December 31st, 2012

 

Since the beginning of this year up to April 2012, Vietnam welcomed nearly 2.5 million foreign visitors, up 22.9 percent compared to the same period last year. In April alone, international arrivals to the country are estimated at 620,000, an18.increase 4% over the same period...

 

December 29th, 2012

 

Night markets have become Saigon’s specialty. Night markets are not luxurious like shopping malls but are still attracts visitors for its abundance of goods with remarkable prices.

 

December 27th, 2012

 

The Indochina Junk Company and the People’s Committee of District 8 in Ho Chi Minh City officially inaugurated an inner waterway circular route within the City on National Day, September 2.

 

December 23rd, 2012

 

Hai Phong has been given the task of planning the activities for the National Tourism Year for 2013. This means even more visitors are expected to come and explore the place. One tourist attraction in the province is Do Son, a small but breathtaking peninsula located between the...

 

December 21st, 2012

 

Keo Cu-do or peanut rice-paper candy is not your traditional peanut delicacy. A specialty of the central province of Ha Tinh, the peanut candy in fact used to be a laughing matter among locals who gave the nickname Cu-do to the man who invented the sweet concoction. The term is a...

 

December 19th, 2012

 

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Bac Lieu is home to rice paddies, shrimp ponds and elegant orchards. The whole area is a green heaven accentuated with the earthly smell of rice and soil and the natural sweetness of fruits.

 

December 17th, 2012

 

Banh Trang Nuong is one of the newest, most popular street foods in Ho Chi Minh City today. Called grilled dry pancake in English, it was originally created in Dalat and somehow made its way through the street stores of not only one area in the city but several: Notre Dame...

 

December 15th, 2012

 

The UNESCO-recognized Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi will be transformed into a cultural and historical park. This, according to the capital city government which even presented a plan on the proposed project.

 

December 13th, 2012

 

Early this month, the Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department made announcements that a bus route connecting major tourist destinations in the city center will be available beginning September 15. As such will allow visitors to easily move from one attraction to the next, the move...

 

December 11th, 2012

 

Con Dau Island is known for its spectacular beaches and history, among other things, but most of all, for its pure natural beauty.