Bac Ninh’s tug-of-war honoured as national cultural heritage
The northern province of Bac Ninh received a certificate recognising tug of war festival of Huu Chap village as a national intangible cultural heritage during a ceremony on February 11.
Long Tong, unique farming ritual of the Tay
Long Tong (going to the field) is the most typical agricultural festival of the Tay, a big ethnic minority group living in the northern mountain region with a population of…
Cat Ba cliffs and rock-climbing enthusiasts, a heavenly match
The lure of rock-climbing has been bringing several local and foreign visitors to Cat Ba in recent times. It is an ideal place for those who love adventure sports to…
Ha Noi’s pagodas, spiritual treat to visitors
With over 1,000 years of history, Ha Noi has been Vietnam’s centre of Buddhism for centuries. The city has more than 600 temples and pagodas, many of which are not only religious relics but also popular tourist sites.
Ha Nhi people celebrate traditional New Year
The Ha Nhi people in northern mountainous Dien Bien province celebrate their traditional New Year festival (Tet) on the first dragon day in December, which fell on December 11, 2015.
“Xong Dat” - A cherished Lunar New Year tradition
Passing down through generations and continued with equal enthusiasm today, “Xong dat” (first footing), a Tet tradition in Viet Nam, has always been associated with hopes for a fruitful year ahead.
Exploring Doi (Bat) Cave National Scenery Relic
(TITC) – Located on slope of a limestone mountain about 700m from public road, Dong Doi – means cave of bats or called “Nguom Ca Khao” (Lung Sum Hamlet, Dong Loan Commune, Ha Lang District, Cao Bang Province) is a mysterious and wild cave.
“Nem Con” - Folk game of the ethnic Thai on Tet holiday
Con throwing In all festivals and Tet holidays of the Thai ethnic group in Tay Bac, besides solemn rites and ceremonies, Con throwing is an indispensable folk game. Nem Con is a folk game of ethnic Thai, takes place when spring comes or after make offerings, and sacrifice.
Discovering U Minh Ha forest   (Jan 29, 2016)
Discovering U Minh Ha forest
Anyone who has visited U Minh Ha forest in the southernmost province of Ca Mau will not forget the beauty of the country’s border area with Trem, Cai Tau and Doc rivers as well as mangrove shades and immense field of reeds.
Typical architecture of Khmer pagodas
People who visit Khmer villages in the Mekong Delta are impressed by the high towers and curved roofs surrounded by palm trees of the pagodas.
Muong ethnic people’s colorful cakes
Sticky rice cakes are a popular finger food among Vietnamese people. However, sticky rice cakes of Muong ethnic minority group in the  mountainous district of Tan Son in the northern province of Phu Tho  are special because they come with a variety of colors.
Tourism attraction in the east pole of Viet Nam
Located around 100km from Nha Trang City to the North, Mui Doi - Hon Dau has attracted young visitors by beautiful rocky promontories jutting out the sea.
Clay sculptures - a new attraction in Da Lat
Nestled in a lush pine forest, the 1.2 km long clay arts installation is a true architectural masterpiece that will delight curious tourists. The clay tunnel is the newest tourist attraction in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province.
New-year journey at Dinh Cape - Ninh Thuan
Far from Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) about 350 kilometers, Dinh Cape (Ninh Thuan province) approached along the mountain seaside or 1A National Highway to Ca Na, which is considered the most beautiful coastal roads in Viet Nam.
Ear cake - a tasty dish of Phu Tho province
Ear Cake, a tasty food that is served every day by locals in Phu Tho province, has that name because it has the shape of an ear.