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Dining Customs in Vietnam

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To Vietnamese culture, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially for the workers due to the fact that it will definitely provide enough energy for a long hard working day. However, dinner is considered the most meaningful moment for people in a family to gather together and…

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Vietnam Dong or Dollars, Cash or Credit Card?

Vietnam, needless to say, is not a strange name to the whole world especially tourists thanks to its victorious history profound patriotism and wonderful landscapes. Like any other countries, Vietnam has its own currency system which you might feel confused travelling using your own money without having exchanged to Vietnamese…

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Eat street food safely

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Besides discovering new places, I also love to taste the local culinary and for sure it will make my trip more enjoyable and unforgettable. Hanoi is known for the diversity and delicious street food, but will you eat Hanoi street food safely without getting sick? Our suggestion for tasting Hanoi…

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Duong Lam – an ancient Vietnamese village

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Duong Lam village is the only one which maintains the structure integrity and lifestyle of an ancient Vietnamese village in northern of Vietnam. It is located in Mong Phu, Duong Lam commune, Son Tay town, about 50km west of Hanoi. Let’s take a look at what make Duong Lam a…

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5 Reasons You Should Come Back to Vietnam

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If you've ever visited Vietnam once, you would must have impressed by many things which make you want to spend more time or make another trip to come back to Vietnam. I'm also aware that there are some negative feelings or reviews about some shortcomings but I believe strongly that…

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Pho Vietnam – Where to eat to get the best experience

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We are pretty sure that people travel to Vietnam besides they want to discover the beauty of those ancient buildings with the length of over 4000-year history in which Vietnamese people had been bravely fighting for their independence; they also come here to enjoy the amazing gastronomy including a various…

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Green Sticky Rice (Cốm) in Vong Village Hanoi

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Speaking of culinary culture in Hanoi, we can not fail to mention a specialty of Hanoi – green (young) sticky rice from Vong village. This is a folk and elegant food in the occasion of the fall season. Vong village in Hanoi, is said to produce the best green sticky…

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Do’s and Don’ts

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Vietnamese people are very gracious, polite and generous and will make every effort to make guests feel comfortable. Do not be surprised if somebody you have just met invites you home to meet the family and friends. These are the experiences that will enrich your visit to Vietnam. Vietnamese culture…

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