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Bac Ha market – special cultural feature in Lao Cai-1

Bac Ha market in Lao Cai province is held every Sunday morning and offers a wide range of products, including clothes, farm tools, and housewares. It is a trading center for ethnic minority people in Bac Ha district and neighboring areas.

Ninh Binh tourism week 2019 to kick off this weekend

The picturesque Trang An Complex in Ninh Binh province (Photo: vietnamtourism.gov.vn) The event aims to promote the marvellous beauty of the land of Ninh Binh, especially the cultural and natural heritage of Trang An, to both domestic and foreign

Bac Ha White Plateau Festival to take place in early June

The highlight of the festival is a horse race, to be held on June 7-8 at Bac Ha town’s stadium, featuring the competition of jockeys from Lao Cai and the neighbouring provinces of Tuyen Quang, Ha Giang, and Lai Chau. The

Magnificent Ba Ra Mountain | Discovery in Vietnam

For many years, Ba Ra Mountain has been known as a fascinating tourist site in Binh Phuoc Province, attracting a large number of visitors. Located at an altitude of 750m, Ba Ra Mountain in Phuoc Long Town in the southern province

Vietnam among Southeast Asia’s enchanting destinations to visit in 2019

Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh province in Vietnam Vietnam has been named among enchanting destinations in Southeast Asia which one cannot afford to miss this year, according to Ceoworld Magazine, a magazine dedicated to business leaders and high net

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