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Five top reasons you can never go wrong visiting Vietnam

Ha Long Bay, Sa Pa, Hoi An, Son Doong Cave and Mekong Delta offer ironclad guarantees for a highly memorable Vietnam visit

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Two northern provinces depend on lure of lakes to attract tourists

Bac Kan and Tuyen Quang provinces are creating a tour that will take visitors to several lakes as part of efforts to boost tourism. The main destinations will be Ba Be Lake in Bac Kan, the country’s largest ...

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Cambodia Angkor Air begins direct flights from Phnom Penh to Da Nang

Cambodia Angkor Air has launched a direct service between Cambodia's capital city and Da Nang in central Vietnam. The service, with five flights a week using Airbus A320 aircraft, is its second between Cambod...

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Vietnam among 20 most favorite countries: Condé Nast Traveler

Vietnam has jumped three places this year to 10th in a list of the world’s 20 favorite countries compiled by British magazine Condé Nast Traveler. Vietnam is the only Southeast Asian country among the world...

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Vietnam Airlines to fly non-stop to Bali, Phuket

Two direct flights of Vietnam Airlines connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Thailand’s Phuket and Indonesia’s Bali will make their debut on October 27. Catering to growing travel demand of holiday-goers to South...

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Explore Ha Long, the land of 'descending dragons'

In the "The Rough Guides to the 100 Best Places on Earth," it describes "the scattering of limestone pinnacles jutting out of the smooth waters of Ha Long Bay," around four hours east of Hanoi, as an "incredibl...

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CNN names Hoi An among Asia’s most beautiful towns

For many, Hoi An is not just a collection of 16th century houses for which the former port town has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. A cuisine particular to the town, influenced by many diffe...

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Rough Guides names Ha Long Bay among world’s 100 best places to visit

British travel magazine Rough Guides has voted for Ha Long Bay as one of the 100 most beautiful places to visit next year. In the "The Rough Guides to the 100 Best Places on Earth," the magazine described "t...

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Indian carrier GoAir plans direct flights to Hanoi

Low-cost carrier GoAir has announced plans to launch direct flights to Hanoi and Phnom Penh by the year-end. This is the second Indian carrier that has revealed plans to operate direct flights to the Vietnames...

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When is the best time to travel to Vietnam?

When planning a trip to Vietnam, the time to travel is an important element to have a great holiday. However, the fact that there is no right or wrong time to travel to Vietnam because, in the different periods...

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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’...