Vietnamese province holds fast to plan to build controversial cable car in cave kingdom

Vietnamese province holds fast to plan to build controversial cable car in cave kingdom

A Quang Binh official claims the public support the plan, but stops short of who or how many people have been surveyed. Failure to build a cable car in Vietnam’s UNESCO-listed Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park would be tantamount to a “waste of natural…

Backpackers vs. Durian in Vietnam

Backpackers vs. Durian in Vietnam

Backpackers vs. Durian in Vietnam By VnExpress   October 2, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7 We brought backpackers in Hanoi into the most adventurous journey.

Where the journey of flavors begins

Where the journey of flavors begins

With many years of experience in Asian culinary art, the chefs at Hai Cang infuse each local contemporary innovation into rich Hong Kong flavors, breathing new life into traditional cuisine. Sponsored The journey began in 2003 with the first outlet nestling in the heart…

Story of the famous Quang noodle

Story of the famous Quang noodle

Every region in Viet Nam features unique culinary specialties. Pho hails from Ha Noi. Bun bo comes from the central city of Hue. And the wide, yellow noodles of mi Quang can be traced back to the central province of Quang Nam. Mi Quang…

Vietnam has a big night at Mekong tourism awards

Vietnam has a big night at Mekong tourism awards

Vietnam’s flagship carrier and leading travel operators are regular winners at the regional awards. vietnam-has-a-big-night-at-mekong-tourism-awards The 2016 Mekong Tourism Alliance Awards (MTAA) were announced on September 7, and Vietnam’s tourism firms were once again among the winners. Vietnam Airlines shared Best Airlines of the…

German TV program to showcase Vietnam sights, culture

German TV program to showcase Vietnam sights, culture

Rice terraces in Hoang Su Phi District in the northern highlands’ Ha Giang Province. Photo by VietnamPlus Ha Long Bay and northern rice terraces are among the spotlights. German public broadcaster ARD is finishing a special program to introduce the beauty of Vietnam through…

Peaceful beauty and fragrant tea in the highlands

Peaceful beauty and fragrant tea in the highlands

800m above sea level, Bao Loc is not as hot as Sai Gon or as cold as Da Lat. Instead, the little city has an average temperature of 21-23 Celsius degrees all year round. Little sunshine, much rain and a lot of fog typically…

Banh Tai (Ear Cake)

Banh Tai (Ear Cake)

In the past, the people in Phu Tho referred to Banh Tai (Ear Cake) as Hon Cake, a tasty food that is served every day. Ear Cake, Phu Tho, wonderful cake. Vietnam economy, Vietnamnet bridge, English news about Vietnam, Vietnam news, news about Vietnam,…

Night food markets in HCMC: what’s cooking?

Night food markets in HCMC: what’s cooking?

“Hello sir, hello miss! Want some noodles?” was the cry that I repeatedly heard at the Ben Thanh street food market in downtown HCM City last week. Opened last year, the market’s many food kiosks and two indoor eating areas have achieved quite a…

Russia eyes mutual travel visa exemption with Vietnam

Russia eyes mutual travel visa exemption with Vietnam

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturism) on September 1 proposed a mutual visa-free group tourist exchange mechanism with India, Iran and Vietnam, ahead of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok. Head of the agency Oleg Safonov said that such a mechanism has been implemented…