Ferry + boat routes in Vietnam + Google Map

Ferries and boats are the important type of transportation in Vietnam. Vietnam is at the seaside and boats, ferries and hydrofoils are used to transport tourists and residents to the nearby islands. For some of them, eg, Phu Quoc or Con Dao, it is also possible to use various domestic flights. Shipping and boat transport…

How to travel from Hanoi to Siem Reap in Cambodia?

Siem Reap in Cambodia belongs to one of the most visited and tourist places in Cambodia. You can visit there the most archeological monuments in the world – Angkor Wat Temple Complex. But, it is good to know, Siem Reap is not only the Angkor Wat Temple Complex. In the surrounding you can find another…

SON LA in the northwest Vietnam

Son La is the fifth largest province in the country with not many visitors and tourists. Son La province (Sơn La) is a good place to stop if you are coming down from Dien Bien to Moc Chau or vice versa in the northwest part of Vietnam. You will not find too many tourists and…

THANH KIM village (Lao Cai / Sapa)

Thanh Kim is a good alternative to the overcrowded villages in Sapa. Thanh Kim is a small village in Lao Cai province, it is about 25 km south of Sapa – a big tourist place in northern Vietnam. Sapa is a starting point if you want to explore local ethnic villages in this area, but…

HOA BINH Lake in northern Vietnam

Hoa Binh Lake is a worth visit in the Hoa Binh province. Hoa Binh Lake is one of the places where you can easily travel from Hanoi (by bus from My Dinh and Yen Nghia bus stations) or from Mai Chau. Mai Chau is about 25 km from the Hoa Binh Lake. It is really…

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…