A Story About Vietnamese Sandwich (Banh Mi)

Vietnamese Sandwich – Banh Mi “Happily, I’d eaten some of the best sandwiches I’d ever had. But is the Banh Mi the best sandwich in the world?” That’s what David Farley wrote about Vietnamese Sandwich (Bánh Mì) on BBC Travel. Today Vietnamese people are very proud of Vietnamese sandwich. I would like to tell you a […]

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Best Vietnamese Sandwich Fillings In Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese Sandwich (Bánh Mì) is a tasty blend of culture and cuisine. Imported into Vietnam from France in 1887, Bánh Mì was simple baguette with pate. Since 1954, many recipes have been created with toasted pork, scrambled egg, pork pie, salad, cucumber, pickles and special sauces… Nowadays we have many types of Banh Mi with […]

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A rainy morning in Ho Chi Minh City

Woke up in early morning in Ho Chi Minh city, I looked out of the window of my hotel and found out that it was raining. I opened the door but I had to close it immediately because the wind was so strong that it blew some papers on the table. It was my second […]

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Saigon Mooncake in the Past and at Present

During 1860s, Saigon people come to China Town (Cholon) on Tran Hung Dao street to buy delicious traditional moon cakes at every mid-autumn moon festival. Mooncake is considered symbol of blessing and reunion. Mooncake was born in China. Various legends about the origin of mooncake have been circulating in China throughout the years. At first the […]

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Top Fruits in Vietnam And How To Eat Them

Fruits In Vietnam

Mother Nature gives us an amazing weather, Vietnam is truly a heaven of fruits. Anyone who travel to Vietnam will be amazed at the countless number of colorful fruits sold at a very reasonable price in every street and market all year round. Some fruits may be strange to foreign visitors. And they don’t know […]

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Phở Saigon In The Past

Pho in Saigon

Phở is a special dish with origins in the North Vietnam. It is said that Phở appeared in Saigon in 1951-1952 along with Tally Card Songs theaters (also known as hát ả đào – an ancient genre of chamber music featuring female vocalists), one in Monceau hamlet and one in Dai Dong hamlet. Phở and […]

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Nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City – An awesome Ho Chi Minh food tour

Ho Chi Minh’s manic energy by day gives hints at the city’s energy levels after the sun goes down. The streets may quieten down a little but Ho Chi Minh keeps charging along till the early hours. There’s plenty to do after dinner whether you’re looking for a quiet drink in a cool space, some […]

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Special Foods for Tet Celebrations in Vietnam

Tet is the most important celebration of Vietnamese culture. Through the foods meticulously prepared that brings families together in gastronomic enjoyment – the Tet is always mindful of the connection between humans and their natural and spiritual world. What’s eaten in Tet differs from region to region in Vietnam because of differences in weather (thus […]

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Life in Saigon alley

Each day you are in Saigon, you will find yourselves drawn to the little alleys that wind their way throughout the inner city. Walking along the streets, these alleys suddenly open up in your peripheral vision – blink, and you’ll miss them. They are wonderful to walk through – bringing you into close proximity with […]

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