14 Sep | tropical | No Comments

Colourful lanterns to light up Hoan Kiem Lake area

Hanoi’s first lantern road will be opened along the pedestrian street around Hoan Kiem Lake for the Mid-autumn Festival. The event scheduled to take place on the evening of September 23 at Ly Thai To flower garden area near Hoan Kiem Lake will be jointly held by the Hanoi city People’s Committee, Vietnam Television, and …

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14 Sep | tropical | No Comments

Visits to world’s largest cave in Vietnam

Americans have comprised the largest continent of visitors to the Son Doong Cave in 2018. Of 873 visitors who have joined the restricted tours to explore Son Doong, the world’s largest natural cave, in the first eight months of the year, 290 were Americans. Vietnamese were next with 154, followed by Australians with 76, according to Oxalis, the …

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13 Sep | tropical | No Comments

First lantern road around Hoan Kiem walking street set to open next weekend

If you’re looking for the perfect family friendly activity next weekend, consider attending the first lantern road around the Hoan Kiem walking street in Hanoi. The Mid-Autumn Festival with the first lantern road around Hoan Kiem walking street will take place in September 23. This event, organized by the Hanoi People’s Committee in coordination with …

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10 Sep | tropical | No Comments

100-year-old house in Mekong Delta defies time

Doc Phu Hai’s house, an example of western architecture meeting eastern culture, still retains its charm after more than 100 years. The house of Cochinchina District chief Nguyen Van Hai, or Doc Phu Hai’s house, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang was built in 1860. It was originally the home of Tran Thi Sanh, wife …

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10 Sep | tropical | No Comments

Hai Van Gate set to become tourist magnet

The Hai Van Gate (Hai Van Quan) was built on Hai Van Pass by the Nguyen dynasty in 1826 to protect the Hue Imperial Citadel and control Da Nang’s waterfront. The structure was recognized as a national relic site in 2017 and is now being renovated as a tourist attraction. Located 490 m above sea …

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10 Sep | tropical | No Comments

Thai Nguyen: Casting away from a village of stilt houses

For those interested in ethnic groups’ culture and green space, Thai Hai Stilt House Preservation & Ecological Tourism Village is an ideal destination. Creature comforts: Residents of the village perform puppetry to enteratin tourists. Located 70km north of Hanoi and just a short drive from the centre of Thai Nguyen City, you will find homes …

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10 Sep | tropical | No Comments

Paddling around Central Highlands’ largest lake

Sitting in a hollowed tree trunk has never been this cool Lăk Lake 60 km south of Buon Ma Thuot city is the largest natural freshwater lake in Dak Lak Province with an area of about 500 ha. It is the second largest in Vietnam, after Ba Be Lake, a UNESCO recognized site in northern Bac …

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7 Sep | tropical | No Comments

Ninh Binh, sleeping beauty has woken up

For a thousands years Ninh Binh was Vietnam’s best kept secret. Hidden away just a few hours from Hanoi, the rural masterpiece may be small in size and population, but its rugged landscapes offer visitors a massive slice of heaven. In the past 50 years, Ninh Binh has seen more economic development and world recognition …

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7 Sep | tropical | No Comments

Saigon’s war crimes museum named among world’s top 10 by TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor readers have picked Saigon’s War Remnants Museum among the world’s top 10 museums. Founded in 1975, the museum on Vo Van Tan Street in District 3 is a must-see for anyone who wants to know Vietnam’s history. It has more than 20,000 artifacts, images and documentaries that relive the atrocities, including war crimes perpetrated …

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6 Sep | tropical | No Comments

Binh Thuan: Joyful activities to celebrate Cham people’s Kate festival

The Cham Cultural Centre in Bac Binh district of Binh Thuan province will host a range of joyful activities on October 10 to celebrate the Cham people’s traditional Kate festival. Cham people celebrating Kate festivalA programme honouring Cham folk arts and a display of objects featuring Cham culture will be held at the centre, while …

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