Photos and text: Cong Dat Hang Luoc Flower Market takes place over seven days, starting from the 23rd day of the last lunar month of the year. This is a traditional flower market, one of the most significant cultural activities...
On January 28, more than a billion people worldwide will begin their festivities to greet the new year. Lunar New Year, also called Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival, is observed on the first day of the year...
In Ho Chi Minh City, during the three-day Tet holiday, every family, rich or poor, has at least one branch of yellow apricot blossoms (the plant belongs to the family Ocnaceae) representing hope for a prosperous and happy new...
Nothing is more amazing than spending a spring night in Hoi An with friends, family or loved ones. When the sun sets, the pedestrian-friendly streets of Hoi An come alive with vibrant displays of traditional lanterns, folk dance performances,...
Visits to pagodas have long been a religious custom in Vietnam and other Buddhist Asian countries. In this sacred ambience, mortals can find spiritual serenity in contrast with their weary, everyday endeavors. A journey to one of these revered...
Located in the southern Red River delta, about 90 km from Hanoi, Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex covers an area of 12.252 ha. It encompasses some of the 250-million-year-old Trang An limestone that spreads over 20 communities in Ninh...
For those who pays Autralia a visit when it is in springtime, it is a popular scene to see the purple color of jacaranda appearing everywhere in downtown. Like the famous Japanese cherry blossom, spring comes, and the beauty...
Embraced by the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers and surrounded by dense jungle, the Laotian town of Luang Prabang is one of Asia’s best kept secrets. A town small and quiet enough to be relaxing, it is packed with...
Summer in a glass. That’s what I found when I went to Jordan, Ont., and the Twenty Valley, an hour-and-a-half’s drive west of Toronto. We might be heading into winter now, but this region, close to St. Catharines overflows...
Denver, for me, was always a passing through kind of place. Servicing over 50 million passengers a year, Denver International Airport is the third largest domestic connection network in the United States. That’s why I’d been to Denver often,...