Photograph by Justin Guariglia
Vietnam’s exotic capital lends itself to impromptu travel, spurring a gregarious American to find his way with a smile rather than a guidebook.
Once a Vietnamese village known for its brass casting, Ngu Xa, on Hanoi's Truc Bach lake, is now synonymous with another lustrous product: pho cuon.
Encounter the incomparable treasures of Angkor, then set off on a Mekong River voyage aboard the elegant Jahan. On this 14-day journey, explore traditional villages and vibrant cities.
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