Shops on Hang Ma Street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter are bustling with customers and a vast array of lively, colourful traditional toys.

Thu Vong Nguyet festival opens in Temple of Literature

Thu Vong Nguyet, the biggest cultural event celebrating the Mid Autumn Festival opened at the Temple of Literature (Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam) on September 29 in Hanoi and it is beautiful.

Lantern town area in HCM City ahead of mid-Autumn festival

As mid-Autumn festival draws near, many people come to the Lantern town area in District 5 of Ho Chi Minh City.

Ly Son – paradise in the middle of the sea

Magnificent ancient craters, colorful coral reef carpets, some million-year-old sedimentary rock islets are among special treats that Ly Son Island in Quang Ngai province offer local and foreign visitors.

Water wheel – feature of mountainous hamlet

Coming to Na Khuong hamlet, in Ban Bo commune, Tam Duong district of the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau, visitors are impressed by 25 giant water wheels used for irrigational purposes.

Amazing golden rice fields in northwestern Vietnam

Vietnam’s northwestern region welcomes September and October with golden terraced rice fields. Here are some pictures of yellow season in Mu Cang Chai, Y Ty, and Hoang Su Phi taken by photographer Le Viet Khanh:

Thousand join campaign to make world cleaner

More than 1,000 people participated in a meeting in the northern province of Hoa Binh on September 23 in response to the Clean up the World campaign.

Visiting Hanoi’s Quan Son Lake—“Ha Long Bay on Land”

Just about 50km southwest of Hanoi’s centre, a "green gemstone” is tucked away in the suburban district of My Duc. Quan Son Lake is the perfect attraction for nature-lovers to enjoy on the weekend.

A charming north-western region begins new rice season

May arrives with early summer rains starting to pour down, drawing water from the upper streams into the North-western region. Terraced rice fields take off their boring brown coat of winter to enter a new crop season.

Discover Da Lat – Vietnam’s most romantic city

The hill town of Da Lat has long been the most popular location in the region for getaway holidays since French colonial times.

Nomad life frames in Ninh Thuan

Ninh Thuan is a province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. Coming to Ninh Thuan, one can see images of nomadic people, with their sheep in farms, fields and mountain slopes.

Terraced rice fields in Hoang Su Phi in ripe season

Rice crops begin to ripe in terraced fields in Hoang Su Phi district, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.

Tam Duong locals celebrate National Day

For many years, on the occasion of National Day (September 2), local people in Tam Duong district, in the mountainous northern province of Lai Chau, and neighbouring areas have immersed themselves in the indigenous cultural and artistic space imbued with the identities of the local ethnic minorities. National Day celebrations in Tam Duong have very much become a common festive day for the local people to meet, exchange and enjoy entertainment.

Nam Du island: Enchanting pearl in southern pole

Located in southeast of Phu Quoc island, untouched Nam Du archipelago with more than 21 islands, has become an attractive destination for both domestic and foreign tourists.

Stunning beautiful paddy fields in northern region

The northern region’s paddy fields in autumn sunlight look peaceful and beautiful, jogging sweet childhood memories.

Trang An boast natural and cultural values

The Trang An tourism Complex, located in the northern province of Ninh Binh, was recognised as a world cultural and natural heritage site by UNESCO in 2015 thanks to its natural and cultural values.

Vietnam beauty through the lens of photographers

The beauty of Vietnam is lively portrayed through the lens of five photographers – Pham An Duong, Nguyen Phuc Loc, Minh Hoa, Dang Tuan and Nguyen Thanh Hai - at the exhibition "Colour of Life".

Vietnam landscape from height

The photo contest Vietnam Viewed From Height organized by Tuoitre newspaper has received 3,389 photos from 358 photographers across the country. Following are the awarded photos.

Soldiers lead peaceful life on Truong Sa archipelago

Soldiers serving on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago have continuously stayed disciplined and ready for action while enjoying a peaceful daily-life activities.

Best destinations in Vietnam to visit in autumn

Hanoi, Sapa, Phu Quoc and Da Lat, just to name a few, are some best places in Vietnam for tourists to visit in autumn.

Gongs – Echoes of Central Highlands Forests & Mountains

Generations of ethnic groups in the Central Highlands have used gongs to convey their innermost sentiments and communicate with their deities.

Bac Son valley attractive to tourists in rice harvest season

In late July and early August, Bac Son valley, Lang Son Province becomes very attractive with its ripening rice fields. It is an ideal time for travellers and photographers to capture the beautiful moments of the year.

10 ASEAN Photo Trophy Winners

10 photos representing 10 ASEAN countries are selected from the exhibition "ASEAN countries and people" co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Hanoi People's Committee in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of ASEAN (08/08/1967 - 08/08/2017).

Ha Long Bay - wonder of nature

Ha Long bay has nearly 2,000 islets spanning over 1,553 squ. km in the northeast sea. It is one of the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Sites.