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Hung Kings Festival

Every year, on the The Hung King Temple Festival is held from 8th to the 11th days of the third lunar month. Vietnam celebrates the Hung Kings in a National Festival which is also a legal holiday. Many businesses and schools are closed on this day. This festival is the most importatnt celebration as it … Continue reading »

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Home Stay in Ho Chi Mihn City

When you go on vacation, you don’t want to look forward to living out of a suitcase especially if you are staying in one place for more than a couple of days. The thought of having to get ready to go out, just to get coffee and breakfast is a disruption to many persons daily … Continue reading »

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Vietnam’s new logo a Timeless Charm

“Vietnam-Timeless Charm” and the five colourful petal lotus have been approved to be the country’s new tagline and logo of National Tourism Promotion program for this year until 2020. The slogan “Vietnam-Timeless Charm” was given the go ahead by the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, stating that the slogan resembles the diversity of tourist … Continue reading »

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Saigon, an unusual arrival

As you enter the terminal in Ho Chi Mihn City (formally Saigon) you are greeted by the plain, cold furnishings, decorations, and the drab layout of a few state run retail stores. The presence of the Vietnamese Red Star and a few Hammer and Sickles give you the distinct impression that you are in a … Continue reading »

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Motorbikes are company, cars a crowd

   Cars with five to seven seat are the main instigators of traffic jams and accidents in Vietnam, according to Khuat Viet Hung, head of the Department of Transport Planning and Management at the University of Transport, who tells Thanh Nien Weekly that reducing the number of large vehicles is just a first – albeit … Continue reading »

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New show brings Vietnam history to life for tourists

  New show brings Vietnam history to life for tourists Culture Club | AnyArena.com Viet     Vietnam’s rich and fascinating history takes centre stage at Ho Chi Minh City’s Opera House this month as a new cultural show for tourists makes its debut. ‘The Soul of Vietnam’ aims to avoid the pitfalls of many … Continue reading »

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Luxury Travel Vietnam Offers Day Trip “Exciting Mekong Delta Gateway” to Travelers from Saigon.

Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi — (SBWIRE) — 09/19/2011 — The Mekong Delta or Cuu Long in Vietnamese, with it rich agricultural soil, is one of the nation’s rice baskets. The surrounding area is comprised of low lying rice paddies and the rivers are bordered by dense mangroves and palms. The tributaries of Mekong River provide … Continue reading »

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All Senses Spa Package Leaves Your Senses Tingling

New World Saigon Hotel invites guests to indulge the senses, explore Saigon and enjoy a weekend of delicious discoveries as part of its All-Senses package. From now until 21 March 2012, visitors to New World Saigon Hotel can enjoy a range of senses-stirring experiences. Priced at USD489, excluding taxes and service charges, the All-Senses package … Continue reading »

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Madness In The Streets Of Saigon – Motorbikes Gone Wild

The government has asked the Transport Ministry to draft a plan restricting the circulation of motorcycles in major cities to curb the country’s worsening traffic problem. The ministry has been ordered to submit the plan to the government by the end of 2012. In another resolution issued late last month, the government also asked Hanoi … Continue reading »

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Vietnam’s Chefs Battle for Championship Titles at Food & Hotel Vietnam 2011

Singapore, Sept 16, 2011 (ACN Newswire via COMTEX) — The Vietnam Culinary Challenge will return for its fourth edition at Food&HotelVietnam2011, Vietnam's most comprehensive food and hospitality trade exhibition for the business and industry. Held from 28 – 30 September at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), the three-day event promises exciting displays of … Continue reading »

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