Through periods of freedom and suppression, Vietnamese art continues to make an impression as it reveals culture and history to a curious world.
Vietnam’s capital city serves up history and religion on a walk past West Lake to the Ba Dinh district.
Three institutions in the nation’s capital offer carefully sculpted perspectives on the history of Vietnam.
The heart and soul of Hanoi city is Hoàn Kiếm, the “Lake of the Restored Sword.” Stories of its divine nature go back many centuries.
Vietnam’s earliest urban neighborhood reveals some of its secrets to those willing to search … and ask questions.
From a Zen tribute to tombs of ancient emperors, the countryside beyond Huế shares its memories well.
Surrounded by moats and thick walls, the 19th-century home of Vietnam’s final emperors is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Central Vietnam’s Mỹ Sơn sanctuary recalls a medieval era when the Hindu faith directed the course of the ancient Champa Empire.
“The fog comes on little cat feet,” American poet Carl Sandburg once famously wrote. Covid-19, it seems, has a similar agenda.
Colorful assembly halls and communal houses, the legacy of traders of yore, inject an element of exoticism in modern Hội An.