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Delicious Southern Dishes

GOBY FISH HOTPOT WITH GIANG LEAF (Lau Ca Keo) Goby is a fish species that is about 15 cm long and numerous in brackish water of the Mekong Delta. Goby fish hotpot smells good and tastes delicious. If sweet flavor comes from goby fish, the sourness is created by the giang leaf (Aganonerion polymorphum), a distinctive vegetable that grows in …

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10 most highly-priced hotels in Vietnam

If you are planning a luxurious holiday in Vietnam, the following hotels may  be a good reference.  Evason Hideaway The most expensive hotel is Evason Hideaway, a 5-star hotel in Ninh Van bay, just 15 minute boat ride away from Nha Trang. Evason Hideaway has 54 villas constructed by paved roads, beautiful beaches with blue sea, white sand and majestic …

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Vietnam has 3 out of 20 best hotels in Southeast Asia

According to Hot List 2013 revealed by CNTraveler on 15th August, 3 Vietnamese hotels entered top 20 best hotels in Southeast Asia. Based on readers’ rating from all over the world, 3 hotels namely Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in Hanoi, Park Hyatt Saigon and Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers in Ho Chi Minh city are listed as the most attractive …

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A taste of Haiphong

If Hanoi is famous for pho (noodle soup), bun thang (vermicelli with egg, chicken, and pork), bun oc (snail noodle soup), bun moc (vermicelli with cha lua and mushroom); Hue is well-known for bun bo (Spicy beef noodle soup), kinds of cakes; and Quang Nam allures tourists with Mi Quang (Quang noodle soup), must-try dishes in Haiphong consists of banh …

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People in Hoi An

If you have been to Hoi An and communicate with people there, you must agree with me that Hoi An people are essentially rich in tradition and culture and soon accessed to the outside world. Somehow, they formed a unique cultural identity and preserved it for generations until now. They are prone to interior life, quite serene and tranquil. As for …

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Bird Island in Quang Binh

Bird Island or Wind Island is located in Quang Dong commune, Quang Trach district, Quang Binh province. Bird Island is currently the most ideal residence of swallows, one of the rarest seagull species in the world. It is also a perfect destination for Vietnamese and foreign tourists to Quang Binh. Tourists could get to Bird Islands by boat according to …

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Attractive destinations in Do Son

Being endowed with rich landscapes bearing poetic beauty, Do Son tourism area has become a favorite destination to relax and entertain of many tourists in the North. People come to Don Son to enjoy fresh atmosphere, swim in cool water, visit Hon Dau island and attend dynamic activities such as parasailing, fishing, mountain climbing, jet skiing… Moreover, tourists are offered …

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100th anniversary of Sa Pa Tourism

From 30th October to 3rd November 2013, Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Lao Cai will coordinates with the Sa Pa People’s Committee to organize 100th anniversary of Sa Pa Tourism (1903 – 2013) at stadium of Sa Pa town’s center. This event has a great significance to enhance awareness, responsibility of preserving national identity, landscapes, contributing to promotion …

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Buffalo market in Lao Cai

Similar to Dong Xuan market in Hanoi, Dong Ba market in Hue and Ben Thanh market in Ho Chi Minh city, Can Cau buffalo market is regarded as pride of Lao Cai province. The market opens every Saturday at Can Chu Su ramp of Can Cau commune, Si Ma Cai district, Lao Cai province. In early morning, people in the …

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Lai Chau exploits community tourism in Ban Hon

On 19th October, the opening ceremony of Ban Hon Community Cultural Tourism Destination of Lu ethnic minority group was taken place at House of Culture of Ban Hon commune, Tam Duong district, Lai Chau province. Ban Hon Community Cultural Tourism Destination is located in Hon Village including Ban Hon 1 (88 households) and Ban Hon 2 (69 households) with more …

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