Travel planning in South East Asia - buses, ferries, flights, railways
Lights switched on over the weekend have inaugurated a new era for the historic Imperial Palace in Hue. The lighting system enables tourists to enjoy the ethereal delights of one of the most recognisable tourism attractions in Vietnam away from the heat of the midday sun.
The governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) says a recently announced ban on street food vendors in Bangkok will not push their carts off the streets altogether. Yuthasak Supasorn told reporters that two main zones would be allowed to remain as they are while in others vendors will be moved off main thoroughfares.
The operator of the Pattaya to Hua Hin ferry service has announced the addition of two new routes. The boss of the Thai National Marine Department says the routes will commence next month and run between Sattahip and Hua Hin and Sattahip and the island of Koh Chang.