Unforgettable taste of 'Xoi Khuc’
'Xoi khuc', also known as khuc cake, has its name because the cake cover is made by glutinous rice powder mixed with brayed 'khuc' leaves, covering gram and pork.
Tro Chieng - The most anticipated festival in Thanh Hoa
Thanh Hoa Province is rich in culture. It boasts not only many historical vestiges like Ham Rong Bridge, Ho Citadel and Lam Kinh Remains, but also many folk games and…
Tugging rituals and games - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
(TITC) - Tugging is a longstanding and popular form of community activity in rice farming cultures in East Asia and Southeast Asia, typically the Republic of Korea, Cambodia, Philippines and…
Homestay in Ba Be Lake Complex   (Mar 16, 2017)
Homestay in Ba Be Lake Complex
Situated in Bac Kan Province, about 230km from Ha Noi, Ba Be Lake is known as a tourism complex where tourists can enjoy the pristine beauty of mountains and natural caves. Visiting Ba Be Lake, visitors can now experience the land with homestay services.
Muong Lo - cradle of Black Thai culture
Muong Lo Valley in Nghia Lo Township, Yen Bai Province is famous for delicious rice thanks to its fertile soil. Nestled in mountains, the flat valley is the habitat of several ethnic minorities with diverse cultures and customs.
Mung bean cookies – Hoi An’s special snack
History has it that since the 18th century, mung bean cookies have been a precious gift that locals offered to the King and officials.
Nem chua - A unique fresh dish of Viet Nam
Nem chua (Vietnamese fermented pork roll) is a unique dish of Vietnamese food culture, made from fresh pork and other special spices.
Viet Nam’s spectacular beauty at Khanh Le Pass
More than a century ago, during their domination, the French colonialists discovered Da Lat but after surveying they decided that it was impossible to build a road connecting Nha Trang and Da Lat due to dangerous terrains.
Pilgrimage to Yen Tu - The Buddhist land
The Yen Tu festival which is annually held from the 10th day of the first lunar month to the end of the third lunar month in Uong Bi City in the northern province of Quang Ninh is one of the most anticipated festivals of the year, attracting thousands of pilgrims and visitors nationwide.
Bun bo Hue – One of the greatest soup in the world
“Bun bo Hue is the greatest soup in the world," Anthony Bourdain said in a CNN article "On the hunt for bun bo Hue". Anthony is not alone as many others also shared the American chef’s feelings when they tried the rice vermicelli soup.
Nam Pho spicy noodle soup    (Feb 17, 2017)
Nam Pho spicy noodle soup
Originally created by peddlers from Nam Pho Village in Phu Vang District in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue, banh canh Nam Pho (Nam Pho rice noodle soup) has now become one of the most versatile dishes among Vietnamese noodle soup dishes.
The ancient pagoda of Boi Khe   (Feb 10, 2017)
The ancient pagoda of Boi Khe, also known as Dai Bi Tu in script letters, is listed one of the most beautiful pagodas in Viet Nam. The pagoda worships a local saint called Nguyen Binh An who built the pagoda and led the locals to fight against the northern invaders.
“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.
Ba Lua Archipelago, the fascinated Ha Long Bay in the south of Viet Nam
With the crystal blue sea and the picturesque scenery of limestone isles in various shapes and sizes, emerging from the sea, Ba Lua Archipelago is often regarded as the southern Ha Long Bay of Viet Nam.
Finding the heaven gate   (Jan 06, 2017)
Finding the heaven gate
Arriving in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on a sunny day, I dropped by Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda, which is described as the heaven gate thanks to its heavenly and peaceful landscapes.