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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 ...

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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...

Picture of 6 of the best Cambodian street foods

6 of the best Cambodian street foods

This year, Good Housekeeping readers can take a cruise down the Mekong, visiting Cambodia’s breathtaking ancient temples, quiet riverside villages and buzzing cities, as you make your way into Vietnamese city H...

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Phong Nha-Ke Bang diversity wins a Southeast Asia recommendation

Phong Nha-Ke Bang diversity wins a Southeast Asia recommendationUNESCO-recognized Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in central Vietnam is one of top 10 Southeast Asian places to 'go wild' in. Hong Kong-based Sou...

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Two Vietnam waterfalls among world’s most beautiful

Microsoft network MSN has included two waterfalls in Vietnam in its list of 15 most charming cascades in the world. It describes Ban Gioc Waterfall in the northern province of Cao Bang, near the border with ...

Picture of Three ways to enjoy a three-in-one lake – Ba Be

Three ways to enjoy a three-in-one lake – Ba Be

Walk, boat or trek to explore Vietnam’s largest fresh water lake and its natural and cultural environs. Mountains, valleys, rivers, waterfalls, caves and villages steeped in traditional, unique ethnic minori...

Picture of Da Nang int’l food fest to get top chefs from 13 countries

Da Nang int’l food fest to get top chefs from 13 countries

The very first Da Nang International Food Festival will be held June 2-6 on eastside of the iconic Dragon Bridge. The festival, in the central city of Da Nang, will showcase various culinary activities with ...

Picture of Taste trumps price for 60 years at Saigon duck vermicelli soup stall

Taste trumps price for 60 years at Saigon duck vermicelli soup stall

A Saigon market stall sells slightly pricey duck vermicelli soup, but customers do not begrudge a single extra dong. The eatery in Ban Co market in Saigon’s District 3 is slightly difficult to find but alway...