Vietnam named among 20 most beautiful countries

Vietnam named among 20 most beautiful countries

Vietnam has been voted one of the 20 most beautiful countries in the world by readers of Rough Guides, the renowned British travel site.

World’s most beautiful bay Lang Co looks to better serve visitors

World’s most beautiful bay Lang Co looks to better serve visitors

Lang Co, voted as one of the world’s most beautiful bays by the Worldbays Club in May 2009, has become a tourist attraction in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

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The most famous ancient house in Mekong Delta

The most famous ancient house in Mekong Delta

People familiar with French author Marguerite Duras might not know that The Lover, her most celebrated novel and winner of the Goncourt Prize in 1984, was inspired by her girlhood in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.

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Da Lat, Sa Pa named among best new destinations for 2017

Da Lat, Sa Pa named among best new destinations for 2017

The resort towns of Da Lat in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong and Sa Pa in the northern province of Lao Cai have been included in a new list of the top 10 rising destinations in Asia by travel site TripAdvisor.

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Bai Tu Long National Park – natural treasure

Bai Tu Long National Park – natural treasure

Located within Bai Tu Long Bay and near the UNESCO-recognised Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh, Bai Tu Long National Park is a natural treasure for Vietnam.

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Co To island district - emerging sea tourism destination

Co To island district - emerging sea tourism destination

Co To island district, an archipelago in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh province, can become an important sea tourism destination in Vietnam.

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Quan Lan Island offers peaceful stop for visitors

Quan Lan Island offers peaceful stop for visitors

Quan Lan Island in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh promises to give visitors a relaxed and interesting vacation with its beautiful beaches under pine and clean water as well as mountain.

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Tram Chim National Park - an attractive destination for tourists

Tram Chim National Park, a reduced model of Dong Thap Muoi, appears to be an attractive destination for both local and foreign visitors.

Ben Thanh market – a symbol of Ho Chi Minh City

Located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Thanh market has long been viewed as a symbol of the country’s largest economic hub.

Famous ancient dance relives or lives again

“Con di danh bong”, a cross-dressing double act dance has been restored at the Hao Nam ancient village’s festival in Hanoi after over a half a century.

Vietnam’s underworld

From 1965 to 1973, people from Vinh Linh district in Quang Tri province lived in the Vinh Moc tunnels, harbouring soldiers, storing ammunition and simply surviving.

Sa Huynh artefacts explain piece of the past

Hundreds of objects displayed at the National Museum of Vietnamese History will inform people about an ancient culture that flourished 2,000-2,500 years ago.