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Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Jan. 18-25

    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet perform Fernando Melo’s Dream Play on Jan. 19 at the Soraya at Cal State Northridge. (Courtesy photo by Sharen Bradford)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Women’s March Los Angeles: Non-partisan march celebrating organizations that educate and register voters, inspire youth to perfo...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN

Away from Vietnam’s tourist circuit, a Pacific Northwest travel writer finds comfort and charm in Seattle’s sister city

Haiphong is rarely more than a stopover for tourists en route to the airport for flights south, but many visitors say the area feels the way Hanoi did before the influx of tourists.
Tags: Travel, News, Life, Vietnam, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Hanoi, Haiphong

Couple's fight to get premature baby to Wales from Vietnam

Aurelia was born by emergency Caesarean section in Hanoi on 10 October, weighing just 2lb 1oz.
Tags: News, Wales, Vietnam, Hanoi, Aurelia

New library in Hanoi aims to show young children the benefits of aquaponics in an urban setting

While most libraries tend to be filled with nothing more than books, the new VAC library (an abbreviation of the Vietnamese words for Garden, Pond and Cage) in Hanoi is teeming with koi fish and greenery. Vietnamese firm Farming Architects has built the the new open-air library with an impressive aquaponic system to teach the kids about urban farming. Located in a Hanoi neighborhood, the VAC Library is an immense structure comprised of wooden frames with various cubicles filled with books. Ho...
Tags: Design, Paris, Hanoi, Farming Architects, Garden Pond, Bring Tropical Fruit Farming, Farming Architects Via Archdaily Photography, Thach

Shekhawati and the Taj Mahal

ok we are now in Bangkok and flying out this afternoon to Hanoi for a week. I am determined to get a blog posted before we leave because otherwise it will be at least another week. India i have a million thoughts on it but for now I have poste
Tags: Travel, India, Bangkok, Hanoi, Shekhawati


ok we are now in Bangkok and flying out this afternoon to Hanoi for a week. I am determined to get a blog posted before we leave because otherwise it will be at least another week. India i have a million thoughts on it but for now I have poste
Tags: Travel, India, Bangkok, Hanoi

Best places to travel this February

Though for much of the world February is the cold, barren home stretch of winter, it’s also one of the cheapest times of the year to travel since everyone is still feeling the burn in their wallets left by the holiday season. Well, what are a few extra hundred bucks on the Amex if it means killer flight deals and almost no crowds? While Carnival and Mardi Gras fall in early March this year, plenty of Carribean destinations will be kicking off their celebrations early in February, giving you a...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Hollywood, Travel Planning, Kentucky, Oregon, La, Los Angeles, Taiwan, Antarctica, Finland, Willamette, Nye, Vancouver, Lapland, Vietnam

The Ultimate Bucket List: The 8 Best Travel Tours in the World

Do you want to take a trip to a foreign country? If you never have, you should! Traveling abroad helps enhance your views and knowledge of the world. You’ll see amazing sights, meet amazing people, and overall have an unforgettable experience. But here’s the issue when traveling abroad – you’re a long way from home. Things are done differently in foreign countries. From social customs to attire to paying for goods and services, you’ll experience some bumps along the traveling road. That’s why a ...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Mountains, China, Africa, Nepal, Morocco, Antarctica, Burma, Peru, Myanmar, South America, Vietnam, Madagascar, Machu Picchu, Hanoi

Gloomy day in Ha Long Bay

Drive a few hours north-east of Hanoi and you'll get to Ha Long Bay (Where the Dragon Descends to...
Tags: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay

19 Places to Travel in 2019

It’s a new year, which means it’s time for fresh new perspectives! What better way to gather perspective than to travel the world? A chance to explore places and cultures, and meet people unlike yourself. At AirTreks, we believe that travel is the pathway to transformation. What does it take to get started on stepping out and into the world? A spark of curiosity, a willingness to step outside of your comfort zone, and a dose of inspiration. That last part is where we come in! We pinged our trave...
Tags: Travel, Asia, South Korea, Europe, Russia, Barcelona, Rome, Thailand, Unesco, Malaysia, Pakistan, Santiago, Chile, Morocco, Mexico City, Dubai

'Back-channel' talks ongoing for Trump-Kim summit, says South Korean envoy

The United States and North Korea are forging ahead with "back-channel" talks to arrange a second summit between Donald Trump, the US president, and Kim Jong-un, South Korea’s ambassador to Washington said on Tuesday. "It appears to me that back-channel communication for a North Korea-US summit is ongoing," Ambassador Cho Yoon-je briefed reporters, according to newswire Yonhap.  He did not elaborate on the details but added: “President Trump and Chairman Kim have a firm will, so I’m hopeful that...
Tags: South Korea, News, Washington, North Korea, Singapore, US, Beijing, Canada, United States, Xi Jinping, Kim, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Pyongyang, Hanoi, Trump

Triple-skin facade brings daylight, fresh air and beauty to a tropical home

Hanoi-based design studio Nghia Architect has completed Maison A, a beautiful home that brings to life the cherished childhood memories of the client. Located in Nam Định, a coastal village southeast of Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi, the house was created for the client’s aging mother and is large enough to accommodate her children and grandchildren who visit during the holidays. Inspired by the traditional countryside vernacular, Maison A is built for comfortable modern living and features a trip...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Vietnam, Brick, Hanoi, Carousel Showcase, Natural Light, Perforated Facade, Nam Dinh, Intaglio, Local Materials, Operable Glass, Local Craftsmanship, Nghia Architect, Bat Trang

Kim Jong-un visit to China 'stepping stone' to second Trump summit

South Korea said on Tuesday it hopes a trip by Kim Jong-un to Beijing this week will act as a “stepping stone” for a second summit between the North Korean leader and Donald Trump, the US president. Kim arrived in China by train on Tuesday, his 35th birthday, for a four-day visit and his fourth round of talks with Xi Jinping, the Chinese president. His summit with Mr Xi has raised hopes of kickstarting the stalled US-North Korean diplomatic talks on nuclear disarmament since Kim’s first historic...
Tags: South Korea, News, Washington, North Korea, China, Singapore, US, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un, Kim, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Seoul, Pyongyang, South

Discovering Southern China

For years I’ve been captivated by images of China’s dramatic landscapes and nature. So, when opportunity knocked David and I set out on a #brothersberger adventure into Shanghai with plans to wrap up with a final few days and flight home from Hanoi in Vietnam in February 2018. We weren’t prepared for the cold weather, or for the dramatic impact the weeks before Tet (Chinese New Year) would have on our ease of travel. But, with no concrete plan and just a flexible list of places we were ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, China, David, Backpacking, Shanghai, Sony, Vietnam, Hanoi, Videography, Hosteling, Yangshuo, Tianmen Mountain, Southern China, Guanxi, Zhujiajiao Water Town

New airport in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Travelers to Vietnam will now be able to reach beautiful Ha Long Bay in one hour thanks to the brand new Van Don International Airport in the Quang Ninh province. About 136 miles from Hanoi, the airport is less than one hour away from picturesque and popular Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Ha Long’s gorgeous small islets and limestone pillars have made it very popular among travelers and cruise ships. According to Sun Group, the company that built the airport, 2.5 million passen...
Tags: Travel, Airports, Vietnam, Hanoi, Da Nang, All, Unesco World Heritage, Ha Long Bay, Ha Long Bay Vietnam, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh, Long Bay, Sun Group, Van Don International Airport, Ha Long Van Don Highway

UK minister criticised for failing to condemn Vietnam internet curb

Foreign minister Mark Field backs ‘free press’ but critics say reality is Hanoi has draconian new law on cybersecurityA Foreign Office minister has been criticised for failing to condemn a law that bans political criticism on the internet in Vietnam. The law came into force 24 hours before, the minister, Mark Field, arrived in the country.Field, the Asia and Pacific minister, arrived in Vietnam Wednesday morning and sent out a tweet saying that media freedom would “help Vietnam realise its enorm...
Tags: Asia, Politics, UK, Technology, Internet, Censorship, UK News, World news, Surveillance, Britain, Asia Pacific, Press freedom, Vietnam, Pacific, Arms trade, Hanoi

Tough South China Sea talks ahead as Vietnam seeks to curb China's actions

Hanoi wants the pact to outlaw many of the actions China has carried out across the hotly disputed waterway in recent years, including artificial island building, blockades and offensive weaponry such as missile deployments, according to a negotiating draft of the ASEAN Code of Conduct (COC) seen by Reuters. The draft also shows Hanoi is pushing for a ban on any new Air Defence Identification Zone - something Beijing unilaterally announced over the East China Sea in 2013. Chinese officials hav...
Tags: News, China, Beijing, Vietnam, Hanoi, Asean, Reuters, South China Sea, East China Sea

7 Things To Do In Vietnam

You looking for tourist attractions and things to do in Vietnam? Here are our top things to do in vietnam help you explore this wonderful country. 1.Take a cyclo ride around the old quarter in Ha Noi When visiting Hanoi you must make time to wander around the old quarter. Although Hanoi’s old quarter can be negotiated on foot, it’s more fun to ride through the narrow streets on a three-wheeled bicycle-powered rickshaw.Elderly riders pedal many of these rickshaws and are experts at pointing out...
Tags: Travel, US, Cambodia, Vietnam, Skull Island, Travel Blog, Hanoi, South East Asia, Alcatraz, Mekong Delta, Bana, Tam Coc, Dao, Con Dao, Bana Hills

Best way to see Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

One minute you’re marveling at the countless towers of rock rising up from the emerald green waters of Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay. And that’s all you get. Just one minute. Because every other second of your two-night boat excursion has you surrounded by countless other tour boats rather than the natural wonder you came to observe. Even at night, the serenity is usually shattered by an ‘OOMPH, OOMPH, OOMPH’ echoing off the moonlit cliffs from a closely anchored party boat. There is a better way to ...
Tags: Travel, Southeast Asia, Vietnam, Travel Tips, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ha Long Bay, Coast Guard, Hai Phong, Long Bay Vietnam, Dudarev Mikhail Shutterstock, Ha Long, Bai Tu Long Bay, underrated Vietnam, Vietnam without crowds, Hai Phong City

VIETNAM nous allons dans la montagne...

Nous voici en route pour aller dans la campagne et plus prcisment dans la montagne...Mai Chau nest situe qu 150 km de Hanoi mais il faut plus de 4 heures en voiture pour y arriver.De plus en plus de voyageurs font tape Mai
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Hong Kong West Kowloon – The railway station of the Hong Kong – Beijing high-speed railway

The Hong Kong West Kowloon Station is the terminus of the Beijing–Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong high-speed railway. With the opening of the station in September 2018, it’s now possible to travel from Hong Kong to Beijing in one train trip. Construction began in 2011, which is about the same time that I became a regular visitor to Hong Kong. I’m here once or twice a year, and if I have a flight going through Hong Kong I like to make a stopover. I’ve been watching the progress of this project ov...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Australia, China, Southeast Asia, Beijing, Shanghai, Railway, Bangkok, Train Station, Shenzhen, Travel Blog, Hanoi, Kunming, Saigon, East Asia

Vietnam beat Malaysia at home to claim Suzuki Cup

Hanoi (AFP) – An early goal by Nguyen Anh Duc proved decisive as Vietnam beat Malaysia 1-0 at My Dinh National Stadium on Saturday to lift the AFF Suzuki Cup for the second time. The... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Malaysia, Vietnam, Hanoi, Afp, My Dinh National Stadium, Nguyen Anh Duc

Vietnam crowned Southeast Asia's best, Malaysia defy expectations

Ten years after winning their first AFF Suzuki Cup, Vietnam won a second on Saturday, turning the streets of Hanoi and Saigon red with delight as fans celebrated 3-2 aggregate victory over Malaysia. In the end, Vietnam were just a little too good for their regional rivals over the two legs. And the same was true in the tournament overall. The Golden Stars were consistently the best team from the beginning -- a 3-0 win over Laos -- to the end, a 1-0 second leg victory over Malaysia. Vietnam had s...
Tags: Southeast Asia, Football, Blog, Sport, Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos, Blog Post, Aff Cup, Hanoi, Saigon, Malaysia Vietnam

Thousands celebrate Vietnam's AFF Cup triumph over Malaysia

Football fever gripped Vietnam again on Saturday night as thousands of fans flocked to the streets of the capital Hanoi to celebrate their country's victory over Malaysia in the AFF Cup final. Nguyen Anh Duc's sixth minute volley secured a first regional title since 2008 for Vietnam and after the final whistle the streets around the My Dinh Stadium were soon teeming with flag-waving fans. The supporters lit flares, waved national flags, blew vuvuzelas and honked car horns in a party at...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Malaysia, Vietnam, Aff Cup, Hanoi, Nguyen Anh Duc, Dinh Stadium

Vietnam win AFF Suzuki Cup as Anh Duc Nguyen volley downs Malaysia

Vietnam Malaysia 1 0 FT Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 2 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Vietnam won the AFF Suzuki Cupfor the first time in a decade as Nguyen Anh Duc's volley secured a 1-0 win over Malaysia in the second leg of the ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Malaysia, Vietnam, Aff Cup, Hanoi, Vietnam Malaysia, Nguyen Anh Duc, Anh Duc Nguyen, Dinh Stadium

Malaysia will 'keep calm' in the face of physical Vietnam - Tan Cheng Hoe

It's all to play for in the Suzuki Cup final second leg after Malaysia battled back to a 2-2 draw with Vietnam. Malaysia head coach Tan Cheng Hoe has told ESPN that the message to his players ahead of Saturday's second leg of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup final against Vietnam in Hanoi will be to keep calm in the face of expected provocation. The Harimau Malaya fought back from a two goal deficit in the first leg in front of 90,000 fans in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday to draw 2-2. Amid the excit...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Espn, Vietnam, Aff Cup, Hanoi, Harimau Malaya, Tan Cheng Hoe, Vietnam Malaysia, Vietnam Tan Cheng Hoe

Malaysia battle back to draw with Vietnam in AFF Suzuki Cup final

Malaysia Vietnam 2 2 FT Leg 1 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Malaysia fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Vietnam in the first leg of the AFF Suzuki Cup final on Tuesday. Vietnam, however, go into Saturday's r...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Malaysia, Vietnam, Aff Cup, Hanoi, Phan Van Duc, Doan Van Hau

Vietnam to face Malaysia in Suzuki Cup final

Hanoi (AFP) – Vietnam joined Malaysia in the final of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup after a 2-1 second leg victory over the Philippines in Hanoi on Thursday gave them a 4-2 aggregate win in their semifinal. Two late goals from Nguyen Quang Hai and Nguyen Cong Phuong were enough to send Vietnam, 2-1 ahead from the first leg on Sunday, to their first final of the Southeast Asian biennial tournament since winning the trophy in 2008. Under former England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson, the Philippines rarely ...
Tags: England, Sport, Thailand, Soccer, Philippines, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam, Bangkok, Hanoi, Afp, Hanoi Vietnam, Sven Goran Eriksson, James Younghusband, Nguyen Quang Hai, Nguyen Cong Phuong

Malaysia into Suzuki Cup final after nailbiting draw

Bangkok (AFP) – Malaysia moved into the final of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup on Wednesday in dramatic fashion, eliminating defending champions Thailand courtesy of away goals after drawing the second leg of the semifinal in Bangkok 2-2. Four days after a first-leg goalless draw in Kuala Lumpur, a 95th minute penalty miss from Thailand striker Adisak Kraisorn ensured that Norshahrul Idlan Talaha’s second-half strike was enough to end Thailand’s hopes of a third successive Southeast Asian title. It w...
Tags: Sport, Thailand, Soccer, Philippines, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam, Bangkok, Hanoi, Afp, Rajamangala Stadium, Norshahrul Idlan Talaha, Adisak, Adisak Kraisorn, Farizal Marlias, Thitipan Puangchan

The Hanoi Water Puppets Show and The Story of Vietnam

The Hanoi Water Puppets Show illustrates the birth of Vietnam. Here, we talk about its story and what it’s like to go to the show. The Hanoi Water Puppets and the Story of Vietnam In the beginning, there was… A dragon. Well, at least a dragon king from the sea. I’m not quite sure what the difference is but since there’s a dragon involved (and a king – my name!) I’m not going to ask questions, I’m just going to get on with the story. In the beginning, there was a dragon king who lived in the s...
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