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Top Things to Do in Vietnam

Top Things to Do in Vietnam

Dec 31, 2014

Vietnam attracts many tourists mainly due to its wonderful natural beauty. There are numerous interesting places in Vietnam where you can visit, from the Mekong Delta’s fascinating bustle in the south to the fields of green rice in the north of Vietnam. The country is also popular for its rich ancient tradition and long history. There are numerous old temples and historic attractions leaving tourists with countless options of places they should visit. However, some of the top things you should do while in Vietnam include: Exploring Halong Bay The Halong bay is literally translated as the Bay of the Descending Dragon and its 160 km long coastline is located in North Vietnam. The bay is one of the Vietnam’s top tourist attractions that is popular with its thousands of islands. The islands create a stunning seascape of limestone pillars with each of them topped with a vegetation of thick jungle. Most of these islands have caves and others have villages of native fishermen. Tourists cruise around the Halong Bay as they enjoy the spectacular view of this world heritage site.  (image by : Gia Cat Luong) Cruise in Mekong Delta The Mekong delta is located in the south of Vietnam where the Mekong River enters the sea. The region around the Mekong delta is known to be a lush and rich area that is covered with green rice fields. This region produces almost a half of the total agricultural output of Vietnam. Most of the activities around the Mekong delta region revolve around the river, with most of the villages being accessed by river instead of roads. Explore Hanoi’s Vibrant Streets Hanoi city is very popular for its wide and beautiful roads that are lined with striking colonial buildings especially around the French quarter. The city also has vibrant streets of the old quarter and even tranquil lakes. Motorbikes crowd the streets of the city and you can here them buzzing from any point or location in Hanoi. There are numerous interesting restaurant and bars where visitors can enjoy the world cheapest beer, bia hoi, that cost only 16 cents a glass. Visit Cu Chi Tunnels These tunnels are located about 40 km...

4 Romantic Destinations for Honeymoon Planners

4 Romantic Destinations for Honeymoon Planners

Sep 5, 2014

One of the most valued and memorable vacations by couples the world over is their honeymoon. The main recipe for a perfect post wedding getaway is the destination you settle for. Some couples will want just a quality quiet time in their hotel room or to laze away by the beach. Other newly-weds are thrill-seekers who are looking for an adventurous time together. The good news is that you can find this and more options in our compilation of some travel deals found on Scoopon in addition to the ones found here that will make your lover wish to marry you afresh. Award-Winning 5-Star Beachfront Resort in One of Bali’s Premier Destinations, Nusa Dua. This beach hotel is sits in the larger enclave of the famous Nusa Dua and on the lovely golden and white sands along the TnajungBenoa Beach. For couples on honeymoon, this is the ideal place for winding up as it affords them tranquility. Honeymooners are treated to breakfast buffets, three course lunches and dinners, spa treatments, VIP transport on return to the airport, free internet, and a private beach. Nothing beats a romantic view of the beach and a swim together in the ocean.(Image by Lapernela Beachfront) Tour Vietnam from North to South Vietnam forms one of the greatest destinations for honeymooners because of its richness of picturesque scenery, delicious cuisines, rich history and lovely people. Well, this is a honeymoon with a difference. In Hanoi, you will enjoy the bustle free scenery as you meet the ethnic minorities of Vietnam. Then, a trek through the remote Northern especially Hang Giang will bring you live with outcrops of limestone that are truly breathtaking. The honeymoon can never be complete without a visit to World Heritage city of Hoi An and exploration of the mayhem of Cu Chi Tunnels and Ho Chi Minh. 5-Star Ultra-Lux Beachfront Resort on One of Phuket’s Most Breathtaking Bays Honeymoon in this beachfront resort provides a breathtaking view of the lovely bays. When planners settle for this resort, honeymooners are assured to watch the sun go down the lovely sea horizon as they sip a glass of wine on each other arms the entire night. Guests...

5 Amazing Facts About The 7 Wonders Of The World

5 Amazing Facts About The 7 Wonders Of The World

Apr 19, 2014

As the Englishmen said, wonders will never cease, this is surely true considering the rate at which the dynamic world keeps on changing in terms of natural features and the trends of the wild life. However, the seven wonders of the world have left many dazzled due to their enchanting features that will blow your mind. However, all the paintings and drawings of these amazing wonders of the world stem from the imaginations of artists who lived long after the six wonders of the world perished. The oldest known reference to a 7 wonder listing is dated back to the 5th century BC by Herodotus, the famous Greek Historian. Some of the important lists were believed to have been kept in the Library of Alexandria. But sadly, in 48 BC, a calamitous fire consumed hundreds of irreplaceable scrolls documenting ancient history. This setback will not prevent our pursuit of knowing these amazing wonders of the world. Here are summary: Great Wall of China It’s considered to be the largest building in the world with about 5,499 miles long and 20 feet wide. It was built to link existing fortifications into a united defense system and kept invading Mongol tribes out of China. It is said that thousands of lives have been sacrificed to build this structure. It is said that the Great Wall is the only object that can be seen from space with the naked eye.(image by Terry Kearney) Chichen Itza This is a ruin on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. It is the most famous temple city, which served as the political and economic center of the Mayan civilization. During the spring and fall equinoxes, the sun directly falls upon on the Chichen Itza. Christ the Redeemer Found in Brazil, this statue of Jesus is 38 meters talon top of Corcovado Mountain overlooking Rio de Janeiro. The statue took 5 years to build and is a quick symbol of city and welcoming warmth of the Brazilians. In 2010, there was a scandal involving an unknown artist who spray painted the sacred statue but later removed. The Roman Colosseum This amphitheater found in Italy was built to give favors to successful legionnaires and...

10 Most Beautiful Tourist Attractions In Asia

10 Most Beautiful Tourist Attractions In Asia

Mar 5, 2014

There are various best travel puts that you may go over when going by Asia. Actually, countless attractions of the whole planet might be found in the Asian mainland. Asia is the home to the best accumulation of legacy of craftsmanship, dialect, cooking and radiant building design. The Asian mainland has extraordinary sustenance, history and in addition individuals. You can hope to discover practically everything here as it is a dream end of the line for generally explorers. List of Ten Most gorgeous Tourist Attractions in Asia : 1.) Indonesia’s Breathtaking Bali Bali is one of the exact lovely places to head off to once you are in Indonesia. Don’t pass up a major opportunity for Batubulan Village, celebrated internationally for models made out of fine stone. Get to appreciate Bali’s society like the Barong Dance and delight in the excellent specialties of its goldsmiths and silversmiths. 2.) Exotic India Assuming that India is in your Asia tour schedule, then you will never mourn it assuming that you went on one of the aforementioned vessel rides in the Ganges River. Get to see, too, the sincere natives of India while they ask and bathe on the sacrosanct waters of the Ghats. When you need to see their sanctuaries, then the Khajuraho Temples is for you, a compositional marvel.(image by Marcin Baranowski). 3.) The Wonderful Side of Pakistan Pakistan, despite the fact that a threatening nation has a considerable measure of landscapes those travelers will love. Get to see a magnificent perspective of the Himalayan Mountains and the Monkial Ranges. When you need to know all the more about Pakistan’s society and individuals, then the Swat Museum is an absolute necessity place for you to visit. 4.) Buddha’s of Bangkok There is a considerable measure of statues of Buddha that you can see in Bangkok, and one of the sanctuaries visitor herd to is the Reclining Buddha Temple. You should likewise visit the Erawan Shrine and the Snake Farm of Bangkok that is placed close to the altar. For a more advanced tour, visit the Safari World and Bangkok’s Pattaya and Coral Island. 5.) What Vietnam brings to the table? Vietnam is currently one of...