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Australia’s Jetstar to fly non-stop to Ho Chi Minh City from May

Mar 6, 2017

One-way tickets are on sale until Thursday night from just $159. Australian budget carrier Jetstar Airways has announced the launch of direct flights to Ho Chi Minh City from May this year, naming it a rising holiday destination star in Southeast Asia. The airline said on its website that it will be flying non-stop to Ho Chi Minh City from Melbourne from May 10, and from Sydney the next day. A 12-hour sale which ends at… read more

Tailors made in Saigon: TIPS

Feb 27, 2017

You are looking for best tailors in Sai gon (Ho Chi Minh city)? Where can we buy fabrics / silk for your dresses and suits ? How to work with local tailors ? How to choose the right tailor… this article will give you some helpful tips on making clothes in Vietnam IDEAS: New design: You have new ideas of your dress? Draw it down the paper plus the sample (you can print photos from internet); then come to… read more

Top 7 best coffee and tea houses in Hanoi

Feb 14, 2017

Strolling in the streets of Hanoi and want to have a real nice place to have a fresh drinks in summer or warm cup of coffee in winter, ALO Travel Asia has the full list of cool coffee and tea house for you to check it out. Either you want a quiet place to chill or a cool environment to chit chat with friends, we have them all here for your convenience! Cong Trang Tien One… read more

9 Unique Restaurants in Saigon – Ho Chi Minh

Feb 8, 2017

1. Noir – Dining in the dark Add: Lane 178 Hai Ba Trung . Da Kao . District 1 . Ho Chi Minh City . Vietnam At Noir. Dining in the Dark, you will embark on a sensory journey into a different world and savour exquisite tastes and textures in complete darkness. This multi-sensory dining experience will stimulate your senses and open your mind. The experience begins in our pitch black dining room where you will be… read more

Top 4 lovely, must-go-to cafe shops in Sapa

Dec 26, 2016

Sapa has never out of tourists’attention hot with, so just update the petite and interesting café with beautiful view for an upcoming trip will you? Whether going solo or with companion,  Sapa is always deserved to be a place people  should visit and check-in at least once in their lifetime. There are many reasons for that assertion, especially this year Sapa even more appealing and attractive. Not only with the cold weather which the snow will… read more

New York Times names Vietnam a place to travel in your 20s

Dec 6, 2016

Ha Long Bay, Hoi An and Hue stand out as some of the must-see places in the country. A new travel check list by the New York Times has listed Vietnam among 20 places you should visit in your 20s, an age when people are eager to explore the world but do not have a lot of money or time off from work. Vietnam is recommended as a country rich in cuisine, culture and natural beauty, as… read more

Top 10 Restaurants in Hanoi

Nov 25, 2016

It’s sure that siting in a low plastic stools and enjoying street food of Hanoi is fun and amusing. However, if you want a dinner or lunch in a great restaurant serving Vietnamese authentic food or the fusion of Vietnamese to some other countries’ influence in cozy, pretty ambiance, we have the list of those restaurants for you to select. Each one below is unique and a little bit “wild”, but for sure, it’s all delicious…. read more

Where are the best local street food in Hanoi Old Quarter?

Nov 25, 2016

Hanoi – Heaven of street foods ranging from the snacks to main dishes that get you full up all night or sweet deserts for desert lovers. Everyone can find their favorite when strolling around Hanoi’s Old quarter. All the best street food are being sold here and you can’t try it all in one day I’m sure of this since there are too many good things to choose from. Let’s see some of our picks  and… read more

Must-try street food in Hanoi: Bun Dau Mam Tom

Nov 21, 2016

The famous noodle that not every foreigner would have a bravery to try because the smell of the shrimp sauce. But we Vietnamese love it since behind the smell (which is unavoidable) the taste is pretty sweet and the combination of rice noodle, soya cheese and shrimp sauce brings joy to your mouth The name Noodles are the pride of Vietnamese people; we have hundred kinds of noodles in 54 provinces and cities. They mostly are… read more

E-Visa trial begin in 2017

Nov 7, 2016

Vietnam would grant electronic visas to foreigners, starting on January 1, 2017 through 2018, on a trial basis, announced by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) at a press conference held on November 4 in Hanoi. Accordingly, every step from application dossier submission and consideration for settlement to result notification will be carried out via the electronic system. The payment of e-visa fee will be transferred through bank accounts… read more