Tag Archives: Hanoi tour packages

An excursion to one of the birthplaces of water puppetry

Okay! So it’s Saturday afternoon. To our surprise Quyen sighed and said it would be a boring weekend, and asked us to pick a destination for a half day escape. Just 1 minute later, Dao Thuc Village was targeted, and … Continue reading

The tear of a dedicated policeman on his last shift

As usual, on October 31, the Senior Lieutenant Colonel – Le Duc Doan prepared to start his working shift. But that was special because it was his last working shift in the position of a traffic policeman before retiring. Mr. … Continue reading

West Lake In Hanoi – An Attractive Destination In The Autumn

Hanoi in Autumn is so beautiful with the skies blue, air cool, and lakes misty. It’s the ideal time for a visit. Among the capital’s many attractions is West Lake, which has a long history associated. A tour around the … Continue reading

7 ways To Fall In Love With Hanoi – The Capital Of Vietnam

This is an article written by a CNN journalist about his personal experience when he traveled around Hanoi. He was very surprised by what he found (as you will be too!) and below are the 7 special things in Hanoi … Continue reading

Hanoi Nightlife Attracts More Foreign Tourists

Hanoi is one of most attractive destinations for foreign tourists thanks to its colorful nightlife, enriched by night markets, delicious food, cozy atmosphere and busy streets. Many foreign visitors are impressed by Hanoi’s nightlife where almost any typical afterwork activity … Continue reading

Vietnamese Crafts displays Attracts Foreign Tourists

Stepping into the cool atmosphere of Kim Ngan Temple on Hang Bac Street, Gemma Bone, a tourist from England, was amazed by an installation of various hats made of dried leaves that covered the front yard and gate. She was … Continue reading

Discover Thang Long Imperial Citadel In Hanoi

The central sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi, which has been recognized as a World Cultural Heritage, covers about 18,000m2, consisting of the archaeological site at No. 18, Hoang Dieu Street and the area of the … Continue reading

United Kingdom Becomes One Of Vietnam’s top ten visitor-generating markets

Ho Chi Minh City – The UK has for the first time in seven years become one of Vietnam’s top ten visitor-generating markets, with nearly 18,000 Britons coming here last month, a year-on-year increase of 39.7%, reported the Vietnam National … Continue reading

Vietnam Want To Develop Stronger Sea Tourism

The local sea tourism having suffered bad performance in many previous years has gradually revived in recent times and this year it even has strong expectation of achieving better growth, local agents said. A number of cruise ships operating in … Continue reading

Foreign Visitors Will Be Entitled To VAT (Value Added Tax) Refunds From July In 2012

Foreign tourists will be entitled to value added tax (VAT) refunds on goods they purchase in Vietnam when leaving the country via Hanoi City’s Noi Bai Airportand Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport. Under a decision issued by … Continue reading