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Spectacular natural shapes in UNESCO-recognized geopark
Sunday,  7/25/2021, 19:50 
HCMC - In April 2018, Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in Cao Bang Province was recognized as part of the UNESCO Global Network of National Geoparks. The park ...
Ninh Binh specialties from mountain goat
Sunday,  7/25/2021, 17:40 
HCMC - Aside from the beautiful mountainscape and caves in Trang An and Tam Coc-Bich Dong, Ninh Binh Province is also famed for its specialties made of ...
Centuries-old craft villages in Binh Dinh Province
Sunday,  7/25/2021, 15:06 
HCMC - The two ancient traditional craft villages in An Nhon District, Binh Dinh Province, have tried their best to maintain the traditional local craft.
Visit the beautiful neighbor of Halong Bay
Sunday,  7/18/2021, 14:05 
HCMC - Lan Ha—a bay in the shape of an arc, which accommodates more than 400 lush-green islets—offers a wonderful landscape.
A unique side dish from Binh Dinh
Sunday,  7/18/2021, 12:00 
HCMC - Pickled shrimps are among the most popular side dishes in Vietnam’s central coast region. However, it is the version in Binh Dinh Province that ...
On one of the highest peaks of Vietnam
Sunday,  7/11/2021, 16:16 
HCMC - At 2,913 meters above sea level, Lung Cung peak in Mu Cang Chai District, Yen Bai Province, is a compelling destination for young mountaineers.
Diary of a first-time mountaineer
Sunday,  7/11/2021, 13:20 
HCMC - A young lady recounts the itinerary of her very first mountain trip made to conquer the 2,000 meter-plus Ngoc Linh Mountain in the Central Highlands.
Northern snail noodle soup
Sunday,  7/11/2021, 12:22 
HCMC - Among the culinary delights in Hanoi, snail noodle soup is fascinating to many northerners. The dish, which can be said to have a unique countryside ...
Vast vineyard in central Vietnam
Sunday,  7/4/2021, 13:31 
Signature fish dish in northern village
Sunday,  7/4/2021, 11:58 
HCMC - Vu Dai village—also known as Dai Hoang—in Ly Nhan District, Ha Nam Province, has been well known for its braised fish in local earthenware pots. ...
Mountainous village awaits tourists
Sunday,  6/27/2021, 14:07 
HCMC - Ta Van Village in Sapa Town, Lao Cai Province, is typical of the northern mountainous region characterized by terraced rice fields. Just take a ...
Hand-made specialty in the bay
Sunday,  6/27/2021, 10:42 
HCMC - The hand-made cha muc (fried squid paste) in Ha Long City in Quang Ninh Province offers a very special taste to travelers from afar. Ha Long City ...
The charms on the borderline
Sunday,  6/20/2021, 18:57 
HCMC - The northern mountainous borderline province of Cao Bang is beautiful all year round relying on its highland terrain.
The “fields” of rice vermicelli
Sunday,  6/20/2021, 15:59 
Simple specialty found in forest
Sunday,  6/20/2021, 13:51 
HCMC - White rattan buds are a daily dish of S’Tieng ethnic people in Binh Phuoc Province. This dish gives diners a combination of different tastes: sweetness, ...
The magical strait of winds
Sunday,  6/13/2021, 17:34 
HCMC - Eo Gio (Strait of Winds)—an arc-shaped strait in the central coast city of Quy Nhon—has an untapped beauty with blue sea embraced by majestic mountain ...
Arguably Kon Tum’s best culinary delight
Sunday,  6/13/2021, 15:53 
HCMC - Kon Tum Province in the north of the Central Highlands is bestowed with a long list of mountainous specialties. Among them, herb salad is considered ...
Vietnam’s nem chua could help keep food fresh, naturally: Research
Wednesday,  6/9/2021, 10:57 
HCMC - Nem chua, a traditional Vietnamese specialty made from fermented pork, could hold the key to developing a safe and natural food preservative, addressing ...
An island paradise in the South
Sunday,  6/6/2021, 13:49 
HCMC - My trip to Hon Nghe started at Ba Hon Port in Kien Luong District, Kien Giang Province. Although the boat was small, it still had enough seats for ...
“A taste of the sea” hotpot in Vung Tau
Sunday,  6/6/2021, 11:10 
HCMC - Aside from nice beaches, the coastal city of Vung Tau offers delicious seafood dishes. Among them, stingray hotpot is a favorite of both permanent ...
A trek into Vietnam’s oldest national park
Sunday,  5/30/2021, 19:15 
HCMC - Stretching across Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa provinces, Cuc Phuong is known as the oldest national park in Vietnam. Established in 1962, ...
Coastal city’s fish noodle soup
Sunday,  5/30/2021, 18:00 
HCMC - Visitors to the central coastal city of Nha Trang should not miss its distinctive seafood specialty—Nha Trang-style fish noodle soup.
To reach this islet you have to travel on an underwater path
Sunday,  5/23/2021, 13:17 
HCMC - Among the numerous islets in Van Phong Bay, Khanh Hoa Province, are Diep Son, Hon Giua and Hon Duoc islets. Diep Son and Hon Giua islets are connected ...
Lai Vung-style fermented pork roll
Sunday,  5/23/2021, 11:35 
HCMC - Lai Vung District in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is well-known by nem, (fermented pork roll), its unique specialty.
A coastal village for your weekend getaway
Sunday,  5/16/2021, 17:38 
HCMC - In 2002, Dam Mon-Co Ma Road linked with a section of National Highway 1A—from the foot of Co Ma Pass in Khanh Hoa Province’s Van Ninh District to ...
The charming culture of Lo Lo people
Sunday,  5/16/2021, 15:06 
HCMC - Latest population surveys show that as of 2021, nearly 5,000 Lo Lo ethnic people are living on extensive regions in northern Vietnam. Their habitats ...
Khmer people’s unique shrimp cake in the delta
Sunday,  5/16/2021, 12:22 
HCMC - Banh cong, or Vietnamese fried shrimp cake, is a rustic specialty typical of the Khmer ethnic people in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
An island of orchids
Sunday,  5/9/2021, 14:58 
HCMC - Hoa Lan (Orchid) Island, off the coast of Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province, has emerged as an enchanting destination where many exciting discoveries ...
A favorite breakfast dish
Sunday,  5/9/2021, 12:04 
HCMC - In Phu Long Town, Binh Thuan Province, fine rice vermicelli noodles with pig’s small intestines is a specialty in Phu Long Town, Ham Thuan Bac District, ...
A specialty from Vietnam’s Pearl Island
Sunday,  5/2/2021, 16:32 
HCMC - Phu Quoc is referred to as Vietnam’s pearl island due to its beautiful scenery. Yet there is another aspect about the island which is worth trying—its ...
Imperial city tinted with pink
Sunday,  5/2/2021, 13:45 
HCMC - In the third lunar month every year (around late March and early April), ngo dong, or Chinese parasol trees, are in full bloom throughout the Imperial ...
A river tour of Nha Trang City
Sunday,  5/2/2021, 09:12 
HCMC - The Cai River in Nha Trang stretches 79 kilometers from Gia Le Islet to Khanh Vinh and Dien Khanh districts, and to Nha Trang City. The river flows ...
On the rooftop of Indochina
Sunday,  4/25/2021, 16:05 
HCMC - Hoang Lien Son is Vietnam’s highest mountain range whose Fansipan is at a height of 3,143 meters above sea level. The peak of Fansipan is covered ...
Lotus season in town
Sunday,  4/25/2021, 12:37 
HCMC - Tam Da in Thu Duc City is arguably the best known lotus lake in HCMC. Of course, Tam Da is not comparable to its counterparts in the Mekong Delta’s ...
Pork specialties from central coastal district
Sunday,  4/25/2021, 09:49 
HCMC - Nem Ninh Hoa—which includes Ninh Hoa-style fermented pork rolls and grilled meatballs—provides two specialties tourists should try in the coastal ...
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