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What to do in Hanoi in September

What to do in Hanoi in September

The beauty of autumn in Hanoi appears in many local songs and poems in a subtle way. It is no surprise that Hanoi in September can be such inspiration for an artist like that. Besides having a wonderful natural scenery, September also has a cool and comfortable temperature that is a feature of the transition...
Hanoi Old Quarter – what still remains of an Ancient Hanoi

Hanoi Old Quarter – what still remains of an Ancient Hanoi

Though being the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is not all about modernity. If a comparison must be made between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, 2 biggest and busiest cities, Hanoi wins the special place in my heart. The city where I was born has a speechless charm that is shown through every corner of...
Unique Vietnamese egg coffee – a must-try specialty in Hanoi

Unique Vietnamese egg coffee – a must-try specialty in Hanoi

“Are you kidding me?” “Coffee with egg?” These are the reactions of my friend on his first Vietnam trip to Hanoi when I invited him a cup of Vietnamese egg coffee; which is well-known as the quintessence of Hanoi beverage. Strolling around any street in Hanoi, travelers recognize quickly that Vietnamese people are going crazy...
Top 9 must-try delicious street foods in Vietnam itinerary 7 days

Top 9 must-try delicious street foods in Vietnam itinerary 7 days

Vietnam is well known as one of the most culturally diverse countries in Southeast Asia. The cuisine is an aspect of culture, therefore, Vietnamese street food is also variable throughout the country. Here is top 9 must-try delicious street foods in Northern Vietnam itinerary 7 days.   Pho (noodle soup) Among various kinds of street foodsin...
Bun Bo Nam Bo – Diary of a Hanoian food-lover

Bun Bo Nam Bo – Diary of a Hanoian food-lover

Born, grew up and been living in Hanoi for more than 25 years, I have a big luck to be able to taste plenty of yummy Vietnamese dishes in Hanoi – among the greatest street food cities all over Vietnam, or the world. Sneaking in uncountable hidden places serving the same dish, I can compare...
Street Food Fever -The Green Sticky Rice in Hanoi

Street Food Fever -The Green Sticky Rice in Hanoi

August comes and brings the early breeze of autumn in Hanoi. It reminds me of my favorite street food, named green sticky rice – Com Vong. Com – green sticky rice is one of the most favorite street foods of Hanoian. When there are places elsewhere in the country also has young rice, but Com’s connoisseurs...
Where to taste Bun Cha Hanoi

Where to taste Bun Cha Hanoi

Would you like something for lunch which is fresh in summer June when Hanoi temperature is super hot at average 35 – 40 Celsius Degree? Being a typical traditional dish, nothing would be better for summer lunch than Bun Cha Hanoi. Originating from Hanoi, it is a popular dish in the Northern region of Vietnam. Described...
Discover an adventure of Hanoi cuisine

Discover an adventure of Hanoi cuisine

Hanoi is now bustling with street food alleys, each characterized by its own special dishes. The standards dished of the countryside have been modified to satisfy the tastes of town people. Since then, the streets and alleyways of Hanoi have become one gigantic feast...
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