South Vietnam

Central Highlands highlights and travel guide

Vietnam's somewhat mysterious Central Highland region is often missed off the usual tourist routes across Vietnam. It is a land full of mountains, primitive forests and small ethnic minority communities clinging to their identity amidst mass colonisation of the region.

Can Tho highlights and travel guide

Can Tho is the largest city of the magnificent Mekong Delta in the south of Vietnam. Situated on the banks of the Hau River, it serves as the political and commercial centre of the Mekong.

Ho Chi Minh city highlights and travel guided

Ho Chi Minh City, previously named Saigon, is one of Asia's most dynamic and rapidly developing cities. It moves at a dizzying speed with swarms of motorbikes beeping and swerving, new buildings popping up seemingly overnight and a population that seems to be constantly on the go

Phu Quoc highlights and travel guide

Phu Quoc Island is an idyllic vision of sandy beaches, thick jungle, and clear blue waters. It has undergone many transformations from an undisturbed island with a population of fewer than 1000 people to a topic of contention and fighting between countries and now a quintessential Vietnamese holiday destination.

Mui Ne highlights and travel guide

Mui Ne is a small beach resort town which stretches 10km along Vietnam's south-east coast. Its popularity over the years has come in waves. Favoured for the arching crescent of sandy beaches and clear waters, the town has a friendly, laid-back vibe

Cu Chi tunnel system travel guide

The area of Cu Chi is undoubtedly characterised by its perseverance and determination at rebuilding itself after the ravages of the Vietnam War.

Con Dao highlights and travel guide

Located off the Southeast Coast of Vietnam, sat peacefully isolated in the South China Sea, is the stunning Con Dao Archipelago. Made up of 16 mountainous, craggy islands, this remote part of Vietnam feels like a truly forgotten corner of the planet.

Mekong Delta highlights and travel guide

When thinking of the Mekong Delta, the imagination is painted in every hue of green, the tall swaying palms lining the river banks, the murky green reflection of the water and the fertile agricultural land which surrounds it

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