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Our 4½ Month Southeast Asia Budget Backpacking Trip: All the Costs, all the Details

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

7 Countries47 Cities138 daysFor only $3081.30 eachThat’s $22.32 per dayAbout 156.29 per weekAnd $669.60 per month In this guide, I will share all the details of our Southeast Asia budget backpacking trip that included Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. The Map: Budget Backpacking Southeast Asia The Details and Itinerary:A 47 Cities Tour [...]

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Uncovering the real Rio… in just one day

by Anne Von Osterhausen @ Urban Adventures

I went to Rio while on my first ‘360’ around the world. I had spent a few weeks in Ecuador and Peru, and wanted to visit my family in Germany on my way back home to Australia. It would have been silly not to stop anywhere else along the way,...

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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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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Vietnamese Chicken Soup (With Elbow Macaroni)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

It has been getting coooold lately, cold for Southern California anyways! This is perfect weather for you to cook up some soup. If you haven’t built up the courage to try the bitter melon soup I posted the other week,  Vietnamese chicken soup with elbow macaroni might be a simpler start :). What’s that you […]

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Promotion 3

by admin_orn @ Home | The Orange Lantern Restaurant | Vietnamese Food & Cuisine

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​The best places to order to fulfil your Vietnamese dish cravings

by sopho_adm @

There’s nothing quite as soothing as a steaming bowl of pho – with slippery rice noodles, beef broth and vegetables – to really satisfy those pesky […]

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20 Things You Must Eat In Hanoi - Food Republic

20 Things You Must Eat In Hanoi - Food Republic


Food Republic

Food-loving globetrotters, here’s a bit of sound advice: If you’re headed to Vietnam’s northern city of Hanoi, we’d recommend you pack a pair of elastic-banded pants. The city is a wonderland of cheap eats and drinks, offering an endless variety of soups, noodles, buns, rolls and sandwiches paired with plenty of fresh herbs — and fresh beer, too.

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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Pirate’s Alley Cafe

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

Pirate Alley is an awesome little alley behind the church at Jackson Square in New Orleans’ French Quarter. We discovered the cafe there  back in 2009, and it’s the reason we love absinthe. I don’t really write bar reviews, but this is a great place to have a drink. That’s all I got! PIRATE’S ALLEY … Continue reading Pirate’s Alley Cafe

Vietnamese Banana, Coconut & Tapioca Dessert (Chè Chuối)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Chè chuối is a warm, Vietnamese pudding-like dessert featuring bananas and rich coconut cream. You can easily make this at home in less than an hour! Chè in Vietnamese, refers to sweet desserts which are liquid such as drinks, pudding, or even types of ‘soup.’ So chè chuối you could say is a type of pudding, made of coconut […]

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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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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…

Where to find the best snacks in Athens

by Rebecca Skevaki @ Urban Adventures

The Athens food scene is pack with snacks, most of which you can feel good about because they’re made with healthy ingredients like olive oil, honey, local cheeses and fresh vegetables. (Chemical-laden and processed convenience foods are hardly appealing when you’ve got a cuisine as tasty as that of the...

Best snacks to bring back from Taiwan

Best snacks to bring back from Taiwan


Urban Adventures

As any true traveller knows, the best souvenirs are of the eating variety. On my recent trip to Taipei, after indulging�...

Top destinations for getting off the tourist track in Vietnam

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

If Vietnam is considered as a treasure, we will surely have so much to dig for. For such a small […]

Kitchen Staff

by admin_orn @ Home | The Orange Lantern Restaurant | Vietnamese Food & Cuisine

Kitchen Staff

Orange Lantern Chef

We offer successful applicants a rewarding journey and remuneration package:

  • Attractive Basic Salary
  • CPF Contribution by Employer
  • On-the-Job Training
  • In-house Training Provided
  • Staff Meals
  • Medical Benefits
  • Work Close to Home
  • Flexible Working Hours

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We Offer the Best Guides for Every Tour

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Our military or veteran tours are very unique and are second to none because we have the best guides in the business. We’re very proud to be able to offer this type of tour of Vietnam. More Fun Travel is

Hue sweet soup – Let’s taste in your style

by skyhubuser @ Skyhubvn

As you know Hue food is very famous in Vietnam. Especially, Hue sweet soup is a part some of Vietnam food. There are many kind of Hue sweet soup with many different tastes, color....

Boulevard Grill HCMC: The Steakhouse With A Heart

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

There’s a new steakhouse in town, Boulevard Grill HCMC. Located in District 3, the restaurant’s philanthropic business model has them cooking up more than just their trademark Australian grass-fed T-bone and wagyu beef jerky. That’s because through the restaurant’s “Dining for Giving” program, Boulevard Grill HCMC are also connecting with non-profit organizations in the city […]

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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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For the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, our school will be closed from 14 February 2018 until 21 February 2018.

by admin2 @ Vietnamese cooking class in saigon

Onion Rings Recipe [Easy & Super Crispy]

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Making onion rings at home is SUPER easy. It’s much more fool-proof than when I made sweet potato fries (<–Even though I eventually found a way!). I’ve been munching on a lot of onion rings lately and I blame it entirely on my girlfriend. Well…I do take some blame too, but they really are delicious. A crunchy, warm onion ring fried […]

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The Food Of Vietnam

The Food Of Vietnam


Johnny Prime

Last year my wife and I went on the trip of a lifetime: Vietnam. We started in Hanoi, then took excursions to the mountains of Sapa and the caves of Halong Bay. After that we relaxed in Hoi An for …

Gwangjang Market: South Korea’s Oldest Market is Filled with Incredible Food

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

I’ll admit, I’m a little confused about Korea’s market scene. Gwangjang Market (광장시장) is located in what I believe is the oldest market building in Korea. It opened in 1905, when it was called Dongdaemun Market, which was the name of an older market that was destroyed in the Korean War and rebuilt in 1959. [...]

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Top Great Souvenirs in Saigon

Top Great Souvenirs in Saigon


Skyhubvn

Beside sightseeing and enjoying the food, seeking souvenirs which are symbols of the country is a interesting part on the trip. The top list souvenirs in Saigon as below might be suggestions for you to bring  a little Vietnam home to share with your family and friends. Non La ( Conical Hat or Straw Hat) Non La is a traditional headwear of Vietnamese. It is known as a part of spirit of the...

What To Bring Back Home From Your Chicago Trip

What To Bring Back Home From Your Chicago Trip


Holiday Jones - Chicago Hostel

Bring back a piece of Chicago in your carry on.

10 Foods to Bring Home From Your Travels in Asia

10 Foods to Bring Home From Your Travels in Asia


The Points Guy

These are the Asian favorite everyday foods you should bring back from your next overseas adventure.

Crab soup cake ( Banh canh cua ) in Saigon

by skyhubuser @ Skyhubvn

There are many kind of noodles in Vietnam and it is easy to find them from these  luxury restaurants to street food stalls or food court in the shopping malls. The most famous soup...

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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16 Vietnamese Food Souvenirs

by cameron.stauch@gmail.com @

I often receive emails from friends, and friends of friends, asking for food and travel tips when visiting Vietnam. I have a standard Word document I refer to and then customize it based on where they’re visiting. I’ll sometimes suggest … Continue reading

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 7 Best Souvenirs to Buy in Singapore

The 7 Best Souvenirs to Buy in Singapore


TheBestSingapore.com

Your Singapore trip will not be completed without bringing home something special that is "uniquely Singapore". There are a wide variety of Singapore famed products that you can proudly buy for yourselves or your family and friends. The below list introduces you the 7 best Singapore souvenirs including the famous Singapore Sling, the premium Gold Plated Orchid, and the delicious Bakkwa.

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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Biggest tomb in central Ho Chi Minh – Tomb of Le Van Duyet

by skyhubuser @ Skyhubvn

Tomb of Le Van Duyet, also known as Tomb of the Marshal in Ba Chieu, is a Vietnamese tomb located in Bình Thạnh District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The tomb was originally built...

Will The Amazon Go Store Take Food Stamps?

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Amazon’s latest venture into convenience and groceries has stirred up a lot of hubbub. The Amazon Go store promises an app-controlled, grab-and-go experience with no lines, no cashiers and no checkout counters. Despite these utopian claims, the store’s opening day saw enormous lines and even accidental theft. While the idea sounds like a breezy, anti-social-dream-come-true concept on paper, […]

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Diane Tucker helped bring touch of home to GI’s in Vietnam

Diane Tucker helped bring touch of home to GI’s in Vietnam


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Diane Tucker was one of 627 young women who served as Donut Dollies during the Vietnam War. A Red Cross employee, she visited as many as eight fire bases a day, bringing games, snacks, soda and juice -- a touch of home -- to lonely troops.

Top 10 Cafes in Kuala Lumpur for Great Coffee and More

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

NEW : MORNING OUTING ,FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT WITH THE VIETNAM COOKERY CENTER

by admin2 @ Vietnamese cooking class in saigon

The tour starts at 9h00 ; We will pick you up at the hotel and take you for a walk through the local wet market, tasting the typical exotic fruits,  learning about  new food, fresh vegetables and fragrant herbs…. not … Continue reading

Thank you for your kind words!

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

More Fun Travel and our professional team of tour guides enjoy meeting people, from all over the world, traveling to Vietnam. They bring joy to our hearts and we look forward to meeting them again on another adventure tour with

Have food, will travel: The best edible souvenirs to buy from around the world

Have food, will travel: The best edible souvenirs to buy from around the world


The Straits Times

Slurping freshly shucked oysters on a mist-enveloped shore. Tucking into creamy yet stinky Epoisses de Bourgogne cheese above vineyards in France. Touring a small seaside village in Hokkaido and discovering the unexpectedly sweet umami of bacon cured in pig's blood.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

What You Should Bring Home from Vietnam

by admin @ Vietnam Travel – A Tailor made Vietnam Holiday Specialist

Part of traveling and experiencing a new country is creating memories that will last a lifetime. Sometimes it’s hard to remember everything from your trip, which is why nearly all of our guests take home souvenirs to remind them of their experiences. It’s important to remember that you have to travel home with the things

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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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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Top Great Souvenirs in Saigon

by skyhubuser @ Skyhubvn

Beside sightseeing and enjoying the food, seeking souvenirs which are symbols of the country is a interesting part on the trip. The top list souvenirs in Saigon as below might be suggestions for you...

Allen Brothers Steaks

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

Allen Brothers sent me a nice package of steaks to try out here at the Food Lab. That’s their Exclusive Prime 16-Pack, which will run you about $230. It contains four of each for a total of 16 items: (1) 6oz prime burgers; (2) jumbo steak dogs; (3) 5oz boneless rib eyes; and (4) 6oz … Continue reading Allen Brothers Steaks

Tourist Hot Spots

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Nowadays, tourist hot spots like the Mekong Delta are very popular types of tours in South Vietnam, similar to tours around Ha Long Bay in the North. That is why the main part of Mekong Delta is touristy. Our guests

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...

Côn Đảo – Island of Heroes

by skyhubuser @ Skyhubvn

Côn Đảo is a group of 16 islands off the southeast coast of Vietnam with acreage in total is 76 square kilometers. Con Dao is well-known for their beautiful beaches with pure water, coral...

Soul of Vietnamese Village Show

by skyhubuser @ Skyhubvn

“ The Soul of Vietnamese village” is the first show about Vietnamese folk music with the participation of talented artists. The show recreates the daily life of Vietnamese people in the Northern Delta countryside...

“The 2017 Top 10 Cities in Asia” List of Travel+Leisure honors many Southeast Asian Destinations

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

Instead of sprawling and futuristic cities, the 2017 World Best City list seems to focus much more on traditional towns […]

Why You Should Pack Your Own Food the Next Time You Fly?

Why You Should Pack Your Own Food the Next Time You Fly?


TripSavvy

Our tips for preparing and carrying travel meals will help you choose the best foods to take on your next airplane flight.

Eating & Drinking

by admin @ Vietnam Travel – A Tailor made Vietnam Holiday Specialist

Eating in Vietnam Tourists have to be selective of where they eat unless they want to struggle ordering off the menu. In tourist areas menus often have English translations so you know exactly what you’re ordering. However is you visit a restaurant in a non-tourist part of town, you might have a hard time ordering

17 Must-Have India Travel Packing List Items + What NOT to Bring

by Asher Fergusson @ Asher & Lyric

What should I bring on my India trip? A lot of people were asking me, “What should I pack for India?” so I wrote this complete India packing checklist. Below are my top 17 “must-take” items which I... Read More

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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…

Top 10 Cafes in Kuala Lumpur for Great Coffee and More

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

Pork Belly Recipe for Bánh Mì (Vietnamese Sandwiches)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

At Vietnamese sandwich shops, you’ll find a dizzying number of meat options like grilled chicken, grilled beef, sardines, and even some Chinese influenced options like xíu mại. However, with Vietnamese sandwiches, pork seems to be king–you’ll always see pork options like chả lụa (meat loaf), thịt nướng (grilled pork), nem nướng (ground & grilled pork), bì […]

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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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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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The End Hot Sauce

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

Pepper Palace on Chartres Street in New Orleans sells a proprietary reaper pepper and habanero sauce called “The End.” It’s probably the hottest sauce I’ve ever had, and I can fucking take the heat like a goddamn champ when it comes to spicy shit. I had to sign a waiver before trying it. Allow me … Continue reading The End Hot Sauce

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

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


vietnam-guide.com

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

Golden Flake Chicharrones

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

My wife and I tried these pork rinds when we were in New Orleans. My snack obsession was satisfied with these delicious chicharrones that were flavored with Louisiana hot sauce. I can eat pork skins all day, and I definitely recommend these if you come across them.

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR TRIP IN VIETNAMESE TET HOLIDAY

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

The whole Vietnam is warming up for their most special holiday of the year: Tet, or the Lunar New Year. […]

A Trip Back in Time to Vietnam – Part 2

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Day 3 – April 18 While at breakfast at the hotel, 8 Mig 21’s took off from Da Nang and flew right by our hotel. Those guys must get up real early. Pickup by our guide was at 0815. We

The best souvenir I ever bought was…

by Urban Adventures @ Urban Adventures

We recently asked our travellers about the best souvenirs they had picked up on their travels. And the answers were hilarious, cool, charming, precious and sometimes a little weird… Vintage records, a handcrafted kaleidoscope, an alpaca jumper from Peru, an ogre mask, a good ol’ bottle of hot sauce from...

Gifts to Send to India from USA or UK: Step-by-Step Guide

by Asher Fergusson @ Asher & Lyric

How to send a gift to India, stress-free I’ve traveled to India 7 times and stayed with countless amazing Indian friends. I’ve been to weddings, birthdays, Vedic ceremonies and seen a little bit of everything. Below I detail... Read More

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The 10 Best Souvenirs Hanoi Has to Offer | Travelvui

The 10 Best Souvenirs Hanoi Has to Offer | Travelvui


The Real Travelers

Most of the best souvenirs Hanoi has to offer can be found in the Old Quarter – the heart of old Hanoi. If convenience is what you value, then just looking for the gifts for your loved ones there.

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.

Ketchup, cheese, liberty: The legend of Poland’s zapiekanka

by Monika Prylinska @ Urban Adventures

The zapiekanka (a long, open-faced sandwich) was a beloved piece of my childhood. But not only mine — it was a miracle treat for a whole generation of Polish children who discovered it at the end of ‘80s (and who still buy one from time to time for sentimental reasons)....

Vietnamese Papaya & Beef Jerky Salad – Gỏi Đu Đủ Khô Bò

by Huy @ Vietnamese Appetizers & Snacks – HungryHuy.com

This is an easy 3-ingredient papaya salad you can throw together in a few minutes. There’s t the cooking required, just easy prep so you can get to snacking. Green papaya and beef jerky salad is a light appetizer, a great choice for a snack or appetizer. My mom says she used to buy this from food carts in Vietnam. […]

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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…

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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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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Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe (Bò Bía Recipe)

by Huy @ Vietnamese Appetizers & Snacks – HungryHuy.com

What Is Bò Bía? The name bò bía is likely a Vietnamese adaptation of the Chinese roll “popiah.” These two foods are quite different though. It’s plausible to think bò bía was adapted by the Vietnamese and ingredients were substituted with what was available. The first noticeable change is the Vietnamese use a rice paper wrapper instead of […]

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Bún Bò Huế Recipe – Spicy Beef & Pork Noodle Soup

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Bún bò Huế is a hidden Vietnamese gem that has yet to “make it” in mainstream American cuisine. It’s a rich and spicy soup with deep layers of flavor. This Central Vietnamese soup is paired with tender slices of beef and pork, then topped with lots of fresh herbs. Phở has made its way in and has grown popular quickly, so why […]

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Pork and Prawn Dumplings

by Helen Jackson @ Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

These dumplings are so easy to make and delicious to eat. The whole family will love them. Read more »

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Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos Packing List + What NOT To Bring - Asher & Lyric

Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos Packing List + What NOT To Bring - Asher & Lyric


Asher & Lyric

From temples to beaches to UNESCO World Heritage sites, Southeast Asia has something to amaze any kind of traveler. Three unique neighbors in the region are Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam — great options to visit as part of... Read More

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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Here's A Guide To Snacks On The Plane

Here's A Guide To Snacks On The Plane


Huffington Post Australia

Everybody strap in.

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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Vietnamese Green Mango Salad with Shrimp (Gỏi Xoài)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Vietnamese mango salad (gỏi xoài) is a vibrant dish featuring green mangoes, shrimp, and is highlighted with fresh herbs like mint, thai basil and cilantro. It’s a mouth-watering combination of sweet, sour, salty with lots of contrasts in texture. Disclaimer: this is supposed to be a very simple salad. The one we’re making here has a bit of […]

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Domenica Fiore Olive Oil

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

Domenica Fiore reached out to me to try their olive oil. I can always use an extra bottle of olive oil around the food lab, so I jumped at the opportunity. Here’s what they sent to me: We used it for some sautéed broccolini and mixed it into a truffle sauce to eat with some … Continue reading Domenica Fiore Olive Oil

Snowpea, Strawberry, Feta and Mint Salad

by Helen Jackson @ Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

This quick and easy salad looks so pretty with the vibrant colours of the strawberries and snow peas.  It also tastes amazing. I did experiment with blanching the snow peas,  I prefer them natural but if you want to blanch … Read more »

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

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


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Mr Linh&rsquo;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.

How to prepare for a trip to Vietnam

by admin @ Vietnam Travel – A Tailor made Vietnam Holiday Specialist

Preparing for a Vietnam Vacation Vietnam has come a long way since proclaiming its independence in 1975. Each year more and more tourists consider Vietnam as a traveling destination and the country is more than willing to welcome guests. Just like any other destination, having a successful trip is all about preparation. Preparing for a

Cafe Beignet

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

This little courtyard spot on Bourbon Street is a great place to sit outside with a coffee, a beignet, a yard of frozen hurricane, or whatever else the fuck you want. It’s also a good place to watch the barrage of drunks stumble by on Bourbon Street, while listening to some free music. This was … Continue reading Cafe Beignet

Things to do in: Copenhagen

by Mie Rom Dybro @ Urban Adventures

Progressive, artsy, oh-so-livable Copenhagen is the kind of city that will make you want to stay indefinitely. It’s packed with plenty to explore and discover, from the extensive fine arts scene to quirky parks, epic brunches to street food feasts. To help you make the most of your time in...

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Basic Vietnamese Phrases

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Basic Vietnamese phrases, with pronunciation, for activities, food, transportation and the days of the week. Pleasantries English Pronunciation Vietnamese Yes yaa vâng No khong không Maybe cawtey có thể You’re Welcome kohng sao doh không sao đâu No Thank You

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!

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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Floor Staff

by admin_orn @ Home | The Orange Lantern Restaurant | Vietnamese Food & Cuisine

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We offer successful applicants a rewarding journey and remuneration package:

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  • CPF Contribution by Employer
  • On-the-Job Training
  • In-house Training Provided
  • Staff Meals
  • Medical Benefits
  • Work Close to Home
  • Flexible Working Hours

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What Currency Should I Take?

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

This all depends on where you’re from, but we certainly suggest you exchange some of your country’s currency into Vietnamese Dong so that you can experience our culture in a more meaningful way. Not to mention, some areas of the

New Year’s Eve Parties in Chicago

by Rob Jones @ Holiday Jones – Chicago Hostel

New Year’s Eve in a big city like Chicago offers an unlimited number of activities and events. Concerts, huge parties, small parties, VIP parties, dinner parties, tea parties, whatever party you’re looking for it can be found somewhere in Chicago (most likely at a fancy hotel). You can always hang around in the hostel and   ...

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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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The Mid – Autumn festival in Vietnam

by skyhubuser @ Skyhubvn

There are many festivals in Vietnam every year. Beside The Tet Holiday ( Lunar New Year), The Mid – autumn festival  is one of the most famous festival  and it is also considered as...

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.

November 2017

by Helen Jackson @ Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

As we head towards the silly season I am reminded of the necessity of some good freezer meals for nights when the day has been busy or when half of the family are out at end of year functions for … Read more »

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What to Eat at Newton Food Centre

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

What to Eat at Newton Food Centre

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

TRAVELING TO VIETNAM DURING TET: YAY OR NAY?

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

You’ll hear several optimistic and pessimistic opinions when you mention your next vacation to Vietnam during Tet Holiday, from your […]

Baking Perfect Shortbread

by Helen Jackson @ Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

Helen Jackson. One of the great things about the festive season is that people make shortbread. While of course it is made at other times of the year, it is Christmas time when it really comes into its own and … Read more »

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Must-buy souvenirs from Krakow

Must-buy souvenirs from Krakow


Urban Adventures

Part of the fun of visiting a new city is picking out all the great souvenirs you want to bring home, either to remind y...

Where To Buy Local Products In Ho Chi Minh City - Vietcetera

Where To Buy Local Products In Ho Chi Minh City - Vietcetera


Vietcetera

Made in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City has seen a meteoric rise in quality craftsmanship, proudly boasting the ‘Made in Vietnam’ label.

Fun Facts about Vietnam

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Hanoi is the capital city, while the currency is Dong Vietnam has a population of over 85 million We have one of the lowest unemployment rates among all developing countries. Vietnam has a literacy rate of 94%. Potbelly pigs 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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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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The Orange Lantern Restaurant | Vietnamese Food in Singapore

The Orange Lantern Restaurant | Vietnamese Food in Singapore


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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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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...

Religious in Indochina

by NgaMko @ Cambodia Tours

VIETNAM – Mahayana Buddhism
Buddhism is the predominant religion in Vietnam, especially Mahayana Buddhism which is the most significant in Vietnamese religious life. The origin of Buddhism in Vietnam was [...]

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8 Uniquely Singaporean Souvenirs to Buy for Your Friends Abroad

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Bánh Xèo – Savory Vietnamese Crêpes

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Bánh xèo seems to be designed to be eaten as a family. The batter, filling ingredients, and veggies aren’t complicated to prepare, but they don’t make sense to be bought or made to be eaten by yourself. You don’t just buy 1/4 pound of pork, 8 shrimps, or buy 1/4 head of lettuce. You kind […]

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The things to bring back from your trip in Hanoi

The things to bring back from your trip in Hanoi


Travel Sense Asia

Beside Hoi An , Ho Chi Minh city, Hanoi – the capital of Vietnam is considered as one of the best places for shopping. When coming Hanoi for shopping, you may be attracted by  the unique things that can not be found anywhere else. The city provides you a range of items such as shoes, …

Nem Cua Bien – Crab spring rolls

by skyhubuser @ Skyhubvn

Spring roll is one of the popular in Vietnamese cuisine. It is one of of  Normally, there are two kind of spring rolls : deep fried spring rolls ( “cha gio”)  and fresh spring...

Vietnamese Lemongrass Beef

by Helen Jackson @ Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

Aromatic and positively delicious, this is an easy go to recipe in our house. I buy finely chopped frozen lemongrass from our local Asian supermarket. It is perfect for this recipe as all you need to do is break off … Read more »

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January 2018

by Helen Jackson @ Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

I for one am happy to send the end of 2017 as it did manage to send us a few curved balls.  Hoping for a better 2018 with more time to spend creating recipes and features here. Our family are … Read more »

January 2018 was originally posted by foodlovers.co.nz

10 Must-Buy Souvenirs in Greece

by christine wedberg @ AlienChris

Looking for Greek Souvenirs to buy on your next trip to Greece? One of the best things while traveling in a country, is to buy some nice things that remind you of your trip even though you're back home. If you’re like me and love buying gifts for friends and family, and sometimes to yourself,

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In northern Vietnam, a piece of unfinished cloth tells a story

by Hannah Crosby @ Urban Adventures

I recently took a trip with my mother through northern Vietnam, and up into the mountainous region that borders Southern China. The people who have lived there for generations are not Vietnamese, but a mix of isolated and unique groups that retain very separate cultural styles — partly due to...

Our Favourite Edible Gifts

by Helen Jackson @ Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

While we are fast approaching the season of gift giving this is not just confined to Christmas as there are often occasions during the year when you want to take a little something when out for dinner, as a thank … Read more »

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Vietnamese Egg Rolls Recipe (Chả Giò)

by Huy @ Vietnamese Appetizers & Snacks – HungryHuy.com

My mom is an great cook and a very generous person. Her keen sense of taste and relentless persistence allows her to fine-tune recipes until they’re excellent, and worthy of sharing with others. It was my mom and grandma’s cooking that made their home the gathering point for lunch and dinner multiple times a week. Additionally, she readily […]

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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,...

8 Uniquely Singaporean Souvenirs to Buy for Your Friends Abroad

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

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…

10 Must-Buy Souvenirs in Spain

by christine wedberg @ AlienChris

Looking for Spain souvenirs? One of the best things while traveling in a country, is to buy some nice souvenirs that remind you of your trip even though you're back home. If you’re like me and love buying gifts for friends and family, and sometimes to yourself, then you’re going to love Spain. Spain is

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Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe (Gỏi cuốn)

by Huy @ Vietnamese Appetizers & Snacks – HungryHuy.com

This traditional Vietnamese Spring Roll recipe (gỏi cuốn) is a fresh and healthy recipe, full of veggies, lean meat, and shrimp so you can chow down with less guilt :). Made from just rice and water, the rice paper (bánh tráng) could be easily used for lots of other things. At one Vietnamese market, over five brands of this stuff. […]

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Easy Apple Cake

by Helen Jackson @ Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

This apple cake is from an old hand written recipe book. It is so delicious and super easy to make. We think it is best eaten on the day of making and is a great cake to serve warm for … Read more »

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Bacardi Buys Patrón Tequila For $5.1 Billion

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Bacardi, known to be sipped on as if celebrating one’s birthday, purchased Patrón tequila, Lil Jon’s choice of drink, in a $5.1 billion deal this week. Forbes reports that Bacardi Limited will be adding Patrón Spirits International AG to its family of spirits that include Grey Goose vodka, Bombay Sapphire gin, Dewar’s Scotch whiskey, Martini […]

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Best Souvenirs to Take Home from Vietnam

Best Souvenirs to Take Home from Vietnam


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Safety and Security

by admin @ Vietnam Travel – A Tailor made Vietnam Holiday Specialist

Safety in Vietnam Our country is consistently one of the safest countries in all of Asia. Crime rates in Vietnam are low in comparison to other countries. The government is typically very stable and Vietnamese people are known for their laid back lifestyle. In addition the location of Vietnam is in an area where natural

Foods You Can Bring into New Zealand

Foods You Can Bring into New Zealand


Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

  Bringing home some of the delicious flavours of far away shores can be a huge temptation but the fear of having it flung into a bin by NZ MPI staff is a very real deterrent. Here in New Zeal…

Eating Vegetarian or Vegan in Vietnam

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If you’re planning a trip (or even a move) to Vietnam don’t let anyone convince you that you’ll have a hard time finding good vegetarian food to eat. Almost all of the vegetarian dishes are vegan friendly, so if you … Continue reading

Zeppelin Hall

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

Zeppelin Hall is a massive biergarten in Jersey City. They’re currently (through 2/4/18) celebrating BACONFEST, a glorious time when they roll out a special menu that features various preparations of bacon with influences from all over the world. As you can see, there are a lot of bacon dishes. Here are the ones we tried: … Continue reading Zeppelin Hall

Photos of Hanoi

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Take a virtual walk through the streets of Hanoi. Enjoy the sites and color photos of Hanoi as we step back in time with some of our favorite memories. Traveling to Vietnam, Laos or Cambodia? Contact Us! We’re able to

Grass Roots

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

GIVEAWAY ALERT!!! Read on to get all the details! Grass Roots represents a nice, new and refreshing take on custom delivery meat boxes. They’re a farmers cooperative – meaning they’re a group of small, local, family-run farms who have pooled their products together a sort of “virtual farmers market,” so to speak, where they sell … Continue reading Grass Roots

Vietnam Souvenirs: What to Bring Back Home

Vietnam Souvenirs: What to Bring Back Home


My Guide Vietnam

Bring back home souvenirs from Vietnam after your journey.......

Theme Tours or Focus Specific Tours

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Our theme tours are created with a different level of interest for each group. From simple arts and crafts style activities to more in depth, meaningful relationships. It’s possible for you to meet local residents and help improve their lifestyle

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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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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Saigon Food Souvenirs

Saigon Food Souvenirs


Viet World Kitchen

Whenever I visit Vietnam, I start out light with just one slightly full suitcase and invariably, come home with an extra bag crammed with items that I figure are hard to find abroad. (Or maybe I was just impulse buying?!) On this last trip, I was able to ask my sister Tasha to fill one of her extra suitcases (she's a well schooled, prepared traveler) with my junk. She flew home after Saigon whereas I went on to other Asian countries. Though I've been home for weeks, it wasn't till last week that my sister handed over my Saigon souvenir stash. Along with a bunch of the latest cookbooks, there were items like these: From top left to right: Black peppercorns from Phu Quoc island...

Highlights of Vietnam

by admin @ Vietnam Travel – A Tailor made Vietnam Holiday Specialist

Vietnam is a country rich in diverse landscapes and culture. Energetic cities like Saigon are offset by the peaceful waters of Halong Bay. The charming town of Hoi An will introduce you to a more traditional way of Vietnamese living. While driving through Hue, the views of the abundant local agriculture and the spectacular coastline

Top 9 Souvenirs To Bring Home From Da Nang

Top 9 Souvenirs To Bring Home From Da Nang


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Da Nang is a third big city of Vietnam. To keep the most memorable experience in this wonderful city, many guests look for the best gifts to bring home. Here are the most favorite things that we would like to recommend to you.

Young Green Sticky Rice: Autumn’s Arrival in Hanoi

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A quick glance at the fruits and vegetables stacked in the baskets of roaming food vendors in Hanoi reveals what season it is.  Now in early autumn, you can find a couple handfuls of such vendors wandering the streets of … Continue reading

Vietnamese Papaya & Beef Jerky Salad – Gỏi Đu Đủ Khô Bò

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

This is an easy 3-ingredient papaya salad you can throw together in a few minutes. There’s t the cooking required, just easy prep so you can get to snacking. Green papaya and beef jerky salad is a light appetizer, a great choice for a snack or appetizer. My mom says she used to buy this from food carts in Vietnam. […]

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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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Homestay in Cambodia – Don’t Just Visit It, Live It

by NgaMko @ Cambodia Tours

If you are a budget traveler or not homestay experience in Cambodia is good choice for you to enjoy a peaceful space offering a chance to mingle with local culture [...]

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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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Slave Labor Persists In Thai Seafood Chain. Avoid Buying It.

by Jess Kapadia @ Food Republic

Non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch reports that despite repeated investigations into Thailand’s billion-dollar seafood industry, which supplies countries all over the world, its slave labor practices remain rampant. Along with Thai officials, activists, United Nations representatives and local residents of fishing ports, Human Rights Watch documented the cases of hundreds of migrant fishermen from Burma and […]

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Vegetarian ‘Chicken’ Phở

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Boston’s weather these past couple of weeks has deliciously hinted that warm spring days are imminent. Some days the temperature has risen into the low 70Fs bringing everyone out in t-shirts and shorts playing tennis or going for bike rides. … Continue reading

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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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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Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide

Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide


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“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...

Top 5 Vietnam hotspot for travelers in 2017 which you have not known

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

So another “up-and-down” year has come to an end. We all gained some, lost some, and with people whose passion […]

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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Do-It-Yourself Walking Tour of Dalat, Vietnam – A Perfect Day in Dalat

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Signup for my weekly newsletter The first time I took Chopper Suey (my Chinese-made American cruiser bike) on a road trip, was to the sexy hills of Dalat. As we pulled into town, surrounded by pines and fresh cool air, I knew I was going to love the place. Formerly a retreat town for the [...]

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Hiking the Santa Cruz Trek From Huaraz in the Cordillera Blanca

by Selma Dzonlic @ THAT BACKPACKER

Huaraz, home to the mighty Cordillera Blanca, one of the highest mountain ranges in the world outside the Himalaya. With peaks more than 6000...

20 Vietnamese Foods You Really Should Be Trying

20 Vietnamese Foods You Really Should Be Trying


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You may know PHO but you don't know genuine Viet food until you've tried some of these!

Delicious Courgette Loaf

by Helen Jackson @ Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

This moist loaf is the perfect way to use up excess courgettes or those that have grown into marrows. The original recipe came from a friend’s grandmother in the USA, it contains 2 cups sugar which I have reduced.  Feel … Read more »

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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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VIETNAMESE TET – WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO WESTERN TRAVELERS?

by Marketing ICP @ Indochina Pioneer Tours

Vietnamese Tet is at the same time with Chinese New Year and is the most important holiday to Vietnamese for […]

Bún Thang – Vietnamese Noodle Soup with Chicken, Pork, & Egg

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

What Is Bún Thang? My knowledge of the Vietnamese language is about on par with my grandma’s English, so this gives us lots of opportunities to learn from each other. She watches Viet news and Korean dramas which have a surprising amount of English in them. The latest term I explained to her was “poker face” hah! […]

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Everything We Ate in South Korea

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

This is (almost) all the food we ate during our 2 weeks in South Korea. The absolute number one thing we were looking forward to in South Korea was the food. It did not disappoint. We were introduced to new dishes we had never had before, and some old dishes that we had eaten bastardized [...]

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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…

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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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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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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Oroblanco Grapefruit Salad Recipe (Goi Buoi)

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Within the past seven days, I’ve made this salad twice. It’s that good. The first time was the day after Thanksgiving at my parents’ house. When I arrived, I notice in their entryway a basket full of oroblancos, a type of sweet grapefruit with a short season. My brother Dan brought them from Visalia, a...

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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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Spaghetti Squash Carbonara Recipe

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Spaghetti squash is something I’ve seen online and social media for YEARS that caught my interest. My girlfriend was actually craving spaghetti squash carbonara this week, so I finally gave in and wanted to see what the fuss was about. There are paleo and other ‘cleaner’ spaghetti squash recipes you could make instead, but if you […]

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Bánh Xèo – Savory Vietnamese Crêpes

by Huy @ Vietnamese Appetizers & Snacks – HungryHuy.com

Bánh xèo seems to be designed to be eaten as a family. The batter, filling ingredients, and veggies aren’t complicated to prepare, but they don’t make sense to be bought or made to be eaten by yourself. You don’t just buy 1/4 pound of pork, 8 shrimps, or buy 1/4 head of lettuce. You kind […]

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Boiled Peanuts Recipe [Seasoned With Salt]

by Huy @ Vietnamese Appetizers & Snacks – HungryHuy.com

Many Vietnamese people fled their home country after the Vietnam War and ended up in Louisiana. The Vietnamese were exposed to new, local foods resulting in some current mainstays of Vietnamese cuisine, such as Cajun crawfish boil, chicory in Vietnamese coffee and of course, boiled peanuts. These are popularly boiled with just salt, or with Cajun spices, but in this recipe we’re […]

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Top 10 Best Souvenirs to Buy in Cambodia - Cambodia Tours

Top 10 Best Souvenirs to Buy in Cambodia - Cambodia Tours


Cambodia Tours

When traveling, people often buy souvenirs to bring home a few memories of their travel destination. Among thousands of similar souvenirs, what product is worth to buy and what product [...]

Third Tour in Vietnam

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Planning My Return to Vietnam In Memory of Jack O’Neil Download the Third Tour Journal (PDF) At approximately 1700 hours 31 January 2015, Jack O’Neil died. Jack was my best friend. We first met on the airstrip at Quan Loi

Article about Vietnam Cookery Center

by admin2 @ Vietnamese cooking class in saigon

https://www.insightguides.com/inspire-me/blog/top-culinary-experiences-in-vietnam

6 Cool Ingredients to Bring Back from Southeast Asia

6 Cool Ingredients to Bring Back from Southeast Asia


Bon Appetit

Going to Southeast Asia? Look out for these 6 cool ingredients, from fish sauce to chile wood, you'll want to bring home (legally, of course)

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…

Blog about visit Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam Cookery Center

by admin2 @ Vietnamese cooking class in saigon

http://blog.ihg.com/5-day-guide-ho-chi-minh

Promotion 4

by admin_orn @ Home | The Orange Lantern Restaurant | Vietnamese Food & Cuisine

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Top 10 List of 2016 Pitchfork Festival Performers

by Brendan Bauman @ Holiday Jones – Chicago Hostel

It’s that time of year. Pitchfork released this year’s festival line-up. Now it’s on us to sift through the galumphing manifest of performers and decide who we see live on stage and who we see on YouTube at home four weeks later. 10) Thundercat We like all of Stepehen Bruner’s psychedelic, R&B, jazzy funk-punk, doom   ...

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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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Bartering, tips, etc

by admin @ Vietnam Travel – A Tailor made Vietnam Holiday Specialist

There are so many little things that tourists struggle with in Vietnam and we do our best to provide you with information so you’re prepared. Here are some unwritten rules that will help you during your travels: How to Bargain Some items and services in Vietnam are fixed costs and are non-negotiable. This includes restaurants,

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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7 Things to Know About Drinking in Vietnam

7 Things to Know About Drinking in Vietnam


Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Drinking in Vietnam is an amazing experience, but here's a few things you should know before drinking with a Vietnamese person.

7 Must-Eat Foods In Seoul During Winter

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

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…

The Best Courgette Recipes

by Helen Jackson @ Recipes For Food Lovers Including Cooking Tips At Foodlovers.co.nz

                At this time of year I always have a glut of courgettes (zucchini) in the garden and some that magically seem turn to marrows overnight. While marrows can lose some of the … Read more »

The Best Courgette Recipes was originally posted by foodlovers.co.nz

How to avoid tourist traps in Vietnam ?

by skyhubuser @ Skyhubvn

Vietnam is consider as a safe country for tourists. However, just like other cities in the world, there is still the risk of annoyances during travel time such as crime and traps. In this...

Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

I love this spot. It barely has electric, as it is one of the oldest structures in the country, built in the 1700’s and used as a blacksmith shop before it became a piano bar. I love old shit, especially old timey bars and restaurants. Hence Tux-Con. Drop into this place for a drink, or … Continue reading Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar

10 Days in Vietnam via Ho Chi Minh City

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

A Very Detailed Travel Itinerary Tours are for foo-ls. I tried my best to make that rhyme. While Vietnam may seem a little daunting at first, the country is not difficult to travel – especially if you have a great blog to aid you, with details on every leg of the trip, written by a [...]

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7 Must-Eat Foods In Seoul During Winter

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Perdinci Meats

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

I discovered Perdinci Meats at a food show in the Javitz center. I contacted their representative because I was really blown away by the quality of their meats, especially the dried, cured pork loin, or lonza. They sent me a variety pack of sample meats, including salami, guanciale (pork cheek), pork belly, that delicious lonza, … Continue reading Perdinci Meats

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