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Picture of Hanoi's colonial-era railway doubles as selfie hotspot

Hanoi's colonial-era railway doubles as selfie hotspot

In the heart of Hanoi's busy Old Quarter, French-built railroad tracks have become a hotspot for tourists seeking the perfect Instagram selfie, and for cafe owners serving up hot coffee and cold beer. Though...

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50,000 pilgrims visit Huong Pagoda on festival’s opening day

More than 50,000 pilgrims were at the Huong Son complex in Hanoi Sunday, overwhelming roads and cable cars. Tens of thousands of devout Vietnamese flocked to the Huong Son complex on Sunday, the first day of t...

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Where the journey matters as much as the destination

Moc Chau is popular with visitors for its beautiful landscape, but so is the scenic route to it. Moc Chau is a highland district of Son La Province, 180km to the north west of Hanoi. It has diverse and beautif...

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In Hue, Vietnam gets into pole position to celebrate Tet

An elaborate Tet pole ceremony was once the royal signal that the nation could start welcoming the Lunar New Year. On Saturday, the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre relived the Tet pole ceremony that used to ...

Picture of Writings and drawings draw thousands to a Saigon street

Writings and drawings draw thousands to a Saigon street

With Tet just 10 days away, the "Teacher" street in Saigon comes alive with calligraphers, their customers and curious visitors. The sidewalk on Pham Ngoc Thach Street in District 1, Saigon, has become a calli...

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Hoi An one of the best family destinations in the world

Hoi An has been ranked fifth among top 10 family destinations by the international Better Homes and Gardens magazine. Hoi An town in the central province of Quang Nam is acclaimed most for its centuries-old am...

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Vietnamese carriers launch flights from Saigon to new airport

Two Vietnamese airlines have launched flights between Ho Chi Minh City and the newly opened Van Don Airport. Budget carrier Vietjet Air last Sunday launched a new route between Tan Son Nhat International Airpo...

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Do You Know Some Beautiful Beaches In Cambodia ?

Oft disregarded in favor of Thailand’s glowing reputation, Cambodian beaches deserve some serious attention. Far less crowded than its Southeast Asian neighbor, Cambodia has both ample sandy hideaways and livel...

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Vietnam a top ten destination for Americans in 2019

The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) says Vietnam is one of the hottest destinations for U.S. travelers in 2019. The country ranks fourth in the list of top 10 trending destinations for the Ame...

Picture of Vietnam’s Ninh Binh an unexpectedly popular destination to go for in 2019

Vietnam’s Ninh Binh an unexpectedly popular destination to go for in 2019

UK lifestyle magazine Woman and Home has picked Ninh Binh as a superb ‘offroad’ destination to hit this year. Woman and Home, a UK monthly lifestyle magazine for women, says Ninh Binh Province in northern Viet...

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The forgotten temples of Cambodia's Banteay

If you've heard of one Cambodian temple, it's probably Angkor Wat -- an awe-inspiring yet well-trodden UNESCO World Heritage Site in Siem Reap. But many travelers don't realize the Seventh Wonder of the World ...

Picture of 5 destinations for Lunar New Year holiday in southern Vietnam

5 destinations for Lunar New Year holiday in southern Vietnam

They boast wonderful landscapes, flowers, wild birds and religious destinations.