244-year-old Hue bridge to undergo restoration

Restoration of former imperial capital Hue’s 244-year-old Thanh Toan Bridge in Thanh Thuy Chanh Village, commenced Thursday.

Largest communal house pulse of Central Highlands

Dubbed ‘roof of the tall mountains’, Kon So Lal communal house is a revered spiritual landmark of Gia Lai Province.

Cassia tree larvae central to highland diet

Vietnam's Central Highlands is famed for stir-fried cassia-tree larvae, a dish not for the light-hearted.

Vietnamese photographers dazzle at Agora contest

Nine entries by Vietnamese photographers have been named among the top 50 in Water 2020 contest of Agora, a global photography social network.

Relics within a relic in Vung Tau

In the historical White Palace (Bach Dinh) in Vung Tau Town, southern Vietnam are kept three century-old artifacts from a shipwreck off Con Dao Island.

Nuts for bananas: a snack of youth

To many Mekong Delta locals, grilled banana dipped in coconut milk represents a vessel of delightful childhood memories.

Yellow blossoms set 400-year-old town aglow

In late March and early April, UNESCO heritage site Hoi An in central Vietnam is illuminated by blooming sua flowers (Dalbergia tonkinensis).

Spring vitalizes picture-postcard village in Ha Giang’s mountains

Pho Tro is a small village on the outskirts of Pho Bang town in Dong Van District. Set amid the granite mountains of Sung La Valley, it is blessed with majestic beauty. Located in its center is the one-hectare Dragon Lake, which is cherished by locals because it has a constant, never-ending flow of water that is rare in highland areas.

Palace where Nguyen king was incarcerated for being anti-French

The White Palace in Vung Tau Town was where King Thanh Thai, the 10th ruler of the Nguyen Dynasty, was once confined.

35-meter-tall waterfall, a hidden charm in Quang Tri

Trang Ta Puong Waterfall in Quang Tri Province, central Vietnam exudes an unspoilt beauty unknown to most.