Visa fees for int’l tourists to fall sharply next month

From November 23, foreigners will pay US$25 for a single-entry visa and US$50 for a visa valid for three months or less when they visit Vietnam, according to a circular recently issued by the Ministry of Finance.

Northern, central Vietnam melt and wilt in extreme heat

Northern Vietnam is going through the hottest summer since 2009 while the central region is drying up in the worst heat ever, according to experts who blame the scorcher on El Nino and climate change.
The temperature hit 41.5 degrees Celsius, or 106.7 degrees Fahrenheit, in some central provinces, local media reported. The heat in Ha Tinh Province even melted a newly fixed road. Some travelers had their tires and shoes caught in the sticky asphalt Friday afternoon. The temperature in Hanoi surged to 40 degrees during the day.

Fireworks display to mark Hanoi’s 60th Liberation Day

The People’s Committee of Ha Noi has approved 15-minute firework displays at 30 venues on October 10 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the capital’s Liberation Day.

As scheduled, high range firework shows, starting from 9pm, will be conducted at five places, including Hoan Kiem lake (Sword Lake), Thong Nhat park in Hai Ba Trung district, West lake in Tay Ho district, Van Quan lake in Ha Dong district, and My Dinh national stadium.

[caption id="attachment_4609" align="aligncenter" width="900"] High range firework shows will be starting from 9pm, 10 October at Returned Sword Lake (Hoan Kiem Lake)[/caption]
Twenty-five low-range firework

Hanoi Street Food

In 2012, Ha Noi was chosen one of 10 cities with the most delicious food in Asia by CNNGo. Hanoi offers a wide selection of cuisines but many tourists say that they only find the best at sidewalk stalls.

Street food is a feature of Vietnam in general, and Hanoi in particular. Walking on crowded streets, you can easily see the locals sitting on the pavements enjoying street food.

Announcement: 2015 Lunar New Year Holiday Schedule

Tet Holiday or Vietnamese Lunar New Year is coming and we would like to hereby keep you advised of the schedule of 2015 Tet Holiday as follows:
• Our club will not provide tours from 16th February, 2015 to 22nd February, 2015. Tours will be available again on 23rd February, 2015.
• Our tour operators will be off from 16th January, 2015 to 20th February, 2015.

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Fireworks displays planned for Lunar New Year

The capital city of Hanoi's People's Committee has decided to stage five high-range fireworks displays, alongside 25 smaller ones, across the city on the Lunar New Year's Eve.

[caption id="attachment_4609" align="aligncenter" width="1980"] High range firework shows will be starting from 9pm, 10 October at Returned Sword Lake (Hoan Kiem Lake)[/caption]

Major areas earmarked for festivities include Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake, Thong Nhat Park in Hai Ba Trung District, Lac Long Quan Garden in Tay Ho District, Van Quan Lake in Ha Dong District and My Dinh National Stadium in Nam Tu Lien District.

The committee also approved a proposal

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