The Black-necked crane is the only alpine crane species on the planet and is revered as a symbol of longevity in Bhutan.
H? 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.
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.
Vietnamese food is extremely fresh and flavourful. Their cooking methods are quick and uncomplicated, involve a range of ingredients that work fabulously together.
Choeung Ek is one of a number of sites known as the ‘Killing Fields’. This area is the most well-known and tourist-visited of the above sites due to its link with the Tuol Sleng Prison (or S-21).
Having worked in the UK reservations office for the last four months and from my training and research into this tour, I thought that I knew all there was to know.