Category: Vietnam Travel Information

A sophisticated cuisine, simply served

Reasonable prices, tasty dishes, good service and a prime location accounts for the rapid rise in popularity of the newly opened Bun Bo Ganh restaurant in HCM City list, reports Xuan Hiep The former royal city of Hue in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue is noted for its rich cultural traditions, serene […]

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Viet Nam's first luxury train launched

Viet Nam Railways has launched the first five-star express train after upgrading its service and the skills of the staff to meet the growing numbers of domestic and international passengers. The railway organisation operates the north-south railway system. During the four-month-long upgradation process, the luxurious train was equipped with the modern facilities, including clean and […]

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Visit the shortest street of Hanoi in Hanoi Old Quarter

Ho Hoan Kiem street in Old Quarter is the shortest street in Hanoi. It’s 52 m, connect Cau Go street and Dinh Tien Hoang street. Under French domination, it’s named: Phiharmonique. But Hanoian is familiar with the name Hang Che street. Because, it ‘s too short street so many people don’t realize it.

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48 of the world's most striking World Heritage sites

THE RIDEAU CANAL, CANADA Over 124 miles in length, this waterway joins the Canadian cities of Ottawa, on the Ottawa River, and Kingston, on Lake Ontario. Operated by Parks Canada, the canal encompasses sections of the Rideau and Cataraqui rivers, along with a few lakes. Originally built with military purposes in mind, today it is […]

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Da Nang destined for 7th int’l fireworks competition

The 7th Da Nang International Fireworks Competition (DIFC 2015) will take place on April 28-29 in the central coastal city of Da Nang. Five  guest teams from the US, South Africa, Australia, Poland, and the host team of Da Nang will join this year’s event themed “Da Nang – A symphony of Colours.” Other activities […]

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"Banh Chung" – the soul of Vietnamese New Year!

“Banh Chung” (Chung cake) is a traditional and irreplaceable cake of Vietnamese people in the Tet Holidays and King Hung’s anniversary (10th March Lunar). For the Vietnamese, making “Banh Chung” is the ideal way to express gratitude to their ancestors and homeland. The legend of ” Banh Chung” Chung cake was invented by the 18th […]

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Stamp collection featuring Vietnam’s symbolic architectural heritage launched in France

In the framework of cooperation between France’s national postal service La Poste, the Vietnam Post Corporation and the Vietnamese Embassy. On February 5, in Paris, France, a set of stamps featuring Vietnam’s symbolic architectural heritage and landscapes was launched. The stamps highlight Hanoi’s Opera House, the Truong Tien Bridge spanning the Huong River in the […]

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Dragon cruise to ferry tourists along Han River in Da Nang

A dragon ship will now carry tourists along the Han River at night. The 250-seat steel vessel will offer two journeys every night, one from 6 to 7.30 pm and one from 8 to 9.30 pm. The 250-seat steel vessel will offer two journeys every night, one from 6 to 7.30 pm and one from […]

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Authors join cultural immersion programme in VN

Singaporean writer Suchen Christine Lim said she’s curious about Vietnamese literature and wants to exchange more with Vietnamese writers. Lim spoke at a seminar held yesterday at which distinguished writers from Viet Nam, Australia and Singapore discussed the vitality of contemporary writing around the world. She loves Viet Nam – the country, the people and […]

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Flower markets in Hanoi bustling for Tet

Every year when Spring arrives, Hanoians eagerly visit flower markets to buy their favorite flowers and plants to decorate their homes. A variety of flowers are transported to Ha Noi from other provinces and cities to meet the demand created by people’s hobbies, but peach blossoms and kumquat trees are still the most popular flowers for Tet (Lunar […]

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