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Visit to Phu Quoc Island

Question: I am a Canadian citizen currently in Cambodia and would like to visit Phu Quoc Island for one week. Do I need a visa? Answer Dear Martin Fiset, We are happy to say that you are allowed to stay … Continue reading

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Bia hoi vs. beer hall: Vietnam’s boozy standoff

Czech beer halls are growing in popularity in Ho Chi Minh City, while Hanoi sticks rigidly to its cheap, cheerful plastic-chaired bia hoi stalls. Here two protagonists for each duke it out to see which provides the best beer experience … Continue reading

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Travel agencies cancel tours due to high costs

Vietnam Visa  – While the long holiday, which ended yesterday, May 1, was expected to be a bonanza for local tour organizers, many of them in fact had to cancel their offered tours at the last minute due to the exorbitant … Continue reading

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Holiday sends room rates soaring at resorts

Vietnam Visa – Prices of hotel rooms at popular holiday destinations rose sharply during the four-day holiday beginning last Saturday. The holiday celebrated both Liberation Day, which marked the end of the American War, and May Day. Hotel rooms along famous beaches … Continue reading

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Hue, giving history its due

More than any other city in the south, Hue’s balance of past and present charms its visitors. True to the original architect’s intention the symmetry and feng shui of the imperial city and tombs remain, and a good portion of … Continue reading

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Ho Citadel – Vietnam’s unique rock work

The citadel was built by rocks of 1.5 meters long on average, some are up to 6 meters long. The rocks are overlapped on each other without any kind of mortar. The citadel wall is quite untouched after more than … Continue reading

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Festival on Vietnamese cuisine kicks off

A festival featuring cuisines from the North, the South and the Central of Vietnam is open today, July 6, in the central province of Phu Yen. “The North – Central – South Cuisine Festival 2011” will feature 40 booths and … Continue reading

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Vietnam’s Son Doong cave and it will be broadcast in 60 countries.

The world’s first 3-dimension scientific reportage is about Vietnam’s Son Doong cave and it will be broadcast in 60 countries on June 25. The 3D reportage was produced by Japan’s Kyodo Film and will be broadcast on Japan’s NHK World … Continue reading

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Short trips attract tourists on National Day

On the occasion of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2), there is an increased demand for travel during the three-day national holiday. Travel agencies are offering tourists a wide variety of short trips and excursions. Despite rising inflation, the prices of … Continue reading

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