• Old design, new idea

    Old design, new idea

    Hue now offers visitors a new type of gift - conical hats made from lotus leaves - a product initiated by a man born in a typical hat-making village in the imperial city.

  • A WAY WITH WEAVING

    A WAY WITH WEAVING

    The Lo Lo Hoa people in Vietnams north boast some of the most intricately-created clothing found in the country.

  • Up to the hype

    Up to the hype

    Turns out, all the great things you hear about Sapa are true.

  • TESTING THE WATERS

    TESTING THE WATERS

    As in previous years, The Guide conducted a review of hotels and resorts from the north to the south of Vietnam.

  • Life in the clouds

    Life in the clouds

    High in the mountains of vietnam’s north, y ty sits among splendid natural surroundings.

Bits & Pieces

  • ‘Listen to the River’

    ‘Listen to the River’

    12:00 AM,01 - 11:59 PM,15 October

    Danang Fine Arts Museum, 78 Le Duan, Danang, Quang Nam

  • Paradise Lost

    12:00 AM,01 - 11:59 PM,26 October

    The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, 15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien Ward, D.2, HCMC

  • A NIGHT OF VIOLIN WITH BUI CONG DUY

    A NIGHT OF VIOLIN WITH BUI CONG DUY

    08:00 PM,25 - 11:59 PM,26 October

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi

TRAVEL NEWS

Lighthouse exploration tours introduced

October 03,2017 11:53 AM

Tours exploring lighthouses along Vietnam’s coast have been recently introduced by the ixRoad Travel Company in cooperation with the Southern Vietnam Maritime Safety Corporation. In the first phase, from now to the end of the year, ixRoad will hold tours to eight ...+

Tours exploring lighthouses along Vietnam’s coast have been recently introduced by the ixRoad Travel Company in cooperation with the Southern Vietnam Maritime Safety Corporation. In the first phase, from now to the end of the year, ixRoad will hold tours to eight lighthouses: Mui Dinh, Hon Chut, Hon Lon, Ganh Den, Mui Dien, Mui Ke Ga, Cu Lao Xanh, and Binh Hung. Tours are classified into seven levels. At level one, visitors will take a simply adventure trip while those at level seven will have to fight for survival, sleeping inside tents and using self-made toilets and equipment provided by the company instead of staying at a hotel. The company arranges trips for groups of up to 30, at around VND4.2 million ($185) per person.

Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon has Culinary Director

Welcome

Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon has just appointed Mr Maurizio Susan as its New Culinary Director. Born in Italy, Mr Susan is first and foremost a self-confessed food nerd. He boasts an impressive culinary career spanning more than 25 years, honing his skills in Italy ...+

Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon has just appointed Mr Maurizio Susan as its New Culinary Director. Born in Italy, Mr Susan is first and foremost a self-confessed food nerd. He boasts an impressive culinary career spanning more than 25 years, honing his skills in Italy and France before working his way up the culinary ladder. Kick-starting his career at culinary institutions in Italy and Austria, Mr Susan then moved to Germany, where he worked at his first Michelin-star restaurant, in Hamburg. He then moved to London and worked for the famous Savoy Hotel, where he won his first culinary award. Three years later, Mr Susan found himself in Barcelona, working at the prestigious Hotel Juan Carlos I. It was here that he began to gain international recognition for his cooking style and creativity.

InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72

New Faces

InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72 officially opens in mid-October, as the highest hotel in town. Perched atop the towering Keangnam Landmark72 from the 62nd to 71st floors, InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72 is now welcoming guests to enjoy one of its 359 sophisticated ...+

InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72 officially opens in mid-October, as the highest hotel in town. Perched atop the towering Keangnam Landmark72 from the 62nd to 71st floors, InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72 is now welcoming guests to enjoy one of its 359 sophisticated and luxurious rooms. The hotel comprises retail, commercial, and entertainment offerings, including a variety of meeting spaces ranging from 70 to 920 sq m. Its MICE services comprise state-of-the-art and versatile meetings spaces totalling 2,861 sq m with eight function rooms ranging from 70 to 920 sq m. Meanwhile, its food outlets include the 3 Spoons restaurant, Hive Lounge. Q Bar and Stellar Steak House. To celebrate the opening, guests can benefit from a special rate of $108/ room/ night.

Visit www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/gb/en/hanoi/hanha/hoteldetail

Culture

A WAY WITH WEAVING

A WAY WITH WEAVING

The Lo Lo Hoa people in Vietnams north boast some of the most intricately-created clothing found in the country.

Life

Dining at your door

Dining at your door

Those pushed for time but not willing to eat at restaurants now have the option of having meals delivered by specialist food providers.

Travel

Up to the hype

Destinations

Up to the hype

Turns out, all the great things you hear about Sapa are true.

Life in the clouds

Travel in Style

Life in the clouds

High in the mountains of vietnam’s north, y ty sits among splendid natural surroundings.

Fortuna Hanoi’s virtual reality tour

Hotels & Resorts

Fortuna Hanoi’s virtual reality tour

Fortuna Hotel has introduced a new experience for guests who visit its website of www.fortuna.vn.

Review

TESTING THE WATERS

As in previous years, The Guide conducted a review of hotels and resorts from the north to the south of Vietnam.

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