Specialties In Vietnam That Horrify Visitors

Vietnam cuisine is diverse, abundant and attractive to international tourists, however there are some dishes that frighten tourists such as Trung Vit Lon (Duck embryos), Duong Dua (Coconut worms), snake wine and crispy fried insects. Let’s challenge your courage through the dishes below: 1 – Trung Vit Lon (Duck embryos) Trung Vit Lon is made […]

New Year’s Eve BBQ with Globetrottr

Just a moment after the busy new year’s eve celebrations of Saigon, Globetrottr organized a relaxed BBQ session in a quiet residential complex. Expats come to taste traditionnal Vietnamese cuisine and exchange with local people in a pleasant environment.   What is best but starting by a refreshing swim to enjoy better the heat of end […]

(PHOTOS) CAFE APARTMENT BLOCK IN SAIGON

“Saigoneers often call Apartment Block at #47 Nguyen Hue street in District 1 as ‘Cafe Apartment Block’ since there are a large number of coffee shops here. It would be a real pity if you walked around Nguyen Hue pedestrian street without stepping inside this apartment block. The apartment block was actually a housing estate, but […]

Saigon Architect Combines Past and Present at 4Ps Ben Thanh

In its new space near Ben Thanh Market, Saigon’s most popular Japanese pizza joint, Pizza 4Ps, has managed to combine the southern hub’s unique sense of place with innovative contemporary architecture. Housed in a grand, colonial-era structure, the restaurant’s newest Saigon location opened in September and features the work of local outfit Nishizawa Architects. For the […]

Hẻm Gems: A Cuppa in Saigon’s Oldest Cafe

One of the first things Co Suong does when we sit down in the back of her tiny District 3 cafe is bring out the newspaper clippings. There are heaps of them, wrapped in plastic and passed to me carefully, one by one. She begins with the international write-ups, stories from Vietnamese newspapers and even […]
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