JUNE 26, 2017

A cup of serenity

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JUNE 16, 2017

VIETNAM’S NATIONAL FLOWER: EXPLORING THE SYMBOLISM OF THE LOTUS

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JUNE 6, 2017

Delicious Vietnamese dishes in summer

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MAY 25, 2017

How to Eat to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat of Hanoi  

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MAY 15, 2017

10 Best Places To Visit In Vietnam In Summer

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MAY 5,2017

Two signs of Vietnam's summer

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APRIL 25, 2017

4 things you should know about Hanoi summer

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APRIL 15, 2017

Five Foods From Vietnam That Might Be a Little Hard to Swallow for Non-Vietnamese

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APRIL, 05 2017

Vietnam street food: 10 essential dishes [by CNN Travel]

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MARCH 30, 2017

What is Hanoi?

Ask an expat, and he will probably tell you about the crowded street, the insane traffic flow, the middle age women doing their very early morning aerobics, or the old men playing Chinese Chess on plastics tools on just every corner of the city.

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MARCH 22, 2017

What makes we love a Ho Guom walk?

It’s a montage of childhood nostalgia, a wistful immersion into an era of the past, a breeze of freshness and life, and a quiet sanctuary for wandering thoughts.

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MARCH 16, 2017

What you need to know about Vietnamese spring roll.

Among the Vietnamese cuisine hierarchy, perhaps Spring Roll is not as well known as Phở, Bánh Mì, or even Bún Chả, yet, it is one of the most elegant, exquisite, and healthy dishes that Vietnam has to offer.

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MARCH 5, 2017

If you have been to Hanoi, yet you have not had

Vietnam’s diverse climate makes for some remarkable differences across the country: while June marks the end of the mango season in the South, the dracontomelon fruit are just getting ripe for the picking up North.

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FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Xôi xéo - one sticky rice you have to try

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FEBRUARY 18, 2017

5 must-try Vietnamese drinks

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FEBRUARY 10, 2017

If you were born in the year of rooster, 2017 is unlucky for you. Here is why.

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Feb 2, 2017

Famous spring festivals in Vietnam

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JANUARY 27, 2017

Few things we don’t do in the beginning of Lunar New Year

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JANUARY 17, 2017

Your absolute guide for Tet-holiday drinking

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JANUARY 10, 2017

The most wanted food in TET – BÁNH CHƯNG

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JANUARY 5, 2017

TET Holiday – 3 most common things Vietnamese do

So you’re in Vietnam during this special time of the year, Lunar New Year a.k.a Christmas-like-holiday (in case you’re just lazy to find out what it is). And you’re wondering “Hey, if this is like Christmas, do they do things similar to the west?”. The answer is YES and NO. But let’s skip the YES part, here is 3 things we do differently.

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DECEMBER 27, 2016

The Old Hanoi - Vietnamese Oil Lamp

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DECEMBER 22, 2016

The Heritage of Vietnamese -

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DECEMBER 12, 2016

The Heritage of Vietnamese - The museum at Cau Go

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DECEMBER 3, 2016

The Chef of Cau Go Vietnamese Cuisine

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NOVEMBER 29, 2016

How to pronounce ‘Cau Go’

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NOVEMBER 23, 2016

An evening around Cau Go Restaurant

Cau Go Restaurant is superbly located in the very heart of Hanoi. The bustling old quarter, the charming Hoan Kiem Lake and many of the city’s finest museums are within walking distance from the restaurant… and so is a vast array of exciting activities. We open up nighttime Hanoi by providing you with the ingredients to cook up a fabulous evening in this charming city. Hanoi is undoubtedly Vietnam’s culture capital, and what better way to spend an evening here than to combine a fabulous meal at Cau Go Restaurant with unique entertainment?

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NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Turtle Tower – Tháp Rùa

This great symbol of Hanoi, elegantly lit after the sun does down, may be the most photographed monument in the city. Indeed, throughout most of the year the calm waters of Hoan Kiem Lake ensure a near perfect reflection making for an excellent photograph that evokes the history and mystery of this city of over a thousand years.

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NOVEMBER 6, 2016

The Temple of the Jade Mountain

The Temple of the Jade Mountain, or Den Ngoc Son, is one of Hanoi’s most visited cultural attractions

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OCTOBER 30, 2016

Phở Hanoi vs Phở Saigon

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OCTOBER 20, 2016

Vietnamese coffee: Up all night

The streets of Hanoi are awash with foods to suit most palates. Noodle soups, fresh rolls, crispy fish and fluffy tofu tempt the inner glutton to table hop their way across the city. All of this takes a little energy, especially in the heat of midday, but Hanoi has just the answer – Coffee!

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OCTOBER 11, 2016

Top 3 places to go outside Hanoi

Hanoi, one of the most beautiful of the colonial Indochinese cities, is often the start or end point of a trip to Vietnam, and what a great welcome or farewell it is. However with a population of 7 millions people, sometimes you might find it hard to have a quite place. These are top 3 places you must visit and food over there.

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OCTOBER 3, 2016

Stamp making in Hanoi old quarter

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SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Ultimate food guide to Vietnam [part 2]

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SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Ultimate food guide to Vietnam [part 1]

Food is at the very heart of Vietnamese culture. Almost every aspect of social and family life revolves around the procurement, preparation, and shared pleasure of nourishment. Markets are on every corner, food is on every wayside. A sneeze elicits the blessing cơm muối, or “rice with salt.”

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SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Mid-autumn festival in Vietnam: Time for mooncakes, reunion, love and joy

The mid-autumn festival and its indispensable treat – moon cakes – have been well loved and practiced for several hundred years.  

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SEPTEMBER 6, 2016

COM - The taste of Hanoi

Sometimes it's hard to translate words from one language into another without losing a fair amount of its significance. This is one of those times, and the item at hand is cốm. Though this term is related to rice, don't mistaken it for the cơm that means cooked rice or a meal. On this occasion, we're talking about specially processed green sticky (glutinous/sweet) rice grains.

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AUGUST 29, 2016

Which Hanoi street-foods we have to try? (Part 2)

We continue our journey in Hanoi - the street food paradise. If you haven’t tried the first 3 of the list, well you better check it here then come back. Here is the next three.

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AUGUST 18, 2016

Which Hanoi street-foods we have to try? (Part 1)

It doesn’t matter you’re new to Hanoi, you’ve been living here for years, or even you were born Hanoian. You just can’t eat all this city’s street food.   It’s impossible. So we want to make it easier for you to pick some street foods around the corners, in case you are tour-guiding new friends, or you simply want to know more about Hanoi. We know, we know. You’ve been asking this question to your friends, parents, grandmom, and of course the Internet. But we believe you will be interested in our recommendations, because we are the heart of Hanoi.

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AUGUST 9, 2016

Hanoi Egg Coffee

Egg coffee is an interesting combination of simple ingredients has become a huge hit with visitors to Hanoi, as well as remaining a quintessential favorite for Hanoians.

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AUGUST 2, 2016

Hanoi Autumn

When the first heavy rain arrives and clear away the callous summer heat, you know that Autumn has arrived

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JULY 30, 2016

Simple fruit delights many tastebuds

Vietnam’s diverse climate makes for some remarkable differences across the country: while June marks the end of the mango season in the South, the dracontomelon fruit are just getting ripe for the picking up North.

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JULY 21, 2016

Lotus flowers in blossom

The Vietnamese has a famous folk poem meaning that “In the pond, nothing’s more beautiful than lotus”.

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JULY 14, 2016

One most tasty Vietnamese fish dish: Cha Ca Lang

Grilling food at the table is so fun. A skillet of “Lăng” fish and other components arrives, and you submit to a brusque ceremony of tabletop cooking and do-it-yourself assembly.

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JULY 6, 2016

Vietnamese the rolls

What is the difference between a Spring roll and a Summer roll? Let’s see!

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JUNE 28, 2016

How the greatest fish sauce is made

Like wine in France or olive oil in Italy, fish sauce (nước mắm) is the prized staple of Vietnam, where it is used in soups and marinades or diluted into a sauce that accompanies foods from spring rolls to noodles.

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JUNE 17, 2016

Dipping into Vietnam/ The simple sauce work magic on almost any dish

What in the Vietnamese culinary repertoire is quick and easy? The answer could be dipping sauces – or “nuoc cham” in Vietnamese.

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JUNE 8, 2016

What makes Vietnamese food smell and taste so specials?

You will always smell the fresh herbs and pungent fish sauce in just about every Vietnamese dish. No matter where you travel in Vietnam, you just can’t ignore those smells. Each dish could really have its own bottled fragrance.

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JUNE 1, 2016

Special Summer Healthy Dessert

Summer officially knocks our door! It’s great time for cold sweet summer soup awakens all senses.

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