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ROK province sets up representative office in Vietnam

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

It is not an organization that is legally allowed to do business or generate earnings. For these purposes, the Province would need to open a cooperation, joint stock company or establish a joint venture. The Gyeongbuk region is home to 5.5 million people and over 13% of the nation’s manufacturers including global conglomerates Samsung, LG, […]

An Experiential Travel Guide to Osh, Kyrgyzstan: 20 Ideas to Get You Started

by Daniel Noll @ Uncornered Market

By Daniel Noll

If you visit Kyrgyzstan, it’s possible to overlook the Central Asian cultural mixing bowl that is the city of Osh. For many travelers, Osh serves as a transit point en route to the Pamir Mountains, Irkeshtam Pass to China, Dostyk crossing to Uzbekistan, or the newly marked trekking trails in the Alay Mountains. However, if […]

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Backstreet eats: 24 hours with chef Luke Nguyen in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Backstreet eats: 24 hours with chef Luke Nguyen in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Good Food

Chef, author and television star Luke Nguyen leads an insider's tour of Ho Chi Minh City.

Where to Eat, Caffeinate, Shop and Stay in George Town, Penang: An Opinionated List (UPDATED August 2016)

by Robyn @ EatingAsia

now, as tourism to the UNESCO world heritage site I call home seems to be building momentum, it seems a good time to pull some loose ends together into a post that will, hopefully, insure visitors leave George Town loving it at least a fraction as much as I do.

8 Essential Asian Street Food Dishes Worth Getting to Know

8 Essential Asian Street Food Dishes Worth Getting to Know


SAVEUR

Street Food Asia by chef Luke Nguyen shows the best snacks to get in Saigon, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Jakarta.

Indonesia, Malaysia share counter-terrorism experience with India

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (​Photo: Firstpost.com) New Delhi (VNA) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak shared counter-terrorism experiences with India during bilateral meetings with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two leaders shared experiences and legislations on countering terrorism they have introduced in their own countries during their visit […]

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.

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Spinal Taps, a Burglary, and a Legal Nomads Hiatus

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Legal Nomads is on hold for the time being.

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Viet Nam Airlines Caterers (VACs)

by management-leader @ Diệt côn trùng | Diệt chuột

Passengers on Aircraft come from around the world and VACs produce safe caterings for them required high standard in  hygiene and food safety. To be aware of this, PestMaster always consider our quality of service is our prestige and reputation.  PestMaster is proud of being the pest control partner of VACs from 2001 (16 years).

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Global Passport Summer 2017

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

“Where do I begin? What should I do? ” – maybe you have experienced those thoughts! Don’t give up just yet, because GLOBAL PASSPORT SUMMER 2017 – AIESEC in the National Economics University (NEU) is back, just for YOU! ► About GLOBAL PASSPORT This exciting project – a part of the Social Wave Campaign will […]

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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Deep Vietnam Kayaking

by marcopoloasia @ Marco Polo Asia

DEEP OF VIETNAM KAYAKING TRIP (10 DAYS) Destination: Hanoi – Babe lake – Ha Long bay – Cat Ba Island Legend-bound Halong Bay, a dreamlike setting of sheer limestone islets soaring above a sheltered sea, for an exhilarating sea kayaking journey among its jagged isles, hidden lagoons, and splendid sea caves. This is a wonderful, enchanting place for beginners to be introduced to this easy and enjoyable sport! Explore the magical islands, caves and grottos of Halong Bay by kayak, stopping to swim on isolated beaches, sleeping and dining on a traditional red-sailed junk. Day1: Hanoi arrival Pick up in airport , transfer hotel in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi Day 2: Hanoi – Babe Lake (L,D ) Ba Be National Park Meet at your hotel in Hanoi, drive north about six hours (240 km) to Ba Be National Park, situated in Bac Kan province of northern Vietnam (picnic lunch en route). Ba Be, a relic of natural lower mountain forests that once covered all the mountain ranges from east to west north of the Red River delta, covers an area of some 90 square miles, of which more than half is strictly protected and the remaining is in a forest [...]

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Asia Saigon Food Ingredients JSC - Diệt côn trùng | Diệt chuột

Asia Saigon Food Ingredients JSC - Diệt côn trùng | Diệt chuột


Diệt côn trùng | Diệt chuột

AFI don’t just have to produce safe products, they have to be able to prove to the relevant authorities that their procedures, processes and facilities can ensure food safety and comply with legislation, through effective management, monitoring, action and documentation. PestMaster helped AFI to do it.

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!

The Art of Assisted Serendipity

by Daniel Noll @ Uncornered Market

By Daniel Noll

And yet the arc of a career is not entirely random or shaped in the end by factors beyond our comprehension or control. I have felt my whole life that I’ve been on a course and being guided, even though I didn’t know by what. — Steven Pressfield in Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t […]

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European firms stay positive on Vietnam’s business climate

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The index hit 78, seven points below the fourth quarter of 2016, but this does not mean that businesses are under alert or will not continue to explore such a high-potential economy as Vietnam, said EuroCham Chairman Jens Ruebbert. The survey showed most businesses (90%) are either maintaining or increasing their investments in Vietnam, adding […]

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.

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Vietnam’s aquatic product exports hit US$2.8 billion

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The US, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea were leading importers of Vietnamese aquatic products, which accounted for 53.5% of the country’s export value. Also in May, Vietnam imported US$87 million worth of aquatic products, raising the five-month figure to US$508 million, up 28% year on year. According to the ministry, processing enterprises have […]

Russia blasts US sanctions

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: Luxembourg Times) This sanctions campaign has not succeeded and will not lead to any results,” Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday. The new sanctions added 21 people, including Russian Deputy Energy Minister Andrey Cherezov, and nine companies to the sanctions list because of what Washington called Moscow’s […]

Vietnamese Street Food and Markets in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam

Vietnamese Street Food and Markets in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam


Uncornered Market

A survey and video of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) street food and markets. Explore seafood and local specialties at Ben Thanh market day and night.

Pu Luong trekking

by marcopoloasia @ Marco Polo Asia

Pu Luong trekking  Day 1: Hanoi-Pu Luong, trek to PuBin  villages. 2.5 hours Depart from your Hanoi hotel at 7:00 am transferring to Mai Chau ( 160km ). We will then leave Mai Chau for a short ride along the Ma River (22 km) to Nong Luong village. Off the car and off the beaten path, we begin our trek to Pu Bin villages. For 2.5 hours we we will trek (~ 10 km ) through outstanding mountain scenery and picturesque rice paddies, see hand-crafted bamboo water wheels, and talk with the lovely local people. Spend the night in a local Thai family’s traditional home on stilts. They Home stay .Includes:  (L) (D) Day 2:Pu Luong,  5 hours trek to Xom  villages (5 hours ~ 18km).The daily life here starts early, it will be interesting for you to get up at the first sign of day light and take part in the activities in the morning, or take a stroll around Hang village before having breakfast with our new Thai friends. Start trekking at 8:00 am. Today we will be walking for a approximately 5 to 6 hours. The first section is hard with some steep climbs and stream crossings. The second stage is [...]

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Sai Gon street food

by marcopoloasia @ Marco Polo Asia

Saigon street food: What to eat in Ho Chi Minh City By Dan Tham, CNN Updated 1142 GMT (1942 HKT) December 8, 2016  Now Playing Why street foodies love…    Why street foodies love Saigon 00:59 Story highlights Ho Chi Minh City’s streets are filled with food Influenced by the country’s diverse tastes Top must-try dishes include gỏi cuốn — the fresh vegetable spring roll CNN Travel’s series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (CNN)Ho Chi Minh City is widely considered the food capital of Vietnam. While Hanoi can lay claim to inventing pho, one of Vietnam’s proudest food exports, it’s in Ho Chi Minh City that visitors will truly discover the variety and breadth of Vietnamese cuisine. Influences and regional dishes from all over the country crowd the streets, from the shrimp and pork filled tapioca dumplings of central Vietnam to the north’s bun cha noodles, popularized by President Obama and Anthony Bourdain earlier this year. Thousands of vendors in this frenetic city lure the senses with herbs like coriander and lemongrass. In order to prepare you (and your stomach) [...]

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Ultimate Traveler Gift Guide

by Audrey Scott @ Uncornered Market

By Audrey Scott

After over ten years of round-the-world travel we've learned a few things about what works and what doesn't when it comes to travel gear. So, we've put together some of our favorite travel gear into this gift guide for adventure travelers. If you're looking to buy something for an adventurous or curious traveler in your […]

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Issyk-Kul South Shore, Kyrgyzstan Experiential Travel Guide: 20 Ideas to Get Started

by Audrey Scott @ Uncornered Market

By Audrey Scott

If you travel to Kyrgyzstan, it’s almost impossible to miss Issyk-Kul, the second largest alpine lake in the world (after Bolivia’s Lake Titicaca). But Issyk-Kul is large with two long shores, each a different personality. So where to focus your effort? For many, the temptation is to take the highway along the northern shore directly […]

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Vietnam comes second at AFC U23 Championship

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Nguyen Quang Hai (R) celebrates his goal in the first haft of the match (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam became the runner-up at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship after losing 1-2 to Uzbekistan in the final in Changzhou, China, on January 27. Andrey Sidorov scored the second goal for Uzbekistan in the […]

North West Adventure

by marcopoloasia @ Marco Polo Asia

North West  Adventure Tour Day 1: HaNoi – MaiChau In the morning, leave HaNoi for MaiChau, following Highway 6 through small villages, limestone cliffs, and mountain forests. At MaiChau, visit a Thai hill tribal village, with 2 hours walking. OVERNIGHT AT LOCAL HOUSE Day 2: MaiChau – SonLa Drive from MaiChau to SonLa along Highway 6, passing through ethnic minority villages. Stop at XaLinh village to meet H’MONG ethnic minorities. Upon arrival at SonLa, see the  cave, and hot spring. OVERNIGHT AT SONLA CONGDOAN HOTEL Day 3: SonLa – DienBienPhu In the morning, leave SonLa to DienBienPhu, following Highway 6 through small villages of ethnic minority, limestone cliffs, and mountain forests. At DienBienPhu, Tour the historical sites at DienBienPhu, including the DienBienPhu Exhibition Center and the Revolutionary Heroes’ Cemetery. Visit the most notorious battle sites of the military siege, such as Hill A1 (known as Elaine Two by the French), de Castries’ Bunker, and the airport. The afternoon is free for rest and leisure. OVERNIGHT AT MUONGTHANH HOTEL IN DIENBIENPHU Day 4: DienBienPhu – LaiChau Drive from DienBienPhu to LaiChau over 100 km, passing through ethnic minority villages. Check in Hotel. Visit Thai ethnic minority village (DeoVanLong village, ThaiLand Lord) [...]

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Zen Saigon restaurant brings a taste of Asia to Bethany Beach

Zen Saigon restaurant brings a taste of Asia to Bethany Beach


Cape Gazette

Zen Saigon celebrated its opening May 29 with a ribbon cutting, meet and greet, and appetizers. This new Asian fusion restaurant serves up delectable dishes that combine traditional Vietnamese cooking with fresh ingredients and local products for a...

Luke Nguyen's Street Food Asia: Saigon, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta

Luke Nguyen's Street Food Asia: Saigon, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta


Barnes & Noble

Join Luke Nguyen on his latest adventure through the bustling and fragrant backstreets of Asia. Through Saigon and Jakarta, to Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur, Nguyen...

Heineken Vietnam Brewery Limited

by management-leader @ Diệt côn trùng | Diệt chuột

We regularly deal with common pests like flies, rodents, and cockroaches. In addition, our technicians have the skills required to deal with uncommon pests that might have infiltrated VBL through raw materials shipped in. Our job doesn’t stop once we rid your facilities of these critters, we’ll train VBL’s staffs  on the best ways to […]

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PM Phuc arrives in New York

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

He will attend a conference where he will meet local businesses, deliver a speech at the Global Heritage Fund, and meet representatives of the Vietnamese community in the US. Over the past years, the US has become one of the leading trade partners of Vietnam, with bilateral trade increasing by about 20 percent each year. […]

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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Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue begins Portugal visit

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue. (Photo: VNA) Hano​i (VNA) – Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue began his working visit to Portugal on January 26, where he met with President of the Portuguese National Assembly Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues. At the meeting, the two officials spoke highly of the positive development of the partnership […]

Mai Chau hill tribe walking

by marcopoloasia @ Marco Polo Asia

Mai Chau hill tribe walking The breathtaking valley of Mai Chau with its patchwork quilt of rice fields, farms and stilted houses is just a short distance from Hanoi. Home to the H’mong and White Thai hill tribes who will be our hosts, we’ll sample their homestyle cooking and be entertained with a traditional dance performance. By day we take gentle walks through stunning scenery. Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Pong Cong Village (L, D) We depart Hanoi and head west toward Hoa Binh City where we stop for refreshments and coffee. Leaving Hoa Binh, we climb toward the Mai Chau valley, about another 1.5 hours away, stopping on the way to take in the spectacular scenery. Following lunch in Mai Chau town, we stroll around the stunning villages of Thai people. Our hosts for this evening will be the White Thai minority people and we will stay in one of their traditional stilt houses. There, we will be toasted as honoured guests and will be able to sample some of their homemade rice wine! In sampling these people’s hospitality, we will discover a little more about their lives and culture following the evening meal. Tonight’s accommodation will [...]

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Vietnam finish as runners-up at AFC U23 Championship

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Inspired by two miraculous victories over Iraq (in the quarterfinals) and Qatar (in the semifinals), Vietnam U23 had been expected to continue creating the biggest miracle of this year’s tournament in their decisive match against Uzbekistan. However, substitute Andrey Sidorov’s goal in the final minute of extra-time deterred Park Hang-seo’s side from taking the top […]

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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Vietnam international visitor figures down for May

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

According to data provided by the General Statistics Office, the number of international arrivals dropped significantly by 9% tallying in at 972,000 for May, the first month this year the numbers fell below one million. There were 1.2 million more inbound travellers this year through May versus the same period in 2016 for a cumulative […]

Vietnam does excellent job as coodinator for ASEAN-India ties: Deputy FM

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.  He said that since Vietnam took over the role of coordinator for ASEAN-India relations in 2015, bilateral political ties have unceasingly been strengthened through dialogue and cooperative mechanisms at all levels.   “Vietnam has made tremendous contributions to maintaining high-level dialogue mechanisms. Half of the ASEAN-India action plan for 2016-2020 […]

v-spirit day cruise

by marcopoloasia @ Marco Polo Asia

V-spirit boat cruise for day tours itinerary 08h00 – 08h30 Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side and have a short break on the way. 12h00 – 12h30Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing12:45.Start a dreamy cruise to stunning scenery with thousands of limestone mountains and have seafood lunch (we serve you with Vietnamese traditional dishes, in case you are vegetarian, we have other food options for you) while cruising through the emerald water passing by the Dog Stone, the Burning Incense islet, stop at fishing village for kayaking or sit in a bamboo boat rowed by locals (Only book with us you can have a chance to be on bamboo boat). After the visiting of Fighting-Cock island and the Heavenly Palace (Thien Cung cave) – which has opened to the public since 1998 with stalagmites and stalactites. Back to V’Spirit Cruises. Our staff serves you cold tissues and fresh fruits.16:15Back to Tourist wharf and get on bus to Hanoi.20:00Arrive in Hanoi. Our tour guide and driver say goodbye to you at your address. PRICE PER PERSON: USD 65 Children policy [...]

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Bien Ngoc Secret Halong cruise

by marcopoloasia @ Marco Polo Asia

Bien Ngoc Secret Halong cruise Founded in 2004 with 02 overnight boats 06 cabin, 02 day trip boats, 02 managers, 19 employees worked at office and on the boats. The company business in the field of tourism with the following services: Rental boat visited Ha Long Bay, served meals and stay overnight on boats. With experience in tourism & sticking the sea. We branding Bien Ngoc attached Ha Long Bay one of the World Natural Heritage. For best service Vietnam Bed Breakfast , we recommend this boat From 2017, We have open new cruise for overnight boat  with total 11 cabins. This is one of the best of Luxury Halong Cruises  by Bien Ngoc cruise  collection. Discover the splendors of Halong Bay aboard the Secret Halong cruise ,that combines classic beauty with modern comfort. This newly built, custom-designed yacht features  decks that house an elegant restaurant, bars, and a massage room plus eleven luxurious sleeping cabins. With so much space, passengers can truly unwind and enjoy the bay’s magnificent scenery. Vietnamese handmade décor, the Secret Halong cruise   offers an unforgettable ambiance of relaxed elegance. Join us, and see Halong Bay in style.   DAY 1: TUAN CHAU MARINA –  MAZE [...]

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Offbeat Trekking in Kyrgyzstan: Jyrgalan Boz Uchuk Lakes Trek, A Beginner’s Guide

by Audrey Scott @ Uncornered Market

By Audrey Scott

With over 90% of its territory covered in mountains, Kyrgyzstan has no shortage of treks filled with stunning landscapes, alpine lakes, shepherds, yurts and a feeling of being very far out, immersed in nature. It's why we often recommend Kyrgyzstan to travelers interested in trekking with a taste of the offbeat. Our recent trek of […]

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Up in the Air, Down to Earth: Our 2016 Travel Year in Review

by Audrey Scott @ Uncornered Market

By Audrey Scott

When 2016 first began, I imagined it to be a relatively quiet year for us, at least in terms of travel. However, in these final flickers and embers, I peer back in reflection over our Instagram feed and photo stream and am struck by breadth and depth in turns that we've known over these last […]

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Cooking Across Borders in Berlin

by Audrey Scott @ Uncornered Market

By Audrey Scott

“Add a little sugar to the saffron,” Farzane said as she worked the combination in her mortar and pestle. “It makes it easier to grind.” Farzane, a 20-year old refugee from Afghanistan who’d come to Berlin with her family in the last year, was deep in the process of teaching us how to prepare several […]

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Obama stops off for $6 dinner at streetside restaurant in Vietnam

Obama stops off for $6 dinner at streetside restaurant in Vietnam


the Guardian

US president popped in for a low-key meal with TV chef Anthony Bourdain, leaving restaurant owner Nguyen Thi Lien stunned

Asia Saigon Food Ingredients JSC

by management-leader @ Diệt côn trùng | Diệt chuột

AFI don’t just have to produce safe products, they have to be able to prove to the relevant authorities that their procedures, processes and facilities can ensure food safety and comply with legislation, through effective management, monitoring, action and documentation. PestMaster helped AFI to do it.

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Indochina grand tour

by marcopoloasia @ Marco Polo Asia

Grand Indochina Tour (16 days / 15 nights Day 1 Luang Prabang – Arrival Arrive at Luang Prabang and transfer to hotel. After check in, take a brief city tour to the former Royal Palace (currently the National Museum); Wat Xieng Thong; Wat Sen; and Wat Visun. End the day by enjoying a sunset view from the top of Mount Phou Si. Afterwards, visit the Night Market to observe local hill tribe people selling their wares. Overnight in Luang Prabang. Day 2 Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Caves Take a full-day boat trip on the mighty Mekong River to explore local villages at Ban Xiengmene and Ban Chan. Continue onto the Royal Temple at Wat Longkhoun, which once housed the royal family; visit the nearby Sackarine Caves and continue cruising to Pak Ou Cave. Explore the caves and cross the Mekong River at Ban Ou for lunch at a local restaurant. Return by road to Luang Prabang stopping en route at Ban Xang Hai (where the locals create a unique rice wine called lao lao) and at the Lao villages Ban Xangkhong and Ban Xienglek (well known for its handmade Jute Sar paper). Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B) Day 3 [...]

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CIH City International Hospital

by management-leader @ Diệt côn trùng | Diệt chuột

To maintain its living environment with international standards level, The Board of managerment always consider pest control service in CIH is very important. PestMaster is very proud of being pest control service supplier for CIH. Be ware of this, PestMaster always try our best to keep CIH s’ environment in good condition all time .

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Saigon’s backpacker

by marcopoloasia @ Marco Polo Asia

What will become of Saigon’s backpacker district after street cleanup campaign     Travel & Life Related News Saigon’s sidewalk revolution will not be motorized MAR. 6, 2017 State of the sidewalks: How cleanup campaign has changed Saigon MAR. 6, 2017 Best Saigon restaurants and food streets for night owls MAR. 4, 2017     What will become of Saigon’s backpacker district after street cleanup campaign? By Vien Thong   March 11, 2017 | 04:01 pm GMT+7 A night on Bui Vien in Ho Chi Minh City’s backpackers corner. Photo by VnExpress/Van Trai The area, known for its vibrant and messy culture, is now a headache for officials who want to tidy up the city. Ho Chi Minh City’s sidewalk revolution has spared no one. Over the past weeks, everyone or everything standing in the city’s bid to become a Singapore-esque metropolis has been either reprimanded, pulled down or towed away. The goal is to clear up all the downtown sidewalks and streets for pedestrian safety. And yet one big problem remains: the famous (or infamous) backpacker precinct where all the lines blur – between private and public spaces, between grill bars and sidewalks, between streets and dance floors. The tourist [...]

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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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Sai Gon street food - Marco Polo Asia

Sai Gon street food - Marco Polo Asia


Marco Polo Asia

Saigon street food: What to eat in Ho Chi Minh City By Dan Tham, CNN Updated 1142 GMT (1942 HKT) December 8, 2016  Now Playing Why street foodies love…    Why street foodies love Saigon 00:59 Story highlights Ho Chi Minh City’s streets are filled with food Influenced by the country’s diverse tastes Top must-try dishes include gỏi cuốn — the fresh vegetable spring roll CNN Travel’s series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (CNN)Ho Chi Minh City is widely considered the food capital of Vietnam. While Hanoi can lay claim to inventing pho, one of Vietnam’s proudest food exports, it’s in Ho Chi Minh City that visitors will truly discover the variety and breadth of Vietnamese cuisine. Influences and regional dishes from all over the country crowd the streets, from the shrimp and pork filled tapioca dumplings of central Vietnam to the north’s bun cha noodles, popularized by President Obama and Anthony Bourdain earlier this year. Thousands of vendors in this frenetic city lure the senses with herbs like coriander and lemongrass. In order to prepare you (and your stomach) [...]

Drinking Food at the Deserters' Market

by Robyn @ EatingAsia

'Gaumarjos!' Cheers! It is not the best wine I've drunk since arriving in Tbilisi the week before, not even close. Lightly effervescent, with a distinctly sour edge. Also, it is 10 AM, and I'm not a morning drinker. Not so...

How To Pack for the Camino de Santiago: The Ultimate Camino Packing List

by Audrey Scott @ Uncornered Market

By Audrey Scott

How do you effectively pack for the Camino de Santiago — light and prepared? This is the place to find out. But first, some quick background. A beautiful walk, a memorable journey — one that comes up in conversation over and over again. That is our Camino de Santiago. Lessons learned, a stack of stories […]

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Rong Doi Oil Rig

by management-leader @ Diệt côn trùng | Diệt chuột

With over 17 years of experience providing services to the offshore oil and gas and marine industry, we are committed to the effective control and management of pest infestations. The short time PestMaster technicians on board, by our specialist fast-response team can be dispatched within hours to investigate and resolve pest issues. PestMaster systems can […]

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Vietnam comes second at U23 Asian Cup after losing 1-2 to Uzbekistan

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

VIETNAM 1-2 UZBEKISTAN UZB – Header by defender Rustamjon Ashurmatov, 8′  VIE – Free kick by Nguyen Quang Hai, 41′ UZB – Andrey Sidorov, 120′, following a corner Vietnam Team Stats Uzbekistan 8 Shots 20 3 Shots on target 9 31% Possession 69% 2 Corners 12 12 Fouls 26 2 Yellow cards 3 0 Red cards 0 […]

Three agricultural shows to be held in HCM City

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Agriculture Hub Vietnam is expected to attract around 420 exhibitors from 35 countries and territories (Photo dreamstime.com) HCM City (VNA) – Agriculture Hub Vietnam, the country’s largest exhibition in the agricultural sector and comprising three separate international exhibitions on livestock breeding, cultivation, and agricultural machinery and equipment, will be held in Ho Chi Minh City […]

Sweet 16: Anniversary Reflections and Travel Inflections

by Audrey Scott @ Uncornered Market

By Audrey Scott

As we celebrate 16 years of marriage today, I consider a few of our turning points, the mindset that motivated them and some of the emerging lessons that guided us to the next step. Sweet 16, of a total of 19 years that we’ve been together. (Yikes! Has it really been that long?!) For 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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Top 7 Ho Chi Minh City Vietnamese Restaurants (2017)

Top 7 Ho Chi Minh City Vietnamese Restaurants (2017)


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An Experiential Travel Guide to Karakol, Kyrgyzstan: 25 Ideas to Get You Started

by Daniel Noll @ Uncornered Market

By Daniel Noll

When readers ask, “I’m traveling to Karakol. Is there anything to do there? Where should I go?” We have a raft of ideas, often surprising them. Why? Because most travelers (and guidebooks) know Karakol, a town in eastern Kyrgyzstan, only as a jumping off point for popular day hikes and multi-day treks in the nearby […]

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New tourism products introduced during Sea Festival

by marcopoloasia @ Marco Polo Asia

The central coastal city of Nha Trang will hold several exciting cultural and sports activities during the 2015 Sea Festival, scheduled to take place from July 11-14. The biennial event, the seventh of its kind since 2003, will involve a number of artistic, cultural and sporting events introduced to tourists for the first time, such as viewing coral under the sea bed, fish breeding at Hon Tam resort, catching clams and crafting accessories. Additionally, the Khanh Hoa Salangane Nest Company inaugurated an eco-tourim complex on the Dong Tam salangane island on July 9. On the island that is 20 minutes from Nha Trang port by boat, customers have a chance to visit swallow caves, fish, kayak, water-motor race and enjoy local specialties. As one of the largest events in the city, the Sea Festival is part of efforts to preserve and promote regional and national cultural sea values. A number of art troupes from the Republic of Korea, France, Japan, Russia and the US are set to participate in this year’s festival. Nha Trang is located in the central province of Khanh Hoa, 440 kilometres northeast of Ho Chi Minh City and around 1,300 kilometres from Hanoi. Known for the [...]

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On the ‘white culture critic’ syndrome in Vietnam

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Editor’s note: Bao Huynh, a non-native teacher of English based in Ho Chi Minh City, shares his thoughts after a U.S. citizen residing in Hanoi was summoned by Vietnam’s online information watchdog over his offensive remarks on Facebook about a late Vietnamese war hero. The views and opinions expressed below are those of the author […]

Vietnam comes second in U23 Asian Cup after losing 1-2 to Uzbekistan

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

VIETNAM 1-2 UZBEKISTAN UZB – Header by defender Rustamjon Ashurmatov, 8′  VIE – Free kick by Nguyen Quang Hai, 41′ UZB – Andrey Sidorov, 120′, following a corner Vietnam Team Stats Uzbekistan 8 Shots 20 3 Shots on target 9 31% Possession 69% 2 Corners 12 12 Fouls 26 2 Yellow cards 3 0 Red cards 0 […]

Nam Con Son Pipeline

by management-leader @ Diệt côn trùng | Diệt chuột

Regularly deal with common pests like flies, rodents, and cockroaches. In addition, PestMaster technicians have the skills required to deal with uncommon pests such as snakes that might have infiltrated Nam Con Son pipeline from wild enviroment. PestMaster has been proud of being pest control partner for Nam Con Son pipeline since 2005, we understand how important […]

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Drinking Food at the Deserters' Market

by Robyn @ EatingAsia

'Gaumarjos!' Cheers! It is not the best wine I've drunk since arriving in Tbilisi the week before, not even close. Lightly effervescent, with a distinctly sour edge. Also, it is 10 AM, and I'm not a morning drinker. Not so...

Where to Eat, Caffeinate, Shop and Stay in George Town, Penang: An Opinionated List (UPDATED August 2016)

by Robyn @ EatingAsia

now, as tourism to the UNESCO world heritage site I call home seems to be building momentum, it seems a good time to pull some loose ends together into a post that will, hopefully, insure visitors leave George Town loving it at least a fraction as much as I do.

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.

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Episode guide | Luke Nguyen's Street Food Asia

Episode guide | Luke Nguyen's Street Food Asia


Food

In this new series, Luke takes to the streets of Asia to embark on a culinary exploration of its food and culture, as he explores street food throughout Saigon, Vietnam; Bangkok, Thailand; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Jakarta, Indonesia.

Vietnam wants closer defence training cooperation with India

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

Senior Lieutenant General Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the VPA, made the affirmation at a reception in Hanoi on May 29 for Major General Anil Dere, who is leading a delegation from the Indian National Defence University to Vietnam. Cooperation in personnel training is one of the ways to promote […]

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