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This is why Saigon cracks the world's top 10 cities for solo travelers

Vietnam's southern metropolis has been voted among the friendliest in the world.

Vietnamese lawmakers back new tourism fund, reject controversial hotel surcharge

Tourism officials have been blaming a dearth of cash on ineffective PR efforts.

A taste of Cambodia at Saigon market

Forced to flee civil war, these vendors returned to Vietnam bringing part of their second homeland with them.
June 18, 2017 | 11:21 am GMT+7

Donkey, ferry or scooter: How the world moves

Images of commuters in Hanoi, Karachi and Brussels can't be more different.
June 16, 2017 | 10:16 am GMT+7

Do you feel lucky? 50-cent rail tickets up for grabs in Hanoi

Think Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but minus the tasty treat with your golden ticket.
June 15, 2017 | 11:26 am GMT+7

Natural beauty, cheap prices drive Vietnam up global travel ranking

Captivating scenes and diverse cultures are the major draws.
June 08, 2017 | 07:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnam province celebrates heritage week with free entry to popular ancient town

Take in a world biosphere reserve, ancient Hindu temples and the old town itself all free of charge.
June 08, 2017 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Australia, India left out as Vietnam renews visa-free travel for some Europeans

Insiders are unable to push for a wider visa program to include more nationalities.
June 05, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

Don't let them leave: Vietnam advised to act fast as clock ticking on visa-free travel

An industry group calls for a 5-year extension to the visa waiver scheme for certain European tourists that expires this month.
June 05, 2017 | 08:21 am GMT+7

10 waterfalls to escape Vietnam's summer heat

Vietnam boasts an endless range of majestic waterfalls for your summer getaway. 
June 04, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

On the curious phenomenon of seeing foreign doppelgängers of people you know

Homesickness, the subconscious or simply alternate universes that cross the space-time continuum. You decide!
June 04, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam province closes popular jungle resort for environmental pollution

The retreat has been in service for around a year without a permit.
June 01, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave, where tourism and conservation coexist

New hope in times when tourism and economic development are damaging the environment.
May 31, 2017 | 09:47 am GMT+7

Healing on the Blood Road

Mountain biker Rebecca Rusch rides Ho Chi Minh Trail in new documentary.
May 30, 2017 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

Money talks: Vietnam's tourism boss envies cash-rich Asian neighbors

Minister Nguyen Ngoc Thien says PR efforts are 'going nowhere' because the country doesn't have deep enough pockets.
May 30, 2017 | 07:10 pm GMT+7