Category Archive: Vietnam

Jan 04 2016

Vietnam: conclusions and tips

16 days; traveled by plane, bus, bed-bus, motorcycle, bicycle and boat ; 1 boat cruise; 1 cooking class and some new recipes 😉 1 blue Chinese lamp bought as a souvenir 🙂 No scarfs bought this time 🙁 What I liked MOST The food. I LOVED Vietnamese food; Kind people; Good prices for backpackers; It is …

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Jan 03 2016

5+1 tips to spend a cool WE in Hanoi

I stayed in Hanoi for 4 days in total  and I had a great time, visiting its top sites but also some other local places. If your schedule is shorter, these are my tips to spend a cool WE in the north capital of Vietnam. Saturday 1-MARKET & OLD QUARTER. Wake up early and after …

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Dec 31 2015

Vietnamese Cuisine is Fantastic!

I am not a food lover and food tasting is rarely an important activity during my trips but Vietnamese Cuisine is so good that I could not help trying everything! Vietnamese food is considered one of the healthiest cuisines in worldwide. Traditional Vietnamese cooking is based on its fresh ingredients, minimal use of dairy and …

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Dec 30 2015

Vietnam on two wheels

Let’s be honest: in big cities like Hanoi, driving a motorcycle looks very scary and trying to cross a street as a pedestrian seems like the most dangerous sport you have ever tried. It is true that drivers never stop for you (or for a traffic light) but they know what they are doing and …

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Dec 25 2015

Halong Bay, double checked!

Everybody knows that Halong Bay is a must of any trip to Vietnam and of course I did not want to miss it! But some friends also told me about Tam Coc, the “Halong Bay on land”, a less touristy place where I could find the same kind of karstic landscape but surrounded by rice …

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