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Nov
22

What is the Capital of Vietnam

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Keeping an ageless charm through centuries, Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam is famous not only for the Old Quarter with narrow and crowded streets but also for the nostalgic feeling that it brings. While Saigon is a young and modern city, the ancient Hanoi is still a true beholder of history.Location of Hanoi and How to Get ThereLocated on the banks...
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Should I visit Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City first?
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 21:32
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Sep
21

What is Morning Glory?

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Vegetables and herbs are an irreplaceable part of Vietnamese main meals. Thanks to the tropical climate, Vietnam has many different kinds of green which make the cuisine more colorful and nutritious. And morning glory is one of the most mentioned names on the must-try vegetables and is often seen in restaurants' menus when you come to Vietnam.The O...
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I love this. My girlfriend makes this for me all the time
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 17:53
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Sep
25

How to Send a Package from Vietnam

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Sending a package has always been a common issue among foreign visitors when traveling to or residing in Vietnam. There are many trustworthy delivery names including Vietnam Post, DHL, and Viettel Post, which can fulfill your demands. Have a look at how to send a package from Vietnam below.Mail and Parcel Shipment in VietnamVietnam PostBeing a memb...
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Wish I knew about this article sooner so I didn't have to go through the tormenting process of finding the right delivery service... Read More
Saturday, 04 January 2020 17:03
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Came across your article and found some very useful tips. Thanks a lot
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 21:37
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Jan
04

Huyen Sy Church in Ho Chi Minh City

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More than a hundred year from the establishment date, Huyen Sy Church (also called Cho Dui Church) is still considered as one of the best attractions in Ho Chi Minh City that you should visit once. Named after the founder of the church, Huyen Sy Church has, every now and then, been a nostalgic landmark to many people in Ho Chi Minh City because of ...
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Jun
26

Saigon Local Market: Ba Chieu Market

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Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) has a typical lifestyle with lots of local markets in every district where you can enjoy and feel in the most authentic way the atmosphere of bustling but colorful Saigonese daily life and businesses. And one of the best recommendations for anyone who wants to observe how the Vietnamese run their business every day to make...
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it is surprisingly near D1 for a local place to shop. But the atmosphere is way too hectic, maybe it's only nice for a stroll arou... Read More
Saturday, 04 January 2020 17:10
Guest — Adrian Robbins
a local option to shop
Friday, 25 October 2019 21:42
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Jun
26

Museum of Vietnam History in Ho Chi Minh City

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Besides the famous War Remnants Museum which can help you understand the contemporary history of Vietnam, the Museum of Vietnam History in Ho Chi Minh City is the place that can you have a journey way back. In this guide, we will go through each room from the prehistoric period to the present days.About Museum of Vietnam History in Ho Chi Minh City...
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It was worthwhile spending a day here. I was quite let down by the small and poorly presented museums, but this one was the best o... Read More
Saturday, 04 January 2020 17:14
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The content of this website is understanding and very helpful to know about this place. This place is very interesting to learn.... Read More
Monday, 25 March 2019 14:20
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Jan
04

Must-try Sticky Rice in Ho Chi Minh City

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In Vietnam, there are a bunch of delicious foods which can easily impress and make you fall in love with Vietnamese cuisine. Besides Pho, Banh xeo, Com tam, and Banh mi, top iconic Vietnamese foods known by a lot of people around the world, Vietnamese sticky rice is a must-try local food that you may not know. Learn more about the variety of Vietna...
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Jan
04

Saigon Opera House

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Located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon Opera House, which is also known as Saigon Municipal Theater, is one of the most worth-visiting attractions in this city. Together with Saigon Central Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Opera House is considered a typical example of French Colonial architecture in Vietnam.About Saigon Opera...
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Nov
28

Vietnam Food Tour: Signature Dishes in Southern Vietnam (Part 3)

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Foods in the south of Vietnam are not as complicated in the making as the cuisine of Central and Northern Vietnam. These dishes are often added sugar or coconut juice as sweeteners and used fat from coconut milk. The southern people just need these simple ingredients to combine and create their style of cuisine.Lau mam (Salted Fish Hot Pot)Salted f...
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Jan
04

Binh Tay Market in Cho Lon (Ho Chi Minh City)

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Binh Tay market, also known as the name Cho Lon Moi (The New Market), has played an important role in Ho Chi Minh City’s residents' daily life. Sitting on Thap Muoi Street, considered as the heart of Chinatown, the Binh Tay Market is the central local market in District 6 and one of the biggest local markets in Ho Chi Minh City. In the 1920s of the...
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A very busy and crowded market, anyone visiting here should beware of things falling over from the motorbikes carrying heavy loads... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:52
Guest — Henry
An exciting place to learn about the local lifestyles
Friday, 11 October 2019 22:59
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Jun
25

What to Expect from Vietnam Luxury Tours

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When deciding to make a trip to Vietnam, you will have many options for accommodation, transportation, and activities at different price ranges. Most people often associate Vietnam travel with budget and backpacker's tours because of the low prices in Vietnam compared to that of developed countries like Singapore, Japan, and the US. However, there ...
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Nha Trang and Phu Quoc have magnificent exclusive resorts to enjoy a luxurious getaway
Saturday, 04 January 2020 14:38
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Jan
04

Vietnamese Food Tour: What to Eat in Central Vietnam (Part 2)

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The central of Vietnam is the area with extreme climate and barren. Therefore, the ingredients such as meat and vegetable are not really diversified. People in Central Vietnam prefer salty and spicy dishes. Sometimes, they even consider whether a dish is good or not based on whether this dish is spicy enough or not.Banh Khoai or Banh Xeo Mien Trung...
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Jun
25

How Vietnamese Fish Sauce is Made

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Fish sauce has been a part of Vietnamese cuisine for a long time. It is usually called as “Nuoc mam” by the locals. In Vietnamese kitchens, Nuoc mam is an essential spice to make the flavor of some food more tasteful and appetizing. At first, you may find the smell of Vietnamese fish sauce a bit pungent, but once you get used to it, you will defini...
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I learn to love fish sauce after the amazing food tour in Ho Chi Minh
Sunday, 15 March 2020 20:08
Guest — Murray Hansons
most Vietnamese dishes have the fish sauce diluted and seasoned and it is so amazing. As much as I am usually put off by the smell... Read More
Saturday, 04 January 2020 14:44
Guest — Andres Clayton
the vietnamese pancakes go so well with fish sauce
Friday, 25 October 2019 21:38
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Jun
25

Xa Loi Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City

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Xa Loi Pagoda is a landmark in Ho Chi Minh City with a combination of modern architecture and national culture. This pagoda is known not only for its typical architecture of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) but also as a mark of the Buddhist struggle against the dictatorship of Ngo Dinh Diem, which discriminated and repressed the religion. Besides, this p...
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The pagodas were interesting attractions on the tour. Many thanks to your professional guides for showing me around
Friday, 25 October 2019 21:08
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Mar
30

Phu Nhuan District in Ho Chi Minh City

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What is the quickest getaway from Ho Chi Minh City’s Center? Come to Phu Nhuan District, only 10 minutes away, and you can experience and learn more about the daily life of locals as well as try different cuisine they have to offer. It is a central district, but you can still find it less hustling but no less exciting than District 1.Map of Phu Nhu...
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I love visiting here with friends at night. A lot of nice restaurants and drinking places, both local and international chains. If... Read More
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:35
Guest — Elise
I used to live at the Phan Xich Long area, it was quite nice with many restaurants and "nhau" places around the 2 sides of the riv... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:39
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Nov
16

Shopping Malls in Ho Chi Minh City

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Besides valuable traditional culture, Ho Chi Minh City is always good at urbanizing and adapting to new trends. The more modern the city becomes, the more shopping malls it has. Ho Chi Minh City is known as the “shopping paradise” of Vietnam thanks to these malls. Coming to these malls, you will enjoy not only the shopping leisure but also the nice...
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Guest — Mariam Mandez
Maybe not the best idea to go to the shopping malls during the holidays though. Too crowded!
Saturday, 04 January 2020 14:54
Guest — Ivy Rihimaki
Takashimaya is a nice place to find some quality brands
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 21:47
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Thanks for this updated list. Waiting for more sites...
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 11:55
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Jun
25

Vietnam at a Glance

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Vietnam has become one the most worth-visiting Asia countries for international travelers thanks to several breathtaking landscapes, sun-drenched beaches, and ancient culture. Have a look at the overview of Vietnam and our suggestions for what to expect on Vietnam travel.About VietnamLocated in Southeast Asia, Vietnam calls to visitors’ mind street...
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so excited to travel this beautiful country next month
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:21
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Jun
25

Why You Should Try Sugarcane Juice in Vietnam

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Sugarcane juice is known as a refreshing juice in Vietnam. You will find it the perfect choice to slake your thirst. Besides Vietnamese coffee, it is the top choice for locals and visitors from all over the world. Why it is famous and why should you try sugarcane juice in Vietnam? Here are the reasons why.Sugarcane Juice is NutritiousSugarcane...
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Guest — Sasha Bobby
It was nice to visit the market during the day and tried the refreshing juice
Saturday, 04 January 2020 14:51
Guest — Shivsai
Sugarcane juice has many health benefits and it is proven time to time by doctors and scientists all around the world
Friday, 05 October 2018 17:55
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Jun
25

Cho Lon: Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City

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Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) is famous for the diversity in a cultural combination of different ethnics. Some areas have been established for a couple of centuries, and despite the developed modern world, they still keep their historical aspects reflected in many ways of life. And Cho Lon - the largest Chinatown in Vietnam - is one of the oldest, busi...
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I recommended my friend to take the tour with i Tour to cho lon and they were all so happy about it
Friday, 25 October 2019 21:11
Guest — Ivan Gonzales
Do you have tours to this area?
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:47
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Jun
26

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

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Eating plant foods instead of animal-based foods is increasingly popular in today’s societies. Coming to Vietnam - a country where Buddhism is the main religion, you can easily find good vegetarian restaurants (nha hang chay) and Vietnamese vegetarian dishes (mon chay) and vegetarian version of most Vietnamese dishes (mon chay gia man) in any major...
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ho chi minh is actually very vegan-friendly in terms of food
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