Saturday, June 27, 2015

Traveling to snake museum in Tien Giang




Exciting journeys on coconut-lined creeks, enjoying My Tho noodles or swimming in the sea of Go Cong ... are among interesting things that tourists can do in the southern province of Tien Giang
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A unique destination that not many tourists know when they come to Tien Giang, is the Dong Tam snake farm, which is recognized as the first snake museum of Vietnam.

Visiting the snake farm, you will be given the opportunity to explore the lifestyle and activities of these familiar but dangerous reptiles. In addition, you also have the opportunity to admire the collection of specimens of snakes, see how people take snake venom or learn about the method of creating vaccines or medicines for snakebite.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Enjoy cha ruoi in Hanoi

Cha ruoi is a popular meal in Hanoi when the autumn leaves turn yellow.
Cha ruoi is not available all year round. Ruoi is a type of sand worm that can only be found from the end of September to the middle of October. The short season is why Hanoians regard cha ruoi as a special but expensive gift from nature.

Monday, June 8, 2015

GRILLED EGGPLANT - Cà tím nướng mỡ hành

GRILLED EGGPLANT - Cà tím nướng mỡ hành

GRILLED EGGPLANT - Cà tím nướng mỡ hành


Video by: Helen
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Ingredients
  • 3 eggplants
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 chilis
  • 2.5 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 bunch green onion chopped
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • bamboo skewers or toothpick
Instructions
  • Use a skewer or a toothpick to poke all over the eggplants. This helps speed up the cooking time and also infuse the flesh of the eggplants with a smoky flavor after grilled. Put on the open-flame grill (char-coal is the best). Keep rotating until the skin of the eggplants turn completely brown or even charred. It will take about 15-20 minutes.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Food file: Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam's buzzing southern capital offers a taste of the spice of life.

Food file: Ho Chi Minh City


Favourite flavours

Vietnamese cuisine is regional, so while you're in Ho Chi Minh City, be sure to try local southern specialties. Many dishes use similar ingredients but add different flavours. For instance, delicious banh xeo, or pancakes, come stuffed with pork, prawns and bean sprouts; hu tieu soup is also heavy on pork and prawns but the addition of crab, garlic, chives and other goodies changes the taste entirely. Fish fans will enjoy canh chua, a fish soup with tamarind, and ca kho to, which is fish caramelised in a clay pot.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Thien Hau Pagoda- one of the favorite tour attractions in Ho Chi Minh City

Built by the Cantonese Congregation in the 19th century and dedicated to the Thien Hau god and always has a mix of worshippers mingling beneath large coils of incense suspended overhead. The Pagoda is also one of the favorite tour attractions in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

When tourists visit HCM City you will see there are a lot of churches, pagodas and mosques sprinkled throughout the city. Most are of the newer variety, there are some pagodas that have stood for hundreds of years. Although older pagodas are spreaded throughout HCM city, a high concentration of them can be found in Cholon, which is the city's Chinatown that is Thien Hau Pagoda.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Visiting Nguom Ngao Cave to admire masterpiece in stone

Nguom Ngao Cave in Gun village, Dam Thuy Commune, Trung Khanh District, Cao Bang Province is blessed with the pristine and magic beauty that enchants every visitors coming here.


Visiting Nguom Ngao Cave to admire masterpiece in stone


Nguom Ngao is a really stunning cave, huge and attractive with various shaped stalactites. Some stalactites can also create echo. In comparing this cave with Thien Cung Cave in Ha Long Bay, it is certain that you truly think Nguom Ngao is more beautiful and majestic.
In the language of the local Tay ethnic minority  “Nguom Ngao” means “tiger’s cave”. It is said that a long time ago, many fierce tigers sheltered in the cave and would enter the nearby village to hunt for livestock and even humans.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Tan Trao Historical Relic in Tuyen Quang

Being used as the revolutionary base of Vietnam before the August 1945 Revolution, Tan Trao is not only a historical area but is an attractive destination of Tuyen Quang for tourists in Vietnam travel as well.

Tan Trao is situated in Son Duong district, Tuyen Quang province, 41km far from center of Tuyen Quang Town forwarding to the north-west, about 200km from Hanoi.


Tan Trao Historical Relic in Tuyen Quang

Tan Trao Historical Relic in Tuyen Quang

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