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Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival

Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival

As a traditionally unique festival of the locals in Do Son District, Hai Phong City, Buffalo Fighting Festival stands out of the list of the most favorable festivals in Vietnam. Have you ever heard anything around this remarkable event? Whether or not the answer is a big YES, it is worth pointing out that this festival is linked to customs of Water Goddess worshiping ...

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Best Time To Take Pictures Of Mu Cang Chai Terraced Rice Fields

Mu Cang Chai Falling Water Season

Mu Cang Chai is a rural district of Yen Bai province, in the northeastern region of Vietnam. From Hanoi, you follow the National Road 32, after 290km you arrive at Mu Cang Chai. The popular attraction of Mu Cang Chai lies in its terraced rice fields which are primarily situated in the district’s Che Cu Nha, La Pan Tan and ...

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Welcome Cessna Grand Caravan 208B EX Seaplanes To Vietnam

Vietnam seaplanes

Have you ever experienced any Seaplane Tour? This kind of Tour has become the big magnet for all tourists all Earth. Informatively, Vietnam did welcome the two first seaplanes Cessna Grand Caravan 208B EX arriving on August 21 at Noi Bai Airport, Hanoi, Vietnam. Have you got the news yet? To all travelers at heart, this is the very good ...

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Fansipan to close until the end of March 2014

Fansipan

Hoang Lien National Park has sent notice to all travel agents, tour operators with the content of closing the forest, prohibiting all activities related to go into this area. According to this notice, Hoang Lien National Park suspends the license to sell tickets for sightseeing tours in Hoang Lien National Park from 24 January to the end of March 2014. ...

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Exemption of entry visa to Vietnam

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Almost foreigners need to have an entry visa when they want to enter Vietnam, except some cases in the following table: EXEMPTION OF ENTRY VISA TO VIETNAM (List might be extended in the future)  

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Fees for Vietnam visa will double increase in 2013

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Vietnam will raise the visa fees for foreign and overseas Vietnamese visitors from January 1st, 2013. It will cost nearly double in comparison with the current fees. According to the Ministry of Finance statement: Single-entry visas will cost US$45, up from the current $25. Vietnam is currently issuing two types multiple-entry visas. An up to six-month multiple entry visa currently ...

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Hanoi Weather

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Hanoi weather is very changeable. Although the city experiences four distinct seasons it would be fair to summarize the year in terms of summer (from May to September) when it is very hot and wet and winter (November to March) when it is cold and dry. What about October and April I hear you ask? Well in this humid, tropical ...

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Hanoi on the top travel destinations on the rise for 2014

On December 4th, 2013, TripAdvisor – the world’s leading site of travel – has recently announced the list of 10 tourist destinations on the rise of the world including: Havana (Cuba), La Fortuna de San Carlos (Costa Rica), Kathmandu (Nepal), Jerusalem (Israel), Cusco (Peru), Ambergris Caye (Belize), Sapporo (Japan), Hanoi (Vietnam), Corralejo (Spain), Fortaleza (Brazil). The result is based on ...

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