Quang Binh is blessed with an amazing landscape. The most dangerous yet beautiful caves, the magnificent beaches, and mountains have made Quang Binh a “heaven on Earth”, which amazes a number of visitors. This article covers top 10 things to do in Quang Binh, including the most exciting destinations to visit and all the best places for food lovers here.
Whereas the news speaks of deprecating bus systems, many such vehicles are actually enjoying a revival, and this time they’re no longer hitting the road, but instead crashing the waves of the ocean. Don’t believe me? Come to the Bus Cafe in Thach An beach, Huế (Hue) and have a look!
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The Ghost Festival, also known as the Hungry Ghost Festival or the Month of Spirits is a traditional Buddhist and Taoist festival held in a lot of Asian countries. One of which is Vietnam.
It is undeniable that the beauty of Hanoi is hidden in each corner of the old quarter which can only be traced by walking through all the bustle, crowded, narrow city’s alleys and streets. On the other hand, it is the wonderful view of the city that makes not only tourists but also locals deeply fall in love with Hanoi. There can’t be a better way to catch sight of such lovely views other than taking yourself a seat at the following cafés that I have listed for you so you don’t have to. Take a look at the list and let’s go!
Quickly served, affordable and most importantly mouth-watering, pizza from Italy has long established its name as everyone’s favorite fast food, but somewhere in the streets of Vietnam, a contending dish is rising – the grilled rice paper, Vietnamese pizza.
You must be familiar with our slogan “Vietnam is a maze that amazes us to explore”. It is, to say, literally meant. Spreading through the three parts of Vietnam are variable but distinct geographical areas which are an amazing blend of culture, history, architecture and sceneries seeming endowed only to this small “lightning shaped land”. And lying in the fertile northern plain of its head is the ancient Hanoi with the most brilliant hideouts but also mouth watering cuisines waiting to be explored, just like the mysterious “Pandora box” waiting to be opened!
As some of you may know, I wrote part 1 of this article a few months ago whose content based on my Vietnamese taste and top rankings on TripAdvisor. I was extremely happy and surprised by your comments and fascination for Italian delicacies in the heart of Saigon. However, it seems to not really works since many expats confirmed the list is not 100% Italian authentic and suggested me some other restaurants. I truly appreciated all and decided to give it a try at some of the places below. Join me and pop by here if you fancy a change of taste in Vietnam. Continue reading The Absolute 10 Best Italian Restaurants in Saigon
Vietnamese cuisine is the clearest reflection of Vietnamese culture and lifestyle, from its preparation to its serving. Through the long period of wars and cultural shifts, most Vietnamese people have been living in poverty. Therefore, the ingredients for Vietnamese food are sometimes rather inexpensive but mixed together to create dishes rich in flavor, each featuring one or more elements of five fundamental taste, namely sour, bitter, sweet, spicy and salty. However, the sweetness is above all preferred in southern Vietnam and Saigon, in particular, more than any other regions, which can be clearly seen through the widespread use of coconut milk and sugar in most dishes. Furthermore, as the warm weather and fertile soil make Southern Vietnam an ideal place to grow various fruits, vegetables, and cattle; foods here are vibrant and flavorful with a generous addition of fresh herbs. The following food list is definitely the must-try if you want to delve more into the heart and soul of Saigon cuisine.