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On Japan’s Shonan Coastline, a Wintry Vista of Mount Fuji

It was my first trip to Zushi Beach and the sun was beginning to set. 

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Finding Solace in the Placid Water of Trị An Lake as a City Dweller

I took a deep breath, realizing that I was suspended in the midpoint of everything, above the calm, glassy surface of Trị An Lake and beneath the vast, enveloping azure sky that blanketed Mã Đà forest.

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In Gò Vấp, a 'Floating Temple' Stands the Test of Time and River Currents

On an isle amid the Vàm Thuật river in Gò Vấp District, Phù Châu Temple, colloquially known among locals as the “floating temple,” has welcomed religious practitioners looking for a serene quarter in fast-paced Hồ Chí Minh City for over three centuries.

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Just 12km From Huế, a Hidden Lake Welcomes You to a Night of Stargazing

If you’ve been meaning to embark on a trip to escape from the chaos of daily life but aren’t quite keen to plunge straight into the wilderness, Huế might be the perfect next destination. The city center embodies calm, quietude and a sense of poetic beauty — these are all great qualities that have long drawn visitors to it, but not many are aware that there’s an entirely different side of Huế if one just takes a short ride away from the urban heartland alongside the Perfume River.

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Tà Năng, One of Vietnam’s Most Beautiful Trails and Best-Kept Secrets

Whether we choose to participate or not, most of us are fascinated by Vietnam’s motorbike culture.

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Hà Giang's Thôn Khun Is a Soothing Oasis for the World-Weary Traveler

Located in the heart of a valley surrounded by verdant stretches of forest, the little hamlet of Khun retains much of its pristine natural charms. From the enigmatic beauty of the local Bó Mỳ Cave to babbling creeks, Khun is a must-visit destination during northern Vietnam’s sweltering summer season.

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Train to Biên Hòa: A Day Trip Into Suburbia From Saigon

When Saigoneer first announced a few weeks ago that Vietnam’s railway network would be the centerpiece of our next themed article series, a number of readers joked in the comment section that who in their right mind would love Vietnamese trains.

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The Majesty of Crossing Myanmar on Colonial-Era Trains

Whether on the slow train carving its way through the Shan Hills near Kalaw, the Mandalay to Yangon Express, or the 4am train to Hsipaw that crosses the great Goteik Viaduct, traversing Myanmar on gritty, swaying trains is the way to go.

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[Photos] Stunning Drone Views of Da Nang’s New 'French Village'

In the hills above Da Nang stands a “French Village” that looks like something straight out of Versailles. 

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Vietnam Airlines Set to Dominate Southeast Asian Aviation Market

Vietnam Airlines has been working hard to position itself as one of the region’s premier carriers by 2020. So far, it looks like everything’s going according to plan.

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[Video] Check Out The Latest Vietnam Video To Go Viral

Portuguese travel blogger and videographer, João Cajuda, recently spent some time in northern Vietnam and Hoi An where he captured some amazing shots of the region’s people and landscapes.

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5 Million Vietnamese Took International Vacations In 2014

While the rate of foreign visitors to Vietnam is falling in a precarious manner, the opposite is true for Vietnamese travelers who are leaving the country in record numbers.

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Thousands Of Flights To Be Canceled As Vietnam’s Major Airports Set To Undergo Repairs

An estimated one million booked passengers will be unable to take their flights from April 10 to June 25 as some of Vietnam’s largest airports have scheduled major repairs during one of the country’s ...

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Hanoi Makes Trip Advisor’s Top 5 Destinations Of 2015

Trip Advisor just announced the results of its 2015 Traveler’s Choice rankings, based on millions of traveler reviews. The rankings, which cover everything from hotels to beaches, are highlighted...

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$350mn International Airport In The Works For Ha Long Bay

Soon, it may be much easier for tourists to visit Ha Long Bay as plans are in the works to build an international airport near the UNESCO heritage site.

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New Agreement Will Bring Lotteria Menu To VietJet Flights

You’ll soon be able to munch on a Lotteria burger at 10,000 meters in the air as the South Korean fast food giant has signed a major strategic agreement with low-cost carrier, VietJet Air.

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[Photos] Introducing Vietnam Airlines’ First A350-XWB Aircraft

Fresh off the assembly line, Vietnam Airlines’ first Airbus A350-XWB made its debut on a runway in Toulouse, France last week.

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Has Sapa Lost Its Charm?

While it still looks beautiful from the air, a recent editorial penned in Lao Dong and translated by Thanh Nien paints Sapa as a town that has lost its charm.

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Unreal Drone And Timelapse Video Of Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave

Though you won’t be able to take a ride through Son Doong Cave anytime soon, you can catch a glimpse of its monolithic beauty with this new drone video made by local photographer, Ryan Deboodt.

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Epic Drone Video Perfectly Captures Sapa’s Majestic Beauty

Sapa has a reputation for being one of the most beautiful places on Earth and with videos like this, it’s easy to see why.

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Saigoneer Getaways: The Melting Pot Of The Philippines

Over the Tet holiday, our photographer, Lee Starnes, tried to capture the melting pot of the Philippines. Traveling to Palawan, Bohol, and Southern Luzon, the remnants of Spanish and American coloniza...

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International Arrivals To Vietnam Drop For Ninth Consecutive Month

Based on data released by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), Vietnam has experienced a precipitous fall in tourist numbers for the ninth straight month.

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[Photos] Check Out Vietnam Airlines’ New Star Trek-like Uniforms

For the first time in 15 years, Vietnam Airlines has unveiled a set of new uniforms for its pilots and cabin crews.

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Vietnamese Airlines Must Now Offer Ticket Refunds After 5-Hour Delays

A circular that took effect on Sunday seeks to partially address the inconveniences caused by chronically late departures in Vietnam by requiring local airlines to offer compensation for passengers wh...

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AirAsia Launches Asean Pass: Up To 10 Flights For US$160

You’ve probably already spent a fair amount of your travel fund over Tết, but AirAsia’s new Asean Pass may have you digging a bit deeper into your pockets.

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Awesome Drone Video of Vietnam’s Hang En Cave

Local photographer, Ryan Deboodt, recently paid a visit to Hang En Cave, the third largest ever discovered, with his camera-mounted drone.

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[Video] Inside Vietnam Airlines' Sexy New 787-9 Dreamliners

Vietnam Railways isn’t the only Vietnamese transportation company upping their standards. In an effort to compete at the highest levels of international air travel, Vietnam Airlines has plans to buy 2...

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Da Nang to Launch Helicopter Tours in April

Starting in April, visitors to Da Nang will be able to take in the city’s sights from the air with helicopter tours.