Long abandoned and off the tourist trail, Hue’s Tiger Arena was once the scene of epic face-offs between big cats and Imperial soldiers riding on elephants.
With its vivid colors, heritage architecture, evocative festivals and vibrant street life, Hoi An deserves its reputation as a photographer’s paradise.
Vietnam’s southern hub is famous for its romantic qualities. And the city has various seductive portals for intimate moments.
With its amazing landscape of limestone pinnacles, granite outcrops, and lush mountain valleys, Ha Giang in Vietnam is a heaven for motorbikers. Pictures by Kit Yeng Chan.
Ho Chi Minh City’s main tourist draws are deserving of their fame, but rich rewards await those who venture off the beaten path.
Less crowded than its immediate neighbour to the west, Bai Tu Long Bay offers an alternative way to experience the magical karst seascapes of northern Vietnam.
There are easier ways to travel between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, but rail romantics will love the slow pace of Vietnam’s epic train journey.
Once a cool playground for Vietnamese royalty and the colonial elite, Dalat has rebooted itself as a favored destination for thrill-seekers and culture lovers alike.
Graceful, historic Hoi An retains its appeal through its beguiling riverside setting, and its balance between modern tourism draws and rich traditions forged through centuries.
Vietnam’s 1000-year-old capital draws inspiration from the past that feeds into a modern vitality that has seen it emerge as a hub of creativity.