When to visit
March is the driest month of the year, perfect for beaches, mountain hikes or the Chu Dong Tu festival, with processions of richly embroidered golden dragons and burning incense.
October marks the start of the dry season in Vietnam, but high season creeps up in November so there's a perfect window of opportunity to grab a bargain while prices are lower
Vietnam Blog posts
From the UK's most popular travel bloggers
25th November 2020 by Stoked to TravelVietnam travel guide: The best places to visit in Vietnam
Stretching nearly the length of South East Asia, Vietnam is a beautiful country that really has it all. From breathtaking landscapes and mesmerising scenery, to a wealth of historical and cultural offerings, you could easily spend months in Vietnam. Fortunately, excellent transport around the country also makes it a brilliant place for a shorter trip too. Anything from ten days to three weeks will really offer a chance to explore and discover the best of Vietnam. Although Vietnam has a...
29th May 2020 by The Wandering QuinnTop things to do in Da Nang
Da Nang is one of the largest cities in Vietnam and is located in the centre of the country between Hué and Hoi An. Because Da Nang is located on the coast, many travellers go there to relax on the beach and the famous Hai Van Pass is also visited by many backpackers passing by Da Nang. The list of things to do in Da Nang and Da Nang attractions is not that big, especially compared to other cities and towns in Vietnam, but that doesn’t mean that Da Nang is not worth visiting, there are some...
24th October 2019 by PommieTravelsTravel visas, top sights, and more: Things to keep in mind before visiting Vietnam
In Southeast Asian travel circles, Vietnam is en vogue at the moment. As Thailand gets ever more expensive and crowded, intrepid travellers are discovering its culturally-rich, yet delightfully affordable cousin. With plenty of culture, natural wonders, amazing food, and interesting people, it’s time you did the same. Vietnam differs considerably from western countries. As such, it’s vital to make adequate preparations before your trip....
1st October 2019 by PommieTravelsTop 5 places for solo travelers in Vietnam and Cambodia
Solo travel doesn’t have to mean loneliness. No matter where I go, I find a new pleasure, absorb some new things, and meet awesome new friends. I think that this is a blessing that not many people have, and the more I travel, the more I feel blessed. For many years, I have visited many wonderlands of the world. Among them, Vietnam and Cambodia impress me most. These two nations offer me so many mysteries to discover. Journeying from the natural to man-made wonders, Vietnam Cambodia...
6th July 2019 by PommieTravelsBest destinations in Southeast Asia for solo travelers
Every solo traveler out there knows the same feeling. You’ve got a flight booked for an adventure on the other side of the world, and you keep hearing the same question being asked over and over again, “But you’re going alone?” You might also here something like, “Is that safe?” or “You be careful!” It’s as if the concept of traveling alone is a completely foreign idea to your friends and family members. Of course, we can’t blame our mothers for worrying about our upcoming...