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Your Vietnam Beach Holiday Guide

Lang Co in central Vietnam

You may not have thought of Vietnam as a beach holiday destination, but after reading this, we’re sure you’ll agree that it’s the perfect place for enjoying sun, sand and sea. As beach holiday destinations go, Vietnam perhaps isn’t the obvious choice. However, the country’s beaches are beautiful enough to rival those of the more

Forest Bitter Melon in Dak Lak Province

Forest Bitter Melon in Dak Lak Province

Forest Bitter Melon (Khổ Qua Rừng) has another name is Boh Pan (Ê Đê name). This fruit is considered as one Traditional Vietnamese Food. It is an annual herbaceous vine, small grow wild, and live commonly in mountainous and midland. The leaf is similar with annual melon; however the fruit is small like a finger

Ba Chua Xu Temple Festival

Ba Chua Xu Temple Festival

Ba Chua Xu Temple (the local tutelary goddess) lies at the foot of Sam Mountain, Chau Doc Town, An Giang Province. It is said that the goddess is so sacred that anyone who offers incense to her can realise all his/her wishes. Therefore, during the festival of Ba Chua Xu (also called the Via Ba

Vietnamese Beef Marinade

Vietnamese Beef Marinade

As always with flank steak, slice it thinly against the grain. Look for the long muscle fibers and cut perpendicular to them. This will give you the most tender slices. Leftovers are ideal for steak sandwiches. Or, marinate the whole steak, cut it in half and cook half for dinner and freeze the rest in

Braised Mackerel Fish with Sugarcane

Braised Mackerel Fish with Sugarcane

Today I will give an amazing dish for you and your family. It is Braised Mackerel Fish with Sugarcane (Cá Thu Kho Mía). I bet your kids will fall in love with it when using with boiled rice. Enjoy this dish with your beloved family will give an amazing feeling for you. Vietnam travel If

Traditional craft villages of Cham people

Traditional craft villages of Cham people

Ninh Thuan is a land with many cultural values, especially a culture of Cham people to make a cultural variety in Vietnam in general and local culture in particular. Cham people in Ninh Thuan are famous for many traditional handicraft villages. Three traditional villages of Cham people including My Nghiep and Chung My weaving handicraft

Vietnamese Grilled Chicken Wings

Vietnamese Grilled Chicken Wings

These are simplified for the home cook but still have all the wonderful, aromatic flavors that we love in Vietnamese cooking — lemongrass, lime, cilantro, ginger, and garlic. Ingredients: 3 -3 1/2 lbs chicken wings, separated at the joints, wing tips reserved for another purpose 2 tablespoons roughly chopped garlic 1/4 cup chopped shallot 1/4