• vietnamese food guide

    VIETNAMESE FOOD GUIDE – OUR FAVORITE DISHES AND WHERE TO EAT THEM

    Vietnamese food is very peculiar and unique. Generally speaking it’s quite local and can be very different from north to south, but there are some exceptions like Phở soup and Bành Mi (the bread baguette “imported” by the French) that are widespread throughout the whole country. Also, some cities have their own specialties that can be found there only! Vietnamese cuisine is considered one of the healthiest in the world, due to minimal use of dairy and oil, and reliance on vegetables and herbs including lemongrass, coriander (though we truly hate coriander!) ginger and mint . That’s why it is unusual to see fat Vietnamese people! Therefore we decided to put…

  • danang hue train

    DA NANG TO HUE TRAIN: THE MOST FAMOUS ROUTE IN VIETNAM

    Whether you are traveling in Vietnam from north to south or viceversa, you will have to choose how to get from Da Nang to Hue when you are halfway there, and the answer to this question is by train! Jump to our train booking tutorial here The beautiful Hai Van Pass lies in the middle between Da Nang and Hue, showing off stunning views of the mountains and the jungle on one side, and amazing tropical beaches and the sea on the other side. Your 3-hour long trip will be full of great views! Here’s how to get your train ticket. There are 3 ways to book a seat on a…

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    SLEEPER TRAIN FROM HANOI TO HUE, VIETNAM

    Vietnam is a very extended country and the best way to cover its long distances is traveling by train, both because it’s cheap and to have an interesting cultural insight. In this article we will explain how to get sleeper train tickets from Hanoi to Hue, Central Vietnam. HANOI Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, is a charming multicultural centre. In the past it has been under several foreign controls including Chinese, French and American, which led to the current melting pot. Living in Da Nang, Vietnam, we had the chance to visit it already a couple of times. It is easily reachable by plane, bus and train, with the…