Urbanist Hanoi

Vietnam’s Emergence as a Global Leader in Dental Tourism

Nearly 100,000 international tourists visited Vietnam last year for dental procedures, bringing in over US$150 million.

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Day of the Dead: the Perfect Time to Party in Vietnam with Jose Cuervo

Alters strewn with bright marigold flowers and photos of loved ones, families dressed in fancy costumes with faces painted to resemble skeletons walking through streets decorated with bright papel picados and graveyards filled with music and humorous poem recitations: Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is one of Mexico’s largest holidays. This year, Jose Cuervo is sponsoring numerous events to bring the celebration to Vietnam.

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In One of the World’s Most Intense Cities, Vietnam’s Tallest Hotel Provides a Weekend Escape

Hanoi has a reputation for being one of the most hectic and chaotic cities in Southeast Asia. While this provides much of the vibrancy and energy of the capital, it also seeps into you and leaves you with the occasional need to escape.

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Maison Vie: Exceptional Cuisine a Stone’s Throw from the French Quarter

Walking up the stairs and into Maison Vie is like entering a neo-classical alternate universe. It almost feels like entering a restaurant onboard the Titanic, with the style appearing in clear contrast to the white colonial walls and green palms of other French eateries in the capital.

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Total Wellness as Explained by a Reiki Expert from Amanoi Resort and Spa

When Shyam Goyal was in his thirties working as a mechanical engineer, he developed ulcers, arthritis, chest pain and rapidly deteriorating eyesight.

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Tê Tê Electrifies Saigon with New IPA

Since its debut less than two years ago, Tê Tê Brewing’s namesake Belgian White Ale has become a Saigoneer favorite thanks to its bright, refreshing taste perfectly suited to Saigon’s perpetual summer.

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Novotel Leads the Way with Family-Friendly Accommodations on Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc’s sweeping white beaches, mild climate and natural beauty compelled the Vietnamese government to place it at the center of the country’s tourism plans in recent years.

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Cham Villas Boutique Luxury Resort – An Oasis of Serenity by the Beach

Lounging on a shady veranda surrounded by birdsong, or reclining on an expanse of pristine sand that stretches into the cool ocean without another soul in sight – few daydreams are more enticing than what it would be like to own a private seaside getaway. Thanks to their immaculately maintained grounds, carefully arranged rooms, and Western-tailored restaurants, Cham Villas in Mui Ne provides the experience of seclusion and serenity of a personal vacation spot to its visitors.

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The Future of Saigon’s Housing on Display at De La Sol

Architectural design inspired by a piano, guitar and chimes

Vietnamese consumers have fallen in love with the concept of shared economies, as evidenced by the success of co-working spaces, ride-sharing apps and crowdfunding initiatives that finance charities and art projects.

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