Weekly roundup: Best destinations, 'Facebook revolution,' attracting Hollywood and more

By VnExpress   February 4, 2017 | 10:11 pm GMT+7

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.

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10 most beautiful places in Vietnam: Surprises in Rough Guides list

Your favorites may not make the cut, but rest assured that Ha Long Bay and Sa Pa will be there.

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In Facebook, young Vietnamese see an ally

'Facebook has been nothing short of a revolution in Vietnam.'

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5 Vietnamese myths, debunked

Commonly believed stereotypes about the Vietnamese are simply not true... in most cases. (And no, we are not in denial!)

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How Vietnam caught the attention of Hollywood

'Kong: Skull Island,' which was filmed in the country last year, is hoped to be the first of many more blockbusters to come.

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Tet in Ho Chi Minh City is oh so quiet

There's nothing to do in Saigon during Tet, precisely the reason why it's worth staying behind.

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9 times Vietnamese proved technology is overrated

While waiting for the Fourth Industrial Revolution to arrive, Vietnamese get creative.

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Eating horse in northern Vietnam

How to stay warm (and cool) like the Hmong: thang co and rice wine.

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Murder for Tet

Fond reflections on a bucolic Tet that was only nearly ruined by a grisly double-murder.

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The Vietnamese manicure revolution

From sidewalk salons to international nail academies, how Vietnamese women took the world by the toenails.

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Safety not guaranteed: How to cross rivers in Vietnam

In some of the the country's poorest areas, many continue to risk their lives as funding for bridges and roads remains an issue.

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The lost flavors of Tet

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