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Vietnam takes Bali’s place as top Aussie travel choice

Booking data from Webjet, the largest online travel booking site in Australia, shows that Vietnam has overtaken Bali to become the most favorite travel destinations for Australian tourists. Volcano eruptions and earthquakes have deterred Australian tourists from returning to Bali, and the number of tours to the beautiful island has …

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Another island in Vietnam comes out of the shadows

The Evening Standard, a U.K based newspaper, has named Hon Xuong island in southern Vietnam among seven cheaper options that are on par, beauty-wise, with the renowned Indian Ocean island nation of Maldives. Hon Xuong Island is a part of Phu Quoc District in Kien Giang Province. Located in the …

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Saigon Seafood Festival @ Saigon Outcast

Details Published on Tuesday, 18 September 2018 14:42 Written by Saigoneer. From the organizers: A two-day extravaganza of all your favorite Seafood dishes! feat. Seafood from Chefs’ Market FINE FOODS / Union Jack’s Fish & Chips / Amanda Seafood / Hải Sản Nước Lạnh – Lecon Seafoods Over 8 types of oysters from around the world! – USA …

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Hanoi-Saigon is world’s seventh busiest air route

By Nguyen Quy  &nbspSeptember 18, 2018 | 10:34 am GMT+7 Air passengers wait in check-in lines at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy The Hanoi-HCMC flight path is among the most crowded in the world, new data from British aviation analysis company OAG shows. Some 6.7 million …

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Hanoi may walk the talk some more

By Linh Nguyen  &nbspSeptember 17, 2018 | 08:57 pm GMT+7 District authorities are proposing that the walking streets around Hoan Kiem Lake be expanded Hanoi’s rhetoric of reducing air pollution might develop new feet with walking streets around Hoan Kiem Lake extended further. The success of walking streets at Hoan …

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Vietnam’s mud ball wrestling a unique world tradition

By Nguyen Quy  &nbspSeptember 17, 2018 | 02:31 pm GMT+7 Young men compete in a marsh to grasp the ball during the three-day festival at Van Village in Bac Giang Province. Photo by VnExpress/Ngoc Thanh An ancient wrestling ritual in northern Vietnam is one of the world’s most extraordinary traditions, …

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