Russia has recently become the go to market for tourism industries on all continents. As more Russians seem to be interested in traveling abroad, it is only natural that countries looking to promote themselves and develop markets would focus on this region. Not only do Russians travel in large numbers, they also are big spenders. […]
A plan by the local government in Hanoi to get unlicensed cyclos off the road has caused dismay amongst a number of travel and tour operators in the city, Vietnamese media have reported. Image above, courtesy of Karl Grobl. Traffic cops in the city have announced that any unlicensed pedicabs stopped in the city will […]
With its Buddhist history stretching back more than 2,500 years, together with more than 10 million followers of Buddhism and over 100 pagodas in the country, Vietnam is a most wonderful Zen tourism destination. Zen, which espouses experiential wisdom in the path to enlightenment, is a school of traditional Mahayana Buddhism. The school favors direct […]
The suave looking businessman reclines back in his chair at the blackjack table in Danang, Vietnam’s new Crown Casino, and leisurely sips his drink while waiting for his female companion to get some more chips.