Category: Cuisine

When traveling in any country, in addition to breathtaking landscapes, delicious cuisine is also an attractive thing to all tourists. Therefore, for almost tourists, spending time learning about culinary culture of a country before coming there is an important step to prepare for their tour. Vietnam is a small country in Southeast Asia owning a diverse and unique cuisine. Not only beautiful nature but charming dishes of this country also satisfy tourists.

Vietnamese culinary culture is associated with culture, tradition and spirit of the local people. Each meal of Vietnamese people is perfect combination of five fundamental taste elements: wood, fire, earth, metal and water. The similarity of Vietnamese culinary culture stretching along the S-shaped land is the harmonious mix of tropical spices, following the principle of yin and yang. However, Vietnamese culinary culture has a lot of differences from region to region, from north to south, creating the diversity in Vietnamese cuisine.



Com (young green sticky rice), an indispensable flavor of Hanoi autumn

Speaking to Hanoi, many tourists usually mention to numerous stunning landscapes like Hoan Kiem Lake, One Pillar Pagoda, The Temple of Literary, The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, and so on. However, it will be a big shortcoming without mentioning…


Best dishes to try in Hoian

For almost travelers, Hoian is really an attractive destination for its centuries-old  relics, charming nights lit up by handmade lanterns, and interesting cruises on Hoai River flowing through it. However, only beautiful landscapes are not enough to make charm of…


Must-eat local food in Sapa

The northwest mountainous region in Vietnam, particular in Sapa, has a diversity of local food, making diverse culinary culture of ethnic minority groups living here. Visiting Sapa, in addition to admiring beautiful landscapes and discovering unique customs of the locals,…


Sim wine – only found in Phu Quoc Island

The Nature has endowed Phu Quoc Island with the stretching white sand beaches, deep green coconut trees, majestic mountains along with a diversity of fresh seafood. For a trip to Phu Quoc Island, travelers have great chance to not only…


Explore Vietnamese cuisine in three regions

For Vietnamese people, cuisine is associated with culture, tradition and spirit of the locals. Each meal of Vietnamese people is perfect combination of five fundamental taste elements: wood, fire, earth, metal and water. The similarity of Vietnamese cuisine stretching along…

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5 foods travelers should not miss in Hanoi

Hanoi has long been considered as the home of typical cuisines originated from different regions all around the country, as a result, there is a variety of choices for tourists to enjoy cuisine in the capital city. Here are 5…


5 special dishes in Ha Giang

Ha Giang is well-known for its pristine beauty. In addition to untouched and wild natural beauty, Ha Giang is also the heaven of special dishes. All these dishes make identity of ethnic groups living in this mountainous region. 1. Banh…


Enjoy attractive specialties in the Mekong Delta

The exotic land of Mekong Delta in Vietnam is a magnet which attracts a large number of tourists every year. This destination is famous for not only its rustic and tranquil beauty but also its unique culture, daily lifestyle of…


Experience special dinners in Halong Bay

Coming to Halong Bay, tourists have great chances to experience a full of interesting activities such as kayaking, diving, swimming, visiting caves and so on. With abundant scenic beauty, archeological and geological significance and cultural and historical connections, Halong Bay…