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April 20th, 2017

A museum showcasing traditional medicine recently opened in the Southern province of Binh Duong, 30 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City. The Fito Museum of Vietnamese Traditional Pharmacy is owned by...

Cities
October 13th, 2016

Dong Hoi is home to some 120.000 inhabitants and is the capital of the Quang Binh province. It is situated at the estuary of Nhat Le river and therefore it has always been a most important fishing...

Attractions
October 9th, 2013

Marble Mountains (Vietnamese: Ngũ Hành Sơn; "Five elements mountains") is a cluster of five hills located are 9km south of Da Nang, on the way to Hoi An. The five marble hills or “mountains” this...

Festivals
July 25th, 2014

Vietnam may be a mix of different cultures and traditions, but Confucianism and Buddhism are among the strongest influence in the lives of its people. As filial reverence is the primary duty of all...

Dishes
June 25th, 2013

Who can resist a good bowl of Pho? The hearty and flavorful rice-noodle dish known as Vietnam’s national soup is not just a delicacy and specialty in Vietnam, but is also a delight to tourists and an...

Stories & Tales
June 25th, 2013

Thousands of years ago, during the reign of King Kinh Dương Vương, the Xích Quỷ kingdom was an unknown stretch of a vast land on the far East, leaning its back on a range of high mountains while...

Blogs
Cathrinka | April 25th, 2017

Am I old now? Now yesterday the horrid 30 sneaked into my life. Somehow this was not to be prevented. However, I always think that birthdays are overvalued. Because the age on your ID card does not...

Cathrinka | March 7th, 2017

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