“Bun bo Hue is the greatest soup in the world," Anthony Bourdain said in a CNN article "On the hunt for bun bo Hue". Anthony is not alone as many others also shared the American chef’s feelings when they tried the rice vermicelli soup.
Originally created by peddlers from Nam Pho Village in Phu Vang District in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue, banh canh Nam Pho (Nam Pho rice noodle soup) has now become one of the most versatile dishes among Vietnamese noodle soup dishes.
The ancient pagoda of Boi Khe, also known as Dai Bi Tu in script letters, is listed one of the most beautiful pagodas in Viet Nam. The pagoda worships a local saint called Nguyen Binh An who built the pagoda and led the locals to fight against the northern invaders.
Passing down through generations and continued with equal enthusiasm today, “Xong dat” (first footing), a Tet tradition in Viet Nam, has always been associated with hopes for a fruitful year ahead.
With the crystal blue sea and the picturesque scenery of limestone isles in various shapes and sizes, emerging from the sea, Ba Lua Archipelago is often regarded as the southern Ha Long Bay of Viet Nam.
Arriving in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on a sunny day, I dropped by Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda, which is described as the heaven gate thanks to its heavenly and peaceful landscapes.
One who eats Cha tom nuong (grilled shrimp rolls) of Thanh Hoa during early winter will never forget its distinctive flavour.
The coastal city of Nha Trang in Khanh Hoa Province has been known for its beautiful white sand, pure sea water, beautiful islands and interesting sightseeing spots. Apart from taking a tour around islands in Nha Trang Bay or going around town, tourists should experience a scuba diving service to admire coral reefs.
Lai Vung District in Dong Thap Province is a popular tourist destination thanks to its rich culture and beautiful nature. Its mandarin gardens particularly attract tourists.
Unlike the abovementioned cakes, khoai cake contains many ingredients and goes through totally different processing procedures.
Not only is it the oldest pagoda, Sung Hung Pagoda also has unique architecture and is one of the most popular spiritual tourist attractions in Phu Quoc. The pagoda welcomes a large number of tourists to visit and worship. It lies at the foothill of a mountain near the Duong Dong Town center.
People familiar with French author Marguerite Duras might not know that The Lover, her most celebrated novel and winner of the Goncourt Prize in 1984, was inspired by her girlhood in the Mekong Delta in Viet Nam.