Top 9 Must-Try Traditional Dishes In Hue

Mar 11, 2020

Hue was the capital of Vietnam for nearly 150 years during feudal times (1802 – 1945).  The long history of royal lifestyle and custom made Hue cuisine inevitably the most refined of all among Vietnamese culinary traditions. The Hue traditional food reflects well the elegance and courtesy of Hue people. First-time travelers to Hue? Check out here our list of top Hue traditional dishes that everyone should try at least once when they visit Hue. List… read more

10 Best & Authentic Thai Dishes You Should Try

Mar 13, 2023

Beside Vietnam, Thailand is renowned for its food among countries in South East Asia. Explore what’s best in Thai cuisine, and go beyond to the truly local and authentic food of our favorite destination of Thailand. Explore what’s best traditional food in Hue – Vietnam Find out the most loved street food in Saigon – Vietnam 1. Tom yum goong – Spicy shrimp soup This well-known soup, which comes from the country’s central region, can awake… read more

5 Best Halong Bay Cruises 2023

Feb 10, 2023

Halong Bay is an incredible landscape. A trip to Vietnam will not be completed without spending your time to explore around here. However, looking for the best cruise in Halong Bay might be confusing and overwhelming by the countless options out there. ALO Travel Asia has recently reviewed all of them. We’ve narrowed down to five cruises that we recommend, which are picked based on their itineraries, price and experience. Now, let’s dive in our list… read more

05 Best Spas In Saigon

Nov 16, 2017

When in Saigon and getting tired after the long adventure, we’ve all been there! Finding a nice place to relax, treating yourself with nice massage and sauna seems kind of difficult as Saigon has too many places to choose from. Thus, with that in mind, we present to you 05 top spas so you can have easy time picking the suitable choice without wasting too much time and effort. Temple leaf Spa – 32 Thai Van… read more

Top 12 Must Try Experience Activities In Hoi An 2023

Sep 11, 2023

Discover the enchanting city of Hoi An and indulge in a variety of unforgettable activities. As a former bustling trading port in Southeast Asia, Hoi An offers a plethora of attractions, accommodations, dining options, shopping opportunities, and entertainment. Dive deep into the array of extraordinary encounters that this city has in store for you, and let them weave a tapestry of cherished moments that will stand the test of time. The Most Popular Activities in Hoi… read more

Updated Vietnam Visa Policy 2023: Everything You Need to Know Starting August 15th

Sep 8, 2023

In an effort to promote tourism and facilitate more accessible travel to Vietnam, the government has implemented a new law, the new Visa Policy 2023. This exciting development aims to attract more visitors to experience Vietnam’s diverse culture, natural beauty, and warm hospitality. Here, you will find up-to-date information on visa restrictions, policy changes, and relevant announcements that impact visitors to Vietnam. Key changes: Approval of a new visa policy in Vietnam on August 14, 2023… read more

Where are the best local street food in Hanoi Old Quarter?

Apr 2, 2023

Update: Apr 2023 Hanoi – Heaven of street foods ranging from the snacks to main dishes that get you full up all night or sweet deserts for desert lovers. Everyone can find their favorite when strolling around Hanoi’s Old quarter. All the best street food are being sold here and you can’t try it all in one day I’m sure of this since there are too many good things to choose from. Let’s see some of… read more

Hanoi Train street coffee – how to get there

Apr 7, 2023

🚉 Train street is a narrow railway track running through the densely populated residential area in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam. It has become a popular tourist attraction. However, in recent years, due to safety concerns, the local authorities have restricted access to certain parts of the street. 🏡 It’s not just about the moment the train passing by, the local life around here is interesting and the area itself has its own charm. Make… read more

Best local desserts and sweet treats in Hanoi Old Quarter

Mar 31, 2023

Hanoi is famous for its wide range of traditional desserts especially desserts making from beans such as: red bean, black bean, white bean, green bean, soya, lotus bean… In Vietnam, Coffee’s also considered a dessert drink. You will usually get invitations for a coffee after breakfast or lunch but not dinner cause sleepless issue. Coffee (Ca Phe) Traditional Coffee – Phin Coffee: Phin coffee is a popular coffee brewing method in Vietnam. It involves using a small metal filter… read more

Top 5 Restaurants for fine dining in Hanoi Old Quarter

Apr 1, 2023

It’s sure that siting in a low plastic stools and enjoying street food of Hanoi is fun and amusing. However, if you want a dinner or lunch in a great restaurant serving Vietnamese authentic food or the fusion of Vietnamese to some other countries’ influence in cozy, pretty ambiance, we have the list of those restaurants for you to select. Each one below is unique and a little bit “wild”, but for sure, it’s all delicious…. read more


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

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