(VOV) – The capital city in the early hours of the morning is very still and peaceful, unlike what it is in the daytime.
If you stroll in early morning there will almost nobody in sight, even in the bustling streets of downtown Hanoi running from Hoan Kiem Lake up to the Dong Xuan Central Market.
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - The season's fourth storm is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of the central Thừa Thiên-Huế and Bình Định provinces at around 4am this morning, local media reported. The strongest wind force near the storm centre was of grade 8 (60-75km/h) and frequent gusts approaching grade 9-11. The storm is expected to directly hit localities from Đà Nẵng City to Quảng Ngãi Province, said Director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, Hoàng Xuân Cường. "Đà Nẵng and Quảng Ngãi will experience the hardestt winds," he added. "In addition, due to the…... [read more]
Vietnam’s finest craftsmen from traditional craft villages all around the northern region will showcase their products during a five-day handicraft and gift fair to be held in Hanoi early next month. The fair is co-organized by HCMC Cooperative Alliance, Vietnam Trade Fair and Advertising Company in conjunction with Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper. The show is being billed as a festival that will charm tourists and help to boost trade and investment into the nation’s many handicraft villages. It also helps to contribute to the marketing efforts of traditional and minority cultural specialties, and provides a forum for the exchange…... [read more]
VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi’s autumn is also the season for com or young sticky rice flakes. Com can be eaten directly or enjoyed with bananas like a snack. It can also be mixed with other food ingredients to create a variety of tasty dishes, including cha com (Vietnamese com sausage) and com xao (browned green sticky rice). Young, sticky: As soon as autumn comes, com (young sticky rice flakes) is sold abundantly in every corner of Ha Noi. — Photo vietnammoi.vn Cha com Unlike other kinds of cha like cha ruoi (nereididae sandworm omelette), cha ca (charcoal grilled fish)…... [read more]
The temperatures getting cooler and leaves changing colour can only lead to one conclusion— autumn has arrived. Here are 10 reasons why Hanoi is best in autumn. Source VOV... [read more]
By Binh Nguyen in HCMC The scorching days of summer have gone. Cool breezes signal the autumn coming that lifts the spirit of Hanoians. The walkers doing early morning rounds of Ho Guom can feel the approach of the much-talked autumn in the capital. They see the water surface of Sword Lake, as it is known in English, is like a mirror - so calm before the breeze starts. A lot of locals and expatriates jog for their morning exercise before work or stroll around to admire the lake and old trees and willows that are reflected in it. Another…... [read more]
(VOVworld) – Each season in Hanoi has its own attractions. For people living in Hanoi and those who have ever been in Hanoi, autumn is the best season of the year. Milk flower is praised as one of the symbols of Hanoi’s autumn. When autumn comes, we feel the cool breeze and smell fragrance of Hoa Sua or Milk Flowers. Not as resplendent as peach blossom, flamboyant, or chrysanthemum, milk flower has a plain beauty and its attraction lies in its ardent sweet fragrance. Milk flowers blossom in the late autumn and early winter. The streets, where milk flower abound…... [read more]
VietNamNet Bridge - Thousands of people flock to Hanoi's night market and Hang Ma Street to enjoy the bustling atmosphere of the early Full Moon Festival. VietNamNet's Gia Van reports in pictures: Gia Van... [read more]
(VEN) - To mark the 68th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19, 1945-August 19, 2013), Industry and Trade Review's reporters and staff organized a sightseeing tour to Con Son-Kiep Bac historical site in Chi Linh District, Hai Duong Province. Industry and Trade Review's reporters and staff came to Con Son historical site at 8am. Nature has bestowed Chi Linh with a diverse range of natural landscapes, with the district boasting plains, mountains and lakes. Far from bustling and noisy atmosphere in Hanoi, an autumn morning in Con Son historical site was pleasant and quiet. Reporters and staff as well…... [read more]
VietNamNet Bridge - When the winds of the autumn come is the time dracontomelon fruit is ripening on the streets of Hanoi. Small, round, yellow-ripen fruits are packed with so many memories of those who grew up or lived in the capital. Seeing ripening dracontomelon fruits, many people immediately think of the fall of Hanoi. The dracontomelon fruits are peeled then sugared or salted are the favorite junk food of many people. "I grew up in Hanoi but I have lived in Saigon for five years. During the summer, my parents send me some green dracontomelon fruits to me every…... [read more]
It is getting cooler. Some days are rainy and icy winds make life even chillier. This signals the arrival of autumn in Hanoi and elsewhere in northern Vietnam. Residents of the capital city find this time of year most wonderful and romantic with the mild climate, clear blue skies, and streets piled high with yellow leaves - a source of inspiration for budding artists. Mention the Hanoi autumn, and they often think of the fragrant Hoa Sua or "milk flower" - the symbol of autumn in Hanoi for generations. Blossoming when fall arrives, the Hoa Sua is a classic topic…... [read more]