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Twenty years passing with American veteran is still not courageous enough to touch the ground because of his haunted obsession for feces landmines!

An American veteran friend told me about the Vietcong landmine that: I was trained as a detect landmine sapper. Every time the patrol team left the base, the people like me had to go first. You’re wondering that what was my first year in VN? It’s all of the feces! Those Vietcong thought of a […]

WHY DO THE LAND GENIE AND KITCHEN GOD RETURN TO HEAVEN BY A YELLOW CARP, BUT NOT OTHER ANIMALS EVERY DEC 23rd ON THE LUNAR CALENDAR?

Traditionally, every December 23, every year, families make offerings to see Land Genie and Kitchen God return to heaven. They believed that those Kitchen Gods would fly by carp to the sky to report what has been done or not in the past year of every family and report it to the Jade Emperor. Later, […]

Hang Ma Street Where We Can Enjoy Spring And New Year Atmosphere

That Lunar New Year is approaching makes Hang Ma Street bustling, crowded and colorful. This is not only a shopping place for the Hanoi people but also a destination which attracts tourists every Tet holiday. Being a part of Hanoi Old Quarter, Hang Ma Street has many souvenirs and decor shops for special occasions such […]

State Guest House – HANOI’S HIGHLIGHTS

Bac Bo Phu or State Guest House (on Ngo Quyen Street, Hanoi) is the place where the headquarters of the Tonkin Government was located and it is also a historical monument of Vietnam. 🚫The other name of Bac Bo Phu in the French colonial empire was “Tonkin Governor Palace”. In 1945, the Japanese Imperial Army […]

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 […]

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 […]

DISCOVER THE LAST OF THE LARGE TRADITIONAL KILNS, OVER 100 YEARS OLD IN ANCIENT BAT TRANG VILLAGE

✨Bat Trang ceramic village is located about 10 km from the center of Ha Noi. In Hamlet 3, Bat Trang – Gia Lam district – Ha Noi, there is a unique gourd kiln (dragon kiln) which has an area of 1030 m2, 15m long. ✨Gourd kilns are one of the first types used to burn […]