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  • "Painters’ village on the banks on the Saigon River "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    This typical village lies on the bank of Saigon River. It looks really great with the sunshine reflecting from the river. The village lies peacefully under the blue sky with floating soft white clouds and in the gentle breeze coming from the river. I happened to know the painters’ village when I had...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes, Architecture, Landmarks/sightseeing

  • "Walking down memory lane "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Born and raised on a small street lined with milk flower trees and French – Style house with balconies, I have known Hanoi’s French colonial district since I was too young to ride a bicycle. In the first grade, on my way to school, I always stopped in front of the iron gate of the house at the end of m...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes, History

  • "Floating dreams"

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Fancy a trip back on time on an imperial junk or a colonial steamboat? Visitors can now tour Ha Long Bay on boats that mix history with comfort. A crowded deck, the overpowering smell of gasoline, heat noise – for me, boat cruise in Ha Long Bay had lost their charm. White the blue sea and soaring i...

    Trip Features: Beach and Nature: Bird Watching, Beach

  • "Southern style"

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    The scarves worn by people in Vietnam’s southern Mekong Delta are a symbol of this colorful region. With only two seasons, South Vietnam has just two types of weather: sunny or raining. People speak in five tones here, rather than six. Life revolves around the rivers. A popular verse states: “S...

    Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, History, Art/Antiques, Landmarks/sightseeing

  • "The Ho Dynasty - a new World Heritage Site in Vietnam"

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Built in 1397, the Ho Dynasty fortress lies in Vietnam’s north central province of Thanh Hoa. A friend described the site to me as follows: “Nothing more than some gates, some fortress walls and a headless and tail-less marble dragon.” Upon first sight, I had to agree. But the closer I got, the more...

    Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, History

  • "The Diamond of the Delta "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    To get a taste of life in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. There’s no better place than Chau Doc. As a border town 244km west of Ho Chi Minh City, Chau Doc is a convenient stopover for travel to and from Cambodia. But in addition, from here to the sea, no other area offers a greater range of attractions cha...

    Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, Cityscapes, History

  • "Shop till you sink."

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    From “floating shops” to “snail supermarkets” Ha Long City features a wealth of bizarre shopping options. Trade, mining and tourism have brought wealth Ha Long City, and the town’s residents have found interesting ways to spend money and encourage visitors so. Few places in Vietnam offer as many kin...

    Trip Features: Beach and Nature: Beach

  • "Rex Hotel Saigon"

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam Middle East and Central Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    For MICE service, Rex Hotel offers one of the biggest function halls in HCM city. It’s Lotus Ballroom has a capacity of up to 750 guests, while the 190-seater Sunflower Ballroom is ideal for lectures and smalls scale seminars. Both are located on the first floor of the New Wing and were put into operatio...

    Trip Features: Culture: History Beach and Nature: Bird Watching, Beach

  • "Le Belhamy Hoi An Resort & Spa "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam Middle East and Central Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    World is out, Le Belhamy Hoi An Resort and Spa on Ha My Beach, promises a fantastic break away from the big smoke. Lan Phong finds out if the rumours are true. We visited the resort one bright summer day, two months after its grand opening. The 10-ha area of deserted beach is covered with leafy tree...

    Trip Features: Beach and Nature: Beach, Garden

  • "La Residence Hotel & Spa "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam Middle East and Central Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    La Residence Hotel & Spa was once called La Residence Superieure de I’Annam (The Superior Residence). In the comparison with other French colonial architecture of the time, the mansion – now La Residence Hotel & Spa in Hue was modest, but the building carries a profound history. Now a five-star hot...

    Trip Features: Beach and Nature: Garden

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