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Hanoi: Must Stay
Sofitel Legend Metropole is one luxe throwback to French colonial days
Indulge your senses at this class act in the heart of the city.
Hanoi: Must See
Take a walk down memory lane at Hanoi’s Old Quarter
Don’t be afraid to get lost in its warren of rustic back alleys!
Hanoi: Must See
If you’re feeling down, visit St. Joseph's Cathedral for a faith lift
The doors of this neo-gothic cathedral will always be open for you.
Hanoi: Must Eat
Fall in love with Loading T's brew-tiful egg coffee concoction
Secure a balcony seat and people-watch to your heart’s content.
Ho Chi Minh: Must Eat
There are no long waits for drinks at Phuc Long Coffee and Tea House
Both coffee and tea drinkers will be pleased with the wide selection.
Hanoi: Must Do
Explore a different side of Hanoi – your artistic side – at Tipsy Art
Make your own souvenir to remember your visit by – an art piece!
Hanoi: Must Stay
Be energised by the old-meets-new environment at The Chi Hotel
Enjoy a stay that’s free from distractions in their minimalist rooms.
Ho Chi Minh: Must Eat
Tasting the best of the North is an art at Dau Homemade Restaurant
Enjoy a traditional water puppetry show with the homemade delicacies.
Ho Chi Minh: Must See
Ben Thanh Market has stood the test of time and lived to make the sale
Locals and visitors alike will find plenty of reason to shop here.
Hanoi: Must Eat
Circle Coffee saves you the hassle of going in circles for good coffee
Grab a cup of their rose coffee after exploring its quaint interior!
Hanoi: Must See
You’re on the right track if you’re heading towards Train Street
Marvel at how art, coffee shops, and life converge at this alley.
Ho Chi Minh: Must Eat
Keep an eye out for a surprise in your ice-cream at Kem Nhan Chu Tam
A cold treat on a hot day is always a good idea.
Ho Chi Minh: Must Do
Get a sobering blast from the past at the War Remnants Museum
Pictures paint a thousand words (and more) about war history.
Ho Chi Minh: Must Stay
Step out of the darkness and into the light at this Boho-style Loft
Fans of boho interiors will be won over by this apartment’s charm.
Ho Chi Minh: Must Do
Scoot around the city in style with Vespa Adventures
Leave the legwork to your guides while they share the city’s story.
Ho Chi Minh: Must Eat
Head to Tiem Pho 1954 pho a taste of tradition simmered with love
Three generations have served up countless bowls of steaming hot pho.
Ho Chi Minh: Must See
The French influence is built on a strong foundation at Duc Ba Church
This warm and cosy cathedral is a favourite for wedding photos.
Hanoi: Must Do
Journey to the West Lake in the heart of the city
The best way to soak in the sun here is to take a bike ride!
Hanoi: Must See
Have a soaring view of the city at the Lotte Observation Deck
There's a 'lotte' see from the 65th floor of this towering landmark!
Ho Chi Minh: Must Do
Pedestrians are king on Bui Vien Walking Street on weekends
Take in the sights and sounds without having to worry about cars.
Hanoi: Must See
No bridges will be burnt at the Long Bien Bridge
Dating back to 1899, it is an unmissable historical site in Hanoi.
Ho Chi Minh: Must Do
Good fortune comes to those who pray at Thien Hau Temple
Even if you’re not religious, this is a beautiful place to explore.
Ho Chi Minh: Must See
The artefacts at HCMC Museum are as impressive as its architecture
Even a jet used to bomb the Presidential Palace in 1975 is here.
Ho Chi Minh: Must See
Vietnam’s quest for abolishment of slavery began at Nha Rong Harbor
Learn why the city was named after Ho Chi Minh at this museum.
Hanoi: Must Eat
Let your taste buds blossom at SENTE – The Flavour Of Lotus
Find your inner zen with their lotus-inspired interior and dishes.
Hanoi: Must Do
Read books, not maps as you get lost along Book Street
From famous classics to fresh new works, you’ll find them all here.
Hanoi: Must Eat
Go crazy for the a-bun-dant choices at Bao Wow
Warning: these addictive fusion bites are set to steal your hearts.
Hanoi: Must Do
Love and inspiration are always in the air at Hoan Kiem Lake
Visit at the golden hour for an especially beautiful experience!
Hanoi: Must Do
Ca Tru Hanoi Club hits all the right notes for a lesson in tradition
Get a hands-on experience with the instruments after the performance!
Ho Chi Minh: Must Stay
Get a refreshingly new experience in an old place at this Industrial Loft
The old-world charm of this place complements its modern interior well.
Ho Chi Minh: Must Eat
Banh Mi Huynh Hoa could be mistaken for a mini ‘Meatpacking District’
Be amazed at how much meat they manage to stuff into the banh mis.
Hanoi: Must Stay
Living like a local at Thiec House Homestay is a blast from the past
Skip the luxury for the chance to meet locals and other travellers!
Ho Chi Minh: Must See
Everything looks different from the top at Bitexco Financial Tower
The view is still amazing even if it isn’t Vietnam’s tallest anymore.
Ho Chi Minh: Must Stay
It would be a waste not to check out this Downtown Loft while in Saigon
The upcycle game is strong in this beautiful loft apartment.
Hanoi: Must Eat
Pho Thin 1955 might just be the one pho you
Best enjoyed as breakfast –strike while the iron (or soup) is hot!
Ho Chi Minh: Must Do
Love is smooth-sailing on the waters at Bach Dang Harbor
The cruise is a good way to see the night lights, even with friends.

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Hanoi
Sofitel Legend Metropole is one luxe throwback to French colonial days
Indulge your senses at this class act in the heart of the city.
Hanoi
Take a walk down memory lane at Hanoi’s Old Quarter
Don’t be afraid to get lost in its warren of rustic back alleys!
Hanoi
If you’re feeling down, visit St. Joseph's Cathedral for a faith lift
The doors of this neo-gothic cathedral will always be open for you.
Hanoi
Fall in love with Loading T's brew-tiful egg coffee concoction
Secure a balcony seat and people-watch to your heart’s content.
Ho Chi Minh
There are no long waits for drinks at Phuc Long Coffee and Tea House
Both coffee and tea drinkers will be pleased with the wide selection.
Hanoi
Explore a different side of Hanoi – your artistic side – at Tipsy Art
Make your own souvenir to remember your visit by – an art piece!
Hanoi
Be energised by the old-meets-new environment at The Chi Hotel
Enjoy a stay that’s free from distractions in their minimalist rooms.
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