Con Dao: New York Times Place to Love in 2021
Con Dao (Vietnam), together with 51 other destinations, is listed as the best place to travel in 2021 by the American newspaper of record, The New York Times.
Hon Ba Island - A part of Con Dao Archipelago
Among the massive collections of thousand reviews and opinions from global audiences, The New York Times has announced 52 cities, regions and special attractions that are most ideal for your 2021 travel plans. What made this year list so extraordinary is the personal stories of readers who experienced the places themselves. Great contributions from all over the world have reflected readers’ experiences, memories, and gratitude towards their favorites.
Con Dao is revealed as “a tropical paradise with a terrible past”, according to Thang Dac Luong, a lawyer and writer living in Sydney, whose father was a prisoner in the famous “tiger cage” of the archipelago. Con Dao in his father's memory was totally a misery; but when the writer came back, he was embraced by a peaceful landscape and local people, where a new hope was raised.
Con Dao is an archipelago in the Southeast of Vietnam, which is renowned as “Hell on Earth”, a heartbreaking evidence of war crimes in the country. Despite the despairing past, Con Dao remains its natural beauty and develops into a rising star of Vietnam tourism.
Six Senses Con Dao - One of the world's best eco-resorts
Apart from Con Dao (Vietnam), many other representatives of Asia are getting noticed, including Hokkaido (Japan), Tagaytay (Philippines), Kaohsiung (Taiwan), etc.
The US magazine Traveler + Leisure has recently voted Ninh Binh Province as one of the 12 "coolest filming locations" in Asia.
Con Dao and Phu Quoc Islands off the southern coast of Vietnam were voted in the list of 10 most stunning islands in Southeast Asia by voters of the US magazine Travel + Leisure.
Six Senses Con Dao Resort in southern Vietnam has recently been included in the list of 15 best resorts in Asia by readers of the US magazine Travel + Leisure.