October 31st, 2012

 

Paris Deli Boulangerie et Café has two glass walls overlooking Pasteur Street and a luxury jewelry boutique in the mall. As the name suggests, it’s a Parisian-style café offering one of the best cuisines and elegant culture all over the world. But no, the café isn’t located in...

 

October 27th, 2012

 

Antique collectors in the southern province of Ca Mau have recently whispered with each other about four statues that have “odd” features.

 

The owner of these statues, Mr. Duong Hoang Dung, in Ward 5, Ca Mau city, said that he exchanged his valuable assets for these statues...

 

October 25th, 2012

 

Serious environmental cases in the country, especially in more urbanized cities, are increasingly drawing media and public interest. Now, the youth are playing a more active role in the environmental discourse.

 

Young residents of large cities like HCM and Ha Noi are actively...

 

October 21st, 2012

 

June 16 is noted as a red-letter day. Because on this day, the Ho Dynasty Citadel in the central province of Thanh Hoa will be recognized as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage.

 

October 19th, 2012

 

Tucked in a little alley, away from the madness of Saigon’s District 1, is a lovely cafe, The Princess & The Pea. The place is secluded in a small alley near the bustling corner of Pasteur- Le Thanh Ton. Though quite difficult to find in the midst of a maze of very narrow back...

 

October 17th, 2012

 

Representatives of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and local tourist firms next week will make an advance trip to examine some terraced rice fields in Mu Cang Chai (Yen Bai), Sapa and Bat Xat (Lao Cai) to prepare brand-new theme tours for travelers.

 

October 15th, 2012

 

Ho Chi Minh City-based Dien Quan Media company will launch a new series featuring Vietnamese cuisine. To host the show is the popular celebrity host Martin Yan. The show, named Taste of Vietnam, will be shown in seasons.

 

October 13th, 2012

 

After the success of the 21 FOR 21 award the previous year, WAN received their highest number of entrants in 2012. The WAN AWARDS 21 for 21 is a major international competition aiming to highlight 21 architects and organizations considered outstanding and forward-thinking and who...

 

October 11th, 2012

 

In Saigon town sits a famous restaurant known to serve heavenly Bun Bo Hue. Just right next door to the Minh City Conservatory of Music, Bun Bo Hue Dong Ba is a perfect place to enjoy a bowl of delight right after watching a concert. Popular for its specialty soup and other...

 

October 11th, 2012

 

While you do not see any along the way, Ngo Dong is the Vietnamese name for the beautiful wutong tree, or Sterculia platanifolia, its scientific name. The enchanting scenery along the way is where Ngo Dong River got its name.