Dragon statue at the Museum of Cham Sculpture
Da Nang Activities

Museum of Cham Sculpture, Da Nang

The Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang is notable for having the largest world’s largest collection of artefacts related to the ancient Kingdom of Champa, once located in the southern half of what is [Read more…]

Mooncakes are traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival in Vietnam
Vietnamese Food

Vietnamese mooncakes

In Vietnam mooncakes are a celebration food most commonly eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival (Tết Trung Thu) and are often given as gifts to family, friends and business associates. The sharing of a mooncake cut [Read more…]

Bun Dau Mam Tom is popular in Hanoi
Vietnamese Food

Bun Dau Mam Tom

Bun Dau Mam Tom is a Vietnamese dish which is particularly popular in Hanoi. The principal ingredients are noodles, tofu and shrimp paste which gives the dish its pungent fragrance. About Bun Dau Mam Tom There [Read more…]

Quang noodles are a speciality of Central Vietnam
Vietnamese Food

Mì Quảng

Mì Quảng, pronounced ‘me wang’, is a noodle dish from Central Vietnam which is less well known than Vietnam’s most famous noodle dish, pho, but highly regarded in Vietnam and by people familiar with Vietnamese [Read more…]

Memorial Statue to Vo Van Ky
Nha Trang Activities

23 October Park, Nha Trang

The 23 October Park is small green public space on the opposite side of the road to Nha Trang Railway Station. The 23 October Park is dedicated to the memory of a nearly forgotten chapter [Read more…]

Looking south on Nha Trang Beach
Nha Trang Activities

Nha Trang Beach

Nha Trang Beach, also sometimes known as Tran Phu Beach, is a 6 km stretch of white sand the northern end of which is in Nha Trang City Centre. Nha Trang Beach is the busiest [Read more…]

Honour guard at the Tomb of Khai Dinh
Hue Activities

Tomb of Khai Dinh, Hue

The Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh is located 7 km to the south of Hue in Vietnam on a steep hillside. This is tomb is the last and most ornate of the many tombs constructed [Read more…]

French cuisine had a big influence on Vietnamese cuisine
Vietnam Culture

French influence on Vietnam

The 400th Anniversary of French involvement in Vietnam is fast approaching; Jesuit Priest and early missionary Alexandre de Rhodes arrived in Vietnam in 1620 setting in motion of course of events that would shape both [Read more…]