03 Gorgerous flower villages in Mekong Delta during Tet holiday

1) Tan Quy Dong flower village, Sa Dec, Dong Thap: As one of the central flower landscapes in Mekong Delta – Sa Dec, or more specifically the Tan Quy Dong flower village in Sa Dec, is always a tourist destination when the Lunar New Year comes.

Tan Quy Dong flower village is the most grown daisies: Hydrangea, Gerbera, Marigold… Beside that is the bowl of ducal, Kalanchoe, hibiscus flowers, pink chili, chili… There are also hundreds of rare plants in the South. So here every season adjacent to Tet are busy travelers, just look at flowers and take pictures.

sa-dec-flower-village-in-mekong-delta Tan Quy Dong flower village in Sa Dec, is always a tourist destination when the Lunar New Year comes (photo: Hiếu Minh Vũ)

2) Phuoc Dinh – the village of apricot blossom: Phuoc Dinh is located about 3km away from the center of Vinh Long city, it provides the famous yellow apricot. Plum in Phuoc Dinh is usually golden apricot which is longevity and big value. In the coming months, Phuoc Dinh village is the place where the collectors come to prepare for Tet. So, come to Phuoc Dinh this occasion, you will be blended into the air of busy garden on spring in Mekong Delta.


3) My Phong flower village in My Tho, Tien Giang province: about 70 km from Saigon, My Phong is the most of the famous flower villages in Mekong Delta. My Tho is a place where many visitors look for flowers and take pictures in Tet holiday. Here, you will certainly feel the bustle of Tet when seeing people care flowers, flowers are delivered for sale.

My-Tho-flower-village-in-mekong-delta My Phong is the most of the famous flower villages in Mekong Delta

06 Atractions near Hue citadel are must visit

Hue is not only attracted by the beauty of culture, history, ancient beauty but also captivated people by the friendliness of the people of Hue, the gentle and sweet daughters. And some attractions near Hue citadel below will bring us the feelings of beautiful natural scenery as well as peaceful places.

1) Thien An – Thuy Tien Lake
Thuy Tien Lake is located in the hills of Thien An with shady green trees. Thuy Tien lake brings tranquility and romance, Thien An hill has the appearance of a “miniature Da Lat”, covered by green pine trees. All of them blend together to give visitors a feeling of lightness and relaxation in a peaceful space.
2) Lap An lagoon
Combining a trip to Lang Co Beach with a visit to Dam An (also known as An Cu Lagoon) is an attraction near Hue. When the sunset diminishes behind the magnificent Bach Ma mountain, the flat surface of Lap An lake turns into a vibrant orange-yellow color with a deep blue color of the water, looking like a picture. Watercolors are incredibly fanciful and lively. In addition, the people here are famous for raising oysters so come here, besides admiring the lyrical scenery, you also have the opportunity to enjoy the delicious dishes made from oysters.

lap-an-lagoon-attraction-near-hue-citadel Lap An lagoon – attraction near hue citadel are must visit (photo: internet)

3) Truc Lam Monastery
Located at the foot of the Bach Ma Mountain, Truoi Lake is a large hydroelectric power plant. In the middle of Lake Truoi, Bach Ma Truc Lam Zen Monastery is the first monastery in the Central, looking like a lotus pond in the center of the lake. From Zen Monastery, let your eyes gaze away to admire the majestic mountain scenery and the beauty of the “blue water” of Truoi lake in the cool air.
4) Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda
Located in Dong Cham village (Huong Ho), Huong Ho ward, Huong Tra town, Thua Thien Hue, about 14km west of Hue. The temple in the middle of a charming area should be the purest space to meditate meditation.

Huyen-khong-son-thuong-pagoda-attraction-near-hue-citadel Huyen khong son thuong pagoda – attraction near hue citadel are must visit (photo: honglamsg)

5) Hai Duong Beach
Hai Duong beach is the beautiful beach of Huong Tra town, in Thua Thien Hue province. Perhaps when you come to Hai Duong beach, you will enjoy many new and unique experience. Here you can take a bath or sit on the fine sand, admire the sunrise or sunset but you can also stroll barefoot on the waves of green mossy surfing, fishing, catching crabs.

hai-duong-beach-attraction-near-hue-citadel Hai Duong beach – attraction near hue citadel are must visit (photo: du lịch điểm đến)

6) Elephant stream (Suoi Voi)
Not too many majestic waterfalls like in the Central Highlands, but Hue still attracts tourists, who like to hear the water pouring and mopping through each stone. The elephant stream is the ideal destination for tourists to satisfy their desire. Under the thick canopy of dense evergreen vegetation, the waterfall begins to pour down, leaving the white hair down to the bottom, creating a very pleasant sound. Beneath the footfall, a rock with the same image as the real elephant and the glittering lake is waiting for tourists to soak to, it makes you feel comfortable.

10 Awesome places to visit in Ho Chi Minh city

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) has many beautiful places to visit, a lot of delicious foods and friendly people… This is always a destination and transit for domestic and foreign tourists. You can travel to Ho Chi Minh city at any time of the year because the city has only two rainy and dry seasons instead of 04 seasons (spring, summer, autumn, and winter) like Hanoi. In addition, the sunny season in Saigon is not too harsh, the rain does not prolong so it will not affect your trip.
These are 10 awesome places which are famous attractions in Ho Chi Minh city:

1) Cu Chi Tunnels: The best way to understand the resounding history of Vietnam in the War is through a tour to Cu Chi Tunnels. With a total length of 250 km of tunnels, they are considered the underground community of the Vietnam guerrilla fighters who held out through the whole war, very close to Saigon.

2) War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City:
This is the most authentic space of the war fierce that the Vietnamese people have experienced. Artifacts such as airplanes, cannons, tanks, guillotines and two tiger cotes were built as the same size of the cotes in Con Dao island.

War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City

3) Independence Palace (Reunification Palace): Independence Palace, or Reunification Palace, is thought as a special symbol of the victory, peace, and territorial integrity of Vietnam. This palace has stayed in the mind not only the locals but also the foreigners from generations to generations.
4) Notre Dame Cathedral: visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the top things to do in Ho Chi Minh City that you should not ignore. This is the most popular landmark and the core Cathedral of the city.  The Cathedral still becomes an alluring place to visit whatever religion you are now.
5) Jade Emperor Pagoda: In his recent visit to Vietnam, the U.S President Obama was scheduled to drop by Jade Emperor Pagoda (Ngọc Hoàng pagoda) for the purpose of paying tribute to and admiring the traditional cultural expressions of Vietnam. Built in the early 20th century for the Chinese community, the pagoda still serves as a place of worship for both Taoism and Buddhism.

Obama_in-Ngoc-Hoang-Pagoda Jade Emperor Pagoda (chùa Ngọc Hoàng) in Ho Chi Minh City

6) Central Post Office: Built between 1886 and 1891, the post office may be known as the biggest and busiest one around Vietnam in general and Saigon in particular.

Saigon Central Post Office – an awesome place to visit

7) Bitexco Financial Tower: Bitexco tower is truly a typical building of prominent design and innovation for tourists who love enjoying breathtaking views from above. Setting foot here, guests are able to go shopping, enjoy drinking and watching the panoramic view of Saigon.
8) Pham Ngu Lao Neighborhood: Pham Ngu Lao is sometimes known as the “backpacker area” or the “budget-travel district”. Slightly similar to the famous Khao San Road in Bangkok, lots of the budget travelers mostly spend their time in this area. Many visitors prefer to enjoy local street food or people-watching while enjoying the incredibly cheap ‘bia hoi’ draught beer on the roadside.

pham-ngu-lao-street-in-ho-chi-minh-city-2 Pham Ngu Lao is sometimes known as the “backpacker area” or the “budget-travel district”

9) Ben Thanh Market: As a bustling market in both the daytime and nighttime, Ben Thanh Market is a great attraction in Saigon for bargain-hunters, whether you are looking for clothes, souvenirs or local food- there is something for everybody here.

10) Museum of Ho Chi Minh City: Museum of Ho Chi Minh City or Revolutionary Museum is seen as a historic destination that you should not miss through your trip to Saigon. The building was designed by a French architect and it was built in 1885 – 1890. This 100-year-old building was the residence of the Governor of Cochinchina, and then became the office of the Imperial Delegate of the King’s special envoy.

The best time to visit Hue

Jan to April:
These months are spring season in Hue, when the weather is perfect for all activities. The average temperature is around 22 degrees Celsius, making it much more comfortable to go outside and explore the city. The amount of rain in Hue is also at its least in these months, so tourists won’t be afraid that rains will ruin their vacation. These are the best time for tourist to visit many historical sites such as Imperial City, Minh Mang tomb, Thien Mu Pagoda and enjoy traditional performances like Hue’s royal court music.

best-time-to-visit-hue-city The best time to visit Hue city – Photo: phuong-anh-violet

May to July:
It’s still possible to visit Hue in these months, but it’s not highly recommended. Since they are summer months of the year, the weather is the hottest with average temperature of 30 degrees, making it more uncomfortable for tourists. However, tourists will have chance to relax on the beautiful beaches with deep blue sky.

beautiful-Beach-in-Hue-vietnam The best time to visit Hue city – Photo: Svietnam

August to December:
Tourists can possibly visit Hue in this season, but not recommended. First, Hue is relatively crowded in August since it is high season for domestic travel. Secondly, it’s also the rainy season from September to December; therefore, the rains occur frequently and can last few hours. Thus, your vacation could be ruined in these months.

04 Top floating market in Mekong Delta

In the South with a network of channels and canals, people stick with the life of the water garden because the floating market is a unique form of living of the West.

Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho
It took about 30 minutes from Ninh Kieu wharf, sitting on the motorboat along the Hau river to the Cai Rang floating market in the early morning which is what every traveler would wish to do once. The market of floating market from 5 to 9 am, specializing in trading of agricultural products, fruits, goods, food… This is a special culture in the Mekong Delta, attracting a lot of foreign visitors to visit.


Top floating market in Mekong delta

Cai Be Floating Market, Tien Giang
Cai Be floating market, Cai Be district is located in the Tien Giang River between Tien Giang, Vinh Long and Ben Tre provinces. This is one of the largest wholesale markets in Mekong Delta. Markets are the place to perform various business activities ranging from fabric, household items to poultry, seafood… to the food and drinks are also not missing. The most famous market is the place of exchange and a large fruit basket of Tien Giang province, most famous for Tien Giang specialty fruits such as Lo Ren breast milk, green grapefruit, Tan Lap orange.

Cai-Rang-Floating-Market-Can-Tho Floating market in Mekong delta

Floating Market in Hau Giang
Nga Bay also known as Phung Hiep floating Market is a floating market in the town of Nga Bay was formed in 1915. This is the famous floating market of Hau Giang Province where the activities of buying and selling, exchange of goods of Mekong River Delta residents.

Floating Market in Long Xuyen, An Giang
In Hau river, My Phuoc Ward, Long Xuyen city, An Giang province, there are hundreds of boat anchored in the river, living, and year-round trade throughout the month. The main products here are vegetables such as vegetables, melons, cucumber, pumpkin, potato… and famous snacks of An Giang land such as fish noodles, cakes, pigskin…

The most beautiful seasons in Sapa

You can come to Sapa any season of the year. But the ideal time is from March to 5 or from September to November. At this time the weather is quite mild, less rainy and it is sunny during the day and cold at night.

From March to May: The weather is cool, there is a lot of fog in the morning and at night it is dry and cold. Especially, if you travel to Sapa between April and May, you will admire beautiful flowers, blooming valleys and green rice terraces.

From September to November: This is the harvest time on golden rice terraces of local people. You will enjoy a gorgeous golden fall on the plateau with mild weather and mild yellow sunshine. During the day there are trips to beautiful sights in the famous tourist area of Sapa, and at night to the grill to enjoy the delicious food of Sapa.

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From June to August: Summer is the time the hot sun is covering the provinces of the Northern Delta. Sapa becomes an ideal hot tourist destination when the highest daily temperature is only 25 degrees. In addition to this beautiful land, in summer you can also enjoy many kinds of Sapa garden specialties which are loved in the region, such as plums, peaches and tiger fruit.

From December to February of next year: This is the coldest time to visit Sapa. However, this is the time that young people love and in recent years, it is becoming the new ‘hot trend’ to visit at this time. Now, if visitors are lucky they can have the opportunity to watch the snow fall, a phenomenon is rarely seen in a tropical country like Vietnam. Also, there is an experience that many people love, which is to enjoy the barbeque of cold cuts of meat from the town. Don’t miss the delicious dish of Sapa ‘armpit pigs’ if you are there!

Discover: Top 10 famous dishes of Vinh Phuc!

Being like “Northern Dalat”, Vinh Phuc not only attracts tourists with many tourist attractions, but also famous for its specialty food. Discover 10 famous dishes of Vinh Phuc right here!

Discover Top 10 famous dishes of Vinh Phuc right here!

Lamprey Lap Thach

Sour Fish – Lập Thạch

Raw material for making fish is very simple, but the process is very sophisticated. First, the fish is cleaned, cut out the head, then drained. Cook will place fish in jars, one layer of fish, one layer of salt. About 10kg fish, people use1.5kg salt. The top layer of salt is covered with bamboo. Need 4 – 7 days for the fish to be well done, remove fish from salt, then squeeze the fish out of the water and let the sun dries fish again.

Next, use the special flour which is made from roasted corn and soybean, cover the fish inside out. Place the fish back in the jar. After about 2 weeks, the process will be done, the fish meat will have a pink color. It can be made into many dishes, but the best is to bake on the charcoal.

Tam Duong Pineapple

Tam Duong pineapple

Tam Duong district is pineapple area in Vinh Phuc province. The pineapples here are juicy and sweet.

Coming to Tam Duong, visitors can eat full belly in two ways. One is to remove all eyes of pineapple and eat. The second is beat off pineapple on a tree or wooden cutting board, then use a sharp knife to cut a hole and drink directly.

Besides, visitors coming in the ripening season will have a chance to see a vast pineapple field, each pineapple tree as a giant green flower with stamen is yellow pineapple.

Vinh Tuong Gio Cakes

Vinh Tuong Gio Cakes

Vinh Tuong Gio Cake can seduce people with the sweetness of molasses, the light scent of ginger blended with the white cake inside, and the fragrance of sesame.

How to make Gio cakes are quite simple. Delicious sticky rice is cleaned, soaked overnight, then smoothed and drained. The cake is shaped by grasping the dough into the pyramid shaped. Molasses is mixed with filtered water, then boiled and dropped into each cake. Take the cake which is covered in molasses, then sprinkle a little sesame, guests can have a delicious snack for the afternoon.

Banh Nang Lap Thach

Light cake

Sticky rice for making cakes is soaked overnight in special water. This special water is the ash of fresh oak branches, fresh grapefruit branches (also leaves), sesame leaves,… Then, cook drains the rice, wraps them in banana leaves, then boil and wash. Boil the cake for 5 to 6 hours.

People call it light cake because after done, the cake has bright yellow color.

Shrimp in Vac dam

Shrimp in Vac dam

Vac is a lake located in the center of Vinh Yen city. This is the place to provide large quantities of food to Vinh Phuc province, most delicious is Shrimp.

Shrimp harvested season in August to October, having a lot of egg inside. Shrimp in Vac dam is soft, smell good. People always fry it until crispy or stir it with pineapple.

Lap Thach Sweet Gruel

Sweet Gruel is cooked from green beans mix with white sugar then kneaded well. Alternatively, green bean paste can be added to boiled sugar water and slowly cooked for sugar and beans to blend in.

Sweet Gruel is bright yellow color and smooth, covered sesame on top. People enjoy sweet gruel with lotus tea.

Ngu Hoa Coconut alcohol

Ngu Hoa Coconut alcohol (Yen Lac)

Coconut alcohol is processed by bumping into coconut a certain proportion of yam and yeast, then sealed and brewed until well done.

The characteristic of Ngoc Hoa coconut alcohol is that it smells of coconut aroma, it is sweet, and does not cause a headache after drinking.

Bánh Ngõa Ngọc Hoa village

Sticky rice is cleaned, drained and ground into fine powder. Green peas are broken into two pieces, then soaked in water to peel the peels, remove the shell and let dry. Take a piece of green bean to cook with honey, the rest of bean put on fire until the beans are chestnut yellow, then cooled to a fine powdered flour.

Mix the water with rice flour and knead into small pieces. Boil water and cook the cake. When the cake emerges, it is ripe. Grab the cake lightly and wait for the water to drain and place in the tray sprinkled with bean powder. Turn both sides of the cake to take as much bean powder.

Gio cake in Tay Dinh

The cake is made quite simply. Wash sticky rice until the water is clear, drain and soak in lime water for about 2 hours. Take out, continue to drain and then soaked in water (the water is mix with 3 type of coal from tree trunk, branch and leave) overnight, then picked out.

Scoop rice to the middle of the chip leaves which are boiled in water, then wrapped, rolled around the tips of the leaves to seal, then use soft tied. Each cake is about 15cm, which is cooked for about 3 hours.

Su Su vegetable in Tam Dao

Su Su vegetable in Tam Dao

It is not too late to say that Su Su has become the most famous vegetable of Vinh Phuc in general and of Tam Dao in particular. This vegetable is famous, attractive by the fresh, clean, delicious flavor.

If the past it was planted only to eat fruit. Anywhere in the Tam Dao mountain visitors can see the green color of the vegetable.

Due to the ideal climate, Tam Dao vegetable does not need pesticides, so they are very popular with customers. Vegetables can be boiled or stirred with garlic.



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Top 10 Vinh Long famous dishes

Vinh Long is the land of fruit and some serious delicious specialty foods. Discover 10 famous dishes of Vinh Long right here!


Grapefruit, the specialty fruit of Vinh Long has the most nutritional quality. It’s big, sweet and sour, has a lot of meat. South people always eat grapefruit with a special type of salt mix with dried shrimp.

Thanh Tra Vinh Long

Thanh Tra Vinh Long

Thanh Tra

Thanh Tra is a delicious fruit which is quite strange but as famous as Vinh Long grapefruit. There are two types of Thanh Tra: sweet and sour. Woman love to eat this fruit with salt and dried chilly. Meanwhile, Tranh Tra marinated with sugar is also a good drink in hot reason.



Come to the eco-tourism garden in Vinh Long, visitors do not miss the opportunity to enjoy cicada. According to Oriental medicine, the cicada is used to treat fever, seizures, children with cramp limb pain, cough,… Recently, cicadas are processed into many dishes which are delicious and popular in Vinh Long.

From cicada, the cook can make the variety of dishes, such as: fried, stirred with onions, chives, cooked porridge and fried until crispy.


Luc Si Rice paper

Luc Si Rice paper

There are many different types of rice paper such as rice paper rolls, dipped rice paper, sweet rice paper rolls, and baked rice paper. The cake is made entirely by hand with 100% rice flour and does not use chemicals. The cake has a characteristic flavor when eaten guests will feel the softness, salty taste. Rice paper wrapped with shrimp, meat, vegetables, rice noodles, and sauce or soy sauce will be very attractive.

Fire fish

Hau River fire fish is a specialty fish of a small area in Tich Thien commune, where they meet in between water and brackish water. The fish is very delicious and has a rare, fatty egg that is processed into many delicious dishes.

Sweet-smelling fish porridge served with shredded vegetables, bitter vegetables, lettuce and some fresh ginger. Simplicity is steamed fire fish with dark sauce, this dish is served with hot rice. Every dish is attractive, also delicious and strange mouth.

Ut fish soup

Best Ut fish is when cooked with spinach grows at the field. This kind of vegetables is self-generated, no need for extra nutrition. Fish meat is fatty, soft, eat with salt, pepper is very delicious.

Tai Tuong fish

Tai Tượng fish

Whole Tai Tượng fish fried is the most famous dish of Vinh Long. This dish is served with rice paper, fresh rice noodles, raw vegetables and sweet and sour sauce. Crispy outside, soft inside, the fish is ideal to roll. The delicious meat of fish combined with vegetables of all kinds, fresh noodles and lime juice with chili peppers is a perfect dish.

Sweet potato Binh Tan

The Binh Tan area of Vinh Long province is the largest sweet potato area in the Mekong Delta, 70% of the field is Japanese sweet potato. Binh Tan sweet potato has exported to many markets such as China, Japan, Korea, Australia,…

Binh Minh Lettuce

Lettuce is known for its spicy, sweet, true quality, which is distinct from other places. Binh Minh lettuce is produced in the direction of safety and has registered to protect the label to ensure food safety.

Sweet potato salad

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Sweet potato salad

Normally, people eat only boiled sweet potatoes alone, but the Southern always eat it with wonderful fish sauce. First boiled the sweet potato, sliced into small pieces, prepare dried coconut, a little sesame, peanuts, raw vegetables, and herbs, we have a nice, delicious dinner.

Top 10 famous dishes not to be missed when traveling to Thua Thien Hue

Hue not only attracts a large number of destinations to visit with many historical sites but also famous for its high royal cuisine. Let’s take a look at the 10 famous dishes of Hue which are difficult to resist.

Top 10 famous dishes not to be missed when traveling to Thua Thien Hue

Mussel Rice Hue

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Mussel rice

Mussel rice is a dish that hardly anyone who comes to Hue can resist it. The dish is simple but hidden inside is the sophisticated cuisine which makes the food attractive to visitors.

With many kinds of ingredients, the bowl of mussel has the beautiful aroma of vegetable, sweet taste of the mussels and the taste of the fish sauce. Moreover, the mussel rice is spicy, but people love that flavor.

Beef noodle of Hue

Hue beef noodle soup

Hue beef noodles are one of the 12 dishes of Vietnam has been established in Asia record in 2012. Enjoy the famous specialty beef noodles in Hue, visitors not only feel the taste of the ancient capital of Vietnam, but also enjoy the cultural behavior of the hospitality of the people here. Today, Hue beef noodle has many versions, but it still keeps the typical, unique flavor.

Mussel noodles

Mussel noodles

Mussel noodle is a version of mussel rice. This dish has belonged to the lower class who lives nearby Hương river. A full bowl of mussel noodles including noodles, fried mussels, chili sauce, fresh peppers, herbs, sliced banana and deep fried pork fat. Besides, there is a bowl of water and a spice tray for guests to taste themselves.

Nam Phổ Noodle

Nam Phổ noodle

Not famous as Huế noodles or mussel rice, but the Nam Pho crab soup still attracts many visitors come to here to enjoy whenever they have an opportunity. The dish is a red color of cashew nuts with water, hides inside the crab meat and shrimp, with a few slices of chopped chili and a cilantro.

Nem Lui Hue

Hue Nem Lụi

Nem Lui Hue is made in the same way as spring rolls with pork and spices, but instead of being wrapped, Hue people shape it into long round pieces and grilled on a charcoal stove. Nem Hue has the same way to enjoy as many Vietnam dishes. People eat it with rice paper and vegetables such as lettuce, cilantro, parsley, banana,… and a bowl of Vietnamese typical dipping sauce

Beo Cake

Bèo cake

Bèo cakes are made from rice flour which is held in a tiny cups, served with sweet fish sauce, simple but hidden inside is a unique flavor. This dish is attractive with the white color of the dough, the yellow color of the shrimp with a cup of sweet fish sauce. To eat Hue cakes, dinners must take it slowly to feel the deliciousness.

Hue cakes

Come to the ancient city, visitors can not ignore some famous cakes here such as buns, moon cake, the little cake, or rice cake, Bèo cake, Bột Lọc cake … Each dish brought back a different taste for tourists, but they are all delicious.

Hue Sweet Gruel

Hue sweet gruel

After eating many delicious salty dishes, visitors should try other sweet dishes of Hue. Hue people have dozens of types of sweet gruel with all the delicious flavors such as taro, corn, sticky rice, green bean, red bean,…

Chung Cake

Nhat Le – Chung cakes

Nhat Le – Chung cakes originate from Nhat Le street, where dozens of bakeries are concentrated. The combination of meat (fat and lean) with glutinous rice and spices such as pepper and onions, beautiful aromatic of green bean create a delightful dish which can be eaten in any time of year.

Tré Hue

Tré Hue

Tré is a special dish of Hue by the sophisticated in the process. It has been developed through many years to become a specialty food of ancient capital.

It is not the same as Nem and pork pie, all ingredients in Tré have to be cooked. It is necessary to have beef steamed in spicy fish sauce with the sweet taste of sugar. Pork is divided into 2 parts, one is fried until golden, one is boiled and cut into thin slice. Then cook put all ingredients together in the bamboo trunk.

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Hue people seem to be very friendly, but this friendliness is a combination of two distinguished characteristics: loving to talk and being very “shy”! Hue people never want to resist their temptation to share with others their ups and downs as well as express their position about any affairs taking place around them. This can be seen much more clearly if you make time to drop by the countryside where the neighbors, in the morning, gather together to sip tea and talk about every issue varying from their family to the news they have recently heard. Hue people, however, sometimes look very secret and sometimes very ashamed. An instance illustrating this point in action is Hue girls who, unlike people coming from the other parts of Vietnam, are very shy when meeting strangers and never want to say everything in a straightforward and direct way! Hue people are naturally shy but this does not mean that shyness stops them from being dynamic and sociable. I myself am a case in point. I am normally very ashamed but extremely energetic when studying English and especially when interacting with the foreigners. This makes it clear that Hue people can change their original personality when being put in an environment where they are necessarily forced to do so.

The last but definitely not the least thing that foreign tourists should keep in mind is that Hue people consider their family above anything else. To be sure, on Tet holiday, no matter how busy they are, Hue people try to come back home in order to enjoy the cosy atmosphere in such a special event. To them, Lunar New Year is the most precious chance for them to gather with family and compensate for the long time they are far away from home requesting for life. Another good example is that these days, in a large number of parts in Vietnam, it has become a norm for young couples to live independently from their parents by moving to a new house to lead their married life, it has still been traditional for three or four generations in a typical Hue family to live together. These, accordingly, speak volumes for the fact that Hue people treasure highly the role of their family.

One of the most prominent benefits of travelling is that the tourists can enrich their knowledge and experience during the journey. Therefore, it is highly hoped that the tourists should, in addition to taking close notice of the tourism sites, spend more time getting to know about the human beauty in order to qualify their understanding of where they are visiting. If they can do so, their journey will be absolutely complete and much more fascinating.

Thank you very much for having spent part of your day visiting my page. The entry would be much more perfect and satisfying if some of your suggestions and additional views on Hue people were contributed.


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Top 10 famous dishes not to be missed when traveling Tien Giang

Tien Giang is a province of the Mekong. Coming to Tien Giang, tourists will not only be able to visit the tourist attractions but also enjoy many local specialties food. Come to 10 famous dishes of Tien Giang that visitors should not miss when coming here!

My Tho noodle soup

My Tho noodle soup

My Tho noodles in Tien Tho is a famous dish of Tien Giang, the noodles are soft and sweet, soup is dense, clear and full of flavor.

Noodles are put into boiling water for a few second, then added to the bowl, chives, lettuce, mushrooms, lettuce, or seafood on top and pour soup. When eating, people will sprinkle extra salt and pepper.

Tan Phong Snail

Tan Phong snail

Tan Phong snails are very famous, the snails are small. In the breeding season, snail meat is very fleshy, sweet and chewy crispy. Tan Phong snail can be cooked in a variety of delicious dishes such as boiled snails, stirred with lemon sauce, ginger, garlic, and coconut.

Vá Cake

Vá Cake

The cake in the southern language is called Vá cake. This is a famous dish in Giong market. Cake made from rice flour, pig liver, sprouts, green onion, and shrimp. Cook deep fries the cake in hot oil, wait for the cake to stick together, then slowly pull out, the cake turns yellow is okay. This dish is served with chili sauce.

Bèo cakes

Hang Bong pudding at Hang Bong Market is a famous dish of My Tho. There are two types of cake to choose: Salty and sweet. Fresh sweet cakes are greasy by fresh coconut milk. The host often serves the cake with chili sauce and some melon to invite guests.

Coconut covers Banana

This dish is made from the old green banana and the small string of coconut. When eaten, sprinkle with ground roasted peanuts. People eat it with vegetables and sweet and sour sauce. When eating, people can taste the sweetness of banana and sugar, aroma of coconut.

Chả Grill – Gạo Market

This dish is made from shoulder meat that has just boiled, minced or sliced and marinated with onion and garlic. When the meat is cooked, mix well with duck eggs, pepper, and fish sauce to fit the mouth. This mixture is put into a cast iron with a layer of banana leaves underneath, then cooked on the stove until the sauce is dry and sticky. This dish is served with rice paper rolls with herbs, lettuce, and sweet and sour sauce.

Horseshoe crab - Go Cong

Horseshoe crab – Go Cong, Tien Giang

Go Cong is a place where there are many shrimps and fish but the best one is still Sam (Vietnam), around October to February is the Sam season, with many eggs which are fat and very delicious. Horseshoe crab, after being cleaned, baked on a charcoal stove, roasted until the shells change color. Besides, people here also use Sam to cook sour soup with mint, vegetable or dragon beans. Sam egg omelet is also very delicious and strange mouth.

My Tho noodles

It is similar to noodle dish because of the raw material. Noodles soup must be cooked with tamarind to make sour, sweet, typical flavor, eat with shrimp, pork, and onion.

Sweet and Sour Noodles are often served with Banana, Mango, and Chives. The sauce must be added pure fish sauce, to create the delicious flavor.

Milk Fruit

Milk fruit – Lò Rèn

Lo Ren milk fruit is a famous specialty fruit of Tien Giang. Milk fruit here is round, with thin peel, small seeds, thick and soft meat, sweet taste, pleasant smell.

Tien Giang shrimp sauce

Tien Giang shrimp sauce

Go Cong shrimp sauce is a specialty food which was a royal dish in the first half of the 19th century.

Shrimp paste is usually served with rice noodles and boiled meat. The noodles must be small noodles, pork meat must be armpit meat, soft skin and thin fat, boiled to medium, thin slices to eat, with banana, pickles, cucumbers, and vegetables of all kinds.

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