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Top 11 Souvenirs in Vietnam - What to buy during your stay!

Top 11 Souvenirs in Vietnam - What to buy during your stay!


AlienChris

This is the ultimate list of the Top 11 souvenirs in Vietnam. A list of inspiration of what you should buy on your next trip to this beautiful country!

Vietnamese grilled bamboo stick pork with Vermicelli – ancient taste of Hanoians

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Many people find it hard to resist the attractive savor of the sizzling pork strips grilled by charcoal. As soon as the pork strips are cooked, they will be put immediately into the prepared dipping sauce, served with a plate of Vermicelli and a basket of vegetables. Generations of Hanoi’s residents have been familiar with ...

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Bedazzled by Energy Efficiency

by kris de decker @ LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

To focus on energy efficiency is to make present ways of life non-negotiable. However, transforming present ways of life is key to mitigating climate change and decreasing our dependence on fossil fuels. Energy efficiency policy Energy efficiency is a cornerstone of policies to reduce carbon emissions and fossil fuel dependence in the industrialised world. For example, the European Union (EU) has set a target of achieving 20% energy savings through improvements in energy efficiency by 2020, and 30% by 2030. Measures to achieve these EU goals include mandatory energy efficiency certificates for buildings, minimum efficiency standards and labelling for a variety of products such as boilers, household appliances, lighting and televisions, and emissions performance standards for cars. [1] The EU...

Saigon beer on shelves in Israel soon

Saigon beer on shelves in Israel soon


vietnamnews.vn

The first Asian food fair in Israel's Tel Aviv in mid-November impressed the Israeli people, especially the Saigon beer from Việt Nam.

Punch Up Your Steak With Homemade Korean Ssamjang

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

We know, we know. You were about to say, “Good steak doesn’t need sauce.” But you’d be missing out on an extra tasty, spicy, funky sauce if you didn’t marinate and dress your beef with homemade Korean ssamjang. Our friends at ChefSteps partnered with Portland, Oregon chef Gregory Gourdet on this recipe for sauced-up steak to […]

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1 City, 9 Ways — Things to do in Hanoi, Vietnam for Every Kind of Traveler

by Katie McGrain @ Around the World in KT Days

From the minute you arrive in Hanoi, your senses will explode. The honking horns will fill your ears, while the whizzing motorbikes keep you constantly on your toes. Your mouth and nose will lead you to some of the most delicious corners of the city. It may take a day or so to orient yourself, [...]

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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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Cu Chi – the Best Place for Ho Chi Minh Tunnels Tour

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

If you take a Ho Chi Minh tunnels tour, the must-going place is Cu Chi tunnel – one of the greatest works constructed by the Vietnamese. Cu Chi tunnel system serves as the living and hiding place for the Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. Visitors reaching there can not only experience the great tunnels but […]

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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

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

Copper Cow Coffee: Vietnamese Pour-Over Goes Global

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Like her Copper Cow Coffee, Debbie Wei Mullan is a mix of Asian and American. She was raised in San Francisco by her Chinese-Vietnamese mother and American father, and although they assimilated into American culture, growing up, her mom’s kitchen was filled with the pungent aromas and intense flavors of Vietnamese and Chinese home-cooking. That […]

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Visit Seoul – A Travel Guide

by Katie McGrain @ Around the World in KT Days

Seoul is an electric city. Whether you are here for a layover, a couple of days, or multi-week excursion, making the most of your time is essential. No matter what kind of traveler you are, there is something to do and a place to visit in Seoul for you. From street food and [...]

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5 Fun Ways to Experience London’s Art Scene

by Audrey Bergner @ THAT BACKPACKER

Do you ever plan your travels around a specific theme? Maybe you’re a foodie who likes to check out lots of restaurants and markets,...

How (Not) to Run a Modern Society on Solar and Wind Power Alone

by kris de decker @ LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

While the potential of wind and solar energy is more than sufficient to supply the electricity demand of industrial societies, these resources are only available intermittently. To ensure that supply always meets demand, a renewable power grid needs an oversized power generation and transmission capacity of up to ten times the peak demand. It also requires a balancing capacity of fossil fuel power plants, or its equivalent in energy storage. Consequently, matching supply to demand at all times makes renewable power production a complex, slow, expensive and unsustainable undertaking. Yet, if we would adjust energy demand to the variable supply of solar and wind energy, a renewable power grid could be much more advantageous. Using wind and solar energy only...

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

How to Run the Economy on the Weather

by kris de decker @ LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

Before the Industrial Revolution, people adjusted their energy demand to a variable energy supply. Our global trade and transport system -- which relied on sail boats -- operated only when the wind blew, as did the mills that supplied our food and powered many manufacturing processes. The same approach could be very useful today, especially when improved by modern technology. In particular, factories and cargo transportation -- such as ships and even trains -- could be operated only when renewable energy is available. Adjusting energy demand to supply would make switching to renewable energy much more realistic than it is today. Stoneferry (detail), a painting by John Ward of Hull. Renewable Energy in Pre-Industrial Times Before the Industrial Revolution, both...

Move Over Darts, Axe Bars Are Coming To Boston

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

It may sound like a popular pastime in the world of Game of Thrones or an attraction at your local Renaissance Faire, but nevertheless, throwing axes is looking to be a bit of a trend. Case in point? Two axe bars are coming to the Boston area this year. They’re exactly what they sound like: a space where beer […]

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Thailand’s Top Trading Partners

by Daniel Workman @ World's Top Exports

Thailand shipped US$213.6 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 1.3% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion for 2015 (as of January 25, 2017). From a continental perspective, 62.6% of Thai exports by value are delivered to other Asian countries while 13.4% are sold to North American […]

Travel with Ideal Escapes to enjoy your own way

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

You’re looking for your own travel that meets your passion. Here we have Ideal Escapes that helps people choose their holiday not depending only by destination , but also regarding their needs. NO worries, Ideal Escapes have always tours, accommodations available online you can choose your customized trip at everywhere. We spread widely around the world, from the ...

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An Introduction to Vietnam’s Import & Export Industries - Vietnam Briefing News

An Introduction to Vietnam’s Import & Export Industries - Vietnam Briefing News


Vietnam Briefing News

We provide an overview of Vietnam's import and export industry, as well as a number of industry snapshots, including e-commerce, coffee, and textiles.

10 Best Authentic Food Travel Experiences in 2017

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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Spending Christmas in Saigon, Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Christmas is nearly a month away, and can be trully a magical time in Vietnam (minus the snow). If you decided to spend our favorite holiday in the South of Vietnam, make sure to check out our video on what Xmas is really like like...

Tide Pod Challenge, Movies, Super Bowl: 10 Hot Topics On Food Republic

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Film and television award season is upon us, which got us thinking about all the movies we saw in 2017. We also got excited for the documentaries and television coming in the near future. We’re also getting on some winter travel: New York wasn’t cold enough for us so we checked out some of the […]

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Quiz: What Kind of Food Traveler Are You?

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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TOP 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

We recently put together for you an itinerary for exploring Ho Chi Minh City as part of our Custom Itineraries for Vietnam series.  After you have explored Ho Chi Minh City and if you have an extra day in your travel itinerary, short day trips are a great option.  Fortunately, outside of the city, there are several places…

What to Eat in Central Vietnam

What to Eat in Central Vietnam


2foodtrippers

Check out our Central Vietnam food guide to learn about the foods not to miss in this exciting food region.

Discover places near Ha Noi for New Year’s Festival

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Lots of ecological resorts not only have a splendid landscape but also a perfect place to have fun and relax. Visiting here, you have chances to discover nature surrounding or daily life of local people. They’re interesting destinations to enjoy in a holiday. Places which are showed below are really appropriate for a 2-3 day ...

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The 12 best hikes in Southeast Asia

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Southeast Asia may not be famous for its hikes, but the region has its fair share of spectacular trails. It’s not that it’s difficult finding good hikes in Southeast Asia, it’s more if they’re worth exploring, given the proximity of Nepal, China and Japan. As adventure travel and hiking specialists in Asia, we say yes,

Read The 12 best hikes in Southeast Asia on Backyard Travel.

Thông tin chương trình khuyến mại “Mua Hảo Hảo – Tết đầy vận may”

by breakfield @ Acecook Việt Nam

Chương trình khuyến mại “MUA HẢO HẢO – TẾT ĐẦY VẬN MAY” diễn ra nhằm thay lời tri ân của Công ty ACECOOK Việt Nam gửi đến quý khách hàng đã sử dụng sản phẩm Hảo Hảo trong thời gian qua và như lời chúc cho sự May mắn và Thành công sẽ đến với khách hàng […]

How to Order Coffee in Vietnam Like a Local

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Vietnam is a country that runs on coffee. There is a cafe on just about every block in Saigon and Hanoi and they’re packed most of the day with a mix of locals leisurely sipping away enjoying the day and others grabbing a quick fix on their way to wherever they’re headed. The cafe culture in Saigon is why it’s one of our favorite cities in the world. To see the list of our favorite Saigon cafes, check out our post on it.

Coffee is brewed differently in Vietnam. It’s sort of a mix between the French press and pourover methods and despite producing great coffee, it’s surprisingly “low tech”. You won’t see any chem-lab looking siphons or giant blown-glass drip towers. Coffee is brewed in a little metal filter called a “phin”. Grounds go in, water goes in, and coffee ... Read More »

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17 of the Best Things to Do in Seoul (from Bloggers Who Lived Here)

by Katie McGrain @ Around the World in KT Days

Seoul consistently tops lists as one of the best cities to visit in Asia. Nearly half of the population of Korea lives in Seoul (that's 10 million people), and it's the hub of Korea's economy, politics, and culture. Whatever interests you - be it food, history, art - you will find it in [...]

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Where I Went in 2017: A Look Back Through 21 Countries!

by Audrey Bergner @ THAT BACKPACKER

Happy holidays everyone! I hope it’s been a wonderful time filled with love, laughs and delicious food. I took a bit of a hiatus...

District Eight’s Marcus Loke’s Life In Furniture Production

by Vietcetera @ Vietcetera

[Article] Read the full story about Marcus Loke here

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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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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

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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How to Best Prepare for Your First Silent Retreat

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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Off the beaten track tours in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

Off the beaten track tours in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.


mrlinhhomestay

Mr Linh’s Adventure is a professional, enthusiastic travel company, specialising in off-the-beaten-track and jungle adventure tours in remote areas Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

SIEM REAP’S 10 BEST BARS: CLASSY, HIDDEN DIVES JUST OUTSIDE OF ANGKOR

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Every year I find myself in Siem Reap, Cambodia for a week. It’s inevitable, and always enjoyable.

Angkor Wat is, along with Bagan in Myanmar, one of the two most spectacular temple sites in Asia, if not the world. I’ve come back again and again with friends, or by myself. Although lately I barely spend time in the temples of Angkor Wat, I love the cafe and bar scene of nearby Siem Reap, a charming little French colonial town adjacent to Angkor that now serves as the tourist-amenity center of the region. Though a tourist town, it’s far from a tourist trap. There is something about the clear blue sky, slow clouds and that long twilight that I love here. And, there’s the drinks.

Pub Street is famous here. It is the center of Siem Reap and the fulcrum of activity in ... Read More »

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Top 10 Things to Buy in Vietnam: Shopping for Local Food & Souvenirs

Top 10 Things to Buy in Vietnam: Shopping for Local Food & Souvenirs


THAT BACKPACKER

Looking for things to buy in Vietnam? How about some snake wine, a conical hat, an ao dai, iced coffee, a HCMC t-shirt and more.

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

by Phuc 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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LAMY – VICTORINOX – NIPPES

by VIETRF @ Vietnam International Retail & Franchise Show

High-grade stationery, high-grade kitchen utensils, Advanced nail care toolsThe Sole importer and distributor of LAMY – VICTORINOX – NIPPES brands in VietnamFor further inquiries, please contact us:16 VO TRUONG TOAN ST, WARD 2, DIST BINH THANH, HCMCEmail: sales@capa.com.vnPhone: 08 – 35511966Website: CAPA.COM.VN 

Travel Sense Asia(TSA) will attend The Travel Mart AEC from Jan 16 – Jan 19 2018 in Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

The Travel Mart AEC is the overarching voice of travel trade partners in the ASEAN Economic Community. It was first conceptualized by travel and leisure gurus as the go-to marketing arm of businesses who wish to showcase their travel products and services locally and abroad. Fueled by their passion and determination to see the industry […]

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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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Travel To Dalat: The Ultimate Guide To A Weekend Getaway

by Vietcetera @ Vietcetera

Dalat is one of the most famous destinations in Vietnam—and for good reason. From its gorgeous waterfalls, traditional silk factories, and buzzing night market, to its small batch coffee farms, Dalat makes for an ideal getaway from the major cities. In order to make your great escape a bit easier, Vietcetera popped over to the […]

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3 Different Ways To Make Pasta Carbonara

by Food Republic @ Food Republic

We love it, you love it, the whole world loves pasta carbonara. Rather than whip up a pot of good old-fashioned Roman-style spaghetti alla carbonara, try these three fun spins on the classic. That’s right, Japan makes a version of spaghetti carbonara so good you’ll forget all about guanciale. Well, maybe not forget-forget. Now beat some […]

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Top 10 Photo Spots in Bangkok

by christine wedberg @ AlienChris

Looking for the best photo spots in Bangkok?  I've been traveling to Bangkok several times during my travels and even lived there for a shorter period. I love Bangkok, it's an interesting city with a mix of everything. You've got everything from history and culture to cool architecture and beautiful viewpoints.  Down below I've made

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Chương trình khuyến mại “Mua Hảo Hảo – Tết đầy vận may”

by breakfield @ Acecook Việt Nam

Chương trình khuyến mại “MUA HẢO HẢO – TẾT ĐẦY VẬN MAY” diễn ra nhằm thay lời tri ân của Công ty ACECOOK Việt Nam gửi đến quý khách hàng đã sử dụng sản phẩm Hảo Hảo trong thời gian qua và như lời chúc cho sự May mắn và Thành công sẽ đến với khách hàng trong năm mới […]

Best of 2017 – Our Food and Travel Favorites

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

2017 was a busy year for the 2foodtrippers. We traveled to three continents, 13 countries and too many cities to count. Check out the food and travel experiences that were our best of 2017. We began the year 2017 without definite plans. Perhaps we could plan our calendar way in advance as some ‘type A’ people probably do, but what’s the fun in that? Sometimes, we’re just hanging around our Naples, Italy apartment and, all of a sudden, the spark of travel shoots across our brains and, on a whim, we ...

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What to See in North Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to the perfect geographical location, Vietnam has inherited many wonderful landscapes from Mother Nature and absorbed the essence of neighboring cultures. This makes people wonder what to see in North Vietnam. Because I have spent almost all of my life here, I can confidently say that I know this area inside out. My friends […]

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Vietnam | History, Population, Map, & Facts - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing

Vietnam | History, Population, Map, & Facts - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing


Encyclopedia Britannica

Vietnam - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: Agriculture is fading as the most important economic sector in Vietnam. Although agriculture still employs more than half of the population and manufacturing accounts for a mere 8 percent of all employment, the output value of both manufacturing and services surpassed that of agriculture in the early 1990s. Yet, agriculture is the main source of raw materials for the processing industries and a major contributor to exports; by the late 1980s Vietnam was again exporting rice after years of shortages. Permanent cultivation covers large areas of the country’s lowlands and smaller portions of the highlands. The primary agricultural areas are

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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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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Berlin Bucket List: 10 Things to Experience in the City!

by Laura Bronner @ THAT BACKPACKER

Berlin is a city packed with excitement. Whether you want to visit for the history, the art scene, the food, or some adventure activities, there’s...

Review: Soneva Fushi in the Maldives

by christine wedberg @ AlienChris

Our last stop in the Maldives was at Soneva Fushi. A lush island with nice beaches, delicious food, and fun activities. We stayed there for a total of 3 nights, and we had a great time! I've always wanted to visit the Soneve Resorts, and I'm happy that we not only got to visit Soneva Fushi

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8 Ideal Gift Ideas from Vietnam & Cambodia

8 Ideal Gift Ideas from Vietnam & Cambodia


Vespa Adventures

What souvenirs are you going to buy for your loved ones? Here's our recommendations for a unique holiday gift.

The best breakfasts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you’re like us and got the Vietnamese habit of waking up with the sun and a cup of cà phê sữa đá, you probably have already your favorite Phở or Bánh Mì joint that will help you start the day in ease. For most...

The 5 Best Night Markets in Taipei

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Taipei is inarguably one of the top street food cities in the world. Taiwan is known as the land of snacks: they have literally invented and re-invented genre after genre of snack food over the years. From pearl tea to fried chicken, the Taiwanese are all about inventing and perfecting the ultimate snack foods. Think Chinese-influenced foods created with the ingenuity and dedication to perfection that (you would think) only the Japanese would bring. While Taipei isn’t quite as famous with local Taiwanese as Tainan for their snack culture, they’ve got it covered and will most likely be your first stop in Taiwan. The sheer volume of street food options available alone are enough but, matched with the quality and price of the food available on the streets, it’s pretty much unbeatable. The catch with Taipei street food though, is ... Read More »

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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

10 Noodle Dishes Not to Miss in Vietnam

10 Noodle Dishes Not to Miss in Vietnam


SAVEUR

Chef Leah Cohen of Manhattan's Pig and Khao spent weeks chasing the best noodle dishes in Vietnam. Here, she shares her ten favorites with us.

Could We Run Modern Society on Human Power Alone?

by kris de decker @ LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

Unlike solar and wind energy, human power is always available, no matter the season or time of day. Unlike fossil fuels, human power can be a clean energy source, and its potential increases as the human population grows. In the Human Power Plant, Low-tech Magazine and artist Melle Smets investigate the feasibility of human energy production in the 21st century. To find out if human power can sustain a modern lifestyle, we are designing plans to convert a 22 floors vacant tower building on the campus of Utrecht University in the Netherlands into an entirely human powered student community for 750 people. We're also constructing a working prototype of the human power plant that supplies the community with energy. The...

25 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam

25 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam


Touropia

Most travelers to Vietnam are attracted by the country's wonderful natural beauty: From the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south. Vietnam however

Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

Discover the 5 most famous night markets in Vietnam

Discover the 5 most famous night markets in Vietnam


Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

In the cool weather, stroll the night market, choice of lovely item, enjoy some delicious Street food is the pleasure of many young people. Here are 10 most famous night markets in Vietnam, if you have the opportunity, don’t miss it! 1. Ky Lua night market – Lang Son As the vietnamese culture, with separate ...

The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you are following us on our YouTube Channel (and you should!) you probably would have watched all of our top 5 already. Our goal as always is to provide travelers with the best spots, according to us, for various Vietnamese street food or activities here...

National Popcorn Day, Free Dumplings, Cochon555: This Week In Food Events

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Happy National Popcorn Day! Find out which movie theater in Brooklyn is celebrating with a fancy bowl. Heading out to the Women’s March tomorrow? There’s a bar is hosting a charity happy hour! Looking to celebrate the Grammy’s return to New York City? Chef JJ Johnson knows exactly the place. All that and more in this […]

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9 Unique Ilocos Food to Delight on in the Philippines

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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6 Great Souvenirs to Buy in Saigon - The Christina's Blog

6 Great Souvenirs to Buy in Saigon - The Christina's Blog


The Christina's Blog

Souvenir shopping can be overwhelming. What can you take home to your loved ones that represent Vietnam? Here are 6 ideas for souvenirs to buy in Saigon.

10 Iconic Dishes To Hunt For In Hue, Vietnam - Food Republic

10 Iconic Dishes To Hunt For In Hue, Vietnam - Food Republic


Food Republic

With such a rich history, Hue claims home to several distinctive dishes — from delicate creations created to please the appetites of Nguyen feudal lords, emperors (and their hundreds of wives) — to sausages with complex, explosive and satisfying flavors. Here are the dishes our contributor saw, and ate again and again, on a recent visit to Hue.

Vegetarian Food In Vietnam: The Ultimate Guide

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

Despite misconceptions, Vietnam is a country with exemplary vegetarian cuisine. There’s a long history of vegetarian food in Vietnam with its roots firmly planted in Buddhist ideologies. The key to understanding the Vietnamese vegetarian food scene is knowing what to look for and where to go in order to find it. Although plenty of standard […]

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UUcare Viet Nam – H-care Viet Nam Investment Trade Joint Stock Company

by VIETRF @ Vietnam International Retail & Franchise Show

UUCARE GROUP SINGAPORE PTE LTD, a subsidiary company of Shulai International. With advanced research on female menstrual care products from Japan, we have more than 20 years experience on research and technology development in female menstrual hygiene products. The products contain series of health and hygiene care during menstrual period, ranging from menstrual period underpants, […]

WHERE TO BUY THE BEST VIETNAM SOUVENIRS - VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR

WHERE TO BUY THE BEST VIETNAM SOUVENIRS - VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR


Travel Sense Asia

The useful information where to buy the best Vietnam souvenirs along Vietnam highlights tour. Read more!

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

World Class Chocolate from Vietnam

World Class Chocolate from Vietnam


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Although  introduced to the market only five years ago, the Vietnamese chocolate brand Marou has won the hearts of connoisseurs around the world. In an article published in the New York Times, reporter Laurence Obsborne described the world’s most exquisite chocolate bars which are made in a factory on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City as “the best chocolate you have never tasted”.

10 reasons to visit Vietnam during Tet Festival

by Maeve Nolan @ Backyard Travel

Mid-February marks Vietnam’s most important date – Tet, the New Year’s period. It can be hard getting accurate insider information about Tet celebrations and what happens across the nation during its most festive period. It can be hard figuring out if Tet is a good time to visit Vietnam. Knowing what we know about Tet,

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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...

7 Vietnamese Markets in Hanoi You Should Not Miss

7 Vietnamese Markets in Hanoi You Should Not Miss


Around the World in KT Days

To catch a real glimpse of life in Vietnam...head to the markets. It's these Vietnamese Markets that pulse energy into the city. Here are 7 to check out!

ICED COFFEE- BUILDING A BRAND FROM FARM TO COFFEE CUP

by VIETRF @ Vietnam International Retail & Franchise Show

If you walk through any street in Nha Trang, a coffee shop is never more than a stone’s throw away. Such a wealth of choice makes the city a coffee lover’s paradise! However, not all coffee shops are created equally, and at Discover Nha Trang, we love to check out those that have a unique […]

The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

What to eat for Lunch in Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon? Entering the world of Vietnamese food can be a daunting task for a beginner out there on their own. What is it? Where is it? Is it the best? These are the questions...

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’s Top 10 Exports

Vietnam’s Top 10 Exports


World's Top Exports

Vietnam shipped US$210.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 269.1% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 30.1% from 2015 to 2016. Vietnam’s top 10 exports acco…

My Top 5 Markets in Saigon

My Top 5 Markets in Saigon


Vietnam Coracle

Saigon’s markets seem to exist in another dimension to the rest of the city. In downtown District 1 you’d be forgiven for thinking that the traditional Vietnamese market no longer exists; replaced by generic high-end shopping malls. But local markets outside the city centre continue to thrive: here are my favourite wet markets in Saigon... Continue reading →

10 things you should know about shopping in Vietnam

10 things you should know about shopping in Vietnam


Vietnamitas en Madrid - tourist information about Vietnam and Southeast Asia

List of 10 things you should know about shopping in Vietnam. The golden rule for shopping in Vietnam. Prices and haggling to buy in Vietnam. What is the best time to go shopping

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Vietnamese food is an insanely delicious cuisine. Here are 25 Vietnamese dishes you need to try, and restaurants to eat them in Saigon.

Potatoes Exports by Country

by Daniel Workman @ World's Top Exports

Global sales from potatoes exports by country amounted to US$3.7 billion during 2016 for products in their raw form, while the value of shipments for prepared or preserved potatoes including frozen french fries represents an additional $8.5 billion. Overall, the value of raw potatoes exports increased in value by an average 7.6% for all exporting […]

8 of the Best Cafes in Hanoi

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

The big cities in Vietnam have a cafe culture that is virtually unknown to the rest of the world. Don’t expect a Chemex of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe with hints of blueberry and strawberry or an Aeropressed Kenyan. You might be able to locate one eventually, but not before tripping over scores of cafes serving up tumblers of coffee so dark it looks like used motor oil and smells like the most intense mocha you’ve ever had. It’s no secret that we love Vietnamese coffee and as a follow up to our very popular Saigon cafes list, we offer a list of some of our favorites in the northern capital city. Also be sure to check out our handy guide to ordering coffee in Vietnam.

So, in the event that you can’t find this guy rolling around town, keep scrolling and we’ve got ... Read More »

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Review: Hotel Alexandra in Copenhagen

by christine wedberg @ AlienChris

When we traveled to Copenhagen a couple of weeks ago, we stayed at Hotel Alexandra in the heart of the city. It’s a beautiful and unique hotel with a big collection of world-famous Danish mid-century vintage furniture and decor. From the reception and the breakfast room to the bedrooms - all the rooms have textiles,

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3 reasons you should not book with XO Tours

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Although we are very proud of the acclaim our tours have received over the years, we realize that they are not suitable for everyone. These are the 3 main reasons we think some guests should not book our tours: If you are looking for a typical food tour – All the dishes and stops on the “Foodie” tour are carefully curated to…

Vietnamese Silk Products: Best Souvenirs from Hanoi | Travelvui

Vietnamese Silk Products: Best Souvenirs from Hanoi | Travelvui


The Real Travelers

When it comes to Vietnamese silk, Hanoi has the best silk village and textiles. Things to bring back include the raw fabrics and ready-to-use stuff like scarves, dresses, ties, and bags.

10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Vietnam

10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Vietnam


Authentic Food Quest

On our food quest to Southeast Asia, we spend one month in Vietnam. Here are 10 surprising facts you need to know about food in Vietnam.

Vietnam's Low-tech Food System Takes Advantage of Decay

Vietnam's Low-tech Food System Takes Advantage of Decay


LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

The food system in the industrialised world is based on mass-production, global distribution, and constant refrigeration. It requires many resources and produces a lot of food waste. Aaron Vansintjan takes to the streets of Hanoi, where the Vietnamese practice a food culture based largely on fermentation. Although food spoils much faster in a tropical climate, the Vietnamese will often store it without refrigeration, and instead take advantage of controlled decay. Vietnam's decentralised food system has low energy inputs and reduced food waste, giving us a glimpse of what an alternative food system might look like. Picture: Street food in Hanoi, Vietnam. Maxime Guilbot. In a tropical climate, everything decays faster. Bread gets soft and mushy, milk spoils, the walls get...

10 Places for Affordable Vietnamese Food - You Don’t Have to Fly to Hanoi

10 Places for Affordable Vietnamese Food - You Don’t Have to Fly to Hanoi


Miss Tam Chiak

Do you love eating comforting bowls of noodle soups, or want to have a go at Vietnamese BBQ? We've hunted down 10 places to satisfy you!

District Eight’s Marcus Loke’s Life In Furniture Production

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Marcus Loke is the production manager at District Eight. Like many of us, he found his vocation by chance. Disappointed by his high school exams, Marcus set off on his bike to the industrial zone near the edge of his hometown in the north of Malaysia to look for work. That journey led to a […]

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5 of SAIGON’S BEST HIDDEN COCKTAIL BARS

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is a place of surprises, much of them elusive to first-time visitors with just a few days on the ground. Though a bit challenging at first, Ho Chi Minh City eventually became our favorite city in the world and a base for many of our adventures in the Southeast Asian region. It’s also a pretty great place to go out and grab a drink, whether it’s a Monday or Saturday, Saigon’s music venues, breathtaking rooftop bars, and tiny neighborhood spots are buzzing.

Unlike the more world famous, easy-to-find spots of Bangkok and Shanghai, Saigon is a city of tight neighborhoods which unveil themselves only to those intrepid enough to explore the tiniest, faintest lines on the map. Saigon doesn’t have a Times Square or Pudong. It’s a megacity comprised of small, distinct districts and alleys. Perch ... Read More »

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Dating back to origin of mixed dishes in Hanoi

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

1. Sour rice noodle Starting from a famous specialty in Cao Bang Province, the sour rice noodle becomes so familiar with Hanoi people. Like other mixed dishes, this kind of food is attractive because of the first look with deep fried potatoes, fried pork liver, pieces of sliced bacon, crunchy roasted duck, cucumber pieces, lettuce, ...

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Top 5 Seafood dishes to try in Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We always recommend travelers in Vietnam to definitely try what the locals call “ốc”, which literally means “snails”, though its meaning is actually going out and enjoying seafood, including crabs, shrimps, oyster and yes, snails. However these ốc restaurants usually have only a 5 to 10...

How to get the awesome places to visit in North Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Welcome to Northern Vietnam, we are confident to give you the best trip when coming here. You have just spent 3 days to experience in the famous destinations in Hanoi and Sapa. The north of Vietnam is so great because it offers wonderful opportunities to meet the strange folk in the peak of mountains as […]

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Vietnam on the top of 2016 best culinary journeys

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Telegraph recommends some culinary journeys in a new year with Star hotel Michelin, Bordeaux wine tour and Mekong discovery tour. Eastern cuisine Chef Luke Nguyen, the judge of the second season of Vietnam MasterChef show, is the tour guide of this interesting culinary journey. The tour lasts 20 days so tourists will have a chance to ...

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French newspaper voted top 10 most interesting things in Vietnam

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Tra Que village in Hoi An and cultures of ethnic minorities in the Northwest considered no less attractive than Ha long bay and Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh city France’s Figaro newspaper released a list of 10 things to do when traveling to Vietnam. The first destination mentioned is Ha Long Bay which ...

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Bottoms Up – Budapest Ruin Bars and Beyond

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Feeling thirsty in Hungary? Check out our favorite places to drink including hip Budapest ruin bars plus cool spots for beer, cocktails and wine. Finding a bar in Budapest is like finding hay in a haystack. The Hungarian capital has a lot of drinking establishments, many filled with young professionals and visiting tourists. Though infamous for its funky ruin bars, the river split city also has traditional pubs, classy wine lounges and even spa bars. Yes, you can imbibe at Budapest bars while getting your soak on. We visited our first (but ...

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

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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Uncle Bills Stores: Become a Partner in the Fast Growing Network of Uncle Bills

by VIETRF @ Vietnam International Retail & Franchise Show

Pacific Partners (VN) Co. Ltd. is a foreign owned company specialized in importing and distributing consumers goods in Vietnam. In Vietnam, we are exclusive agent for Uncle Bills – a global sourcing company from Hongkong that supplies popular nonfood consumer products in different markets such as Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa. Uncle Bill’s products are […]

Top 10 Photo Spots in Tokyo

by christine wedberg @ AlienChris

Looking for the best photo spots in Tokyo?  Tokyo is one of my favorite cities in the world, and traveling there is always a pleasure. I love strolling around the streets taking photos in Tokyo. There's so much to see and so many fun things to do. Down below I've put together a list of

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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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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

Blockchain Technology In Vietnam: Becoming A Global Leader?

by Hao Tran @ Vietcetera

Vietnam is still best known for its agricultural output, but it’s a nation in transition. In fact, it’s currently one of the fastest growing countries in Asia and its rapidly diversifying economy has surpassed Thailand’s and Malaysia’s. Foreign capital investment hit US $24.4 billion in 2016, and factory production is shifting from traditional export goods […]

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5 Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Want To Visit Vietnam - Vietcetera

5 Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Want To Visit Vietnam - Vietcetera


Vietcetera

Deciding where to go in Vietnam can be difficult, but Instagram makes it easier.

10 Vietnamese foods you need to try | Travel Feature

10 Vietnamese foods you need to try | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

Vietnamese food is very distinct, and can be the highlight of a visit. These are 10 essential Vietnamese foods everyone should try.

A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc 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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62 Reasons to Visit Seoul ASAP

by Katie McGrain @ Around the World in KT Days

The fast pace, the history, the dramatic scenery, the food. My home for the last few years is the buzzing, pulsing, history-packed city of Seoul, South Korea. When you visit Seoul, you don’t have to choose between exploring a city or being in nature - you can have it all! With the winter Olympics [...]

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Four famous products in Phu Quoc Island

Four famous products in Phu Quoc Island


Vietnam Travel Information

Four famous products in Phu Quoc Island 1 (20%) 1 vote Phu Quoc is known as the “Pearl Island” not only for the beautiful scenery but it also has many products that attract tourists when traveling to the island. Phu Quoc fish sauce Phu Quoc fish sauce is famous not only in Vietnam but also ...

Coming To Netflix: David Chang Gets Ugly Delicious

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

David Chang, the man behind Momofuku and subject of the first season of Food Republic parent company Zero Point Zero’s Mind of a Chef, is back on screens. Ready for his new show, Ugly Delicious? Premiering on February 23, the eight-episode series follows Chang as he travels, eats and hangs out with notable food personalities like Jessica Koslow, […]

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Budapest Cafes – A Budapest Coffee Guide for the 21st Century

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

The new breed of Budapest cafes are hip, happening and highly caffeinated. Read on to find out our favorite spots to drink third wave coffee in Hungary’s capital city. Budapest is a city known for a cafe culture that’s as rich as the cream that flows into its coffee. Back in the day, artists and poets would meet at Budapest coffee houses to share ideas and philosophies while sipping strong brews and eating a variety of Budapest cake specialties like strudel and flodni. Hundreds of cafes graced both sides of ...

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Bun Cha (grilled pork and noodles) listed top 10 best street food in the world

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Readers from National Geographic who have ever enjoyed Bun Cha (grilled pork and noodles) claim that “Awesome Vietnamese food” when finding the voted result. This voted result is based on the reviews of numerous interviewers from Fanpage of National Geographic. According to that, people who joined and voted were asked to share experience with street food from anywhere they’ve been ...

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A review of our “Foodie” tour by a renown New York Chef

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Here is an excerpt from the food diary of Mario Tolentino, a New York Chef and winner of The Food Network’s “Chopped” in 2010.  Mr. Tolentino, a street food fanatic, decided to take part in our “Foodie” tour on August 6th, 2011.  He was kind enough to send his review of “The Lunch Lady” and…

Could We Run Modern Society on Human Power Alone?

by kris de decker @ LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

Unlike solar and wind energy, human power is always available, no matter the season or time of day. Unlike fossil fuels, human power can be a clean energy source, and its potential increases as the human population grows. In the Human Power Plant, Low-tech Magazine and artist Melle Smets investigate the feasibility of human energy production in the 21st century. To find out if human power can sustain a modern lifestyle, we are designing plans to convert a 22 floors vacant tower building on the campus of Utrecht University in the Netherlands into an entirely human powered student community for 750 people. We're also constructing a working prototype of the human power plant that supplies the community with energy. The...

Organika – Perhaps the Most Beautiful Cafe That I Have Ever Visited

by Nathanael Chan @ Miss Tam Chiak

Bangkok is known for its cafes and street food. I have never been able to enjoy my food in a café because of the throngs of people chattering away in the background. Albeit rare, quiet cafés are my kind of place to unwind and chill. Hidden in Piman 49 complex on Sukhumvit Soi 49’s , Organika...

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How to Appreciate Durian Taste in Southeast Asia

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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Ultimate Vietnam 14 day Adventure | Ultimate Adventure Travel

Ultimate Vietnam 14 day Adventure | Ultimate Adventure Travel


Ultimate Adventure Travel

Get the Ultimate Vietnam experience when you join us on our 14-day backpacking tour! See the best that Vietnam has to offer, all activities are included!

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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Vegan in Vietnam - Plantbased Pixie

Vegan in Vietnam - Plantbased Pixie


Plantbased Pixie

Vietnam is a country famous for it’s food, and you can tell. There are street food vendors everywhere, people carrying chopped up fruit, and endless restaurants. You cannot go hungry here. However Vietnam isn’t the easiest for vegans as a lot of dishes are made with fish sauce, but you can get around it without …

Where to Eat in Budapest Hungary – The Best Budapest Restaurants, Cafes and Markets

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Wondering what and where to eat in Budapest Hungary? We spent a month eating our way through the sprawling Hungarian capital city. Check out our Budapest Food Guide with the best Budapest restaurants, cafes and markets. Four weeks of eating our way through Budapest was overwhelming. The Hungarian capital’s food scene, with its never-ending selection of restaurants, cafes and markets, kept us constantly on the go. But with the help of our and lots of third wave coffee, we survived a month of hearty eating without sacrificing our sanity or waistlines. ...

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Van Vuong Phu Trading and Service Company

by VIETRF @ Vietnam International Retail & Franchise Show

NOF – Not only fashion handbagOur mission is bringing Vietnamese women and women around the world an elegant, luxurious beauty with designed in a unique, luxurious way.Each product is carefully looked after in the smallest details.With the message:” Not Only Fashion ” Each of our products is a symbol of a soul who love beauty, […]

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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A look at Hanoi breakfast

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

There’s no surprise when “pho”, one of the world’s most famous dishes, is chosen for the very first meal of a day of many Hanoian. Apart from dinner which is considered as a daily occasion for family gathering, breakfast is also of importance to Hanoi people. This can be seen easily when walking around streets ...

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

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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Happiness Concert By Acecook Vietnam 2018

by breakfield @ Acecook Việt Nam

Dự án Happiness Concert by Acecook Vietnam do công ty cổ phần Acecook Việt Nam phối hợp cùng Dàn nhạc giao hưởng Việt Nam (VNSO) được thực hiện lần đầu tiên vào tháng 1/2016 nhằm giới thiệu và phổ biến rộng rãi âm nhạc giao hưởng đến với khán giả Việt Nam.

Vietnam Meaningful Gift

Vietnam Meaningful Gift


Official Webpage of Signature Halong Cruise - Best Luxury Cruise, Best 5 Stars Cruise

Tourists alway concerned about what to buy when traveling Vietnam. There are a lot of things to buy as a gift such as: silk, handmade, food and...

Vietnam Food Trip: Awesome Banh Mi Stands to Try Out

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

The Banh Mi is one of most popular sandwiches in the world, respected across the world to the same extent as burgers or clubhouse sandwiches, so much so it was even dubbed the ‘best sandwich in the world’. The Vietnamese sandwich has attracted global attention, and is now served in numerous other countries, from nearby ...

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Seven Natural Beauty Brands From Vietnam

by Minh Nguyen @ Vietcetera

Vietnam’s cosmetic retail market rakes in US $1.78 billion per year and is expected to hit US $2.35 billion by the end of 2018. That’s one of the fastest compound annual growth rates on the planet. Currently, 90% of Vietnam’s cosmetic market share is dominated by multinationals including companies from South Korea, Europe, Japan, Thailand, […]

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2,000 thùng mì Hảo Hảo của Acecook Việt Nam đã đến với người dân các tỉnh miền trung bị ảnh hưởng sau cơn bão số 12

by breakfield @ Acecook Việt Nam

Từ ngày 23 ~ 24/11/2017, Công ty cổ phần Acecook Việt Nam phối hợp cùng chính quyền địa phương các tỉnh tiến hành trao tặng 2,000 thùng mì Hảo Hảo đến các hộ gia đình bị thiệt hại nặng nề sau cơn bão số 12 tại 5 tỉnh miền Trung : Thừa Thiên Huế, Quảng […]

Chương trình khuyến mại “Handy tri ân – Dâng trào niềm vui”

by breakfield @ Acecook Việt Nam

Ngày 08 tháng 01 năm 2018, thương hiệu mì ly ăn liền Handy Hảo Hảo – Công ty Cổ phần Acecook Việt Nam chính thức khởi động Chương trình khuyến mại dành cho người tiêu dùng với tên gọi HANDY TRI ÂN – DÂNG TRÀO NIỀM VUI.

Words of Wisdom on Surviving Travelers Diarrhea (From Someone Who Knows All Too Well)

by Katie McGrain @ Around the World in KT Days

I’m pretty sure it was the freshly cut pineapple on the streets of Antigua, Guatemala that was my gateway food to the world of travelers diarrhea. Since that fateful day, I’ve been in gastrointestinal distress three more times - in Panama, Nicaragua, and the Philippines. Luckily, none of these experiences were severe enough to require [...]

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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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Top 5 Children Activities in Saigon, Vietnam!

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We’re quite proud to say that we had our tours customers aged from 1 to 95 years old, and they all enjoyed it! Though parents are often quite scared to let their children on a motorbike in busy Saigon, we believe that is also a...

Thonkrueng Authentic Thai Cuisine – Street Food in A Restaurant!

by Justyn @ Miss Tam Chiak

Although dining along the streets of Bangkok might not be the safest or wisest option due to the risk of having an explosive time in the toilet hours after the meal, thousands of tourists from all over the world still choose to dine by the roads. Many have said that this is where the best...

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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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When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Decide when best to travel to Vietnam will give you some confuse because Vietnam is the tropical monsoon climate. That is the reason why you should choose the best time to visit each place in Vietnam, however, there are some months which is suitable for all parts of Vietnam. This article will show you the […]

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Liberty Central Hotel, Nha Trang

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Liberty Central Nha Trang is a contemporary, stylish, high-rise hotel just a block from the beach. Featuring elegant, minimalist decor, extraordinary sea views, rooftop bar & its own section of beach, Liberty Central is a solid place to stay in Nha Trang.... Continue reading

5 Must Eat Vietnamese Street Food Snacks You Don't Want To Miss On Your Trip To Saigon

5 Must Eat Vietnamese Street Food Snacks You Don't Want To Miss On Your Trip To Saigon


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The little brother of the infamous Vietnamese Spring Roll a.k.a Goi Cuon, Bo Bia is one of the easiest snacks to find when walking down the street of Ho Chi Minh City. This spring roll packs a unique punch of flavor and texture in comparison.

TOP 5 REASONS TO VISIT HO CHI MINH CITY DURING TET

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Lunar New Year, or more commonly known as Tet, is a wondrous and prosperous time in Vietnam, and is an event that is anticipated throughout the year!  It marks the arrival of spring, a brand new start for many of life’s endeavours, and is a time to appreciate and spend time with family.  If you…

19 Reasons South Korean Food is the Most Delicious

by Katie McGrain @ Around the World in KT Days

From street food to comfort food to drinking food to temple food - the cuisine in South Korea is diverse and delicious. Cooking meat yourself, eating food off sticks, and eating kimchi for breakfast are all food experiences you can expect to have in South Korea. These 19 reasons  highlight why South Korean food is [...]

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Let’s Narrow Down The New Amazon HQ City By Food

by Jess Kapadia @ Food Republic

Amazon recently announced that they’ve narrowed the list of cities for their new headquarters down to 20 from 238. Inspired by the potential a powerhouse like Amazon would provide its future digs, we did some further refining of our own. Here’s who’s out: giant metropolitan areas that are already doing fine, with apologies to New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Austin, Chicago […]

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SURVIVING BORACAY ALONE

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

In March of 2012, I was nearly finished with a 3-week journey moving west through the Visayas region of The Philippines. Visayas is famous for beach and diving destinations. I have never been very interested in beaches, so I was focused on the cities of Cebu, Dumaguete, Bacolod, Iloilo and Kalibo. I did, however, have a beach destination as my final stop before flying out of the country. That beach was the most famous beach in all of The Philippines- Boracay. I was all by my sad self during these weeks in the Philippines. I’d met people here and there along the way, but I didn’t join a backpacker caravan or fall in love. So, how is it traveling to Boracay alone, anyway?

Often beach destinations entice travelers of impossibly clear turquoise waters bookended by eternal sunrises and sunsets. So often, ... Read More »

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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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Listen To Food Republic Today: Fabio Trabocchi

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Be sure to subscribe to Food Republic Today on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. And please rate the podcast and leave comments! Subscribe: Apple | Stitcher | Spotify | TuneIn Washington D.C, chef Fabio Trabocchi has become one of the most successful restaurateurs in one of the country’s most increasingly hot food scenes. His Fiola brought elegance and an Italian flair largely missing from […]

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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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So much more than Pho: the regional cuisines of Vietnam - Travelogues from Remote Lands

So much more than Pho: the regional cuisines of Vietnam - Travelogues from Remote Lands


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Vietnam is a country of contrasts, with a rich history and background that keeps travelers visiting time and again to its various cities, each of which offer a different variety of experiences....

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Generally, Vietnam is a very safe country in which to travel. Compared to most major tourist cities in the West – Paris, London, New York, Rome – the streets of Vietnam’s urban centers are much less threatening. However, in some of the more popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, there are a handful of tourist scams and…

25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase

25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase


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Thailand enjoys a 50% return rate for foreign tourists. In contrast, Vietnam only pulls back 5% of visitors.Personally, I feel that Vietnam walks all over Thailand in almost every travel category except beaches. So, why do so many people have such bad experiences and never return to Vietnam?I hope the list I have made below helps out first-time visitors. It may seem cynical and anti-Vietnamese. It’s not. I love this country; I want you to love it, too. I’d just like to alert travelers to beware of the common first-time mistakes that may sour their experience of the local people and the country overall.Do your homework, know what to expect, and this is the most rewarding country in Southeast Asia to explore.Here goes:-1-TAKE YOUR VISA SERIOUSLY, VERY SERIOUSLY INDEEDYes, it seems like common sense, but I have seen tourists turned ... Read More »

The Good Boys Cafe – Gorgeous Fruit Bowls Too Pretty to Eat

by Victoria Cheung @ Miss Tam Chiak

As we transcend into the fourth week of 2018, let’s be real — The “Keep Fit” and “Stay healthy” New Year resolutions have become increasingly hard to keep, especially in a food paradise like Singapore. Nevertheless, for those of us who have fallen off the wagon and want to hop back on, you might be pleased...

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Top 10 Photo Spots in Hong Kong

by christine wedberg @ AlienChris

Are you looking for the best photo spots in Hong Kong?  I've been to Hong Kong twice during my travels and I love taking photos while strolling around the streets. It's such a lively city with both skyscrapers, nature, culture and incredible architecture.  Down below you have my top 10 favorite photo spots in Hong

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How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 2: South Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

The Best Unique Food Gifts for Food Travelers

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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We Have A Ton Of Chinese Recipes!

by Food Republic @ Food Republic

Did you know that we have a ton of awesome Chinese recipes that need a new home in your kitchen? And we’ve got even more for our dumpling, noodle and rice enthusiast friends: handy explainers, crucial techniques and in-depth guides about our favorite dishes from the mainland and take-out menu alike Take a deep dive into our colorful Chinese food section for dishes from award-winning chefs […]

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7 Vietnamese Markets in Hanoi You Should Not Miss

by Katie McGrain @ Around the World in KT Days

An exploration of a local market gives you a tiny glimpse into life in Vietnam, and the markets of Hanoi are no exception. Discover the tourist centric Hanoi Night Market, where you will find your typical souvenirs and trinkets. And don’t miss the intimate neighborhood markets where you will experience the vibrant Vietnamese community. Most [...]

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Vietnamese Fashion Brands: The Future Of Brick And Mortar Retail

by Minh Nguyen @ Vietcetera

With the current Vietnam fashion retail market reported to be worth US $358 million, Vietnam is attracting global industry players drawn by its double-digit growth figures of 22.5%. For the consumer, that means choice across different segments; for the retailer, that means new strategies are required to increase sales both on- and offline. Despite impressive […]

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The Best Places to Eat in Seattle Washington

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Seattle is known around the world for its coffee culture, the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. But what about Seattle restaurants? We’ve asked a local expert to share her picks for the best places to eat in Seattle Washington. Read on to find out how to eat like a local in this wonderful Pacific Northwestern city. Seattle is famous for its cutting-edge coffee culture. But coffee is just one aspect of Seattle’s culinary landscape. Locals dine at the best restaurants in Seattle, shop at Pike Place Market for some of the ...

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Tom Liap Moo – Authentic Thai Pork Noodles at Lumpini Park!

by Justyn @ Miss Tam Chiak

With the Thai government clamping down on street food, it’s only a matter of time before this delicious, cheap and authentic dining alternative gets eradicated. To me, this place is the epitome of Thai street food. Firstly, the stall is located at the roadside. Secondly, this stall has no name! Thankfully, the stall is stationed...

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Main Seminar: Movement of Franchising – Global & Vietnam

by VIETRF @ Vietnam International Retail & Franchise Show

Coex Vietnam co-ordinates with Retail and Franchise Asia Company with a purpose to provide opportunities for businesses to meet experts in law, finance, real estate, retail, and other fields by offering updated relevant market information related to Retail and FranchiseDate: Friday, June 2rd, 2017Venue: SECC, 799 Nguyen Van Linh, District 7, Ho Chi Minh CitySpeaker: […]

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

Famous Authors from Vietnam

Famous Authors from Vietnam


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List of the most popular authors from Vietnam, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for...

Bedazzled by Energy Efficiency

by kris de decker @ LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

To focus on energy efficiency is to make present ways of life non-negotiable. However, transforming present ways of life is key to mitigating climate change and decreasing our dependence on fossil fuels. Energy efficiency policy Energy efficiency is a cornerstone of policies to reduce carbon emissions and fossil fuel dependence in the industrialised world. For example, the European Union (EU) has set a target of achieving 20% energy savings through improvements in energy efficiency by 2020, and 30% by 2030. Measures to achieve these EU goals include mandatory energy efficiency certificates for buildings, minimum efficiency standards and labelling for a variety of products such as boilers, household appliances, lighting and televisions, and emissions performance standards for cars. [1] The EU...

What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

As an old French Hill station in the past, Sapa is now a beautiful and peaceful town in Lao Cai Province, Northwest Vietnam. Close to the Chinese border, the town has its name reputable for its unique weather, breathtaking natural beauty, and the wide variety of hill-tribes locals (Red Dao, Tay, Hmong, Xa Pho, and […]

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Pizza Poetry: Action Bronson’s New York Slice Map

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

If you haven’t already, prepare to fall in love with Action Bronson’s singularly wonderful food prose and recipes. His new book, F*ck, That’s Delicious, is everything you’ve ever wanted from the food-obsessed rapper, chef and TV host (and much more). Pull up a stool and enjoy Bronson’s ode to the New York slice.  Reprinted with permission […]

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Largest Oil and Gas Export Companies

by Daniel Workman @ World's Top Exports

Total oil and gas exports totaled US$1.363 trillion in 2016, down by -56.4% from $3.126 trillion during 2012. Those totals include crude and refined oils, petroleum gases and petroleum residues. Oil and gas products represent 8.6% of overall 2016 global exports which totaled $15.913 trillion for all products. Almost half (48.1%) of exported oil and […]

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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How (Not) to Run a Modern Society on Solar and Wind Power Alone

by kris de decker @ LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

While the potential of wind and solar energy is more than sufficient to supply the electricity demand of industrial societies, these resources are only available intermittently. To ensure that supply always meets demand, a renewable power grid needs an oversized power generation and transmission capacity of up to ten times the peak demand. It also requires a balancing capacity of fossil fuel power plants, or its equivalent in energy storage. Consequently, matching supply to demand at all times makes renewable power production a complex, slow, expensive and unsustainable undertaking. Yet, if we would adjust energy demand to the variable supply of solar and wind energy, a renewable power grid could be much more advantageous. Using wind and solar energy only...

“NGÀY CỦA PHỞ” – 12/12/2017

by breakfield @ Acecook Việt Nam

Chiều 12/12/2017, Chương trình Hội thảo ẩm thực và triển lãm “Ngày của Phở“ do Báo Tuổi Trẻ tổ chức cùng với sự đồng hành của Acecook Việt Nam đã diễn ra lần đầu tiên tại White Palace, Tân Bình, Tp.HCM. Tại đây, ngày 12/12 chính thức được đề xuất xác lập “Ngày của Phở” […]

Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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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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Vscential

by VIETRF @ Vietnam International Retail & Franchise Show

Vscential specialize with luxury Christmas décor, also offers aroma diffusers, essential oils, Flowers (Silk, Dried Lavender, Preserved flowers), home decor and accessories.                                                      For further inquiries, please contact us:Floor 1, PVFCCo Building, […]

Finally, A Home Biogas Converter That Won’t Break The Bank

by Jess Kapadia @ Food Republic

When it comes to gas for heating your home and cooking, you’re pretty much tied to the utility company. HomeBiogas is a new home biogas converter and digester Kickstarted by 677 backers who pledged nearly half a million dollars to bring the idea of a waste-reducing independent fuel supply into fruition. What’s more, perks included donations to areas in need of steady […]

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25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN THAILAND

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Thailand, with over 26 million foreign entries in 2016, can be a very touristic place to visit. By some accounts, 20% of the Thai GDP is based on tourism (worldwide nations average about 10%). Thailand is often an entry point for all of Asia, a constant revolving door of tourists on short or extended trips. We’re writing this article to help you avoid getting your hand caught in that often dangerous door.

Thailand is a country that can live up to its high expectations and reputation. It really can be paradise. On the other hand, it can be a disappointing place filled with drunken pub crawlers, tourist scams, empty promises and subpar made-for-tourists versions of local dishes. Pad thai made with instant noodles? You’ll find it all over Phuket and Koh Samui. If you venture past the tourists districts, the food ... Read More »

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Food safety in Vietnam: where we are at and what we can learn from international experiences

Food safety in Vietnam: where we are at and what we can learn from international experiences


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Food-borne diseases are attracting a lot of attention in Vietnam as a result of repeated episodes of adulterated and unsafe food. In this paper, we provide some perspectives on food safety in Vietnam from the point of view of an international research ...

Wonderful family trip to Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

It is likely that building a strong family bond and exploring new lands will be two of the most popular resolutions in 2018, as strengthening the family relationship and discovering new cultures will significantly change the life of each person. So, obviously, a wonderful family trip to Vietnam will be a stone killing two birds […]

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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

How to Run the Economy on the Weather

by kris de decker @ LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

Before the Industrial Revolution, people adjusted their energy demand to a variable energy supply. Our global trade and transport system -- which relied on sail boats -- operated only when the wind blew, as did the mills that supplied our food and powered many manufacturing processes. The same approach could be very useful today, especially when improved by modern technology. In particular, factories and cargo transportation -- such as ships and even trains -- could be operated only when renewable energy is available. Adjusting energy demand to supply would make switching to renewable energy much more realistic than it is today. Stoneferry (detail), a painting by John Ward of Hull. Renewable Energy in Pre-Industrial Times Before the Industrial Revolution, both...

Vietnam Shopping - Where to Shop and What to Buy in Vietnam

Vietnam Shopping - Where to Shop and What to Buy in Vietnam


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Many tourists can’t help but throw themselves head-first into shopping while in Vietnam. Why? Probably the variety of quality goods and the tempting prices have a lot to do with it. Many low-budget travelers considered Vietnam a heavenly place because in many shopping situations they can bargain the

Orthorexia Resources

by Pixie @ Plantbased Pixie

What is orthorexia? Orthorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterised by an obsession with eating healthy. It differs from anorexia in that the focus is on the quality rather than quantity of food eaten. The focus is usually not on losing weight, but on being as healthy as possible. Having orthorexia is not the same […]

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Germany’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

by Daniel Workman @ World's Top Exports

Germany’s three biggest export companies are iconic automobile manufacturers. Three other monolithic German firms compete in the diversified chemicals industry and also rank among Deutschland’s top 10 product exporters. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of German exports declined by -4.9% from US$1.410 trillion in 2012 to $1.341 trillion […]

Guide Ho Chi Minh city tour full day

by streetfood @ Hanoi street food tours|customized food tasting & culture tours

Ho Chi Minh city is the largest and busiest city in Vietnam with full of motorbikes and people. So glad for your choice to visit by “Sai Gon” (the formal name of HCMC) for one day. If it is your first time coming to Vietnam, there are such great and interesting things that give your ...

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