December 26th, 2010

 

What better way to spend a hot, clear, sunny day than go sailing in calm water and enjoy a refreshing view? Such is among the many things that isn’t hard to do in a country like Vietnam. But of its numerous and vast corners, Hanoi is one place in the country that cradles the most...

 

December 24th, 2010

 

Anyone would agree that national symbols create the entity which reflects the pride and prestige of the entire nation. These identifiable features enable the country it represents to stand apart from the rest of the world. Many countries across the globe are recognized by a plant...

 

December 20th, 2010

 

Despite the popularity of the beauty of Mekong destinations, many of its islands remain untouched. A cruise in the waters of Kien Giang province will never be disappointing. Scene after scene, the allure of nature unveils. Today, let me take you to a hidden beauty that is known...

 

December 18th, 2010

 

For a country with a long and rich past, Vietnam’s Southern delta ironically holds history of only about 300 years. Its oldest surviving structures only date back between 160 and 170 years old. Having survived the devastation from American warplanes during the conflict make these...

 

December 16th, 2010

 

With many historical, cultural relics and fascinating tourist attractions, the 10-square-kilometer Ly Son Island in Quang Ngai Province of Vietnam is one of the country’s most amazing corners to explore. Though referred by many as the “fairy island,” it is also known for its vast...

 

December 14th, 2010

 

Despite the moves to push for phenomenal growth in the country’s oyster industry, there is a seen major decline in the rate of production in Nam Dinh...

 

December 8th, 2010

 

How we are all so used to the comforts of modern-day tourism and the unending call for trying out new things to do and new places to see. No matter if tourists head to the most pristine beaches, all the convenience await when they head back to their booked cabins, equipped with...

 

December 6th, 2010

 

A small ethnic village sits in the towering limestone structures of Ha Long Bay - - - a little place known as Viet Hai Village in Cat Ba District, Hai Phong City.

 

December 6th, 2010

 

Christmas Concert at the Goethe-Institut

 

8 December 2010, 7.30pm

 

December 5th, 2010

 

Apart from the initial doubts about how costly the restoration of Kim Lien Temple in Hanoi turned out to be, more disappointments are pouring in from historians and concerned sectors about how the entire project was carried out. To begin with, VND36 billion (approximately US$1.8...