Hanoi: more walking area open around Hoan Kiem Lake

Hanoi: more walking area open around Hoan Kiem Lake

More streets in Hanoi will be shut to traffic at weekends so pedestrians can enjoy Hoan Kiem Lake from October. A walking street in Hanoi This was announced at a recent meeting of the municipal People’s Committee. The streets include Dinh Tien Hoang, Le…

New life for Mekong floating market

New life for Mekong floating market

The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang is developing eco-tourism products based on its rivers, fruit orchards, and rural sights and life, according to its Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. They include Nga Bay floating market in Nga Bay town, an ecological tourism…

20 must-try experiences in Hoi An

20 must-try experiences in Hoi An

Cycling around the old town, dropping lanterns on the Hoai River, enjoying local cuisine… are the experiences that tourists should try in the ancient town of Hoi An, a world cultural heritage site in central Vietnam. 1. Cycle to explore the old town. 2….

Quy Nhon worth a visit

Quy Nhon worth a visit

Quy Nhon is a coastal city in the south-central province of Binh Dinh which is easily accessible by either air or road. This is a famous travel destination but the living cost there is low. Banh It Tower – photo khamphadisan.vn A noodle soup…

Grilled shrimp paste on sugar cane – a delicious dish of Hue

Grilled shrimp paste on sugar cane – a delicious dish of Hue

Grilled shrimp paste on sugar cane was originally created by the ingenious cooks for the imperial kitchen in Hue. Grilled shrimp paste on sugar cane – a delicious dish of Hue, travel news, Vietnam guide, Vietnam airlines, Vietnam tour, tour Vietnam, Hanoi, ho chi…

Son Doong cave welcomes 500 more tourists

Son Doong cave welcomes 500 more tourists

Five hundred domestic and foreign tourists successfully conquered Son Doong Cave, which is located in the heart of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central coastal province of Quang Binh, from January-August this year. This has brought the total number of visitors…

Cua Dai identified world’s cheapest beach by Dutch website

Cua Dai identified world’s cheapest beach by Dutch website

Cua Dai beach in the central province of Quang Nam was recently named the world’s most affordable beach by the Netherlands’s tourism website travelbird.nl. In late July, the website released a list of 250 of the world’s most iconic beaches, in which the Vietnamese…

Foreign tourists allowed to visit Co To island without permit

Foreign tourists allowed to visit Co To island without permit

Foreign tourists can now freely visit the border Co To island, said Hoang Ba Nam, Secretary of the Party Committee of the Co To district in the northern Quang Ninh province. Previously, according to the Government’s Decree No. 71/2015/ND-CP dated September 3, 2015, international…

Hanoi to have another walking street

Hanoi to have another walking street

The Hanoi People’s Committee on August 2 approved the proposal of Thanh Xuan precinct to build Nguyen Quy Duc St into a walking street. Hanoi to have another walking street, travel news, Vietnam guide, Vietnam airlines, Vietnam tour, tour Vietnam, Hanoi, ho chi minh…

HCM City offers free Wi-Fi to all tourists

HCM City offers free Wi-Fi to all tourists

Visitors to Ho Chi Minh City have long complained of the difficulty in finding free Wi-Fi hotspots, a situation the Municipal People’s Committee plans to rectify in the very near future. Tran Vinh Tuyen, vice chairman of the Committee, announced on May 31 that…