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Ha Noi ready for Huong Pagoda Festival 2018

The three-month-long Huong Pagoda Festival will be kicked off in Huong Son commune of My Duc district, Ha Noi, on February 21 (the sixth day of the Lunar New Year). The festival will include a series of cultural and sport activities prompting potentials of the national historical relic site as well as calling for investment […]

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Exhibition of folk paintings opens in Da Nang

An exhibition of folk Vietnamese paintings opened in the central city of Da Nang on February 1 with a view to honouring cultural and spiritual values of Vietnamese ethnic groups.  Visitors to the exhibition On display are 62 paintings chosen by the Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum, including those from traditional painting villages such as […]

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Discovering traditional Tet at Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology

On the occasion of lunar New Year (Tet) 2018, visitors to the Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology will have an opportunity to study, discover and experience the traditional festival of the nation through diverse significant activities. Guiding to make Dong Ho painting (Photo: Internet) On February 8 (the 23rd day of the last lunar month), artisans […]

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Ha Noi, HCM City among 10 cheapest cities in SE Asia

Viet Nam’s two main cities have made the list of top 10 cities for budget-conscious backpackers in Southeast Asia for 2018 drawn up by Numbeo, the world’s largest database of user-contributed data providing information on the cost of living world-wide.   International tourists in Ha Noi The 2018 Cost of Living Index released by www.numbeo.com […]

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Sherwood Residence wins 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

Sherwood Residence is among the “Top 10 Hotels for Families – Viet Nam” category of the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for hotels, ranking fourth out of 10. A view of the main lobby of Sherwood Residence in District 3, HCMC In the 16th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based […]

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Foreign tourists flock to Nha Trang to celebrate Tet

The number of foreign tourists visiting the coastal city of Nha Trang for Tet (Lunar New Year) is expected to rise sharply this year, according to the Khanh Hoa Province’s Department of Tourism. Foreign tourists visit the Nha Trang Flower Festival at Phi Yen Park. (Photo: baokhanhhoa.vn) In January, the city welcomed 200,000 foreign visitors, an increase […]

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Ha Noi has three more national intangible cultural heritage

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said it has added three cultural heritages of Ha Noi to the national intangible cultural heritage list. Boi Dam festival They are Boi Dam (boat racing) Festival in Tay Tuu Ward, Bac Tu Liem District, Truong Lam Communal House Festival in Viet Hung Ward, Long Bien District and […]

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Trang An Landscape Complex opens additional waterway

Xuan Truong construction company has launched an additional waterway for tourists, the third route of its kind at the Trang An eco-tourism site within the Trang An Landscape Complex in Ninh Binh province on February 10. Xuan Truong construction company has launched an additional waterway for tourists, the third route of its kind at the […]

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HCM City seeks visa waiver extension to boost tourism

The HCM City People’s Committee wants the Government to extend the visa waiver period for tourists from key foreign markets to increase the country’s tourism competitiveness and attract more visitors.   Foreign visitors to Ben Thanh Market in HCM City It has proposed that the Government should extend the visa-free stay to 21 days or […]

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One day at Muong Culture Space Museum

The Muong Culture Space Museum is located in a small limestone valley in Hoa Binh city, about 70km from Hanoi.  Forgetting the busy daily life, we went to this place to see why many people leave noisy urban areas to come here at weekends or holidays to live in a peaceful environment close to the […]

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