The research for this trip was simple: search for Tam Coc in the Google Maps searchbar and look around the area to discover what else there was to see.
It’s sunrise. The waves are riding high and the sky is cloudy — it’s about to rain. I got there early to see the fishing boats come in with their fresh catch. Like dots on the horizon, they bobbed on the tempestuous ocean making their way back after a hard night’s work.
Just 30km from Hanoi sits one of Vietnam’s most revered and architecturally magnificent pagodas. Words and photos by Nick Ross
Ben Tre is the land of the coconut. Matt Bender took an Epicurean holiday to the Mekong Delta to find out what all the fuss is about. Photos and translation Francis Xavier
With untouched jungle, some of Vietnam’s rarest primates and a stunning landscape, Cuc Phuong National Park is well worth the trip. Words and photos by Nick Ross
No time for a holiday, but want to get out of the smog? Alex Field jumped on his trusty Honda Wave to see what adventures he could find in a day — and still be home for dinner. Photo by Aaron Joel Santos