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Sun, stars, springtime and sea: A guide to Vietnam's best kept secrets

Getting off the beaten track is always better than following the crowds.

Scottish tourist found after being kidnapped by taxi driver in Hanoi: report

He and his friend may have argued with the driver about the fare.

If you want to see Vietnam without the crowds, the time is now

A U.K. travel site has built an interactive map that shows the high and low travel seasons around the world.
October 19, 2017 | 04:54 pm GMT+7

170 foreign athletes set sail from Hong Kong with Nha Trang on the horizon

The teams will dock in the Vietnamese resort town over the weekend before heading back.
October 19, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Monsoons force Hue to cancel night tours of royal city

The night tours were launched in April and had become popular among tourists looking to escape the summertime heat.
October 17, 2017 | 11:02 am GMT+7

When in Hanoi, do as the Hanoians do

Check out the list below and make your journey to the capital of Vietnam worth every penny and minute.
October 14, 2017 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

The best of Vietnam this week

Check out some of the most stunning Instagram photos hashtagged #vietnam and #everydayvietnam. 
October 14, 2017 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Escaping to an island paradise in Vietnam

Con Dao has everything needed to prove itself as the best secret island on Earth.
October 14, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Saigon rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays

The city's tourism department has been criticized for making proposals on such a 'sensitive' topic.
October 12, 2017 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

Following Zurich and Rome, Saigon wants to tax overnight tourists

The city wants to establish its own tourism development fund by charging visitors $1 per night.
October 12, 2017 | 03:24 pm GMT+7

Five-star luxury hotels just got a whole lot more expensive in Hanoi

New statistics show a five-star hotel room in the capital now costs an average of $151 a night, compared to $118 in Saigon.
October 12, 2017 | 10:44 am GMT+7

Vietnamese province proceeds with controversial ladder plan in world’s largest cave

Authorities claim the 100m ladder that has been bolted to a rock face for visitors to climb will have an 'insignificant' impact on Son Doong.
October 11, 2017 | 10:51 am GMT+7

Find that 'je ne sais quoi' in Vietnam’s city of love

The former colonial resort town of Da Lat in the Central Highlands is one of the few places in Vietnam where you can still find a true French touch.
October 06, 2017 | 01:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam fines resort $4,600 for filling in part of world-renowned bay

Tourism overkill is threatening to destroy the environment in Nha Trang.
October 05, 2017 | 12:09 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's royal city puts best foot forward with new walking streets

The quiet city of Hue has caught up with the pedestrian zone trend.
October 01, 2017 | 01:58 pm GMT+7