Skyline views from Hanoi coffee shops

Last update 15:27 | 12/07/2017

Hanoi has many coffee shops that offer views of the city’s skyline, DtiNews offers a few suggestions of the many to choose from.

Avalon Cafe & Lounge

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Avalon Cafe Lounge is a three-level cafe and lounge bar with a rooftop patio, one smoke-free floor, and unimpeded views of Hoan Kiem Lake.

73 Cau Go Street, Hoan Kiem District Tiếp tục đọc

Top 5 new check-in points in Da Lat

Last update 15:07 | 12/07/2017

Greenhouse café, Australian zoo and unique homestays, just to name a few, are new check-in points for tourists in Da Lat city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

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Located in the middle of Da Lat’s flower growing area, Greenhouse Café is a popular check-in point for travelers as they can have a scenic view of the city from here.
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Buu Long pagoda and unique architecture

Last update 13:28 | 11/07/2017

Located in the District 9, around 20km from Ho Chi Minh City centre, Buu Long with unique architecture is one of the most beautiful pagodas in Vietnam.

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Built in 1942, Buu Long pagoda features characteristics of the Nam Tong Zen sect. In 2007, the pagoda was restored. Since then, it has been upgraded several times, with its architecture remaining intact. Tiếp tục đọc

Daily life on Ly Son island

Last update 13:27 | 10/07/2017
Ly Son island district, Quảng Ngãi, covering a 10 square kilometer area, comprises the main island-Cu Lao Re-and the little island-Cu Lao Bo Bai.
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A corner of peaceful Ly Son island Tiếp tục đọc

UNESCO World Heritage List

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Tam Hai Island offers pristine weekend getaways

Last update 08:40 | 06/07/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Isolated from the mainland by a river, Tam Hai island commune, in the central province of Quang Nam is an ideal destination for adventure trips, with crystal-clear water and white beaches.

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Unspoiled nature: A rural view of Tam Hai Island commune. Photos: Cong Thanh/VNS

As summer approaches, islanders from Tam Hai Commune, just five minutes by boat from Nui Thanh District’s Tam Quang Commune, will begin collecting seaweed (sargassum henslowianum) from the waters surrounding the island.

The seaweed harvest lasts nearly two months, so the beach will be crowded with local fishermen during this time. Tiếp tục đọc

Discovering Bau Truc pottery village

Last update 12:33 | 05/07/2017

Pottery art in Bau Truc Village in Phuoc Dan Commune, Ninh Phuoc District, Ninh Thuan Province has been recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The pottery village has some 400 households making pottery goods, representing 70% of the total Cham population in the area.

Despite many ups and downs, the Cham people have handed down their pottery making techniques from generation to generation.

The village captures the attention of many tourists, and has more than 600 workers with incomes of VND3 million to VND4 million.

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Tourists buy pottery products in the Bau Truc pottery village Tiếp tục đọc

Crimson and gilded wooden treasures tell Vietnamese history

Last update 17:06 | 03/07/2017

Wood carving and painting is a profession with a long tradition in Vietnamese culture. In its long history of development, crimson and gilded objects with fine carvings, red paint, and sparkling gold, not only reflect the aesthetics and skills of craftsmen but also express historical values of Vietnamese culture.

The Vietnam National Museum of History is organising an exhibition showcasing more than 100 lacquered and gilded wooden artifacts, selected from its collection of woodworks that have been studied, collected and preserved for many years by the museum.

Crimson and gilded wooden treasures are not only historical stories, but also artworks expressing the aesthetic thought and talent of artisans, containing ideals from history, art, customs, religion and beliefs of Vietnamese people. Tiếp tục đọc

The most nostalgic coffee shops in Hoi An

Last update 15:53 | 04/07/2017

Phai Pho, LE Fê Cafétéria, Hoi An Bread Break and Cocobox are known as nice places for groups, couples or anyone who like savouring a cup of coffee and indulging themselves in a nostalgic space full of items that date back decades.

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Phai Pho is located on Phan Chu Trinh St. in the centre of Hoi An City. Visitors have a chance to watch passers-by and enjoy coffee. Tiếp tục đọc

Mai Chau in ripen rice season

Last update 09:00 | 02/07/2017

If you like the peaceful atmosphere, fresh air and natual beauty, Mai Chau is an ideal place to visit, especially during the ripen rice season.

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Mai Chau District, Son La province is around 150km from Hanoi. Taking a journey from Hanoi to Mai Chau through winding passes, visitors will have a chance to contemplate the imposing scenery of mountains and forests. Tiếp tục đọc

Top 10 islands in Vietnam

Last update 08:00 | 02/07/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has over 3,000km of coastline and thousands of islands. Here are the most beautiful islands for nature lovers in the country.

Con Dao 

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Con Dao has white beaches spreading for miles enfolded by the crystal ocean. Lining the beach, long lines of coconut trees create a green paradise.

Coming to Con Dao Island, one can admire the beauty of nature but also the freshness of coconut milkand other culinary delights. Tiếp tục đọc

Must-visit temples in Vietnam

Last update 08:00 | 01/07/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Temples are among Vietnam’s most popular attractions, where travelers can marvel at intricate carvings and well-preserved architecture as well as experience the local culture during their holiday. 

A predominantly Buddhist country, there are thousands of pagodas and shrines dedicated to the revered icon. Here are the most well-known temples in the country.

Tran Quoc Pagoda 

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Opening Hours: Daily 07:30 – 18:00

Location: Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi Tiếp tục đọc

Restaurant owner accused of misappropriating money from Australian

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The bank receipt shows that the Nightfall restaurant staff swiped the victim’s cards eight times and withdrew VNĐ700 million. – Photo vietnamplus.vn
Viet Nam News HCM CITY – The HCM City police have detained restaurant owner Trần Tuấn Minh, 22, for allegedly misappropriating nearly VNĐ700 million (US$31,100) from an Australian.

Minh, director of HCM-based Nightfall Restaurant One Member Ltd., has been accused of using digital equipment to misappropriate properties, local media reported. Tiếp tục đọc

Du khách Trung Quốc tăng, lợi nhuận vẫn ‘bèo’

23/04/2017 09:12 GMT+7

TTONhiều doanh nghiệp (DN) kinh doanh lữ hành, dịch vụ du lịch tại TP Nha Trang (Khánh Hòa) cho biết dù lượng du khách Trung Quốc đến địa phương này tăng mạnh, nhưng lợi nhuận vẫn ‘bèo’

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Một đoàn khách Trung Quốc xuống tàu tại cảng Nha Trang (Khánh Hòa) tham quan các đảo trong vịnh Nha Trang – Ảnh: Tr.Tân

Chúng tôi theo một đoàn khách Trung Quốc vào một điểm bán hàng “khép kín” tại TP Nha Trang, mặt hàng là gối, nệm cao su.

Tại đây, hàng trăm người đang nêm kín cửa hàng rộng hàng trăm mét vuông để chọn lựa các mặt hàng. Khách các đoàn phải đeo thẻ xanh, vàng khác nhau và có số thứ tự để kiểm soát, phân biệt.

Khách lẻ, người Việt bị hạn chế vào khu vực buôn bán này. Tiếp tục đọc

Hang Pagoda attracts visitors to Ly Son Island

Last update 11:22 | 30/06/2017

The Hang (Cave) Pagoda is a “must see” destination for visitors to Ly Son, one of the most beautiful islands in the central province of Quang Ngai.

The pagoda is in the north of Thoi Loi Mountain where a crater has helped create a large lake. The path winds around mountains giving visitors views of beautiful landscapes.

The Hang Pagoda was built during the rule of Emperor Le Kinh Tong (1588-1619), and is called so because it is situated inside a large cave. Tiếp tục đọc