Cong cake – specialty made of delta rice

Coming to the Mekong Delta, after cruising along canals, shopping on the floating market and cycling around orchards, tourists should enjoy many rustic specialties, of which cong cake is suggested as a must-try dish.  Cong is made of rice planted in the delta. The...

Rock masterpiece at Ghenh Da Dia in Phu Yen province

Stretching along the central coast of Viet Nam, the province of Phu Yen is blessed with the Ghenh Da Dia (The Cliff of Stone Plates), a masterpiece of stone gifted by nature, recognised as a national heritage.  Ghenh Da Dia, boasts a collection of interlocking basalt...

Trang An recognised as world heritage site

The Trang An Tourism Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh was officially included in the world heritage list on June 23 by the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee, said the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.  With the acknowledgement, the Trang An complex...

Son Doong cave to be broadcast live on Good Morning America

Quang Binh provincial People’s Committee and the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) have agreed to broadcast live a programme on Son Doong and En caves on Good Morning America in May.  Accordingly, Oxalis Adventure Tours which provides tours of Son Doong Cave and ABC...

Sunset cruise sheds different light on magical Hoi An

Ancient Hoi An is probably the most popular destination in the central coastal region, but getting a view of it from the Hoai River at sunset shows how little it has changed in a thousand years.  A new tour capitalises on the river that winds through a town once one...

Visiting Tra Que Vegetable Village

From the main road of Hai Ba Trung, we saw a sign instructing travelers to Tra Que Vegetable Village. Following a small path that was large enough for a motorbike or a bicycle only, was the only way to reach the village. This path led us past some paddy fields as well...