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Pho: A Taste of Vietnam’s History

Vietnam is a world-class tourist destination because of its breathtaking landscape. But another thing it is famous for is its food, particularly its pho, which is not only uniquely and absolutely delicious, but has become like a mark of the country’s rich history and culture. There are many stories regarding the origin of pho. One […]

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Paper Fan: Vietnamese Tradition

According to Vietnamese tradition, each household must have eight specific items which are vital in its culture. One of these is the paper fan which holds both aesthetic value and functionality. While fans are also a part of the culture of East Asia, the Vietnamese fan differs from that in China and Japan in terms […]

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Banh Gio: Hanoi’s Winter Snack

As the New Year is always anticipated throughout the world because of its festive mood and hope for a fresh beginning, it is even more so in Vietnam because of a particular food which is only available around this time – banh gio, a rice snack which is very affordable yet exceptionally delicious. Banh gio […]

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Tourist Arrivals in Vietnam Surge in 2017

2017 was a very good year for Vietnam in terms of its tourism industry, based on the latest records by the General Statistics office which showed about 12.9 million international visitors who entered Vietnam in that particular year. This is equivalent to a 29.1% increase in tourist arrivals than in 2016. December was the strongest […]

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Exploring Binh Dinh

Binh Dinh in the Central Province of Quang Trung is blessed with a naturally pristine beauty and rich history. As such, it has become a world-class tourist destination that continues to prosper as time goes by. Nui Ba (Ba Mountains), also known as Pho Chinh Mountains, is one of the most beautiful in Binh Dinh […]