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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 a population of 758.6000. Situated in the northern midland and mountainous region, Yen Bai …

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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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Hoi An won Landscape City award 2013

UN HABITAT organisation in Asia selected Hoi An in Quang Nam province to be Landscape City 2013. Accordingly, the criteria to decide the winner include sustainable urban development in relation to human life, green trees, pure air, and best secure habitation for local people… The award ceremony will be taken place by UN-HABITAT organisation on 20th October, Japan. Earlier, in …

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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 the bus. You could catch the bus at Luong Yen, Gia Lam or My Dinh station. However, experience backpackers advise you to travel by …

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Tourism activities in Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa

Explore the world of the 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, …

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Passage to Vietnam

70 international photojournalists travelled throughout Vietnam to capture the realist pictures of a country in a 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 …

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100-year-old villas in Da Lat

Da Lat is always known as the land of flowers, temperate climate and ancient French villas built in the early 20th century. Ana Mandara Villas resort is managed by EMG. It is the favorite destination of many tourists in Da Lat due to distinction of ancient villas and rich services. Ana Mandara Villas Dalat is situated on 100-year-old pine hill …

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Delicious Southern Dishes

GOBY FISH HOTPOT WITH GIANG LEAF (Lau Ca Keo) Goby is a fish species that is about 15 cm long and numerous in the brackish water of the Mekong Delta. Goby fish hotpot smells good and tastes delicious. If sweet flavour comes from goby fish, the sourness is created by the giang leaf (Aganonerion polymorphism), a distinctive vegetable that grows …

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10 most highly-priced hotels in Vietnam

If you are planning a luxurious holiday in Vietnam, the following hotels may be a good reference.  Evason Hideaway The most expensive hotel is Evason Hideaway, a 5-star hotel in Ninh Van bay, just 15 minute boat ride away from Nha Trang. Evason Hideaway has 54 villas constructed by paved roads, beautiful beaches with blue sea, white sand and majestic …

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Vietnam has 3 out of 20 best hotels in Southeast Asia

According to Hot List 2013 revealed by CNTraveler on 15th August, 3 Vietnamese hotels entered top 20 best hotels in Southeast Asia. Based on readers’ rating from all over the world, 3 hotels namely Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in Hanoi, Park Hyatt Saigon and Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers in Ho Chi Minh city are listed as the most attractive …

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