The thrilling three-province Ta Nang–Phan Dung trek

The thrilling three-province Ta Nang–Phan Dung trek

Adventurous travellers are no strangers to trekking, to the feeling of being one with nature, resting on a lush green hillside being cooled by a gentle breeze. This is what the Ta Nang–Phan Dung has to offer. The 55km trekking route spans three provinces…

Homestays brings foreign language skills to mountainous region

Homestays brings foreign language skills to mountainous region

Many visitors to communes in Sapa district, Lao Cai province are surprised that the local women can speak English quite fluently. Thanks to the development of tourism in the region, indigenous people have the opportunity to practice their foreign language skills every day. Lu…

A true taste of Quang noodle

A true taste of Quang noodle

Among the unique dishes in Quang Nam, mi Quang (Quang noodle) seems to be the most famous dish that every time a visitor comes to this central province, locals would be more than willing to present the dish. And once it comes to Quang…

Visit Ha Long Bay of the hills

Visit Ha Long Bay of the hills

With its gigantic landscape and precious natural resources, Na Hang Eco-Tourism Zone in the highland district of the northern province of Tuyen Quang has become a popular tourism destination. Tuyen Quang, Na Hang Eco-Tourism Zone, Phuc Lam Pagoda Take it easy: Visitors discover Mo…

Viet Nam mulls new visa rules to boost tourism

Viet Nam mulls new visa rules to boost tourism

Tourists travelling to Viet Nam from the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand will no longer have to pay excessively high visa fees if the recommendations of a working group are adopted. Tourists from these countries would be able to apply online and then…

Far from the madding crowd

Far from the madding crowd

In Ho Chi Minh City, there are plenty of choices for weekend activities. But for those who want to have a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city, there are not as many options. Below are five emerging destinations for weekend…

Delightful veggie restaurant in HCMC

Delightful veggie restaurant in HCMC

With summer sizzling away, let’s cool down with some green selections at a vegetarian restaurant that is almost in downtown Saigon but is sheltered from the hustle and bustle. Situated in a small alley off Vo Van Tan Street, the three-story Prem Bistro &…

Tourism programme promotes Son Doong in Singapore

Tourism programme promotes Son Doong in Singapore

Vietnam is to launch a tourism promotion programme in Singapore on June 4 and introduce a tour of Son Doong cave to ASEAN tourists who attend the upcoming 28 SEA Games. Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh will have a working…

Danang among top 10 inexpensive summer holiday ideas

Danang among top 10 inexpensive summer holiday ideas

SkyScanner, the world’s travel search engine, has listed Danang among top 10 inexpensive summer holiday ideas across the world. According to the travel website, the largest city in central Vietnam is one for the more adventurous lover of tropical temperatures and palm-fringed sandy strands….

Vietnam, Thailand to open road for travelers

Vietnam, Thailand to open road for travelers

Vietnam and Thailand have agreed to open a road route for travelers between from Thailand’s Nakhon Phanom and Vietnam’s central Ha Tinh Province. The agreement was reached during a meeting between Transport Minister Dinh La Thang and his Thai counterpart Prajin Juntong on May…