• Lam Kinh Back to origins of the later Le Dynasty

    Lam Kinh Back to origins of the later Le Dynasty

    06/03/2013 04:10

    The Lam Kinh historical vestige is located in Xuan Lam, Tho Xuan, Thanh Hoa province, about 50km from the city of Thanh Hoa in the northwest. The Lam Kinh historical vestige covers about 200ha, including royal tombs, temples, ramparts and royal stop-over places of the Le dynasty. This...

  • Vietnam capital's eccentricities charm French photographer

    Vietnam capital's eccentricities charm French photographer

    01/03/2013 03:46

    “I see people smiling all the time in Viet Nam, that’s probably why I love being here,” Zazar said. Wonderwall: Lolo Zazar stands besides one of his photos featuring the patchwork walls of Ha Noi at an exhibition in the city last year. The French artist has worked in...

  • Perfume Pagoda pilgrimage

    Perfume Pagoda pilgrimage

    25/02/2013 03:53

    Sitting in the boat, my friends and I feel as free as birds, enjoying the gentle wind and the peaceful scenery passing gently by. We are travelling to the entrance of Huong Pagoda , better known as the Perfume Pagoda, Vietnam’s most famous pilgrimage site for Buddhists. Water...

  • Culture in ethnic groups

    Culture in ethnic groups

    23/02/2013 02:37

    Through performances and other activities, representatives from 16 ethnic groups would help revive traditional rituals and folk games to promote understanding about ethnic cultures, said the festival organisers from the Cultural Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups - Vietnam travel...

  • Vietnam taste in Hoi An food

    Vietnam taste in Hoi An food

    21/02/2013 03:35

    At 11am beneath the multi-coloured tarps of Hoi An's food market, the mugginess is cloying and the trade is brisk. Scents of coriander, lemongrass and basil lace the air, kaleidoscopic fruit stands with luminescent chilli and fresh herbs distract the eyes. The market visit is my...

  • Visitors buy good luck at Vieng market

    Visitors buy good luck at Vieng market

    20/02/2013 03:44

    According to popular belief, anything boughtat the market, which opens every year at midnight on the 7th and only remains open through the 8th, will bring good luck to the customer for the whole year. The one-a-year spring market displays handicrafts, antiques and modern...

  • Traditional Tet preferred by everyone in Vietnam

    Traditional Tet preferred by everyone in Vietnam

    18/02/2013 03:19

    Choi Yi Seob, Korean, Ha Noi I have been in Hanoi for nearly five years. My wife and I enjoyed two Tets in Hanoi and two others in South Korea. This year, we will stay here. My wife – a traditional Vietnamese woman and myself often go together every year to the flower market...

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