Tourism festival comes to Hanoi

Tourism festival comes to Hanoi

The capital city’s People’s Committee will host the Tourism Promotion Festival on November 3-5, at Ly Thai To Park beside Sword Lake. The festival will offer visitors the chance to find out about promotional tours at extremely low prices. The event will bring together…

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…

Ba Be – Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 around corner

Ba Be – Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 around corner

The Ba Be – Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 will be held from October 18 to 23 at Po Lu hamlet, Nam Mau commune, Ba Be district, in the northern province of Bac Kan. It aims to introduce and promote the potential in eco-tourism…

Tours offer insights into Quang Nam’s beauty, culture

Tours offer insights into Quang Nam’s beauty, culture

The central province of Quang Nam, which is hosting the APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings, has designed typical tours for tourists to discover the locality’s culture and people. The tranquil ancient city of Hoi An is a highlight of the tours. Tourists…

Vietnam’s Pho, fresh spring roll among world’s best 30 dishes

Vietnam’s Pho, fresh spring roll among world’s best 30 dishes

Vietnam’s Pho and Goi cuon (fresh spring rolls) have been named in the list of the best 30 dishes of the world under a survey by CNN (Cable News Network). Pho was ranked 28th while Goi cuon stood at the 30th place in the…

‘Thang co’ – A traditional dish of Mong ethnic group

‘Thang co’ – A traditional dish of Mong ethnic group

The horse meat, called ‘thang co’, is a traditional dish of the Mong ethnic group in the mountainous north -western region. ‘thang co’ – a traditional dish of mong ethnic group hinh 0 The technique of making it is quite simple. After the animal…

Green sticky rice – Hanoi’s autumn specialty

Green sticky rice – Hanoi’s autumn specialty

Green sticky rice is given by friends and family as an autumn gift in Hanoi. Green rice-making career in Vong village, Hanoi, had the origin of a legend: In fall, thousands of years ago, when rice crops were still young, it rained heavily with…

Can Tho wins Asian Townscape Award 2016

Can Tho wins Asian Townscape Award 2016

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has won the 2016 Asian Townscape Award from the Asia-Pacific regional office of the UN Human Settlements (UN-HABITAT) programme. Can Tho wins Asian Townscape Award 2016, travel news, Vietnam guide, Vietnam airlines, Vietnam tour, tour Vietnam, Hanoi,…