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Hoi An – convergence of quintessence and cultureicon
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Hoi An – convergence of quintessence and culture

The ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam has been honoured as "Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination" at the 26th World Travel Awards for the first time.

 
Vietnam's two World Heritage sites in photosicon

Vietnam's two World Heritage sites in photos

PHOTOS
23 hours ago

A celebration was held in Quang Nam recently to mark the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Hoi An and My Son as World Heritage sites.

Hue City to launch bike tourism serviceicon

Hue City to launch bike tourism service

TRAVEL
15/10/2019

Hue City in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has planned to open an environmentally-friendly bike service to serve tourists.

Hue waives entrance fees for women in ao dai on Vietnamese Women's Dayicon

Hue waives entrance fees for women in ao dai on Vietnamese Women's Day

TRAVEL
15/10/2019

Women will be able to enjoy free entry to tourist sites in Hue City if they wear ao dai traditional long dress.

A visit to Phat Diem stone cathedralicon

A visit to Phat Diem stone cathedral

PHOTOS
14/10/2019

Phat Diem Stone Cathedral, located in Kim Son district of Ninh Binh province, is about 120 kilometres from Hanoi. It was built in the 1875s to 1898s, with oriental architecture.

Former Tour Champ Evans “blown away” by Vietnam’s potential for cyclingicon

Former Tour Champ Evans “blown away” by Vietnam’s potential for cycling

TRAVEL
14/10/2019

Former Tour De France winner Cadel Evans has tipped central Vietnam as a future mecca for active tourism following his successful debut in one of Asia’s premier cycle events.

Hai Phong draws visitors to Cat Ba islandicon

Hai Phong draws visitors to Cat Ba island

VIDEO
14/10/2019

In the first nine months of 2019, the district welcomed 2.5 million tourists, a year-on-year rise of 12 percent, including 626,600 foreigners.

Rock stilt houses of Tay ethnic people in Cao Bang provinceicon

Rock stilt houses of Tay ethnic people in Cao Bang province

TRAVEL
14/10/2019

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.

PATA: Vietnam ranks 4 in ASEAN in international arrivalsicon

PATA: Vietnam ranks 4 in ASEAN in international arrivals

TRAVEL
13/10/2019

As of the second quarter of 2019, Vietnam ranks fourth in Southeast Asia in international arrivals, after Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, according to the Pacific Asia Tourism Association (PATA).

Stones have soul in Ngu Hanh Sonicon

Stones have soul in Ngu Hanh Son

PHOTOS
12/10/2019

Ngu Hanh Son Fine Arts Village, or Non Nuoc Fine Arts Village, in Ngu Son district in the central city of Da Nang is world famous for its talented masons and their impressive works.

The serenity of Trang An scenic landscape complexicon

The serenity of Trang An scenic landscape complex

PHOTOS
10/10/2019

Taking a boat trip along the gentle streams and through the scenic caves of Trang An scenic landscape complex is a leisurely and fascinating experience for visitors to Ninh Binh.

Hanoi’s gift: Ragwormicon

Hanoi’s gift: Ragworm

TRAVEL
09/10/2019

Annually, in late October, Hanoians begin to look forward to "rươi" - one kind of ragworm which can please the pickiest tongues.

Hanoi among seven best places in Asia for solo travelersicon

Hanoi among seven best places in Asia for solo travelers

TRAVEL
09/10/2019

Hanoi has been ranked fifth among the seven best places in Asia for solo travellers by Bigseventravel.

Pili nuts are really the nutsicon

Pili nuts are really the nuts

TRAVEL
09/10/2019

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!

Cosy, country-like and family-style: What's not to like?icon

Cosy, country-like and family-style: What's not to like?

TRAVEL
09/10/2019

For urban diners looking for a country escape, try the tasty southern cuisine offered at the new Bếp Nhà Lục Tỉnh Restaurant in HCM City. 

Centuries-old village turns to smart tourismicon

Centuries-old village turns to smart tourism

TRAVEL
09/10/2019

As part of a new initiative, smart tourism will be applied at the centuries-old Bat Trang Commune. Now, old kilns, ancient houses and pottery workshops will be ready to receive a new wave of tourists.

Tam Coc- Bich Dong in Autumnicon

Tam Coc- Bich Dong in Autumn

PHOTOS
08/10/2019

Tam Coc – Bich Dong is one of the most appealing destinations of Ninh Binh. Tourists can come here at any time of the year. However, autumn may be the best time to explore its most magnificent charm.

Climbing Ha Long mountain services offered despite banicon

Climbing Ha Long mountain services offered despite ban

TRAVEL
08/10/2019

Even though Ha Long authorities have banned tourists from climbing Bai Tho Mountain due to safety reasons, local households still charge tourists VND20,000 (86 US cents) to help them climb the mountain illegally.