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Vietnam's best beaches

April 05, 2015  |  Saffron Travel

Vietnam might have been late to Southeast Asia’s beach party, but it was well worth the wait. The country boasts more than 3400km of coastline, with infinite stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons, impossible boulder formations and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. We can help you navigate the overwhelming amount of choices.

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Here Are The Top 25 Cities You Should Visit In Your Lifetime. You’ll Never Guess #1!

April 05, 2015  |  Saffron Travel

The expert travelers at Trip Advisor came together to compile their list of the best rated cities in the world to visit. Let's find out which cities that you should book your plane tickets now.

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Happy Water Festival

April 05, 2015  |  Saffron Travel

As many countries in our region use water to celebrate the beginning of the New Year, we'd like shower all our partners and friends with the very best wishes for the year ahead.

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10 Dishes You Shouldn't Leave Laos Without Trying

April 05, 2015  |  Saffron Travel

Vietnam and Thailand are two countries which influence Lao food in a big way. Here’s what Saffron Travel recommended for essential eating in Laos.

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10 meals every visitor to Cambodia should try

April 05, 2015  |  Saffron Travel

Khmer cuisine has long been overshadowed by its Thai and Vietnamese cousins. But times (and menus) change.

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10 meals every Myanmar traveler should try

April 05, 2015  |  Saffron Travel

With Myanmar opening to the outside world, visitors are discovering a cuisine that’s been largely hidden from sight for the last 50 years.

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20 Vietnamese Foods You Really Should Be Trying

April 05, 2015  |  Saffron Travel

Vietnamese food can now be enjoyed all over the world, but the tastiest Vietnamese food can still only be found in Vietnam itself. Which is your favorite dish?

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10 Old Pictures of Cars in Saigon

April 05, 2015  |  Saffron Travel

Though cars have been present in the country since the turn of the 20th century, decades of war (1941 – 1975) and an economic stagnation (1975 – 1986) drastically reduced the number of automobiles in Vietnam. One will sometimes see an old Ford Mustang or VW Bug around town but they are very rare and sometimes imported.

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Hotel of the month: Bai Tram Hideaway Resort

April 05, 2015  |  Saffron Travel

Vietnam is fast becoming one of the world's premier destinations, not only for its diverse and beautiful topography, and genuine hospitality, but also for its renowned cuisine, which rivals the dishes of neighbouring countries. And as visitor arrivals increase, Phu Yen province remains one of the last bastions of the real Vietnam, where welcome comes from the heart and guests are honoured.

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Restaurant of the month: 'Tamarind' in Luang Prabang

April 05, 2015  |  Saffron Travel

Whilst Laos does not yet have the culinary reputation of Thailand or Vietnam, Tamarind Restaurant, in the charming Unesco World Heritage listed town of Luang Prabang, is a great exponent of the national cuisine. Delicious grilled fresh fish, local greens, plenty of fresh herbs and padaek, or fish sauce. The windows and doors are open to a view of Wat Nong, and, in the late afternoon, chanting monks provide the soundtrack.

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