Destination Asia News Delivering regular news from each of our eleven destinations in Asia.
Full Moon Festival Celebrations
Anantara Hoi An’s Ethnic Minorities Festival is collaboration between Anantara Hoi An, the Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Quang Nam Province and the Precious Heritage Art Gallery Museum.
March 22, 2018
Annual Worship to the Kitchen God!
Influenced by Taoism, Vietnamese people annually worship to Kitchen Gods on the 23rd day of the twelfth Lunar Month which is usually one week before the traditional Tet holiday.
February 15, 2018
Traditional Cham Dance Show at My Son Temples
The Cham culture is characterized by Hinduism, with influences from Champa civilization between 7th and 15th century. These effects were felt greatest in central Vietnam, which at that time extended from India to Southeast Asia.
January 18, 2018
Sensational Phu Quoc Island Offers Diversity for Travellers
Located in far southern reaches of Vietnam, Phu Quoc Island is considered as a shining pearl with white-sand beaches brushing its perimeter and a tropical jungle clambering over its central peaks.
December 21, 2017
The Rich Coffee Plantations of Da Lat
Located on the central highland of Vietnam, Da Lat city is not only a location to discover blossoming flowers and vegetable farms, but also lush coffee plantations.
November 23, 2017
Natural Wonders of Ba Be Lake & Ban Gioc Waterfall
Embark on an unforgettable journey traversing the landscapes of northeast Vietnam that reveals the rural wonders of Ba Be Lake
October 31, 2017
Saigon Past and Present from a Jeep
This unusual and exhilarating tour introduces a timeline of past and present of Ho Chi Minh City using open top Jeep as transport.
September 28, 2017
The Unexpected Tam Thanh Mural Art Village
Located 40 km south of Hoi An is the rustic Tam Thanh mural village. Also known as Bich Hoa Village, it is one of the most undeveloped villages along the coast of Vietnam.
August 29, 2017
HCMC Welcomes Second Walking Street on Famous Bui Vien
Bui Vien Street has long been a popular hangout area for travelers descending upon Ho Chi Minh City.
July 20, 2017
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral Closes its Doors for Renovation
Restoration work has commenced at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and is scheduled to take two years to complete.
July 6, 2017
Telephone Area Codes Changed in Vietnam
We would like to inform our clients that the telephone area codes in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City changed on 17th June 2017.
June 19, 2017
Vietnam Government Approves Extension Visa Waiver for Citizens from 5 Western European Countries
The Vietnam Government has approved an extension of the visa waiver for citizens from five Western European countries: These are, the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
June 12, 2017
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