Cruising on the river in Phong Dien
Phong Dien, a newly established district in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho, has become a popular tourist destination for cruising on canals, taking rickshaw rides around orchards and enjoying seafood in the Phong Dien floating market.
Taking a trip to Hang Cop Waterfall
Located in Tuy Son Commune, Xuan Tho District, 15km from Dalat City, Hang Cop (Tiger Cave) Waterfall is not too difficult to reach. The falls are also called Ong Cop,…
Visiting Betel Garden and Bang Lang Shrine in An Giang
On 954 Street in the upper reaches of the Hau River in Long Son Commune, Tan Phu District, An Giang Province is a garden where an endless betel vine (a…
Visiting Nga Nam floating market in Soc Trang
Soc Trang Province of Mekong Delta is famous for its ancient pagodas, orchids and ethnic cultural festivals, such as Chol Chnam Thmay and Oc Om Boc festivals, and especially for its popular boat tours on canals and rivers.
Sensing flavors of Phan Thiet Seafood
Phan Thiet City is famous for its stunning beaches, white sand dunes and many tourist attractions. It has also gained a reputation for its cuisine, especially seafood specialties, and for its trademark fish sauce.
Bung Binh Thien – a heavenly natural lake
Bung Binh Thien (Peaceful Lake of Heaven), a blue-and-fresh-water lake, is tranquil year round, reflecting clusters of clouds and enticing passers-by to stop and contemplate the primitive attraction.
Temple honours timeless love    (Mar 17, 2009)
Temple honours timeless love
Located only 20 km south from Hanoi is the temple of Tien Dung Chu Dong Tu, a place to worship the immortal love between Princess Tien Dung and a poor fisherman, Chu Dong Tu.
The land of heroes   (Mar 09, 2009)
The land of heroes
About 86km south of HCMC, Ben Tre Province is a tranquil land of coconut trees and rice fields. This is a promising land to develop green tourism thanks to green strips of coconut and fruit gardens.
Ba Chua Xu Festival   (Mar 08, 2009)
Ba Chua Xu Festival
As usual in the 4th lunar month, locals in Chau Doc Town, An Giang Province and other provinces nationwide go on a pilgrimage to Sam Mountain to worship Ba Chua Xu (Lady of the Region).
Tuyen Quang – a sacred land
Tuyen Quang, a province in northern Vietnam, is characterized by majestic mountains with peaks exceeding 2,000m above sea level, splendid landscapes and historical sights, as well as many ancient temples and pagodas which draw tourists to worship and pray for good luck and good health.
Vung Ro - a historical land   (Mar 04, 2009)
Vung Ro - a historical land
I came back to Vung Ro on February 16, the day that a historical event caused a stir from Saigon to the Pentagon 44 years ago.
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 get lost in the endless white color of lau (reed) flower in the paths.
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 Set and Chen Kieu. Most of them are Khmer pagodas, featuring the typical architectural styles of Khmer ethnic people.
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.
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