Textbooks are no longer the only way to learn about history, as much can now be picked up via visuals like movies and photos or on social media groups. Đặng Thanh Huyên actively uses all of these sources. She is the author of the colourful Vietnamese history artbook Việt sử...

By Thúy Hằng Despite being born and bred in Nga Sơn, a rural district in the central province of Thanh Hóa famed for its traditional bed mats and other products made of sedge, Trần Doãn Hùng never wanted to follow the craft and becoming involved in a business endeavour relating...

Among rivers in Vietnam, Han River in the central coastal city of Da Nang has the largest numbers of bridges over it. Each bridge has its own charm.

Dak Nong Geopark in the Central Highlands province of the same name covers an area of more than 4,700 km2, stretching over six of the eight districts of the province with 65 sites of natural heritage, geomorphology, including craters, volcanic caves and waterfalls.

The Tourism Promotion Centre of the central city of Da Nang has launched a contest to design Da Nang check-in models, aiming to seek ideas for the tourism development of the city and create highlights for local tourism.

As a unique cultural destination in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu, Ghositaram pagoda is considered to be a museum of fine arts showcasing the talent of Khmer artists.

Vinh Phuc pagoda on Phan Vinh A island within Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago is a spiritual destination for soldiers and residents in Truong Sa island district.

The Vietnam Photography Day and the “Colorful Vietnam” photo exhibition have been held at Lam Vien square in Lam Dong province by Lam Dong Art and Culture Association. More than 128 works by 100 artists were on display at the event.

Mother Nature has given the Northwestern region of Vietnam so much, with beautiful scenery that can’t be put into words. During Spring, the beauty of the Northwest is further enhanced by blooming flowers. This is also the time when the Northwest welcomes a great many tourists to experience and admire...

The central province of Ninh Thuan attracts tourists with long and charming beaches. Especially, the road stretching about 80km from Ca Na beach to Binh Lap peninsula is considered one of the most stunning coastal roads in Vietnam.

Bat Trang pottery village is located on the banks of the Red River in Gia Lam district, about 15 km from the centre of Hanoi. This is the oldest and most famous pottery village in Vietnam, attracting the attention of many domestic and foreign tourists.

A range of cultural, tourism, and sporting programmes will be held in Nha Trang city in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa throughout 2021 as part of efforts to stimulate the tourism sector amid COVID-19.

As local tourism starts to get busier thanks to COVID-19 being largely brought under control and warmer temperatures arriving, the central province of Quang Tri is planning to begin its season of sea-island tourism with a festival starting on April 30.

The Golden Bridge in the central city of Da Nang has come first in a list of fresh wonders of the world compiled by the UK’s daily newspaper Daily Mail. Other wonders in the list include Bosco Verticale (or Vertical Forest) residential tower blocks in Milan (Italy); Gardens by the...

Ri Rung flowers are typical of the Co Tu ethnic minority people in Hoa Phu commune in Da Nang city’s Hoa Vang district. The yellow flowers are now in full bloom along streams, enchanting local people and visitors.

Chef Nguyễn Đông Hải With sautéed vegetables, Huế red rice, lemongrass sauce Ingredients for 2 people – Prawns 50 gr – Jumbo prawns 60 gr – Sea scallops 30 gr – Sea bass 100 gr – Calamari 60 gr – Green mussels 100 gr – Clams 100 gr – Huế...

Some 90km south of Hanoi, Ninh Binh province boasts many famous destinations, including Trang An Landscape Complex, a UNESCO-recognised heritage site; Tam Coc, nicknamed “Ha Long Bay on Land”; Cuc Phuong National Park; Van Long Wetlands Nature Reserve; and Phat Diem Stone Cathedral.

Terraced fields in mountainous border villages in Muong Te district, Lai Chau province, are in the young rice season, with the vast green space creating a stunning view.

Most Vietnamese spend the first lunar month of the year with their families. With that month has ended and with COVID-19 largely under control, many have planned outings and trips with friends. If you’re thinking the same way, here are some ideas.

With magnificent scenery and original geological features, Non Nuoc Cao Bang Global Geopark has brought opportunities for the northern province of Cao Bang to develop tourism and promote the culture of indigenous ethnic groups.

SIMPLICITY: Hủ tiếu khô with a special sweet and sour soy sauce. VNS Photos Minh Nguyễn Minh Nguyễn An Lạc Vegetarian Restaurant is only quiet between 2pm and 5pm because that’s a time when everyone has a rest. Over the course of the rest of the day, the tiny outlet...

STYLE OF THE DAY: The side entrance to the mansion, which bears art deco touches. VNS Photo Nguyễn Phú Đức by Nguyễn Mỹ Hà Aficionados of Hà Nội who love and care about Việt Nam’s age-old architecture have been enthralled over the last week after hearing of a beautifully-preserved mansion...