Generations of ethnic groups in the Central Highlands have used gongs to convey their innermost sentiments and communicate with their deities.

Bac Son valley attractive to tourists in rice harvest season

In late July and early August, Bac Son valley, Lang Son Province becomes very attractive with its ripening rice fields. It is an ideal time for travellers and photographers to capture the beautiful moments of the year.

10 ASEAN Photo Trophy Winners

10 photos representing 10 ASEAN countries are selected from the exhibition "ASEAN countries and people" co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Hanoi People's Committee in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of ASEAN (08/08/1967 - 08/08/2017).

Ha Long Bay - wonder of nature

Ha Long bay has nearly 2,000 islets spanning over 1,553 squ. km in the northeast sea. It is one of the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Sites.

Vietnam's traditional Ao Dai shines in HCM City

Numerous activities take place during the Ao Dai Festival in Ho Chi Minh City 2017 to promote the traditional costume of Vietnamese people.

Most scenic coastal road in Vietnam

The road linking Ninh Chu in Ninh Thuan province to Binh Lap Island in Khanh Hoa province is considered the most beautiful along the coast of Vietnam thanks to its imposing natural scenery with clean beaches, islands and bays.

Vegetable gardens green Truong Sa archipelago

Braving harsh weather conditions, naval officers and soldiers in the island district of Truong Sa, the southern central province of Khanh Hoa, still plant vegetables so as to improve their meals.

Co To Island - Emerging sea tourism destination

In recent years, Co To Island has become a favourite destination of tourists who want to enjoy its primitive natural beauty and long white sandy beaches.

US website suggests Things to do in Vietnam

Thrillist, a leading US food, drink and travel website, has suggested 12 things visitors to Vietnam should not miss such as tasting coffee, strolling around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi and discovering Sapa frontier towship and Ban Gioc waterfall.

Experience spectacular road stretches in Ha Giang

The northern mountainous province attracts tourists to its cool climate and pristine natural landscape.

A journey along Mekong River

The Mekong River runs through 6 countries in Asia, supplying 80 percent of regional demand for proteins, water and livelihoods.

Flowers blossom along countryside roads in Nam Dinh

Flowers blossom around the year along the two sides of roads in the new-style rural district of Hai Hau, the northern province of Nam Dinh.

Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant discharges water

(HBO) – The Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant in Hoa Binh province discharged water to decrease the high water level through its sluice gates at 6:00pm on July 18 and 6am on July 19 under a direction of the Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention.

Breathtaking views from Hai Van Mountain Pass

The Hai Van Pass lies on the border of Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city in central Vietnam. It is 21 kilometres in length and around 496 metres above sea level.

Imposing Ma Pi Leng Pass in northernmost mountain ranges

Ma Pi leng Pass is about 20km long and forms part of the Hanh phuc (Happiness) road, which connects Dong Van and Meo Vac districts of the northermost province of Ha Giang.

Community-based tourism: Discovering ethnic identities in Ai hamlet

(HBO) - Ai hamlet in Tan Lac district’s Phong Phu commune is a typical village of the Muong ethnic minority group. It has been recognised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as a hamlet where has preserved Muong intangible and tangible cultural heritages. The locality now becomes an attractive destination for foreign and domestic visitors.

Daily life on Ly Son island

Ly Son island district, covering a 10 square kilometer area, comprises the main island-Cu Lao Re-and the little island-Cu Lao Bo Bai.

Life of indigenous people in Dong Van Karst Plateau

Ha Giang mountainous province in northern Vietnam has been known for not only its beautiful natural scenery, particularly Dong Van Karst Plateau but also hospitable people.

Mai Chau in ripen rice season

If you like the peaceful atmosphere, fresh air and natual beauty, Mai Chau is an ideal place to visit, especially during the ripen rice season.
                                    
                 Source: VOV

Tuyen Quang boasts poetic mountainous landscapes


The northern province of Tuyen Quang has a forest coverage of nearly 85 percent of its land area, and 8,000 hectares of lakes with poetic landscapes.

HoaBinh celebrates 130th founding anniversary

(HBO) – Local authorities and residents of HoaBinh province enjoyed celebrations in mid-November to mark the province’s 130th founding anniversary, 25 years of re-establishment and to accept the first-class Independence Order.

Charming Hoa Binh Lake


(HBO) – Hoa Binh Lake is the largest artificial lake in Southeast Asia. It is 70km long and spreads across 17 communes in five districts and city. There are 47 large and small islands in the reservoir, including 11 limestone islands with an area of 116 hectares and 36 earth islands covering nearly 160 hectares. On August 1, 2016, the Prime Minister approved a master plan on developing Hoa Binh Lake into a national tourist site by 2020. By 2030, Hoa Binh Lake is expected to become the province’s biggest tourism centre and one of 12 key national tourist sites in the northern mountainous mid-land region.


Here are photos of Hoa Binh Lake

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