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Eat street food safely


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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Green Sticky Rice (Cốm) in Vong Village Hanoi


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


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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