Fried tiny shrimp served with dry pancakes
The Mekong Delta, a large area in southern Viet Nam, is where the Mekong River empties into the sea. Thanks to the alluvium of the Mekong River, this region has many food specialties.
Lotus stem salad
Lotus stem salad   (Sep 18, 2017)
As a refreshing dish for hot days, the lotus stem salad is healthy, vibrant, delicious and certainly crunchy.
7 reasons why Hoi An is an essential travel destination
Hoi An is a wonderful place to help break up the north to south journey through Viet Nam. This city is quite relaxing and peaceful compared to many of the…
Gio sausage roll: meat pounded to perfection
If rice is a staple of Vietnamese daily meals, then gio (Vietnamese sausage) is considered the staple of special occasions, such as Tet (the Lunar New Year), wedding parties and ancestors’ death anniversary.
7 things to buy in a Vietnamese market
Viet Nam's diverse markets stretch from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City to offer a very unique shopping experience. A walk around the Vietnamese markets gives a perfect opportunity to see some exotic, wondrous and crazy delights.
Clam and star fruit soup   (Sep 11, 2017)
Clam and star fruit soup
Each region in Viet Nam has different terrains, soil and climate that provide abundant sources of food for the locals. In summer, when the harvest of clams and star fruit begin, the locals in the central region often cook a sour soup using these two ingredients.
Untapped beauty of Nam O Reef in Da Nang
Once taking a tour to the central city of Da Nang, which is famous for its pristine beaches, world-renowned tourist destinations and tasty seafood dishes, nature enthusiasts should not miss a chance to explore Nam O Reef in Hoa Hiep Bac Ward in Lien Chieu District.
Tra Vinh - An attractive destination for tourists to the Southwest region
Around 130 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City, Tra Vinh province possesses rich potential in both natural landscapes and culture and is considered as an attractive destination for visitors to the Southwest region.
Thorn leaf cake - A rustic cake of Hai Duong
'Banh gai' or thorn leaf cake is an inexpensive but very delicious food, popular in the northern province of Hai Duong. The cake has long been an traditional offering at festivals and a traditional gift at longevity parties.
Lotus seed sweet soup – the essence of Ha Noi cuisine
Summer is the time for colourful flowers to bloom in Ha Noi, and the lotus – Viet Nam’s national flower – is one of the most beautiful. When lotus flower season hits in June, it is time for Hanoians to start cooking something refreshing and healthy to keep themselves cool in the summer weather. When it comes to heat-relieving foods, lotus seeds sweet soup is…
The taste of Ha Noi’s autumn   (Sep 05, 2017)
The taste of Ha Noi’s autumn
Ha Noi’s autumn is also the season for com or young sticky rice flakes. Com can be eaten directly or enjoyed with bananas like a snack. It can also be mixed with other food ingredients to create a variety of tasty dishes, including cha com (Vietnamese com sausage) and com xao (browned green sticky rice).
6 dishes you will want to taste in Viet Nam
Whether it is a hot bowl of pho or fresh veggie rolls, every dish that is tasted on the Viet Nam holiday is certain to be wondrous. A great aspect of the Vietnamese cuisine is that it has a strong emphasis on fresh vegetables to make it quite healthy. Plus, it has zesty and fresh flavours that are sourced from basil, ginger, lemon, lime and…
Fabulous autumn buckwheat flowers in Ha Giang
The northeastern upland province of Ha Giang is known for its unspoiled scenery, magnificent limestone mountains, sloping roads and rich ethnic culture.
Vinh Moc Tunnels – An underground legend
(TITC) - Located under the basalt soil hill closing to the seashore in Vinh Linh District, Quang Tri Province, Vinh Moc Tunnels used to be the military fortress of Vinh Moc’s army and people to fight against the fierce raids of American Empire and Sai Gon puppet government during 8 years (1965-1972).
Van Long Lagoon – a hidden gem of Ninh Binh
Around 80 kilometers from Ha Noi, Van Long Lagoon in Gia Van Commune, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh Province is considered as the biggest wetland nature reserve site in the northern delta with an area of 3,500 hectares and is home to thousands of rare fauna and flora species, with many of them on the brink of extinction.