An Ancient Traditional Craft Village

Almost all Vietnamese people know Bat Trang Village, and you may not be aware that almost items you use and see aboard Emperor Cruises come from this the Bat Trang Traditional Pottery Village. Bat Trang, an ...

The Royal Heritage

The ornate chopsticks are crafted with silver, five-clawed dragons aboard Emperor Cruises.  From Legend Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful and virtuous princess named Kim Ngan. The kingdom of her fathe...

Vietnamese Coffee Culture

Vietnam is one of the world’s biggest coffee exporters, and  its culture, history, and significance in Vietnamese life is all encompassing, writes Kim Thoa. Do you know when the Vietnamese people first fell in...

A Cinematic Journey

Last March, one of my friends named Thibault, returned to Vietnam for his second visit since the 1990 movie, L’indochine. He is an art enthusiast, and he had just seen the news about the newly released the Holl...

The Buddhist Land of Quang Ninh

The Yen Tu Festival is held annually from the 10th day of the first lunar month to the end of the third lunar month in Uong Bi Town in the northern province of Quang Ninh. It is one of the most anticipated fest...