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Rough Guides names Vietnam one of the 20 most beautiful countries to visit

Rice terraces in Sa Pa are one of the most captivating scenes of Vietnam.  Natural beauty sites such as Ha Long Bay and Sa Pa remain a big draw for tourists. Popular travel site Rough Guides has re-released a survey it conducted…

Vietnam Visa exemption extended for five European countries

The Government has agreed to extend a visa exemption policy for citizens from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Italy, from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Accordingly, Viet Nam will grant visa exemptions to citizens from the…

Tips for safe dining of seafood in Halong bay

Halong bay, known as the world heritage city with thousands of caves and grottos, is also famous for its abundance of nutritious and delicious varieties of seafood like crab, prawn, fish, or sea-snail. Gourmets who come to Halong bay can…

Experiences to travel in Halong Bay in summer

Because of high request in the summer, Halong bay will have more tourists from May to September. Therefore, in order to have a perfect trip, guests should refer some below advices when travelling in Halong bay in summer. Summer is…

Free wi-fi and security cameras to cover Ha Long Bay

Wireless internet will soon be accessible from 17 caves and islands around the bay. Quang Ninh Province has started installing free wi-fi coverage and security cameras around its popular Ha Long Bay. Security cameras will broadcast live images from 17…

23 newly discovered caves in Ha Long Bay to be named

The management board of Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh is seeking names for 23 caves newly discovered in Ha Long and Bai Tu Long Bays.  The 23 caves have been added to the system of…

How to get to Halong Bay?

How to get to Halong Bay: The shuttle bus can be understood as “tourist bus”, leaving Hanoi around 8a.m and return at 12:00a.m from Halong Bay every day. If your hotel is located in Hanoi Old Quarter, you will be…

The legend of Ha Long Bay

The legend of Ha Long Bay is that, “Once upon a time, immediately affter the Viet people established their country, invaders came. The Jade Emperor sent Mother Dragon and her Child Dragons to landed down to the earth to help the…

Halong Bay Overview

Ha Long Bay, the icon of Vietnam Tourism, one of the most popular travel destinations in Vietnam, is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ha Long Bay is located in Quang Ninh Province.The Bay boasts over a thousand of limestone karsts and isles…

Things to do in Halong Bay

With the surge of demands from tourists, besides cruising, Ha Long has recently developed more and more recreational activities to accommodate those needs by building more amusement parks and expanding its museum. Kayaking or Bamboo Boat ride Kayaking is one…

The best time to visit Halong

Halong Bay is considered a great destination that you could visit throughout the year. In the Summer, you will be able to witness the beauty of mesmerizing Halong under the deep blue sky. In the Winter, the bay is covered…

Halong Bay Signature Dishes

As a bay city, the best food Halong could offer is fresh seafood and meat, in general, will be more expensive in Halong compared to seafood.   Squid Patties Halong Squid Patties are a traditional food that you could not…