Viet Nam Day promotes national land, culture to New Zealand

Viet Nam Day promotes national land, culture to New Zealand

The Vietnamese Students Association at Victoria-Wellington University (VSAW) recently held Viet Nam Day themed “V- District: A Step to Viet Nam” in Wellington to promote the image of the country’s land, people, culture and cuisine to New Zealand and international students. The event helped…

Vietnamese ethnic essence to shine in November

Vietnamese ethnic essence to shine in November

A festival, themed national solidarity and ethnic cultural essence, will take place at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism throughout November. Illustrative image The village is located in Dong Mo, about 45km from Ha Noi’s centre. Participating ethnic communities, including…

Festival honours Mai Son coffee in Son La

Festival honours Mai Son coffee in Son La

Mai Son Coffee Festival, promoting traditional features and local products, was organised in Mai Son District, Son La Province on October 27. Harvesting coffee in Mai Son District (Photo: baosonla.org.vn) The event offered visitors a chance to enjoy the space imbued with traditional cultural…

Festival honouring Mother Goddess in Ha Noi

Festival honouring Mother Goddess in Ha Noi

A festival featuring the worship of Mother Goddesses will bring many folk artists from across the nation to Ha Noi on November 9-13. Performers will present trance performance to pay tribute to 50 genies worshipped by the Mother Goddesses beliefs The Thang Long Cultural…

Trying Thai specialties in Son La Province

Trying Thai specialties in Son La Province

Nom da trau (buffalo skin salad) and nhot xanh cuon bap cai (green elaeagnus latifolia) wrapped in cabbage, are unique and tasty specialties of the ethnic Thai group in the northwestern province of Son La. Nom da trau (buffalo skin salad ) I was…

Where to go on Halloween in HCM City

Where to go on Halloween in HCM City

Halloween is a traditional Western festival celebrated every year on October 31. In recent years, this special occasion has also been organized in Vietnam, especially at some five-star hotels and popular sightseeing spots in Ho Chi Minh City. Those still weighing a venue to…

Lotus stem salad

Lotus stem salad

A refreshing dish for hot days, “goi ngo sen” is healthy, vibrant, delicious on its own and certainly crunchy. Lotus stem salad, goi ngo sen, travel news, Vietnam guide, Vietnam airlines, Vietnam tour, tour Vietnam, Hanoi, ho chi minh city, Saigon, travelling to Vietnam,…

Hanoi ranks in top 10 fastest growing tourism cities

Hanoi ranks in top 10 fastest growing tourism cities

The 2017 Global Destinations Cities Index produced by credit card company Mastercard said foreign arrivals in the city grew at 16.4 percent between 2009 and 2016, the fastest after Osaka, Chengdu, Colombo, Abu Dhabi, Jakarta and Tokyo. Jakarta’s and Hanoi’s entry into the top…

Photo exhibition honours Vietnamese heritage

Photo exhibition honours Vietnamese heritage

A photo exhibition, honouring Viet Nam’s heritage, was organised by Viet Nam Heritage Magazine and Cannon Viet Nam at the Hoa Lu Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City, on October 26. A photo at the exhibition The event features 100 excellent photos by 66 photographers…

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort named among best resorts in Asia

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort named among best resorts in Asia

The InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has been honoured among the Top 10 resorts in Asia by the world prestigious travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler in its recent annual Readers’ Choice Awards. This year, the 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey set another record…