The Hanoitimes - Many South Korean travelers described an impressive experience in Vietnam, for them: “home away from home!” Vietnam opens tourism promotion office in South Korea Vietnam aims to pocket US$30 billion from tourism in 2019 The number of South Korean visitors to Vietnam in 2018 hit 3.48 million, a surge of 44.3% from a year earlier, continuing the upward trend over the past years. South Korean visitors in Vietnam Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are abuzz with Korean culture while beachside destinations like Danang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc are tailored for Korean tastes, according to both domestic and foreign media. Reasons attributed to the surge in South Korean visitors are as follows. Firstly, geographical proximity. It takes average five hours to get to Vietnam from South Korea. The short distance is a favorable condition for young people who can save time to enjoy their vacation in the country of both modern and … [Read more...] about Why is Vietnam so attractive to South Korean visitors?
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Sir Elton John has announced he will stop touring in order to prioritise his family.Speaking in New York, the star said he would say goodbye to fans with a series of 300 dates spanning three years."I always thought I was going to be like Ray Charles, BB King - on the road forever," he said."My priorities have changed. We had children and it changed our lives. That doesn't mean to say I'm not going to be creative. But I'm not going to travel."The star denied reports in the press that he was retiring due to ill health."Last year I picked up an infection and I was very ill and it knocked me sideways," he admitted. But I still did 96 shows."Believe me - if you ever do 300 shows, you're not in ill health." 'Bang not a whimper'Sir Elton's Farewell Yellow Brick Road will kick off in the US this September, just months after he ends his six-month residency in Las Vegas."I don't want to go out with a whimper, but a big bang," he said, promising "the most fantastic show I've ever done".After his … [Read more...] about Elton John ‘to go out with a bang’ on final world tour
The 70-year-old British entertainer, revealing his plans at a gala New York event, said he planned to "go out with a bang" with a global tour that will open on Sep 8 and last through 2021."It will be the last time that I'm touring and travelling the world, because my priorities have changed," John told several hundred journalists and guests after a mini-concert and virtual reality presentation about his career."I've had an amazing life, I've had an amazing career," he said, adding: "My priorities now are my children and my husband and my family."John, who in the 1980s became one of the first openly gay major celebrities, has two children with his husband, Canadian filmmaker and former advertising executive David Furnish.The original "Rocket Man" said he had no health concerns, despite a scare with a bacterial infection that caused him to cancel South American dates last year. He said he would stay active, hoping to record more albums and write further musicals."I will be creative, … [Read more...] about Elton John to ‘go out with a bang’ on final tour
(VOVworld) - I’m reading an interesting letter from Radhakrishna Pillai of India. He told us about his participation at the National Council Meeting of Indian Society for Cultural Co-operation and Friendship (ISCUF) held at Guwahati in Assam, a mega event to promote India-Vietnam cultural co-operation and friendship. B: Mr. Pillai wrote: “As a member of ISCUF National Council, I have attended the colorful event with great pleasure and happiness. In this function I met His Excellency Ton Sinh Thanh the Vietnam ambassador to India, Vu Phuong , Director of Vietnam Intangible Cultural Heritage Promotion Center in Hanoi and members of the cultural troupe from Vietnam. I believe it is one of the happiest and memorable moments in my life. I enclose here with some photos of the event.” A: Thank you Mr. Pillai for sharing your experience at that event. We always love to hear listeners’ comments on our stories and your stories about what’s going on in your … [Read more...] about Wednesday April 12, 2017
The Hanoitimes - The prestigious American magazine Forbes recently published an article about 21 of suitable destinations for low-cost travelers in 2017. Northern Vietnam led the top in Forbes among the cheapest destinations in 2017. Forbes has interviewed 14 travel experts who make it their business to keep track of the best bargains around the world to make a list of the most affordable destinations to visit in 2017. And Vietnam is ranked as one of cheapest places this year. According to the article, Northern Vietnam is still an ideal destination for low-cost travelers who do not have a big budget for their travel. The article states about mostly beautiful mountain sceneries, ethnic groups, low prices for food and accommodation, and also that a large part of northern Vietnam is overlooked by travelers. Prices in northern Vietnam are generally very low. In an article on Forbes mainly provides low prices, eg. food $0.5-2 and accommodation in the private rooms from $10-15/night, at … [Read more...] about Vietnam ranked the top among cheap destinations in 2017: Forbes