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“The Little King,” Le Petit Parisien: journal quotidien du soir, 25 October 1895

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

M. Rousseau, Governor-General of Indo-China, is on his way to France. We know that he was recently elected as a senator of Finistère. And since, on the eve of his departure from Tonkin, he went to visit the king of Annam in Hue, the rumour has circulated that this was a farewell visit, and that […]

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Best Price on Halong Golden Lotus Cruise in Halong + Reviews

Best Price on Halong Golden Lotus Cruise in Halong + Reviews


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Things to do in Vietnam

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

Hope that this  could provide you with some ideas about what to do when you have plan to visit Vietnam in future Trying local cuisine When Gordon Ramsay visited Vietnam, he said: “you don’t need to be the rich to have delicious meals here,  local food is just amazing”. We strongly recommend you to try […]

Contiki - Vietnam Experience

Contiki - Vietnam Experience


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Ho Chi Minh, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay - for a geographically compact country, Vietnam sure has some hot spots. The Vietnam Experience is for those who want a bit more time than the average traveller. Picture yourself relishing the rice region of Mekong Delta by taking a traditional boat through floating markets & local fruit farms.

The most spoken languages in Australia

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Australia remains predominantly English speaking, despite having more than 300 languages used across the country. However, more than a fifth of Australians speak a language other than English at home, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday. The most common one is Mandarin, followed by Arabic, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Italian. […]

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Vietnam and Cambodia Family Tour 15 Days

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview:  The 15 day tour encompasses key highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia, starting from Hanoi and finishing in Siem Reap. In Vietnam, we explore key attractions and destination (Hanoi cultural places, Halong bay cruise, the complex of royal monuments listed as a World Heritage site in Hue, the once prosperous trading port of Hoi An, […]

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My Quang Rice Noodle Soup

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

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My Quang Rice Noodle Soup

My Quang rice noodle soup is a variety of Pho (rice noodle soup). My Quang are also made from rice and soused with soup as serving. My quang is similar to Vietnam’s most popular dish Pho and chicken or pork soup (Hu tieu). The soup sauce comes from a mixture of flavor from beef or […]

My Quang Rice Noodle Soup
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Vietnamese cuisine

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

When you are on holiday, beside the visits to the famous sites, tasting the local foods is always an interesting experience and for many travellers, that is the main reason of their trips. More and more people know about Vietnamese foods all over the world and want to try it, of course nowhere better than trying […]

ISLETS OF HALONG BAY: HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THEY?

by Hue Nguyen @

What is the first thing that come to your mind when you’re thinking about Halong Bay?   Pretty islands? Pristine beaches? Mysterious caves? Lively floating villages? Or the culinary art?   If you’re thinking about one of these things above, you are missing out a very important ...

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Best Family Holiday Vietnam

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview:  Best family holiday Vietnam was designed for families with children, teenagers and other members who want to explore key cultural attractions of Vietnam in a slow pace. We will start from Hanoi city, exploring its elegance, cultural charm and fun places including museums and water puppet theatre. In Halong Bay, we cruise through beautiful sceneries, grottoes […]

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Bat Trang Ceramic Village Hanoi

by Cuong Nguyen @ Vietnam Family Cycling Holidays and Off The Beaten Path Mountain Bike Tours

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Bat Trang ceramic village is located at about 13 kilometers to the south of Hanoi downtown. Bat Trang pottery village is famous throughout the world for its ceramics. This is indeed the oldest and best known pottery village of Vietnam.

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5 ideal destinations near Saigon for New Year Holiday 2018

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

About 100km from Saigon, Tan Lap floating village, Con Phung or Long Hai beach will surely be good choices for short holiday.

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Memorable Family Journey

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview: Our trip starts in busy and bustling Saigon. We visit its key historic sites including Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum and the fascinating Notre Dame Cathedral. We enjoy a river boat cruise through densely connected network of rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta, passing through colorful floating markets and orchards. A home stay in an island is a trip […]

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What Best Ecotourism Destinations in Vietnam – The Nature-friendly Travel

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Sorting out those of the best ecotourism destinations in Vietnam can urge the nature lovers to opt for the Indochina travel to this beautiful S-shaped country soon. If you want to get rid of the daily hardship and stress, the eco-trip to Vietnam promises to cheer you up with the charming nature, friendly locals, and […]

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Discover Impressive Ban Gioc Waterfall and Its Festival in Cao Bang

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Cao Bang Province is blessed with Vietnam’s widest waterfall named Ban Gioc – the must-see highlight in the northern areas. The waterfall is mesmerizing and mighty while the ethnic culture of Tay makes it the ideal ground for the cultural festival. For any travel to Cao Bang, everybody is recommended to see this magnificent ecotourism […]

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Mekong Delta Two Day Tour

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview:  Enjoy the Mekong Delta 2 day tour and praise for the whole adventure.  You will love the sunset over immense rivers and local ferry crossing in Mekong Delta. The night spent in their lodge will also be a highlight: back to basics in right way, wonderful food and impeccable service. With this two day […]

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“Monsieur Doumer, his Emperor and his King,” Figaro (Paris), 21 January 1898

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

The King of Cambodia, H M Norodom I, and the Emperor of Annam, H M Thanh-Thai, have just paid a visit to the Governor-General in Saigon. The stay of the old Khmer sovereign and the young Annamite emperor in the old capital of French Indo-China took place on the occasion of splendid week-long celebrations. Celebrations […]

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Hollywood’s blockbuster movie shot in Viet Nam

by orient @ Orient Horizon - Travel with heart

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TOP 13 MUST-TRY SPECIALTIES OF HALONG BAY

by Hue Nguyen @

Hello, everyone! We are back with another post about Halong Bay. This time, we are not going to search for new places in Halong Bay, but explore a new feature of Halong Bay : the culinary art. In this list, we will list out 13 specialties of Halong Bay that you must try when you come here. Some of t...

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT HALONG BAY

by Hue Nguyen @

Halong Bay is the most famous attraction in Vietnam due to its speechless beauty. This beautiful bay was acknowledged as one of the 7 Wonders of the World. Once you come here, you will be seduced by the mysterious atmosphere and old legends of each place you visit. You may hear a lot of things about...

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Australia and Vietnam to reinforce multifaceted ties

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

The agreement was reached in talks held by Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ and his Australian counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce; as well as working sessions with Minister of Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo in Canberra. The Australian […]

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Free services

by admin @ Official website of Hanoi Lotus Hostel

Welcome to Hanoi Lotus Hostel. During your stay at our hostel, we always want to create an exellent atmosphere for you to touch to the local, give more information about customs, lifestyle… of Vietnamese people. So, we offer you very big value that you can’t be found in any hostels or hotels in Hanoi. You […]

Asama Push-Bikes

by Cuong Nguyen @ Vietnam Family Cycling Holidays and Off The Beaten Path Mountain Bike Tours

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Renting a bicycle is a fun and affordable way to explore Vietnam countryside and rural villages! We use Asama push-bikes for our day tours and short excursions out of Hanoi. The bikes are recommended for cycling on flat roads, without tough up/downhill climbs. Asama push bikes are also available for rent if you take a[...]

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6 reasons why Vietnamese people are awesome!

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You love a place because of beautiful sights, because of local food, because of the good service and sometimes, the reason is very simply, you love a place because you love people there. So can see that Vietnamese is one of important reasons make tourist want to travel to Vietnam again. The care Vie...

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Launch of Australia in Vietnam Agriculture Strategy

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston, Australia’s Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources launched the Australia in Vietnam Agriculture Strategy in Can Tho on 24 August 2017. The strategy identifies economic, innovation and security priorities for both nations that offer the greatest returns and maximises common interests.   Agriculture is a cornerstone of the bilateral […]

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3D2N at The Cliff Resort & Residences Phan Thiet at the price of only 2.899.000 VND / person

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

Staying at The Cliff Resort & Residences Phan Thiet with unbeatable rates, you will find that the money spent on the experience is perfectly worth it.

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Ha Long Bay tour 3 days 2 nights on Oriental Sails cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive […]

8 beautiful homestays suitable for holidays (P1)

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

The reasonable price, comfortable room and impressive decor are the highlights of these beautiful homestay. Let’s check it out!

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Welcome to Ogre Island

by James Fable @ MYANMORE Yangon

With a new bridge linking Mawlamyine to Bilu Kyun, James Fable compares the old tour to the new possibility of independently exploring the island. Photos by the writer. Across the Thanlwin River from Mawlamyine lies Ogre Island, or Bilu Kyun in the Mon language. Some stories suggest the island earned its name long ago because […]

“no drunk, no go home”

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

These days we have to go to school to learn about the hospitality, but to the minority groups, it is in their DNA. We have been visiting homes of many hill tribal groups in Vietnam and so far they never disappoint us. A very common saying you will hear there is: “No drunk, no go home” They […]

Tan Quy Island and floating markets in Mekong Delta 2 days 1 night tour

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Daily Travel Company is honored to introduce to travelers our Tan Quy Island and floating markets in Mekong Delta 2 days 1 night tour as follow: Highlight of the trip Visiting less tourist area in Mekong Delta See local people, orchard gardens, Khmer’s culture See the famous pagodas in Tra Vinh See the floating markets in […]

The eatery of grilled fermented pork roll and Hue cakes in Saigon

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

If you have the opportunity to go to the area behind Ban Co market (the alley 51 Cao Thang, District 03) in the early afternoon, you can see many attractive eateries. There is a small parking space for customer to feel free when wandering to find the favorite dishes. Among them, the most outstanding one is the eatery of Hue cakes in fornt of the house No. 51/75.

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★★★ Golden Lotus Cruises, Ha Long, Vietnam

★★★ Golden Lotus Cruises, Ha Long, Vietnam


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Featuring a playground, Golden Lotus Cruises is located in Ha Long, just 15 miles from Cat Ba. Hai Phong is 23 miles from the property.

Fishing, lotus tours in southern Vietnam beguile tourists - Tuoi Tre News

Fishing, lotus tours in southern Vietnam beguile tourists - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

Visitors to the Mekong Delta region in southern Vietnam are now pampered with a wide array of rustic delights, including fishing and admiring lotuses on ecological tours

10+ INCREDIBLE GROTTOES IN HALONG YOU NEED TO VISIT (Part II)

by Hue Nguyen @

Hello everyone! We are back with the final part of 10+ Incredible Grottoes in Halong. You can read the previous part by clicking HERE. Now, let’s explore others wonderful grottoes with trulyvietnamtour.com. Let’s begin! TRONG GROTTO Trong grotto or Man grotto is situated opposite Trinh N...

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“Saigon Life,” from Société de géographie de Lille, January 1883

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Life in Saigon changes little from day to day. Indeed, it will be much the same tomorrow as it was today and yesterday. The days when the Messageries Maritimes courrier vessel arrives from France are without doubt the most interesting days for everyone in this town. The arrival of the courrier vessel within sight of […]

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Tag-along Bikes

by Cuong Nguyen @ Vietnam Family Cycling Holidays and Off The Beaten Path Mountain Bike Tours

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Tag-along bikes are ideal for 5 – 7 year old who are not yet confident cycling on their own, but are too big for the bike trailer. It can be attached to any of our bikes provided there is at least 3 inches of seat post extending from the frame. Please note tag along’s will[...]

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When to visit Vietnam?

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

As Vietnam is a tropical country so weather is always a thing to think about before you make plan to visit it. To provide you some information about its weather, we will divide the country into three main regions, so it will be easier for you to follow. The South (Saigon, Mekong Delta, Muine and Nha […]

10+ INCREDIBLE GROTTOES IN HALONG YOU NEED TO VISIT (Part I)

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Welcome to another post of trulyvietnam.com! Today we are going to introduce you the list of 10+ incredible grottoes in Halong you need to visit at least once. Bet that you will never regret it! Get a comfortable seat and some yummy snacks before reading this amazing list. Without further ado, let&#...

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Ba Vi National Park Hanoi

by Cuong Nguyen @ Vietnam Family Cycling Holidays and Off The Beaten Path Mountain Bike Tours

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We at Vietnam Cycling provide downhill mountain biking in Ba Vi national park. Road cycling tours can be arranged from Hanoi with support vehicle.

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THE MUST- VISIT PLACES IN NORTHERN VIETNAM

by Hue Nguyen @

1. Sapa Sapa is a remote mountainous area up North of Vietnam with picturesque scenery and rich diverse culture. This place is host to many hill tribes and minority people. It is also the home of Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam (1613 m height), also known as “the Roof of Indochina”. How to get...

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Lotus Muine Resort & Spa hotel (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) | NOVATOURS

Lotus Muine Resort & Spa hotel (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) | NOVATOURS


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Plan your travel on the New Year Holiday 2018 based on financial capacity

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

After a long year of hard-working, the New Year Holiday is the time for you to relax and reward yourself an interesting holiday. However, not all people have financially qualified to travel on the bustling and expensive New Year Holiday.

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“The Court of Annam modernises,” Les Annales coloniales: organe de la “France coloniale modern,” 14 December 1912

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Packed with the usual colonial arrogance and assumptions of western superiority, this short 1912 article by Henri Cosnier sheds interesting light on French Governor General Paul Doumer’s policy towards the royal court in Huế The powerful breath of modernism carries off, one after the other, the sumptuous traditions of the court of Hue. The republican […]

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Hanoi, Vietnam: The Lotus position - Independent.ie

Hanoi, Vietnam: The Lotus position - Independent.ie


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Mary O'Sullivan continues her once-in-a-lifetime trip to Vietnam with a visit to the capital city of Hanoi.

Mai Chau – Hoa Binh 1 day

by admin @ Official website of Hanoi Lotus Hostel

Mai Chau - Hoa Binh 1 day tour Mai Chau Village Day Tour Mai Châu is a rural district of Hoa Binh province in the northwestern region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 160 km from Ha Noi. The scenery of Mai Chau attracts many tourists. The Mai Chau area is well known for […]

Are you stylish?

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

We know that the arranged tours are quite boring sometime if  you take them  as the others do. But what would you think if we offer you another way to explore the land you visit? Naturally, most of us are “the honored members of Conservative party”, we ourselves are not always ready to try anything new […]

Hoi An – Graceful & Historic

by orient @ Orient Horizon - Travel with heart

Hoi An is Vietnam’s most historic and delightful town. Once a major port, it boasts the grand architecture and Read more...

Saigon Star International School joined Orient Horizon on Mekong delta trip

by orient @ Orient Horizon - Travel with heart

Year 5 and 6 of Saigon Star International School in Ho Chi Minh City have joined Orient Horizon on Read more...

Return to Vietnam

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

The last American soldiers left Vietnam in 1973. It was not the happy time there but some of them want to come back once and in March, we hosted one of them. After more than 40 years, this veteran had the chance to revisit Bien Hoa airbase where he stationed from 1967 to 1968. In the […]

Vietnam Visa Exemption

by orient @ Orient Horizon - Travel with heart

Vietnam government has decided to extend visa waivers program for tourists from 5 European countries. Visitors from these countries Read more...

VIETNAM’S TOP FIVE BEAUTIFUL BEACHES

by Hue Nguyen @

As summer is coming, the first word that comes to my mind is beaches. How wonderful it is to sunbathe on a beautiful white-sand beach or swim in the cool water. Since Vietnam has a long coastline, there’re a lot of beautiful beaches through the country. Let’s check out some of the most beautiful one...

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North Vietnam Photo Tour – Mr. Kieron Nelson Review

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Date: 6 – 25 Sep 2017 | Party of 1 passenger: Mr. Kieron Nelson (Toronto, Canada) | 10-day North Vietnam Photo Tour This is a follow up to my posting of April 23 2017 Finally recovered from a seventeen hour flight from Toronto to Hanoi via Taipei. Devastating flooding had occurred two weeks before my scheduled […]

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Husband and Wife Cake – Banh Phu The

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
Husband and Wife Cake – Banh Phu The

Banh phu the (literally “husband and wife cake”) or banh xu xe is a Vietnamese dessert made from rice with mung beans stuffing wrapped in a box made of pandan leaves. The dessert was traditionally given by a suitor but is now part of many wedding banquets. It is a typical cake that people use […]

Husband and Wife Cake – Banh Phu The
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“Assassination of a King: Details of the Latest Annamite Intrigues” from Le Matin, 4 August 1883

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Kien-Phuc, nephew of Tu-Duc – The assassination of his predecessor – A palace revolution – Causes of our Expedition – The role of M. de Champeaux – The poisoning of Hiep-Hoa We know by dispatch of the death of the king of Annam, Kien-Phuc, who was aged just seventeen. Who was this sovereign? How had […]

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Elephant race in the Central Highlands

by orient @ Orient Horizon - Travel with heart

Elephant race festival is one of the most important traditional festivals in the Central highlands of Vietnam. It reflects Read more...

Hanoi Green Rice Flake Cake – Banh Com

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
Hanoi Green Rice Flake Cake – Banh Com

Banh com is not only one of the indispensable offerings during wedding ceremonies and ancestor-worshipping days, but is also a specialty that any visitor to Hanoi will want to buy for their friends and relatives as a present. For many years, Hang Than Street in Hanoi has been well-known for Banh com. In 1865, the […]

Hanoi Green Rice Flake Cake – Banh Com
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Who don’t we welcome?

by admin @ Official website of Hanoi Lotus Hostel

Thank you for choosing Hanoi Lotus Hostel. Day by day, we are trying our best to bring you a pleasant stay for your vacation in Vietnam. We will do eveything for your stay to be clean, safety and friendly. However, we are so sorry for the things we will say below. We might refuse to […]

Discover “The Quintessence of Tonkin” – Must-see show in Hanoi

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As the name suggests , The Quintessence of Tonkin  is the biggest and most impressive liveshow, offer the audiences the the art and cultural performances  enhanced by blend of light &  music.  The huge venue of this show is located in Quoc Oai , Hanoi with an open air setting  of a village with ...

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“Excursion to Hue: Court, Palace and Tombs,” published for the Hanoï Exposition, 1902

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Marred by the usual colonial condescension and obvious ignorance of Vietnamese art and architecture, this French article of 1902 is published here in translation only for its interesting historic references and intriguing images Indo-China has experienced a definitive rise under the impetus of a very talented governor, Paul Doumer. The visitor to the Exposition in […]

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Dak Lak – A glimpse of Vietnam’s Agricultural Life & Amazing Scenes

by orient @ Orient Horizon - Travel with heart

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8 beautiful homestays suitable for holidays (P2)

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

If you still dream about the pretty beautiful and strange homestay in Da Lat, when coming to Moc Chau for flower seeing, do not ignore Bo House. That is really beautiful.

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Small group tour for Cu Chi tunnels

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

  Small group tour for Cu Chi tunnels Departs at 09.00am – Finishes at 14.30   Highlight of the trip Visit Ben Duoc tunnels site where has less tourists visit Maximum 10 tourists join the tour together Having more time for shoot training at the tunnels area Visiting cricket farm and try its product like […]

Saigon Free Day Tours

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

Every year, Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, receives thousands of tourists around the country and from all over the world. Therefore, there are quite a few tours for different services and prices in Ho Chi Minh City available for travellers to choose. With Saigon Free Day Tours, you can explore the whole city without charging any fee to the guide.

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Budget Halong bay tours

by admin @ Official website of Hanoi Lotus Hostel

Detail of package This option is very good for someone looking for a memorial trips in Halong bay in reasonable price. The trip is not for luxurious that the cabin is clean, has setup 1 double bed or 2 single beds. The trip gives you fun with all activities such as swimming, kayaking and visiting […]

TOP 8 MUST-VISIT ISLANDS OF HALONG BAY

by Hue Nguyen @

Hello everyone! How was your day? I hope everyday will be a cheerful day to all of you! Last time, we have explored Top 8 most incredible beaches of Halong Bay (Part 1 – Part 2). So what we have this time? This time I will bring you another post about our unreal-beauty of Halong Bay. Halong Ba...

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Where to Head for the Best Vietnam Motorbike Tours

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Vietnam is a hot destination that steals your heart with picturesque scenery, romantic rivers, impressive mountain ranges, green and lush forests, stunning beaches, etc. This country is somewhat best explored by a motorbike. During the Vietnam motorbike tours, you will be given from admiration to admiration by the marvelous landscapes in the most authentic way. […]

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Vung Tau Beach one day tour

by yukiokami @ Tours in Vietnam

Vung Tau Beach one day tour   At 07.30am – 08.00am, meeting our tour guide in the city center and depart for Vung Tau Beach. A relaxing day with nice beach and fresh air is appearing to your eyes after one and half hours driving from Ho Chi Minh city. At 9.30am, arrive to Vung […]

Perfume Pagoda 1 day tour

by admin @ Official website of Hanoi Lotus Hostel

Perfume pagoda 1 day tour The Perfume Pagoda (Chùa Hương) is a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the limestone Huong Tich mountains. The Perfume Pagoda one of the most important religious sites in Buddhist Vietnam. Every spring, after the Lunar New Year, thousands of Vietnamese pilgrims come here to pray for […]

2 famous eateries in Da Lat with Lau ga la e

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

If you want to enjoy Da Lat’s Lau ga la e in Tao Ngo or 668 eatery, you should com there before 6 p.m to ensure that they do not run out of tables.

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Cycling Pictures: Lai Chau Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Vietnam Family Cycling Holidays and Off The Beaten Path Mountain Bike Tours

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Some of our cycling pictures that were taken on our bike tours in Lai Chau Vietnam. The province of Lai Chau offers medium and challenging road cycling, mountain biking holidays. The most challenging ride begins from Tam Duong heading to the Heaven Gate is situated between Lai Chau and Lao Cai.

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Baby Basket Clams Rice – Com Hen

by Michael Nguyen @ Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service
Baby Basket Clams Rice – Com Hen

Baby basket clams rice (com hen) is a Vietnamese rice dish originating in Hue. It is made with baby mussels or basket clams and leftover rice and is normally served at room temperature. Com hen has a sweet-smelling flavor of rice, onion, and grease, as well as strange tastes of sweet, buttery, salty, sour, bitter, […]

Baby Basket Clams Rice – Com Hen
Michael Nguyen

by zvtl @ Lotus Worldwide Travel

We’ve booked a small group tour with Lotus Worldwide Travel and we had a wonderful trip. Our group found their service were excellent, not just reliable and friendly but they also went out of their way to help with cancellation and refund process. A BIG thank you to you Sen and Thomas. Mike and Lien […]

Emperor Khai Dinh in France: A Victory for French Cuisine, Le Monde illustré 8 July 1922

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Our host, His Majesty Khaï-Dinh, Emperor of Annam, has on several occasions shown himself to be an Asian sovereign who knows how to appreciate European customs. At the time of his reception at the Hôtel de Ville, when he was obliged to sign the registers of honour, the Emperor, before taking his calligraphy brush as […]

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Massenet Première in Saïgon, 1900

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

From Le Ménestrel, journal de musique, 30 December 1900. A first in Saigon!  The new Saigon Theatre, a marvel of architecture inaugurated earlier this year, recently presented the première of La Navarraise, the poignant lyrical drama by Jules Massenet. Great success! Our brave soldiers, just returned from the campaign in China, were thus able to experience a […]

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Amazing trip to luxuriant Mekong delta

by orient @ Orient Horizon - Travel with heart

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Get Farming Experience with Dalat Garden Tours

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Dalat in Vietnam gains fame as the “City Of Flowers,” “Foggy City,” or even “Sakura Land,” thanks to a mild climate and fresh air all year round. Wandering around fresh fruit and vegetable gardens is likely to be a new hot trend that attracts a large number of visitors every year. With a big advantage […]

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Rail Tours - HISTORIC VIETNAM

Rail Tours - HISTORIC VIETNAM


HISTORIC VIETNAM

Lead by a Vietnamese tour guide and accompanied by Tim Doling, author of the books The Railways and Tramways of Việt Nam (White Lotus Press, 2012) and Mountains and Ethnic Minorities: North West Việt Nam (Thế Giới Publishers, 2010), these two group tours will be of interest to those who enjoy train travel, however they are …

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Athena Luxury Cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Athena Luxury Cruise   Highlight ­Distinct route through Bai Tu Long Bay- the quieter and well-preserved area of Ha Long Bay. Large and Luxury cabins Balcony with sitting area in all cabins. Kayak service included at no extra cost. Options of kayak or bamboo boat. English […]

Beyond the ancient streets

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The ancient streets of Hoi An, lined with Chinese traders’ homes and wooden houses reincarnated as restaurants, cafés, and outlets for local artists, craftsmen and tailors. Explore the beautiful 16th century Japanese Bridge. Hoi An’s unique fusion of Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese architecture is well displayed here, in what is arguably Vietnam’s most tourist-friendly town. […]

Hanoi Cycling Trekking Tour Operator Lotussia Travel Vietnam

Hanoi Cycling Trekking Tour Operator Lotussia Travel Vietnam


Lotussia Travel | Expert Advice & Personalized Service

Discover the off-the-beaten path Vietnam with the Hanoi based cycling, hiking tour operator Lotussia Travel

Lotus fever

Lotus fever


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An old folksong described lotus as a symbol of purity and nobility: “In the pond amidst the fields, Nothing is as beautiful as lotus. Its leaves are green, and its white…

Vietnamese Sour Spring Roll – Nem Chua

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Vietnamese Sour Spring Roll – Nem Chua

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Vietnamese Sour Spring Roll – Nem Chua
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Ha Long Bay tour 3 days 2 nights on Athena Luxury Cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng fishing village (Meals: lunch, dinner) 07:30am – 08:00am Make your way through the Red River Delta from Hanoi to Halong City via your transfer vehicle. Breaking time will be arranged for your best comfortable. 12:00 – 12:30: Your cruise will begin with a transfer from […]

The Emperor of Annam – The Investiture Ceremony at the Court of Hue, from Saïgon Républicain, 6 March 1889

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

It was in the prison where he had been confined since the death of Phan-Dinh-Binh that they found the new king, designated as heir by the Grand Dowager Empress, the Court and the Co-Mat, and conducted him to the palace. The induction ceremony took place on 31 January. It was a marvellous spectacle; more than […]

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Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Oriental Sails cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive […]

Best Vietnam Tours with Kids

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview: This is a very relaxing trip specially designed for the family with kids in the primary or secondary school. We will start from Hanoi city then going through many highlights of Vietnam including: Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoian, Ho Chi Minh, Phu Quoc then end in Ho Chi Minh city. The trip is […]

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Mid-Autumn Festival in Vietnam

by orient @ Orient Horizon - Travel with heart

Mid-Autumn festival - a characteristic trait of Vietnamese culture

Hue Street Food for Happy Vietnam Food Tour

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Hue is romantic in each of its details, from culture to history, beauty, and food. Not only do the tourists come to this city to visit the Imperial Citadel, Perfume River, Thien Mu Pagoda, etc., but some also enjoy the Hue Street Food. The trip will lack something enjoyable if you skip the chance to […]

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The first public motor vehicle in Indochina, 1901

by timdolinghcmc@gmail.com @ HISTORIC VIETNAM

Published in La Dépêche coloniale illustrée, 15 April 1907 We publish here a photograph depicting the first public motor vehicle in Indochina, which was put into circulation here in Saigon in 1901 by a motor transport company whose engineer and director was M. V. Ippolito. The latter, now the agent-général of Établissements Peugeot in Indochina, […]

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Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam – Get Full Tips at HCM City Travel Guide

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Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam (formerly named Saigon) is a huge magnet attracting people of all kind and background to gather, work, and earn their daily bread. If asking for the most bustling and less sleepy destination in Vietnam, then the answer might point to the city named after Uncle Ho: Ho Chi Minh […]

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Ha Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night on Luxury Starlight cruise

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Day 1: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay (Meals: Lunch, dinner) 08:00am – 08:30am Pick-up at hotel and start the three hour-and-a-half driving to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge. 12:15 – 12:45 Embarking on Starlight Cruise by transfer boat. Listen to […]

Top Churches in Vietnam for Meaningful Christmas Eve

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Vietnam has several top churches for foreigners and locals to celebrate Merry Christmas. Christmas is the ideal time for the Christians to show off their great faith in their God and for the non-Christians to gather and memorize the last moments at the end of the year. Although this event has not been traditionally celebrated […]

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The Quintessence of Tonkin – New Must-see Cultural Program in Hanoi Vietnam

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Hanoi Vietnam is rich in history and culture that attracts visitors to the capital city for various interests. While some people are fond of the well-preserved historical landmarks, the others take it a must to see the local cultural performances. Hanoi is proud of the water puppetry art, and now the city wins praises for […]

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Vietnam Holiday with Teenagers

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Overview: Our Vietnam holiday with teenagers starts from the South of Vietnam. We enjoy a river boat cruise through densely connected networks of rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta, passing through colorful floating markets and orchards. Then we have a day visit to its key historic sites including the Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum and […]

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Holiday visa agreement

by Matthew Duong @ Vietnam Family Holidays, Tour Packages & Travel Services for Key Attractions at Affordable Prices

Australia and Vietnam have commenced a reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangement that will offer hundreds of young people opportunities to visit and work in the two countries, starting March 1, according to reports posted on the Vietnamese government’s official website. Each year, 200 eligible Vietnamese applicants will be granted visas to Australia, and 200 […]

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GUIDE BOOK FOR OC EO CULTURAL HERITAGE AND AP BAC HERITAGE

by thanhsang @ Tours in Vietnam

Tien Giang is a coastal province in the Mekong Delta, South Vietnam. It is one of the provinces in the West that attracts many tourists. This place is quite near the urban area so it attracts many visitors. With the advantage of owning many beautiful locations and delicious dishes, more and more visitors come here. […]

“All grown-ups were once children……….

by JeepTours-Admin @ Vietnam Jeep Tours Official Site

…………………but only few of them (us) remember it.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince Kids don’t hate studying! They just ask for only one “simple” thing: studying and having fun at the same time and if possible, parents should join them! Vietnam is a friendly country for family’s holiday. It offers mountains, beaches, national parks, rich culture and […]

Vietnam’s National Flower: The Lotus | Wendy Wu Tours Blog

Vietnam’s National Flower: The Lotus | Wendy Wu Tours Blog


Wendy Wu Tours Blog

The lotus flower is one of the most symbolic of all species in the world. Come and explore the symbolism of Vietnam’s national flower

Check-in 4 Saigon plazas to have nice pictures in Christmas

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

In addition to the churches, the plazas insaigon also have a great decoration in Christmas. Let’s check in these places to have beautiful photos right now.

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A Complete Guide to Sapa Vietnam for Full Experiences

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Sapa Vietnam has numerous beautiful and exquisite corners for year-round vacations in which people discover the cool vibe, stunning mountain, ethnic village, etc. The experiences are all worthy and memorable. For a complete discovery of Sapa, find a full guide below so that trip to the existing paradise in the northwest of Vietnam just goes […]

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Best Vietnam cycling holidays by Hanoi local tour operator

Best Vietnam cycling holidays by Hanoi local tour operator


Vietnam Family Cycling Holidays and Off The Beaten Path Mountain Bike Tours

Best Vietnam cycling holidays by Hanoi local tour operator. Cycling in Vietnam for authentic experiences.

Vietnam approves E-Visa

by orient @ Orient Horizon - Travel with heart

Online Visa

A poetic and romantic place for the trip at the end of the year 2017

by Ha Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Guide

Pleiku, on these days, have enough pink grass, wildflowers and beautiful highly blue sky.

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