Thach Xa bamboo dragonflies
Thach Xa bamboo dragonflies   (Aug 07, 2017)
Modern life and technology have brought many comforts to human kind. Many children in big cities miss out on childhood joys, replaced by lavish and hi-tech toys such as smart phones. However, for many people, simple and ordinary toys like bamboo dragonflies still hold some luster.
Ba Hoa Market – a venue for birds of a feather
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has long been a convergence point for people from different parts of the country who want to move to the country’s economic hub to earn…
Grapefruit pudding
Grapefruit pudding   (Jul 31, 2017)
Grapefruit pudding is a popular dessert in Can Tho City. Although this dish is widely available all over Viet Nam, the porridge made in Can Tho has a special flavor…
Moc Chau Plateau - An impressive destination in the Northwest region
(TITC) - Located about 200km to the west of Ha Noi, at an altitude of over 1,000m, Moc Chau Plateau in Moc Chau District, Son La Province is an ideal destination in the journey of exploring the Northwest region thanks to its cool and fresh atmosphere, endless green tea hills, gardens of plum and apricot trees and various flowers, etc.
Green tea island in Nghe An lures visitors
A green tea island in Thanh Chuong District, central Nghe An Province has recently become a destination attracting a large number of visitors.
“Bien Ho” - The eye of Pleiku
I have traveled a lot and been absorbed by many attractive places. However, back to the hometown in Gia Lai Province, I could not help being astonished at the beauty of Bien Ho or T’nung Lake (sea on mountain) and have to admit that it is the most beautiful lake having lured a large number of both domestic and international tourists by its crystal clear…
Stewed banana with tofu   (Jul 19, 2017)
Stewed banana with tofu
Vietnamese cuisine doesn't win any points for complexity. Many of dishes can be made using materials and ingredients that can be found right in the garden, and “chuoi dau om” is one of the most popular.
Phu Lang pottery gets new coat   (Jul 18, 2017)
Phu Lang pottery gets new coat
Located 60 km from Ha Noi, Phu Lang Village in Que Vo District, the northern province of Bac Ninh, is one of the oldest pottery centers of the Red River Delta. Due to the recession of products made with traditional techniques, villagers are now changing to make pottery fine art ones. The change not only helps popularise rural landscape and lifestyle of Kinh Bac villagers but also…
Lang Co – an ideal hideaway for beach enthusiasts
Once taking a sightseeing tour to the central cities of Hue and Da Nang, beach lovers should not miss a chance to drop by Lang Co Beach, an attractive tourist destination renowned for wonderful landscapes, long white-sand dunes and blue seawater.
Braised goby fish with turmeric
As one of the most familiar foods in Vietnamese family meals, dishes made from goby fish are believed to have originated from rural areas surrounded by rivers and streams. Due to the availability of the fish, there are dozens of ways to cook goby fish. However, one of the most classic and common ways is braising goby fish with turmeric.
Linen weaving by the Hmong in Dong Van
Hmong ethnic people living in Dong Van Karst Plateau (Ha Giang Province) are very proud of their traditional craft of linen weaving. By making colourful cloth, Hmong women have added vitality to this sterile area of rocky mountains.
Co To Island - Emerging sea tourism destination
In recent years, Co To Island in Quang Ninh Province has become a favourite destination of tourists who want to enjoy its primitive natural beauty and long white sandy beaches.
Hang Pagoda on Ly Son Island   (Jun 26, 2017)
Hang Pagoda on Ly Son Island
Ly Son is one of the most beautiful islands in Quang Ngai Province. Blessed by nature, the island has several scenic spots. In this week’s Discovery Viet Nam, we will take you on a tour of Hang Pagoda dubbed as a stone sculpture.
Hon Nghe Islet in Kien Giang Province worth a try
The pristine beauty and peaceful atmosphere of Hon Nghe Islet in the coastal district of Kien Luong in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang are what that first strike tourists upon arrival there for the first time.
Bac Waterfall – an exotic destination in Sa Pa
Those who long for a place without earsplitting noises and with a tranquil space and poetic landscapes to escape the sultry atmosphere and stuffy city life and experience a slow pace of life are advised to visit Bac (Silver) Waterfall, one of the must-see destinations in Sa Pa Town in the northern upland province of Lao Cai.
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