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Ha Noi aims to become attractive destination for European tourists

Travel enterprises from Europe learn about lacquerware of Việt Nam as a part of the trip.

A delegation of 25 travel businesses from Europe are seeking opportunities to work with Vietnamese partners to promote tourism during a fact-finding tour to discover Hà Nội’s tourist attractions from October 4-14. Representatives from various countries including France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Norway, …

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Flooding season brings out the best of Gao Giong

Top spot: Various kinds of bird nests in the area.

Gao Giong – Cao Lanh in the southern province of Dong Thap was in the middle of the flooding season. Immense water had overwhelmed the canals, making the Gao Giong Ecology Tourism Site emerge like an oasis on water. After light rain, the air seemed to clear. The sound of …

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Work speeds up on Saigon’s Chinatown market

Around 200 workers are working around the clock to finish restoration of the iconic Binh Tay Market in Saigon. The 90-year-old wholesale market in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 6 had dramatically deteriorated after nearly a century in use, prompting authorities to shut it down in November 2016 for a …

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Taking a tour around Vietnam to discover true beach paradises

Given its 3,000-km coastline, the country is the ultimate place to relax on beautiful beaches with smooth sands and turquoise waters. Despite the recent tourism boom that has turned its popular tourist destinations somewhat boisterous, there is no denying that Vietnam has many glamorous beach paradises spanning from the southern …

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Fancy a snakehead fish, head and all?

Châu Đốc-style snakehead fish soup with rice vermicelli is a favourite at Bún Cá Lóc Plan Lê restaurant in HCM City.

Diners in HCM City should check out Bún Cá Lóc Phan Lê, a new restaurant that will surely please lovers of all things fishy. Do you sometimes long for your Mekong Delta home and hunger for bún cá lóc Châu Đốc style (snakehead fish soup with rice vermicelli) when the …

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Vietnam ideal for Asia first-timers

A bowl of bun oc (snail noodle soup), a favourite Hanoi dish

Vietnam and Hong Kong are places where travellers should get their first Asia experience, Canadian travel news site Mapped said. Hong Kong offered a more modern experience while Vietnam provided a more true and authentic taste of the Asian lifestyle, it said. Food lovers should visit Hanoi’s Dong Xuan Market, …

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