Fog drifts over Vietnam ancient capital

Photographer Nong Thanh Toan's panoramic shots show Hue town blanketed in fog one recent morning.

A mangrove forest in central Vietnam turns ghostly

In a Quang Ngai mangrove forest, thousands of white-flowered black mangrove trees have shed their leaves and become a predominantly white expanse.

Five Vietnamese bridges that have become global attractions

Many of Vietnam’s bridges have not only boosted transportation but also become world-famous, helping raise the country’s profile on the tourism map.
November 18, 2019 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

Saigon tourism authority to organize Tet festival

HCMC's tourism department will host a Lunar New Year festival on January 3-5 at the Le Van Tam Park in District 1, 20 days before the country's official Tet holiday.
November 17, 2019 | 09:28 pm GMT+7

Once wartime shelter, Quang Ngai’s nipa palm forest turns tourist attraction

A nipa palm forest dubbed the ‘green lung’ of central Quang Ngai Province is set to become an ecotourism hotspot.
November 17, 2019 | 01:17 pm GMT+7

‘Rat’s wedding’ to inspire Saigon flower street for Tet

Saigon’s Flower Street for the Lunar New Year festival in January will be inspired by the famous Dong Ho folk painting called Rat’s wedding.
November 16, 2019 | 08:57 pm GMT+7

Hue to seek UNESCO recognition for folk singing

Thua Thien-Hue Province authorities are preparing to seek UNESCO recognition as a world intangible cultural heritage for Hue folk singing.
November 15, 2019 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

A Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam mountains

Marvelous rock structures jut out of Na Hang Lake in the northern province of Tuyen Quang just like in Ha Long Bay.
November 15, 2019 | 03:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Airlines to fly non-stop from Hanoi to Macau

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will launch direct flights from Hanoi to Macau on December 15, catering to growing demand.
November 14, 2019 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Hoi An to outlaw single-use plastic

Ancient town Hoi An is restricting the use of single-use plastic items and plastic bags as it looks to boost sustainable tourism development.
November 14, 2019 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s God Lake

Bung Binh Thien (God Lake) in An Giang Province, blessed with beautiful idyllic landscapes, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the Mekong Delta.
November 14, 2019 | 12:30 pm GMT+7

Wild sunflowers dye Central Highlands golden

With the blossoming of wild sunflowers in November Chu Dang Ya Commune in the Central Highlands is now covered in a carpet of yellow.
November 14, 2019 | 08:05 am GMT+7

Hanoi Old Quarter to host Cultural Heritage Day festivities

Hanoi will celebrate the National Cultural Heritage Day with a series of activities from November 22 to December 15 in its iconic Old Quarter.
November 13, 2019 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

In the highlands, the leopard tree shows its spots again

Leopard trees blooming in profusion embellish the Gia Lai landscape with a particular yellow brilliance, shedding leaves that fertilize the province’s tea gardens.
November 12, 2019 | 07:14 pm GMT+7

Saigon serves sumptuous feast with international food fest

More than 50 food pavilions will present dishes from all over the world at Saigon’s “Taste of the World” festival held November 14-17.
November 12, 2019 | 04:39 pm GMT+7
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