Category: Vietnam Travel Advices

20 Vietnamese Dishes You Should Know

What’s the first Vietnamese food that pops to mind for you? Phở? Bánh mì? Spring rolls? All of these are quintessential dishes to be sure—and you’ve already knocked off three of the 20 in this list—but we’ve only just begun. When you’re talking about “Vietnamese food,” as mentioned before, you’re talking about rice in many […]

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Stunning images of the world's floating markets

YOUR TYPICAL SHOPPING TRIP: Grab reusable bag. Get in car. Drive to grocery store. Drop items in cart. Unload cart. Check out. Load reusable bags. Load bags in car. Drive home. Unload bags from car. Unload items from bag. Load items into fridge. Breathe. Elsewhere on the globe, vendors row to the market. Buyers lining […]

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The best beaches in Vietnam

The best beaches in Vietnam can be found all along its coastline, and since Vietnam owns more than 3400km of coastline, we’d say there are plenty of beautiful beach vacations to choose from! You’ll find infinite stretches of warm blue waters, fine sandy beaches, hidden coves, lovely lagoons, and tropical islands that are ringed with […]

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Interesting wedding ritual of the Muong people (Muong Ethnic Minority)

The Muong culture is expressed in the group’s lifestyle, customs, and beliefs. The wedding ritual of the Muong in Hoa Binh shapes the formation and development of the family and clan. The wedding ceremony of the Muong has been simplified in recent years but it still echoes the traditional ritual. In the past marriage was […]

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DONG HO painting village (Lang tranh DONG HO) in Bac Ninh province

Folk painting is a celebration of traditions. In Vietnam, it keeps village life alive in people’s memories while the invasion of industries draws people in the cities. It is a reflection of what the artist actually sees not what she imagines. In that sense, it is a backward looking art resting on history not modern […]

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Quan ho Bac Ninh folk songs – INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE

Quan ho Bac Ninh is folk songs of the Red River Delta, concentrates mainly in Kinh Bac region (provinces of Bac Ninh and Bac Giang). This is a kind of art composed by the elements of music, lyric, costume, festival… Quan ho Bac Ninh folk songs show close-knit relation between male singers (lien anh) and […]

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Diving, pearl mollusk exploring tours a recommendation for visitors to Nha Trang

Visitors to Nha Trang, a famous resort city in central Vietnam, should now include these two forms of entertainment in their must-try list: sea diving and exploring the craft of pearl mollusk culture. A local firm is offering tours that provide tourists with the chance to experience sea diving and behold pearl-yielding mollusks in the […]

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The Tu Lan Cave System in Tan Hoa village, Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh

The Tu Lan Cave System is located at Tan Hoa village, Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh. It is about 70km North-West of Phong Nha and discovered by Only 3 caves, Tu Lan, Hang Ken and Hang Tien were explored on the 2010 expedition.  In 2012 the BCRA expedition came back and explored more caves including […]

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Yen Tu Festival – Yen Tu Mountain in Quang Ninh

A popular saying goes: “Even after 100 years of virtuous religious life, if you don’t come to Yen Tu you cannot be called a true religious person”. Pilgrimage to Yen Tu Festival in respect of Buddha and sightseeing is so meaningful… Situated within the immense arched mountain range of north-eastern Vietnam, Yen Tu Mountain in […]

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