These 2 lovely gents are all you need to understand about Hanoi’s expanded pedestrian areas

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These 2 lovely gents are all you need to understand about Hanoi’s expanded pedestrian areas

A few minutes walking on Hanoi’s streets and you’ll work out that as a pedestrian, you enjoy no... enlarge

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Saigon's pavements still a disaster for tourists and walkers

Ho Chi Minh City Blog

Saigon's pavements still a disaster for tourists and walkers

Saigon’s campaign to clear sidewalks sounded like a great idea for tourism. Now we’re not so sure. We’ve been bemoaning Saigon’s demise as a city for walking for a long time.... more

Kong saved Skull Island - can Vogt-Roberts save Vietnam’s besieged natural treasures?

Halong Bay Blog

Kong saved Skull Island - can Vogt-Roberts save Vietnam’s besieged natural treasures?

Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of the recently released, “Kong: Skull Island” has been made a tourism ambassador for Vietnam. We hope he... more

Hanoi or Saigon - which of Vietnam's big cities is best for travellers?

Hanoi Blog

Hanoi or Saigon - which of Vietnam's big cities is best for travellers?

A traveller’s guide to making decisions between Vietnam’s two main cities - Hanoi and Saigon aka. Ho Chi Minh City. If you're... more

A walk along the railway tracks in Hanoi

Hanoi Blog

A walk along the railway tracks in Hanoi

You wouldn’t normally recommend walking along railway tracks  - but we had a surprisingly interesting wander along the northern line in... more

This beautiful Vietnam heritage resort may never see the light of day

Ninh Binh Blog

This beautiful Vietnam heritage resort may never see the light of day

Vietnam has built thousands of hotels and resorts over the past twenty years. Few have made an effort to capture the essence of... more

Exploring the amazing Catholic churches of Ninh Binh and Nam Dinh

Ninh Binh Blog

Exploring the amazing Catholic churches of Ninh Binh and Nam Dinh

While visitors flock to Ninh Binh in Vietnam’s north to see the remains of the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, and the spectacular caves and... more

Video: Future Saigon - change at Pasteur and Le Loi downtown

Ho Chi Minh City Blog

Video: Future Saigon - change at Pasteur and Le Loi downtown

The corner of Pasteur and Le Loi streets in the heart of Saigon, reveal a lot about the future shape of the city - good and bad. There are... more

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