Cuc Phuong offers a break from city buzz

Cuc Phuong National Park, the first national park in the country, is a relaxing place for tourists to enjoy a few days exploring tropical rainforest and a wonderful place to escape to and provides the perfect backdrop for profound thoughts and musings about life.

Veteran photographer honoured

Leaning against his walking stick and wearing a camera on his neck, white-haired photographer Quang Phung received the Grand Award in this year's Bui Xuan Phai – Love for Hanoi Awards on August 29.