Tag: Vietnam Overview

Brief Introduction to Vietnam Religions and Beliefs

Besides popular beliefs, Vietnam also has some major religions such as Buddhism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Islam, Caodaism and Hoahaoism… Buddhism Buddhism was introduced to Vietnam from the 2nd century. Ly dynasty (11th century) was the peak periods of Buddhism and was regarded…

Exploring Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi captivates with its beauty, and truly gets under your skin with its irrepressible vitality. The city-once named Thang Long, for a mythical ‘soaring dragon’ – is indeed rising, and the local population is clearly energized. The city’s thrust forward…

Vietnam Traditional Music

Vietnamese pop music gets a bad rap in the Western world, probably because the Vietnamese language doesn’t sound particularly lyrical to Western ears – and it can be hard to take when it’s blasted through the heavy reverb so favored…

Portrait of Vietnam

Lush green mountains, scenic beaches, ancient pagodas, and the allure of a fascinating culture attract millions of visitors to Vietnam each year. Today, the country is emerging as an increasingly prosperous nation with a thriving tourism industry, largely due to…

City Layout of Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is divided into four main sectors: Hoan Kiem, Ba Dinh, Hai BaTrung, and Dong Da. Metropolitan Hanoi includes a number of outlying areas that were once provinces, but as the population expands in number and large-scale development seeks new…

Background of Hanoi, The Capital of Vietnam

If the 200-year-old banyan could speak, it might tell stories of the 19th-century tradesmen who worked on the avenue out front, the arrival of the French, or the introduction of the automobile. It could speak of the years when revolutionary…

Photos Albums of Northwest Vietnam in Flooding Season

On the occasion of June, when the summer rains cooling the northwestern mountains is the time for beginning of a new season. It is also time for terraces fields in Yen Bai become exotic. For more informations and tours in Vietnam,…