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Vietnam 101- Safety Alerts

Vietnam 101- Safety Alerts

Vietnam is known for being a safe destination with less major problems to tourists. But like any other country in the world, notes should be taken when visiting Vietnam to make sure you fully enjoy the country without problems caused by not knowing how things work.


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Vietnam 101- How NOT to use chopsticks

Vietnam 101- How NOT to use chopsticks

Learning how to use chopsticks and the taboos about using chopstick is important when in Vietnam. It ensures your best enjoyment of Vietnamese food as well as its culture. Here are how you should NOT use chopsticks when in Vietnam.


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Fine Dining Restaurants in Hanoi

Fine Dining Restaurants in Hanoi

I don't try to include all fine dining restaurants in the city center on this list, in stead you will find a concise and helpful list of 6 nice settings and great foods in the town. If you are looking for a great French fusion Vietnamese restaurant, or a fine dinning Vietnamese food, this is where you should definitely have a look.


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7 Best Hanoi Street Foods

7 Best Hanoi Street Foods

Vietnamese food is fresh, tasty, and very healthy. Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Chinese and French influences. The city is now famous for best Vietnamese street foods, check out our list of 7 best street foods.


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Vietnamese Coffee the Origin

Vietnamese Coffee the Origin

During the Indochina war, French brought coffee into Vietnam first for their own use. Then coffee was widely introduced to the country and grown in big scale in the Center Highlands of Vietnam. Now Vietnam is proud to be the second largest coffee exporter in the world.


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Shrimp Paste The Love and Hate Vietnamese Sauce

Shrimp Paste The Love and Hate Vietnamese Sauce

Shrimp paste is one of the dipping sauce in Vietnamese cuisine culture that will raise many questions as well as eye bows. It is the sauce that you can tell its strong smell from miles away. But it is also the dipping sauce that make many Vietnamese dishes exceptionally tasty. Love it or hate it, you have to admit that this sauce has a lot of characters.


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Hanoi Bia Hoi the Pros and Cons

Hanoi Bia Hoi the Pros and Cons

Vietnam has become the biggest beer consumer in Southeast Asia with consumption increasing to over 3,4 billion liters in 2015. Hanoi is awash with bia hois. Choosing the best one is like trying to choose your favorite child; you think they’re all equal, until one day, one of them invents time travel. Here are opinions from bia hoi lovers I know about the pros and cons of Hanoi bia hoi


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Story of the most famous Egg Coffee in Hanoi

Story of the most famous Egg Coffee in Hanoi

Following Europeans who lived in big cities in Vietnam, the local tea people slowly adopted coffee with regional variations. But due to limitations on the fresh milk, as dairy farming was still in its infancy, the French and middle-class Vietnamese used sweetened condensed milk with dark roast coffee from drip filter.


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