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HCM City makes Agoda list of ideal Asian destinations for extended stays

Ho Chi Minh City has caught the eye of foreign travelers to earn a spot on a list of Agoda’s top Asian destinations for extended stays.

HCM City named among world’s best short-haul holiday destinations

Australian daily The Sydney Morning Herald has added Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam to the world’s list of best short-haul holiday destinations for Australian family holidays looking to travel abroad.

Singaporean media reveals nine most scenic places to visit in Vietnam

Yahoo! Life of Singapore recently published an article revealing the nine most scenic places in Vietnam that visitors should not miss out on when they visit the country.

CNN names Vietnamese dumpling among world’s tastiest

Banh bot loc (Vietnamese tapioca dumpling), a specialty originating from the former imperial capital of Hue, has been selected as one of the world’s 35 tastiest dumplings by CNN.

Three Vietnamese destinations among 100 best walking cities to discover on foot

Hanoi, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City have all made the list of the 100 best walking cities across the world to discover by foot, as compiled by travel website

Hue named Vietnam's most affordable destination ​

Hue emerges as the most affordable destination for travellers in Vietnam in April and May, according to the online travel platform Agoda.

More Indians interested in solo travelling to Vietnam

An increasing number of Indians are looking for solo travelling to countries like Vietnam, the UAE, Egypt, and Singapore, according to a report by online platform for visa applications Atlys.

Ninh Binh listed among world’s top 10 less-visited wonders

The northern province of Ninh Binh has been named among the list of the top 10 less-visited wonders of the world, as compiled by media outlet the Daily Mail of the UK.

Vietnam among best places for solo female travelers in 2024

British magazine Time Out has selected the nation among its list of best places for solo female travelers in 2024 who are heading to far-flung destinations in search of new friends, different cultures, and memorable experiences.

Nha Trang makes it to 5 budget-friendly summer vacation destinations in Asia

With its rich culture, breath-taking landscapes, and fascinating historical sites Asia has countless destinations fit for a summer vacation. So, put your travel plans in motion and get ready for an incredible summer in Asia!

Japanese film crew promote tourism of central Vietnam

Japanese film crew Tokai TV are currently taking a trip to produce films of several tourist destinations in Da Nang city and Quang Nam province, central Vietnam, in an effort to promote the nation’s landscapes and people.

Vietnamese crab noodle soup impresses Australian visitor

In his recent article published in the Sydney Morning Herald, Australian travel and food writer Ben Groundwater praised Vietnamese Bun Rieu (crab noodle soup), saying the dish is packed full of flavour and texture that all fits into one bowl.

Vietnam among top five cheap international trips among Indian tourists

India Times has named Vietnam among the top five cheap international trips costing under INR25,000, equivalent to US$300, among Indian tourists for April.

Vietnam’s beaches appeal to Korean tourists

Tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) are falling for Vietnam’s beaches with stark soft sand and crystal azure water, online travel platform Agoda said on April 2.

Vietnamese dish among top 35 world’s tastiest dumplings

Vietnamese delicacy Bánh bột lọc (pork and shrimp dumplings with wrappers made from tapioca flour) was named as one of the “35 world’s tastiest dumplings”, by the news outlet CNN of the United States.

British magazine hails Sa Pa among world’s most beautiful small towns

Sa Pa Town in the northern mountainous province of Lào Cai has earned a position in the list of ‘Most Beautiful Small Towns in The World’ by the British magazine Time Out.

Hoi An tops list of world’s cheapest destinations​

The ancient town of Hoi An in central Vietnam has been selected as the cheapest holiday destination in the world this year, according to the Holiday Money Report conducted by the UK Post Office.

TripAdvisor readers vote Hanoi as ‘Best Food Destination for 2024’

The city has successfully surpassed several other famous food destinations across the world such as Rome of Italy, Paris of France, and New Delhi of India to win the prize.

15 Vietnamese dishes listed among top 100 Asian noodles

Rice noodle bowls with pork and spring rolls (“Bún thịt nướng chả giò”) and Beef pho (“Phở bò”) are among the 15 Vietnamese dishes to feature on the list of the 100 best Asian noodle dishes.

Vietnamese travelers keen on seeking sleep-focused retreats

According to’s Travel Predictions 2024 research, 67% of Vietnamese travelers are seeking sleep-focused retreats in the year ahead.