Video: Prawns Cooked in Beer and Coconut

Video: Prawns Cooked in Beer and Coconut

The selection of different dishes in Vietnam is boundless, we found this unique dish in a market in Ho Chi Minh City. The prawns are warmed up in a coconut filled with a and beer and coconut juice broth, creating a delicious prawn appetizer.

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April 2, 2012 at 6:23 am

Video: Banh Mi Sandwiches

Video: Banh Mi Sandwiches

It’s hard to wonder the streets of Vietnam without coming across one of these carts selling Vietnamese sandwiches. Yes, it is all mystery meat, but it is well worth a try especially at less than $0.50 a sandwich. Still suspicious? We had multiple sandwiches over several days from different vendors and didn’t get sick, the trick is to look for […]

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April 1, 2012 at 4:07 am

Su Spa

Su Spa

Su Spa, a small spa located in the main tourist area of Nha Trang offers a variety of treatments set in traditional Vietnamese decor. Filled with tropical plants, water fountains and a pond full of fish, the environment is soothing. With a variety of treatments including facials, body wraps, massages, waxing and treatments for kids there is something for everyone. […]

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April 1, 2012 at 2:11 am

A bit of Canada at the top of Ha Van Hotel

A bit of Canada at the top of Ha Van Hotel

As Canadians living abroad, we found a taste of home at the top of Ha Van hotel where a bar run by a Canadian offers poutine! Now, I can’t say it was the best poutine I’ve ever had, but for being in the middle of Nha Trang, Vietnam, who am I to complain? Besides Poutine, this laid back lounge has […]

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March 25, 2012 at 1:28 am

Photo Tour: Mui Ne Vietnam

Fish Drying

Explore the beaches, sand dunes and people of Mui Ne, Vietnam through the lens of National Geographic contributing photographer, Rod Brindamour. All photos are under copyright protection. No reproduction or distribution is allowed without written consent.

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October 2, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Vietnam Visa on Arrival

Vietnam Visa on Arrival

Vietnam is an incredible country, but it can be a real headache getting a visa to visit for many of us. One option for fellow Canadians and other nationalities is to send your passport off to an embassy and paying around $100. Not only is it expensive, it usually takes around a month. Having visited Vietnam twice now, we have […]

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September 19, 2011 at 1:13 pm

Vietnamese Food at Its Best in Ho Chi Minh

Vietnamese Food at Its Best in Ho Chi Minh

During a 6 hour stop over in Ho Chi Minh (formerly known as Saigon) some friends of ours took us to the area’s must visit restaurant, Nha Hang Ngon. Blown away by the restaurant, when we returned with family 6 months later, the first meal of our stay was the same restaurant. Nha Hang Ngon restaurant is housed in a […]

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September 16, 2011 at 12:24 pm

Spa Vacation in Nha Trang, Vietnam

Spa Vacation in Nha Trang, Vietnam

After seeing photos of one of our friends on Facebook eating lobster on the beach in Nha Trang, Vietnam, this beach has been on our list of must visit places. We finally had the opportunity to visit when our friends from Canada, fellow bloggers Taya and Gary came to visit us in Singapore. As we are all Canadians, we all […]

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January 10, 2011 at 4:24 pm