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Travel agencies cancel tours due to high costs

Vietnam Visa  – While the long holiday, which ended yesterday, May 1, was expected to be a bonanza for local tour organizers, many of them in fact had to cancel their offered tours at the last minute due to the exorbitant … Continue reading

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Holiday sends room rates soaring at resorts

Vietnam Visa – Prices of hotel rooms at popular holiday destinations rose sharply during the four-day holiday beginning last Saturday. The holiday celebrated both Liberation Day, which marked the end of the American War, and May Day. Hotel rooms along famous beaches … Continue reading

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Tam Coc-Bich Dong, “South second nicest grotto”

Tam Coc – Bich Dong is also called “A terrestrial Ha Long Bay”, or the “Vietnam’s second nicest grotto” (to Huong Tich) for its poetic and inspirational natural scenery Briefings Located in the Ngu Nhac Son Mountains, Hoa Lu District,Ninh … Continue reading

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Lai Chau – a beautiful mountainous land

A distant mountainous land, a streamy land, a pure cool high land… all is converged in one naturally simple land of beauty – Lai Chau As far as 450 kilometers from the capital, there locates a highland in northwest Vietnam, namely Lai … Continue reading

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Perfume Pagoda (Chùa Hương) – “the first ranking Southern grotto”

“Perfume Mount is an ever wish/ With mountains, water, and clouds/ People always ask if this is the top-ranking cavern…” (extracted from “Perfume Mount passion” written by Chu Manh Trinh) Overall view Around 60 kilometers southwest of Hanoi, Perfume Pagoda is one … Continue reading

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Ha Long Bay – a magnificent magical destination

Ha Long Bay is said to be a magic land of natural sea bay beauty, attracting more and more tourists ever since UNESCO’s recognition of its nature! Location & Climate Halong Bay is located in the Northeast of Vietnam, belonging to Ha Long … Continue reading

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Sapa, the fanciful town in fog

“Well, Sapa brings in peace in a fine, rugged scenery and cultural diversity… a very sweet time for us!” remarked a young couple after their honeymoon in Sa Pa. Location Sa Pa District is located in Lao Cai Province, north-west … Continue reading

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Hue, giving history its due

More than any other city in the south, Hue’s balance of past and present charms its visitors. True to the original architect’s intention the symmetry and feng shui of the imperial city and tombs remain, and a good portion of … Continue reading

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Ho Citadel – Vietnam’s unique rock work

The citadel was built by rocks of 1.5 meters long on average, some are up to 6 meters long. The rocks are overlapped on each other without any kind of mortar. The citadel wall is quite untouched after more than … Continue reading

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Festival on Vietnamese cuisine kicks off

A festival featuring cuisines from the North, the South and the Central of Vietnam is open today, July 6, in the central province of Phu Yen. “The North – Central – South Cuisine Festival 2011” will feature 40 booths and … Continue reading

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