A BBQ buffet with an awesome view
To enjoy looking out at the Hoan Kiem Lake while relishing a wide range of Korean and other Asian dishes, including desserts, is a treat not to be missed in the heart of the capital city, Ha Nguyen asserts.
Dai Nam Van Hien tourism area offers free entry to visitors
The management of a popular tourism area, Dai Nam Van Hien, in the southern province of Binh Duong has announced free entrance for all tourists. This special offer began on the third day of the Lunar New Year (February 20) and will end on March 20.
Viet Nam is one of the "top countries for travelers in 2015", according to The Star, a daily Malaysian newspaper.
The Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2015 will open on March 4 in the northern province of Hai Duong, with many cultural features. The festival this year will celebrate the 50th year since the day that Uncle Ho, or former president Ho Chi Minh, visited the site.
The northern province of Thai Nguyen targets more than 2 million customers this year. Of the total, 50,000 are expected to be foreign visitors. This year, the province also set a goal to earn VND150 billion (US$7.1 million) from tourism and create jobs for about 2,000 labourers.
Food tours offer a taste of the capital's cuisine beyond pho
It's Rafael Carneiro of Brazil's first time visiting Viet Nam. He has mostly eaten noodle soups since he arrived – which has given him the impression that all Vietnamese food is the same. But a street food tour he took in Ha Noi proved him entirely wrong.
Blazing new trails
Inspired by Mark Twain's call to "sail away from safe harbour", a young Vietnamese entrepreneur quit his day job, opened a cafe and began an adventure travel business. Xuan Hiep reports.
Sample Tet classics at Mangosteen
This Ha Noi restaurant is offering a special menu of dishes traditionally prepared to welcome the Lunar New Year. Ha Nguyen reports.
Nearly 263,000 tourists visited the central city of Da Nang last month, an increase of 13 per cent compared to the same period last year.
The Nghe An Tourism Promotion and Information Centre has opened a tourism desk located in the arrival station at Vinh airport.
In celebration of seaplane services in southern Viet Nam, including tailor-made charter flights and scheduled flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Phan Thiet, Hai Au Aviation is offering a special promotion with ticket fares of zero Vietnamese dong.
A BBQ buffet with an awesome view
A BBQ buffet with an awesome view

To enjoy looking out at the Hoan Kiem Lake while relishing a wide range of Korean and other Asian dishes, including desserts, is a treat not to be missed in the heart of the capital city, Ha Nguyen asserts.

Wasps hate being disturbed
Wasps hate being disturbed

Vietnamese say that the top four pleasures in life are eating, sleeping, sex and ... going to the toilet. But the last pleasure became a nightmare for a group of recent bus travellers on National Highway 1A.

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Confiscated bikes set for charity sale Confiscated bikes set for charity sale

The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.

Cycling race escort dies in accident Cycling race escort dies in accident

A member of a motorbike escort group for the Binh Duong Open International Women's Bike Race died yesterday after being hit by a motorbike tour group.

Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen

The five-star Furama Resort has released a 120-page cookbook titled A Journey Through Viet Nam's Cuisine, featuring recipes from the resort's culinary library.

HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels

A series of activities on climate change and energy have been launched by 350.org Viet Nam aimed at raising people's awareness about the threat of a carbon bubble.

Da Nang to teach archipelago history Da Nang to teach archipelago history

The history of Da Nang and its relationship with the Hoang Sa Archipelago (Paracel Islands) will be introduced into the curricula at secondary and high schools in the central coastal city this year, officials have announced.