Vietnam

Vietnam’s captivating natural beauty and fascinating history make it a rising star on the Southeast Asian tourism circuit. Its charming colonial-era cities, lush green countryside and fabulous beaches provide excellent attractions for one and all.

GREAT FOR

Beaches, Culture, Food, Colonial Architecture

WHEN TO GO

In Vietnam, the seasons vary greatly between the monsoonal north and the tropical south. The best time to visit the north of Vietnam is from September to December when it isn't so humid. December to May would be right for the south with short downpours that can provide a welcome respite from the dry heat.

Farm to Fork Resort: Melia Chiang Mai

Why Farm-to-Fork Is Our New Favorite Resort Restaurant Concept

Are you looking for a resort whose eco-cred encompasses all you eat?

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An

Immerse Yourself in Vietnamese Coastal Culture at Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An

Gain insight into Vietnamese traditions and hospitality in Central Vietnam.

Canvas & Orchids, Cambodia

10 of the Coolest, Most Creatively Located Overwater Hotels Around the World

Dream beyond the Maldives and Bora Bora of Southeast Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and more.

Four-Bedroom Beach Pool Villa Living Room, Regent Phu Quoc

Enticing Experiences Abound at Regent Phu Quoc

From Lagoon-side villas to contemporary sky-high havens, Regent Phu Quoc has the perfect abode for all. 

Yaeyama Cripsy Grill at Koki, Capella Hanoi

Review: Koki, Capella Hanoi’s New Japanese Dining Experience

We meet Michelin-starred teppanyaki master Junichi Yoshida for a happy-cow meat feast.

InterContinental Danang monkeys : Red-Shanked douc langurs at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort

This Vietnam Beach Resort Is All About Saving the Red-Shanked Douc Langur

At InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula, we learn about one of the rarest monkeys in the world. Keep your eyes peeled.

Ninh Binh, Vietnam.

12 of the Coolest Movie Filming Locations to Visit in Asia

You might be able to guess a few, but we’re betting this list includes some plot twists and suspense, too.

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The Best Private Boats in Asia for Surfing, Sightseeing, Diving and Fishing

For that great, multi-generational adventure, indulge in your favorite aquatic hobby in the literal lap of luxury.

Azerai's Swimming Pool in Sunset

The Essential Travel + Leisure Guide to Hue

New galleries, garden houses, and cruises are just a few reasons to visit the ancient capital of Vietnam now.

Saigon city in dusk, Vietnam

I Traveled to Vietnam As Soon As It Reopened to Tourists — Here’s What It Was Like

A family trip proves the ultimate way to reconnect with self, as well as incredible food, spectacular beauty, and warm people.

Ischia Porto seen from the ferry boat leaving the Island, Italy

World’s Best Awards 2022: Top 20 Islands in the World

The best islands in the world, according to 2022 World’s Best Awards.

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World’s Best Awards 2022: Top 25 Cities in the World

The best cities in the world, as voted by our readers, are beloved for their mix of culture, food, and friendliness.

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World’s Best Awards 2022: Top Hotels and Top Resorts in Asia

The best city hotels and best resorts in Asia, according to readers’ votes in the 2022 World’s Best Awards survey.

The Oberoi Marrakesh

World’s Best Awards 2022: Top 25 Hotel Brands in the World

These are the best hotel brands in the world, according to readers’ votes in the 2022 World’s Best Awards survey.

Il Borgo with view at Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

World’s Best Awards 2022: Top 100 Hotels in the World

There’s a new winner this year, with a luxe stay in Italy taking the crown.

Announcing the Winners of Asia’s Best Awards 2022

These are Asia’s best hotels, restaurants, bars and more, as voted by you.

Organic Garden at Six Senses Con Doa

Why Resort Farms Should Be the New Normal in Sustainable Travel

Fusion Resort Cam Ranh in Vietnam is going big with sustainability, and there are lessons for us all in how.

Asia’s Best Awards 2022: Top 10 Cities in Southeast Asia

The votes have been counted for this big-city rivalry.

Asia’s Best Awards 2022: Top 10 Islands in Southeast Asia

The votes have been counted for your island-hopping pleasure.

Asia’s Best Awards 2022: Vietnam’s Top Hotels, Restaurants, Bars and More

From Hanoi to Danang to Phu Quoc, your votes have been counted!

Paccheri alla Vittorio, Da Vittorio Saigon

Da Vittorio Saigon Just Opened and It’s the Most Exciting New Restaurant in Vietnam

We got an exclusive first taste of the triple-starred Italian restaurant’s brand-new incarnation in Vietnam.

Shirodhara Treatment, COMO Shambhala Estate

What Is Global Wellness Day, Who Founded It, and How to Celebrate

Meet the founder of Global Wellness Day, and get inspired by these awesome activities at hotels around Asia.

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

The Most Surprisingly Stunning Seaside Spots in Asia to Watch Both Sunrise and Sunset

Which is best, east or west? No need to pick if you head to one of these destinations.

Sorrento Beach Club & Kite Centre

Phan Rang Is the Kitesurfing Capital of Vietnam That You’ve Never Heard Of

Once the capital of Champa, the town is full of natural, architectural and culinary wonders. Go now before the tourists catch wind.

Firangi Superstar

Southeast Asia’s 12 Hottest New Restaurants Worth Flying in For

The region is open, with a world of new restaurants to try this summer 2022.

Singapore Waterfront

A Complete Guide to Where You Can Travel in Asia Now, Including Each Country’s Covid Rules

From newly open Laos to coming-soon Japan, the atolls of the Maldives to the temples of Thailand.

Hanoi Paragliding

If Your Friends Jump Off a Cliff, Yes, You Should Too

To find out just how amazing paragliding feels, we tried it out, loved it, and then rounded up 5 of the best spots to try it in Asia. Here’s what to know.

Regent Phu Quoc: Main Pool

Regent Hotels & Resorts Just Opened Its First Resort in Vietnam, and it’s a Stunner

Just opened, Regent Phu Quoc combines serenity with a touch of decadence.

Club InterContinental Lounge, InterContinental Danang

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort Celebrates Vietnam’s Reopening with a Rewarding Package

Celebrating the reopening of Vietnam to international travelers, Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort offers enticing stay packages.

Ocean Pool Villa, JOALI BEING

This is the It List 2022: T+L’s Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

100 of the most unforgettable new stays on Earth.

Cargo Remote Mui Ne

Review: Cargo Remote Mui Ne, Seriously the Coolest New Eco Resort in Vietnam

A beachtown resort upcycled from a former concert venue for bands like the Lemonheads, Cargo Remote has funky sustainability in its DNA.

Biophilic Hotels : Six Senses Fort Barwara

5 Beautiful Hotels in Asia Embracing Biophilic Design

Filling a hotel with green space is not only visually stunning—it also helps improve our well-being.

Red Dragon River Bridge Da Nang City, Vietnam (vaccinated travelers to vietnam)

Vietnam Is Now Fully Open to Vaccinated Travelers

Hanoi, Saigon, Halong Bay and Hoi An. From the peaks of Sapa to the shores of Phu Quoc — xin chao!

Reiki Primer: Reiki Healing Treatment

What Is Reiki? A T+L Wellness Primer

We turned to expert healers to clear up any blocked conceptions.

Friendliest Cities : Taitung, Taiwan

These Are the 10 Friendliest Cities Around the Globe, According to Booking.com Reviews

From one of the oldest towns in Italy to one of our fave islands in Indonesia, this list is pure #smalltownvibes.

Vietnam luxury family resorts : Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai

12 of the Best Luxury Family Resorts in Vietnam, All Just as Fun for Adults as Kids

Imaginative and upscale journeys across Vietnam for all generations.

Mental Health Escape : Safire Freycinet

5 of the Most Healing Destinations For A Mental Reboot

Fresh air, open seas, the great wide open.

Outrageous Spa Experiences : Six Senses Ninh Van Bay

9 of the Most Over-the-Top Spa Experiences in Asia

Personal pampering knows no bounds at the most indulgent spas in Asia.

Legian Beach Hotel

6 of the Most Romantic Hotels in Southeast Asia That Won’t Break the Bank

Happy Valentine’s Day! Sometimes simplicity is all you need. (Plus love, of course.)

One&Only Derasu Coast

7 Hopelessly Romantic Long-Weekend Getaways in Southeast Asia

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so we’re here with romantic inspo.

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Inside Four Seasons’ Ongoing Journey Towards Building a More Sustainable Future for Travel

It’s not easy going green, but Four Seasons Resorts of Asia is implementing the kind of meaningful, structural changes that can have a lasting impact.

Lunar New Year Foods : Singapore Lo hei

8 Auspicious Foods to Celebrate the Lunar New Year Around Asia-Pacific

Tempt your tummy with these treats fit for a Tiger.

Best Seaplane Flights in Asia: Trans Maldivian Airways

6 of the Best Seaplane Flights in Asia

Is it a boat? Is it a plane? It’s both – and a magnificently thrilling ride.

Where should I go in 2022 : Horizontal Waterfalls, Western Australia

12 Unforgettable Travel Experiences, One for Each Month in 2022

Use this T+L guide to choose your own adventures this year.

Best Paradise Islands : Palawan

The 9 Best Paradise Islands to Visit in Southeast Asia

Our kingdom for a beach. These are some of the best, most bucket-list-worthy tropical escapes in the region.

Four Seasons Asia "Wandermust"

Forget Wanderlust, We’re Feeling ‘Wandermust’ with #FSResortsOfAsia Offerings

From off-grid jungle adventures in Thailand to swimming with manta rays in the Maldives, this is the stuff of serious bucket lists.

Winkspace, Wink Saigon

Review: Wink Hotel Saigon Centre

We check in to the first property of a brand-new brand in Vietnam.

The World's Most Beautiful Destinations - Bagan, Myanmar

55 of the Most Beautiful Places in the World to Visit

From the white sands of the Seychelles to the peaks of Pakistan.

Sapa Valley in Vietnam Greenest Places on Earth

10 Greenest Places on Earth, From Jungle Hikes to Waterfall Dips

These lush getaways offer soothing natural beauty with a side of serious adventure.

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The Ultimate Guide to Petcations in Asia-Pacific

This is our ulti-mutt guide to petcations in Asia Pacific, the cute kitty corners at Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok just one pawsome example.

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12 TV Shows Inspiring Us to Travel Now

These TV shows helped sate our wanderlust during lockdowns, and are inspiring us to travel once more.

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Vietnam Announces Gradual Reopening Plan for International Tourists

Are you ready to get back to the beach in Phu Quoc?

Here’s What Asia’s Best Chefs Have Been Eating During the Pandemic

In advance of World’s 50 Best 2021, we asked some of Asia’s 50 Best chefs to share their favorite foods.

InterContinental Danang

It’s a new world at InterContinental Danang, Vietnam

As soon as the border opens, put Danang on your travel schedule.

Four Seasons Nam Hai

8 ways to boost your wellbeing with Four Seasons Resorts of Asia

Wellness has never felt more essential, which is why we love these offerings from Four Seasons.

Six Senses Con Dao

World’s Best Awards 2021: Top 10 Resorts in Southeast Asia

Looking for barefoot luxury or old-world romance? The top resorts in Southeast Asia will have you dreaming of both.

Why We’re Royally Excited About the Regent Hotels & Resorts Rebranding

With a new, next-gen attitude, this is not your auntie’s old-school Regent.

The T+L Guide to Top-Tier Hotel Openings in Southeast Asia in the Second Half of 2021

We preview 23 of the most outstanding luxury hotels coming to the region.

15 New Reasons We Can’t Wait to Get Fully Vaccinated and Travel Abroad

Here are the dishes, drinks, cultural attractions and stays that have us dreaming of booking a plane ticket.

5 Southeast Asian Fashion Designers We’re Obsessed with Right Now

Forget Paris and Milan. These days, style mavens are rocking looks that come from much closer to home.

8 Endangered Species in Asia You Should Know

May 21 is Endangered Species Day. Here are 8 amazing animals native to Asia that you can help save.

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These Are the Places in Asia You’re Most Likely to Visit First

With some lockdown restrictions easing and travel bubbles trying their hardest to pop up, these destinations should be on your radar right now.

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These Are the Hottest Tables in Saigon Right Now

Celebrated chefs Peter Cuong Franklin and Hoang Tung are leading the way in the always-tasty city’s fine-dining evolution. Here’s how the Covid era has given Saigon’s top kitchens more room to play.

The Gibbon Experience

5 of Our Favorite Green Travel Experiences in Asia to Celebrate Earth Day

From flying through treetops to indigenous immersions, these are some of Southeast Asia’s shining stars that put sustainability at their heart. In honor of Earth Day, plan your next trip to make a difference.

Capella Bangkok

T+L It List 2021: These are the best new hotels in the world this year

Presenting the Travel + Leisure It List 2021

These Are Officially the Happiest Countries in the World in 2021

The United Nations World Happiness Report remains dominated by Nordic countries. But there’s a new twist this year, with East Asian nations getting a shout-out for Covid-times quality of life.

The Vietage Sit-Up Bar

This Is the Most Luxurious Train Ride In Vietnam

Ramble through the lush central coast of Vietnam while dining on gourmet fare, getting a headrub, and imbibing bottomless bubbles.

Asia’s 50 Best Got More Woke with the Essence of Asia Restaurant List 2021

Street-food stalls, mom-and-pop shops, plant-based menus and community activists. We can’t eat in fancy restaurants every night—and this new list proves why we don’t want to, either.

4 Impact-driven Hotels and Hospitality Brands

These Global Vision Awards honorees are setting a new standard in the industry — caring for their staff, for their communities and for the environment.

These Are the Top 500 Hotels in the World

The T+L 500 are the world’s best hotels in 2021, as voted by T+L’s discerning readers.

This Grande Dame Channels the Glamour of the Roaring Twenties in Hanoi

Guests at the brand-new Capella Hanoi can tap into the glitz of a bygone era.

8 of Asia’s Most ‘Bling Empire’ Valentine’s Days

We know travel restrictions mean you probably can’t avail of any of these offers. But here’s a bit of Valentine’s voyeurism into some of Asia’s most extravagant romantic experiences.

How to Lunar New Year in the Time of Covid

The Year of the Ox starts February 12. Here’s a look at the celebration plans, Covid regulations and best restaurants for new year’s dinner in Hong Kong, Saigon, Singapore and Taipei.

Review: Zannier Hotels Bãi San Hô

This new luxury beach resort near Quy Nhon highlights just how much historical and natural beauty remains to be seen in coastal Vietnam.

Discover Asia Pacific with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

From Thailand to Vietnam and all the way to China, these newly opened getaways have something for every traveler.

Here’s How Hospitality Art Consultants Create and Curate the Art in Asia’s Best Hotels

The best hotels today use their walls as portals to culture, cultivate soul, and give you reason to feel.

These 6 Countries Will Pay You to Go On Vacation

Over the past few months, staycations and domestic travel have pushed round-the-world journeys off our agendas. Check out these deals that make it easier—and cheaper—to travel in your home country.

Get High in 2021: Six New Rooftop Bars Perfect for New Year’s Eve

Looking for a new perspective… literally? These rooftop bars offer sublime settings, views and vibes.

Foreplay: Our 5 favorite golf courses in Southeast Asia

St. Andrews this is not, but plenty of dedicated pros have managed to coax some stunning, challenging championship courses out of our tropical environs. These five are way above par (or should we say under?).

These 7 people totally beat us at the quarantine game

Thinking about extending that Christmas break in that five-star hotel? How about for five months? Meet three families who spent quarantine like Eloise at The Plaza.

One of Saigon’s Grande Dames Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary

The Reverie Saigon has represented the height of glamour in the Vietnamese city since 2015.

This Hanoi Hotel Is Coated in 24-karat Gold—Yes, Even the Toilets

The gold standard on hotels has been raised at this Wyndham property, compete with a 24-karat gold rooftop infinity pool.

This Luxury Resort Is Just One More Reason Why Phu Quoc Is Perfect for Families

Sun, sand and the warm hospitality of the Mövenpick Resort Waverly Resort Phu Quoc—what more do you need?

This Vertical Forest in Vietnam Is Setting a New Standard in Eco-Architecture

Once completed, Solforest Ecopark outside of Hanoi will feature one of the tallest vertical gardens in the world.

Phu Quoc Has a Stylish, Safe New Resort Perfect for Families

Mövenpick Resort Waverly Phu Quoc is one of the most exciting Vietnamese beach resorts to debut in 2020.

Travel Back in Time at these Adorable Old-School Eateries

Across Southeast Asia time-capsule cafés and bars provide a glimpse of—and a reassuring anchor to—neighborhood diners in simpler times.

This Spectacular Beach on Phu Quoc Is a Hidden Gem

Escape to JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay and discover why in-the-know travelers love Khem Beach.

These Are the Coolest Hotel X Artist Collabs Out This Year

Colorful things happen when artists and hotels work together.

The Best 10 Cities in Asia 2020

Hoi An, Chiang Mai and Ubud reappear in this year’s edition of T+L World’s Best Cities. Add these cities to your bucket list.

A Country-By-Country Guide to Coronavirus Recovery in Asia

Here’s when and where you might be able to travel again in Asia.

Escape to This Dreamy Fantasy University on Phu Quoc

From the whimsical imagination of Bill Bensley, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay is an immersive experience.

Five Best Family Getaways Across Southeast Asia

Family trips are rarely as relaxing as you hope they’ll be. Luckily for parents, some kid-savvy properties in the region are making all-ages getaways child’s play.

Central Vietnam Through the Eyes of A T+L Photographer

Armchair travel to the streets of Central Vietnam through these wanderlust-inducing snaps by Andrew Faulk.

3 Places to Take a Cruise With Kids in Asia

With boutique sailings like these adrift on the region’s most spectacular waters, there’s no need to hit the high seas for a family cruise.

8 Off-The-Wall Family Trip Experiences

Mix things up on your next family trip with activities that get the imagination—and the adrenaline— flowing.

These Are the Places that We Can’t Wait to Travel Back To

As soon as we can fly, these are the trips we’ll be (re) taking.

Where to Travel as a Family in 2020

Even time-honored family-travel mainstays can lose their shine—in which case, get inspired by these up-and-coming kid-friendly destinations.

10 of the Most Colorful Places in Asia

Happier days are ahead! For now, virtually escape to these 10 cheerful places.

Experience Next-Level Comfort with Oakwood

An alternative to mainstream hotels, serviced apartments offer more space, in-room facilities and privacy.

These Bartender-Recommended Regional Spirits are the Souvenirs You Should Actually Be Taking Home

Rojak gin? Fancy Thai rum? Bring these bottles home instead of the elephant print pants.

The New Taste of Saigon

Stepping out of the shadows of French fine dining, a new guard of visionary young chefs is capturing the city’s culinary zeitgeist.

Passage to Lan Ha—Halong Bay’s Quieter Waters

A new luxury ship with a focus on wellness carries cruisers to a quiet corner of Halong Bay, promising a mindful journey through 500 million years of history—if that thought gets too heavy for you, just faceplant on a massage table and commune with working out your kinks instead.

Anantara Hoi An

ON THE BANKS OF THE Thu Bon River, this little colonial portico–lined haven is conveniently tucked just a couple of blocks from the center of old town, so you can retreat to its garden pool when touristing gets too hot at midday then head back out for dinner. hoi-an.anantara.com

InterContinental Danang Sun

Cascading down the Son Tra Peninsula, this Bill Bensley-designed carnival-chic resort deserves its reputation as one of Vietnam’s finest.

Hyatt Regency Danang

Although expansive, there’s scope for intimacy at this excellent luxury all-rounder.

Where to go 2020

Twenty places to visit this year, including the majestic Hunza Valley, Bangkok for those with an appetite, and a new-look Kyoto.

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The Best New Openings in Vietnam 2019

Star power in the kitchens of Saigon and Hanoi, and hotels go uber-mod and historical luxe.

Review: Alba Wellness Resort by Fusion

A hot-spring resort plunges us into the mineral-rich waters of central Vietnam.

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

This is the city’s most historic and celebrated luxury address, in the most salubrious part of Hanoi, next to the Opera House.

Preserving Paradise in Phu Quoc

How to prep a corner of paradise for the outside world while keeping it as pristine as possible is on the minds of many in Phu Quoc these days. It’s shockingly easy to get to this on-the-up Vietnamese idyll— just please don’t eat the sea urchin.

Planting for Peace in Vietnam

While its war with America may be long over, Vietnam is still dealing with unexploded ordnance at an all-too-high cost. Now, as Veronica Inveen discovers, there are safe ways any visitor can help out.

Azerai La Residence, Hue

Formerly the manor of a French governor during colonial times, La Residence retains a stately grandeur befitting its 1930 build.

4 Floating Breakfasts That Are Worth Skipping The Buffet For

You know that phrase, “do it for the gram”? We’re pretty sure floating breakfasts were born from it, and, well, as long as we get the shot, we’ll welcome the trend from every angle.

Exploring Hue One Bite at a Time

Vietnam’s last dynasty may have built extravagant monuments around its imperial citadel, but Lester V. Ledesma says the enduring monarchic influence is found in the food of the commonfolk—the banh Hue.

6 Craft Breweries in Asia Worth Checking Out

Asia’s craft suds scene keeps getting better. We check in with six exciting breweries using local flavors and ingredients to push beer boundaries.

Heart of Darkness

Inspired by Joseph Conrad’s seminal novel, John Pemberton turned his homebrewing hobby into a full-time profession in 2015. Vietnamese beer hasn’t been the same since.

Saigon, One Cocktail at a Time

Young, discerning cocktail drinkers and single-malt connoisseurs are raising the stakes in Vietnam. Connla Stokes sips his way to the source of this intoxicating tale.

This five-star Vietnamese retreat makes dinnertime a family affair

They may have no Michelin stars, they might not rank on any best- restaurant lists, and, well, they’re not even trained as chefs, but the cooks who in infiltrate the kitchen twice weekly at The Anam Cam Ranh have something even more special to offer: a heaping portion of motherly love.

Traversing Vietnam and Discovering History, Culture, and Top-Notch Resorts

New resorts in remote places highlight Vietnam’s diverse natural beauty while always keeping sight of its layered history and culture. Eloise Basuki covers a millennium in a three-stop trip from top to bottom tip.

Finding Inner Peace at Vietnam’s Most Spiritual Resort

Following the well-trod pilgrim path to Vietnam’s most spiritual peak, features editor Eloise Basuki spends a few nights at Yen Tu mountain’s new designer resort, a sprawling palace that honors the mountain’s regal history.

Vinpearl Resort & Spa Long Beach Nha Trang

Overlooking Bai Dai beach, on the fringes of Cam Ranh Bay in southern Vietnam, the two-, three- and four-bedroom villas at this luxe resort are spacious enough (300 square meters should do it) to ensure a wholly relaxing stay, even with kids in the next room over.

JW Marriot Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa

The one-of-a-kind design at this Bill Bensley haven makes a creative backdrop for events you want etched in your memory.

Anantara Quy Nhon Villas

Marvel at local Cham ruins or doze off in Anantara’s tree-canopy spa: life in this fishing-dominated town is a breeze.

The Myst Dong Khoi

With its whiter-than-white façade, hanging plants and asymmetrical windows, the Myst has been a breath of fresh air for Saigon’s ever-rising, but rather generic, skyline since opening in 2017.

Bann Bar & Cuisine

Downtown’s artsiest little cocktail bar is an eclectic affair. You might catch a stand-up comedy act, live band, or simply a DJ playing mellow electronica melodies on the higher, seventh floor—that’s also the ideal spot to enjoy sundowners with a cooling breeze coming off the Saigon river.

Banh Da Cua Di Ly

The interior might be rather sleek and modern but you’re coming for the best of Haiphong’s street-food scene at this family-run restaurant up the stairs at 103 Dong Khoi.

Sake Central Saigon

Wander up the well-lit staircase at 59 Dong Du to find this modern haven of sake and small plates with a shared-table concept.

Red Door Cafe

Duck through the art arcade at 151 Dong Khoi (never mind the cheap knickknacks and ersatz Klimts), head down the hallway and turn right, then walk up to the third floor to find Red Door, where a discerning crowd of coffee lovers confabulates over cold brews and drip pours.

The 6 Best Hotels to Celebrate A Special Occasion

From a former royal guesthouse to a room with sweeping Mount Fuji views, these intimate, extravagant and picturesque resorts are just the spots to celebrate those once-in-a-lifetime moments.

Sight Unseen in Saigon

With its landmark heritage buildings, and now shimmering skyscrapers, Dong Khoi Street is undoubtedly Saigon’s most prestigious address. But it’s the drag’s more inconspicuous charms, squirrelled away in century-old apartment blocks, that continually coax Connla Stokes to the area.

A new legend at Hanoi’s grande dame adds extra buzz to the capital

The Sofitel Legend Metropole has long been the go-to dining hub for high-society Hanoi.

This May Be Saigon’s Hottest Suburb

A once-sleepy suburb of Saigon is coaxing art lovers, shoppers, and even the scenesters and socialites away from downtown.

Connect With Locals On A Photo Tour in Hoi An

Taking photos of people you meet while traveling can be a great cultural exchange. Jeninne Lee-St. John heads out of Hoi An with a pro and learns how to turn on the charm.

The Four Seasons Nam Hai Resort

A rebranding has only enhanced the status of the Nam Hai as perhaps Vietnam’s preeminent top-end property.

Dining and Driving Through Central Vietnam

Vietnam’s narrow waistline is bursting with indigenous dishes and inviting eateries. Duncan Forgan dines and drives from Hue to Danang to Hoi An.

4 Asian Craft Beers You Need to Try Now

Catching the spirit of collaboration, Asian breweries are teaming up with bold beer hounds, artisanal chocolatiers, coffee roasters, and more to produce some serious suds.

Snap Shot: Coffee and a Slice of History

A retro cafe in the heart of the city is just one reason verdant Dalat evokes the romance of old Vietnam.

The Reverie Saigon

It took seven years to realize this dream of a hotel decked out in crystal, ostrich-covered couches, and blinged-out statement pieces like a Baldi Firenze clock and a 19th-century piano covered in glittering malachite.

InterContinental Saigon

The stylish InterContinental Saigon has become one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most luxurious landmarks.

Park Hyatt Saigon

Located at Lam Son Square in the center of Ho Chi Minh City, the nine-story Park Hyatt Saigon hotel is within walking distance of main tourist attractions, restaurants and parks.