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10 Must-Try Dishes in Hanoi

When you’re in Hanoi, these are ten dishes you should never miss to make your trip complete: Banh Cuon. Banh Cuon or rice noodle roll is basically steamed fermented rice batter spread out into a thin, wide sheet and stuffed with seasoned ground pork, minced wood ear and minced shallots. It is best served with […]

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Unspoiled Beaches of Vietnam: Tourists’ Paradise

While there are many known beaches in Vietnam, foreign tourists today are no longer as enticed as before in visiting highly popular places because of their growing crowded and commercialized environments. Instead, true beach lovers prefer to take on a long and maybe difficult, but totally worthy, trip of discovering an untouched and truly beautiful […]

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Dong Van: Rocky Heaven

Especially for photographers who are always in search of the perfect subject, Dong Van is one excellent choice, but not without challenges. Situated at the entrance of Ha Giang Province, Dong Van is a highland district, specifically 1,000 meters above sea level. Its capital is located 146 kilometers from the province. It has 19 wards, […]


Hoi An: Top Retirement Choice

For Vietnamese retirees, especially those who have been living in the city for a long time, a quiet and peaceful place to settle tops their list. Over the past several years, Hoi An has been the choice destination for such a purpose because not only does it provide a restful solace for the elderly, it […]

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Men Wearing Necklaces: A Co Tu Tradition

In Co Tu Village in Quang Nam Province, traditional celebrations require young women to wear one-of-a-kind costumes that can only be found in the community. But what is attracting more visitors into the village more than these unique, beautiful dresses are the men who wear necklaces. What is special about these necklaces is that they […]