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Daklak Travel Guide

Daklak, in M’Nong language, refers to “Lak Lake” (“Dak” means “water” or “lake”), a real landmark of Daklak province. Daklak is located at the centre of Central Highlands, a major tourist destination of the region. Compared to Kon Tum and Gia Lai, Daklak is much lower with the height from 400-800m above the sea. The northwest of Daklak is dry …

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Hanoi Regional Cuisines

Culinary art is one of the most interesting things to discover in Hanoi. Following is the list of the most popular local foods that should not be missed in your trip to this beautiful city. The finest local dishes can be found at small one-dish restaurants or food stall, usually just open-air joints at street sides, where you might wonder …

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Ba Be Lake Travel Guide

Ba Be Lake deserves the name people have given to it – a pearl of northeast Vietnam. Just like a great escape to the land of opportunity, you can’t imagine what is waiting for you. Ba Be Lake is just like that, despite how much you try to picture the place; in the end, Ba Be will appear totally different. …

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Traditional Vietnamese Wedding

To the Vietnamese people, marriage is one of the most important events in a human lifetime. The ceremony has great significance not only to the couple involved but to both families and friends. Betrothal ceremony and engagement party Both events can happen months beforehand. The betrothal ceremony is just as important as the wedding ceremony. Traditionally, both bride and groom …

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Railway System in Vietnam

Besides bus, the train is the perfect choice to travel Vietnam from North to South. After 30 years of war, the rail line connected Hanoi to Saigon was re-opened on day 31st of December 1976. The event marked a new period of peace and developing for the country. Nowadays, the 1730km long system of the “North-South Reunification Line” has become …

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Vietnamese Folk Games

Along with the rapid development of urbanization and the invasion of Western culture is the disappearance of traditional villages and rice fields in Vietnam where people had nurtured and enriched the distinctive agriculture culture for thousands of years. Nowadays, we can only see the traditional games in some festivals and sadly, most of the kids do not even know the …

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How to Take Bus in Vietnam?

The bus is considered as the cheapest and most convenient transportation means for long distances. Travelling by bus is much easier than before since the roads and the bus system both are improved and well-managed. Related: City Guide: Buses from the airport to downtown Interprovincial buses Each province and city in Vietnam has one or more major terminal, like in Hanoi …

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What is Inside a Banh Mi?

Banh Mi has made it to the world just like Pho did and is even trendier because it’s probably cheaper and easier to carry around. Banh Mi is the Vietnamese name for all kinds of bread but more specifically on baguette which was introduced into Vietnam in the French colonial period. Banh Mi has been used and modified to suit …

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Vietnamese Fish Sauce

The very renowned and unique condiment that must be used in every meal of Vietnamese is no other than Nuoc Mam, in English, Fish Sauce. Fish sauce is an amber-coloured liquid made from fermented fish and sea salt. Nowadays fish sauce is used commonly in Southeast Asia countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Filipino, and Laos. Origin of Fish Sauce It’s …

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How to Eat with A Vietnamese

Food is a very important and significant part of Vietnamese culture. We can say that cuisine takes part in every aspect of life in a country that has been deeply influenced by agriculture. Therefore, like any other country in the world, Vietnamese people do mind about eating manners and dining behaves. However, you can relax a little bit because there …

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