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Rappler's latest stories on Vietnam travel


Exploring Hanoi, Vietnam: Hidden gems, secret spots

Aug 06, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Planning to visit Hanoi soon? Here's a 4-day itinerary and travel guide to help you out!

Hanoi,Vietnam itinerary and guide. Photos by Jan Ricasio/Rappler

Red card for Vietjet after lingerie model football stunt

Jan 29, 2018 - 3:24 PM

Vietjet comes under fire for sending models in barely-there costumes to join the country's under-23 football squad on a flight home heading home from China

CONTROVERSIAL AIRLINE. This file photo taken on February 18, 2016 shows a VietJet Air plane preparing to take off at Hanoi's Noi Bai International airport. Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

[Vietnam travel guide] Sa Pa: Where human hands play god

Nov 26, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Sa Pa's rice fields are interspersed with fancy hotels and restaurants, giving tourists the best of both worlds

[Vietnam travel guide] Ha Giang's limestone hills and Cao Bang's rivers

Nov 25, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Explore Vietnam's natural wonders at Ha Giang and Cao Bang

[Vietnam travel guide] Ninh Binh: the landscape of my dreams

Nov 20, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Just a few hours away from Hanoi, Ninh Binh is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city

[Vietnam travel guide] Hanoi: The chaos and charms of the capital

Nov 17, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Planning to explore Hanoi? Here's what you need to check out

Budget guide: 2 days in Hanoi, city of charm and chaos

Jul 23, 2016 - 4:34 PM

Hanoi: bottle green lakes and ancient charming temples exist in this city where motorbikes reign How can you explore this bustling but enchanting city in just 2 days and without breaking the bank?

QUIET CHARM.  The elegant red Huc bridge on Hoan Kiem Lake’s jewel green waters is among  Hanoi’s most famous and beautiful sights. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang unless otherwise specified

Budget itinerary: 6 days in Vietnam, Cambodia for P25,000

May 21, 2016 - 6:47 PM

Traveler Andrea Javier visits Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam and Siem Reap Cambodia Here s her detailed budget and what she did on her 6 day vacation

Photo provided by Andrea Javier

Itinerary: My 48 hours in Vietnam

Apr 03, 2016 - 7:22 PM

A travel mistake leads writer Bla Aguinaldo to book 2 days in Vietnam instead of 4 Here s his itinerary making the most of his short stay

Reclining Buddha on top of Tacu Mountain – one of my stops during my short trip to Vietnam. All photos provided by Bla Aguinaldo

20 unspoken truths behind my first solo backpacking experience

Mar 26, 2016 - 5:09 PM

I didn’t want people to know how terribly homesick I was feeling how it felt when there was no one to talk to I didn’t want people to know the ugly realities of my trip

All photos provided by Jan Ricasio

Touring Vietnam's breathtaking Ha Long Bay

Mar 07, 2016 - 6:45 PM

As mysterious as it is mesmerizing Ha Long Bay is one of Vietnam s beautiful tourist attractions Writer Henrylito Tacio pays this location a visit and shares his experience here

All photos by Henrylito D. Tacio

Don't miss these 5 stunning Southeast Asian travel destinations

Nov 21, 2015 - 4:05 PM

Explore and discover Southeast Asia; live through that interesting story you’ll tell time and again make a memory to hold close for life

WHITE TEMPLE. Wat Rong Khun is one of the most beautiful temples in Thailand, and this is one of many spectacular destinations in Southeast Asia. All photos by Joshua Berida