Monday, 22 February 2016 10:07

Notes From Another City: Vung Tau

Front Beach Sand, sea, coffee and nightlife.  Front Beach is the place to go in  Vung Tau for some action…

Expats in Vietnam don’t rank Vung Tau highly on their lists of ‘must-visit’ places. They’re inclined to view it as a slightly run-down beach resort that may appeal to local weekenders from Ho Chi Minh City, but with nothing of note to attract a foreigner. At the risk of sounding like a know-it-all, they’re mistaken about that. Vung Tau is a pretty cool place.

Thursday, 12 November 2015 19:16

Con Dao

Con Dao. Photo by Nick Ross

If you like nature, sun, sea and diving, but don’t care so much for nightlife, then the remote islands of Con Dao could be for you. Words and photos by Nick Ross

Published in Features
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 19:38

Six Senses Con Dao

Pool at Six Senses Con Dao

Secluded islands in the tropics often come stamped with the word ‘paradise’. Nowhere is that more evident than at Vietnam’s most isolated archipelago, Con Dao.

Published in Destination Zero
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 19:39

Hua Hin

Avoiding the Thai islands, Nick Ross heads to the royal city of Hua Hin for his dose of the beach life

Published in Features
Thursday, 02 April 2015 16:55

Full Moon Party on Cat Ba

It’s not the first full moon party in Vietnam — there have been a number of these beasts hitting the southern hemisphere of this country over the past few years. But it’s certainly the first full moon party in the North.

Published in Briefings

Lovebirds of Vietnam, here’s some good news — the island of Phu Quoc has recently been named one of Rough Guide’s 20 Best Honeymoon Destinations. It’s quite an honour for an island once better known for its fish sauce and indigenous hunting dogs.

Published in Breaking
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 20:11

To Infinity and Beyond

Whenever we at Word hear the term ‘infinity pool’, we get excited.

Published in Just In
Monday, 21 July 2014 21:39

In Thailand with Holga

Julie Vola voyaged to The Land of Smiles with her Holga, a Hong Kong-built plastic camera that looks like a toy

Published in International
Friday, 04 July 2014 01:05

We Are Sailing

This month Sailing Club Nha Trang turns 20

Published in Briefings
Monday, 02 June 2014 22:26

Pogo a Go Go

Beachside bar Pogo has long held it down on the Mui Ne strip, but after seven years cold chillin’ they’ve decided it’s time for a refresh. The Relaunch party is kicking off summer with some free food and drink specials, and an all-night party courtesy of DJs Nic Ford, Dan Lo and Global B.

Published in Around Vietnam
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