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June 20th, 2017

In relation to being selected as the host for APEC 2017, Danang City chose the endangered red-shanked douc langur as the mascot for the momentous event.   The decision was a wise one in order...

Cities
October 14th, 2016

Da Nang (Vietnamese: Đà Nẵng) is known as the largest city in central Vietnam and one of the country's most important ports. With an area of 1,255.53 km² and a population of around 700.000, it is...

Attractions
July 30th, 2014

Tam Dao, located about 70km north of Hanoi, was recognised as a National Park in March 1996. It extends 80km in the northwest and southeast direction, bordering the provinces of Thai Nguyen, Tuyen...

Festivals
June 25th, 2013

As a well-known Tết tradition of the Vietnamese aimed at reviving the nation’s cultural art, locals and tourists alike would always make time to come up to the Văn Miếu street during the Lunar New...

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

An invasion by a strong army from the north has ravaged the country during the reign of King Hung the Sixth. The Ân army have taken over Van Lang, setting houses on fire, and invading village after...

Blogs
Cathrinka | June 20th, 2017

The distance from the northernmost point to the southernmost point of Vietnam is 1.470 km of air line. On the road from Lũng Cú in the province of Ha Giang to Cape Cà Mau is about 2,400 km.  ...

Cathrinka | June 10th, 2017

On this 1.3 ha property on the edge of the city Yên Bái northwest of Hanoi, originally designated as a forest area, various luxury buildings were built. The property is officially owned by a woman...