Cát Bà may be the best destination in northern Vietnam for exploring the unique seascapes of Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO-acclaimed world heritage site.
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.
“The fog comes on little cat feet,” American poet Carl Sandburg once famously wrote. Covid-19, it seems, has a similar agenda.
A review of the nation’s long and varied history takes center stage in this report, as the author prepares to hit the road with a pocketful of magazine assignments.
Thoughts on planning a trip from Hanoi to the mountain resort town of Sapa, as well as the Perfume Pagoda and lovely Ninh Binh.
With Vietnam preparing to reopen its international gateways, the author begins making plans to get back on the road.