March, when the trees change leaves, is one of the most blossoming months of the year in Hanoi. Walking along the city streets, visitors will be surprised to realise that Hanoi has all four seasons with every colour of flowers and plants.

Moc Chau full of white apricot blossoms in spring

At 1,050 m above the sea level, Moc Chau in the northern mountainous province of Son La appeals to visitors with its pristine beauty with peach and apricot blossoms in spring.

Savouring the beautiful melodies of ‘Quan Ho’ singing at Lim festival

In the soft spring drizzle on the first days of the lunar month, local amateur and professional Quan Ho (love duet) singers flocked to Tien Du district, Bac Ninh province to celebrate the annual Lim festival.

Traditional festivals open festive season

The festive season in Vietnam has begun with many traditional festivals open on the first days of the Lunar New Year, including Huong Pagoda Festival, Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival, and Giong Festival.

Traditional Tet re-enacted at Thang Long Royal Citadel

Traditional rituals during Tet (Lunar New Year), along with a range of art performances and folk games, were re-enacted at Hanoi-based Thang Long Royal Citadel on February 7.

Mong people’s Gau Tao Festival in Mai Chau district

(HBO) – The Mong ethnic people in Hang Kia and Pa Co communes of Mai Chau district, the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh, organised their Gau Tao Festival at the stadium of Hang Kia hamlet, Hang Kia commune. Representatives from departments and agencies of Hoa Binh province and Mai Chau district joined locals at the festival.

Duong Lam ancient village recalls the old days

Located in Son Tay Town, 40 km to the west of Hanoi, Duong Lam village is a great destination to find peace. Once entering, visitors will feel like they’ve found another world hackening back to the old days.

New Rice ceremony of the Xe Dang in Dak Lak

The Xe Dang ethnic minority in Cu M'Gar district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, hold the New Rice ceremony in the early days of the year.

Da Lat coloured with pink prunus cerasoides blossoms

Thousands of prunus cerasoides cherry trees in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat are in full bloom with pinkish white blossoms, creating a magnetic attraction to the locals and visitors.

Japanese ancient architecture in Hoi An town

Known as Lai Vien Kieu (the bridge built by friends from afar), the 18-m long wooden bridge is an attractive tourist destination and considered as the symbol of Hoi An town.

Naval soldiers head towards Truong Sa archipelago

Naval soldiers got on board for their mission in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago as Tet (Lunar New Year) is approaching, all showing their determination to fulfill their tasks.

Countries around the world celebrate New Year 2018

Jubilant celebrations were held in countries around the globe with throngs of revellers welcoming the New Year across the planet’s different time zones as they bid 2017 adieu and rang in 2018.

Spectacular horse racing without saddles on Da Lat’s pink grass hill

Horse racing without saddles was recently held on pink grass hill near Dankia-Suoi Vang Lake for K’Ho ethnic people living at the foot of the Langbiang mountain in Da Lat city.

Top places to find a winter wonderland in Vietnam

Mau Son Mountain in Lang Son, Sapa in Lao Cai, Tay Con Linh in Ha Giang province, to name a few, are top destinations for snow lovers in Vietnam.

UNESCO world heritage in Vietnam

Vietnam is currently home to 23 UNESCO world heritage pieces and thousands of historical and cultural relic sites.

Wild sunflowers show beauty in north-western region

The north-western region of Vietnam has impressed visitors in early winter by the bright yellow colour of Da Quy flowers (wild sunflower or Tithonia diversifolia).

Spectacular scenery of Pha Din Pass in November

When visiting the north-western region, visitors should not miss a visit to the majestic landscapes of Pha Din Pass, as it is becoming an ideal destination for domestic and foreign tourists.

Overwhelming mountainous landscapes of Ha Giang

The northernmost province of Ha Giang boasts a number of untouched overwhelming landscapes such as Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark and famous destinations in Quan Ba and Yen Minh districts.

Ba Na Hills - A small city in clouds

Ba Na Hills tourism complex, featuring romantic European architecture, is a must-go destination in Da Nang.

Mural artworks on An Binh island

Mural artworks themed "I love seas and islands - born to live wild" on An Binh island, Ly Son district, Quang Nam, aim to raise the awareness of environmental protection among locals and tourists.

Pristine beauty of Hoang Su Phi

Located 110km west of Ha Giang City (Ha Giang province), Hoang Su Phi lies in a complex terrain, divided by medium-high mountains and has various narrow valleys blanketed with fog all year round.

Lost in Sa Dec flower village

Situated near the Mekong River, the Sa Dec flower village in the city of the same name is famous for its flowers that bloom all year round, thanks to its rich soil that is fertilised by the river’s alluvial deposits.

Colours of Hoa Binh and north-western community tourism villages

(HBO) – The north-western community-based tourism village festival took place in Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province, on October 6-8. Nearly 400 artisans from 13 community-based tourism villages of 11 north-western provinces were brought together at the event to introduce the unique culture of the Muong, Thai, Mong, Dao, Tay and Ha Nhi ethnic groups, creating a lively picture for the festival. The traditional music, dances, and costumes along with the skilled hands of artisans and the taste of the corn wine created a colourful north-western region, leaving deep impression on visitors.

Colourful life through lens of young people

Themed "Young mindset, young angle of view", the 2017 Young Photographers' Festival is underway in Hanoi through October 16, showcasing 180 photos taken by photographers aged between 18 and 35.