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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

TIME Unlimited Tours from New Zealand: National Geographic World Legacy Award winner

BERLIN, Germany - TIME Unlimited Tours from Auckland, New Zealand has been selected as the overall winner in the category “Sense of Place” at the National Geographic World Legacy Awards 2016.

TIME Unlimited Tours was one of 5 winners and the only one from Australasia out of 150 entries, representing 51 countries and 6 continents from around the world. 

The World Legacy Awards, a partnership between the National Geographic Society and ITB Berlin, showcase the leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations from around the world — ranging from large resorts to small eco-lodges and from wildlife conservancies to geoparks — driving the sustainable tourism transformation of the travel industry based on National Geographic’s work of inspiring people to care about the planet.

TIME Unlimited Tours was selected as the overall winner in the category “Sense of Place,” which recognizes excellence in enhancing cultural authenticity, including implementing vernacular architecture and design, support for the protection of historic monuments, archaeological sites, indigenous heritage and artistic traditions.

This is TIME Unlimited Tours’ latest major achievement on the international stage representing New Zealand and its 3rd Worldwide Tourism Award. They won their 2nd Worldwide Tourism Award at Luxperience in the category “Meaningful” in September 2015, as well as winning at the New Zealand Tourism Awards in the “Maori Cultural Tourism” category in October 2015. As part of their selection first as finalist and now winner in this highly-prestigious global award, TIME Unlimited Tours’ Co-Founder and Co-Director Neill Sperath attended the award ceremony as part of ITB, the world’s largest tourism trade fair, in Berlin/Germany.

“The past year has been truly outstanding for us and we are overjoyed to have been selected to receive this iconic global award. This accolade is a further validation of the great efforts we undertake to promote and lead the way in authentic experiences that aim to always protect, preserve and enhance the beautiful environment in which we are so fortunate to operate. We applied in the category 'Sense of Place," because we see our unique Auckland-based business as having a mission to always go the extra mile to leave our environment in a better place than how we found it, plus to always strive to lead the way for others to follow in Ecotourism. We see this latest accolade by National Geographic as one of the world’s most respected organizations as further motivation to keep improving for the benefit of the many stakeholders that are involved in our unique business,” say Neill and Ceillhe Sperath, Founders and Directors of TIME Unlimited Tours.

TIME Unlimited Tours is an Auckland-based tourism business with special focus on integrating cultural experiences into their luxury eco-tours in the Auckland region and throughout New Zealand.

TIME (“To Integrate Maori Experiences”) Unlimited Tours is one of New Zealand’s most iconic tour operators and one of the country’s most-awarded tourism businesses. 

Founders & Directors Neill and Ceillhe Sperath as well as their growing team members take their manuhiri (guests) on a wonderful journey through Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) and throughout Aotearoa (New Zealand). 

Their highly-personal, small group and private tours in various top-end Mercedes vehicles and highly-qualified guides showcase their stunning home that is New Zealand.

Auckland Tours comprise their Auckland All Inclusive Full Day Tour, Auckland Highlights Half Day, Auckland West Coast, Auckland Maori Tour and Guided Wilderness Walks, which allow their guests to discover the most spectacular spots in around Auckland as New Zealand’s largest and most vibrant city.

Private Luxury Tours explore world-famous destinations as well as many hidden gems including Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton Movie Set, Rotorua, Taupo, The Bay of Islands, The Coromandel and many other wonderful locations throughout New Zealand’s North and South Islands. These can be One-Day, One-Way and Multi-Day Tours, all of which can be adjusted to their guest’s specific wishes.

TIME Unlimited Tours’ extensive and varied range of luxury tours has been developed over the past decade and in 2015, while celebrating the company’s 10th anniversary, TIME Unlimited launched their new brand identity, incorporating a logo which continues to symbolize their deep connection to Maori culture. The new brand message “OUR NEW ZEALAND - YOUR WAY” highlights the emphasis of placing the guest’s requirements at the center of everything they do. 

TIME Unlimited Tours leads the way in Ecotourism and is highly aware of its responsibilities in the tourism sector, following strict environmental policies and supporting many biodiversity & cultural initiatives. For its commitment and outstanding services, TIME Unlimited Tours has now won 19 awards including 3 Global Tourism Awards, which acknowledges their excellence over many years in providing the very best luxury touring in Auckland and New Zealand.

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Say Hi! to Bolivia, a truly authentic country

With one of the largest biological diversities in the world, rich native cultures, and 6 World Heritages declared by the UNESCO, Bolivia distinguishes as a diverse unspoiled country with extraordinary places to visit (you probably heard that among them is the amazing salt flats or "Salar de Uyuni").

Hi Bolivia! Travel & Tours is a tour operator/DMC company based in La Paz with decades of experience in the field and a solid reputation. If you are looking for travel diversity in all their forms: Adventure, Ecotourism, Cultural, Nature, etc., then Hi Bolivia! should be your company of choice as they specialize in tailor-made programs and tours connecting Bolivia with Perú (and vice versa).

Hi Bolivia! has been marketing the great potential of this country in order to make it visible to the world. Choosing as a strategy to accomplish this goal, has proven to give already positive results in SEO scores and page visits. Hi Bolivia! has also chosen to be completely branded with its .travel domain, using it for all kinds of marketing material, trades, flyers, email and business cards.

To learn more about the amazing attractions that Bolivia has to offer, please visit 

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Ecuador: mega-diverse country for travel

Ecuador is perhaps one of the most mega-diverse countries per square kilometer on the planet. In relation to its surface, Ecuador holds the greatest amount of species of plants and animals on Earth. At latitude 0 degrees in the middle of the world, shadows disappear in the presence of the mid-day sun. It is a destination where everything feels close and where each region is a different world, from the Galapagos Islands to the Pacific Coast, to the Andes Highlands and the Amazon Rainforest.

Ecuador’s key tourism products are eco-tourism, adventure tourism, and cultural tourism. Here, travelers journey through a life-changing experience that generates personal growth and make them better human beings. As far as city life, Quito, is filled with bright blue skies and art, and bears the largest best preserved colonial center of Latin America fused with a modern and contemporary city. Museums, churches, convents, parks, skyscrapers, and town squares captivate visitors from all over the world.

Named after Pichincha and surrounded by powerful green mountains, visitors may observe 14 volcanoes with over 4,000 meters of altitude from different places of the city. The capital and political center of Ecuador was the first city named by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 1978, and was the winner as the best destination of South America. Ecuador uses the .travel domain to gain that instant brand recognition.

Website visitors know that they will be “traveling” to Ecuador when they see the .travel web site extension.

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The Netherlands tour company runs with .travel domain

When Elisabeth, of Elisabeth's Tailor Made Tours & Promotions in The Netherlands, was to set up her website, she didn't have to think too long to decide that a domain with a .travel extension was the way to go. Having a website with “.travel” in its name would provide her with instant brand recognition.

Said owner, Elisabeth, about why she chose the .travel domain for her website, “I was advised to do so, and I did not have to think about it twice because my business is all about TRAVEL.”

Elisabeth’s Tailor Made Tours offers personalized, guided tours and events relating to culture, art, history, architecture, (vintage) design & fashion, nature & gardens, science, and interesting sights in combination with sporting activities like for instance guided walks and bike tours in Amsterdam and The Netherlands in all their beauty across the shifting seasons in one or more days. Apart from cultural and educational customized guided tours, Elisabeth’s tour company also offers art workshops in which active participation is an important aspect. Some tours even include visits of ateliers of well-known artists. Tours are carefully planned, customized and personalized and are available in English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Czech, Arabic, Chinese and Dutch. Elisabeth’s Tailor Made Tours also does reservations of selected unique hotels and B&B locations.

Tour experiences include transportation via boat, bike taxi, coach, Vintage old timer or bus, limousine, by bike or on foot and may be designed for companies, schools, and international and private groups. For more information about Elisabeth's Tailor Made Tours & Promotions, visit .

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

.Travel re-launches for 10th anniversary: New website and open to everyone in travel

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - TRMC, the .travel Registry, is pleased to announce the launch of its new and completely redesigned Registry website, The re-launch of the .travel site marks the successful completion of ten years of domain name service to the travel industry and announces the start of a new phase of support and services for .travel registrants.

 Having first launched on October 3, 2005, .travel is now the chosen domain name for dozens of country tourism portals, as well as for businesses, organizations, and individuals who want to improve their visibility in the active travel segment of the Internet. Just go to to see how a .travel name has helped our registrants.

A .travel domain name is available to everyone who provides services, products or content in or to the travel industry. New travel startups are welcome, and that includes every new travel content provider. Our simplified eligibility review is showcased at . For no charge, you can get an approved Member Number immediately that will allow you to register your .travel domain names with any of our 45 registrars.

Our new website shows the value that our registrants achieve in visibility, identity and name selection, especially important now in a world with over 1,000 top level domains vying for attention. Our relaunched website is the core of .travel support and services on social media, as well as for our newly-launched multi-lingual online chat, registrar support, blog and newsletter.

Follow us on Facebook ( ), Twitter ( ), and on other social media, or visit our site at to watch for new promotions, partners and services to be launched in coming months.

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Pixeldreams signs agreement for development of .travel premium destinations

Pixeldreams, the well-known .travel online travel guides development company ( see ) signed at this year's ITB Berlin tourism fair, an agreement for the development and exploitation of some of the world's top tourist destinations under its generic .travel domains.

The agreement covers more than 30 domains related to cities, of which some are at the very top, such as and Pixeldreams uses its brand Guias.Travel for their Spanish developments, and in the case of multilingual developments, the reference brand will be

The other part of this partnership agreement is with Max Kivva, a Russian entrepreneur who was asked by Pixeldreams to purchase some of their domains, who thought that maybe it was best to reach an agreement for joint exploitation, and so after many conversations, an agreement was reached.

The first of these developments will be becoming the English version of, immediately after is launched, although in this case incorporating some improvements in development that will permit other business models to be built upon it.
As Isaac Paton says, "We want to establish an office in London through; with it we want to be not only a sales channel, we open the door to all those involved in the tourism industry in London, as they can have a voice and take advantage of the potential of this domain to have a speaker to the world."

Pixeldreams was already making purchases with the intention of entering the multi-language market and had a large portfolio of generic geodomains, but this move gives way to a very important step, making it the leader in .travel geodomains at this time and becoming a principal actor in the travel guides business.

In the words of Isaac, these "are exciting steps that we are taking in recent times, and the future is exciting.”

It is definitely going to be worth following his movements.

For information about the full destinations generic portfolio and possible alliances, write to 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Luxury for less at Corinthia Hotel Budapest

Guests can languish in luxury at the five-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest for a fraction of the true value, if they’re smart.

Early Bird rates at the hotel, one of the grandest in the city, can be up to 20% off. An Advance Purchase Rate from Euros 99 (approximately $109) requires a booking be made seven days in advance. This rate excludes VAT and City Tax.

Typically, a lead-in rate at this landmark hotel is Euros 120 (approximately $132) excluding tax and fees.

Another special rate at Corinthia Hotel Budapest is triggered when guests stay two nights or more. Guests then enjoy a rate which is 25% discounted on the Best Available Rate.

The not insignificant savings can be splurged at the hotel’s fully restored 19th-century spa or at one of the hotel’s three elegant eateries and two destination bars which include The Rickshaw Restaurant with tastes of the Orient and the Brasserie & Atrium for more casual international dining.

Minimum 2-night stay deal: includes accommodation for two and access to the Royal Spa. The deal is valid to December 23, 2016 and is subject to availability. It is exclusive of VAT and City Tax.

Early Bird Rate: must book seven days in advance. Includes accommodation for two, access to the Royal Spa and free wifi. The rate excludes VAT and City Tax.

Corinthia Hotel Budapest

First opened in 1896 as the Grand Hotel Royal, Corinthia Hotel Budapest remains one of the grandest hotels in the city. This impressive landmark, with an imposing Neo-classical façade and soaring six-storey glass atrium, was meticulously renovated in 2003 following its acquisition by Corinthia Hotels. It houses 439 luxurious rooms, including 31 suites and 26 apartments. Through its architecture and interior design, the hotel offers glimpses of a bygone age, and the building’s rich history seamlessly blends with state-of-the-art facilities and modern technology. The hotel’s original 19th-century Spa has been restored to reflect its former grandeur, while simultaneously offering ESPA’s cutting-edge treatments and technologies. Corinthia Budapest boasts the largest conference facilities of any of Hungary’s five-star hotels. From authentic Far Eastern cuisine at the Rickshaw Restaurant, to traditional sweet Hungarian cakes and pastries, or a delicate selection of delicious Spanish tapas, every palate is catered for at the hotel’s four elegant eateries and two destination bars.

About Corinthia Hotels

Corinthia is a global collection of luxury five-star hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta in 1962. Since 2000, Corinthia has evolved into a multifaceted public company, trading as International Hotel Investments (IHI) plc, which is the owner, developer and operator of Corinthia Hotels and commercial real estate worldwide. Guided by family values and inspired by the core principles underpinning the Spirit of Corinthia – authenticity, passion, precision and understanding – our focus is on ensuring craftsmanship in the hospitality world and delivering honest, discreet service. Each of Corinthia’s hotels and resorts, in some of the most exciting cities in the world, are a tribute to architectural grandeur and cultural traditions. The Corinthia portfolio features the flagship Corinthia Hotel & Residences in London, as well as award-winning Corinthia Hotels in Budapest, Malta, St Petersburg, Prague, Lisbon, Khartoum and Tripoli. Corinthia recently also announced the acquisition and redevelopment of the landmark Grand Hotel Astoria in Brussels, to be relaunched as a Corinthia Hotel, as well a new luxury beach resort under construction by the Meydan Group in Dubai, to be known as the Corinthia at Meydan Beach. Both hotels are due to open in 2019.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg launches “Art à la Carte” package for culture-hungry travelers

The luxury Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg, located in the cultural heart of the city on Nevsky Prospect, has launched a brand-new “Art à la Carte” package, sure to satiate the appetite of its guests. This custom-designed package allows guests a choice of main course – Mariinsky or Mikhailovsky – after an appetizer guided tour of the Hermitage Museum and before a dessert tour of the Russian Museum. Package prices start at £329 (approximately $400) and are available at

St. Petersburg, the historic center of which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, is affectionately described by locals as the "Gorod Muzei" - the museum city - and not without good reason. The former capital of a vast empire is brimming with the culture and history, and offers its guests a variety of cultural treats resembling a sumptuous fine dining menu.

Guests can satiate their appetite for exceptional experiences and indulge in the best of culture in Russia’s Venice of the North, with an appetizer, main course, and dessert. Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg has picked the best of the “must see” places for an unforgettable experience: from the renowned breath-taking ballet or opera to the world’s biggest collection of masterpieces in the Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum.

The “Art à la Carte” package, starting from 28,195 Rubles per night (£329 approximately $400) is available at and includes:

- Accommodation for a minimum of 2 nights, including a sumptuous buffet breakfast

- Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum and The Russian Museum, including return transfer

- Ticket to theater of guests’ choice, including return transfer

- Airport transfers to and from the hotel

- Welcome drink upon arrival

- Complimentary access to wireless Internet

- Complimentary access to fitness center

For more information on the hotel’s “Art à la Carte” package, including terms and conditions, please visit

For more information on Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg, please visit

About Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg, an award-winning renovation of two majestic nineteenth-century buildings, boasts an opulent interior showcasing art and modern luxury. Located at the heart of Nevsky Prospect, the city’s main thoroughfare, Corinthia St. Petersburg houses 388 elegant rooms and suites, including 95 executive rooms. Refined hospitality, superior service and inspired luxury are at the core of this hotel. From luxurious caviar and blinis to more humble-inspired dishes, all complemented by finely selected drinks lists, the hotel’s restaurants and bars offer outstanding cuisine. With a 1,000-guest capacity and 17 meeting rooms, the hotel further boasts the largest five-star conference and meeting facility in in the city and is the only St. Petersburg hotel with a Memorial Museum at its core. Corinthia St. Petersburg is a 21st-century grand hotel located in the heart of the city, created with a passion for craftsmanship and an understanding of authentic, world-class service. Corinthia St. Petersburg was acquired by Corinthia Hotels in 2002 and underwent a huge renovation and expansion in 2009. It is one of the Corinthia Hotels’ collection of five-star hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta. For more information, visit or visit Facebook at

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Rentals by owners use travel domain

AURA Travel began ready to revolutionize, commoditize, and standardize the holiday rentals by owner niche of the accommodation market, while providing an online platform that easily facilitates listing, search, and booking of holiday rental properties.

As if starting up a business and marketing a new brand is not challenging enough on its own merits, doing it in a new top level domain name space adds its own share of trepidation along the way.
The business name the company chose – AURA - has its own historical reasons and drives. This was only half of the challenge. Choosing an online domain name extension was the other half. Because AURA was effectively launching a new online, unknown brand, the domain name extension in itself was considered a quintessential component of the brand. The popular TLDs (i.e., .com domain space) was not only saturated, but also somehow monotonously insignificant due to its popularity.

Scouting the web for alternatives, AURA arrived at the .travel extension which was recently released as a part of a number of domain name spaces offering specialization for different industry verticals.
The .travel domain made sense instantly. This is what AURA’s new business was offering - accommodation for people who travel - for business, for pleasure, or for no reason at all. What it did, is what travelers needed, whether looking for a place to stay while in vacation around the globe, or booking a weekend escape a couple of hours’ drive away.

As much as the domain name made sense, it was initially dismissed, because it was too new and unknown. Let's face it, who is not scared of the unknown? Eventually, however, AURA came back to it and decided to launch its brand new business on a brand new domain name space that made sense to what it did. The company was excited and full of start-up spirit. It was all new and starting from scratch, so why not give it a go? The company was no longer just AURA - it became
Within days, AURA bumped into the first few challenges. Using its email addresses in online forms was often rejected as “not a valid email.” It became apparent that older form validators were not aware or compliant with the newer domain extensions. AURA made it its mission to contact the webmasters of these sites and let them know that their form validation was out of date. While a minuscule contribution in this sense, AURA can attest that overall, the web has changed and became radically more aware of the new domain names. The automated validation issues initially experienced seem to have mostly vanished.

User adoption was the next major hurdle. AURA’s customers found it hard to “get” its domain name. Whenever someone said “,” the response was, “travel dot what?” or “” It was almost like arriving in a foreign country, and having a name that is hard to pronounce. However, AURA’s faith was restored by Google, who did not seemed scared at all by its .travel name. In fact, looking at the increasing search results and website hits, its name may have found inherent value in its novelty. This is exactly what AURA was banking on in the beginning.

Following this episode of identity crises, AURA completely embraced its uniqueness, persevering with its brand -

Now the results speak for themselves. AURA considers its journey so far a great success and is looking forward to further expanding globally. The company is still, and it will never give that up for the world.

AURA welcomes anyone who wishes to join them - property owners, travelers looking for accommodation, or industry peers wanting to improve the status quo.

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See Italy’s art cities with unique

A new and unique travel company has for some time has been operating as an on/off line organizer of guided tours in some of Italy’s major art cities. What makes these tours unique?

These guided tours all take place by foot and last roughly 3 hours for small groups (minimum group size of 3, up to maximum group size of 8/10 people) and encompass themes of local, social, artistic, and cultural, all carried out by accomplished tourist guides, who are all officially accredited.

This startup was born from the experience of seasoned traveler, Enrico Corsini, the tourism manager of “The more I traveled, the more I felt that I was always missing out. So why not find a way of being able to utilize my time more efficiently when visiting a new city in an interesting, culturally-stimulating fashion,” Enrico said.

The initial major cultural venues are: Piacenza, Parma, Milano, Bologna, Ravenna, Ferrara, Lodi, Cremona, Mantova, Pavia, Rimini, Firenze, Siena, and Verona with over 50 tour combinations.

All are available with accomplished tour guides that share Enrico’s passion, values, and philosophy that makes their package unique, providing 3 hours of immersion by foot in the hidden wonders of art, culture, and history of these fabulous Italian cities. allows participants to tailor their visits by favorite destination, tour, and date.

Why choose

It is sociable, tourists and travelers can meet and pass the time with people from all walks of life.

It is healthy and culturally stimulating.

It is extremely interactive, walking among the very history of Italy.

It stimulates curiosity and a thirst for knowledge by experiencing first-hand the very fabric of Italian culture.

The web site offers a perfect starting point in each of these cities, to learn the local culture, history, and art, leaving precious time to enjoy and relax in the “bel paese” (beautiful country).

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Vietnam welcomes World Travel Awards event at five-star resort

A spectacular ceremony honoring the best of the best of the vibrant Asia & Australasia region takes place this weekend on October 15 at the luxurious five-star InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula resort.

This is where the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 will take place at its venue in Vietnam.

The great and the good of the region's travel industry, the top brands and companies, will all congregate at this amazing venue to receive the accolades of the global traveling public.

This 2-day event kicked off today, Friday, October 14, with networking welcome drinks, and on Saturday, the evening will start with a cocktail reception followed by the exciting Gala Dinner and Ceremony.

Danang is a bridge of economic, cultural, political, and social life in the middle and Central Highlands of Vietnam. Danang city has an international airport with many direct flights, a deep sea port, and the national North-South railway system of Vietnam.

Danang offers amazingly beautiful destinations, especially Danang beach. Visitors may admire the natural wonders in Ba Na Hills, do some jungle exploring in Son Tra Peninsula, pray at Linh Ung Pagoda with Vietnam's highest Bodhisattva Statue at 67 meters, and visit the Museum of Cham Sculpture, where the antique statues of Cham culture are preserved and on exhibit.

Nestled in the hills of the famous Son Tra Peninsula, just a short drive from three UNESCO World Heritage sites, the truly iconic, 200-bedroom luxury Danang resort, designed by Bill Bensley, features exclusive beachfront villas with private pools. Guests have the opportunity to savor fine cuisine at La Maison 1888 by a three-Michelin-starred Chef, Pierre Gagnaire; relax in exquisite suites overlooking panoramic ocean views; unwind at the award-winning HARNN heritage spa; and enjoy signature cocktails at the beachside bar.

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Not to be missed cultural tourist stop in Vietnam

What sets Khai Dinh's tomb apart from the others is its architectural fusion of Chinese, Vietnamese, and European Gothic elements. There are fierce dragons guarding the steps, stone elephants and warriors outside, and finally, massive wrought iron gates at the entrance. The inside of the tomb has some of the Emperor's personal effects and gifts, as well as incredibly intricate patterns of ceramic and glass decorating the walls.

Following in the footsteps of most of his Nguyen predecessors, Emperor Khai Dinh planned ahead of time for his final resting place. When he kicked the bucket in 1925, Khai Dinh was laid to rest in his lavish tomb, complete with a golden effigy of himself in the inner chamber.

The exterior iron and stone are juxtaposed by a truly magnificent interior reflective of a prodigious Emperor. Ironically, the tomb is less a monument to the Emperor himself but more a monument to his excessive wealth and disconnect from the ordinary man. Khai Dinh was reputed to be a pawn of the colonial French -- so much so, he was mocked as a salaried employee of the French government -- and he taxed his people heavily to finance the building of the elaborate edifice.

Street vendors, water buffalos, mopeds buzzing around and floating markets are a visitor’s first experiences when visiting such a naturally rich and cultural destination as Vietnam. From the temples of Hanoi and the islands of Halong Bay to the beaches of Nha Trang and the palaces of Hue, it is a country now firmly etched in the travel psyche. The second largest coffee production destination in the world, Vietnam is ideal for the caffeine addicts. A cashew nut heaven, full of exotic foods and fruits, one may come across a Vietnamese speciality ruou ran, a rice wine with a pickled snake in it that is said to cure all illnesses. Vietnamese food is a blend of Chinese and Thai styles and is considered one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. Explore the cities, explore the people, and discover a whole world of new and old cultures that make Vietnam such an iconic destination to visit.

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