Author Archives: Pham Huu Duc

About Pham Huu Duc

Fun loving, sporty man who loves to share his knowledge of Vietnam and Indochina to his friends around the world!

Delicious Tastes With Fish Treats In Saigon

Take a sweet tasting fish, add some sour and bitter herbs, and presto, you have lẩu cá kèo (spiny goby hot pot) Herbs and vegetables served alongside lẩu cá kèo: split water spinach, water mimosa, and rau đắng Go around … Continue reading


Vietnamese Craft Villages Plans To Attract More Tourists

For the past many years, craft villages with their traditional products have attracted visitors to Hoi An. The conservation and development of craft villages such as Kim Bong which specializes in making wood products, Thanh Ha with its ceramic products … Continue reading


Vietnam And France Organized An Exhibition About Vietnamese Dragon

Vietnam’s National History Museum will work alongside the Guimet Museum of Asian art to hold an exhibition on the Vietnamese dragon at the Parisian museum. An agreement to this effect was signed during a visit to Paris by representatives from … Continue reading


Vietnam Is One Of Top 10 Places In the World For Expats

Vietnam was placed at 10th position in the world for luring foreign workers, according to the HSBC Expat Explorer Economic league table. The bank surveyed over 5,000 respondents in four continents based on a number of factors such as earning … Continue reading


Traditional Folk Music Festival Of Ethnic Groups In Lang Son

A national festival of hat then and dan tinh (traditional folk singing and gourd lute) of northern mountainous ethnic groups will be held on November 2-6 in the northern province of Lang Son. Then singing, which is accompanied by dan … Continue reading


West Lake In Hanoi – An Attractive Destination In The Autumn

Hanoi in Autumn is so beautiful with the skies blue, air cool, and lakes misty. It’s the ideal time for a visit. Among the capital’s many attractions is West Lake, which has a long history associated. A tour around the … Continue reading


Hanoi in the Russian woman eyes

Natalia Kraevskaia, the Russian woman who married a Vietnamese man in Hanoi. In her eyes, Hanoi is a beautiful, peaceful city that is worth her passionate devotion to the art gallery over the years. She lives in a pink house christened “Salon … Continue reading


Hoi An Is Voted Top 10 Asian Destinations For Tourists

Hoi An ancient town, in central Viet Nam, has been named for the first time as one of the ten leading tourism cities in Asia, according to Condé Nast Traveler, the world’s premier travel magazine. This is part of the … Continue reading


Useful tips when traveling in Vietnam

Heading off to Vietnam, I really had no idea what to expect. I had browsed a guidebook or two and spent some time reading about Sherry Ott’s experience of living in Vietnam, but like any destination, you have to really … Continue reading


13 top-flight offenders and how you can avoid becoming one.

With overcrowding, sky-high fares and lack of comfort, air travel is quickly becoming the least favourite mode of getting from point A to point B. Add passenger inconsideration and rudeness into the travel mix, and we’re no longer flying the … Continue reading