Exploring Lai Chau with community tours

Exploring Lai Chau with community tours

4/20/2017 - 17:37

(VOVworld) – Tours of villages in Vietnam’s northwest and Lai Chau province in particular have become popular in recent years. With its diverse culture and beautiful landscape, Lai Chau has promoted community tours in recent years giving tourists an insight into local culture and lifestyle.

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Lai Chau hydropower plant becomes an attraction in northwest

Lai Chau hydropower plant becomes an attraction in northwest

4/13/2017 - 18:06

(VOVworld)- Lai Chau province borders the provinces of Lao Cai, Dien Bien, Son La and Yen Bai and is home to more than 20 ethnic minority groups.

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Waterwheel in Bo hamlet- a unique structure in Lai Chau

Waterwheel in Bo hamlet- a unique structure in Lai Chau

4/7/2017 - 10:54

(VOVworld) – Waterwheels have become a typical feature of Lai Chau province. Bo hamlet in Tam Duong district has the largest number of waterwheels.

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Legendary O Quy Ho pass in Vietnam’s northwest

Legendary O Quy Ho pass in Vietnam’s northwest

3/31/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – O Quy Ho is one of the 4 most daunting passes in Vietnam’s northwestern region. The other three are Ma Pi Leng in Ha Giang province, Khau Pha in Yen Bai, and Pha Din between Son La and Dien Bien province. The beauty and magnificence of O Quy Ho pass inspires adventure lovers.

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Sin Ho Plateau- unspoiled beauty

Sin Ho Plateau- unspoiled beauty

3/23/2017 - 18:02

(VOVworld) – Sin Ho district in Lai Chau province has attracted more tourists in recent years thanks to its unspoiled nature and the diverse cultures of local ethnic minorities.

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Vietnam’s northwestern culture converges at Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival

Vietnam’s northwestern culture converges at Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival

3/17/2017 - 17:54

(VOVworld) – March is the month when Ban (Bhauhinia) flowers bloom in Vietnam’s northwest and Dien Bien province organizes its Ban Flower Festival to honor, preserve, and promote local culture and boost its tourism.

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Muong Lo - cradle of Black Thai culture

Muong Lo - cradle of Black Thai culture

3/10/2017 - 17:31

(VOVworld)- Muong Lo valley in Nghia Lo township, Yen Bai province is famous for delicious rice thanks to its fertile soil. Nestled in mountains, the flat valley is the habitat of several ethnic minorities with diverse cultures and customs.

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Terraced rice fields in Mu Cang Chai

Terraced rice fields in Mu Cang Chai

3/2/2017 - 17:24

(VOVworld)- At 1,000 meters above sea level, Mu Cang Chai district in Yen Bai province is particularly beautiful with terraced rice fields winding around mountain sides. Covering more than 3,500 ha, the terraced rice fields are attractive tourist destinations.

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Yen Bai province, an alluring destination in the northwest

Yen Bai province, an alluring destination in the northwest

2/23/2017 - 0:00

(VOVworld)- Yen Bai province has become a tourist destination thanks to its beautiful unspoiled landscape and diverse culture. Over the past few years, the province has invested in upgrading roads and developed a variety of local tours.

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Dao San country fair in spring

Dao San country fair in spring

2/17/2017 - 18:42

(VOVworld) – The Dao San country fair in Phong Tho district, Lai Chau province is busy and colorful on spring days. At this time of the year, groups of H’mong, Dao, and Ha Nhi flock to the Dao San market on Chung Sua Dan mountain to trade their specialties.

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Buying luck at Vieng market

Buying luck at Vieng market

2/9/2017 - 15:16

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese people in the Red River Delta believe in going to the market to pray for luck. From midnight of the 7th day to the morning of 8th day of the first lunar month, people flock to Vieng market in Nam Dinh province to pray for a prosperous and lucky new year.

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Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture

Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture

1/19/2017 - 17:10

(VOVworld)- Dong Xuan market in Hanoi’s Old Quarter was the first market in Hanoi. Its history is closely associated with the trade development of Hanoi. It is not just a market but also a cultural venue that reflects the lifestyle of Hanoians. VOV Bui Hang has the story.

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The unique names of Vietnamese markets

The unique names of Vietnamese markets

1/12/2017 - 19:39

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese markets come in all sizes. In the city, markets are often bigger and more crowded than in a village or commune. Each of them also has a name and a story behind it. We now explore the meaning of some Vietnamese markets' names.

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Vietnam’s colorful markets

Vietnam’s colorful markets

1/6/2017 - 14:06

(VOVworld)- No one can count how many markets there are in Vietnam but many agree that they are the vivid reflection of the Vietnamese culture. Markets vary by regions. It is their uniqueness that inspires tourists.

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Cuisine culture in the Plain of Reeds

Cuisine culture in the Plain of Reeds

12/29/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld)- The gastronomy of the south and the Plain of Reeds in particular was created and enriched during the centuries-old history of the region. The dishes are simple but reflect the local lifestyle.

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Lai Vung Mandarin Garden

Lai Vung Mandarin Garden

12/22/2016 - 15:48

(VOVworld)- Lai Vung district in Dong Thap province is a popular tourist destination thanks to its rich culture and beautiful nature. Its mandarin gardens particularly attract tourists.

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Gao Giong eco-tourism area in Dong Thap province

Gao Giong eco-tourism area in Dong Thap province

12/16/2016 - 18:37

(VOVworld) – Gao Giong eco-tourism area is known as a “green oasis” with marvelous natural scenery. With a beautiful and charming landscape, the site is considered the miniature of the Plain of Reeds in the southwestern region of Vietnam.

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Plain of Reeds during monsoon season

Plain of Reeds during monsoon season

12/8/2016 - 15:00

(VOVworld)- The monsoon season is the busiest time in the Plain of Reeds of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. This is also the best time to explore the region’s beauty and the generosity of nature.

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Ba Be National Park, an attraction in Bac Kan

Ba Be National Park, an attraction in Bac Kan

12/1/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld)- Ba Be National Park in Bac Kan province covers 5 communes in Ba Be district. The park, a beautiful ecological site with magnificent landscape and rich biodiversity, is attracting tourists.

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Ba Be, the biggest mountain lake in Vietnam

Ba Be, the biggest mountain lake in Vietnam

11/25/2016 - 9:02

(VOVworld)- Located in Ba Be National Park in Bac Kan province, Ba Be Lake is Vietnam’s largest and one of the world’s 100 largest fresh water lakes. It embodies unique geological features and rich biodiversity.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...