Travel

From utopian dream to tourist attraction. Such is the fate of this housing complex on the outskirts of Hanoi. Emily Arntsen heads to Hanoi’s very own ghost town.

I have my father to thank (or chastise) for Paul Simon’s opening line to his song Graceland when it enters my head as I cross Rach Mieu Bridge to Ben Tre Province.

Past Halong Bay is an island that has all the beauty of the bay, but without the tourists.

Why go to Hanoi’s best known craft village on a tour when you can just as easily go there by yourself?

Just off the coast of Hoi An, The Cham Islands mix tropical paradise with a growing fishing trade, and are perfect for a day trip or a few-day retreat from the world beyond.

Open up the throttle through some of Vietnam’s most beautiful scenery on a road trip just 70km from Hanoi.

It’s one of the most popular attractions in northern Vietnam, and yet we’ve never been there. So, avoiding the standard tour buses, we do the trip by motorbike.

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