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Must-try street food in Hanoi: Bun Dau Mam Tom

Nov 21, 2016

The famous noodle that not every foreigner would have a bravery to try because the smell of the shrimp sauce. But we Vietnamese love it since behind the smell (which is unavoidable) the taste is pretty sweet and the combination of rice noodle, soya cheese and shrimp sauce brings joy to your mouth The name Noodles are the pride of Vietnamese people; we have hundred kinds of noodles in 54 provinces and cities. They mostly are… read more

E-Visa trial begin in 2017

Nov 7, 2016

Vietnam would grant electronic visas to foreigners, starting on January 1, 2017 through 2018, on a trial basis, announced by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) at a press conference held on November 4 in Hanoi. Accordingly, every step from application dossier submission and consideration for settlement to result notification will be carried out via the electronic system. The payment of e-visa fee will be transferred through bank accounts… read more

Cai Rang Floating Market

Nov 2, 2016

Cai Rang floating market is a hidden charm for tourist when traveling south to Vietnam. Travelers often think of the bustling Saigon, the relaxing Phu Quoc island when the Southern of Vietnam pop into mind. However, as the large parts of Southern Vietnam is belongs to Mekong Delta, traveling to one of the hot spots of the area may bring you a lot of surprise experience and feeling. Located in Can Tho city which is 4… read more

Bun Thang ( Hot rice noodle)

Oct 14, 2016

The name Yes, Hanoi is a paradise of noodles. You can’t count how many kinds of noodle that Hanoi proudly has. However, to my opinion, the special, signature noodle that you can only find the best in Hanoi is Bun Thang. The “Thang” in its name origins from the way the dish is prepared. Because it takes so many ingredients to perfect the dish that people link the process  to the process of old Vietnamese pharmacists… read more

5 things to yearn for when Hanoi autumn is breezing out your doorsteps

Sep 28, 2016

Blackboard tree (Milk tree) The tree is Ha noi autumn’s symbol in citizens’ minds. You can smell the blackboard fragrance in almost every corner of Hanoi’s streets. The Blackboards are being planted scattered to avoid the strong smell since its heavy scent can cause the whole neighborhood dizzy and allergic. However, there will not be a Hanoi’s autumn night without wandering the street in breezing atmosphere with the sweet smell of blackboard softly flying in the… read more

Food street in the center Saigon

Sep 20, 2016

Ben Thanh market: Lunch stopover on shopping day in Ben Thanh market Hue traditional food: Enter Gate 7 on Phan Chu Trinh street, you can see this court on the left with the board ” BANH BEO HUE”. Only $1 for a mixing dish here. The mixing dish include banh beo, banh bot loc, banh khoai, banh it, cha Hue and fish sauce, dried shrimp topping. Sweet soup dessert – Che Be ($1/glass): a 40 year old stall… read more

BUN CHA – THE GREAT OLD THING and OBAMA’S FEVER

Sep 17, 2016

Bun Cha has long been in a list of most favorite food by Vietnamese people. You can see them eating Bun Cha at any time of the day whether it’s morning or late at night. The grilled meat eating together with vermicelli rice noodles originates in Hanoi for more than 60 years ago and still standing strong. The combination of meats, rice noodles, fresh herbs and sweet broth can easily satisfy anyone likes. Although its reputation… read more

Phu Quoc Island – Paradise of beaches

May 17, 2016

Phu Quoc is the largest of all Vietnamese islands, far from Hochiminh City 500km. Phu Quoc is called the Emerald Island because of its triangular shape, as well as the island of “99 mountains” because of its many sandstone chains gradually descending from the north to the south. The longest one is Ham Ninh which stretches for 30 km along the eastern edge with its highest peak called Mount Chua (603m). The second highest peak is Mount… read more

Vietnam Travel tips

May 9, 2016

CLIMATE & TIMES TO VISIT You can travel to Vietnam any time of year and each season has its own special appeal. The most popular time for travel is between November to April. You should book well in advance if you wish to travel to Vietnam at this time. Temperatures are generally lower, especially in the north, where it can be quite cool in the winter months (December to February). Halong Bay is often covered in… read more

Cambodia Travel tips

May 9, 2016

Cambodia is a reasonably safe destination and can be visited throughout the year. The capital, Phnom Penh, is rapidly developing, as are the other major cities and towns. Many of the comforts of home can be found here, from air-conditioning and wireless internet in many hotel rooms, restaurants and bars, to the availability of food and other products from around the world. Other aspects of travel in the country may be less comfortable, such as uneven… read more