Vietnamese food (and drink) mashups you MUST try International

May. 16, 2017 by

Vietnamese food (and drink) mashups you MUST try From the cronut to the ramen burger, the world is in love with the mashup. Here are five home-grown Vietnamese offerings you can go out and sample today. 1. Pho Beer, FURBREW

Vietnam wants more Chinese visitors after 60 percent surge in Jan-April International

May. 16, 2017 by

By Doan Loan  &nbspMay 13, 2017 | 01:26 pm GMT+7 Chinese travelers are single-handedly driving global tourism and Vietnam doesn’t want to miss the opportunity. The tourism ministry has asked that local authorities and top destinations work hard to sustain

48 hours in Saigon for 20 bucks International

May. 16, 2017 by

Despite a surge in tourism, a recent survey by Forbes suggests that Vietnam is still one of the world’s most affordable countries to visit. One budget travel site even hinted that cash-strapped backpackers could survive on approximately 18 dollars per

Five Vietnamese salads to get you through the tropical summer International

May. 16, 2017 by

Purple cabbage salad Photo by VnExpress/Tuyet Nguyen Curly strips of purple cabbage are probably one of the most beautiful things you can put on a plate, and they taste great with just extra sweet and sour sauce. Vietnamese purple cabbage

Holy hog: Vietnam’s culinary love affair with pigs International

May. 16, 2017 by

The Vietnamese lexicon recognizes pork as the standard meat. In the mind of a native speaker, the word “meat” simply means the flesh of a pig. Traditionally, Vietnamese people did not raise cows for meat or dairy products. Researchers have

The Beats Saigon presents DJ Woody (ITF World Champion) International

The Beats Saigon presents DJ Woody (ITF World Champion) International

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May 4, 2017 | 08:13 pm GMT+7 Opening: 09:00 pm, Fri 05 May 2017 The Observatory, 5 Nguyen Tat Thanh Str., District 4, HCMC Party with the World Champion DJ from the UK. The Beats Saigon presents World Champion Turntablist

Vietnam mulls lifting midnight curfew to pull in more tourists International

Vietnam mulls lifting midnight curfew to pull in more tourists International

May. 16, 2017 by

Vietnam’s Tourism Association has submitted a proposal to the government asking for recreational establishments to be allowed to stay open until 2 a.m. The proposal comes ahead of the 2017 Prime Minister with Enterprises Conference that will take place on

Stand up comedy w/ Phil Nichol & Mo Sidik International

Stand up comedy w/ Phil Nichol & Mo Sidik International

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May 9, 2017 | 07:41 pm GMT+7 Opening: 08:00 pm, Fri 12 May 2017 Game On, 115 Ho Tung Mau, District 1, HCMC Lauded Canadian comedian, singer-songwriter and actor Phil Nichol will be performing at Game On Saigon. One of

From Hanoi to Bali: When will the dream of visa-free travel in Southeast Asia come true? International

May. 16, 2017 by

Travelers will be able to visit Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbors without having to apply for multiple visas if the bloc’s members end their decade-long debate and decide to copy Europe’s Schengen model, a Thai official said. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul,

Vietnamese province cleans up image after children beggars spook tourists International

Vietnamese province cleans up image after children beggars spook tourists International

May. 16, 2017 by

Ha Giang Province is taking action to make sure tourists are not put off by recent reports of child begging and reckless drivers. The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said in a report on Friday that local authorities are taking