70km far from Hanoi, Hoa Binh reservoir is one of the biggest reservoirs in the country, with capacity of nearly 9.5 billion cubic metres
As there is only one month left before the Tet (lunar New Year) holiday, Nhat tan villagers in Hanoi are gearing up to prepare peach blossoms to meet customers’ demand for the traditional festival.
A military delegation from the High Command of Naval Zone 4 on January 4 sailed from Cam Ranh port, Khanh Hoa province to visit officers and soldiers in Truong Sa (Spratly) island district.
As Christmas is drawing near, Hanoi’s streets on these days have been filled with the vibrant colours of thousands of Christmas decorations.
Thousands of Vietnamese fans flocked to the streets across the country after their national football team secured a ticket to the AFF Cup 2018 finals.
The recent 2018 Craft Link’s Handicraft Bazaar attracted many traditional products made by ethnic minority groups, people with disabilities and traditional craft villages across the country.
In late autumn when the weather becomes cooler, the pure-white daisies are in full bloom, competing with the graceful young Hanoian women who don pure-white ao dai to create a serenely beautiful picture of the capital city.
The annual boat race of the Khmer people in the southern province of Soc Trang kicked off on November 21, attracting thousands of spectators from Soc Trang and neighbouring provinces.
Thousands of visitors have flocked to the Van Phuc silk village in Ha Dong district, Hanoi, to attend the annual Van Phuc Handicraft Village Cultural Week, which is taking place from November 8 to 17 with an aim to introduce the more than-1,000-year-old craft of silk weaving in the village to visitors at home and abroad.
Thousands of Cham people in the south central provinces of Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan gathered at temples and towers on October 9, to celebrate the traditional festival of Kate, which is already included in the national intangible heritage list.
Impressive works from the 2018 Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards take viewers into a journey exploring the charm of Vietnam. This year’s contest attracted 194 photo collections and 532 single cover photos
This rocky plateau covered with buckwheat currently blossoming in the northern province of Ha Giang has attracted a large number of visitors in recent weeks.
‘Banh cuon Thanh Tri’ (Thanh Tri steamed rolled pancake), ‘com Me Tri’ (Me Tri young sticky rice), ‘bun Phu Do’ (Phu Do noodle) and ‘gio cha Uoc Le’ (Uoc Le steamed pork paste and deep-fried cinnamon paste), and others, are among the signature dishes of Hanoi being introduced to visitors at the Hanoi Cuisine Festival.
The harvest season has come to terraced rice fields in Hoang Su Phi district, the northernmost province of Ha Giang, presenting a spectacular view to travellers.
Bai Sau (Back Beach), or Thuy Van Beach, is one of several beautiful beaches in Vung Tau city, the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau.
Let’s take a look at the breath-taking golden terraced rice fields in the Mu Cang Chai district of Yen Bai province in the run up to the paragliding festival, "Flying in the yellow season”, which is set to swoop into the district from September 21 to 23.
Cu Lao Cham islands are under the administration of Tan Hiep commune, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province. Located about 15 km from Cua Dai Beach, the Cu Lao Cham islands (also known by other names such as Chiem Bat Lao, Tiem Bich La, or Pa-lau-cham) cover about 15 km2 with more than 2,900 people living separately from the mainland. With eight small islands stretching along the green bow, the Cu Lao Cham islands are one of many pristine sites be put into operation in recent years in Quang Nam. Everybody will be attracted by its beauty for the first time visit. It looks amazing with the green of forest and blue of the sea, a white ribbon of beach sand sparkling under the yellow sunshine, and the blue sky.
"Hanoi’s Autumn holds a lingering the fragrance of milk flowers and young green rice ”, the lyrics of "Missing Hanoi’s Autumn” written by songwriter Trinh Cong Son are often sung whenever autumn comes. Autumn in Hanoi is a relaxed and peaceful time.
Ly Son Island off the coast of the central province of Quang Ngai now seems brighter with vibrantly coloured mural paintings.
In the last days of August and early September, the Fansipan landscape becomes a stunning natural painting with wonderful green rice steps on terrace fields that will win the heart of any visitor. The green carpet is more miraculous when viewed from above.
Although visitors may have come to Fansipan and enjoyed Northwestern dishes many times, if they come to Sun World Fansipan Legend during the Northwest Cuisine Festival the visitors would have the chance to understand more about the Northwestern region. The festival has attracted many visitors.
Endowed with breathtaking and untouched natural landscapes, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang is one of the most alluring destinations in Vietnam.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has lit up the historic flag tower Ky Dai in the citadel built by the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), since February.
A street carnival with the theme "The Quintessence of Hanoi - Confluence and Shine” was held around Hoan Kiem Lake in the centre of Hanoi on July 29, attracting thousands of people. The event was organised by the Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports in coordination with the Centre for Preservation and Development of Vietnamese Stage Arts.