Vietnam Airlines to fly non-stop to Bali, Phuket

Two direct flights of Vietnam Airlines connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Thailand’s Phuket and Indonesia’s Bali will make their debut on October 27.

National park night trips harassing wildlife, public say

Night wildlife watching has become a popular activity at Cat Tien National Park, but many Vietnamese netizens feel it is animal harassment.

Hanoi, HCMC among Asia’s more expensive cities, survey finds

Hanoi ranks 40th and Saigon 43rd in the list of Asia’s most expensive cities, according to Numbeo, a global database on cities and countries.
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Saigon market eateries serve an array of appetizing snacks

Ban Co market in District 3 is the place to head for if you are feeling hungryish and fancy a delicious bite or two.
September 17, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Autumn yellows return to Ru Cha mangrove forest

Large swathes of Ru Cha primeval mangrove forest in central Vietnam have turned yellow, drawing hordes of visitors and photography enthusiasts.
September 17, 2019 | 11:27 am GMT+7

At $0.2 a pop, you can’t go wrong with this Nha Trang fish cake noodles

A street vendor couple in the central beach town of Nha Trang make VND5,000 ($0.2) fish cake noodles for those looking to dine on a dime.
September 16, 2019 | 04:39 pm GMT+7

Mastercard lists Hanoi, HCMC among top 20 Asia-Pacific travel destinations

Hanoi is in 15th position and Ho Chi Minh City in 18th among Mastercard’s top 20 Asia-Pacific destinations for international travelers this year.
September 16, 2019 | 02:06 pm GMT+7

The unique ‘poisonous’ porridge of Ha Giang

The most toxic part of the monkshood aconite plant, its root, is the main ingredient in a porridge made in Ha Giang Province, northern Vietnam.
September 16, 2019 | 11:45 am GMT+7

Explore Ha Long, the land of 'descending dragons'

Tour guide Pham Huy Trung's photographs offer a glimpse of the unique charm of Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO natural heritage site in northern Vietnam.
September 15, 2019 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Hanoi crab noodle soup stall adds a herb to stand out

Toppings add flavor to bun rieu at Do Thi Yen’s sidewalk eatery in Hanoi, water mimosa makes it unique.
September 15, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Yen Tu mountain, more than just a trek

A trip to Yen Tu Mountain in Quang Ninh Province offers temples to pilgrims, traditional experiences for culture aficionados and scenic views from the top.
September 14, 2019 | 12:48 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's old quarter overrun by vacation crowds for Mid-Autumn Festival

With the Mid-Autumn Festival peaking, people have been flooding into Hanoi’s Old Quarter to shop, take photos and enjoy the festive ambience.
September 13, 2019 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

On dad’s shoulders, a world of lanterns sparkles

From the vantage point of their dads’ shoulders, many children are enjoying a bright, sparkling world on Saigon's Luong Nhu Hoc Street as the Mid-Autumn Festival is drawing near.
September 12, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Baker has her hands full, making handmade mooncakes

Exquisitely designed, meticulously prepared handmade mooncakes are a popular Mid-Autumn Festival shopping option.
September 12, 2019 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam named among world’s fastest growing travel destinations

Vietnam is the only Southeast Asian country among 10 world's fastest growing travel destinations, according to a United Nations report.
September 12, 2019 | 09:59 am GMT+7
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