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42nd Bach Dang Traditional Swimming Festival

42nd Bach Dang Traditional Swimming Festival

On the morning of May 22nd, the 42nd Bach Dang Traditional Swimming Festival (hosted by Quang Ninh Newspaper) and 22nd Dong Trieu Traditional Swimming Festival took place in Dong Trieu district with the participation of 130 athletes. Athletes at the starting line Athletes of the 42nd Bach Dang Traditional Swimming Festival, hosted by Quang Ninh

Ti Top Island

Ti Top Island

Located in the heart of Halong Bay, which is only 8 kilometers from the Southeast of Bai Chay Harbor, Ti Top Island is regarded as one of the most attractive site for both international and domestic tourists to Halong. The name Ti Top is named by the most respectful hero of Vietnam, President Ho Chi

The Vang Island

The Vang Island

Halong bay, one of the World Heritages, comprises thousands of big and small islands. Each one has its own characteristic with various caves: Sung Sot Cave,Thien Cung Cave, Trinh Nu Cave. The Vung Island is the only soil island of all. It is not only a place having beautiful natural surroundings: pine trees, lakes, beautiful

Cong Do Island

Cong Do Island

On the south-east side of Halong Bay, about 25 km from Bai Chay Wharf, Cong Ðo is in Bai Tu Long Bay in the region which recognised as the World Heritage. It has an area of 23,363 sq. m, and its mountain reaches a peak of 172 m. The island features many lagoons, which are

Hoanh Bo Soaked Rice Wine in Halong

Hoanh Bo Soaked Rice Wine in Halong

This unparalleled drink is a local culinary delight of Halong. Made from a kind of glutinous rice that solely Halong has, Hoanh Bo soaked rice wine tastes sweet and sour. It requires experience and gentleness to produce this wine. Rice, without being ground, is cooked through, and incubated. Then, people soak fermented wine into a

The cloud valley in Hoa Binh

The cloud valley in Hoa Binh

Located at an altitude of 1,200m above sea level, Lung Van is covered by cloud all year round. It is surrounded by the mountains of Trau (Buffalo), Po and Tien (Fairy) so it is known as Thung May (Cloud Valley). About 40km from downtown Hoa Binh City, Lung Van valley in Tan Lac district is

Mexican newspaper hails Ha Long Bay’s beauty

halong bay

Mexican daily El Financiero recently ran an article describing Vietnam’s Halong Bay, as an ideal destination for visitors to enjoy peaceful sailing and admire beautiful karst scenery and emerald waters. Writer Antonio Benitez Garcia provided a brief overview of the bay and recommended the top places to visit during a trip to the bay, such

Dishes from ngán

dishes from ngán

Ngán is a mollusk species which is popular in the Northern Vietnam coastal area. Although it can be seen along the coast of the country, Quang Ninh Province, Halong City is where this seafood gets its fame. This special sea animal has a similar shape to clam, one of its more popular relative but it