Visit Thu Cúc Village to get in touch with nature
Writer Nguyễn Văn Toại is a relative of mine and his native village of Thu Cúc, in the northern province of Phú Thọ’s Tân Sơn District, is one of the most beautiful locations in the country because of its untouched forests and wild natural landscapes.
Its official name is Lê Hồng Phong Market, but for decades people have been calling this market in HCM City’s District 10 “Cambodian Market” simply because it sells certain products from Cambodia.
Travellers to the Mekong province of Kiên Giang should pay a visit to see the pristine beauty and peaceful atmosphere of Hòn Nghệ (Nghệ Islet) in the coastal district of Kiên Lương.
The Đà Nẵng Department of Tourism has launched a tourism programme titled “Đà Nẵng - Summer Destination 2017” to establish the city’s reputation as a prime coastal destination and develop it into a venue for events.
Food courts, an arts space and nightly musical performances are on display at Âu Cơ Park on Mỹ Khê Beach from 4pm till 10.30pm during the Summer Destination Week at the central city’s East Sea Park.
Tours of hydroponic vegetable and fruit farms have become increasingly popular in Lâm Đồng Province’s Đà Lạt City.
Eighteen paintings have been created on walls and jars in people’s houses on Bé Island, Lý Sơn Island District, in the central coastal province of Quảng Ngãi by 11 volunteer artists.
In an effort to become more friendly to international visitors, HCM City has added English to its safety signs.
Bilingual street signs in HCM City
Travellers to the northern upland province of Lào Cai seeking a place to experience a slow pace of life should visit Bạc (Silver) Waterfall, a must-see destinations in Sa Pa town.
The beautiful beach of Mũi Né in the southern province of Bình Thuận is an ideal choice to get away from the scorching heat in HCM City.