Electric buggies used on Hanoi pedestrian streets

Electric buggies used on Hanoi pedestrian streets

An electric car service was launched on the pedestrian streets around the Hoan Kiem Lake on September 17. The service, which has been proposed by several travel companies, aims to help transport visitors from parking lots to sites along the pedestrian streets around Hoan…

Three Vietnamese dishes in world’s top 100 famous foods

Three Vietnamese dishes in world’s top 100 famous foods

The World Records Union (Worldkings) has announced the list of top 100 famous food and beverages from countries all over the world, including Vietnamese ‘Pho’ (noodles with beef or chicken), ‘bun cha’ (rice noodles with grilled pork) and ‘banh mi’ (Vietnamese sandwich). A bowl…

Hanoi to lift curfew this weekend

Hanoi to lift curfew this weekend

Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung said Hanoi will decide the curfew time for bars and entertainment centers in Hanoi on August 20. Hanoi’s Ta Hien Street, which is dubbed “Pho Tay” or the street for foreign backpackers. At a meeting with Hoan Kiem district’s residents…

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…

Vietnamese dishes in world’s top 100 famous foods

Vietnamese dishes in world’s top 100 famous foods

Vietnamese ‘Pho’ (noodles with beef or chicken), ‘bun cha’ (rice noodles with grilled pork) and ‘banh mi’ (Vietnamese sandwich) were listed among the world’s top 100 famous food by the World Records Union (Worldkings). Worldkings described “pho” as a traditional dish and a one…

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…