Tag Archives: Hanoi

Vietnam tourism in lunar new year for bright outlook

According to Vietnam’s state-run news agency, the country’s southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau attracted some 650, 000 visitors with its numerous beautiful beaches from Feb. 9 to 17, up by 10 percent over the same period last year. … Continue reading

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Water Lilies blossoms in cold weather

Travelling along the Yen River near the Huong (Perfume) pagoda at this time of year, visitors are impressed by a carpet of water lilies blossoming in cold weather. The river in Hanoi’s My Duc district has garbed itself in the … 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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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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Long Bien Bridge – A living historical relic

Long Bien bridge may be seen as the symbol of courageous capital in wars. The bridge, hence, is not only a traffic construction, a nice architecture, but also a living historical relic. “Hanoi” – the name means “surrounded by river” … Continue reading

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La Vong fried fish

In the mist of dry coldness of the late-Autumn afternoon, Hanoi people remember the old days. They call for each other to go the 2nd floor of the old house in Chả Cá street and sit around a wood table … Continue reading

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Famous Phu Dien grapefruit

Hà Nội fruits are famous with Phú Diễn grapefruits and Xuân Đỉnh sapochi. For hundred years now, Phú Diễn (in Từ Liêm district, Hà Nội) is popularly known with the kind of fruit – grapefruit or bưởi. Phú Diễn grapefruit … Continue reading

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