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New Things in the Old Quarter

From 2nd of September, the walking streets around Hoan Kiem Lake will officially be opened. No vehicles will be allowed into the restricted area during 7 PM of Friday to 12 AM Monday every week piloting from now to the end of the year. Together with this, there is much other good news for tourists around the world that you …

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Top 10 Cakes from Mekong Delta

One of the charms of Mekong Delta is the various types of cakes with diversity in taste and flavour. These cakes are not only delicious, good looking but also easy to find and very cheap. You can find them in any market in any province, on the streets, or small restaurants. Click here to know 10 desserts you can’t miss …

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VIETNAM BORDER CROSSINGS TO CHINA/LAOS/CAMBODIA

There are two types of land crossings in Vietnam: local crossings and international crossings. Tourists who want to cross on land from Vietnam to other countries Cambodia, Laos and China are welcomed at 13 international border gates from north to south. Check here to know how to cross borders with a motorbike in Vietnam. VIETNAM/CHINA Mong Cai/Dong Hung (Dong Xing) Located …

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What to Prepare for Your Trip to Vietnam?

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Vietnam is a safe place to travel in general but to certain tourists, especially Europeans, it would be pretty challenging due to the differences in culture and way of life. Many found it rather difficult travelling to Vietnam unprepared. In this article, we aim to provide full information on what is best to bring and know before travelling to Vietnam, …

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Ha Long Travel Guide

Ha Long Bay, recognized as one of the world heritage by UNESCO, is one of the most renowned destinations in the northeast of Vietnam. Its names mean “where the dragon descends into the sea”. Rising from emerald green water, 1600 islands and islets form a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Visitors to Ha Long are offered exciting water sports activities, …

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Sightseeing Admission Tickets in 2016

The prices shown here are updated as of summer 2016. North Vietnam Hanoi Thang Long Citadel: VND30,000 Temple of Literature: VND30,000 Quan Thanh Temple: VND10,000 Ngoc Son Temple: VND30,000 Hoa Lo Prison: VND30,000 Ho Chi Minh Museum: VND25,000 – foreigner, Vietnamese – free Fine Arts Museum: 20,000VND Vietnam Museum of Ethnology: VND40,000 Vietnam Military History Museum: VND30,000 Vietnam National Museum …

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Cat Bi Becomes International Airport after Upgrade

CatBi international airport

After more than two years of upgrading under a plan approved by the Prime Minister in 2012, Cat Bi International airport was put into operation officially on 12th May 2016. The upgrades enable the airport to handle 2 million passengers annually and accommodate Boeing 777, Boeing 747 and similar aircraft. As schedule, the second stage of upgrade and extension will …

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German Citizens Have The World’s Most Desired Passport

German citizens has the best passport in the world

A recent compiled by the London-based citizenship and immigration firm shows that German citizens hold the world’s best passport, offering them visa-free access to 177 countries and territories out of 218. Immediately behind Germany, holding its position as runner-up for is Sweden with visa-free access to 176 countries. The United States, dropped from second place in 2015 to fourth place …

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HCM Opens New Bus Route 109 Connecting Airport and Downtown

new airport bus link ho chi minh

On 16th March, Southern Airport Transportation JSC and the municipal Department of Transport of Ho Chi Minh welcomed the launch of a new airport bus link. The project required an investment capital of USD897,200 for six “high quality” buses that have a maximum capacity for 70 passengers (standing and seated). The journey is expected to take 45 minutes for each …

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“Kong: Skull Island” Shooting in Vietnam from 22 February

It’s been a very long time since Vietnam was selected for a Hollywood film. Therefore, Vietnamese people are really excited to welcome “Kong: Skull Island” film crew to come to Vietnam in February. The film staff including director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, cinematographer Larry Fong and the casts including Samuel L. Jackson and Brie Larson arrived in Hanoi on 18th February to …

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