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KeepGo: Idiot Proof Roaming

by Allan Wilson @ Live Less Ordinary: Bangkok Based Bloggers Travelling in Asia & Beyond

I’m not saying that my parents are idiots, but when it comes to smartphones, they kind of are. As my dad has never in...

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Finally, A Home Biogas Converter That Won’t Break The Bank

by Jess Kapadia @ Food Republic

When it comes to gas for heating your home and cooking, you’re pretty much tied to the utility company. HomeBiogas is a new home biogas converter and digester Kickstarted by 677 backers who pledged nearly half a million dollars to bring the idea of a waste-reducing independent fuel supply into fruition. What’s more, perks included donations to areas in need of steady […]

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We Dig The Ludlow’s Guide To Eating In NYC’s Lower East Side

by Jess Kapadia @ Food Republic

If there’s one thing New York City hotels all need, it’s a friendly, concise, expertly curated guide to the neighborhood’s best eats. Lower East Side mainstay The Ludlow is handing out these cool little maps to make sure you end up exactly where you want. Here’s the map’s legend — check out all these great […]

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Vignettes from Hoi An: Vietnam’s Most Charming Town

Vignettes from Hoi An: Vietnam’s Most Charming Town

by adtperez @ The Bindlestiff

Coffee Without Words The way I can communicate with the young man at the tea shop is with blocks of wood. There are seven. Each is about the size of a lipstick tube, and they are fitted into a square, low-sided wood box on the table. Sharing this compartment is a pad of paper and […]

Vietnam eats, Part 1: 10 dishes to try in Hanoi

Vietnam eats, Part 1: 10 dishes to try in Hanoi


slightly astray

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve done a food post, huh. Which is really weird considering that our travels are so food-centric. Looking back through my archives, I’ve only writte…

5 of SAIGON’S BEST HIDDEN COCKTAIL BARS

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is a place of surprises, much of them elusive to first-time visitors with just a few days on the ground. Though a bit challenging at first, Ho Chi Minh City eventually became our favorite city in the world and a base for many of our adventures in the Southeast Asian region. It’s also a pretty great place to go out and grab a drink, whether it’s a Monday or Saturday, Saigon’s music venues, breathtaking rooftop bars, and tiny neighborhood spots are buzzing.

Unlike the more world famous, easy-to-find spots of Bangkok and Shanghai, Saigon is a city of tight neighborhoods which unveil themselves only to those intrepid enough to explore the tiniest, faintest lines on the map. Saigon doesn’t have a Times Square or Pudong. It’s a megacity comprised of small, distinct districts and alleys. Perch ... Read More »

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Top Places to Eat Bun Cha in Hanoi

by vietnamstreetfood @ Vietnam Street Food Guide

It’s the go-to lunch for many Hanoians, worth braving the stifling humidity, the hazardous road crossing, and definitely worth fighting for space on a little plastic stool. Bun Cha has become synonymous with Hanoi gastronomy culture, even more so since former U.S. President Barrack Obama was famously pictured chowing down on a bowl of his […]

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Good Will Eating - Oi

Good Will Eating - Oi


Oi

Understanding the Vietnamese custom of ‘going vegetarian’ based on the cycle of the full moon… Vietnamese believe that the full moon is an analogy to one’s virtues. On the first and 15th day of the lunar month, locals, whether Buddhists or not, lay down their spicy meat stir-fries in favor of vegetables and meat substitutes. It’s a …

The Best Things to See, Do and Eat in Indonesia

by Meagen Collins @ Food Fun Travel Blog

A Food Fun Travel Guest Post Before you go anywhere, its best to check out the recommended sights to see and activities to do and create an itinerary before you head out. This avoids being overwhelmed when you get there, which could easily be the case in Indonesia – there are so many islands to visit, containing different landmarks, experiences and amazing foods to try, that you could end up ...

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How To Avoid Getting Sick Eating In Vietnam

by nnadmin @ Nurturing Nutrition

First of all, there is no magic right or wrong advice to staying well and avoiding getting sick eating in Vietnam. However, if you take multiple, sensible precautions then you greatly reduce that risk. Win, win. A nutritional therapist’s dream So let me start with saying that by eating largely gluten & dairy-free, fresh, unprocessed ...

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5 Best places to buy beer in Saigon

by vietnamstreetfood @ Vietnam Street Food Guide

One of the great things about Saigon is that it’s got lots of great places to drink beer. Drinking beer is almost as much a part of the culture here as drinking coffee. In fact you could almost say that the woman here like drinking coffee and then men like drinking beer. It really is […]

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10 Super Cool Buildings in Singapore You Might Not Have Noticed Before

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

10 poisonous dishes in Vietnam you should avoid

10 poisonous dishes in Vietnam you should avoid


Asia Pearl Travel - Best Deals for Vietnam Tours, Guides and Halong bay cruises

10 poisonous dishes in Vietnam you should avoid. Do you dare to look at? Do not talk about trying it! It is delicious but only for Locals - not for you!

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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How to DIY a Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Bali

by prettylittlegrub @ Pretty Little Grub

If you search Bali yoga retreats there is no shortage of options. Particularly after Eat, Pray, Love, Bali became the place to yoga and find yourself. I’m not going to pretend that it didn’t influence me into wanting to do my own yoga retreat. #Basic I had two criteria while looking for a yoga retreat. The... 

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7 Reasons to Eat Street Food in Vietnam

7 Reasons to Eat Street Food in Vietnam


Vespa Adventures

Planning your travel to Vietnam? Here's some reasons to eat street food in this wonderful country.

Scotland now has a gin-themed spa and we are almost convinced

by Linda.Scarborough @ Eat Out

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Coming up with a plan for New Year’s Eve in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Coming up with a plan for New Year’s Eve in Ho Chi Minh City   New Year’s Eve is the last hurrah of the holiday season. People throughout the world hit the streets in order to enjoy the day. Their goal is to celebrate life and to watch one year end and another begin. It […]

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What I’ve Learned From Four Years Without Sex

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

When people discover that I’ve been celibate for the past four years they always ask me if it’s by choice.   They must be trying to figure out if I’m a) totally repressed (by choice) or b) totally undesirable (not by choice)   And I don’t exactly know how to answer, because I’m neither… and […]

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8 Things You Should Know Before You Go To Vietnam

8 Things You Should Know Before You Go To Vietnam


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How Long Term Travel Changes Your Relationship

by prettylittlegrub @ Pretty Little Grub

Even before I began my own long-term travel journey I believed that travel was the greatest test of a relationship. When you travel, you really get to see who someone is. You spend a lot more time together than you’re used to, or maybe even want to. You’re put into stressful situations, learning to overcome... 

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Travel is A Privilege & Not Everyone Can Travel As Much As You

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

The Cow Head Taco Philosopher King of Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Oaxaca is full of great street eats, including this delightful philosophizing taco vendor who makes tacos de cabeza (cow head tacos).

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National Popcorn Day, Free Dumplings, Cochon555: This Week In Food Events

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Happy National Popcorn Day! Find out which movie theater in Brooklyn is celebrating with a fancy bowl. Heading out to the Women’s March tomorrow? There’s a bar is hosting a charity happy hour! Looking to celebrate the Grammy’s return to New York City? Chef JJ Johnson knows exactly the place. All that and more in this […]

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The best ‘Phở’ stands in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

The best ‘Phở’ stands in Ho Chi Minh City   What list of Vietnamese cuisine would be complete without pho? It is almost impossible to walk a block in Vietnam’s major cities without bumping into a crowd of hungry patrons slurping noodles at a makeshift pho stand. This simple staple consisting of a salty broth, […]

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10 Super Cool Buildings in Singapore You Might Not Have Noticed Before

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

10 Must-Try Vietnamese Foods

10 Must-Try Vietnamese Foods


Honest Cooking

If you're traveling to Hanoi, here are the ten Vietnamese foods you must try while you are there.

On an Island in the Sun (Lake Titicaca Remix) | Bolivia

by Taylor Record @ Travel Outlandish

You’ll leave Isla del Sol, an island on Lake Titicaca, claiming to have day tripped on “the world’s highest commercially navigable lake”. I bet you’ve just been waiting your whole life to say that, huh? But having seen many of the world’s relatively oldest, biggest, unnecessarily tallest, and arbitrarily best attractions, I can safely say that Lake Titicaca is absolutely worth a visit. It might be the world’s highest, and South America’s second largest, but grandeur aside, it is a lovely place exploding with Bolivian culture. Stretching some 190 km, Lake Titicaca stands besides the Great Lakes in size with a delightfully Bolivian twist. On a quick jaunt from Peru, you’ll find the shores of Copacabana speckled with hardworking women in bowler hats, wearing braids that would take finer haired women a lifetime to grow. You can order trout fished straight from the water, cooked at least thirty different ways, for $3 a plate. The balsa boats call to pre-Colombian times, and no one really mentions the swan-shaped boats and XORBS in the harbor. Lake Titicaca is surprisingly kitschy (as evidenced by the very weird hillside hotel) but these are the things that bring Lake Titicaca from slightly overrun natural wonder to delightfully […]

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Vietnamese keep off vegetables on pesticide fears

Vietnamese keep off vegetables on pesticide fears


Thanh Nien Daily

Consumption has remained at 200 grams a person a day for 30 years, with people preferring starchy and sugary foods

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

Things to Do in Merida Mexico — What to see, Do & Eat in the Yucatan

by Jason Jenkins @ An Epic Education

Visit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and you’ll find so many things to do in Merida with kids…or without them. We travel with children, but Merida has something for everyone. In fact, the Yucatan Peninsula is great for any and all types of traveler: from grubby solo backpackers to adventurous families to retirees on a luxury holiday. Things […]

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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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When the Jungle Burned Me

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

  (Read Part One: A Return to the Wild)   My first two days back in the jungle were blissfully easy.   While I felt trepidation as I left Seattle, uncertain how Puerto Viejo may have changed or how I might see it through my new eyes, it actually felt so much better than when […]

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In northern Vietnam, a piece of unfinished cloth tells a story

by Hannah Crosby @ Urban Adventures

I recently took a trip with my mother through northern Vietnam, and up into the mountainous region that borders Southern China. The people who have lived there for generations are not Vietnamese, but a mix of isolated and unique groups that retain very separate cultural styles — partly due to...

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by rexsteinman @ Fodor's Forum

_*Lift Make*_ has a complete formula with natural properties that treat the deepest layer of the skin, returning all the joviality lost over the...

Phu Quoc’s Tarnished Promise

Phu Quoc’s Tarnished Promise

by adtperez @ The Bindlestiff

“Phu Quoc island in Vietnam offers chances to relax on the beach, explore fragrant countryside, marvel at wildlife – and enjoy sumptuous seafood. Just get there before mass tourism.” -Telegraph, September 12, 2009 “The island’s hopes rest with tourism: By 2020, Phu Quoc, population 90,000, is expected to attract three million visitors a year. The […]

Eating in Vietnam. Also, a Travel Companion

Eating in Vietnam. Also, a Travel Companion


The Bindlestiff

I’ve stood at the entrance to a Vietnamese kitchen and been told that Vietnamese kitchens are cleaned but once a year. With a laugh I was then beckoned inside. I have, in my notebook, the name for …

Stay Healthy in Vietnam

Stay Healthy in Vietnam


My Guide Vietnam

How to Avoid Getting Sick and Stay Healthy While Traveling in Vietnam...

Another dedicated poké bar has opened in Cape Town

by Linda.Scarborough @ Eat Out

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Vietnamese Food - What to Eat in Vietnam

Vietnamese Food - What to Eat in Vietnam


vietnam-guide.com

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

Hangout Jozi in Eloff Street, Johannesburg – reviewed

by Linda.Scarborough @ Eat Out

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Pho Etiquette - LovingPho.com

Pho Etiquette - LovingPho.com


LovingPho.com

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.

XO Tours in Hanoi

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi, and it’s unlikely we ever will. So why the misleading blog title? We felt the need to write this blog post to protect our brand, so that when our valued guests search for XO Tours they will know that XO Tours only operates out of Ho Chi Minh City…

Top 10 Vietnamese Food | Introduction to Eating in Vietnam

Top 10 Vietnamese Food | Introduction to Eating in Vietnam


Live Less Ordinary: Bangkok Based Bloggers Travelling in Asia & Beyond

Introduction to eating in Vietnam. Includes popular local Vietnamese dishes and my own personal favourites. My top 10 Vietnamese Food. Hanoi, Saigon, Hoi An

Summer Recap and Upcoming Birthday Trip 2017

by jill @ Jack and Jill Travel

I’m exhausted. This has been one busy summer. I’m not complaining, oh no. Quite the opposite, I feel… accomplished. There were cooking over campfires, swimming in lakes, travels to new countries, and conversations with friends and families. Things that great summers are made of. This year we broke from the tradition of staying in the …

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5 best restaurants in Saigon

by vietnamstreetfood @ Vietnam Street Food Guide

This is not really an easy list to compile, as there are many great restaurants in Saigon. In fact Saigon is famous for it’s restaurant culture and for the excellent selection of top tier restaurants. Saigon is the perfect place for excellent eateries, nestled along the Saigon river and boasting excellent weather all the year […]

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17 Best Food Gifts For Men

by Meagen Collins @ Food Fun Travel Blog

Finding the perfect food gifts for men can be tricky…short of getting the standard sock & jocks, what can you possibly get that foodie guy in your life?   We’ve compiled a list of the hottest food gifts for men for 2018….yes there are some socks and jocks in there but there’s some other really cool stuff that we know will make a great foodie gift for him. 17 Best ...

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5 Dishes Foreigners think Vietnamese are crazy to eat - Vietnam Street Food Guide

5 Dishes Foreigners think Vietnamese are crazy to eat - Vietnam Street Food Guide


Vietnam Street Food Guide

Let’s face it. The Vietnamese are not shy about eating weird food. An old Vietnamese saying goes, if it moves eat it, and that’s actually very true. So trying to find a list of just 5 disgusting foods here is a bit of a challenge, but let’s narrow it down based on what is absolutely …

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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Belle Silk

by kellmart @ Fodor's Forum

You might not exactly realize, however the potatoes are natural natural for glowing skin and bright. To pay off up your Skin Care Review and reduce...

4 Ultimate Foodie Spots in Playa Del Carmen

by Meagen Collins @ Food Fun Travel Blog

If it’s your first trip to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico you might find the choice for food a bit overwhelming. There are restaurants galore and people calling out to you telling you that their restaurant is “Of course the best food in town” – but how do you know for sure? You only have a certain amount of vacation time and you want to eat the very best….. That’s why ...

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What to eat and where to eat it in Vietnam

What to eat and where to eat it in Vietnam


Urban Adventures

I’m a big lover of food and I recently visited Vietnam. And as a big lover of food who recently visited Vietnam, I fel...

The Zoological Museum of Hanoi University

by Mike @ Hanoi For 91 Days

Walking around the streets of Hanoi, it's impossible not to wonder how many treasures the city has locked away, safely out of the view of tourists. One of the most interesting we discovered is a colonial-era zoological collection on the second floor of the Hanoi University science building.

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Adventures In Vietnam — Street Food, Love And Taking Chances

Adventures In Vietnam — Street Food, Love And Taking Chances


NPR.org

Journalist Graham Holliday moved to Vietnam in the '90s and immersed himself in the culture through food. That meant getting "a little bit" poisoned, finding the best Bún chả — and meeting his wife.

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Vietnamese food is an insanely delicious cuisine. Here are 25 Vietnamese dishes you need to try, and restaurants to eat them in Saigon.

Roasting Agave & Eating Tacos: A Oaxacan Adventure With Mezcal Unión

by rmartin @ Food Republic

People talk about Oaxaca like it’s a mystical place. Like on your first night there you’ll experience some hint of magic and it’ll guide your journey and you’ll go home feeling not so much refreshed but changed. Maybe the world will be a little clearer. Maybe you’ll see in the Technicolor of the craft-made spirit […]

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What to Eat at Newton Food Centre

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Only Happy When It Rains (ft. Florence) | Italy

by Taylor Record @ Travel Outlandish

When it rains in Florence, Botticelli Angel umbrellas create an impenetrable fortress between human and sky. Lines to enter the Il Duomo di Firenze are almost as impressive as the cathedral itself, and you can forget about seeing The Birth of Venus without an iPad hovering in the foreground. Happy couples get caricature sketches while those that argued over getting lost all day slug back carafes of Sangiovese wine and binge eat pizza instead. It’s no secret there’s a dense collection of Renaissance art and architecture in Florence, and apparently, people are into it.  Each year, the UNESCO World Heritage city (population 370,000) welcomes 16 million tourists, and you can really, really feel it. It’s fair to say that pretty little Florence has a tourist problem. If you imagine Florence to be like a quaint photo, you might not like the city much at all. But if you don’t mind getting off the main streets and watching the crowds from afar, you’ll find garish window displays at high-fashion retailers, quirky cocktail bars, and local markets selling plenty of divine Italian food that isn’t even pasta. Want to get beyond the top 10 and see the secrets of Florence? Here’s some street photography […]

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LIVE LIKE A LOCAL: RENT A SHORT-TERM APARTMENT WHILE TRAVELING

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

If you want to experience the true life of a place, experience it like a local: get an apartment in a true neighborhood. Wake up to the sounds of street vendors and garbage trucks. Be recognized with a smile by your local noodle-slinger.

If a city strikes your fancy, rent an apartment for a month and stick around for awhile.

Another advantage of worldwide Internet networking is that it allows us to exchange short-term apartments without going through an agent or company. Check the New York City craigslist sublet page and you’ll find plenty of Parisians happy to exchange their Left Bank apartment for a little temporary stepping stone on the Upper West Side. Though apartment exchanges are rare in Asia, there are plenty of expats and locals alike who will be vacating their adobe and happy to have someone trustworthy in ... Read More »

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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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Food safety in Vietnam: where we are at and what we can learn from international experiences

Food safety in Vietnam: where we are at and what we can learn from international experiences


PubMed Central (PMC)

Food-borne diseases are attracting a lot of attention in Vietnam as a result of repeated episodes of adulterated and unsafe food. In this paper, we provide some perspectives on food safety in Vietnam from the point of view of an international research ...

separate tix=big savings; worth it?

by greytop13 @ Fodor's Forum

Looking at SFO-PRG with VCE-SFO return in premium econ. in late summer. When I look at routing through Heathrow, the search turns up Virgin...

The Summerfields Kitchen in Hazyview – reviewed

by Linda.Scarborough @ Eat Out

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Tạm Biệt, Hanoi!

by Mike @ Hanoi For 91 Days

When we said goodbye to Hanoi, it wasn't merely the end of another 91 day adventure. We were putting an end to six months in Vietnam. That is a serious chunk of time, and it really affected us. While packing our suitcases, our emotions were all over the place; there was both sadness and contentment, relief and regret, fulfillment and pride. I guess we were just feeling.

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7 Hot Eastern European Foods To Keep You Warm In Winter

by Kate Himonas @ Travel for Food Hub

It is a shame that Eastern Europe is often overlooked when it comes to food. No one knows how to handle cold, dark, long winters quite like those from the harsh climate of North-Eastern Europe. Even if the weather isn’t freezing or snowy, winter can get very dark. So, there are many hot Eastern European …

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Rooftop Bars in Hanoi

by Mike @ Hanoi For 91 Days

With its smaller, more historic downtown, Hanoi doesn't have quite as many rooftop bars as Saigon. But there are still options... and over the course of 91 days, we discovered some great places to get a birds-eye view of Vietnam's capital.

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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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All You Need To Know About Dubai’s Foodie Paradise

by Guest Post @ Travel for Food Hub

If you’re a foodie, book a ticket to Dubai, for that is where your soul awaits you. In this Arab Emirate, you can indulge in such a variety of food that you’ll not only be satiated but undergo a major lesson on how myriad cuisines can coexist and be celebrated in one place. So read along …

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Uncovering the real Rio… in just one day

by Anne Von Osterhausen @ Urban Adventures

I went to Rio while on my first ‘360’ around the world. I had spent a few weeks in Ecuador and Peru, and wanted to visit my family in Germany on my way back home to Australia. It would have been silly not to stop anywhere else along the way,...

Belle Silk

by kellmart @ Fodor's Forum

You might not exactly realize, however the potatoes are natural natural for glowing skin and bright. To pay off up your Skin Care Review and reduce...

What to eat in Vietnam - Jack and Jill Travel

What to eat in Vietnam - Jack and Jill Travel


Jack and Jill Travel

Vietnam Vietnamese food ranks pretty up there among my favorite ethnic food. But eating out in Vietnam, and just pretty much like a lot of things in Vietnam for us, turned out to be an adventurous

Vietnamese Kids are the Coolest Kids in the World

Vietnamese Kids are the Coolest Kids in the World

by adtperez @ The Bindlestiff

Style: Short take Location: Dong Hoi, central Vietnam Season: Summer Tags: Children, Vietnam, Cucumber, Cool as a General time of day: Late night Let Vietnamese children be your style incubators. Toss out the done up mannequins in store windows, the finger-sticking seasonal fashion mags, unfollow that Instagram model you believe is the ideal nexus of […]

10 THINGS I CAN’T TRAVEL WITHOUT

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Recently I’ve taken a four-month break off of travel to settle into a comfortable life in a quiet town. It’s been nice, mostly.

I do miss packing and unpacking the bags. I miss tossing away ripped up socks, giving away paperback books, and moving what’s left of my big shampoo into a small little shampoo thingy.

Some things are essential to have packed and ready to grab when I’m on the road. I will not include the obvious things like a camera, computer, passport, etc. These following are the little home run hitters that are easy to forget about, but always needed:

1. DENTAL FLOSS

I like to eat. I like to eat meat. I like eating late. My teeth are spaced fairly far apart from laughing too much. Stuff gets in there and I need to get it out. I’ve often been wandering ... Read More »

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5 Best Streets for Street Food in Saigon

by vietnamstreetfood @ Vietnam Street Food Guide

Vietnamese street food is so good, it’s made it’s way across the whole world. There isn’t a city you can go to in the world where you won’t find a local take on the ubiquitous pho, or traditional spring rolls. Vietnam’s southern city, Saigon, is home to some of the country’s most delicious street eats; […]

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Lee Miller – Acid reflux, hiatus hernia and energy

by nnadmin @ Nurturing Nutrition

Thanks to Jane I feel better than I can ever remember.  I now feel so much happier in myself and am so glad I did this before my wedding this summer.  I had 4 appointments over 4 months and to my great relief, the improvements started within days of making changes Previously, I was so ...

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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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Treat Yourself to The Best Pizza in Oaxaca At La Matatena Pizzeria

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A profile of a new restaurant serving the best pizza in Oaxaca, with both gluten free and vegan pizzas in addition to regular thin crust, crunchy pies.

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Why Japan’s Suicide Forest Should Not Be Considered a Tourist Attraction

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

5 Must-try Dishes to Eat Like a Local in Fiji

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 10 Cafes in Kuala Lumpur for Great Coffee and More

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 10 Cafes in Kuala Lumpur for Great Coffee and More

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

Are you dare to try top 10 weirdest foods in Vietnam? | KIM TRAVEL

Are you dare to try top 10 weirdest foods in Vietnam? | KIM TRAVEL


KIM TRAVEL

Are you dare to try top 10 weirdest foods in Vietnam?   Want to challenge your palate? There is an entire world of pungent, bizarre or just plain scary foods out there to sample. What do fried brains, puffin hearts, and drunken shrimp have in common? They are all considered delicacies somewhere in the world. …

Fantastic London Markets + Where to Find Them | UK

by Taylor Record @ Travel Outlandish

Can we all just agree that shopping malls are terrible? Perhaps the 14-story monster malls in Bangkok are worth a wander, but the American style mall might as well be an inferno-less hell. All a person really needs to suffer is flickering lights, teenage hordes, and the familiar fragrance of Abercrombie cologne. Fortunate for the mall haters, merchants have started going backwards to a more traditional style of selling. In London, there are countless artisans, creatives, and food vendors that have ditched their commercial space in favor of a tiny popup stall. London markets are some of the loveliest places to explore in London. Whether you’re going for a lookie loo or a full on shopping spree, here are some of the London farmers, flower, flea, + food markets you won’t want to miss. The Very Best of the London Markets Camden Lock Market Formerly a timber yard for ship builders, the stalls and storefronts tucked away in Camden makeup Camden Lock Market. The items for sale range in quality from vintage finds to mass produced crap, but it’s the looking around part that is fun. Where: Unit 215 – 216 Chalk Farm Rd, London NW1 What to Shop: Vintage clothing and […]

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Being American in Vietnam

Being American in Vietnam

by adtperez @ The Bindlestiff

In retrospect, Graham Greene’s The Quiet American is so eerily prophetic that it would be forgivable to read it and believe it was a post-Vietnam War indictment of American involvement. Lambasted when it came out as “un-American,” the novel slams America’s imperialist urgency to alter a political course that it did not understand, and did […]

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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Creepy Vietnamese foods in one adventurous meal.

Creepy Vietnamese foods in one adventurous meal.


The Travel Ninjas

Read about we ate some creepy Vietnamese food like tarantulas, scorpions, lizards and live worms in one adventurous meal.

A Unique Adventure – Trekking Mount Rinjani

by prettylittlegrub @ Pretty Little Grub

Of course, I love hiking, so when I heard you could hike Mount Rinjani, Indonesia’s second highest volcano, I was ready to book my trip ASAP. Mt Rinjani lies on the island of Lombok, next to the more famous Bali. After spending a few days on the beaches of south Lombok, Tom and I were... 

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What to Eat at Newton Food Centre

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Budapest Cafes – A Budapest Coffee Guide for the 21st Century

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

The new breed of Budapest cafes are hip, happening and highly caffeinated. Read on to find out our favorite spots to drink third wave coffee in Hungary’s capital city. Budapest is a city known for a cafe culture that’s as rich as the cream that flows into its coffee. Back in the day, artists and poets would meet at Budapest coffee houses to share ideas and philosophies while sipping strong brews and eating a variety of Budapest cake specialties like strudel and flodni. Hundreds of cafes graced both sides of ...

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How Mindfulness Meditation and Intuitive Eating Intersect

by prettylittlegrub @ Pretty Little Grub

As you may know from my previous posts about meditation, it’s a practice that’s fairly recent to me but that I fell in love with quickly. What I didn’t realize was how much its principles would intersect with the teachings of intuitive and mindful eating. Before I knew much about meditation, I assumed it was... 

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Oroblanco Grapefruit Salad Recipe (Goi Buoi)

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Within the past seven days, I’ve made this salad twice. It’s that good. The first time was the day after Thanksgiving at my parents’ house. When I arrived, I notice in their entryway a basket full of oroblancos, a type of sweet grapefruit with a short season. My brother Dan brought them from Visalia, a...

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Suoi Tien – Vietnam’s Weirdest Amusement Park

by @ The Travel Ninjas

Located in Ho Chi Minh City, Suoi Tien is Vietnam’s wacky Buddhist wonderland. It’s Vietnam’s weirdest amusement park and maybe the strangest in all of...

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Why Japan’s Suicide Forest Should Not Be Considered a Tourist Attraction

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 10 Cafes in Kuala Lumpur for Great Coffee and More

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

My Food Trip in Vietnam: 12 Must-Try Local Dishes

My Food Trip in Vietnam: 12 Must-Try Local Dishes


TripZilla

When in Vietnam, be sure try all these local dishes, recommended by a certified foodie!

The 5 Best Night Markets in Taipei

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Taipei is inarguably one of the top street food cities in the world. Taiwan is known as the land of snacks: they have literally invented and re-invented genre after genre of snack food over the years. From pearl tea to fried chicken, the Taiwanese are all about inventing and perfecting the ultimate snack foods. Think Chinese-influenced foods created with the ingenuity and dedication to perfection that (you would think) only the Japanese would bring. While Taipei isn’t quite as famous with local Taiwanese as Tainan for their snack culture, they’ve got it covered and will most likely be your first stop in Taiwan. The sheer volume of street food options available alone are enough but, matched with the quality and price of the food available on the streets, it’s pretty much unbeatable. The catch with Taipei street food though, is ... Read More »

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The Ultimate Hanoi Shopping Guide – What to buy and where to buy it

by Graham Stein @ XO Tours Blog

We wrote a very popular shopping article focused on Ho Chi Minh City 2 years ago, and have since had many requests for a similar piece for Hanoi. Shopping posts are difficult to do however, because there are so many unique things that you can buy in Vietnam that it’s impossible to include everything in a single article. We…

Hanoi For 91 Days: E-Book Travel Guide

by Mike @ Hanoi For 91 Days

After having spent three months in Saigon, Jürgen and I got on the road to the north. For the next 91 days, we'd travel slowly toward Hanoi. The first month was spent in the fascinating middle regions of Vietnam. During the second month, we tried to survive the chaotic capital city. And we explored the unbelievable nature of the north during the third month. We've now collected our experiences in Hanoi and North Vietnam into an e-book travel guide, with all of our articles and over 280 full-color photographs, in one handy, portable edition.

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How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Generally, Vietnam is a very safe country in which to travel. Compared to most major tourist cities in the West – Paris, London, New York, Rome – the streets of Vietnam’s urban centers are much less threatening. However, in some of the more popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, there are a handful of tourist scams and…

September 2017 travel re-cap: family time in China

by Anna @ slightly astray

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but October has seriously been a whirlwind so far. And now I can’t believe it’s already the end of the month. So let’s hurry and re-cap September! August 25 – September 12: Shanghai, China September started on the happiest note with a trip to the new Shanghai Disneyland with my cousin!! September 1 is the first day of school in China. And so it’s also the first day of reduced Disneyland ticket prices....



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51 Unique + Fun Things to do in Chile | Chile

by Taylor Record @ Travel Outlandish

If you’re traveling down the Gringo Trail, Chile might feel unexpectedly familiar. There are no ramshackle busses or alpacas wandering the streets. Instead, there are arbitrary laws, expensive cups of coffee, and high speed internet connections. In some weird way, you might miss the chaos. I wondered whether I was making a mistake by blowing the rest of my travel budget on a place that looked so much like home (and cost as much, too). But there’s something special about Chile. After I really got to know it, Chile became one of my favorite countries. Perhaps it was because I finally started to speak Spanish or was traveling on my own for the first time in years, or perhaps it’s just because Chile is diverse,  dynamic, and completely fascinating. Want to experience Chile beneath the surface? I bet you’ll dig it to. From geodesic domes where you can spend the night to the otherworldly nature of Patagonia, here’s are some of the weird, wild, and totally fun things to do in Chile. Very Chilean Experiences 1. Start up north for the gentle surf & sun in Arica (Arica y Parinacota) 2. Head into Valle de Elqui for a pisco tasting tour by bicycle (Coquimbo) […]

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Vegetarian Street Food in Vietnam - Charlie on Travel

Vegetarian Street Food in Vietnam - Charlie on Travel


Charlie on Travel

Yes, there is vegetarian street food in Vietnam! What to know what vegetarian street food in Vietnam is like? My favourite was definitely the sticky rice.

How to Best Prepare for Your First Silent Retreat

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

The post How to Best Prepare for Your First Silent Retreat appeared first on Authentic Food Quest.

Listen To Food Republic Today: Phil Rosenthal

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Be sure to subscribe to Food Republic Today on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. And please rate the podcast and leave comments! Subscribe: Apple | Stitcher | Spotify | TuneIn The creator of Everybody Loves Raymond loves food, but you may have known that if you caught James Beard Award-winning I’ll Have What Phil’s Having, Phil Rosenthal’s first venture into food television. He’s back with Somebody Feed […]

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Omega 3-rich mackerel pate

by nnadmin @ Nurturing Nutrition

Mackerel is an oily fish rich in anti-inflammatory omega 3 fats.  It is a nutrient-dense, highly-digestible protein making it a great choice if you have digestive issues. As well as helping keep your digestive system lubricated, the anti-inflammatory actions are also beneficial for your: heart & circulation bone health eye health immune system thyroid function ...

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Food and drink | About Vietnam

Food and drink | About Vietnam


Rough Guides

Internationally speaking, Thai food may be the most heralded of all the Southeast Asian cuisines, but true connoisseurs would go for Vietnamese every time...

7 Must-Eat Foods In Seoul During Winter

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Slurp While You Eat, and other Vietnam Etiquette Tips

Slurp While You Eat, and other Vietnam Etiquette Tips


TripSavvy

Thrive while traveling in Vietnam without committing embarrassing faux pas. Check out these tips on Vietnamese customs, culture, and expectations.

7 Festivals in Myanmar That You Should Not Miss

by Zaw Ye Naing @ TripZilla Magazine

Masala and Sausage Cassoulet

by Meghan Bassett @ Honest Cooking

This Masala and Sausage Cassoulet is a delicious spin on the traditional French dish, featuring rich masala spices paired with French red wines. Loaded with beans, sausage, and bacon, this is the incredible comfort food we want to be enjoying all season long.

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Why Japan’s Suicide Forest Should Not Be Considered a Tourist Attraction

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 5 delicious vegetables in Vietnam

by vietnamstreetfood @ Vietnam Street Food Guide

Water spinach- morning glory (Rau Muong) Water spinach is the most common vegetable in Vietnam as the tropical climate creates favorable conditions for its growth and the veggie does not require much care. Water spinach has become an integral ingredient in some Vietnamese cuisines such as sautéed garlic spinach. In the south, morning glory is […]

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6 super-cool Pretoria bars to try this summer

by Linda.Scarborough @ Eat Out

The post 6 super-cool Pretoria bars to try this summer appeared first on Eat Out.

Birthday Roadtrip to Great Basin National Park

by jill @ Jack and Jill Travel

As one of the least visited national parks, Great Basin sounded kind of great, exactly what I was looking for. I love the fact that more and more people are getting outdoors, but some of my favorite outdoor places started to feel a little crowded this year.

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8 Cool Things To Do In Singapore To Escape The Perpetual Summer Heat

by Carissa Ng @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 5 Foods I Ate in NYC

by Anna @ slightly astray

I’ve thought long and hard about how I was going to write about all the food I ate in New York. Should I organize it by categories? By days? For now, before I overwhelm you with all the food talk, I’m going to start on a high note with my top 5 favorite things I ate in New York City. Oh New York – why is the food so good there?! Seriously, I ate some of the best food OF...



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Vietnamese Any Day – A New Book Coming Up!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

You’re looking at the draft of my sixth cookbook! This week, I sent the manuscript to my editor, Kelly Snowden. Vietnamese Any Day is all about helping American cooks work Viet flavors into their regular rotation. Many people who are new to Vietnamese food do not know where to begin. They’ve been seduced by the...

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Travel is A Privilege & Not Everyone Can Travel As Much As You

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Food for Hanukkah: 17 Things You’ll Want to Eat

by Ayngelina @ Bacon is Magic – The Best Food Around the World

The festival of lights, there is so much delicious food for Hanukkah you need to try.

Food for Hanukkah: 17 Things You’ll Want to Eat is a post from: Bacon is Magic

must eat: Northern Vietnamese Street Food + Urban Adventures

must eat: Northern Vietnamese Street Food + Urban Adventures


Travel Outlandish

Exploring the Vietnamese night market + must eat Vietnamese street food + the Urban Adventures street food tour you won't want to miss!

​Would you dare eat ‘scary’ Vietnamese foods with Sonny Side?

​Would you dare eat ‘scary’ Vietnamese foods with Sonny Side?


VOV - VOV Online Newspaper

Have you seen a guy traveling on Saigon’s streets gripping the back of a motorbike while speaking non-stop into a camera attached to his helmet?

SIEM REAP’S 10 BEST BARS: CLASSY, HIDDEN DIVES JUST OUTSIDE OF ANGKOR

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Every year I find myself in Siem Reap, Cambodia for a week. It’s inevitable, and always enjoyable.

Angkor Wat is, along with Bagan in Myanmar, one of the two most spectacular temple sites in Asia, if not the world. I’ve come back again and again with friends, or by myself. Although lately I barely spend time in the temples of Angkor Wat, I love the cafe and bar scene of nearby Siem Reap, a charming little French colonial town adjacent to Angkor that now serves as the tourist-amenity center of the region. Though a tourist town, it’s far from a tourist trap. There is something about the clear blue sky, slow clouds and that long twilight that I love here. And, there’s the drinks.

Pub Street is famous here. It is the center of Siem Reap and the fulcrum of activity in ... Read More »

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10 Weird Street Foods To Try In Vietnam - Travel for Food Hub

10 Weird Street Foods To Try In Vietnam - Travel for Food Hub


Travel for Food Hub

I have always had a great stomach for weird-ass food. Coming from a country like India where vegetar

Top 10 Authentic Vietnamese Food You Must Eat in Hanoi

Top 10 Authentic Vietnamese Food You Must Eat in Hanoi


Authentic Food Quest

Many of the popular Vietnamese dishes are from Hanoi. Here is the top 10 local Vietnamese food you must eat in Hanoi including Pho, Bun Cha, and more!

10 Vietnamese foods you need to try | Travel Feature

10 Vietnamese foods you need to try | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

Vietnamese food is very distinct, and can be the highlight of a visit. These are 10 essential Vietnamese foods everyone should try.

Cruel trade: the flourishing cat-meat restaurants of north Vietnam

Cruel trade: the flourishing cat-meat restaurants of north Vietnam


South China Morning Post

Cats destined for the pot are transported in squalid conditions before a cruel death. With policemen and military officers their most devoted customers, the illegal restaurants appear safe from prosecution, Simon Parry finds

23 Vietnamese Dishes to Celebrate Tet - Bacon is Magic

23 Vietnamese Dishes to Celebrate Tet - Bacon is Magic


Bacon is Magic - The Best Food Around the World

Celebrate Vietnamese Tet with Food! Here are 23 Vietnamese foods you should try during Tet, the most important holiday in Vietnam.

Philadelphia cheesesteak wars: 12 hours, 4 cheesesteaks

by Anna @ slightly astray

“You can’t come to Philadelphia and not have a cheesesteak.” Given that the cheesesteak is practically Philly’s symbol, that statement is so true. But we’ll do one better. In fact… we’ll do three better. The best thing about hanging out with foodies is that everyone is enthusiastic about eating and hunting for good food. The best thing about visiting locals is that they know where all the best spots are. The perfect combination. And because everyone has a different opinion...



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How not to piss off a Parisian

by Bec Pickett @ Urban Adventures

Parisians often carry the reputation of being rude and arrogant — especially to travellers in their city. But this stereotype is dated and, in fact, over the last several years the City of Love has become much more customer service oriented. If there are any rude ones, trust us they’re...

Top 5 popular rice dishes in Vietnam

by vietnamstreetfood @ Vietnam Street Food Guide

Of course rice is the most popular food by far in Vietnam and is eaten everyday by the majority of the population, so suffice it to say the number of rice dishes in Vietnam are nearly uncountable. However the list below should give you a pretty good idea of the variety and creativity that the […]

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The Best Day Trips from Hanoi

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Beware! XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi. If you book with a tour operator in Hanoi that claims to be XO Tours, you have been defrauded! Hanoi sits on a bend in the Red River. To the south and east lies the watery world of the Red River Delta, where farms and villages continue as…

5 Must-Eat Foods in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

by vietnamstreetfood @ Vietnam Street Food Guide

A walk through Hanoi’s Old Quarter can quite quickly turn into an impromptu food tour thanks to the narrow alleys and bustling streets jam packed with food vendors, each offering up a dazzling variety of local flavors. And in case you didn’t already know, everything tastes better when it comes from a no-frills, hole in […]

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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 get around Saigon on the cheap!

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

As tourists, Ho Chi Minh City can seem very centralized because not only are many of the tourist attractions around District 1, the centre of the city, but this district is also quite compact.  However, with 24 districts, the city is actually very spread out and some of the other districts are more than twice…

A Visit to Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park: Caves, Dragons, Megatron, Ice Cream, and Photos

A Visit to Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park: Caves, Dragons, Megatron, Ice Cream, and Photos

by adtperez @ The Bindlestiff

Location: Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park (North Central Coast) Season: Summer Tags: Photo Essay, the Descent, cave A/C, Vietnam, travel, question for readers What You Should Know (Whether It’s Interesting or Not): The driver pointed through our van’s windshield to a mountain in the shape of a lipstick tube. “Look,” he said, “Hollywood.” I ducked […]

Banff around Labor Day

by globetrotterxyz @ Fodor's Forum

I'm thinking of going to Banff for about 3 days (not including travel days), around late Aug or early Sept. The weekend that works out best...

Travel is A Privilege & Not Everyone Can Travel As Much As You

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

7 Must-Eat Foods In Seoul During Winter

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

suplementodiet.com.br-lift-make

by rexsteinman @ Fodor's Forum

_*Lift Make*_ has a complete formula with natural properties that treat the deepest layer of the skin, returning all the joviality lost over the...

What to eat in Vietnam - Travel Hysteria

What to eat in Vietnam - Travel Hysteria


Travel Hysteria

Would you like to know what to eat in Vietnam? Follow us in our culinary trip! Discover the best dishes, our favourites restaurant and what to do not miss!

13 Things You Must Do in Vietnam – Vietnam Bucket List

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

From exploring the depths of a mysterious subterranean world to bargaining in a Mekong market, from sleeping under a bamboo roof in the mountains to scaling waterfalls in the Central Highlands, Vietnam is bursting with exciting things to do. In this XO blog post we outline the very best activities across the country – from…

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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Why Diets Are Like a Bad Boyfriend

by prettylittlegrub @ Pretty Little Grub

Just tell me what to eat. If I had a nickel for every time I heard this phrase. And I get it. Nutrition is confusing! I’m trained to read and understand the research and I still find it confusing. Studies constantly conflict and then the media runs with misinformation from one small study and makes... 

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Hanoi Street Foods and Cuisines

by hoang @ Hanoi food tour

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam and the second largest city after Ho Chi Minh City. It is argued that the best place to find the most cherished Vietnamese cuisines is on Hanoi streets. It is almost a fact that the entire Hanoi Street is carpeted with food restaurants. One therefore finds almost any […]

Eating out in Vietnam

Eating out in Vietnam


The Economist

As communism crumbles, a great cuisine revives

Gifts for Female Travelers – Travel Gift Ideas for Her

by Meagen Collins @ Food Fun Travel Blog

” Not all girls are made of Sugar and Spice and everything nice. Some girls are made of adventure, fine beer, brains and no fear.” Have a fun lovin, traveling gal in your life? Not sure what to get her as a gift this year? Never fear, we have compiled 18 of the best gifts for female travelers. Unique travel gifts, funny travel gifts and some great gift ideas for ...

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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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11 Best Vietnam Destinations

by @ The Travel Ninjas

With so many great Vietnam destinations, choosing is tough. After more than a year here, we haven’t seen it all, but we can help narrow...

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Offbeat Trekking in Kyrgyzstan: Jyrgalan Boz Uchuk Lakes Trek, A Beginner’s Guide

by Audrey Scott @ Uncornered Market

By Audrey Scott

With over 90% of its territory covered in mountains, Kyrgyzstan has no shortage of treks filled with stunning landscapes, alpine lakes, shepherds, yurts and a feeling of being very far out, immersed in nature. It's why we often recommend Kyrgyzstan to travelers interested in trekking with a taste of the offbeat. Our recent trek of […]

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Guide To Vegan Vietnamese Food | peta2

Guide To Vegan Vietnamese Food | peta2


peta2

The awesome thing about Vietnamese food is that most of it is already vegan! Because vegan food is so common in the culture, you don't have to sacrifice taste or flavor to stick to your ideals.

Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

Vietnamese Street Food: A way of Life for Millions

by vietnamstreetfood @ Vietnam Street Food Guide

Vietnamese street food is famous throughout the world, here in Vietnam it is simply a way of life. The vast majority of the indigenous population eat on the streets every day. In recent years government intervention has resulted in higher hygiene standards and a general improvement in the way the food is presented. Generally speaking […]

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25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase

25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase


The Hungry Suitcase

Thailand enjoys a 50% return rate for foreign tourists. In contrast, Vietnam only pulls back 5% of visitors.Personally, I feel that Vietnam walks all over Thailand in almost every travel category except beaches. So, why do so many people have such bad experiences and never return to Vietnam?I hope the list I have made below helps out first-time visitors. It may seem cynical and anti-Vietnamese. It’s not. I love this country; I want you to love it, too. I’d just like to alert travelers to beware of the common first-time mistakes that may sour their experience of the local people and the country overall.Do your homework, know what to expect, and this is the most rewarding country in Southeast Asia to explore.Here goes:-1-TAKE YOUR VISA SERIOUSLY, VERY SERIOUSLY INDEEDYes, it seems like common sense, but I have seen tourists turned ... Read More »

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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5 best buffet restaurants in Hanoi

by vietnamstreetfood @ Vietnam Street Food Guide

One of the most popular restaurants in Vietnam is the buffet. A restaurant where you can go and choose from a variety of food all laid out on different tables. You can eat as much as you want and there is usually quite a lot of food to choose from. There are different buffets, seafood […]

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To Travel Or Not To Travel?

by Serene Leong @ TripZilla Magazine

The Great Beijing to Lhasa Train Ride

by jill @ Jack and Jill Travel

At 40 hours, the Beijing - Lhasa train is the longest train ride I've been on. I am now convinced that train journeys are way more romantic in books than in real life. Next time I'm going to Tibet, I'll be flying.

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Surrender is What Will Save You

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

  “Ultimate freedom has nothing to do with your life circumstances –it is the freedom of allowing the self to dissolve into the waves of the ocean. It is the freedom that is born through one’s absolute trust in life.” – The 55th Gene Key   (This post is part three in a series, you […]

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Here's the Thing About Eating Dog in Vietnam... Thịt chó

Here's the Thing About Eating Dog in Vietnam... Thịt chó


Hanoi For 91 Days

As a concept, neither Jürgen nor I have any problem with Eating Dog in Vietnam.. We're not vegetarians, and happily scarf down cow meat, duck meat.

New Lebanese café opens in Sea Point

by Katharine Jacobs @ Eat Out

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A Comprehensive Guide to Vietnam Visas

by Scott Jones @ XO Tours Blog

*** Disclaimer: We believe all the information in this article was correct at the time it was published however, regulations in Vietnam change often so we urge travelers to not rely solely on the information in this blog post when planning their trip to Vietnam. We cannot be held responsible for any lost monies or travel time due to any…

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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5 Holiday Treats from the Amsterdam Christmas Markets

by Carrie Stinogel @ Travel for Food Hub

On the second Sunday of November, the Netherlands is visited by a beloved figure known the world over. Sinterklaas (aka Saint Nicholas) sails into Haarlem from Spain to ring in Christmas, spreading happiness and cheer for everyone. Amsterdam is a 15-minute train ride from Haarlem and is a popular spot for its scenery and Christmas …

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8 of the Best Cafes in Hanoi

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

The big cities in Vietnam have a cafe culture that is virtually unknown to the rest of the world. Don’t expect a Chemex of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe with hints of blueberry and strawberry or an Aeropressed Kenyan. You might be able to locate one eventually, but not before tripping over scores of cafes serving up tumblers of coffee so dark it looks like used motor oil and smells like the most intense mocha you’ve ever had. It’s no secret that we love Vietnamese coffee and as a follow up to our very popular Saigon cafes list, we offer a list of some of our favorites in the northern capital city. Also be sure to check out our handy guide to ordering coffee in Vietnam.

So, in the event that you can’t find this guy rolling around town, keep scrolling and we’ve got ... Read More »

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8 Cool Things To Do In Singapore To Escape The Perpetual Summer Heat

by Carissa Ng @ TripZilla Magazine

Thomas Paxton – Tummy aches, dizziness, nausea

by nnadmin @ Nurturing Nutrition

I first contacted Jane about my Son, Thomas who is 10. We had a chat about his symptoms which I thought might be food related. From the outset, Jane was extremely friendly and although we don’t live locally our Skype sessions were great. We have had lots of explanations from Jane with regards to certain ...

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5 Must-try Dishes to Eat Like a Local in Fiji

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

The Art of Assisted Serendipity

by Daniel Noll @ Uncornered Market

By Daniel Noll

And yet the arc of a career is not entirely random or shaped in the end by factors beyond our comprehension or control. I have felt my whole life that I’ve been on a course and being guided, even though I didn’t know by what. — Steven Pressfield in Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t […]

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From Đồng Văn to Yên Minh

by Mike @ Hanoi For 91 Days

Our third day on the road in Ha Giang was spent in a battle with frequent cloud bursts. Up until now, we'd been having great weather, so it didn't feel right to complain, especially since the slower pace gave us more time to appreciate the province's unbelievable scenery.

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7 Festivals in Myanmar That You Should Not Miss

by Zaw Ye Naing @ TripZilla Magazine

Why You Should Learn German in the City | Germany

by Taylor Record @ Travel Outlandish

This post is in partnership with the Speakeasy Berlin. I received complimentary lessons in exchange for an honest review, but all opinions are my own. German is tough to learn. After one month of living in Berlin, I was still fumbling through the most basic interactions. I spent time with more international people than Germans, and the Germans I did know switched to flawless English the minute they saw me sweat. My accent was complete scheiße. Without grammar, I was nervous to speak. I’d managed to learn a few phrases on accident, but if I wasn’t ordering beer or catching a train, my German was next to useless. Even still, it seems learning German in Berlin is going to be a lot harder than learning Spanish in Ecuador. I realized if I ever hoped to tackle this feisty, lawless, not-so-romantic language, I was going to need German classes in Berlin, and lots of them. Thinking about learning German in Berlin? Here’s everything you need to know about learning German with Speakeasy Berlin. Where to Learn German Abroad Are you moving to Germany to learn German OR learning German because you moved to Germany? If your focus is on studying German, you should make […]

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65 Quick Healthy Lunch Ideas For Home Workers

by nnadmin @ Nurturing Nutrition

Do you struggle with ideas for lunches? Do you refuse to spend too much time making lunch? Do you want avoid the bloat that comes after a sandwich lunch?   How this blog happened I got a new phone.  And I got ridiculously excited that I could create photo albums. So I went through a ...

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3 reasons you should not book with XO Tours

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Although we are very proud of the acclaim our tours have received over the years, we realize that they are not suitable for everyone. These are the 3 main reasons we think some guests should not book our tours: If you are looking for a typical food tour – All the dishes and stops on the “Foodie” tour are carefully curated to…

How to Eat in Vietnam - This American Girl

How to Eat in Vietnam - This American Girl


This American Girl

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10 important tips for travelers in Vietnam

by Định Nguyễn @ KIM TRAVEL

10 important tips for travelers in Vietnam   Vacations are for reducing stress, not adding to it. Unfortunately, things can happen to make any vacation a stressful experience, no matter how beautiful the locale and destination. Some things you are not able to control, such as the weather or flights delayed. Other things, such as […]

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When Shit Hits the Fan, Move to Berlin | Germany

by Taylor Record @ Travel Outlandish

Living in Europe had crossed my mind plenty of times before, but I always struck it down as soon as it did. Without a Master of Engineering or a Swedish husband, I assumed that the paperwork would make moving to Berlin impossible. But, I have to say, there’s nothing like shit hitting the fan to make a girl chase down her wildest dreams. Moving to Germany isn’t the same for all passports or professions, but as a [US] American in a creative field, I found the process quite easy. Ready to pack your bags, get your German Freelance Visa, and relocate to the very wurst country on earth? I promise you you’re in for the time of your life. Here are practicalities you should know when moving to Berlin. The First Steps of Moving to Berlin Step 1 | Make Your Appointments (… way ahead of time) Some nationalities need a visa before travel, while other nationalities can convert their permit in-country. If you’re eligible to apply upon arrival, here are a few things to consider before even moving to Berlin. Book your Appointments at the Buergeramt and Ausländerbehörde: Within 14 days of arrival, you’re supposed to register your place of […]

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The Legal Nomads Guide to Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A Puerto Escondido guide, including where to eat, the best spots to swim, where to stay, and how to get there and away from Oaxaca and elsewhere.

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What to Eat at Newton Food Centre

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Instant Pot Maple Glazed Pork Loin

by Ayngelina @ Bacon is Magic – The Best Food Around the World

This Instant Pot maple glazed pork loin is so easy to make and is perfect with salad and rice. I created this maple glazed pork loin recipe because I was receiving so many emails and questions on my Instant Pot balsamic pork tenderloin recipe. It seems that most home cooks are struggling with two things: […]

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Life Reflections After 6 Months of Travel

by prettylittlegrub @ Pretty Little Grub

When I left on a year of travel I was under no illusion that my life would magically change. The idea that you “find yourself” while travelling seemed just too cliche. I left on a journey of adventure, not soul-searching, but the cosmic joke was on me. In just 6 months I think I’ve learned... 

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9 Tips on how to eat Asian street food And NOT get sick

9 Tips on how to eat Asian street food And NOT get sick


Food Fun Travel Blog

Don't avoid the cheapest, tastiest food in Asia. Learn how to handle it with these 9 tips for finding delicious and safe Asian street food to eat

Hang out to some amazing coffee spots in Saigon

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Hang out to some amazing coffee spots in Saigon   Coffee was introduced to Vietnam by the French in the 19th century. And although Vietnamese coffee can be considered obscure, the country is actually the second largest coffee producer in the world. The Vietnamese coffee culture is not to be dismissed easily. Even though the […]

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Ten Tips for Eating Local and Staying Healthy While Traveling Around the World

Ten Tips for Eating Local and Staying Healthy While Traveling Around the World


Uncornered Market

Here's how we stay healthy and avoid stomach bugs on the road while sampling local street food fare and hole-in-the-wall restaurants.

10 Super Cool Buildings in Singapore You Might Not Have Noticed Before

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Experience the nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Experience the nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City   Saigon puts on another face at nightfall and switches into a completely different gear. The bustling metropolis is famed for hand-working people, but come the evening, and you can find many of those same city slickers seeking out some equally-as-hard playing time out on the town. […]

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How to Eat Street Food Without Getting Sick - Legal Nomads

How to Eat Street Food Without Getting Sick - Legal Nomads


Legal Nomads

Tips for eating street food without getting sick, gathered during 9+ years of eating it around the world! Includes packing suggestions & restaurant cards.

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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8 Cool Things To Do In Singapore To Escape The Perpetual Summer Heat

by Carissa Ng @ TripZilla Magazine

13 Things to Do, See, & Eat During Winter in Japan

by Jason Jenkins @ An Epic Education

Winter in Japan. Like every season in this amazing country, Japanese winter has its own specific sights, smells, and sounds. Let us tell you what to look for. What to Do, See, and Eat During Winter in Japan I’ll be honest: winter is not our family’s favorite season. Indeed, we enjoy living in places with […]

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Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide

Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide


Travel + Leisure

“An com chua?”If you’re going to understand Vietnam and the Vietnamese, this three-word phrase is key. A friendly greeting exchanged throughout the day, it poses a seemingly mundane question: “Have...

Alice (not her real name) – Allergies, sinuses & alopecia areata

by nnadmin @ Nurturing Nutrition

Jane changed my life. I was dealing with allergies, autoimmune diseases and constant digestive issues. After six appointments over nine months with Jane I was a changed woman: my allergies almost disappeared, my immunity and stomach started working as they should – I was amazed. Jane is highly knowledgeable, professional and extremely personable. I will ...

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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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Torres del Paine, Patagonia Packing List (For Lazy Trekkers)

by jill @ Jack and Jill Travel

Not having to carry around a tent and sleeping bags meant that this packing list for Patagonia is quite minimalistic. We managed to pack very light.

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How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 2: South Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

Staying Healthy in Vietnam - How to Not Get Sick During Your Vacation | XO Tours Blog

Staying Healthy in Vietnam - How to Not Get Sick During Your Vacation | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

One of the fastest ways to ruin a vacation is by falling sick! Here are some great tips on how to stay healthy during your time in Vietnam.

Dining on a dime: Find out the cost of food in Vietnam

Dining on a dime: Find out the cost of food in Vietnam


InsideVietnam Blog

Vietnamese food is delicious and scandalously cheap, but just how much should you expect to spend? Violet investigates the cost of food in Vietnam.

How To Eat Vegetarian In Vietnam - Food Republic

How To Eat Vegetarian In Vietnam - Food Republic


Food Republic

With affordable prices and delicious eats, there's no going wrong with eating vegetarian in Vietnam.

Chiang Mai Vegetarian & Vegan Guide

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

Chiang Mai is a hot spot for vegetarian and vegan food. In this vegetarian and vegan food guide, I share all my favourite places to eat in Chiang Mai. Expect Thai curries, pad Thai, Burmese tea leaf salads and more smoothies than you can shake a bamboo straw at. When our flight to Bali was cancelled […]

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Top Things to Eat and Drink in Vietnam...And Where to Find Them

Top Things to Eat and Drink in Vietnam...And Where to Find Them


Pretty Little Grub

Vietnam is a foodie paradise, find out how to pick the best places to eat and the top food and drinks you must try during your visit

5 Best Celebrity Chef Restaurants in Las Vegas

by Guest Post @ Travel for Food Hub

Las Vegas is not just home to some of the flashiest casinos and fanciest hotels in the world, as it also offers a variety of award-winning restaurants owned by celebrity chefs. Vegas Eater shares that Sin City has more than 40 big-name chefs who have restaurants on The Strip, and they are popular destinations for …

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3 Best (Legit) Saigon Spas

by @ The Travel Ninjas

Cheap massages abound in Saigon (aka Ho Chi Minh city). It’s a real perk when traveling here, but the quality and “reputability” of the massages...

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Here’s the Thing About Eating Dog in Vietnam…

by Mike @ Hanoi For 91 Days

Before arriving, we'd read a lot about the Vietnamese penchant for chowing down on "man's best friend". However, during our three months in Saigon, we hadn't seen a single plate of dog being offered anywhere, and decided the stories were exaggerated. But it turns out that, in the north, they do eat dog. And it's not exactly uncommon.

WARNING: This article contains an image of a dead, cooked dog.

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Where to Eat in Budapest Hungary – The Best Budapest Restaurants, Cafes and Markets

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Wondering what and where to eat in Budapest Hungary? We spent a month eating our way through the sprawling Hungarian capital city. Check out our Budapest Food Guide with the best Budapest restaurants, cafes and markets. Four weeks of eating our way through Budapest was overwhelming. The Hungarian capital’s food scene, with its never-ending selection of restaurants, cafes and markets, kept us constantly on the go. But with the help of our and lots of third wave coffee, we survived a month of hearty eating without sacrificing our sanity or waistlines. ...

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separate tix=big savings; worth it?

by greytop13 @ Fodor's Forum

Looking at SFO-PRG with VCE-SFO return in premium econ. in late summer. When I look at routing through Heathrow, the search turns up Virgin...

This was Bound to Happen: Bali Belly and a Bathroom Tragedy in Mui Ne

This was Bound to Happen: Bali Belly and a Bathroom Tragedy in Mui Ne

by adtperez @ The Bindlestiff

V. Important Caveat: if you do not like descriptions of bodily functions and prefer to not read accounts of lavatory failures that contain superfluous, gratuitous—if not fecally pornographic—descriptions, then do not, do not, do not continue reading.¹ This is your trigger warning. (Alternatively, read about glowing worms or check back next week for pictures of caves.) […]

A Final Day in Ha Giang

by Mike @ Hanoi For 91 Days

It was with reluctance that we got back on our motorbikes, and put Du Gìa in our rear view mirrors. Our next stop would return us to Ha Giang, and complete our tour with Chu Chu. This trip had been incredible, and it was to be our final adventure in Vietnam. Not just four days, but six months were coming to an end, and it was hard to stomach.

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Banff around Labor Day

by globetrotterxyz @ Fodor's Forum

I'm thinking of going to Banff for about 3 days (not including travel days), around late Aug or early Sept. The weekend that works out best...

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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Takaragawa Onsen: A Japanese Dream

by Allan Wilson @ Live Less Ordinary: Bangkok Based Bloggers Travelling in Asia & Beyond

The one experience not to be missed in Japan, for me, is the traditional ryokan experience, which is more than just your typical hotel...

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The Dangers of Traveling in Vietnam

by Mike @ Hanoi For 91 Days

In seven years on the road, Jürgen and I had never once used our travel insurance. With all the adventures we've had, from an encounter with quicksand in Bolivia to paragliding in Macedonia, that's a great track record. But in Vietnam, the streak came to a definitive end.

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Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to Vietnamese Cuisine

Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to Vietnamese Cuisine


Houston Press

It was only a matter of time before we hit Vietnamese food. The cuisine has become one of Houston's favorite over the last few decades -- coinciding with the large influx of Vietnamese immigrants that began following the Vietnam War -- with dishes such as pho now rivaling cheese enchiladas...

My Personalized, Unfortunate, and, at Times, Inappropriate 48-Hour Singapore Itinerary

My Personalized, Unfortunate, and, at Times, Inappropriate 48-Hour Singapore Itinerary

by adtperez @ The Bindlestiff

Day 1 Evening 16:45: Aircraft descending, be handed Singapore customs slip. Read note at bottom: “Death for drug traffickers under Singapore Law.” 17:05: Land. 17:37: Deplane. Become convinced drugs have been planted on me. Google: “how to tell if drugs have been planted on you” and “singapore customs drug traffickers immediate execution?” 17:58: Clear customs. […]

The Beginner's Guide to Food Safety in Vietnam - The Christina's Blog

The Beginner's Guide to Food Safety in Vietnam - The Christina's Blog


The Christina's Blog

Vietnam is a developing country so food safety issues are quite frequent. Here are what to look out for and all the do’s and don'ts of eating street food.

The best healthy restaurants in SA

by EatOut Staff @ Eat Out

Our guide to eating out healthily features restaurants with plenty of vegan or veggie options; fresh, local, organic or free-range produce; and a willingness to cater for gluten, lactose and other intolerances. 

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Top 5 most popular fruits in Vietnam

by vietnamstreetfood @ Vietnam Street Food Guide

One thing that Vietnam has to offer is fruit. This is very nearly the perfect place to grow fruit with the abundant sunlight and moist, tropical air, it’s a fruit growers paradise. All the tropical fruits are found here, and many fruits that are only found in South East Asia as well. There are even […]

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To Travel Or Not To Travel?

by Serene Leong @ TripZilla Magazine

‘A STOP AT WILLOUGHBY’: THE TWILIGHT ZONE EPISODE THAT EXPLORES OUR NEED TO TRAVEL

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

“a place around the bend where he could jump off”

Created during a time (1959-1964) when American television seemed eerily clean and domestic, The Twilight Zone challenged viewers to examine a possibility of uncertainty beyond the comforts and assumptions of contemporary life. It was my favorite thing on TV. One episode in particular always stuck with me- A Stop at Willoughby. It brings up questions. How could such a ‘successful’ man working in a New York tower and living in an upscale suburb be so miserable? Why would he dream of escaping to a sleepy village where the streets have no name and the children wear overalls and go fishing?

A STOP AT WILLOUGHBY is the story of an advertising executive named Gart. Gart feels endless pressure from his pugnacious boss and his minion-like coworkers at his New York City office during ... Read More »

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5 great places for ice cream in Durban

by Linda.Scarborough @ Eat Out

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Feeling Lost and Saying Goodbye…for Now

by prettylittlegrub @ Pretty Little Grub

Dear Readers, If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time or even if this is your very first time here, from the bottom of my heart thank you. Never in a million years did I think so many people would find my space on the internet, connect with it and come to... 

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Vietnam Round-up: Hotel, Restaurant, and Activity Blurbs and Recs

Vietnam Round-up: Hotel, Restaurant, and Activity Blurbs and Recs

by adtperez @ The Bindlestiff

People want recommendations. Below are things I paid for and enjoyed: Saigon Street Eats Ho Chi Minh City An iron coated stomach is helpful but not necessary for this 3-4 hour escapade. Vu, the guide, can tone up or down the adventure factor as requested (a British member requested sampling a fermented tofu dish gelled […]

How to Order Coffee in Vietnam Like a Local

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Vietnam is a country that runs on coffee. There is a cafe on just about every block in Saigon and Hanoi and they’re packed most of the day with a mix of locals leisurely sipping away enjoying the day and others grabbing a quick fix on their way to wherever they’re headed. The cafe culture in Saigon is why it’s one of our favorite cities in the world. To see the list of our favorite Saigon cafes, check out our post on it.

Coffee is brewed differently in Vietnam. It’s sort of a mix between the French press and pourover methods and despite producing great coffee, it’s surprisingly “low tech”. You won’t see any chem-lab looking siphons or giant blown-glass drip towers. Coffee is brewed in a little metal filter called a “phin”. Grounds go in, water goes in, and coffee ... Read More »

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Let’s hunt for the best banh mi in Ho Chi Minh City

by Editor Content @ KIM TRAVEL

Let’s hunt for the best banh mi in Ho Chi Minh City   One of the greatest joys of travel is being able to sample local cuisine. There is nothing quite like it and frankly it is one of the many things I look forward to when in a new city. Eating your way through […]

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What to Eat in Hanoi Vietnam - A Hanoi Food Guide

What to Eat in Hanoi Vietnam - A Hanoi Food Guide


2foodtrippers

Wondering what to eat in Hanoi Vietnam? Our Hanoi food guide has the best spots to eat and drink in the wonderfully chaotic Vietnamese city.

5 Must-try Dishes to Eat Like a Local in Fiji

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Food Guide To The Florentin District in Tel Aviv

by Kate Himonas @ Travel for Food Hub

Tel Aviv is a crazy city. The beach, the weather, and the night-life make it worth the visit. On top of these attractions, Tel Aviv has a flourishing food scene. While there are fantastic foodie spots throughout the city, the highest concentration is in Florentin, which is the central hub of hipster life. In this …

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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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Child Prodigy Chef Flynn McGarry Documentary To Debut At Sundance

Child Prodigy Chef Flynn McGarry Documentary To Debut At Sundance

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Flynn McGarry has cooked at some of the country’s top restaurants like Alinea, Alma and Eleven Madison Park, created supper clubs and hosted numerous pop-ups in Los Angeles and New York City all before the age of 17. Now at 19 years old, McGarry’s back in the headlines, this time to star in the documentary Chef Flynn. […]

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7 Festivals in Myanmar That You Should Not Miss

by Zaw Ye Naing @ TripZilla Magazine

7 Must-Eat Foods In Seoul During Winter

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

To Travel Or Not To Travel?

by Serene Leong @ TripZilla Magazine

Breakfast around the world, Vol. 2

by Anna @ slightly astray

Over 2 years since publishing Vol. 1, finally here comes the much highly anticipated (ha!) sequel. I’ve finally gathered up enough other places to make another post. So let’s take a look at how I’ve started my day in different places! Taipei, Taiwan Lu rou fan is my favorite, favorite, favorite Taiwanese breakfast! I look forward to a bowl every morning whenever I’m in Taipei (ha, I say it like it’s a common occurence, but I actually haven’t been there in...



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The Best Places to Eat in Seattle Washington

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Seattle is known around the world for its coffee culture, the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. But what about Seattle restaurants? We’ve asked a local expert to share her picks for the best places to eat in Seattle Washington. Read on to find out how to eat like a local in this wonderful Pacific Northwestern city. Seattle is famous for its cutting-edge coffee culture. But coffee is just one aspect of Seattle’s culinary landscape. Locals dine at the best restaurants in Seattle, shop at Pike Place Market for some of the ...

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Mincemeat flapjacks

by nnadmin @ Nurturing Nutrition

  A tasty, tummy-friendly and healthier alternative to mince pies. The pastry, butter, refined sugar (and lots of additives if eating shop-bought) in mince pies can often lead to an upset digestive system. This recipe is made with a jar of good quality mincemeat (good rule = first three ingredients fruit, not sugar).  It’s an ...

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How To Avoid Getting Sick Eating In Vietnam - Nurturing Nutrition

How To Avoid Getting Sick Eating In Vietnam - Nurturing Nutrition


Nurturing Nutrition

Some simple precautions to take travelling to South East Asia and how I avoided getting sick eating in Vietnam.

Coming To Netflix: David Chang Gets Ugly Delicious

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

David Chang, the man behind Momofuku and subject of the first season of Food Republic parent company Zero Point Zero’s Mind of a Chef, is back on screens. Ready for his new show, Ugly Delicious? Premiering on February 23, the eight-episode series follows Chang as he travels, eats and hangs out with notable food personalities like Jessica Koslow, […]

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The Most Amazing Vietnamese Cyclo Ride

by @ The Travel Ninjas

My first Vietnamese cyclo ride was the most amazing in the whole country. The “driver” pulled me and the cyclo WITH HIS EYES! I thought...

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How to Change Your Life With Coffee Enemas

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

  Do you believe me when I tell you, that putting coffee up your butt just might change your life? Well, at the very least, I can tell you, that it changed mine. Not to say that the thought didn’t horrify me once upon a time.     Frankly I probably would have never even […]

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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


Public Radio International

That’s not as odd as it may sound.

A Taboo Talk for Adventurous Women | General

by Taylor Record @ Travel Outlandish

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and DivaCup, but the opinions are all mine! #PeriodConfidence #TryTheDivaCup #CollectiveBias Before backpacking around South America and moving to Germany, I was challenged to plan ahead for the things I normally dealt with in real time. I made a final appointment with my gynecologist and foreboded something scary during my lapse in insurance. I considered stocking up on six months of birth control, antibiotics, and tampons. Does it strike you as ridiculous that someone would leave the country with only eight shirts, but 168 birth control pills, 36 antibiotics, and 240 tampons? What was previously inconvenient became an expensive and frustrating battle, but these aren’t exactly things you can skip over, so I had to find another way. Girl’s gotta plan ahead! For this post in partnership with DivaCup, I’ve chosen to talk about reproductive health and other taboo topics because we don’t talk about them enough and they totally matter.  How to Manage your Reproductive Health for Long Term Travel Preventing Pregnancy When it comes to sex, you’ve got to do what is best for you. The good news is that birth control comes in so many forms, it’s easy to […]

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Must-Try Food in Vietnam for Kids: Vietnamese Food for Picky Eaters - Family Travel Blog: An Epic Education

Must-Try Food in Vietnam for Kids: Vietnamese Food for Picky Eaters - Family Travel Blog: An Epic Education


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There is so much delicious food in Vietnam for kids. Here I list up some of the best Vietnamese food for picky eaters: fruits, desserts & main dishes.

20 Vietnamese Foods You Really Should Be Trying

20 Vietnamese Foods You Really Should Be Trying


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You may know PHO but you don't know genuine Viet food until you've tried some of these!

The Gluttony Guide: Best Restaurants in Victoria BC

by Ayngelina @ Bacon is Magic – The Best Food Around the World

Where to eat in Victoria BC, what to order and the most scenic spots to walk it off.

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10 Unique Things To Do In Saigon, Vietnam

by @ The Travel Ninjas

Looking for original things to do in Saigon? After several months exploring this city, we have some unique ideas to round out your itinerary. Some...

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