Foreigners lead cultural tour of Hanoi

Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH)-a non-formal group of foreign residents living in Hanoi who work voluntarily…

Interesting facts about Vietnam food

There isadmirably a great balance between vegetable and meats, as well as a selectiveuse of spices…

Inbound tourism not so busy despite peak season

The peak season of inbound tourism has arrived, yet many tour operators have not recorded growths…

State agencies fight over tour guide card granting fees

The war between the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and local departments of culture, sports…

Tourism industry thirsty for Russian-speaking guides

The tourism industry is in dire need of tour guides fluent in Russian to cater to…

Downstreaming on Gam River

You have to be brave enough to drift along from east to west then north to…

Po Nagar: the Soul of the Cham

With its shimmering, blue ocean, white sandy beaches, grand hotels and tourist friendly resorts, including Hon…

Nguom Ngao – Cao Bang cave

Nguom Ngao Cave is situated in Gun Hamlet, Dam Thuy Commune, Trung Khanh District of Cao…

Go Thap Festival

Time: The 16th day of the third lunar month and the 16th day of the eleventh…

Hanoi to pilot walking streets from early 2012

The Hanoi Department of Transport has submitted a pilot plan of organizing some walking streets around…

New rice Festival of the M’Nong

Time: At the beginning of harvest (at the end of the seventh and the beginning of…

Vietnam receives more than 5.3 million foreign tourists

The number of foreign tourists visiting Vietnam in the first eleven months of 2011 reached more…

Italian jazz artists to play in Vietnam

The Embassy of Italy in Vietnam will organize a jazz concert “Dialektos” performed by the famous…

Festival fetes traditional opera

A national festival celebrating cheo (traditional opera) opened on Nov. 26 night in the northern province…

Le Van Duyet Tomb Festival

Time: From the 30th day of the seventh lunar month to the 1st day of the…

Ong Dia Temple Festival

Time: The 2nd day of the second lunar month. Place: 125 Le Loi Street, Ward 3,…

National Tourism Year to highlight Hue festival

Hue Festival, the annual international event being held for seventh time in the northern central coastal…

Viet Phu Thanh Chuong – quintessential Vietnam

Located over 30 kilometers from Hanoi, cultural complex Viet Phu Thanh Chuong or Thanh Chuong Viet’s…

“Fansipan: Explore and Conquer” 2011 programme to start in December

The Lao Cai People’s Committee will organise the “Fansipan: Explore and Conquer” 2011 programme in the…

Ghenh Rang – memories of history and tragedy

A tour to Quy Nhon is not complete without a visit to a national relic –…