Son Doong: The World’s Largest Cave

With the discovery of the world’s largest cave early last year, international visitors have been putting down huge sums of cash to explore its forests and waterfalls. Vietnam’s beaches and mountains are popular draws for tourists visiting Vietnam but there’s one attraction that takes the cake – Son Doong (which literally translates to Mountain River), …

Banh Mi – from French Import to Vietnamese Staple

While Vietnamese coffee seems to garner the most attention, there’s another French import that is becoming increasingly popular worldwide – banh mi. Banh mi literally means “bread” though it is often extrapolated to include its sandwich form which is sold on seemingly every corner and in every alleyway in Vietnam’s cities. Bread was introduced by …

Landscapes of Vietnam

Vietnam is a country of contrasts due to its geography. This makes the country unique as it offers travelers the ability to experience a multitude of landscapes. From the rice-cultivating tropical lowlands, to the rich-soiled, coffee-producing highlands, Vietnam offers a unique and varied travel experience. 22% of Vietnam’s 87 million people live in the Mekong …