Cao Bang

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Luong Thuy Linh, Vietnam’s representative at Miss World 2019, has released an introductory video clip which heavily features her hometown of Cao Bang ahead of the start of the beauty pageant.

Khuoi Ky rock village offers community-based tourism services

Khuoi Ky rock village in Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province has enchanted many visitors with its architecture of stilt houses built from rocks and the local Tay ethnic people’s culture and lifestyle. 

Knife village retains traditional craft

Phuc Sen Village in the northern province of Cao Bang is not a place first-time visitors might want to stay long, as the noise may come as a shock.

Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark, a wonderland on Earth

Non Nước Cao Bang UNESCO Global Geopark is an exceptional area in which it is possible to explore the history of planet Earth for more than 500 million years. It’s also a land of tangible and intangible cultural heritage sites.

Traditional clothes of the Nung

The indigo clothes of the Nung in Cao Bang province are distinguishable from others by their designs, which have very few decorations or embroidery. Nung clothing reflects their culture and customs.

Rock stilt houses of Tay ethnic people in Cao Bang province

Khuoi Ky village in Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province, is famous for its stilt houses built of rocks and its tradition of worshipping the Rock God.

Pili nuts are really the nuts

Is it a nut? Or is it an olive? Truth is, it’s a nut, but trám is often described as the Vietnamese olive. And if you want the best, you better head north, because Cao Bang truly is nut heaven!

Weaving – traditional craft of Tay ethnic minority

Brocades are typical weaving and sewing products of the Tay people in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang. 

Stone village offers tourism services

There are hundreds of stilt houses in Vietnam, but the 14 in Khuoi Ky Village in the northern province of Cao Bang are some of the most special.

Better access to information means better chances to thrive

Meticulously wrapping a white linen scarf around her head, adjusting a silver necklace, Ly Thi Mai made the final touches before joining her friends.

Vietnamese geopark among world’s best views

A UNESCO-recognized geopark in the northern province of Cao Bang has been listed among 50 best views in the worldin the world by U.S. news site Insider.

Tay woman reaches academic success

 “What is behind such high mountains?” The innocent question used to appear regularly in the mind of Dr Ngan Luong, a member of the Tay ethnic minority group.

Wild fragrant veggies from Cao Bang now a must-try

Travellers visiting the northern province of Cao Bang are advised to try out wild vegetables locally known as dạ hiến and ngót rừng (sweet leaf) for their special taste and aromatic flavour.

Breathtaking Cao Bang is worth a visit

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thang Hen Lake in the northeastern province of Cao Bang is surrounded by rows of mountains, capped by streaks of white clouds.

Xoi tram, a specialty of Cao Bang

Cao Bang is not only well known for its natural beauty at sites such as Ban Gioc Waterfall, Pac Bo Caves and Thang Hen Lake, but also its trám đen, a wild fruit that the Tay and Nung ethnic groups pick in the forest to cook into many tasty dishes

Vietnam’s medicinal plants: the ‘green gold’ mine in danger

VietNamNet Bridge - The rich medicinal plant treasure of Vietnam is in danger. From the northern mountainous provinces to the Central Highlands, the plants are being overexploited for export to China.

Cao Bang to host ASEAN exhibition

The ASEAN Photo and Documentary Exhibition will be launched in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang on Friday. This will be the first time the province has hosted an international photo exhibition. 

Hot steamed rice rolls, a must try in Cao Bang

 VietNamNet Bridge – Steamed rolls made of rice flour, locally known as banh cuon, are a popular dish across Vietnam. However, any travellers or guests visiting Cao Bang Province shouldn’t forget the local hot banh cuon,

Cao Bang Grass Jelly: A summertime treat

Sweet soup, soya bean curd or mixed jelly are popular snacks for Vietnamese people, especially in the hot days of summer. They all have things in common – they’re delicious, fresh 

Cycling up the mountains with a purpose

It was dinner time. A group of six bamboo tables were scattered around the two-storey stone house of Ngoc Thi Ngot, 30, and her husband. The food was plentiful and freshly cooked by the family.