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Vietnam among top 10 budget honeymoons: Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet has just named Vietnam in the Top 10 budget honeymoons. According to Lonely Planet, visitors could get by for less than US$10 a day in the country and still eat like a king with delicious street food. “A mid-range trip won’t break the bank either, but will buy more characterful guesthouses, a better […]

Celebrate Lunar New Year in Sapa

Sapa is one of the most breathtaking hill stations in Vietnam with impressive mountain landscapes, verdant rice terraces, unique stilt villages and colorful hill tribal cultures. The town has a lot of tourism attractions and Lunar New Year traditions awaiting for you to discover. Travelers have some options to enjoy your trip, including train, bus and […]

Ideal Places For Travelling By Motorbike In Vietnam

CNN reporter Jarryd Salem reveals his experiences on the 10,000km trip from North to South of Vietnam by motorbike. Here are the 11 ideal places that Salem recommends: Dong Van Road: The twisting pavement between Ha Giang and Dong Van along the Chinese border is an attractive way for a trip by motorbike.   Ma […]

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Da Lat And Sa Pa Among Best New Destinations In Asia

Two Vietnamese towns, Da Lat in Lam Dong province and Sa Pa in Lao cai province, have entered the new list of the top 10 rising destinations in Asia in 2017 by popular travel booking site Trip Advisor. The list recognised 43 destinations around the world based on travelers’ review ratings for accommodation, restaurants, attractions […]

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Homestay in Ta Van Village, Sapa

Ta Van is a small village located less than 10 km far from Sapa, lying peacefully in the valley of Muong Hoa. Ta Van is next to Lao Chai on the same side of Muong Hoa River where the Giay, H’Mong and Red Dao ethnic people live together. This is one of the best places […]

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Thang co’ – A traditional dish of Mong ethnic group

The technique of making it is quite simple. After the animal is killed and washed, its internal parts are removed, which are later cut up. These parts are put in a big pan and fried in their own grease. Minutes later, water is added to the pan and the meat is simmered for hours. To […]

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Vietnam is a safe country for tourists afraid of terrorism

The Daily Star has listed the countries that are considered safe, where tourists can avoid terrorism. Vietnam is named in this list. The horrific attack in Istanbul has left international tourists wondering about the safety of their summer holidays. Vietnam is one of the safest countries with many beautiful beaches, delicious food, charming scenery and […]

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Vietnam’s three destinations among top 50 most beautiful places in Asia

Conde Nast Traveler (CNT), one of the world’s premier luxury and lifestyle travel magazines, has cited three destinations in Vietnam -Sapa, Hoi An and Ha Long Bay – among 50 of the most breathtaking sites across Asia: Reader’s Choice 2016. Besides fresh and cool air, Sapa is famous both for its fine, rugged scenery and […]

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Ha Giang to hold 2nd annual Mong Ethnic Cultural Festival

The second Mong (H’mong) Ethnic Cultural Festival will be held in Dong Van District in the northern province of Ha Giang in early October. The event themed “Preserving and promoting cultural identity of Mong People in the country’s renewal, integration and development period” will have activities related to the ethnic Mong such as a pan-pipe […]

Night activities on the “Street for Foreigners”

Night activities on the “Street for Foreigners”

Visiting the streets of Ta Hien – Luong Ngoc Quyen, known as the “international crossroads” on weekend evenings, foreign visitors and local residents are greeted with a crowded and boisterous atmosphere. The gathering of thousands of international travelers makes this place special. Ta Hien Street at night. During the day, Ta Hien – Luong Ngoc […]

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Mai Chau – A Perfect Destination For Escapes

For the fresh-faced expat in Ha Noi the adjustment to Viet Nam’s pace of life can be overwhelming at times. The pressures of a heavy schedule, TEFL-based or otherwise, coupled with traffic and noise can lead even the most strong-willed urbanite to seek an escape, even if just for the weekend. Traditional living: A typical […]

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What makes ‘bun cha’ Hanoi so special that Obama ate for dinner?

The US President enjoyed bun cha together with a famous American chef Anthony Bourdain at a popular bun cha restaurant in Le Van Huu Street. The head of the White House then said the friendliness and sentiments of the Vietnamese people touched his heart. Taking a bun cha serving and 2 bottles of Hanoi beer […]