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Out of the 15 islands forming the Côn Đảo archipelago, only Côn Sơn is inhabited, multiplying the potential for sunbathers and snorkellers to enjoy secluded beaches and see colourful coral reefs and fish. Even hikers can enjoy this beach destination by exploring the vast national park that covers most of the island. Far enough from the mainland to feel remote, but close enough to reach with a short plane ride, the Côn Đảo archipelago has all the makings of an idyllic holiday. Here are seven ways to spend your time on the island.
Dalat. The name conjures visions of luxuriant forests, mirror-like lakes, and cottony clouds. A century after French colonialists founded this resort centre in the Lam Dong highlands, Dalat’s natural beauty and temperate weather remain as soothing as ever. Wondering what’s the best way to see the best of Dalat? Read on for eight insider ideas to put on your itinerary.
If you haven’t already, 2020 may be the year you fall in love with Vietnam. A country in the making, Vietnam surprises travellers with a wealth of amazing moments. Lush landscapes, ancient architecture and incredible food all contribute to create unforgettable holidays.
Sometimes in travel, it only takes a small push – one more hour on the road, one slightly out-of-the-way booking – to win an invaluable reward. For every heavily Instagrammed tourist attraction in Vietnam, there’s an alternative just as beautiful that remains undiscovered.
Cái Bè is an idyllic slice of the Mekong Delta, just two hours from Ho Chi Minh City. Although the rest of Vietnam uses the saying “thoải mái đi” (take it easy), the people of Cái Bè live by it. A town of mostly fruit farmers and river fisherman, Cái Bè operates on a relaxed schedule: the morning is for commerce and hard work, the rest of the day is about taking it slow.
We believe you don’t need a special excuse to take a vacation with your partner. But if you’re looking for one, Vietnam has you covered. Vietnam is a surprisingly enchanting destination for couples, blessed with rich culture, mouth watering food, and diverse landscapes. Whether you’re reconnecting after a busy season, celebrating a romantic milestone, or going on a spur-of-the-moment adventure, Vietnam will give you moments to treasure for a long time to come. Here are our best trip ideas for couples in Vietnam.