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Coronavirus Travel Update In Southeast Asia

Due to the developing situation in China and the number of countries worldwide concerning the Wuhan Coronavirus, this article will update the travel information to keep businesses involved in the Southeast Asia region. I. Overview   1. What is Corona Virus? Coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV) is a new virus that causes acute respiratory infections in humans. The virus outbreak first was in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. It could be transmitted not only from person to person but also from animal to human. The transmitted mechanism from person to person is through contact with the mucus of an infected person by coughing, sneezing…

A Traveler’s Guide to Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year or ‘Tết Nguyên Đán’ (abbr ‘Tết’), is the biggest and most significant holiday of Vietnam. Traditionally it was a time to show respect for family and ancestors, past and present, and also to have a break between agricultural seasons. It’s a very spiritual holiday, when people finish the current year’s business and start the New Year with good fortune and happiness. The public holiday may only run for one week, but in reality, Tết celebration lasts much longer. If you are in Vietnam during Tết make sure you check out our guide for more information on what to…

A foodie’s journey through Vietnam

Vietnam has an immensely rich culinary culture and surprisingly beautiful food available everywhere and it’s hard not to fall in love with its cuisine. Like the celebrity chef once said: “Vietnam. It grabs you and doesn’t let you go. Once you love it, you love it forever.” – Anthony Bourdain As with other Asian cuisines, Vietnamese cuisine is all about the yin and yan, the sweet and the salty; the cooling and the warming; and the fresh and the fermented. Vietnamese food is as interesting as its culture with amazing flavors and tastes. Each region has specialties and unique dishes…

Guide For Trekking In Vietnam – Part 1: Sapa

A big part of Vietnam is covered by mountains with dramatic landscapes, stunning treks routes, and friendly people. Trekking in Vietnam attracts many adventure lovers from all around the world and remains at the top of the bucket list for many travelers. In this series of articles, we will introduce you the best places for trekking in Vietnam. Sapa We will start our introduction to trekking in Vietnam with Sapa. Located in North-East Vietnam it is a home for the highest peak of the country– Fan Si Pan, rice terraces and different ethnic minorities, who still remain the same lifestyle…

Mid-Autumn Festival In Vietnam

Besides the Lunar New Year, Vietnam also has many other significant holidays and the Mid-Autumn Festival ( Tết Trung Thu in Vietnamese)  is one of them. This special season is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar (regularly in late September or early October), this year it falls on 13th September. To honor the beauty of the moon, it’s also called “Full Moon Festival” or “Children’s Festival” as it is traditional for Vietnamese Children.    The Origins of Mid-Autumn Festival The Full Moon festival originated in China and is celebrated in many Asian countries…

Top 5 Dishes For Foodie In Hanoi

If you are planning to Hanoi in your holiday and bear your mind that you have to taste the most specialized food in Hanoi so the food list below are must-try dishes you are looking for! 1. Cha Ca “Cha ca” is the signature dish in Hanoi, it is even considered the childhood dishes of many Hanoians memory. Especially, there is a street in the Old Quarter named after Cha Ca. Cha Ca is Vietnamese Style Fish with turmeric and dill. It was first served in French colonial time by Doan family, it is has been one of preferred dishes…

Ha Long Bay – One Of The New 7 Wonders Of Nature

Ha Long Bay is considered as a must-see attraction in Vietnam, and we highly recommend adding it to any South East Asia itinerary. In 1994, Ha Long was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It’s easy to see why. The area is surrounded by natural limestone and forest formations, caves…and grottoes along with beautiful hidden and pristine sandy beaches for you to explore. It is estimated that Ha Long Bay is home to some 1,600 limestone islands and islets and covers an area…area of more than 1,500 square km or 600 square miles! These days, more and more visitors…

Top Tips For Solo Travellers In South East Asia

Solo Travel is on the rise and South East Asia is a wonderful place to go. It enchants you by outstanding beaches, lush rainforest, mouth-watering cuisine, and adorable prices. If you are planning on traveling solo in this continent of the world, here are some tips for you to enjoy the most that it has to offer. 1. Do your research When you first traveling to foreign countries, it’s much better to know about the destinations before you arrive. For example, take your shoes off when entering local’s houses or visiting temples, especially in Myanmar, so flip flop or easy-wear…

6 Unmissable UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Vietnam

1. Ha Long Bay The name of Ha Long Bay is originated from a legend tell a tale of a dragon that descended from the sky to protect the Vietnamese against the invaders coming through the sea by spitting out thousands of pearls. And that now became the islands and islets we see today. Ha Long Bay is located in the northeast of Vietnam and 165km from Hanoi (approx. 3 hours driving from Hanoi’s Old Quarter). This magnificent bay includes more than 1,600 islands and limestone formation create a spectacular seascape with emerald water and breathtaking caves. It was inscribed into…

Unforgettable Experience In Ba Vi

Many travelers, when they come to Vietnam, are looking for the authentic experience when they could get away from the crowds of tourists, enjoy the beautiful landscapes and get deep into the exotic culture of this county. For this purpose, we have created a unique Ba Vi Eco-tour which was rated by our customers as one of the best tours in Vietnam. Ba Vi eco-tour was designed to show travelers the authentic life of Vietnamese villages and to support the local community. Traveling is not just about visiting remarkable places, but also an opportunity to learn something new and understand…

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