Hanoi Street Food Specialties You Have To Try in the Vietnamese Capital

2019-02-15T15:22:09+00:00By |

Hanoi street food specialties you have to try range from Vietnamese street food staples such as Hanoi's famous noodle soup, pho bo Hanoi (phở bò Hà Nội), to distinctive local dishes such as the delectable bánh cuốn. This is our guide to the best street food to sample in Hanoi. Once you start strolling the …

Vietnamese Deep Fried Spring Rolls Recipe – Classic Nem Rán Recipe

2017-12-06T12:55:28+00:00By |

Our Vietnamese deep fried spring rolls recipe for nem ran as they're known in Hanoi and Northern Vietnam is a classic and it's easy to make. Crunchy and chewy with a bubbly surface, these Hanoi-style fried spring rolls are eaten with bun cha or wrapped in lettuce and fresh herbs. This Vietnamese deep fried spring rolls …

Vietnamese Fresh Rice Noodle Rolls Recipe – Hanoi Style Phở Cuốn

2018-05-29T18:19:28+00:00By |

This Vietnamese fresh rice noodle rolls recipe or Hanoi pho cuon recipe kicks off our series of Vietnamese spring roll recipes. These filling rolls can be eaten as appetisers before a main or served alongside other Vietnamese dishes sharing-style or family-style as we eat here in Southeast Asia. You probably thought I was going to kick …

Where to Stay in Hanoi for Lakeside Luxury and Hotels with Lake Views

2018-01-02T14:40:03+00:00By |

Where to stay in Hanoi is easy – you want to be on, near or overlooking one of Hanoi’s atmospheric lakes. And as luxury and boutique hotels come at such an affordable price in Vietnam, why not stay by the water in style? These are our picks for lakeside luxury and hotels with lake views. …

Things to Do in Sapa in Northern Vietnam and Why You Need to Visit Now

2018-12-21T18:52:43+00:00By |

Things to do in Sapa in Northern Vietnam include cooking and crafting with the Ethnic Minority women, trekking through Sapa's jaw-dropping mountains and countryside, shopping, eating and drinking in Sapa's markets, and simply absorbing the breathtaking setting. Sapa in Northern Vietnam is special, with a breathtaking location surrounded by mist-covered mountains and lofty rice terraces, and the feel of …

Vietnamese Spring Roll Recipes – A Series of Fresh and Fried Favourites

2017-09-20T14:30:18+00:00By |

These Vietnamese spring roll recipes have been a long time coming. We fell in love with Vietnamese food over thirty years ago when we became addicted to fresh Vietnamese spring rolls. We thought it time we shared some of our favourite spring roll recipes – fresh and fried, old and new, from north to south …

How to Choose a Halong Bay Cruise That’s Right For You

2018-05-15T10:55:29+00:00By |

How to choose a Halong Bay cruise – surely it can’t be that hard? I didn’t think so until I heard travellers complain of being put on boats they didn’t book and forced to share ‘single’ rooms with strangers. We thought it time we shared our tips to how to choose a Halong Bay cruise that’s …

Vietnam Culinary Tour – Join Us on a Vietnam Food Adventure

2019-01-16T22:52:50+00:00By |

Our Vietnam Culinary Tour will explore the regional cuisines of Vietnam, from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) and the Mekong Delta in the south, Hoi An and Hue in Central Vietnam, to Hanoi and the mountain food of Sapa and Bac Ha in the north. We'd love you to come discover Vietnamese cuisine with us. UPDATE June …

Weekend in Hanoi – An Itinerary for Two Days in Vietnam’s Capital

2018-11-27T10:19:31+00:00By |

A weekend in Hanoi isn’t nearly enough time in Vietnam’s atmospheric but chaotic capital, one of our favourite cities in Southeast Asia and our home for a while back in 2012-13 – but a weekend is better than nothing. Here's how to spend it... If you only have a weekend in Hanoi you’re going to want …

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