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Coca Restaurant — An ideal destination for Thai cuisine-lovers in Hanoi
Coca Restaurant Worldwide has officially opened its flagship restaurant in Hanoi, promising to offer guests a brand new dining experience with Thai cuisine. The new restaurant is part of the brand’s regional expansion strategy to open flagship restaurants in Asia. The first Coca Restaurant in Hanoi is designed with the inspiration from Thai temples’ dome blended with contemporary architectural style and colorful pictures by Thai people, bringing a lively yet cozy space. “The bus ...
Explore Saigon Chinatown — The Little Hong Kong of Saigon
“A hub of commerce”, “hustling and bustling”, and “young and effervescent” are just some ways to describe the modern beauty of Saigon. However, this city has more to offer. Saigon hides inside it a poetically tranquil appearance and takes time to explore. Actually, from the very first moment I set foot in Saigon, I didn’t know where a peaceful secret corner of this city was. I simply thought that all I needed was to follow my heart and keep going, looking, and listening. I got o ...
Our favorite Phu Quoc experiences at La Veranda Resort MGallery By Sofitel in this summer
From luxury hotels to theme parks, the island of Phu Quoc has so much to offer when it comes to lavish holidays. And when we talk about inclusive family breaks in the amazing vistas of the sparkling East Sea, award-winning La Veranda Resort MGallery By Sofitel has so much to spoil you with top 5 summer experiences for the family that craves luxury and adventure. 1. Family Fun On The Shores of La Veranda Located on a wide stretch of untouched beach and azure waters, and inspired by the gran ...
Top 5 tips to low-budget travel in Vietnam
Are you planning the vacation for your family to Vietnam this year? However you have not still given your decision because of so many reasons. Of course, budget is one of trouble you can not forget in your mind. To clear this trouble, I have some tips for you to get the good trip but save money for your vacation in Vietnam. 1. Travel during low season If you are smart travelers, you should find information of low season at destinations, you can save so much money. Such as: accommodation, f ...
Images of chickens in Vietnamese folk paintings
Chicken is a popular image in Vietnamese culture. Images of chickens can be found everywhere in folk paintings such as Dong Ho (Dong Ho Painting), Hang Trong, and Kim Hoang. Each piece has its own way to showcase the beauty of the chicken, based on distinct concepts, styles, techniques, and materials. Dong Ho painting: “hen with her children” and “rooster with rose in mouth” Both the Dong Ho painting and woodcut stem from Dong Ho village in Bac Ninh Province. In the past, Dong Ho p ...
5 best budget hotels in Hoi An
Not only is there properly the most precious heritage in Vietnam- Hoi An ancient town, Hoi An is also home to many hotels as elegant and budget as famous hotels in Dalat or Sapa. 1. Hotel Royal Hoi An - Mgallery by Sofitel Hotel Royal Hoi An - Mgallery by Sofitel is not only considered as the most luxurious hotel in Hoi An but also keep stay on budget. The whole building is painted with two super striking colors: white - yellow is the easiest characteristic of the Hotel Royal Ho ...
How to eat your way through Dalat?
People travel from all over the country to enjoy Da Lat’s golden flowers in October, and to experience the endless eats around the tasty streets. What will have you exclaiming “Troi oi, ngon qua!” from beginning to end as walking in Da Lat? There are avocado ice cream, fresh strawberry, Vietnam’s pizza, dried sweet potato, grilled corn, cheese yogurt or artichoke tea … Instead of embarking on these tantalizing food around Da Lat, this time, let’s discover little-known gems as we dig ...
Tra Que Village – A must-see place in Hoi An
Calling it “the loveliest village on earth” seems to be an ambitious statement for Tra Que if you haven’t made your way to the stunning Hoi An countryside. Once you arrive though, you’re guaranteed to fall in love with this little corner of the earth. Text & photos: Rehahn C. Located 3 km from the center of Hoi An, Tra Que village is well-known as its freshest and cleanest vegetable and herb supplier. You can easily get there by motorbike, bicycle, or simply a light walk. This ...
5 vegetarian restaurants in Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City you should not miss
Vegetarian food has become more and more popular for its health benefits. What’s more, many vegetarian restaurants offer guests a tranquil space to enjoy this healthy food. Buffalo Trip would like to introduce you to some highly recommended vegetarian restaurants in Hanoi and Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Vegetarian food in the tranquil space of Uu Dam Not only giving customers new ways to enjoy the healthy vegetarian cuisine, Uu Dam Chay is a peaceful place to bask in tranquility and forge ...
Top 10 wonderful experiences you should explore when coming to Ba Na Hills
Coming to Ba Na Hills, tourists can see a colorful spring garden with numerous flowers specific to the sub-temperate climate such as hortensia. You can see wild hortensia and orchids. The unspoiled beauty of the wildflower is fascinating. In the recent years, French –style works such as villas, hotels, bars, tennis courts, and badminton courts are restored and built. 1. Check in Le Jardin d'Amour flower garden Le Jardin d'Amour flower garden is designed by the architecture of France, ...
10 night street foods you should try in Phan Thiet
One of the attractions that make visitors remember Phan Thiet Beach City is street cuisine. When coming here, let’s try 10 delicious night dishes at this sea area. Walking around the coastal city in fairly cold weather of year’s beginning, enjoying some hot night dishes and tasty such as embankment’s seafood, can cakes (Banh can), pancakes, Quang noodles (Mi quang) ... are great ideas for your short trip schedule to Phan Thiet. 1. Seafood Night In recent years, many visitors c ...
Enjoy the best famous foods in alleys when traveling to Hanoi
Though narrow stores or you have to wait for a table because too crowded, the food in the Tam Thuong Alley, Phat Loc Alley or Trang Tien Alley... where makes alley food brands in Hanoi. 1. Fried fermented pork roll (Nem chua) in Tam Thuong Alley Photo: Tu Van Cong Tam Thuong narrow alley is located on busy Hang Bong street, only about 10 meters but there are from 6 to7 stores which sell fried– this food brings brand for this alley. There is a style "street food" wit ...
4 amazing sidewalk eateries for those like wandering around Hanoi Old Quarter at night
Set simply with a few plastic tables and chairs but the eateries below are always crowded when Hanoi Old Quarter is in its dream. 1. "Bún mọc" Hang Ga Photo: tedchan This eatery is located on the sidewalk of Hang Ga Street, crossing intersection with Hang Vai, near Thai Cam temple. Although being a sidewalk eatery, it is always crowd with many customers every night. The eatery is started from night until about 2 am. This kind of vermicelli is favored by many people thanks t ...
Taste new autumn flavors with Tartare
The fans of the Mr. Bean series are certainly familiar with steak tartare which aroused a profusion of strange face expressions from him. It is also considered one of the ten must-try dishes in your lifetime. Tartare dishes are very popular in European countries and have consistently been ranked among the most luxurious and exquisite cuisines. As the dishes are completely “raw”, delicious tartare also includes extremely fresh and tasty pork or fish. To make the best beef tart ...
5 must try sweet soups in Hanoi Autumn
You can try Hanoi’s sweet soups whenever you like; however, you can find it difficult to enjoy the real taste of green sticky rice, baked sticky rice and banana, longans or lotus seeds if it is not Autumn. Che chuoi com nep nuong (Sweet soup of banana, sticky rice and green sticky rice) Photo: Che Xua Nay Being originated as a rustic gift of autumn, this type of sweet soups is usually served hot. It has a tasty flavor of baked banana, coconut milk and green sticky rice which ...
5 kinds of rice noodle soup in Sai Gon you shouldn't miss
1. Crab noodle soup (banh canh cua) A crab noodle soup bowl has its recipe. It has viscous soup, interesting red color, instead of washy soup. Noodle soup fiber with crabmeat to tear, shrimp, and blood ... looks delicious and good taste for the dish. You can visit some famous crab noodle soup shops in district 5 and 10. In some streets, 112 Ngo Quyen street, To Hien Thanh street, Vinh Vien street or Nguyen Huu Cau street, District 1. The price of a bowl of tear crab nood ...
These are rare images of Hanoi '90s through the eyes of the Japanese Ambassador
In 1994, young man Hiroshi Fukada with camera in hand has shown up around Hanoi to record the moments of "36 Old Streets" (Hanoi's Old Quarter). Now he is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in Vietnam. The familiar cyclos on the streets of Hanoi. The long traditional dresses (Ao Dai) of the girls after school. A bustling street corner. Food stalls and the trendy Cubs's bike over 20 years ago. A candy store. Life on the ...
Tomb of Khai Dinh Emperor - The only tomb with East - West architecture in Hue
Khai Dinh Tomb, also known as Ung Tomb, built during 11 years, some materials are from France, Japan, China. This is the only tomb in Hue City has a combination of East-West architecture. Khai Dinh Tomb, also known as Ung Tomb, built during 11 years, some materials are from France, Japan, China. Once coming there, visitors can easily realize the prime location of the tomb, there is a low hill in the front, two statues including "Left Dragon" and "Right White Tigers". From tomb, visi ...
Eat Appetizers like a Spaniard at Cobalt
Why don’t you say te amo* to your life lover and enjoy a tasty Spanish style appetizer? *Te amo in Spanish means I love you When travelling to Spain, don’t be surprised if locals offer you tapas – a wide variety of appetizers or snacks served from 10pm to 3am the next day. Nothing could be more interesting that chilling out with friends with tapas and beer. Chorizo, a spicy pork sausage, is one of the most famous types of tapas. Spanish people consider chorizo the soul of all ...
Hello Binh Duong Province!
As a new to Vietnam, I like to travel around the country to learn more about people, culture and traditions. Text: Zukhra One of my first trips was to Binh Duong Province. This is not really famous tourist destination which makes it more interesting to people who like to discover pure beauty and authenticity of the countryside. Although Binh Duong is not a countryside but an industrialized province with high economic growth rate. Located in the Eastern part of the Southern region of ...
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