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A Beginner’s Guide to Vietnamese Culinary Style

Nothing reflects the richness in a countrys’ culture, history and geography better than the local food. The great selection of traditional Vietnamese food differs from the North to the South and encompasses 3 distinct cuisines. Before you treat yourself with the finest cuisine of Vietnam, here is my guide for understanding its 3 culinary styles. ...READ MORE

The Southern Treats

Vietnam’s cuisine is dynamic and incredibly distinct. Unlike the balance of the sweet and the salty from the North and spicy and strongly flavored from the Central Vietnam, you may notice the fresh textures and sweet flavour of the quintessential Southern dishes. If you are looking for information on culinary experiences in the South of Vietnam, browse our listing of 10 top dishes to try. By no means is this a definitive list—just 10 of the most memorable, most interesting, and most delicious dishes for me. With all that being said, are you ready to start exploring? ...READ MORE

10 Must - Try Tropical Fruits in Vietnam

With its diverse climate, Vietnam is blessed with many kinds of precious fruits that should be on your bucket-list. Here are our top choices: ...READ MORE

Spice up your winter day by Hanoi’s stewed beef with vermicelli

Hanoi, in particular, has always been famous for Pho - Rice noodle with beef soup and many types of traditional noodle well known since long ago; and some new recipes like Vermicelli with beef stewed in red wine are even created by locals. It is such a dish, strange from the name to the taste, isn’t it? ...READ MORE

Hanoi’s recommended restaurants

In Hanoi, there are various choices of Vietnamese restaurants, each one bringing unique taste for diners. Here are some of the most popular suggestions. ...READ MORE

Getting off the grid in Cao Bang

My fascination with waterfalls once again led me astray, away from the well traveled route. This time I visited Cao Bang, home of Vietnam’s most majestic waterfall- Ban Gioc. However, seeing the waterfall wasn’t the only thing that fascinated me the most. Cao Bang has more amazing natural wonders and local experience to offer. ...READ MORE