Monthly Archives: October 2011

Useful tips for Jet Lag

A comprehensive guide to jet lag, prevention tips and jet lag remedies. Jet lag is a physical reaction to a rapid change in time zones. It affects most travelers, including seasoned fliers like flight attendants and pilots. Common symptoms include … Continue reading

Upland Meo Vac cattle market

The Meo Vac cattle market, held every Sunday in Ha Giang province, is unique in the northern mountainous region of Vietnam. The market is not only where the locals living in the karst plateau trade cattle, it is also a … Continue reading

2.9 million foreign tourists visit HCMC in ten months

In October, the number of foreign tourists flocking to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) reached an estimated 450,000, an increase of 11 percent over October 2010. On the whole, the southern hub attracted nearly 2.9 million foreign tourist arrivals in … Continue reading

Hoian – Photo contest 2011

There is a exciting photo competition in Hoian for people who like photography in this year. It has been launched with the name “Do thi Hoi An-Dep va chua dep” (Hoi An – Good and bad images) open to all … Continue reading

Discovery Mekong Delta

Traveling around Mekong Delta is a popular choice of tourists who like adventure and discovery. This article below will give you some interesting information about the delta. Vietnam’s ‘rice basket’, the Mekong Delta is a watery landscape of green fields … Continue reading

Vietnam Air launches program to woo Japanese passengers

Vietnam Airlines has launched a month-long program starting from mid-October named Next Ho Chi Minh City aimed at luring Japanese visitors as arrivals from this country have fallen after the earthquake and tsunami disasters. Next Ho Chi Minh City includes … Continue reading

Sea and island to be featured at New Year flower festival 2012

The highlight travel in Ho Chi Minh in this year is New year flower festival 2012. It will feature traditional culture, modern life and focus on sea and island topic, said the city’s Vice Chair Hua Ngoc Thuan. This year … Continue reading

Phan Thiet welcomes cruise ship Orion II

Phan Thiet City welcomed 80 visitors from Cruise ship Orion II on Tuesday morning, of whom 57 were from the U.S., with the remainder from Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, the U.K., Spain, Italy and Ecuador. Departing from Ho Chi Minh … Continue reading

20 most beautiful photos of Vietnam tourism

These are the most beautiful works in “Four season of adventures” competition, which is organized by the “Vietnamese’s heart online” forum (TTVNOL). Many pictures were taken by members of the forum that had been sent to join the competition, and … Continue reading

Invest $1 million to make 14th-century western capital an attractive destination

The north-central province of Thanh Hoa will pump some VND22 billion (more than US$1 million) into the restoration of the Ho Dynasty Citadel and upgrade tourism infrastructure for the site, a provincial official has said. Deputy chairman of Thanh Hoa … Continue reading