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
Thailand’s biggest city through a lens
A detour on the route to Mui Ne unveils a getaway only 40km from Saigon. Words and photos by Kyle Phanroy
Jesse Meadows makes a pilgrimage to a pagoda and statue to the northwest of Hanoi
Once a travellers’ destination, today Boracay is competing for tourist spoils with Koh Samui, Phuket, Langkawi and Bali. Nick Ross flew to the Philippines to see for himself
David Mann travelled to Croatia to eat pizza, climb walls and get a tan — not necessarily in that order
According to a recent article on supercompressor.com, of the top 50 most-visited tourist destinations in the world, Vietnam sells the cheapest beer.
The New York Times recently named its top “52 Places to Go in 2015”. Headlining the list were perennial travel meccas Milan, Cuba, and Philadelphia (wait…what?), but #43 will likely inspire the most applause in Vietnam.
The labor day/liberation day long weekend is upon Vietnam, and for most in the country's major cities, the five-day work hiatus is a good excuse to get out of town. But where to go? The Word editorial team breaks down their favourite travel destinations in Vietnam and southeast Asia that are perfect for the April/May break.