As a child, every year we always celebrated Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) as it was the most important date in the yearly calendar. It was also be a date that I would dread yet enjoy at the same time. The day would start my … Read all about it!
Vietnamese food is simple, yet exciting and loved by millions around the world – me especially. After the first year of travel primarily through Latin America, I felt that I should spend the majority of the second year in the country of my heritage. What I … Read all about it!
“Is this a restaurant or somebody’s home?” I asked a stranger inside as I stood at the apartment doorway. He looked at me oddly and replied that it indeed was somebody’s home. From the sounds of the conversations echoing from inside, deep down, … Read all about it!
I recently wrote a story for AWOL about the Vietnamese foods that you may not have heard of, but should try. As I was going through my long list, I realised that it was quite a challenge to not include too many Vietnamese noodle soups into the list. … Read all about it!
Food is one of the reasons as to why we travel. It’s one of life’s pleasures that all of us can relate to, provide a window into a local culture and has the power to connect us with new people … Read all about it!
It’s been a pretty busy year of travelling for me in 2014. Despite travelling to thirteen countries over eight months in 2013 and vowing to put the breaks on, I’ve somehow managed to have hit the lucky thirteen number again this year over … Read all about it!
Whilst I was travelling through Central and South America last year, there was one thought that would plague my mind on a regular basis: Vietnamese food. Not a day would go past as I was sitting at a restaurant and eating a menu … Read all about it!
As an Australian born Vietnamese who has only visited the south of Vietnam, I had a limited understanding of Hanoi prior to arriving to the capital. My initial thought was that I wouldn’t enjoy it and like most backpackers, would … Read all about it!
As much as I loved to eat every minute of the day in Cambodia, the meal I look forward to the most has been the Cambodian breakfast. Not because of the wide variety, everything that I’ve had just feels right … Read all about it!
Pumpkin is something you would mainly associate with soup, pie and Halloween. However, you don’t see many pumpkin pasta dishes on menu. I first made this dish in Colombia where pumpkin was on special at the time in the supermarket … Read all about it!