Ben Thanh Night Market in colour

Sunset brings with it trade The nighttime is the busiest time for the market, and has become a place where people not only come to buy and sell, but also simply observe the activity and take in the atmosphere. Around 200 stalls offer all kinds of products, ranging...

Hoi An comes under spotlight in Italy

La Stampa, Italy’s third most popular newspaper, called the ancient town of Hoi An in central coastal Quang Nam province an ideal Asian destination in 2015 in an article titled “Hoi An, a multinational Viet Nam”. La Stampa introduced readers to the town’s history...

Different colours of Vietnamese Tea

The way of making and drinking Lotus or Jasmine tea is the treasured custom of Vietnamese people. Every cup of natural flower-scented tea captures a fraction of Vietnam’s rich and vibrant culture.  The Vietnamese habit of taking tea, betel, or a cigarette as a...

Sai Gon Salad Rolls

The Southern region of Vietnam has a system of criss-crossing rivers and canals and primitive forests that provide the land with a plentiful resource of food to make delicious dishes, including Goi cuon (salad rolls) that is one of the 12 Vietnamese dishes in the food...

Hue cuisine "conquers" travelers

Coming to the ancient capital city, visitors can admire the beauty of the system of royal tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty, and also enjoy the unique culinary and cultural history of this land. According to researchers, Viet Nam has about 3,000 different kinds of dishes,...

Hoi An tops Wanderlust travel list

The ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam was placed in the top city category in the Wanderlust Travel Awards 2015, the city’s information and sport centre revealed on February 4.  The tourism hub in the central region of Viet Nam ranked...