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Ngon Villa launches all you can eat specials from the 15th of May
Ngon Villa, a new concept restaurant in the heart of the capital, has appointed Vietnam Iron Chef Winner, Chef Nguyen Thanh Tung, to launch it’s all you can eat specials for all the Vietnamese cuisine lovers from the 15th of May together with the introduction of some signature dishes created by the Iron Chef himself. Driven by passion and love for authentic Vietnamese cuisine, Chef Nguyen Thanh Tung proved that hard work mixed with the right attitude and the willingness to learn is the ...
Hyatt Regency Danang reveals culinary specials catering to summer vacationers
Set on the idyllic shores of Vietnam’s unspoiled central coast, Hyatt Regency Danang Resort & Spa is poised to reveals culinary specials catering to summer vacationers. Green House Restaurant The Italian-inspired restaurant Green House will feature sumptuous Italian buffet dinners twice a week, every Wednesday and Saturday, throughout August, and once a week, every Saturday, from September until end of the year. The buffets will be available from 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM, priced at VN ...
Where to go next: Con Son Islands, Vietnam
Once a notorious penal colony, Con Son and the other 15 islands of an obscure archipelago in the South China Sea, known collectively as Con Dao, might seem an unlikely destination for travelers. But their former off-limits status has preserved intact Vietnam’s most diverse offshore ecosystem. See more Con Dao Islands travel guide at here. Con Dao is known for being home to a rich biodiversity, including several endemic mammals, 44 unique plant species, and marine life. Pl ...
German beer festival 2015 in Hanoi
The program reappears eventful atmosphere and typical characterized culture of traditional Oktoberfest beer festival in Germany. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. This is the second time the Association of German Enterprises in Vietnam (GBA) in collaboration with JW Marriott Hanoi Hotel organizing the 6th Oktoberfest in Hanoi. With its lakeside location, next to the beautiful campus of the National Convention Center, party area was staged specially in the shape of Festzelt tent of ...
Starbucks offers its first single-origin coffee from Vietnam
Coffee came to Vietnam in the 1800s, brought by the French up to the mountains of Vietnam’s Lam Dong Province. The volcanic soil and cooling mists of the Central Highlands made it the ideal land for coffee. Its anchoring city, Da Lat was known as “The City of Eternal Spring,” with its temperate weather a welcome respite from the tropical weather of the bustling cities near the coast. See more Dalat travel guide at here. Although Vietnam today is one of the ...
Vietnam is the less-crowded and cheaper Thailand
For the longest time, Thailand was the classic Southeast Asian destination. Its beautiful beaches, cheap accommodations, and amazing food secured the country on the top of most travellers’ lists for the region. Ha Long Bay in Vietnam is UNESCO World Heritage site. Source: Getty Images But over the last few years, Vietnamhas started to steal the Southeast Asia spotlight — offering less-crowded and cheaper options for tourists. SmarterTravel have found nine reasons why Vietna ...
Bac Ha plum tree gardens lure visitors for harvest in late May
People from the south – especially big cities like Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho – think of plums as a Ha Noi specialty. But in reality they're grown on Bac Ha Plateau, 340km from the capital. After four of my friends and I left Ha Noi's noisy streets in the scorching heat one summer morning, we arrived in Bac Ha District in the afternoon. The region's climate was much cooler – with an average temperature of 21 degrees. Luxuriant plum tree gardens flanking the mou ...
Danang among top 10 inexpensive summer holiday ideas
SkyScanner, the world’s travel search engine, has listed Danang among top 10 inexpensive summer holiday ideas across the world. See more Danang travel guide at here. According to the travel website, the largest city in central Vietnam is one for the more adventurous lover of tropical temperatures and palm-fringed sandy strands. Once arrived, SkyScanner suggests that visitors should collapse on My Khe beach, or refuel in one of the many seafood restaurants that line Pham V ...
Cua Dai Beach ranked 18th among top 25 beaches in Asia
Cua Dai Beach in Viet Nam has been listed among the top 25 beaches in Asia by travel website TripAdvisor. Cua Dai Beach in Hoi An City’s Cam An Ward, located in Quang Nam Province, ranked 18th on TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 Beaches-Asia” list. The website describes Cua Dai as “a ‘hidden’ gem” and suggests the best time to explore the gorgeous beach is between February and August. #related# “Hoi An is a well-preserved example of the ...
Malaysia shopping season in summer 2015
As a shopaholic, Malaysia will be always a perfect choice for a shopping journey, especially in summer, when this country hosts an array of festivals. Text and photos: Cac Truc 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival – “Shop ‘til you drop” Starting from June 27 to August 31, the second shopping season after the first 1Malaysia GP Sale in March, 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival promises to satisfy shopaholics with an array of promotional programs. Accordingly, 30% - 50% or even ...
9 new caves found in Phong Nha
A total of 39 caves have been newly explored in the national park by a joint team from the British Caving Research Association, Hanoi Natural Sciences University and the park’s administrators. Phong Nha - Ke Bang This represents the group’s 16th expedition into the park. The 39 caves cover a total length of 17 km and were carefully measured, charted and photographed providing new and precise figures to the administrators of Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park. The three m ...
Rock climbing at Cat Ba and Lan Ha bay
Thailand’s Krabi has a long established reputation among climbers as a Mecca for their sport, but over in Vietnam, Cat Ba Island and the surrounding karsts of Lan Hay Bay have been gathering a loyal band of converts in more recent years. Cat Ba’s main climbing area, Butterfly Valley, lies just a few kilometers from Cat Ba Town, but it feels a million miles away. Tucked away in the interior near a tiny village of just 12 dwellings, the number of climbing routes here is enough t ...
Hanoi makes Trip Advisor’s top 5 destinations of 2015
Trip Advisor just announced the results of its 2015 Traveler’s Choice rankings, based on millions of traveler reviews. The rankings, which cover everything from hotels to beaches, are highlighted by the “destinations” category. Of the 469 destinations included, Hanoi came in at number four. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. The list was determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants ...
Countdown Da Nang fireworks festival 2015
Da Nang Fireworks Festival 2015 is coming closer. All activities in this competition are ready to show. Not only can locals and tourists in Da Nang contemplate these fireworks shows, but also international friends can see on reputable world channels. See more Danang travel guide at here. To contribute to creating a beautiful image of Da Nang in the eyes of tourists when enjoying Da Nang International Fireworks Competition 2015 (DIFC 2015) taking place on April 28 and 29, Da Nang City& ...
Danang becoming the most worth-living city in Vietnam
39 years after the Vietnam Liberation Day, Da Nang has developed significantly in all aspects. More importantly, Da Nang City has leave impression on tourists and residents as the most worth-living city in Vietnam. See more Danang travel guide at here. Da Nang has recently entered in the list of 100 smart cities of the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge. In addition, Da Nang has been recognized as one of the most potential cities for investment in Asia also. #related# It i ...
Ho Chi Minh City opens 2nd McDonalds restaurant
After the success of the first restaurant on Dien Bien Phu Street, District 1, McDonalds Ho Chi Minh City will open the second on May 16th. The new restaurant is located near Ben Thanh Market, on Tran Hung Dao Street. See more Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) travel guide at here. Located at No 2 Trần Hưng Đạo - Bến Thành Ward - District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, McDonald’s Ben Thanh uses conveyor system to transport food. The conveyor running from the kitchen on the 3rd floo ...
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