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Monday, March 10, 2014

10 exciting destinations of Can Tho

1. Cai Rang Floating Market

Cai Rang market is one of the famous river in the Southwest region. Market to trade fruits, agricultural products of the region. Every morning, hundreds of boats and old parked closely.


Location : Cai Rang floating market of Cai Rang District, Can Tho City. Don't miss it in your Vietnam tours.

2. Can Tho Garden
The garden tour laden with fruit growing attraction of visitors. At this point, you can just walk and enjoy fruit at garden and countryside specialties such as grilled fish, boiled snails, etc. There are so many garden for tourist as My Khanh garden, Sau Duong, Binh Thuy garden.... on the Phong Dien river , Phung Hiep and many other family garden tour in O Mon and Thot Not.



3. Bang Lang Stork Garden
Bang Lang Stork Garden - one of the largest bird sanctuary. On the way from the city of Can Tho to Long Xuyen ( An Giang ), past the town of Thot Not is approximately 5km to the Bang Lang stork garden. Walk along the banks of a small river, under the shady trees in front of a vast white waters as the sea, which is harvested rice fields were completed on the floating season. Here, you can see hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands of storks ( white stork, gray stork, black stork ).


Location : Bang Lang Stork Garden, Thoi Binh, Thoi Thuan commune, Thot Not District, Can Tho

4. Binh Thuy ancient house
Ancient house has French architecture, built by Duong family in 1870. French architecture with floor higher pitch 1m ; has four bow ladder elegant, connected home with large yard, high ceilings, decorative motifs.
The entire brick red - black - black paving transported from France. This is a rare antique home form remains fairly intact to help researchers understand daily life, as well as cultural evolution under different impact at Mekong Delta.

Location : Binh Thuy ancient house located on Bui Huu Nghia, Binh Thuy Ward, Binh Thuy District, Can Tho City.

5. Ong Pagoda
Ong Pagoda is where religious practice and culture of the China in Can Tho. Temple of the Ministry of Culture - Information recognized as architectural monuments countries in 1993. Ong Pagoda has a unique architecture which are preserved almost intact from the beginning.



6. Nam Na pagoda
It built in 1895 by Nguyen Gia Nguyen, known as the Minh Su pagoda.

Location : 612 Cach Mang Thang Tam, Thoi An Ward, Binh Thuy District, Can Tho City.

7. Can Tho Old market
Can Tho Old Market or called Hang Duong market or " six provinces market ", located on Hai Ba Trung Street. This market was built at the same time with two large street market in Saigon : Ben Thanh and Binh Tay Market.


Location : Hai Ba Trung Street, Can Tho City

9. Tay Do night market
Tay Do Market is the largest wholesale center of the southern provinces is also entertainment, tourist attractions. Tay Do Market, formerly a wholesale market for transit of goods in many local and foreign. Besides functional commodity exchanges, where there are food service, entertainment...
Located in the International Exhibition of Can Tho.

10. Ben Nink Kieu



Ben Ninh Kieu by attractive scenery and charming overlooking the gentle flow of Hau Giang.
Just eat and drink, while watching the Hau river. On the opposite river boat down enough boats crowded. Ben also park with many trees you, so green, is where the fun and activities of the people.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Discovery the land of poetry "Nhan Mountain, Da river" - Phu Yen

Return to Quang Nam Quoc - Dang Trong land...



Seventeenth century, traders called a large area from the Hai Van Pass to Ca pass is " Quang Nam Quoc". The name that today stretches across four provinces of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen.

Land of the best coffee in Vietnam
When ATR 72 glide along the Dong Tac Coast, we remember the taste of coffee in Vietnam, especially in this place.

Tuy Hoa welcome by warm sea winds between spring weather to cold and drizzly interesting.



Da Dia rocks - unique natural landscapes in Phu Yen. (Vietnam tour package)

Mr. Nguyen Phuc, a descendant of King Minh Mang currently living in Saigon puzzles me where the best coffee ? I replied immediately, Tuy Hoa. He said wrong, Song Hinh. Song Hing Coffee transport to Tuy Hoa !

Song Hinh between the three bordering provinces of Phu Yen, Gia Lai and Dak Lak is coffee plantation where very small compared to Tay Nguyen coffee. If Buon Ma Thuot coffee from 4.8 to 5.7 kg fresh seeds will produce 1kg of coffee beans, the Song Hinh take up to 6.3 kg fresh with 13 % humidity.

Poetry land

Passing Nhan Mountain, Da River you will see a deep impression about the lonely mountains at this land. Nhan Mountain,Chop Mountain, Chop Dai Mountain, Da Bia... as Sam Mountain in a haunting folk song : " Le loi nhu nhu cum nui Sam. Than nhien nhu mat nuoc dam O Loan" (Lonely as Sam Mountains, Calmly as O Loan lagoon water)

Maybe so natural as Phu Yen is the origin of poetry and friends. The friendly of Phu Yen always make the guests feel comfortable.



Nhan Tower - 1,000 -year-old - is the symbol of Phu Yen. Annually, Poetry night "Nguyen Tieu" takes place at the foot of the tower.

The most tuna in Vietnam
Standing on top of Nhan mountain from the foot of the tower 1000 year may look around the city of Tuy Hoa.


Vung Ro

A few decades ago, Phu Yen fishermen accidentally picked up the line of the Japanese ship adrift on the East Coast and learned tuna fishing from it.

Phu Yen Currently there are over 1,000 ships specialist tuna fishing in the sea of Hoang Sa - Truong Sa. Each year, the fishing boats bring for Phu Yen : 5,000 to 6,000 tons.

Tuna fishermen in Phu Yen often export to Japan, South Korea and domestic consumption market with fresh ways of processing the same as the Japanese.

But even in Phu Yen, distant friends to always treat eye tuna dish and sometimes if you are lucky there are more eggs tuna.

The route to Tuy Hoa

Tuy Hoa Airport newly renovated and inaugurated on May 9.2013. Passenger terminal - Tuy Hoa airport has a total area of 4,000 m2, reaching a capacity to serve 550,000 passengers / year, enough capacity to serve 300 passengers and 2 A321 aircraft during peak hours. The total investment cost of about 400 billion, is deducted from the investment and development of the Corporation Vietnam airport.

Currently each day from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City has only one flight to Tuy Hoa by ATR 72 aircraft. Flights from Ho Chi Minh starting at 14h05 daily flights, Hanoi is 7h15.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Beauty Gao Giong - Dong Thap

In the center of Dong Thap Muoi immense flood that resort located Gao Giong ecological approach between the " navel " of the Dong Thap Muoi, in mangrove forest area of village 6, Gao Giong commune, Cao Lanh district, Dong Thap province, how to Cao Lanh city center is about 17km long. Two sides of the road to Gao Giong is the field, interspersed with clusters of small garden houses sparsely located along the stream channel alluvium water.


Dong Thap Muoi, Dong Thap province. (Vietnam tour)

By Gao Giong, visitors entrance fee of 10,000 dong / person. Guests will be invited to drink lotus tea, lotus seeds eaten roasted, watch an overview video and detailed about resort. Before visiting garden bird, guides will invite guests to the observatory high 18 -meter and lend you binoculars. From here, visitors can observe almost the entire garden birds with vast mangrove forests, deep blue.


Lotus in Dong Thap Muoi.

Gao Giong is divided into 4 zones. At this resort have 15 composite canoe tours - take visitors through mangrove forests, Gao Giong bird sanctuary (8000 vnd / 1 person). A boat carrying four people only. A beautiful village girl dressed in ao baba, non la is tour guide for visitors.


Melaleuca forests in tourist resorts Gao Giong.

When the first bird sanctuary, you will encounter many species of wild birds as trich mong do, cong coc, le le, diec, dien dien ... but most are still thousands of white storks have come with cider sound effects, throbbing. We will have a vivid picture of nature on the beautiful dawn or sunset horizon sun off...
Bird of about 35 acres, with over 15 species of live feathers, particularly species of diec lua and nhan dien - two species listed in Vietnam's Red Book. Melaleuca forest Gao Giong is now considered the largest stork garden in Dong Thap Muoi region. In the flood season, the blue lotus prevent breaks loose, vast lotus petals dotted pastel pink, poetic, romantic.


Observatory to watch the birds in the Gao Giong resort.

Go with the Gao Giong eco-tourism between Dong Thap Muoi flooding season, tourists will enjoy the rustic food , typical river delta region of the Mekong River as eel soup (lau luon com me) , grilled snakehead with young lotus leaf, dragon blood rice lotus leaf...

In addition, tourists can soak up the generous nature, wild, pure air to breathe, cool, reclaiming life as the sides between the indigo blue floral with numerous song birds sing.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Top 5 romantic places for Valentine's Day

Valentine 's Day of this year on the weekend, so many young people came together to romantic places to hold those beautiful moments.

1. Halong Bay
National Geographic Magazine recently ranked Ha Long Bay in the top 10 romantic destinations for Valentine's Day 2014.


Halong sea four seasons a loving blue with silvery ripples surf on the gulf shore.
The cave where extremely rich, concentrated in the center of the estate : Thien Cung, Dau Go and Sung Sot cave...

It's a sweet Valentine's Day, romantic and unforgettable experience when you are feeling wonderful on the emerald green water and look at 3,000 limestone islands.

If possible, couples should choose to rest on the " floating hotel " and spend the night on the bay. In the morning, you can wake up early, exercise on a boat with his mate and see sunrise over the bay.

2. Da Lat
Referring to the romantic spot, can not not mention the Da Lat - one of the most romantic places in Vietnam tours. Indeed, with the perfect combination between the green of the pine trees and sparkling water, creating an unforgettable feature for this dreamy city.

  At each early, hold hands walking down the deserted road passers, scenic Xuan Huong Lake blur face in the morning dew, the silent mansion, will be a great anniversary for couples in love together.

Besides, this Valentine's Day to Da Lat, visitors will be immersed in endless colors of flowers of sunflowers brilliant, quỳnh red, purple phoenix, and is most famous tulips.

3. Hoi An
Walked around the streets and alleys in the heart of the old town, the noisy sound or dust of cars, motorcycles still found everywhere seemed to disappear, where visitors can enjoy the quiet, peaceful and unique culture in Hoi An.


Hoi An ancient town with rows of old houses, remains of the traditional architecture dating back more than 300 years ago and culture forever changing characteristics over time. Ancient beauty of this little old city has enchanted so many domestic and foreign tourists.

People always say to visit Hoi An ancient town on the full moon day, because it's the most beautiful time of Hoi An, the whole town was lit by the warm glow of the lantern tradition. What could be more romantic if you are with a lover sitting on a boat along the river lit lantern.

4. Nha Trang
With stretching beaches, Nha Trang has long been a tourist destination as well as brilliant venue for major activities in Vietnam. Visitors are coming to visit Nha Trang Bay has 19 large and small islands dotted with typical ecosystems, rare coral reefs, mangrove forests in Hon Mun, Hon Nhieu, Hon Tam...



For those who love shopping the souvenir items, seafood can visit Dam Market. In the city, tourists are discovering the landscapes : Long Son Pagoda, Stone Bridge Villas of King Bao Dai, Thac Ba and taste the delicious specialties of Nha Trang free mode as : nests, bread soup, Nhum...

5. Mui Ne - Phan Thiet
Be generous nature endowed sandy beaches and gorgeous, Phan Thiet is the destination for tourists who want to conquer the sand and sea. Bau Trang beaches, Ke Ga lighthouse, Ong Dia rocks are also good places to save those sweet moments of the couple.



Besides, there is Mui Ne, location captivated many photographic artists by great scenery here. Mui Ne, in addition to bathing resort, visitors can also participate in exciting activities such as sea cruises, hunting, fishing, playing golf,..

The resort is located right on the beach will bring you moments of quiet, private and sweetest for lover.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Ham Ninh fishing village ( Phu Quoc ) - An idyllic beauty

Ham Ninh fishing village located on the Dong island, behind the mountains, facing the immense sea, the place still seems to remain unspoiled with makeshift thatched bamboo walls. The main occupation in Ham Ninh fishing village is still the pearl diving, catching sea cucumbers...



In the past, fishermen came here and founded a fishing village. Ham Ninh is quiet marinas and boat safety. The boat from the mainland to here to transport goods and seafood.

Standing on the beach Ham Ninh, the island og HaiTac archipelago ( Ha Tien ) looming in the distance. Southeast deviate, Nghe rock blue water shimmering. The South is Ong Doi - the last headland of the island. Visit Ham Ninh in the early morning or the night of a new moon, the beauty of this beach. Here visitors will enjoy scenes eclipses floating on the sea surface.

Come enjoy without crab boil as incomplete. Crab is the specialty of this region, almost always. I just caught the boiled crabs, bright red, succulent meat, then put salt and pepper fresh lemon...
Leaving Ham Ninh, tourists also do not forget to bring a few dozen crabs for dinner with friends to sip in Vietnam tour.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Vietnam is a great destination

" With a glorious history, national parks, mountains, beautiful beaches, romantic and charming city rich culinary background characteristics, Vietnam has become an attractive destination with visitor".

From the mid-nineteenth century, Vietnam was a French colony for a period of nearly 100 years later. Today , people still see the architectural style of the French in Hanoi, Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh City.

Every day , in every street bakery sells baguette  bread with pate. Currently, only few people have the ability to speak French, mostly older people.


Pate Bread is one of the famous dishes of the people of Vietnam.

Vietnam has experienced many wars that affected the economy. After reunification, peace was restored, the new economy is recovering. Many people in Vietnam can not be forgotten period of hardships experienced. According to estimates, there are about 3 million people in Vietnam have died in the war. Each year thousands of people injured or killed by these ordnance still lying on the ground not explode.

Several museums in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City exhibited artifacts in the War as tanks, rusty aircraft, memorable events... Visitors can tour the battlefield evil a list as Khe Sanh, Dien Bien Phu, Vinh Moc Tunnels...

With the attractiveness of Vietnam culture, the number of tourists to Vietnam increased from a few thousand people ( in 1991 ) to more than 8 million visitors ( in 2013 ).

Vietnam is considered a safe country, political stability. Tourists are not too concerned with crime or security. However , only a single point except that traffic congestion in peak hours.

About cuisine , Vietnam is an exciting destination, tourist attraction. These ingredients make the dish very fresh : vegetables picked from the garden, sea fishing and day use... Unlike Western cuisine, food Vietnam exquisite combination in the use spices, fresh herbs from the market, especially the spicy chili is unmistakable.
Each region has its excellent cuisine. The meal is a blend of cooking characteristics and preferences of the people combined with the sweet, sour, salty, crunchy, spicy and wonderful spices to create an unforgettable taste.

The Vietnam have special spices, known as " soy sauce " or " sauce ". This is the kind of spice that northern people often give to those delicious nutritious dishes like beef noodle soup. Meanwhile, the Southern people use fish sauce to add chilli curry, with coconut milk greasy. In the central region, the dish is extremely delicate process. The cuisine of Hue and Hoi An are cooking more complex and sophisticated, creating exquisite taste great.


Draught beer is the drink so great that visitors enjoy when traveling to Vietnam.

As to Vietnam, tourists can not ignore the beer bar. The people drinking beer in the cup to and relatively cheap, only 5 ,000 VND / cup. One of the other great drinks that tourists should enjoy it while visiting Vietnam 's rice wine. When drinking it, people often enjoy small sips to be able to feel its special flavor.

The French introduced coffee culture in Vietnam since the 50s of the XIX century and now it has become a habit of the people. Many people like to drink brewed coffee filter, then added sugar or milk depending on your preferences. This is a style taste of coffee is extremely interesting.


Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam is one of the most amazing destinations in the capital , Hanoi.

Capital Hanoi thousand years of civilization will impact the senses of visitors. An ideal destination for those arriving in this land is the old town. You will have the opportunity to stroll through the narrow streets, witness the carvers and craftsmen make bamboo ladder or have the opportunity to set foot in the neighborhood with numerous culinary dishes attractive, especially sticky rice.

Some famous places to visit in the capital Hanoi is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam... In addition , visitors also can not ignore the contemplation of the beautiful scenery of Ha Long Bay. You can also visit Lan Ha Bay or sailing to Bai Tu Long Bay to admire the majestic limestone mountains, pristine.


Hoi An shimmering in the brilliant light lantern.

Hue was the capital of Vietnam in 1802 - 1945, with many temples , pagodas, palaces and tombs majestic, magnificent. Among the famous scenic spots in the central town of Hoi An. Located along the coast 150 km southeast of Hue, Hoi An became tourism destination. This place is famous for roads rarely get stuck in traffic, shimmering riverfront with brilliant lanterns, rich tailor.

The specialty dish of Central Vietnam is  Banh Khoai (delight cake), Banh bao , Cao Lau... The most beautiful beaches of Vietnam is located on the central strip as Bai Bau, Doc Let, the resort city -  Nha Trang and Mui Ne.


The floating market in Can Tho have special attraction for visitors.

Next stop is Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). This is the economic center of the south, with bustling streets, crowded commuter vehicles. These buildings were built during the French colonial located next to the skyscrapers are designed in a modern style to create wonderful landscape. Once here, visitors can not fail to War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace is famous for Austin Powers -style architecture.

The Mekong Delta region is famous for the floating market in Can Tho. This is an exciting destination in your tours in Vietnam. Guests also have the opportunity to experience life in rural areas. Bay Thoi ( Binh Thuan, Ninh Hoa ) is one of the great options for this form of tourism. In addition , visitors also can not ignore travel to Phu Quoc Island - one of the most amazing sights in Vietnam.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

La Gi - new ocean paradise

About five years ago, the pristine coastline of 28km with fine sand dunes, rocks and forests combined are still less known. Guests first visit to La Gi easy to have the feeling this is a neglected urban areas.

It looks like a beautiful village girl waking reverie. However, recently, "village girl" has woken, especially on weekends, by numerous visitors.



Visit La Gi - enjoy seafood

La Gi is very luck when caught between two expensive tourist city of Phan Thiet and Vung Tau, so it reach many short and cheap tours. In the minds of me, eat seafood in Saigon restaurant is considered not know anything about seafood ! It is also important reasons, interesting to explore La Gi in your Vietnam tours.



Go to La Gi town, if a person likes quiet, you can select one of the resort as Dat Lanh (Healthy Land), Ba That Mom Da Chim... If you like freedom, you should stay at the hotels in town. Most of the private hotel, room prices varied from 9 -18 USD / night.

An experience is essential that you should "Google" for reservations before coming, because in the holidays or weekends, every hotel room is full. Ideally, go by car or motorcycle is good choice.



And, you can follow the coastal road to La Gi. This is a beautiful stretch of road opened, the sea on one side, the other side of the sand hills, pine forests and farm fields.

Hon Ba

Lagi Sea have seafood like extremely rich in Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, especially egg / ride squid and fish. Grilled fish, squid steamed fresh ginger, perhaps no rival.



In La Gi have two monuments National Cultural History: Thay Thim Palace and Phuoc Van Loc - is the place of worship of the Than Nam Hai, 300 years before is Thuan Phuoc service station located on the contact-information street of the Nguyen Dynasty. Van Phuoc Loc is also some house churches most whale bone in Vietnam with 120 sets.

Another interesting destination for those who are adventurous Hon Ba. A small island with an area of ​​2.8 hectares, the island perimeter foot less than 800m, about 2km to Doi Duong, close to beach. On the island have Ba Thien YA Na temple with many myths. May 5.2013, Binh Thuan province awarding new certificates Monuments winning open area and allow the service to visit Hon Ba - a pristine island with many aquatic species can dive watch.



A tourist from Quy Nhon said that, very interesting on the island overnight on full moon day, while watching the moon from Ke Ga cape, just heard the voice from the temple guards - is also unique residents in this island - tell stories about Hon Ba...
 

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