Read more…]