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Exploring Hue Culture By Boat And Bike

 Exploring Hue By Boat And Bike

Are you trying to find a different way to see the heritage and rural villages of Hue? And do you only have a limited time of 1 day? This post covers the top attractions of Hue which will have you go by boat and bike and all of that only in 1 day! ...READ MORE

8 Things to see/do in Thai Nguyen Tea Plantation

8 Things to see/do in Thai Nguyen Tea Plantation

Tea drinking habits have long been rooted in many different parts of Vietnam. Unlike other neighbours with complicated disciplines and solemn tea ceremony, Vietnamese appreciate plain tea which shows the real beauty of tea and hardworking tea growers. ...READ MORE

Four Palaces (“Tu Phu”) - A Beautiful Journey Into The Spiritual World

Four Palaces (“Tu Phu”) - A Beautiful Journey Into Spiritual World

You may have heard of water puppet show, Ca Tru singing show, but probably not about Four Palaces performance. It is inspired by the ritual of the spiritual medium ship (“Hau Dong”) of the Mother Religion believing in The Mother Goddess. The spectacular show offers a unique opportunity to learn about Vietnamese culture. ...READ MORE

Homestay in Northern Vietnam

Homestay in Northern Vietnam

Footprint Travel is very proud to be the first company to partner with Taphin Village (Sapa, Lao Cai) and regularly run trekking and homestay trips to the community. From that time much has changed in the colourful hilltribe village, although successful trips continue to happen. Listening to our past clients who have gone on our 3 and 4 day trekking tour in Sapa, we have heard that to make the trips that much better, we need to be more diligent in providing information on ‘what to expect’ when visiting the homestays. ...READ MORE

8 Lao Dishes You’ve Been Missing

8 Lao Dishes You’ve Been Missing

Did you know that the Lao people eat a lot of sticky rice than any other people in the world? Their staple food is namely steamed sticky rice. Moreover, Lao Cuisine is very much alike to Thai and Vietnamese culinary offerings with soup, sticky rice and side dishes making up a meal. Read further for more of Laos’ Cuisine! ...READ MORE