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The Ultimate Guide to Luxury Travel in Vietnam

by Malte Blas @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

If you are looking for the perfect combination of culture, relaxation and adventure, then Vietnam offers one of the most unique luxury travel experiences in Southeast Asia. From the elegant heritage hotels of Hanoi and Saigon, to the exotic mystique of Halong Bay and Vietnam’s exclusive island resorts, luxury travel in Vietnam provides the perfect […]

Cambodia’s bamboo train back on track

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

Tourists missing Cambodia’s beloved ‘bamboo train’ in Battambang can now board a replacement service that has been set up on a different set of tracks. The improvised rail vehicle, often comprising a small motor and a bamboo platform on wheels, was shut down in October 2017 to make way for a proper train service. The […]

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The World’s Largest Cave

by @ Ho Khanh's Homestay

Son Doong Cave was discovered in 1990 by Mr Ho Khanh who is now the owner and operator of this delightful new accommodation on the banks of the Son River in the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. Son Doong Cave is located in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh Province, Vietnam. […]

Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

Quang Binh promotes tourism in Chiang Mai

by admin @ Vietnam discovery Travel

The Quang Binh Tourism Department has coordinated with Chiang Mai Tourism Association to organize a talk show to introduce Quang Binh’s...

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A review of our “Foodie” tour by a renown New York Chef

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Here is an excerpt from the food diary of Mario Tolentino, a New York Chef and winner of The Food Network’s “Chopped” in 2010.  Mr. Tolentino, a street food fanatic, decided to take part in our “Foodie” tour on August 6th, 2011.  He was kind enough to send his review of “The Lunch Lady” and…

Explore Son Doong Cave in Vietnam

Explore Son Doong Cave in Vietnam


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Where to? Son Doong Cave in Vietnam Why you'll love it: Located in the central...

When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Decide when best to travel to Vietnam will give you some confuse because Vietnam is the tropical monsoon climate. That is the reason why you should choose the best time to visit each place in Vietnam, however, there are some months which is suitable for all parts of Vietnam. This article will show you the […]

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Asia Pacific: Trading and Thriving

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

Asia Pacific is a vast and diverse region and one of the strongest performing parts of the global economy. GDP growth across Asia Pacific in 2017 is forecast to hit 5.6%, which is well above the 3.6% projected worldwide, and 5.5% in 2018. Against this backdrop, the latest findings from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report Read More...

World Bank Shows Strong Support for Vietnam

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

Vietnam’s development record over the past 30 years is remarkable. Vietnam now is one of the most dynamic emerging countries in the East Asia region. World Bank Vice President for Sustainable Development, Laura Tuck has reaffirmed the World Bank Group’s continued support for Vietnam as the country addresses the challenges of rapid urbanization and the Read More...

Son Doong Cave

Son Doong Cave


Travelfish

Son Doong is the world’s largest cave and a select number of travellers each year can explore its fantastical inner reaches.

Maximum of 900 guests allowed to visit Son Doong in 2018 - Vietnam discovery Travel

Maximum of 900 guests allowed to visit Son Doong in 2018 - Vietnam discovery Travel


Vietnam discovery Travel

Oxalis tour operator, the only travel company allowed to organise tours to the well-known Son Doong Cave, in the central province...

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 2: South Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

Going underground in Vietnam

Going underground in Vietnam


Peter Barrett

The view back towards our accommodation for the evening: an underground beach inside Hang En, the world’s third largest cave. Photograph: Peter Barrett Exploring the spectacular Hang Son Doon…

Leading minds share Myanmar insights

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

Tourists travelling with Khiri Travel in Myanmar can now meet and talk with Burmese royalty, artists, environmental activists and academics. New for 2018, the company’s Myanmar office has launched ‘tour’ options for visitors that the company claims with give its clients an opportunity to get close and personal with thought leaders from across Burmese society. […]

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Temple of Literature launches audio guide service for tourists

by admin @ Vietnam discovery Travel

The Temple of Literature, a popular tourist attraction in Ha Noi, launched an audio guide service for visitors on January 11....

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Vivid Cherry Blossom Avenue in Bonn, Germany

by tomy @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

Also known as the Cherry Blossom Avenue in Bonn, the street became famous after photographers started posting pictures of blooming trees.

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Tu Lan Cave System

by @ Ho Khanh's Homestay

The Tu Lan Cave System is located in Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh Province. This is a Karst area of 200ha next to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. It is just a short drive from Phong Nha and can be arranged for guests staying at Ho Khanh’s Homestay via tour partner Oxalis Adventure Tours. It is […]

Caving in Vietnam

Caving in Vietnam


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Since The New York Times listed Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave – the world’s largest – as a top destination for 2014, visiting Phong Nha National Park and the surrounding jungle have quickly …

Ticket revenue at Angkor Wat jumps 72 percent after price hike

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

Angkor Archaeological Park saw a rise in visitor numbers and a 72 percent jump in ticket sales revenue to over $100 million last year, allaying fears that increased prices would discourage tourists from visiting the site. According to an Angkor Enterprise statement released yesterday, the number of visitors to Angkor Wat reached nearly 2.5 million […]

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Binh Chau Forest

by admin @ Vietnam discovery Travel

Binh Chau Forest in Phuoc Buu is a diverse landscape, attracting many domestic and foreign tourists in Travel Companies in Vietnam. Not...

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Visit the Undiscovered Biggest Underworld on Earth in Vietnam | Places To See In Your Lifetime

Visit the Undiscovered Biggest Underworld on Earth in Vietnam | Places To See In Your Lifetime


Places To See In Your Lifetime

The biggest cave in the world is so deep, it could house a 40-story building! It also has a jungle and river in it.

Vietnam authorities suspend tours to world’s largest cave

Vietnam authorities suspend tours to world’s largest cave


Thanh Nien Daily

Adventure tours to Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave -- the largest cave in the world -- has been suspended starting September 1.

Souvenirs of Southeast Asia: A Little Something for Everyone

by Amanda Carlea @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

Shopping for souvenirs on your journey can be a daunting task, but most major tourist hubs across the continent feature a wide-variety of unique gifts to bring back to your loved ones. If you’re concerned about finding something special, we’re here to help! Here’s a list of souvenirs for each one of our South Asian […]

How to Choose the Best Travel Backpack for Women

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

Picking the right backpack can be a little tricky, especially if you've never gone shopping for it before. So how to choose the best women's backpack?

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Kalnciema Iela. Funny name, but the best Latvian food in Riga!

by Andrew @ Fork and Foot

While central Riga is a must for any tourist to Latvia's fair shores, take the time to cross the Daugava River to Agenskalns and Tornakalns and you'll find yourself in a foodie paradise! There's a real buzz on the western shore and you'll not only get a great feed of traditional Latvian food, but you'll find yourself surrounded by both culture AND some of the most gorgeous suburban parks you'll ever see in your life!

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What to See in North Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to the perfect geographical location, Vietnam has inherited many wonderful landscapes from Mother Nature and absorbed the essence of neighboring cultures. This makes people wonder what to see in North Vietnam. Because I have spent almost all of my life here, I can confidently say that I know this area inside out. My friends […]

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The Best Day Trips from Hanoi

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Beware! XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi. If you book with a tour operator in Hanoi that claims to be XO Tours, you have been defrauded! Hanoi sits on a bend in the Red River. To the south and east lies the watery world of the Red River Delta, where farms and villages continue as…

Spiritual tour by cruise ship launched in Hoa Binh

by admin @ Vietnam discovery Travel

The union of Viet Nam Tour Club and Hoa Binh Tourism Joint Stock Company on January 17th launched a spiritual tour...

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Cave of Wonders: inside Vietnam's hidden caves - Liv

Cave of Wonders: inside Vietnam's hidden caves - Liv


Liv

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, 500 kilometres south of Hanoi, is a little way off the beaten track and hosts some of the most impressive cave systems in the world. Two of the largest caves in the world sit in this UNESCO world heritage site and just three decades ago they were unknown to anyone …

Myanmar Tourism Marketing Showcase Diverse Range of New Tourism Products at ATF

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

The annual ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), which will begin on 22nd January in Chiang Mai, Thailand, will provide an excellent platform for Myanmar among international delegates and media to showcase its diverse range of new and exciting tourism products, services and events of the country. In 2017, Myanmar recorded a total of 1.1 million arrivals […]

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Inside Vietnam's astonishing caves on a local tour

Inside Vietnam's astonishing caves on a local tour


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Since Son Doong, the world’s biggest cave, opened to visitors in 2013, tourism has soared, but locals around Phong Nha are keen to protect the area and promote community homestays and tours

Ten Incredible Things to Do in Bled, Slovenia

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

You’ve probably seen the popular pictures of Lake Bled, with its pretty island church and its stunning backdrop of mountains. The town is popular year-round...

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Curtains to rise on new Mekong film festival

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

The Mekong Mini Movie Festival will make its debut at TRAVEX this Friday as a year-long event to celebrate the myriad faces and experiences of the Greater Mekong Subregion, promote the region as a single tourist destination, and attract business. Jens Thraenhart, executive director of Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO), said the festival is a […]

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Happy New Year 2018!

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

Happy New Year! Vietnam Advisors wishes you a successful, healthy, and wealthy 2018. May you have a year filled with fun adventures, family time, and fabulous food. Best wishes for a wonderful 2018!

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Generally, Vietnam is a very safe country in which to travel. Compared to most major tourist cities in the West – Paris, London, New York, Rome – the streets of Vietnam’s urban centers are much less threatening. However, in some of the more popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, there are a handful of tourist scams and…

Vietnam Airlines to list on HCMC Stock Exchange in Q2

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

Vietnam Airlines will issue more shares to current shareholders to increase its chartered capital and reduce State ownership. In addition, more VNA shares will be traded on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, compared to the volume listed on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) since early last year. According to the airline, the Read More...

The 10 Most Interesting Waterfalls in Europe

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

There are tons of waterfalls scattered around Europe and around the world, and all have their merits. But Europe is home to some of the...

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Buffalo Tours Awarded Travelife Partner Status

by Malte Blas @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

Buffalo Tours is always striving to help improve standards for responsible travel and sustainable tourism in Asia. We are committed to working with international organizations and regional partners to continually develop strategies for improving environmental protection, social equality and economic empowerment in our local communities. For this reason, we are happy to announce that Travelife […]

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park: Vietnam’s last paradise? | Travel Feature

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park: Vietnam’s last paradise? | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

Planning a trip to Vietnam and keen to explore some of its most spectacular scenery? Here’s why you should consider a trip to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

How to get the awesome places to visit in North Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Welcome to Northern Vietnam, we are confident to give you the best trip when coming here. You have just spent 3 days to experience in the famous destinations in Hanoi and Sapa. The north of Vietnam is so great because it offers wonderful opportunities to meet the strange folk in the peak of mountains as […]

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Good News: Special Economic Zones Approved

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a proposal to allow Khanh Hoa province to develop the master plan for Bac Van Phong Special Economic Zone with Document No. 8489/VPCP-QHDP. Accordingly, Khanh Hoa province has been allowed to select foreign consultants to develop a master plan for Bac Van Phong Special Economic Zone, which is Read More...

Impact Series: Sao Bien: Room for Education

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

In our ongoing effort to empower the underserved, VietnamAdivsors would like to highlight non-profits doing amazing work in Vietnam. We hope you will take the time to follow the links to the non-profit homepage to better understand what they do. If their mission resonates with you, we certainly hope your generosity will be a resource Read More...

Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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Custom made? Yes Please! A Guide to Custom Tailoring in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

If you haven’t already heard, Vietnam is a superstar manufacturing country.  In the last several years, many multinational companies have created manufacturing facilities in Vietnam, solidifying the country’s superstar status.  The direct consequence of this is a huge reservoir of skilled and knowledgeable workers who can do everything from shoemaking, jewelry making, dress tailoring, suit…

Vietnam Outlook for 2018

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

The year 2017 certainly ended with a bang, with an amount of US$ 5 billion going straight into the foreign exchange reserves as a result of the sale of 53% of the Governments holding in brewing company SABECO to Thai Beverage. So what does Vietnam have in store for 2018? The Government has set a Read More...

How to prepare for exploring world’s largest cave in Vietnam

How to prepare for exploring world’s largest cave in Vietnam


Travel Sense Asia

A tour to Son Doong, the new gem among Southeast Asian jungles and arguably the top choice for adventure seekers coming to Vietnam these days, needs a lot of exercises and costs US$3,000 for a week. Oxalis is currently the only company providing tours to the cave, also known as Mountain River, in the central …

APPF-26 Economic Forum in Vietnam hosts 350 international delegates

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

After successfully hosting the 2017 APEC Summit, the APPF-26 Economic Summit opened in Hanoi on January 18th and is making significant contributions to the nation’s diplomatic achievements. It forms part of the efforts to implement Vietnam’s foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, diversification and multilateralisation of relations, active integration into the world, maintaining a peaceful and Read More...

Guide For New Visitors On Where To Go Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Wonder where to go Myanmar for the most meaningful memories? The following is our 7-day travel itinerary on the top-ranked destinations in the country you can have a chance to visit all. Also called the Golden Land, Myanmar is a spectacular country which is still relatively untouched by tourism. Thanks to thousands of iconic sights […]

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Wonderful family trip to Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

It is likely that building a strong family bond and exploring new lands will be two of the most popular resolutions in 2018, as strengthening the family relationship and discovering new cultures will significantly change the life of each person. So, obviously, a wonderful family trip to Vietnam will be a stone killing two birds […]

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by @ Ho Khanh's Homestay

The highlight of our holiday to Vietnam. Khanh and his family made us feel really welcome. I’ll definitely be telling my friends about this hidden gem in Phong Nha!

Hang En

Hang En


Travelfish

Hang En may not be the world’s largest cave but a two-day, one-night trek to Hang En is a once-in-a-lifetime experience in itself.

12 Must-Have Items for Your Next Trip

by Courtney Derr @ WANDERRLUST

Have you ever consulted a packing list, either online or in a guidebook, only to find things like a smart phone, toothpaste, and underwear on it? You’re not alone.  We consulted dozens of online resources to put together our own … Read More

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Top 10 Ways to Experience Barcelona like a Local

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

Barcelona is one of my favorite cities in the world, but more and more, the city is getting a name as just another party city...

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Enter the Jungle: Cave trekking in Vietnam - InsideVietnam Blog

Enter the Jungle: Cave trekking in Vietnam - InsideVietnam Blog


InsideVietnam Blog

Violet Cloutman goes on an underground adventure through the recently discovered Tu Lan cave system in Quang Binh Province, Vietnam.

Diep Son Island – The Unique Island With The Road In The Sea

by admin @ Vietnam discovery Travel

The smooth white sand, clear blue seawater imprint in mind the visitors who have come here with Tours in Vietnam. Overview of...

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Cu Chi – the Best Place for Ho Chi Minh Tunnels Tour

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

If you take a Ho Chi Minh tunnels tour, the must-going place is Cu Chi tunnel – one of the greatest works constructed by the Vietnamese. Cu Chi tunnel system serves as the living and hiding place for the Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. Visitors reaching there can not only experience the great tunnels but […]

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Travel: Viet Princess River Cruises

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

Viet Princess Cruises offers 5-star luxury excursions aboard two ships in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. The Mekong Princess and Avalon Siem Reap sail for 8-day/7-night cruises from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap. Both ships offer suites for two, which include fine dining experiences, recreational activities, and shore tours at stops along Read More...

Maybe the Best Place to Fall Asleep Under the Northern Lights – Levin Iglut in Finland

by tomy @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

We all have those once-in-a-lifetime travel destinations that have been on our holiday tick list for as long as we can remember. Seeing the Northern...

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Tu Lan caving, an experience of a lifetime! - Fork and Foot

Tu Lan caving, an experience of a lifetime! - Fork and Foot


Fork and Foot

Tu Lan caving - A once in a lifetime opportunity to explore the caves, rivers and jungles of Phong Nha with Oxalis, the expedition professionals!

10 Essential Travel Packing Tips to Simplify Your Life

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

I’ve spent most of the past few years bouncing from place to place to place, and although that’s a ton of fun, it definitely means...

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Hang En Cave: The Ultimate Phong Nha Travel Experience

Hang En Cave: The Ultimate Phong Nha Travel Experience


Departful

Vietnam's Hang En Cave is amongst the largest in the world. A trekking adventure to Hang En Cave may be the trip of a lifetime for intrepid travellers.

Spelunking Paradise: Son Doong Cave in Vietnam

Spelunking Paradise: Son Doong Cave in Vietnam


Adventure Sports Network

Spelunking paradise found at Son Doong Cave. This newly discovered Spelunking cave is 5+ miles long and features a river, rainforest and huge stalagmites.

TOP 5 REASONS TO VISIT HO CHI MINH CITY DURING TET

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Lunar New Year, or more commonly known as Tet, is a wondrous and prosperous time in Vietnam, and is an event that is anticipated throughout the year!  It marks the arrival of spring, a brand new start for many of life’s endeavours, and is a time to appreciate and spend time with family.  If you…

Floating through the Tu Lan Caves of Vietnam - Mekong Tourism

Floating through the Tu Lan Caves of Vietnam - Mekong Tourism


Mekong Tourism

For those who want to experience the world-class features of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Vietnam but want to travel lightly and avoid the crowds, there are tours to the nearby Tu Lan Cave system offered exclusively by Oxalis Adventure Tours. I recently did the three-day tour, and it was the best cave …

Exploring the spectacular Hang Son Doong river caves in Quang Binh province, Vietnam

Exploring the spectacular Hang Son Doong river caves in Quang Binh province, Vietnam


Stuff

Deep beneath Vietnam's foodie centre is a prehistoric fantasyland that belongs to the movies.

Son Doong Cave from Word Viet Nam

by Ngoc Nguyen @ Oxalis Adventure Tours

Travel Sense Asia in AEC Tourism Promotion Trade in Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

From Jan 16 – Jan 19 2018, Travel Sense Asia attended successfully the Travel Mart AEC in Myanmar. With the trend of traveling all over the world, Travel Sense Asia is one of the leading companies finding and serving the customers from Asia. As in previous years, global tourism continued to experience steady growth in 2016. […]

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Sustainable Tourism & Responsible Travel – A Year in Review

by Malte Blas @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

On the 3rd of January 2017, the UNWTO officially declared the beginning of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Under the slogan TRAVEL ENJOY RESPECT, tourism organizations, government agencies and private businesses alike committed themselves to creating positive change within the travel industry. As a leading tour operator and destination management company in […]

A Beginner's Guide to Vietnam Caving | Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

A Beginner's Guide to Vietnam Caving | Buffalo Tours Travel Blog


Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

Vietnam caving is becoming popular with adventure travellers, and it's no surprise with many exciting caves, including Son Doong, the world's largest cave.

Hiking to Brothers Point | Isle of Skye, Scotland

by Andrew @ Fork and Foot

It's rare, but the hike to Brothers Point on the Isle of Skye is one of those little gems that has somehow gone undiscovered by the tourist masses!

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International Delivery Firms Booming with Business in Vietnam Creating Jobs

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

The online shopping industry has created a gold mine of business and job opportunities for international delivery firms shipping to and from Vietnam. Fedex, UPS and DHL have spent big money on the Vietnam market, and those investments have been increasing rapidly. The rapid increase in imports and exports has also helped logistics companies grow. Read More...

Adventures in Caving, Part 1: Tu Lan Caves - WANDERRLUST

Adventures in Caving, Part 1: Tu Lan Caves - WANDERRLUST


WANDERRLUST

Part 1 of 2 on caving in Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, Vietnam. Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past year or two, you’ve probably heard of Hang Sơn Đoòng, the largest cave in the world.  If you’ve got … Read More

Da Lat’s cherry blossom festival to start on January 20

by admin @ Vietnam discovery Travel

The cherry blossom festival of Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong will be started from January 20,...

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Responsible Travel in Laos

by Amanda Carlea @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

In continuation of our ongoing work in responsible travel, we are always focused on tailoring experiences for sustainable tourism. Travelling responsibly is much easier than it seems, with current industry trends focused on community development, wildlife protection and cultural preservation. This is aided by the fact that visitors are seeking out an exploration of the […]

Traditional boat race launched in Muong Lay

by admin @ Vietnam discovery Travel

Eight boat racing teams from units and localities in Muong Lay Town, Dien Bien Province and Nam Nhun District, Lai Chau...

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Equalization and Private Investors

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

Grant Thornton Vietnam, Chairman’s Insight The first project I was involved in as project director to assist the Vietnamese Government to speed up equitisation or privatization as we know it in the west, was funded by the Asian Development Bank in the year 2000. At that time there were over 12,000 State Owned Enterprises (SOE) Read More...

Oxalis Adventure Tours

Oxalis Adventure Tours


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Tu Lan Jungle Challenge: Exploring Vietnam's Cave Kingdom - Bold Travel

Tu Lan Jungle Challenge: Exploring Vietnam's Cave Kingdom - Bold Travel


Bold Travel

Phong Nha is known for its caves but on the Tu Lan Jungle Challenge you will have the opportunity to see its wilder jungle side with a few cave visits on the side

Making the Most of Asia’s Temples

by Amanda Carlea @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

Whether the beautiful and ancient complexes of Angkor Wat, the pagoda spattered plains of Bagan, or any of the multitudes of temples, shrines and pagodas in the cities or countryside; temples are synonymous with any adventure in Asia. Make the most of your temple tours in this dynamic and diverse region by reading this quick […]

Son Doong Cave: World’s Largest Cave, More Exclusive Than Everest | Vietnam Advisors

Son Doong Cave: World’s Largest Cave, More Exclusive Than Everest | Vietnam Advisors


Vietnam Advisors

Son Doong Cave: World’s Largest Cave, More Exclusive Than Everest

Impact Series: Little Rose Warm Shelter

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

In our ongoing effort to empower the underserved, VietnamAdivsors would like to highlight non-profits doing amazing work in Vietnam. We hope you will take the time to follow the links to the non-profit homepage to better understand what they do. If their mission resonates with you, we certainly hope your generosity will be a resource Read More...

The Best Tours in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog

The Best Tours in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

We have compiled a list of the best and most unique ways to experience Vietnam's landscape, environment and culture.

Great Expectations for 2018

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

We wish you a wonderful New Year full of opportunities and high energy in your business and personal life. Some good things to look forward to in 2018 are: Companies investing in workforce training and education A recent report from global auditing firm PwC reports that 92 percent of Vietnamese CEO’s are confident in growth Read More...

Vietnam Travel Newsletter 2016 – Quarter 3 | Travel News

Vietnam Travel Newsletter 2016 – Quarter 3 | Travel News


Eviva Tour Vietnam

EVIVA TOUR VIETNAM will be exhibiting at Hall C3, Booth 009 - TTG Incontri, 13-15 October 2016 in Rimini, Italy.

Letting Go of the Travel Fantasy

by Courtney Derr @ WANDERRLUST

If you’ve been with us since the early days, you might remember that our original plan was to ride motorcycles through most of SE Asia, starting in Vietnam before tackling Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, possibly moving on to … Read More

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The Improving Business Climate in Vietnam

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

The Government continues to assert its intention to improve the business environment with the reduction in requirements for inspections licenses and sub-licenses. The Ministry of Planning and Investment announced in early January that in 2018 they want to see Vietnam in the Top 50-60 countries in the global competitive indices, namely the World Bank’s Global Read More...

Investors ready for $4.8 billion Vietnam beer offering

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

Vietnam is seeking to raise at least $4.8 billion in the country’s biggest stake sale as an offering in a state-run brewer attracts potential bidders including Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. The Vietnamese government currently owns nearly 90 percent of Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp., and will offer 53.6 percent of the Read More...

Inside The World's 3rd Largest Cave

Inside The World's 3rd Largest Cave


Gizmodo

The world’s third largest cave has “rooms” that stand 330 feet high and span 600 feet across. It’s so spectacular that it’s playing home to several upcoming blockbusters, including this summer’s Pan, and others the force compels us not to disclose. We hiked through the Vietnamese jungle to explore it.

New route approved in Sơn Đoòng Cave

New route approved in Sơn Đoòng Cave


vietnamnews.vn

Following the approval, the sole tour operator to Sơn Đoòng, Oxalis Adventure Tour, will cut short the time visitors spend inside the cave to four days and three nights. This was previously five days and four nights.

Free Yangon Walks is re-launching

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

Myanmar Travel agency Beyond Boundaries has announced the re-launching of the popular Free Yangon Walks that showcase the history of downtown Yangon from the pre-colonial period to modern days Yangon. The popular tours were set-up by Australian Gino Joseph and ran till Oct 2016 when operations stopped due to logistic challenges and Gino moved back […]

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Oxalis Adventure Wrap-up Report 2016/2017 Season

by Ngoc Nguyen @ Oxalis Adventure Tours

Phong Nha Village

by @ Ho Khanh's Homestay

Phong Nha Village is located in the heart of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. It is fast becoming a must-see destination in Vietnam with its stunning landscapes, surrounding rural village life and friendly and hospitable local people. There is plenty to see and do in Phong Nha and you could easily spend 3-4 days […]

Lijiang and Wenhai Community-based Ecotourism

by Paul Eshoo @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

The World Heritage Site of Lijiang Town is one of the Mekong’s crown jewels and a must see. A stay in the old town for a couple days allows one to enjoy the unique architecture of the Naxi people, one of the indigenous people of Yunnan Province. Many visitors to Lijiang also include in their […]

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Vietnam to launch tours through Son Doong Cave as controversial ladder installation backed - Tuoi Tre News

Vietnam to launch tours through Son Doong Cave as controversial ladder installation backed - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

Oxalis has been allowed to take tourists through Son Doong from entrance to exit from 2018

India-Myanmar-Thailand highway to be ready in 3 years; work starts

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

The Indian government has awarded all the contracts under the India-Myanmar-Thailand highway over the last three months and the highway is likely to be ready in three years, the external affairs ministry said. “Government of India is implementing two projects as part of Trilateral Highway between India, Myanmar and Thailand. These are construction of 69 […]

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The 17 Best City Parks in Europe

by tomy @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

17 of the very best city parks in Europe. Find the ultimate combination of urban and natural in Europe’s most beautiful city parks.

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Tourism can be a tool for peace and development

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

“THE world is suffering from so many deficits and inequalities,” UN World Tourism Organisation Secretary-General Taleb Rifai said recently. “We are suffering from economic inequalities, education deficits, technological deficits. But the most critical of all deficits is the one of tolerance and understanding and respect between people.” After a globally turbulent 2017, it’s difficult to […]

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What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

As an old French Hill station in the past, Sapa is now a beautiful and peaceful town in Lao Cai Province, Northwest Vietnam. Close to the Chinese border, the town has its name reputable for its unique weather, breathtaking natural beauty, and the wide variety of hill-tribes locals (Red Dao, Tay, Hmong, Xa Pho, and […]

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Oxalis Adventure Tours - Tour Packages

Oxalis Adventure Tours - Tour Packages


Flocations

Compare thousands of tour packages and holiday deals from Oxalis Adventure Tours and the top travel agencies in Vietnam. Start planning your vacation now!

Yang Bay Waterfall – The Princess In The Mountain

by admin @ Vietnam discovery Travel

The stream bending through the dense forest and the rocks, falling to form the Yang Bay waterfall as the hair of...

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Is Tourism Doing Enough to Help Fight Poverty?

by Malte Blas @ Buffalo Tours Travel Blog

While environmental protection and cultural preservation are always high on the responsible travel agenda, there seems to be a lack of focus on what really makes sustainable tourism work: the well-being of people! International organizations are often expounding on the benefits of tourism for host countries, the economic rewards, as well as the potentially positive […]

A taste of Mumbai

by Chetna Makan @ National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Take a street food tour of India’s most lively city with former Bake Off finalist and rising star food author, Chetna Makan

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The Tranquil Beauty Of The Tre Village In Phu An Binh Duong

by admin @ Vietnam discovery Travel

Would you like to leave the urban noise, make your brain and your soul relaxed after stressful working days? Come to...

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Minimizing Your Impact on Koh Lipe

by Paul Eshoo @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

Koh Lipe is one of Thailand’s best destinations for diving and oceanic nature. The area is blessed with one of Southeast Asia’s best marine parks, Tarutao National Marine Park. However, with more and more tourists visiting the area, Koh Lipe’s carrying capacity for tourism is being tested. There are a few things that you can […]

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The Ultimate South Korea Travel Guide

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

You may have already read my guide to visiting the 2018 Olympics and Paralympics Games —but if not, you can find it here. There’s plenty...

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Roadtripping in Oman

by Courtney Derr @ WANDERRLUST

Situated between the arguably failed state of Yemen, ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia, and flashy UAE, Oman often and undeservedly gets lost in the Middle East shuffle.  It’s this off-the-radar status plus its relatively progressive attitude, political stability, and absolutely stunning landscapes … Read More

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ScreenX 270-degree Cinema Technology Launches in Vietnam

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

Movie-goers in Vietnam are enjoying a new high tech viewing experience this holiday season. CJ CGV Vietnam has officially launched the new ScreenX cinema technology in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The first two ScreenX cinemas are at CGV Hung Vuong Plaza in Ho Chi Minh City and CGV Aeon Long Bien in Hanoi. Read More...

Unleashing the potential of Ho Chi Minh City

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has long been regarded as the commercial “capital” of Vietnam and the largest contributor to the state budget. It has been the economic spearhead for the whole Mekong Delta region since “Doi Moi”. However, in recent years the growth rate in HCMC has been slowing down. In 2010 GDP growth Read More...

World's Largest Cave Opens for Tours – Caving News

World's Largest Cave Opens for Tours – Caving News


Caving News

Inside the massive passage of Vietnam's Son Doong Cave. Photo via Oxalis Adventure Company Tours of Son Doong Cave, the largest cave in the world, will beg

Top 10 Amazing Things to do in Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

The Dingle Peninsula is one of the most scenic places in Ireland—or in fact, in the whole world! When you’re thinking of Ireland, chances are...

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How to get around Saigon on the cheap!

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

As tourists, Ho Chi Minh City can seem very centralized because not only are many of the tourist attractions around District 1, the centre of the city, but this district is also quite compact.  However, with 24 districts, the city is actually very spread out and some of the other districts are more than twice…

The Wanderrlust Guide to Eating Hanoi

by Courtney Derr @ WANDERRLUST

Vietnamese cuisine is renowned for bright and balanced flavors, a prolific use of fresh herbs, and a seemingly infinite number of soups (and we all know how I feel about soup).  But, like any modern country, Vietnam is not homogeneous, and … Read More

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Happy Holidays from Vietnam Advisors

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

The Christmas holiday season in Vietnam is an incredibly special time of year. The weather is typically warm and people are in a festive mood morning to night. Celebrations with family, friends, and fabulous food go on for weeks, one event after another. Traditions are honored and memories are made. The streets of Ho Chi Read More...

List of New Year’s Eve Events in HCMC & Hanoi

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

2018 is almost here and what better way to celebrate than getting out into the city to ring in the New Year with family, friends and fun! Here are plenty of options to enjoy the festivities in your area. Vietnam Advisors wishes you a very Happy New Year! 1. Heineken Countdown 2018, Dong Kinh Nghia Read More...

Impact Series: Seam The World

by vietnam @ Vietnam Advisors

In our ongoing effort to empower the underserved, VietnamAdivsors would like to highlight non-profits doing amazing work in Vietnam. We hope you will take the time to follow the links to the non-profit homepage to better understand what they do. If their mission resonates with you, we certainly hope your generosity will be a resource Read More...

3 reasons you should not book with XO Tours

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Although we are very proud of the acclaim our tours have received over the years, we realize that they are not suitable for everyone. These are the 3 main reasons we think some guests should not book our tours: If you are looking for a typical food tour – All the dishes and stops on the “Foodie” tour are carefully curated to…

Two Vietnamese hotels in Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Gold List

by admin @ Vietnam discovery Travel

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and Park Hyatt Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, were placed on the 2018 Gold List of the...

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Tu Lan Cave Trekking Tour Photo Essay - NOMADasaurus Adventure Travel Blog

Tu Lan Cave Trekking Tour Photo Essay - NOMADasaurus Adventure Travel Blog


NOMADasaurus Adventure Travel Blog

Trekking 12km for two days and one night to the Tu Lan cave system outside of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park was one of the best experiences in Vietnam.

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