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Tips for travelling in Chau Doc

by vietnamflavor @ vietnamflavor

Châu Đốc is a city in An Giang Province, bordering Cambodia, in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. The city has a population of 157,298, and covers an area of 105.29 km².

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What to eat in An Giang?

by vietnamflavor @ vietnamflavor

Coming to An Giang, not only that you will discover the beautiful terra with countless of sightseeing destinations such as Châu Đốc Lady Pagoda (Bà Châu Đốc), Sam Mt, Cấm (Forbidden) Mt, the magnificent Mt, but also the amazing cuisines of the Chăm, Khmer, Chinese, and Vietnamese people. Countless wonderful dishes are awaiting you to come and enjoy in An Giang.

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Calling All Foodies: 5 Exotic Food Travel Experiences Right Here in the U.S.

Calling All Foodies: 5 Exotic Food Travel Experiences Right Here in the U.S.


TheStreet

Many of us have watched Anthony Bourdain’s exotic globetrotting dining experiences and drooled. But what if you don’t have the time or budget to travel the planet.

Cat Meat

Cat Meat


Vietnam Coracle

Although less widely eaten than dog, cat meat is still on the menu in many Vietnamese restaurants, especially in the north. So what does it taste like? Continue reading →

The Weirdest Vietnamese Foods and Drinks - All About Vietnamese Cuisine

The Weirdest Vietnamese Foods and Drinks - All About Vietnamese Cuisine


All About Vietnamese Cuisine

In this blog, I am going to introduce you to some of the weirdest Vietnamese foods and drinks those you might have never heard of.

Iconic Hoi An Street Food You Should Always Relish

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Hoi An Street Food appeals to foodies who appreciate local authentic cuisine as well as the full-of-lantern Old Town. Ranked as one of the top destinations for the culinary travel all over the world, the street food in Hoi An is so delicious, unique, and diverse that satisfy the guests. If you are in this ...

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My 2017 In Review: A Look Back and What’s Next

by Nathan @ Foodie Flashpacker

2017 was an incredible year for me, both personally and professionally. It felt like a year of constant travel, but when I sat down to do the math, I realized I probably traveled less this year than I have since starting my trip almost four years ago. I wish I were organized enough to give […]

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Tokyo Bucket List: 44 Top Things To Do in Japan’s Coolest City

by Annette White @ Bucket List Journey | Travel + Lifestyle Blog

Tokyo is known for its unique experiences, such as a medical themed restaurant where you can eat beef, shaped like a brain, inside a private jail cell. Or the cat cafes where petting felines and drinking coffee go hand in hand.

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The Year in Pho: Recipes, Cooking Tips, and Family Stories from 2017

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

| Wouldn’t you know it, there was a lot of pho fervor this year, especially at Viet World Kitchen! Instead of doing a year-end summary of the most popular recipes on the site, I decided to round up all the pho-related content that published during the past twelve months. I published tips, tricks, and recipes...

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Ashield BBQ Korean Restaurant

by Nick Jensen @ Nick's Universe

Mmmmmm Korean food. Mikey & I had lunch at Ashfield BBQ Korean Restaurant today, which is up the road from his place.  I woke up with a bit of a shocking hangover (typical Saturday morning!), and when he suggested this I was out the door before he could finish the sentence! We couldn’t resist going [&hellip

5.5 foods in Hanoi that will give you the chills

5.5 foods in Hanoi that will give you the chills


Backstreet Academy

Summon the culinary adventurist in you and try these foods in Hanoi that will give you the chills.

Cruel trade: the flourishing cat-meat restaurants of north Vietnam

Cruel trade: the flourishing cat-meat restaurants of north Vietnam


South China Morning Post

Cats destined for the pot are transported in squalid conditions before a cruel death. With policemen and military officers their most devoted customers, the illegal restaurants appear safe from prosecution, Simon Parry finds

How to Best Prepare for Your First Silent Retreat

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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Lasenta Boutique Hotel, Hoi An

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A comfortable & aesthetically pleasing synthesis of the exotic & the familiar, the modern & the traditional, and Asian & European elements, Lasenta Boutique Hotel is yet another addition to Hoi An's list of excellent value, mid-range accommodation... Continue reading

In Photos: A wet and windy Snæfellsnes – Iceland

by steve @ You're Not From Around Here, Are You?

For our last day in Iceland we rented another car, this time a 4x4, to head north to the Snæfellsnes peninsula.

Top 5 Most Popular Vietnamese Dishes

by vietnamesecuisine @ All About Vietnamese Cuisine

In this post, I will share the top 5 most popular Vietnamese dishes which you can easily find if you visit my country. I will also include a recipe for each dish, so you can try to make it at

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Topography of Viet Nam

by Exotic Travel @ Exotic Travel Vietnam

Three quarters of Viet Nam’s territory consists of mountains and hills. Viet Nam is divided into four distinct mountainous zones.  The Northeastern Zone (Viet Bac) This zone stretches from the Red River Valley to the Gulf of Tonkin. The mountainous area of Viet Bac is scattered with famous sights: Dong Nhat Grotto, Dong Nhi Grotto, […]

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How Foreigners React While Trying Durian, The Smelliest Fruit In The World!?

by vietnamesecuisine @ All About Vietnamese Cuisine

In this quick post, I will gather YouTube videos about how foreigners react while trying durian, the smelliest fruit in the world. What makes durian so different from other fruits is that most people hated at their first tries, but

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The Most Amazing Vietnamese Cyclo Ride

by @ The Travel Ninjas

My first Vietnamese cyclo ride was the most amazing in the whole country. The “driver” pulled me and the cyclo WITH HIS EYES! I thought...

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Things to do in Yogyakarta

by Backstreet Editorial Team @ Backstreet Academy

Borobudur Sunrise Photo Credit : satunusanews.com  Take a look at the greatness of the 9th century Mahayana Buddhist temple, see the beautiful sunrise from the...Read More

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SWEET ROLL – BO BIA

SWEET ROLL – BO BIA

by vbminh @ Indochina Voyages

To the major foreign tourists coming to Vietnam scenery, people and culture are not the sole charms; food, or in particular, street food is another aspect that makes the country stand out. Perhaps street food is simple as it looks but no one can deny its attractive flavors. Sweet-roll or Bo Bia Ngot is one of […]

The 15 Culinary Destinations in Europe That Will Make You Hungry! (Foodie Vacations)

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Do you want to go on a foodie vacation? Here are the top culinary destinations in Europe you can eat your way through during your travels!

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Weird Food: Waiter, I think there’s some cat poo in my coffee…

by Nick Jensen @ Nick's Universe

After a long hiatus from blogging, I’m finally back in action! It has taken something I’ve wanted to try for years to force me back into it. Kopi Luwak is a coffee made from beans which have been partially digested by the small, cat like Asian Palm Civet. Until recently, the only place I knew [&hellip

Saigon’s Parks & Open Spaces

by vietnamflavor @ vietnamflavor

Saigon used to be famous for its lush street vegetation and abundant greenery. Visitors during French colonial times would comment on the towering tropical trees that graced the city’s parks, the shaded boulevards that fanned out from the banks of the Saigon River, and the rich and varied botanical gardens

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Tips for travelling in Long Hai

by vietnamflavor @ vietnamflavor

Long Hai Beach is a beautiful beach that is exotic but still quite wild scenery. It is a perfect place for those who love the beach but dislike crowded and noisy places. Here are some of the experiences that we would like to share with you when travelling to Long Hai.

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Some Hanoi Street Food – Very Delicious But Not Many People Know

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Hanoi owns the busy street food scenarios with many delicious choices, beautiful landscapes, and reasonable prices. The capital of Vietnam is where to find an uncountable number of good dishes to try and delight the palate. While some food is highly notable such as Phở Bò (rice noodle with beef), Bún Riêu (rice vermicelli with ...

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Bãi Rạng Beach, Quy Nhon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A small crescent of toast-gold sand lined with coconut palms & casuarina trees, Bãi Rạng Beach is squeezed between two rocky bluffs, 15km south of Quy Nhon. It's still a local, working beach & remains undeveloped.... Continue reading

The Most Modern and Best Recreational Activities in Halong Bay

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Halong Bay is amongst the elite travel destinations in Vietnam that many individuals desire to contemplate. This fantastic UNESCO World Heritage site, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, delivers the amazing settings for various recreational activities. Besides several activities in Halong Bay already-known such as squid fishing, kayaking, cave discovery, etc., the destination ...

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The number of international visitors in Dalat is growing rapidly

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

In 2016, Dalat City of Lam Dong Province welcomed 5.4 million visitors, an increase of 6% in comparison to the same period. In particular, international visitors increased rapidly to reach the number of over 270,000 people, an increase of 5% in comparison to the last year. In 2016, thanks to the investment to improve the ...

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Where to Eat in Chiang Mai – the Best Chiang Mai Restaurants

by Nathan @ Foodie Flashpacker

After living in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai for more than a year, I can say with confidence I’ve discovered the best Chiang Mai restaurants. From local street food to brunch at high-end resorts, this guide will show you the best places to eat in Chiang Mai! You’ll probably notice that, with a few […]

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Vietnamese Sweet Soups – Che

by vietnamesecuisine @ All About Vietnamese Cuisine

What is Che? Che is originated from the North of Vietnam. It refers to any Vietnamese sweet soups and desert pudding. Che is normally made from different types of fruit and beans. Since Vietnam is a tropical country which is known for its various

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Can Tho: The Melting Food Pot of the Mekong Delta

Can Tho: The Melting Food Pot of the Mekong Delta


Victoria Blog

American novelist James Michener once said: If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home. For many of us, experiencing exotic food…

Penang Chinese New Year Street Party 2017

by mmhgloba @ The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

Penang Chinese New Year Street Party 2017 The year of the Rooster turned out to be an amazing Chinese New Year celebration in Penang. This year’s Penang Chinese New Year Continue Reading →

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Penang Dragon Boat Festival 2017

by mmhgloba @ The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

Penang Dragon Boat Festival 2017 The 2017 Penang Dragon Boat Festival was held on December 2 & 3rd at the Teluk Bahang Reservoir. Teluk Bahang is a huge fresh water Continue Reading →

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11 Best Vietnam Destinations

by @ The Travel Ninjas

With so many great Vietnam destinations, choosing is tough. After more than a year here, we haven’t seen it all, but we can help narrow...

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How to Appreciate Durian Taste in Southeast Asia

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Just a couple hours' drive from Saigon, Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa has improved it's facilities and aesthetics in recent years: it's now a lush, relaxing and satisfying retreat from the city.... Continue reading

Quiz: What Kind of Food Traveler Are You?

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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What to eat in Bac Lieu?

by vietnamflavor @ vietnamflavor

First look, the sesarmid looks very similar to the paddy field crabs. However, the sesarmid is much smaller and lives in salty water area. Used to be a bucolic, daily lives meal, the sesarmid is now listed as one of the most famous cuisines in Bac Lieu.

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Two Days in Hanoi – How to Make the Most of It

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Small alleys crammed with food stalls, delicious smells filling the air of the quaint Old Town streets and imposing monuments honoring Vietnam’s rich and turbulent history— all that and more is Hanoi. If you are planning a short trip here and want to see all the main attractions, this two-day itinerary of the capital is […]

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Sichuan Magic Dust Popcorn Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Since late November, my friend Andrew Janjigian and I have made a total of about 55 batches of this popcorn. It’s his recipe, which he shared with me after I wrote about MSG in pho. When he realized that I was open to tinkering with monosodium glutamate in cooking, he sent the recipe to me....

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9 Must Eats in Hanoi, Vietnam - Foodie Flashpacker

9 Must Eats in Hanoi, Vietnam - Foodie Flashpacker


Foodie Flashpacker

Check out this guest post from my friend Jason at Edible Adventure Travel covering the nine best dishes you must try when in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Top 10 Exotic Foods from around the World - Listaka

Top 10 Exotic Foods from around the World - Listaka


Listaka

Everyone loves food. Some people go as far to say that they live to eat rather than eat to live. And why would they not? Our world is full of some great, taste-bud tingling, aromatic, delectable savories. We have our pizzas, burgers, hot-digs and what not to fulfill our carnal desire of hunger. We often …

A history of the New York Times discovering “exotic foods”

A history of the New York Times discovering “exotic foods”


Quartz

The paper has a long tradition of marveling at the very existence of foods from non-white or non-American cultures

Vietnam Tourist Destinations (Sites Pictures)

by vietnamesecuisine @ All About Vietnamese Cuisine

Vietnam is a beautiful country with an extraordinary 4000-year history. Every year, there are millions of tourist visit to Vietnam from all around the world. Friends come to Vietnam for its wonderful sites, its cultures, and definitely for its various cuisine

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Vietnamese Holiday Food – New Year (Tet) Holidays

by vietnamesecuisine @ All About Vietnamese Cuisine

Every country has different traditions and holidays, but when it comes to holidays, we all have things in common. We celebrate and we eat. In this blog, I am going to introduce you the list of must-have Vietnamese dishes during

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Hải Đăng Vegetarian Restaurant, Saigon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Hải Đăng is a simple, local, informal vegetarian restaurant in Saigon's Binh Thanh District. The sheer variety and freshness of vegetable dishes on offer (not just tofu and 'fake meat') sets it apart from other Vietnamese vegetarian eateries in the city.... Continue reading

Eating Out Alone: Tips for Dining Solo at a Restaurant

by Annette White @ Bucket List Journey | Travel + Lifestyle Blog

If dining solo scares you, you're not alone! These tips for eating out alone at a restaurant will have you enjoying a delicious meal by yourself in no time.

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The Ancient House of Binh Thuy

by James Pham @ Victoria Blog

Known as the “Western Capital of Vietnam”, Can Tho, the largest city in the Mekong Delta, is a beautiful area drawing influences from many places. As a commercial and educational center, it pulls in students and workers from neighboring provinces. Earlier in its history, the region was known as “Kampuchia Krom” belonging to the Khmer [...]

Suoi Tien – Vietnam’s Weirdest Amusement Park

by @ The Travel Ninjas

Located in Ho Chi Minh City, Suoi Tien is Vietnam’s wacky Buddhist wonderland. It’s Vietnam’s weirdest amusement park and maybe the strangest in all of...

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I’ve Moved to Mexico!

by Nathan @ Foodie Flashpacker

For anyone that isn’t following me on social media (and why aren’t you, btw?) — I’ve moved to Mexico! Specifically, I’ve moved to Merida, a city in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. I only came with the intention of staying a few weeks to catch up with some good friends and get caught up on work. I […]

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Nick’s odyssey with the ghost begins: bhut jolokia, part 1

by Nick Jensen @ Nick's Universe

I love chilli.  I can’t get enough chilli.  Nothing is ever hot enough for me.  I used to go into Indian restaurants and ask for them to make their vindaloo as hot as they possibly could, and then some. So I’ve decided it’s finally time to eat something which I know I can’t handle, and will [&hellip

Entopia Will Give You Lots of Butterflies

by mmhgloba @ The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

Visit Entopia Butterfly Farm in Penang Malaysia Entopia Butterfly Farm in Penang offers a intimate interaction with many thousands of butterflies. However, that is not all you will experience there. Continue Reading →

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Tra Su Mangrove Forest – a vast greenery carpet

Tra Su Mangrove Forest – a vast greenery carpet

by maylinh94 @ Indochina Voyages

During your journey to Mekong Delta in the South of Vietnam, there is one the most famous flooded forests that leaves a great impression on any tourists’ mind: Tra Su Mangrove Forest or Tra Su Cajuput Forest in An Giang Province, just 25 km southwest of Chau Doc City. With an area of 850 hectares, […]

Unusual foods I've eaten around the world | | You're Not From Around Here, Are You?

Unusual foods I've eaten around the world | | You're Not From Around Here, Are You?


You're Not From Around Here, Are You?

Eating water caterpillars in Xishuangbanna led us to reminisce on some of the weirder foods we've eaten over the last six years of travelling. I've tried a few unpleasant dishes and found some amazing new delicacies. I'll start with some of the worst, and move towards some surprisingly tasty foods. Deep fried tarantula in Cambodia What's on the menu? Ants, Bone marrow, Camel, Century Eggs, Chicken Feet, Crocodile, Dog Tendons, Donkey, Elk, Frogs & Toads, Goat Head, Goat Testicles, Grasshoppers, Guinea Pig, Haggis, Llama/Alpaca, Pig Brain, Pigs ears, Pig Intestines, Pig Lungs, Pig Trachea, Pig Trotters, Piranha, Rat, Scorpions, Sea Urchins, Seal Flipper, Sheep's Eye, Silk Worms, Snake heart+bile, Sparrows, Squid, Stag Beetles, Starfish & Seahorse, Swan, Tarantula, Warthog, Water Centipede, Whale & Puffin A bucket of tarantulas, because why not. Tarantula - Cambodia En route to Siem Riep we stopped at a roadside café. Other than the usual pineapples and cakes there was a

A Walking Food Tour of Girona with Girona Food Tours

by Nathan @ Foodie Flashpacker

While in Costa Brava, I was based out of the city of Girona. One of the highlights of my time in the city was the walking food tour of Girona I attended with Girona Food Tours. I met up with my tour guide Marc at his centrally located office, and together we set off to […]

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Why Do French Fries Taste So Bad When They’re Cold?

Why Do French Fries Taste So Bad When They’re Cold?

by Lasma Andersone @ blog.est.lv

Grainy, flavorless, rigid, yet soggy — is there anything worse than an old, cold french fry? But how does a warm, golden, crispy and all-around perfect french fry go from a delicious food that you can’t stop eating to a food that you can’t get away from fast enough? One of the main reasons that french

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A Thrilling Hai Van Pass Adventure With Onetrip

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Vietnam is a fabulous country that sings harmonies of the wild jungle and the people that venture through it. That is a destination that you must visit at least once in your life if you seek adventure. One of the most desired places to stay in Vietnam for both foreigners and locals alike is Da […]

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Five Continents Food Festival will be held in Ho Chi Minh City

by Exotic Travel @ Exotic Travel Vietnam

“The Five Continents Food Festival – World Food 2017” will take place in four days, from October 5 to 8, at Hoa Lu Stadium, Dakao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. This is a not-to-be-missed event with a total area of over 10,000 square meters and more than 300 booths of both local and […]

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BEST MOBILE APPS TO SAVE MONEY ON FOOD FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS (Part 1)

by vietnamesecuisine @ All About Vietnamese Cuisine

This quick blog post will not exactly be about Vietnamese Cuisine, but it is still about food. In this post, I will share with you some of the best mobile apps to save money on food for college students. FYI,

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Café Enzo

by Nick Jensen @ Nick's Universe

If there is one place in NSW that is synonymous with good food and wine, it has to be the Hunter Valley, about two and a half hours north west of Sydney. Mikey is from a town called Singleton in the Hunter Valley region, which means we travel there a bit to visit his family. [&hellip

Discovering Sapa: A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Vietnam’s Northern Hill Station

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes full of verdant rice paddies, rolling hills, Vietnam’s highest mountain, and hidden trails in overgrown valleys. While the idea of coming here for a trek far off from the noise and pollution of the big cities inspires wanderlust, organizing it all can be a bit daunting, especially for […]

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Exotic Food: Best Ethnic Restaurants in Kyiv

by C.J. @ ilovekyiv.com

Exotic food: best ethnic restaurants in Kyiv Foreign cuisine in Kyiv has never been more popular than it is today. We’ve prepared a list of some of the more exotic foods in Kyiv: Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, Pan-Asian and Indian. The Ukrainian palette isn’t as eclectic as you’d imagine. Various types of foreign cuisine are still […]

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The 5 Must Try Dishes in Hanoi - Breakfast Edition!

The 5 Must Try Dishes in Hanoi - Breakfast Edition!


The Christina's Blog

A good breakfast means a good day ahead. Here are our choices for the 5 must try dishes in Hanoi. Addresses and some recipes provided!

Getting Around in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Hue is the famous Imperial city of Central Vietnam, the throne of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Old and tranquil, Hue is frozen in time, standing amongst the remnants of a once glorious Asian empire. Because of this, getting around Hue is intriguing with many options available, and sights to see. A major […]

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My Immigrant Family’s Obsession with Paul Bocuse’s Soup with Truffles Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

“If you want to impress jaded Vietnamese guests, make French food,” my mom frequently told me while I was growing up. That’s among the reasons she made puff pastry when we came to the United States. It was as if she had been waiting all her life to knead excess moisture out of butter to...

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What to eat in Binh Dinh?

by vietnamflavor @ vietnamflavor

Bình Định was probably one of the places where the Cham first arrived in what is now Vietnam. Its favorable geography led to the rise of the Cham Port of Thị Nại where Quy Nhon is now located

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Vietnamese Hot Pot

by vietnamesecuisine @ All About Vietnamese Cuisine

The winter is near, and what is the better way to enjoy a freezing winter night than having a hot spot dinner with your loved ones after a long tired day. Hot spot is one of the fastest and healthiest

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A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Sue Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Come to Hue and Eat like a Local Hue City is the old capital of Vietnam. Despite its location – next to Da Nang – the new economic center, Hue is calm and peaceful in a unique way. If you want to have a truly relaxing travel experience, Hue is definitely the city you must […]

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5 Best Exotic Fruits in Vietnam | Vietnamese Food Lovers

5 Best Exotic Fruits in Vietnam | Vietnamese Food Lovers


Vietnamese Food Lovers

Do you love exotic fruits? Vietnam has plenty of them! Here’s our top 5 list of fruits you must try when travelling in Vietnam. Trust us and taste them!

Fall in love with the autumn at 10 places in Vietnam

by Exotic Travel @ Exotic Travel Vietnam

Hanoi, Ha Giang, Moc Chau, Sa Pa, Ha Long Bay…wonderful places in Vietnam for Autumn Lover. Hanoi Hanoi. Photo by Chung Levan Hanoi’s autumn charms, its serene scenes of golden-yellow foliage accompanied by the wafting scent of ‘com’ (young rice flakes), attract countless visitors to the city. When the autumn comes to, visitors will be enthralled […]

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The Coast Road: Saigon to Hoi An & Beyond

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Thanks to new coastal roads, it's now possible to ride from Saigon to Hoi An, and beyond to Dong Hoi, following the coast all the way & avoiding the busy main artery of Highway 1 for the vast majority of the route. This is a salty, sunny, sandy & scenic road trip.... Continue reading

Top 10 exotic foods from around the world – And where you can find them

Top 10 exotic foods from around the world – And where you can find them


Fact Factories

Casu Marzu If you thought that Italian cuisine was all about pasta and pizzas, you are mistaken. This dish right here is a synonym for exotic foods for some, disgusting to others, and yet a tasty

What to eat in Cao Bang?

by vietnamflavor @ vietnamflavor

Come to Cao Bang an try out the amazing cuisines of the North like Roasted duck pie, Trùng Khánh Chestnut, tofu or some other peculiar dishes like ant’s eggs cake or Sour Phở. Regardless of what you choose, these experiences will stick to the mind and the tongues of and travellers and food lovers.

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What to eat in Hoi An?

by vietnamflavor @ vietnamflavor

Hoi An was used to be one of the most busiest seaport of the Inner Region during the Vietnam Civil War of 1700-1800s, and because of that, the culinary is like a mixing pot of so many cultures. You can easily find a delicious dish here without stepping foot into a restaurant.

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Vietnamese Adventurous Eaters with Exotic Cuisine

Vietnamese Adventurous Eaters with Exotic Cuisine


Vietnam Travel Information

Vietnamese Adventurous Eaters with Exotic Cuisine, Discover unique local dishes: dog, snake, water rat, chick-haft-develop eggs, etc. Do you dare to try?

3 Best (Legit) Saigon Spas

by @ The Travel Ninjas

Cheap massages abound in Saigon (aka Ho Chi Minh city). It’s a real perk when traveling here, but the quality and “reputability” of the massages...

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The Weirdest Vietnamese Foods and Drinks

by vietnamesecuisine @ All About Vietnamese Cuisine

Most of people know about Vietnamese Cuisine by its signature dishes, Pho or Banhmi, and its elegant, light, and healthy cooking style, but Vietnamese cuisine is way more than that. In the last couple of my blog posts, I have

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Exotic Foods You'll Probably Never Eat

Exotic Foods You'll Probably Never Eat


The Doctor Weighs In

Into exotic foods? Maybe you'll want to give these a try. Of course, I know that folks in SE Asia and China have different tastes in food than most Westerners.

How to Counter Emotional Eating with Mindfulness

by Rachel Eddins @ The Doctor Weighs In

Research has shown that the Buddhist practice of mindfulness helps transform food from an escape into a pleasure.

Socially Responsible Travel in Hanoi (Travel and Give Back to the Community)

by Sue Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The phrase “socially responsible travel” is a new trend followed by travelers all over the world, in the context that traveling and experiencing new cultures is popular nowadays. Hanoi, renown for the chaotic Old Quarter, many little temples, Dong Xuan Market that sells household goods and street food, already has so much to offer. However, […]

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Fall in Love with the Best Authentic Khao Soi in Chiang Mai

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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In Photos: Hermitage Museum – St Petersburg

by steve @ You're Not From Around Here, Are You?

Unfortunately art and art history isn’t my forte, but I still thoroughly enjoyed wandering the endless halls of the Hermitage.

Exotic Foods From Around The World That Will Make Your Toes Curl

Exotic Foods From Around The World That Will Make Your Toes Curl


Must Do Travels

 Note: While the following material is SFW (Safe For Work).  These exotic foods may not be SFYA (Safe For Your Appetite). Tired of the usual fare when it comes to meals? Looking to enjoy something more exotic after that airline meal? Well, we have some weird exotic food from across the globe that will either …

Eating Dog In Vietnam & Other Exotic Food | Global Travel Press

Eating Dog In Vietnam & Other Exotic Food | Global Travel Press


The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

Exotic dining in Vietnam like eating dog, crocodile, snake & scorpion rice wine. See photos and info about eating dog and more. Try eating dog in Vietnam!

Tam Giac Mach flower festival will be held in October

by Exotic Travel @ Exotic Travel Vietnam

The festival aims to promote the special cultural activities of the Dong Van Highlands. Ha Giang is expected to promote and advertise the special characteristics, a local traditional culture of ethnic minority groups living in the area Global Geopark Dong Van. Tam Giac Mach, or “triangle oat”, is a tiny wild flower with triangular-shaped leaves […]

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Iceland South Shore Drive – Reykjavik to Vik

by steve @ You're Not From Around Here, Are You?

Driving Iceland's south ring road, to revisit a fondly remembered lobster restaurant

Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang Malaysia

by mmhgloba @ The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

Kek Lok Si Temple Introduction The Kek Lok Si Temple complex is located in George Town Penang in Air Itam. In Penang Hokkien, Kek Lok Si translates as “Temple of Continue Reading →

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Sapa-Y Ty Scenic Motorbike Loop

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Sapa's dramatic mountainous landscape continues north of town, via Y Ty Village, all the way to the Chinese border. Several small roads penetrate deep into steep, terraced valleys & climb high above ferocious rivers creating a scenic loop.... Continue reading

Adventure Eating in Hanoi, Vietnam – Part II

Adventure Eating in Hanoi, Vietnam – Part II


Bucket List Travel Club

Adventure eating in Hanoi can be a daring experience. This installment includes roasted locusts, crispy fried scorpions and spicy barbecued frog. Yum!

David Jones Food Hall’s Sushi Bar

by Nick Jensen @ Nick's Universe

Every now and then I go to David Jones on Market St on a Thursday night to do a bit of shopping. Inevitably, I end up in the basement in the Food Hall when I’m done with my shopping. This is the place in the Sydney CBD for high quality gourmet produce, such as marble [&hellip

The Beauty of Flowers in Hanoi Vietnam

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Hanoi is charming, with several interesting towns named after the flowers a long time ago and the natural landscapes filled with the pink water lily. Let’s discover the beauty of flowers in Hanoi Vietnam with Vietnam Tour Agency ! The towns with the names of flowers in Hanoi The oldest one is Kim Lien Town, ...

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Vietnam Tourist Destinations (Food Pictures)

by vietnamesecuisine @ All About Vietnamese Cuisine

Cuisine is all about culture, and with a country that has more than 50 different ethnic groups from the north to the south like Vietnam, its cuisine styles are expected to be various from region to region. In this post,

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Back to Hoian

Back to Hoian

by maylinh94 @ Indochina Voyages

I decided to book air tickets to return Hoian for the 3rd time on a day of mid-October. However, this is the first time of mine to visit the enchanting town during its rainy season and especially when reading the weather forecast news warning that if central Vietnam would be anyone’s travel plans over the […]

Top 8 Reasons to Visit Syros Greece

by Nathan @ Foodie Flashpacker

Located 78 nautical miles from Athens in the Aegean Sea, Syros is poised to become the next “it” place to visit in Greece. I recently spent three weeks exploring the island and came up with the top reasons you should start planning your own visit! History The island is only 84 square kilometers and about 20,000 people living […]

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Trekking the Muong Hoa Valley

by James Pham @ Victoria Blog

Established as a hill station by the French in 1922, the town of Sapa is quaint with boutiques, spas and trendy eateries. But it’s the Muong Hoa Valley between the town and the Tonkinese Alps that’s really why travelers come to the far northwest of Vietnam. The valley is home to a few ethnic minority [...]

9 Unique Ilocos Food to Delight on in the Philippines

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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Vietnamese Theatre: A Traditional Water Puppet Show in Hanoi

by Annette White @ Bucket List Journey | Travel + Lifestyle Blog

The water puppet show in Hanoi is a representation of a traditional Vietnamese theatre show that dates back centuries.

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10 exotic and also terrified Vietnamese cuisines

10 exotic and also terrified Vietnamese cuisines


vietnamflavor

In Asia we can find multitude of exotic dishes, meals of rare and unusual recipes. And in Asian, Vietnam is crowned as the superpower of culinary

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

by Jevgenija Koguce @ blog.est.lv

New Year is a versatile holiday, which is celebrated differently in every country. In Latvia for many people it is still a family occasion and there are a lot of those, who celebrate it at home in front of TV. Legendary “meat salad” –known as “olivie”  or “rosols” – holds its main position on the

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Nevsky Prospect Walking Tour – St Petersburg, Russia

by steve @ You're Not From Around Here, Are You?

A one day guided walking tour along the length of Nevsky Prospect, via a number of cathedrals and ending at The Hermitage

10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Cambodia

10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Cambodia


Authentic Food Quest

Food in Cambodia is different from Thailand and Vietnam. Influenced by its culture and history, here are 10 surprising facts about Cambodian food culture.

Celebrating Tet Vietnamese Style!

by James Pham @ Victoria Blog

Every year around Lunar New Year, known as Tết in Vietnamese, the whole of Vietnam braces for celebration. In this post, we’re sharing Vietnamese Tet traditions with you through the whimsical illustrations of Saigon-based freelance illustrator and graphic designer, Yen Nhi Lu. The Vietnamese are known as being industrious with most working 5.5 days a [...]

17 Best Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh

by @ The Travel Ninjas

The best restaurants in Ho Chi Minh will amaze you with bold flavors, fresh ingredients, perfect balance – and super cheap prices. We lived in...

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Bungee Jump Accident in Peru and the Loss of a Penis

by Aimless Vagabond @ Aimless Vagabond's Short Stories – Disturbing, Inspirational Travel Tales

I was eager to put our near-death experience behind us. “Let’s go, it’ll be fun!” I told Princess. We had started calling him Princess during our disastrous Andean trek. By the time we crossed the snowline, he was suffering from altitude sickness, infected foot blisters, food poisoning and hypothermia. Eventually, he got so ill that
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Fun 70s outdoor games for kids of all ages that you need to teach your kids

by Fact Factories @ Fact Factories

Before computers, tablets and smart phones took over, kids used to play outside. They would leave the house in the morning and come back home just before dark. They used to spend the whole day playing and interacting with each other. Today’s kids wouldn’t know half of the games that their parents used to play […]

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Vietnam Tourist Destinations (Street Cuisine)

by vietnamesecuisine @ All About Vietnamese Cuisine

As other Asia countries, street food plays an essential role to form Vietnamese Cuisine. Vietnamese street food is very various in styles of cooking based on particular times of the day, different regions, and of course Vietnamese street food varies from

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A short journey to Perfume Pagoda

A short journey to Perfume Pagoda

by maylinh94 @ Indochina Voyages

Perfume Pagoda or Huong Pagoda has long been regarded as the most famous pilgrimage site when you travel Vietnam tours and it also attracts non-religious tourists because of its beautiful scenery called: “Supreme cave under the southern sky”. Located nearly 70 km southwest of Hanoi, in My Duc District where is the junction of the […]

5 Amazing Street Food in Vietnam You Must Try!

5 Amazing Street Food in Vietnam You Must Try!


Pretty Wild World

Interested to know what are the street food in Vietnam? Here're five amazing dishes you must not miss out especially if you visit Hoi An!

Belgian Beer Café

by Nick Jensen @ Nick's Universe

This used to be a semi-regular haunt when I worked in the city, with many a long lunchtime spent there. These days it’s a bit more of a novelty, and I may end up here for dinner a couple of times a year. Yesterday was one of my colleague’s last day with the company, and [&hellip

Amalfi Coast Best Adventures In Italy

by mmhgloba @ The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

Welcome to the Amalfi Coast The Amalfi Coast is defined by it’s rich history, steep cliffs and tremendous views of the Gulf of Salerno and the Tyrrhenian Sea. As a Continue Reading →

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Saigon to Hanoi: A Food Diary

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

On a recent road trip between Saigon & Hanoi I made a record of some of the meals I ate along the way, to try and illustrate the variety of food available, and what a delight it is to eat your way from one end of the country to the other... Continue reading

Exotic food in the smog of Hanoi

Exotic food in the smog of Hanoi


GoZonia

Hanoi is listed as one of the top 10 most interesting cities to visit in the world. @ days of exotic street food, colourful street stalls, awful traffic and pollution. Not a city we’d recomm…

5 Best restaurants in Siem Reap

by Backstreet Editorial Team @ Backstreet Academy

To serve the millions that flock to see the Angkor Wat, culinary prowess in Siem Reap has taken to new heights. Just as you will...Read More

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Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide

Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide


Travel + Leisure

“An com chua?”If you’re going to understand Vietnam and the Vietnamese, this three-word phrase is key. A friendly greeting exchanged throughout the day, it poses a seemingly mundane question: “Have...

Peach Blossom of Vietnamese Tet festival

Peach Blossom of Vietnamese Tet festival

by vbminh @ Indochina Voyages

Peach blossom, or Hoa Dao is not only a flower but it has become an integral part in the life of Hanoi people, especially when the Lunar New Year is around. As a traditional feature, every family in Vietnam would buy one or some types of flower that appear only in Tet; if in the […]

When Food Fights Back: Eating Iguana on Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Trail

by Aimless Vagabond @ Aimless Vagabond's Short Stories – Disturbing, Inspirational Travel Tales

I jabbed at Bob with the tip of my knife. “Are you okay?” Bob did not move. The beautiful Vietnamese waitress standing next to me giggled and gracefully ran her hands down the silk ao dai tightly hugging her svelte curves. “Bob cannot hear,” she said. “He is prepared for you.” In one swift motion,
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Where to Eat in Syros, Greece

by Nathan @ Foodie Flashpacker

After getting an overview of Greek food during my walking food tour of Athens, I was excited to try more of what the country had to offer. After nearly three weeks on the island, I’ve done the hard work for you determining where to eat on Syros. Here, in no particular order, are the best […]

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Mt Vesuvius Volcano Tour Facts and History

by mmhgloba @ The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

The Mt Vesuvius Volcano Tour While staying in Naples or Sorrento, it is a great idea to do the Mt Vesuvius volcano tour. Additionally, a visit to the Pompeii archeological Continue Reading →

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Are you going to detox yourself after holidays?

Are you going to detox yourself after holidays?

by Lasma Andersone @ blog.est.lv

Christmas and New Year’s time is the best time in the year, it is so pleasant to forget about all the worries, gather with your relatives and eat delicious food, because holidays are meant for relaxing.However, after holidays you have to fight holiday-gained kilograms, reduce your appetite, return to your lifestyle, also set new goals,

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Wedding Ceremony in Vietnam

Wedding Ceremony in Vietnam

by ThaoVu1012 @ Indochina Voyages

Wedding, where the two people or a couple are united in marriage, is always a special ceremony. Each country/culture/ethnic groups/religions have a different way to celebrate this day.Vietnam is known as a multi-culture with the diversify of different 54 ethnic minorities. Each group has its own way to celebrate the wedding, and the modern weddings […]

5 Countries Where You Can Still Eat Exotic Meats of Endangered Species

5 Countries Where You Can Still Eat Exotic Meats of Endangered Species


One Green Planet

We have shone a spotlight on countries that continue to exploit vulnerable and severely threatened animals for their meat … and then serve that meat in restaurants and cafés as an "exotic delicacy."

Exotic Food: Best Ethnic Restaurants in Kyiv, Ukraine

Exotic Food: Best Ethnic Restaurants in Kyiv, Ukraine


ilovekyiv.com

Discover the best ethnic restaurants in Kyiv, Ukraine. My list includes exotic cuisine like Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, Pan-Asian and Indian.

Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex for Wonderful Ninh Binh Honeymoon Packages

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, nested in Ninh Binh Province of the northern Vietnam, is a wonderful honeymoon landmark which makes the sweet trip to Ninh Binh truly enjoyable. The destination refers to the convergence of culture, nature, and sweetness. More and more couples take wedding photography in the dreamlike sceneries of this destination, and ...

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Judging the 2017 World Food Championships

by Nathan @ Foodie Flashpacker

When I heard that the World Food Championships was accepting applications for judges, I immediately jumped on it. Unfortunately, when I began sending in my information, I was told applications had closed. “Please keep my information on file for next year…” I replied. But several days later, I received a follow-up email informing me the […]

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William Yang’s My Generation

by Nick Jensen @ Nick's Universe

William Yang is possibly my favourite photographer. I’m sure it’s both a mix of his talent, and that of his subject matter which quite often is subculture in Sydney. William must be in his 60s now, and My Generation chronicles the life of his friends in the 1970s and 1980s Sydney art and gay scenes. Yang’s [&hellip

Best Greek Dishes: My Favorite Greek Foods

by Nathan @ Foodie Flashpacker

Typically when you think of Greek food, you think of gyros. But as I learned, there is huge variety in Greek food. The majority of Greek dishes I tried were simple and made use of what’s in season, but they were all done perfectly. The Greek diet is full of seafood, grilled meats, cheese, fresh […]

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The Best Unique Food Gifts for Food Travelers

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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Delicious Vietnam cuisine menu in exotic food restaurant.Fried crispy shrimp rolls on white plate.Fresh colorful vegetable salads,sea food in Chinese cafe.Asian gourmet snacks.Vietnam food background

Delicious Vietnam cuisine menu in exotic food restaurant.Fried crispy shrimp rolls on white plate.Fresh colorful vegetable salads,sea food in Chinese cafe.Asian gourmet snacks.Vietnam food background


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Creepy Vietnamese foods in one adventurous meal.

Creepy Vietnamese foods in one adventurous meal.


The Travel Ninjas

Read about we ate some creepy Vietnamese food like tarantulas, scorpions, lizards and live worms in one adventurous meal.

Leading Places to Shop in Saigon – Saigon Shopping Master

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

What places to shop in Saigon might be a big question to the first-time shopaholics to the city, though many of them are suggested to see Ben Thanh Market. Find a list of the top shopping addresses to go in Saigon (or Ho Chi Minh City) here. #1: Sai Gon Square – This Ranks Top ...

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Exotic food in Riga. Middle-East cuisine.

Exotic food in Riga. Middle-East cuisine.

by Jelena Oleinika @ blog.est.lv

Middle-East cuisine is it exotic or well known to you? Probably you have heard of some dishes, but some of them you might have tasted several times. Middle-East cuisine is the cuisine of various countries of the Middle-East (countries that range from North Africa through Asia). There is a vast variety of dishes, Middle-East cuisine

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EXOTIC FOOD ADVENTURE

EXOTIC FOOD ADVENTURE


Thepeakmagazine.id

Yeu Saigon Cafe covers all the bases of Vietnamese cuisine.Vietnamese food may not be really popular in Indonesia compared to other Asian food such as Japanese or Thai but it sh

Pompeii Archaeological Tour Facts and Artwork

by mmhgloba @ The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

Pompeii Archeological Tour The Pompeii Archaeological tour is supplemental to the Mt Vesuvius tour. They are historically inseparable and lie close together in proximity. Additionally, public transport in the area Continue Reading →

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Stray Days – Stories from the road. Straying with Rachael!

by Lisa Taylor @ Stray Asia – Southeast Asia Adventure Travel

After living and working in New Zealand for a couple of years, Rachael Perkin was ready for a much needed sabbatical to travel and Southeast Asia was conveniently located between New Zealand and her native UK. She decided to spend a leisurely couple months travelling through Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam on Stray Asia’s Lot […]

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Top 15 Places to visit in Vietnam (from iconic destinations to beautiful countryside)

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Do you want to know the best places to visit in Vietnam? We got you covered! Check this post out to learn more where to go and with extra tips on visa.

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A Virtual Market Stroll: Exotic Fruits in Vietnam

A Virtual Market Stroll: Exotic Fruits in Vietnam


My Guide Vietnam

Discover a variety of local fruits in Vietnam!...

10 Best Authentic Food Travel Experiences in 2017

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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Maui Bucket List: 43 Best Things To Do on the Coolest Hawaiian Island

by Annette White @ Bucket List Journey | Travel + Lifestyle Blog

What are the best things to do on the Hawaiian island of Maui? Fun activities, cool attractions, nature, tasty restaurants and traditional luaus.

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Merry Christmas – interesting facts about holiday and food

Merry Christmas – interesting facts about holiday and food

by Jevgenija Koguce @ blog.est.lv

Christmas is undoubtedly a favourite holiday in many countries. It is the time, when the whole family get together, spend time in joyfull celebrations, cook and eat tasty food and exchange presents. For Latvians it is even more special, since our country believes that Riga is the first place where a symbol of Christmas –

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A Guide to the Best Authentic Asian Cuisine

by Stray Intern @ Stray Asia – Southeast Asia Adventure Travel

There are plenty of reasons to get excited about travelling to Asia – the scenery, the people, the beaches, the culture. While Southeast Asia is a feast for the senses, it’s the prospect of an actual culinary feast that’s at the forefront of our minds. Southeast Asia is a food lover’s dream with countless options […]

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Vietnamese Food - What to Eat in Vietnam

Vietnamese Food - What to Eat in Vietnam


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In the past few years Vietnamese food has become more and more popular around the world. Food lovers may have tried the two best known Vietnamese dishes – spring rolls and bread rolls. Rice, noodles, fresh vegetable and herbs all play big roles in Vietnamese food, making it

Vietnam's taste for exotic meat threatens species

Vietnam's taste for exotic meat threatens species


The Independent

As any visitor to Vietnam can confirm, its people have a remarkable taste for meals made from each and every creature. From snakes and spiders to monkeys and rats, there are few wild animals not prized when it comes to the cooking pot.

Exotic dishes Vietnam

Exotic dishes Vietnam


Vietnamitas en Madrid - tourist information about Vietnam and Southeast Asia

Exotic dishes from Vietnam. Vietnam exotic dishes and exotic food. In Asia we can find many exotic dishes, exotic food and unusual recipes. While in Vietnam are not as exotic or rare as in China (for example, do not eat insects or spiders), we can savor dishes like egg with chick embryo, dog meat, turtle meat, snake meat, eel meat frog, rat meat.

Are You Hungry for Adventure and Exotic Food? Here Are Some of the Top Choices!

by Pretty Wild World @ Pretty Wild World

Everyone loves to travel and to try out new and exciting foods. Sometimes people purposely take a trip to awaken their taste buds; here are some great choices to review.

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Eat Worm Cakes (& Other Vietnamese Street Food) in Hanoi

Eat Worm Cakes (& Other Vietnamese Street Food) in Hanoi


Bucket List Journey | Travel + Lifestyle Blog

Hanoi was known for it's plethora of Vietnamese street food and I wanted to try it all. Everything from worm cakes to frog legs to delicious banh mi.

East-West Chicken Stock

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

For the most part, Asian meat broths and stocks rarely include a lot of vegetables. Onion and ginger and basically it. No carrot or celery. However, for the Paul Bocuse soup with truffles, I came up with this hybrid recipe. I made it in my Fagor Lux, but you can use an Instant Pot or...

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Eating Bánh Khọt in Vũng Tàu

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Bánh Khọt are delicious gems: crispy discs of rice flour batter & coconut milk, fried until they’re crunchy on the outside but moist on the inside, then wrapped in herbs & dipped in a sweet-spicy sauce. Here are 7 places to eat bánh khọt in Vũng Tàu... Continue reading

Top 5 Tips for a Safe Beach Holiday in Halong Bay

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Halong Bay is blessed with the dramatic sand and stone area beside the sea, which is ideal for a beach holiday all time. If you are about to visit the beaches in the UNESCO site during the scorching summer, then get to know top 5 tips for the safe beach holiday in Halong Bay to ...

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5 Foods You Must Eat in Cambodia - Stray Asia - Southeast Asia Adventure Travel

5 Foods You Must Eat in Cambodia - Stray Asia - Southeast Asia Adventure Travel


Stray Asia - Southeast Asia Adventure Travel

Cambodian cuisine has many similarities to that of its close neighbours Thailand and especially Vietnam. However unlike the Thai cuisine, Cambodian dishes usually contain less sugar and chilli – which makes it far fresher in my opinion! What to expect at a typical meal: Rice is a staple traditionally served alongside every meal, and soup …

Mitzu

by Nick Jensen @ Nick's Universe

You may have guessed, I have an almost unhealthy obsession with sashimi, and to a lesser extent sushi. Since my office moved to North Ryde, I’ve been meaning to try Mitzu, the sushi train joint at Macquarie Centre.  At first look, the idea of a sushi train inside a shopping centre doesn’t exactly instil a [&hellip

Tips for travelling in Vung Tau

by vietnamflavor @ vietnamflavor

During 14th and 15th centuries, the cape that would become Vũng Tàu was a swamp which European trading ships visited regularly. The ships' activities inspired the name Vũng Tàu, which means "anchorage". The French Indochinese government named it Cap Saint-Jacques ("Cap Xanh Giắc", in Vietnamese). The cliff of Vũng Tàu is now called Mũi Nghinh Phong (literally meaning "Cape of breeze welcome") or ("Cape of greeting the wind").

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The Majestic Towers of San Marino

by mmhgloba @ The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

Towers of San Marino Introduction The enclaved microstate of the Republic of San Marino is located in the Northeast section of the Italian Peninsula. Additionally, the capital city is named Continue Reading →

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Phan Thiet Kitchen: Grilled Fish in Banana Leaf

by James Pham @ Victoria Blog

With thousands of kilometers of coastline and countless rivers, streams and ponds, it’s no wonder that Vietnamese consume a lot of fish, up to 40kgs per person annually. With so much supply, seafood products work their way onto Vietnamese tables in many forms. Today, we’re in the beach city of Phan Thiet, on Vietnam’s south-eastern [...]

Eating Iguana in Vietnam - Travel Tales of Perdition and Bliss

Eating Iguana in Vietnam - Travel Tales of Perdition and Bliss


Aimless Vagabond's Short Stories - Disturbing, Inspirational Travel Tales

Vietnam is an exotic food paradise. Sometimes the food fights back. Eating iguana in Vietnam is a try at your own risk activity. Maybe it makes you strong.

Vietnam Tet Holiday (Part 1): 7 Most Popular Foods » Exotic Voyages

Vietnam Tet Holiday (Part 1): 7 Most Popular Foods » Exotic Voyages


Exotic Voyages

When the weather is getting colder and colder, the drizzle starting to sprinkling down from the cloudy sky, and hoa dao (peach flower) and hoa mai (ochna integerrima) beginning to brighten up the whole country, it’s time to talk about Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. And with just under 3 weeks left until people in Vietnam, along with many other people across Asia and even across the world say goodbye to the Year of Horse and welcome the Year of Goat (2015 Tet falls on February 20th) with hope and joy, let’s find out how Tet is celebrated in...

Floating Lotus Lake Homestays, Mekong Delta

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

In the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, a collection of bamboo & palm-thatch huts on wooden stilts above a sea of lotus flowers, offer a night in a hammock or on a futon under a mosquito net, just a few feet above the frogs, the fish & the flowers... Continue reading

Summer. Sea. Sand. Victoria.

by James Pham @ Victoria Blog

Nothing quite says summer like frolicking by the beach, and with 3,260km (2,025mi) of coastline, Vietnam knows beaches! Victoria is blessed to have two beautiful beach properties which not only provide summer fun but also celebrate their surroundings, so guests always know they’re uniquely in Vietnam! Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort & Spa Overview: Located [...]

Tomb Rider: Hue to Dong Hoi on Back-Roads

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Covering nearly 200km of completely empty beach, coastal back-roads lead from the old imperial capital of Hue to the beach city of Dong Hoi. Scattered with thousands of traditional-style tombs, this coastal region is rarely explored by foreign visitors... Continue reading

What to eat in Ben Tre?

by vietnamflavor @ vietnamflavor

For miles the coconut trees cover the land, the gardens with fruits ripe on the trees, the people are friendly, simple, and adorable. And last but not least, the foods are just incredibly amazing.

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Costa Brava, Spain Roadtrip: A Foodie’s Guide to Exploring the Region

by Nathan @ Foodie Flashpacker

For this post, I’m excited to team up with the Costa Brava Tourism Board to bring you a foodie’s guide to the region. I spent a week road tripping my way through Costa Brava in search of the best in foodie experiences. First off, for those of you wondering, “what/where is Costa Brava?” — Costa […]

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The best Banh Mi (mixed bread) in Hanoi.

The best Banh Mi (mixed bread) in Hanoi.

by danny611 @ Indochina Voyages

Hanoi is full of iconic foods, and of all the wide range of street side dishes, Banh Mi is still the tastiest and a must-not-miss one.  Choosing the best Banh Mi to try while you are in Hanoi can be overwhelming, scrolling through all those recommendations and mouthwatering pictures would take years. And seriously, you […]

Weekend Pedestrian Street in Hue Calls More Tourists to Central Vietnam

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Hue Vietnam now has Nguyen Dinh Chieu Pedestrian Street for the exciting weekend nightlife experiences that most travelers appreciate. The travel turns to be more fantastic when you have more nice things to expect from the Imperial City of Vietnam, including the enjoyable shopping, chatting, and sightseeing during your walk in the shining Pedestrian Street. ...

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China Doll

by Nick Jensen @ Nick's Universe

Once in a while a restaurant comes around that totally blows me out of the water.  Tonight this happened. My friend Kurt has been raving about China Doll being his favourite restaurant for years, and though I’ve taken it on board, I’ve never acted upon it.  Tonight, Mikey & I finally did. The restaurant is [&hellip

How to Spend Valentine’s Day in Chiang Mai, Thailand

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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10 Unique Things To Do In Saigon, Vietnam

by @ The Travel Ninjas

Looking for original things to do in Saigon? After several months exploring this city, we have some unique ideas to round out your itinerary. Some...

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Conquering Mount Fansipan the Right Way (Tallest Mountain in Vietnam)

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

Mount Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina peninsula, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. It was once only visited by adventure seekers fit enough to make the strenuous hike, but now this mountain offers a few different experiences for all types of travelers. Regardless of the new tram that brings […]

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Villa Jovis and Isle of Capri, Italy

by mmhgloba @ The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

Villa Jovis on the Isle of Capri We visited the Isle of Capri while we were staying in Naples. Capri is a beautiful island and a visit to Villa Jovis Continue Reading →

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The Best Homestays in Sapa (For An Authentic & Personal Experience)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

H’mong, Dao, and Giay people speaking English more fluently than Vietnamese, tremendous natural vistas right outside your balcony, an early morning chill with clouds hovering over the mountains, this and more is what you should expect from Sapa! Located on the northern border of Vietnam, Sapa is the only region of the country that has […]

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Sapsan fast train – Moscow to St Peterburg

by steve @ You're Not From Around Here, Are You?

Taking the Sapsan high speed train between Moscow and St Petersburg - cheaper and easier than flying

Celebrating the Art of Vietnamese Lacquerware

by James Pham @ Victoria Blog

Visitors to Vietnam will likely notice the artistic use of lacquerware in everything from paintings and wall hangings to pencil holders and jewelry boxes. The art of lacquerware dates back to China some 10,000 years ago.  Lacquer is a natural substance, the toxic sap from a lacquer tree. Long ago, people noticed that this sticky [...]

Citadel of the Ho Dynasty – a forgotten World Heritage of Vietnam

Citadel of the Ho Dynasty – a forgotten World Heritage of Vietnam

by vbminh @ Indochina Voyages

Have you hear about this Wolrd Heritage in Vietnam? I guess that most of you did not hear about this Citadel. It appear some travel books but the information is limitted and not much writers mentioned about this one. Even in Vietnam, not much local people care about this places. On my post, I will […]

Top 5 Places to Visit in Myanmar to First-time Travelers

by Blue @ Vietnam Travel Information

Myanmar is an enigmatic land blessed with beautiful and idyllic landscapes throughout the country. People might never run out of choices of where to travel in Myanmar. But for the first-time travelers, it’s best to get recommendations of the top destinations before they go. Get to know the top five places to visit in Myanmar! ...

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Get Off the Beaten Track in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Located on the bank of Perfume River, this city is the capital of Thua Thien Hue province, 700 kilometers to the south of Hanoi. Although you can visit Hue at any time of the year, the most charming season is surely from March to August, especially March through April when the temperature is at its […]

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In search of the world's strangest foods with Andrew Zimmern

In search of the world's strangest foods with Andrew Zimmern


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Andrew Zimmern dusts off his passport to crisscross the globe in search of the world's most exotic foods - from milking a horse in Kazakhstan to discovering cheese in millennia-old caves in Rome. Season 6 of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern starts 23 Feb, 6:30pm, on Food Network.

Thịt chó ( dog meat ), just simply food or something else?

Thịt chó ( dog meat ), just simply food or something else?

by ivblogger @ exotic food Vietnam – Indochina Voyages

Fullmoon so it is, the last fullmoon of lunar calendar 2013. As an old habbit, the large majority of Vietnamese people are now looking for a dog-meat restaurant to either enjoy this kind of special and nutritious food or to committ in some supertitous belief that helps to blow away all their bad lucks. So […]

Homemade Hoisin Sauce Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Love hoisin sauce with pho and in other Asian dishes? Make it yourself! I didn’t think it would be easy, but for the sake of excellent pho and the desire to offer a gluten-free hoisin recipe in The Pho Cookbook, I experimented for about two weeks to come up with an excellent recipe. Now, you...

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Exotic Saigon - Street Foods - Rice 'n Flour

Exotic Saigon - Street Foods - Rice 'n Flour


Rice 'n Flour

You can’t say you have had a taste of Saigon if you haven’t experienced stopping at a small food stall and order a local dish. Street foods take a special part of my childhood memory, and are truly the essence of Saigon’s cuisine. In this post I will introduce three very popular street foods that …

Explore 10 delicious dishes in Hanoi

by Exotic Travel @ Exotic Travel Vietnam

The Hanoitimes – Enjoy top 10 delicious dishes you should know when going to Hanoi. Pho Hanoi Pho Hanoi. Photo by Phohanoisanjose Pho Hanoi which made number 20 on the list 50 best foods according to CNN readers, is basically a bowl of soft rice noodles in a broth carefully prepared with different herbs and served with […]

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Vietnamese Any Day – A New Book Coming Up!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

You’re looking at the draft of my sixth cookbook! This week, I sent the manuscript to my editor, Kelly Snowden. Vietnamese Any Day is all about helping American cooks work Viet flavors into their regular rotation. Many people who are new to Vietnamese food do not know where to begin. They’ve been seduced by the...

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A Review of the Lucky Bansko Spa Hotel

by Nathan @ Foodie Flashpacker

I recently attended the first ever Bloggers on Top Conference in Bansko, Bulgaria. While there, I was invited to stay at the Lucky Bansko Spa Hotel, one of Bulgaria’s premier luxury properties . I was first impressed by the location of the hotel- a short walk to the center of town, and the hotel even […]

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Penang Hill Unveils Fantastic Views

by mmhgloba @ The Best Adventure Travelogue & Travel Photography

Location of Penang Hill Running up the central backbone of Pulau Pinang (Penang Island) is a series of granite hills. Situated in the central northern half of the island is Continue Reading →

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Exotic food in Riga. Vietnamese cuisine | blog.est.lv

Exotic food in Riga. Vietnamese cuisine | blog.est.lv


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What do we know about Vietnamese cuisine? Perhaps many of you have heard that Vietnamese people eat dog meat. In fact, Vietnamese cuisine is very diverse and everyone have a chance to find something to his taste in this variety. Moreover, Vietnamese food is considered one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide. Main characteristics of Vietnamese

About Da Nang City

by Exotic Travel @ Exotic Travel Vietnam

Da Nang city lies in the Midlands of Viet Nam, from which Ha Noi capitol in the north and Ho Chi Minh city in the south are almost equally spaced. Da Nang is also the central point connecting three UNESCO World Heritage sites: Hue Citadel, Hoi An ancient town and My Son Sanctuary. Da Nang […]

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