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New air routes between Phu Quoc and Singapore, Cambodia

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Starting from 1 November 2014, Vietnam Airlines will launch 2 new international routes from Phu Quoc airport to Singapore and Cambodia. The first route to Singapore will carry 2 flights a week and the second to Siem Reap will carry 3 flights a week.

Mekong River Cruises in Cambodia & Vietnam

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

A glorious way to gently explore these 2 beautiful countries is to take a luxury cruise along one of the worlds's greatest rivers, the mighty Mekong, as it flows through the heart of Cambodia and out though Vietnam's Mekong Delta. [caption id="attachment_3233" align="alignleft" width="660"] Pandaw in front of Phnom Penh's Royal ...

Qatar Airways launch flights between Edinburgh and Doha

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Good news for travellers from Scotland, Qatar are launching flights to Doha from Edinburgh using the new Boeing Dreamliner, starting on 28 May this year. With connections from there to numerous destinations in Asia, this should noticeably shorten travel times to this part of the world. Flying direct to and from ...

New Anti-Rhino Horn Campaign in Vietnam

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Please pass this on to all your Vietnamese friends and acquaintances! [caption id="attachment_3203" align="alignleft" width="660"] Wild Aid's new Anti-Rhino Horn campaign for Vietnam[/caption]

New Frog Species Identified in Vietnam

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

A new species of frog has been identified in the high elevations of Vietnam’s Mount Fansipan by a team of Australian and Vietnamese researchers. The amphibian has been named Botsford’s leaf-litter frog (Leptolalax Botsfordi) as a tribute to Christopher Botsford for his role in amphibian biodiversity research in Asia.[caption id="attachment_2995" ...

Vietnam Mountain Marathon Sept 2014

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

18-22nd of September 2014. (Race day 20th of September). Now open for 2014 registration. Unique trail runs of 10km, 21km, 42km or 70km in a spectacular mountain region of north Vietnam. Welcome to the mountains of Vietnam to thousands of yellow rice fields, water buffaloes and colourful ethnic minority groups. The small ...

Mekong River Cruise – discounts in Feb/Mar 14

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Symbiosis is pleased to offer a 10% discount on two river cruises early next year between Siem Reap, Cambodia, and Saigon in southern Vietnam, aboard the luxury Toum Tiou II. Each cruise includes a visit to the World Heritage listed temples of Angkor Wat and Cambodia's charming capital, Phnom Penh, as ...

Mekong River Cruise: Last Minute Discount, Saigon to Angkor, Dec

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Due to cancellation, we have a fantastic last minute discount of 50% OFF this week-long Mekong River cruise from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) to Siem Reap, home to the world famous Angkor Wat, aboard the lovely Toum Tiou II. Dates: 07 to 14 December 2013 (8 days, 7 nights) Price: USD ...

Vietnam braces for Typhoon Nari

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Typhoon Nari is forecast to strike Vietnam at approximately 18:00 GMT today -  14 October. This information is supplied by the US Navy and the Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggests that the point of landfall will be near 16.1 N, 108.6 E. Nari is expected to bring maximum ...

Angkor to Saigon Mekong River Cruise: 2 for 1 offer

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

We still have berths available on this magnificent river cruise from Cambodia’s Angkor Wat to Vietnam’s southern capital, Saigon, exploring Asia’s largest lake, the Tonle Sap, and the mighty Mekong River Delta. New Offer: 2 for the price of 1. Vessel: Toum Tiou 
Cruise Dates: 18 to 25 February 2013
 
Cost: USD 3,557 for ...

First ever direct flights between Vietnam & Indonesia

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Vietnam's national flag carrier, Viet Nam Airlines, has launched a direct route linking Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta in Indonesia. Four flights will be operated between Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Emirates launch daily flights to Saigon

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Emirates Airlines’ have launched a daily non-stop flight to Ho Ch Minh City, the commercial hub in the south of Vietnam. For many people flying from Europe, this could knock out one more airport stop en route making travel times shorter and less stressful. Qatari Airways already has flights to Vietnam ...

Stay 3 Nights, Pay 2, Topas Eco Lodge, Sapa, N Vietnam

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Enjoy the Rice Growing Season in Sapa - home to one of Vietnam's most colourful hill tribe villages! Come and stay with Topas Eco Lodge, located deep in the Hoang Lien Mountain - these beautiful lodges dotted in a circle around the hills offer breathtaking views across the scenic valleys below. ...

Christmas Cruises down the Mekong

Monday, June 11th, 2012

10% early booking discount on 2 wonderful river cruises down the mighty Mekong River in Cambodia & Vietnam over Christmas this year. 20 to 27 December 2012: Siem Reap (Angkor Wat) to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) - 8 days, 7 nights aboard the Toum Tiou I 24 to 23 December ...

Cambodia pressures Laos to halt work on Xayaburi dam

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

By Radio Free Asia Cambodia has called for an immediate halt to the construction of the Xayaburi dam in an official protest note to Laos, officials said in a statement last week, as opposition to the hydropower project gained momentum in Thailand. Full story at Asia Times Online