January 31st, 2014

 

Banh xeo is a famous dish in Ho Chi Minh City. It's so famous that it's said to be irresistible, both to local residents and foreigners alike. Banh xeo is basically a sizzling, deep-fried, yellow, crispy pancake stuffed with pork, shrimps, hulled mung beans and bean sprouts.

 

January 31st, 2014

 

Food is an especially important part of celebrating Tet. Many delicacies are strongly associated with the festival due to the meaning it holds and having them on each table is a practice that is handed down to families over the generations.

 

January 30th, 2014

 

A tiny retreat, situated 2.4km off the coast of Nha Trang, Hon Lao Island is graced with beautiful beaches backed by coconut palms and has a fair amount of coral reef and exotic fish for snorkelers to enjoy.

 

January 30th, 2014

 

Tet Nguyen Dan, or simply called Tet, is considered the biggest and most popular festival in Vietnam. This 2014, Tet will be celebrated on January 31 up to February 4. Hoi An is among the places where the best Tet celebrations are held.

 

January 29th, 2014

 

With over a thousand craft villages, including around 244 traditional villages, Hanoi is the country’s largest home for craft villages. Son Dong, among the most popular and labeled as the most impressive wood carving village, attracts large numbers of international and domestic...

 

January 29th, 2014

 

There is a wonderful wild orchid garden in the Central Highlands, where hundreds of wild orchid species are living. It is called Troh Bu.

 

January 28th, 2014

 

Banh Chung (square rice cake) is a traditional Vietnamese rice cake made from glutinous rice, mung bean, pork and other ingredients. With a rich history and delicious taste, it's no wonder it has earned a fixed stature in the tables of Vietnamese traditions such as Tet.

 

January 28th, 2014

 

Cua rang me (tamarind crab) is a Vietnamese-style tamarind crab that is incredibly simple, yet an absolutely mouth-watering dish.

 

 

January 27th, 2014

 

Yen Bai's Suoi Giang Commune is home to 190 hectares of old tea trees.

 

January 27th, 2014

 

Tourists have the chance to see the Delta residents wrapping and cooking banh tet, a rice cake with green bean paste and pork as well as the beautiful floating markets and flower-growing villages