• Halong Bay,  Hanoi,  Ninh Binh,  Phong Nha - Ke Bang,  VIETNAM

    Where was kong skull island filmed?

    Kong: Skull Island’s stars and director tell Channel NewsAsia’s Genevieve Loh all about the challenges and beauty of filming on location in Vietnam. What is King Kong doing in Vietnam? Everything it seems, according to Kong: Skull Island, the newly minted addition to the recently rebooted and hugely popular monster movie franchise. A massive pop culture icon since his first cinematic appearance back in 1933, King Kong has inspired countless sequels, remakes, spin-offs, books, video games and even theme park attractions. However, not until now has there been a Kong film set almost entirely on his mythical home of Skull Island (Peter Jackson’s 2005 King Kong only took audiences briefly…

  • Halong Bay,  Hanoi

    The easiest way to get from Hanoi to Halong Bay (update 2019)

    Getting From Hanoi To Ha Long Bay Nominated as one of the new Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Ha Long Bay is definitely a must-see for those who travel to Vietnam. Getting there should be hassle-free enough once you read this thorough guide. >> See more: Completed travel guide to Halong Bay and How to choose the best cruise Introduction to Ha Long Bay Ha Long Bay, only 170 km to the east of Hanoi, is famous for its wondrous ocean karst topography and thanks to its unique landscape, it is one of the top Natural Wonders of The World. The name “Ha Long” means “Landing Dragon.” The location…

  • Halong Bay,  Hanoi

    How to get from Hanoi Airport to Halong Bay

    How far is it from Hanoi Airport (HAN) to Halong? What is the cheapest way to get from Hanoi Airport (HAN) to Halong? The cheapest way to get from Hanoi Airport (HAN) to Halong is to train and bus which costs $8 – $16 and takes 6 h 30 min. What is the fastest way to get from Hanoi Airport (HAN) to Halong? The quickest way to get from Hanoi Airport (HAN) to Halong is to fly which takes 45 min and costs $175. How long does it take to get from Hanoi Airport (HAN) to Halong? The Seaplane from Hanoi Airport to Tuan Chau Island Marina takes 45 min including transfers…

  • Halong Bay,  Weather

    Halong Bay Weather in December

    December is the coldest and driest month of the year in Halong Bay, the temperature in the month suddenly drops to 13 – 19oC, the night temperature can drop below 10oC with dry climate. The day is very short and the night is longer. Monthly average temperature: 18oC, the average high temperature is 22oC, average low temperature is 15oC with 70% humidity. Rain is less, but it feels cold and chilly. December is among the driest month of the year in Halong Bay. Even when temperatures are at their lowest, you should still be able to enjoy outing activities. If you visit Halong Bay in December, you should wear a warm…

  • Halong Bay,  Weather

    Halong Bay Weather in November

    The temperature of November in Halong Bay change markedly during the whole month. The beginning of month are in the autumn weather with cool weather, but the middle and the end of month completely change dramatically due to the cold winter coming up. The monsoon winds blow more and the weather is drier. The average temperature will drop to between 16oC and 24oC a day, this temperature seems to please most travelers especially visitors from Europe who are familiar with temperatures below 20oC of the country. Besides, the rain became sparse, the rainfall is only 200mm in the whole month. But be careful with the rain because it will be…

  • Halong Bay,  Weather

    Halong Bay Weather in October

    October marks the beginning of autumn in Halong Bay – the most beautiful season in Vietnam with the weather cooler and more pleasant comparing to September. Cool breezes blow more often, warm sunshine, make it is great time to visit Halong Bay.  The average temperature drops sharply to 24oC at night and 28oC during the day. The climate seems to be milder, the humidity is about 72%, the rainfall is 600mm. Although rain is lesser and the rain is not as heavy as the previous month. At the end of the month, the weather will be more chilly and northeast moonson could approach Halong Bay as well as the north…

  • Halong Bay,  Weather

    Halong Bay Weather in September

    September marks the end of summer in Ha Long Bay with an average temperature of 28°C which is the second hottest temperature in the year along with May. With hot temperatures, you will be able to enjoy days out for many activities in Halong Bay such as kayacking, canoeing or discovering the island, seeing the floating villages. ect..The temperature ranges from 24°C – 31°C. While the weather is gloriously warm, the average monthly rainfall in September is 1900mm which falls over an average of 14 days. While this may seem high, it is considerably lower than August when it is 2650mm over 16 days. Due to the high rainfall, there are only average 7 hours of sunshine a day. The…

  • Halong Bay,  Weather

    Halong Bay Weather in August

    August is the last month of summer, however it is among the hottest months in the year in Ha Long Bay with an average temperature of 29°C.  During the summer month you may see temperatures high of up to 32°C, which is the highest in the year, or lows of 25°C which is still hot. August also has the highest average monthly rainfall of the year with 1200mm falling over an average of 16 days. During the month, you will get an average of 6 hours of sunshine a day which is the lowest in the year. Because of the high rainfall and low amount of sunshine hours, be sure to check the weather forecast before planning days out if…

  • Halong Bay,  Weather

    Halong Bay Weather in July

    July doesn’t not change much compared to the June weather, the heat still dominates throughout the month with higher rainfall: 1200mm. At night it is still muggy but the temperature also drops 3-4oC, the average temperature at night is 28oC while the average temperature during the day is 37-380C with intense sunlight. There are hot days with temperature up to 39oC even up to 40oC. Besides, the high humidity of 77% combined with high temperature can cause storms. Since there are many storms in the month so visitors should also follow the weather of the nearest days if you want to go to Halong this month to not miss the…

  • Halong Bay,  Weather

    Halong Bay Weather in June

    June is the start of a busy tourist season in Halong. The scorching hot and muggy starts to appear in June, the heat level is rising. The average low temperature is 29oC, the average high temperature is about 37 – 38oC. However, at night the weather seems more pleasant, the wind from the sea does not cause suffocating feeling. This is ideal place to hide from the heat of the summer. Rainfall in June is relatively high, over 1000mm, the rains appear more often and this month also marks the beginning of rainy season in Halong Bay.   Halong Bay Weather By Month  Halong Bay Weather in January Halong Bay…