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Vietnam spends US$5.4 million a day importing fruit pre-Tet

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

It means that nearly US$5.4 million is being used to buy foreign fruit every day.Thailand remained the leading supplier of fruit and vegetables to Vietnam with a value of nearly US$73 million in January, trailed by China with approximately US$39 million, and the US with about US$19 million.Other markets such as the Republic of Korea […]

Nuoc Voi – The Simple But Elegant Drink Of Hanoians

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Nuoc voi was popular in every family in Hanoi. Every house has a basket to hold the hot teapot to make this drink.

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Heavy Rain, Heavy Hearts – Love Vietnam Rooftop Party

by vietnamisawesome @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Vietnam is Awesome is the premier group in Vietnam connecting expats, locals and tourists together. The overall aim of the group is to create a positive experience for the members and help increase the popularity of tourism for Vietnam. We are now organizing events and want to support some really great charities and groups who […]

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Bangkok Riverside Renaissance – From the Village of Wild Plums to Venice of the East

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

A Bangkok riverside renaissance in the last six years has seen an abundance of new boutique hotels, restaurants, cafés, and bars sprouting along the banks of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River, luring locals and expats as much as tourists to Thailand’s ‘River of Kings’. A Bangkok...

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10 Post-Workout Snacks at 100 Calories or Less

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

Refuelling your body properly after a workout is crucial – it restores your energy levels, aids muscle growth and stabilises your blood pressure and blood sugar levels. The catch is: it all depends on what kinds of snacks you reach for. Also read: What’s the Best Breakfast for Weight Loss? Anything high in refined sugar will make you crash very quickly; snacks too high in saturated fats will be detrimental to your long-term health. Both may contain far too many calories. You need to aim for a high-protein snack with a touch of ‘good’ fats (think: avocado, peanut or almond butter […]

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Banh Da Ke – Simple Flavor In The Bottom Of Heart Of Hanoians

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

The simple dish contains a culture, attached to the childhood of many generations growing up in the ancient streets of Hanoi.

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Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (2)

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (2)

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1) Equipment You need very little special equipment. For cooking my jams and preserves, I use a large, enamelled, cast-iron casserole dish. You need a pan about 15–20cm/6–8in deep, and one that is also wide enough to give a large surface area: this makes the boiling process as quick […]

About Vietnamese food

About Vietnamese food


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Vietnamese food is one of the most varied and seductive on the planet – a delicious mix of the food of its colonial visitors and age-old native flavours and techniques. Many forces of climate, trade, history and immigration have influenced Vietnamese cuisine.

Top 10 HIIT Training Myths Busted

by Louise McDonald @ 12WBT

HIIT training is an intense and super-effective type of training, but as with any popular fitness trend, there are heaps of misconceptions as to how effective it is. Here are 10 common myths debunked: 1. It’s just cardio The purpose of HIIT is to have you working at a high percentage of your maximum heart rate for a short period, then to follow on with a stint of low intensity, and repeat in intervals. This can be applied to many different types of exercise, including weight training and sports. 2. More is better You will need sufficient rest between your workouts for […]

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Ve Village’s Fried Egg Dumplings

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

The exact name of fried egg dumplings is “cha day”, a rustic name that people in Ve village gave to this traditional food.

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Bun Thang – Hanoi Quintessential Cuisine

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Bun Thang (Hanoi vermicelli noodle soup with chicken, egg, and pork) is one of the traditional dishes that shows the sophisticated and elegant style of Hanoi cuisine. It is the harmonious combination dish of color, flavor, and nutrition.

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Vietnam’s Friendship Order presented to Chinese Ambassador

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung presents Friendship Order to Chinese AmbassadorvHong Xiaoyong. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung presentedFriendship Order, a noble distinction of the Vietnamese State, to ChineseAmbassador to Vietnam Hong Xiaoyong in Hanoi on February 12. The decoration was made in recognition of the Ambassador’s contributions to […]

Maya Moon Lodge on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala: a traveler’s dream

by @ Nutrition Abroad

Maya Moon Lodge on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala: a traveler’s dream Serene; inspiring; enchanting; picturesque; refreshing; breathtaking. These are only a few of the words that describe the Maya Moon Lodge on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. Whether you’re a long term traveler or just passing […]

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How to cook a Vietnamese Sate Sauce

by fred wilson @ Food in Vietnam – Back of the Bike Tours

In this cooking video you will learn how to cook a Vietnamese sate sauce (Sa Tế). Check out the video and the list of ingredients right below! 🙂   List of ingredients needed to cook a Vietnamese Sate sauce 4 stalks lemongrass 3 asian shallots...

The Best Desserts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Food in Vietnam – Back of the Bike Tours

  It’s not always easy to explore Saigon under this unbeatable heat, and sometimes a quick ice cream stop can be the best way to refresh yourself and have enough energy for your adventures here. Fortunately, with a summer all year round, Ho Chi Minh...

Have Your Own Super Bowl: Host a Cookbook Club Pho Party!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Meet Kristin. She’s sitting in front of four (4!) bowls of homemade pho. How did she manage to score that kind of jackpot? She and her husband Eric, along with a group of friends, have a private cookbook club. “Most of us went to college together so it’s a great way to stay connected,” she...

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Spending Christmas in Saigon, Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Christmas is nearly a month away, and can be trully a magical time in Vietnam (minus the snow). If you decided to spend our favorite holiday in the South of Vietnam, make sure to check out our video on what Xmas is really like like...

The 5 Best Night Markets in Southeast Asia

by Rebecca Anne Nguyen @ The Happy Passport

How do you find the best night markets in Southeast Asia? By looking for the perfect balance between street food and dry goods, tourists and locals, popular and off-the-beaten path. It’s a delicate balance to strike, and some markets in SE Asia don’t quite get it right. To me, a great night market is loud, noisy, […]

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Five Types Of Vermicelli Feature Hanoi Cuisine

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Vermicelli is a rustic dish but holds the soul of Hanoi cuisine. There are five types of vermicelli that the tourist joining Hanoi local food tours all want to try.

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HAPPY VIETNAMESE WOMEN’S DAY: FLOWERS AND GIFTS

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Women of Vietnam have two holidays to celebrate – Mother’s Day, coinciding with International Women’s Day and Vietnamese Women’s Day. The latter, that falls on October 20 every year, has a significant importance for the Vietnamese women. On October 20, 1930 the women of Vietnam united against imperialism and created a special organization, that later […]

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Where To Go in Hanoi if you want to try Vietnamese/Hanoi/Northern Food

Where To Go in Hanoi if you want to try Vietnamese/Hanoi/Northern Food

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vui lòng kéo xuống dưới để xem Tiếng Việt Well, I made this list for a member in Facebook group asking about “Hanoian restaurants” or “refined Northern/Hanoi home cooking in restaurants”. Below is a list of restaurants I often take my foreign business partners or foodie mates from all around the world when they visit […]

Enjoying 33 special dishes when traveling to Vietnam

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Traveling to Vietnam throughout the country, you will find delicious dishes that many people can not resist when the opportunity to taste through at least once. Vietnam is not only famous for beautiful landscapes, gentle people but also many specialties “enchanting” visitors. Each locality has one or more typical dishes, so that anyone who goes there must find food to eat. Let’s enjoy 33 special dishes when traveling to Vietnam 1. HA GIANG – BUFFALO MEAT Travel to Vietnam with Ha Giang, sitting around the tray of rice, crossed a few pieces of buffalo meat just from the kitchen down,

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Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals

Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

As a frequent reader of VnExpress English version, I’m excited to see their Series of Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals, because it’s about favorite Vietnamese author. Vu Bang is my idol in food writing, not only about his knowledge and perspective, but also his style. In my food book collection, his 3 books are little […]

SAVE LARUNG GAR MONASTERY IN TIBET

SAVE LARUNG GAR MONASTERY IN TIBET

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Sign the petition https://www.change.org/p/united-nations-human-rights-council-save-larung-gar-world-s-largest-buddhist-monastery-home-to-10-000-facing-demolition On July 20, 2016, the destruction of Larung Gar monastery & the Institute’s residences & quarters has begun in Tibet. As per reports, a large number of residences has been bulldozed & demolished by the local Chinese authorities to evict Buddhist monks & nuns from the Institute & the monastery. The […]

Traveling to Da Lat on the Lunar New Year and all things you should know

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Travel to Vietnam

Da Lat which is hidden in the mist all year round bringing fresh cool air has become the most famous tourist destinations in the Central Highlands. On the occasion of Lunar New Year, Da Lat again puts on her new clothes of Spring and deftly brings the pure spirit in the soul of foreign visitors. Let's go to Da Lat for the Lunar New Year in the spring!

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Healthy eating in Vietnam

Healthy eating in Vietnam


Antidote to Burnout

While back in America last winter, I was struck by the contrast in eating habits compared with the more healthy food in Vietnam. It is, of course, an oversimplification for a very sophisticated and diverse cuisine, but Vietnamese food can...

Tick And Pick’s Novelty Gifts For Tasteful Tourists

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

In 2017, Vietnam saw 12,922,251 international visitors exit its airports’ terminals looking to get a taste of what the country is all about. That number is an increase of 29.1% over the same period last year according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism. As new guests continue rolling into Vietnam, the demand for […]

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Herbs, Chicken & Parmesan

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

This Herbed Chicken Parmesan recipe is a family favorite, and provides the ultimate family meal, being both flavorful, and relatively inexpensive. Ingredients 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 1 teaspoon dried basil 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten 1 pound chicken breasts 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 cups jarred tomato-basil […]

A Blind Bakery Worker Tells His Story

by Catherine @ HOTTABLE

We speak with Tran Quoc Hoan, a delightfully chatty customer service officer at Donkey Bakery and one of its longest service team members.

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The experience of traveling to Cu Chi Tunnels

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Cu Chi tunnels are famous as the strongest revolutionary base of Vietnam. When you come here, you will not only discover the secret tunnels under the ground, but also visit the East Sea simulators, participate in entertainment services and enjoy the dishes only in Cu Chi. Please refer to the below experience of visiting the Cu Chi tunnels if you are intending to come to this historic land during your holidays. How to go to Cu Chi tunnels? From Hanoi Fortunately, this is the most famous tourist destination in Saigon, so there is always a route from Hanoi to the

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Discovering Sapa: A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Vietnam’s Northern Hill Station

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes full of verdant rice paddies, rolling hills, Vietnam’s highest mountain, and hidden trails in overgrown valleys. While the idea of coming here for a trek far off from the noise and pollution of the big cities inspires wanderlust, organizing it all can be a bit daunting, especially for […]

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Top 10 Facts About Eating Habits in Vietnam - Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Top 10 Facts About Eating Habits in Vietnam - Bamboo Village Resort And Spa


Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Vietnam the way the local people do and fit in the local way of living, besides exploring the local cuisine, you may want to learn about the eating habits in Vietnam

6 ways to get a good night’s sleep on the airplane

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Travel to Vietnam

Choosing a chair near the window of the plane, bringing a sleeping mask, not drinking coffee and informing the crew to know will help you have a good sleep, deep sleep on their long flight.

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Facts About Travel in 2016 (updated to the second!)

by Rebecca Anne Nguyen @ The Happy Passport

Need some interesting facts about travel for your travel blog, school research, or to impress a first date? The Happy Passport‘s got you covered! If you’ve been longing for some travel statistics on how many slices of bacon are being served in hotels across the world, right this very second, we can help. Or if you […]

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The Authentic Taste Of Saigon

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Just imagine going to a whole different country, meeting the young and dynamic local people that are willing to take you to explore the best traditional food that you will never find on the Internet. What can possibly be more fun? 😉 Riding scooters, Eating vendors 6.45am, Tran Thi Thu Hong (senior at Foreign Trade […]

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Top six 4-star hotels in Da Nang with the beautiful sea view (P2)

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Travel to Vietnam

Looking for a 4-star Da Nang hotel near the sea for the convenience of fun - relaxation, please refer to 6 recommended hotels from our website.

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What you need to know about Ha Giang Tourism

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

The majestic beauty of the Dong Van plateau certainly makes many people plan to travel to Ha Giang. In this article, I would like to share with you travel experiences Ha Giang savings and safety. Hope that these experiences will be useful for your trip. Ha Giang Location Ha Giang is a mountainous province in northern Vietnam. Ha Giang province is bordered by Cao Bang province to the east, Yen Bai and Lao Cai provinces to the west, Tuyen Quang province to the south. In the north, Ha Giang borders the Choang and Mieu Van Son ethnic groups in Van

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Traveling to Phu Quoc on the Lunar New Year and all things you should know

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Travel to Vietnam

The upcoming Lunar New Year holiday promises a great long holiday for all Vietnamese residents. With 10 days of vacation, you will be comfortable arranging time to travel together with family, visit relatives and will definitely have time to organize a meaningful trip. Where is the best destination for the Lunar New Year trip 2018? Should you travel Phu Quoc on Lunar New Year?

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My Immigrant Family’s Obsession with Paul Bocuse’s Soup with Truffles Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

“If you want to impress jaded Vietnamese guests, make French food,” my mom frequently told me while I was growing up. That’s among the reasons she made puff pastry when we came to the United States. It was as if she had been waiting all her life to knead excess moisture out of butter to...

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7 Da Lat hotels you should consider early in the Dalat Flower Festival

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Travel to Vietnam

Dalat Flower Festival is coming very close but you are still wondering whether to choose the hotel which is suitable for pocket money and help you can enjoy a festive season very comfortable. Let us help you choose the 7 best Da Lat hotels that you can consider and remember to book early to get the good price.

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Gondola tours coming to Saigon

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

There’s a new rowboat tour in Saigon. I guess they want to copy the Venice themed gondola boat tours. We will see how that goes. According to Thanh Nien News, there is a “fleet of 22 boats can serve 200 people every day, but the company is receiving a few dozen only, mostly backpackers who […]

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Binh Tien beach, “the hidden jewel” of Ninh Thuan

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

With the blue sea and the vast white sand which form the charming road being adjacent to Nui Chua National Park, Binh Tien beach gives to visitors a soft and peaceful feeling between the rush life. How to go to Binh Tien beach? Binh Tien beach is 30 km north-west of Phan Rang – Thap Cham city and 70 km north-south of Nha Trang city. If you start from Phan Rang city, you just go along 1A national high way to km number 1.525, you will see a small asphalt road about 10 km long, Binh Tien beach will be

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Making The Artwork For Suboi’s 2.7 EP

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

“This is the kind of project that inspires people to become designers,” Greg Jewett, Rice’s Creative Director, smiles. He’s talking about making the artwork for Suboi’s 2.7 EP, a cathartic coming-of-age record from the “Queen of Vietnamese hip-hop.” The finished cover is a strange, beguiling image most likely unnoticed by listeners streaming the three songs—the […]

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Slow-cooked Mandarin Beef

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

If you are looking for a healthy beef recipe, this is a classic “slow cooker” beef dish that also tastes great! Slow cooking recipes are both easy to make and still enable you to get your essential vitamins and minerals from red meat without going overboard it on calories or fat.   Ingredients 1 pound […]

Rai cave in Ninh Thuan, the gate to the paradise

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Rai cave or Hang Rái is one of the highlights when traveling to Ninh Thuan, Rai cave brings to visitors the perfect feeling to get into the land of fairy tales by almost perfect beauty. The rock formations stacked on top of each other creating countless beautiful small caves. Hang Rai beach hidden in the blue water of the sea changes in the sun is the opportunity for those who love art satisfied with their passion. Creator always favors The Central of Vietnam the scenery that anyone had the opportunity to set foot here cannot forget. As a princess are

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A Vegetarian Guide to Vietnamese Food - The Next Somewhere

A Vegetarian Guide to Vietnamese Food - The Next Somewhere


The Next Somewhere

Vietnam is a paradise for herbivores. Our vegetarian guide to Vietnamese food will help you navigate the menus for the most animal-friendly dishes around!

Driving from Perth to Margaret River – Where to Stop Along the Way

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

Driving from Perth to Margaret River in Southwest Western Australia is an easy drive of around three and a half hours, which is nothing in a state where road trips can take weeks. What also makes it satisfying are the stops on the way for...

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{Montreal} Smoked Meat at Snowdon Deli

{Montreal} Smoked Meat at Snowdon Deli

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vietnamese post/Bài viết tiếng Việt Well, this post should be finished in March but because of my health, I cannot. Luckily, I can finish it before “the day” Snowdon Deli was the first restaurant I visited in the trip. Actually, I was afraid that I would be lost so nearby places were priority choice in […]

Organic Raw Food at “Mimi’s Menagerie”

by Catherine @ HOTTABLE

While global hunger persists, 40% of the world’s crops are fed to cattle. We speak to Mimi’s Raw Pantry owner and animal lover Imiin Ng about how veganism can help save the planet.

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Get to Know More About Buddhism in Vietnam

by bamboovillage @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Did you know that Buddhists make up more than 12 percent of the Vietnamese population? It’s positioned right after the widespread Vietnamese folk religion (more than 70 percent of the population). Having this in mind, there’s no wonder why there are Buddhist temples all across the country. In this post, we’re sharing some interesting facts

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Unique Styles of Bun Cha in Hanoi

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Bun cha, which is the familiar dish on the Vietnam food map, has long been become a Hanoi traditional food. This is also the gift that Hanoians proudly introduce to the foreign friends.

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The seven most popular honeymoon destinations in Vietnam

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Choosing the right place to enjoy a happy honeymoon together has become very important. If you are hesitant about where to go, Dalat Trip will offer you the seven most selected destinations for a romantic honeymoon in Vietnam. Located in the top not to be missed, the paradise of travel alone or the safest country in the world, Vietnam has long become an ideal stopover in the journey of discovery. Recently, Vietnam is named in the list of 10 most affordable tourist sites in the world by the famous travel site Lonely Planet voted. For only $ 10 (about 230,000

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Saigon Super Charged Diet

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

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Ramen vs. Bun Cha

Ramen vs. Bun Cha

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vietnamese article / Bài viết tiếng Việt I always feel guilty about my laziness in writing to share my food journey. Last week, I started thinking about an idea of showing food culture diversity in Hanoi, by a series of Non-Vietnamese dish/restaurant vs. Vietnamese dish/restaurant. I choose them randomly, without idea of comparing, however, two […]

Be careful not to be a terrorist victim when traveling

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Travel to Vietnam

One thing to keep in mind is that you should not share personal information with strangers and avoid talking about beliefs, race or nationality when traveling.

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How to Celebrate Tet in Nha Trang (Comprehensive Guide)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Are you wondering at which place you will feel our special Vietnamese holiday, Tet Nguyen Dan, the most? Look no further than the Red River Delta of Vietnam. According to Professor Luong Duc Hien, the word “Tet” is a unit of weather in a year. Since 4,000 years ago, Vietnam has been developing the system, in which one […]

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Vietnamese girls with the need for speed

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

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Safety Tips for Women Traveling in Vietnam

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

For women considering Vietnam as their next travel destination, the common question that arises as “Is Vietnam Safe for Women Travelers?” Vietnam is a blossoming country and is drawing a large number of visitors and solo travelers every year. The most attractive mention about the country is that it is not only the most inexpensive destination for exploring but also the safest place in the Southeast Asia.

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Jio Health Is Using Technology To Humanize Healthcare

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

Recent data reports show that by 2020, fifty percent of global healthcare expenditure will be used to treat the three leading causes of mortality—cardiovascular disease, cancer, and respiratory disease. To give you a little perspective, that’s about US $4 trillion. Globally, we’re also seeing a reduction in the number of hospital beds and decreased government […]

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Bizarre and Random Objects fall in Vietnam

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Apparently some space balls have landed in northern Vietnam. Thanh Nhiên News reported that “Two “bizarre objects” that apparently fell from space were found in two locations in northern Vietnam on Saturday morning.” “At about 6 a.m., an orb fell out of the sky on to remote land in Tuyen Quang Province.” After the whole […]

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This Long Haul Workout Burns 200 Calories

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

Long haul travel, such as a road trip over three hours, can put a massive strain on our bodies. We’re just not designed to be seated for long periods of time. While a one-off trip is fine, in general sitting for an extended period of time has been shown to: Put pressure on your spine Slow metabolic rate Create poor circulation and oxygen intake Hinder digestion, leaving you feeling unusually bloated All of these things will make you feel excessively tired when you arrive at your destination. So how can you combat this? This road trip workout will burn a total […]

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Where’s The Place For The Best Stress-Free Siesta?

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

The classic siesta originates from Spain, it’s where you just take a step back from hectic life and wind down. After all, that’s what a traditional holiday is all about right? The Spanish culture links a siesta to a long sleep or a nice nap. As the country itself can get quite hot, people get […]

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Discover Vietnamese Cuisine

Discover Vietnamese Cuisine


WebMD

Learn how to cook healthy Vietnamese food.

5 Places to Visit Outside of Paris, France

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

When a lot of us think of France, we think of the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe: in short, we think of Paris. But, like any country, France is much more than its most famous monuments and locations. When we get out of Paris, and out of the largest and most […]

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Everything We Ate in South Korea

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

This is (almost) all the food we ate during our 2 weeks in South Korea. The absolute number one thing we were looking forward to in South Korea was the food. It did not disappoint. We were introduced to new dishes we had never had before, and some old dishes that we had eaten bastardized [...]

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Spirit Food – Offerings to the Ancestors at Tet

by Gerry Flynn @ HOTTABLE

Perish the thought – no-one goes hungry over Tet.

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Asian Food Etiquette — Eating, Drinking and Dining Etiquette

Asian Food Etiquette — Eating, Drinking and Dining Etiquette


Grantourismo Travels

Asian food etiquette isn't rocket science. So why do so many travellers in Asia get it so wrong? So you don't become one of them, here's our guide to Asian food etiquette, whether you're eating on the street, drinking with local friends, or dining out.

The Spirit of Traditional Vietnamese Villages

by bamboovillage @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

The colorful, picturesque scenery of numerous Vietnamese villages represents a real national treasure. The rustic homes spread over the intact nature are definitely something worth exploring when visiting Vietnam. It’s an especially captivating experience for those willing to explore the old, traditional spirit that they preserve. That’s why we’ve decided to take a closer look

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Top six 4-star hotels in Da Nang with the beautiful sea view (P1)

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Travel to Vietnam

Looking for a 4-star Da Nang hotel near the sea for the convenience of fun - relaxation, please refer to 6 recommended hotels from our website.

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Death anniversary of the founder of Kim Bồng carpentry

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

Time: 13 February 2016 Place: Tien Hien Temple and Kim Bong Carpentry Village Time Activity Place 05:30-07:00 Worshipping ceremony Tien Hien Temple 07:00-07:30 Welcome guests 07:30-09:00 – Death anniversary of the founder Worshipping the founder of Kim Bong carpentry Carpenters’ … Continue reading

Gwangjang Market: South Korea’s Oldest Market is Filled with Incredible Food

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

I’ll admit, I’m a little confused about Korea’s market scene. Gwangjang Market (광장시장) is located in what I believe is the oldest market building in Korea. It opened in 1905, when it was called Dongdaemun Market, which was the name of an older market that was destroyed in the Korean War and rebuilt in 1959. [...]

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Origins of the Restaurant

Origins of the Restaurant

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A long line of establishments preceded the development of the restaurant as we know it today, from ancient ‘thermopolia’, followed by medieval taverns and inns offering food and shelter to travellers. It was only in the 18th century, on the brink of the French Revolution, that modern restaurants came into being, becoming convivial places to […]

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1)

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1)

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Autumn is coming and I feel it’s great season for making jam! 😀 The Thane Prince’s cookbook was recommended by a foodie friend to me last winter. This chapter is purely about making jams, jellies and sweet preserves, from choosing ingredients, equipment, cooking the jam, to potting, labeling and storing. 🙂 Making Jams, Jellies and […]

Bitexco is Awesome

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Bitexco is awesome not only for tourists but also for locals as well. It is a huge financial tower in the center of the city, easily accessible by foot via Nguyen Hue walking street but also from any hotel in District 1. I love Bitexco simply because it has one of the best places to […]

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The traditional Vietnamese dishes on Tet holiday

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The traditional Vietnamese dishes on Tet holiday are familiar foods which cannot be ignored in Tet meals of Vietnamese family.

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Grain & Wheat Nutrition

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

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Street-food Tour with Mr. Colin

by admin @ Food in Vietnam – Back of the Bike Tours

On the 14 of October, we took our friend Mr. Colin taste some of the finest streetfood in Saigon. Down below is an album of the best shot we took during that tour. Feel free to email us at info@backofthebiketours.com with the name of the pictures along...

The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Food in Vietnam – Back of the Bike Tours

What to eat for Lunch in Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon? Entering the world of Vietnamese food can be a daunting task for a beginner out there on their own. What is it? Where is it? Is it the best? These are the questions...

Ayam Goreng – Fried Chicken

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

Ayam goreng is the name applied to various Indonesian and Malaysian dishes of chicken deep-fried in coconut oil. Ayam goreng literally means “fried chicken” in Indonesian and Malay. This South-east Asian version of fried chicken has no batter coating, and is richer in spices. Marination & Spices Nasi bungkus Padang with Padang style ayam goreng.The spice mixtures vary across regions, but primarily consist of a combination of; ground shallot, garlic, Indian bay leaves, turmeric, lemongrass, tamarind juice, candlenut, galangal, salt […]

The Taste of Vietnam with Saigon Food Tour

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

As the rain started to pour down in Saigon, exotic smells evaporated from the worn cement roads.  It was over 100 degrees out and we were constantly pulling our clothes from our skin.  The locals protected themselves with plastic coverings and the street venders started closing up shop as the rain fell and we prepared for […]

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Banh dom – Another gift from Phu Nhi Village

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Banh dom is a kind of glutinous rice flour cake with bean paste which is the common and rustic cake in the North of Vietnam.

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Bun Cha – The Vietnamese Dish President Obama Fell In Love With - The Christina's Blog

Bun Cha – The Vietnamese Dish President Obama Fell In Love With - The Christina's Blog


The Christina's Blog

President Obama fell in love with Bun Cha when he tried it in Vietnam. Will you? Here's an all you need to know about this dish and where to find it!

Breaking your routine in Vietnam

by vietnamisawesome @ Vietnam Is Awesome

It’s quite easy to get stuck doing the same thing over and over. Go to work, come home, watch TV and go to sleep. Go to work, go drink beer, fall asleep. It happens a normal routine for many people here and it doesn’t have to be that way. Some people say that there aren’t […]

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The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you are following us on our YouTube Channel (and you should!) you probably would have watched all of our top 5 already. Our goal as always is to provide travelers with the best spots, according to us, for various Vietnamese street food or activities here...

Ultimate Nachos Recipe – How to Make the Most Delicious Nachos You’ll Ever Eat

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

Our ultimate nachos recipe makes the most delicious nachos you’ll ever eat while making use of leftover chili con carne. This is so much better than the melted cheese over tortilla chips that some pass off as nachos. This is our super nachos with the...

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Eating like a University Student in Vietnam

Eating like a University Student in Vietnam


Vietnam Is Awesome

I decided I wanted to learn more about some university students. So for a few days I went to Circle K and watched them. I wanted to know their eating habits. I asked a few students how much money they usually have to spend everyday and it shocked me. The vast majority said they only …

24 Best Quotes Ever About Food

24 Best Quotes Ever About Food

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A definitive graphic collection of the pithiest, smartest things ever said about cooking and eating. Original graphics by Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed. Source: buzzfeed.com Save

East-West Chicken Stock

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

For the most part, Asian meat broths and stocks rarely include a lot of vegetables. Onion and ginger and basically it. No carrot or celery. However, for the Paul Bocuse soup with truffles, I came up with this hybrid recipe. I made it in my Fagor Lux, but you can use an Instant Pot or...

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The 2017 Traveler’s Holiday Gift Guide Part One

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Three years and counting! The third annual “Traveler’s Holiday Gift Guide” is here for the year of 2017 with twenty brandspanking new holiday gifts to fill our hearts with good tidings for our fellow neighbors, fill our homes with one-of-a-kind ornaments, and fill our bellies with foods from around the world. There’s more coming your […]

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La Vong Grilled Fish – The Lesser-Known Origin

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

One of Hanoi traditional food that people should try when coming to this capital city is Cha Ca La Vong or La Vong Grilled Fish.

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IBiero: A Craft Beer with a Vietnamese Twist

by Peter Cowan @ HOTTABLE

Hanoi’s IBiero Craft Beer Station is one of the latest additions to the capital’s craft beer scene, and with a forward think focus on local drinkers, the future is bright.

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Socially Responsible Travel in Hanoi (Travel and Give Back to the Community)

by Sue Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The phrase “socially responsible travel” is a new trend followed by travelers all over the world, in the context that traveling and experiencing new cultures is popular nowadays. Hanoi, renown for the chaotic Old Quarter, many little temples, Dong Xuan Market that sells household goods and street food, already has so much to offer. However, […]

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Celebrating Vietnamese Lunar New Year In Hanoi – A Comprehensive Tet Guide

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

You might have heard that most businesses close during Tet in Hanoi, and that you won’t find a place to enjoy a slow dinner over the grill, let alone the charms of the city. But take it from a local, don’t worry! This thousand-year-old capital can show you a traditional Tet in Vietnam if you […]

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Thai company pours $1.76 billion into Vietnamese wind power projects

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

VietNamNet - News - eNewspaper

Vietnamese Cuisine

Vietnamese Cuisine


Tho Loves Food

Vietnam Cuisine brings its own culture from the North, Central and South. Each region has its local cuisine, which is affected by people’s habits and rich natural conditions, and creates the …

Chinese Cuisine And Vietnamese Cuisine

Chinese Cuisine And Vietnamese Cuisine


Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

These features make Vietnamese food culture different from other countries in the world, even though being influenced by Chinese or others.

Weekend Runaway : Hello Hai Phong!

Weekend Runaway : Hello Hai Phong!

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hai Phong is the third largest city of Vietnam and a major port city in northeastern of the country. It is also known as The City of Royal Poinciana (Thanh pho Hoa Phuong Do in Vietnamese), which blossom vividly in summer, like glorious flame. Hai Phong people is famous for […]

PM orders support for workers abandoned by South Korean employer

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

VietNamNet - News - eNewspaper

How to get the awesome places to visit in North Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Welcome to Northern Vietnam, we are confident to give you the best trip when coming here. You have just spent 3 days to experience in the famous destinations in Hanoi and Sapa. The north of Vietnam is so great because it offers wonderful opportunities to meet the strange folk in the peak of mountains as […]

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The Vietnamese Dishes Eaten By the Rich and Famous

by Peter Cowan @ HOTTABLE

If a $6 dinner was good enough for a sitting US President, what do the rest of the world’s good and great eat when visiting Vietnam?

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10 Best Authentic Food Travel Experiences in 2017

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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2-day-1-night in FLC Luxury 5 star + dinner + breakfast only 900,000 VND / guest

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The best in the North, soft price, excellent service, ... and many other reasons for you to carry your bags and go to FLC Luxury Sam Son immediately.

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Eating out in Vietnam

Eating out in Vietnam


The Economist

As communism crumbles, a great cuisine revives

Food on Wheels – Saigon street food

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

When in Saigon one may very likely to find a food cart on the street, apart from a numerous amount of street food stores and small restaurants. It is like the typical image of this beautiful and thriving city. Food on carts vary, from tropical fruit to the worldwide-famous Banh Mi and many other dishes. […]

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Top 5 Seafood dishes to try in Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Food in Vietnam – Back of the Bike Tours

We always recommend travelers in Vietnam to definitely try what the locals call “ốc”, which literally means “snails”, though its meaning is actually going out and enjoying seafood, including crabs, shrimps, oyster and yes, snails. However these ốc restaurants usually have only a 5 to 10...

Eating and cooking habits of the US

Eating and cooking habits of the US


RADIO THE VOICE OF VIETNAM

(VOVworld) - A research by Dosomething.org suggests that at least 1 in 4 people in the US eat some type of fast food every day and cooking at home is dying. Is it true? Do American really prefer packed than fresh food? Today VOV’s reporter Dieu Ha will talk to Charles Jensen, an English teacher from the US, to learn more about this.

10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Portugal

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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Siningang Na Baboy Sa Sampalok

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

Pork Sinigang or Sinigang na Baboy is a sour soup that is part of the cuisine of the Philippines. The soup dish uses pork as the main ingredient, although beef, shrimp, fish and chicken can be used. (if chicken is used, the recipe is known as sinampalukang manok). Bony portion of pork known as “buto-buto” […]

How to Spend Valentine’s Day in Chiang Mai, Thailand

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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Hoa Lu Ninh Binh, the rustic ancient capital

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Hoa Lu is the ancient capital of Vietnam, is situated 90km from Hanoi. Hoa Lu was the capital during the 10th century. It was the capital of three feudal dynasties of Vietnam. Dinh, Tien Le and Ly. Visitors travel to Ninh Binh, they do not miss to visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu Ninh Binh, with the visit the two times of Dinh and the interesting property. Here is information from The ancient capital of Hoa Lu Ninh Binh: In 1010, King Ly Thai To transferred the capital to Hanoi. The king later built many temples and pagodas at

Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips.

Eating it Raw in the Largest Fish Market in South Korea – Jagalchi Market

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Busan’s Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장), the largest fish market in South Korea, has taken up two very different places in my memory. The first one is a very positive place, where the memories of incredible lunches, lively atmospheres, excitement and intrigue all sit. The second place is dark. It’s usually avoided at all costs. This memory [...]

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{Montreal} Smoked Meat ở Snowdon Deli

{Montreal} Smoked Meat ở Snowdon Deli

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

English post/Bài viết tiếng Anh Chậc, bài này đáng lẽ phải hoàn thành từ tháng 3 nhưng vì lý do sức khỏe mà mình đã hoãn nó tới tận bây giờ. Tự an ủi là ít ra đã hoàn thành trước “ngày đặc biệt” Snowdon Deli là nhà hàng đầu tiên mình đến trong chuyến […]

The Magic Pricing Formula

The Magic Pricing Formula

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Originally posted on The Bakery Business Perspective:
One of the most common business-related questions I see regarding starting a new bakery is how to price your products and services. If you can legally charge for food in your area with your current setup (for example, some states restrict home bakeries), the answer is a simple…

PHOTOGRAPHER RÉHAHN COOPERATES WITH HOI AN LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR THE EXHIBITION “WOMEN OF VIETNAM”

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

French photographer Réhahn cooperates with Hội An local government to organize the exhibition “Women of Vietnam” from July 20 to August 20, 2016. After 4 years living in Vietnam, he said: “I’m very impressed by the strength of the Vietnamese … Continue reading

Baby Khoa was Awesome

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Every once in a while you come across somebody or something that is truly special and you have a connection with. Khoa was it. I used to stay with Khoa’s family for over two years in sort of a home-stay or apartment for rent if you will. At first Khoa was extremely passive and shy […]

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Eating Live Larvae Coconut Worm – Bizarre Vietnamese Street-Food

by fred wilson @ Food in Vietnam – Back of the Bike Tours

Back in December we decided it was time to try one of the most bizarre Vietnamese street-food ever, the coconut worm (đuông dừa or Live Larvae Coconut Worm). The Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus (Its poetic name given by the scientist community) is a relatively large beetle living...

Vietnamese mossy frog

Vietnamese mossy frog


Smithsonian's National Zoo

The combination of the Vietnamese mossy frog's green body coloration with black spots, tubercles and spines makes them look like a clump of moss, which they spend a large portion of their time pretending to be. Native to Vietnam, they live in mossy caves and in the banks of rocky mountain streams.

How long from Hanoi to Sapa by train

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Many people choose train as their main means of transport while traveling from the capital, Hanoi to the lovely town, Sapa. Common questions could be how long from Hanoi to Sapa by train, how much the tickets cost or which type of train services passengers should take. These questions have been answered in other articles. […]

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Where Does Tho Get Cakes in Hanoi?

Where Does Tho Get Cakes in Hanoi?

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Part 2 of this post in Vietnamese can be found here. I will make English post asap. As I stated in my “About Me” page, I’m a hopeless sweet tooth. Although I often receive questions about cakes, I have not really made any “official” post about this lust. (Yes, it is Temptation, Lust). Recently, I […]

Mad Society – Movember Night event

Mad Society – Movember Night event

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Bài viết tiếng Việt / Vietnamese post Mad Society is a new restaurant-lounge-bar place in West Lake, which I have heard long time before this visit. My curiosity has increased after missing an event of Twinnings tea here, and especially after trying gin drinks at Mad Botanist, its sister bar in Old Quarter. Luckily, a […]

Hue

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Hue is the old capital of Vietnam and home to around 350,000 people and was once one of the most important areas during the war. It also has a great history up to 1945 that you can read about when you have time. Now, it’s a huge city with a growing tourism industry. The city […]

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Train from Hanoi to Sapa Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Sapa has been considered as the second Dalat of Vietnam, which was discovered and built by French in 1880s. This place attracts a lot of attention of many visitors both locally and internationally; as a result, there are a lot of people taking the train from Hanoi to Sapa Vietnam every month. The reason is […]

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Top Five Things To Do in Hanoi, Vietnam

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Ho Chi Minh City may have eclipsed Hanoi as Vietnam’s most populace city, but one cannot forget that Hanoi, Vietnam is the political heart of the nation, the capital of one of the world’s last communist fronts. They say that Hanoi is the most Asian city of all Asian cities. Personally, it’s hard to dictate […]

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Here’s Why Those New Years Resolutions Aren’t Working

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

How are those New Years resolutions shaping up? We’re guessing that for a lot of you, it’s a struggle to keep motivated on a daily basis. Work, family, having the kids back at school – it’s not easy sticking to those guns with so many distractions and temptations. However it could be you who’s sabotaging your own success, without even realising it. Also read: 8 Everyday Habits That Lead to Weight Gain Do any of these sound familiar? 1. I ate too much and now I’ve blown my diet! What this says: You’re stuck in an ‘all or nothing’ way of thinking, […]

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10 Viet and Thai Grilling Recipes for Now (or Later)

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

In astonishingly exotic and utterly compelling places like Vietnam and Thailand, one must enjoy the food while approving to its breathtaking beauty. Apart from enjoying the ready dishes, grilling and cooking bring an exotic experience in the culturally rich country. Moreover, grilling in Vietnam and Thailand will greaten your experience if you get access to

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Disadvantages of being Tall in Vietnam

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Imagine being 1m92 (6 foot 3) in a land of people half your size. All the looks, the stares, the laughs and the smiles – nothing was built for tall people in Vietnam. I can’t enjoy airplanes, trains, taxis and much more. Even my house isn’t comfortable. I hit my head at least twice a […]

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The Best Homestays in Sapa (For An Authentic & Personal Experience)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

H’mong, Dao, and Giay people speaking English more fluently than Vietnamese, tremendous natural vistas right outside your balcony, an early morning chill with clouds hovering over the mountains, this and more is what you should expect from Sapa! Located on the northern border of Vietnam, Sapa is the only region of the country that has […]

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Why Vietnamese Women Don't Get Fat - The Happy Passport

Why Vietnamese Women Don't Get Fat - The Happy Passport


The Happy Passport

Vietnamese women are NOT just naturally thin - here are 7 tricks you can steal to stay fit and young-looking long-term like your Vietnamese friends.

Vietnamese eating habits worry health experts - Tuoi Tre News

Vietnamese eating habits worry health experts - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

Nutrition experts in Vietnam say an unbalanced diet of excessive sugar and salt combined with insufficient vegetable consumption is posing health risks to Vietnamese people

Guatemala’s Top 3 Destinations for Backpackers

by @ Nutrition Abroad

Guatemala’s Top 3 Destinations for Backpackers Most traveler’s bypass Guatemala for other tourist destinations in Central America such as Mexico or Costa Rica. However this beautiful country shouldn’t be overlooked and has so much to offer whether you’re a short-term traveler or a long-term backpacker. […]

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City Guide Singapore

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

The City Guide Singapore gives you a comprehensive guide of the fascinating city-state. Along with Monaco and Vatican City, Singapore is one of three modern day city-states. Located on the tip of the Malay Peninsula and home to 5.5 million citizens, this densely populated country is rich in monetary wealth and diversity. It also boasts […]

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How 8020Fit Wants to Educate Vietnamese Consumers About Healthy Living - Vietcetera

How 8020Fit Wants to Educate Vietnamese Consumers About Healthy Living - Vietcetera


Vietcetera

8020 Fit : We offer a two-sided program of 80% nutrition and 20% fitness: healthy Vietnamese or Western food delivery.

In a Heartbeat – Animated Short Film

In a Heartbeat – Animated Short Film

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

My recent favorite animation, as I fully support same-sex marriage and LGBT Community 🙂 “In a Heartbeat” A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams Produced at Ringling College of Art and Design by Beth […]

House Of Chay’s Lifestyle Products For The Conscious Consumer

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

The conscious consumer movement is spreading across the globe. Buyers are better informed than ever about supply chain practices, and they’re demanding transparency. Sustainability and ethical practices are at the core of their concerns and in Vietnam, the movement’s been fed by scares around cups of fake coffee, sedative-fed pigs, and chemically-ripened fruit. On the […]

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Meet Livja Jaho, Videographer/Editor

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Introducing the “Passport to People” Travel Interviews where I’ll take you around the globe, via inspiring, creative souls I’ve met while traveling! I met Liv during college at UMass Boston and immediately thought to myself, “this girl is going places.” And indeed, she has fulfilled that prophecy in every sense of the phrase: she’s followed […]

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The Vietnamese Dishes Eaten By the Rich and Famous

The Vietnamese Dishes Eaten By the Rich and Famous


HOTTABLE

Vietnam is a favourite destination for many famous celebrities like Tom Hiddleston and Anthony Bourdain, but what Vietnamese dishes do they eat?

Banjari Gosht

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

  Here’s your chance to experience the authentic flavours of Rajasthani spices, infused in juicy mutton pieces, and the recipe is sure to impress and delight your dinner guests! Ingredients 150 mils of cooking oil 600 grams mutton sliced into chunks 200 grams onions 50 grams whole garam masala 80 grams ginger-garlic paste 25 grams red […]

Sriracha Pimento Cheese Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Many people from the American South are familiar with pimento cheese but I didn’t try it until 2013. It was so fun and addictively good to eat that I been making it ever since. The cheese was properly cut into small dice so you could taste its flavor. I’ve made it from a recipe in...

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Guide to Healthy Eating Out: Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese

Guide to Healthy Eating Out: Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese


12WBT

Check out the second in our series of 12WBT dining out guides and expert advice on how to enjoy Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese cuisine – the healthy way!

[Infographic] Guide to Stir-Frying

[Infographic] Guide to Stir-Frying

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Our guide to stir-frying teaches you the basics of this quick and healthy cooking method. With this simple cooking formula, you’ll be able to get creative and make a variety of stir-fried dishes in your own home kitchen without ever having to order take out again! What this infographic delivers? Choosing ingredients, seasoning and tenderizing, […]

How to Best Prepare for Your First Silent Retreat

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

The post How to Best Prepare for Your First Silent Retreat appeared first on Authentic Food Quest.

The food habits of Vietnamese college women at Oregon State University

The food habits of Vietnamese college women at Oregon State University


ScholarsArchive@OSU

The food habits of Vietnamese college women at Oregon State University

Healthy Eating Vietnam: Cauliflower Rice with Kale Pesto Recipe

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

The post Healthy Eating Vietnam: Cauliflower Rice with Kale Pesto Recipe appeared first on Body Expert Systems.

Longquan Peach Blossom Festival // This is Chengdu, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

If there’s an art to attending a Chinese festival, I’m the dumb kid who eats the paint. Give me some time and I’ll be linking to a How To Successfully Attend a Festival in China article right here. But for now, I’ll admit that my attendance at the Longquan Peach Blossom Festival was a short-lived [...]

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The Mystery Blogger Award

by @ Nutrition Abroad

The Mystery Blogger Award Wow! A huge blog win for Nutrition Abroad is being nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award and the Liebster Award by Ha Truong, the creative writer behind “Expatolife“, a blog that combines being an ‘Expat’ and ‘Life’. She has lived as […]

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Eat, Prey, Love: Vietnam’s dogs double as family members and dinner

Eat, Prey, Love: Vietnam’s dogs double as family members and dinner


Public Radio International

That’s not as odd as it may sound.

Amazing new Ben Thanh Street Food Market

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Saigon has a new street food market – and it’s apparently awesome. Phu Quoc Island Guide: “In the evening time there are usually “street acts” to entertain patrons. The prices are fair and the variety of dishes is really good. We recommend this place if you are looking to try Vietnamese street food in a […]

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[Online Shop] Kitchen La Fleur

[Online Shop] Kitchen La Fleur

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Bài viết Tiếng Việt / Vietnamese version Well, this post is dedicated for ordering food online from small local shops on Facebook as my friends encouraged me in sharing my list and recommendations. I hesitate in writing an English version as I don’t know whether it’s useful or not. Most of expats often order from […]

DINING ETIQUETTE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)-VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR 

DINING ETIQUETTE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)-VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR 


Travel Sense Asia

Have you know about Vietnam dinning etiquette? Let’s get useful tips and experience the best meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) through Vietnam highlight tour.

Tet tugs at heartstrings of overseas Vietnamese

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Cam Ly, 40, left her home in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa and moved to the Swedish town of Falun with her husband in 2013. Falun is a small city with few Asian immigrants. During her first year abroad, she sought to ease the longing for her home by preparing traditional Tet dishes. However, […]

Here’s Why That Last 5kg Won’t Shift

by Louise McDonald @ 12WBT

Even after a great weight loss or fitness journey, those last few kilos can seem impossible to shift. Read on to explore some reasons for this plateau, and ideas to nudge things on! 1. No calorie deficit On approach to your goal weight, you need to increase your efforts to burn the same amount of calories and shift that weight. One of the biggest misconceptions with this is that as you are leaner, you can introduce MORE calories to your day, as you will burn it off just as quickly. Here’s what the trap looks like in practice:  you complete […]

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What Puking in Parvarti’s River Taught Me About Life

by Rebecca Anne Nguyen @ The Happy Passport

“I am Parvati!” She ambushes me, taking my face in her hands, her head jiggling from side to side in a way I’ve heard about but never actually seen until now. “Are you okay? You are sick?” Yes. Talk about a solo female travel fail – I’ve gotten food poisoning in the middle of an […]

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9 characteristics in Vietnamese culinary culture - Travel to Vietnam

9 characteristics in Vietnamese culinary culture - Travel to Vietnam


Travel to Vietnam

In the culinary culture of Vietnam, there are many different ways of processing, performing, expressing, can be generalized into 9 characteristics below.

41st Anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification (30/4/1975-30/4/2016)

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

THE PEOPLE’S COMMITTEE OF HỘI AN CITY THE CENTER FOR CULTURE AND SPORTS OF HỘI AN CITY 41st Anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification (30/4/1975-30/4/2016) PROGRAM Time Activity Place 27/4/2016 19:30   Hội An revolutionary music … Continue reading

Bakes Saigon: Laure Chevallier Is Serving Up Sweet Stories

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

Pastry making is an art form with a long and fascinating history. Naturally, the French did much to transform delicate desserts into their modern incarnation. Claude, the celebrated French painter and occasional chef, accidentally created the first modern puff pastry while attempting to make a cake for his sick father. Later, the glamorization of pastries […]

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ONE DAY OF A VIETNAMESE: WHAT DO I EAT?

ONE DAY OF A VIETNAMESE: WHAT DO I EAT?


Saigon Food Tour

Let's discover a day of Vietnamese to have a closer look about our typical eating style.

Must-try Che in Hanoi winter

Must-try Che in Hanoi winter

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

cWinter has finally arrived, though it is definitely unusual one this year. Beside favorite grill food, hot “che” – Vietnamese dessert soup or pudding – is always on my list of beloved winter food, and among che stalls in Hanoi, Che Ba Thin is usually in my priority, especially when my sweet thirst calls 😉 […]

Good Habits - How to eat & move for weight loss | Vietnam Personal Trainer

Good Habits - How to eat & move for weight loss | Vietnam Personal Trainer


Body Expert Systems

Good habits, how to eat and move for weight loss from Vietnams number one personal trainers and qualified nutrition expert in Ho Chi Minh.

[Animation] Junk

[Animation] Junk

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A tale of an obsession with junk food that may prove hard to swallow. Director and Writer: Kirk Hendry Star: Barry Clayton (voice)

Savory Vietnamese Dishes – A Look Into The “Bun” Family (Part One)

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

I was sitting by the vendor that late Tuesday night, enjoying every single drop of the broth from my favorite “Bun Rieu” and thinking why do foreigners only know about “Pho”, “Banh Mi”, etc. when it comes to Vietnamese cuisine? Because there are more to what Viets eat, there are more to what tourists attractions in […]

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How to Eat Your Way in Sintra in One Day

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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2 night 1 day at La Paz Tuan Chau 4-star resort + dinner + breakfast at the price of only 699,000 VND / person

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Travel to Vietnam

La Taz Tuan Chau Resort is designed with luxurious architecture, close to nature, providing private space and comfort for visitors to Tuan Chau, Halong.

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The Evolution Of Phở (Pho)

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

For those who are passionate about food and culture, especially Vietnam’s, you must have known Pho already. For those who don’t know what Pho is, Pho is Vietnamese beef noodle soup, which is rich in flavor and mesmerizing in the smell. People always sing compliments for our traditional Pho for its taste, but did you […]

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The Best Unique Food Gifts for Food Travelers

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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7 Ways To Stay On Track During The School Holidays

by Stephanie King @ 12WBT

The school holidays have well and truly arrived, and in these chaotic times trying to juggle the kids, Christmas and the endless silly season social events, it can be hard to keep up your regular healthy eating and exercise routine. But with some good planning and these 7 simple and effective strategies, you can survive the holidays with your health and fitness intact. Schedule your workouts Sit down for 10 minutes at the start of each week and book in your daily exercise time. Early in the morning is always a good option (before the kids even wake up!) as […]

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Top 12 rules in the table of Vietnamese you should know - Vietnam Travel Blog

Top 12 rules in the table of Vietnamese you should know - Vietnam Travel Blog


Vietnam Travel Blog

Cultural behavior, courtesy not only makes us more polite, more professional but also makes us better because of the normative lifestyle. To have the sympathy and respect of the opposite person, you should learn the rules on the table.

I think I am Vietnamese

by vietnamisawesome @ Vietnam Is Awesome

After a few years in Vietnam I realized I was more Vietnamese than American. Yes, I am American. I look like one, but I no longer act like one. Living in Vietnam for 6 years can really change your personality – for better or for worse. For the purpose of this blog I wanted to […]

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Beautiful Da Lat during Tet (How to Celebrate Vietnamese New Year Like a Local)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Discovered and architecturally planned by the French more than a century ago, the temperate climate of Da Lat found up here makes it one of the most romantic cities in Vietnam. I’m planning a trip to Da Lat again this Tet and I want to share with you, not only my previous experiences but also […]

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Quiz: What Kind of Food Traveler Are You?

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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REASONS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH VIETNAM (PART TWO)

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Scooters/Traffic Scooters are nothing special, they are everywhere on this planet. BUT scooters in Vietnam are a pretty big deal. We have around 90 million people in the country and guess what, nearly each of them owns a motorbike (excluding children and elders). Coming to Vietnam, you will see for yourself the lines of scooters […]

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Our 4½ Month Southeast Asia Budget Backpacking Trip: All the Costs, all the Details

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

7 Countries47 Cities138 daysFor only $3081.30 eachThat’s $22.32 per dayAbout 156.29 per weekAnd $669.60 per month In this guide, I will share all the details of our Southeast Asia budget backpacking trip that included Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. The Map: Budget Backpacking Southeast Asia The Details and Itinerary:A 47 Cities Tour [...]

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Banh Mi Bonanza – Healthy eating tips in Vietnam

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

Ready to give your Banh Mi sandwich a little twist for the ones wanna eat healthier & getting leaner?! Try […]

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Vietnam vs Hipsters - Who Eats More Hipster?

Vietnam vs Hipsters - Who Eats More Hipster?


Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Hipsters have a lot of peculiar eating habits. Since living in Vietnam, I've noticed a few similarities. It's time to break it down. Vietnam vs Hipsters.

Enjoy a Cultural Tet in Central Vietnam: Hue, Da Nang, & Hoi An.

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The North celebrates the Spring of 2018 with many unique festivals such as the Hai Ba Trung Festival, the beautiful pink peach-blossoms that line the streets, and a slight breeze that is both warming and reminiscent of home. The South, on the other hand, greets Tet with the charming yellow apricot-blossoms and joy in the […]

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5 Must Eat Vietnamese Street Food Snacks You Don’t Want To Miss On Your Trip To Saigon

by fred wilson @ Food in Vietnam – Back of the Bike Tours

  Vietnamese Jicama Roll, Bò Bía The little brother of the infamous Vietnamese Spring Roll a.k.a Goi Cuon, Bo Bia is one of the easiest snacks to find when walking down the street of Ho Chi Minh City. This spring roll packs a unique punch...

The Liebster Award

by @ Nutrition Abroad

The Liebster Award A huge blog win for Nutrition Abroad is being nominated for the Liebster Award and the Mystery Blogger Award by Ha Truong, the creative writer behind “Expatolife“, a blog that combines being an ‘Expat’ and ‘Life’. She has lived as an expat […]

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How eating dog became big business in Vietnam

How eating dog became big business in Vietnam


the Guardian

Every year, thousands of pets are snatched in Thailand, then smuggled into Vietnam, destined for Hanoi's top restaurants and street stalls. Kate Hodal investigates

Van Phuc silk village makes the renowned Vietnam silk with its finesse

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Van Phuc silk village is located about fifteen kilometers from the center of Hanoi, the village of Van Phuc is similar to a silk ribbon that runs along the Nhue River. The natural silk of Van Phuc, called Ha Dong silk and renowned for its finesse, is a high-end product very popular. History of Van Phuc silk village The sericulture and silk weaving of this village are nearly 1,000 years old. According to oral tradition, the first settlements on the banks of the Nhue River date back 1,200 years. Under Chinese rule, La Thi Nga, a girl from Van Phuc,

Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips.

Best Bangkok Riverside Hotels on the Chao Phraya River

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

The best Bangkok riverside hotels range from one of Bangkok’s oldest hotels, the opulent Mandarin Oriental, to the city’s most luxurious retreat, The Siam, and everything in between, from waterfront resorts with swimming pools to sleek boutique hotels offering spectacular temple views. A stay at...

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Maison Fashion Group’s Jonathan Wong Wants To Bridge Commerce And Content

by Hao Tran @ Vietcetera

Retail sales in Vietnam rose 12% year-on-year by the end of 2017. Vietnam has also been ranked as the country with the most potential in Asia—even higher than Singapore, China, Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia—by the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Additionally, the Global Retail Development Index marked Vietnam as the 6th most attractive retail market […]

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Do-It-Yourself Walking Tour of Dalat, Vietnam – A Perfect Day in Dalat

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Signup for my weekly newsletter The first time I took Chopper Suey (my Chinese-made American cruiser bike) on a road trip, was to the sexy hills of Dalat. As we pulled into town, surrounded by pines and fresh cool air, I knew I was going to love the place. Formerly a retreat town for the [...]

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Everything You Wanted To Know About The Vietnamese Conical Hat

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

From several specialties of Vietnam, conical hat is a favorite wearable of the native and a center of attraction of those who visit the place.  You can witness people of all ages donning the headwear in their everyday lives. Probably when you visit the site, you will photograph several pictures of the iconic hat or

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Vietnamese Food - What to Eat in Vietnam

Vietnamese Food - What to Eat in Vietnam


vietnam-guide.com

In the past few years Vietnamese food has become more and more popular around the world. Food lovers may have tried the two best known Vietnamese dishes – spring rolls and bread rolls. Rice, noodles, fresh vegetable and herbs all play big roles in Vietnamese food, making it

Rules for Dining In Vietnamese culture

Rules for Dining In Vietnamese culture


Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

When you travel to Vietnam, you should pay attention to rules for dining in Vietnamese culture about: chopsticks, bowl, making a toast, gesturing and napkin

Mooncakes: Celebrating The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, known as “Tet Trung Thu,” is Vietnam’s second most popular holiday. In Ho Chi Minh City, the appearance of pop-up yellow and red stalls announces the coming of the Moon Festival, a lesser-known holiday to foreigners, yet the second most widely celebrated Vietnamese holiday. Traditionally falling on the 15th day of the […]

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Vietnamese Food Culture and History | Nutrition Abroad

Vietnamese Food Culture and History | Nutrition Abroad


Nutrition Abroad

Vietnamese Food Culture and History by: Vietnam Discovery Travel You have probably heard a lot about Vietnamese food but have you ever spent time understanding deep down this diverse cuisine arts? What is Vietnam’s unique history and culture? Rice – The Main Food Originally an …

The Most Exciting Festivals in Phan Thiet (Part One)

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

If you’re looking forward to enjoying the traditional Vietnamese festive spirit, Phan Thiet is probably the best place you can visit. Located in charming Binh Thuan province, this charming town offers a wide variety of festivities. In this series of posts, we’re talking about some festivals you shouldn’t miss if you want to observe how

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8 best street foods in the cold weather of Saigon

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Enjoying a hot bowl of Chao long or good smelling crab soup on cold days is a popular experience of many people in Saigon.

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5 Ways to Combat a Summer Cold

by Stephanie King @ 12WBT

There is nothing worse than catching a cold in summer. Instead of enjoying the beautiful warm weather, you’re left miserably sniffling and sneezing. The duration of a cold will always depend on your body’s immune system – dependent upon the foods and fluids you consume, and your daily activity levels. However, you can improve your chances of a speedier recovery by following some tried and tested methods. Here are a few tips to help conquer your sore throat, sneezing, runny nose, fever and cough quickly, so you can get back to what summer is all about – fun in the […]

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Top 4 romantic Da Lat hotels for the Honeymoon

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Travel to Vietnam

In this wedding season, have you chosen for yourself an ideal resort for your honeymoon? If not, please refer to the Da Lat hotel suggestions from our website. It is sure that you will not be disappointed.

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Free 12WBT Recipe: Christmas Pudding

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

A Christmas pudding is a non-negotiable tradition in most Aussie households! Here’s a great low-calorie 12WBT version that’s delicious and so easy to make. Also read: 7 Party Snacks Under 100 Calories 12WBT’s Christmas Pudding 10 serves 20 minute prep 95 minutes cooking time 172 calories per serve Ingredients 150g mixed dried fruit, roughly chopped 250g cherries, pitted and roughly chopped 1/4 cups rum (63g) 60g margarine, melted 2 cage free eggs (118g), lightly beaten 1 cage free egg whites (33g) 1/2 cup self raising flour (75g) 1/4 cup self raising wholemeal flour (40g) 2 teaspoons mixed spice (4g) Method […]

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The Best Desserts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

  It’s not always easy to explore Saigon under this unbeatable heat, and sometimes a quick ice cream stop can be the best way to refresh yourself and have enough energy for your adventures here. Fortunately, with a summer all year round, Ho Chi Minh...

Top 5 Children Activities in Saigon, Vietnam!

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We’re quite proud to say that we had our tours customers aged from 1 to 95 years old, and they all enjoyed it! Though parents are often quite scared to let their children on a motorbike in busy Saigon, we believe that is also a...

7 famous restaurants of celebrities in Saigon

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The dishes such as Bun dau, Nem chua ran and Bun oc with the northern style in the restaurants of celebrities make the customers living away from hometown satisfy because they can enjoy the featured taste of their home.

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Vietnamese Foods That Expats Don’t Understand

by Peter Cowan @ HOTTABLE

Vietnam has lots of weird and wonderful food, some of it a bit strange to foreigners. From chicken feet to boiling everything, we look at local food expats dislike.

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Oyster Omelette

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

Malaysian Oyster Omelette is a dish that is also popular in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand for its savory taste. Variations of the dish can also be found in southern regions of China (Chaozhou, Fujian, Guangdong) although the taste and appearance can vary significantly from the original version. The oyster omelette is a Taiwan night market favorite. […]

Hội An International Food Festival, 2016

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

Time: March 14 – 20, 2016 Place: An Hội Sculpture Garden, Hội An Ancient Town. Time Activity Place March 12 13:40-20:00 Taste of the world: The international chefs meet with the media The Market restaurant, 03 Nguyễn Hoàng st. March … Continue reading

Exploring Off The Beaten Path Hong Kong: Pai Tau Village

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Po Fook Hill, the 10,000 Buddha Monastery, and the hills around Pai Tau Village Sha Tin is not only great for immature puns (I Sha Tin your shoe), it also has some worthwhile attractions. You can check out the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, or the the oldest walled village Tai Wai, there’s also the [...]

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Shoyu Ramen

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

Shoyu Ramen is special because of its complex pork-and-chicken-based broth that gets extra depth of flavor from kombu (seaweed) and shoyu (Japanese soy sauce). Ramen is a Japanese soup dish consisting of Chinese-style wheat noodles served in a meat or fish-based broth. It is often flavored with soy sauce or miso, and uses toppings such as sliced pork, dried seaweed, menma, and green onions. Nearly […]

Ho Chi Minh City Street Food: An International Twist with Japanese Street Sushi

by fred wilson @ Food in Vietnam – Back of the Bike Tours

Saigon’s Street Food is always evolving and changing The Saigon Street Food Scene is known for moving in fads or trends. It doesn’t neccesarily even have to be traditional Vietnamese street food that you will find on the street these days.   In my two...

Free 12WBT Recipe: Strawberry and Passionfruit Pavlova

by 12WBT Staff @ 12WBT

Pavlova can be such a nightmare when watching your weight, so we have made a few tweaks to allow you to enjoy an occasional treat without feeling too guilty! Just make sure you watch your portion control. Also read: 7 Party Snacks Under 100 Calories 12WBT’s Strawberry and Passionfruit Pavlova Details Serves 12 15 minute prep time 75 min cooking time 138 calories per serve Ingredients 1g olive oil spray 6 cage free egg whites (198g) 1 1/2 cups sugar (330g) 1/2 teaspoons cornflour (2g) 1 cups low fat natural yoghurt (260g) 1 1/2 punnet of strawberries (375g), hulled & chopped […]

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9 things not to do when traveling

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Looking for local eateries instead of stopping at restaurants too close to the resort, avoiding airport transfers or finding a place to stay at local people's homes are tips you should know when traveling.

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PAIRING WINE WITH SEAFOOD by Nathan Outlaw

PAIRING WINE WITH SEAFOOD by Nathan Outlaw

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

I would like to share a piece from the newest book of chef Nathan Outlaw which my sister gave me as present this May. Hopefully you will find it interesting and helpful 🙂 ************************* Damon Little, Sommelier, Restaurant Nathan Outlaw There’s nothing better than discovering a sensational new wine – one that ticks all the […]

Where to go to have wonderful trip in North Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Vietnam might not a giant country compared to its neighbors like China or Thailand; but if you have just a limited amount of time to explore this S-shaped land, the question about where to go and what to do, especially in North Vietnam might make you feel a headache. Let me help you answer this […]

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Chili Con Carne and Cheese Quesadillas Recipe

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

This chili con carne and cheese quesadillas recipe could not be simpler. You’ve done all the hard work making the chili con carne and, hopefully, our red tomato salsa recipe. This is a great lunchtime recipe that is perfect for using that leftover chili con...

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Travelling to the island of Cat Ba

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

The island of Cat Ba can be considered as the largest island in the Bay of Long (it is located south of the bay and is 260km²). It is usually left out by 1 or 2 day tours because it is too far from Halong … Cat Ba has more than one trick in his bag! In addition to its proximity to Halong Bay, you will also find a beautiful national park (more than 1/3 of the island’s area), some very pretty beaches as well as Lan Ha Bay (which not to be ashamed of the comparison with his big sister the

Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips.

Chicken & Pork Adobo

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

This is popular offering is a national dish of the Philippines. Before serving, it might pay to mention that peppercorns in the sauce, not everyone handles those well. The strong vinegar flavor in the sauce/gravy is counterbalanced by the pepper, soy sauce and garlic. Adobo has many regional variations and Chicken & Pork Adobo is […]

What Obama Has Meant for Food

What Obama Has Meant for Food


The New Yorker

Obama has brewed beer at the White House and slurped noodles with Anthony Bourdain. He’s also given culinary issues a platform beyond the foodie fringe.

The differences in the Tet dishes of the southern and northern regions

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

In addition to some traditional dishes, a Tet meal in the southern and northern region also has some featured dishes which express the unique culture of each region. The dishes on Tet holiday show the traditional culture of each region and contain the features of the local land. Therefore, depened on the customs and climate conditions, each region has different featured dishes expressing its own culture.

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Pork Menudo

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

Pork Menudo is another Filipino “stew” style recipe that incorporates pork meat and liver cubes with potatoes, carrots and tomato sauce. You can also substitute the pork with chicken, and eliminate the liver… and perhaps even add in some chickpeas (garbansos) with your mixed vegetables.   Ingredients: 2 lb. pork belly, cut into cubes 1/2 […]

10 free and usefulapplications for travelers

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Download these 10 applications to make your trip more convenient. Most of the applications are compatible with both Android and iOS.

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The Balcony

The Balcony

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vietnamese version of this post / Bài viết tiếng Việt Nope, sorry to let you know this post is not a poem, or about the favorite brunch destination on To Ngoc Van or the bar near Hoan Kiem lake 😉 It’s about my favorite cafe’s balcony in Hanoi 🙂 I’m picky in choosing a favorite […]

Celebrating Tet in Saigon (Including What to Do & A List of Places That Are Open)

by Eleanor Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Tet is just around the corner! To the Vietnamese, Tet (A.K.A Lunar New Year) is as important as Christmas is to Westerners. However, because Tet is a family holiday, many people will leave the big city like Saigon to return to their hometown for a reunion. As a result, many restaurants, shopping malls, and attractions […]

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12 Ways The World Eats Raw Beef

12 Ways The World Eats Raw Beef

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A surprising number of food cultures feature a dish of seasoned raw beef that’s beautifully plated and served with the barest of accompaniments. From the familiar hand-chopped tartare and razor-thin carpaccio to the fiery hot, barely seared, cheddar-studded and scallion-bedazzled, there’s a preparation to strike every carnivore’s fancy. Feed your inner beast with one of […]

Reasons To Fall In Love With Saigon (Part One)

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City is the biggest city of Vietnam. Saigon is lively and full of the friendliest of people. Saigon is rapidly growing. Saigon is vintage with all the old buidings and constructions from the last century. Saigon is beautiful with all of its colors of life. If you ever come to […]

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10 Days in Vietnam via Ho Chi Minh City

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

A Very Detailed Travel Itinerary Tours are for foo-ls. I tried my best to make that rhyme. While Vietnam may seem a little daunting at first, the country is not difficult to travel – especially if you have a great blog to aid you, with details on every leg of the trip, written by a [...]

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Easy Red Tomato Salsa Recipe – How to Make Homemade Spicy Tomato Salsa

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

This easy red tomato salsa recipe is one I’ve been perfecting since we returned from our first big trip to Mexico and the USA way back when we first began travelling. It’s kicking off a series of our favourite Mexican comfort food recipes. We may...

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‘Outlook' chews over changing eating habits

‘Outlook' chews over changing eating habits


vietnamnews.vn

Vietnamese cuisine is known for its wide variety ofdishes, and in the past several years eating habits have become evenmore diverse as local people embrace food from abroad.

Cudweed Sticky Rice Balls – Passionate Flavor of Hanoi Autumn

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Cudweed sticky rice balls, whose folk name is banh khuc, have captured the heart of Hanoians although they are only the rustic dish among many of Hanoi street food.

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The Vietnamese People: The Dragon’s Successors

by bamboovillage @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

The mythological story of the origin of Vietnamese is one of the most interesting parts of their culture. They’re especially proud of this story because, according to it, they’re all the successors of a powerful dragon. In this post, we’re revealing the captivating details of this incredibly popular traditional belief. How does the story start?

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“Vit nau chao” and “Chuot dong chien nuoc mam” – 2 delicacies in Can Tho

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Coming to Can Tho, the visitors cannot miss the soft duck meat with the featured smelling of “Chao” (the fermented tofu) or the special flavor of vole meat with green mango. Below are 2 simple dishes you should try when traveling to Can Tho.

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10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Vietnam

10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Vietnam


Authentic Food Quest

On our food quest to Southeast Asia, we spend one month in Vietnam. Here are 10 surprising facts you need to know about food in Vietnam.

CMG Asia’s Chief Creative Officer Michael Wong’s Guide To Creativity

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Michael Wong is the creative spark behind California Management Group Asia. The company, founded in 2007 with the aim to “make life better,” now has sixteen brands that include their first venture, California Fitness & Yoga, and newer imprints like UFC Gym, Yoga Plus, the Calikids Academy, and Eri Science of Beauty. Michael joined after […]

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The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

What to eat for Lunch in Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon? Entering the world of Vietnamese food can be a daunting task for a beginner out there on their own. What is it? Where is it? Is it the best? These are the questions...

In Vietnam, Pho Is a Breakfast Tradition Changing With the Times

In Vietnam, Pho Is a Breakfast Tradition Changing With the Times


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How a rustic soup reveals the culinary rhythms of a nation.

Your Guide to Freezing and Reusing Christmas Food

by Erica Grandjean @ 12WBT

At Christmas, there’s usually an oversupply of food as we celebrate the holiday with abundance. This usually means a surplus of leftovers! However, instead of all those yummy leftovers going to waste, our 12WBT dietitian Erica Grandjean has put together her top tips on how to store those leftovers  so you can enjoy the roasts, puddings, hams and trifle for the days (and for some, weeks or months) to follow! Tips for Christmas leftovers 1. Act fast Pack any leftovers up as soon as possible after eating. This will keep the food fresh. Putting food in the freezer or fridge sooner, […]

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Visiting Dalat – Vietnam’s City of Eternal Spring

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Founded in 1907 as a French hill station, Dalat is still a popular destination both for local and international visitors. The city quickly grew, with new hotels, resorts, golf courses, and even boarding schools. Located in the highlands and surrounded by pine forests, the city enjoys a temperate climate quite unlike the rest of Vietnam. […]

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Banh Chung in Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Banh Chung in Vietnamese Lunar New Year

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

The legend of “Banh Chung” Chung cake was invented by the 18th Prince of Hung Emperor in the contest of looking for new Emperor. According to the legend, 3,000-4,000 years ago, Prince Lang Lieu, made round and square cakes, the round Day cake symbolizing the sky and the square Chung cake symbolizing the Earth (under […]

Pickled Herring with Potatoes – Cá Trích Muối xào Khoai Tây

Pickled Herring with Potatoes – Cá Trích Muối xào Khoai Tây

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Well, I was invited to dinner by a good friend, Shay – a chef, and fell in love with this dish, so I asked him the recipe. It is simple and tasty. Pickled herrings here are Vietnamese product, which Shay found in supermarket 🙂 Ingredients: 2 large potatoes 4 pickled herrings Salt Olive oil Onions […]

Suggested 5 resorts in Phan Thiet for Lunar New Year with the price only from 1.950.000 VND

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

With the price only from 1.950.000 VND, the following five resorts in Phan Thiet promises to be the ideal holiday resort for your Lunar New Year.

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Clam Worm Season in Hanoi

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

To the people who love Hanoi traditional food, not eating the dishes made of clam worm at the end of autumn is an incompleteness.

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A Visual Guide to Eating Sushi in Japan

A Visual Guide to Eating Sushi in Japan

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

In Japan, sushi is more than a delicious meal—it’s a revered art form. If your definition of the delicacy is California rolls with soy sauce and “wasabi” (a.k.a. horseradish and food dye), take a look at this visual guide below, from Japanese hotel Swissotel Nankai in Osaka. The helpful infographic was created for guests unfamiliar […]

What Are the Best Vietnam Holiday Destinations in Northern?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Vietnam is famous for several destinations where your experience can be accumulated from the activities. For a long time, Vietnam is a country with the symphony of culture, history, landscape and at its heart, the people. Coming here, you will find that these categories are not rigid but rather diverse and dynamic. Every landscape you […]

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Vietnamese Any Day – A New Book Coming Up!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

You’re looking at the draft of my sixth cookbook! This week, I sent the manuscript to my editor, Kelly Snowden. Vietnamese Any Day is all about helping American cooks work Viet flavors into their regular rotation. Many people who are new to Vietnamese food do not know where to begin. They’ve been seduced by the...

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Free 12WBT Recipe: Coconut, Rum and Mango Cocktail

by 12WBT Staff @ 12WBT

This deliciously smooth and creamy cocktail transports you to the Caribbean – perfect for summer weather! Coconut, Rum and Mango Cocktail Details 10 serves 10 min prep time 151 calories per serve Ingredients 3 cups low fat milk (750g) 400g low fat coconut milk 2 mango (200g), chopped 1 cups rum (250g) 150g vanilla ice cream, low fat 1 teaspoons vanilla essence (5g) Method Place half the ingredients into a blender with a cup of ice cubes and blend until smooth and frothy. Pour into a serving jug. Repeat with remaining ingredients and more ice. Pour into glasses and serve […]

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Conquering Mount Fansipan the Right Way (Tallest Mountain in Vietnam)

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

Mount Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina peninsula, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. It was once only visited by adventure seekers fit enough to make the strenuous hike, but now this mountain offers a few different experiences for all types of travelers. Regardless of the new tram that brings […]

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Beef Rendang

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

  One of Indonesia’s renowned and universally popular beef dishes is beef rendang, a slow-cooked dry curry deeply spiced with ginger and turmeric, kaffir lime and chilis. You’ll also find chicken, vegetable, and seafood rendang as well. It is also very popular in nearby Malaysia. When prepared in Malaysian style, there are sweet, sour, and savory […]

Fall in Love with the Best Authentic Khao Soi in Chiang Mai

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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7 things to know before giving up the job to travel

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Take the time to think carefully to make sure that your lifestyle is what you really want and are passionate about, not just a momentary thought to get away from the pressure of work.

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ONE DAY OF A VIETNAMESE: WHAT DO I EAT?”

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Have you ever wondered that how a day of Vietnamese is like? A fashionista may ask: “What do you wear?” A wanderlust may raise a question: “Where do you go?” But a food lover may wonder: “What do you eat?” And here, today, I, a Saigonese and a food lover show you what a typical […]

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The Best Boutique Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

While it is quite easy for anyone to look up on TripAdvisor or Agoda for the best hotels in Saigon (and get some great deals), we have decided this time to search some accommodations here that stands out (to us) for their decor and style....

Phorrito Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

  My husband and I were both skeptical, but for the sake of pho, we went to try the phorrito at Komodo in Los Angeles. It was December 2016, a couple days before Christmas. I posted a photo of myself eating the unusual noodle soup wrap on Instagram. There was curiosity, some disbelief, and a...

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Top 5 Seafood dishes to try in Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We always recommend travelers in Vietnam to definitely try what the locals call “ốc”, which literally means “snails”, though its meaning is actually going out and enjoying seafood, including crabs, shrimps, oyster and yes, snails. However these ốc restaurants usually have only a 5 to 10...

Sale of cars in January up 28% year-on-year

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

As many as 26,037 cars were sold in January, marking a year-on-year increase of 28 per cent, reports the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA).

Jeong Kwan, the Philosopher Chef

Jeong Kwan, the Philosopher Chef

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Recently, I have read several articles about this nun after she is featured in “Chef’s Table”, but none of them can compare with great piece of Jeff Gordiner I read in 2015. I would like to share it with you today. Vietnam also has temple cuisine which I tried a lot, however I haven’t met […]

The Brazilian breakfast preferred by Olympic athletes is one you can make at home

The Brazilian breakfast preferred by Olympic athletes is one you can make at home

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Any curious food lover who has spent time in Rio de Janeiro likely returned home with a craving for açai: an Amazon fruit most commonly enjoyed as a smooth, deep indigo frozen beverage with an velveteen sheen. Now it seems Olympic athletes will too. US women’s soccer forward Alex Morgan, diver David Boudia, and Australian… via […]

The Most Romantic Beaches in Vietnam

by bamboovillage @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Are you thinking about spending your honeymoon or a romantic vacation enjoying the beauties of Vietnamese coastline and its endless beaches? Then you shouldn’t miss this post! Today, we’re showing you the most exquisite beach destinations in all parts of the country to help you make your decision. Stay with us and find an ideal

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What you need to know about Dien Bien Tourism

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

The land of Dien Bien is known as the place to mark the heroic victory of the army and the people of Vietnam. Dien Bien tourism, visitors not only admire the natural scenery wild but also majestic resurrection in the pages of national glory.  The following is an important Dien Bien travel experience that visitors should consider to better prepare for the journey to explore this legendary land. Dien Bien Location Dien Bien is a mountainous province in the Northwest of Vietnam with geographic coordinates 20 ° 54 ‘- 22 ° 33’ North latitude and 102 ° 10 ‘- 103

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Vietnamese Diet

Vietnamese Diet


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The Vietnamese diet relies heavily on rice, fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs and seafood. Although influenced by the cooking of China, which ruled Vietnam for centuries, Vietnamese dishes tend to be more pungent and include more raw vegetables and herbs. Also a former French colony, Vietnam embraces European staples not traditional to east...

Savory Vietnamese Dishes – A Look Into The “Bun” Family (Part Two)

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Following the last entry, us Saigon Food Tour is going to introduce you to more of the “Bun” family. But this time, these bowls of “Bun” will be more different and they are not so well-known by travellers as well. 3. Bún thịt nướng ( Chargrilled pork patties with herbs vermicelli ) I know we all like our […]

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Foodies and Dating

Foodies and Dating

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We decided to gather articles about dating people who love to cook/bake/eat. This list is our note and also for everyone who is single (or not!) 😉 Hopefully you can find something useful/funny/inspiring. Hehe (⌒.−)=★ REMINDER: NO JUDGING! Foodie Pride 21 Things You Should Know About Dating A Woman Who […]

Almond Cake

Almond Cake

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Originally posted on Travel-Gourmand.com:
I make a really good almond cake. Here is the recipe: Ingredients: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 8.8 ounces almond paste 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cubed, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier 6 large…

How to Appreciate Durian Taste in Southeast Asia

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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The best breakfasts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you’re like us and got the Vietnamese habit of waking up with the sun and a cup of cà phê sữa đá, you probably have already your favorite Phở or Bánh Mì joint that will help you start the day in ease. For most...

Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Food in Vietnam – Back of the Bike Tours

If you are following us on our YouTube Channel (and you should!) you probably would have watched all of our top 5 already. Our goal as always is to provide travelers with the best spots, according to us, for various Vietnamese street food or activities here...

North Vietnam attractions- A short guide to Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

The north of Vietnam is one of the most important regions in this S-shaped country because it is considered to be a root of Vietnam. It is widely believed that there are many North Vietnam attractions, especially in Hanoi, the capital city of this Southeast Asian country. Today article will introduce you some of the […]

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Watermelon Mint Cooler Recipe – A Refreshing Cocktail For a Warm Day

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This watermelon mint cooler recipe is super easy to mix and makes for a refreshing light cocktail to drink on a stifling summer afternoon or a sticky day in the tropics. If you’re in the chilly northern hemisphere turn up your heating and pretend you’re...

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Foodies, “you make the world around you”

Foodies, “you make the world around you”

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A post from Shahar Lubin, a good person I know in Hanoi 🙂 I agree with him so I would like to share this post to foodies or non-foodies around me. I’ve been thinking of how to put this into words right, but I’m sorry this might still come off slightly as a rant. Please […]

What Is the Best Northern Vietnam Itinerary in 2018?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Vietnam is packed full of wonderful sights and experiences that are not to be missed. Because of this, coming up with an itinerary that fits such an array of beauty and culture into just a week or so can seem pretty daunting. But if you’re short on time and don’t have much annual leave, you […]

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The best breakfasts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Food in Vietnam – Back of the Bike Tours

If you’re like us and got the Vietnamese habit of waking up with the sun and a cup of cà phê sữa đá, you probably have already your favorite Phở or Bánh Mì joint that will help you start the day in ease. For most...

Come to the wonderful wind farm in the West region

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Travel to Vietnam

Looking at Instagram's check-in photos, everyone thinks that this is a holy place in Europe. However, this turns out to be the wind field in Vietnam and only 5 hours drive from Saigon!

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