Rice terraces in Sapa, northern VietnamTravel blog is inspirational writing of our luxury travel experiences and adventures in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. The blog covers a wide range of travel topics from an adventure in the far-northern mountains in Vietnam, the sandy beaches in South Central Region of Vietnam, the exotic Mekong Delta lifestyle,...to the unforgettable expeditions of the temples of Angkor and Bagan… We hope to share our travelers and web visitors with the information as well as the inspiration before you embark on your own journey.

Vietnamese Food: Popular Dishes

Vietnamese food is much better known today thanks to the country’s growing tourism. Travelers who have been to the country often find one of the highlights of their trip to Vietnam is the Vietnamese cuisine which bears some influence of of its neighbors Chinese food, Thai food, Lao food, Khmer food. And of course the Vietnamese food is also much influenced by French food as it was under the French rule for a long time.

Photography of the Flower Fields in Hanoi

When it comes to December and January the spinach fields on the outskirt of Hanoi start blooming. If you plan to travel to Hanoi during this time and if you love photography of flower fields and farming life, then you may like to contact Paradissa for a photography tour to one of these lovely fields.

Travel Photography in Hoang Su Phi (Ha Giang)

Ha Giang perched to the top northern territory of Vietnam is an amazing place. Dong Van Karst Plateau possesses an unreal beauty that is not seen elsewhere. But in this article Paradissa would like to embark you on a photographic journey to discover a little secret of Ha Giang: the captivating rice terraces at Hoang Su Phi.

Photo Tour Of the Golden Rice Terraces in Bat Xat – Lao Cai

Autumn! The temperatures in Hanoi dropped down from warm to pleasant. The air was fresher and the breezes were gentler. It was still bright sunshine but the scorching sun had been replaced by a kissing and caressing one. My temptation to hit the road was gradually dominating the love for work. I knew it was best to wrap things up as soon as possible… Somewhere up in the mountains, the golden rice terraces were calling my name!

Hanoi Street Photography

Hanoi is a city with a special character: the chaotic traffic with millions of scooters and motorbikes, skinny shop houses, tiny dark alleys, busy sidewalk cafes, smoky street restaurants... It may sound crazy but Hanoi is a pedestrian-friendly and a very walkable city, too. It seems that Hanoi happens to be made for great photography. And photographers will find it just easy to walk about and capture amazing scenes just around the corner...

Hanoi Early Morning Photography

Hanoi is among the most interesting cities in Asia for the visitors. For photographers, you will find  many opportunities of taking great photos in the city. The growing economy has been just good enough to add new varieties to the lifestyle of local residents, while the traditional way of life has basically remained unchanged for several years...

Junk Cruise on Foggy Halong Bay - Part 2

As the junk cruised further, we found ourselves surrounded by heavenly landscape. It was so calm and fresh outside and inside the food was sensational! What a great combination for a perfect experience!

Junk Cruise on Foggy Halong Bay - Part 1

 Spring! It had been wet in Hanoi and for the last few days it had been very foggy. No doubt that the vegetation was so green and the flowers were everywhere! The singing birds were more active in looking for food and partners. The whole world seemed to be charged with new energy.

Tour to Ba Be National Park (Bac Kan)

Descending the long gradient at Ngan Son, I was charmed by the sublime and fresh mountain landscape. The winds were blowing hard now, the mountain gorges, the forest and the waterfalls by the road side looked stunning. There is no doubt that it is called Deo Gio which means the windy mountain pass.