Travel to Vietnam

Travel to Vietnam

The nature of Vietnam is truly magnificent: the vast Mekong Delta, the limestone mountains of Halong Bay, long wonderful coastlines, green rice fields and mountain slopes lined with teak trees. Vietnam also offers buildings from past times, religious temples, colorful street life and fascinating mountain tribes of Tibetan and Mongolian origin.┬áVisit weddinginfashion for Vietnam Very […]

Refugees during the Korean War

Storm over Korea Part I

On March 26, 2010, the naval vessel “Cheonan” suddenly sank near the informal sea border between North and South Korea. 46 South Korean soldiers followed in the depths. South Korean President Lee Myung Bak has set up an international commission of inquiry. It determined that the ship had been sunk by a North Korean torpedo. […]

Places to Visit in Vietnam

Places to Visit in Vietnam

Vietnam is an elongated coastal state in Southeast Asia. The country borders China, Laos, Cambodia, the Gulf of Thailand, and the South China Sea. The capital has been Hanoi since 1976. Vietnam’s area corresponds to about 93% of the German national territory. The country includes the river deltas of the Red River and the Mekong, […]

Vietnam Travel Advice

Vietnam Travel Advice

General travel information for Vietnam Continent: Asia Geographical location: South Asia, Vietnamese peninsula Highest elevation: Phan-xi-pang (Fansipan, 3143 m above sea level) Longest river: Red River (510 km in Vietnam) Form of government: Socialist republic System of Government: Socialist one-party system Languages: Vietnamese Neighboring countries: Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, China Capital: Hanoi Area: Approx. 331,700 km┬▓ […]