Viet Nam among top 20 world’s best countries to travel

Viet Nam among top 20 world’s best countries to travel

Viet Nam has been listed among the Top 20 favourite countries to visit by the US’s Condé Nast Traveler (CNT). The annual award is based on readers’ votes on which countries have the best food, feature the best places to stay, and offer the…

Viet Nam and France foster cultural co-operation

Viet Nam and France foster cultural co-operation

Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien hosted a reception in Ha Noi on September 6 for the French delegation accompanying visiting President François Hollande. Photo: Toquoc.vn At the meeting, Head of the French Institute Bruno Foucher emphasised that France always…

Khmer costumes

Khmer costumes

The clothing of the Khmer in southern Viet Nam is unlike the costumes of other ethnic groups. Khmer costumes exhibit many patterns and colors. Children, adults, and old people wear traditional clothes with features typical for each age group. At festivals, young girls wearing…

“Pho” named most iconic dish in Viet Nam

“Pho” named most iconic dish in Viet Nam

The New York-based news website Business Insider has singled out the most iconic food to eat in 50 countries worldwide in an article, in which “pho”, a traditional meal in Viet Nam, was declared a must-try. “Pho” can come in a variety of different…