While the use of electric cars for tourism in Hanoi's Old Quarter have not brought many positives along with them, locals of the Old Quarter have been complaining about traffic problems on the narrow streets.
Climbing Mount Fansipan in the northern province of Lao Cai can be attempted all-year round but experienced hands suggest that the period from October to early December is the best time to conquer the “Roof of Indochina.”
Vietnam has two places that are considered as border crossroads, including the Indochina landmark in Kon Tum Province, in the central highlands and A Pa Chai in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien.
Top-class hotels and resorts may provide visitors to Vietnam with plenty of options for comfortable trips with high-class facilities and services, but if you really want a local taste of life here, a homestay is hard to beat.
Travel operator Saigontourist welcomed US luxury liner, Azamara,and its 750 passengers and crew members to Vietnam, for the first time this year.
With its sumptuously seasoned seafood, the new Crawfish King Restaurant brings an authentic touch of southern US Cajun cuisine to HCM City and is fast finding a devoted following. Hoang Ha reports
I visited central Quy Nhon Town one sunny day and wanted to see some new destinations rather than the familiar beaches. So a friend volunteered to take me to Eo Gio (literally translated as Wind Strait).
In Vietnam, “Banh Phu The” (conjugal cake) is a special cake, which symbolises the loyalty of a husband and wife..