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The Mysterious Charm of Po Sah Inu Cham Towers

The Po Sah Inu Towers, also known as the Cham Towers of Phố Hài, are a few of the remaining, iconic structures of the ancient Champa Kingdom. They are a noteworthy achievement of a once-vibrant culture, preserved in Bình Thuận...

Royal Tombs in Huế: Majestic Mysterious

Huế is one of Vietnam’s major tourist cities with its breathtaking ancient architecture and romantic natural scenery. The capital of Nguyễn from 1802 to 1945, it was also famous for this dynasty's royal tombs. Nowadays, there are seven tombs...

Áo Dài’s Timeless Beauty

If you travel on a Vietnam Airlines flight, you’ll most likely see female flight attendants dressed in a turquoise tunic top and white pants. These are a modification of Vietnamese traditional costume: áo dài. Scholars still debate on when...

Casa Loma – The House on the Hill

What do X-Men and The Handmaid’s Tale have in common? They were both shot in Casa Loma, a 64,700-square-foot castle located in midtown Toronto. Originally owned by Sir Henry Pellatt,  the monumental home was designed by his billiards buddy, celebrated...

The quest to find Vietnam’s Silk Queen Lanh My A

Back in the 50s of the last century, there would be no one throughout Six Provinces of Southern Vietnam that had not known about Lanh My A - the famous fabric of Tan Chau silk land in An Giang. “Accompanied...

Exploring The Famous Centuries-Old Bat Trang Ceramic Village

“Nga Son straw-mat, Bat Trang potteryNam Dinh fabric, Ha Dong silk.”(Literal Translation) Bat Trang Ceramic Village is located on the outskirts of Hanoi, part of Gia Lam District, and is the most popular ceramic village of Vietnam. Bat (鉢) means...

A Brief History of Phở

While most scholars agree on when phở first came about (in the early 20th century), its history remains debatable, due to the complex cultural interaction between Vietnam, China and France during the French colonial times. Despite the regional differences, Phở...

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