Ha Giang motorbike route: the highlights in 3 days driving

The mountain region between Ha Giang and the Chinese border, with its bizarre karst formations, rice terraces and river valleys, is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Vietnam. The bad tourist infrastructure is more than made up for by all impressions. The trip is good to do in three days (better still in four), […]

Climb to Bai Tho: the most beautiful viewpoint of Halong Bay

Halong Bay is perhaps the biggest attraction of all of Vietnam. Not only many foreign tourists but also many locals come here to see this unique place. In Halong Bay, almost everybody does a boat cruise of one or more days. Here you will find luxury boats as well as the backpacker party boats. An […]

The train journey from Hue to Da Nang along the Hai Van Pass

If you love travelling by train, then this is something you have to do when you are in Central Vietnam. The train route between the cities Hue and Da Nang is a unforgettable trip. This beautiful 4-hour journey takes you along side the famous Hai Van pass and on the other side magisterial views over the South […]

What you should know about driving over the Hai van pass

Hai Van Pass, cloud pass or in Vietnamese Deo Hai Van, is seen by many as one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world. It owes its fame to the popular episode of Top Gear where Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are racing on simple motorbikes through Vietnam . Since then, […]

Sapa trekking guide: everything you need to know

A trekking through the rice fields, mountains and forests of Sapa is one of the highlight of a trip in Vietnam. Visit local minority villages and behold the beautiful scenery. Trekking in Sapa is an experience you will not forget. Read this guide to help you on your way to choose the right trekking that fits […]