Author Archives: VOA Vietnam

Fusion Suites, Vung Tau | Review

First published June 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | REVIEW | MAP | RELATED POSTS Thanks to an immaculate rooftop infinity pool and sky bar with 360-degree city- and sea-views, Fusion Suites is set to become one of the most photographed places in Vung Tau. Positioned at the southern end of Bãi Trước (‘Front Beach’, […]

Victoria Can Tho Resort | Mekong Delta

First published May 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | REVIEW | MAP | RELATED POSTS A handsome, colonial-style hotel on the banks of the Mekong River, walking distance along a waterfront promenade to the centre of the Mekong Delta’s largest city, Victoria Can Tho Resort is an excellent place to stay. Travellers can base themselves […]

Back to normal?

It’s been 32 days since we had a Covid-19 case via community transmission. As of today, we have 320 cases wherein 60 are active patients. There are 4 severe cases. Do I believe the numbers? Yes. Why? Our hospitals are … Continue reading → Source link Brought to you by Vietnam Visa Letter | Voavietnam.net […]

An Interview with Vietnam Coracle

First Published May 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle I have not given many interviews about Vietnam Coracle, and even those I have were many years ago. When Darren Joe from Upstartist and host of the ASE Podcast contacted me a few weeks ago, I appreciated the opportunity to answer his questions and […]

Riding the Great North: 9 Motorbike Routes

First published May 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS For many riders, northern Vietnam represents some of the best motorbiking opportunities anywhere in the world. The north offers the most majestic scenery on the grandest scale in Vietnam: the mountains are higher and the passes are loftier than anywhere else […]

Bamboo Cottages Off-Grid Resort, Phu Quoc Island

First published May 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | REVIEW | MAP | RELATED POSTS Situated on one of Phu Quoc’s most attractive and least developed bays, Bamboo Cottages is a small, mid-range beach resort powered by solar energy. By generating electricity through solar panels, Bamboo Cottages is almost 100% power-independent and off the national […]

Vietnam Reading List & Book Reviews

First published April 2020 | Written by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | READING LIST | RELATED POSTS Although I can’t claim to be any kind of authority on either Vietnamese literature or books about Vietnam in general, what reading I have done has greatly enhanced my experience and understanding of the country. Over the years I’ve been living and travelling […]

Thank you to all Vietnam frontliners!

For the fourth consecutive day, Vietnam has no new Covid-19 case.  Fingers crossed that we’ve seen the end of Covid-19 in Vietnam. Vietnam has done a wonderful job in keeping the spread of the virus at a minimum. Amazing job! … Continue reading → Source link Brought to you by Vietnam Visa Letter | Voavietnam.net […]