Vietnam Artist Celebrates The Upcoming Year Of The Tiger

[REUTERS] As Vietnam prepares to celebrate the Year of the Tiger next month, local artist Nguyen Tan Phat has been busy making hundreds of ornately carved sculptures of tigers to mark the upcoming Lunar New Year. Main picture artist Nguyen Tan Phat stands in his yard with his Tiger carving works ahead of the LunarContinue reading “Vietnam Artist Celebrates The Upcoming Year Of The Tiger”

More Areas Of Vietnam To Open To Foreign Visitors

Vietnam has confimed that the number of areas permitted for travel by foreign visitors will increase to 7 from later this month as Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and Binh Dinh Province are added to the list. Main picture Ho Chi Minh City credit dronepicr on flickr The addition of Ho Chi Minh City isContinue reading “More Areas Of Vietnam To Open To Foreign Visitors”

2021 Review Of The Year Part 6

It’s our final post of our review of the year and also final post of 2021. We would like to wish all of our readers a very happy new year and lets hope that 2022 offers us all more welath & happiness, better health and, of course, lots of Southeast Asia travels. Our review ofContinue reading “2021 Review Of The Year Part 6”

2021 Review Of The Year Part 5

Our review of the year included Thailand announcing a new tourist tax and the top scuba diving sites in Bali in part 1, Thai Airways and Philippines Airlines both announcing massive cuts in part 2, the launch of our A to Z of Southeast Asia and incredible street art in Singapore in part 3 andContinue reading “2021 Review Of The Year Part 5”

2021 Review Of The Year Part 4

Our review of the year included Thailand announcing a new tourist tax and the top scuba diving sites in Bali in part 1, Thai Airways and Philippines Airlines both announcing massive cuts in part 2 and the launch of our A to Z of Southeast Asia and incredible street art in Singapore in part 3.Continue reading “2021 Review Of The Year Part 4”

2021 Review Of The Year Part 3

Our review of the year included Thailand announcing a new tourist tax and the top scuba diving sites in Bali in part 1 and Thai Airways and Philippines Airlines both announcing massive cuts in part 2. May We launched of A to Z of Southeast Asia with A for Angkor Wat , the full list isContinue reading “2021 Review Of The Year Part 3”

2021 Review Of The Year Part 2

Our review of the year included Thailand announcing a new tourist tax and the top scuba diving sites in Bali in part 1. March Plans were announced in Thailand to kickstart to tourism through the use of Vaccine Passports and the Open Thailand Safely Campaign was launched and called for a 1st July reopening asContinue reading “2021 Review Of The Year Part 2”

2021 Review Of The Year Part 1

It has been a year full of dashed hopes, the eventual return of foreign tourists, to some areas of Southeast Asia, and is finishing with increasing restrictions. Main picture Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand credit Flyingdog Travel In this series we look at the highlights, and lowlights, of 2021 including some of the best features publishedContinue reading “2021 Review Of The Year Part 1”

Vietnam Province To End Elephant Riding

Dak Lak Province in Vietnam have signed an agreement with animal welfare organisation Animals Asia to phase out elephant riding and other activites deemed harmful to the animals. The province will work to promote more elephant-friendly tourism activities to help protect the species which has seen a decline in numbers of 90% in the lastContinue reading “Vietnam Province To End Elephant Riding”

Hue In Vietnam To Open To Foreign Tourists

Thua Thien-Hue Province in Vietnam, home to popular tourist destination Hue, has announced plans to welcome back fully vaccinated foreign travellers from later this month. Main picture Hue, Vietnam credit Veronica Reverse on Unsplash The reopening will be the first of a three-phase plan for fully vaccinated tourists. from areas of Europe, the U.S., NortheastContinue reading “Hue In Vietnam To Open To Foreign Tourists”

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