Southeast Asia Destinations Top Worlds’ Most Popular Destination List

Bali beach. Picture credit Timo Wagner on Unsplash. Bali has been voted the most Popular Destination in the World in Tripadvisor 2021 Travellers’ Choice Popular Destinations – World category. The awards said that “Bali is a living postcard, an Indonesian paradise that feels like a fantasy. Soak up the sun on a stretch of fineContinue reading “Southeast Asia Destinations Top Worlds’ Most Popular Destination List”

Vietnam Flights Increase During Tet Despite Covid Outbreak

Credit Markus Winkler on Unsplash Traditionally Tet is one of the busiest periods for air travel in Vietnam as Vietnamese travel all over the country to visit relatives. A recent Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam threatened the holiday this year. The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) however have reported that Vietnamese Airlines operated just underContinue reading “Vietnam Flights Increase During Tet Despite Covid Outbreak”

Vietnam Cancels Festivals As Tourism Chiefs Try To Find Covid Solutions

All traditional festivals within Ha Noi have been postponed until at least 26th February in an attempt to prevent the further spread of Covid-19 within Vietnam. festivals affected include the world famous Huong Pagoda Festival. There were hopes that life would start to return to normal once the Tet festivities had passed but the ongoingContinue reading “Vietnam Cancels Festivals As Tourism Chiefs Try To Find Covid Solutions”

Tet Under Threat in Vietnam

With Tet, the Vietnam New Year, just two weeks away, the latest Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam may have far reaching implications beyond the health of those affected. On Thursday the Vietnamese authorities announced a further 98 cases of the virus, the highest single day increase in the country throughout the pandemic. Further cases have alreadyContinue reading “Tet Under Threat in Vietnam”

2020 A Disaster For Tourism in Vietnam

2019 for the tourist industry in Vietnam was record breaking, attracting 18 million foreign tourists and generating VND720 trillion (approx £22.9 billion, US$30.8 billion) of income. Hopes were high that 2020 would be even better. A target of 20 million foreign tourists and VND809 trillion (approx £26 billion, US$30.8 billion) got off to an excellentContinue reading “2020 A Disaster For Tourism in Vietnam”

Top 20 Things To Do In Vietnam

We’re dreaming, not of a White Christmas, but a trip to Vietnam. Here are our top 20 things to do in Vietnam. Saigon Central Post Office A French colonial masterpiece as stunning inside as it is out. Not just a popular tourist attraction, it is still a functioning post office. Just across from the NotreContinue reading “Top 20 Things To Do In Vietnam”