Memorial Statue to Vo Van Ky
Nha Trang Activities

23 October Park, Nha Trang

The 23 October Park is small green public space on the opposite side of the road to Nha Trang Railway Station. The 23 October Park is dedicated to the memory of a nearly forgotten chapter [Read more…]

Looking south on Nha Trang Beach
Nha Trang Activities

Nha Trang Beach

Nha Trang Beach, also sometimes known as Tran Phu Beach, is a 6 km stretch of white sand the northern end of which is in Nha Trang City Centre. Nha Trang Beach is the busiest [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…]

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 Vietnam [Read more…]

The Vietnamese Government recognises 54 distinct ethnic groups
Vietnam Culture

Ethnic groups in Vietnam

The Vietnamese Government recognises 54 distinct ethnic groups (including the Kinh or Viet who account for around 85% of the population) as living in Vietnam. In order of population size the 54 groups are: Kinh [Read more…]