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Hanoi – “36 streets”

Hanoi has an old quarter of 36 streets, each being closely attached to a traditional trade that is clearly shown by its name, such as Hang Muoi (salt) Street selling salt, Hang Manh (curtain) Street selling bamboo curtains, Hang Bac … Continue reading


Night Life At Hoi An

When night falls, the ancient town of Hoi An, a World Cultural Heritage Site, becomes sparkling and fanciful in the light of thousands of lanterns. From somewhere, the chants of the Quang area sung by young women resound, fascinating visitors. … Continue reading


“Twelve Months To Remember” In The Traditional Villages In Hoa Binh

The weather in northern Vietnam during late March and early April always reminds me of my favourite book Thuong Nho Muoi Hai (Twelve Months to Remember) written by Vu Bang. He wrote about the love and nostalgia for his wife … Continue reading


Impression Of Goat’s Meat In Quang Nam

A favorite expression of mothers where I come from is ‘you are acting the goat’, which means you are up to no good. But I think my mother would be startled to discover I was out here eating the goat. … Continue reading


Nha Trang Becomes A New Destination For Cruise

On March 20, up to 2,700 international tourists coming from 40 nations and territories went on the yacht Diamon Princess and stopped at Nha Trang bay, Khanh Hoa province to cruise the pretty marine city. Diamon Princess gets the tourism … Continue reading


Visiting Hoa Lo Prison

Just 5 minutes away from the Hilton Hanoi Opera Hotel, Hoa Lo Prison is well worth a visit. The name Hoa Lo, commonly translated as “fiery furnace” or even “Hell’s hole”, also means “stove”. The name originated from the street … Continue reading


Preparing To Climb Mount Fansipan

At the height of 3,143 meters, Fansipan is the highest mountain in Hoang Lien Son range and known as the roof of Indochina. The fascinating beauty of azalea flowers forest, bamboo forest, pine-trees forest and the gigantic landscape here make … Continue reading


Cua Lo Beach Will Attract More Tourists In This Summer

Cua Lo town, Nghe An city is preparing zealously for the tourism season 2012 with the target of receiving 2,150,000 tourists, reaching the tourism revenue of 1,104 billion dongs. Mr Doan Tien Dung, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of … Continue reading


Bún Chả – A Delicious Food Of Vietnamese People

Resurrecting a dead writer’s dream meal in Ho Chi Minh City No one knows exactly when the first Hanoian combined grilled pork, rice noodles, herbs and nước mắm (fish sauce). But by 1959, author Vu Bang described a town transfixed … Continue reading


Assessment on Foreign Assistance for Vietnam’s Tourism 2000-2011

On Mar 7, at the head office of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) made a report on preliminary result of “Assessment on Foreign Assistance for Vietnam’s Tourism 2000-2011”. This program supported by JICA … Continue reading