• Hue Family Fun: Ancient Arenas, Pottery and Kite Flying

    This specially curated trip starts with a visit to the external ring of the Tiger Fighting Arena, a venue where Nguyen emperors viewed contests between elephants and tigers since 1832. Needless to say, that uneven contest was ended long ago but the arena’s atmosphere and architecture still make for a fascinating visit. Then it’s on […]
    • January 23, 2023
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  • Mix with Vietnam’s Masters of Mixology on a Tasting Tour

    Somehow, Saigon and exotic cocktails were just made for each other and when the sun goes down and the city lights up for the night, this guided walking tour gives guests the chance to experience the best of them. The guests are transferred from their hotel to a perfectly placed spot in the centre, to […]
    • December 6, 2022
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  • A Hanoi Trip Combining Unique Tastes & Sublime Local Sounds

    With sights like the Temple of Literature and the Old Quarters, a wander around Hanoi is a truly memorable experience. This experience delves a little deeper into the local culture by combining some unforgettably delicious tastes with hauntingly beautiful sounds.  Egg coffee may sound odd to a first-time visitor, but it’s a symbol of Hanoi […]
    • November 14, 2022
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  • Relive a Turning Point in History Through a Secret Underground Arsenal

    The Tet Offensive of 1968, where a ragtag group of Vietnamese guerrillas defeated the incomparable might of the US armed forces and sent their foes scrambling for the last helicopter out of Saigon, was a momentous point in history whose reverberations were felt for decades. And they can be felt most keenly with a trip […]
    • October 12, 2022
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  • A Royal Hue Garden House Experience

    Nestled in central Vietnam, Hue was the seat of the Nguyen Dynasty and the national capital from 1802 to 1945. The magnificent houses of the imperial city were once inhabited by royalty and emperors, standing in their thousands surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. Today, just over a hundred traditional garden houses remain […]
    • September 14, 2022
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  • Keeping the Traditional Paper-Making Crafts Alive in Vietnam’s Hue

    Truc Chi (translated as paper made from bamboo) is a new art form derived from Vietnamese traditional paper-making craft. During the final steps of the paper-making process, the artist can add creative touches directly onto the paper itself. During this stage the artist can add their own shapes and templates, watching their layouts come to […]
    • August 8, 2022
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  • Public Shared Bicycles Available for Travellers in Hue

    Hue authority recently launched a project that allows the general public to make use of shared bicycles across the city. The initiative was born with the criteria of being environmentally friendly and convenient for tourists to pick up and return bikes at various points in the city. The system is suitable for short travel distances, […]
    • July 6, 2022
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  • Top Chef Shares Yin-Yang Equilibrium Secrets

    We can make it happen for travellers to meet up with a legendary chef from the Vietnamese MasterChef TV show, who now follows the healthy culinary concept of Yin-Yang equilibrium in the makeup of dishes. Together, you set off to a local market to enjoy the sights, sounds, and aromas, learning not just about the […]
    • June 6, 2022
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  • Sunset Cruise Along the Historic Hanoi Red River

    As part of efforts to diversify the Vietnam traveller experience post-pandemic, a new cruise tour on the Red River of Hanoi has just been launched. The “Jade of River” cruise with its two-level vessel can accommodate up to 80 passengers, taking them on a three-hour journey through historic bridges such as Long Bien and Chuong […]
    • April 28, 2022
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  • Roman-Style Gladiator Arena Under Restoration in Hue

    A Roman-style arena where elephants and tigers were likely once pitted against each other is being restored in the former imperial city of Hue. Under the Nguyen Dynasty, this Ho Quyen arena served as a place to train and entertain kings and mandarins. Authorities are hoping that restoring this relic cluster will preserve historic vestiges […]
    • April 5, 2022
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  • Embark on an Evening Kayaking Journey to a New Cave in Phong Nha

    Unlike existing Phong Nha Cave discovery tours, this new adventure with Destination Asia Vietnam starts in the evening, with visitors taking kayaks to discover stalactites and ancient Champa characters carved into cliffs.
    • March 1, 2022
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  • Explore Phu Quoc Island by Catamaran Speedboat

    Proud to be the pioneer and leading company in providing luxury Saigon River tours in Ho Chi Minh city for over 10 years, Les Rives now bring its premium catamaran speedboats to the beautiful island of Phu Quoc.
    • February 7, 2022
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