Dragon statue at the Museum of Cham Sculpture
Da Nang Activities

Museum of Cham Sculpture, Da Nang

The Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang is notable for having the largest world’s largest collection of artefacts related to the ancient Kingdom of Champa, once located in the southern half of what is [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…]

Saigon Central Post Office
Ho Chi Minh City Activities

Saigon Central Post Office

Saigon Central Post Office is a magnificent building from the late 19th Century located in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The post office is open from 07:00 to 19:00 every day [Read more…]

Saigon Opera House
Ho Chi Minh City Activities

Saigon Opera House

Saigon Opera House, officially known as the Municipal Theatre of Ho Chi Minh City, is a grand 19th Century building located in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnamese. Saigon Opera House never [Read more…]

Saigon City Hall
Ho Chi Minh City Activities

Saigon City Hall

Saigon City Hall, known as the Ho Chi Minh People’s Committee since 1975, is one of the most striking buildings in Ho Chi Minh City. Saigon City Hall is not open to visitors, however, you [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…]

French cuisine had a big influence on Vietnamese cuisine
Vietnam Culture

French influence on Vietnam

The 400th Anniversary of French involvement in Vietnam is fast approaching; Jesuit Priest and early missionary Alexandre de Rhodes arrived in Vietnam in 1620 setting in motion of course of events that would shape both [Read more…]