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Halal Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City


Besides the stars of Vietnamese cuisine like broken rice, banh mi, and pho, Muslim delicacies can also be a highlight of your Vietnam travel. In recent years, as the fast growth of tourism and Islamic tourists coming from Malaysia and Indonesia, more and more Halal restaurants have been opened in Ho Chi Minh City. Most halal food and halal sho...

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Vietnam's Bucket List: Top Things You Must Do in Vietnam


Vietnam is reputed for its breathtaking natural landscapes and hospitable tropical climate, which is an earthly paradise for those wishing to shake off all stresses and strains in the head and on the body. Meanwhile, if you are an adventurous traveler seeking an extreme vacation, Vietnam is also full of exotic experiences waiting to be explored. No...

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What to Do at 23-9 Park (September 23rd Park)


While there are multiple public parks in Ho Chi Minh City, 23-9 Park or September 23rd Park is one of a kind and a must-visit. It is the only park to house a huge, extravagant underground shopping and culinary complex, not to mention its convenient location in the heart of District 1. Find out in details what to do at 23-9 Park! 23-9 Park in Ho Chi...

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Gluten-free food in Ho Chi Minh City


Whether you are allergic to gluten or just trying to lead a healthier lifestyle, simply opt for authentic rice-based Vietnamese cuisine while you are on the go and worry no more! What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein existing in wheat, barley, and rye. Popular everyday food such as bread, baked goods, beer, and pasta are off-limits to a gluten-free d...

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Bun Rieu - Vietnamese Crab Noodle Soup


Lesser known around the world but very popular among locals, Bun Rieu is another dish you must try on your Vietnam trip Ingredients of Bun Rieu and How Bun Rieu is Made Four main components to look out for in a bowl of Vietnamese Crab Noodle Soup are crab paste, broth, noodles (or rice vermicelli), and meatballs. A bowl of Bun Rieu, however, also f...

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Best Dishes and Restaurants for Local Dining in Ho Chi Minh


One big part of a fun adventure to a new culture is getting to try the local cuisine. Learn more about Vietnamese dishes with our list of best dishes and restaurants for local dining in Ho Chi Minh City. Dishes for Local Dining in Ho Chi Minh In a country with close-knitted family tradition, the family meal is a really important time for all member...

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A Saigon Food Tour inside Ben Thanh Market


Cuisine is always an inevitable part of every travel trip. Some tourists even consider food the most important part of their travel. Saigon is the destination that can satisfy the most fastidious foodaholics. The cuisine in Saigon is a combination of the food from 3 regions of Vietnam: the North, the Central, and the South, which creates the divers...

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The Wonder of Vietnamese Pickles, Side Dishes, and Dipping Sauces


Vietnamese cuisine has long been famous for the interesting coordination of flavors within one dish. This special feature not only stems from various relishes but also the pickles and the side dishes. In this blog, we will introduce to you how Vietnamese pickles and side dishes are made, in addition to different kinds of dipping sauces that are pop...

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Vietnamese Grilled Dishes


Vietnamese cuisine is so fascinating that many tourists have come a long way for Vietnam to enjoy the food here, and Vietnamese grilled dishes are no exceptions. Vietnamese food is usually prepared traditionally, that is less dependent on the intense spices and focuses more on healthy herbs that contain fewer calories. In fact, traditional Vietname...

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Diverse Vietnam Food Culture


Vietnamese dishes are loved for their healthy and flavorful taste. Almost anyone who has tasted Vietnamese food commended the perfect seasoning, and this delicate, impeccable seasoning is also why Vietnamese often find it hard to adjust to the bland seasoning style of western cuisine or the strong spiciness or sourness of Thai and Indian taste...

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Local Places to Eat in Saigon


In 2016, CNN channel affectionately recognized Saigon to be a capital of Vietnamese cuisine. In Saigon, you can find the best dishes from all regions in Vietnam: the North, the Central, and the South. The natives in Saigon have been accustomed to eating food at local places instead of going to a restaurant. As a traveler, if you want to try out the...

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A Guide to the Hidden Alleyways in Ho Chi Minh City


Ho Chi Minh usually surprises tourists with various city dynamics and charms. However, besides its hustle and bustle, there are some peaceful places where you can escape from the noise of a developing city: the hidden alleyways in Ho Chi Minh City. They hide among the crowded roads and skyscrapers, and the residents there have their own “culture” a...

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Why We Love Ho Chi Minh City


Discover 8 reasons why we love Ho Chi Minh City as locals from the city Looking for good reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City? Discover the most populous city in Vietnam from the locals' perspectives to see why people just love this city so much regardless of where they come from! Let’s begin our countdown! 1. Architecture in its best form The citysca...

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One-month Vietnam Itinerary


Some travelers plan to drop by Vietnam just for a short time but get mesmerized and decide to linger for months. Discover the charms of Vietnam as manifested in the North, South and Central regions with our guide to one-month Vietnam itinerary! In this ultimate plan we give you essential know-before-you-go tips, pick out the best places to go, the ...

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Booking a Foodie Scooter Tour in Saigon? Read Our Precautions


Are you a foodie traveler? Saigon will be your perfect destination. Hopping on a scooter and trying the variety of foods around the city will be the highlight of your whole trip. If you still have doubts when booking a foodie scooter tour in Saigon, read our precautions and prepare for the delightful trip. Precautions before Booking a Foodie Scoote...

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20 Best Vietnamese Dishes


Vietnamese cuisine is not only about eating but also about a country’s history and culture. Vietnam has been renowned for its food diversity, and every dish promises to be a unique experience. Don’t know what to try first? Here are our recommendations for 20 must-try Vietnamese dishes, in no particular order: 1. Banh Mi Originating from France, the...

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Ho Chi Minh City Tour on Scooters


Ho Chi Minh City Tour on scooters or motorbikes is one of the best choices you can make. Most of the streets in the city are quite small and packed with a lot of private transportation, so using the scooter you can easily weaving through the traffic, and get to your destinations, whether they are on the opened streets or deep in zig-zag alleyways i...

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Smelly Foods in Vietnam


You know the delicious side of Vietnamese cuisine. Now, hang on tight to discover with us the less than pleasant foods in Vietnam that locals still love. That is the various Vietnamese smelly foods. One might say "one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’’, and food makes no exception. Foods that are repulsive and repugnant to some might be delici...

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Day Tours from Phu My Port


Will your cruise be docking at Phu My Port in Vietnam for a day or two? Exciting, you are so near to the best place to experience Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City! Diverse cuisine, rich history, and mesmerizing landmarks, this city is a no-brainer when it comes to Vietnam travel.  A Brief Introduction of Phu My Port Phu My (pronounced Foo Me) port is...

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What to Eat in Ho Chi Minh (Saigon)


If you’re a foodie and you want to visit Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) is definitely the place to go. Savory, sweet or vegan, Ho Chi Minh cuisine really has it all for you! Vietnamese Cuisine and Where to Find Them Food is, in fact, a pretty well-covered topic in our blogs so far; we’ve talked about Vietnam’s signature dishes like banh xeo&nbs...

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