10 Vietnamese specialties worthy of royalty

 The unique setting of the land has long allowed Vietnamese to craft many fine cuisines. Some of the food have that utmost honor above all else. Once meant for kings and queens, these dishes contain vast nutritious amount and exhibit extremely fine exquisite tastes. These were once themselves the royalties of Vietnamese food. Following are the 10 most outstanding of such food.

10 of its finest varieties

To Vietnamese, rice is not simply considered a dish but the soul of a meal, no matter how delicious other dishes are, the meal will not be perfect without good rice. Depending on certain regions, Vietnamese people have different cooking methods and have given birth to various rice dishes but the 10 rice dishes below are labeled the best and most unique by both domestic and foreign gourmets.

9 Best Places for Trekking in Vietnam

Tourists coming to Vietnam are often mesmerized by the wildly beautiful nature of the country, from the yellow terraces in harvesting season of the North stretching to central highland or the fascinating bustles of the Mekong Delta in the South. The most popular trekking, hiking types in Vietnam are jungle trekking, mountain hiking, countryside hitch-hiking, walking, and rambling adventures. Here is the list of the most famous trekking areas voted by both local and foreign travellers.

Top 5 Specialties of Nha Trang

  Being a coastal city and the capital of Khanh Hoa province on the South Central Coast of the country, Nha Trang is one of the most attractive destinations for international tourists in Vietnam. Nha Trang is not only famous for the pristine beaches and excellent scuba diving, but also for its special delicacies.

The Must See Highlights of Hoi An

  Vietnam, a diverse tropical environment in the Indochinese peninsula, is blessed with awe inspiring landscapes, intriguing culture and ancient history. Hugely popular with travellers, the country offers a warm welcome into the local life and natural beauty of South East Asia, coupled with an exciting insight into famous legends.

10 Best beaches in Vietnam for your vacation

 With over 3000 kilometers coastlines, Vietnam has many beautiful beaches stretch along the country. Spending some days at one of the beaches in your tours to Vietnam is more fantastic.

In the South and Central of Vietnam, the weather is warm and hot all year round and you can choose beaches at these places any time of the year. It is cold in the North during winter and spring, so summer is fine for a Vietnam beach vacation in the North.

An Essence of Vietnamese Soul

Leave Vietnam for merely half a year and sometimes one will just be shocked by how many things have managed to change in such little time. But if he asks what has mostly stayed the same, 20 years plus after the country rejoins the world, the answer is likely going to be the wet market.

Top 10 best Honeymoon destinations in Vietnam

Perfect love, sublimated feelings are the feelings that people will enjoy the beautiful day of their honeymoon. Which destinations will you choose to send your love to your lover in order to have the most magical holiday of your life? With the natural charm, vibrant colors, delicious food and inspiring scenery, Vietnam honeymoon tours will bring the couples unforgettable and meaningful experiences.  Here are 10 best honeymoon destinations for your ideal honeymoon tours in Vietnam.

5 summer coolers of Ho Chi Minh City

1. Coconut juice:

Coconut juice is a helpful beverage in such hot weather like Vietnam. In Ho Chi Minh City, there are two kinds of places where you can get coconut juice: in a cafe or from the street vendors. In a cafe, a coconut costs you about $2. The good thing of having a coconut in such coffee shops is the cool and fresh atmosphere, because most coffee shops in HCMC is well-equipped with air-conditioner. Visitors can just enjoy the light sweet taste of coconut juice and relax. Another advantage is you can eat the coconut flesh by using the spoon and swirling inside out.

War Remnants Museum

Location and History
The War Remnants Museum is located at 28 Vo Van Tan St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City. Operated by the government, the museum was opened in September 1975 as "The House for Displaying War Crimes of American Imperialism and the Puppet Government”, focusing on exhibits relating to the American phase of the Vietnam War. Since then, it has undergone many changes and renovations due to the process of normalization of relation between Vietnam and the United States, such as the change to its current name in 1993.

Ho Chi Minh City seasons

Ho Chi Minh City has two distinctive seasons, which is rainy and dry.

Rainy season

The rainy season, also known as the monsoon season, with an average rainfall of about 1800mm annually (about 150 rainy days per year), usually starts in May and ends in late November. During this period, although it will rain heavily almost every afternoon, the rain is short and clear quickly. Sometimes, you can experience sunshine and rain at the same time while the sky is still blue. Remember to bring the raincoat, in case your health is not very familiar with tropical downpour. Especially, in October, there will be extreme tide which may cause severe flood, so be well-prepared with wellington boots and water-proof backpack.

Best Time to Travel

It can be said that anytime in a year is a good time to visit Ho Chi Minh City. Once called The Pearl of the Orient, Ho Chi Minh City is famous for its pleasant climate and rarely suffer from natural disasters like the Central or Northern Vietnam (see the weather comparison chart).

The Five Best Cruise Trips of Halong Bay

Even when you have not yet visited Halong Bay, you can easily realize how many cruises there are on the Bay. The fifty some posted elsewhere online does not speak it all: there are as many as four hundred vessels running daily. It cannot be denied that the best way to visit the myriad of islets and grottos is by a cruise, but choosing one can be a daunting tasks: so many prices, so many pictures and so many itineraries. We are suggesting below some of the best options for a Halong Bay Cruise:

The Must See Highlights of Hoi An

Vietnam, a diverse tropical environment in the Indochinese peninsula, is blessed with awe inspiring landscapes, intriguing culture and ancient history. Hugely popular with travellers, the country offers a warm welcome into the local life and natural beauty of South East Asia, coupled with an exciting insight into famous legends. Amidst dominating mountains and dense forest lies the exciting coastal village of Hoi An. Once a major trading port for international goods, the World Heritage Site, known to the locals as ‘the peaceful meeting place’, is a goldmine for curious visitors, eager to discover its undisturbed history, magnificent culture and grand temples. 

5 strange exotic hotpots of Hanoi

The biting cold of Hanoi winter makes for a great chance to gather up around a steaming hotpot - a favorite of locals in the winter time. The most common types of hotpot involve beef and chicken, but following are some of the more exotic types that offer a different taste of Hanoi.

Five most popular trends of Hanoi cafés

Mentioning Hanoi, people may immediately think of a cultural space with various etiquettes and customs from the old time. Although tea is a big thing, coffee and the way people enjoy it are also among the most recognizable characteristics of this ancient capital city. Beginning a day with a cup of hot coffee is an indispensible hobby of many working Hanoians, though each one has his or her own way in his or her own favourite place. And unlike major capital cities elsewhere in the world, coffee in Hanoi is hardly found in chain with standard menu, but very versatile and unique. Coffee houses spread anywhere from sidewalk to office building, from being colorful to attract teenagers to offering more human-animal interaction in the busy Hanoi.

Beyond Sapa: 5 Alternatives to consider for your next trip

Sapa, the wonderful combination of harmonious weather, pristine nature and uniquely ethnic minority groups culture; is definitely one of the most well-known tourist attractions in northern Vietnam. However, that is also the reason why this small town is always packed with tourists both local and foreign all year round. If you are looking for a change, something off the beaten track, in northern Vietnam, there are still many others for consideration for the same time and budget spent.

Quang Ninh, Luang Prabang boost tourism cooperation

Vietnam’s northern Quang Ninh province and Lao’s Luang Prabang province have agreed to promote bilateral cooperation with a view to creating a healthy tourism environment and effectively fostering tourism.

Conference discusses development of Phu Quoc island

The Southwest Region Steering Committee on July 17 hosted a conference adopting mechanisms and policies to develop Phu Quoc island into a tourism area of international standard.

My heart can feel Tet

Tet, the Lunar new year, is the most awaited time of the year. It brings about changes in everyday pace, much hope for a new start after tough times, a bit calm to the bursting flow of life and above all else, joy to the warm-hearted people of Vietnam.

9 foods that Vietnamese eat for breakfast

Breakfast plays a very important role as it is the energy source for a whole hard working day. In the past, breakfasts were cooked by deft hands of women in a family which enhances much the taste of the foods. In this day and age, Vietnamese women are busier with their social roles and cannot cook breakfast so frequently, so street-food stalls and restaurant are more appropriate choices. This article is going to present 9 most popular breakfast dishes in Vietnam which can both be cooked at home or found at restaurants.

5 Ideas for Day Trips from Hanoi

If Hanoi and its lavish array of attractions still cannot satisfy your adventurous spirit or you are simply getting fed up with this noisy crowded city and want some fresh air, just pack up and move out of the inner city to explore numbers of destinations where both stunning scenery and fresh atmosphere are always welcoming you. This guide shall introduce you to five must-see sites near Hanoi for a one day trip.

Top 5 Beaches in the North of Vietnam

Vietnam is favored by the Mother Nature to have a long coast of 3.444km. From the North to the South, there are numbers of beautiful beaches that have been famous not only within Vietnam but also all over the world. In this Best of Vietnam guide, we’ll look at the 5 best beaches near Hanoi.

Vietnam 's top 10 places for photography

Over 4 decades ago, the World know about Vietnam by the war, the images of Vietnam recorded by war correspondents which appeared extensive worldwide coverage.

Nowadays this land still  attracted by tourists traveling cross the beautyful country. We listed here Vietnam top 10 places for tourists those have photography passion.

Putting your motorbike on the train in Lao Cai

My boyfriend and two friends recently spent nearly a week motorbiking in northwest Vietnam. Having reached Sapa they didn’t want to spend another couple of days driving back to Hanoi along a relatively boring road (compared to where they’d been) so they opted to put the bikes on the train from Lao Cai.