Tam Chuc, where heaven and earth meet
09:27 | 16/01/2020 Travel
(VEN) - The Tam Chuc Spiritual Tourism Complex is a blending of past and present, of Buddhism-based oriental and western cultures created by gifted artisans from Vietnam, India and Indonesia, of meditative serenity and the bustle of pilgrims.
Vietnam rises to green tourism challenge
09:38 | 31/12/2019 Travel
(VEN) - The surge in Vietnam’s tourism development in recent years, which has turned it into a spearhead economic sector, has taken a toll on the environment. The government is now targeting green and sustainable tourism development in its tourism development strategy by 2030, with a vision to 2050, and a growing number of tourism business are rising to the challenge.
Vietnam bags 98 golds, ranks 2nd in SEA Games
16:00 | 25/12/2019 Sports
(VEN) - The Southeast Asian Games, also known as the SEA Games, are a biennial multi-sport event involving participants from 11 Southeast Asian countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The first SEA Games were held in Bangkok, Thailand in 1959.
A journey to Van Don and 1,000 destinations
09:10 | 25/12/2019 Travel
For Van Don Islands, an up and coming tourist destination at Vietnam’s northeastern tip, 2019 was a watershed year with the inauguration of the Ha Long-Van Don expressway and Van Don International Airport. The “journey leading to one thousand destinations”, as a visit to the spectacular China-border isles is fondly dubbed, will now be far shorter – only 2.5 hours from Hanoi by road instead of four, and less than an hour by air.