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”

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”

35 Die in Central Vietnam After Typhoon Molave

At least 35 people have died and 59 are missing as Typhoon Molave hit Central Vietnam on Wednesday (28th October), the fourth major storm to hit the area in October. The number of deaths is expected to rise. The three previous storms left at least 130 people dead and 18 missing before Molave. Photo depictsContinue reading “35 Die in Central Vietnam After Typhoon Molave”

Typhoon Molave Batters Central Vietnam

Typhoon Molave, believed to be the most powerful storm to hit Vietnam in the last 20 years, made landfall just south of Da Nang at around 11.00am on Wednesday morning. Photo depicts previous flooding of Hoi An and not current conditions – credit Loi Nguyen Duc on flickr The storm is expected to move westwardsContinue reading “Typhoon Molave Batters Central Vietnam”

Vietnam Floods Cause More Than 100 Deaths

It has been reported (26th October) that Vietnam was preparing to evacuate almost 1.3 million people as Typhoon Molave (also known as Quinta) heads towards the country. The typhoon has already seen wind speeds of 125km per hour (77mph) and gusts of up to 150kph (93mph) Typhoon Molave is expected to hit Central Vietnam onContinue reading “Vietnam Floods Cause More Than 100 Deaths”