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  • What to Pack: Vietnam

    Think French colonial-meets-local cuisine, picture-perfect scenes, and warm-hearted locals and you'll have no reason not to book it to Vietnam. Especially since we packed so well for you.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on April 12, 2013 at 4:31:21 PM EDT in Style
  • Just Back from: Touring Vietnam by Motorbike

    From the chaotic streets of Ho Chi Minh City to the cool interiors of a soon-to-be-abandoned temple (where my fortune was read), this motorbike tour brought us to the local level and was unforgettable.

    Posted by Dana McMahan on March 19, 2013 at 10:58:34 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Sailing the Mekong River with AmaWaterways

    River cruises can offer a whole new way to see an exotic locale. Take a trip down the Mekong River with AmaWaterways for an immersive and luxurious experience.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on February 05, 2013 at 12:08:29 PM EST in Cruises
  • What to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

    Between Ho Chi Minh City in the South and Ha Noi to the North, is the slower-paced waterfront Hoi An. Dr. Vincent Lam, author of The Headmaster's Wager gives us his inside guide to Hoi An, where he researched his novel.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on September 21, 2012 at 3:10:49 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Susan Feniger on Eating (and Crossing the Street) in Southeast Asia

    Susan Feniger's new book, Street Food, features recipes culled from her travels to Southeast Asia and beyond. So we caught up with her to chat about her favorite places, experiences, and tips. She threw in a sweepstakes for a trip to Vietnam for good measure. Read on (and enter).

    Posted by Nicole Campoy on August 15, 2012 at 3:17:06 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • VietJetAir Hosts In-Flight Bikini Dance Party, Gets Fined

    Budget airline VietJetAir got into trouble this week after hosting an impromptu, bikini-clad dance party in-flight. They're being fined, but seeing that free teddy bears came with the show, some might say it was worth it.

    Posted by Deanna Cioppa on August 10, 2012 at 2:03:49 PM EDT in News, Airlines
  • Anantara's First Vietnam Resort Offers Tranquility and Discounted Rates

    Experience an oasis at the beachfront Anantara Mui Ne Resort & Spa, located near the South China Sea in a sleepy fishing village, some 120 miles from Ho Chi Minh City.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on April 18, 2012 at 10:16:12 AM EDT in Hotels, Trip Ideas, Deals
  • Luxury Southeast Asia Escapes

    Southeast Asia is the new destination du jour for luxury-minded travelers who appreciate great value. Discerning travelers delight in Southeast Asia, where reasonably priced five-star hotels abound and indulgence is newly defined. With so many options, it can be a difficult task to choose the resorts truly worthy of your vacation dollars. Happily, we've narrowed down the dizzying array of choices for you: Indulge in the opulence of one of our five favorite extravagant escapes in Southeast Asia.

    Posted by Katie Goldstein on March 21, 2012 at 10:25:04 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • Vietnam: Plan around the Tet Festival

    If you’re planning to travel during late January or early February, be sure to take the Tet Festival into account. Hotels are often fully booked far in advance, and many services are closed down for extended periods.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on October 24, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips

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