Quang Nam, home to the World Heritage Sites of Hoi An ancient town and My Son sanctuary, is following new paths in tourism development, focusing on community-based tourism that both promotes and supports the local cultural identity.Community tourism model Community-based tourism is a new path for sustainable tourism development in Quang Nam. Over the past few years, the province has...
VietNamNet Bridge – Every Vietnamese knows the poem ‘Banh troi nuoc’ (the dumpling that drifts in water), written by poetess Ho Xuan Huong in the 18th or 19th century. The words, which many a Vietnamese knows by heart, go like this: Than em vua trang lai vua tron/ Bay noi ba chim voi nuoc non/ Ran nat mac dau tay...
Here are our top eight choices of the best places to date on International Women Day (March 8) in Hanoi.Located between the West Lake and Truc Bach Lake, Thanh Nien (Youth) Road has long become the rendezvous of young couples.Strolling around Hoan Kiem Lake.Enjoying street food in Hanoi Old Quarter.It’s best to watch sunrise or sunset and...
VietNamNet Bridge – A kayak service operator has launched tours that will give both locals and foreigners the chance to clean up waterways in the vicinity of Hoi An City.Afloat: A kayak used for tours on the Thu Bon River, Hoi An City and Nipa palm forest. Photo courtesy Hoi An Kayak ToursVo Tan Tan, operator of Hoi An...
The city of Can Tho will present its sixth annual Southern Folk Cake Festival this coming April 5-9, providing guests an opportunity to indulge their sweet tooth by tasting hundreds of cakes from throughout ASEAN.The Festival is free and open to the public and features live music, best costume contest, games, fitness challenge, family fun run, tasting tickets and...