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Duck Heart Teriyaki And Wasabi Crab: A Scandi Sushi Chain Lands In Victoria

Duck Heart Teriyaki And Wasabi Crab: A Scandi Sushi Chain Lands In Victoria

by Lydia Manch @ Londonist

Good at sticks. Good at sushi.

CHOPE Is Dishing Out Secret Angpaos in Singapore This Chinese New Year

by Emily Seow @ City Nomads

Let’s face it: How many times, as a child, have you received a red packet during Chinese New Year and experienced that secret anticipation as you opened the flap to reveal its contents? Well, whether you’re still receiving angpaos this year or have switched to giving them out instead, Chope’s Lunar New Year Secret Angpao […]

The post CHOPE Is Dishing Out Secret Angpaos in Singapore This Chinese New Year appeared first on City Nomads.

Jasmine Curtis-Smith talks about her latest film Siargao and offers tips for exploring the surfing capital

by Marissa Saini @ waytogo

Been meaning to try out surfing? The actress reveals the best way to explore Siargao, her secret surfing hideout and more

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Hoa Vien Brauhaus

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Weather and how to explore Hanoi in January

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam and is home to around eight million people, which is over 8 percent of Vietnam’s overall population. This area of Asia has a tropical climate with hot, humid weather in Summer but it is completely different in Winter, the temperature sometimes goes down to 8°C. The best weather […]

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Tairroir and Le Mout: Tale of Two Tasting Menus in Taiwan

by Ben @ Focus:Snap:Eat


TAIPEI, Taiwan
In my previous posts about eating in Taiwan, I mentioned about how cheap the food is in this country, which makes it easy to try all types of dining without busting your budget.

But that doesn’t mean fine dining doesn’t exists here. On [...]

Easy Trendy Scents: Smell Chic

Easy Trendy Scents: Smell Chic

by HeyJaey @ HeyJaey Travel Blog

If you are in love with small little details from your clothing down to your room, then you will for sure be hooked by this new brand who is adding a super extra to our sanitizers, body wash and room sprays! Smell Chic is bringing us elegance in their bottles by embodying classic popular fragrances in their products!

Insider’s View Episode 8 – Fiona Briers

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Episode 8 of Insider’s View comes from Fiona Briers who runs the brilliant Bright Solutions in Vietnam. The work they do to empower women and produce gorgeous handicrafts is fabulous. She’s been here almost 9 years so I’d say she...

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L.A. Food Tour – BEST HOT DOGS, BURGERS & TACOS IN HOLLYWOOD! (w/ The NYC Couple)

by admin @ The Rusty Rudder

L.A. Food Tour – We’re meeting up with The NYC Couple to find the most delicious hot dogs, burgers and tacos in Los Angeles! Subscribe to Mark & Amanda ► http://bit.ly/TheNycCouple Places we ate at in today’s video: Stout Burgers: http://www.stoutburgersandbeers.com/ Best Hot Dogs: http://www.pinkshollywood.com/ […]

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Bãi Rạng Beach, Quy Nhon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A small crescent of toast-gold sand lined with coconut palms & casuarina trees, Bãi Rạng Beach is squeezed between two rocky bluffs, 15km south of Quy Nhon. It's still a local, working beach & remains undeveloped.... Continue reading

Mushrooms Are Good For You, But Are They Medicine?

Mushrooms Are Good For You, But Are They Medicine?

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

Edible mushrooms, not the psychedelic ones, are low in calories and high in fiber and antioxidants. But despite the hype, scientists are just now looking into how they might fight disease in humans.

5 quirky sites in Barcelona that most tourists never see

by James Getgood @ Urban Adventures

Around the world, Barcelona is famous for tourist attractions like the Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas and Barcelona FC’s Camp Nou. But the Catalan capital is also home to a variety of unique attractions that few visitors — and even locals — have ever heard of. From supercomputers hidden in churches...

Things to do in: Denver

by J.C. Lightcap @ Urban Adventures

Not everyone has a week to spend in Denver; in fact, many visitors hurry off to the mountains for skiing, mountain biking, climbing and hiking. For those of you fortunate enough to have a free day in Denver, or better still, are attending a week-long conference in the Mile High...

3 Cretan Carnivals… and how to enjoy them like a local

by Stefanos Papaioannou @ Urban Adventures

The island of Crete may be best known for its summer sunshine and lively beaches, but there’s one very good reason to come in the off-season: the festival of Apokries, or Greek Carnival. Dionysus was the ancient god of wine, fun and fertility, and Dionysian festivals took place at the...

Way off the beaten path in Portugal’s Douro Valley

by Anita @ Anita's Feast

After rinsing our feet in a basin of water, we stepped into the granite lager—Portugal’s traditional venue for treading grapes by foot. For our little band of travelers, it was a ‘sploosh’ into a warm, gently swirling bath of grape juice with lots of pulp. Once we were all in the lager, it was time […]

Dinner is Served at Dripline Featuring Nasi Padang

by Ben @ Focus:Snap:Eat

When Dripline Cafe opened a year ago in West Oakland, the menu featured a blend of Southeast Asian flavors with Southern comfort food like chicken and waffles.

But in the last few months, Dripline chef Nora Dunning has been slowly adding what she calls that “funk,” or distinctive flavors of Singapore where she grew up. [...]

The spiritual story of Thailand’s spirit houses

by Cati Vanden Breul @ Urban Adventures

There is something in the air in Thailand. There must be. I have lived on and off — mostly on — in this beautiful country for more than four years now. From the moment I first got off the plane in Chiang Mai, a town nestled in the mountains of...

Mui Ne Street Food Festival | Kitesurf Vietnam School Blog

Mui Ne Street Food Festival | Kitesurf Vietnam School Blog


Kitesurf Vietnam School Blog

Mui Ne Event: On 20 and 21 January we have Mui Ne Street Food Festival organised by local Resorts, Restaurants and Shops.

Engine shut downs delay A320 delivery

by AFP @ TTR Weekly

PARIS, 12 February 2018: A new glitch causing in-flight shutdowns of the Pratt & Whitney engines that power the Airbus A320neo has prompted some airlines to postpone delivery of the aircraft, the aviation giant said Saturday. “We are in discussions with the airlines and responding on a case-by-case basis,” an Airbus spokesperson told AFP. “Some […]

Embrace Italian comfort food with a twist at Hong Kong’s Operetta

by Marissa Saini @ waytogo

Let's dig into chef Luca de Berardinis' famed pappardelle lamb ragout

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League Cultural Diplomacy; at home in Adelaide, South Australia.

by Grant Hall @ League Cultural Diplomacy

LCD Founder & CEO is now based in Adelaide, South Australia.

International Street Food Festival - The Dropout Diaries

International Street Food Festival - The Dropout Diaries


The Dropout Diaries

Finding fabulous new foods has to be one of the great joys of traveling. And often street food is the best local food you can find – cheap, fresh.

HCM City officials pay tribute to late leaders ahead of Tet

by robert @ Viet Maz

Ho Chi Minh City’s leaders and former officials offer incense and flowers to President Ho Chi Minh. Photo: nld.com.vn Attending the event were Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang, Chairman of the People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairwoman of the People’s Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam, President of the Vietnam Fatherland […]

Nineteen of the hottest foodie destinations right now

Nineteen of the hottest foodie destinations right now


Traveller

Ever tried traditional Bedouin barbecue? How about Ecuador's elegant Zazu restaurant? Here's why you really need to.

Ho Chi Minh City For Kids

by Barbara @ The Dropout Diaries

The ultimate guide to Ho Chi Minh City for kids: classes, activities, parks, sports, cafes, restaurants and experiences. This list was compiled after our big world school adventure, where.

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24 hours in: Cusco

by Urban Adventures @ Urban Adventures

Most visitors to Cusco only briefly pass through town on their way to catching the Inca Trail or train to Machu Picchu. But don’t worry, even if you’re only here for a quick 24-hour stop (or shorter!) before heading back out, you’ll still have time to see the sites. Our...

Exciting activities you should not miss to add in your Hanoi city tour

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

At over 1,000 years old, Hanoi is not only home to precious historical and spiritual relics, but also remained deeply connected to its culture and unique characteristics. The old quarters feature ancient architecture across dozens of city streets, historic monuments throughout the city will help paint the picture of Vietnam’s history, and sprinkled throughout the […]

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The best places for street food in Ho Chi Minh City - waytogo

The best places for street food in Ho Chi Minh City - waytogo


waytogo

Our sunrise-to-sundown Saigon "eat-inerary" maps out the best meals for every hour of the day and night

Fishing Village Cua Van – Viet Nam

by Bac Gu @ Bui Hoang

Fishing village Cua Van "floating" on the blue water as the pearl of Ha Long Bay makes anyone do not want to get away.

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Thrillable Hours: Matt Levine, Financial Journalist

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

The next in my alternative careers for lawyers series: interview with financial journalist Matt Levine, now writing for Bloomberg View.

The post Thrillable Hours:<br /> Matt Levine, Financial Journalist appeared first on Legal Nomads.

Board Game Station Coffee

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Mui Ne Street Food Festival

by Alex @ Kitesurf Vietnam School Blog

On 20 and 21 January we have Mui Ne Street Food Festival organised by local Resorts, Restaurants and Shops. From Coco Beach Resort to Blue Ocean Resort, along Nguyen Dinh...

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The Coast Road: Saigon to Hoi An & Beyond

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Thanks to new coastal roads, it's now possible to ride from Saigon to Hoi An, and beyond to Dong Hoi, following the coast all the way & avoiding the busy main artery of Highway 1 for the vast majority of the route. This is a salty, sunny, sandy & scenic road trip.... Continue reading

We’re Home, What’s Next?

by Barbara @ The Dropout Diaries

We’ve been home in Ho Chi Minh City for two months but I still haven’t unpacked Big Blue, the rolly suitcase we lived out of during our 10-month world.

The post We’re Home, What’s Next? appeared first on The Dropout Diaries.

The Heritage Routemaster Bus That's Perfect For London Sightseeing

The Heritage Routemaster Bus That's Perfect For London Sightseeing

by Laura Reynolds @ Londonist

All for the regular Oyster card fare.

L.A.’s Best Indian Food Is in This Gas Station

by admin @ The Rusty Rudder

The best things come from the most unexpected places. At least, that’s the case with the Bombay Frankie Company. They’re serving up some of the best Indian food in Los Angeles—all out of a gas station. Brother and sister Hiram and Priyanka grew up in […]

The post L.A.’s Best Indian Food Is in This Gas Station appeared first on The Rusty Rudder.

Con Artist Jailed for Wine Fraud

by Josh Friedland @ The Food Section - Food News, Recipes, and More

A London con artist has been jailed for three years after conning his wealthy friends into investing in fine wines which never existed.

Recipe: Thai Fishcakes

Recipe: Thai Fishcakes

by erinbunting1982 @ The Edible Flower

These fishcakes (Tod Mun Pla ) are a Thai classic, but they are easy to make at home after a trip to your local Asian supermarket to pick up a few ingredients – tapioca flour is essential here as it gives the fishcakes their uniquely springy and spongy texture. These fishcakes can be made in advance […]

Tofu Cute Pop Up Shop!

by hj_natalie @ HYPER JAPAN

It’s Christmas time again, and Tofu Cute will be setting up their pop up shop at the HYPER JAPAN Christmas 2017, offering the largest range of fun Japanese snacks, AMUSE plushies, squishies, and stationery in the UK– the ideal place to find an excellent holiday gift at ‘stocking filler’ prices for all fans of kawaii […]

An Unexpected Lesson in Loss

by Barbara @ The Dropout Diaries

Bryony Freestone was young and beautiful, with a contagious smile. She was part of a team of six university students we met during our stay with Marine Conservation Cambodia..

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HYPER JAPAN Christmas 2017 Summary Day 1

by hj_natalie @ HYPER JAPAN

The most exciting Christmas event in London kicked off with a bang today, as Tobacco Dock was filled with visitors eager to take in the cultural sights and sounds of HYPER JAPAN, taste some Japanese eats, and, of course, get their hands on some unique Christmas gifts! In case you missed it, we’ll share some […]

Saigon Street Food: Mon Chay - Saigon Street Food

Saigon Street Food: Mon Chay - Saigon Street Food


The Christina's Blog

If you are heading to Saigon as a vegetarian, worry no more. Here is our recommendation for the best place you can find delicious vegetarian food in Saigon.

Sapa-Y Ty Scenic Motorbike Loop

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Sapa's dramatic mountainous landscape continues north of town, via Y Ty Village, all the way to the Chinese border. Several small roads penetrate deep into steep, terraced valleys & climb high above ferocious rivers creating a scenic loop.... Continue reading

Weekend Fun at Smorgasburg Williamsburg

by Ben @ Street Food – Focus:Snap:Eat

BROOKLYN, New York
I’m in New York for the Labor Day weekend, and one of the fun food events I’ve experienced so far on my trip was my day out at Smorgasburg on Saturday in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.

First off, got to say, I love Williamsburg. I never spent much time here [...]

Looking For The Best View Of St Paul's Cathedral? Try This Roof Terrace

Looking For The Best View Of St Paul's Cathedral? Try This Roof Terrace

by Jordan Waite @ Londonist

Bonus points: it's free!

Singapore’s MICHELIN Guide Street Food Festival Returns in March

Singapore’s MICHELIN Guide Street Food Festival Returns in March


DestinAsian

The three-day event will feature 15 of the city’s best eats, from MICHELIN starred restaurants to local hawker favorites.

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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Street Food Festival in Mui Ne, Vietnam, this weekend. December 8 & 9. Last one for 2017!

by Grant Hall @ League Cultural Diplomacy

The seaside resort town of Mui Ne in Vietnam comes alive again this weekend with the tastes, sights and scents of the Mui Ne Street Food Festival.

INSANE Street Food Tour in Saigon, Vietnam | HIDDEN Vietnamese Street Food + Street Breakfast & EGGS - The Rusty Rudder

INSANE Street Food Tour in Saigon, Vietnam | HIDDEN Vietnamese Street Food + Street Breakfast & EGGS - The Rusty Rudder


The Rusty Rudder

Follow me on Insta: http://bit.ly/TheFoodRanger And subscribe to my channel here: http://bit.ly/2cCy2ub Street Food in Vietnam is insane! Vietnamese Street Food is some of the BEST and CHEAPEST in Asia! Street Food around the world is different, and you can join us for a full …

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...

The Rex Hotel

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How Did Salt And Pepper Become The Soulmates Of Western Cuisine?

How Did Salt And Pepper Become The Soulmates Of Western Cuisine?

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

The two flavors are mainstays on nearly every Western dining table, but their dominance was far from inevitable. In fact, their dual reign resulted from a "weird accident of history."

Bonsai Saigon River Cruise – Resurrection!

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Bonsai is Back!!! It’s my great pleasure to announce that as of April 2017, Bonsai Dinner Cruises has a brand new boat, “The Bonsai Legacy,” and is re-open for business. I often get queries from my readers about which night...

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New post to wherewordsfailblog.com by Jolleen Hicks of Aboriginal Insights

by Grant Hall @ League Cultural Diplomacy

wherewordsfailblog.com is a social media initiative by League Cultural Diplomacy

25 Fun and Interesting Facts about Borneo that will inspire you to go

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Borneo. You probably know it for its rainforests, orangutans and world-class scuba diving. But there’s a lot more to this lush tropical island. Did you know that its jungles provide a rich habitat for rare creatures? It’s also home to the world’s largest (and most pungent) flower, its richest monarch and the highest peak in

Read 25 Fun and Interesting Facts about Borneo that will inspire you to go on Backyard Travel.

Tomb Rider: Hue to Dong Hoi on Back-Roads

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Covering nearly 200km of completely empty beach, coastal back-roads lead from the old imperial capital of Hue to the beach city of Dong Hoi. Scattered with thousands of traditional-style tombs, this coastal region is rarely explored by foreign visitors... Continue reading

Abiella Stoddard and Corbin Stoddard

by Barbara @ The Dropout Diaries

This is an online reference for Abiella Stoddard and Corbin Stoddard, who market themselves as the Stoddard Teaching Journey. It was my misfortune to hire this couple to teach.

The post Abiella Stoddard and Corbin Stoddard appeared first on The Dropout Diaries.

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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Ramen Chain Ippudo Officially Opens Today in San Francisco

by Ben @ Focus:Snap:Eat

Popular Japanese ramen chain Ippudo, which opened last year in Berkeley, is now hitting the San Francisco crowds with the opening of its new restaurant in Yerba Buena Lane in SOMA.

The San Francisco spot has been in soft opening mode for the last week, and has already been drawing lines. I got a chance [...]

London's Best Healthy Food... Delivered to Your Door

London's Best Healthy Food... Delivered to Your Door

by Sponsor @ Londonist

Scrummy.

Favorite Food Idioms

by Josh Friedland @ The Food Section - Food News, Recipes, and More

"Staring at the sloop like a herring" and other food idioms of the world.

Saigon Street Food by Motorbike

Saigon Street Food by Motorbike


Khiri Travel

An evening tour of Saigon by motorbike to enjoy a sampling of Vietnamese street food in Ho Chi Minh City.

Ho Chi Minh City Homeschool Class Project

by Barbara @ The Dropout Diaries

We are looking for a qualified teacher to teach a homeschool class of lower primary-aged kids in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from January to June next year (2018)..

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An Asian Street Food & Beer Pairing Event

An Asian Street Food & Beer Pairing Event


Eventbrite

Join us for an unforgettable collaboration between critically acclaimed Himitsu, neighborhood darling Sunday In Saigon and award-winning Bell's Brewery. Experience an open air Asian food market complete with hawker carts, unlimited small bites and delicious beer pairings that are sure to make your mouth water!The event will focus on showcasing a wide range of flavor profiles and beers that compliment them. Sunday In Saigon and Himitsu have worked together to craft a menu that is certain to entice, and Bell's will be on hand talking all things craft beer.In honor of our American heroes, a portion of every ticket sold will go to the Wounded Warrior Fund to benefit those brave men and women and their families whom have sacrificed to secure our freedoms.

Silverland Sakyo Hotel and Spa

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Ho Chi Minh City hosts int’l street food festival - Tuoi Tre News

Ho Chi Minh City hosts int’l street food festival - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

It takes place at Le Van Tam Park in District 1

Ho Chi Minh City seeks visa waiver extension to boost tourism

by Admin @ Dutch Business Association Vietnam

The HCM City People’s Committee wants the Government to extend the visa waiver period for tourists from key foreign markets to increase the country’s tourism competitiveness and attract more visitors.

The post Ho Chi Minh City seeks visa waiver extension to boost tourism appeared first on Dutch Business Association Vietnam.

10 reasons to visit Vietnam during Tet Festival

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Mid-February marks Vietnam’s most important date – Tet, the New Year’s period. It can be hard getting accurate insider information about Tet celebrations and what happens across the nation during its most festive period. It can be hard figuring out if Tet is a good time to visit Vietnam. Knowing what we know about Tet,

Read 10 reasons to visit Vietnam during Tet Festival on Backyard Travel.

My 5 Favorite American Dishes – American Culture and Traditions

by admin @ The Rusty Rudder

American food isn’t just hamburgers and cheesecake! Let me share with you my 5 favorite American dishes that you can try the next time you visit the USA! ***Become fluent in real American English, with my free pronunciation & comprehension exercises: https://christinarebuffet.com/american-accent-survival-kit/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=youtube_description&utm_campaign=AASK_optin WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: […]

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Top 5 hostels for backpackers in Saigon

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Hostels are the way to go for budget-oriented travelers. Visitors can enjoy full of services with small angles, affordable rates. the suggestions below will give you the perfect choice. The Common Room Project Bizarre in concept yet strangely nice in the way it brings it all together, The Common Room Project is where hotel meets […]

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The Floating Forest of Long An

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Only 100km west of Ho Chi Minh City, Tan Lap Floating Forest is an enchanted patch of wetland where cajeput trees rise from the black, swampy waters, creating beguiling corridors through which canoes glide and raised walkways wind.... Continue reading

The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City


Back of the Bike Tours

Are you visiting Saigon and want to have a real Vietnamese lunch? Here are our 5 best local street-food spots for you to explore!

From Food Truck to Restaurant: All Hail The Chairman

by Ben @ Street Food – Focus:Snap:Eat

The story: The Chairman is the wildly popular food truck serving up Chinese-inspired buns with creative combinations of ingredients in various street food pods around the city. Earlier this year, it finally opened its brick-and-mortar spot in the Tenderloin, the gritty San Francisco neighborhood known sometimes as Little Saigon because of all the pho noodle [...]

Facing My Fears on a Bike in Thailand

by Guest Writer @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from a fellow adventurer and biker, Jennifer Coleman. As a side note, I will be taking off on my first bike tour this year – so I soaked up all of her recommendations on how to overcome biking fears! […]

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What I Know So Far About Montreal and Eating

by Ben @ Street Food – Focus:Snap:Eat

MONTREAL
Fair warning, this is going to be a long post. I can’t help it but there’s so much to say and show about my vacation in this Canadian city that’s so often called the Paris of North America.

I’m half way through my weeklong vacation, checking out the fall colors and trying all [...]

Hoi An tourism

by Bac Gu @ Bui Hoang

When you come to Hoi An, you may have the opportunity to visit the ancient houses next to Thu Bon River that seems unchanged in the two wars against American imperialism and French colonialism in 20th century.

The post Hoi An tourism appeared first on Bui Hoang.

Hanoi Street Food: Into Capital’s Cuisine with a food connoisseur

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Google Maps can easily show you top tier restaurants with a few strokes on a smartphone, but it still struggles to pinpoint the location of Hanoi street food vendors. Hanoi’s small stands rarely have a specific address or really, any desgination at all. They are located in unsuspecting alleys, hidden within unpopular parks, or spotted […]

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Zurich Street Food Festival – Eat, Little Bird

Zurich Street Food Festival – Eat, Little Bird


Eat, Little Bird

Review and photos of the Zurich Street Food Festival, Zurich, Switzerland.

The complete guide to: Zanzibar travel

by Urban Adventures @ Urban Adventures

Come to Zanzibar and you’ll be greeted by some of the loveliest beaches in the world, with stunning reefs for snorkelling and crystal-clear blue waters for swimming. But there’s more to Zanzibar than just hitting the sand. Within the city and its historic centre of Stone Town are great restaurants,...

The 5 best multi-country holidays in Asia

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Asia is without doubt one of the best regions of the world for an exciting multi-country holiday. With so many countries relatively close together, it seems almost like a wasted opportunity to see only one. The problem is – as always – which countries should you see? As Asia experts, we have years of experience

Read The 5 best multi-country holidays in Asia on Backyard Travel.

Mini Spinach and Feta Pies

by Eat, Little Bird @ Eat, Little Bird

Mini Spinach and Feta Pies, perfect for light meals and entertaining. When it comes to entertaining, it’s always good to have a few vegetarian options, and these Mini Spinach and Feta Pies are one of my stand-by options. As an Australian, I also have a fond affection for a party pie, so it is hard to host a party without making a batch of pies, vegetarian or otherwise. I was first introduced to

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Carmen Is Monochrome And Magnificent At Royal Opera House

Carmen Is Monochrome And Magnificent At Royal Opera House

by Johnny Fox @ Londonist

A fresh and thrilling evening.

Malt - Bar and Restaurant

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

How to Experience Cabot Cliffs Golf Course When You Don’t Golf

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

“What is a links course anyway?” I asked as we pulled into the swanky Cabot Links Lodge in the little town of Inverness in Cape Breton. I’m not a golfer, so I don’t follow golf, I know nothing about golf terms, and I never really understood the ‘draw’ to what motivates people to be excited […]

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The complete guide to: Kuala Lumpur travel

by Urban Adventures @ Urban Adventures

Malaysia’s capital of Kuala Lumpur (KL to locals), is a beautiful blend of old and new. The city’s skyline may be made up of sparkling skyscrapers and the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, but closer to the ground you’ll find bustling street food stalls alongside world-renowned restaurants, and multi-floor megamalls within...

The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It

The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It


Legal Nomads

Eat your way through Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon's streets with this guide to the best dishes and where to find them. Bonus section on visas, taxis, and more!

Spinal Taps, a Burglary, and a Legal Nomads Hiatus

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Legal Nomads is on hold for the time being.

The post Spinal Taps, a Burglary, and a Legal Nomads Hiatus appeared first on Legal Nomads.

Black Mountain: Not The Spine-Tingler It Purports To Be

Black Mountain: Not The Spine-Tingler It Purports To Be

by BelindaL @ Londonist

Economical storytelling means the tension falls flat.

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a Unique Way

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

When I was a kid I loved this time of year; the 2nd week of February holds a special place in my heart.  After all, Valentine’s Day and my birthday fall just a couple of days apart! So much attention in one week was pretty exciting as a kid. My mother would always make me […]

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Thrillable Hours: Karen Walrond, Speaker, Photographer & Bestselling Author

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

New Thrillable Hours Q&A about life after law with Karen Walrond, a former lawyer. Now, Karen is a public speaker, photographer, and bestselling author.

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10 Best Festivals in Vietnam - Vietnam Activities

10 Best Festivals in Vietnam - Vietnam Activities


vietnam-guide.com

Festivals in Vietnam offer visitors the best opportunity for getting up close and personal with the myths, customs and fun-loving spirit of this proud nation. Despite undergoing modern developments, Vietnam is still a predominantly traditional country, with thousands of pagodas and shrines dedicated to Buddha as well as

Direct London To Amsterdam Trains Will Run From April

Direct London To Amsterdam Trains Will Run From April

by Will Noble @ Londonist

Hoera!

Tehran service a loser

by Don Ross @ TTR Weekly

BANGKOK, 12 February 2018: Thai Airways International confirmed, late last week, it will end flights to Tehran, the Iranian capital, 28 February. In response to questions filed by TTR Weekly, the airline said the route was unprofitable and demand was not high enough to continue through the summer timetable that starts in March. TTR Weekly […]

Saigon Street Food Tour

Saigon Street Food Tour


Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

There’s no need to be intimidated by the street food in Saigon if you have a little help! My experience with Back of the Bike Saigon Street Food Tour.

Where Is Dippy The Dinosaur Now?

Where Is Dippy The Dinosaur Now?

by Will Noble @ Londonist

Everyone's favourite plaster cast.

Singapore: a smart city with an old soul

by Marissa Saini @ waytogo

Beneath Singapore’s high-tech urban planning, a careful fostering of its older charms is ensuring that the city-state strides into the future with soul

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Vietnam, Netherlands enhance cooperation in climate change adaption, start-ups

by Admin @ Dutch Business Association Vietnam

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 6 hosted a reception for Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag who is in Ha Noi for a working visit.

The post Vietnam, Netherlands enhance cooperation in climate change adaption, start-ups appeared first on Dutch Business Association Vietnam.

Things To Do In London In February 2018 Half Term

Things To Do In London In February 2018 Half Term

by Londonist @ Londonist

Family-friendly school holiday activities for all budgets.

The Ultimate JERUSALEM FOOD TOUR + Attractions – Palestinian Food and Israeli Food in Old Jerusalem!

by admin @ The Rusty Rudder

Join us on the ultimate Jerusalem food tour! Follow David on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.hungry.tourist/ Also, thanks to Rafram: http://rafram.com/ Subscribe for more videos► http://bit.ly/MarkWiensSubscribe T-shirts for sale here► https://migrationology.com/store/ There are few cities in the world that can compare to Jerusalem in terms of ancient history […]

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Beauty on the go with Relumins

Beauty on the go with Relumins

by HeyJaey @ HeyJaey Travel Blog

It has been more than  a year since I discovered and tried taking in Collagen. Though I don't take it religiously, it has helped me a lot specially when traveling or when a hectic schedule. So far what I enjoyed most is the brand Relumins from Flawless Beauty & Skin.

British tourists dead in US Grand Canyon chopper crash

by robert @ Viet Maz

A further three British people and the pilot were injured when the accident happened at around 5:20 pm (0020 GMT) on Saturday. “We are providing support to the families of six British visitors involved in a helicopter accident at the Grand Canyon on 10 February, and we are in close contact with the US emergency […]

Con Artist Jailed for Wine Fraud

by Josh Friedland @ The Food Section - Food News, Recipes, and More

A London con artist has been jailed for three years after conning his wealthy friends into investing in fine wines which never existed.

Blue River Hotel 3

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Top of the Vietnam mysterious destinations

by Bac Gu @ Bui Hoang

If you have ever fallen in love with the beautiful scenery in the ancient films such as "The Return of the Condor Heroes", then carry balo and go to five places "Tuyet Tinh Coc" in Vietnam!

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Ery Restaurant Review (Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam)

by Pierre Blake @ PIERREBLAKE

I’m generally a big fan of traditional Japanese food, but I left my reservations at the door and tried the new Japanese-fusion restaurant in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam called Ery, located at The Myst Dong Khoi hotel. Walking into this interesting restaurant makes your head spin. The restaurant venue features a stage for live music. Continue Reading

Things To Do Today In London: Friday 9 February 2018

Things To Do Today In London: Friday 9 February 2018

by Kyra Hanson @ Londonist

A book crawl, a florist pop-up and a pizza + screening night.

Saigon street food guides: Foods cost you lest than $1 and where to find them - Inspitrip Blog

Saigon street food guides: Foods cost you lest than $1 and where to find them - Inspitrip Blog


Inspitrip Blog

The perks of enjoying the Saigon street food lie not only in satisfying your stomach, but also offers the chance to discover hidden gems

MASSIVE AMERICAN FOOD HAUL! The most delicious food ever!

by admin @ The Rusty Rudder

The BIGGEST American Food Haul I have EVER done – as requested by you guys! This includes all of my absolute favourites and brand new products I am yet to try. Enjoy! Welcome to my channel, I’m Brogen! This is my one little place for […]

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Authentic Cultural Space “MIYABI”

by Kazuya Goto @ HYPER JAPAN

Authentic Cultural Space “MIYABI” is back to HYPER JAPAN Christmas 2017, with even more variety of artists and performers! Shinjo-kun The local mascot character for Susaki City, Kouchi Prefecture. The champion of “YURU-KYARA (local mascots) grand prix 2016”, SHINJO-KUN, is the last Japanese otter seen in ShinjoRiver in SusakiCity. Although the Japanese otter is now […]

7 Great Streets for Street Food in Saigon

7 Great Streets for Street Food in Saigon


Vietnam Coracle

Saigon is arguably the best place to explore Vietnam's extraordinary street food scene. The city boasts so many street food outlets that it feels like a gigantic open-air restaurant. This is my guide to 7 of the best streets for street food in Saigon... Continue reading →

Bar Review: Origin Bar at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore Pays Tributes to Singapore’s Neighbourhoods

by Sybren Rogge @ City Nomads

Following the success of Japanese fine-dining restaurant Nami, The Shangri-La Hotel Singapore opened its doors to their latest culinary star in the Tower Wing, Origin Grill & Bar just two days after Christmas last year. And their opening menu is quite a voyage through local colonial and cultural heritage, so you might just learn something new about Singapore! […]

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Sanrio Boutique at ARTBOX

by Kazuya Goto @ HYPER JAPAN

Encounter the festive wonder of “Small Gift, Big Smile” and find the perfect present from Sanrio Tokyo at ARTBOX this HYPER JAPAN. This HYPER JAPAN Christmas, ARTBOX is delighted to welcome back the Sanrio boutique! If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting a themed Sanrio shop in Japan, or if you’ve been before and now miss […]

Sea Sunset Photos from a Magical Week on Rabbit Island, Cambodia

by Chris P King @

What makes a magical travel experience for you? Spending a week on Rabbit Island (Koh Tonsay) in Cambodia, watching beautiful, mesmerising, spectacularly colourful sunsets over the sea was certainly one for me. To accompany this collection of sea sunsets from Rabbit Island, I’ve found some sunset quotes. Hope you enjoy the pics as much as […]

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Why you need to start paying attention to Beijing’s indie rock scene

by Marissa Saini @ waytogo

Numerous challenges haven’t stopped indie musicians from performing in the Chinese capital. William Hancock scopes out the city’s exciting underground scene

The post Why you need to start paying attention to Beijing’s indie rock scene appeared first on waytogo.

Cooking with Kids & Teenagers

Cooking with Kids & Teenagers

by shannonbunting @ The Edible Flower

Last year Erin worked with a group of young teenage girls teaching them some basic meals to cook at home. It’s fair to say a lot of the girls were pretty sceptical about cooking and eating vegetables, but then they met Erin! These recipes were all developed to persuade the girls that cooking at home […]

3 Things To Visit The Singapore Art Museum For This February, Including A Spectacular Late Night Party!

by Gary Lim @ City Nomads

If you haven’t been to the Singapore Art Museum in a while, it’s high time you make plans for another visit. This February, the city’s premier contemporary art museum will play host to a series of fascinating exhibitions and programmes. Because where else would you go for an affordable arts fix? Cinerama: Art and the Moving […]

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Escape Hunt Experience Ho Chi Minh City

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Cultural characteristics of street food in Ho Chi Minh City

Cultural characteristics of street food in Ho Chi Minh City


RADIO THE VOICE OF VIETNAM

(VOVworld) - Ho Chi Minh City has announced plans to organize a street food area from this June to support vendors affected by the sidewalk cleanup campaign, and to preserve its street culture. VOV’s Thuy Dung gathers opinions of authority and locals living in Ho Chi Minh City about this plan.

10 Questions with Eric Volta, International DJ and Producer

by Sharmaine Khoo @ City Nomads

A native Londoner who spent the first 20 years of his life wandering through Europe, the Middle East & Southeast Asia, Eric Volta’s exposure to different cultures throughout his formative years has helped fuel his diverse artistic and musical curiosity. Eric Volta’s music is cosmic, psychedelic and extraordinary. Responsible for one of 2013’s biggest records – […]

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This Restaurant Has Been Giving English Food A Good Name For Centuries

This Restaurant Has Been Giving English Food A Good Name For Centuries

by Will Noble @ Londonist

Filling stomachs since 1757.

Connecting you to the local experience – My day out with Inspitrip

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Well, I haven’t been out on a trip for quite a while. (I think the last one was with Saigon Treasure Hunt) The main reason is, I’ve been totally flat out writing and editing the second edition of my book...

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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...

Disneyland Hotel Hong Kong Review

Disneyland Hotel Hong Kong Review

by HeyJaey @ HeyJaey Travel Blog

Isn't it that when we celebrate something special, one of the top places that comes into our mind is Disneyland? The place is nothing but good vibes and gives the most unbelievable decor making you believe that the "magic" does exist. Doesn't sound as unique anymore but anyone can put up a good smile when going to the "happiest place" on earth. One of the common questions we encounter specially when traveling with family is if we should book at a hotel at the Disney Resorts. Know more here if its for you!

27 fun and interesting facts about Bangkok that will make you want to go

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Bangkok is the most visited city in the world, and in our opinion it’s one of the region’s most exciting capitals. It’s a bustling, vibrant, cosmopolitan metropolis where countless adventures await. There’s so much to experience in Bangkok it can be hard to know where to start. There are temples to visit, markets to shop,

Read 27 fun and interesting facts about Bangkok that will make you want to go on Backyard Travel.

The Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement – a double edged sword of challenges and benefits for agriculture sector

by Admin @ Dutch Business Association Vietnam

The Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is set to come into force this year and with its benefits will also come great challenges for the future of agriculture, which has been a sensitive field for both sides during the negotiation process.

The post The Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement – a double edged sword of challenges and benefits for agriculture sector appeared first on Dutch Business Association Vietnam.

Tran Quoc Pagoda: How to explore the cultural symbol of Vietnamese Buddhism

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Known as the Buddhist center of Thang Long citadel during the Ly and Tran dynasties with historical and architectural values, Tran Quoc Pagoda attracts many Buddhists, visitors, and both domestic and international tourists. In 2016, the Daily Mail (UK) listed Tran Quoc, the oldest temple in Hanoi at over 1,500 years old, in Top 16 […]

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24 hours in: Melbourne

by Urban Adventures @ Urban Adventures

Headed to Melbourne, but with a time-strapped schedule? Of course, we recommend you spend your vacay hanging out with us, but if you’re still looking for something to do after your food tour or cocktail adventure, we also have a few suggestions to make the most of a little time...

Building A Latino-Muslim Coalition With #TacoTrucksAtEveryMosque

Building A Latino-Muslim Coalition With #TacoTrucksAtEveryMosque

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

It's just what it sounds like. Food trucks show up at mosques to hand out free halal tacos after religious services. The goal: to foster unity between two communities facing increasing discrimination.

A guide on choosing a hotel around Hanoi Old Quarter

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Choosing a hotel for your holidays always takes time. Especially when you have a long list of places to visit, you have to book a hotel that is easy for you to commute. When in Hanoi, due to its complicated traffic system and the position of famous tourist attractions, you should book a hotel around […]

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The Future of Food  – A New Supper Club Series

The Future of Food – A New Supper Club Series

by erinbunting1982 @ The Edible Flower

We think about food pretty much constantly. Jo and I both love cooking, eating, growing, learning and talking about food – and our business makes sure we do that every day, whether we want to or not! We’ve had numerous beer-fuelled conversations about where our business is going, where it fits in the world, where food […]

Mui Ne Street Food Festival

Mui Ne Street Food Festival


Blue Ocean Resort

Join us on November 10 and 11 from 5 to 10pm on Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, in front of Coco Beach Resort, Saigon Mui Ne and Blue Ocean Resort ! You don't need a ticket or to book in, just turn up and enjoy the free music, fun atmosphere and wonderful cheap street food.    

Theresa May: London's Unlikely Street Art Icon

Theresa May: London's Unlikely Street Art Icon

by M@ @ Londonist

PM stands for public murals.

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...

Holidays, Celebrations and Festivals

Holidays, Celebrations and Festivals


Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

An overview of some of the holidays, celebrations and festivals that liven up Ho Chi Minh City throughout the year. Fantastic experiences & pictures to boot

Peruvian Street Food Arrive in Emeryville with Paradita Eatery

by Ben @ Street Food – Focus:Snap:Eat

With a high-profile spot right at the entrance of the transforming Emeryville Public Market, Paradita Eatery has been under construction for a few months. But it finally opened four days ago, bringing Peruvian-style street food to the East Bay.

Paradita Eatery is from Chef Carlos Altamirano, who brought Peruvian food to the East Bay a few [...]

Better Beer Through the Barley Genome

by Josh Friedland @ The Food Section - Food News, Recipes, and More

New, more detailed information on the barley genome could improve yields, disease resistance, and "hold the key to better beer."

The 12 best hikes in Southeast Asia

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Southeast Asia may not be famous for its hikes, but the region has its fair share of spectacular trails. It’s not that it’s difficult finding good hikes in Southeast Asia, it’s more if they’re worth exploring, given the proximity of Nepal, China and Japan. As adventure travel and hiking specialists in Asia, we say yes,

Read The 12 best hikes in Southeast Asia on Backyard Travel.

From Scraps To Snacks: Pulp Left Over From Juice Bars Is Reborn In New Foods

From Scraps To Snacks: Pulp Left Over From Juice Bars Is Reborn In New Foods

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

Juicing is all the rage – and produces lots of leftover fruit and vegetable bits. Once thrown out as compost, that fiber is now sneaking its way into snacks, breakfast foods and even burgers.

Thrillable Hours: Lebawit Lily Girma, Author and Photographer

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

The next in my alternative careers for lawyers series: interview with guidebook author and photographer Lebawit Lily Girma.

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Vietnam Lunar New Year (Tet Holiday)

by Bac Gu @ Bui Hoang

Walking around 4 most beautiful spring market Ha Thanh to see Tet (Vietnam Lunar New Year) has come very close!

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Expert Guide: How to Expose Fake Instagram Influencers

by Pierre Blake @ PIERREBLAKE

These days, more and more people are deciding that they’d like to become bloggers. Being able to be your own boss, work whenever you want, and have unlimited upside potential can make becoming a blogger extremely enticing. If you’re willing to take the time and focus on quality strategies to build your audience, you can Continue Reading

Party chief receives French Ambassador

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (R) receives French Ambassador Bertrand Lortholary. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – General Secretary of the Communist Party of VietnamNguyen Phu Trong hosted French Ambassador Bertrand Lortholary in Hanoi onFebruary 12, affirming that Vietnam wants to further promote friendship andcooperation with France in the coming time. The Party chief stressed […]

Quirky stationery must-haves to start 2018 off on the right note

by Marissa Saini @ waytogo

Journals and organizers that help you do and dream more in 2018

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USDA Denies Poultry Industry’s Request To Speed Up The Slaughter Line

USDA Denies Poultry Industry’s Request To Speed Up The Slaughter Line

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

The National Chicken Council says a faster line speed would increase efficiency and modernize systems. Food safety advocates are calling the move a victory for both workers and consumers.

Jetstar Pacific offers free return-leg tickets on Tet holiday

by robert @ Viet Maz

The promotional campaign will start at 23:00 on February 15 (the last day of the Year of the Rooster) to 23:59 on February 22 (the 7th day of the Year of the Dog). Accordingly, roundtrip tickets for domestic destinations will range from VND 99,000 (USD 4.36) to VND 1,010,000 (USD 44). Tickets for the Hanoi/HCM […]

Recipe of the Month: Gluten Free Banana Bread with Chocolate from Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A simple, easy recipe for gluten-free banana bread that is both moist and healthy! No butter -- just coconut oil and yoghurt, along with Oaxacan chocolate.

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An adventurer’s tips on stress-free travel with kids

by Marissa Saini @ waytogo

Taking young kids on adventures all over the world is a challenging yet rewarding experience. A frequent traveler shows us how it's done

The post An adventurer’s tips on stress-free travel with kids appeared first on waytogo.

Exploring Taiwan’s Night Markets

by Ben @ Street Food – Focus:Snap:Eat

TAIPEI, Taiwan
I just got back from 10 days in Taipei and Taichung, and the main reason I was there was, of course, the food.

Everything is freshly done in Taiwan, and it helps that food there is so cheap. It’s especially cheap at the famous night markets, which are street fairs that start [...]

Jam-Filled Pikelets

by Eat, Little Bird @ Eat, Little Bird

Tasty jam-filled pikelets which are perfect for lunch boxes. My son started kindergarten last summer and, like in many Swiss schools, it is customary for the children to sit down to a hot lunch each day at a shared table. This practice starts as early as daycare where the children are taught to remain seated at the table, to develop social skills when eating, to clear their plates and put away their cutlery

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J-Culture Showcase

by Misa Hayakawa @ HYPER JAPAN

J-Culture Showcase J-Culture Showcase will bring you the fascinating world of Japanese culture in both its modern and traditional forms. Find out what’s on, all of performances are not to be missed. Karate Shinboku Kai (Karate) WEB: https://www.shinboku.org/ Fukushika Taro (Calligraphy Performance) WEB: https://hyperjapan.co.uk/latest-news/christmas/fukushika-taro/ Nishiko-Kun (Yuru-chara Show) WEB: https://hyperjapan.co.uk/latest-news/christmas/nishiko-kun/ Kenseikai East London Dojo (Kendo) WEB: http://www.kenseikai-east-london.co.uk/ Okinawa Karate Kyudokan England […]

3 Warm Dishes When The Weather Becomes Cold In Saigon

by Bac Gu @ Bui Hoang

Cuisine in Saigon is very rich and varied. There are many dishes that are often eaten by the Saigonese in the morning such as “com tam”, bread, “stuffed pancake … but when the weather is cold, the following three dishes are the first choice for most Saigonese. 1.”Pho” Pho is a familiar dish in Saigon, […]

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The 10 best family-friendly destinations in Asia

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Travelers often ask us for recommendations for the best family-friendly holiday in Asia. We’re firm believers that Asia is great for family trips, but we know it’s difficult figuring out what the best destinations are in this vast region for your specific family needs. To help you plan the most amazing family trip in Asia,

Read The 10 best family-friendly destinations in Asia on Backyard Travel.

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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6 cities for street food fanatics

6 cities for street food fanatics


Urban Adventures

Fine dining has its place in life, but there's no denying that the best meals tend to come from the streets. Night marke...

Three Ways To Experience Chilean Wine in Santiago

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

As we drove into the city of Santiago from the airport my mouth was agape. Santiago wasn’t at all what I was expecting. I was expecting Buenos Aires or Lima, but what I saw in front of me was a modern, clean city surrounded by nearby mountain peaks. The Andes mountains were so close around […]

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Quan Ut Ut - District 1

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Tasting Morocco in Marrakech

by Anita @ Anita's Feast

Food tour! It’s one of the first things Tom and I do soon after we arrive at a new destination, to get our taste buds working to the rhythm of an unfamiliar food culture. In the case of Morocco, the food is not new to us—we have been coming to Morocco often for more than […]

Why we’re out of love with love locks

by Urban Adventures @ Urban Adventures

At first glance, it seems like the ultimate symbol of romance: carve your names on a padlock, lock it to a bridge, and throw the key into the water, leaving you and your partner “locked” together for eternity. Except it’s not so romantic when the bridge collapses under the weight...

Tofu Cute x AMUSE Photo Opportunity Area

by hj_natalie @ HYPER JAPAN

Make a wish! Tofu Cute are bringing Christmas magic to HYPER JAPAN, with a festive twist on our iconic Tofu Cute x AMUSE photo opportunity area, a winter wonderland filled with adorable plushies on a beautifully decorate Christmas tree – the perfect place to leave your holiday wishes for the new year! As Tofu Cute […]

I Designed Some Hilarious Food Pun T-Shirts!

by Barbara @ The Dropout Diaries

Regular readers of my blog know that I love food, puns and dad jokes. And I’ve figured out a way to combined these three of my favourite things ON.

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HYPER JAPAN Christmas 2017 Summary Day 3

by hj_natalie @ HYPER JAPAN

As much as we wish the fun could last forever, it’s time to say farewell to another wonderful HYPER JAPAN event as our Christmas Market has come to a close. With powerful stage performances, the Illuminight installation sharing the magic of a collection of curated Japanese craft arts, incredible edibles and more, we’ve enjoyed bringing […]

Qatar flies to Penang

by TTR WEEKLY @ TTR Weekly

DOHA, 12 February 2018:  Qatar Airways is now serving Penang with three weekly nonstop flights from Doha. The inaugural flight touched down at Penang’s international airports, mid-last week. Having established its first service to Kuala Lumpur in 2001, the airline now flies triple daily services to Kuala Lumpur. The Penang flight gives the airline two […]

Foil Master

by Alex @ Kitesurf Vietnam School Blog

The foil kitesurf it’s the coolest “invention” of today. The feeling that the hydrofoil kitesurfing it’s incredible. You feel that are flying on the water. Every winter our friend Oyvind...

L'articolo Foil Master proviene da Kitesurf Vietnam School Blog.

Welcome To London's First New-Build Church In Over Four Decades

Welcome To London's First New-Build Church In Over Four Decades

by Harry Rosehill @ Londonist

Welcome to St Francis at the Engine Room.

Flowers colour Hanoi’s streets as Tet nears

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

 Hang Luoc Street in the Old Quarter of Hanoi is famous for its Tet market with various types of peach branches and trees, kumquat trees and other flowers from Hanoi’s famous flower villages.

No Place Like Rome: Julius Caesar At Bridge Theatre

No Place Like Rome: Julius Caesar At Bridge Theatre

by Johnny Fox @ Londonist

Not Shakespeare’s easiest play, but the Bridge makes it very accessible.

White House Plan Giving Restaurant Owners More Control Over Tips Under Fire

White House Plan Giving Restaurant Owners More Control Over Tips Under Fire

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

Monday is the deadline for Americans to comment on the proposal. The Trump administration reportedly suppressed an analysis that found the plan could cost tipped workers billions of dollars a year.

Quitting Coffee: Benefits of Removing a Caffeine Addiction

by Pierre Blake @ PIERREBLAKE

For years I have been one of the biggest coffee addicts, especially since I’ve become a full-time blogger. Often I would have 4 to 6 cups, of highly-caffeinated coffee per day. Some drip, some espresso but I was always relying on coffee to keep my energy levels up, and give myself the false illusion of Continue Reading

How to plan a family vacation – a step-by-step guide, with tips and checklist

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Traveling with kids – it’s hard, but it’s worth it. Depending on the age of your offspring, the challenges vary, but as parents and travel experts, we have some insights on how to streamline a family vacation. To share the things we’ve learned through years of experience planning – and taking – family trips in

Read How to plan a family vacation – a step-by-step guide, with tips and checklist on Backyard Travel.

Overseas Vietnamese celebrate traditional New Year

by robert @ Viet Maz

At a ceremony in Brussels, Vietnamese Ambassador to Belgium and head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the EU Vuong Thua Phong highlighted the development in Vietnam’s relations with Belgium and the EU. Although the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement has yet to make progress as expected, he expressed his belief it will be ratified in […]

The Cow Head Taco Philosopher King of Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Oaxaca is full of great street eats, including this delightful philosophizing taco vendor who makes tacos de cabeza (cow head tacos).

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State capital manager urged to root out corruption

by robert @ Viet Maz

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) presents the decision to appoint Nguyen Hoang Anh to the post of chairman of the special committee to manage State capital at enterprises. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The committee for management of state capital at enterprises must join hands with relevant agencies to chalk out concrete measures to […]

This Might Just Be The Best Guide To Exploring London We've Ever Seen

This Might Just Be The Best Guide To Exploring London We've Ever Seen

by M@ @ Londonist

Exceptional stuff from Rachel Kolsky.

Vietnam’s improved investment climate attracts Japanese firms

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

A beverage factory invested by a Japanese in Binh Duong province (Source: VNA) Tokyo (VNA) – Vietnam becomes an attractivedestination for Japanese investors as the country’s investment climate has been improvedin recent years, said an economist from Waseda University, Japan. Prof. Tran Van Tho, who is also member of the Economic Advisory Groupfor Prime Minister […]

Recipe: Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Crispy Sage

Recipe: Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Crispy Sage

by erinbunting1982 @ The Edible Flower

The weather has been so miserable and rainy today that I’ve been craving warming, autumnal flavours in the form of something I can eat on the sofa while watching the Great British Bake Off on catch up. Also, as I rather overindulged on sticky buns and lobster rolls at a wedding in Portland, Maine last […]

Vietnam’s Friendship Order bestowed upon Chinese Ambassador

by robert @ Viet Maz

This is in recognition of the Chinese diplomat’s positive contributions to Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership during his term of office in Vietnam. Earlier, Hong Xiaoyong was also honoured with the insignia “For Peace and Friendship among Nations”, the most notable reward of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), for his contributions to boosting ties between […]

Tulip flower festival to open in Nha Trang

by Admin @ Dutch Business Association Vietnam

A tulip festival is set to take place from February 8 to March 2 in Vinpearl Nha Trang (from the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month to the 15th day of the first lunar month), aiming to bring a special Tet (Lunar New Year) for all visitors.

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Would You Stay In This Capsule Hostel?

Would You Stay In This Capsule Hostel?

by Will Noble @ Londonist

They come with free Wi-Fi, and mood lighting.

Taste This: Learn 3 Essential Wine Tips from the Experts at One Market in San Francisco

Taste This: Learn 3 Essential Wine Tips from the Experts at One Market in San Francisco

by Tina Salter @ Bay Area Bites

What’s the best temperature for serving wine? Where should it be stored? Can I age wine? These questions are answered when Leslie Sbrocco, host of Taste This, joins Tonya Pitts, Sommelier and Wine Director of One Market Restaurant in San Francisco. Watch to learn best practices on how to enjoy wine to its fullest from … Continue reading Taste This: Learn 3 Essential Wine Tips from the Experts at One Market in San Francisco

A Tour of Snail Street with Saigon Street Eats - Ferreting Out the Fun

A Tour of Snail Street with Saigon Street Eats - Ferreting Out the Fun


Ferreting Out the Fun

In a happy coincidence of timing, a fellow blogger and her husband recently started their own tour company, Saigon Street Eats. Their focus is solely on the local street food of Ho Chi Minh City, and they have several tours to choose from. We opted for their “Seafood Trail,” billed as a nightime eating adventure. …

Christina's Saigon

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Tasting My Way Through Taipei and Taichung

by Ben @ Focus:Snap:Eat

TAIPEI, Taiwan
When people asked me what I planned to do during my Taiwan vacation, I simply said “eat.” Sure, I threw in a couple of museums and a visit to some tea plantations, but I really spent the days from one restaurant to night market to another eatery.

Earlier this week, I wrote [...]

The Legal Nomads Guide to Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A Puerto Escondido guide, including where to eat, the best spots to swim, where to stay, and how to get there and away from Oaxaca and elsewhere.

The post The Legal Nomads Guide to Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca appeared first on Legal Nomads.

Celebrity Chefs Recipes: Tanya Holland’s Creole BBQ Shrimp & Grits

Celebrity Chefs Recipes: Tanya Holland’s Creole BBQ Shrimp & Grits

by Tanya Holland @ Bay Area Bites

Classic New Orleans style shrimp dish served in a rich sauce with a trinity of vegetables over a serving of creamy grits.

Eco-tourism Camping far 40km from Saigon – costing only $5

by Bac Gu @ Bui Hoang

Just over 40 km from Ho Chi Minh City, this place makes you wonder at the green grass, the wooden bridges that hang around the leaves, the red brick houses, in the countryside in Europe, it is the new eco tourism Cao Minh.

The post Eco-tourism Camping far 40km from Saigon – costing only $5 appeared first on Bui Hoang.

Backpacker District

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Treat Yourself to The Best Pizza in Oaxaca At La Matatena Pizzeria

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A profile of a new restaurant serving the best pizza in Oaxaca, with both gluten free and vegan pizzas in addition to regular thin crust, crunchy pies.

The post Treat Yourself to The Best Pizza in Oaxaca At La Matatena Pizzeria appeared first on Legal Nomads.

13 shopping malls in Hanoi giving best value for your money

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

When it comes to shopping in Hanoi, visitors generally imagine the traditional shops of the old town. But the capital has so many other attractive aspects, one of which is the emerging modernism of a quickly developing city. Experiencing this city, definitely, should include a visit to the lively shopping malls. Aeon Mall Long Bien […]

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How To Travel From Can Tho (Vietnam) To Kep, (Cambodia) via Rach Gia and Ha Tien

by Chris P King @

Despite my best efforts to find out the best and quickest route to travel from Can Tho, Vietnam to Kep, Cambodia, I could not find any definite answers. I thought, therefore, that I’d share my experience for other travellers who are taking the trip from Can Tho to Kep. I took two buses and one […]

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Saigon Central Post Office

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7 Short Luxury Cruises in Asia that will make you want to set Sail

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Luxury cruises in Asia are an undisputed treat. ‘Throw off the bowlines’ as the Mark Twain quote urges – cast away your ties to ordinary travel and embrace the timeless enchantment of the overwater journey. Cruising is one of our favorite ways to see a country – all the more when it’s aboard an elegant

Read 7 Short Luxury Cruises in Asia that will make you want to set Sail on Backyard Travel.

Mayon volcano eruption: where to photograph from a safe distance

by Marissa Saini @ waytogo

If you're keen on taking nature photography to the extreme and capture this once-in-a-lifetime moment, grab a camera and hit up these 7 safe zones around Mount Mayon, Legazpi

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An Unusual Holiday In Iceland

by Barbara @ The Dropout Diaries

We’re taking a break from our usual programming today with a guest post from my awesome traveling friend, Jody E. I have been begging Jody for years to compile.

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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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Theatre Power: Singapore’s Most Anticipated Productions Taking the Stage February 2018 till June 2018

by Gary Lim @ City Nomads

Who says Singapore is boring? At least, not when it comes to the arts (or the food and drink). Every half a year, we’ll trawl through the upcoming arts season and pick out promising new musicals, revivals, plays, and arts productions bursting with potential. This time, look forward to world-famous musicals like Evita and The Lion King from […]

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How Many Parts Of London Can You Recognise In This New Nike Ad?

How Many Parts Of London Can You Recognise In This New Nike Ad?

by Harry Rosehill @ Londonist

And how many of the cameos did you get?

Saigon Street Food

Saigon Street Food


Lick My Spoon

There is a good reason why even hardened eaters like Anthony Bourdain have fallen so in love with the cuisine of Vietnam. It’s fresh, vibrant, varied, and satisfying without feeling gluttonously heavy.

Luxurious adventures in the Atacama Desert

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I walked down the long stone walkway, full of anticipation. The landscape was barren and dry, and the building in front of me was simple and brown blending in like camouflage. I felt like a giddy child overflowing with excitement about what was to come. I opened the heavy wooden door and my whole world […]

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Emotional support hamster dumped

by AFP @ TTR Weekly

WASHINGTON, 12 February 2018: First it was Dexter the Peacock. Now it’s Pebbles the Hamster. And while Dexter was merely denied permission to board a United Airlines flight as his owner’s “emotional support” animal, Pebbles suffered a more grisly fate. Her owner, Belen Aldecosea, 21, flushed Pebbles down the toilet after being told she could […]

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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Venue map for HYPER JAPAN Christmas 2017

by hj_natalie @ HYPER JAPAN

Here it is! For all of you who want more details on where your favourite exhibitor is! Or those who want to know who’s new this year! For those who love to plan, and those who are just curious… Get a downloadable pdf version here!

Wind Wind Wind

by Alex @ Kitesurf Vietnam School Blog

Those days are amazing! Very good wind for teaching and some afternoon with very strong wind. Alex and Albert improved a lot their skill with a video clinics lesson. Watching the...

L'articolo Wind Wind Wind proviene da Kitesurf Vietnam School Blog.

Heartfelt and Homemade Valentine’s Day Recipes

Heartfelt and Homemade Valentine’s Day Recipes

by Wendy Goodfriend @ Bay Area Bites

Share some love this Valentine's Day by making sweet and savory heartfelt treats. Here is a recipe roundup from Bay Area Bites to celebrate the holiday of love.

Insider’s View. Episode 7 – Jean Ngo (The Expat Shop)

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

Editor’s Note: Episode 7 of Insider’s view comes from Jean Ngo, owner of “The Expat Shop.” Jean is yet another visitor who fell in love with this crazy city while on holidays and returned to make Saigon her home. As...

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The Best Value Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

After the best boutique hotels in Saigon, we decided to have a look at a cheaper selection of accommodation in our city. As always this is only based on our opinion nor this is a sponsored article/video by any of these hotels. Check out the...

10 Essential Things To Do In Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

by Chris P King @

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) has a feast of things to do for the tourist and traveller. No matter what your tastes, there’s something for everyone in this exciting and energetic city. I spent four weeks there and here’s my 10 essential things to do in Ho Chi Minh City. Take a Saigon City Tour […]

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by Barbara @ The Dropout Diaries

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2012: The Year in Food Words

by Josh Friedland @ The Food Section - Food News, Recipes, and More

From wine apartments to sourdough hotels, the top 10 new food words of 2012.

A Review of The Saap Avenue in Oakland

by Ben @ Focus:Snap:Eat

The story: The Saap Avenue originally opened up last September in the old Adesso space on Piedmont Avenue as Chai Thai Bar. But the owner, whose family has a couple of restaurants with the same name in Oakland and Hayward, found patrons expected the same volume of menu choices and with the smaller space in [...]

Tours - Saigon Food Tours

Tours - Saigon Food Tours


Saigon Food Tours

Saigon Street Eats has four scheduled tours, the Pho Trail, the Calligraphy & Coffee Trail, the Seafood Trail evening tour and Street Food 101 evening tour.

Eating Leafy Greens Each Day Tied to Sharper Memory, Slower Decline

Eating Leafy Greens Each Day Tied to Sharper Memory, Slower Decline

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

Scientists are keen to figure out how diet influences aging, including brain health. A 5-year study of healthy seniors found those who ate a serving or two of daily greens had less cognitive decline.

Wanderlist: Pre & Post Holiday Skin Care

Wanderlist: Pre & Post Holiday Skin Care

by HeyJaey @ HeyJaey Travel Blog

Affordable luxury is now at your reach. Here are the recommended treatments from Skin Philosophie in BGC for your pre & post holiday skin care!

Fruit, veggie exports estimated at US$321 million in January

by Admin @ Dutch Business Association Vietnam

Vietnam earned some US$321 million from fruit and vegetable exports in January 2018, rising by 36.9 percent from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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5 Things To Do This Week In Singapore: 12th to 18th February 2018

by Sybren Rogge @ City Nomads

It’s the start of the Chinese New Year this week in Singapore, and cupid is coming along for the ride as well. Read up on the best Valentine’s experiences that we’ve sorted for you here, and check out these other happenings. Jason Lim: Encounter Under The Banyan This solo exhibition by local artist Jason Lim […]

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Infatuated with the pristine of the most beautiful fishing village of Phu Quoc

by Bac Gu @ Bui Hoang

Running along the extended Hung Vuong street, going to the northwest of Duong Dong town about 25km is the Rach Vem fishing village. You can rent a car or motorbike to go during the day. The rustic, rustic beauty has made Rach Vem - a very peaceful paradise in the middle of Phu Quoc, famous for its beautiful beaches and high-end resorts.

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A Review of RT Rotisserie in San Francisco

by Ben @ Focus:Snap:Eat

Rotisserie chicken was trending for awhile a couple of years ago, but it also helps when you open a rotisserie spot to have the reputation of people like Sarah and Evan Rich, the wife-and-husband team behind the fine dining spot Rich Table.

For their second restaurant, which is also in San [...]

The Lion, Brewery and Restaurant

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6 Amazing Gluten-Free Foods You Must Try

by Pierre Blake @ PIERREBLAKE

Most of you know I love to travel and eat! Throughout the years I’ve tried many different diets including vegetarian, vegan and most recently, I’ve experimented with gluten-free foods. In case you’re unfamiliar, gluten is a family of proteins found in grass-related grains. Some people are completely allergic to gluten, while others may have problems Continue Reading

Favourite Recipes of 2017

Favourite Recipes of 2017

by shannonbunting @ The Edible Flower

Happy New Year! It’s 2018, it’s a bit cold and grey, you probably don’t feel like getting out of bed, never mind hosting a dinner party. We have put together a list of the top 5 most viewed recipes on The Edible Flower website to inspire you to dust off your wooden spoon. 5. Nectarine […]

Asian Street Food Festival now at Novotel Manila

Asian Street Food Festival now at Novotel Manila


HeyJaey Travel Blog

No need for your passport to fulfill your asian street food cravings!

Recipe: Warm Roasted Beets & Shallots with Goat’s Cheese & Za’atar

Recipe: Warm Roasted Beets & Shallots with Goat’s Cheese & Za’atar

by erinbunting1982 @ The Edible Flower

This was our first full year of growing at our smallholding on Middle Road. When we first moved in last October we hired a turf cutter and basically decimated one half of the front garden, cutting out six 9×3 metre vegetable beds. This allows us to have a six year crop rotation – so my life […]

The 16 Best Street-Food Cities in the World, Ranked

The 16 Best Street-Food Cities in the World, Ranked


Thrillist

Only one US city makes an appearance...

Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Living in China: What I Learned After 6 Months

by Pierre Blake @ PIERREBLAKE

I had lots of countries on my bucket list, but China just wasn’t one of them. I had been living around Asia for about 6 years and never had any urge to visit the motherland. I ran into tons of Chinese tourists and they usually made me want to stay far away from China. All Continue Reading

Restaurant Review: Pastas, Italian Mains & All-New Deli Bites at Jamie’s Italian, Singapore

by Megan Cheah @ City Nomads

Despite being opened for a couple of years in VivoCity, and now with a second outpost at Forum, Jamie’s Italian is generally not the first spot that comes to mind when you think of Italian restaurants for homemade pastas and pizzas. Nonetheless, the wallet-friendly offerings of tasty food have made the spot a great place for […]

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Summer Sunday at Off The Grid’s Picnic at the Presidio

by Ben @ Street Food – Focus:Snap:Eat

Since Off The Grid launched it’s first food truck event on Friday nights at Fort Mason, it’s grown into a massive operation of traveling food truck pop-ups in neighborhoods all across the city. But one of its more unique events comes during the summer months and occurs every Sunday on the lawn of [...]

Best Places for North Americans to Travel in Winter

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I visited my parents in South Dakota this holiday and was reminded of how harsh the Great Planes can be in the winter. As the whole US seems to be in a deep freeze right now it’s only natural to look out that frosted up window and dream of the warm sun hitting your face […]

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Hi-tech methods raise production value of farm produce

by Admin @ Dutch Business Association Vietnam

The production value per hectare of land in HCM City reached VNĐ450 million (US$19,736) last year, an increase of 10.9 per cent compared to 2016, largely due to hi-tech methods, according to the city’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Best Photos of 2016 & Plans for the Coming Year

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

11 of my best photos this year, as decided by readers.

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10 Essential Experiences in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - City Nomads

10 Essential Experiences in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - City Nomads


City Nomads

City Nomads round up 10 essential experiences Ho Chi Minh City such as dining with locals, admiring colonial architecture, going on a river cruise and more.

Cape Breton Hikes and Adventures

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

My mom and I turned into the French Mountain parking lot in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. I pulled into a parking space and walked over to the Skyline Trail sign. I had heard about this trail, it was supposed to be the premier Cape Breton hikes in the park for views. I had seen […]

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Taste This: Learning How to Brew the Perfect Cup with Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters

Taste This: Learning How to Brew the Perfect Cup with Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters

by Tina Salter @ Bay Area Bites

Whether it’s from Brazil, Ethiopia or Guatemala, a great cup of coffee starts with a well-sourced bean. But once that bean hits the roaster, it’s ultimate flavor lies in the hands of the person who roasts and brews it. Trish Rothgeb and Nicholas Cho of Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters in San Francisco give Leslie Sbrocco, … Continue reading Taste This: Learning How to Brew the Perfect Cup with Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters

A Tasty Introduction to Eating Snails in Saigon, Vietnam

A Tasty Introduction to Eating Snails in Saigon, Vietnam


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Sea snails and shellfish, known as ốc, are common and delicious to eat when you're in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam. Here's what to order and eat.

Vietnam’s Friendship Order bestowed upon Chinese Ambassador

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

This is in recognition of the Chinese diplomat’s positive contributions to Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership during his term of office in Vietnam. Earlier, Hong Xiaoyong was also honoured with the insignia “For Peace and Friendship among Nations”, the most notable reward of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), for his contributions to boosting ties between […]

Bangkok on a budget — all weekend for less than US$200

by Marissa Saini @ waytogo

From sightseeing ancient monuments to hitting the coolest cafes, enjoy a whirlwind weekend in the diverse streets of Bangkok that won't break the bank

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Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Just a couple hours' drive from Saigon, Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa has improved it's facilities and aesthetics in recent years: it's now a lush, relaxing and satisfying retreat from the city.... Continue reading

Tasting Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

by Anita @ Anita's Feast

What better place to begin a two-month culinary romp through Southeast Asia than Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia? Famous for its multicultural vibe and world-class street food, the country had been on our must-visit list for some time. And we have friends there! So, three boxes ticked, Tom and I hopped a flight to Kuala Lumpur (KL) […]

The Best Place for Shopping in Saigon

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Everyone likes to go on a shopping spree sometimes, and Saigon is definitely one of the best place for this. Through a quick Google search will help you find countless of high end shopping malls (Vincom A and B, and the most recent Takashimaya), we...

Top 5 exciting shopping experiences in Hanoi

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Besides visiting famous places or trying authentic cuisine, shopping is one of the activities everyone should have on their list while traveling. Hanoi offers so many shopping options for any kind of interests. Find out more what you buy and where to shop in Hanoi. Hanoi Shopping Malls Keangnam Hanoi  Shopping malls are the best […]

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Le Duan Street

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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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8 Debauched Things To Do In London

8 Debauched Things To Do In London

by Londonist @ Londonist

"Turn up holding a champagne flute and say you just stepped outside for a fag."

Fancy Designing The Oxford Street Christmas Lights?

Fancy Designing The Oxford Street Christmas Lights?

by Laura Reynolds @ Londonist

Competition now open.

Galette des Rois with Frangipane

by Eat, Little Bird @ Eat, Little Bird

Celebrate the Epiphany with this classic Galette des Rois with Frangipane! Happy New Year everyone!!! I hope you all had a wonderful festive season with your friends and families. They say that, when you have children, the days are long but the years are short. And indeed, I feel like the years are just flying by, and our two tiny tots are now not so tiny anymore. But I love watching them grow

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London's Best Vietnamese Restaurants

London's Best Vietnamese Restaurants


Londonist

Spice and rice.

3 Steps to Start a Money-Making Blog

by Pierre Blake @ PIERREBLAKE

Over the past few years of blogging, traveling and eating full-time, I’ve received countless emails asking how to setup a blog and begin making money from it. From reading my other articles, you’ll know that the actual setup process is quite simple (this blog only took me 24 hours to build!) Like with many challenges Continue Reading

Saigon Feast, Newcastle Take Away | Order Online from Menulog

Saigon Feast, Newcastle Take Away | Order Online from Menulog


Take Away Food & Home Delivery - Order Online - Menulog

View the full menu from Saigon Feast in Newcastle 2300 and place your order online. Order from a wide selection of Asian food delivered to your door.

Things to do in: Valencia

by Lenny Chen @ Urban Adventures

We’ve got it all covered here in Valencia. If you want history, yup we’ve got it. If you want a bit of fun, we have that too. Heck, we even have the best of Spanish modern-day architecture right in our own backyard. So come pay us a visit (or stay awhile)...

Street Food Festival in Mui Ne, Vietnam, this weekend (November 10 & 11, 2017)

by Grant Hall @ League Cultural Diplomacy

The seaside resort town of Mui Ne in Vietnam comes alive again this long weekend with the tastes, sights and scents of the Mui Ne Street Food Festival.

FUNG BROS FOOD: Nepalese Food – Himalayan

by admin @ The Rusty Rudder

DONATE TO NEPAL: http://donate.worldvision.org/nepal-quake Fung Bros graphic T-shirts: http://gummymall.com/fungbros LIKE: http://www.facebook.com/thefungbros FOLLOW: http://www.twitter.com/FungBros DAVID: http://www.twitter.com/DavidBFung ANDREW: http://www.twitter.com/AndrewJFung DAVID: http://www.instagram.com/DavidBFung ANDREW: http://www.instagram.com/AndrewJFung ANUSHA INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/anushakarki YOUTUBE CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtJivQcEYztkUw1kT4pGWHQ Shot by: Stanley Chen, Tim Shiiba Edited by: Scott Kan

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Walk the Camino de Santiago Solo

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I laced up my shoes, put on my pack and let the weight sink into my hips.  Am I ready? Am I up for this? I asked the man at the front desk which direction to get to the Camino de Santiago trail in Pamplona. He got out a map and showed me how to […]

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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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Blissfully organic in the Ourika Valley, Morocco

by Anita @ Anita's Feast

Two chefs, from opposite sides of the globe, meet in a kitchen in New Zealand, her homeland. They marry their passion for organic cooking, a sustainable lifestyle—and each other. Eventually, they follow their bliss to Morocco, his home country, where they manage a boutique hotel and restaurant in the Atlas Mountains. Opportunity knocks again, and […]

Cold, Comfortless Farm: Gundog At Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

Cold, Comfortless Farm: Gundog At Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

by Johnny Fox @ Londonist

After an excellent start, this play loses its way.

Tasting the USA Pears Night Market at Feast Portland 2014

by Ben @ Street Food – Focus:Snap:Eat

PORTLAND, Ore.
I’m in Portland this weekend for the 3-year-old Feast Portland food extravaganza. Events and dinners were happening all over the city this weekend, and I got tickets to two events. The first was the most fun: the USA Pears Night Market along the city’s South Waterfront area.

The Friday night event [...]

Bring The Best Of London To You With Renaissance Hotels

Bring The Best Of London To You With Renaissance Hotels

by Sponsor @ Londonist

Navigate the city.

FUNG BROS FOOD: Middle Eastern – Lebanese Style

by admin @ The Rusty Rudder

FUNG BROS SHIRTS: http://gummymall.com/fungbros LIKE: http://www.facebook.com/thefungbros FOLLOW: http://www.twitter.com/FungBros DAVID: http://www.twitter.com/DavidBFung ANDREW: http://www.twitter.com/AndrewJFung DAVID: http://www.instagram.com/DavidBFung ANDREW: http://www.instagram.com/AndrewJFung ASHLEY http://www.instagram.com/Ashley_Mona_Fay http://www.twitter.com/AshleyMonaFay RICHIE LE http://youtube.com/RichieLe23 http://instagram.com/RichieLe23 Shot by: Stan Chen and Kevin Zhou Edited: Leo Macatol

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J-Culture Activity Workshops

by Misa Hayakawa @ HYPER JAPAN

The best way to appreciate Japanese culture is to jump in and try it yourself! HYPER JAPAN Christmas 2017 offers the ultimate DIY chance to experience traditional Japanese handicrafts for yourself at the J-Culture Activity Workshop. Also there will be Japanese board game workshops and this is a great opportunity to learn how to play […]

FREE TICKET to go to Street Food Festival in Hanoi

FREE TICKET to go to Street Food Festival in Hanoi


Bui Hoang

Following the success of the "Street Food Festival" in Saigon, Coca Cola along with Channel 14 and Foody officially brought the Hanoi street food festival in January. Are you ready to mix yourself in the culinary festival the most not Ha Thanh?

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...

Exploring Taiwan’s Night Markets

by Ben @ Focus:Snap:Eat

TAIPEI, Taiwan
I just got back from 10 days in Taipei and Taichung, and the main reason I was there was, of course, the food.

Everything is freshly done in Taiwan, and it helps that food there is so cheap. It’s especially cheap at the famous night markets, which are street fairs that start [...]

Top five eats and drinks in Portland, Maine

Top five eats and drinks in Portland, Maine

by erinbunting1982 @ The Edible Flower

We went to Maine for the wedding of two of our favourite people, Alexis & Andrew. I met Alexis a couple of years ago when we shared a cottage and a life-changing cooking adventure at Ballymaloe Cookery School. We’ve both changed our lives and careers a lot since then, mostly for the better I think. […]

Best restaurants in Hanoi: Wander in the map of tastes

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Hanoi has complex layers of culture to distinguish itself from others big cities in Vietnam. The border between the ancient Hanoi and the Hanoi of modernity and luxury one is not chaotic but unusually remarkable: With a walk down the same street, one can admire an antique Buddhist temple and soon after, the French architecture […]

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Gingerbread Christmas Tree Bundt Cake

by Eat, Little Bird @ Eat, Little Bird

A moist and mild Gingerbread Christmas Tree Bundt Cake which is easy to make and looks fabulous! I had been holding off on buying a Christmas tree bundt tin for many years, especially after first seeing it on one of Nigella Lawson’s Christmas shows. Why would you buy something which you could only use once a year? Well … why not?! Something I love about Christmas is being able to revert to tried

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9 Years of Legal Nomads

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Annual review to mark the 9th anniversary of leaving the law. Personal growth, health, and business projects for Legal Nomads.

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Coming Soon: Eatymology: The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy

by Josh Friedland @ The Food Section - Food News, Recipes, and More

It's been a very long time since I've updated this site. But, I do have some news to share. After going down the rabbit hole that was Ruth Bourdain and a stint in gastronomic rehab (Todd English was my sponsor),...

The Lion Restaurant and Brewery

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

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....

Cu Lao Cham tourism

by Bac Gu @ Bui Hoang

Cu Lao Cham island is one of the great destinations to choose from. Located 18 km from Cua Dai Beach, Cu Lao Cham is located in Tan Hiep Commune, Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province. Cu Lao Cham has also been recognized by UNESCO as the world's biosphere reserve. .

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[HCMC] Five Continents Food Festival (WorldFood 2017) - Dutch Business Association Vietnam

[HCMC] Five Continents Food Festival (WorldFood 2017) - Dutch Business Association Vietnam


Dutch Business Association Vietnam

Implementing the registered plan in 2017, the Center for Industry and Trade Information – HCMC Branch under the Ministry of Industry and Trade in collaboration with YAH SOLUTION Co., Ltd. will hold the “Five Continent Food Festivals (WorldFood 2017)”: 1. Vision: To exchange and introduce special culinary cultures of Vietnam and countries in the world; to create favorable conditions for Vietnamese and foreign enterprises to seek partners, expand trade and promote the distribution of specialties and services; To help[...] READ MORE

BKK: swapping sassy Vietnamese flavours for street-food style Thai

BKK: swapping sassy Vietnamese flavours for street-food style Thai


The Weekly Review

There’s some good news and bad news for lovers of funky, South-East Asian feasts. First the bad news: Saigon Sally, that sassy purveyor of Vietnamese flavours and cool cocktails is no more. The good

Hải Đăng Vegetarian Restaurant, Saigon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Hải Đăng is a simple, local, informal vegetarian restaurant in Saigon's Binh Thanh District. The sheer variety and freshness of vegetable dishes on offer (not just tofu and 'fake meat') sets it apart from other Vietnamese vegetarian eateries in the city.... Continue reading

Black People Try African Food ‘For the First Time’

by admin @ The Rusty Rudder

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Vietnam aspires to bolster cooperation with France

by robert @ Viet Maz

The Party chief made the statement at a February 12 reception for French Ambassador Bertrand Lortholary in Hanoi, during which he said  Vietnam and France have maintained long-standing historical and cultural ties and fine traditional friendship while both have similar interests and great potential for expanding cooperation in diverse fields.  The two nations celebrate 45th […]

Eating Bánh Khọt in Vũng Tàu

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Bánh Khọt are delicious gems: crispy discs of rice flour batter & coconut milk, fried until they’re crunchy on the outside but moist on the inside, then wrapped in herbs & dipped in a sweet-spicy sauce. Here are 7 places to eat bánh khọt in Vũng Tàu... Continue reading

Celebrating street food in Basel, Switzerland | Anita's Feast

Celebrating street food in Basel, Switzerland | Anita's Feast


Anita's Feast

It's October, and we're celebrating street food in Basel!

Looking for Winning Snacks for the Super Bowl? Rock Your Game with these Indulgent Classics!

Looking for Winning Snacks for the Super Bowl? Rock Your Game with these Indulgent Classics!

by Kim Laidlaw @ Bay Area Bites

From homemade meatball sandwiches to smoky-spicy chicken wings and over-the-top steak fajita nachos to slow-cooker BBQ pulled pork tacos and mac and cheese made from scratch, you can’t lose with these recipes.

Jamie Oliver’s Get Ahead Gravy

by Eat, Little Bird @ Eat, Little Bird

Jamie Oliver’s Get Ahead Gravy is the perfect accompaniment to any roast meat. When it comes to roast dinners, I think the gravy can make or break the meal. And as someone who needs lashings and lashings of hot gravy with her roast potatoes, I take no chances in this department and always try to make my gravy ahead of time. I am definitely not one of those people who can make a

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Websites: Dropping the content ball

by Don Ross @ TTR Weekly

CHIANG RAI, 12 February 2018: The cliché message uttered by travel industry leaders goes something like “content is king.” But is it really king?  And just what kind of content are we talking about? This is the age of influencers and bloggers, who are often paid to spin a tale.  It is invariably called story […]

Eight Eateries to Celebrate the Lunar New Year in San Francisco

Eight Eateries to Celebrate the Lunar New Year in San Francisco

by Kelly O'Mara @ Bay Area Bites

The Lunar New Year starts on Feb. 16. Celebrate the Year of the Dog at one of these local eating establishments.

World School Morocco: Living The Berber Life

by Barbara @ The Dropout Diaries

A chunk of Moroccan flat bread lands on the table in front of me. Another chunk thunks down in front of each of my kids. Fayza, Mohamed’s wife, is.

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Moc Chau Tourism

by Bac Gu @ Bui Hoang

Moc Chau is beautiful all year round, so visitors who want to travel to Moc Chau can go any time of the year. Coming to Moc Chau you can freely explore its beauty, from the green hills, peach blossom pink flowers to the fields of white cabbage and also Da Quy flower.

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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...

On our toes for travel in Southeast Asia

by Anita @ Anita's Feast

It’s been six years since Tom and I were last able to travel in Southeast Asia, and we are excited to be heading there in a few days for a two-month stay. We are set to touch down in Kuala Lumpur just one week from today, after an overnight transit through Bangkok. For both of […]

How to do the Cabot Trail in a Day

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

Everyone tells you that you should plan for 3 to 5 days on the Cabot Trail – a 185 mile drive around the tip of Cape Breton Nova Scotia passing along and through the scenic Cape Breton Highlands. Nova Scotia is beautiful, and most people vacation on the whole province of Nova Scotia, which means […]

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Turning Meyer Lemons into Lemon Pudding Cake

by Ben @ Focus:Snap:Eat

If you’re like me, you’re probably seeing those bags of lemons showing up at the office break room or from friends knocking at the door. It’s citrus season and everyone and anyone with a tree is probably sharing the love with bags of fruit.

That happened this weekend when a friend had a bag full [...]

Meat Cloud

by Josh Friedland @ The Food Section - Food News, Recipes, and More

A pungent, potentially noxious mass of smoke caused by the cooking of meat in a restaurant kitchen.

Recipe: Beef Burgers, Potato Wedges and Satay Slaw

Recipe: Beef Burgers, Potato Wedges and Satay Slaw

by shannonbunting @ The Edible Flower

This recipe serves 4. For the burgers: 1 onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons sunflower oil 400g beef mince 1 carrot, grated ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon paprika Salt and pepper To serve: 4 burger baps Cheddar cheese, grated Lettuce Tomato, sliced Ketchup For the potato wedges: 800g potatoes, washed but […]

Sunken Chocolate Amaretto Cake

by Eat, Little Bird @ Eat, Little Bird

A gluten-free Sunken Chocolate Amaretto Cake served with whipped cream and crushed amaretti biscuits. If you have been following my Instagram Stories, you will have noticed that I have made this Sunken Chocolate Amaretto Cake no less than three times in the last month – it is that good! At first, I was hesitant to try a new chocolate cake recipe, especially since my go-to birthday cake is my all-time favourite Sour-Cream Chocolate

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Petit Beurre Biscuits with Chocolate

by Eat, Little Bird @ Eat, Little Bird

Delicious homemade Petit Beurre Biscuits with Chocolate (Petit Écolier). As a child visiting my family in France and Switzerland, I always loved snacking on Petit Beurre biscuits, especially those made by the French brand, Lu, and especially the ones which came with a bar of chocolate on top, called Petit écolier. While I like to remain faithful to the original French brand, other companies now also make similar biscuits, and it is hard

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Wacko Maria x Potato Head: The Cult Japanese Streetwear Brand Creates Shirts Inspired by Mythical Bali

by Chitra Ananda @ City Nomads

Following their collaboration with US streetwear brand Stüssy last October, the Potato Head Family starts their year with a fashionable bang with yet another partnership with Tokyo-based cult streetwear brand Wacko Maria. And the collection of hand-illustrated Hawaiian shirts inspired by the vibrant colours and the exoticism of Bali is the latest addition to Potato Head’s range […]

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Street Food Festival in Mui Ne, Vietnam, this weekend (November 10 & 11, 2017)

Street Food Festival in Mui Ne, Vietnam, this weekend (November 10 & 11, 2017)


League Cultural Diplomacy

The seaside resort town of Mui Ne in Vietnam comes alive again this long weekend with the tastes, sights and scents of the Mui Ne Street Food Festival.

Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 7 February 2018

Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 7 February 2018

by Kyra Hanson @ Londonist

Delve into the chemistry of love at the Valentine's Attraction Lab.

Celebrity Chefs Recipes: Tanya Holland’s Vegetarian Dirty Rice

Celebrity Chefs Recipes: Tanya Holland’s Vegetarian Dirty Rice

by Tanya Holland @ Bay Area Bites

Chef Tanya Holland from Oakland's Brown Sugar Kitchen shares her recipe for Vegetarian Dirty Rice. This dish is fragrant, spicy and very satisfying. It won’t matter whether or not you’re a vegetarian.

NA leader offers incense to President Ho Chi Minh

by robert @ Viet Maz

The ceremony was also attended by Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty and other NA officials. House No. 67 was numbered after the year of its construction in 1967. It was built under a direction of the Politburo and served as the accommodation and working place of President Ho Chi Minh during the war against the […]

Peter Mousaferiadis of Cultural Infusion; latest contributor to ‘where words fail’

by Grant Hall @ League Cultural Diplomacy

Peter Mousaferiadis of Cultural Infusion joins the wherewordsfailblog.com writing team

Sushi Rei Restaurant Review: Best Japanese Food in Ho Chi Minh?

by Pierre Blake @ PIERREBLAKE

If you didn’t know I’ve had a love affair for the country of Japan for as long as I can remember. Over the years, I’ve lived in Japan and regularly traveled there, visiting many regions and planning to continue exploring this amazing country in the future. Currently, I’m based in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, where Continue Reading

New post to wherewordsfailblog.com: Sensing the ‘rise of Asia’; One person, one city, one day.

by Grant Hall @ League Cultural Diplomacy

wherewordsfailblog.com is a social media initiative by League Cultural Diplomacy

Free And Cheap Things To Do This Week In London: 12-18 February 2018

Free And Cheap Things To Do This Week In London: 12-18 February 2018

by Kyra Hanson @ Londonist

A jam-packed week that'll cost you next to nothing.

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...

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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Duterte threatens to close Boracay

by AFP @ TTR Weekly

MANILA, 12 February 2018: The Philippines’ famous white-sand island destination Boracay is drowning in faeces and may need to be shut down to protect the health of millions of visitors, the nation’s President Rodrigo Duterte has warned. The fiery leader gave his brutal assessment of the country’s top tourist draw as he told hotels, restaurants […]

Saigon Street Food

Saigon Street Food


Bay Area Bites

There is a good reason why even hardened eaters like Anthony Bourdain have fallen so in love with the cuisine of Vietnam. It’s fresh, vibrant, varied, and satisfying without feeling gluttono…

Recipe: Mexican Squash & Tortilla Soup

Recipe: Mexican Squash & Tortilla Soup

by erinbunting1982 @ The Edible Flower

Corn tortillas are a staple food in Mexico – in every neighbourhood in every town or city you will find a tortilleria, a shop or sometimes just a local house where the tortilla makers will be soaking and grinding the corn to make masa and then transforming the masa into fresh corn tortillas. Customers buy […]

Anatomy of a Supper Club

Anatomy of a Supper Club

by jofacer @ The Edible Flower

When people ask me what I do, I say “I run a supper club and catering business”. The inevitable next question is “So what’s a supper club?”.  So, here is my answer to that question or at least, to the question “What is an Edible Flower supper club?”. What is a Supper Club? Photo Credit: […]

First Term of World School Done and Dusted

by Barbara @ The Dropout Diaries

We’re back home in Vietnam, resting up after our first term of World School. We covered a lot of ground in three months. Seven countries, no less! It was.

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Wanderlist 2017: Celebrate Holidays at Novotel Manila

Wanderlist 2017: Celebrate Holidays at Novotel Manila

by HeyJaey @ HeyJaey Travel Blog

For the 2nd year, Novotel Manila is bringing in full celebration goodness holidays for everyone again. Gather N' Celebrate with Novotel through their delightful offerings from Staycations, Christmas Feasts and dazzling New Year Parties!

Sights and Tastes of Savor Oakland’s Fruitvale Food Tour

by Ben @ Street Food – Focus:Snap:Eat

I live in Oakland but I admit I haven’t spent much time in the Fruitvale neighborhood, a vibrant and historical area in central Oakland that’s known for its Mexican food trucks and Latin American restaurants.

In recent years, the neighborhood has been marred by a reputation for crime and police brutality. But like many places [...]

GIANT BEEF RIBS and Brisket – AMERICAN FOOD BBQ at Little Miss BBQ in Phoenix, AZ!

by admin @ The Rusty Rudder

Little Miss BBQ serves unbelievable BBQ meat in Phoenix! ►SUBSCRIBE for 2 new videos per week: http://bit.ly/MarkWiensSubscribe ►T-shirts available now: https://migrationology.com/store/ Phoenix, Arizona, USA For me, one of the ultimate American food meals to eat is awesome BBQ – when the meat is smoked perfectly […]

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Lasenta Boutique Hotel, Hoi An

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A comfortable & aesthetically pleasing synthesis of the exotic & the familiar, the modern & the traditional, and Asian & European elements, Lasenta Boutique Hotel is yet another addition to Hoi An's list of excellent value, mid-range accommodation... Continue reading

10 Best Street Dishes In Saigon

10 Best Street Dishes In Saigon


Vietnamese Food Lovers

Ho Chi Minh City's street food scene can be daunting for first-time visitors.There are food vendors everywhere... but what are they selling? All the signs are in Vietnamese and the displays can be a bit confusing.

The Weekly Grub: Five Things to Eat & Drink in Singapore This Week

by Emily Seow @ City Nomads

The Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day vibes are coming in fast and furious, and in the spirit of festive gathering, this week we have great cocktails, Sunday brunches, and hot dog specials to anticipate the upcoming Year of the Dog. Try the Cocktails of Bacardi Legacy Singapore Finalists Singapore has been sending a bartender […]

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Nutella Oatmeal Cookies

by Eat, Little Bird @ Eat, Little Bird

Enjoy these Nutella Oatmeal Cookies with a cold glass of milk! If you need a break from the traditional Christmas baking at this time of the year or, better still, you have been gifted with a giant tub of Nutella under the Christmas tree, may I suggest these delightful Nutella Oatmeal Cookies? They are a large crunchy cookie, perfect with a glass of milk for the kiddies or a strong espresso for the

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33 fun and interesting facts about Thailand that will surprise and delight you

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

There’s no denying the myriad attractions of Thailand. Beaches, jungles, cities, spices – this kingdom of intrigue offers endless explorations into culture, nature and history. To help you get to know Thailand a little better, we’ve drawn upon our extensive knowledge of the country to share some of our favorite things about it. You’ll notice

Read 33 fun and interesting facts about Thailand that will surprise and delight you on Backyard Travel.

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

by Eat, Little Bird @ Eat, Little Bird

These fudgy and chewy Chocolate Crinke Cookies are a delicious treat at Christmas! We bake a lot of cookies in the lead up to Christmas, and whilst we tend to recreate old favourites like Gingerbread Sablé or Swiss Walnut Christmas Cookies for the sake of tradition, I always try to sneak in a few new recipes to keep things fresh and exciting. My Reindeer Cookies have proven to be quite popular already, but I

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Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

36 Hours of Street Food in Saigon | The Brick Kitchen

36 Hours of Street Food in Saigon | The Brick Kitchen


The Brick Kitchen

Saigon is a city of contrasts. Rickety plastic stools perch on every street corner as locals slurp noodle soup, while high rise sky scrapers and international designer brands cluster in the city centre. The motor bike traffic  is a thick tide of constant blaring horns, and though no road rules or street signs are obeyed,...Read More »

Visiting Saigon During TET – 2017

by Sharyn @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights

TET or Lunar New Year occurs at the end of January in 2017. The lead up to the Year of the Rooster will be very festive, but during the actual holiday period, the atmosphere around the country will change completely. The...

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Museum of Vietnamese History

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Saigon (Vietnamese) Food Festival at Benjarong

Saigon (Vietnamese) Food Festival at Benjarong


something 'bout everything

Benjarong is organising a Vietnamese food festival, & they invited our group PanchPhoron to try some of the dishes. Now my knowledge about Vietnam itself is pretty limited, let alone its cuisin…

Tourism Malaysia appreciates Thai agents

by TTR WEEKLY @ TTR Weekly

BANGKOK 12 February 2018: Tourism Malaysia entertained media and travel agents with awards and lucky draws at its annual Malaysia Appreciation Night at a riverside hotel in Bangkok last Thursday. Tourism Malaysia deputy chairman, Dato’ Zainol Abidin Omar, highlighted the national campaign ‘Visit Malaysia 2020’,  which was launched at the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2018 last […]

Ho Chi Minh City Walking Tour – You’ll find it’s more than a modern city

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Ho Chi Minh City – also known as Saigon – is no longer a strange destination for travellers visiting Vietnam. Arriving at Tan Son Nhat Airport, you are free to venture and explore a number of destinations in Vietnam, but believe me, don’t mistake Ho Chi Minh as another sprawling modern city without personality. With […]

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Emirates expands influence in India

by TTR WEEKLY @ TTR Weekly

DUBAI, 12 February 2018: The Emirates Group, and its affiliated entities including flydubai, signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board to collaborate in various aviation areas to support and invest in the Indian state. Under the terms of the MoU, the Emirates Group and the State of Andhra […]

Transport businesses prepare for Tet holiday influx

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Transport businesses, including railway and buses, have prepared plans to serve the massive influx of passengers travelling during Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, 

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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Events in Hanoi & HCMC on February 12-18

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

 Events in Hanoi & HCMC on February 12-18

A bit of rest after 3 weeks no stop wind

by Alex @ Kitesurf Vietnam School Blog

The last 3 weeks in our Kite School were very intense.  We had very good wind and many students. Tomorrow the wind will come back after 2 days of stop,...

L'articolo A bit of rest after 3 weeks no stop wind proviene da Kitesurf Vietnam School Blog.

Floating Lotus Lake Homestays, Mekong Delta

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

In the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, a collection of bamboo & palm-thatch huts on wooden stilts above a sea of lotus flowers, offer a night in a hammock or on a futon under a mosquito net, just a few feet above the frogs, the fish & the flowers... Continue reading

Pho Binh Noodle Shop

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

17 surprising ways traveling Southeast Asia like an insider can change you

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

It’s a simple fact that travel is transformative. If you travel Southeast Asia with an open mind, there’s no doubt your journeys will affect you. If you grew up in a Western country, you feel the effects even more. The contrast to what you’re used to back home can come as a shock, but, as

Read 17 surprising ways traveling Southeast Asia like an insider can change you on Backyard Travel.

Sliding Through Winter Driving School in Steamboat Springs

by Sherry @ Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences

I stare out my window in Denver at the snow-covered mountains and sigh in defeat. I am tired of being scared and intimidated by the idea of driving in winter conditions. The mountains were calling me; “Sherry, come play…”. I’m not a skier. And yes, I know that makes my move to Colorado an odd […]

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Things To Do This Weekend In London: 17-18 February 2018

Things To Do This Weekend In London: 17-18 February 2018

by Kyra Hanson @ Londonist

Celebrate Chinese New Year or go hunting for ghostsigns.

Tokyo In White Snow

by Bac Gu @ Bui Hoang

Today I would like to introduce about Tokyo. Especially, this is scene Tokyo in white snow. Tokyo and other parts of Japan are experiencing the harshest winter in years. The snowfall on January 23 has been the biggest snowstorm in four years in Tokyo, with snowfall up to 23 cm causing traffic to cripple. However, […]

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A Review of Curry Up Now Indian Street Food in Oakland

by Ben @ Street Food – Focus:Snap:Eat

The story: Curry Up Now started off as a popular food truck offering up Indian flavors in unique forms like burritos or fries. It opened a storefront in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood and has now spread to four other cities, with its latest being Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood.

Why I went: I admit, Indian food isn’t [...]

Drunk on Puppy Love at CUESA’s Winter Cocktails Event ‘Paws & Pours’

by Ben @ Focus:Snap:Eat

What can be better than a night of specialty cocktails and appetizers from San Francisco’s popular restaurants and bars? Throw in a few puppies for the win.

Last week I attended CUESA’s first cocktail event for the year, its “Paws and Pours” Winter Cocktail Event, which was a fundraiser that involved a [...]

Rabbit Island, Cambodia – The Ultimate Travel Guide To Koh Tonsay

by Chris P King @

Rabbit Island (or otherwise known as Koh Tonsay) in Cambodia is one of those gems that you find when you’re travelling. It’s such a relaxing place and you’ll soon get down to the slow pace of life on the island. The local people are wonderful and friendly, the seafood is divine, it’s perfect for swimming, […]

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The Caffeine you need can now be munched!

The Caffeine you need can now be munched!

by HeyJaey @ HeyJaey Travel Blog

You heard that right. Caffeinated PH is introducing new irresistible snacks that will surely boost up your energy for new travels and adventures! Caffeinted PH launched its molded chocolates, coffee which can be personalized perfect for any special occassion.

The Myst Dong Khoi Hotel Review (Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam)

by Pierre Blake @ PIERREBLAKE

I was very intrigued when I first learned about The Myst Dong Khoi hotel, located in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. The Myst hotel focuses on a very unique and authentic Vietnamese experience and labels itself a boutique hotel. I recently went for a weekend stay-cation to see what this property had to offer. Continue Reading

HYPER JAPAN Christmas 2017 Summary Day 2

by hj_natalie @ HYPER JAPAN

We’re now more than halfway through the UK’s premier Japanese food & culture event, and the excitement was overflowing, despite the winter chill, as the best Japanese food, music, culture and shopping once more delighted our visitors! Participants in S&B’s Deco Curry workshop were shown how to make this warming wonder into a chara-ben style […]

VN extends sympathy over air crash in Russia

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The accident killed all 6 crew members and 65 passengers on board when the An-148 plane of Saratov Airlines crashed en route from Moscow to Orsk of the Orenburg region. The plane took off from Domodedovo Airport at 14:21 Moscow time. Radio contact with flight 730 to Orsk was lost when it vanished from radar […]

Chocolate Gingerbread Bundt Cake

by Eat, Little Bird @ Eat, Little Bird

A Chocolate Gingerbread Bundt Cake for the festive season. Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful day with your family, friends and loved ones. I managed to totally exhaust myself with all of the Christmas cooking and baking this year, but I totally enjoyed every moment in the kitchen and, more importantly, sharing the food with my family on this fun-filled day. Having decided that turkey is not quite my

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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...

5 Restaurants You Absolutely Cannot Miss At ‘Flavours of The Fullerton Heritage’ 2018

by Gary Lim @ City Nomads

You’ve probably been around the historic One Fullerton and The Fullerton Hotel precinct in Singapore a fair bit. Now a lifestyle hub, the area is home to a number of handsome restaurants that look good, and we can assure you, dish out food that is equally delightful. And if you’ve been wanting to try some […]

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Ascott Makati : An oldie but is it still goodie?

Ascott Makati : An oldie but is it still goodie?

by HeyJaey @ HeyJaey Travel Blog

An oldie but is it still goodie? Check out my latest review of this known landmark and hotel that has endured a reasonable test amount of time.

Wrap of 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show + 4505 Meats Afterparty

by Ben @ Focus:Snap:Eat

This week was the annual Winter Fancy Food Show at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The massive trade show by the Specialty Food Association is overwhelming in sights and sounds and taste as you go through two arena-size exhibition halls to check out the latest in specialty foods.

This year [...]

New post to wherewordsfailblog.com. ‘The case for culture’ by D. Paul Schafer

by Grant Hall @ League Cultural Diplomacy

wherewordsfailblog.com is a social media initiative by League Cultural Diplomacy

Asian Street Food Feast @ Indie Fude – Friday 25 & Saturday 26 November

Asian Street Food Feast @ Indie Fude – Friday 25 & Saturday 26 November


The Edible Flower

**Saturday is SOLD OUT** **But a few tickets left for Friday – CLICK HERE TO BOOK** Back by popular demand – join us at Indie Fude in Comber for a fabulous seven course Asian Street Foo…

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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NA leader offers incense to President Ho Chi Minh

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The ceremony was also attended by Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty and other NA officials. House No. 67 was numbered after the year of its construction in 1967. It was built under a direction of the Politburo and served as the accommodation and working place of President Ho Chi Minh during the war against the […]

GTA gives G-Shop agents more points

by TTR WEEKLY @ TTR Weekly

SINGAPORE 12 February 2018: Global travel distributor GTA, which is part of the Hotelbeds Group, has launched a ‘double the points, double the rewards’ campaign. It aims to encourage travel agents and to drum up business during the February to March holiday season. With more than 7,000 registered G-Shop travel agency members in Asia, GTA […]

Top 3 Cocktail Recipes with Jewel-Osco Home Delivery

by Pierre Blake @ PIERREBLAKE

If you’re familiar with Chicago, you’ll surely know about Jewel-Osco, the supermarket chain. They have just introduced their new delivery service, so I figured it was a good time to try it out by ordering the ingredients to make my favorite cocktails at home, and share them with you! Most will appreciate that you can Continue Reading

Vietnam aspires to bolster cooperation with France

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The Party chief made the statement at a February 12 reception for French Ambassador Bertrand Lortholary in Hanoi, during which he said  Vietnam and France have maintained long-standing historical and cultural ties and fine traditional friendship while both have similar interests and great potential for expanding cooperation in diverse fields.  The two nations celebrate 45th […]

Pasteur Street Brewing Company

by admin @ Ho Chi Minh City Highlights - maps

Pasteur Street Brewing Company

Seven flights between Hanoi, HCM City added before Tet

by robert @ Viet Maz

The flights, with about 1,300 seats, are operated from February 12-14, or the 27th – 29th of the last lunar month as flights between the two metropolises were always 90-99 percent full over the last few days. Photo for illustration. Source: nld.com According to the plan, Vietnam Airlines runs two more flights a day, one […]

Enjoying Summer at the Westbrae Biergarten in Berkeley

by Ben @ Street Food – Focus:Snap:Eat

I’m more a wine than beer drinker, but there’s something about a warm, sunny day that makes me want to just chug down a cold, refreshing mug of beer. That’s exactly what I was doing yesterday when I visited the Westbrae Biergarten in the northwest area of Berkeley.

Westbrae is a popular new beer garden [...]

Peninsula Hong Kong: World Famous Afternoon Tea Review

by Pierre Blake @ PIERREBLAKE

If you’re familiar with Hong Kong, you probably know that the Peninsula hotel is the most famous in the region. Almost equally as famous is their afternoon tea that takes place in the hotel’s lovely lobby. While showing my mother around the city, I thought it would be a great idea to treat her to Continue Reading

October Travel and Trend Report

October Travel and Trend Report

by HeyJaey @ HeyJaey Travel Blog

Months are getting colder but never gets less busy specially that the holidays are coming! Why not jump start your BER months by leading the trends and catching these ongoing and upcoming unbelievable deals!

Providore PH at SM Aura Review

Providore PH at SM Aura Review

by HeyJaey @ HeyJaey Travel Blog

Artisan food, comfort meals, all day breakfasts, this unique innovative concept of Raintree Hospitality makes it to the top of our list for 2018!

Indian & American inspired Street Food: “Slumdog Grillionaire” + Macaroni Cheese Toasted Sandwiches.

by admin @ The Rusty Rudder

X Is there anything better or more comforting than a grilled cheese, butter, toast sandwich? Hearing the sizzle & smelling the delicious aromas coming from the grill is just enough of a warm up for your taste buds as they prepare for the “main event”!!! […]

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