Monthly Archive for October, 2009

My Son Holy land

Vietnam is famous for its naturally attracting destinations, among which My Son is one of the tops. It dates back to the ancient Champa Kingdom; mostly thrive in 2nd and 15th centuries. Nowadays, although most of descendants of the Champa civilisation integrated in Vietnamese society, they still live along the coast of Vietnam. My Son […]

A special Khanh Hoa offering

Undulating white sand dunes all along the beautiful Doc Let Beach have made it a favorite in the central province of Khanh Hoa. Visitors often choose to stay at highly popular Doc Let Resort, but winning the hearts and minds of increasing numbers of tourists in recent years is the White Sand Doc Let Resort […]

Top Shopping Places in Vietnam

1. Hanoi Dong Xuan market Add: Dong Xuan street, Hoan Kiem dist Tel: 928 0671 Hang Da market Add: Hang Da street, Hoan Kiem dist Tel: 828 6889 19-12 (19 December) market Add: 41-43 Hai Ba Trung street, Hoan Kiem dist Tel: 826 2410 Big C Thang Long Add: 222 Tran Duy Hung street, Trung […]

Ancient Capital of Vietnam, Hoa Lu

Visiting Hoa Lu Ancient Capital tourists will have chance to understand more about Vietnam’s culture and history as well. It is one of the top destinations, which will bring you to a few imperial capitals of the country in the ancient and medieval. Hoa Lư, suited next to the town of Ninh Binh, is the […]

Vietnam Religion and Belief

The major religious traditions in Vietnam are Buddhism (which fuses forms of Taoism and Confusianism), Christianity (Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, Caodaism and the Hoa Hao sect. Buddhism Buddhism was first introduced to Vietnam in the 2nd century, and reached its peak in the Ly dynasty (11th century). It was then regarded as the official religion […]

Why Travel To Vietnam?

Most people still think of Vietnam as a battle field, in fact, HOWEVER, that old history has all gone for long, giving place to a brand new era when peace and safety reside! These days, instead, you may often hear CNN, BBC, or many other prestigious channels talking about something like “Vietnam – a safe […]

Vietnam Currency

Dong is the official currency in Vietnam. Previously, Dong was dived into 10 hao, which can be dived into 10 smaller unit: xu. However, Vietnamese today no longer use these two smaller units. The current bill denominations in Vietnam Dong is 200 (rarely used now); 1,000; 2,000; 5,000; 10,000; 20,000; 50,000, 100,000 and 500,000. Temporarily, […]