First five-star cruise ship launched in Nha Trang Bay

The Emperor Cruises limited company has launched its five-star cruise ship with numerous luxury services for tourists exploring Nha Trang Bay in the central province of Khanh Hoa. The ... Continue Reading →

Tourism lessons from central Vietnam

Stivi Cooke from Hoi An in central Vietnam offers some suggestions on improving Vietnamese tourism when the country suffered a drop in the number of international tourist arrivals for ... Continue Reading →

A city that welcomes all with open arms

When I arrived here two and half years ago, I didn’t know if I could ever love this place. It looked so strange, so indifferent. And it remained like that for a long time. The ... Continue Reading →

11 days of Vietnam by motorbike, Hanoi to Saigon

-I remember thinking as I crashed into a drunk man’s motorbike at 60 km an hour on the highway, “I’m going to die.”  But some how I was just fine, I flew over the handlebars, ... Continue Reading →

Silk cultural festival opens in Ha Noi

On April 24th, a silk cultural festival took place in Van Phuc silk village, Ha Dong district, Ha Noi to mark the 40th anniversary of southern liberation and national unification (April ... Continue Reading →

Festival bangs loud gong sound in Lam Dong

The value of gong culture, a distinctive feature of the Central Highlands and a piece of world intangible cultural heritage, is vividly cherished through a festival kicked off in the ... Continue Reading →

A night in a Vietnamese lowest-class train

This article is about my experience after a night in a Vietnamese lowest-class train. On a holiday from April 30thto May 5th 2014, a group 6 people of us decided to climb up to Fanxipan ... Continue Reading →

Pack your bags and leave for Vietnam

Buzzfeed, an American online social news and entertainment giant, has released 25 amazing photos that make viewers want to immediately pack their bags and leave for Vietnam. Let’s ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Hue festival spotlights traditional crafts

Two hundred artisans from 40 craft villages across Viet Nam will gather for a large-scale festival honouring their skills and creations in central Thua Thien-Hue province. The biennial ... Continue Reading →