Overview

North Vietnam Adventure Holidays

The fertile Red River valley has been the home of the Vietnamese people for almost 5,000 years, and it remains the cultural heartland of the modern Vietnamese nation. With the capital Hanoi at its centre, northern Vietnam offers the best of all worlds - great depth of culture, remarkable landscapes and mouth-watering cuisine

Halong Bay's seascape of limestone towers is the view everyone's here to see, but the karst connection continues inland, to Ba Be's sprawling lakes and the knobbly topped peaks of Ha Giang, until it segues into the evergreen hills of the northwest highlands.

Not to be outdone by the scenery, northern Vietnam's cultural kaleidoscope is just as diverse. In this heartland of hill-tribe culture, villages snuggle between paddy-field patchworks outside of Sapa and the scarlet headdresses of the Dzao and the Black Hmong's indigo fabrics add dizzying colour to chaotic highland markets.

The twisting ribbon-roads winding north from Hanoi reveal a rural world far removed from Vietnam's horns-a-honking big-city streets. If you're up for some road-tripping, this is the place to do it.

Places to go

Shopping

Shopping in Halong

Shopping is an essential part for any tourists. From shopping, tourists can learn more about culture and society of place that they visit, as well as bring home some nice souvenirs for their...
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Brush up on your Bargaining

Unless you see a stickered price on the souvenir you’re eyeing up, the price is probably negotiable. Remember your poker face, keep a limit in your head and be prepared to walk away if...
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General Information

Expand Your Understanding of Vietnamese War History

If you’ve read my blog, you all know that war tourism isn’t my thing. That said, traveling as a couple means compromises, and I don’t regret learning more about it. The Vietnam...
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Travel Tips

5 things to buy when visiting Hanoi

There is no lack of choices when it comes to shopping in Hanoi , the one-thousand-year old capital of Vietnam. The city offers you a wide variety of items from authentic silk, ethnic minority...
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Top 10 things to do in Hanoi

We recommend the 10 things you should do before leaving Hanoi.
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Top Attractions

Dong Xuan Market

There are so many interesting things and stunning places in Hanoi that you can enjoy the chance to take a visit to, one of the must – see places in Hanoi that you should not miss out...
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Water Puppet Theatre

Water puppetry is one of typical stage art of Vietnam culture- showing the intelligence, creativeness of people; being specialty of Vietnam’s wet - rice civilization.
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Travel Experiences

Swimming in Halong Bay

Halong Bay is said to be one of the best place to swim in Vietnam with numerous beaches. The bay is not only an ideal place for sunbathing with dazzling sunlight, but also a beautiful beach with...
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Enjoy Water Puppet Show

Water puppet show has been being existed for more than 1000 years and it is really a cultural value of Hanoi in particular and Vietnam in general. Enjoying water puppet show in Hanoi is one of...
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Food Culture

Halong Snails

Favored by the Mother Nature as an unbelievably beautiful coastal province, Halong is famous for its variety of fresh and delicious seafood specialties such as crabs, prawns, and snails (ốc)....
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Top 10 Street Drinks in Hanoi

Hanoi is not only famous for street foods but also for cool and healthy street drinks.
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North Vietnam