Downpours, strong waves devastate Hoi An beach
The sea has encroached over 15 meters inland in Hoi An in the last few days as prolonged downpours and strong waves breached an anti-erosion embankment on Cua Dai Beach.
A Saigon banh mi says: get stuffed again
A crunchy baguette stuffed with veggies that are themselves stuffed with fish cake is satiating gourmet palettes in Saigon without burning holes in pockets.
Squid farming meets seaweed season
The series "Farming Bigfin Reef Squid in Seaweed Season" by lensman Tran Bao Hoa won silver at Vietnam Art Photography Awards 2020.
Living with floods in central Vietnam ancient town
Residents of Bao Vinh Town in Thua Thien-Hue Province have taken the severe disruption caused by heavy flooding in their stride.
Trekking up Vietnam’s seventh highest peak, Ta Chi Nhu
Ta Chi Nhu in northern Vietnam highlands is mesmerizing with its clouds and blankets of violet flowers along the slopes in October.
The beauty of Vietnam as reflected by its women
HCMC lensman Cao Ky Nhan captured the daily life of Vietnamese women along the length and breadth of the country.
Chinese-style noodles kept in wooden drawers attract Saigon gourmets
Chinese-style noodles kept in wooden drawers of vendor carts in Saigon are considered an indication of authenticity, an attraction to local gourmets.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau to launch hot-air balloon tours
Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, a popular beach destination in southern Vietnam, is expected to launch hot-air balloon tours this month.
CNN broadcasts Vietnam tourism ad amid US elections
CNN has begun to air a 30-second commercial on Vietnam’s natural attractions, foods and cultural heritage that seeks to promote the country’s tourism.
Workers clean up trash along Hue pedestrian promenade
As floodwaters began receding, a wood-paneled pedestrian promenade along iconic Perfume River in Hue was swamped in trash.
Fall in love with Hanoi on an autumn day
Hanoi is at its charming best in autumn when the city is garbed in blue sky and a cool breeze blows.
Journey to Y Ty, beauty in the clouds
Y Ty, a mountainous commune in Lao Cai Province, is famed among Vietnamese trekkers for its beautiful scenery at cloud level.
HCMC designates 14 more hotels as pandemic quarantine facilities
Ho Chi Minh City has allowed another 14 hotels to serve as paid quarantine facilities to meet the growing demand, taking its total count to 24.
Floodwaters swamp Hue Imperial Citadel
Prolonged heavy rains and upstream floodwater from the Huong River have engulfed the UNESCO heritage Hue Imperial Citadel, a top tourist destination in Vietnam.
Nha Trang-style tuna noodle soup in Saigon
A food stall in Saigon has become well-known for its tuna darne noodle soup, a dish originating in the coastal resort town of Nha Trang.
Nha Trang-style salmon noodle soup in Saigon
A food stall in Saigon has become well-known for its salmon darne noodle soup, a dish originating in the coastal resort town of Nha Trang.
Da Lat village harks back to French times
A bunch of old villas in a village in the Central Highlands town of Da Lat enables tourists to experience how French lived 100 years ago.
Discover Con Chim islet in Tra Vinh
Con Chim islet is a new community-based tourism destination in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh.
Five experiences to savor at night in Hue
While famed as the former imperial seat of power, Hue also has other attractions which can offer visitors bustling nightlife.
Vietnamese resort conveys tale of diversity
From Italian mosaic in the lobby, Vietnamese ceramic art in the rooms and British silk wallpaper in the restaurants, Salinda Resort in Phu Quoc Island offers a wall of stories.
Old brick kiln near Hoi An allures young travelers
An old brick kiln near ancient town Hoi An has attracted scores of photography enthusiasts and those simply seeking to relax.
Palm-sized baguette adds excitement to Saigon’s banh mi scene
Banh mi, the world-famous Vietnamese sandwich, is now available in the size of a palm in Saigon, allowing one to try a variety of different styles.
Da Nang welcomes first tourist group in over two months
Da Nang City, the biggest Covid-19 hotspot in Vietnam’s second outbreak wave, welcomed the first tourist group Sunday after over two months of closure to contain Covid-19.
Hue’s wet-cake rolls tantalize the taste buds
Hue’s wet-cake rolls are a favorite with gastronomes around the country for their aroma and the taste of their grilled meat and dipping sauce.
Hue’s steamed rice rolls tantalize the taste buds
Hue’s steamed rice rolls are a favorite with gastronomes around the country for their aroma and the taste of their grilled meat and dipping sauce.
Take the harvest route to Mu Cang Chai
A Hanoi family took a weekend trip to enjoy terraced rice fields in harvest season and a bamboo forest in Mu Cang Chai District, Yen Bai Province.
Travel firms propose bringing Russian tourists back to Khanh Hoa
Russian travel companies based in Khanh Hoa, home to beach town Nha Trang, have proposed reopening the central province to Russian tourists from November.
Discover kingdom of Echeveria in Da Lat
A cafe in Central Highlands resort town Da Lat features over 300 types of Echeveria, an inspiration for many photo enthusiasts.
Hoi An glows lonely in Mid-Autumn moonlight
The Mid-Autumn Festival sees Hoi An vibrant with twinkling lights of thousands of lanterns and large crowds of visitors. Not this year.
Hai Phong sour sausage stall makes locals pucker with delight
An eatery in Hai Phong City has attracted patrons for over three decades with its tasty sour sausages, made of fermented pork meat and skin.