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Try a Balut - Fertilized Duck Embryo in Vietnam

Fertilized duck embryo has been very popular in Asian countries like the Philippines, Laos, and Vietnam for a very long time and very famous as a weird food to the world. So this guide is going to explain the reason why balut - fertilized duck embryo in Vietnam is so popular and why you should eat it.What is Fertilized Duck Embryo in VietnamFertili...
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Guest — Helena Sayez
I saw Hanoi people having the balut with vermicelli soup, so I copied them ! It was fantastic
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 22:41
Guest — Darcie
Not sure that this is for me!
Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:18
Guest — Beth
Once you get over the fear, it's actually pretty tasty
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:02

What to See at the Cu Chi Tunnels

The tunnels at Cu Chi is one of the most famous attractions in Ho Chi Minh City that you should visit to understand more about the Vietnam War. A visit to this monument will let you see the living conditions of Vietnamese soldiers during the war and how the tunnels system contributed to the victory of the People's Liberation Armed Forces of South V...
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How to Make Incense

Incense has been invented and used for a very long time, about 6,000 years ago, yet the types of incense that have been varied widely since then and the process of making it remain very simple.Incense AlterationsThere are many ways to categorize incense, basing on its smells, shapes, or ingredients. In this article, incense will be divided into two...
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such an amazing article
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:00
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Mariamman - A Hindu Temple in Ho Chi Minh City

While most of the ancient pagodas and temples in Ho Chi Minh City were originally established by the Vietnamese or the Chinese emigrants, Mariamman Hindu Temple is a special architecture of the Indian culture that was built in the early of the 20th century by the Tamil after they had settled in this area. Beside some famous attractions such as Ben ...
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Guest — Ian Hope
I think I drove by this temple in D1. I have to pay a visit now, it seems pretty interesting
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 15:36
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Chopsticks Etiquettes in Vietnam and Vietnamese Meals

Each country has its own style of making and using chopsticks. The chopsticks used in Vietnam are often much simpler in comparison to those used in Korea or Japan. The design of chopsticks also varied in Vietnam. To be specific, chopsticks from Northern Vietnam are usually made from bamboo, while chopsticks in the south are usually made from coconu...
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Guest — Blair
interesting read
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:45
Guest — Gracey Hannah
Wow, I know using chopsticks is a challenge already. There are still a lot of other things to learn about
Saturday, 04 January 2020 15:48
Guest — Alakananda
Hi, I'm not very efficient in using chopsticks but I'm very interested to take the street food tour. Will it be totally inappropri... Read More
Friday, 08 November 2019 11:51

The Russian Market in Ho Chi Minh City

Markets are the soul of Ho Chi Minh City and they play an important role in people's lives. You can find tons of markets when coming to the city, and the markets differ fundamentally in all kinds of goods. Besides the iconic one like Ben Thanh Market or the traditional local wet market like Ba Chieu Market, Binh Tay Market, and Hoa Hung Market, peo...
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Guest — Dannell
great find, your guide is helpful
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 15:44
Guest — Edward Solomita
lots of knock off designer brands to shop
Saturday, 04 January 2020 15:52
Guest — Irina
I need Russian speaking guide in Ho Chi Minh city. Can you recommend a guide for us?
Friday, 08 November 2019 23:23

What is Vietnamese Tapioca Noodle Soup

Vietnamese tapioca noodle soup is called Banh canh in general. The many variations of this dish include Banh canh cua, Banh canh Trang Bang, Banh canh gio heo, and Banh canh Nam Pho. The words Banh canh means tapioca noodles and the rest of the name indicates the cooking style, each of them includes different predominant ingredients, and thus, offe...
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Nói đến các món bún, nui, mì, phở ngon thì Việt Nam là nổi tiếng nhất ... Read More
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 16:23
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Southern Women's Museum in Ho Chi Minh City

When you are traveling, it would be a nice idea to stop by Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh city since it would showcase how brave women were during the famous Vietnam War, their daily lives, religious beliefs, and a traditional costume, Ao dai.Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh city is currently saving 30,431 artifacts, including 929 ite...
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Central Vietnam Cuisine: Bun Bo Hue

Food is a very important part of any culture. Food can tell more than anything else where you come from and the beauty of your homeland. Food helps to preserve cultural identity, and we believe in the great importance of some kinds of food or culinary traditions. Many travelers associate Vietnam with friendly people, stunning landscapes, long palm-...
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Guest — Felix Manson
Also beef noodles soup but tastes widely different. I'd love to have this for breakfast any day, the list you comprised is very ni... Read More
Sunday, 15 December 2019 22:30
Guest — Jaime Foster
If you've had enough of the Pho craze, bun bo hue is an amazing alternative
Saturday, 26 October 2019 12:17

How to Get a Motorcycle License in Vietnam

According to Vietnamese law, when residing in Vietnam, you will need to hold a Vietnam driving license to drive on the roads. And to have it, you can convert your current national driving license to the Vietnam driving license or apply for the test to get one. A motorcycle endorsement is needed if you want to ride the motorcycle.For travelers and t...
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Guest — Grant Bowdery
I have Vietnam license A1 but would like A2 to buy a bigger motorbike. Can you help upgrade my license or arrange a test? Thank y... Read More
Sunday, 17 May 2020 12:15
Guest — Barry Burford
I have a full motorcycle license from the UK, how much is it to convert to an international license? I want to buy a bigger bike i... Read More
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 10:41
Guest — Roland
from what ive seen some people save had success and other documentation says they UK never signed the 1968 papers only the 1949 on... Read More
Wednesday, 05 February 2020 13:12

What to Know about Vietnamese Wedding Traditions and Customs

The wedding is one of the most important traditions of Vietnamese with many customs. Like other countries, this ceremony is also considered the happiest event of one's life. Have a look at What to Know about Vietnamese Wedding Traditions and Customs guide to understand more about Vietnamese weddings.Vietnamese Wedding CeremoniesProposal Ceremony (C...
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What about the le te to hong (the pink silk thread ceremony?)
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Guest — Tris
LOL I'm a Vietnamese and I'm reading this for my school Vietnamese and I'm reading this for my school assignment ... Read More
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I find your guides insightful and interesting to read. Keep it up you guys!
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:13

Why You Should Try Vietnamese Clay Pot Chicken

Vietnamese food is already well-known for Pho, Banh mi, and street foods; however, there is another side of Vietnam culinary, the simple dishes that are served in every Viets' family meal. Vietnamese clay pot chicken is one of them. Despite the simplicity of the cooking method, this chicken dish is incredibly tasty and worth trying.What is a Vietna...
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The Best Beaches Near Ho Chi Minh City

Beaches are among the most popular all-time favorite destinations of many people as they have the power to wash away people’s stresses and strains of modern life. Having immersed yourself in the hustle and bustle of the most dynamic city in Vietnam, making for the beaches may be perfect to help you escape from the traffic jam and daily uneasiness i...
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Guest — Elizabeth
Ke Ga is also a nice beach, but the tides were strong when we went in the summer, so we didn't swim
Sunday, 27 October 2019 13:39
Guest — Cassandra
Really glad that I took the coastal tour with you guys, such fun experience
Friday, 25 October 2019 20:48
Guest — Gordon Pope
An escape to mui ne sounds really inviting
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:26

The Fine Arts Museum in Ho Chi Minh City

This attraction is one of the hundreds of ancient houses from the French colonial period that have been preserved in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Nowadays, the building is used as the Fine Arts Museum exhibiting many of the most famous artworks representing every Vietnamese historical stage. When visiting here, you will have the chance to admire the ...
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Guest — Wesley Henry
I love going here to take pictures, lovely place
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 16:37
Guest — Edna Moss
a lovely place to take nice pictures
Friday, 25 October 2019 21:34

District 6 in Ho Chi Minh City

District 6 is another part of Cho Lon, the Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City. Find out in this guide the fun thing you can discover in the district.Map of District 6's Attractions:District 6 OverviewLocated in the southwest of Ho Chi Minh City, District 6 shares borders with Tan Phu District, Binh Tan District, District 11, District 5, and District 8. ...
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Is District 6 Chinatown?
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 16:15
Guest — Lin
I love Ho Chi Minh Chinatown & Binh Tay market I can find lots of dried foods to buy home as souvenirs... Read More
Sunday, 27 October 2019 11:54

Explore the Markets in Ho Thi Ky Alleys

Located in District 10, Ho Thi Ky Street has many alleys with different things to do. When speaking of Ho Thi Ky, you may think of the famous, beautiful, and colorful Ho Thi Ky Flower Market. However, there is another market located right next to it where you can try exotic cuisines from Cambodia. This guide will help you explore and find out what ...
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Why Vietnamese Houses are Long and Narrow

Each country has its own architectural beauty with temples and buildings, but houses will arouse the most interest from anyone who travels to a new culture as they reflect perfectly the locals’ lifestyle. Vietnam can be a great example of tube houses which deserve being the special highlight of your trips. Let’s discover this noted kind of architec...
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interesting information and great info
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 15:45
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Life in Vietnamese Countrysides

The countrysides in Vietnam have always played an important role in economic development and in preserving the traditions and culture. In Vietnam, wherever you may visit, regardless of region, you always find the precious values that are passed down and maintained by many generations.People in Vietnamese CountrysidesOver 60% of the Vietnamese popul...
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My family spent a night at the homestay in the Mekong delta, it was a unique experience, but not sure any more nights are recommen... Read More
Sunday, 27 October 2019 13:17
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Four Mythical Creatures in the Vietnamese Culture

Four mythical creatures "Tu Linh", which are called Long – Lan – Quy – Phung, are four sacred animals representing the tremendous power of the universe. They are believed to be created from the four main elements including earth, water, fire, and air. Their symbols can often be found in Vietnamese sculptures in pagodas, temples, cemeteries, and loc...
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I've known about the dragons, and I spotted a lot of them on old buildings when I was in Vietnam. It's nice to learn about other c... Read More
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 22:23
Guest — Sam
interesting read about the vietnamese culture
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 17:38
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Wednesday, 16 October 2019 12:08

District 10 in Ho Chi Minh City

As a district near the city center, District 10’s economics is growing, but the lifestyle of locals is still the same. Join us in finding out what to do, what to see, and where to eat in this district.Map of District 10's Attractions:District 10 OverviewThe land which is now named District 10 was a deserted place between two big cities in Southern ...
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Guest — Kye
Went through here on a food tour. Lots of options and very crowded. Great to see the more local side of Saigon.
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:30
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