The people-residents

Their origin The residents are mostly come from the nation that called “Kinh” and “Hoa”. However, during the previous decades, some people from different nations immigrate and thrive in this city due to its development. So, at the moment, Ho Chi Minh city could also be considered as a multi-cultural city because there are foreigners […]

Some street dishes that can be done at home

Bò lá lốt (grilled beef rolled in leaves) Bánh canh  Gỏi cuốn (summer roll) Bánh cuốn(spring roll) Bún bò Huế (Hue beef noodle) Bún riêu  Bún thịt nướng (noodle with grilled pork) Last but not least, it will taste better with sauce. How to do it?? Fish sauce manufacturing: http://www.thekitchn.com/how-fish-sauce-is-made-a-visit-with-a-fish-sauce-maker-in-sa-chau-vietnam-maker-tour-203405 -Ingredients to make sauce: -2 spoons […]

Where to go?

Anywhere, yes, that’s what i mean, you can go anywhere. From the very North to the very South of this country but due to the limitation of my knowledge about the North, it would be great for anyone who is travelling to the South of Vietnam. District 1: This is the metropolitan area of the […]

Traditional clothes through centuries

  Áo dài   Figure 1 shows the very first version of ao dai during 2000 BC, through centuries, áo dài is recreated to be more comfortable, moderner and more suitable to their everyday life. Although there are a lot arguments among people due to the modernity of nowadays Áo dài, they are still very […]

Some cultural events

Music | National Ca Tru Festival Hanoi August (Dates TBC) Ca Tru or ceremonial singing was recognised by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in need of urgent safeguarding in October 2009. Hanoi is this year in charge of organising a Ca Tru festival that sees the participation of more than 15 Ca Tru clubs […]

From cheap to luxurious

There are 3 places where you can enjoy Vietnamese dishes: 1. Street: VN street food could be incredibly delicious and economical to some of the local residents, however, its quality can be very controversial. Street food is not highly recommended to anyone whose digestive system is too sensitive. Despite this harmful fact, as a tourist, […]

What’s in the city?

Ho Chi Minh city located in the South, to be more specific: Coordinates: 10°46′36.8″N 106°42′02.9″E Wikipedia.org Country Vietnam Central district District 1 Founded as Gia Định 1698 Renamed to Ho Chi Minh City 1976 Founded by Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh Divisions 19 Urban districts, 5 Suburban districts Districts: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12, Tân Bình, Bình Tân, Bình Chánh, Thủ […]