Vietnam Airlines is offering special fares on flights from major European cities to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. Round-trip economy fares start from EUR490 (USD647) plus taxes of approximately EUR250 (USD330) depending on departure city. Departures are available from Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, and London. Book now for travel on select travel dates though June 15, 2012.
Experience the beauty of Halong Bay on a private cruise for a special price of just VND3,150,000 (USD150). This price is for a 4-hour day cruise for two people operated by the Halong Bay Life Resort. It includes a set lunch, non-alcoholic beverages, entrance fees, use of snorkeling and kayaking equipment, and all taxes and service charges. This special price is available until April 30, 2012.
Learn how to prepare authentic Vietnamese cuisine at the Hanoi Cooking Centre. The centre offers hands-on classes led by chef Tracy Lister, author of a popular Vietnamese cookbook. Classes are available in the morning, afternoon, or evening and last approximately 3.5 hours. The fee is VND1,050,000 (USD50) per person and 6 different classes are offered, including a vegetarian option.
A new Australian-style restaurant and bar, the Boomarang Bistro, has opened in Ho Chi Minh City’s Phu My Hung district. The 2-level restaurant occupies a prime location overlooking Crescent Lake and its laid-back ambiance is perfect for a leisurely breakfast, hearty Western dinner, or a few pints while watching premier league sports on the bar’s big screen TVs. [Read more…]
A new partnership of golf courses and beach resorts has led to the formation of the Vietnam Golf Coast in Danang. Danang is an up-and-coming seaport destination with an international airport that is connected to key cities such as Singapore and Guangzhou. With the establishment of the Vietnam Golf Coast consortium, it brings together world-class golf courses and resorts such as the Montgomerie Links Vietnam, the Danang Golf Club, the Nam Hai Resort and the Life Resort Danang. [Read more…]