Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and the country’s second largest city.Hanoi is considered one of the main cultural centers of Vietnam, where most Vietnamese dynasties have left their imprint. Even though some relics have not survived through wars and time, the city still has many interesting
There is no dearth of picture postcard-pretty countryside in Vietnam, but this north-central region’s rural beauty has a rocky edge to it—literally. The rice paddies are criss-crossed by canals; rising from between them to tower over the landscape are massive limestone rock formations. Ninh Binh town (93km
To call Hanoi a historic city is to state the obvious. Celebrating its 1,000th year now, Vietnam’s capital city is a tangle of the ancient and the modern. Here you will find 11th-century temples, French mansions and art galleries selling post-modern paintings, all within a few blocks
Hue Citadel’s Purple Forbidden City in Vietnam, photograghed by Shuchang Wu.
Nestled among the Hoang Lien Son Mountains in northwest Vietnam, the Sapa Valley is home to a diversity of hill tribes. Due to variable climate conditions and steep terrain, the productivity of farming in the region is at the mercy of nature, as only one crop can