Category Archives: News

Ivory Falls Villa, Di Linh Highlands | Review

Last updated August 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | REVIEW | MAP | RELATED POSTS Surrounded by coffee farms, tea plantations, rice paddies and fruit trees, Ivory Falls Villa is a quiet, secluded and peaceful place to stay in the mountains and valleys of the Central Highlands. Formerly Juliet’s Villa Resort, Ivory Falls is located […]

Podcast: Vietnam Coracle on Untold Pacific with James Bradley

First published July 2020 | Words by Vietnam Coracle Over the years, I’ve been asked on several podcasts. But, fearing public speaking (especially answering questions off-the-cuff), I’ve always either turned them down or worked out an alternative arrangement, such as a written interview instead. So, when New York Times best-selling author, James Bradley, asked me […]

Cà Ri: Vietnamese Curry in Saigon

First published July 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS Serving up a mild, thick, and fragrant curry with chicken or shrimp, Ngọc Hân is a small, informal, well-organized, family-run soup house on Phan Xich Long Street, in Phu Nhuan District, Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Vietnamese curry (cà ri) […]

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 […]