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Explore island tours in Nha Trang Gulf

Almost tourists like to spend a whole day to visit gorgeous islands when traveling to Nha Trang Gulf, one of top 29 most beautiful gulves in the world.  Nha Trang Gulf covers an area of about 507 km2 including 19 large and small islands, of which Hon Tre is the largest one with area of 3.250 hectares, while the smallest …

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Must-try delicacies in Cat Ba Island

Geoduck The geoduck or dig-deep (also called elephant-trunk-clam) is well-known as rare seafood with the high nutritional value and special taste. It could be found in many regions in Vietnam but the best place to enjoy the geoduck is Cat Ba island, a good marine environment for development of this mollusc species. The geoduck is processed in various ways such …

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A day in Bat Trang ceramic village

Bat Trang is the name of a famous ancient traditional ceramic village in Vietnam’s history. Situated at the left side of Red River in Gia Lam District, Hanoi capital, the Bat Trang village plays a very important role in preserving national cultural identity and diversifying traditional cultural values of Hanoi.  Related: Explore Hanoi: One-day itinerary in Bat Trang village Location Located about …

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Breathtaking dishes in the Central

If you have chance to visit the Central Vietnam, do not miss the special dishes below: Hue noodle soup (Bun bo Hue) Whoever has ever enjoyed Hue noodle soup must be impressed by its spicy hot taste. Not only is put into the broth, chili is also available on the table in variety such as minced chill, shacha sauce, pepper…. …

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What to eat in Phu Quoc

As one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, Phu Quoc allures tourists not only by breathtaking scenery but also by tasty seafood. Traveling to Phu Quoc, tourists will be excited at delightful activities such as swimming, snorkeling, squid fishing…and satisfied with fresh dishes processed from diverse seafood resouces in Phu Quoc. Herring salad Herring salad is very famous …

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Kiem soup, specific vegetarian dish in South region

In South region, the Buddhists are in the habit of having a vegetarian meal in pagoda on full moon days or death anniversary. The dishes are prepared and arranged beforehand on the table by the monks with an indispensable dish of Kiem soup. So, what is history of the dish? Kiem soup is one of few dishes given a specific …

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Fruit buffet in Lai Thieu orchard, Binh Duong

Located approximately 20 km Northeast from Ho Chi Minh City, Lai Thieu orchard in Thuan An District, Binh Duong Province is a wonderful ecological area for tourists to enjoy and explore Vietnam’s fruits. For the past years, Lai Thieu has been well-known for its diversified tropical fruits and has been considered as the green lung of Binh Duong Province. From …

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Pictures of Haiphong in 1913

Haiphong is known as the third largest city of Vietnam. Together with Hanoi and Saigon, Haiphong is a familiar destination of foreigners. Today, let’s travel back in time to see Haiphong in 1913. Well-known with the name “City of flamboyant flower”, Haiphong is described clearly through the lens of foreign photographers. Recently, Belle Indochina has released a series of pictures of …

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Pi Le pipe, unique musical instrument of Tay ethnic group

Tay ethnic group in Lao Cai owns rich and diverse traditional culture expressing through folk songs, dances, festivals and spiritual customs…of which there is a unique instrument namely Pi Le pipe. Pi Le pipe is made of solid, durable wood. The Tay ethnic people use Pi Le in religious ritual, wedding, new house ceremony, Long tong festival… Pi Le is …

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Ham Rong Mountain, wonderful flower garden in Sa Pa

Not only is the most perfect location to view Sa Pa, Ham Rong Mountain is also a royal garden with a collection of different flower types blooming throughout the year. Ham Rong Mountain is one of the most popular attractions in Sa Pa. Owing to be at the heart of the town, behind Sa Pa stone cathedral, anyone traveling to Sa Pa spend …

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