Ninh Binh is stunning and diverse; it is also extremely traveler friendly. However, Ninh Binh remains far less popular than its sister to the northeast, Ha Long Bay. Here are 15 reasons we think you should add Ninh Binh to your travel bucket list.
Here is a list of things you can see and do around the bay; however, since this location is an UNESCO protected World Heritage site, it is hard to explore everything by yourself. Instead, you must find a tour with an itinerary that includes everything that strikes your fancy. Some recommendations are mentioned below.
If you’re an expat or a digital nomad, Vietnam is one of the best places in the world to live right now. Sure, the language is challenging, and there are significant social issues, but there’s just so much to appreciate about this country. We really do love living here, and here are 15 reasons why.
After a while you barely even notice it’s there. It’s the jug of golden water and flecks of leaves that adds background enjoyment for just about every meal in Vietnam. Trà đá is as innocuous as it is refreshing, and here’s why it deserves more love.
Vietnam is an astonishing mix of natural highlights and cultural diversity. The scenery ranges from jagged peaks seen from winding mountain passes down to verdant paddy fields painted every shade of green in the palette, while the nation's long history and amazing number of ethnic minorities mean that culture-vultures will find plenty to admire.
Vietnam Festivals and Culture
Those years under French control brought on rapid change, forever leaving their mark on Vietnam—good and bad. Despite the efforts of the Vietnamese government to erase anything they perceived to be out of line with their image of a unified and independent Vietnam, French culture is too deeply ingrained. It’s part of the fabric of Vietnam now.
Many of the movies we watch nowadays are set in studios and strategic locations that are often nowhere near to where the story is set. Here are six must-watch films both set and filmed in the southern Vietnam city of Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon).