Vietnam named Asia’s leading culinary destination for the first time

By   &nbspOctober 13, 2019 | 04:55 pm GMT+7 Cha ca, the pan-fried squares of fish tossed with dill, onion, turmeric and galangal, is a...

5 Vietnam pagodas that have catapulted to global fame

Buu Long Pagoda, Saigon Buu Long Pagoda in District 9 of HCMC attracts Buddhist worshipers due to its unique architecture. Photo by Shutterstock/Hoang Tran. Buu Long...

Heart of Saigon transforms its style with new charms

Cau Mong (Mong Bridge), which connects District 1 with District 4, can be seen from the same perspective depicted in the picture (left) as...

Chau Doc Town’s 6 distinctive dishes

Chau Doc fish noodle soup A bowl of Chau Doc fish noodle soup is served along with a plate of roasted pork and a bowl...

Heart of Saigon transforms its style with the same charm

Cau Mong (Mong Bridge), which connects District 1 with District 4, can be seen from the same perspective depicted in the picture (left) as...

Manmade nipa palm forest adds protection to Hoi An

Manmade water coconut forest adds protection to Hoi An Town (edited, Hanh da xem) The nipa palm forest in Hoi An town's Cam Thanh commune,...

Diving for sea urchins on Pirate Island

To get to the island, visitors can depart from the pier in Ha Tien Town. The first boat leaves early morning. Accommodation on the island...

Vietnam flights to Japan delayed as storm threatens Tokyo

By   &nbspOctober 11, 2019 | 08:56 pm GMT+7 Due to the approaching Typhoon Hagibis, Vietnam Airlines cancels or adjusts many flights scheduled to depart...

Saigon among top five global cities for street food: survey

Vietnam’s southern metropolis ranked fourth among 50 best cities in the Street Food City Index 2019, the first of its kind released on Thursday...

Hanoi Train Street wears deserted look as police prevent tourists’ entry

"We have not yet been asked to shut down our business but the police have set up barriers, so visitors cannot get here," said...

Conquering one of Vietnam’s toughest passes

Ma Pi Leng is often described as one of the four most dangerous passes in Vietnam. Soaring over the pass is a mountain 2,000...

CNN: Vietnam’s pho, fresh rolls among world’s best dishes

Pho, which is 28th on the list, is a bowl of flat, soft rice noodles dipped in a fragrant beef or chicken broth flavored...

Illegal hotel on northern highlands scenic spot to be demolished

Parts of the Panorama Hotel and Restaurant that do not affect the landscape can be retained and remodeled into a rest stop for visitors...

Vietnamese flight delayed after S Korean needs urgent medical care

A Vietnam Airlines plane lands at Noi Bai International Airport. Photo by Shutterstock/Minh Tan. A Vietnam Airlines plane flying from Hanoi to Myanmar had...

Experts, tourists face off on Hanoi Train Street closure

One side agrees with the decision on safety considerations and others want the unique feature preserved to promote tourism. Following a directive from the Ministry...

Lao Cai terraces glitter from above

Schools and houses are hidden under clouds on the hills and mountains of Sang Ma Sao Commune in the western part of Bat Xat...

Hanoi clears Train Street cafés in haste

The safety issue was highlighted Sunday when a train had to apply its emergency brake in the face of visitors crowding the section that...

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