VietNamNet Bridge - Terraced fields in the mountainous provinces in northern Vietnam will start showing gorgeous colors in September and October when the harvest season comes. This is the time travelers flock to the locations to take photos of the yellow ripening fields. Due to the steep feature and fertile soil, it was created by weathered granite rock and mountain cliffs. Local ethnic minority people can grow rice and establish terraced rice fields, one after another, from the foot to top of mountains. Generations of these people have created terraced rice fields as we see today. When the northern mountainous region enters autumn, tourists have a chance to marvel at the most beautiful terraced fields in Vietnam, including fields in Sapa, Mu Cang Chai and Hoang Su Phi. Terraced fields in Lao Cai Province Terraced fields, which are called natural staircases to heaven, are favorite destinations of tourists in Lao Cai. Terraced fields in Lao Cai have existed for hundreds of years. They … [Read more...] about Now is best time to see ripening rice fields in northern Vietnam
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(VOVworld) – Among those accompanying President Francois Hollande during his visit to Vietnam this week were several Vietnamese-origin people. They are the people who have gained certain achievements in different fields and obtained a position in the French society. Their presence in France’s diplomatic delegation to Vietnam at the official invitation of the Elysee Palace has helped to improve the Vietnamese-French relations and the image of the Vietnamese community in France and around the world. The Vietnamese-origin people who accompanied President Francois Hollande to visit Vietnam this week include the President of the Vietnamese People’s Association in France, the President of the Vietnamese Entrepreneurs’ Association in France, and the Eurobail President. They all have gained certain positions in France Ngo Kim Hung, President of the Vietnamese People’s Association in France, said: “The association and the Vietnamese community in France as a … [Read more...] about Vietnamese French people accompany President Hollande to visit Vietnam
Vietnam is one of the world’s best countries to visit next year, according to a U.S. travel site. th on the Fodor’s Go List 2015 released on Tuesday. Fodor’s recommends Vietnam to its readers for its historic but fast-changing cities and stunning landscapes, fabulous food, the true friendliness of the people and reasonable costs. The travel website said the 40th anniversary of the end of the war in 2015 is the perfect time for tourists to explore the "energetic cities from Hanoi to Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City which buzz with enticing restaurants and hotels while temples, colonial buildings, and markets retain their classic charm." New options will help tourists explore beyond the cities, whether they spend their night on a boat adrift the UNESCO-recognized Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh or admire the towns and rice paddies of the Mekong Delta on a river cruise or by bicycle, Fodor’s noted. Hoi An Ancient Town in Quang Nam … [Read more...] about Vietnam among best places to visit in 2015: Fodor’s
Phu Quoc Island is one of the most popular resort destinations in southern Vietnam. Photo: Shutterstock Planning your holidays in Vietnam, you might wonder when it is the best time to visit the country. The answer is quite simple: anytime is the best time! No, but seriously. I think it depends on how you would like to spend your holidays in Vietnam. If you want to stay at a nice and cozy beach resort, sipping cocktails and getting a tan, you will want to set your timing different than if you want an active holiday. But first things first: Vietnam is a long country, stretching over a thousand miles, from Sa Pa in the north to the Mekong Delta in the south. There are roughly two different climates, the northern climate with four seasons and the tropical climate with only two: dry and wet. The meteorological divide between the two main climates is the Hai Van Pass between Hue and Da Nang. Climate of the south Let's start in the south of Vietnam. The dry season lasts from December to … [Read more...] about When is the best time to visit Vietnam?
The weather has become more unpredictable, but at least data can give you a good guess. "We shouldn't have come this month. Where is the promised sunshine?" That's a nightmare scenario for any travelers. But if you do a little research – and if you are also lucky, you can always be in the right place at the right time. This new map created by American data expert Ryan Whitacker should offer some help. The map, which was published last week, allows travel planners to see if the week they want to travel to a certain destination is actually the best time. Locations with a red dot means they are good for a visit. According to data collected and processed by Whitacker, the period that gives you the best weather in Vietnam is between October and February. March and early April are only good for trips to northern Vietnam, the data suggested. The only problem with this travel map is that it leaves out Ho Chi Minh City and other southern destinations, possibly due to a lack of … [Read more...] about Come rain or come shine: The best time to travel Vietnam and the world