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Exploring Hanoi through historical relics

1. Old Quarter In the 15th century, the area of 36 streets was the embryo of present Hanoi’s Old quarter with narrow streets bearing evocative names (Silk St, Sugar St…). The Dong Xuan market introduces you to tropical fruits, flowers, and handicrafts basketwork, ceramics, etc Old Quarter is common name of a long-standing urban area in Hanoi. Earlier, in the …

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Moc Chau sepcialties

Moc Chau milk With more than 10,000 dairy cows and immense green pastures on plateau, Moc Chau is always well-known for milk products. Moc Chau milk products are very delicious, and nourishing. The high quality products such as fresh milk, yogurt, condensed milk, milk cake, cheese, butter, pasteurized fresh milk… will bring a distinctive flavor unlike any milk products in …

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Hoi An architecture

Established since 11th-12th century, Hoi An is a bustling trade port for many centuries of Vietnam Central. Hoi An allures tourists by ancient architectures, gorgeous lanterns in colors at night, tranquil streets and unique buildings. So far, Hoi An ancient town has been well- preserved with a complex of architecture relics including house, assembly hall, temple and pagoda, shrine, well, …

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Sa Pa travel in winter weather

A holiday in Sa Pa on a cool days of late autumn is always good suggestion for visitors who love exotic natural landscape of beautiful highland. The wintry weather in Hanoi in late autumn seems to be not favorable but it is very ideal to travel to Sapa. Sa Pa is a popular tourist attraction in Northern region with stunning …

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Vegetarian cuisine in Hue

Undoubtedly, Hue has a strong tradition of vegetarianism in Vietnam, with many of its residents eating vegetarian food twice a month (the 1st and 15th day of lunar calendar). This place always has about 30-50 vegetarian dishes available for tourists. Traveling to Hue on vesak or fast days, tourists will be surprised to see all food stalls sell delicious vegetarian …

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Must-visit attractions in Yen Bai

Yen Bai is always an ideal choice for tourists with abundance of exotic landscapes such as Thac Ba Lake, Muong Lo Field, Mo Waterfall,and particularly Mu Cang Chai Terraced Paddy Field in harvest season. Yen Bai province covers an area of more than 6.000 km2 with population of 758.6000. Situated in northern midland and mountainous region, Yen Bai is famous …

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Old Saigon on LIFE magazine

Let’s look back at the past of Saigon through the photos of LIFE magazine. Street stalls, girls in Ao dai or soldiers in the streets are familiar scenery  in Saigon, 1961. Related: Nightlife in Saigon  Tu Do Street (Dong Khoi Street nowadays), one of the most beautiful streets at the heart of Saigon. A couple on Le Loi Avenue Bustling …

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Lang Son travel

Located more than 150 km from Hanoi capital, Lang Son is considered as shopping paradise where all kinds of goods are sold in abundance. Transport Undoubtedly, the most simple transportation from Hanoi to Lang Son is bus. You could catch the bus at Luong Yen, Gia Lam or My Dinh station. However, experience backpackers advise you to travel by train …

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Tourism activities in Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa

Explore the world of ocean through glass-bottom boat. The glass on the bottom of the boat is designed to help tourists view underwater sceneries or coral reefs and tropical aquatic animals. Islands tour  Nha Trang is a beautiful beach city with small offshore islands, beautiful beaches, verticle cliffs in which swallows often come to nest such as Monkey Island, Hon …

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Passage to Vietnam

70 international photojournalists traveled throughout Vietnam to capture the realist pictures of a country in period of recovering from the wounds of war.  In the heading of “Passage to Vietnam”, Rick Smolan wrote: “The first impression of Vietnam has been always in my mind until now. At the first seconds, my initial concept of Vietnam, a land suffering a lot …

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