Updated Ferry Schedule to Cat Ba Island Starting April 25th, 2024

The Haiphong Waterway Transportation Assurance Corporation has announced adjustments to the ferry schedule at Dong Bai – Cai Vieng pier, effective from April 25th. According to the announcement, Dong Bai ferry terminal will be open from 5:30 AM to 7:30 PM daily, starting from the first departure at 5:30 AM and ending at 7:30 PM. […]


Dong Bai Ferry Terminal to Cat Ba Island

Located approximately 3km from the old Got ferry terminal, the Dong Bai ferry terminal will officially commence operations, transporting passengers from the mainland to Cat Ba Island starting from 5:00 AM on March 1st. This new ferry route has been adjusted to replace the smaller and problematic Got ferry terminal. The updated schedule and ticket […]


Sour sausages have Hai Phong locals puckering in delight

An eatery in Hai Phong City has attracted patrons for over three decades with its tasty sour sausages, made of fermented pork meat and skin. The “Old-lady sour sausage” stall, run by its elderly white-haired owner, has been serving customers for the past 30 years. Situated at the corner of Quang Trung Street near Tam […]

Banh Tet traditional cake in southern Vietnam during Tet holiday

(Cinet)- Banh Tet (round glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake enjoyed by southern Vietnamese people on the occasion of the lunar New Year. It is considered a variant of Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake), which is more popular in the northern region. The Tet cake is cylindrical, made with sticky rice and filled […]


CatBa island Resort Speed Boat

Car Ba island Resort & Spa hydrofoil is one of the best choices for transportation between Haiphong and Binh ferry station in recent years. It used to run from Binh ferry station and took 55 – 60 minutes. Now this hydrofoil is moved to Got ferry station (at speedboat terminal) and starts to operate from [...]


Six-star Cruise Long Halong bay is Coming

Work on a pair of six-star cruise vessels for sailing in Ha Long Bay began last week and are scheduled to be finished next year. To be named La Siesta, they will have a length of 110 meters and 55 luxury cabins each, and will be the largest vessels in the bay when completed. They […]


Push for Vietnam to resume international flights from 15 December

Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport has submitted a proposal for the resumption of international flights on nine routes across Asia and the United States from 15 December as part of a two-phased reopening plan. According to local media reports, the initial phase would, if approved, launch next week with four flights weekly to and from either […]


Ha Long Bay – Asia’s leading tourist attraction in 2021

UNESCO heritage site Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam has been honoured as Asia’s leading tourist attraction category at 2021 World Travel Awards


15 resorts chosen for Phu Quoc vaccine passport trial program

Kien Giang Province authorities have proposed a list of 15 five-star resorts on Phu Quoc Island to house foreign tourists in a two-phase vaccine passport trial program. Seven will be selected for fully immunized foreign tourists to stay in the first phase from November 20 to March 20 next year. They are Vinpearl Discovery Costalland […]


Van Don airport – HCM flights to resume

Flights between HCMC and Van Don Airport – Quang Ninh Province will resume Wednesday after being grounded for over five months due to Covid-19 restrictions. There will be four flights a week, three operated by Bamboo Airways and one by Vietjet Air. Passengers departing from Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC are required to furnish […]