Emerald mountains, gorgeous coastline and energetic cities where Chinese and Indian cultures come together.
Any time of year is good to visit Vietnam. The north in particular has four distinct seasons, while the central region of the country can experience monsoons during September to February. If you’d like to see the country join together for one mass party, try to come during Tet, the celebration of the New Year. Dates change every year, but Tet normally occurs between late January and early March.
You don’t need to buy bus tickets via travel agents in the cities as they may mark up prices – just head for the bus stations and start exploring the vast landscape.
Built in the 1880's as part of the East Borneo Company headquarters, 137 Pillars House is a beautiful teak wood building that has been carefully restored to reflect its 19th-century origins. With 30 beautiful suites, gourmet dining, a swimming pool, library and an array of spa treatments, this place has a warm and relaxing ambiance.
The undoubted air of sophistication at 137 Pillars House is in part due to the interplay between the nostalgic design and décor and the modern comforts of a contemporary hotel. Each of the generously-sized suites has a veranda or patio overlooking the stunning gardens.
Make the most of 137 Pillars House superb location and spend a moment of contemplation in the pretty gardens complete with an inviting pool. Then wander around the immediate area and discover the Wat Gate Khar Rham Temple and Museum as well as the other teak wood houses nearby. End the day with a relaxing massage before a delicious dinner in the hotel dining room.