March 2014 - Halong Junk Cruises

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Top 100 holiday beach houses: Asia

If you’re fond of sand dunes and salty air … and want beautiful sunsets, Asia is the perfect place to kick back in a beach house. More beach houses in the UK | Europe | North America | the Caribbean | Australasia | Latin America | Africa Ocean View House An Bang Village, Hoi An, Vietnam Good

Thailand tour in two weeks: holiday itinerary

From dazzling temples and night markets, to hill tribe treks and idyllic islands, this itinerary takes in the classic sights as well as more off the beaten track experiences and destinations, including Thailand’s cowboy country Did we miss your favourite place? Share your tips and suggestions in the comments below FROM BANGKOK Begin in Thailand’s

Halong Snails seafood

Halong Snails seafood

Favored by the Mother Nature as an unbelievably beautiful coastal province, Halong bay is famous for its variety of fresh and delicious seafood specialties such as crabs, prawns, and snails (ốc). Visiting any random snail restaurant in Halong, gourmets might be surprised with a very long list of different exotic snails there. Each species possesses

Steamed Tu Hai

Steamed Tu Hai

Tu Hai (Vietnamese: Tu Hài) is the speciality of Van Don Island district, some other places called snail spout. It is a kind of shellfish, but it is very rare and valuable. If you have enjoyed it once time, you will never forget the special taste of it. You can cook soup or salad with

Top 10 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

The Ma Maison guesthouse on Ho Chi Minh City’s Cach Mang Thang Tam Street Ma Maison A pocket of France in a remote corner of Ho Chi Minh City, Ma Maison is a welcoming place to stay, run by a French-speaking Vietnamese family. The tall, grey-hued guesthouse towers over an alley scattered with banh mi

Introduction Ha Long Bay

Introduction Ha Long Bay

HaLong Bay is located in the northeast corner of Viet Nam, 165 km from Ha Noi. In the Province of Quang Ninh. Ha Long Bay covers an area of 1,553 km2 with 1,969 islands, of which 90% are limestone islands. To the west and north west, Ha Long Bay stretches from Yen Hung district in

Take a look inside the world’s largest cave

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Son Doong Cave in central Vietnam – which is so big it contains a jungle and a river – is now open for public tours. But don’t expect it to become crowded: just 224 tourists will be permitted to visit each year Will Coldwell Travel: Vietnam | theguardian.com

Win: a trip to Vietnam

Win a seven-night stay for two at Fusion Maia, in a pool villa, including breakfast, at least two daily spa treatments and two return economy flights from London with Vietnam Airlines and Experience Travel Group.Fusion Maia Da Nang is a five-star, all-spa-inclusive resort, set on the stunning central Vietnamese coast. Each villa has a private

Unplugged travel: where would you go on holiday to switch off? | Guardian Weekend travel special

Rolling acres of Wi-Fi free countryside: holiday heaven for some. Photograph: Alamy You’re going on holiday, but are you getting away from it all? We’re having less sex, according to recent research, because we’re on our iPads or watching DVDs in bed. We’re having fewer conversations, because our attention is distracted by iPhones and BlackBerries