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HANOI AND THE RED RIVER DELTA – PHU THO PROVINCE

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PHU THO PROVINCE Capital:    Viet Tri City Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Muong, Dao, San Chay Highlights: Complex of Hung Temple, Xuan Son National Park TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Complex of Hung Temple (Den Hung) Complex of Hung Temple is located in Viet Tri City, approximately 95km from Ha Noi. This group of remains is tied to the ...

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“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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MEKONG RIVER DELTA – TRA VINH PROVINCE

by admin @ Vietnam Guide

Capital: Tra Vinh City Ethnic groups:  Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Hoa, Tay Highlights:  Ba Om Pond, Ang Pagoda, Ba Dong Beach TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Ba Om Pond One of the most prominent sites in Tra Vinh is the rectangular Ba Om Pond, which is situated in Group 3, Ward 8, 7km southwest of Tra Vinh City. The tranquil ...

Death anniversary of the founder of Kim Bồng carpentry

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

Time: 13 February 2016 Place: Tien Hien Temple and Kim Bong Carpentry Village Time Activity Place 05:30-07:00 Worshipping ceremony Tien Hien Temple 07:00-07:30 Welcome guests 07:30-09:00 – Death anniversary of the founder Worshipping the founder of Kim Bong carpentry Carpenters’ … Continue reading

Prosperous yes, but is ATF sustainable?

by Don Ross @ TTR Weekly

CHIANG RAI, 22 January 2018: The Tourism Authority of Thailand rolls out the red carpet to welcome participants to the ASEAN Tourism Forum, 2018 hosted in Chiang Mai, this week. Well done. The organisation of the event will be smooth and the decision to host the show in Chiang Mai was spot on. But the […]

HANOI AND THE RED RIVER DELTA – VINH PHUC PROVINCE

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VINH PHUC PROVINCE Capital: Vinh Yen City Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), San Diu, San Chay, Tay Highlights: Tam Dao, Huong Canh Pottery, Binh Son Tower TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Tam Dao Tourist Site Tam Dao is an ideal summer tourist site in the North, located 900m above sea-level, approx­imately 86km from Ha Noi. Tam Dao Mountains are 80km ...

Ho Chi Minh City and around Guide | Vietnam Travel

Ho Chi Minh City and around Guide | Vietnam Travel


Rough Guides

Ho Chi Minh City – or Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh, to give it its full Vietnamese title – is Vietnam’s centre of commerce and the country’s biggest city...

Redemption by Persimmons

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

It’s persimmon season, the time of the year when many Asians swoon at the site of the glowing, orange fruits at markets and on tree limbs. Many people have gifted my parents persimmons but the ones from my neighbor Dan are particularly delicious. I’ve earned lots of bonus points with my folks through Dan’s generosity....

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PHOTOGRAPHER RÉHAHN COOPERATES WITH HOI AN LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR THE EXHIBITION “WOMEN OF VIETNAM”

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

French photographer Réhahn cooperates with Hội An local government to organize the exhibition “Women of Vietnam” from July 20 to August 20, 2016. After 4 years living in Vietnam, he said: “I’m very impressed by the strength of the Vietnamese … Continue reading

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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Knife Sharpening and Maintenance Tips

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Folks, working with a new blogging system is confusing. I made a mistake with part of this post. For a Japanese knife buying guide, see my 2017 Gift Guide for Curious and Obsessive Cooks. For this post, I’m focusing on how I keep my all of my knives in ship-sharp shape. Read on! Since I’d invested...

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MEKONG RIVER DELTA – KIEN GIANG PROVINCE 2

by admin @ Vietnam Guide

Phu Quoc Island & National Park Located in the Gulf of Thailand, 45km from Ha Tien, 120km from Rach Gia by sea, Phu Quoc is an island district of Kien Giang Province. This island is the largest one in Viet Nam, covering a natural area of 593km2, with a length of 50km, of which the ...

Vietnam Tourist guidebook the 7th edition has been published

Vietnam Tourist guidebook the 7th edition has been published


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Vietnam Tourist guidebook has been published. Updated important information such as travel, memorial and entertainment places, maps, tourist guide companies

Guidebooks don't cut it for the traveller

Guidebooks don't cut it for the traveller


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The problem facing tourists in Viet Nam isn't that there isn't enough to see here, it's that they don't know how to see it. Many foreign and domestic tourists have complained that the information published in books and online about travelling in Viet Nam is too limited.

Homemade Hoisin Sauce Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Love hoisin sauce with pho and in other Asian dishes? Make it yourself! I didn’t think it would be easy, but for the sake of excellent pho and the desire to offer a gluten-free hoisin recipe in The Pho Cookbook, I experimented for about two weeks to come up with an excellent recipe. Now, you...

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What to See in North Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to the perfect geographical location, Vietnam has inherited many wonderful landscapes from Mother Nature and absorbed the essence of neighboring cultures. This makes people wonder what to see in North Vietnam. Because I have spent almost all of my life here, I can confidently say that I know this area inside out. My friends […]

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

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

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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Blog wins shades of east Thailand

by TTRweekly Staff @ TTR Weekly

BANGKOK, 20 January, 2018 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand says winners of the TAT Newsroom Blogger Thailand 2018 competition this year will be hosted on an all expenses paid trip to Thailand’s eastern seaboard. The 28 May to 1 June trip will miss the east coast’s iconic Pattaya beach and focus on neighbouring province of […]

European firms stay positive on Vietnam’s business climate

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The index hit 78, seven points below the fourth quarter of 2016, but this does not mean that businesses are under alert or will not continue to explore such a high-potential economy as Vietnam, said EuroCham Chairman Jens Ruebbert. The survey showed most businesses (90%) are either maintaining or increasing their investments in Vietnam, adding […]

Vietnam Travel Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Vietnam

Vietnam Travel Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Vietnam


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Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s most beautiful countries, attracting travellers to its lush mountains, bustling cities and golden sand beaches. Despite rapid modernisation in Vietnam’s urban centres of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, time-honoured traditions remain intact amongst the locals. There are numerous ancient landmarks

Vietnam’s aquatic product exports hit US$2.8 billion

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The US, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea were leading importers of Vietnamese aquatic products, which accounted for 53.5% of the country’s export value. Also in May, Vietnam imported US$87 million worth of aquatic products, raising the five-month figure to US$508 million, up 28% year on year. According to the ministry, processing enterprises have […]

Vocational training quality must improve: experts

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

A vocational training establishment in HCM City. (Source: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Vocational training providers should pay more attention to quality to help Vietnamese workers integrate globally and prepare for the fourth industrial revolution, experts have said. Speaking at a recent seminar on solutions for improving vocational training quality and meeting Ho Chi Minh […]

Vietnamese Any Day – A New Book Coming Up!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

You’re looking at the draft of my sixth cookbook! This week, I sent the manuscript to my editor, Kelly Snowden. Vietnamese Any Day is all about helping American cooks work Viet flavors into their regular rotation. Many people who are new to Vietnamese food do not know where to begin. They’ve been seduced by the...

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FREE Vietnam Travel Guide - Destinations, food and travel in Vietnam

FREE Vietnam Travel Guide - Destinations, food and travel in Vietnam


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Have an epic trip to Vietnam with our FREE Vietnam Travel Guide. Download your copy now for top tips on food, experiences, transport and culture in Vietnam.

Virtual reality on show at Fitur

by AFP @ TTR Weekly

MADRID, 22 January 2018: A hotel room automatically adjusting to the tastes of each guest, virtual reality headsets as brochures; the tourism sector is starting to embrace new technologies, hoping to benefit from lucrative personal data. In a prototype of the hotel of the future on display at Madrid’s Fitur tourism fair, receptionists have disappeared […]

HANOI AND THE RED RIVER DELTA – NINH BINH PROVINCE 6

by admin @ Vietnam Tourist Guidebook – Vietnam Guide

But Thap Pagoda But Thap Pagoda is located west of But Thap Village, in Dinh To Commune, Thuan Thanh District. But Thap Pagoda is one of the most famous pagodas in Viet Nam. Inside, there are various valuable ancient objects and stat­ues, which are considered to be Vietnamese masterpieces of 17th century wood carving. Among ...

Program “Earth hour”, Hội An 2016

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

THE PEOPLE’S COMMITTEE OF HỘI AN CITY THE ORGANIZING BOARD OF EARTH HOUR – 2016 EARTH HOUR – 2016 PROGRAM SUBJECT: “SMALL ACTIONS – BIG IMPACT” Time:  Supporting activities: 18 – 19 March 2016 Main activity: Evening. 19 March 2016. … Continue reading

Vietnam Tourist Guidebook - Thời Trang - Làm Đẹp

Vietnam Tourist Guidebook - Thời Trang - Làm Đẹp


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MEKONG RIVER DELTA – CA MAU PROVINCE

by admin @ Vietnam Guide

Capital: Ca Mau City Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Hoa, Tay Highlights: Ngoc Hien Bird Sanctuary, Mui Ca Mau National Park TOURIST ATTRACTIONS Hong Anh Historical Site This site is located at 41 Pham Van Ky Street, Ward 2, Ca Mau City. In 1928, it was the base of a branch of Viet Nam Revolutionary Youth in Ca ...

Singapore farewells WTA Finals

by e-NewsWire @ TTR Weekly

SINGAPORE, 22 January 2018: Singapore Tourism Board’s partnership in the hosting of the annual BNP Paribas WTA Finals is now in its fifth and final year. With the five-year contract for hosting the high profile tennis tournament ending this October, the Singapore Tourism Board and SportSG evaluated an extension, but decided not to pursue the option. […]

MasterChef

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

On the occasion of 106th anniversary of International Women’s Day (8/3/1910-8/3/2016) and 1976th anniversary of an uprising led by Hai Ba Trung , Hoi An Women’s Association in cooperate with Danang Asia – Europe Career Orientation Center is going to … Continue reading

HANOI AND THE RED RIVER DELTA – PHU THO PROVINCE 2

by admin @ Vietnam Tourist Guidebook – Vietnam Guide

Xuan Son National Park Xuan Son National Park was established on February, 2002. It is located in Xuan Son Commune, Thanh Son District, over 80km from Viet Tri City and 160km from Ha Noi. The park covers an area of 15,048ha includ­ing 11,000ha of natural forests, 1,396ha of limestone-mountain forests. There are many original biotopes, ...

Vietnam’s steel export enjoys 34% growth

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The VSA’s data showed that the country’s steel output was 21.062 million tonnes, up 24.3% against the previous year.  Domestic steel consumption stood at nearly 18 million tonnes, 20.7% higher than the last year. Notably, in the year, Vietnam shipped 1 million tones of building steel abroad, a year-on-year increase of 62%. Meanwhile, the total […]

Microsoft Office Specialist qualifier begins

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The annual competition for students aged 13 to 22 comprises three contests – Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft Excel 2013 and Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. It is organised by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s Central Committee and IIG Vietnam, an organisation for testing and educational quality accreditation. A total of 120 candidates from across the […]

“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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Saigon Heat shooting runs cold against ravenous Vampire squad

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Thailand’s Mono Vampire was hungry for a win, and saw their chance to feast on a Saigon Heat squad on their home court on Sunday in the ASEAN Basketball League. Paced by 7-foot-5 European import Samuel “the Massive Maltese” Deguara, the Vietnamese squad was baffled how to deal with his extensive reach in the first […]

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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Day-After Thanksgiving Turkey Pho Recipe — Pressure Cooker and Multicooker Edition!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

  Do you cook during the holidays with leftovers in mind? I do. There’s so much involved in pulling off a holiday meal to feed a crowd that I love to bank my efforts by repurposing ingredients and using up scraps. Many Americans make soup from the leftover turkey carcass and vegetable, but what about...

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Guide For New Visitors On Where To Go Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Wonder where to go Myanmar for the most meaningful memories? The following is our 7-day travel itinerary on the top-ranked destinations in the country you can have a chance to visit all. Also called the Golden Land, Myanmar is a spectacular country which is still relatively untouched by tourism. Thanks to thousands of iconic sights […]

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Oroblanco Grapefruit Salad Recipe (Goi Buoi)

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Within the past seven days, I’ve made this salad twice. It’s that good. The first time was the day after Thanksgiving at my parents’ house. When I arrived, I notice in their entryway a basket full of oroblancos, a type of sweet grapefruit with a short season. My brother Dan brought them from Visalia, a...

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Traditional cake production and taste – Hoi an 2016

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

TRADITIONAL CAKE PRODUCTION AND TASTE HOI AN 2016 Duration: From 8h00 to 21h00 on March 15th 2016; Location: An Hoi Sculpture Garden; Time Content 13:00 Cake makers start their cake production, sell cake products to tourists. 16:30 – Welcome delegations, … Continue reading

2017 Gift Guide for Curious and Obsessive Cooks

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Looking for last-minute ideas for a favorite cook? That may entail gifting yourself (!), a friend, or family member. This year, I found myself obsessing about certain kitchen tools and cooking appliances. Maybe it was an escape from the political roller coaster that we’ve all been on — no matter what your affiliation or inclination...

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China’s top paper says US forcing China to accelerate deployments in disputed waters

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

China’s top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said on Monday U.S. moves in the South China Sea (which Vietnam calls the East Sea) like last week’s freedom of navigation operation will only cause China to strengthen its deployments in the disputed waterway. China’s foreign ministry said the USS Hopper, a destroyer, came within 12 […]

Lanmei fills Mekong flight gaps

by Don Ross @ TTR Weekly

PHNOM PENH, 22 January 2018: Khiri Travel Cambodia says direct air services between Cambodia and Vietnam’s capital cities were long overdue, a comment made after Lanmei Airlines established a Phnom Penh-Hanoi route last month. One of Cambodia’s leading inbound tour operators Khiri Travel tweeted at the weekend saying “it’s about time someone connected the capitols […]

Travel Guidebook Reviews: The Best Travel Guide Series for Women

Travel Guidebook Reviews: The Best Travel Guide Series for Women


Women on the Road

Are you a woman heading off to travel? Difficulties choosing a guidebook? Let these travel guidebook reviews help!

Vietnam wants closer defence training cooperation with India

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

Senior Lieutenant General Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the VPA, made the affirmation at a reception in Hanoi on May 29 for Major General Anil Dere, who is leading a delegation from the Indian National Defence University to Vietnam. Cooperation in personnel training is one of the ways to promote […]

MEKONG RIVER DELTA – AN GIANG PROVINCE

by admin @ Vietnam Guide

Capital: Long Xuyen City Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Cham, Hoa Highlights: Temple of Lady Chua Xu, Sam Mountain, Tay An Pagoda TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Oc-Eo Remains Site Oc – Eo Remains Site is a famous place known to many people inside the country and overseas. It is a vast ancient vestige site of Funan Kingdom, ...

No Indonesia Visa Required For Citizens Of 45 Countries

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

The Indonesian Government recently announced citizens of forty five countries no longer need a tourist visa to enter Indonesia. Indonesia Immigration Stamp How Does Visa Free Entry To Indonesia Work? If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, arrive at one of the entry points below and proceed to Passport Control. […]

HANOI AND THE RED RIVER DELTA – HUNG YEN PROVINCE

by admin @ Vietnam Tourist Guidebook – Vietnam Guide

Capital:    Hung Yen City Ethnic groups:  Viet (Kinh), Tay, Nung, Hoa Highlights  Hien Street, Chu Dong Tu Temple TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Pho Hien (Hien Street) Many Vietnamese are familiar with the saying “One should first visit Thang Long, then Hien Street.” Pho Hien is located 60km from Ha Noi. To go there, take National Highway 5 to Pho ...

How to Get the Vietnam Tourism Safety?

How to Get the Vietnam Tourism Safety?


Travel Sense Asia

Vietnam is a friendly and safe place to travel. With a sprinkling of common sense, your trip should be smooth and trouble free. However, some tourists met some problems during the trip in Vietnam country. Today, we will give the essential information with a cool head and sensible planning for you to get the Vietnam …

North-South railway to get US$50bil capital injection

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

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Philippines tourism grows in 2017

by Don Ross @ TTR Weekly

CHIANG MAI, 22 January 2018: Philippines’s Department of Tourism officials confirmed the country attracted 6.8 million tourists in 2017, up 15% on the 2016 performance. A delegation of tourism officials and private sector executives is attending the ASEAN Tourism Forum this week in Chiang Mai confident that the country could register 8 million tourist arrivals […]

Tra Que Bike Tour

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

Tra Que bike tour – Hoi An is beautiful. Yes, it’s beautiful not only because of the ancient old quarter but also the countryside around. Only 15 minutes cycling from the city center, you will be surprised by the beauty of … Continue reading

Cu Chi – the Best Place for Ho Chi Minh Tunnels Tour

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

If you take a Ho Chi Minh tunnels tour, the must-going place is Cu Chi tunnel – one of the greatest works constructed by the Vietnamese. Cu Chi tunnel system serves as the living and hiding place for the Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. Visitors reaching there can not only experience the great tunnels but […]

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Can Tho city welcomes 7.5 million tourists in 2017

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Visitors at Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho city (Source: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho enjoyed strong growth in tourism last year due to a series of international political and cultural events and traditional festivals, according to the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The number […]

Spiced Persimmon and Ginger Muffin Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

My parents adore bargains, especially the ones at their local Salvation Army on Wednesdays, when seniors receive a 25 percent discount. On October 12, 2016, they scored a charming set of English Royal Wessex Red Willow dishes for about $22 (discounted from the original $29.50). They bought it with the intention of gifting it to...

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Free Vietnam Guidebook - Travel Happy

Free Vietnam Guidebook - Travel Happy


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Robert Reid is a long time Lonely Planet writer who has published a complete guide to Vietnam for free on the Web. If you're heading to Hanoi or Ho Chi Min

“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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Cam Kim Bike Tour

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

Cam Kim Bike Tour Cam Kim Bike Tour – Tired of being hassled by sellers everywhere you go? Want to enjoy something new and unique? Cam Kim, a beautiful carpentry island which is about 10 minutes ride by ferry from the … Continue reading

“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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MEKONG RIVER DELTA – KIEN GIANG PROVINCE

by admin @ Vietnam Guide

Rach Gia City Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Hoa Cham Dong Ho, Thach Dong, Phu Quoc Island TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Ha Tien Landscape Ha Tien is a seaside tourist area which offers several beautiful and interesting sites to dis­cover, including Thach Dong Temple, Mac Cuu Temple, and Dong Ho, also called East Lake, but which is actually a ...

Saigon-Cho Lon in Madrolle’s Tourist Guidebook of 1913 - HISTORIC VIETNAM

Saigon-Cho Lon in Madrolle’s Tourist Guidebook of 1913 - HISTORIC VIETNAM


HISTORIC VIETNAM

French travel writer Claudius Madrolle (b 1870) was a Far East specialist and his guidebook Vers Angkor. Saïgon. Phnom-penh (Towards Angkor. Saigon. Phnom Penh (Hachette, 1913) became a best-seller. Here is his chapter on Saigon and Cholon. Travelling to Saigon All steamships travelling to Saigon stop at Cap Saint-Jacques. From here you can telegraph to …

41st Anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification (30/4/1975-30/4/2016)

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

THE PEOPLE’S COMMITTEE OF HỘI AN CITY THE CENTER FOR CULTURE AND SPORTS OF HỘI AN CITY 41st Anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification (30/4/1975-30/4/2016) PROGRAM Time Activity Place 27/4/2016 19:30   Hội An revolutionary music … Continue reading

Vietnam international visitor figures down for May

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

According to data provided by the General Statistics Office, the number of international arrivals dropped significantly by 9% tallying in at 972,000 for May, the first month this year the numbers fell below one million. There were 1.2 million more inbound travellers this year through May versus the same period in 2016 for a cumulative […]

Vietnam Tourist Guidebook

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PM Phuc arrives in New York

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

He will attend a conference where he will meet local businesses, deliver a speech at the Global Heritage Fund, and meet representatives of the Vietnamese community in the US. Over the past years, the US has become one of the leading trade partners of Vietnam, with bilateral trade increasing by about 20 percent each year. […]

TV program marks 1968 Spring General Offensive and Uprising

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Organized by Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, the program connected 3 locations in the city, the Reunification Palace, Tan Nhut commune, and Binh My commune, which are associated with the historic event. The program also featured songs in praise of staunchness of Vietnamese people and army. People’s artist Tran Hieu said: “Today is very […]

​Free tourist guidebook launched in Ho Chi Minh City - Tuoi Tre News

​Free tourist guidebook launched in Ho Chi Minh City - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

A must-have item during your time in the southern Vietnamese metropolis

7th anniversary of the recognition of Cham island, Hội An–unesco world biosphere reserve ( 26/5/2009 – 2016 )

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

Time Activity Place May 24 13:30 – 17:00 – Talk show “The role of youth in biodiversity conversation and environment protection” – Clean up Cửa Đại river and Cửa Đại beach – Cửa Đại dock. – Cửa Đại ward. May … Continue reading

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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Events in Hanoi & HCMC on January 22-28

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

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Sun And Sea Vacations For Newlyweds Through Vietnam Holiday Package 2018

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to its colonial structures, sparkling bays, gorgeous beaches, stunning landscapes, exotic cuisine, and colorful culture, Vietnam is always appealing to many honeymooners in all parts of the world. So, if you are newly married couples and wondering where to go in the S-shaped country for unforgettable and meaningful experiences, then Vietnam Holiday Package 2018 […]

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Festival of cherry blossoms to be held in Đà lạt

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The pink cherry blossoms, mostly Japanese sakura, across the central highland city of Đà Lạt has become a major draw for tourists this week. Cherry blossoms by the Tuyen Lam Lake in Dalat City. A flower festival themed on cherry blossoms will be organised in the city between January 26 and January 28. The Lâm […]

MEKONG RIVER DELTA – BAC LIEU PROVINCE

by admin @ Vietnam Guide

Capital:  Bac Lieu City Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Hoa, Cham Highlights:  Bac Lieu Bird Reserve, Western Villas in Bac Lieu TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Vinh Hung Ancient Tower The tower is situated in Vinh Hung A Commune, Vinh Loi District, 20km from Bac Lieu City. The tower is the only structure in style of Angkor of Khmer people ...

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Vietnam Tourist guidebook | visa Vietnam guide and services - Applying VN visa


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MEKONG RIVER DELTA – AN GIANG PROVINCE 2

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Tay An Pagoda In harmony with the natural landscape, the pagoda was constructed according to Hindu architectural style in 1847. The main gate is of traditional Vietnamese design, and there are statues of a black and a white elephant in front. There are tombs of monks in the area surrounding the pagoda. President Ton Duc ...

PM’s visit to India helps foster political trust

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The visit will deepen defence and security ties, intensify cooperation in economics, investment and tourism, and better tap potential in education, science and technology, said Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh in an interview with Vietnam News Agency. Regarding ASEAN-India relations, Thanh said that since the two sides established their dialogue relationship 25 years […]

Wonderful family trip to Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

It is likely that building a strong family bond and exploring new lands will be two of the most popular resolutions in 2018, as strengthening the family relationship and discovering new cultures will significantly change the life of each person. So, obviously, a wonderful family trip to Vietnam will be a stone killing two birds […]

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Saigon Heat shooting runs cold against ravenous Vampire squad

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Thailand’s Mono Vampire was hungry for a win, and saw their chance to feast on a Saigon Heat squad on their home court on Sunday in the ASEAN Basketball League. Paced by 7-foot-5 European import Samuel “the Massive Maltese” Deguara, the Vietnamese squad was baffled how to deal with his extensive reach in the first […]

Non nước Việt Nam

Non nước Việt Nam

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ROK province sets up representative office in Vietnam

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

It is not an organization that is legally allowed to do business or generate earnings. For these purposes, the Province would need to open a cooperation, joint stock company or establish a joint venture. The Gyeongbuk region is home to 5.5 million people and over 13% of the nation’s manufacturers including global conglomerates Samsung, LG, […]

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Runaway oil exec sentenced to life as PetroVietnam corruption trial wraps up

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

A notorious runaway oil executive and the former chairman of PetroVietnam were both handed jail sentences on Monday morning in Hanoi at the conclusion of an unprecedented trial that has drawn international attention. Trinh Xuan Thanh, former board chairman and general director of PetroVietnam Construction Corporation, was sentenced to life imprisonment for his pivotal role […]

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HANOI AND THE RED RIVER DELTA – HAI DUONG PROVINCE

by admin @ Vietnam Tourist Guidebook – Vietnam Guide

HAI DUONG PROVINCE Capital:   Hai Duong City Ethnic groups:   Viet (Kinh), San Diu, Hoa, Muong Highlights:  Con Son Site, Kiep Bac Temple, Kinh Chu An Phu Site TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Con Son Vestige Site Con Son Vestige Site is located in Cong Hoa Ward, Chi Linh Town, about 70km from Ha Noi, between the two mountain ranges of Phuong ...

No Vietnam Visa Required For Citizens Of Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

From July 2015, you don’t need to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam if you’re a citizen from Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain Vietnam Embassy, Bangkok The Vietnamese government have announced a important change for Vietnam tourist visas – if you’re from Britain, Germany, France, Italy or Spain, you no longer need to […]

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos issue tourism guidebook

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos issue tourism guidebook


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Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia are to issue a joint tourism guidebook promoting their famous landscapes, tourist hot spots and cultural attractions.

What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

As an old French Hill station in the past, Sapa is now a beautiful and peaceful town in Lao Cai Province, Northwest Vietnam. Close to the Chinese border, the town has its name reputable for its unique weather, breathtaking natural beauty, and the wide variety of hill-tribes locals (Red Dao, Tay, Hmong, Xa Pho, and […]

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HANOI AND THE RED RIVER DELTA – VINH PHUC PROVINCE 2

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Truc Lam Tay Thien Zen Monastery Truc Lam Tay Thien Zen Monastery is consid­ered to be one of the most impressive and peaceful monasteries in Viet Nam. This Zen sanctuary is located in Dai Dinh Commune, Tam Dao District, on Tay Thien Mountain, which belongs to the Tam Dao Mountain Range. Built in 2005 on the ...

Trinh Xuan Thanh sentenced to life imprisonment

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Defendant Trinh Xuan Thanh was sentenced to life imprisonment for his wrongdoings (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Former Chairman of PetroVietnam (PVN) Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC) Trinh Xuan Thanh on January 22 was sentenced to life imprisonment for his wrongdoings at the corporation. Specifically, Thanh got a life sentence on the charge of “asset embezzlement” […]

Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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Milestone strategic co-operation in Vietnamese healthcare

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

This represents the beginning of co-operation and professional support to VHC from one of the leading healthcare systems in the United States. SWC is announcing several strategic partnerships this month, including Costa Rica, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa. An international ceremony will be held at Sanford Health World Headquarters in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, […]

MEKONG RIVER DELTA – SOC TRANG PROVINCE

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Capital: Soc Trang City Ethnic groups:  Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Hoa, Cham Highlights:  Doi Pagoda, My Phuoc Islet, Khleang Pagoda TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Khleang Pagoda Khleang Pagoda, one of the most ancient pagodas in Soc Trang, features an archi­tectural style sim­ilar to the pago­das of Cambodia. It is situated at 71 Mau Than Road, Group 5, Ward 6, Soc Trang ...

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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Sichuan Magic Dust Popcorn Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Since late November, my friend Andrew Janjigian and I have made a total of about 55 batches of this popcorn. It’s his recipe, which he shared with me after I wrote about MSG in pho. When he realized that I was open to tinkering with monosodium glutamate in cooking, he sent the recipe to me....

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HANOI AND THE RED RIVER DELTA – BAC GIANG PROVINCE

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Capital:    Bac Giang City Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Nung, Tay, San Chay, San Diu, Hoa Highlights: Cam Son Lake, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda,Tho Ha Communal House TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Cam Son Lake Cam Son Lake is situated in Luc Ngan District, bordering Lang Son. Ordinarily, the lake covers 2,600ha, but during the rainy season it occupies 3,000ha. ...

Hội An International Food Festival, 2016

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Time: March 14 – 20, 2016 Place: An Hội Sculpture Garden, Hội An Ancient Town. Time Activity Place March 12 13:40-20:00 Taste of the world: The international chefs meet with the media The Market restaurant, 03 Nguyễn Hoàng st. March … Continue reading

When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Decide when best to travel to Vietnam will give you some confuse because Vietnam is the tropical monsoon climate. That is the reason why you should choose the best time to visit each place in Vietnam, however, there are some months which is suitable for all parts of Vietnam. This article will show you the […]

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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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The Year in Pho: Recipes, Cooking Tips, and Family Stories from 2017

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

| Wouldn’t you know it, there was a lot of pho fervor this year, especially at Viet World Kitchen! Instead of doing a year-end summary of the most popular recipes on the site, I decided to round up all the pho-related content that published during the past twelve months. I published tips, tricks, and recipes...

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