Patrick Scott

Patrick Scott

Patrick Scott is a travel writer based in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Sea turtle watching in Con Dao, Vietnam: huddled around a nest, we see a mother lay dozens of eggs – until something goes wrong

Bay Canh is part of the 16-island Con Dao archipelago off Vietnam’s southern tip – and one of the most important sea turtle nesting sites in Southeast Asia. We take an overnight tour to watch turtles come ashore and nest.

21 Jul 2020 - 3:12PM

Bay Canh is part of the 16-island Con Dao archipelago off Vietnam’s southern tip – and one of the most important sea turtle nesting sites in Southeast Asia. We take an overnight tour to watch turtles come ashore and nest.

Sea turtle watching in Con Dao, Vietnam: huddled around a nest, we see a mother lay dozens of eggs – until something goes wrong
Vietnam tourism hotspot reopens, but draws locals not overseas visitors amid plunge in international travel

In Hoi An, businesses that have depended on overseas visitors are adjusting to attract domestic and expat tourists. Vietnam’s tourism sector is reopening, with a return of Asian tourists anticipated as soon as July.

11 May 2020 - 7:42PM

In Hoi An, businesses that have depended on overseas visitors are adjusting to attract domestic and expat tourists. Vietnam’s tourism sector is reopening, with a return of Asian tourists anticipated as soon as July.

Vietnam tourism hotspot reopens, but draws locals not overseas visitors amid plunge in international travel