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Quan Hanh Restaurant, Hue

Quan Hanh Restaurant, Hue

Quan Hanh is a popular restaurant in the centre of Hue serving local style Vietnamese food. Quan Hanh restaurant is highly recommended as a place to eat classic Vietnamese dishes…

Truong Tien Bridge, Hue

Truong Tien Bridge, Hue

The Troung Tien Bridge, which spans the Perfume River, is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the Vietnamese City of Hue. The Truong Tien Bridge is more than simply…

Tomb of Khai Dinh, Hue

Tomb of Khai Dinh, Hue

The Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh is located 7 km to the south of Hue in Vietnam on a steep hillside. This is tomb is the last and most ornate…

Temple of Literature, Hanoi

Temple of Literature, Hanoi

The Temple of Literature in Hanoi was built in 1070. What makes this temple so special is the Imperial Academy which is located within the temple grounds which, from 1076…

Vietnamese steak and eggs

Vietnamese steak and eggs

Steak and eggs cooked together in a skillet is popular dish in Vietnam. The Vietnam call  the dish bo ne which means shaken beef, which refers to the shaking of…

St Joseph’s Cathedral, Hanoi

St Joseph’s Cathedral, Hanoi

Constructed in 1886, St Joseph’s Cathedral is the oldest church in Hanoi and one of the first major building works of the newly formed French colonial government of Vietnam. The…

Dam Market, Nha Trang

Dam Market, Nha Trang

Dam Market (Cho Dam in Vietnamese) is one of three major markets in Nha Trang. The other two are Xom Moi market, which is a food market in the city centre,…

Review of the Truc Hung Hotel, Nha Trang

Review of the Truc Hung Hotel, Nha Trang

The Truc Hung Hotel is a 15 bedroom 2 star establishment located to the north of Nha Trang city centre. We enjoyed a one night stay there in October 2018.…

Coffee in Vietnam

Coffee in Vietnam

Coffee is a big deal in Vietnam. Vietnamese people drink lots of it and they grow lots of it: Vietnam is the world’s second largest exporter of coffee and its…

One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi

One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi

The One Pillar Pagoda is a small, but highly revered, temple near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi. Its free to enter the grounds of the temple and easy…

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