• VIETNAM A - Z

    VIETNAM A - Z

    Some facts, snippets, titbits and trivialities you can quote to impress people with your in-depth knowledge of Vietnam.

  • INDULGE IN LUXURY, REUNITE WITH NATURE

    INDULGE IN LUXURY, REUNITE WITH NATURE

    Dalat Edensee, a resort and spa with stunningly furnished rooms in a serene location in Dalat, is offering an ‘Enjoy your Victory Day 30.4’ package with many complimentary services for...

  • FEET NOT FOOD

    FEET NOT FOOD

    The simple delight of eating street food on the footpath may be threatened as police try and clear the way for pedestrians.

  • LAKE RACES

    LAKE RACES

    Lak Lake in Lak district, Dak Lak province, is located on the route through the central highlands from Buon Ma Thuot to Dalat.

  • HEAD TO THE HILLS

    HEAD TO THE HILLS

    What better way to escape the city craze than a few days in the mountains and valleys around Sapa?

Bits & Pieces

  • TEDxBadinh

    TEDxBadinh

    08:30 AM,16 - 06:00 PM,16 April

    Star Galaxy Theater, 87 Lang Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

  • ‘Deutschlandfest 2017’ (German Festival 2017)

    ‘Deutschlandfest 2017’ (German Festival 2017)

    09:00 AM,22 - 05:00 PM,22 April

    Saigon Zoo, 2 Nguyen Binh Khiem, D.1, HCMC

  • Solo Exhibition by Vo Tran Chau

    Solo Exhibition by Vo Tran Chau

    12:00 AM,13 April - 11:59 PM,14 May

    Salon Saigon, 6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem, D.3,, HCMC

TRAVEL NEWS

Photo contest on gender equality launched

April 19,2017 03:00 PM

The Embassy of Sweden in Vietnam and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism have launched a national photo contest searching for families with good examples of gender equality. It aims to acknowledge and emphasise the importance of shared responsibility in family ...+

The Embassy of Sweden in Vietnam and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism have launched a national photo contest searching for families with good examples of gender equality. It aims to acknowledge and emphasise the importance of shared responsibility in family and domestic life to increase gender equality in Vietnamese society.

Closing on 15 May, 30 of the best photos will be selected for an exhibition. A winner and runner-up will be chosen by a jury and judging panel and the third prize will be based on votes on the embassy’s Facebook page. First place will receive VND10 million ($440), second place VND8 million ($350), and third place VND7 million ($300). Applicants can send photos directly to the embassy by post or email.

The Landmark Serviced Apartment has new Marketing & Leasing Manager

Welcome

The Landmark Serviced Apartment has appointed Ms. Momoko Hanamura as its new Marketing & Leasing Manager. Hailing from Japan, Momoko joins us at The Landmark with over ...+

The Landmark Serviced Apartment has appointed Ms. Momoko Hanamura as its new Marketing & Leasing Manager. Hailing from Japan, Momoko joins us at The Landmark with over 8 years of experience in hospitality management and sales, having worked in Myanmar, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City. Momoko takes over the position of Marketing & Leasing Manager from Ms. Pham Thi Thanh Hanh who retires after working over 22 years.  I take this opportunity to thank Ms. Hanh for her established working relationships with our guests, and her excellent job and dedication to the company.

Hotel Royal Hoi An wins TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award 2017

New Faces

TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award 2017 in its 15th year, gives tribute to Hotel Royal Hoi An, MGallery by Sofitel as one of the Top 25 Hotels in Vietnam and Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Vietnam. The annual awards recognize the world’s top properties based on millions ...+

TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award 2017 in its 15th year, gives tribute to Hotel Royal Hoi An, MGallery by Sofitel as one of the Top 25 Hotels in Vietnam and Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Vietnam. The annual awards recognize the world’s top properties based on millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers across the globe, with Travelers’ Choice winners bearing the hallmarks of remarkable quality, service and value. The hotel is operated by AccorHotels is the first and only five-star luxury boutique hotel in the ancient town proper of Hoi An. The hotel dazzles the eye with elegant decorations, intuitive design and a fascinating love story that dates back to centuries ago, between Princess Ngoc Hoa (Nguyen’s Dynasty) and the Japanese merchant Sotaro Araki. With 119 luxurious rooms, an Art-Nouveau outdoor pool together with a River bar, the first ever high-end Wakaku Japanese restaurant in town, a Faifo Café and an exclusive spa plus intuitive services from the professional service team, Hotel Royal Hoi An surely fascinates its clients with a memorable moment during the sojourn.

Culture

EXPRESSION OF LOVE

EXPRESSION OF LOVE

Bridget March’s artwork perfectly captures the beauty she finds throughout Vietnam.

Life

VIETNAM A - Z

VIETNAM A - Z

Some facts, snippets, titbits and trivialities you can quote to impress people with your in-depth knowledge of Vietnam.

Travel

UNKNOWN & UNTOUCHED

Destinations

UNKNOWN & UNTOUCHED

Unlike its popular cousins nearby, Binh Lap is where peace and quiet reign supreme.

GETTING TOGETHER

Travel in Style

GETTING TOGETHER

Bac Ha Weekly Market is a colourful spectacle as local minorities and tourists come to buy or sell local produce and other life necessities.

INDULGE IN LUXURY, REUNITE WITH NATURE

Hotels & Resorts

INDULGE IN LUXURY, REUNITE WITH NATURE

Dalat Edensee, a resort and spa with stunningly furnished rooms in a serene location in Dalat, is offering an ‘Enjoy your Victory Day 30.4’ package with many complimentary services for guests in the early summer...

Review

Environmental concern

As is the custom, The Guide again visited a host of destinations and hotels and resorts this year to gain a sense of the state of Vietnam’s tourism industry.

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