Category: Local Insight

Shopping Authentic Silk in Vietnam

Shopping Authentic Silk in Vietnam

It was in November 2019. Three months ago, I had a great chance to be a volunteer at the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day event. With the series of “silk” activities celebrated, I was highly impressed with the talk show named “The sound of silk”. Holding a soft silk craft on my hands and listening to […]

10 Amazing Fruits of Vietnam

10 Amazing Fruits of Vietnam

Like the friendly Vietnamese people, exotic fruits greets you in almost every corner of Vietnam. The country’s fertile deltas and tropical climate, as well as its more temperate plateaus, means that a whole lot of species, fruit-bearing ones would thrive here. In fact, Vietnam ranks among top bio-diverse countries regardless of its small land area. […]

Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free Vietnamese food

Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free Vietnamese food

Tired of eating the same vegan food every day when traveling? Coming to Vietnam, you may have read through numerous articles saying that Vietnam is a country of meat lovers, where people consider fish sauce their religion and meat-based broth the secret to every tasty noodle soup. Beyond that, there is a lot more to […]

6 fantastic facts about Vietnam food culture you should not miss

6 facts about Vietnam food culture you should not miss

Having an upcoming trip to Vietnam, you find the food culture in this Southeast Asia country is still a mystery? Stay cool to read our 5-minute blog, which will reveal 6 sharp insights about the food culture in Vietnam from the taste, the spices, the eating habits, and cooking methods. And number 5 will surprise […]

Hanoi museum, Vietnam

Top 5 fascinating museums in Hanoi

Like other ancient places, Hanoi possesses the top 5 must-visit museums. The capital city of Vietnam is famous for its long history and diverse culture. There are countless places to see here. But we would recommend some places for some quality quiet time, with 5 fascinating museums in Hanoi. This is a good way to […]

Vietnamese coffee brands

Best Vietnamese coffee brands to buy home

Vietnamese coffee: Best brands for Instant coffee, Ground coffee and Weasel coffee. Walking pass Hanoi or Saigon streets, you will recognize the coffee drinking culture of Vietnam: from the streetside “phin” coffee in the Old Quarter to the iced coffee of Sai Gon. Among thousands of coffee shops and hundreds of brands, how can you […]

Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019 – all you have to know

This June and July, the sky in Danang will be lit up with breathtaking displays of fireworks from 8 world-class teams in the much-anticipated fireworks festival – DIFF 2019. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, DIFF 2019 with the theme “Stories from the rivers”, promises to bring audience gripping experience with colourful explosions in the sky and […]