Hanoi on the verge of the new season always has its own charm, with foliage full of colours and lakes dim in the early morning fog. Hanoi in the new season always has its own charm. The city is waking up early because of the slow wheel turns from venders’ bikes and footsteps jogging on the roads. The city goes to sleep late, as people seem to hang out around the city in the night to enjoy the most favourable and cool weather of the year. Walking around the Sword Lake, or Thien Quang Lake, it is easy to enjoy the fragrance of milky flowers that can help console daily worries. The streets shaded by old trees, like Hoang Dieu and Phan Dinh Phung, are often busy every weekend, as photo lovers gather there, waiting patiently to capture the most beautiful moment of the day, when the first ray of sunshine through the foliage shimmers in the frame of colourful leaves. Youngsters, seniors and couples are not afraid to carry along clothes and dresses in various colours to take … [Read more...] about Hanoi in changing season
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Located 24 km to the south-east of Quy Nhơn, the small island of Cù Lao Xanh has an area of around 5 sq.km, which is 4km in length and the largest part of which is just 1.2km. Despite its impressively blue charm as its name and picturesque landscapes, the island has long been an unrecognized destination on Việt Nam's tourism map, and is now still considered "the island of the old and the children." Although the island is surrounded by the sea on all sides, its people are not able to make their living from the sea. According to the People's Committee of Nhơn Châu Commune, the highest annual fishery production in Cù Lao Xanh is less than 1,000 tons and that is plummeting, once reported less than 400 tons. The average monthly income of people could not even reach VNĐ1 million (US$45) and the average population once dropped to only 2,000 people. Expect the prosperity There have been marked signs of change since 2016. Along with the impressive growth of … [Read more...] about Who Is Investing in Cù Lao Xanh?