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Guatemala’s Top 3 Destinations for Backpackers

by @ Nutrition Abroad

Guatemala’s Top 3 Destinations for Backpackers Most traveler’s bypass Guatemala for other tourist destinations in Central America such as Mexico or Costa Rica. However this beautiful country shouldn’t be overlooked and has so much to offer whether you’re a short-term traveler or a long-term backpacker. […]

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Cu Chi – the Best Place for Ho Chi Minh Tunnels Tour

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

If you take a Ho Chi Minh tunnels tour, the must-going place is Cu Chi tunnel – one of the greatest works constructed by the Vietnamese. Cu Chi tunnel system serves as the living and hiding place for the Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. Visitors reaching there can not only experience the great tunnels but […]

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Healthy eating in Vietnam

Healthy eating in Vietnam


Antidote to Burnout

While back in America last winter, I was struck by the contrast in eating habits compared with the more healthy food in Vietnam. It is, of course, an oversimplification for a very sophisticated and diverse cuisine, but Vietnamese food can...

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1)

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1)

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Autumn is coming and I feel it’s great season for making jam! 😀 The Thane Prince’s cookbook was recommended by a foodie friend to me last winter. This chapter is purely about making jams, jellies and sweet preserves, from choosing ingredients, equipment, cooking the jam, to potting, labeling and storing. 🙂 Making Jams, Jellies and […]

10 Days in Vietnam via Ho Chi Minh City

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

A Very Detailed Travel Itinerary Tours are for foo-ls. I tried my best to make that rhyme. While Vietnam may seem a little daunting at first, the country is not difficult to travel – especially if you have a great blog to aid you, with details on every leg of the trip, written by a [...]

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The seven most popular honeymoon destinations in Vietnam

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Choosing the right place to enjoy a happy honeymoon together has become very important. If you are hesitant about where to go, Dalat Trip will offer you the seven most selected destinations for a romantic honeymoon in Vietnam. Located in the top not to be missed, the paradise of travel alone or the safest country in the world, Vietnam has long become an ideal stopover in the journey of discovery. Recently, Vietnam is named in the list of 10 most affordable tourist sites in the world by the famous travel site Lonely Planet voted. For only $ 10 (about 230,000

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Disney-themed dance planned for those with special needs

Disney-themed dance planned for those with special needs

by Khalida Sarwari @ The Mercury News

The Saratoga Youth Commission and Saratoga Recreation Department are co-hosting an event titled “Dance for Individuals with Disabilities,” slated for Feb. 2 at the Joan Pisani Community Center.

ONE DAY OF A VIETNAMESE: WHAT DO I EAT?

ONE DAY OF A VIETNAMESE: WHAT DO I EAT?


Saigon Food Tour

Let's discover a day of Vietnamese to have a closer look about our typical eating style.

The experience of traveling to Cu Chi Tunnels

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Cu Chi tunnels are famous as the strongest revolutionary base of Vietnam. When you come here, you will not only discover the secret tunnels under the ground, but also visit the East Sea simulators, participate in entertainment services and enjoy the dishes only in Cu Chi. Please refer to the below experience of visiting the Cu Chi tunnels if you are intending to come to this historic land during your holidays. How to go to Cu Chi tunnels? From Hanoi Fortunately, this is the most famous tourist destination in Saigon, so there is always a route from Hanoi to the

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Vietnamese Food Culture and History | Nutrition Abroad

Vietnamese Food Culture and History | Nutrition Abroad


Nutrition Abroad

Vietnamese Food Culture and History by: Vietnam Discovery Travel You have probably heard a lot about Vietnamese food but have you ever spent time understanding deep down this diverse cuisine arts? What is Vietnam’s unique history and culture? Rice – The Main Food Originally an …

Binh Tien beach, “the hidden jewel” of Ninh Thuan

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

With the blue sea and the vast white sand which form the charming road being adjacent to Nui Chua National Park, Binh Tien beach gives to visitors a soft and peaceful feeling between the rush life. How to go to Binh Tien beach? Binh Tien beach is 30 km north-west of Phan Rang – Thap Cham city and 70 km north-south of Nha Trang city. If you start from Phan Rang city, you just go along 1A national high way to km number 1.525, you will see a small asphalt road about 10 km long, Binh Tien beach will be

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41st Anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification (30/4/1975-30/4/2016)

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

THE PEOPLE’S COMMITTEE OF HỘI AN CITY THE CENTER FOR CULTURE AND SPORTS OF HỘI AN CITY 41st Anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification (30/4/1975-30/4/2016) PROGRAM Time Activity Place 27/4/2016 19:30   Hội An revolutionary music … Continue reading

Eating out in Vietnam

Eating out in Vietnam


The Economist

As communism crumbles, a great cuisine revives

5 Reasons to Visit Lake Atitlán in Guatemala

by @ Nutrition Abroad

5 Reasons to Visit Lake Atitlán in Guatemala There are few places left in the world today that will envelop you in as much splendor and natural beauty – without crowds and tour buses – as Lake Atitlán in Guatemala.  Below are five reasons why […]

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Here’s Why That Last 5kg Won’t Shift

by Louise McDonald @ 12WBT

Even after a great weight loss or fitness journey, those last few kilos can seem impossible to shift. Read on to explore some reasons for this plateau, and ideas to nudge things on! 1. No calorie deficit On approach to your goal weight, you need to increase your efforts to burn the same amount of calories and shift that weight. One of the biggest misconceptions with this is that as you are leaner, you can introduce MORE calories to your day, as you will burn it off just as quickly. Here’s what the trap looks like in practice:  you complete […]

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Vietnamese mossy frog

Vietnamese mossy frog


Smithsonian's National Zoo

The combination of the Vietnamese mossy frog's green body coloration with black spots, tubercles and spines makes them look like a clump of moss, which they spend a large portion of their time pretending to be. Native to Vietnam, they live in mossy caves and in the banks of rocky mountain streams.

7 Ways To Stay On Track During The School Holidays

by Stephanie King @ 12WBT

The school holidays have well and truly arrived, and in these chaotic times trying to juggle the kids, Christmas and the endless silly season social events, it can be hard to keep up your regular healthy eating and exercise routine. But with some good planning and these 7 simple and effective strategies, you can survive the holidays with your health and fitness intact. Schedule your workouts Sit down for 10 minutes at the start of each week and book in your daily exercise time. Early in the morning is always a good option (before the kids even wake up!) as […]

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Van Phuc silk village makes the renowned Vietnam silk with its finesse

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Van Phuc silk village is located about fifteen kilometers from the center of Hanoi, the village of Van Phuc is similar to a silk ribbon that runs along the Nhue River. The natural silk of Van Phuc, called Ha Dong silk and renowned for its finesse, is a high-end product very popular. History of Van Phuc silk village The sericulture and silk weaving of this village are nearly 1,000 years old. According to oral tradition, the first settlements on the banks of the Nhue River date back 1,200 years. Under Chinese rule, La Thi Nga, a girl from Van Phuc,

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{Montreal} Smoked Meat ở Snowdon Deli

{Montreal} Smoked Meat ở Snowdon Deli

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

English post/Bài viết tiếng Anh Chậc, bài này đáng lẽ phải hoàn thành từ tháng 3 nhưng vì lý do sức khỏe mà mình đã hoãn nó tới tận bây giờ. Tự an ủi là ít ra đã hoàn thành trước “ngày đặc biệt” Snowdon Deli là nhà hàng đầu tiên mình đến trong chuyến […]

Banh Mi Bonanza – Healthy eating tips in Vietnam

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

Ready to give your Banh Mi sandwich a little twist for the ones wanna eat healthier & getting leaner?! Try […]

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Savory Vietnamese Dishes – A Look Into The “Bun” Family (Part One)

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

I was sitting by the vendor that late Tuesday night, enjoying every single drop of the broth from my favorite “Bun Rieu” and thinking why do foreigners only know about “Pho”, “Banh Mi”, etc. when it comes to Vietnamese cuisine? Because there are more to what Viets eat, there are more to what tourists attractions in […]

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Longquan Peach Blossom Festival // This is Chengdu, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

If there’s an art to attending a Chinese festival, I’m the dumb kid who eats the paint. Give me some time and I’ll be linking to a How To Successfully Attend a Festival in China article right here. But for now, I’ll admit that my attendance at the Longquan Peach Blossom Festival was a short-lived [...]

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Sea travel in the winter on the New Year Holiday

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The New Year Holiday falls in the late winter with light rains in the north and a little cold in the south. Speaking of the sea at this time, it can make many people shiver, but in fact winter sea brings a very poetic impression.

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Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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What you need to know about Dien Bien Tourism

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

The land of Dien Bien is known as the place to mark the heroic victory of the army and the people of Vietnam. Dien Bien tourism, visitors not only admire the natural scenery wild but also majestic resurrection in the pages of national glory.  The following is an important Dien Bien travel experience that visitors should consider to better prepare for the journey to explore this legendary land. Dien Bien Location Dien Bien is a mountainous province in the Northwest of Vietnam with geographic coordinates 20 ° 54 ‘- 22 ° 33’ North latitude and 102 ° 10 ‘- 103

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Vietnamese Cuisine

Vietnamese Cuisine


Tho Loves Food

Vietnam Cuisine brings its own culture from the North, Central and South. Each region has its local cuisine, which is affected by people’s habits and rich natural conditions, and creates the …

Why Vietnamese Women Don't Get Fat - The Happy Passport

Why Vietnamese Women Don't Get Fat - The Happy Passport


The Happy Passport

Vietnamese women are NOT just naturally thin - here are 7 tricks you can steal to stay fit and young-looking long-term like your Vietnamese friends.

Top 10 Facts About Eating Habits in Vietnam - Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Top 10 Facts About Eating Habits in Vietnam - Bamboo Village Resort And Spa


Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Vietnam the way the local people do and fit in the local way of living, besides exploring the local cuisine, you may want to learn about the eating habits in Vietnam

Bun Cha – The Vietnamese Dish President Obama Fell In Love With - The Christina's Blog

Bun Cha – The Vietnamese Dish President Obama Fell In Love With - The Christina's Blog


The Christina's Blog

President Obama fell in love with Bun Cha when he tried it in Vietnam. Will you? Here's an all you need to know about this dish and where to find it!

Foodies and Dating

Foodies and Dating

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We decided to gather articles about dating people who love to cook/bake/eat. This list is our note and also for everyone who is single (or not!) 😉 Hopefully you can find something useful/funny/inspiring. Hehe (⌒.−)=★ REMINDER: NO JUDGING! Foodie Pride 21 Things You Should Know About Dating A Woman Who […]

Two Days in Hanoi – How to Make the Most of It

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Small alleys crammed with food stalls, delicious smells filling the air of the quaint Old Town streets and imposing monuments honoring Vietnam’s rich and turbulent history— all that and more is Hanoi. If you are planning a short trip here and want to see all the main attractions, this two-day itinerary of the capital is […]

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Chinese Cuisine And Vietnamese Cuisine

Chinese Cuisine And Vietnamese Cuisine


Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

These features make Vietnamese food culture different from other countries in the world, even though being influenced by Chinese or others.

Explore Vietnam – Part Seven: Southeast Vietnam

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Now that we’ve had our virtual walk through Northern and Central Vietnam, it is high time we presented you Southern Vietnam. This area of the country consists of two beautiful regions. One of them is Southeast Vietnam and the second one is Mekong River Delta. In this post, we’ll show you some of our favorite places

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Banh Chung in Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Banh Chung in Vietnamese Lunar New Year

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

The legend of “Banh Chung” Chung cake was invented by the 18th Prince of Hung Emperor in the contest of looking for new Emperor. According to the legend, 3,000-4,000 years ago, Prince Lang Lieu, made round and square cakes, the round Day cake symbolizing the sky and the square Chung cake symbolizing the Earth (under […]

“Vit nau chao” and “Chuot dong chien nuoc mam” – 2 delicacies in Can Tho

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Coming to Can Tho, the visitors cannot miss the soft duck meat with the featured smelling of “Chao” (the fermented tofu) or the special flavor of vole meat with green mango. Below are 2 simple dishes you should try when traveling to Can Tho.

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A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Come to Hue and Eat like a Local Hue City is the old capital of Vietnam. Despite its location – next to Da Nang – the new economic center, Hue is calm and peaceful in a unique way. If you want to have a truly relaxing travel experience, Hue is definitely the city you must […]

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Do-It-Yourself Walking Tour of Dalat, Vietnam – A Perfect Day in Dalat

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Signup for my weekly newsletter The first time I took Chopper Suey (my Chinese-made American cruiser bike) on a road trip, was to the sexy hills of Dalat. As we pulled into town, surrounded by pines and fresh cool air, I knew I was going to love the place. Formerly a retreat town for the [...]

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Vietnamese Fashion Brands: The Future Of Brick And Mortar Retail

by Minh Nguyen @ Vietcetera

With the current Vietnam fashion retail market reported to be worth US $358 million, Vietnam is attracting global industry players drawn by its double-digit growth figures of 22.5%. For the consumer, that means choice across different segments; for the retailer, that means new strategies are required to increase sales both on- and offline. Despite impressive […]

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Grain & Wheat Nutrition

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

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Travelling to the island of Cat Ba

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

The island of Cat Ba can be considered as the largest island in the Bay of Long (it is located south of the bay and is 260km²). It is usually left out by 1 or 2 day tours because it is too far from Halong … Cat Ba has more than one trick in his bag! In addition to its proximity to Halong Bay, you will also find a beautiful national park (more than 1/3 of the island’s area), some very pretty beaches as well as Lan Ha Bay (which not to be ashamed of the comparison with his big sister the

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How to Do Mount Fansipan Right

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

Mount Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina peninsula, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. It was once only visited by adventure seekers fit enough to make the strenuous hike, but now this mountain offers a few different experiences for all types of travelers. Regardless of the new tram that brings […]

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Meet Livja Jaho, Videographer/Editor

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Introducing the “Passport to People” Travel Interviews where I’ll take you around the globe, via inspiring, creative souls I’ve met while traveling! I met Liv during college at UMass Boston and immediately thought to myself, “this girl is going places.” And indeed, she has fulfilled that prophecy in every sense of the phrase: she’s followed […]

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{Montreal} Smoked Meat at Snowdon Deli

{Montreal} Smoked Meat at Snowdon Deli

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vietnamese post/Bài viết tiếng Việt Well, this post should be finished in March but because of my health, I cannot. Luckily, I can finish it before “the day” Snowdon Deli was the first restaurant I visited in the trip. Actually, I was afraid that I would be lost so nearby places were priority choice in […]

Cellulite Treatment in Vietnam: A Dimpled Dilemma

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

Cellulite Treatment in Vietnam The two most frequent topics we get asked about are belly fat and lower body fat […]

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DINING ETIQUETTE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)-VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR 

DINING ETIQUETTE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)-VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR 


Travel Sense Asia

Have you know about Vietnam dinning etiquette? Let’s get useful tips and experience the best meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) through Vietnam highlight tour.

How to Best Prepare for Your First Silent Retreat

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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Banh dom – Another gift from Phu Nhi Village

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Banh dom is a kind of glutinous rice flour cake with bean paste which is the common and rustic cake in the North of Vietnam.

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The Daily Dieter Podcast: Garoppolo simply can’t lose this game

The Daily Dieter Podcast: Garoppolo simply can’t lose this game

by Bay Area News Group @ The Mercury News

Dieter Kurtenbach dissects what the 49ers should do with this Jimmy Garoppolo deal and what the Sharks are going to do in goal as Martin Jones continues to struggle. Dieter also dove into the Garoppolo negotiation here. To view Dieter’s latest podcast on your mobile device click here. If you haven’t already done so, subscribe […]

Vietnam vs Hipsters - Who Eats More Hipster?

Vietnam vs Hipsters - Who Eats More Hipster?


Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Hipsters have a lot of peculiar eating habits. Since living in Vietnam, I've noticed a few similarities. It's time to break it down. Vietnam vs Hipsters.

Where Does Tho Get Cakes in Hanoi?

Where Does Tho Get Cakes in Hanoi?

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Part 2 of this post in Vietnamese can be found here. I will make English post asap. As I stated in my “About Me” page, I’m a hopeless sweet tooth. Although I often receive questions about cakes, I have not really made any “official” post about this lust. (Yes, it is Temptation, Lust). Recently, I […]

Reasons To Fall In Love With Saigon (Part One)

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City is the biggest city of Vietnam. Saigon is lively and full of the friendliest of people. Saigon is rapidly growing. Saigon is vintage with all the old buidings and constructions from the last century. Saigon is beautiful with all of its colors of life. If you ever come to […]

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The Vietnamese People: The Dragon’s Successors

by bamboovillage @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

The mythological story of the origin of Vietnamese is one of the most interesting parts of their culture. They’re especially proud of this story because, according to it, they’re all the successors of a powerful dragon. In this post, we’re revealing the captivating details of this incredibly popular traditional belief. How does the story start?

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Wonderful family trip to Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

It is likely that building a strong family bond and exploring new lands will be two of the most popular resolutions in 2018, as strengthening the family relationship and discovering new cultures will significantly change the life of each person. So, obviously, a wonderful family trip to Vietnam will be a stone killing two birds […]

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Savory Vietnamese Dishes – A Look Into The “Bun” Family (Part Two)

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Following the last entry, us Saigon Food Tour is going to introduce you to more of the “Bun” family. But this time, these bowls of “Bun” will be more different and they are not so well-known by travellers as well. 3. Bún thịt nướng ( Chargrilled pork patties with herbs vermicelli ) I know we all like our […]

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Must-try Che in Hanoi winter

Must-try Che in Hanoi winter

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

cWinter has finally arrived, though it is definitely unusual one this year. Beside favorite grill food, hot “che” – Vietnamese dessert soup or pudding – is always on my list of beloved winter food, and among che stalls in Hanoi, Che Ba Thin is usually in my priority, especially when my sweet thirst calls 😉 […]

Love A Drink? Here’s Why You Don’t Need To Give it Up

by Stephanie King @ 12WBT

Thankfully, it turns out, you don’t have to give up that occasional drink in order to lose weight. We’ll cheers to that! Multiple scientific reports have analysed the actual effects of alcohol on our body weight, and concluded that light-to-moderate alcohol intake is not associated with weight gain. Just to clarify, this means one drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men – any more is considered ‘heavier’ drinking and is more related to weight gain.   You shouldn’t have to put your social life on hold in order to reach your weight loss goals; in fact, […]

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Endurance Athlete Chi Nguyen Aims To Run In 100 Cities

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

In November, Chi Nguyen finished third in Ho Chi Minh City’s first Techcombank International Marathon in a time of 3 hours 22 minutes. The Vietnamese endurance athlete has also completed the Mont Blanc CCC, a 100-km mountain challenge that quickly climbs to the Grand Col Ferret Alpine pass at 2537 meters. It’s a race in […]

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The Mystery Blogger Award

by @ Nutrition Abroad

The Mystery Blogger Award Wow! A huge blog win for Nutrition Abroad is being nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award and the Liebster Award by Ha Truong, the creative writer behind “Expatolife“, a blog that combines being an ‘Expat’ and ‘Life’. She has lived as […]

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Everything You Wanted To Know About The Vietnamese Conical Hat

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

From several specialties of Vietnam, conical hat is a favorite wearable of the native and a center of attraction of those who visit the place.  You can witness people of all ages donning the headwear in their everyday lives. Probably when you visit the site, you will photograph several pictures of the iconic hat or

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Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals

Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

As a frequent reader of VnExpress English version, I’m excited to see their Series of Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals, because it’s about favorite Vietnamese author. Vu Bang is my idol in food writing, not only about his knowledge and perspective, but also his style. In my food book collection, his 3 books are little […]

Eating like a University Student in Vietnam

Eating like a University Student in Vietnam


Vietnam Is Awesome

I decided I wanted to learn more about some university students. So for a few days I went to Circle K and watched them. I wanted to know their eating habits. I asked a few students how much money they usually have to spend everyday and it shocked me. The vast majority said they only …

24 Best Quotes Ever About Food

24 Best Quotes Ever About Food

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A definitive graphic collection of the pithiest, smartest things ever said about cooking and eating. Original graphics by Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed. Source: buzzfeed.com Save

Rules for Dining In Vietnamese culture

Rules for Dining In Vietnamese culture


Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

When you travel to Vietnam, you should pay attention to rules for dining in Vietnamese culture about: chopsticks, bowl, making a toast, gesturing and napkin

Our 4½ Month Southeast Asia Budget Backpacking Trip: All the Costs, all the Details

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

7 Countries47 Cities138 daysFor only $3081.30 eachThat’s $22.32 per dayAbout 156.29 per weekAnd $669.60 per month In this guide, I will share all the details of our Southeast Asia budget backpacking trip that included Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. The Map: Budget Backpacking Southeast Asia The Details and Itinerary:A 47 Cities Tour [...]

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5 Places to Visit Outside of Paris, France

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

When a lot of us think of France, we think of the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe: in short, we think of Paris. But, like any country, France is much more than its most famous monuments and locations. When we get out of Paris, and out of the largest and most […]

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Top interesting places for Christmas and New Year Holiday in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Having a buffet, listening to music and drinking wine in the West Lake (Hanoi) and being lost in the real snow garden in Saigon are the interesting experiences for you in Christmas.

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Eating it Raw in the Largest Fish Market in South Korea – Jagalchi Market

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Busan’s Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장), the largest fish market in South Korea, has taken up two very different places in my memory. The first one is a very positive place, where the memories of incredible lunches, lively atmospheres, excitement and intrigue all sit. The second place is dark. It’s usually avoided at all costs. This memory [...]

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The Most Exciting Festivals in Phan Thiet (Part One)

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

If you’re looking forward to enjoying the traditional Vietnamese festive spirit, Phan Thiet is probably the best place you can visit. Located in charming Binh Thuan province, this charming town offers a wide variety of festivities. In this series of posts, we’re talking about some festivals you shouldn’t miss if you want to observe how

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Bitexco is Awesome

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Bitexco is awesome not only for tourists but also for locals as well. It is a huge financial tower in the center of the city, easily accessible by foot via Nguyen Hue walking street but also from any hotel in District 1. I love Bitexco simply because it has one of the best places to […]

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DOES VIETNAM HAVE AN OBEISITY PROBLEM? | Vietnamese Food Lovers

DOES VIETNAM HAVE AN OBEISITY PROBLEM? | Vietnamese Food Lovers


Vietnamese Food Lovers

Right now Vietnam is straddling two different worlds: at either end of this long and narrow country you have two powerhouse cities while a smattering of smaller cities follow suit. Although Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City get the lion’s share of the press, they make up just 25 percent of the country’s overall population. The vast majority live in rural landscapes, where life is completely different. The realities of these two landscapes—rural towns and metropolises—differ in all aspects, from infrastructure to education to food and diet. While the former two examples affect the quality of life, the latter affects the length of it. As Dr. Nguyen Thi Dan Thanh, a nutritionist at Victoria Healthcare and lecturer at the Medical University wrote to me in an email, “Community-wise, Vietnam currently is in a nutrition transition period, which is characterised by the existence of both the nutrition problems in advanced and advancing economies. On the one hand, malnutrition remains an issue; on the other, obesity and lifestyle-related problems have increased rapidly, which puts weight on government policy.” She concluded, “All in all, more and more people are facing some kind of nutrition-related problems, but the sad thing is that it is hard to find an appropriate resource to help

A Thrilling Hai Van Pass Adventure With Onetrip

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Vietnam is a fabulous country that sings harmonies of the wild jungle and the people that venture through it. That is a destination that you must visit at least once in your life if you seek adventure. One of the most desired places to stay in Vietnam for both foreigners and locals alike is Da […]

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City Guide Singapore

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

The City Guide Singapore gives you a comprehensive guide of the fascinating city-state. Along with Monaco and Vatican City, Singapore is one of three modern day city-states. Located on the tip of the Malay Peninsula and home to 5.5 million citizens, this densely populated country is rich in monetary wealth and diversity. It also boasts […]

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Hoa Lu Ninh Binh, the rustic ancient capital

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Hoa Lu is the ancient capital of Vietnam, is situated 90km from Hanoi. Hoa Lu was the capital during the 10th century. It was the capital of three feudal dynasties of Vietnam. Dinh, Tien Le and Ly. Visitors travel to Ninh Binh, they do not miss to visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu Ninh Binh, with the visit the two times of Dinh and the interesting property. Here is information from The ancient capital of Hoa Lu Ninh Binh: In 1010, King Ly Thai To transferred the capital to Hanoi. The king later built many temples and pagodas at

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The Balcony

The Balcony

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vietnamese version of this post / Bài viết tiếng Việt Nope, sorry to let you know this post is not a poem, or about the favorite brunch destination on To Ngoc Van or the bar near Hoan Kiem lake 😉 It’s about my favorite cafe’s balcony in Hanoi 🙂 I’m picky in choosing a favorite […]

Feeding of preschool children in Vietnam: a study of parents’ practices and associated factors

Feeding of preschool children in Vietnam: a study of parents’ practices and associated factors


BMC Nutrition

Understanding parents’ feeding control practices and their associations with various factors is useful for prevention of childhood obesity, an emerging problem in low- and middle-income countries. The aim of this paper is to describe the control practices used by parents of preschool children in Vietnam and factors associated with these. Two cross-sectional studies were conducted in urban DodaLab (n = 1364) and rural FilaBavi (n = 1313), Health and Demographic Surveillance Sites (HDSS), Hanoi, Vietnam. For 94.9 % of the children, both parents answered the Child Feeding Questionnaire and additional questions about nutritional practices. Children’s and parents’ weight and height were measured. Simple Pearson correlation coefficients, multiple regression and exploratory factor analysis were used for the statistical analysis. Mothers reported the use of more restriction, pressure to eat and monitoring than the fathers. The measured child’s body mass index (BMI) and the mother’s perception of the child’s weight were negatively associated with pressure to eat and positively associated with monitoring. A positive association was found between restriction and the mother’s perception of the child’s weight. In the rural area, high consumption of fatty food, sweets and snacks was associated with high use of restriction and monitoring. The amount of food consumed was negatively associated with the use of pressure to eat. In the urban area, consumption of fatty food and sweets was positively correlated both with restriction and pressure to eat. Monitoring was negatively associated with consumption of fatty food and snacks and positively with the amount of food. Higher education of the mothers was associated with higher use of monitoring, restriction (in the urban area) and pressure to eat (in the rural area). While feeding practices in Vietnam differed between mothers and fathers and between urban and rural areas, the associations with children’s BMI and socioeconomic factors were weak. This implies that parental roles as well as sociodemographic factors should be considered when designing programs for prevention of childhood overweight and obesity.

A Vegetarian Guide to Vietnamese Food - The Next Somewhere

A Vegetarian Guide to Vietnamese Food - The Next Somewhere


The Next Somewhere

Vietnam is a paradise for herbivores. Our vegetarian guide to Vietnamese food will help you navigate the menus for the most animal-friendly dishes around!

How eating dog became big business in Vietnam

How eating dog became big business in Vietnam


the Guardian

Every year, thousands of pets are snatched in Thailand, then smuggled into Vietnam, destined for Hanoi's top restaurants and street stalls. Kate Hodal investigates

Weekend Runaway : Hello Hai Phong!

Weekend Runaway : Hello Hai Phong!

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hai Phong is the third largest city of Vietnam and a major port city in northeastern of the country. It is also known as The City of Royal Poinciana (Thanh pho Hoa Phuong Do in Vietnamese), which blossom vividly in summer, like glorious flame. Hai Phong people is famous for […]

Safety Tips for Women Traveling in Vietnam

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

For women considering Vietnam as their next travel destination, the common question that arises as “Is Vietnam Safe for Women Travelers?” Vietnam is a blossoming country and is drawing a large number of visitors and solo travelers every year. The most attractive mention about the country is that it is not only the most inexpensive destination for exploring but also the safest place in the Southeast Asia.

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Unique Styles of Bun Cha in Hanoi

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Bun cha, which is the familiar dish on the Vietnam food map, has long been become a Hanoi traditional food. This is also the gift that Hanoians proudly introduce to the foreign friends.

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What you need to know about Ha Giang Tourism

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

The majestic beauty of the Dong Van plateau certainly makes many people plan to travel to Ha Giang. In this article, I would like to share with you travel experiences Ha Giang savings and safety. Hope that these experiences will be useful for your trip. Ha Giang Location Ha Giang is a mountainous province in northern Vietnam. Ha Giang province is bordered by Cao Bang province to the east, Yen Bai and Lao Cai provinces to the west, Tuyen Quang province to the south. In the north, Ha Giang borders the Choang and Mieu Van Son ethnic groups in Van

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Good Habits - How to eat & move for weight loss | Vietnam Personal Trainer

Good Habits - How to eat & move for weight loss | Vietnam Personal Trainer


Body Expert Systems

Good habits, how to eat and move for weight loss from Vietnams number one personal trainers and qualified nutrition expert in Ho Chi Minh.

When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Decide when best to travel to Vietnam will give you some confuse because Vietnam is the tropical monsoon climate. That is the reason why you should choose the best time to visit each place in Vietnam, however, there are some months which is suitable for all parts of Vietnam. This article will show you the […]

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A Visual Guide to Eating Sushi in Japan

A Visual Guide to Eating Sushi in Japan

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

In Japan, sushi is more than a delicious meal—it’s a revered art form. If your definition of the delicacy is California rolls with soy sauce and “wasabi” (a.k.a. horseradish and food dye), take a look at this visual guide below, from Japanese hotel Swissotel Nankai in Osaka. The helpful infographic was created for guests unfamiliar […]

Free 12WBT Recipe: Coconut, Rum and Mango Cocktail

by 12WBT Staff @ 12WBT

This deliciously smooth and creamy cocktail transports you to the Caribbean – perfect for summer weather! Coconut, Rum and Mango Cocktail Details 10 serves 10 min prep time 151 calories per serve Ingredients 3 cups low fat milk (750g) 400g low fat coconut milk 2 mango (200g), chopped 1 cups rum (250g) 150g vanilla ice cream, low fat 1 teaspoons vanilla essence (5g) Method Place half the ingredients into a blender with a cup of ice cubes and blend until smooth and frothy. Pour into a serving jug. Repeat with remaining ingredients and more ice. Pour into glasses and serve […]

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Amazing new Ben Thanh Street Food Market

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Saigon has a new street food market – and it’s apparently awesome. Phu Quoc Island Guide: “In the evening time there are usually “street acts” to entertain patrons. The prices are fair and the variety of dishes is really good. We recommend this place if you are looking to try Vietnamese street food in a […]

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7 famous restaurants of celebrities in Saigon

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The dishes such as Bun dau, Nem chua ran and Bun oc with the northern style in the restaurants of celebrities make the customers living away from hometown satisfy because they can enjoy the featured taste of their home.

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REASONS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH VIETNAM (PART TWO)

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Scooters/Traffic Scooters are nothing special, they are everywhere on this planet. BUT scooters in Vietnam are a pretty big deal. We have around 90 million people in the country and guess what, nearly each of them owns a motorbike (excluding children and elders). Coming to Vietnam, you will see for yourself the lines of scooters […]

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Discovering Sapa: A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Vietnam’s Northern Hill Station

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes full of verdant rice patties, rolling hills, Vietnam’s highest mountain, and hidden trails in overgrown valleys. While the idea of coming here for a trek far off from the noise and pollution of the big cities inspires wanderlust, organizing it all can be a bit daunting, especially for […]

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Disadvantages of being Tall in Vietnam

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Imagine being 1m92 (6 foot 3) in a land of people half your size. All the looks, the stares, the laughs and the smiles – nothing was built for tall people in Vietnam. I can’t enjoy airplanes, trains, taxis and much more. Even my house isn’t comfortable. I hit my head at least twice a […]

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[Infographic] Guide to Stir-Frying

[Infographic] Guide to Stir-Frying

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Our guide to stir-frying teaches you the basics of this quick and healthy cooking method. With this simple cooking formula, you’ll be able to get creative and make a variety of stir-fried dishes in your own home kitchen without ever having to order take out again! What this infographic delivers? Choosing ingredients, seasoning and tenderizing, […]

Jeong Kwan, the Philosopher Chef

Jeong Kwan, the Philosopher Chef

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Recently, I have read several articles about this nun after she is featured in “Chef’s Table”, but none of them can compare with great piece of Jeff Gordiner I read in 2015. I would like to share it with you today. Vietnam also has temple cuisine which I tried a lot, however I haven’t met […]

Copper Cow Coffee: Vietnamese Pour-Over Goes Global

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Like her Copper Cow Coffee, Debbie Wei Mullan is a mix of Asian and American. She was raised in San Francisco by her Chinese-Vietnamese mother and American father, and although they assimilated into American culture, growing up, her mom’s kitchen was filled with the pungent aromas and intense flavors of Vietnamese and Chinese home-cooking. That […]

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Sun And Sea Vacations For Newlyweds Through Vietnam Holiday Package 2018

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to its colonial structures, sparkling bays, gorgeous beaches, stunning landscapes, exotic cuisine, and colorful culture, Vietnam is always appealing to many honeymooners in all parts of the world. So, if you are newly married couples and wondering where to go in the S-shaped country for unforgettable and meaningful experiences, then Vietnam Holiday Package 2018 […]

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Eating and cooking habits of the US

Eating and cooking habits of the US


RADIO THE VOICE OF VIETNAM

(VOVworld) - A research by Dosomething.org suggests that at least 1 in 4 people in the US eat some type of fast food every day and cooking at home is dying. Is it true? Do American really prefer packed than fresh food? Today VOV’s reporter Dieu Ha will talk to Charles Jensen, an English teacher from the US, to learn more about this.

Getting Around in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Hue is the famous Imperial city of Central Vietnam, the throne of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Old and tranquil, Hue is frozen in time, standing amongst the remnants of a once glorious Asian empire. Because of this, getting around Hue is intriguing with many options available, and sights to see. A major […]

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HAPPY VIETNAMESE WOMEN’S DAY: FLOWERS AND GIFTS

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Women of Vietnam have two holidays to celebrate – Mother’s Day, coinciding with International Women’s Day and Vietnamese Women’s Day. The latter, that falls on October 20 every year, has a significant importance for the Vietnamese women. On October 20, 1930 the women of Vietnam united against imperialism and created a special organization, that later […]

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Hue

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Hue is the old capital of Vietnam and home to around 350,000 people and was once one of the most important areas during the war. It also has a great history up to 1945 that you can read about when you have time. Now, it’s a huge city with a growing tourism industry. The city […]

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Vietnamese Diet

Vietnamese Diet


LIVESTRONG.COM

The Vietnamese diet relies heavily on rice, fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs and seafood. Although influenced by the cooking of China, which ruled Vietnam for centuries, Vietnamese dishes tend to be more pungent and include more raw vegetables and herbs. Also a former French colony, Vietnam embraces European staples not traditional to east...

4 attractive destination for the New Year Holiday 2018

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The travel season at the end of the year is very busy because of the wonderful days in the New Year Holiday. The weather at the end of the winter all over the country is characterized by drizzly rains, so what is the best place to go?

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Tofu Mo – Delicious Dish Of Hanoi

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Being a popular dish in Vietnam, tofu is in almost any region, but tofu Mo is still the most famous in Vietnam food tour. Those who have been in the land of Hanoi is no stranger to this smooth soft delicious food.

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The most attractive places for New Year Holiday 2018

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The list of great tourist destinations below will help you to choose the most appropriate and exciting destination in the upcoming New Year holiday.

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SAVE LARUNG GAR MONASTERY IN TIBET

SAVE LARUNG GAR MONASTERY IN TIBET

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Sign the petition https://www.change.org/p/united-nations-human-rights-council-save-larung-gar-world-s-largest-buddhist-monastery-home-to-10-000-facing-demolition On July 20, 2016, the destruction of Larung Gar monastery & the Institute’s residences & quarters has begun in Tibet. As per reports, a large number of residences has been bulldozed & demolished by the local Chinese authorities to evict Buddhist monks & nuns from the Institute & the monastery. The […]

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (2)

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (2)

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1) Equipment You need very little special equipment. For cooking my jams and preserves, I use a large, enamelled, cast-iron casserole dish. You need a pan about 15–20cm/6–8in deep, and one that is also wide enough to give a large surface area: this makes the boiling process as quick […]

12 Ways The World Eats Raw Beef

12 Ways The World Eats Raw Beef

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A surprising number of food cultures feature a dish of seasoned raw beef that’s beautifully plated and served with the barest of accompaniments. From the familiar hand-chopped tartare and razor-thin carpaccio to the fiery hot, barely seared, cheddar-studded and scallion-bedazzled, there’s a preparation to strike every carnivore’s fancy. Feed your inner beast with one of […]

This One Trick Will Halve Your To-Do List

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

Even in the digital age, writing a to-do list is one of the most common quirks of being human. Most of us, at some point, have written a to-do list, either scribbled on multiple post-it notes or neatly typed out on Notepad. Whether or not it gets done is irrelevant. Sometimes, simply articulating everything we need to do feels like an achievement. However, there’s nothing worse than the paralysis you feel when the list gets inhumanly long. So, with this in mind, here’s one trick that will literally cut it in half. …and here it is: delete the list. Yep, you read […]

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10 important notes for trekkers

by Thu Hà Nguyễn @ Vietnam Travel Blog

With a suitable way of packing the luggage, you can bring “all the world” along with you while it does not take too much effort when you trek.

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The 5 Best Night Markets in Southeast Asia

by Rebecca Anne Nguyen @ The Happy Passport

How do you find the best night markets in Southeast Asia? By looking for the perfect balance between street food and dry goods, tourists and locals, popular and off-the-beaten path. It’s a delicate balance to strike, and some markets in SE Asia don’t quite get it right. To me, a great night market is loud, noisy, […]

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In a Heartbeat – Animated Short Film

In a Heartbeat – Animated Short Film

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

My recent favorite animation, as I fully support same-sex marriage and LGBT Community 🙂 “In a Heartbeat” A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams Produced at Ringling College of Art and Design by Beth […]

8 of the weirdest things you’ll see in Vietnam | Travel Feature

8 of the weirdest things you’ll see in Vietnam | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

Governed by Chinese dynasties for over a thousand years, ruled by the French for a century and occupied by American troops for over a decade, Vietnam has...

Your Guide to Freezing and Reusing Christmas Food

by Erica Grandjean @ 12WBT

At Christmas, there’s usually an oversupply of food as we celebrate the holiday with abundance. This usually means a surplus of leftovers! However, instead of all those yummy leftovers going to waste, our 12WBT dietitian Erica Grandjean has put together her top tips on how to store those leftovers  so you can enjoy the roasts, puddings, hams and trifle for the days (and for some, weeks or months) to follow! Tips for Christmas leftovers 1. Act fast Pack any leftovers up as soon as possible after eating. This will keep the food fresh. Putting food in the freezer or fridge sooner, […]

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Rai cave in Ninh Thuan, the gate to the paradise

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Rai cave or Hang Rái is one of the highlights when traveling to Ninh Thuan, Rai cave brings to visitors the perfect feeling to get into the land of fairy tales by almost perfect beauty. The rock formations stacked on top of each other creating countless beautiful small caves. Hang Rai beach hidden in the blue water of the sea changes in the sun is the opportunity for those who love art satisfied with their passion. Creator always favors The Central of Vietnam the scenery that anyone had the opportunity to set foot here cannot forget. As a princess are

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Gondola tours coming to Saigon

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

There’s a new rowboat tour in Saigon. I guess they want to copy the Venice themed gondola boat tours. We will see how that goes. According to Thanh Nien News, there is a “fleet of 22 boats can serve 200 people every day, but the company is receiving a few dozen only, mostly backpackers who […]

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PHOTOGRAPHER RÉHAHN COOPERATES WITH HOI AN LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR THE EXHIBITION “WOMEN OF VIETNAM”

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

French photographer Réhahn cooperates with Hội An local government to organize the exhibition “Women of Vietnam” from July 20 to August 20, 2016. After 4 years living in Vietnam, he said: “I’m very impressed by the strength of the Vietnamese … Continue reading

Where’s The Place For The Best Stress-Free Siesta?

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

The classic siesta originates from Spain, it’s where you just take a step back from hectic life and wind down. After all, that’s what a traditional holiday is all about right? The Spanish culture links a siesta to a long sleep or a nice nap. As the country itself can get quite hot, people get […]

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Top Five Things To Do in Hanoi, Vietnam

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Ho Chi Minh City may have eclipsed Hanoi as Vietnam’s most populace city, but one cannot forget that Hanoi, Vietnam is the political heart of the nation, the capital of one of the world’s last communist fronts. They say that Hanoi is the most Asian city of all Asian cities. Personally, it’s hard to dictate […]

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The Evolution Of Phở (Pho)

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

For those who are passionate about food and culture, especially Vietnam’s, you must have known Pho already. For those who don’t know what Pho is, Pho is Vietnamese beef noodle soup, which is rich in flavor and mesmerizing in the smell. People always sing compliments for our traditional Pho for its taste, but did you […]

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Bizarre and Random Objects fall in Vietnam

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Apparently some space balls have landed in northern Vietnam. Thanh Nhiên News reported that “Two “bizarre objects” that apparently fell from space were found in two locations in northern Vietnam on Saturday morning.” “At about 6 a.m., an orb fell out of the sky on to remote land in Tuyen Quang Province.” After the whole […]

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To find out an interesting paradise at The Garden Mall Saigon

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Located in the heart of district 5, The Garden Mall is becoming the center of the dating space of young people in Saigon.

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The Taste of Vietnam with Saigon Food Tour

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

As the rain started to pour down in Saigon, exotic smells evaporated from the worn cement roads.  It was over 100 degrees out and we were constantly pulling our clothes from our skin.  The locals protected themselves with plastic coverings and the street venders started closing up shop as the rain fell and we prepared for […]

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Facts About Travel in 2016 (updated to the second!)

by Rebecca Anne Nguyen @ The Happy Passport

Need some interesting facts about travel for your travel blog, school research, or to impress a first date? The Happy Passport‘s got you covered! If you’ve been longing for some travel statistics on how many slices of bacon are being served in hotels across the world, right this very second, we can help. Or if you […]

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What you need to know about Hoa Binh Tourism

by Ho Lam @ Vietnam Travel Blog and Tips

Located not far from Hanoi, Hoa Binh travel will be a gentle experience and no less attractive for you during the weekend. If you do not have experience in Hoa Binh tourism, let Dalat Trip share the most important and useful information for your trip. Hoa Binh Location Hoa Binh is a mountainous province in the north-west of Vietnam, located in the South of the North, bounded at latitude 20 ° 19 ‘- 21 ° 08’ N, 104 ° 48 ‘- 105 ° 40’ East of the city, the capital city of Hoa Binh is located 73 km from the

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Pickled Herring with Potatoes – Cá Trích Muối xào Khoai Tây

Pickled Herring with Potatoes – Cá Trích Muối xào Khoai Tây

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Well, I was invited to dinner by a good friend, Shay – a chef, and fell in love with this dish, so I asked him the recipe. It is simple and tasty. Pickled herrings here are Vietnamese product, which Shay found in supermarket 🙂 Ingredients: 2 large potatoes 4 pickled herrings Salt Olive oil Onions […]

[Online Shop] Kitchen La Fleur

[Online Shop] Kitchen La Fleur

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Bài viết Tiếng Việt / Vietnamese version Well, this post is dedicated for ordering food online from small local shops on Facebook as my friends encouraged me in sharing my list and recommendations. I hesitate in writing an English version as I don’t know whether it’s useful or not. Most of expats often order from […]

Clam Worm Season in Hanoi

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

To the people who love Hanoi traditional food, not eating the dishes made of clam worm at the end of autumn is an incompleteness.

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Almond Cake

Almond Cake

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Originally posted on Travel-Gourmand.com:
I make a really good almond cake. Here is the recipe: Ingredients: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 8.8 ounces almond paste 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cubed, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier 6 large…

Types Of Wonton Noodles In Hanoi

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Wonton noodle is not strange to the Hanoi street food devotees. As the noodles adopted from Guangzhou, China, wonton noodle soup has been in Vietnam for a long time and changed to satisfy the taste of Vietnamese.

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10 Viet and Thai Grilling Recipes for Now (or Later)

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

In astonishingly exotic and utterly compelling places like Vietnam and Thailand, one must enjoy the food while approving to its breathtaking beauty. Apart from enjoying the ready dishes, grilling and cooking bring an exotic experience in the culturally rich country. Moreover, grilling in Vietnam and Thailand will greaten your experience if you get access to

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Vietnamese eating habits worry health experts - Tuoi Tre News

Vietnamese eating habits worry health experts - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

Nutrition experts in Vietnam say an unbalanced diet of excessive sugar and salt combined with insufficient vegetable consumption is posing health risks to Vietnamese people

Home Cooking and Eating Habits: Global Survey Analysis

Home Cooking and Eating Habits: Global Survey Analysis


Euromonitor International Blog

Our consumer expenditure data show that, on the whole, people spend a lot more on eating in (ie retail food and drink) than eating out (ie catering).

Adventurer’s Guide Through Vietnam (Part Two)

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

In the previous post, we’ve told you about our top three destinations in Vietnam that are ideal for adventurous travelers. More about these destinations you can find following this link. Today, we’re continuing our awesome journey through the most exciting areas in Vietnam in the same manner. Read on and find out what are some

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10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Vietnam

10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Vietnam


Authentic Food Quest

On our food quest to Southeast Asia, we spend one month in Vietnam. Here are 10 surprising facts you need to know about food in Vietnam.

7 Party Snacks Under 100 Calories

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

Need some inspiration for low-calorie party snacks that still taste delicious? Here are 7 awesome recipes, sure to please the crowd! Homemade cheesy paprika dip Take 1 cup of veggies (this can be broccoli florets, capsicum, green beans, carrot or celery) and dip into 3 tablespoons of low-fat cream cheese mixed with a pinch of paprika, cracked black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground garlic (add more if you’re a garlic fiend!). Feeling fancy? Top with chopped dill and chives. Devils on Horseback Yep, this surprisingly delicious 70s fave can come in at under 100 calories per piece! Simply wrap a […]

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Specialty Delivery Services: Digitally-Driven And To Your Door

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

In Vietnam, the average living area of a family of three is around 50 square meters. That means a centrally positioned sofa would be 25 meters from the front door, which is an easily reachable distance to pick something up. With that short distance in mind and considering the global rise in food deliveries that led us to […]

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Healthy Eating Vietnam: Cauliflower Rice with Kale Pesto Recipe

by bodyexpertsystems @ Body Expert Systems

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Free 12WBT Recipe: Christmas Pudding

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

A Christmas pudding is a non-negotiable tradition in most Aussie households! Here’s a great low-calorie 12WBT version that’s delicious and so easy to make. Also read: 7 Party Snacks Under 100 Calories 12WBT’s Christmas Pudding 10 serves 20 minute prep 95 minutes cooking time 172 calories per serve Ingredients 150g mixed dried fruit, roughly chopped 250g cherries, pitted and roughly chopped 1/4 cups rum (63g) 60g margarine, melted 2 cage free eggs (118g), lightly beaten 1 cage free egg whites (33g) 1/2 cup self raising flour (75g) 1/4 cup self raising wholemeal flour (40g) 2 teaspoons mixed spice (4g) Method […]

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8 Everyday Habits That Lead to Weight Gain

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

When it comes to weight gain, it’s the little things that matter most. Small, seemingly harmless everyday habits can have a significant impact on your body over time. Think about it: when you’re losing weight, consistency is king. Exercise and healthy eating only works long-term when you stick at it for 80 to 90 per cent of the time, over a considerable period of time. It’s the same for weight gain. Also read: 7 Snacks You Need to Give Up Right Now So, aside from the obvious (portion control and regular exercise), what everyday habits are the biggest culprits when […]

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Vietnamese Food - What to Eat in Vietnam

Vietnamese Food - What to Eat in Vietnam


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In the past few years Vietnamese food has become more and more popular around the world. Food lovers may have tried the two best known Vietnamese dishes – spring rolls and bread rolls. Rice, noodles, fresh vegetable and herbs all play big roles in Vietnamese food, making it

Book Review, Eating Viet Nam: Dispatches From A Blue Plastic Table - Vietcetera

Book Review, Eating Viet Nam: Dispatches From A Blue Plastic Table - Vietcetera


Vietcetera

Vietnamese street food starts with noise and ends with taste, with plenty of other things going on all around you at the same time.

Breaking your routine in Vietnam

by vietnamisawesome @ Vietnam Is Awesome

It’s quite easy to get stuck doing the same thing over and over. Go to work, come home, watch TV and go to sleep. Go to work, go drink beer, fall asleep. It happens a normal routine for many people here and it doesn’t have to be that way. Some people say that there aren’t […]

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Baby Khoa was Awesome

by Phil Veinott @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Every once in a while you come across somebody or something that is truly special and you have a connection with. Khoa was it. I used to stay with Khoa’s family for over two years in sort of a home-stay or apartment for rent if you will. At first Khoa was extremely passive and shy […]

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Top 10 HIIT Training Myths Busted

by Louise McDonald @ 12WBT

HIIT training is an intense and super-effective type of training, but as with any popular fitness trend, there are heaps of misconceptions as to how effective it is. Here are 10 common myths debunked: 1. It’s just cardio The purpose of HIIT is to have you working at a high percentage of your maximum heart rate for a short period, then to follow on with a stint of low intensity, and repeat in intervals. This can be applied to many different types of exercise, including weight training and sports. 2. More is better You will need sufficient rest between your workouts for […]

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Top 12 rules in the table of Vietnamese you should know - Vietnam Travel Blog

Top 12 rules in the table of Vietnamese you should know - Vietnam Travel Blog


Vietnam Travel Blog

Cultural behavior, courtesy not only makes us more polite, more professional but also makes us better because of the normative lifestyle. To have the sympathy and respect of the opposite person, you should learn the rules on the table.

Heavy Rain, Heavy Hearts – Love Vietnam Rooftop Party

by vietnamisawesome @ Vietnam Is Awesome

Vietnam is Awesome is the premier group in Vietnam connecting expats, locals and tourists together. The overall aim of the group is to create a positive experience for the members and help increase the popularity of tourism for Vietnam. We are now organizing events and want to support some really great charities and groups who […]

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What is a Fine Dining Restaurant?

What is a Fine Dining Restaurant?

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

An article on Fine Dining Lovers that I find interesting. It shows a different definition of “fine dining” with the one I used to know, kind of “eye-opening” 🙂 What exactly is a fine dining restaurant in 2017 and what will it be beyond that? The world’s best chefs share their views. By Tom Jenkins […]

The Authentic Taste Of Saigon

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Just imagine going to a whole different country, meeting the young and dynamic local people that are willing to take you to explore the best traditional food that you will never find on the Internet. What can possibly be more fun? 😉 Riding scooters, Eating vendors 6.45am, Tran Thi Thu Hong (senior at Foreign Trade […]

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Ramen vs. Bun Cha

Ramen vs. Bun Cha

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vietnamese article / Bài viết tiếng Việt I always feel guilty about my laziness in writing to share my food journey. Last week, I started thinking about an idea of showing food culture diversity in Hanoi, by a series of Non-Vietnamese dish/restaurant vs. Vietnamese dish/restaurant. I choose them randomly, without idea of comparing, however, two […]

Mieu Noi – the destination for Tet holiday in Saigon

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

Located in Vam Thuat river, belonged to Go Vap district, Ho Chi Minh city, Phu Chau Mieu, also known as Mieu Noi (thanks to its unique position and construction) is a sacred and famous site in Saigon.

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Get Off the Beaten Track in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Located on the bank of Perfume River, this city is the capital of Thua Thien Hue province, 700 kilometers to the south of Hanoi. Although you can visit Hue at any time of the year, the most charming season is surely from March to August, especially March through April when the temperature is at its […]

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Vietnamese eat rats and are aggressive, Stanford professor says in article, triggering online uproar

Vietnamese eat rats and are aggressive, Stanford professor says in article, triggering online uproar


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Vietnamese eat rats and are aggressive, Stanford professor says in article, triggering online uproar

Where To Go in Hanoi if you want to try Vietnamese/Hanoi/Northern Food

Where To Go in Hanoi if you want to try Vietnamese/Hanoi/Northern Food

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vui lòng kéo xuống dưới để xem Tiếng Việt Well, I made this list for a member in Facebook group asking about “Hanoian restaurants” or “refined Northern/Hanoi home cooking in restaurants”. Below is a list of restaurants I often take my foreign business partners or foodie mates from all around the world when they visit […]

Origins of the Restaurant

Origins of the Restaurant

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A long line of establishments preceded the development of the restaurant as we know it today, from ancient ‘thermopolia’, followed by medieval taverns and inns offering food and shelter to travellers. It was only in the 18th century, on the brink of the French Revolution, that modern restaurants came into being, becoming convivial places to […]

Five Types Of Vermicelli Feature Hanoi Cuisine

by Admin @ Hanoi Food Tours, Hanoi Street Food Tours, Hanoi Local Food Tours, Hanoi Food Walking Tours

Vermicelli is a rustic dish but holds the soul of Hanoi cuisine. There are five types of vermicelli that the tourist joining Hanoi local food tours all want to try.

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Here’s Why Those New Years Resolutions Aren’t Working

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

How are those New Years resolutions shaping up? We’re guessing that for a lot of you, it’s a struggle to keep motivated on a daily basis. Work, family, having the kids back at school – it’s not easy sticking to those guns with so many distractions and temptations. However it could be you who’s sabotaging your own success, without even realising it. Also read: 8 Everyday Habits That Lead to Weight Gain Do any of these sound familiar? 1. I ate too much and now I’ve blown my diet! What this says: You’re stuck in an ‘all or nothing’ way of thinking, […]

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Mooncakes: Celebrating The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, known as “Tet Trung Thu,” is Vietnam’s second most popular holiday. In Ho Chi Minh City, the appearance of pop-up yellow and red stalls announces the coming of the Moon Festival, a lesser-known holiday to foreigners, yet the second most widely celebrated Vietnamese holiday. Traditionally falling on the 15th day of the […]

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ONE DAY OF A VIETNAMESE: WHAT DO I EAT?”

by Duy Phan @ Saigon Food Tour

Have you ever wondered that how a day of Vietnamese is like? A fashionista may ask: “What do you wear?” A wanderlust may raise a question: “Where do you go?” But a food lover may wonder: “What do you eat?” And here, today, I, a Saigonese and a food lover show you what a typical […]

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Pho Etiquette - LovingPho.com

Pho Etiquette - LovingPho.com


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How to eat pho? Is there such thing as Pho Etiquette? Of course! Here's a collection of pho etiquette to help you come closer to pho and Viet culture. Learn the tradition, protocol and pho manners.

What to See in North Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to the perfect geographical location, Vietnam has inherited many wonderful landscapes from Mother Nature and absorbed the essence of neighboring cultures. This makes people wonder what to see in North Vietnam. Because I have spent almost all of my life here, I can confidently say that I know this area inside out. My friends […]

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Adventurer’s Guide Through Vietnam (Part One)

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

Those of you looking for the exciting moments filled with adrenaline shouldn’t hesitate to visit Vietnam. The tourist offer of this amazing country offers various attractions and things to do to keep your adrenaline at the highest level. In this post, we’re talking about some of the most spectacular places you should visit if you’re

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Guide to Healthy Eating Out: Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese

Guide to Healthy Eating Out: Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese


12WBT

Check out the second in our series of 12WBT dining out guides and expert advice on how to enjoy Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese cuisine – the healthy way!

What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

As an old French Hill station in the past, Sapa is now a beautiful and peaceful town in Lao Cai Province, Northwest Vietnam. Close to the Chinese border, the town has its name reputable for its unique weather, breathtaking natural beauty, and the wide variety of hill-tribes locals (Red Dao, Tay, Hmong, Xa Pho, and […]

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7 Natural Beauty Brands From Vietnam

by Minh Nguyen @ Vietcetera

Vietnam’s cosmetic retail market rakes in US $1.78 billion per year and is expected to hit US $2.35 billion by the end of 2018. That’s one of the fastest compound annual growth rates on the planet. Currently, 90% of Vietnam’s cosmetic market share is dominated by multinationals including companies from South Korea, Europe, Japan, Thailand, […]

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Maya Moon Lodge on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala: a traveler’s dream

by @ Nutrition Abroad

Maya Moon Lodge on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala: a traveler’s dream Serene; inspiring; enchanting; picturesque; refreshing; breathtaking. These are only a few of the words that describe the Maya Moon Lodge on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. Whether you’re a long term traveler or just passing […]

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Mad Society – Movember Night event

Mad Society – Movember Night event

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Bài viết tiếng Việt / Vietnamese post Mad Society is a new restaurant-lounge-bar place in West Lake, which I have heard long time before this visit. My curiosity has increased after missing an event of Twinnings tea here, and especially after trying gin drinks at Mad Botanist, its sister bar in Old Quarter. Luckily, a […]

Travel to Sapa – Homestays and More

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

H’mong, Dao, and Giay people speaking English more fluently than Vietnamese, tremendous natural vistas right outside your balcony, an early morning chill with clouds hovering over the mountains, this and more is what you should expect from Sapa! Located on the northern border of Vietnam, Sapa is the only region of the country that has […]

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The 2017 Traveler’s Holiday Gift Guide Part One

by Izzy Pulido @ The Next Somewhere

Three years and counting! The third annual “Traveler’s Holiday Gift Guide” is here for the year of 2017 with twenty brandspanking new holiday gifts to fill our hearts with good tidings for our fellow neighbors, fill our homes with one-of-a-kind ornaments, and fill our bellies with foods from around the world. There’s more coming your […]

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Explore Vietnam – Part Eight: Mekong River Delta

by milica @ Bamboo Village Resort And Spa

In the previous several posts, we’ve talked about Northern and Central Vietnam and one part of Southern Vietnam. Now, when our journey through the beautiful regions of Vietnam is coming to its end, Mekong River Delta is the last one left for us to explore. Read on and find out what are the places and

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5 Ways to Combat a Summer Cold

by Stephanie King @ 12WBT

There is nothing worse than catching a cold in summer. Instead of enjoying the beautiful warm weather, you’re left miserably sniffling and sneezing. The duration of a cold will always depend on your body’s immune system – dependent upon the foods and fluids you consume, and your daily activity levels. However, you can improve your chances of a speedier recovery by following some tried and tested methods. Here are a few tips to help conquer your sore throat, sneezing, runny nose, fever and cough quickly, so you can get back to what summer is all about – fun in the […]

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I think I am Vietnamese

by vietnamisawesome @ Vietnam Is Awesome

After a few years in Vietnam I realized I was more Vietnamese than American. Yes, I am American. I look like one, but I no longer act like one. Living in Vietnam for 6 years can really change your personality – for better or for worse. For the purpose of this blog I wanted to […]

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Exploring Off The Beaten Path Hong Kong: Pai Tau Village

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Po Fook Hill, the 10,000 Buddha Monastery, and the hills around Pai Tau Village Sha Tin is not only great for immature puns (I Sha Tin your shoe), it also has some worthwhile attractions. You can check out the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, or the the oldest walled village Tai Wai, there’s also the [...]

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The Liebster Award

by @ Nutrition Abroad

The Liebster Award A huge blog win for Nutrition Abroad is being nominated for the Liebster Award and the Mystery Blogger Award by Ha Truong, the creative writer behind “Expatolife“, a blog that combines being an ‘Expat’ and ‘Life’. She has lived as an expat […]

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Everything We Ate in South Korea

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

This is (almost) all the food we ate during our 2 weeks in South Korea. The absolute number one thing we were looking forward to in South Korea was the food. It did not disappoint. We were introduced to new dishes we had never had before, and some old dishes that we had eaten bastardized [...]

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Eat, Prey, Love: Vietnam’s dogs double as family members and dinner

Eat, Prey, Love: Vietnam’s dogs double as family members and dinner


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That’s not as odd as it may sound.

Death anniversary of the founder of Kim Bồng carpentry

by admin @ Hoi An Tourism – Every travel tips you need about Hoi An

Time: 13 February 2016 Place: Tien Hien Temple and Kim Bong Carpentry Village Time Activity Place 05:30-07:00 Worshipping ceremony Tien Hien Temple 07:00-07:30 Welcome guests 07:30-09:00 – Death anniversary of the founder Worshipping the founder of Kim Bong carpentry Carpenters’ … Continue reading

This Long Haul Workout Burns 200 Calories

by Caroline Attwood @ 12WBT

Long haul travel, such as a road trip over three hours, can put a massive strain on our bodies. We’re just not designed to be seated for long periods of time. While a one-off trip is fine, in general sitting for an extended period of time has been shown to: Put pressure on your spine Slow metabolic rate Create poor circulation and oxygen intake Hinder digestion, leaving you feeling unusually bloated All of these things will make you feel excessively tired when you arrive at your destination. So how can you combat this? This road trip workout will burn a total […]

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2-day-1-night in FLC Luxury 5 star + dinner + breakfast only 900,000 VND / guest

by upbai @ Vietnam Travel Blog

The best in the North, soft price, excellent service, ... and many other reasons for you to carry your bags and go to FLC Luxury Sam Son immediately.

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