20 Oct 2017

Chewy noodles, smoky pork, crisp greens, crunchy croutons and refreshing bean sprouts: it may sound like an odd medley, but together these ingredients compose one of Vietnam's most iconic dishes, also its most mysterious. The dish is called cao lau, and it hails from H...

Many Westerners still view Vietnam through the lens of war, but it is, in reality, a country of captivating natural beauty and tranquility, bustling and safe cities, serene villages, exquisite hotels for all tastes, and delectable food. Over three decades have now pass...

11 Oct 2017

Our latest list of Hoi An's best eating - from street eats to more upscale dining - was updated in September 2015. 

If restaurants per square metre were a measure of a town’s gourmet credentials, Hoi An’s old town would be a culinary delight. Alas, finding a good meal...

Just outside Tay Nihn and 60 miles northwest of Ho Chi Minh City is the Great Temple or Holy See, the center of the intriguing Cao Dai sect. Cao Dai is a syncretist Vietnamese religious movement that incorporates aspect of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and even Cathol...

Escape to a Magical Vietnamese Beach


Vietnam's idyllic tropical beaches have long been a favorite amongst locals and intrepid travelers. In recent years, the beach scene has inevitably expanded as foreigners discover the turquoise waters and unique scuba diving along t...

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