Although the Vietnam’s biggest New Year’s party is reserved for the Tết holiday in the first lunar month, Ho Chi Minh City still puts on a pretty good party for its Gregorian cousin. Let’s have a look at how you should say xin chào (hello) to a healthy and prosperous new year in style.
Vietnam may well be the home of timeless charm but Cambodia is the Kingdom of Wonder, and is tempting an increasing number of tourists to cross over the border and explore its less trodden trails. While Vietnam boasts a beauty of its own, here are some reasons why Cambodia rules.
In terms of extreme sports, Vietnam’s scattered communities are still in their infancy. There’s some skateboarding, a few surfers and a devoted following of rock climbers, but not a whole lot else.
Vietnam is known for its incredible coffee and is a strong exporter of it. It is no coincidence that you see a lot of coffee shops along many streets in Hoi An.
For travelers, vast fields of buckwheat are a joy to the eye, but for locals, it's just food - plain and simple.
The ideal spots to recreate those epic ‘Lion King’ scenes, but only if you have the nerve to put your best foot forward.