Hanoi, Vietnam

Its ideal riverside location has made Hanoi a coveted city since imperial times, attracting Chinese invaders and French colonisers. This rich historical background made the charming capital city of Vietnam what it is today – a lovely city teeming with cultural gems and well-preserved heritage buildings, with traces of influences of Sino-Vietnamese and French elements. … Continue reading Hanoi, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Formerly known as Saigon, Vietnam’s largest metropolis is often described as busy and chaotic. But Ho Chi Minh City‘s disarming French colonial charm and wide gastronomic choices make it a worthy cosmopolitan destination in its own right and an excellent starting point for countryside excursions. Ho Chi Minh City Top Must Do’s  Dong Khoi Street … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam