It's a tough job deciding which metropolis, Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh, is more worthy of a visit. Mark Dapin gives it a go.
With a fancy motorbike and a well-padded seat, Lee Atkinson braves eight days on two wheels in a region with no road rules.
Sleeper tickets have sold out. I will have to sit upright for the nine-hour train journey.
Lance Richardson explores a trio of Hanoi museums, where lessons in rhetoric and patriotism are writ large.
Mark Smith travels the length of Vietnam on the Reunification Railway, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.
From art to food, history and spas, Lance Richardson's 20 reasons to visit Hanoi.
Michael Gebicki picks up tips on rice noodles and real estate on an insider's tour of Hanoi street food.
Andrew Bain finds a potted version of Vietnamese traditions in the concentrated maze of the city's Old Quarter.