Located on the outskirts of suburban Hanoi, Van Phuc is officially designated ‘the most ancient silk village in Vietnam’. Words by Edward Dalton. Photos by Theo Lowenstein

A friend told me that Chua Chan Mountain, aka Gia Lao, used to be a volcano, yet, there was no information about that on the internet. If you have ever taken a bus from Saigon to Phan Thiet, you would have seen or passed by it before as it lies quite close to the road.

Edward Dalton visits the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism near Ba Vi. The experience is surreal

Tucked into the coast on the way to Vung Tau is an island that is still untouched. Vu Ha Kim Vy heads out of town for a short break

Want to know where all those birdcages come from? Just do what Jesse Meadows did and drive out to Canh Hoach Village

Photo by Vu Ha Kim Vy

Vu Ha Kim Vy strikes northwest out of Saigon to Thai Son and looks around the area to discover what there is to see

Photo by Theo Lowenstein

Edward Dalton heads south to an area that many have called ‘Halong Bay on Land’ — the Bai Dinh pagoda complex in Ninh Binh. Photos by Theo Lowenstein

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