Hoi An Lantern Festivals and Night Market

Visit Hoi An, a central Vietnamese city and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The best time to visit is during the full moon, when the city holds its monthly lantern festival on the river.

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Hue's Ancient Town and the Forbidden Purple City

The Forbidden Purple City was the home of the last emperors of Vietnam. Visit Hue, Vietnam’s ancient imperial capital, to explore the ancient town and imperial city. Everything you need to know before a visit!

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Hoi An Basket Boat in the Coconut Village - without a package tour!

Head out on a ride through the Coconut Village in Hoi An on a woven basket boat! Save money and time by following our guide to visit the village independently. Who needs a package tour when you can skip the crowds and have an amazing experience on your own? Meet some locals and see a traditional way of life.

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Four Historic Churches in Hue Vietnam

Hue, Vietnam was once the capital of the Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnamese emperors. It's a small town in central Vietnam, and nowadays its big draws are the old imperial city and ancient imperial tombs. Most visitors only spend a day or two in Hue, visiting the top sites. If you have a little more time, take a walk through the town to visit these four beautiful and historic Roman Catholic churches for a different and lesser-seen side of the city.

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Taking a Night Bus in Vietnam (Hanoi to Hue)

Vietnam is a long and skinny country. This means that it can take a long time to get from one part of the country to the other. Sure, you can fly, but if you are traveling on a budget, that can get a bit expensive. Vietnam has a good and comprehensive rail network too. But if you want to save money, sooner or later you'll end up on a Vietnamese sleeper (night bus). We took the sleeper bus from Hanoi to Hue.

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5 Foods You Must Try in Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam's bustling capital, is considered by many to be the street food capital of the world. There are thousands of delicious dishes waiting for you to try in Hanoi, but if you want to get the best food experiences, don't miss these top five dishes that you must try in Hanoi!

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The Original Vietnamese Egg Coffee at Cafe Giang

At Cafe Giang, you can find the original taste of egg coffee which, invented by Mr. Nguyen Giang in 1946, when he was working as a bartender in a five-star hotel, has become a Hanoi staple.

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5 Top Museums to Visit in Hanoi, Vietnam

Learn more about Vietnamese culture and history at these top five amazing museums! Learn about the traditional worship of the Vietnamese Mother Goddess, get a close look at captured American aircraft, walk the dark hall of the Hoa Lo Prison, and more.

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Visiting Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and Museum

When you are in Hanoi, visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and Museum and the Presidential Palace to learn more about the revolutionary leader and father of modern Vietnam.

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