PHU QUOC ISLAND, THE PEARL OF SOUTH VIETNAM

Like Vietnam itself, Phu Quoc Island has a varied history with numerous nations occupying the island over the past couple of centuries, including Vietnam, Cambodia, France and America. Phu Quoc Island forms part of Vietnam, and even though the island was an area of dispute between Vietnam and Cambodia as recently as the late 1980’s,…

THE LAND OF THE SOUTH-EAST ASIAN DRAGONS : HALONG BAY

Recognized by UNESCO twice as a World Heritage Site, Halong Bay is among top-notch destinations in Southeast Asia for domestic and foreign tourists with a fantastic blend of pristine natural beauty and effervescent city vibe. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular day trip from the capital Hanoi, Halong Bay is famous for its…

THE LAST VIETNAMESE EMPIRE OF HUE

Out of 160 buildings of Hue only 10 major sites remain because of the battle, such as the Thái Hòa and Cần Thanh temples, Thế Miếu, and Hiển Lâm Các. The city was made a UNESCO site in 1993. The buildings that still remain are being restored and preserved…

ANGKOR WAT MYSTERY

Spread across more than 400 acres, Angkor Wat is said to be the largest religious monument in the world.