Food

Bun cha shop in Hanoi

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Bun dau mam tom shops in Hanoi What is Vietnamese Pho? What is Bun cha? Noodle with grilled meat is a dish originating from northern Vietnam This is one of the very famous dishes in Vietnam with both foreigners and Vietnamese Bun cha ingredients include bun (a kind of rice noodle), grilled meat and sauce. […]

Food

What is Vietnamese Pho?

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Pho (or Phở) is one of the most famous dishes in Vietnam, believed to be the soul of Vietnamese cuisine. Ingredients of pho include noodles, broth combined with thinly sliced ​​herbs and meat (beef, chicken, …) Pho has many different local variations. The main difference comes from the broth or the soup The soup is […]

Destination

Hanoi city or Ho Chi Minh city?

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Many tourists asked me this question when they had intention to go Vietnam. Hanoi city and Ho Chi Minh city have its own beauty and attractive points. 1. Hanoi city Ho Chi Minh might be the economics center, but Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. Literally, Hanoi has politics head offices and a long history […]

Food

“bun dau mam tom” shops in Hanoi

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If you have ever heard about Vietnam, you must have some knowledge about “Bun dau mam tom”, a very famous street food in all regions of Vietnam. What is bun tom mam tom? Bun dau refers to noodle and fried tofu, mam tom refers to a prawn sauce. You can use fish sauce instead. Bun […]

Hanoi

Is Hanoi just a dirty old city?

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My hometown is Halong city, a very beautiful coastal city with modern facilities. The first time I went to Hanoi, I wanted to escape immediately from a cramped dirty old city When I was a tour guide, I led some tours included many foreigners who came to Hanoi the first time. I couldn’t forget their […]

Northern Culture

Tet holiday in Northern Vietnam

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Tet holiday is the biggest festival of one year with Vietnamese in Northern Vietnam. It is a welcome new year festival and happens at the same time with Chinese new year, follow lunar calendar (Chinese calendar) Hence, so many foreigners thought Tet holiday is Chinese new year holiday. In fact, Tet holiday has originated from […]

Food

Sapa cuisine

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Sapa Vietnam – Location and Weather Cuisine in Sapa will amaze you with its diversity and speciality. It is obvious that many different races with their unique cultivation shape a stunning taste for its cookery. Compared with general Vietnamese food, Sapa food is much more special with local herbs that you can’t find anywhere The best […]

About Us

About Vietnamguideline

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Vietnamguideline.com is a website written by Christine Mai, a writer, traveller. I used to work as a part-time tour guide for foreign customers in Northern Vietnam when I was in university. After 2 years of working, I realized that my customers usually search information and travel tips from travel website written by non-vietnamese author. Somehow […]

Sapa

Sapa Vietnam – Location and Weather

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Almost foreigner came to Vietnam heard about Sapa. What is this place and Why so many of them wants to go there so badly? Let’s consider its location to understand the attractive point of this mountainous town Sapa location Sa Pa is a small town located in Lao Cai Province, in the northwest of Vietnam. […]