Monthly Archives: April 2012

Visiting Hoi An Actient Town In Late Spring

As the storm blows off the coast, the cold winds have returned to Hoi An’s almost-ancient streets. Luckily, at noon it is still sunny the new spring’s natural colors wake up this dreamy place with magic energy. It’s as though … Continue reading

Beat The Summer Heat With A Rustic Retreat To Scenic Cao Bang

To escape Ha Noi’s summer heat, I imagine that many people are like me and think about the thick green forest and high mountains of Cao Bang Province, 300km north of the capital. Although a car or bus can get … Continue reading

Visiting Luy Thay One Of Attracted Destinations In Quang Binh

Tourists often come to Dong Hoi District in Quang Binh Province for one reason – the magnificent Luy Thay (Master Rampart) on the Nhat Le River. Due to its commanding presence and interesting past, Luy Thay remains arguably the most … Continue reading

Traveling Through Vietnam’s Central Coastal Provinces By Bicycle

Biking through Vietnam’s central coastal provinces on backroads is an interesting way to explore beautiful landscapes and traditional life during the summer holidays. It’s a fascinating and enjoyable tour programme, which allows tourists to free themselves from crowds and traffic … Continue reading

Khau Nhuc – One Of Delicious Food In Lang Son

This is a sophisticated dish made from port which is cooked base on the technique of Chinese people in Lang Son and became a Lang Son specialty long time ago. People usually make khau nhuc (khau nhục) for luxury meal … Continue reading

Relaxing On Son River

Tourists often take the two kilometer cruise on Son River to see the mysterious and magical Phong Nha Cave and I bet none leave disappointed. The green river brings to travelers relaxing and amazing experiences as the wooden boats smoothly … Continue reading

Exploring Love Market Of Ethnic People On Moc Chau Plateau

The Moc Chau Plateau in northern Sonla province is home to an annual love market where for centuries ethnic minority Mong youngsters have met, exchanged gifts and promised to meet each other in the following year. Many people are familiar … Continue reading

Thua Thien Hue, Poitou-Charentes Cooperate In Developing Tourism

The President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council of France, Segolene Royal, and Chairman of Thua Thien Hue province’s People’s Committee, Nguyen Van Cao, signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in Hue city on April 10. Under the MoU, both … Continue reading

Visiting Thu Bon River In Quang Nam Province

On its way to the sea, the Thu Bon River not only carries tonnes of silt to the fertile land in Quang Nam province, central Vietnam, but also contributes to creating many cultural heritage sites like My Son Sanctuary and … Continue reading

Embracing adventure in Vietnam

 I clung white-knuckled to the back of my friend’s motorbike as the two of us zipped around the streets of Hanoi. We buzzed past a man sitting in a barber’s chair on the sidewalk of a main road. The man … Continue reading