Southwest of Hanoi, Hoa Binh offers peace and beauty.
With the north-south train line, who needs the car or the motorbike for a day trip when you can just as easily do it by train?
Are you headed to Vietnam in the coming weeks or months? The Asian nation is one of the most beautiful on Earth, so it’s definitely worth your time travelling there at some point in your lifetime. So, let’s look at five things every explorer should do when they visit Vietnam.
Matt Cowan and Mike Palumbo explore the land where the oddest-looking fruit in Vietnam is grown, the dragon fruit.
Thomas Barrett heads down the now defunct train line from Dalatto Thap Cham and meets the last remaining train driver. Photos and translation by Pham Thu Nga
Matt Cowan visits Hoi An and asks the question: How much more tourism can the most popular destination in Vietnam take? Photos by Mike Palumbo
Rising high southwest of Nha Trang is a mountain covered by a primitive forest that carries a mysterious story about Doctor Yersin. Words and photos by Vu Ha Kim Vy