Da Lat, Vietnam

Dalat is a lovely little town set in the Southern Highlands of Vietnam. A short flight from Ho Chi Minh City, the town is a complete contrast to the hustle and bustle of the bigger cities and is a favourite destination for Vietnamese honeymooners. You can see most of the attractions and get a feel for … Continue reading Da Lat, Vietnam

Nha Trang, Vietnam

Enclosed by mountains on three sides and sloping down to a golden sand beach on the fourth, Nha Trang is a major local tourist hub, for the simple reason that it’s both typically Vietnamese and quite strikingly and starkly beautiful.The beach side of Nha Trang is tailor made for tourists. Cruise off the coast and … Continue reading Nha Trang, Vietnam

My Son Ruins

My Son is Vietnam’s most important ancient ruin. It served as a centre of Hinduism for the once mighty Cham kingdom that dominated central and southern Vietnam for centuries. Time and American bombs have taken a terrible toll on the site but it remains an excellent excursion from Hoi An – especially for those also … Continue reading My Son Ruins