the-story-of-banh-chung
15 DEC

The Story of Banh Chung

Mark Le

Banh Chung is a very popular dish in Vietnam. It mainly consists of sticky rice, green peas and pork. However, it is very seasonal, Vietnamese mainly eat it during the most important festival of the year: The Tet festival, which is the Vietnamese name for Lunar New Year. For this reason, the dish is called Banh Tet in the central and southern Vietnamese provinces. But it’s more than just a popular and traditional dish. There is a very interesting story behind Banh Chung, which everyone in Vietnam knows from childhood on. The legend says that after a great victory over…

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top-6-unique-cafes-for-travelers-in-hanoi
15 DEC

Top 6 Unique Cafés For Travelers In Hanoi

Mark Le

“Hanoi has a lot of lovely and charming cafés; but each of them has a unique style and their own charm.” – One of my foreign friends has that short “conclusion” after being recommended some cafés by me, a virtual Hanoian who deeply understand the style of foreign visitors, what they would love to experience in the busy city, what they are looking for in the chaotic but authentic oriental society. Below is the list of 6 unique cafés which, to me, are the must-tries in your Vietnam tours. They have totally different in ideas, concepts and styles, but all…

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Son-La-Prison
15 DEC

Son La Prison In The Past and At The Present Time

Mark Le

Located in the heart of the city with a hill named Khau Ca and Nam La stream, Son La Prison is a proof of a historical period of revolutionary struggle and indomitable spirit of communists exiled by the French colonists. Let’s us discover the famous prison in the following article. Son La Prison in the past  Son La Prison from outside Son La Prison was well built by the French in 1908 with an initial area of 500 m2, stone and brick walls, tin roof, and no ceilings. This prison had stone beds for prisoners with smooth cement surface and…

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Guide to Ngapali Beach
15 DEC

A Short Travel Guide to Ngapali Beach

Mark Le

What do you expect while traveling in Myanmar? Myriad temples in every step on this magical land, an incredible variety of ethnic groups, unique cuisine, spectacular hill treks. But to many people, the name “Myanmar” just doesn’t lead to beaches. This country is obviously not famous as a beach destination but in fact, with thousands of kilometers coastlines facing the emerald Andaman Sea, there are plenty of beautiful places to dive into the ocean and have a BBQ dinner by the sea. Today, we will give you some tips and advice for traveling to Ngapali, the most popular beach destination…

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Top Ideal Resorts for Valentine’s Day in Vietnam - Nha Trang
15 DEC

Top Ideal Resorts for Valentine’s Day in Vietnam

Mark Le

Vietnam’s all-year-around sunny beaches, charming resorts designed in Oriental style amidst lush tropical plants are perfect destinations for couples on Valentine’s Day. When classic chocolates are not enough for a “really different” Valentine’s Day, a romantic holiday for you two only will give you the most memorable Valentine’s celebration ever. There are thousands of couples choose the pretty Vietnam as the “getaway” for their love in this occasion year on year. Let’s see which hotels and resorts they love the most for a perfect Valentine’s Day in Vietnam. 1. Fusion Maia Resort and Spa, Hoi An Fusion Maia is the…

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Beaches In Three Vietnamese Regions
15 DEC

Beaches In Three Vietnamese Regions

Mark Le

In Northern Vietnam 1. Bai Chay in Quang Ninh Bai Chay which is a beautiful large beach near Ha Long bay has a long sand. Every day in the early morning or late afternoon, thousands of people gather here to have a bath. At that time, the beach becomes incredibly boisterous. “Bai Chay” is associated with the different legends. According to one of them, Bai Chay is where Vietnamese people won Chinese military in the past. People said that the boat of Nguyen Mong (China) leaded by Truong Van Ho to invade Vietnam was burned and drifted on shore by…

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Champasak-Vat-Phou
15 DEC

Vat Phou – The Forgotten Gem of Laos Travel

Mark Le

The land-locked country of Laos is often perceived as a “supplementary” destination to visit besides their neighboring countries: Vietnam, Thailand or even Cambodia. Most travelers often spend only 3 to 5 days staying within the country. And during these short periods of time, most of them only stick with the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Luang Prabang along with some of the surrounding attractions such as Pak Ou Caves or Kuang Si Waterfalls. By following the ordinary travel path, travelers to Laos are missing on lots of amazing places that the country has in store. Vat Phou is one of…

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Breakfasts in Asia
15 DEC

Breakfasts in Asia

Mark Le

People around Asia welcome a new day in many different ways. And that includes how they have breakfasts. In this post, we will take a look at what people are having for breakfast in some Asian countries. China We start at one of the oldest civilizations in the world. And with an incredibly rich culture and history, breakfast in China varies quite a lot as well. However, the two most popular foods are dim sum and congee. Dim sum, which means “touch the heart”, is one of very few breakfast foods that have become available all over the world. Dumplings…

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