Culture - Sports

A voyage to relaxation

A visit to Hue would not be complete without a boat excursion on the gentle Huong (Perfume) River, exploring life beside its banks amidst the romance of the ancient royal capital city.
Culture - Sports

Conical hat maker sustains tradition

One of Hue City's most endearing images is that of the beautiful girl wearing an ao dai (traditional robe) and a conical hat, singing folk songs while floating down the Huong (Perfume) River on a wooden rowing boat.
Culture - Sports

Lang Co festival takes place at weekend

The Lang Co Festival 2011 – the World Beautiful Bay will be held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on July 9-10 to promote tourism and encourage investment in the Lang Co-Chan May economic zone.

Eco-tours offer green experience to visitors

Local residents offer tourism services and visitors can turn into fishermen – that’s the ethos on the eco-tours initiated in 2006 by Hoian Eco-tour Director Tran Van Khoa, who was born into a fishing family and used to work in Hoi An’s Victoria Hotel as a receptionist.
Culture - Sports

VN aims for SEA gold medal bounty

Vietnam is likely to bag between 70 and 90 gold medals to finish in the top two at the 26th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Indonesia in November, according to the national sports administration.