The buzzing metropolis of Bangkok has been the capital city of Thailand since it was moved from Ayutthaya after the Burmese invasion in 1768.
Tet Nguyen Dan is the Vietnam Lunar New Year, referred to as Tet – “The first morning of the first day of the new beginning”. It marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring and is one of the highlights of the Vietnamese calendar; bringing with it days of traditions and celebrations.
Hồ Chí Minh was born in 1890 and was the prime minister (1946–1955) and president (1945–1969) of the North of Vietnam. He was the Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader and was most widely known for leading the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War.
Phu Quoc Island is a 46km long pear-shaped island located off the south coast of Cambodia and to the south west of Vietnam. Although known as Vietnamese, it is also claimed by Cambodia, who calls it Kho Tral.
We have carefully selected a range of different junk boats to use on Halong Bay. Details of our favourites are given below.