Exploring Vietnam

Cuisine Festival of the Red River Delta – Haiphong 2013

Cuisine Festival of the Red River Delta – Haiphong 2013 will take place from 13th to 15th October 2013 at Haiphong’s Youth Palace of Sport (No.45 Lach Tray Street, Ngo Quyen District, Haiphong) held by Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism and Haiphong People’s Committee. This is one of the official events of National Tourism …

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Visit 8 prisons in Vietnam

Everyone knows that Vietnam experienced a long time to fight against the very strong invaders. Therefore, there is no strange when Vietnam still remains a lot of war prisons. The following are 8 most-outstanding war prisons in Vietnam. Son La prison Son La prison was built in 1908 by French to constrain communists who afterwards became leaders of Vietnamese revolution such …

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Hanoi in 1980s

After liberation day on 10th October 1954, Hanoi capital entered into building and development process. Until now, experiencing nearly 60 years, Hanoi becomes the culture-economy-politics centre of the country. On this occasion, we would like to introduce the readers a beautiful Hanoi in the 1980s through the pictures taken by foreign photographers. Photos by Philip Jones Griffiths The first album belongs …

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Hue food culture

Whenever talking about Hue, tourists often think about imperial citadels, tombs or vestiges associated with golden age of dynasties. In order to understand more about this city, let’s find out Hue’s culinary culture, which contributes to the attraction of Hue tourism. Vietnam Regional Noodle Soups We can see cultural feature and fussy characteristic of old capital from simple to sophisticated …

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American magazine suggests 7 most attractive destinations in Vietnam

The American magazine Huffington Post has released an article introducing 7 most attractive destinations in Vietnam for tourists . Normally, tourists start their Vietnam throughout the tour at Hanoi capital and then go towards the South. Hanoi is a crowded bustling city but still retains the elegance of the traditional culture of Trang An people. Tourists will soon witness this …

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Hoi An was praised to be one of best destinations in Vietnam

Along with Hanoi, Ha Long, Danang, Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh city and Mekong River Delta, Hoi An was introduced by American Huffington Post magazine as an interesting destination that attracts most of tourists to Vietnam. In the description of Hoi An, Huffington Post said that this was one of the most popular tourism destinations in Vietnam. In this place, …

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Ho Chi Minh to install cameras to protect tourists

Executing direction of Prime Minister about strengthening management of tourism environment, ensuring security and safety for tourists, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee just requested the city’s Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism to coordinate with the police to finish the mission. Ho Chi Minh Department of Transportation and People’s Committee of districts in the city continue to boost management …

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Explore impressive tile-covered bridges in Vietnam

Aside from Hoi An bridge pagoda, Vietnam has many impressive covered bridges in Hue, Nam Dinh and Ninh Binh such as Thanh Toan, Thuong Market, Luong Pagoda and Phat Diem bridges. The common feature of these bridges is wooden material and roof tiles. Despite being small bridges crossing the river, they are really attractions to tourists. Hoi An Bridge Pagoda …

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Elephant trek in Ban Don

Associated with the song about little elephant, Ban Don is famous for wild elephant hunting and training. Thus, in addition to sightseeing of spectacular natural landscape, you should not miss an elephant trekking around the village. As one of the most popular destination in Central Highlands, perhaps, everyone ever heard about Ban Don through the song about lovely little elephant. Currently, …

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Hanoi to establish more tourist assistance counters

According to Mr.Trinh Xuan Tung, Head of Travel Management Division of the city’s Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism, after two months of operation, Hanoi Tourist Support Center satisfied requirements, targets set before. The center received many feedbacks, complaints from tourists about main tourist areas in the city. Mr.Tung said that the Department was going to tighten the association with …

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