Traveling in Vietnam is something everyone should do in his or her life. The cacophony of motorbikes honking and zooming by, the amount of things that happen on the street (haircuts, cooking, grilling, eating with family) and the sheer number of types of scenery is enough to spend months on end.
There’s much more here than the pho you’ve tried at home, so come on down to Vietnam to hear, taste, see and smell what you’ve only read about.
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42 of The Best Places to Visit in Hanoi
Bookmark our favorite Old Quarter restaurants, the best laptop-friendly cafes for working and some of the best rooftop bars for views of Hanoi.
Essential Tips to Know When Planning a Trip to Vietnam
Our tips for how to travel in Vietnam include trip preparation like getting a travel visa, how to get Vietnamese currency and how to get around Vietnam.
Explore Ninh Binh & Tam Coc
Find out how to go hiking, biking and boating in Ninh Binh with this recap of our Go Asia Travel Ninh Binh Tour from Hanoi to sights in An and Tam Coc, Vietnam.
How to Plan for Your Trek Through Sapa, Vietnam
What's the best plan for a trip to Sapa, Vietnam? This town is known for its views and location, but we suggest focusing on the hiking and trekking aspect for your planning.
Trekking in Sapa, Vietnam - What to Expect
Hiking in Sapa and seeing the rice terraces, scenery and Hmong villages is one of the best things to do in Vietnam. Our winter trip with Sapa Tribal Trekking was so unique!
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