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Granted UNESCO World Heritage status in 1999, Hoi An has a traditional, laid-back and almost dream-like atmosphere that makes it a magnetic attraction in Vietnam. And yet, despite its popularity, it retains a peaceful old-world charm thanks to...
Perched on the banks of the Saigon River and still known as Saigon to its eight million inhabitants, Ho Chi Minh City (its official name) has changed from a war-torn city into a thriving metropolis up there with Singapore, Bangkok and Beijing.
Cai Rang Floating Market
No trip on the Mekong Delta is complete without a visit to Cai Rang Floating Market, 6km by small boat from Can Tho. This is the largest wholesale market on the Delta, literally floating in the middle of a large river confluence far from the riverbanks.
Cu Chi Tunnels
Nothing could symbolise the tenacity of Vietnamese people more than the iconic Cu Chi Tunnels. Located 75km northwest of Ho Chi Min City, it is an elaborate 121km network of tunnels and chambers. Astoundingly, they were dug with bare hands...
A trip along the Mekong River, whether long or short, provides a feast for the eyes and senses. Small craft villages, mangrove swamps, island orchards, emerald green rice paddies and spectacular floating markets…