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Anthony Bourdain in Vietnam: All 8 Episodes Reviewed

First published April 2021 | Written by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | CONTENTS | RELATED POSTS At the time I’m writing this, it’s almost three years since Anthony Bourdain took his own life at Le Chambard Hotel Restaurant Alsace in Kaysersberg-Vignoble, France, on June 8, 2018. Following Bourdain’s death, there have been many reviews and compilations of his […]

Amiana Resort Nha Trang | Independent Review

First published March 2021 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | REVIEW | MAP | RELATED POSTS Ten kilometres north of Nha Trang city centre, along an excellent coast road as it bends around a rocky bluff, Amiana Resort is a large but low-rise oceanfront property with a high standard of comfort and amenities, several excellent infinity […]

Motocamping South-Central Vietnam in the Dry Season

First published February 2021 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS Motocamping (‘motorbike-camping’) is one of the most rewarding and deeply satisfying travel experiences I’ve had in over a decade of travelling in Vietnam. Motocamping in Vietnam is thrilling, challenging, fulfilling, and still a fairly niche activity as not many […]

11 Most-Read Posts in the Year of the Rat

First published February 2021 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS Happy New Year! Chúc Mừng Năm Mới! Exit the Rat; Enter the Buffalo. In Vietnam, the Year of the Rat was defined by the pandemic: the first cases of Covid-19 were detected here in late January, 2020, when most of […]

Food Trip: Be An Bistro Saigon

It’s been a while since we ventured out in Saigon to try out new restaurants. With the COVID crisis still hovering, we were still pretty careful about going out. Although, I have to say, it has been relaxed here in … Continue reading → Source link Brought to you by Vietnam Visa Letter | Voavietnam.net […]

The Can Gio→Vung Tau Car Ferry

First published January 2021 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS A great boon to travellers, particularly those on motorbikes, the new Can Gio↔Vung Tau car ferry connects two of the most popular destinations near Ho Chi Minh City: Can Gio mangrove forest and Vung Tau beach. This new ferry route is […]

Lak Tented Camp | Independent Review

First published December 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | REVIEW | MAP | RELATED POSTS Spread over a lush hillside on a spur of land jutting into the water on the north shore of Lake Lak in the Dak Lak highlands, Lak Tented Camp is a wonderfully atmospheric accommodation with a deep attachment to the […]

Ngõ Ngách: Hanoi Snacks on a Saigon Alley

First published December 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS A diminutive eatery occupying the ground floor of a small, old-style shophouse at the end of a narrow alleyway in Saigon’s Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, Ngõ Ngách is a simple, charming place to dine on fresh, light Hanoi snacks. […]