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Picture of Hanoi’s eateries that close at dawn

Hanoi’s eateries that close at dawn

Hanoians have a predilection for a late bite, and eateries and restaurants are glad to oblige by remaining open. There are those that take the concept of ‘late’ to its logical extreme and open only at 1-3 a.m. ...

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4 reasons you need to revisit Phnom Penh now

Back in 1998, author Amit Gilboa wrote a shocking memoir entitled Off the Rails in Phnom Penh: Into the Dark Heart of Guns, Girls, and Ganja. It graphically details the sex and drugfuelled exploits of the city’...

Picture of Hanoi cuisine part of its considerable charm: The Guardian

Hanoi cuisine part of its considerable charm: The Guardian

For great culinary experiences spanning Asia and Europe, don’t miss out on Hanoi, says U.K. newspaper The Guardian. Vietnam’s capital is among seven famous Asian "food paradises" mentioned in the newspaper’s l...

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Ha Long Bay a top 10 Asian tourist attraction: Hong Kong newspaper

The South China Morning Post includes Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay in its latest list of 10 most popular Asian attractions Last December, Van Don International Airport, 50 kilometers away from Ha Long Bay, was offici...

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CNN to beam Vietnam’s cultural heritages to global audiences

CNN will air a special program featuring Vietnam’s traditional music, art and culinary heritages, focusing on those keeping these alive. The program, entitled ‘The Keepers,’ will comprise a series of eight 3...

Picture of First direct Phnom Penh-Da Nang flight to be launched

First direct Phnom Penh-Da Nang flight to be launched

Cambodian carrier Angkok Air will soon launch the first ever direct flight between Phnom Penh and Vietnam's tourism hub Da Nang.

Picture of 5 variations for noodles lovers in Saigon

5 variations for noodles lovers in Saigon

Looking for noodles in the big city? You can find them with beef offal, wonton or duck meat among other delicious variations.

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Ha Long to launch open-top tour buses

Ha Long Town, home to a world-famous bay, is set to get open-top double-decker buses with a trial run starting on June 18. The government of Quang Ninh Province, home to Ha Long, has approved a plan to trial t...

Picture of Hanoi, Phu Quoc among best travel destinations in Asia: CNN

Hanoi, Phu Quoc among best travel destinations in Asia: CNN

In a list of 17 best places in Asia, CNN places Hanoi and Phu Quoc Island together in ninth place. "For first-time travelers, the Old Quarter is the best place to start. This labyrinth of lanes reveals Frenc...

Picture of Tam Coc shimmers in silver and gold

Tam Coc shimmers in silver and gold

Hundreds of photographers and thousands of tourists are making their ways to Tam Coc, about 100 km south of Hanoi, to capture the stunning seasonal landscape in the area dubbed ‘Ha Long Bay on land". Ha Long Ba...

Picture of Vietnam’s tallest Buddha statue a top travel photo

Vietnam’s tallest Buddha statue a top travel photo

A Guanyin statue in the central city of Da Nang is among the best travel photos of the year in a CNN listing. The U.S. cable network has included an image of the white Guanyin statue in the Linh Ung-Bai But ...

Picture of First time in Siem Reap, what to expect

First time in Siem Reap, what to expect

Traveling around Southeast Asia is not complete without visiting the magnificent Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Angkor Wat has become the national symbol of Cambodia. It is featured on the national f...