Eating out in Nha Trang

Nha Trang is Vietnam’s most popular beach resort. The coastal city is the capital of the Khanh Hoa Province and boasts long sweeping beaches, coral reefs surrounding neighbouring islands, countless bars and restaurants along with some of the most well-preserved Cham Towers in Vietnam. Here are our Nha Trang favourites after a three week stay. Lanterns 34/6 Nguyen Thien Thuat My …

“Amazing Snorkelling Tour” – 4 Islands Tour

Nha Trang and the surrounding areas of the Khanh Hoa Province offer a great range of activities for most travellers, from historic Po Nagar (Cham Towers) to the restaurants, bars and golden sandy beaches. During our time in Nha Trang, we decided to take a snorkelling day tour in Nha Trang Bay. As with most cities in Vietnam, the choice of tour operators …

How to setup 3G Mobile data access with Vinaphone in Vietnam

Mobile internet access in Vietnam is exceptionally cheap and relatively easy to setup on your phone. If you wish to use a USB 3G dongle, then you will need to first add credit to your account by inserting the Sim card into your mobile phone and following the instructions below. Obviously, you will need a non-simlocked handset for this, though …

The Marble Mountains, Hoi An/Da Nang

The Marble Mountains (Ngu Hanh Son) lie between Da Nang and Hoi An. Dubbed Hon Non Nuoc, meaning Mountain and Water in Vietnamese, there are actually five marble outcrops topped with pagodas. Each is said to represent one of the natural elements: Tho Son (Earth), Moc Son (Wood), Kim Son (Metal/Gold), Thuy Son (Water) and Hoa Son (Fire). Behind Van …