Launching in 2014, the M/V Aqua Mekong will be a custom-designed luxury cruise ship including a spa, screening room and outdoor pool. Twenty guest suites with floor to ceiling windows will offer unparalleled river views of Vietnam and Cambodia. M/V Aqua Mekong itineraries will include three-, four- and seven-day options traveling between Ho [...]
Having missed Hue on previous visits to Vietnam, I was determined to make it a priority on my most recent one. The seat of the Nguyen dynasty from 1802 to 1945, the city is full of splendid imperial sites, most notably the Citadel and the royal tombs. It is also charming for other reasons, [...]
A collection of images from Mr. Harper’s recent trip to Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam. Please visit here to read his full review.
From the November 2009 Hideaway Report Compared to Saigon, Hanoi seems almost reserved, with little of the former’s hustle and entrepreneurial zeal. This is a city still more devoted to politics than business. But even though long lines form each day to catch a glimpse of the mummified Ho Chi Minh on display in a [...]
Hanoi is a lively city filled with energy that will easily catch you up in its whirl. Cars and scooters race about amid tall buildings, creating the impression that you are in the midst of a thoroughly modern capital. Then, you’ll turn a corner and see a cyclo, or bicycle-powered rickshaw, resting in front of [...]
A jetty at dawn on Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam. This week’s featured auction is a three-night stay in a Superior Seaview Villa at Evason Ana Mandara & Six Senses Spa in Nha Trang (a retail value of $1,564) for an opening bid of $940. From the Harper Collection: “Stylish beach resort an hour by air [...]