Hanoi weekend events fuse local and international specialties

By Phuc Trinh   November 24, 2023 | 06:15 am GMT+7 This weekend promises to be full of life in Hanoi, with opportunities to learn about and enjoy everything from Japanese culture to swing dancing and Michelin-starred dining. Expo on Regional Products of Vietnam, 2023 This trade-boosting event, hosted by the Hanoi Promotion Agency, aims to introduce […]

Saigon weekend offers a blend of gourmet feasts and musical performances

By Phuc Trinh   November 10, 2023 | 07:49 am GMT+7 Experience an exciting Saigon weekend with a diverse array of events, from culinary experiences and city tours to piano recitals and cinematic adventures in the wilderness. Sunday roast all-you-can-eat The Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon announces a new culinary event, the “Sunday roast all-you-can-eat”, starting this Sunday, […]

South Korea’s Jeju Air opens Incheon – Da Lat service

By VNA   November 6, 2023 | 09:15 am GMT+7 French-built College of Pedagogy on Yersin Street in downtown Da Lat is shrouded in mist. Photo by Tran Quang Anh Starting on December 20, Jeju Air, the largest South Korean low-cost carrier, will begin offering seven weekly round-trip flights between Incheon and Da Lat in Vietnam. The […]

Vietjet announces new route connecting Ulaanbaatar and Nha Trang

By VNA   November 3, 2023 | 09:17 am GMT+7 Locale on Nha Trang Bay’s island. Photo by Khoa TranVietjet has announced the flight route connecting the capital Ulaanbaatar of Mongolia with the coastal city Nha Trang of Vietnam. The announcement was made by Mongolian President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh and Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang at […]

Phu Quoc increasingly popular among Korean travelers

By Tu Nguyen   October 31, 2023 | 08:00 am GMT+7 Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s largest island, has gained the admiration of Korean tourists, exemplified by visitors who appreciate its natural beauty and welcoming atmosphere. Lee Hannim, a Korean tourist who is fond of meditation and yoga, found Phu Quoc Island to be an ideal destination for such […]

Phu Quoc’s crossroads: better services or tourism collapse

By Tu Nguyen, Xanh Le   October 19, 2023 | 07:00 am GMT+7 A beach resort on Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province. Photo by VnExpress/Huu Khoa Phu Quoc, historically the most well-liked paradise island in Vietnam, is seeing a decline in tourism as high air ticket costs and a lack of interest in international travel take […]

Vietnam’s largest tourism markets yet to recover fully after Covid

By Hoang Phong   October 12, 2023 | 07:20 am GMT+7 Foreign tourists pose for the photographer as they watch a street art performance in Hue, April 29, 2023. Photo by VnExpress/Vo Thanh Southeast Asia has become a bright area for inbound tourism to Vietnam while its primary tourism markets, including China, South Korea, and the U.S., […]

Vietnam, China resume self-driving tours along frontier

By Le Tan   October 10, 2023 | 07:16 am GMT+7 People walk at Mong Cai border gate in Quang Ninh Province. Photo by VnExpress/Le Tan After more than three years of suspension due to Covid, self-driving tours at border areas between Vietnam and China are slated to resume at the end of this month. The Mong […]

Phu Quoc ranks 3rd among world’s most affordable tourist islands

By Ha Nguyen, Phuc Trinh   October 6, 2023 | 08:16 am GMT+7 Phu Quoc Island is third in The Travel magazine’s list of 17 most budget-friendly tourist islands worldwide. The Canadian publication highlights Phu Quoc’s accessibility and its wide range of activities. Phu Quoc’s long white sandy beaches and crystal-clear blue waters are a draw for […]

Inside $12 pho bowl served at Vietnamese singer’s Shanghai restaurant

By Chi Nguyen   October 5, 2023 | 08:13 am GMT+7 A newly opened restaurant in Shanghai owned by Vietnamese singer Chi Pu serves diners with northern Vietnam-style pho noodle soup with prices at 90 yuan (US$12.50). Last month, Chi Pu (C) soft-launched her pho eatery called La Ganh on Yanping Road in Shanghai and the grand […]