Getting lost in Ngu Hanh Son
Getting lost in Ngu Hanh Son   (May 29, 2009)
Visitors to Danang City are often drawn to Ngu Hanh Son (five mountains representing the five basic elements of metal, wood, water, fire and earth), a fairy land with dreamlike scenery, pagodas, and grottoes. On my own journeys to the central coastal city over the last 15 years I have always found time to spend at those five mysterious mountains.
Admiring the scenery on Thoai Son Mountain
Nestled in the lowlands of Long Xuyen, Sap Mountain or so-called Thoai Son Mountain has splendid landscapes filled with history of the opening of the Mekong Delta.
Da Bia Mountain - Exploring a mountain whose names link with legend
Visitors to Da Bia Mountain in Dong Hoa District in the central province of Phu Yen are always surprised by what they see, depending on their perspective.
Elephant Waterfall – the imposing beauty with a blend of stable and gentle
Voi (Elephant) Waterfall, also called Lieng Rowoa Waterfall, is considered as the most beautiful and majestic waterfall in the highlands province of Lam Dong. It is more than 30m high, about 15m wide with the water flows make an area be obscured by the very white spray.
My Son Sanctuary   (May 21, 2009)
My Son Sanctuary
Around 70km from the central city of Da Nang, the world cultural heritage My Son Sanctuary in Quang Nam province, is located in a valley. My Son is one of the significant holy lands of the ancient Cham dynasty, between the 4th and 12th centuries.
Wandering around Ha Tien Town   (May 20, 2009)
Wandering around Ha Tien Town
Founded in the early eighteenth century, Ha Tien Town in Kien Giang Province is famous for its countless breathtaking landscapes, beautiful coastlines, cultural delights and historical significance. The town has attracted many poets and writers who go there to admire its scenic beauty, as well as local and foreign tourists on sight seeing, cruising, mountain climbing and camping tours.
The legend of Vinh Moc   (May 18, 2009)
The legend of Vinh Moc
The tunnels of Vinh Moc are known having been a legend during the anti-US resistance war for national salvation, a vivid venue to educate patriotism to young generation and a ’must’ for tourists.
Ancient capital offers colourful history lessons of two dynasties
On a spring morning, we visit the ancient Hoa Lu capital, now in Truong Yen Commune, Hoa Lu District, in the northern province of Ninh Binh.
Roof-like island waits for nature lovers to explore
Cu Lao Mai Nha is a quiet island in the central coastal province of Phu Yen. It has unspoiled beaches and rocks in different shapes for sightseeing and photography.
Going back in time in Hoang Hoa Thon ancient village
A unique ancient Vietnamese village has been recreated on Hon Tam Islet in the central coastal city of Nha Trang, filled with old houses with wells, lines of areca trees, hedges and bunches of banana trees covering walls; a sight that is usually seen inland. It is also the ideal place for tourists to learn more about Vietnamese culture and history.
Enjoy natural beauty and wifi free in Cat Ba Island
Cat Ba is a perfect place for various tourist activities since its beautiful natural scenery, abundant forest and sea resources. More and more services have been invested and upgraded to meet the demand of tourists and keep them stay there longer.
Trinh Nu Waterfall – the fall blends spring water and rocks
While perhaps not as imposing and impressive as other waterfalls on the Serepok River in the Central Highlands, such as Gia Long, D’raysap and Draynur warterfalls, Trinh Nu (Virgin) Waterfall in Cu Jut District, Dak Nong Province, is peaceful and enticing.
Muong Phang - ecological and historical tourism attraction
There is a primitive forest with century old trees which is called with respect by local people “Forest of the General” as it is connected closely with General Vo Nguyen Giap who led the Dien Bien Phu Campaign to the world shaking victory.
Exploring Dat Mui, the tip of the country
While everyone was heading to the stunning beaches of Nha Trang, Mui Ne and Vung Tau to escape the summer heat of HCMC and to celebrate Reunification Day and International Labor Day, 100 members of the 2030 Club decided to go downstream to Dat Mui tourist area in Ca Mau City, the southern tip of the country with a coastline of more than 300 kilometers…
Shore leave   (May 07, 2009)
Shore leave
The Nam Du archipelago is an undiscovered paradise off the southern coast of Vietnam.
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