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Travel news include important updates which may affect travel and touring in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

Hanoi to close walking area in Tet

According to the Steering board, after 4 months of experiment, the walking area has attracted domestic and foreign tourists, gradually restricted motorized vehicles, contributing to promote the image of Hanoi - City for Peace.

Cyclo drivers in Hue trained for tourism

A popular mode of transport to visit the city and is widely used by tourists to Hue is cyclo (ricksaw). With this three wheel bicycle travelers can stroll through the small streets or beholding the heritage of an ancient and romantic Hue.

Vung Tau organizes tourism survey

Vung Tau is also famous with beautiful sites such as Bao Dai white palace, Long Phuoc tunnels, Nghinh Phong cape, Dinh Co temple, Chon Nguyen zen monastery (Monkey pagoda). Vung Tau was also a military base in the American war, many war veterans from US, Australia visit the former base every year.

Cultural colours of Lac Son district

There are nearly 140.000 people living in the region, of which 90 percent belongs to Muong ethnic minority group. Living standard of local people has improved a lot, many big houses are built in the township, modern transports such as motorbikes, cars and internet access are available in all villages.

Phu Quoc implements tourism promotion

In addition, the Phu Quoc tourism promotion program has also focused on ensuring the safety of visitors by having the local businesses and enterprises, hotels, beach motels have teamed up to establish the rescue force on the beach in the form of socialization.

Ninh Binh opens festival in Hoa Lu

The festival is also an opportunity pay respects, deeply grateful for the tremendous work of father's generations, encourage the current the generation to continue to preserve and promote the long tradition of thousands of years of civilization and everlastingness of the capital of Hoa Lu.

Thai people hold New Rice Festival

Highlights at the festival include cutting young paddy to make green rice flakes as an offering to the gods of water, land and sky.
The festival has folk games like nem con (a con, a colourful fabric ball, is thrown through a ring hung on a 15-20 m high bamboo pole) and tug of war.

Holland showcases culture

The event introduces the culture and customs of the Netherlands to Vietnamese and foreign visitors in HCM City, including typical houses, windmills, flowers, handicrafts and fine-art products. Visitors can enjoy other activities, including music, traditional cuisine and games.

Oktoberfest debuts in Da Nang

The Pier restaurant in the Novotel Da Nang Premier Han River Hotel will host Oktoberfest, a traditional Bavarian beer festival, for the first time in Da Nang on Friday and Saturday.

Tra Su cajeput forest in full bloom

Now is an ideal time to visit the Tra Su cajeput forest in An Giang Province as the 850ha submerged forest is more beautiful during the annual flood season in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, which normally occurs between July and November.