Hanoi remains at top of travellers’ lists despite COVID-19
Hanoi has remained at the top of global travellers’ wish lists although COVID-19 travel restrictions severely hit the city’s tourism last year.
A Hanoian dish which originates from Saigon
Bun nem ran, deep fried spring roll with white vermicelli, is originally from Saigon, a southern city. However, when it comes to Hanoi, the dish has been considerably modified to…
Hanoi welcomes 143 passengers from Japan on New Year's Day
Hanoi capital welcomed the first international flight of 2022 from Tokyo, Japan, with 143 Japanese passengers on board on January 1, according to the Hanoi Department of Tourism.
An exhibition opened in Hanoi on December 21, introducing visitors to bamboo and rattan handicraft products as well as products which have qualified for the One Commune One Product (OCOP) programme in the capital city.
“Hanoi là....” exhibition of illustrations opens in capital
As many as 29 best artworks selected from an illustration contest about Hanoi capital are on display at an exhibition which is open at L’Escape in the capital from December 18 to January 2, 2022.
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City listed among top 100 city destinations
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have been listed among Top 100 City Destinations Index 2021 by London-based market research company Euromonitor International.
Water lilies in full bloom on the way to Huong Pagoda
Located in My Duc district, Hanoi, about 70 km southwest of Hanoi capital city, Huong (Perfume) Pagoda is a cultural-religious complex, consisting of Huong Tich Cavern, which was described in 1770 by Lord Trinh Sam as the most beautiful cave in the country.
Hoa Lo Prison hosts exclusive Ha Noi war exhibition
In 1946, the streets of Ha Noi were the scene of 60 days of intense fighting between revolutionaries under President Ho Chi Minh and the French colonial forces. Now, an exhibition on the battle is being broadcast on the social media channels of the Hoa Lo Prison.
Bamboo Airways opens Hanoi- Dien Bien route
The first Bamboo Airways flight from Hanoi landed in Dien Bien Phu airport in the northern border province of Dien Bien on October 14, marking the official launch of Bamboo Airways' Hanoi-Dien Bien route.
UK visa application centre set to reopen in Hanoi
The Vietnamese Government has given the go-ahead to the reopening of the UK visa application centre in Hanoi for August 30, with restrictions set to be in place following its launch.  
Hanoi sees no tourists in August
 With the majority of incoming flights suspended and travel restrictions imposed due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the capital recorded no visitors in August, according to Hanoi Tourism Department.
Hoi An, Sapa and Hanoi lead favourite destinations for photography in Vietnam
Hoi An, Sapa and Hanoi lead the top ten favourite destinations for photography in Vietnam according to assessment of global tourists.
Khau Vai market in Ha Giang: A venue of broken romance
There is a market in the Ha Giang Karst Plateau which is not a trading place but instead a meeting venue of couples who were in love but broke up in the end. It is Khau Vai market, also known as Phong Luu market, and is held on the 27th day of the third lunar month.
Contest encourages design of creative spaces in Hanoi
A total of 25 designs have been selected to enter the voting round of the Hanoi creative space design contest, which seeks initiatives to inspire new and unique ideas in designing and exploiting Hanoi’s spaces.
Northern snail noodle soup   (Jul 13, 2021)
Northern snail noodle soup
Among the culinary delights in Hanoi, snail noodle soup is fascinating to many northerners.