Traveling from Hanoi to Ha Giang + tickets + tips

Ha Giang is an unique place in northern Vietnam. Mountains, parks, hills, nature, ethnic villages, authenticity of the village life, beautiful sceneries and no mass tourism (it will change slowly). Ha Giang has lots of interesting places and you should spend there a couple of days. This province is not for 2 day trip. If…

MAI CHAU ECOHOUSE – Pom Coong village (Mai Chau)

Mai Chau is one of the suitable places for eco-tourism in Vietnam. Vietnam offers a number of suitable places for eco-tourism and exploring the traditional way of life of ethnic people. Homestay, exploring local cultures and customs, trekking in nature, cycling, tasting a local cuisine and not just that. One of such places in northern…

Khau Vai Love Market in Ha Giang – Video

“Market of Love” in Khau Vai – Ha Giang province. One of the most interesting and authentic ethnic markets in northern Vietnam. Khau Vai love market is a popular attraction in Ha Giang, even when it is held only once a year at a location nearly 200km from Ha Giang city. On the 27th of…

MOC CHAU – tea plantations and ethnic minorities

Moc Chau – hilly valleys, ethnic villages, tea and fruits plantations and flowering trees. Moc Chau (Mộc Châu) is a district in Son La province and its capital of the same name. It is a large mountainous and hilly region. It lies about 200 km from Hanoi to the west at an altitude of 1,050 m….

Vietnamese bistros and restaurants in Prague 🍜

Vietnamese restaurant in Prague rise in recent years like mushrooms after the rain. Vietnamese cuisine and dishes are very popular in the recent years. Evidenced by the growth of Vietnamese restaurants in Prague and elsewhere in the Czech Republic. If you can not travel to Vietnam and you visit Prague – the city where I…

How to get from Hanoi to Hue?

Hue is a very good stopover in central Vietnam. Lots of historical and nice monuments, beaches and intersting landscape. Hue in central Vietnam (Thừa Thiên-Huế province) is connected to the imperial Nguyễn Dynasty, based in Hue, who ruled from 1802 to 1945, when the Emperor Bao Dai abdicated in favor of Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary…

THE BEACHES in the north of Vietnam + Map ⛱️

Also in northern Vietnam you can find a nice and large beaches. Vietnam has a lot of beaches, but we could say, lots of them you will find in central and southern Vietnam. But also in northern Vietnam you can visit some of the nice and very large beaches. Most of them are located in…

Ethnic markets in northern Vietnam + Map 👲

Ethnic markets in Vietnam are something you have to experience! Northern Vietnam holds a number of street markets. Some of these markets are unique and very interesting. They are called ethnic markets, and they’re where residents of ethnic minorities come from villages and towns lying mainly in the mountains. Most markets start in the morning…

How to get FROM HANOI TO NANNING (China)?

Nanning is the big and modern city in Southern China. A lot of travelers in northern Vietnam are crossing the borders on the north to China. If you are already in Vietnam it is the good idea to see also China. One of the biggest stops in southern China is Nanning City. Nanning is not…

Kong: Skull Island (2017) – filming locations in Vietnam + Map 🐵

Film Kong: Skull Island (2017) was filmed in Vietnam, Australia and Hawaii. King Kong – it was already filmed several action/fantasy/adventure movie about the famous big ape. The original and the first black and white film has already been shot in 1933 and another bigger fame was finally received in 2005 by director Peter Jackson….

YEN BAI – rice terraces and the ethnic villages of the Hmong people

Yen Bai is an agriculturally based province with great potential. Yen Bai shares its borders with six provinces: Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Lai Chau, Son La, Phu Tho, Tuyen Quang. The province is inhabited by approximately 750,000 people. The train runs from Hanoi to Lao Cai pass the Yen Bai town. From Lao Cai town…

How to get FROM HANOI TO HA LONG BAY and CAT BA ISLAND?

Thousands of tourists visit Ha Long Bay every day. Ha Long Bay is about 180 km far from Hanoi City. You can go by train from Hanoi (end station is Hai Phong, 40km from the town of Ha Long) or by bus to the city of Hai Phong and Ha Long. Ha Long is a…