Sour sausages have Hai Phong locals puckering in delight

An eatery in Hai Phong City has attracted patrons for over three decades with its tasty sour sausages, made of fermented pork meat and skin. The “Old-lady sour sausage” stall, run by its elderly white-haired owner, has been serving customers for the past 30 years. Situated at the corner of Quang Trung Street near Tam […]

Banh Tet traditional cake in southern Vietnam during Tet holiday

(Cinet)- Banh Tet (round glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake enjoyed by southern Vietnamese people on the occasion of the lunar New Year. It is considered a variant of Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake), which is more popular in the northern region. The Tet cake is cylindrical, made with sticky rice and filled […]


CatBa island Resort Speed Boat

Car Ba island Resort & Spa hydrofoil is one of the best choices for transportation between Haiphong and Binh ferry station in recent years. It used to run from Binh ferry station and took 55 – 60 minutes. Now this hydrofoil is moved to Got ferry station (at speedboat terminal) and starts to operate from [...]


Six-star Cruise Long Halong bay is Coming

Work on a pair of six-star cruise vessels for sailing in Ha Long Bay began last week and are scheduled to be finished next year. To be named La Siesta, they will have a length of 110 meters and 55 luxury cabins each, and will be the largest vessels in the bay when completed. They […]


Push for Vietnam to resume international flights from 15 December

Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport has submitted a proposal for the resumption of international flights on nine routes across Asia and the United States from 15 December as part of a two-phased reopening plan. According to local media reports, the initial phase would, if approved, launch next week with four flights weekly to and from either […]


Ha Long Bay – Asia’s leading tourist attraction in 2021

UNESCO heritage site Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam has been honoured as Asia’s leading tourist attraction category at 2021 World Travel Awards


15 resorts chosen for Phu Quoc vaccine passport trial program

Kien Giang Province authorities have proposed a list of 15 five-star resorts on Phu Quoc Island to house foreign tourists in a two-phase vaccine passport trial program. Seven will be selected for fully immunized foreign tourists to stay in the first phase from November 20 to March 20 next year. They are Vinpearl Discovery Costalland […]


Van Don airport – HCM flights to resume

Flights between HCMC and Van Don Airport – Quang Ninh Province will resume Wednesday after being grounded for over five months due to Covid-19 restrictions. There will be four flights a week, three operated by Bamboo Airways and one by Vietjet Air. Passengers departing from Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC are required to furnish […]


Van Don in contention for world’s leading regional airport award

Van Don in the northern Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam’s first private airport, is one of seven nominees in the world’s leading regional airport category at the World Travel Awards. The other six are Chubu Centrair International Airport in Japan, Denver International Airport in the U.S., Gimpo International Airport in South Korea, King Shaka International Airport […]


Vietnam to welcome fully vaccinated travelers to Phu Quoc Island

Vietnam intends to reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travelers, the Deputy Prime Minister said in a statement issued on September 9 2021. These steps will hasten Vietnam’s smooth return to world tourism. A multi-awarded destination for heritage, cultural, culinary and golf travel, the country welcomed 18 million international visitors in 2019, an increase of […]