Tag Archives: Vietnam tourism

An excursion to one of the birthplaces of water puppetry

Okay! So it’s Saturday afternoon. To our surprise Quyen sighed and said it would be a boring weekend, and asked us to pick a destination for a half day escape. Just 1 minute later, Dao Thuc Village was targeted, and … Continue reading


The tear of a dedicated policeman on his last shift

As usual, on October 31, the Senior Lieutenant Colonel – Le Duc Doan prepared to start his working shift. But that was special because it was his last working shift in the position of a traffic policeman before retiring. Mr. … Continue reading


We were treated like family!

Ann and I are pleased to share our experience whilst in the care of Indochina Pioneer(ICP). During our adventure to Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, we were treated like family, and at every stage of our holiday, somebody was there to … Continue reading


Vietnam And France Organized An Exhibition About Vietnamese Dragon

Vietnam’s National History Museum will work alongside the Guimet Museum of Asian art to hold an exhibition on the Vietnamese dragon at the Parisian museum. An agreement to this effect was signed during a visit to Paris by representatives from … Continue reading


Traditional Folk Music Festival Of Ethnic Groups In Lang Son

A national festival of hat then and dan tinh (traditional folk singing and gourd lute) of northern mountainous ethnic groups will be held on November 2-6 in the northern province of Lang Son. Then singing, which is accompanied by dan … Continue reading


Useful tips when traveling in Vietnam

Heading off to Vietnam, I really had no idea what to expect. I had browsed a guidebook or two and spent some time reading about Sherry Ott’s experience of living in Vietnam, but like any destination, you have to really … Continue reading


Visiting But Thap Pagoda In Bac Ninh Province

But Thap pagoda is located in But Thap Hamlet, Dinh To Commune, Thuan Thanh District in Bac Ninh Province, about 30 kilometers from Hanoi. This is a destination for tourists who like to enjoy the nostalgic atmosphere and ancient scenery … Continue reading


National Circus Gala 2012 Will Be Held In Ho Chi Minh City

There are about 100 circus artists who will perform original gravity-defying acrobatic feats at the National Circus Gala 2012. The Gala will take place at the 23/9 Park in Ho Chi Minh City from October 19-21. It will be hosted … Continue reading


Discover Thai Culture In Pe Luong Village, Dien Bien Province

Homestay tourism in Pe Luong Village, Thanh Luong Commune, Dien Bien District, Dien Bien Province is exciting for tourists to discover spectacular Northwestern scenery and specific Thai cultural characteristics.  Pe Luong has the area of 25ha, about 20km to the … Continue reading


Car Free Day Campaign In Hoi An

The central city of Hoi An on Sept. 9 launched its first Car Free Day campaign, coinciding with its annual Nature Day in which over 5,000 people participated. The ancient city was the first city in Vietnam to host a Car … Continue reading