Tet Nguyen Dan – Public holiday in Vietnam

Tet is Vietnamese New Year and is the most important festival and public holiday in Vietnam. An example of Tet being the definitive Vietnamese holiday is that ‘Tet’ itself means ‘festival’ and is the shortened version of ‘Tết Nguyên Đán’, which is Sino-Vietnamese for ‘Feast of the First Morning of the First Day’. Tet falls […]

Things to do in Hue

Located on the bank of Song Huong- Perfume River; Hue, the capital of Thua Thien Hue province in Central Vietnam, is 700 km southern Hanoi, 1100km northern Ho Chi Minh City, and only a few miles from the sea. Not until 1945 was Hue the national capital, the political, cultural and religious center of Vietnam […]

10 Best Things to Do in Hoi An

The best attractions in Hoi An are mostly set within the popular areas of Riverside and Ancient Town, where you can easily explore on foot or cyclo. Between the 15th and 19th century, Hoi An was a prominent Vietnamese trading port for silk, porcelain, pepper, cinnamon, and medicinal plants as it’s set nearby the Thu […]


Quang Binh is a sparsely populated province at the narrowest point in Vietnam. It is largely mountainous with caves, forests, rivers and streams. It is certainly one of the Provinces to consider on a Vietnam holiday if you enjoy getting away from the cities to experience the wonderful natural environment. The Vietnamese are naturally friendly people and […]

Hue Imperial Citadel stop opened by night

Hue stop opening the Citadel-Imperial city at night from 15th October because of the rainy season. The program started on April 22nd to help tourists avoid daytime summer heat and give them more time to experience imperial cultural spaces in the citadel. However, Hue is now entering rainy season which has presented some difficulties for […]