Quang Ninh: more than just Ha Long Bay

40 km from Ha Long Bay are a pristine waterfall, craft village, wine cellar and other intriguing sights in Uong Bi Town, Quang Ninh Province.

Saigon house nominated for leading architecture award

The Ha House, designed by famous Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia, is among 267 projects nominated for the prestigious Dezeen Awards this year.

Saigon prepares for fireworks to celebrate National Day

Ho Chi Minh City will organize fireworks shows at three locations to mark National Day on September 2.
August 21, 2019 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Secret tunnel in Saigon a symbol of monumental resistance

HCMC’s Phu Tho Hoa Tunnel is an enduring symbol of Vietnamese resilience and ingenuity that defeated the French colonialists.
August 20, 2019 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

A Saigon pagoda hosts three religions in Taoist harmony

The Khanh Van Nam Vien pagoda welcomes followers of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism with Taoist rituals.
August 20, 2019 | 12:31 pm GMT+7

Vietjet Air plans first ever direct flights to New Delhi

Budget carrier Vietjet Air plans to launch direct flights from Hanoi and HCMC to New Delhi this December.
August 19, 2019 | 08:59 pm GMT+7

Deep inside a vast Vietnamese forest, a cascade lets its hair down

Very difficult to get to, the Hang En Waterfall in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai basks in its undisturbed environs with gay abandon.
August 19, 2019 | 04:42 pm GMT+7

Surge of Thai visitors lifts Da Nang hopes for tourism market diversity

Da Nang, which wants to reduce its dependence on Chinese and South Korean tourists, is seeing a jump in the number of Thai visitors.
August 19, 2019 | 11:17 am GMT+7

In Ben En National Park, pristine landscapes flourish

It’s called Thanh Hoa’s ‘Ha Long Bay on Land,’ but the Ben En National Park is an attraction in its own right.
August 17, 2019 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Travel agencies warn Vietnamese tourists against solo travel to Hong Kong

Vietnamese travel agencies say tourists should avoid solo trips to Hong Kong and not separate themselves from tour groups.
August 17, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Hue to open monthly night market on ancient tile-roofed bridge

A night market will open on the Thanh Toan Bridge, a tourism magnet in Hue, at 7 p.m. on every 16th day of the lunar month.
August 16, 2019 | 04:40 pm GMT+7

Visit to Son Doong Cave among top adventurous experiences, say Britons

For British travellers, an expedition to Son Doong in Vietnam, the world’s largest cave, is among the greatest adventures they would like to undertake.
August 16, 2019 | 10:32 am GMT+7

7 dishes to put Cao Bang on gastronomy map

Cao Bang Province, a tourism destination in northern Vietnam, offers a variety of delicacies that travelers should try without fail.
August 15, 2019 | 07:35 pm GMT+7

Buddhist faithful head for pagodas in Ghost Month

Many Vietnamese believe the deceased visit them during the seventh lunar month, the Month of the Ghost, and make ritual offerings.
August 15, 2019 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Basement printing press in Saigon that operated right under French noses

A house in Saigon harbored a secret printing facility used by the National Association of Defense Supporters during French colonial rule.
August 14, 2019 | 08:02 pm GMT+7
 
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