TRAVEL TIPS

5/6/2020 8:16:16 AM

HOW TO EAT LIKE A LOCAL IN HUE ?

The best way to get to the heart of Huế’s tremendous food culture is to take to the streets. Vietnam’s former imperial capital fostered an elegant array of dishes that continue to be the pride of its people. As Huế people say, you can get Huế cuisine elsewhere in Vietnam, but it never tastes quite the same as it does here. There’s something about the weather, the greenery and the history all around that makes eating in Huế a pleasure. Light and lovely steamed bites are even more exquisite when enjoyed in Hue's poetic gardens and countryside. If you’re ready to go beyond bún bò Huế, then read on for a primer on Huế’s culinary backstory, plus seven irresistible local specialties to hunt down here.

5/6/2020 8:04:44 AM

BEYOND PHO: 5 AWESOME VIETNAMESE NOODLES

As far as noodles go, few countries can top Vietnam when it comes to abundant choices and phenomenal taste. From the robust flavours of bún bò Huế, to the playful textures of cao lầu, put your chopstick skills to the test with these five tasty Vietnamese noodle dishes.

5/6/2020 8:00:40 AM

VIETNAM FOODIE GUIDE REGION

Vietnam is one of those places where you can plan your whole trip around delicious eats. Not only are the country’s many dishes a treat for your palate, eating local food is one of the best ways to get to know Vietnamese culture and people. Dedicated foodies who go beyond famous eats like phở and bánh mì will find each regional dish is a unique combination of local ingredients, preferences and influences. Here’s a quick guide to a gastronomic adventure around Vietnam.

5/6/2020 7:58:38 AM

EATING LIKE A LOCAL IN HO CHI MINH CITY

If you only have one day in Ho Chi Minh City, spend the day eating. Vietnam's most dynamic city is filled to the brim with good food. People from all over Vietnam come to Ho Chi Minh City to work, bringing with them recipes from their hometowns that over time make up the metropolis’ exciting culinary scene. Here's our insider guide to three dishes you don't want to miss.

4/27/2020 4:50:43 AM

WELCOME TO VIETNAM

A land of staggering natural beauty and cultural complexities, of dynamic megacities and hill-tribe villages, Vietnam is both exotic and compelling.

4/11/2020 7:07:28 AM

HOW TO CROSS THE STREET IN VIETNAM

You take a deep breath and grit your teeth. A shadow falls across your face; one of determination, a need to succeed. Now’s your time. Show no fear, no hesitation. And whatever you do, don’t stop. For some unknown reason, Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’ starts ear-worming in your head – you don’t even like Eminem, yet suddenly you know all the words. Your palms are sweaty, your knees are weak and you’re having weird internal monologues like, ‘You only get one shot’ and, ‘This opportunity only comes once in a lifetime’.

1/18/2018 5:00:00 PM

MONEY SUGGESTIONS FOR TRAVELERS IN VIETNAM

MONEY SUGGESTIONS FOR TRAVELERS IN VIETNAM