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Stunning terraced fields in Sapa

Sapa’s terraced fields are currently covered by water to prepared for a new crop, offering a mesmerizing beauty.

'Paradise' of terraced rice fields in Son La

At the end of September and early October, in Bac Yen district, Son La province, the golden terraced rice fields on the hillsides create a charming scenery.

Four more Vietnamese sites recognised as ASEAN heritage parks

Three national parks and a nature reserve in Vietnam have been added to the list of ASEAN heritage parks, taking the country's number to 10.

100-Pillar House attracts visitors to Dong Thap province

A more than a century-old house which was built with over 100 precious wood pillars located in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is one of the popular destinations by the number of tourists.

Tuyen Quang's Na Hang Reservoir offers stunning landscapes

Lying in the furthest district of Tuyen Quang Province, Na Hang Reservoir of the Tuyen Quang Hydropower Plant offers visitors a stunning view of green mountains, impressive caves and waterfalls, and clear emerald water.

Cai Rang floating market in pictures

The Cai Rang floating market on the Can Tho river, six kilometers from the center of Can Tho city, is a popular attraction in the Mekong Delta.


Havesting sandworm in Vietnam

Every year, between the 9th and 10th months of the lunar year, farmers in the northern province of Hai Duong drain their fields and go on the hunt for sandworms.

Hanoi glows in autumn

When the cool wind and sunshine brighten up the atmosphere, red leaves spiral to the ground at the slightest touch ...autumn is the most beautiful time of the year in Hanoi.

Vietnamese food: Tapioca dumplings

It took a while to catch on, but after two years of perseverance one dumpling vendor finally brought a taste of the central region to Vietnam’s capital city. 

My Son santuary's solemn beauty

My Son relic site, a complex of Champa pagodas and temples, is located in Duy Phu commune, Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province. It was recognised as world’s cultural heritage site in 1999.

Vietnam's two World Heritage sites in photos

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.

A visit to Phat Diem stone cathedral

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.

Tam Coc- Bich Dong in Autumn

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.

South Korea waives visa application fee for Vietnamese visitors

The Republic of Korea will temporarily waive the visa application fee for Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31.

British couple spends $11,800 on Airbnb rental in Ibiza that doesn't exist

Ian and Denise Feltham, a couple from the UK, made vacation plans based on an Airbnb listing for a property that apparently didn't exist.

Food in Vietnam: My Van Than

It may be a dish that originated in China, but mỳ vằn thắn served here of course has a Vietnamese twist. Pork, shrimp, noodles and wontons all topped off with a tasty broth. Have you tried it yet? If not, you're missing out.

Discover Hanoi Flag Tower

The Hanoi Flag Tower remains undamaged and the most imposing structure in the entire Thang Long Imperial Vestige.


Putting Vietnamese specialities on the world cuisine map

After Vietnam’s legendary Pho Thin Lo Duc proved popular among customers in Tokyo, Japan, Banh Mi Phuong Hoi An (Ms Phuong Baguette in Hoi An) recently debuted in Seoul, South Korea. 

Beijing's Daxing International Airport now officially open

Beijing's massive new Daxing International Airport is officially open for business - just in time for celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China on October 1.

Writing to show love for Hanoi

A romantic story featuring life of a French man in Hanoi written in Vietnamese will be published by Nhã Nam Culture & Communications JSC next week.