Vietnam’s nine travel hotspots for 2017

Last update 13:00 | 25/02/2017

Bright blue lake in Hai Phong, green tea hill in Nghe An and eco-tourism site in M’Drak are cited as attractive travel destinations for this year.

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White grass flower fields are located between Dinh Lap district in the northern Lang Son province and Binh Lieu district in Quang Ninh province. These flowers are in full bloom in late autumn and early in winter. Tiếp tục đọc

Quang Ninh more beautified by picturesque Binh Lieu

Binh Lieu mountainous district of Quang Ninh province is likened to ‘Sapa’ in northern Lao Cai province with similar climate, landscapes and culture of ethnic minority groups.
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Terraced fields, ranges of hills and mountains, waterfalls and small hamlets make Binh Lieu look a gorgeous village.
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A path leading to the peak of Ba Lanh Tiếp tục đọc

Vòng đeo hạt rừng từ vườn Núi Chúa

01/04/2017 12:38 GMT+7

TTO – Mùa khô ở Vườn quốc gia (VQG) Núi Chúa, lá cây không rụng mà khọp lại, giòn rụm. Lách qua bụi mọc xen đá núi, những người phụ nữ Raglai dang nắng đi lượm hạt rừng với giá 25.000 đồng/kg.

Vòng đeo hạt rừng từ vườn Núi Chúa
Chị Biểu (trái) có tay nghề khoan, xỏ hạt cây rừng giỏi nhất thôn Cầu Gãy. Chế tác từ hạt cây rừng là một phần nguồn sống mỗi ngày của gia đình chị và 26 chị em trong thôn – Ảnh: T.HÂN
“Tôi nghĩ sản phẩm này có tương lai vì mang đậm bản sắc địa phương. Vĩnh Hy, Hang Rái là những địa điểm du lịch nổi tiếng, chỉ cần 10% du khách đến đây mua sản phẩm là cộng đồng đủ sống

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Old Tainan street becomes tourist hotspot by bringing in the new


The standees of cats on Zhengxing Street are created based on the appearances of local residents and shop owners here. (Photo: Chao Fan-hao)

TAINAN CITY, Taiwan: With a history of 300 years, streets of Taiwan’s Tainan City are rich in heritage. One in particular has become a hub of bustling activity thanks to a man who helped incorporate the old with the new.

From a place that people saw little reason to visit, Zhengxing Street has now become a magnet for crowds. A tempura shop, which has been on Zhengxing Street for more than 10 years, bears silent witness to its transformation. Tiếp tục đọc

The lights go on at Huế’s Imperial Palace


Update: April, 22/2017 – 08:15
Duty: The royal guards’ patrol. — VNS Photo Nguyễn Văn Sum
Viet Nam News

THỪA THIÊN – HUẾ — The former Imperial Palace in Huế will be lit up every night thanks to a light system installed by the Huế Monuments Conservation Centre, the local government body that manages the monuments.

According to centre director Phan Thanh Hải, the lighting of the monument is part of a programme to welcome visitors to the former palace in the evening. Since it first opened to tourists in the 1990s, the UNESCO-recognised site has received visitors only in the daytime. During the night, the palace has remained closed.

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Explore Vietnam’s special ancient temple

Last update 13:00 | 19/12/2016

VietNamNet Bridge – Hon Ba Temple in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau is one of the most special temples in Vietnam. It was built in 1781 to worship the Thuy Long goddess.

Hon Ba (the Lady Island), also known as “Ba Vien Dan” (three cannon rounds) or Archinard Island, is a small island in Vung Tau City. Hon Ba Temple or Lady Temple is located on the island.

The temple was built in 1881 by a follower named Ho Quang Minh. From the foot of the island to the temple runs a winding road with solid three-step at its end. In 1939, Archinard, a Frenchman officer, aimed three cannon rounds at the temple for the purpose to demolish it, but only one hit the corner of the temple. Not much damage was made. Soon after that, the officer lost his life with his own gun due to his carelessness. That is why the island is called “Three cannon rounds” or Archinard. Local people, however, call it Hon Ba. Tiếp tục đọc

Clay pot making village in central Vietnam

Last update 14:15 | 03/05/2016

VietNamNet Bridge – Tru Son clay pots are made entirely by hand with a turntable, a few pieces of clout and thin bamboo pieces.

Làng nghề làm nồi đất duy nhất ở xứ Nghệ

The pottery village of Tru Son is in Do Luong district of Nghe An province. This is the only village in Nghe An making earthen pots so it is also called “earthen pot village”.

Làng nghề làm nồi đất duy nhất ở xứ Nghệ Trù Sơn là làng gốm có một không hai bởi đây là nơi duy nhất còn làm ra các loại nồi bằng đất ở xứ Nghệ. Vì thế, ngoài tên Trù Sơn, nơi đây còn được gọi là làng Nồi Đất Tiếp tục đọc

Eight must-visit places in Binh Duong – Photos: Seven places to visit in Binh Duong – A piggy bank making village in Binh Duong

Last update 11:57 | 17/02/2017

Eight must-visit places in Binh Duong

Phu An bamboo village, Hoi Khanh pagoda, and Tay Tang pagoda, just to name a few, are attractive tourist destinations in Binh Duong province.

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Located in Ben Cat District, Binh Duong Province, Phu An Ecological Bamboo Museum and Botanical Reserve, also known as the Phu An Bamboo Village, is one of the biggest bamboo museums in Southeast Asia. This multipurpose centre promotes scientific research and ecosystem conservation while promoting environmental awareness and the value of ecotourism in the local community. Tiếp tục đọc

Top destinations in Da Lat

Last update 14:41 | 16/02/2017

 Da Lat is known as the most beautiful city in the central highlands with romantic natural landscapes, lovely French villas, fresh air, beautiful waterfalls and gorgeous lakes.

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Lang Biang Mountain in Lac Duong District is around 12km from the centre of Da Lat City. Tiếp tục đọc

Khmer New Year Festival wishes for lucks

Last update 11:34 | 19/04/2017

Choi Chnam Thmay is the traditional New Year of the Khmer people living in the Mekong Delta. It takes place from April 13 to 15, bringing crowds to pagodas to worship Buddha. Traditional customs like bathing the Buddha statue, and wearing wish bracelets, as well as music and dance performances, are also offered.

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People attend an offering worship at Xoai Xiem Thmay Pagoda. Tiếp tục đọc

Travelling Hanoi at night

Last update 17:06 | 19/04/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi at night is the most beautiful time. If you find it hard to sleep, step outside and listen to the night sound and see a Hanoi with a quiet and old look.

What are the destinations for tourists at night in Hanoi?

Go wherever you like, through familiar streets to see how quiet Hanoi is at night. Afterwards visit Hoan Kiem Lake and go along streets of the Old Quarter.

Besides Hoan Kiem lake and the Old Quarter, you can visit Ba Dinh square, West lake. Opera house, Ngo Quyen Street, Long Bien bridge, Quang Ba flower market, Long Bien night market, and many other places.

Shops serving food at night in Hanoi:

– Night shops near Dong Xuan market

– Beef noodle at 27 Hang Ngang street (from 3 pm to 5 am)

– Chicken noodle at intersection of Hang Bo and Luong Van Can (5 pm- 11 pm)

– Fish noodle in Hang Dau street (24/24 service)- sticky rice (5 am- 1 am next day)

Besides these places, in night markets sell porridge, noodle soup. Tiếp tục đọc

Online trip planning market remains untapped in Vietnam


Updated : 04/19/2017 19:01 GMT + 7

Tourists are seen in Ba Be Lake, Bac Kan Province, northern Vietnam.
Tuoi Tre

While a considerable number of Vietnamese travelers are planning their trips online, few local travel companies have tapped into this lucrative market, insiders said at a conference on Tuesday.

Websites or online services helping travelers to prepare for their trips via a mouse click is “a gold mine left unexploited” in Vietnam, experts have said at an event jointly held by Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper and Google.

Trinh Quang Chung, industry manager of Google Asia Pacific, said Vietnam currently has 47.7 million Internet users, most of whom search travel information, destinations and other related services as part of their daily habit. Tiếp tục đọc

Stunning beauty of Ninh Binh through flycam perspective


Spectacular views of Ninh Binh northern province where the blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island” was filmed, have impressed tourists through flycam perspective.

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The Trang An Tourism Complex in Ninh Binh has been recognised as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. It is home to limestone mountains 31 lakes connecting to each other through 48 caves.

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Best 23 cities for street food — from Mumbai and Miami to Marrakech

Full article and beautiful pictures for every city on CNN

Story highlights

  • Some of the world’s best meals can be found on the streets
  • In some cities, food served from carts or holes in the wall is revered
  • Bangkok, Tokyo, Istanbul and Durban are among top street food destinations

(CNN)Sidewalk vendors, push carts, holes in a wall — even in cities with rich reputations for fine dining, some of the best meals are on the streets.

Places like Hong Kong have blurred the line between haute cuisine and quick comfort food, as humble dim sum diners win Michelin stars.
That’s still the exception, but most chefs on the street aren’t looking for that kind of recognition. They’re cooking for crowds who pack around their stands day after day.
Here are the 23 best cities in the world for street food, from quick snacks to moveable feasts:

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