Hanoi suburb Long Ho recognized as tourist destination
Son Tay, a historic town on the outskirts of Hanoi, officially kicked off its tourism year on May 27 with the announcement of Long Ho's recognition as a tourist destination. 
Two new suburban tourist spots diversify Hanoi’s travel options
Two wards in Hanoi's Thanh Tri District, namely Dai Ang and Yen My, have been recognized as tourist spots following the recognition of the district's 14 wards as advanced new-style…
Hanoi to develop heritage tourism
The Hanoi Times spoke with Truong Minh Tien, Chairman of the UNESCO Hanoi Association, on ways to expand and link the city's heritage tours.
Summer approaching on Van Hoa plateau in Phu Yen
The heat and the sun in the summer seems less harsh once one sets foot on Van Hoa plateau where the altitude is of around 400m above the sea level. Here, the lush green color can be seen all year round. What’s more? Van Hoa plateau is also the venue of revolutionary historic imprints, the resisting base of Phu Yen province.
Promoting development of private museums in Da Nang
Apart from public museums that are familiar to most of local residents, Da Nang is now home to 3 private museums that are storing and displaying thousands of rare and valuable artifacts. They are Dong Dinh Museum, the Museum of Buddhist Culture, the Non Nuoc Stone Carving Memory Museum.  The presence of these museums helps to reduce the loss of the city’s antiquities, create more…
Long Chau lighthouse, a holy eye in the sea
The Long Chau lighthouse, the oldest and largest one in Vietnam, has truly stood the test of time since 1894, about 50 km off the shore of Hai Phong city. It has been a holy eye to light and guide the way for tens of thousands of ships travelling in the Tonkin Gulf and Vietnam’s waters. Exploring the Long Chau lighthouse is a fantastic and…
Conquering Fansipan - the 'Everest' of Indochina
For those enchanted by the allure of Southeast Asia and the majestic beauty of the Northwest Vietnam, conquering Mount Fansipan - the Roof of Indochina, is hailed as the pinnacle of every adventurous expedition.
Australian newspaper suggests top tips for driving Ha Giang Loop in Vietnam
Australia newspaper Herald Sun recently published an article by Cathy Finch highlighting her thrilling travel experience when exploring the numerous winding roads throughout the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang by motorcycle.
Sketching A Luoi to love Hue more
A Luoi, a mountainous area in Thua Thien Hue, with its majestic landscape looks so peaceful, poetic, and impressive in the sketches by the artists.
200-year-old rice paper village in Can Tho designated national heritage
The 200-year-old Thuan Hung rice paper village in Thot Not district, Can Tho city, has been recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage. This is the first traditional craft village in Can Tho to receive the recognition.
Green living at Green Life Ha Long
Having been established since 2019, Green Life Ha Long has emerged as a tourist attraction that bring visitors, especially foreingers, distinct impression about a green way of living.  
Exhibition displays national treasures and antiquities of Ha Nam province
On May 16, the Ha Nam provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism opened an exhibition displaying national treasures and antiquities, which have been found in the province.
Craft of making ‘chung’ and ‘giay’ cakes in Phu Tho recognised as a national heritage
The craft of making ‘chung’ (square glutinous rice cake) and ‘giay’ (glutinous rice cake) in the northern ancestral province of Phu Tho has been recognised as national intangible cultural heritage under a decision signed by the Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
Via Ba Chua Xu festival nominated for UNESCO recognition
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced that the Via Ba Chua Xu festival in An Giang Province will be selected to be Vietnam’s nomination in 2024 for UNESCO's recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Concerns about reviving, promoting traditional craft villages in movies
The revival of Vietnamese traditional craft villages in movies is not only contributing to the film’s content valuation but also preserving and promoting local cultural values and traditional crafts.