Tourists flock to the tea hill to take photographs.

Early spring in Sa Pa

It’s not tough to find a reason to visit Sa Pa at least once a year. It’s not tough to find a reason to visit Sa Pa at least once a year. At this time of year, people go to Sa Pa as the s...
Vietnamese Ambassador to Cuba Le Thanh Tung speaks at the event

Vietnam-Cuba joint stamp issue marked in Havana

A ceremony was held in Havana on December 3 to mark the launch of the stamp set jointly issued by Vietnam and Cuba on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations (...
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Overview of Vietnam culture

Vietnam has an age-old and special culture that is closely attached to the history of the formation and development of the nation. Historians have shared a common view that Vietnam has a fairly large...
NAPA officers giving Lao students medical masks, sanitizers, sanitary equipment to prevent and control the epidemics and necessities for COVID-19 prevention and sosial isolation

NAPA supports Lao students in COVID-19 prevention

On March 31, 2020, implementing NAPA leaders’s instruction, the Department of International Cooperation, in collaboration with the Office of NAPA supported Lao boarding students for implementing the ...
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A guide to live in Vietnam

For those looking to make a big change by moving to Vietnam, you won’t be disappointed. The country has a low cost of living, the culture is vibrant and expats can easily support whatever lifestyle t...
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Lunar New Year (Tet)

Tết Nguyên Đán or Tet is the most important, popular holiday and also festival of Vietnamese people. Tet is celebrated for the arrival of the spring. Usually Vietnamese will be allowed to have five &...
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Must-tried Vietnamese street food

Bún riêu cua (rice vermicelli soup with crab) Pronounced: ‘Boon reel kua’ Bún riêu cua is a rice vermicelli-based dish served in a sourish broth with crab cakes. Both the broth and crab c...
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The Best Places to Go Backpacking in Vietnam

From the cascading rice terraces of Sapa, to the islands of Ha Long Bay, caves of Phong Nha, mountains of Da Lat, the sand dunes of Mui Ne, and the maze of rivers and rice paddies of the Mekong Delta...
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Vietnamese New Year customs

Clean and decorate the home Homes are often cleaned and decorated before New Year’s Eve. Children are in charge of sweeping and scrubbing the floor. The kitchen needs to be cleaned before the 23rd ni...
"Ao dai" - Vietnamese women traditional dress

Vietnamese traditional costumes

Traditional costumes of the Vietnamese people tend to be very simple and modest. Men wear brown shirts and white trousers. Their headgear is simply a piece of cloth wrapped around the head and their ...