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Hanoi’s Duong Lam ancient village, renowned for its unique houses built with wooden frames and fortified with laterites, still preserves typical features of old villages in the Red River Delta.

New unique Banh Chung attracts diners

The new delicious creations of Banh Chung or Vietnamese traditional cake for Tet has won the hearts of culinary connoisseurs.

Coral saviours battle to turn the tide

Members of volunteer ocean animal rescue team SaSa can spend as long as eight hours underwater at a time replanting coral off Son Tra Peninsula in Da Nang.

Tourism sector once again faces dead halt due to new coronavirus wave

Local tour operators are once again facing tour cancellations due to the new coronavirus outbreaks in some northern provinces, making life difficult for the tourism sector to get back on its feet.

Beach tours to be top choice for Tet

Beach tours have become the top choice for the coming Lunar New Year or Tet.

Delicious dining at a snail’s pace

Overlooking Ngoc Khanh Lake in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh District, Oc Thi No restaurant has a pleasant view that helps diners feel relaxed as they enjoy a variety of dishes of freshwater snails.

An emerging land of sea and sun

Ninh Thuan has a reputation as the land of “little rain and too much sun and wind”. Rocky hills and mountains extend down to Vietnam’s south-central coast of bays, white sands, golden sunlight, and turquoise waters.

Danang launches free city tour

In an effort to attract tourists to the central coastal city, the Danang Department of Tourism in collaboration with four travel companies is set to organize a free half-day tour of Danang under the program, “Danang – Free Tour – Have Fun”.

Inbound, outbound travelers may need compulsory Covid-19 insurance

Travel firms have suggested making Covid-19 insurance compulsory for all inbound and outbound travelers as one of the solutions Vietnam needs to apply after it receives foreign travelers again.

Age no barrier to conquering continents

Never did Tran Le Hung imagine that one day he would be recognised as the first Vietnamese to pass through 39 countries and territories over the course of six months on a motorbike.

HCM City links up with five regions to raise tourism revenue

Sustainable regional linkages between HCM City and five other regions are expected to play a vital role in the recovery of the tourism industry, which has been seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thrilling experiences in Binh Chau-Ho Coc

Binh Chau- Ho Coc tourist site in Xuyen Moc District, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, offers travelers interesting tourism experiences

Mountainous Lai Chau’s colours fascinate Hanoians

The first ever festival highlighting the cultures of ethnic people in the northwestern mountainous province of Lai Chau in the capital city has attracted attention of Hanoians.

Travel firms look forward to serving MICE tourists at year end

With high-quality products designed to satisfy diverse demand from businesses, the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions) market is heating up, promising to become a highlight in the year-end tourist season.

Da Nang draws two scenarios for future tourism development

The central city of Da Nang has focused on recovering the pandemic-hit tourism to continue boosting the sector’s sustainable development, focusing on high-end services in association with resort real estate.

Ninh Binh orders suspension of tours to and from HCMC

The northern province of Ninh Binh has asked the relevant agencies to step up efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19, including temporarily putting on hold tours between the province and HCMC.

Old tower in the rice field

Recently, travelers to Quang Nam Province have been fascinated by an old brickyard standing alone in a vast rice field. 

Chefs need professionalism measured

There are some 30,000 Vietnamese chefs working at two-star or higher hotels around the country, which is internationally known for its diverse culinary art.

Da Lat tourism honoured as the national brand in 2020

A product of the tourism sector of Da Lat City in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has been inscribed in the list of National Brand products of Vietnam for the first time.

Foreigners keen on conquering Lang Son mountains

Mountain climbing in the northern province of Lang Son has tempted many tourists with the majority being foreigners.