Water lilies harvest shot nets Vietnamese lenswoman top int’l prize

Khanh Phan’s aerial capture of two women in conical hats harvesting pink water lilies in the Mekong Delta has won an international prize.

An Bang Beach

An Bang Beach is the perfect complement to the sightseeing and tourist bustle of town. With the once popular Cua Dai Beach suffering from severe erosion, An Bang now holds the crown as Hoi An’s go-to beach

Best 8 non-touristy things to do in Hanoi

Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, is a fascinating city and a must-visit destination for all trips in Vietnam. The city is also a travel gateway to many beautiful destinations in Northern Vietnam so many tourist choose Hanoi as the convenient starting point for their Vietnam private tour

Top 10 things to do in Hanoi

No trip to Vietnam would be complete without a visit to the hectic, high-energy capital, Hanoi. The city is a fine blend of history and modernity, where colonial architecture and ornate pagodas contrast with glassy malls and shiny motorbikes

‘Little Japan’ adds allure to Saigon

Established during the 2000s, ‘Little Japan’ represents a distinct cultural enclave in downtown Saigon.

Vietnam’s beauty helps three photos onto Agora Award shortlist

Three of 50 images selected from thousands for the final round of Agora’s Nature 2020 competition represent the country’s unique diversity.

Bauhinia flowers cast a spell over northern mountainous region

March is a nice time of year to visit the northwest of Vietnam when the beautiful Bauhinia season peaks, painting the region white.

Hanoi streets dazzle as white sua flowers bloom

White sua flowers (Dalbergia tonkinensis), considered a symbol of March, are blooming in profusion on Hanoi’s streets after starting a bit early this year.

Periwinkle flowers in full bloom in Mekong Delta

In March periwinkle flowers bloom in pink and white in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, home to Tra Su Mangrove Forest and famous Ba Chua Xu Lady Temple.