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Tam Thanh Mural Village

Street Art: Tam Thanh Mural Village

“If you paint it, they will come.” So lies the philosophy behind the Tam Thanh Mural Village in Vietnam’s Quang Nam province. A joint effort between Vietnamese and Korean artists, mural painters spent weeks converting this poor, unassuming fishing village into one of Vietnam’s premier places for street art. And exploring the 100 or so

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Da Nang City View

A Day in Da Nang: Bridges, Beaches & the Lady Buddha

Da Nang, Vietnam’s third largest city, is also the country’s fastest growing. Local authorities are already bracing for a major tourism boom in the near future, with construction cranes dotting the skyline and high-rise hotels popping up all along the coast. As it stands today though, most tourists merely pass through Da Nang on their

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Dong Thang Chon Cave Marble Mountains

Hiking Through the Marble Mountains of Da Nang

The Marble Mountains, located about halfway in between Da Nang and Hoi An, hold true to their name. They’re a group of five marble rock formations, each one having been named after a natural element of Taoism. Most people, though, only explore one of them: Thuy Son, the water mountain. Thuy Son is home to

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My Son Group BCD

My Son: 1,000 Years of Ruins in a Single Afternoon

The My Son temple complex, the spiritual center of the Champa Kingdom, contains buildings constructed over a span of 1,000 years. Ranging from the 4th to the 14th century, this is one of the longest-occupied archaeological sites the world has ever seen. To put this into perspective, the temples of the Khmer Empire at Angkor

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Hoi An Ancient Town

Hoi An Ancient Town Attractions: The Ultimate Guide

Hoi An, central Vietnam’s former bustling trade port, remains one of the country’s most-visited locales. Visitors flock to the town to see its colorful buildings and its picturesque riverside views. Unfortunately, the ticketing system of Hoi An Ancient Town, where most of the main attractions are located, is far from straightforward. To prevent you from

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