Entries invited for Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards; VietNamNet

The eighth Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards is accepting entries from both amateur and professional photographers living in Vietnam and abroad from June 1 to the end of August.

Source: Entries invited for Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards – VietNamNet

Aerial View at Hoi An Old Town Old Village Unesco World Heritage Site in Vietnam; VideoHive

Aerial view at Hoi An old town unesco world heritage site in Vietnam. Historical architectural travel destination.

Source: Aerial View at Hoi An Old Town Old Village Unesco World Heritage Site in Vietnam

New exit discovered at Kong Collapse in Vietnam’s Phong Nha-Ke Bang cave systems; Kim Thoa;  Tuoi Tre News

Previously, locals assumed the collapse could only be entered by repelling through the top opening, thus giving way to its previous title — the Ngo Cut Collapse, literally translated as ‘Dead-End Collapse.’

Source: New exit discovered at Kong Collapse in Vietnam’s Phong Nha-Ke Bang cave systems – Tuoi Tre News

Travel Tuesdays: visit these five destinations virtually; Kadeem Rodgers; Loops

The global spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has shelved travel completely. Which, not so surprisingly, have also impacted much of the Travel Tuesday content you’d expect to see from Loop Lifestyle.

Source: Travel Tuesdays: visit these five destinations virtually

Hoi An listed among top 10 cities of the world; Nhan Dan

Vietnam’s ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has been named among the top ten cities of the world by the New York-based Travel + Leisure magazine.

Source: Hoi An listed among top 10 cities of the world

Quang Nam launches tourism stimulus package in honor of medical workers in COVID-19 fight; VoV World

Quang Nam province’s Tourism Association has launched a tourism stimulus package called “Thank you” offering preferential services for medical workers.

Source: Quang Nam launches tourism stimulus package in honor of medical workers in COVID-19 fight

We Rise in the East; Anshika Nagar; Outlook India

Be it dynamic cities, complex history or unwavering natural beauty, Vietnam is stunning in every way…

Source: We Rise in the East

Vietnam travel: ‘Junk’ get a whole new meaning; Karin Wright; Daily Express

It’s amazing how quickly you get used to having soup for breakfast. It was Karin Wright first morning in Hanoi and she had barely wiped the sleep from her eyes before a steaming bowl of pho – Vietnam’s national dish – was placed in front of her. One whiff of the fragrant chicken broth, packed with noodles, spices and fresh herbs, and suddenly tea and toast first thing in the morning seemed a ridiculous notion.

Source: Vietnam travel: ‘Junk’ get a whole new meaning

Tips on How To Make Your First Halong Bay Cruise a Memorable Experience; Alexa Wang; Flux Magazine

Source: Tips on How To Make Your First Halong Bay Cruise a Memorable Experience

Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam; Isabel Leong; Amateur Traveler

Hoi An is one of the most beautiful of all the Vietnamese cities. Its old town is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site owing to the presence of around 800 historic buildings in the world.

Source: Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam – Amateur Traveler

The Annamites: Vietnam’s Unknown Mountains; Martin Walsh; Explorer’s Web

The Annamites don’t boast any towering snow-capped peaks. They don’t even feature the highest mountain in Vietnam; the “roof of Indochina” (3,147m Fansipan), sits much further north, near the Chinese border.

Source: The Annamites: Vietnam’s Unknown Mountains

Virtual tours to online sessions: Bringing cultural sites to people’s doorstep during lockdown; PTI

Art and heritage is being ‘brought to the doorsteps’ of people who are confined in their homes due to a 21-day nationwide lockdown since March 25..Virtual tours. cultural sites. lockdown. coornavirus. COVID-19. Travel News.Travel News.

Source: Virtual tours to online sessions: Bringing cultural sites to people’s doorstep during lockdown

UK travel website introduces 10 best Vietnamese national parks; VietNamNet

Phong Nha-Ke Bang, Cuc Phuong, and Bach Ma have been named among Vietnam’s 10 best parks by UK travel website The Culture Trip.

Source: UK travel website introduces 10 best Vietnamese national parks – VietNamNet

Vietnam’s former imperial capital left deserted as pandemic concerns escalate; Kelvin Long, Huynh Phuong; VNE

Ancient town Hue in central Vietnam wears a dismal look as Covid-19 bars crowds from local historical sites, shopping centers, and the airport.

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Mist plays hide and seek in Hoi An; Huynh Phuong; VN Express

Photographer Do Anh Vu has captured the allure of the ancient town of Hoi An as it emerges and disappears into the mist. – VnExpress International

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Things to Do in Hoi An Vietnam: A Day Trip from Da Nang; Rhonda Albom; Albom Adventures


Whether you arrive in Da Nang via cruise or plane, include the many things to do in Hoi An on your itinerary, as getting from Da Nang to Hoi An is easy.

Source: Things to Do in Hoi An Vietnam: A Day Trip from Da Nang

Vietnam — a country which is exotic and compelling; Anupama Sugavanam; Medium.com

After ending her three day trip to Cambodia, Anupama Sugavanam headed to Vietnam, a country of breathtaking natural wonders. With mystical hills…

Source: Vietnam — a country which is exotic and compelling

Halong Bay in Vietnam – Travel Tips; Daily News Hungary

#HalongBay in #Vietnam – Here are Daily News Hungary’s travel tips…

Source: Halong Bay in Vietnam – Travel Tips

Ninh Binh expects to welcome 7.8 million tourists in 2020; VNA

Ninh Binh province, which is hosting the 2020 National Tourism Year, strives to welcome about 7.8 million tourists in the year, including approximately one million foreigners.

Source: Ninh Binh expects to welcome 7.8 million tourists in 2020

My Son marks 20 years of UNESCO recognition as World Cultural Heritage; VoVWorld

Businesses, the community, and local authorities need to cooperate in sustainable exploitation of the My Son World Cultural Heritage, said Phan Xuan Thanh, President of the Quang Nam Tourism Association.

Source: My Son marks 20 years of UNESCO recognition as World Cultural Heritage