Monthly Archives: June 2012

Traveling In Hanoi Is Three Time Cheaper Than London

If you’re strapped for cash, choose Asia over Europe for a cheap night out. A night out in London that includes a hotel room, taxi fare, a cocktail and dinner will set you back $518.01 on average, while one in … Continue reading


Enjoy Cu Do Cake – A Traditional Candy Of Ha Tinh Province

Kẹo Cu-đơ originated in the central province, the brainchild of a man who gave a delicious twist to traditional candy Kẹo Cu-đơ is made from natural ingredients like peanut, cane molasses, malt powder, sesame, and ginger. Peanut is a tasty item … Continue reading


Snow Shan Tea – A Special Tea Of H’mong People

Suoi Giang Commune in the mountainous northwest area not only wins the hearts of tourists with its fresh atmosphere, pan-pipes and flute sounds of H’mong people but also with the specialty snow Shan tea. Located in the northern province of … Continue reading


Vietnam And India Organize An International Seminar On Cham Civilisations

An international seminar on Cham civilisations – the links between Vietnam and India, opened in central coastal city of Da Nang on June 26. Addressing the two-day event, the first of its kind in Vietnam, Minister of Culture, Sports and … Continue reading


Relaxing At Cua Tung Beach In The Summer

Cua Tung Beach is regarded as the nation’s ‘Queen of Beaches’, attracting many tourists who come to experience its beauty. Located in the coastal district of Vinh Linh in the central province of Quang Tri it is a paradise for … Continue reading


Singapore Airlines Discounts Airfares To Celebrate Of Its 20th Anniversary In Vietnam

Singapore Airlines is offering heavily discounted airfares for flights departing from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Danang to over 20 destinations around the world in celebration of its 20th anniversary in Vietnam. Discounts between 20 and 58 percent are … Continue reading


Going To Meet The Man Who Is Midwife For Elephants

While people are worrying that elephants will be extinct in Vietnam in the next ten years, this man breeds and helps elephants to reproduce. This ‘midwife’ is Mr. Dieu Cuoc, 55, in Son Lang village, Phu Son commune in Binh … Continue reading


Mekong Delta Area Of Bac Lieu Province Attracts More Tourists

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Bac Lieu is a symbol of natural bounty with its rice paddies, shrimp ponds and luxuriant orchards. Getting lost in such a green space is a gentle experience even on the hottest of … Continue reading


The Egyptian National Airline Opens Direct Flights To Vietnam

The Egyptian national airline (Egypt Air – MS) had a working session with Vietnamese tourism businesses on June 25 in Ho Chi Minh City, on opening direct flights from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Cairo, Egypt. Vietnam is … Continue reading


Hanoi’s Beauty In The Rain

The lake stirs within its borders, a beast rolling the sleep from its shoulders. Rain races across its breathing surface, a scream of insects, a fragmented hurricane.  A desert with sand cast by the wind; ghostly, wavering skin. Lights trail … Continue reading