Cambodia ends elephant rides at Angkor Wat by 2020

December 2, 2019

By 2020, elephant rides will no longer be allowed at Angkor Wat, Cambodia. In 2016, an elephant died while giving ride to tourists, triggered an outpouring of grief and criticism on social media. A petition was posted on change.org addressed to the Apsara Authority who oversees the Angkor archaeological site, calling for the end of elephant riding. This practice had been offering to tourists since 2001 at this UNESCO World…

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365 Travel Attend FITUR Madrid from 22 – 26 January 2020

November 21, 2019

365 Travel will be present at FITUR Madrid 2020, one of the largest annual travel fairs in Europe and is the leading travel fair for Latin American markets.  We will be available at stand 6D03A (Shared with Vietnam National Administration of Tourism) from 22 to 26 January 2020. In this fair, 365 Travel will present its latest products and services along with tailor-made packages in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and…

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Things You Need to Know About the Formula 1 Vietnam Grand Prix 2020

October 23, 2019

Vietnam is the newest destination on the F1 calendar next year. Here’s everything you need to know about the 2020 Vietnam Grand Prix.   When will the 2020 Vietnam Grand Prix be held? The Formula 1 Vietnam Grand Prix will be held from Thursday April 02 to Sunday April 05 2020, according to the official notice on F1 website. Where will the Vietnam Grand Prix take place? The race will…

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Vietnamese cuisine honored as Asia’s Leading Culinary Destination

October 18, 2019

On 12 October, Viet Nam was honors as “Asia’s Leading Culinary Destination” at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia and Oceania Gala Ceremony 2019. This is the first time Vietnamese cuisine has been recognized by a prestigious and world-class award organization. Particularly, Vietnam also is being voted to be the World’s Leading Culinary Destination. Vietnam had diversified and plentiful cuisine with the must-try menu including Pho (rice noodle soup), Bun (rice vermicelli), Nem (spring rolls), Cha…

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Kong: Skull Island film set to be removed from the World Heritage Site

September 21, 2019

A set made for Hollywood blockbuster Kong: Skull Island is being dismantled in the Trang An limestone complex in northern Vietnam. The removal is part of heritage conservation efforts. The management board of the UNESCO heritage site in Ninh Binh Province said work on dismantling the film set started Friday, September 20. The dismantlement is being done on the recommendation of UNESCO, which said the film set stood in the…

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Huynh Thuy Le ancient house – where “The Lover” lived

September 12, 2019

The Huynh Thuy Le ancient house in Sa Dec town in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, is famous for its unique mixture of East-West architecture. The house was the setting of a passionate love affair between its owner Huynh Thuy Le and Marguerite Duras – a well-known French writer who penned the famous novel L’Amant (The Lover). The ancient house was built by Huynh Thuy Le’s father –…

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Top Instagrammable spots in Hoi An that you shouldn’t miss out

September 4, 2019

Hoi An is one of Vietnam’s most popular tourist attractions. It lures the tourists in Vietnam, with the charming ancient temples, shrines, Chinese style tile-roofed wooden houses and a unique blend of Japanese and Chinese architecture. Wandering around Hoi An is “must-try” experience that you can capture many stunning pictures in breath-taking places. Here are 10 places for Instagram-lovers can take beautiful and unique photos. Old brick furnace – Stairway…

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10 Reasons Why Vietnam Should Be On Your Bucket List

August 23, 2019

A country of wondrous coastlines, luscious green jungles, fresh tropical fruit, friendly local people, and enthralling history, Vietnam should definitely be on your bucket list. There’s something for every type of traveler in this popular Asian country, whether your idea of a perfect vacation involves kayaking in the ocean, browsing through markets loaded with handmade goods, or visiting the crumbling ruins of ancient temples. It’s difficult to narrow down the…

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Top Things to Do in Yangon, Myanmar

August 15, 2019

Rise early Yangon starts to come alive around 6:30 a.m. Take a morning stroll to beat the heat and watch the market vendors set up their sidewalk stalls, the religiously devout visit their worshiping place of choice, and the local tea shops in full swing. Make time for tea Tea shops are essential social hubs that served as a meeting place for the public even during Myanmar’s most repressive eras….

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Top things to do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s top island getaway

July 29, 2019

Vietnam is home to some 2,030 miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of islands. But one in particular is well on its way to contending with beach giants such as Phuket or Bali. Phu Quoc, a 222-square-mile island in the Gulf of Thailand, has welcomed rapid development and an ever-increasing list of direct flight connections. Visitor numbers have grown in parallel, catapulting to an estimated 2.5 million in 2018 —…

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