A seafood restaurant in Hue lagoon that only opens during fair weather

I highly recommend that you plan a day for this unique experience when you visit Hue. Take the time to read this article … and do not hesitate to write to us for more information, especially how to find a good guide that will make your day! #MustSeeInVietnam Editor There is a restaurant in ChuonContinue reading “A seafood restaurant in Hue lagoon that only opens during fair weather”

How to make Vietnamese iced coffee at home: A step-by-step guide

Have you ever experimented in chemistry class? Are you ready to try an experiment? Nothing dangerous … just an olfactory and tasting experience … Read this article … how to prepare your Vietnamese coffee at home … Have a nice weekend! #MustSeeInVietnam Editor As long term expats in Vietnam (and coffee lovers), we have plentyContinue reading “How to make Vietnamese iced coffee at home: A step-by-step guide”

Travel Guide in Vietnam : Ben Tre

During your next trip in HCMC plan two days in Ben Tre for outdoors activities…you will not regret ! #MustSeeInVietnam Editor Ben Tre is a desirable location for those who enjoy exploring the outdoors thanks to its pleasant weather throughout the year, abundance of tourist attractions, and mouthwatering specialties. WHEN TO GO Ben Tre isContinue reading “Travel Guide in Vietnam : Ben Tre”

The beauty of Ninh Binh through the lens of a British expat

This morning I chose this article because it is that of a teacher who describes his vacation in Ninh Binh … the narration is that of a Vietnamese journalist. Good reading ! #MustSeeInVietnam Editor Dave, a British teacher who has been living in Vietnam for four years, took his family to Ninh Binh during theContinue reading “The beauty of Ninh Binh through the lens of a British expat”

It started as a hobby: A cooking class for foreigners

Few of you know that I am Chef by proxy… out of love and passion. Being a chemist, my daily life is to experiment with dishes from my grandmothers concocted in my own way. I was attracted this morning by this article and this wonderful businesswoman who passes on her passion by giving Vietnamese cookingContinue reading “It started as a hobby: A cooking class for foreigners”

Discover The National Bird of Vietnam

Vietnam is considered one of the most important areas of the endemic and migratory bird route network, with 63 globally important bird areas and seven of its own endemic birds. Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Lê Van Thành recently signed a directive on a series of urgent tasks and solutions to conserve wild and migratory birdsContinue reading “Discover The National Bird of Vietnam”

Braised pork and stuffed bitter melon soup at Tet: The meaning behind them

What is admirable in Vietnam is, among other things, how the Vietnamese pass on traditions from generation to generation… here is one about a dish from the south… Happy reading #MustSeeInVietnam Editor Braised pork with duck eggs and stuffed bitter melon soup have long been associated with regional characteristics and spiritual elements of southern VietnameseContinue reading “Braised pork and stuffed bitter melon soup at Tet: The meaning behind them”

Vietnam Tourist hotspots, spiritual sites overrun by Tet holiday crowds

Vietnamese cherish the Lunar New Year holiday and for the 2nd consecutive year enjoys a long holiday… well here are the favorite places for many of us … #MustSeeInVietnam Editor Streets were heavily congested and visitors had to wait for three hours to take a cable car ride as popular tourist destinations were overrun byContinue reading “Vietnam Tourist hotspots, spiritual sites overrun by Tet holiday crowds”

40,000 pilgrims arrive for opening day of Huong Pagoda Festival

Huong Pagoda Festival is among the greatest Buddhist festival in northern part of Vietnam. Huong Pagoda Festival plays an important role in the spiritual life of Vietnamese people in general and Vietnamese Buddhists in particular. If I remember correctly, this festival brings to mind a Vietnamese legend that I describe below… Have a nice weekend!Continue reading “40,000 pilgrims arrive for opening day of Huong Pagoda Festival”

15 travel ideas to explore Vietnam’s hidden gems

Vietnam is now part of the list of top Travel magazines. Here is a good example this Saturday morning … #MustSeeInVietnam Editor Happy readingAustralia’s Lonely Planet Magazine has recommended 15 top travel experiences to discover the culture, cuisine and the hidden gems of Vietnam. Taste Hue‘s imperial cuisine  Banh ram it is topped with shrimp powderContinue reading “15 travel ideas to explore Vietnam’s hidden gems”