Tag Archives: Go-With-Local

THE HUC BRIDGE WAS COMPLETELY BURNT BECAUSE OF OFFENDING HANOI CULTURE 

The Huc bridge is one of the most remarkable beauties in Hanoi, the straight connection to Ngoc Son temple. However, only a few people know that it was evidence of patriotism by burning it to oppose the French enemy. Hanoi capital was defeated in 1882 after that Ngoc Son temple became a living place of […]

Spring rice in Vong Village and things are never told

Although we have no certainty when Spring Rice was created, this specialty has a strong attachment to Hanoi’s beauty and the nostalgia of people who have to live far from their hometown. There are many stories about the birth of Vong village in Hanoi. However, the common feature is that all of the stories derive […]

Top 5 “green” cafes in Hanoi

For those who have endless passion for nature, come here and try it at least once in your life. These are also suitable spaces for those who need a quiet place to study and work effectively. Let’s come there and try the feelings “harmony in nature, connatural as a plant” ?An ’Garden Coffee As one […]

Discover the attractive snacks from fruits in Hanoi

Fruit yogurt In Hanoi, there is no shortage of vendors selling these snacks. To attract guests, the criteria of clean, fresh and level of sour are the most important to attract the guests. So, mainly they choose the cool and sweet fruits, added yogurt, condensed milk and a little fresh milk to help the dish […]

Discover the shortest street in Hanoi

Discover the shortest street in Hanoi If you are in Hanoi, you must be familiar with names such as Dinh Tien Hoang Walking Street, Cau Go Street, Phan Dinh Phung Street, … But not everyone knows about Hoan Kiem Lake Street – the shortest in Hanoi. In the minds of most people, the name Ho […]

TOP 4 VINTAGE COFFEE SHOPS IN HANOI

If you like quiet places with a hint of that classic Hanoian vibe then why don’t you explore these locations? Tag your partner in crime and LET’S GO! ?Ba Hoa cafe Add: No. 27A Nguyễn Hữu Huân st., Hoan Kiem dist., Hanoi. Opening hours: 07:30am – 10:00pm ?They have the most to-die-for Vietnamese coffee and […]

THE MYSTERY OF WAR BUNKER DISCOVERED IN THE FIRST 5-STAR HOTEL IN HANOI

?The shelter was figured out under Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel in 2011, by a group of workers were renovating the bar. Until May 21th, 2012, this bunker was officially opened only for guests staying in the hotel to visit. Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel was also placed were two leaders of the US and North Korea […]

Should try to eat tofu rice vermicelli with fermented shrimp pastewith shrimp sauce (bun dau) or not ?

Bun dau with shrimp sauce is a popular standing dish in the North of Viet Nam, which is really suitable to eat in each season and especially; in the heat of summer, it will be so awesome when trying crispy tofu with vermicelli. ? To make this dish, the innkeeper has to prepare at least 3 […]

The word “Nem” in Vietnamese culinary culture

Referring to Nem, it will probably bring about the phenomenon: “nine people ten comments” because each region has each food with the same name: “Nem”  It is hard to find a “standard” definition for Nem, because Nem in Vietnamese cuisine is a very “vague” noun that can be used to refer to some dishes in […]

THE CRUEL FATE OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY IN VIET NAM

?The Statue of Liberty was designed by a French architect and was donated to America by the French government. At that time, they made two statues: a big size for America and a small size for Viet Nam, which was made by gray bronze. The statue version for America, the 46 meters of height, was […]