Monthly Archives: January 2013

“Giò” – One of the dainty morsels

Tet in Vietnam can’t lack of “Giò”, an attractive traditional dishes. If tourists in Vietnam travel are invited to eat a Vietnamese Lunar New Year’s meal, it isn’t dificult to you encounter “Giò” dishes. On the Tet traditional tray of food according to Vietnam … Continue reading

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Bun oc – Hanoi’s tasty winter and summer

The humble snail has pride of place in Vietnamese cuisine, especially in Hanoi. A kind of snail living in ponds and lakes that grows to the size of a golf ball is used to make a uniquely delicious dish called … Continue reading

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New Year Holiday – H’mong People

H’mong (Mong) people don’t wait for New Year Eve. For them, the first coo of the cock in the 1st early morning is the landmark to start a new year. The H’mong includes many groups: Mong Do (White Mong), Mong … Continue reading

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Bun oc – Hanoi’s tasty winter (and summer) treat

Bun oc – Hanoi’s tasty winter (and summer) treat.

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Bun oc – Hanoi’s tasty winter (and summer) treat

The humble snail has pride of place in Vietnamese cuisine, especially in Hanoi. A kind of snail living in ponds and lakes that grows to the size of a golf ball is used to make a uniquely delicious dish called … Continue reading

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Dong Ho painting seeks UNESCO’s recognition

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has decided to add Dong Ho folk woodcut painting to the list of cultural heritages of Vietnam, that seek UNESCO’s recognition as world cultural heritage in 2012-2016. While waiting for the government’s approval, … Continue reading

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Green desert in Nui Chua National Park – Ninh Thuan

It’s the only dry forest in Vietnam. Nui Chua National Park, in the central province of Ninh Thuan, is considered “a desert” thanks to its dry conditions and low rainfall. Located around 40km from Phan Rang City , the 30,000ha … Continue reading

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