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Nat Geo rates Topas Ecolodge No. 1 in green accommodation

Nat Geo rates Topas Ecolodge No. 1 in green accommodation

High on a hilltop outside Sapa in Vietnam’s north, Topas Ecolodge has been listed No. 1 on a list of “21 Places to Stay if You Care About the Planet” by National Geographic.

Hanoi’s unique gemstone market

Hanoi has a very special market which opens only once a week and specialises in selling different kinds of gemstones.

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Building traditional houses become new hobby of the rich

Many Vietnamese people have paid billions of VND to build and buy traditional houses.

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Floating village tries eco-tourism

The floating Vung Viêng fishing village in Hạ Long Bay, northeastern Quảng Ninh Province usually hosts about 15,000 visitors each month. During peak periods the number of visitors soars to 21,000.

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Hanoi’s six-month tourism rakes in 1.54 billion USD

Hanoi welcomed nearly 12 million tourists in the last two quarters, earning 35 trillion VND (about 1.54 billion USD), representing year-on-year increases of 8 percent and 13 percent, respectively.

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 Time: Hoi An among Top 10 budget destination in Asia

The travel section of Time magazine has revealed its Top 10 ideal budget destinations in Asia, which includes Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam.

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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park admission prices discounted

Tourists will receive a 20% discount off the Phong Nha cave fee and 30% off the Tien Son cave fee from June 15 to 20, to mark the occasion of Quang Binh Cave Festival 2017.

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Hoi An calls for ideas for heritage conservation

Local authorities in Hoi An, Quang Nam Province, have encouraged both local authorities and the private sector to contribute to protect and promote the town during the international conference on Urban Heritage Conservation and Development.

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Yen Son Fish Market has become much busier in the run-up to Kitchen Gods’ Day on January 20.

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A make-shift market along Highway 4D, from O Quy Ho Mountain Pass to Mong Sen Bridge, can be seen bustling with activities in Sapa, Lao Cai Province.

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Hanoi’s streets are becoming increasingly colourful as traders start transporting and displaying peach flower trees for sale in the run-up to the lunar new year.

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A cave with stunning beauty comparable to Quang Binh Province's Son Doong Cave, has been discovered in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan.

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A collection of Vietnam’s natural landscapes and people by Turkish photographers during a recent trip to Vietnam has been published on a leading art, design and photography community website in Europe.

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Nearly 40 photos featuring life and natural scenery on the Spratly Islands are on show at an exhibition in Hai Phong City.

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