Tag Archives: Vietnam travel

Enlarge pedestrian street in Old Quarter in December

 The Hoan Kiem District has completed the project on expanding pedestrian street including Hang Buon, Ma May, Dao Duy Tu, Hang Giay, Luong Ngoc Quyen, Ta Hien streets. According to survey executed by the district, there are about 10.000 people in these streets. They mainly earn living by doing business in service and tourism for domestic and foreign tourists. The …

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Banh tet, Southern traditional food on Tet holidays

The Tet holiday is coming. Therefore, there are million reasons to talk about Tet cake (also known as Don cake), a traditional Vietnamese New Year food, espcially in the Vietnam’s Central and the South with many variants and different flavors… If Chung cake is an indispensable dish of the North people to offer ancestors on Tet, Tet cake is must-have …

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Dong Da Festival, pride of Vietnamese people

Did you ever take part in any Vietnamese festival? If  your answer is “No”, follow us to Dong Da Festival in Hanoi to witness the formal rituals and join exciting games in the festival. Dong Da Festival is an annual event that takes place on the 5th of first lunar month at Dong Da Mound, Quang Trung Ward, Dong Da District, …

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Street food tour in Hoi An

Hoi An, the beautiful tourism city with highlight of ancient town is always a favorite destination of domestic and foreign visitors. Many of them first come to Hoi An to escape from busy life and seek leisurely moments but then they are totally allured by its landscape and cuisine. It is not be surprising when Hoi An ranked the 6th …

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Da Lat upgrades infrastructure to welcome Tourism Culture Week

In order to prepare Tourism-Culture Week 2013 in the late December with 4 events of national and international stature, Lam Dong province has rush for upgrading infrastructure, renovating urban and vestiges as well as scenic spots in Da Lat. As a highlights of Tourism-Culture Week, Da Lat has improved, upgraded, expanded and beautified pavement of more than 30 streets in …

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UNESCO honored Nguyen Du as World Cultural Celebrity

The national great poet Nguyen Du has been officially honored as “World Cultural Celebrity” by UNESCO. At the 37th session of General Assembly in Paris (France), the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) specially highly evaluated the record on Nguyen Du great poet for his influence in culture history of Vietnam and the whole region. “Tale of Kieu …

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Ha Long Bay enters top 10 most amazing coastlines

Ha Long Bay in Vietnam has recently been selected as one of 10 most beautiful coastlines in the world by the prime U.S e-journal Huffington Post. Apart from Ha Long Bay, Krabi and Thailand are two Asian representatives in the list. The  Huffington Post described Ha Long Bay as a masterpiece of nature with more than 3,000 islands emerging from …

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Haiphong city

 Haiphong is the third largest city in Vietnam situated at the lower section of Thai Binh River. The north and northeast borders Quang Ninh province, the northwest adjoins Hai Duong province, the southwest is adjacent to Thai Binh and the east connects to East Sea with a coastline of 125 km, where lies 5 large estuaries: Bach Dang, Cua Cam, …

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Com, Vietnamese steamed rice

Our culinary diary continues to bring to you a very very popular food in Vietnam in particular and Asia in general.Com or steamed rice is not a main dish but an indispensable one in the Vietnamese family meals. It is often served at lunch and dinner but some people even like to eat Com for breakfast. Com is traditionally prepared in …

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Phu Quoc Island makes great effort for green tourism

 Phu Quoc  Island is always known as a paradise for beach lovers due to green environment and unspoiled beauty. At present, some businesses in Phu Quoc Island District (Kien Giang province) have invested billions of VND to treat sewage, recycling clean water resources for irrigation and environment protection. More than VND 3 billion was spent by EDEN Resort on construction of …

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