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Vietnamese Any Day – A New Book Coming Up!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

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

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Van Phuc silk village makes the renowned Vietnam silk with its finesse

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Van Phuc silk village is located about fifteen kilometers from the center of Hanoi, the village of Van Phuc is similar to a silk ribbon that runs along the Nhue River. The natural silk of Van Phuc, called Ha Dong silk and renowned for its finesse, is a high-end product very popular. History of Van Phuc silk village The sericulture and silk weaving of this village are nearly 1,000 years old. According to oral tradition, the first settlements on the banks of the Nhue River date back 1,200 years. Under Chinese rule, La Thi Nga, a girl from Van Phuc,

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Gondola tours coming to Saigon

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

There’s a new rowboat tour in Saigon. I guess they want to copy the Venice themed gondola boat tours. We will see how that goes. According to Thanh Nien News, there is a “fleet of 22 boats can serve 200 people every day, but the company is receiving a few dozen only, mostly backpackers who […]

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Chinese Cuisine And Vietnamese Cuisine

Chinese Cuisine And Vietnamese Cuisine


Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

These features make Vietnamese food culture different from other countries in the world, even though being influenced by Chinese or others.

A Vegetarian Guide to Vietnamese Food - The Next Somewhere

A Vegetarian Guide to Vietnamese Food - The Next Somewhere


The Next Somewhere

Vietnam is a paradise for herbivores. Our vegetarian guide to Vietnamese food will help you navigate the menus for the most animal-friendly dishes around!

Everything You Wanted To Know About The Vietnamese Conical Hat

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

From several specialties of Vietnam, conical hat is a favorite wearable of the native and a center of attraction of those who visit the place.  You can witness people of all ages donning the headwear in their everyday lives. Probably when you visit the site, you will photograph several pictures of the iconic hat or

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Cellulite Treatment in Vietnam: A Dimpled Dilemma

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

Cellulite Treatment in Vietnam The two most frequent topics we get asked about are belly fat and lower body fat […]

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Top 10 Facts About Eating Habits in Vietnam - Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Top 10 Facts About Eating Habits in Vietnam - Bamboo Village Resort And Spa


Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Vietnam the way the local people do and fit in the local way of living, besides exploring the local cuisine, you may want to learn about the eating habits in Vietnam

7 Ways To Stay On Track During The School Holidays

by Stephanie King @ 12WBT

The school holidays have well and truly arrived, and in these chaotic times trying to juggle the kids, Christmas and the endless silly season social events, it can be hard to keep up your regular healthy eating and exercise routine. But with some good planning and these 7 simple and effective strategies, you can survive the holidays with your health and fitness intact. Schedule your workouts Sit down for 10 minutes at the start of each week and book in your daily exercise time. Early in the morning is always a good option (before the kids even wake up!) as […]

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How eating dog became big business in Vietnam

How eating dog became big business in Vietnam


the Guardian

Every year, thousands of pets are snatched in Thailand, then smuggled into Vietnam, destined for Hanoi's top restaurants and street stalls. Kate Hodal investigates

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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East-West Chicken Stock

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

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

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Here’s Why Those New Years Resolutions Aren’t Working

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

How are those New Years resolutions shaping up? We’re guessing that for a lot of you, it’s a struggle to keep motivated on a daily basis. Work, family, having the kids back at school – it’s not easy sticking to those guns with so many distractions and temptations. However it could be you who’s sabotaging your own success, without even realising it. Also read: 8 Everyday Habits That Lead to Weight Gain Do any of these sound familiar? 1. I ate too much and now I’ve blown my diet! What this says: You’re stuck in an ‘all or nothing’ way of thinking, […]

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Eating it Raw in the Largest Fish Market in South Korea – Jagalchi Market

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Busan’s Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장), the largest fish market in South Korea, has taken up two very different places in my memory. The first one is a very positive place, where the memories of incredible lunches, lively atmospheres, excitement and intrigue all sit. The second place is dark. It’s usually avoided at all costs. This memory [...]

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Food Pho Pas: 23 simple things you're doing wrong while eating Asian food

Food Pho Pas: 23 simple things you're doing wrong while eating Asian food


Thrillist

Asian nations have rich histories of eating etiquette that most Americans are oblivious to, as we're all too busy reading World Books abo...

Is Vietnamese food really healthy?

Is Vietnamese food really healthy?


Thanh Nien Daily

'Vietnamese recipes are healthy, but be careful with the ingredients'

Good Habits - How to eat & move for weight loss | Vietnam Personal Trainer

Good Habits - How to eat & move for weight loss | Vietnam Personal Trainer


Body Expert Systems

Good habits, how to eat and move for weight loss from Vietnams number one personal trainers and qualified nutrition expert in Ho Chi Minh.

Healthy eating in Vietnam

Healthy eating in Vietnam


Antidote to Burnout

While back in America last winter, I was struck by the contrast in eating habits compared with the more healthy food in Vietnam. It is, of course, an oversimplification for a very sophisticated and diverse cuisine, but Vietnamese food can...

The seven most popular honeymoon destinations in Vietnam

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Choosing the right place to enjoy a happy honeymoon together has become very important. If you are hesitant about where to go, Dalat Trip will offer you the seven most selected destinations for a romantic honeymoon in Vietnam. Located in the top not to be missed, the paradise of travel alone or the safest country in the world, Vietnam has long become an ideal stopover in the journey of discovery. Recently, Vietnam is named in the list of 10 most affordable tourist sites in the world by the famous travel site Lonely Planet voted. For only $ 10 (about 230,000

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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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Five Types Of Vermicelli Feature Hanoi Cuisine

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Vermicelli is a rustic dish but holds the soul of Hanoi cuisine. There are five types of vermicelli that the tourist joining Hanoi local food tours all want to try.

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DINING ETIQUETTE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)-VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR 

DINING ETIQUETTE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)-VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR 


Travel Sense Asia

Have you know about Vietnam dinning etiquette? Let’s get useful tips and experience the best meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) through Vietnam highlight tour.

The Vietnamese People: The Dragon’s Successors

by bamboovillage @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

The mythological story of the origin of Vietnamese is one of the most interesting parts of their culture. They’re especially proud of this story because, according to it, they’re all the successors of a powerful dragon. In this post, we’re revealing the captivating details of this incredibly popular traditional belief. How does the story start?

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Healthy Eating: Changing Your Eating Habits

Healthy Eating: Changing Your Eating Habits


WebMD

The food you eat can affect your health and your risk for certain diseases.

Rules for Dining In Vietnamese culture

Rules for Dining In Vietnamese culture


Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

When you travel to Vietnam, you should pay attention to rules for dining in Vietnamese culture about: chopsticks, bowl, making a toast, gesturing and napkin

Your Guide to Freezing and Reusing Christmas Food

by Erica Grandjean @ 12WBT

At Christmas, there’s usually an oversupply of food as we celebrate the holiday with abundance. This usually means a surplus of leftovers! However, instead of all those yummy leftovers going to waste, our 12WBT dietitian Erica Grandjean has put together her top tips on how to store those leftovers  so you can enjoy the roasts, puddings, hams and trifle for the days (and for some, weeks or months) to follow! Tips for Christmas leftovers 1. Act fast Pack any leftovers up as soon as possible after eating. This will keep the food fresh. Putting food in the freezer or fridge sooner, […]

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Guide to Healthy Eating Out: Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese

Guide to Healthy Eating Out: Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese


12WBT

Check out the second in our series of 12WBT dining out guides and expert advice on how to enjoy Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese cuisine – the healthy way!

10 Viet and Thai Grilling Recipes for Now (or Later)

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

In astonishingly exotic and utterly compelling places like Vietnam and Thailand, one must enjoy the food while approving to its breathtaking beauty. Apart from enjoying the ready dishes, grilling and cooking bring an exotic experience in the culturally rich country. Moreover, grilling in Vietnam and Thailand will greaten your experience if you get access to

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

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

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

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What you need to know about Ha Giang Tourism

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

The majestic beauty of the Dong Van plateau certainly makes many people plan to travel to Ha Giang. In this article, I would like to share with you travel experiences Ha Giang savings and safety. Hope that these experiences will be useful for your trip. Ha Giang Location Ha Giang is a mountainous province in northern Vietnam. Ha Giang province is bordered by Cao Bang province to the east, Yen Bai and Lao Cai provinces to the west, Tuyen Quang province to the south. In the north, Ha Giang borders the Choang and Mieu Van Son ethnic groups in Van

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This Long Haul Workout Burns 200 Calories

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

Long haul travel, such as a road trip over three hours, can put a massive strain on our bodies. We’re just not designed to be seated for long periods of time. While a one-off trip is fine, in general sitting for an extended period of time has been shown to: Put pressure on your spine Slow metabolic rate Create poor circulation and oxygen intake Hinder digestion, leaving you feeling unusually bloated All of these things will make you feel excessively tired when you arrive at your destination. So how can you combat this? This road trip workout will burn a total […]

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Adventurer’s Guide Through Vietnam (Part One)

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Those of you looking for the exciting moments filled with adrenaline shouldn’t hesitate to visit Vietnam. The tourist offer of this amazing country offers various attractions and things to do to keep your adrenaline at the highest level. In this post, we’re talking about some of the most spectacular places you should visit if you’re

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Disadvantages of being Tall in Vietnam

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Imagine being 1m92 (6 foot 3) in a land of people half your size. All the looks, the stares, the laughs and the smiles – nothing was built for tall people in Vietnam. I can’t enjoy airplanes, trains, taxis and much more. Even my house isn’t comfortable. I hit my head at least twice a […]

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5 Ways to Combat a Summer Cold

by Stephanie King @ 12WBT

There is nothing worse than catching a cold in summer. Instead of enjoying the beautiful warm weather, you’re left miserably sniffling and sneezing. The duration of a cold will always depend on your body’s immune system – dependent upon the foods and fluids you consume, and your daily activity levels. However, you can improve your chances of a speedier recovery by following some tried and tested methods. Here are a few tips to help conquer your sore throat, sneezing, runny nose, fever and cough quickly, so you can get back to what summer is all about – fun in the […]

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Unique Styles of Bun Cha in Hanoi

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Bun cha, which is the familiar dish on the Vietnam food map, has long been become a Hanoi traditional food. This is also the gift that Hanoians proudly introduce to the foreign friends.

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Healthy Eating Vietnam: Cauliflower Rice with Kale Pesto Recipe

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

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Free 12WBT Recipe: Coconut, Rum and Mango Cocktail

by 12WBT Staff @ 12WBT

This deliciously smooth and creamy cocktail transports you to the Caribbean – perfect for summer weather! Coconut, Rum and Mango Cocktail Details 10 serves 10 min prep time 151 calories per serve Ingredients 3 cups low fat milk (750g) 400g low fat coconut milk 2 mango (200g), chopped 1 cups rum (250g) 150g vanilla ice cream, low fat 1 teaspoons vanilla essence (5g) Method Place half the ingredients into a blender with a cup of ice cubes and blend until smooth and frothy. Pour into a serving jug. Repeat with remaining ingredients and more ice. Pour into glasses and serve […]

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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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Breaking your routine in Vietnam

by vietnamisawesome @ Vietnam Is Awesome

It’s quite easy to get stuck doing the same thing over and over. Go to work, come home, watch TV and go to sleep. Go to work, go drink beer, fall asleep. It happens a normal routine for many people here and it doesn’t have to be that way. Some people say that there aren’t […]

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Turtle with cracked shell found in Redwood City

Turtle with cracked shell found in Redwood City

by John Orr @ The Mercury News

Probably hit by a car, she is being treated at Wildlife Care Center

Top Five Things To Do in Hanoi, Vietnam

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Ho Chi Minh City may have eclipsed Hanoi as Vietnam’s most populace city, but one cannot forget that Hanoi, Vietnam is the political heart of the nation, the capital of one of the world’s last communist fronts. They say that Hanoi is the most Asian city of all Asian cities. Personally, it’s hard to dictate […]

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Vietnamese eating habits worry health experts - Tuoi Tre News

Vietnamese eating habits worry health experts - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

Nutrition experts in Vietnam say an unbalanced diet of excessive sugar and salt combined with insufficient vegetable consumption is posing health risks to Vietnamese people

Mooncakes: Celebrating The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, known as “Tet Trung Thu,” is Vietnam’s second most popular holiday. In Ho Chi Minh City, the appearance of pop-up yellow and red stalls announces the coming of the Moon Festival, a lesser-known holiday to foreigners, yet the second most widely celebrated Vietnamese holiday. Traditionally falling on the 15th day of the […]

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Banh dom – Another gift from Phu Nhi Village

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Banh dom is a kind of glutinous rice flour cake with bean paste which is the common and rustic cake in the North of Vietnam.

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Top 10 HIIT Training Myths Busted

by Louise McDonald @ 12WBT

HIIT training is an intense and super-effective type of training, but as with any popular fitness trend, there are heaps of misconceptions as to how effective it is. Here are 10 common myths debunked: 1. It’s just cardio The purpose of HIIT is to have you working at a high percentage of your maximum heart rate for a short period, then to follow on with a stint of low intensity, and repeat in intervals. This can be applied to many different types of exercise, including weight training and sports. 2. More is better You will need sufficient rest between your workouts for […]

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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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Clam Worm Season in Hanoi

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

To the people who love Hanoi traditional food, not eating the dishes made of clam worm at the end of autumn is an incompleteness.

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Banh Mi Bonanza – Healthy eating tips in Vietnam

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

Ready to give your Banh Mi sandwich a little twist for the ones wanna eat healthier & getting leaner?! Try […]

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Grain & Wheat Nutrition

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

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Adventurer’s Guide Through Vietnam (Part Two)

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

In the previous post, we’ve told you about our top three destinations in Vietnam that are ideal for adventurous travelers. More about these destinations you can find following this link. Today, we’re continuing our awesome journey through the most exciting areas in Vietnam in the same manner. Read on and find out what are some

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The Most Exciting Festivals in Phan Thiet (Part One)

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

If you’re looking forward to enjoying the traditional Vietnamese festive spirit, Phan Thiet is probably the best place you can visit. Located in charming Binh Thuan province, this charming town offers a wide variety of festivities. In this series of posts, we’re talking about some festivals you shouldn’t miss if you want to observe how

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Baby Khoa was Awesome

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Every once in a while you come across somebody or something that is truly special and you have a connection with. Khoa was it. I used to stay with Khoa’s family for over two years in sort of a home-stay or apartment for rent if you will. At first Khoa was extremely passive and shy […]

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Travelling to the island of Cat Ba

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

The island of Cat Ba can be considered as the largest island in the Bay of Long (it is located south of the bay and is 260km²). It is usually left out by 1 or 2 day tours because it is too far from Halong … Cat Ba has more than one trick in his bag! In addition to its proximity to Halong Bay, you will also find a beautiful national park (more than 1/3 of the island’s area), some very pretty beaches as well as Lan Ha Bay (which not to be ashamed of the comparison with his big sister the

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8 best street foods in the cold weather of Saigon

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Enjoying a hot bowl of Chao long or good smelling crab soup on cold days is a popular experience of many people in Saigon.

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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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Patterns of Health Risk

Patterns of Health Risk


Geriatrics

Contents Dietary Habits Cardiac and Hypertensive Problems Cancer Mental Distress Most empirical research on Vietnamese older adults has primarily focused on mental health conditions. There is not m…

PHOTOGRAPHER RÉHAHN COOPERATES WITH HOI AN LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR THE EXHIBITION “WOMEN OF VIETNAM”

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

French photographer Réhahn cooperates with Hội An local government to organize the exhibition “Women of Vietnam” from July 20 to August 20, 2016. After 4 years living in Vietnam, he said: “I’m very impressed by the strength of the Vietnamese … Continue reading

Vietnamese eat rats and are aggressive, Stanford professor says in article, triggering online uproar

Vietnamese eat rats and are aggressive, Stanford professor says in article, triggering online uproar


The Mercury News

Vietnamese eat rats and are aggressive, Stanford professor says in article, triggering online uproar

Here’s Why That Last 5kg Won’t Shift

by Louise McDonald @ 12WBT

Even after a great weight loss or fitness journey, those last few kilos can seem impossible to shift. Read on to explore some reasons for this plateau, and ideas to nudge things on! 1. No calorie deficit On approach to your goal weight, you need to increase your efforts to burn the same amount of calories and shift that weight. One of the biggest misconceptions with this is that as you are leaner, you can introduce MORE calories to your day, as you will burn it off just as quickly. Here’s what the trap looks like in practice:  you complete […]

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Safety Tips for Women Traveling in Vietnam

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

For women considering Vietnam as their next travel destination, the common question that arises as “Is Vietnam Safe for Women Travelers?” Vietnam is a blossoming country and is drawing a large number of visitors and solo travelers every year. The most attractive mention about the country is that it is not only the most inexpensive destination for exploring but also the safest place in the Southeast Asia.

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Types Of Wonton Noodles In Hanoi

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Wonton noodle is not strange to the Hanoi street food devotees. As the noodles adopted from Guangzhou, China, wonton noodle soup has been in Vietnam for a long time and changed to satisfy the taste of Vietnamese.

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Vietnam vs Hipsters - Who Eats More Hipster?

Vietnam vs Hipsters - Who Eats More Hipster?


Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Hipsters have a lot of peculiar eating habits. Since living in Vietnam, I've noticed a few similarities. It's time to break it down. Vietnam vs Hipsters.

Longquan Peach Blossom Festival // This is Chengdu, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

If there’s an art to attending a Chinese festival, I’m the dumb kid who eats the paint. Give me some time and I’ll be linking to a How To Successfully Attend a Festival in China article right here. But for now, I’ll admit that my attendance at the Longquan Peach Blossom Festival was a short-lived [...]

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Eat, Prey, Love: Vietnam’s dogs double as family members and dinner

Eat, Prey, Love: Vietnam’s dogs double as family members and dinner


Public Radio International

That’s not as odd as it may sound.

Vietnamese Diet

Vietnamese Diet


LIVESTRONG.COM

The Vietnamese diet relies heavily on rice, fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs and seafood. Although influenced by the cooking of China, which ruled Vietnam for centuries, Vietnamese dishes tend to be more pungent and include more raw vegetables and herbs. Also a former French colony, Vietnam embraces European staples not traditional to east...

Bizarre and Random Objects fall in Vietnam

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Apparently some space balls have landed in northern Vietnam. Thanh Nhiên News reported that “Two “bizarre objects” that apparently fell from space were found in two locations in northern Vietnam on Saturday morning.” “At about 6 a.m., an orb fell out of the sky on to remote land in Tuyen Quang Province.” After the whole […]

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Binh Tien beach, “the hidden jewel” of Ninh Thuan

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

With the blue sea and the vast white sand which form the charming road being adjacent to Nui Chua National Park, Binh Tien beach gives to visitors a soft and peaceful feeling between the rush life. How to go to Binh Tien beach? Binh Tien beach is 30 km north-west of Phan Rang – Thap Cham city and 70 km north-south of Nha Trang city. If you start from Phan Rang city, you just go along 1A national high way to km number 1.525, you will see a small asphalt road about 10 km long, Binh Tien beach will be

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I think I am Vietnamese

by vietnamisawesome @ Vietnam Is Awesome

After a few years in Vietnam I realized I was more Vietnamese than American. Yes, I am American. I look like one, but I no longer act like one. Living in Vietnam for 6 years can really change your personality – for better or for worse. For the purpose of this blog I wanted to […]

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The food habits of Vietnamese college women at Oregon State University

The food habits of Vietnamese college women at Oregon State University


ScholarsArchive@OSU

The food habits of Vietnamese college women at Oregon State University

Vietnamese mossy frog

Vietnamese mossy frog


Smithsonian's National Zoo

The combination of the Vietnamese mossy frog's green body coloration with black spots, tubercles and spines makes them look like a clump of moss, which they spend a large portion of their time pretending to be. Native to Vietnam, they live in mossy caves and in the banks of rocky mountain streams.

What you need to know about Dien Bien Tourism

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

The land of Dien Bien is known as the place to mark the heroic victory of the army and the people of Vietnam. Dien Bien tourism, visitors not only admire the natural scenery wild but also majestic resurrection in the pages of national glory.  The following is an important Dien Bien travel experience that visitors should consider to better prepare for the journey to explore this legendary land. Dien Bien Location Dien Bien is a mountainous province in the Northwest of Vietnam with geographic coordinates 20 ° 54 ‘- 22 ° 33’ North latitude and 102 ° 10 ‘- 103

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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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To find out an interesting paradise at The Garden Mall Saigon

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Located in the heart of district 5, The Garden Mall is becoming the center of the dating space of young people in Saigon.

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The experience of traveling to Cu Chi Tunnels

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Cu Chi tunnels are famous as the strongest revolutionary base of Vietnam. When you come here, you will not only discover the secret tunnels under the ground, but also visit the East Sea simulators, participate in entertainment services and enjoy the dishes only in Cu Chi. Please refer to the below experience of visiting the Cu Chi tunnels if you are intending to come to this historic land during your holidays. How to go to Cu Chi tunnels? From Hanoi Fortunately, this is the most famous tourist destination in Saigon, so there is always a route from Hanoi to the

Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips.

Amazing new Ben Thanh Street Food Market

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Saigon has a new street food market – and it’s apparently awesome. Phu Quoc Island Guide: “In the evening time there are usually “street acts” to entertain patrons. The prices are fair and the variety of dishes is really good. We recommend this place if you are looking to try Vietnamese street food in a […]

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Why Vietnamese Women Don't Get Fat - The Happy Passport

Why Vietnamese Women Don't Get Fat - The Happy Passport


The Happy Passport

Vietnamese women are NOT just naturally thin - here are 7 tricks you can steal to stay fit and young-looking long-term like your Vietnamese friends.

“Vit nau chao” and “Chuot dong chien nuoc mam” – 2 delicacies in Can Tho

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Coming to Can Tho, the visitors cannot miss the soft duck meat with the featured smelling of “Chao” (the fermented tofu) or the special flavor of vole meat with green mango. Below are 2 simple dishes you should try when traveling to Can Tho.

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7 famous restaurants of celebrities in Saigon

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The dishes such as Bun dau, Nem chua ran and Bun oc with the northern style in the restaurants of celebrities make the customers living away from hometown satisfy because they can enjoy the featured taste of their home.

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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.

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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Bitexco is Awesome

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Bitexco is awesome not only for tourists but also for locals as well. It is a huge financial tower in the center of the city, easily accessible by foot via Nguyen Hue walking street but also from any hotel in District 1. I love Bitexco simply because it has one of the best places to […]

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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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Hoa Lu Ninh Binh, the rustic ancient capital

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Hoa Lu is the ancient capital of Vietnam, is situated 90km from Hanoi. Hoa Lu was the capital during the 10th century. It was the capital of three feudal dynasties of Vietnam. Dinh, Tien Le and Ly. Visitors travel to Ninh Binh, they do not miss to visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu Ninh Binh, with the visit the two times of Dinh and the interesting property. Here is information from The ancient capital of Hoa Lu Ninh Binh: In 1010, King Ly Thai To transferred the capital to Hanoi. The king later built many temples and pagodas at

Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips.

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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Death anniversary of the founder of Kim Bồng carpentry

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

Time: 13 February 2016 Place: Tien Hien Temple and Kim Bong Carpentry Village Time Activity Place 05:30-07:00 Worshipping ceremony Tien Hien Temple 07:00-07:30 Welcome guests 07:30-09:00 – Death anniversary of the founder Worshipping the founder of Kim Bong carpentry Carpenters’ … Continue reading

Hue

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Hue is the old capital of Vietnam and home to around 350,000 people and was once one of the most important areas during the war. It also has a great history up to 1945 that you can read about when you have time. Now, it’s a huge city with a growing tourism industry. The city […]

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Sea travel in the winter on the New Year Holiday

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The New Year Holiday falls in the late winter with light rains in the north and a little cold in the south. Speaking of the sea at this time, it can make many people shiver, but in fact winter sea brings a very poetic impression.

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Meet Livja Jaho, Videographer/Editor

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Introducing the “Passport to People” Travel Interviews where I’ll take you around the globe, via inspiring, creative souls I’ve met while traveling! I met Liv during college at UMass Boston and immediately thought to myself, “this girl is going places.” And indeed, she has fulfilled that prophecy in every sense of the phrase: she’s followed […]

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Top interesting places for Christmas and New Year Holiday in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Having a buffet, listening to music and drinking wine in the West Lake (Hanoi) and being lost in the real snow garden in Saigon are the interesting experiences for you in Christmas.

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10 free and usefulapplications for travelers

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Download these 10 applications to make your trip more convenient. Most of the applications are compatible with both Android and iOS.

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41st Anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification (30/4/1975-30/4/2016)

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

THE PEOPLE’S COMMITTEE OF HỘI AN CITY THE CENTER FOR CULTURE AND SPORTS OF HỘI AN CITY 41st Anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification (30/4/1975-30/4/2016) PROGRAM Time Activity Place 27/4/2016 19:30   Hội An revolutionary music … Continue reading

2-day-1-night in FLC Luxury 5 star + dinner + breakfast only 900,000 VND / guest

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The best in the North, soft price, excellent service, ... and many other reasons for you to carry your bags and go to FLC Luxury Sam Son immediately.

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Mieu Noi – the destination for Tet holiday in Saigon

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Located in Vam Thuat river, belonged to Go Vap district, Ho Chi Minh city, Phu Chau Mieu, also known as Mieu Noi (thanks to its unique position and construction) is a sacred and famous site in Saigon.

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Enjoying 33 special dishes when traveling to Vietnam

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Traveling to Vietnam throughout the country, you will find delicious dishes that many people can not resist when the opportunity to taste through at least once. Vietnam is not only famous for beautiful landscapes, gentle people but also many specialties “enchanting” visitors. Each locality has one or more typical dishes, so that anyone who goes there must find food to eat. Let’s enjoy 33 special dishes when traveling to Vietnam 1. HA GIANG – BUFFALO MEAT Travel to Vietnam with Ha Giang, sitting around the tray of rice, crossed a few pieces of buffalo meat just from the kitchen down,

Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips.

The 5 Best Night Markets in Southeast Asia

by Rebecca Anne Nguyen @ The Happy Passport

How do you find the best night markets in Southeast Asia? By looking for the perfect balance between street food and dry goods, tourists and locals, popular and off-the-beaten path. It’s a delicate balance to strike, and some markets in SE Asia don’t quite get it right. To me, a great night market is loud, noisy, […]

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Free 12WBT Recipe: Strawberry and Passionfruit Pavlova

by 12WBT Staff @ 12WBT

Pavlova can be such a nightmare when watching your weight, so we have made a few tweaks to allow you to enjoy an occasional treat without feeling too guilty! Just make sure you watch your portion control. Also read: 7 Party Snacks Under 100 Calories 12WBT’s Strawberry and Passionfruit Pavlova Details Serves 12 15 minute prep time 75 min cooking time 138 calories per serve Ingredients 1g olive oil spray 6 cage free egg whites (198g) 1 1/2 cups sugar (330g) 1/2 teaspoons cornflour (2g) 1 cups low fat natural yoghurt (260g) 1 1/2 punnet of strawberries (375g), hulled & chopped […]

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Get to Know More About Buddhism in Vietnam

by bamboovillage @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Did you know that Buddhists make up more than 12 percent of the Vietnamese population? It’s positioned right after the widespread Vietnamese folk religion (more than 70 percent of the population). Having this in mind, there’s no wonder why there are Buddhist temples all across the country. In this post, we’re sharing some interesting facts

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Steward: Maybe Timberlake for four quarters at Super Bowl, Pats-Eagles at halftime?

Steward: Maybe Timberlake for four quarters at Super Bowl, Pats-Eagles at halftime?

by Carl Steward @ The Mercury News

There has to be a solution to dressing up such one of the dullest matchups the game has ever produced

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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The most attractive places for New Year Holiday 2018

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The list of great tourist destinations below will help you to choose the most appropriate and exciting destination in the upcoming New Year holiday.

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Free 12WBT Recipe: Christmas Pudding

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

A Christmas pudding is a non-negotiable tradition in most Aussie households! Here’s a great low-calorie 12WBT version that’s delicious and so easy to make. Also read: 7 Party Snacks Under 100 Calories 12WBT’s Christmas Pudding 10 serves 20 minute prep 95 minutes cooking time 172 calories per serve Ingredients 150g mixed dried fruit, roughly chopped 250g cherries, pitted and roughly chopped 1/4 cups rum (63g) 60g margarine, melted 2 cage free eggs (118g), lightly beaten 1 cage free egg whites (33g) 1/2 cup self raising flour (75g) 1/4 cup self raising wholemeal flour (40g) 2 teaspoons mixed spice (4g) Method […]

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Rai cave in Ninh Thuan, the gate to the paradise

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Rai cave or Hang Rái is one of the highlights when traveling to Ninh Thuan, Rai cave brings to visitors the perfect feeling to get into the land of fairy tales by almost perfect beauty. The rock formations stacked on top of each other creating countless beautiful small caves. Hang Rai beach hidden in the blue water of the sea changes in the sun is the opportunity for those who love art satisfied with their passion. Creator always favors The Central of Vietnam the scenery that anyone had the opportunity to set foot here cannot forget. As a princess are

Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips.

Vietnamese Foods and Drinks are Tasty

Vietnamese Foods and Drinks are Tasty


Vietnam Is Awesome

I’m from a rural small town in the USA. Typical middle class family, hard working parents, the whole nine. Growing up they always cooked dinner and provided food. I got used to the routine and the food and drinks – I loved it. I was always used to eating the same stuff, I liked what …

In Vietnam, Pho Is a Breakfast Tradition Changing With the Times

In Vietnam, Pho Is a Breakfast Tradition Changing With the Times


Eater

How a rustic soup reveals the culinary rhythms of a nation.

Heavy Rain, Heavy Hearts – Love Vietnam Rooftop Party

by vietnamisawesome @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Vietnam is Awesome is the premier group in Vietnam connecting expats, locals and tourists together. The overall aim of the group is to create a positive experience for the members and help increase the popularity of tourism for Vietnam. We are now organizing events and want to support some really great charities and groups who […]

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The 2017 Traveler’s Holiday Gift Guide Part One

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Three years and counting! The third annual “Traveler’s Holiday Gift Guide” is here for the year of 2017 with twenty brandspanking new holiday gifts to fill our hearts with good tidings for our fellow neighbors, fill our homes with one-of-a-kind ornaments, and fill our bellies with foods from around the world. There’s more coming your […]

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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 12 rules in the table of Vietnamese you should know - Vietnam Travel Blog

Top 12 rules in the table of Vietnamese you should know - Vietnam Travel Blog


Vietnam Travel Blog

Cultural behavior, courtesy not only makes us more polite, more professional but also makes us better because of the normative lifestyle. To have the sympathy and respect of the opposite person, you should learn the rules on the table.

Exploring Off The Beaten Path Hong Kong: Pai Tau Village

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Po Fook Hill, the 10,000 Buddha Monastery, and the hills around Pai Tau Village Sha Tin is not only great for immature puns (I Sha Tin your shoe), it also has some worthwhile attractions. You can check out the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, or the the oldest walled village Tai Wai, there’s also the [...]

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Home Cooking and Eating Habits: Global Survey Analysis

Home Cooking and Eating Habits: Global Survey Analysis


Euromonitor International Blog

Our consumer expenditure data show that, on the whole, people spend a lot more on eating in (ie retail food and drink) than eating out (ie catering).

How to Best Prepare for Your First Silent Retreat

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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Eating and cooking habits of the US

Eating and cooking habits of the US


RADIO THE VOICE OF VIETNAM

(VOVworld) - A research by Dosomething.org suggests that at least 1 in 4 people in the US eat some type of fast food every day and cooking at home is dying. Is it true? Do American really prefer packed than fresh food? Today VOV’s reporter Dieu Ha will talk to Charles Jensen, an English teacher from the US, to learn more about this.

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