Top Things to Do in...

Date: 06/29/2017

1. Forbidden City (Imperial City): Lies on the northern shore of the Perfume River. Built from 1804 by King Gia Long and finished in 1833 by King Minh Mang. At the entrance of the [...]

Hungry and haunted in...

Date: 06/29/2017

On my first day in Hue, I crossed the bridge into the old city from the South Bank of Perfume River into the mist surrounding the Citadel. My goal was to find banh ep, a small dish [...]

It’s a hot day in...

Date: 06/05/2017

Those of us on the optional tour today left the hotel at 8:00 to cruise in a dragon-styled boat up the river that flows through Hue. The river is called the Perfume River because [...]

Moving on from Hoi An...

Date: 06/05/2017

It was an early start for the bus ride from Hoi An to Hue (pronounced Hoo aye). On road we stopped to see the neat dragon bridge in Da Nang, and visited a marble factory where Hugh [...]