The hidden charm of Phan Thiet
The hidden charm of Phan Thiet   (Apr 08, 2009)
My recent trip to Phan Thiet City and especially the Sea Links Golf and Country Club made me discover the hidden charm of Vietnam. In recent years, Phan Thiet City, specifically the Mui Ne Beach, has been transformed into a resort destination.
Exploring mysterious caves in Da Dung Mountain
Da Dung Mountain, also known as Chau Nham Son Mountain or Bach (White) Mountain, is a national landscape endowed with primitive beauty which gives new meaning to discovering the mysteries…
Sand dunes of beautiful colors shine in Ninh Thuan
Most sand dunes in central Vietnam are white, yellow or red; however the dunes in the desert area of Ninh Phuoc District in Ninh Thuan Province shine in different colors,…
Cruising on the river in Phong Dien
Phong Dien, a newly established district in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho, has become a popular tourist destination for cruising on canals, taking rickshaw rides around orchards and enjoying seafood in the Phong Dien floating market.
Taking a trip to Hang Cop Waterfall
Located in Tuy Son Commune, Xuan Tho District, 15km from Dalat City, Hang Cop (Tiger Cave) Waterfall is not too difficult to reach. The falls are also called Ong Cop, Ong Thuan, Da Sar, or Thien Thai, due to the ideal location among pine tree forests and flower gardens. Not having been intimidated by the name, we took a trip to Hang Cop on a…
Visiting Betel Garden and Bang Lang Shrine in An Giang
On 954 Street in the upper reaches of the Hau River in Long Son Commune, Tan Phu District, An Giang Province is a garden where an endless betel vine (a betel is a climbing plant) grows profusely, enveloping the houses.
Visiting Nga Nam floating market in Soc Trang
Soc Trang Province of Mekong Delta is famous for its ancient pagodas, orchids and ethnic cultural festivals, such as Chol Chnam Thmay and Oc Om Boc festivals, and especially for its popular boat tours on canals and rivers.
Sensing flavors of Phan Thiet Seafood
Phan Thiet City is famous for its stunning beaches, white sand dunes and many tourist attractions. It has also gained a reputation for its cuisine, especially seafood specialties, and for its trademark fish sauce.
Bung Binh Thien – a heavenly natural lake
Bung Binh Thien (Peaceful Lake of Heaven), a blue-and-fresh-water lake, is tranquil year round, reflecting clusters of clouds and enticing passers-by to stop and contemplate the primitive attraction.
Temple honours timeless love    (Mar 17, 2009)
Temple honours timeless love
Located only 20 km south from Hanoi is the temple of Tien Dung Chu Dong Tu, a place to worship the immortal love between Princess Tien Dung and a poor fisherman, Chu Dong Tu.
The land of heroes   (Mar 09, 2009)
The land of heroes
About 86km south of HCMC, Ben Tre Province is a tranquil land of coconut trees and rice fields. This is a promising land to develop green tourism thanks to green strips of coconut and fruit gardens.
Ba Chua Xu Festival   (Mar 08, 2009)
Ba Chua Xu Festival
As usual in the 4th lunar month, locals in Chau Doc Town, An Giang Province and other provinces nationwide go on a pilgrimage to Sam Mountain to worship Ba Chua Xu (Lady of the Region).
Tuyen Quang – a sacred land
Tuyen Quang, a province in northern Vietnam, is characterized by majestic mountains with peaks exceeding 2,000m above sea level, splendid landscapes and historical sights, as well as many ancient temples and pagodas which draw tourists to worship and pray for good luck and good health.
Vung Ro - a historical land   (Mar 04, 2009)
Vung Ro - a historical land
I came back to Vung Ro on February 16, the day that a historical event caused a stir from Saigon to the Pentagon 44 years ago.
Chrorumchec – a festival worshipping the sea in Soc Trang
Khmer people in the Mekong Delta have many year-round festivals, most of them featuring ethnic religion and culture, namely Chol Chnam Thmay, Dolta and Ok Om Bok. In Soc Trang Province’s Vinh Chau Dist, Chrorumchec, the festival to worship the sea, is held on the 14th and 15th days of the second lunar month and is aggressively promoted to attract millions of visitors.