The Subtle Hues and Cries of Hoi An

May 29, 2014 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Culinary, Travel

Ryan van Velzer samples the intricate tastes and heritage of a Vietnamese town with many centuries-old Chinese and Japanese influences. In the center of the Old City at the Chinese Fujjien Assembly Hall locals preserve the legend of the Holy Mother; a deity said to watch over the people of Hoi An, protecting sea merchants […]

Visit the Vibrant Art Festival at Hue

March 21, 2014 by | Filed Under: Festivals, News, Vietnam

Every two years, Hue receives thousands of locals and visitors for its famous Hue Festival. This year, the big cultural event will take place 12 to 20 April, honoring Hue and Vietnam’s cultural heritage. Hue Festival will showcase stunning art performances representing different sub-cultures and ancient capital cities of Vietnam, especially the Hue royal court […]

10 Reasons to Visit Central Vietnam in the Summer

The months April until September are usually considered not the best time to visit Southeast Asian countries. It’s a shame. In many ways it can be the best time. Accommodation is more affordable. There are fewer people at popular tourist sites. Specifically, here at 10 great reasons why April to September might be the best […]

Hue Street Food Tour By Cyclo

Arguably the best way to explore the culture of a country is through its cuisine. Hue city, the old capital of Vietnam, has a memorable variety of succulent local dishes. When visiting Hue city, the traveler must take the chance to enjoy the local food, the street food of Hue and to discover its culinary […]

Legacy of Conflict: The Indochina War Trail

The people of Indochina have seen many decades of disturbances. Colonialists, communists, and despotic leaders have all tried to exploit the wonderful people and their fertile land. Today, new generations are moving forward and borders are once again open to the public. Clients with a special interest in the battles that took place in the […]