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Island-Hopping in Vietnam: A Guide

First published January 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS A growing trend in Vietnam, island-hopping is gaining momentum among independent travellers. From north to south, the Vietnamese coast is flecked with islands. In the south, glistening mini-archipelagos lie in the calm, balmy waters of Vietnam’s portion of the Gulf of […]

Dak Nong Geopark↔Dong Nai River Motorbike Loop

First Published December 2019 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS A meandering road trip in the cool, clear air, and vivid ‘HD’ colours of the Western Highlands, the Dak Nong Geopark↔Dong Nai River Motorbike Loop is packed with natural attractions and great riding roads. A huge swathe of land stretching […]

Phu Quoc Island: North & East Coasts

First Published December 2019 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS Right now, if you visit Phu Quoc Island, it’s all about the east and north coasts. Newly completed roads have opened access to beaches, bays, forests, and hamlets that were previously difficult to get to. These parts of Phu […]

Hanoi→Lang Son→Dong Dang by Train: Passengers & Motorbikes

First published November 2019 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS A train runs once daily in both directions between Hanoi, Lang Son, and Dong Dang, on the Chinese border. Linking Vietnam’s capital city with its mountainous northeastern provinces, the Hanoi→Lang Son→Dong Dang train route is a scenic rail journey […]