Best Homestays in Hue Vietnam-Live Like a Local

Homestay has been something of a buzzword in the South-East Asian tourist industry the past few years. For travellers looking for new ways to engage with local culture, a homestay can provide so much more to their guests than hostels or hotels. Here are some reasons why to choose a homestay. If you're sold on a … Continue reading Best Homestays in Hue Vietnam-Live Like a Local

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Finished: ‘Explore Hue with Tim Doling’ a Talk on Hue History for a Global Audience 29/09/2018

This Event has Ended. Thank you to everyone that came along! It was a fantastic evening. VTV kindly produced a short segment covering the event. You can find the footage here at 13:45. ------- Local History for a Global Audience Tiếng việt dưới đây Join us for this exclusive event! Historian Tim Doling will be … Continue reading Finished: ‘Explore Hue with Tim Doling’ a Talk on Hue History for a Global Audience 29/09/2018

Guide to Places to Visit between Hue, Danang and Hoi An

So you already know that central Vietnam is the best, right? Hue, Danang and Hoi An is a route regularly traveled by visitors to Vietnam. But most people don't realize that there is so much to visit outside the cities. The 120 kilometers between Danang to Hoi An offer plenty of opportunities to visit lagoons, … Continue reading Guide to Places to Visit between Hue, Danang and Hoi An

Things To Do in Hue: 10 Pro Tips and Activities From a Hue Resident

There's a general misconception with backpackers on the banana pancake trail. Hue allegedly has nothing to offer it's visitors except for a citadel and an abandoned waterpark. Let me tell you that those people are quite simply banana pancakes. There's plenty of things to do in Hue. Hue is definitively the place to get to … Continue reading Things To Do in Hue: 10 Pro Tips and Activities From a Hue Resident

The Clandestine History of Vietnam: Interview with Historian Tim Doling

Vietnam’s History I first came across Tim Doling in 2014 when I discovered the facebook group 'Saïgon Chợ Lớn Then & Now'. As well as one of the groups founders, Tim frequently contributes to the history group which now boasts more than 6,000 members. He has also started other ‘Then & Now'’ groups for different … Continue reading The Clandestine History of Vietnam: Interview with Historian Tim Doling

Hue Food: 10 Local Dishes You Must Try When You’re in Hue, Vietnam

10 Hue Foods You Must Try Regional specialty dishes are often overlooked by visitors travelling Vietnam. While pho and banh mi are world-renowned as Vietnamese food, there are some less-discovered creations awaiting your enjoyment in every province of the country. This is especially true for local Hue food. The city's cultural heritage and long-standing affluence … Continue reading Hue Food: 10 Local Dishes You Must Try When You’re in Hue, Vietnam

Beach Of Hue: Thuan An Fishing Town. The Allure of the Sea

Thuan An Beach Thuan An is Hue's closest beach. Around 15KM from the city centre, it isn’t as tourist-convenient as the beaches that serve Hoi An or Danang but it’s charm and the variety on offer makes it a worthy day trip.. Thuan An is a small fishing village with a population of around 21,000. … Continue reading Beach Of Hue: Thuan An Fishing Town. The Allure of the Sea

Video: Hue, Vietnam. History and incredible drone shots by Citizens of Everywhere

Hue was recently visited by vloggers Citizens of Everywhere. The young travelling historians crafted together a bitesized 2-part mini series of Hue. In the series, Aaron and Adam detail some of the more unique facts and landmarks dotted around the city. There are also some top-quality drone shots in the video. Watch the video below! … Continue reading Video: Hue, Vietnam. History and incredible drone shots by Citizens of Everywhere

Cafe Nha: Fantastic Homemade Lunch in a Rustic Hue Cafe

How Authentic is Your Lunch? Visitors to Vietnam will tell you that local food is a divine exploration of the palate. Although flashpacking foodies travel with a golden bucketlist of dishes, it is easy to forget that no culinary experience can be more authentic than one in a home. Unless tourists stop in an intimate … Continue reading Cafe Nha: Fantastic Homemade Lunch in a Rustic Hue Cafe

Competition May 2018: #SticktheGrit. Winners Announced!

For May 2018, we at Hue Grit Tour had an instagram competition and the competition has come to a close. Considering the competition lasted an entire month, we only had five entries. Considering that we had five prizes on offer it's great that every entry won! It also great to see entries include three different continents … Continue reading Competition May 2018: #SticktheGrit. Winners Announced!