Fresh ingredients and simplicity are the key to Vietnamese food; from stuffed steamed rice pancakes to beef noodle soup to barbecued pork skewers cooked over an open barbecue in the side streets. No matter where you go, it’s these small nuggets of deliciousness that make travelling and eating in Vietnam so memorable.Continue reading
Consisting of more than 1600 karst limestone islands rising from the Gulf of Tonkin, Halong Bay is one of Vietnam’s biggest tourist attractions. Designated as a world heritage site in 1994, Halong Bay attracts millions of visitors every year, either on day trips or live-aboard cruises.
With the help of our trusty Lonely Planet Vietnam guide and the staff at Tu Linh Palace Hotel, we set about exploring Hanoi’s famous street food scene. Hanoi’s reputation is well-deserved and we sampled the best street food that we had tasted during our three months in Vietnam. These were our favourites: Continue reading
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