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Naming customs of the Giay ethnic people

The Giay ethnic minority people pay special attention to children. When a baby is born, it’s a great joy to the whole family and clan. Their expectation for the child is reflected in the naming ceremony which embraces the cultural identity

Dong Thap bolsters community-based tourism

Visitors at a tourist attraction in Cao Lanh city, Dong Thap province (Photo: vietnamtourism.gov.vn) A Dong Thap tourism development project from 2015-2020 aims to turn tourism into the province’s spearhead sector, boost the growth of community-based tourism and devise

world’s largest cave in Vietnam discovered to be even bigger

Son Doong cave is one of the world’s most precious natural wonders (Source: CNN Travel) Last month, a trio of British divers ventured to the world natural heritage site of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh to

Number of tourists between Vietnam, Japan to reach 1.5 million by 2020

Tourists play on Da Nang beach Speaking at a workshop to promote central Da Nang city’s tourism in Tokyo, the official added that the number of visitors between the two nations surpassed 1.2 million last year, in which 826,000

Banh mi restaurant ran out of a bus by British girl

Cat O’Brien has converted a regular double-decker bus into a venue to be used as a banh mi restaurant. She came up with the concept during a visit to Southeast Asia. The 26-year-old was working as a teacher in Hanoi when

Vietnam Airlines offers free tickets to excellent students

Passengers disembark from a Vietnam Airlines plane at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City – Photo: Le Anh The national flag carrier will offer free round-trip tickets to domestic destinations as well as Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia,

Quang Ninh province promotes tourism in UK

According to Vice Chairwoman of the provincial People’s Committee Vu Thi Thu Thuy, Quang Ninh sees the UK as an important market. She said that in the future, the province will coordinate with the British side to build high-quality tourism

Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa Sea Festival wraps up

On Nha Trang Bay’s Hon Tre island  (Photo: vnexpress.net) At the closing ceremony, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Dac Tai said that the four festive days, featuring a string of cultural, artistic and sport activities, helped

British billionaire sails Aviva yacht in Vietnam

The Aviva yacht (Photo: plo.vn) While docking at Tien Sa port in the central city of Da Nang, he invited Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Huynh Duc Tho onboard on May 14. During his tour around

Vietnam among Asia’s best river cruises in 2019 and 2020

Ha Long Bay World of Cruising, a luxury publication packed with the latest cruise trends and destination guides, has just named Vietnam the number one destination on its best Asia river cruises. Known as the ‘Mother of all Rivers’,