A collection of art inspired wine by Karen. Most bottles are thrown away after it's been finished, but the consumer has a compelling reason to keep it since it's also art! Each label is a varnished print from one of Karen's original paintings (ranging from 4-6 feet) and tells a story of her motherland, Vietnam.
Situated on a tiny strip of land shaped like a thumb extending into the South China Sea, Vung Tau has been a favorite getaway for the French colonials and the wealthy since the late 19th century. During the Vietnam War, Vung Tau served as an active port and favorite R&R spot for fighting men. Located just about 2 hours by car (or 90 minutes by ferry) outside of Ho Chi Minh, Vung Tau serves as a relaxing getway from the big, bustling city.
Rated as the top 50 places to visit by the New York Times, Da Nang is a large, bustling city in Central Vietnam that offers a blend of nature, history, culture, art, fashion and spectacular food! You'll find a good mix of centuries-old pagodas, French colonial buildings, as well as tranquil beaches with clear blue waters. As the fourth largest city in Vietnam, Da Nang marks the halfway point between Hanoi in the north and Ho Chi Minh City in the south.
Set among a gorgeous scenery with sweeping, rice terrace-filled valleys, Sapa is a remote town in northwestern Vietnam known for its pristine rice terraces and cool mountain atmosphere. It's located about 350 km northwest of Hanoi close to the Chinese border where you'll find picturesque hillsides and smaller ethnic villages. The whole region is blessed with awe-inspiring natural beauty.
Pure white powder beaches, clear waters, palm tree forests, mountains and waterfalls are what you can expect in Phu Quoc, Vietnam's largest island located 45 kilometers off the coast of the Ha Tien province. The ideal time to visit Phu Quoc Island is during November to March. This is the dry season on the island so you will be able to maximize the tropical attractions available. When you visit Phu Quoc during the dry season, you can expect an average daily temperature of 77 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Aside from its incredible nature and paradise beaches, it is also home to bustling markets.
Ha Long Bay is an area of extraordinary natural beauty, situated in Vietnam’s Quang Ninh Province close to the Chinese border. Over 1,600 islands and islets are scattered in the region surrounded by pristine, crystal-clear waters. In 1994, it was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. “Ha Long” literally translates to “Bay of Descending Dragons,” inspired by the story how ppwerful dragons protected the people from raiders. Post-battle, the dragons chose to remain on the coast of Vietnam with their tails now collectively forming the famous Long Vi beach.
Da Lat has many nicknames: The Paris of Vietnam, The City of Flowers, The City of Eternal Spring and The City of Lovers. By any name, it’s a cool mountain retreat for Vietnamese and travelers looking to escape the heat and smog of the larger cities. This mountain resort town was once a summer getaway for the French and visitors to Da Lat includes wellness seekers and outdoor enthusiasts. The city looks like a cross between Vietnam and the French Alps sitting nearly 5,000 feet above sea level in the southern parts of the Central Highlands.