Tag Archives: Vietnam travel

Traditional wedding ceremonies and customs in Vietnam

Wedding is more than a ceremony of celebrating union of two in the presence of their families and close friends, it is tradition and culture. Let’s explore Vietnamese tradition through a typical morden wedding. A Vietnamese traditional wedding consists of 3 ceremonies: lễ chạm ngõ, lễ ăn hỏi and lễ rước dâu. Lễ chạm ngõ Lễ chạm ngõ (also known …

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Difference betwen Saigon and Hanoi lifestyle

The first diffrecence between two cities to be mentioned is morning routines. While Saigonees would love to start a new day with a cup of coffee while reading newspaper in a quite corner café, Hanoians enjoy early morning in the parks or by the lakes doing excercises. Speaking of breakfast, to some of Saigonese, coffee is breakfast. They rarely have …

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Beautiful view of Muong Thanh from train

The station is designed by a well-known architect, Bill Bensley. Its structure features European with variety of colors. The purpose of these windows is to get more natural light into the station hall. The arch roof has light spaces combined with floral decorations. The hallway is located right at the center of the town. From now to 31st December, the …

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Halal Street in Saigon

Located to the West of Ben Thanh Market and between Phan Chu Trinh and Truong Dinh Street, Nguyen An Ninh street in District 1 is well known as bustling trade for Malaysians, Indians, Indonesians…The street is only 100 meters long but has almost 100 stores opening till midnight. There are varieties of items sold here, from traditional dresses to souvenirs, …

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Golden Bridge-where nature meets wow

Danang always ranks top most visited destination in Vietnam for great food, beautiful landscapes and now its position is consolidated once again by the presence of Golden Bridge, a pedestrian bridge nestled at Thien Thai garden of the Sun World Ba Na Hill Resort. Opened to the public in early June 2018, the Golden Bridge Ba Na Hills has quickly …

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You cannot leave Hanoi without trying these dishes

One of the things that make Hanoi so addicted to many foreigners is street food. Speaking of Vietnamese street food, they aren’t limited in some of the famous ones you often hear about like Pho, Bun Cha, Banh Xeo, Banh My, etc. There are dishes which you probably never heard of and they taste… just so good. The best way …

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Most popular restaurants in Hanoi

In this post we will introduce the famous restaurants in Hanoi for each Vietnamese delicacy as well as the restaurants for vegetarians. Home Vietnamese Restaurant, 34 Chau Long Street This is the perfect restaurant to enjoy the traditional taste of Vietnamese cuisine. Occupied a former French residence, close to the ever lovely Truc Bach Lake, all the set-up creates a …

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8 fun places you must visit in Hanoi

Nightlife at Old Quarter From 2nd of September, the walking streets around Hoan Kiem Lake and parts of Old Quarter were officially opened making this familiar complex a perfect place to spend night time. No vehicle is allowed into the restricted area during 19:00 of Friday to 12:00 Monday every week. Tourists no longer have to walk around the Old …

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Top must-see museums in Hanoi

When you visit a capital of a country, museums shouldn’t be missed. They tell you a lot about the country, its history, its culture…. Hanoi has a system of national museums which are specialized in different fields. Museum of Ethnology Add: Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi Admission: 40,000VND, camera – 50,000VND Opening Hours: 8:30-17:30 This museum …

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Top attractions in Hanoi city center

Hanoi is filled with cultural and historical charms – a place where you can find a perfect harmony of the old and the new, the traditional and the modern, the East and the West, all the conflicts co-existing and completing each other. Sword Lake and Old Quarter Sword Lake and the Hanoi Old Quarter together create a hustling tourist center …

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