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Tourism booms during lunar New Year holiday
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Tourism booms during lunar New Year holiday

Tourism in central and southern regions have reaped the benefits of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday (February 14 - 20), reporting an impressive surge in the number of visitors.

Trang An - meeting place of river and mountains
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Trang An - meeting place of river and mountains

The Trang An Landscape Complex, a UNESCO-recognised Cultural and Natural World Heritage Site, is an attractive tourist site thanks to its unique beauty that could hardly be found in anywhere else.

Floating under the moonlight to Hanoi's Perfume Pagoda
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Floating under the moonlight to Hanoi's Perfume Pagoda

En Vnexpress - Tens of thousands are getting up in the small hours this year to make the pilgrimage by boat and celebrate the spring festival.

On cloud nine in the Ta Xua mountains
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On cloud nine in the Ta Xua mountains

Ta Xua has been known as 'Paradise in the Clouds', which hosts forests of ancient Shan Tuyet tea trees, some several hundred years old.

Da Lat strives to preserve its special charms
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Da Lat strives to preserve its special charms

What lies ahead for the city of Da Lat as it tries to accommodate a new tourism model while preserving its unique cultural and architectural heritage?

Quang Ninh province to go vibrant with Yen Tu spring festival
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Quang Ninh province to go vibrant with Yen Tu spring festival

The Yen Tu Spring Festival will open on February 25 (the 10th day of the Lunar New Year), in Uong Bi city, the northern province of Quang Ninh, kicking off the National Tourism Year hosted by the

Almost 375,000 tourists visit Hanoi during Tet holidays
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Almost 375,000 tourists visit Hanoi during Tet holidays

The number of international tourists to the capital city of Hanoi are estimated to rise by 30 percent to 125,000 people during the week-long Tet (Vietnamese New Year) festival, according to the

Ta Xua Shan Tuyet Tea
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Ta Xua Shan Tuyet Tea

Ta Xua commune in Bac Yen district, the northern mountainous province of Son La, has been known nationwide for its over-100-year-old Shan tuyet tea which has a specially delicious taste.

A journey through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi 90 years ago
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A journey through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi 90 years ago

En Vnexpress - Take a peek into the past to see how the cherished traditional Tet looked like.

A travel through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi 90 years ago
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A travel through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi 90 years ago

En Vnexpress - Take a peek into the past to see how the cherished traditional Tet looked like.

A travel through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi ninety years ago
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A travel through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi ninety years ago

En Vnexpress - Take a peek into the past to see how the cherished traditional Tet looked like.

Five savory signature local dishes in Bac Giang province
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Five savory signature local dishes in Bac Giang province

Bac Giang has impressed tourists with some mouth-watering local dishes like goi ca (raw fish dish), nom ca (fish salad), luon om (simmered eel) and other specialties made of frogs.

Dogs in bags and boxes: Vietnamese pet owners solve long holiday headache in hilarious ways
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Dogs in bags and boxes: Vietnamese pet owners solve long holiday headache in hilarious ways

En Vnexpress - Because everybody needs to be home for Tet.

Vietnamese youth clamour for training
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Vietnamese youth clamour for training

Mai Sen Bistro on Nguyen Van Lac Street, HCM City, is more than just a good restaurant that offers European and Asian dishes.

Hai Phong–city of bridges
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Hai Phong–city of bridges

Hai Phong impresses visitors with its numerous bridges and their interesting names – Quay, Xi mang, and Rao, among others. The bridges are testaments to the city’s development.

Localities welcome first foreign tourists of Lunar New Year
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Localities welcome first foreign tourists of Lunar New Year

The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai welcomed the first group of foreign tourists on February 16, the first day of the Lunar New Year (Tet) 2018.

Vietnam looks like an entire different kingdom in these 1990s photos
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Vietnam looks like an entire different kingdom in these 1990s photos

En Vnexpress - These two-decade old snaps offer a rare look into the past.

A movie a day for 60 years: cinema sustains a Berlin love
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A movie a day for 60 years: cinema sustains a Berlin love

En Vnexpress - At this week's Berlin film festival, Erika and Ulrich Gregor, now in their 80s, are absolute fixtures.

A million ways to light up for the Lunar New Year
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A million ways to light up for the Lunar New Year

En Vnexpress - Eating fire in Manila or ringing a bell 108 times in New York were things people do to welcome the Year of the Dog.

11 places for coffee break from Tet party spree
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11 places for coffee break from Tet party spree

En Vnexpress - These coffee shops in Hanoi and Saigon open through the holiday, offering a quick escape from beer parties.

Ringing in the New Year in Saigon pagoda
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Ringing in the New Year in Saigon pagoda

En Vnexpress - Pagodas are packed on the first day of the new lunar year in Saigon with people waiting to ring bells, wishing for peace.

Thousands queue for blessings in calligraphy at Vietnam's first university
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Thousands queue for blessings in calligraphy at Vietnam's first university

En Vnexpress - Many had to wait at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi for hours to get blessings written in calligraphy on the first day of the Year of the Dog.

Sai Gon River tour shows the best of HCM City
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Sai Gon River tour shows the best of HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge – A journey on the Sai Gon River in bustling HCM City and nearby provinces is a great way for tourists to see the local scenery and sample the best sights.

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux split: statement
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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux split: statement

En Vnexpress - 'Whatever else is printed about us that is not directly from us, is someone else's fictional narrative.'

Fireworks light up the sky as Vietnam welcomes Lunar New Year
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Fireworks light up the sky as Vietnam welcomes Lunar New Year

En Vnexpress - Vietnamese across the country greeted the new lunar year with fireworks, traditional food offerings and prayers for good health and prosperity.