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31 May

Halong acknowledged a must-see attraction in Vietnam

Halong Bay is the perfect getaway for those who want to escape from the busy life and return to the tranquil moments when watching the sun slowly set on the sea. The Bay of Descending Dragon has become a popular tourist destination in Vietnam’s northern region for over the past two decades. It is the best place for exploring wonderful limestone caves as well as joining adventure activities like kayaking or rock climbing. Thanks to the recent breakthroughs in infrastructure development, the influx of investment and the efforts of the local authorities,...

23 May

Uncle Ho’s house recognized a special historical site

Uncle Ho’s house is located at No. 48 Hang Ngang Street in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. It is where President Ho Chi Minh wrote the Declaration of Independence that gave birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2d, 1945. This ancient house has recently been acknowledged among nation’s special historical and cultural sites. The 48 Hang Ngang Street belongs to Trinh Van Bo and was used to be the temporary residence of President Ho Chi Minh on his return from Viet Bac to Hanoi during the first days...

13 May

Thanh Ha Pottery Village listed among favorite craft ones

Being one among Quang Nam’s famous sightseeing spot and lying on the route between two World Cultural Heritage sites including Hoi An ancient town and My Son Sanctuary, Thanh Ha Pottery Village was recently chosen as one among the three favorite traditional craft villages under the “Vietnam’s most attractive destinations in 2015” Awards. Traveling from the ancient town, visitors can get to the pottery by bus or boat. In order to witness the unique way artisans keep the ancient pottery profession, a newly-launched Hoi An jeep tour will transfer you to...

20 Apr

Ethnology Museum wins “Most attractive destination in Vietnam”

According to Vietnam Tourism Association, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) has recently won the prize of “Most Attractive Destination in Vietnam in 2015”. Situated in Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Ethnology Museum has been under management of the Nation Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities since its establishment in 1995. Joining a Hanoi city tour to Ethnology Museum, visitors can get an insight into the 54 different ethnic groups of Vietnam with full of information detailing traditional Vietnamese ways of life, from religious events to the symbolic rituals. Vietnam Museum of...

6 Apr

Hue Festival 2016 features hot air balloons

During Hue Festival 2016, an international hot air balloon performance will be organized from May 4th-5th in order to not only diversify activities of the festival but also contribute to promote the 9th Hue Festival.   The show will see the participation of foreign pilots and balloonists coming from Thailand, the Netherlands, Malaysia, Switzerland, the Republic of Korea, the US and the Philippines. Joining the festival, visitors will have a chance to see hot air balloons flying at an altitude of 300-500m and radius of 5-10km as well as mini balloons anchoring to...

4 Apr

TripAdvisor: Nha Trang listed in Asia’s Destinations on the Rise

According to the Nha Trang Destination Marketing Organization (NTDMO), Nha Trang has been listed in TripAdvisor’s “Destinations on the Rise – Asia” award thanks for its growth in ratings and international recognition from online travel communities. The Representative of NTDMO also said that less than one per cent of accommodation businesses on the TripAdvisor website have received this distinction. An Lâm Ninh Vân Bay Villas, Mia Resort Nha Trang, InterContinental Nha Trang, Evason Ana Mandara Nha Trang, Six Senses Ninh Vân Bay and Amiana Resort are the award winners. Vietnam is said...

1 Apr

Annual 2016 Hue Festival on late April

Dubbed as one among the few Vietnam’s “festival cities”, Hue is a great destination for traditional Vietnamese festivals as well as for convergence of Eastern and Western culture and a wide range of activities. Witnessing the ups and downs of Vietnamese history, Hue has still kept the perennial beauty of architectural and cultural treasures. Endowed with 127km-long-coastline, the heritage city of Hue boasts with many beautiful beaches and be potential to develop its beach tourism. Outside from the imperial citadel, the spectacular beauty of Lang Co Bay, Bach Ma National Park...

1 Apr

TripAdvisor named Hanoi among World’s Top 10 destinations

According to TripAdvisor users’ votes, Hanoi has recently kept its places in Top 10 destination all over the world. However, the capital city of Vietnam dropped four spots this year and ranked 8th place in the 2016 Travelers' Choice Destination awards. Travelers' Choice Destination Award is an annual award hosted by TripAdvisor (the famous booking and user review site), in order to rank cities that have more than one million reviews over a period of 12 month. The charming capital of Vietnam – a city of Peace – has aged well and...

15 Mar

An Bang Beach – voted among the best in Asia

According to one of the most prestigious travel guide website TripAdvisor, the lesser-known beach of An Bang, about three kilometer to the east of the tourist town Hoi An, has been voted among 25 top beaches throughout Asia region. Different from the popular Cua Dai Beach, An Bang seems to be quieter and less crowded. Therefore, An Bang is a perfect choice those coming to Hoi An and seeking for private and peaceful space for relaxation.   Thanks to its privilege, An Bang beach has been chosen and received excellent ratings from millions of worldwide...