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How to get to One Pillar Pagoda in Hanoi

One Pillar Pagoda

Built from wood based on a single stone pillar crafted into the shape of a lotus blossom and rebuilt several times, most recently in 1955 when the base was destroyed during the French evacuation, the little pagoda of the One Pillar Pagoda is now seen as the recreation and miniature of a huge ancient royal

Some things to keep in mind when travelling Hanoi in months

The quiet beauty of Hanoi in an autumn afternoon

The weather and scenic of Hanoi are strange so before visiting Hanoi, tourists should find out information of Hanoi for the time tourists intend to visit this beautiful destination. The weather of Hanoi is divided into four seasons during 12 months around the year. Visiting Hanoi in each month will bring different experiences to tourists.

Vietnamese cuisine at Tet holiday

Banh Chung- the symbol of Vietnamese cuisine at Tet holiday

In Vietnam, Tet holiday is a special occasion when every member of family gather to wish for happiness, luck and health. Despite the development of economy and society, the change of lifestyle, Tet holiday still remains unchanged in the heart of Vietnamese people. Vietnamese cuisine at Tet holiday is always a beauty in traditional culture

Moc Chau plateau in the wild cabbage flowers season

Picturesque scenery in wild cabbage flower season

Moc Chau Plateau, which is situated in Son La province, on a limestone plateau with an average altitude of 1000m over sea level, at a distance of 200 kilometers from the north-west of Hanoi, is very famous for its tea gardens, green pastures and dairy farms. Together with the main climate of the plateau, the

Vietnam weather in December

Vietnam weather in December

For Vietnamese people, December is the most awaited month. During December, all people from old to young engage themselves to prepare for the upcoming Tet festival in mid-January or February. On the other hand, the weather is distinct from south to north. Indochina holidays The average temperature in the north drops to 19°C and during

Enjoy millet cake in Hanoi

Millet cake contains a cultural feature

In the economy integration era, all normal dishes need a distinguished trademark or at least a typical geographical guide in order to attract customers. In other words, to make a strong impression on customers, a dish should be enclosed with name of a certain place or person. However, there is a kind of simple food

Vietnam’s specialty cakes

Kho me

Although most travelers know about Vietnamese cuisine through some world-famous dishes such as: spring roll, Pho, Banh mi (Vietnamese baguette), etc, in fact, the amazing cuisine also owns many types of specialty cakes. Indochina travel Laos Green rice flake cakes – Com Cake – Hanoi Green rice flake cake is a delicious rice cake often

Reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City

Scooter tour

From hidden riverside bars and busy local markets to small yet lovely restaurants offering traditional dishes, Ho Chi Minh City, previously known as Saigon, definitely pulsates with energy. Let’s discover some reasons to visit this fascinating city! cruises from saigon to phnom penh Cheap eats Pork rolls and pho (traditional Vietnamese noodle soup) are what make

Best restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

La Fiesta

With the fast development, Ho Chi Minh City, which is one of the biggest cities in Vietnam, always offers many services that could meet the demands of travelers coming from over the world. Besides special cultural dishes, there are also many restaurants offering the cuisine of other countries. Indochina tours Vietnam La Villa French Restaurant

Com, green sticky rice – a special gift of Hanoi’s autumn

Com can be eaten with banana

As autumn comes, Hanoi attracts travelers all over the world not only for its picturesque sceneries of falling yellow leaves but also for the awesome taste of “com” (green sticky rice) originating from Vong Village. Alova Gold cruise halong bay Being young sticky rice flakes, com, which is one of the culinary specialties of Hanoi, has