(VOV) - Sinh village in Thua Thien Hue province has made folk paintings for the central region for more than 400 years. The paintings are made by farmers during crop intervals. Sinh village has become a popular tourist destination.
It was a last minute decision for me to go to Vietnam. My friend Amy had been badgering me to go on a holiday with her somewhere warm, wanting to escape the gray, depressing sky and cold, bitter wind of winter in Melbourne. A combination of tax return money and a cheap air ticket made the decision easy.
You get a shock when you step out of Vietnam after living here for years.
Hundreds of needy people in the central province of Quang Nam have received support from the Lifestart Foundation run by Australian Karen Leonard.
The Mid-autumn festival is an occasion for children to play with traditional toys, especially shadow lanterns and star lanterns.
A small cafe in downtown of central coastal city of Quy Nhon attracts many young customers not just because of its extensive menu of beverages, but also because of another reason: many English-speaking customers patronising this Language Cafe are willing to help local students practise their English.
The Co Tu ethnic group, living in a remote mountainous village in the central province of Quang Nam, are familiar with Belgian designer Aldegonde van Alsenoy, nicknamed Ava.
Buddhist temples across Vietnam were crowded the past weekend as many people gathered to hear talks about parental love.
Caves in the central province of Quang Binh have wowed the world with their stunning natural beauty and have stolen the hearts of many people, including Ryan Deboodth from Nebraska, the US.
Bia Craft has recently launched its soft-opening in Thao Dien in District 2, Ho Chi Minh City bringing a flood of new beers to a city not known for its variety.
In a rapidly developing modern city, the cyclo acts as a unique reminder of the past.
For Dutch poet Dick Gebuys, his first impression of Vietnam was that it was a small, brave Asian country involved in a war with the US, nothing more.
I was lucky to be invited to the house of a Thai ethnic woman not long ago.
After tasting Vietnamese cuisines during his trip to Vietnam, a British man collected more than one million pounds to open a Vietnamese restaurant named "Hộp" (Box) in London.
Falafel, a popular food made from beans and vegetables in the world, has recently been brought to town by local yoga instructor Sophia Pham.
The music industry in Ho Chi Minh City has developed recently with not only domestic but also international musicians contributing to the phenomenon.
People who have lived in Vietnam for many years or are preparing to move to the country will enjoy Hanoi Jane, the first novel by Canadian writer Elka Ray.
In 2008, when Yves Bouille first arrived in Vietnam, he only wanted to stay six months to attend cooking school. But the country has kept him here much longer than he thought.
Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches are regarded as one of the "super food" by foreign diners. The banh mi is a delicious and ever-varying combination of deli-style pork, pate and veggies (carrots, cilantro, cucumber, etc), stuffed into a soft and crunchy French baguette.
Miyata Yuji, a UN campaigner, saw a strong interest in environmental issues among Saigon youths when he returned late last month.