Cycling, travelling by train, rowing, playing football and buying a motorbike.
Ha Giang is touted by those who’ve travelled there as the most beautiful place in Vietnam. Nick Ross took a trip up to the country’s most northerly province to find out for himself
Thanks initially to the work from Vietnam Vespa Adventures — and of course the Top Gear special with Clarkson et al parading old motorbikes the length and breadth of Vietnam — scooter tours are all the rage in Vietnam. And now a new, fuel-free, drive-it-yourself tour is running out of Hoi An — a tour by electric scooter.
“No Fun!” After leaving the lips of a particularly buff security guard, these words hung like smoke from a fog machine at a windy beach rave. As quick as they were acknowledged, inhaled and confirmed they were swept away and forgotten, as the rhythm of a long National Day weekend in Nha Trang didn’t allow such a statement to cloud our euphoria.
Seamus Butler sidesteps 18,000-square-metre replicas of Halong Bay, slow-motion rollercoasters and multiple haunted houses on a solo quest for enlightenment in the unlikeliest of places. Photos by Kyle Phanroy
The French NGO, Association Autochtones, is offering a new One Day in Hanoi tourist trip that shows an alternative side to the capital, one that tourists rarely see on visits to Hanoi.
This fifth installment of the annual Salsa on the Beach excursions will be hitting the Royal Resort in Quy Nhon this Sep. 20 to Sep. 23. It’s not all salsa, it’s more about the ‘salsa lifestyle’, with plenty of beach time and a mandatory Hawaiian shirt-type dress code for the salsa party at the centre of it all.