Bai Xep, a village full of heroes

Bai Xep, a village full of heroes

In Bai Xep, a small, peaceful village on the south-central coastal province of Binh Dinh, a handful of fishermen have taken on the task of rescuing container ships foundering in heavy seas.

A view around the flower markets of Hanoi

A view around the flower markets of Hanoi

VOV.VN - Hang Luoc and Quang An flower markets in Hanoi are often a bustle of trade every Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, let’s visit the markets and enjoy the Tet atmosphere of Vietnam.

Four unmissable Tet markets around Hanoi

Four unmissable Tet markets around Hanoi

VOV.VN - Visitors arriving in Hanoi around the time of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) should not miss four of the city’s famous markets – Hang Luoc and Quang Ba flower markets, Hang Ma antique market, and Buoi market.

Son La Province plum trees in full white bloom

Son La Province plum trees in full white bloom

VOV.VN - At this time of the year, the northern mountainous province of Son La is becomes covered in a white coat of plum blossoms, with the picturesque scenes attracting a large number of visitors.

Pham Phao villagers make brass instruments

Pham Phao villagers make brass instruments

VOV.VN - Pham Phao, an agricultural village in Nam Dinh province, is famous for making brass instruments. Almost every household in the village has at least one person who knows music theory and can play several brass instruments.

Hoai Duc set to become modern urban center

Hoai Duc set to become modern urban center

VOV.VN - In addition to Dan Phuong, Dong Anh, and Thanh Tri, Hoai Duc has recently become the fourth outlying district of Hanoi to meet new style rural standards. Hoai Duc wants to become a new urban center of Hanoi.

Hanoi, Saigon among Southeast Asia’s cheapest cities

Hanoi, Saigon among Southeast Asia’s cheapest cities

Good news for those who are planning a trip to Vietnam as the country’s two biggest cities, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, just cracked into the top 10 cheapest cities in Southeast Asia for this year.

A visit to Langbiang Mountain

A visit to Langbiang Mountain

Visitors to the resort city of Da Lat can take a tour of the Langbiang plateau and sample ruou can (wine stored in a big jar and drunk with a long bamboo pipe), a specialty of ethnic minorities living in the Central Highlands.

Top libraries for students in HCM City

Top libraries for students in HCM City

In Ho Chi Minh City, there are numerous libraries providing extra-curricular learning space for students in need of a tranquil venue for study in groups or self-study on the weekend.

Top Vietnamese adventure travel destinations

Top Vietnamese adventure travel destinations

VOV.VN - Many Vietnamese travellers choose to venture off the beaten path as they make adventurous trips to conquer Mount Pha Luong, Datanla Waterfall, or trek through Mui Doi (the East Pole of Vietnam) to enjoy spectacular the sunsets. Following are some of the most popular places for adventure tourists: