The alternative guide to travelling in Vietnam.
Where people are hospitable, there’s no need to confine your urban exploits to abandoned houses. David Mann (words), Julie Vola (photos) and Mai Thu Trang (translation) found such people in Duong Lam, householders of some of the oldest houses in Vietnam
Though it had been a while since Ed Weinberg went on vacation with Dad, two father-son weeks reminded him what boys’ vacations are all about
When I was offered the opportunity to go to the grand opening of The Bluffs, the much talked about golf course in Ho Tram, I jumped at it. I grew up with my father watching golf every weekend. It was an obsession of his and golf, or at least televised golf, was a big part of my childhood.
Extreme sports are growing in Vietnam — but few can get Julie Vola’s pulse pounding like paragliding and the photo ops it affords
Despite much of Vietnam lying in the tropics, few of us make the trip to the country’s rainforests. Nick Ross and Glen Riley headed three hours north of Ho Chi Minh City to Nam Cat Tien and discovered a national park with much to commend itself on
Cu Chi is the kind of excursion people often go on when first arriving in Vietnam, and never again. Ian Wills explores a deeper side of the experience, aided by a quirky itinerary courtesy of Grasshopper Adventures. Photos by Kyle Phanroy