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[Video] Yet Another Reminder of How Beautiful Vietnam Really is

Marco Santi and a friend spent 6 days in Vietnam, stopping in Saigon, Can Tho and Chau Doc before heading off to Cambodia. Even though it was short trip, the smiles of the Vietnamese and the country’s...

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The Mekong Delta: Home to 3 of Vietnam's Most Spectacular Mansions

While Hanoi, Hai Phong and Saigon are known for their beautiful colonial architecture, some of Vietnam’s best specimens can be found in the Mekong Delta. Here are 3 ornate buildings known for their mi...

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This Video Reminds Us Just How Beautiful Vietnam Really is

It’s time to take a break from Saigon time lapse videos set to electronic music and enjoy this slow-paced short film, Somewhere in Vietnam which reminds us just how beautiful this country is.

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Russian Tourists are Abandoning Mui Ne

Mui Ne, long considered a haven for Russian tourists has been experiencing a drop in visitors from the Motherland as they seek out “easier accesses” destinations, reports Thanh Nien.

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Escape From the Tourists: 5 of Vietnam’s Underrated Islands

You want to have a lazy holiday on a tranquil beach, but Nha Trang and Mui Ne is a bit too touristy for your taste. We’ve come up with a list islands that should offer some relief from the throngs of ...

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NY Times: Here’s What You Should Do with 36 Hours in HCMC

The New York Times recently visited HCMC for one of their popular “36 Hours” columns where they present a list of recommendations for things to do and places to go if you're short on time.

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Thailand Amends Controversial Border Procedures for Vietnamese Tourists

After public outcry from Vietnamese tourists and tourism officials, Thai customs authorities have announced that they will amend “offensive” signage and procedures requiring proof of funds at the...

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Vietnamese Tourists Furious About Thai Customs Procedures

At the border gate between Cambodia and Thailand, Vietnamese nationals are required to take photos holding at least $700 in cash. Many Vietnamese said that the procedure made them feel like criminals....

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Vietnam Tourism Booming in 2014

Even though the country has received criticism for some of its tourism policies, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Vietnam welcomed 745,980 international travelers in April,...

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Literal Translations of Beijing’s Subway Stations are Amazing

Like Vietnamese, Chinese can yield some interesting results when things are translated literally. With this in mind, the Wall Street Journal Asia recently published a map with literal translations of ...

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Amid Heavy Criticism, Hoi An Amends Entry Fees

After getting a huge amount of flak from locals and tourists alike, Hoi An authorities have made amendments to the strict enforcement of $6 entry fee’s to the city’s old town, according to the Saigon ...

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[Slideshow] Views of Hanoi's Lakes from Above

We’re all about Saigon pride, but Hanoi definitely has us beat in one category – lakes.

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Reports: New $6 Entry Fee has Made Hoi An a Ghost Town

Last week we heard rumors that Hoi An has started to charge a $6 entry fee to tourists seeking to enter the city's old town. According to Kenh14, what we feared has become a reality - Hoi An is now a ...

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Rumors: It Now Costs $6 to Enter Hoi An’s Old Town

In a move that’s sure to backfire, there are reports coming out of Hoi An that the city has started to charge a $6 entrance fee to access its famous old town area.

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Japan Mulls Waiving Visas for Vietnamese

As part of a plan to increase tourism revenue, Japan is considering waiving visas for visitors from Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia.

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Saigon Gets its First Capsule Hotel

It looks like the capsule hotel fad has finally hit Saigon. The Hongkong Kaiteki has opened its first location on Pham Ngu Lao, offering cheap and, for some, slightly claustrophobic accommodation...

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Explore Hue’s Imperial City with Google Street View

It may not be as official or comprehensive as Google’s ‘Street View Treks’ of Angkor Wat but you can now take a virtual tour of Hue’s Imperial City thanks to 360view.vn.

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This Singapore Tourism Commercial is One of the Worst We’ve Ever Seen

We hope this cringeworthy Singapore tourism promotion video is an ingenious viral marketing effort because it’s just that bad (shout out to Malaysia’s “Malaysia Truly Asia” campaign which is slightly ...

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You Can Now Explore Angkor Wat With Google Street View

 After finding all the Pokemon using Google Maps, take a break to visit Angkor Wat.

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Vietnam's Top 20 Beaches According to Rough Guides

With over 3,200 kilometers of coastline, Vietnam offers a seemingly endless number of beach options, making them one of the country’s strongest tourist attractions. Rough Guides, an international trav...