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Is it safe to travel Vietnam during the Coronavirus outbreak?

As Vietnam shares the border with China and welcomes a huge amount of Chinese visitors each year, it is not easy to avoid the outbreak of Coronavirus from our neighborhood country which cause the anxiety for al...

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Whale Island in central Vietnam among best destinations for diving: Forbes

U.S. magazine Forbes has listed Whale Island in the central province of Khanh Hoa among 10 must-visit diving destinations this year. "Whale Island specifically, with an average water temperature that hovers ...

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Bamboo Airways to launch first ever Vietnam - Czech direct flight

Bamboo Airways will become the first Vietnamese carrier to launch a direct flight to Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, in March this year. The expected durations are 11 hours and 20 minutes for the Hanoi-...

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Lan Ha in northern Vietnam in global list of most beautiful bays

Hai Phong City’s Lan Ha Bay will be a member of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World (MBBW) club starting May 2020. Lan Ha Bay, relatively unknown sister of the world-famous Ha Long Bay, is located to the ea...

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Cultural fest to usher in Tet at Hue citadel

The Hue Imperial Citadel in the central town of Hue will host a fortnight-long cultural fest recalling Tet traditions during the feudal era. Hue is a popular heritage destination in Thua Thien-Hue Province in ...

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Hoi An among world’s 10 most affordable places for Brits

The 400-year-old town Hoi An in central Vietnam has jumped four places to seventh position on this year’s list of 10 cheapest destinations for the Brits. Hoi An in Quang Nam Province and Bali in Indonesia were...

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Central Vietnam promises unique allure in 2020

World Travel Magazine, Southeast Asia's leading luxury travel magazine, says Vietnam mid-riff is among top 15 not-to-miss spots this year. "Central Vietnam is a melody of unique terrain, grand, sandy beaches, ...

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Peach blossoms increase remote district appeal

Mu Cang Chai, a mountainous district in northern Yen Bai Province famous for its rice terraces, is transformed into a sea of pink peach blossoms, signaling the approach of spring.

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Vietnam’s top tourist destinations ready to ring in New Year

Vietnam will usher in 2020 with fireworks, music festivals and art programs at major tourist hotspots on New Year’s Eve. In Hanoi, countdown events will begin at 7 p.m. on December 31 at the Ly Thai To flow...

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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...