70-year-old Saigon eatery serves rice in stone pots

This family-owned restaurant, in Cu wet market on Ton That Dam Street in District 1, is now run by Tran My My, 50, to...

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

With 60 weekly flights connecting Vietnam’s third largest city with major Thai destinations, the number of Thai arrivals to Da Nang quadrupled year-on-year in...

Travel agencies warn Vietnamese tourists against solo travel to Hong Kong

They advised that it is better to avoid solo travel because it is highly risky. In case visitors join tour groups, they should follow...

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

British TV channel Dave, a panel of travel experts and editors of U.K. tabloid Daily Mail polled 2,000 people aged 40 or under earlier...

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

The market will officially open to tourists Friday, August 16, with several cultural entertainments including bai choi, a traditional folk singing game in the...

Saigon restaurant offers a verdant breathing space

Located at 1B Pham Ngoc Thach Street, Ho Chi Minh City's busiest street in District 1, 1B Garden could be an ideal stopover for...

Buddhist faithful head for pagodas in Ghost Month

The Month of the Ghost peaks in the middle of the seventh lunar month, which falls on August 15 this year. On this day,...

7 dishes to put Cao Bang on gastronomy map

Ant's egg rice cake Banh trung kien, or ant's egg rice cake, is a dish made by the Tay ethnic people living in Cao Bang...

Basement printing press in Saigon that operated right under French noses

The printing facility, also known as Cellar B, is in House No.122/8, 10 Ngo Gia Tu Street, District 10. Vietnam’s National Association of Defense...

Vietnamese carriers cancel flights as protests paralyze Hong Kong

One of the world's busiest aviation hubs, which handles around 200,000 passengers a day, struggled to resume Tuesday morning after a rally by thousands...

5 foods of choice when you are in Mekong Delta

Braised fish in clay pot Anabas and snakehead are two of the most common fishes one will see during a meal in this delta. There are...

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to reopen after annual repairs

The public reopening follows an inspection conducted by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc Wednesday.  The management board of the mausoleum in a meeting with Phuc...

CNN to broadcast Hanoi’s charms to global audiences

They include five episodes each of ‘The Keepers’ and ‘Iconic Hanoi’, three episodes of ‘60-second Vacation’ and one each of ‘Five reasons to love...

Once a barrier against invaders, now a beautiful valley

Chi Lang Passage is a narrow valley between the Bao Dai mountain range in the east and the Cai Kinh range in the west...

Da Lat’s miniature version in the north

Yen Trung, a large freshwater lake in Uong Bi Town of Quang Ninh Province, is dubbed "mini Da Lat" by many tourists. It is...

Sit back, relax and enjoy the views: Saigon’s best rooftop bars

Here are nine options to check out. The View Rooftop Bar A glass of Oreo Choco at The View Rooftop Bar. Photo by Nafi Wernsing. Address: 195...

Vietnam taxi fares among cheapest in the world

A report by Taxi2Airport, a Netherlands-headquartered online reservation and booking system for airport transfers worldwide, said that a five-kilometer (three miles) taxi ride in Vietnam costs...

The historical structures on Vietnam’s VND50,000 banknote

By   &nbspAugust 10, 2019 | 01:59 pm GMT+7 Two pavilions of the Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnam's last royal family, in the central town of Hue,...

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