Hanoi is the capital city, while the currency is Dong Vietnam has a population of over 85 million We have one of the lowest unemployment rates among all developing countries. Vietnam has a literacy rate of 94%. Potbelly pigs are kept as pets in Vietnam. The Vietnamese language has six different tones. A change in […]
Halong Bay, known in Vietnam as Vịnh Hạ Long (Bay of the Descending Dragon), takes its name from the dragons which, legend holds, defended the area from Chinese invaders in ancient times and created the islets that fill the bay. This myth also gives names to nearby Bai Tu Long Bay and Bach Long Vy […]
When tour groups travel with us they take a lot of pictures! We take some too, since our custom tours take us to a lot of interesting places. Vietnam’s charming cities, natural scenery, ancient temples, and unique culture offer plenty of photo ops. And that’s not even counting pictures of people! It’s always fun to […]
The Mekong River Delta, shown from space in this photograph, is a region of unique geography and culture. Encompassing 15,000 square miles (almost 4 million hectares) in southeastern Vietnam, the region produces half of Vietnam’s rice — more than is grown in Korea and Japan together. The delta’s rich biodiversity also supports a thriving aquaculture […]
Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia have a strong Buddhist tradition going back centuries. The colorful practice of modern monks combines with the striking architecture of ancient temples and statues to produce timeless scenes that are as evocative as they are serene.
Ngoc was great and very responsive. Her team is good, fast and speaks English well. We had a wonderful honeymoon in Vietnam. Thanks so much!
18 days Honeymoon Vacation in Vietnam and Cambodia (Sep 2010)
Roger Pier and Sonali Shah - New York, USA.