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A vibrant Saigon coffee shop’s folksy decor

Saigon’s Tu Phu coffee shop in District 3 is known for its vibrantly colored pagoda-style design.
A vibrant Saigon coffee shop’s folksy decor

 

Vietnamese tourists find Thailand a 'second home'

Warm hospitality, convenient visa policies and modern infrastructure make Thailand a top outbound destination among Vietnamese tourists, some of whom call it their "second home."
Ngoc Thang (L) with his family in a trip to Thailand during the Lunar New Year, January 2023. Photo courtesy of Ngoc Thang

 

Hoi An gives visitors true taste of local culture

Hoi An ancient town has been listed in the top 10 towns that offer a true taste of local culture and history for travelers.
Hoi An gives visitors true taste of local culture

   

Thailand's 10-year visa could fetch 1 million applicants

The Thai government expects its 10-year, multiple entry Long Term Residence visa program, will attract a million foreigners over five years as a boon to post-pandemic tourism and economic growth.
Thailand's 10-year visa could fetch 1 million applicants

 

Ly Son poised to become coastal tourist city with 150-hectare airport

The government has set a target of turning Ly Son, an island district off the central Quang Ngai Province, into a coastal city with an improved infrastructure to boost tourism growth.
Ly Son poised to become coastal tourist city with 150-hectare airport

   

Philippines fires 5 airport security officers for stealing from Thai tourist

Authorities in the Philippines earlier this week sacked five airport security personnel for allegedly stealing ¥20,000 ($200) from a Thai tourist at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
Philippines fires 5 airport security officers for stealing from Thai tourist

 

Southern province seeks visa waiver for European, North American tourists

Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province has called on the tourism ministry to waive visas for visitors from Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and North America who want to stay for long.
Southern province seeks visa waiver for European, North American tourists

   

Over 4,000 foreign tourists arrive by cruise vessels

Two cruise ships carrying 700 tourists have docked at Vietnamese ports and two others with 3,500 passengers are set to arrive soon, heralding a busy year of cruise tourism.
Over 4,000 foreign tourists arrive by cruise vessels

 

Revenue from tourists reaches over $3.6B in two months

Total revenue from domestic and foreign tourists in the first two months of 2023 reached VND85.6 trillion ($3.6 billion), according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Revenue from tourists reaches over $3.6B in two months

   

An unusual beef noodle soup topping: fried sausages

What makes Nguyen Thi Minh's beef noodle soup different is the topping that nobody else thought of: fried sausages.
Minh prepares her beef noodle soup. Photo by VnExpress/ Quynh Tran

 

Discovering Chứa Chan Mountain in Đồng Nai Province

Enveloped by lush greenery, Chứa Chan is adorned with many cliffs, creating a mesmerising panorama for adventure-seekers and nature enthusiasts alike.

   

Da Nang international fireworks festival to return in June

The Da Nang International Fireworks Festival, one of Vietnam's leading tourism events, will be held every Saturday night for five consecutive weeks starting June 3, marking its comeback after three years.
Da Nang international fireworks festival to return in June

 

Russian tourists flock back as Thailand eases visa policies

Thailand received 435,000 Russian visitors last year, 14 times more than in 2021, thanks to the easing of entry policies that allowed them a 45-day visa-free stay.
Russian tourists flock back as Thailand eases visa policies

   

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