Cua Tho Chi Gate at the Imperial Citadel
Hue Activities

Imperial Citadel, Hue

The Imperial Citadel near Hue city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the must see attractions on a visit to Vietnam. The Imperial Citadel in Hue is open from 08:00 [Read more…]

American Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter also known as a Huey
Hue Activities

Hue War Museum

Hue War Museum, also known as the Thua Thien Hue History Museum, is a small museum located near to the Imperial Citadel in Hue, with exhibits relating to the war between the North Vietnamese Army [Read more…]

3 February Park in Hue
Hue Activities

3 February Park, Hue

The 3 February Park is located on the Perfume River near to the south side of the Troung Tien Bridge in Hue city centre. The 3 February Park is open all day every day and [Read more…]

Entrance to the Ho Chi Minh Museum
Hanoi Activities

Ho Chi Minh Museum, Hanoi

The Ho Chi Minh Museum, also known as the Bao Tang Ho Chi Minh, is a museum dedicated to the life of Vietnamese independence leader Ho Chi Minh which is located in Hanoi near to [Read more…]

Kebab meat Banh mi
Vietnam Life

Banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich)

Banh mi means ‘bread’ in Vietnamese, but the term is also commonly used to refer to the uniquely Vietnamese style of sandwich that is sold all over Vietnam, and has become popular in Cambodia and [Read more…]

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is on Ba Dinh Square
Hanoi Activities

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the tomb where the body of Ho Chi Minh resides. Ho Chi Minh was leader, first Prime Minister and then President, of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam from 1945 to [Read more…]

The view on the way to start the walk to Cat Cat Village
Sa Pa Acitivities

Walk to Cat Cat Village, Sapa

The walk to Cat Cat Village starts at a check point which is itself easy walking distance from Sapa town centre. From the check point to the end of the walk where you can take [Read more…]

Presidential Palace in Hanoi
Hanoi Activities

Presidential Palace, Hanoi

The Presidential Palace in Hanoi is a grand European style building used for official government business, with the grounds of the palace open to visitors. The Presidential Palace opens to visitors from 08:00 to 11:30 [Read more…]

Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City Activities

Reunification Palace, Ho Chi Minh City

The Reunification Palace, formerly known as the Independence Palace, is an historically important building located in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City.  The Reunification Palace is open to visitors every day, except public holidays, [Read more…]

Corner of Bui Vien and Do Quang Dao
Ho Chi Minh City Activities

Pham Ngu Lao, Ho Chi Minh City

The area to the south of Pham Ngu Lao Street, referred to for the rest of this article as simply Pham Ngu Lao, is the part of Ho Chi Minh City with the highest concentration [Read more…]