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  • The Spring Festival at HappyLand Culture and Tourism Site

    The Spring Festival at HappyLand Culture and Tourism Site

    12:00 AM,29 - 11:59 PM,13 January

    HappyLand, Thanh Duc Commune, Ben Luc District, Long An

  • Rose Festival

    Rose Festival

    12:00 AM,21 January - 11:59 PM,20 February

    Flamingo Dai Lai Resort, Vinh Phuc

  • “The Bald Soprano” play

    “The Bald Soprano” play

    08:00 PM,12 - 11:59 PM,12 January

    L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi

TRAVEL NEWS

Bilingual sketch book on Hanoi released

November 07,2019 10:06 AM

A Vietnamese and English-language book featuring more than 200 sketches of Hanoi’s streets along with emotional essays about the capital has been published. ...+

A Vietnamese and English-language book featuring more than 200 sketches of Hanoi’s streets along with emotional essays about the capital has been published.

Entitled “Pho Co Ha Noi - Ky Hoa va Hoi Uc” (Hanoi’s Old Quarter - Sketches & Memories), the book is a collection of works from 60 authors, writers, architects, and amateur and professional painters of the Urban Sketchers Hanoi group. Pictures were drawn using various materials such as water colors, pencils, and wax, creating an interesting look at the beauty of Hanoi from different artists.

Established in 2016 and with nearly 4,000 members, the Urban Sketchers Hanoi group has hosted various painting events to snap images of Hanoi, especially old lifestyles and old buildings that are gradually disappearing in the process of urbanization.

Sheraton Hanoi Hotel has new General Manager

Welcome

Sheraton Hanoi Hotel appointed Mr. Julian Wong its General Manager from December 2018.  As a professional hotelier who has more than 21 years of experience working at Marriott International Inc., Julian has held many leadership positions including ...+

Sheraton Hanoi Hotel appointed Mr. Julian Wong its General Manager from December 2018.  As a professional hotelier who has more than 21 years of experience working at Marriott International Inc., Julian has held many leadership positions including General Manager at multiple Marriott key brands througout his hotelier career before coming to the hotel.

Mr. Julian has also proved to be an excellent leader by leading the team at the properties he managed to win multiple awards - Marriott Global, Regional Awards, including a Global Special Sales Achievement Award, Asia Pacific Sales Team of the Year Award in 2010 and multiple regional awards for general management including the Asia Pacific General Manager of the Year Award – Marriott Executive Apartments brand in 2011.

Oakwood Residence Hanoi

New Faces

Oakwood Residence Hanoi is to be opened at 17, Laneway 35, Dang Thai Mai Street in Hanoi’s Tay Ho district. A prime address for both business and leisure travelers alike, the residence is situated in an upscale residential neighborhood, offering a sanctuary away ...+

Oakwood Residence Hanoi is to be opened at 17, Laneway 35, Dang Thai Mai Street in Hanoi’s Tay Ho district. A prime address for both business and leisure travelers alike, the residence is situated in an upscale residential neighborhood, offering a sanctuary away from the city’s hustle and bustle. Oakwood features 262 elegantly-appointed and fully-furnished studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses. Each comes with a fully-equipped kitchen, a washer and dryer, high-speed internet, and hotel amenities. Guests can also expect an extensive suite of services including round-the-clock guest relations and security, housekeeping services, laundry and dry-cleaning services, shuttle bus services, and activities to help guests assimilate into their new community and surroundings. The ideal residence for families seeking short to long stays, Oakwood Residence Hanoi also offers a wide range of facilities catering to different generations, including a residents’ lounge, a restaurant and bar, a fitness center, a children’s play area, and the city’s first all-season infinity pool, fitted with a retractable glass roof.

Culture

Ballet Stages a Comeback

Ballet Stages a Comeback

Lovers of ballet have recently been treated to a new, Vietnamese version of “Swan Lake” and the return of a local operatic classic.

Life

Making it happen

Making it happen

When it comes to replacing single-use plastic, though challenges remain, the work being undertaken already should not be overlooked.

Travel

LONG and WINDING road

Destinations

LONG and WINDING road

The giant “lollipop loop” north of Hanoi up to Ha Giang delivers you to a stunningly unrivaled landscape.

Sweet honeymoon on Calypso Cruises

Travel in Style

Sweet honeymoon on Calypso Cruises

We had a sweet and happy honeymoon on Calypso Cruises. Everything was perfectly planned, and the only thing we needed to do was enjoy a fun, happy trip that gave us beautiful memories we will never forget.

Metropole Hanoi Hosts ‘Polish Gastronomy Week’ with MasterChef Champion

Hotels & Resorts

Metropole Hanoi Hosts ‘Polish Gastronomy Week’ with MasterChef Champion

A Vietnamese-Polish winner of MasterChef, the competitive cooking reality TV show produced in 60 countries around the world, will headline a special “Polish Gastronomy Week” from 8 to 15 November at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, spotlighting popular dishes from the central European country.

Review

Time to chill

A host of treats await that take the edge off the summer heat.

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