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10+ INCREDIBLE GROTTOES IN HALONG YOU NEED TO VISIT (Part I)

by Hue Nguyen @

Welcome to another post of trulyvietnam.com! Today we are going to introduce you the list of 10+ incredible grottoes in Halong you need to visit at least once. Bet that you will never regret it! Get a comfortable seat and some yummy snacks before reading this amazing list. Without further ado, let&#...

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Korea Tour HCMC - Seoul - Everland - Nami - HCMC

Korea Tour HCMC - Seoul - Everland - Nami - HCMC


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Korea - one of the most beautiful country in ASIA with some attractive sightseeing, many famous cosmetic brands in the world and music bands that have an

“The Little King,” Le Petit Parisien: journal quotidien du soir, 25 October 1895

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M. Rousseau, Governor-General of Indo-China, is on his way to France. We know that he was recently elected as a senator of Finistère. And since, on the eve of his departure from Tonkin, he went to visit the king of Annam in Hue, the rumour has circulated that this was a farewell visit, and that […]

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Who don’t we welcome?

by admin @ Official website of Hanoi Lotus Hostel

Thank you for choosing Hanoi Lotus Hostel. Day by day, we are trying our best to bring you a pleasant stay for your vacation in Vietnam. We will do eveything for your stay to be clean, safety and friendly. However, we are so sorry for the things we will say below. We might refuse to […]

Hue Street Food for Happy Vietnam Food Tour

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Hue is romantic in each of its details, from culture to history, beauty, and food. Not only do the tourists come to this city to visit the Imperial Citadel, Perfume River, Thien Mu Pagoda, etc., but some also enjoy the Hue Street Food. The trip will lack something enjoyable if you skip the chance to […]

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Contiki - Vietnam Experience

Contiki - Vietnam Experience


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Ho Chi Minh, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay - for a geographically compact country, Vietnam sure has some hot spots. The Vietnam Experience is for those who want a bit more time than the average traveller. Picture yourself relishing the rice region of Mekong Delta by taking a traditional boat through floating markets & local fruit farms.

Hanoi Cycling Trekking Tour Operator Lotussia Travel Vietnam

Hanoi Cycling Trekking Tour Operator Lotussia Travel Vietnam


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Discover the off-the-beaten path Vietnam with the Hanoi based cycling, hiking tour operator Lotussia Travel

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10+ INCREDIBLE GROTTOES IN HALONG YOU NEED TO VISIT (Part II)

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Hello everyone! We are back with the final part of 10+ Incredible Grottoes in Halong. You can read the previous part by clicking HERE. Now, let’s explore others wonderful grottoes with trulyvietnamtour.com. Let’s begin! TRONG GROTTO Trong grotto or Man grotto is situated opposite Trinh N...

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Perfume Pagoda 1 day tour

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Perfume pagoda 1 day tour The Perfume Pagoda (Chùa Hương) is a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the limestone Huong Tich mountains. The Perfume Pagoda one of the most important religious sites in Buddhist Vietnam. Every spring, after the Lunar New Year, thousands of Vietnamese pilgrims come here to pray for […]

Small group tour for Cu Chi tunnels

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

  Small group tour for Cu Chi tunnels Departs at 09.00am – Finishes at 14.30   Highlight of the trip Visit Ben Duoc tunnels site where has less tourists visit Maximum 10 tourists join the tour together Having more time for shoot training at the tunnels area Visiting cricket farm and try its product like […]

Mai Chau – Hoa Binh 1 day

by admin @ Official website of Hanoi Lotus Hostel

Mai Chau - Hoa Binh 1 day tour Mai Chau Village Day Tour Mai Châu is a rural district of Hoa Binh province in the northwestern region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 160 km from Ha Noi. The scenery of Mai Chau attracts many tourists. The Mai Chau area is well known for […]

“no drunk, no go home”

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

These days we have to go to school to learn about the hospitality, but to the minority groups, it is in their DNA. We have been visiting homes of many hill tribal groups in Vietnam and so far they never disappoint us. A very common saying you will hear there is: “No drunk, no go home” They […]

Visiting night markets in Mekong Delta

by kimhai @ Mekong Delta Cruises

Going to night market has become a hobby and lifestyle of locals of Mekong Delta, so night market is a promising destination for tourists who love shopping after you have wonderful Mekong delta tour packages. Below is some interesting information about famous night markets in Mekong Delta: Dinh Cau night market, Phu Quoc Dinh Cau […]

Budget Halong bay tours

by admin @ Official website of Hanoi Lotus Hostel

Detail of package This option is very good for someone looking for a memorial trips in Halong bay in reasonable price. The trip is not for luxurious that the cabin is clean, has setup 1 double bed or 2 single beds. The trip gives you fun with all activities such as swimming, kayaking and visiting […]

Vung Tau Beach one day tour

by yukiokami @ Tours in Vietnam

Vung Tau Beach one day tour   At 07.30am – 08.00am, meeting our tour guide in the city center and depart for Vung Tau Beach. A relaxing day with nice beach and fresh air is appearing to your eyes after one and half hours driving from Ho Chi Minh city. At 9.30am, arrive to Vung […]

Get Farming Experience with Dalat Garden Tours

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Dalat in Vietnam gains fame as the “City Of Flowers,” “Foggy City,” or even “Sakura Land,” thanks to a mild climate and fresh air all year round. Wandering around fresh fruit and vegetable gardens is likely to be a new hot trend that attracts a large number of visitors every year. With a big advantage […]

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Vietnamese Sour Spring Roll – Nem Chua

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Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam – Get Full Tips at HCM City Travel Guide

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Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam (formerly named Saigon) is a huge magnet attracting people of all kind and background to gather, work, and earn their daily bread. If asking for the most bustling and less sleepy destination in Vietnam, then the answer might point to the city named after Uncle Ho: Ho Chi Minh […]

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Ha Long Bay tour 3 days 2 nights on Athena Luxury Cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng fishing village (Meals: lunch, dinner) 07:30am – 08:00am Make your way through the Red River Delta from Hanoi to Halong City via your transfer vehicle. Breaking time will be arranged for your best comfortable. 12:00 – 12:30: Your cruise will begin with a transfer from […]

THE MUST- VISIT PLACES IN NORTHERN VIETNAM

by Hue Nguyen @

1. Sapa Sapa is a remote mountainous area up North of Vietnam with picturesque scenery and rich diverse culture. This place is host to many hill tribes and minority people. It is also the home of Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam (1613 m height), also known as “the Roof of Indochina”. How to get...

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT HALONG BAY

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Halong Bay is the most famous attraction in Vietnam due to its speechless beauty. This beautiful bay was acknowledged as one of the 7 Wonders of the World. Once you come here, you will be seduced by the mysterious atmosphere and old legends of each place you visit. You may hear a lot of things about...

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“Saigon Life,” from Société de géographie de Lille, January 1883

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Life in Saigon changes little from day to day. Indeed, it will be much the same tomorrow as it was today and yesterday. The days when the Messageries Maritimes courrier vessel arrives from France are without doubt the most interesting days for everyone in this town. The arrival of the courrier vessel within sight of […]

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Holiday visa agreement

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Australia and Vietnam have commenced a reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangement that will offer hundreds of young people opportunities to visit and work in the two countries, starting March 1, according to reports posted on the Vietnamese government’s official website. Each year, 200 eligible Vietnamese applicants will be granted visas to Australia, and 200 […]

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Where to Head for the Best Vietnam Motorbike Tours

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Vietnam is a hot destination that steals your heart with picturesque scenery, romantic rivers, impressive mountain ranges, green and lush forests, stunning beaches, etc. This country is somewhat best explored by a motorbike. During the Vietnam motorbike tours, you will be given from admiration to admiration by the marvelous landscapes in the most authentic way. […]

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Tan Quy Island and floating markets in Mekong Delta 2 days 1 night tour

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Daily Travel Company is honored to introduce to travelers our Tan Quy Island and floating markets in Mekong Delta 2 days 1 night tour as follow: Highlight of the trip Visiting less tourist area in Mekong Delta See local people, orchard gardens, Khmer’s culture See the famous pagodas in Tra Vinh See the floating markets in […]

Sapa Ranked Top Ten Places To Walk

by admin @ Green Lotus Hotel

Sapa Town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has been voted one of the world’s top ten spots for walking by popular travel guide Lonely Planet. The other greatest places for walkers are the Grand Canyon in the US, Aoraki/Mount Cook Village in New Zealand, Lake District in England, Torres del Paine in...

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Beyond the ancient streets

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

The ancient streets of Hoi An, lined with Chinese traders’ homes and wooden houses reincarnated as restaurants, cafés, and outlets for local artists, craftsmen and tailors. Explore the beautiful 16th century Japanese Bridge. Hoi An’s unique fusion of Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese architecture is well displayed here, in what is arguably Vietnam’s most tourist-friendly town. […]

The Quintessence of Tonkin – New Must-see Cultural Program in Hanoi Vietnam

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Hanoi Vietnam is rich in history and culture that attracts visitors to the capital city for various interests. While some people are fond of the well-preserved historical landmarks, the others take it a must to see the local cultural performances. Hanoi is proud of the water puppetry art, and now the city wins praises for […]

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Vietnamese cuisine

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

When you are on holiday, beside the visits to the famous sites, tasting the local foods is always an interesting experience and for many travellers, that is the main reason of their trips. More and more people know about Vietnamese foods all over the world and want to try it, of course nowhere better than trying […]

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Vietnam and Cambodia Family Tour 15 Days

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview:  The 15 day tour encompasses key highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia, starting from Hanoi and finishing in Siem Reap. In Vietnam, we explore key attractions and destination (Hanoi cultural places, Halong bay cruise, the complex of royal monuments listed as a World Heritage site in Hue, the once prosperous trading port of Hoi An, […]

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Visiting Chau Doc floating village

by kimhai @ Mekong Delta Cruises

Chau Doc’s main Mekong delta tours attraction is a three-hour boat tour that takes in the floating market, the floating village offshore, a Cham village across the river, and perhaps a peek at the Kinh Vinh Te (the canal that leads south to Ha Tien – not terribly exciting). The floating market, busiest at 7am, […]

Cai Rang among top 4 amazing Asian markets to explore in 2015

by kimhai @ Mekong Delta Cruises

Not as the avenues of souvenir shops that pop up along tourist footpaths and the countless stalls flanking sightseeing spots. These markets are the backbone of local communities’ agriculture and heritage, and where locals congregate to swap stories and wares. What better way to see local lifestyles up close than strolling through these pop-up, streetside […]

Best Family Holiday Vietnam

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview:  Best family holiday Vietnam was designed for families with children, teenagers and other members who want to explore key cultural attractions of Vietnam in a slow pace. We will start from Hanoi city, exploring its elegance, cultural charm and fun places including museums and water puppet theatre. In Halong Bay, we cruise through beautiful sceneries, grottoes […]

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Are you stylish?

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

We know that the arranged tours are quite boring sometime if  you take them  as the others do. But what would you think if we offer you another way to explore the land you visit? Naturally, most of us are “the honored members of Conservative party”, we ourselves are not always ready to try anything new […]

Free services

by admin @ Official website of Hanoi Lotus Hostel

Welcome to Hanoi Lotus Hostel. During your stay at our hostel, we always want to create an exellent atmosphere for you to touch to the local, give more information about customs, lifestyle… of Vietnamese people. So, we offer you very big value that you can’t be found in any hostels or hotels in Hanoi. You […]

GUIDE BOOK FOR OC EO CULTURAL HERITAGE AND AP BAC HERITAGE

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Tien Giang is a coastal province in the Mekong Delta, South Vietnam. It is one of the provinces in the West that attracts many tourists. This place is quite near the urban area so it attracts many visitors. With the advantage of owning many beautiful locations and delicious dishes, more and more visitors come here. […]

Mekong Delta Two Day Tour

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview:  Enjoy the Mekong Delta 2 day tour and praise for the whole adventure.  You will love the sunset over immense rivers and local ferry crossing in Mekong Delta. The night spent in their lodge will also be a highlight: back to basics in right way, wonderful food and impeccable service. With this two day […]

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Discover Impressive Ban Gioc Waterfall and Its Festival in Cao Bang

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Cao Bang Province is blessed with Vietnam’s widest waterfall named Ban Gioc – the must-see highlight in the northern areas. The waterfall is mesmerizing and mighty while the ethnic culture of Tay makes it the ideal ground for the cultural festival. For any travel to Cao Bang, everybody is recommended to see this magnificent ecotourism […]

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Vietnam Homeland Heritage Tours

Vietnam Homeland Heritage Tours


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Vietnam Holiday with Teenagers

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview: Our Vietnam holiday with teenagers starts from the South of Vietnam. We enjoy a river boat cruise through densely connected networks of rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta, passing through colorful floating markets and orchards. Then we have a day visit to its key historic sites including the Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum and […]

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Feel the trip to hotel in Hanoi from Sapa

by admin @ Green Lotus Hotel

I was initially complaining that the cost of this trip seems a little over priced. Travelling to Hanoi with a total cost of near $800 for a 5 days 4 nights seems expensive. I was initially complaining that the cost of this trip seems a little over priced. Travelling to hotel in Green Lotus Hotel with a...

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Australia and Vietnam to reinforce multifaceted ties

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

The agreement was reached in talks held by Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ and his Australian counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce; as well as working sessions with Minister of Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo in Canberra. The Australian […]

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Best Vietnam Tours with Kids

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview: This is a very relaxing trip specially designed for the family with kids in the primary or secondary school. We will start from Hanoi city then going through many highlights of Vietnam including: Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoian, Ho Chi Minh, Phu Quoc then end in Ho Chi Minh city. The trip is […]

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ISLETS OF HALONG BAY: HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THEY?

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What is the first thing that come to your mind when you’re thinking about Halong Bay?   Pretty islands? Pristine beaches? Mysterious caves? Lively floating villages? Or the culinary art?   If you’re thinking about one of these things above, you are missing out a very important ...

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Mountain cloud of Sapa is pretty fanciful in last day

by admin @ Green Lotus Hotel

A few today, ” cloud coming ” – stunning mountain cloud types that professional photographers often take the sought-after – reappears in the highlands of Sa Pa , as a ” habit ” of nature whenever Tet spring The famous artist or photographer amateur shooters just heard ” have cloud coming ” is ready to...

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Famous tourist attractions in Hau Giang

by kimhai @ Mekong Delta Cruises

Hau Giang belongs to Mekong Delta. It borders with Can Tho City, Vinh Long Province on the north, Bac Lieu Province on the south, Soc Trang Province on the east, and Kien Giang Province on the west. Long My Historical Site Situated in Long My District, Hau Giang Province, about 60km southwest of Can Tho […]

Rail Tours - HISTORIC VIETNAM

Rail Tours - HISTORIC VIETNAM


HISTORIC VIETNAM

Lead by a Vietnamese tour guide and accompanied by Tim Doling, author of the books The Railways and Tramways of Việt Nam (White Lotus Press, 2012) and Mountains and Ethnic Minorities: North West Việt Nam (Thế Giới Publishers, 2010), these two group tours will be of interest to those who enjoy train travel, however they are …

Phu Quoc among top 10 most romantic honeymoon destinations

by kimhai @ Mekong Delta Cruises

Roughguides website listed Phu Quoc, Vietnam in the top 10 most romantic destinations for honeymoon in the World along with Treasure, Jamaica; Santorini, Greece; Buenos Aires, Argentina; KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; Venice, Italy; The Great Ocean Road, Australia; Kerala, India; New Orleans, Louisiana, America; and Bagan, Myanmar. The wedding party is the most significant holiday that […]

Ha Long Bay tour 3 days 2 nights on Oriental Sails cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive […]

When to visit Vietnam?

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

As Vietnam is a tropical country so weather is always a thing to think about before you make plan to visit it. To provide you some information about its weather, we will divide the country into three main regions, so it will be easier for you to follow. The South (Saigon, Mekong Delta, Muine and Nha […]

Things to do in Vietnam

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

Hope that this  could provide you with some ideas about what to do when you have plan to visit Vietnam in future Trying local cuisine When Gordon Ramsay visited Vietnam, he said: “you don’t need to be the rich to have delicious meals here,  local food is just amazing”. We strongly recommend you to try […]

Return to Vietnam

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

The last American soldiers left Vietnam in 1973. It was not the happy time there but some of them want to come back once and in March, we hosted one of them. After more than 40 years, this veteran had the chance to revisit Bien Hoa airbase where he stationed from 1967 to 1968. In the […]

6 reasons why Vietnamese people are awesome!

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You love a place because of beautiful sights, because of local food, because of the good service and sometimes, the reason is very simply, you love a place because you love people there. So can see that Vietnamese is one of important reasons make tourist want to travel to Vietnam again. The care Vie...

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“Excursion to Hue: Court, Palace and Tombs,” published for the Hanoï Exposition, 1902

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Marred by the usual colonial condescension and obvious ignorance of Vietnamese art and architecture, this French article of 1902 is published here in translation only for its interesting historic references and intriguing images Indo-China has experienced a definitive rise under the impetus of a very talented governor, Paul Doumer. The visitor to the Exposition in […]

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“Assassination of a King: Details of the Latest Annamite Intrigues” from Le Matin, 4 August 1883

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Kien-Phuc, nephew of Tu-Duc – The assassination of his predecessor – A palace revolution – Causes of our Expedition – The role of M. de Champeaux – The poisoning of Hiep-Hoa We know by dispatch of the death of the king of Annam, Kien-Phuc, who was aged just seventeen. Who was this sovereign? How had […]

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TOP 8 MUST-VISIT ISLANDS OF HALONG BAY

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Hello everyone! How was your day? I hope everyday will be a cheerful day to all of you! Last time, we have explored Top 8 most incredible beaches of Halong Bay (Part 1 – Part 2). So what we have this time? This time I will bring you another post about our unreal-beauty of Halong Bay. Halong Ba...

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The first public motor vehicle in Indochina, 1901

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Published in La Dépêche coloniale illustrée, 15 April 1907 We publish here a photograph depicting the first public motor vehicle in Indochina, which was put into circulation here in Saigon in 1901 by a motor transport company whose engineer and director was M. V. Ippolito. The latter, now the agent-général of Établissements Peugeot in Indochina, […]

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Emperor Khai Dinh in France: A Victory for French Cuisine, Le Monde illustré 8 July 1922

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Our host, His Majesty Khaï-Dinh, Emperor of Annam, has on several occasions shown himself to be an Asian sovereign who knows how to appreciate European customs. At the time of his reception at the Hôtel de Ville, when he was obliged to sign the registers of honour, the Emperor, before taking his calligraphy brush as […]

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What Best Ecotourism Destinations in Vietnam – The Nature-friendly Travel

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Sorting out those of the best ecotourism destinations in Vietnam can urge the nature lovers to opt for the Indochina travel to this beautiful S-shaped country soon. If you want to get rid of the daily hardship and stress, the eco-trip to Vietnam promises to cheer you up with the charming nature, friendly locals, and […]

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Hanoi Green Rice Flake Cake – Banh Com

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

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Hanoi Green Rice Flake Cake – Banh Com

Banh com is not only one of the indispensable offerings during wedding ceremonies and ancestor-worshipping days, but is also a specialty that any visitor to Hanoi will want to buy for their friends and relatives as a present. For many years, Hang Than Street in Hanoi has been well-known for Banh com. In 1865, the […]

Hanoi Green Rice Flake Cake – Banh Com
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Top Churches in Vietnam for Meaningful Christmas Eve

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Vietnam has several top churches for foreigners and locals to celebrate Merry Christmas. Christmas is the ideal time for the Christians to show off their great faith in their God and for the non-Christians to gather and memorize the last moments at the end of the year. Although this event has not been traditionally celebrated […]

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The most spoken languages in Australia

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Australia remains predominantly English speaking, despite having more than 300 languages used across the country. However, more than a fifth of Australians speak a language other than English at home, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday. The most common one is Mandarin, followed by Arabic, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Italian. […]

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Mekong delta tours with famous islets in Ben Tre

by kimhai @ Mekong Delta Cruises

Ben Tre Province, situated 1.5-hour’s drive from Ho Chi Minh has some of the Mekong’s most quaint scenery. Experience the true life of the delta region as you visit its fruit orchards, coconut groves and hundreds of islets in Ben Tre.  Spending a Mekong delta day tour from Ho Chi Minh City, you are sure […]

“Monsieur Doumer, his Emperor and his King,” Figaro (Paris), 21 January 1898

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

The King of Cambodia, H M Norodom I, and the Emperor of Annam, H M Thanh-Thai, have just paid a visit to the Governor-General in Saigon. The stay of the old Khmer sovereign and the young Annamite emperor in the old capital of French Indo-China took place on the occasion of splendid week-long celebrations. Celebrations […]

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U Minh Fish Sauce Hotpot – a must try dish in Ca Mau

by kimhai @ Mekong Delta Cruises

Whenever you come to U Minh, Ca Mau, beside enjoy the many delicious and typical dishes, always remember to try the U Minh Fish Sauce Hotpot there. This is one of the indispensable dishes of southern Vietnam. To the people in the southern part of Vietnam in general and in U Minh in particular, fish […]

Massenet Première in Saïgon, 1900

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

From Le Ménestrel, journal de musique, 30 December 1900. A first in Saigon!  The new Saigon Theatre, a marvel of architecture inaugurated earlier this year, recently presented the première of La Navarraise, the poignant lyrical drama by Jules Massenet. Great success! Our brave soldiers, just returned from the campaign in China, were thus able to experience a […]

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My Quang Rice Noodle Soup

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
My Quang Rice Noodle Soup

My Quang rice noodle soup is a variety of Pho (rice noodle soup). My Quang are also made from rice and soused with soup as serving. My quang is similar to Vietnam’s most popular dish Pho and chicken or pork soup (Hu tieu). The soup sauce comes from a mixture of flavor from beef or […]

My Quang Rice Noodle Soup
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Things to see in Rach Gia

by kimhai @ Mekong Delta Cruises

Rach Gia is the capital of Kien Giang Province in Vietnam and a port on the Gulf of Thailand. It is not big, but is full of attractions. Being an important centre in the region, it is quite developed and has a lot of cultural and historic relics at the same time. Tam Quan Gate […]

VIETNAM’S TOP FIVE BEAUTIFUL BEACHES

by Hue Nguyen @

As summer is coming, the first word that comes to my mind is beaches. How wonderful it is to sunbathe on a beautiful white-sand beach or swim in the cool water. Since Vietnam has a long coastline, there’re a lot of beautiful beaches through the country. Let’s check out some of the most beautiful one...

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The Emperor of Annam – The Investiture Ceremony at the Court of Hue, from Saïgon Républicain, 6 March 1889

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

It was in the prison where he had been confined since the death of Phan-Dinh-Binh that they found the new king, designated as heir by the Grand Dowager Empress, the Court and the Co-Mat, and conducted him to the palace. The induction ceremony took place on 31 January. It was a marvellous spectacle; more than […]

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Charming Trem islet in Kien Giang

by kimhai @ Mekong Delta Cruises

Hon Trem (Trem islet) with its golden yellow sand, crystal clear water and beautiful coconut groves alongside is a popular and attractive destination for Mekong delta tours packages tourists. This charming islet is located about 80km off Rach Gia town of Kien Giang province. Although Hon Trem may be a small island, it is definitely […]

“All grown-ups were once children……….

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

…………………but only few of them (us) remember it.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince Kids don’t hate studying! They just ask for only one “simple” thing: studying and having fun at the same time and if possible, parents should join them! Vietnam is a friendly country for family’s holiday. It offers mountains, beaches, national parks, rich culture and […]

North Vietnam Photo Tour – Mr. Kieron Nelson Review

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Date: 6 – 25 Sep 2017 | Party of 1 passenger: Mr. Kieron Nelson (Toronto, Canada) | 10-day North Vietnam Photo Tour This is a follow up to my posting of April 23 2017 Finally recovered from a seventeen hour flight from Toronto to Hanoi via Taipei. Devastating flooding had occurred two weeks before my scheduled […]

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Discover “The Quintessence of Tonkin” – Must-see show in Hanoi

by Hue Nguyen @

As the name suggests , The Quintessence of Tonkin  is the biggest and most impressive liveshow, offer the audiences the the art and cultural performances  enhanced by blend of light &  music.  The huge venue of this show is located in Quoc Oai , Hanoi with an open air setting  of a village with ...

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Lotus fever

Lotus fever


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An old folksong described lotus as a symbol of purity and nobility: “In the pond amidst the fields, Nothing is as beautiful as lotus. Its leaves are green, and its white…

★★★ Golden Lotus Cruises, Ha Long, Vietnam

★★★ Golden Lotus Cruises, Ha Long, Vietnam


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Golden Lotus Cruise offers relaxing cruises along beautiful Halong Bay, on board a well-crafted traditional junk boat built by local artisans.

Memorable Family Journey

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview: Our trip starts in busy and bustling Saigon. We visit its key historic sites including Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum and the fascinating Notre Dame Cathedral. We enjoy a river boat cruise through densely connected network of rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta, passing through colorful floating markets and orchards. A home stay in an island is a trip […]

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TOP 13 MUST-TRY SPECIALTIES OF HALONG BAY

by Hue Nguyen @

Hello, everyone! We are back with another post about Halong Bay. This time, we are not going to search for new places in Halong Bay, but explore a new feature of Halong Bay : the culinary art. In this list, we will list out 13 specialties of Halong Bay that you must try when you come here. Some of t...

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Vietnam’s National Flower: The Lotus | Wendy Wu Tours Blog

Vietnam’s National Flower: The Lotus | Wendy Wu Tours Blog


Wendy Wu Tours Blog

The lotus flower is one of the most symbolic of all species in the world. Come and explore the symbolism of Vietnam’s national flower

A Complete Guide to Sapa Vietnam for Full Experiences

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Sapa Vietnam has numerous beautiful and exquisite corners for year-round vacations in which people discover the cool vibe, stunning mountain, ethnic village, etc. The experiences are all worthy and memorable. For a complete discovery of Sapa, find a full guide below so that trip to the existing paradise in the northwest of Vietnam just goes […]

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Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Luxury Starlight cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the three hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embarking on Starlight Cruise by transfer boat. Listen to […]

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Athena Luxury Cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Athena Luxury Cruise   Highlight ­Distinct route through Bai Tu Long Bay- the quieter and well-preserved area of Ha Long Bay. Large and Luxury cabins Balcony with sitting area in all cabins. Kayak service included at no extra cost. Options of kayak or bamboo boat. English […]

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Oriental Sails cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive […]

Baby Basket Clams Rice – Com Hen

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
Baby Basket Clams Rice – Com Hen

Baby basket clams rice (com hen) is a Vietnamese rice dish originating in Hue. It is made with baby mussels or basket clams and leftover rice and is normally served at room temperature. Com hen has a sweet-smelling flavor of rice, onion, and grease, as well as strange tastes of sweet, buttery, salty, sour, bitter, […]

Baby Basket Clams Rice – Com Hen
Michael Nguyen

Famous delicacies from fish in Mekong delta

by kimhai @ Mekong Delta Cruises

One of famous Vietnamese Street Foods are delicacies from fish. Fish has a lot of in the Southwest Vietnam (Mekong delta), especially in Soc Trang, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau and Can Tho. When Mekong delta tour you don’t forget try these famous delicacies from fish. Ca nuong trui (Bare fried fish) The Southern villagers in […]

“The Court of Annam modernises,” Les Annales coloniales: organe de la “France coloniale modern,” 14 December 1912

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Packed with the usual colonial arrogance and assumptions of western superiority, this short 1912 article by Henri Cosnier sheds interesting light on French Governor General Paul Doumer’s policy towards the royal court in Huế The powerful breath of modernism carries off, one after the other, the sumptuous traditions of the court of Hue. The republican […]

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Husband and Wife Cake – Banh Phu The

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
Husband and Wife Cake – Banh Phu The

Banh phu the (literally “husband and wife cake”) or banh xu xe is a Vietnamese dessert made from rice with mung beans stuffing wrapped in a box made of pandan leaves. The dessert was traditionally given by a suitor but is now part of many wedding banquets. It is a typical cake that people use […]

Husband and Wife Cake – Banh Phu The
Michael Nguyen

Hanoi, Vietnam: The Lotus position - Independent.ie

Hanoi, Vietnam: The Lotus position - Independent.ie


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Mary O'Sullivan continues her once-in-a-lifetime trip to Vietnam with a visit to the capital city of Hanoi.

Launch of Australia in Vietnam Agriculture Strategy

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston, Australia’s Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources launched the Australia in Vietnam Agriculture Strategy in Can Tho on 24 August 2017. The strategy identifies economic, innovation and security priorities for both nations that offer the greatest returns and maximises common interests.   Agriculture is a cornerstone of the bilateral […]

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