Chrorumchec – a festival worshipping the sea in Soc Trang
Khmer people in the Mekong Delta have many year-round festivals, most of them featuring ethnic religion and culture, namely Chol Chnam Thmay, Dolta and Ok Om Bok. In Soc Trang Province’s Vinh Chau Dist, Chrorumchec, the festival to worship the sea, is held on the 14th and 15th days of the second lunar month and is aggressively promoted to attract millions of visitors.
Once sensing the soul of Ca Mau–the tip of the country
When making the journey from Ca Mau, the southern tip of the country, to U Minh Ha (lower U Minh) Forest, the largest mangrove swamp in the country, tourists may…
A glimpse of Khmer people’s pagodas in Soc Trang
Soc Trang, the coastal province in the Mekong Delta, is not only a tourism destination but also a place for worshipping with many well-known pagodas such as Khleang, Doi, Dat…
Tasting typical dishes around the country in Dalat
Dalat, the city surrounded by mist and pine trees, is home for immigrants from the Central areas, such as Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam, as well as from the North. Perhaps that's why tourists can see and taste many typical dishes from different regions in this small city.
Xa Tac Worshipping Ceremony   (Feb 23, 2009)
Xa Tac Worshipping Ceremony
For years, the Vietnamese people have practiced many worshipping rites. When speaking about the royal worshipping ceremony, apart from Nam Giao Worshipping Ceremony, it is impossible not to mention the Xa Tac Devotion Ritual that was ranked in the list of Dai Tu, before Trung Tu and Quan Tu by the Nguyen Kings, meaning that it was one of the most important among national worshipping…
King Quang Trung’s Temple in Nghe An
Nghe An is famous for its many historical relics and splendid landscapes, including Cua Lo Beach, Kim Lien relic, An Duong Vuong Temple and Pu Mat National Park. However, anyone who goes to this historical land should surely stop at King Quang Trung's Temple, which was inaugurated in Dung Quyet Mountain last year to honor the national hero.
Rows of coconut trees in Phan Thiet
On the route to Mui Ne in Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan Province, straight rows of coconut trees along the roadside appear to welcome tourists to the land of sand, wind and sunlight – the paradise of resorts in Vietnam
Dense cloud in Sapa   (Feb 16, 2009)
Dense cloud in Sapa
Wisps of white cloud looping around the mountain peaks turn on the natural and mysterious charm of Sapa.
The story of ran moi   (Feb 15, 2009)
The story of ran moi
Two kilometers from the Cau Ke township market in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh, my uncle’s garden was a boundless mysterious world to any children like me. Ran moi, a kind of lizard, remained the most interesting creature in the garden and was usually found behind rotten straw or damp soil piles
Hai Van Pass – a glorious land
Hai Van Pass, the highest pass in the country and one of the most scenic hillside roads in Vietnam, is an ideal place to indulge in immense clouds and winds, with the feeling of touching the sky.
Get lost in sloping pine hill in Golden Valley
Nestled about 10km from the center of Dalat, Golden Valley - the city of endless pine forests and flowers in mists - leaves tourists with a breath-taking first impression of a picturesque landscape with fresh air, pine trees, brilliant flowers and murmuring brooks.
Danang - a great place to go   (Feb 08, 2009)
Danang - a great place to go
Danang, a coastal city in the central region, is a place where you can relax and visit many beautiful places. With all the hills, mountains, islands and sea, Danang is always filled with fresh air.
Picturesque Lak Lake   (Feb 05, 2009)
Picturesque Lak Lake
Located about 50km south of Buon Ma Thuot City and along National Highway 27, the 550ha Lak Lake is the largest body of fresh water in Dak Lak Province. Beautiful as a white silk strip and with picturesque natural scenery, the lake is surrounded by forest and attracts many visitors who come to explore and relax after a long journey through the sunny and windy…
Giang Dien Waterfall   (Feb 02, 2009)
Giang Dien Waterfall
Visiting Giang Dien Waterfall Tourist Area, tourists will be fascinated by its vast wilderness, beautiful meadows, colourful wild flowers and the sight and sound of the waterfalls rushing in noisily around the clock.
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