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Vietnamese Folk Arts

Together with the traditional folk games, Vietnamese folk arts have taken an important role in reserving and promoting Vietnamese cultural identity. Related: Vietnam Classic Movies Water puppetry Water puppetry comes from the North Vietnam. This is a famous folk-art which is dated back to 11th century. Villagers often performed water puppetry on occasions like festivals, lunar New Year, ceremonies… at the …

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Vietnam Tets and Holidays

Beside Tet Nguyen Dan as known as Lunar New Year, Vietnam has other dozen of traditional Tets, not to mention historical celebrations and holidays…. However, only 1/3 of them are public holidays when everyone gets the days off work. Traditional Tets: Tet Nguyen Dan – Lunar New Year Culturally, Tet Nguyen Dan is the most important event of the whole …

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Kon Tum Travel Guide

Located in the north of Central Highlands, Kon Tum province is on the junction of Indochina. Kon Tum shares border with Laos and Cambodia and most of the province is high mountains of Truong Son range. Many rivers pass through this district such as Cai river, Se San river and Ba river. The capital city has the same name as …

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Daklak Travel Guide

Daklak, in M’Nong language refers to “Lak Lake” (“Dak” means “water” or “lake”), a real landmark of Daklak province. Daklak is located at the center of Central Highlands, a major tourist destination of the region. Compared to Kon Tum and Gia Lai, Daklak is much lower with height from 400-800m above sea. The northwest of Daklak is dry and hot …

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Ba Be Lake Travel Guide

Ba Be Lake deserves the name people have given to it – a pearl of northeast Vietnam. Just like a great escape to land of opportunity, you can’t imagine what is waiting for you. Ba Be Lake is just like that, despite how much you try to picture the place; in the end Ba Be will appear totally different. In …

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Railway System in Vietnam

Beside bus, train is the perfect choice to travel Vietnam from North to South. After 30 years of war, the rail line connected Hanoi to Saigon was re-opened on day 31st of December 1976. The event marked a new period of peace and developing for the country. Nowadays, the 1730km long system of the “North-South Reunification Line” has become one …

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Truth about passport surrender rule in Vietnam

The question about is it right and legal for hotels in Vietnam to hold your passport has always been discussed among world travelers. Many visitors coming to Vietnam were surprised when the receptionist asks to keep your passport during the entire time of your stay. Unfortunately, most of the hotels did not explain the policy clear enough therefore in some …

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Things to do in B’Lao (Bao Loc)

B’Lao or Bao Loc is rather a unique city of central highlands when in almost everywhere else the people plant coffee, Bao Loc people stick with green tea. No one can really explain the origin and exact meaning of the old name B’Lao, it either means “low flying cloud” or “goodness” and not that there is mere relation between two …

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Most Scenic Roads in Vietnam

One of the things that make motorbiking in Vietnam so worth trying is the scenic roads throughout the country. Just like the legendary Route 66 in America, Vietnam also has its symbolic roads with stories which are remembered in history, culture and arts. Some roads are famous about how hard they were to make; some roads are attached with danger or the …

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