The Herald Sun - one of the oldest and most widely read newspapers in Australia - ran an article in late January, listing the nine best things for tourists to do in Vietnam. The article described Vietnam as being as affordable as it is vibrant and varied, and said it is fast becoming a destination of choice for Aussie holidaymakers.
The Chua Huong (Perfume Pagoda) Festival is one of Vietnam’s major festivals, taking place in the Landscape Complex of Huong Son in Hanoi’s My Duc district. The 2024 Perfume Pagoda Festival has the theme “Safe, Civilised, Friendly Perfume Pagoda Festival”, aiming to affirm the cultural values of the festival and promote the values of the Complex, which is a National Special Historical Site.
Vietnam ranked second in the world, just after China, in footwear exports, with 1.5 billion pairs shipped overseas and a presence in 150 markets in 2022. Footwear exports last year brought in over 20.2 billion USD, marking the 26th consecutive year, since 1998, that footwear exports have been in the billion-dollar category.
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