Pagoda of records
Pagoda of records   (Jun 09, 2009)
Bai Dinh Pagoda in the northern province of Ninh Binh not only has the tallest and heaviest bronze statue of Buddha but many other records besides.
Si Ma Cai Heaven Gate
Si Ma Cai Heaven Gate   (Jun 08, 2009)
Mountain adventurers like to compare Si Ma Cai in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai to a shy lass with discrete charms sleeping in the mountain as the beauty…
Drifting soul in canals and orchards in Binh Thuy
Binh Thuy, a newly-established district of Can Tho city, is enticing tourists with its primitive landscapes, canals, orchards and ancient pagodas and houses.
Visiting the sleeping paradise   (Jun 04, 2009)
Visiting the sleeping paradise
Cu Lao Cham (Cham Islands) is situated in Tan Hiep Commune, Hoi An City, about 20 kilometers off the Cua Dai coast. It consists of eight islets set as an arc, very close together: Hon Lao, Hon Kho Me, Hon Kho Con, Hon Tai, Hon Dai, Hon La, Hon Mo and Hon Ong, serve as a protective barrier for the ancient town. The area is…
Discovering ancient Vinh Hung Tower in Bac Lieu
The demand for travel is growing as more people have the financial means to satisfy their curiosity about exotic cultures.
Village of Ninh Hiep resonates with culture, colourful history
Ninh Hiep, just 20km from the centre of Ha Noi, is no ordinary village. It resonates with a colourful history woven deep into the fabric of north Vietnamese culture.
Getting lost in Ngu Hanh Son   (May 29, 2009)
Getting lost in Ngu Hanh Son
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.