Foreigners get licence exemption for visiting Cô Tô

Foreigners are no longer required to obtain a licence to travel to the tourist hotspot Cô Tô Island, the local authority announced today. Cô Tô People’s Committee member Hoàng Bá Nam said any foreigners who are residing legally in Việt

Ancient banyan tree draws visitors to Quảng Ngãi

According to the village elders, over the decades, despite being impacted by wars and natural disasters, with the protection of locals, the tree has been growing well, symbolising the rise..  A huge banyan tree is attracting curious visitors to the

HCM City celebrates Vu Lan festival with vegetables

This year, to celebrate the festival, a number of hotels and restaurants run by Saigontourist in HCM City are offering vegetarian menus.. The seventh lunar month has come, and it is time for the Buddhist Vu Lan festival, which falls

Bửu Long, HCM City’s unique pagoda

Thanks to the trees surrounding the pagoda, visitors feel pleasant as soon as they enter the road leading to the pagoda. Inside the pagoda is a canteen serving vegetarian food.. Located on an 11ha area on Nguyễn Xiển Street, Long

Hòn Đỏ – an exhilirating seaside antidote to daily worries

After a day discovering the stone edges and the coral reef, the stars beckon, as does the sunrise the next day. Bring tents and food because there are no tourism services and the..  Hòn Đỏ beach in the central province

Wedding des Arts: free event in HCM City, Hà Nội

The fair will feature white, champagne gold and lavender blue as the typical colors of wedding trends in 2016-2017, as many celebrities have chosen those hues for their own..  Wedding des Arts will be the main theme of a free

Vietnam – Japan festival in HCM City expected to attract 180,000

Takebe Tsutomu, a special advisor to the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance, and head of the organizing committee, said he expected the number of visitors to the..  The fourth annual Japanese festival will take place between November 18 and 20 in

HCM City to host 12th International Travel Expo

This year the event is expected to attract over 30,000 participants, an increase of 20 to 30 per cent compared to last year. The 12th International Travel Expo HCM City, to be held from September 8 to 10, will welcome

Weapons museum re-opens in coastal city Vũng Tàu

Taylor has been collecting the weapons for more than 50 years. He has a special passion for handguns used by soldiers in war. Taylor said when he was 18, he spent US$80 to buy a 100.. Thousands of guns made

Quy Nhơn draws tourists

Places of interest include the tomb of the talented yet ill-fated Vietnamese poet Hàn Mặc Tử; twin towers with unique Cham and Khmer architecture of the 11th and the 13th centuries in..  Quy Nhơn in the central province of Bình