Happy road in northern Vietnam

During the six years from 1959 to 1965, tens of thousands of youth and workers from many northern provinces built a 185km road through harsh and rocky terrain on the Dong Van stone ... Continue Reading →

10 Vietnamese food you need to try

The cuisine relies on a balance of salty, sweet, sour and hot flavours, achieved through use of nuoc mam, a fermented fish sauce, cane sugar, the juice of kalamansi citrus fruit or ... Continue Reading →

Holiday home market show signs of recovery

Homestay tourism is not new in Vietnam but it is now being offered for the first time in Ca Mau, the country’s southernmost province. It brings in high income to the households, and ... Continue Reading →

Can Cau market, a sea of brocade, nightingales and even horse meat

The Can Cau market is not as spacious as the markets found in Sa Pa Town or Bac Ha District, but it attracts people from all over due to the cultural diversity of the ethnic groups ... Continue Reading →

Travel videos take off on social media

A number of interesting and highly entertaining videos about travellers’ visits to Vietnam have shown up on the internet recently. Google reports that travel videos are really taking ... Continue Reading →

Volunteer tour guides show foreigners around capital city

One chilly Sunday morning, Nguyen Thu Phuong gets an e-mail. She quickly goes to the Old Quarter’s Hang Dao Street, where two foreign tourists are waiting for her. Phuong, 21, ... Continue Reading →

Coc Pai traditional market in Xin Man plateau

Visitors to Coc Pai market in Xin Man district, the northwestern mountainous province of Ha Giang are impressed by fresh vegetables, fruits, and animals of different species, and traditional ... Continue Reading →

Cua Dai Beach makes TripAdvisors best list

Travel website Trip Advisor has named Cua Dai Beach in the central province of Quang Nam to its 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Asian beaches. The winners were determined based ... Continue Reading →

Son Doong Cave: A top 10 lifetime trip

When caught with a case of wanderlust, Viet Nam’s Son Doong Cave is one of the few particular places that stand out among the crowd on this beautiful planet, the Huffington Post said ... Continue Reading →

The souvenirs featuring Vietnamese Tet

In addition to traditional items such as conical hats and Vietnamese ao dai, foreign tourists who come to Vietnam during the lunar New Year (Tet) can choose other items like lucky-money ... Continue Reading →