Ninh Binh – the journey to a tranquil land

Ninh Binh is a province in Vietnam's Red River Delta. The center of Ninh Binh is about ninety-three kilometers from Hanoi Capital. It is a potential tourism center in Vietnam with many historical sites and natural places.

Bai Dinh Pagoda

Bai Dinh Pagoda
Bai Dinh Pagoda is considered as the most attractive spiritual destination in Vietnam with many records such as the largest temple in Vietnam; the temple has the longest corridor La Han, the temple has the most Arhat in Vietnam, the largest bronze Buddha statue in Asia, the largest bronze bell in Vietnam and so on. Tourists should have a visit to Bai Dinh and step on the stone steps in accordance with the slope high gradually to feel the air fresh. Visitors will find their peace of mind, pour out all worries of daily life when visiting here. 
Visiting Bai Dinh Pagoda is also a chance to explore Bai Dinh. This mountain has three caves, halfway up the mountain is the cave Voi Phuc set his statue faces red, up higher, right Voi Phuc is worshipping Buddha and god worship. The caves here also have many stalactites as beautiful as the caves in Ha Long Bay.

Trang An eco-tourism complex

Trang An eco-tourism complex
Trang An eco-tourism complex - located in the complex of Trang An scenic area, Ninh Binh province - covers an area of 2168 ha, more than 90 km south of Hanoi, has become " looking forward to "of visitors at home and abroad. The site features worldwide value for geological, geomorphological, archaeological and aesthetic tectonics, which has been honored by UNESCO as World Heritage and Natural Heritage.

The landscape of the ecological area is a majestic mountainous region, created by the multi-dimensional mountains of the shadow down the small streams winding, meandering the cave, the valley of wilderness. beautiful to strange. To visit the Trang An ecological tourism area, visitors will experience each level of emotions, explore the distant roots of human life, enjoy the pure beauty and refined atmosphere with the bar as and proud of the golden boldness of history in the mountains, the shape of the river at the beginning of the process of building the three kingdoms of the King of Light: King Dinh Tien Hoang, King Le Dai Hanh and King Ly Thai Group.

Hoa Lu ancient capital

Hoa Lu ancient capital
Hoa Lu ancient capital is about 100 km from Hanoi, the capital of Dai Co Viet more than 10 centuries ago. Historically, this area used to be the capital of three dynasties (Dinh, Le, and Ly), with six kings: Dinh Tien Hoang, Dinh Toan, Le Dai Hanh, Le Trung Tong, Le Long Dinh, and Ly Thai To.
Hoa Lu ancient capital stretches 300 ha on Chi Phong, Yen Thanh and Yen Thuong villages in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district.

The ancient city has three areas: the outer city, inner-city and the south. Exploring the city, visitors will enter the Yen Thanh village, Truong Yen. In ancient Hoa Lu area, there are 678 relics, antiques of historical, cultural and scientific value, of which two important relics are Dinh and King Le Temple erected in the 17th century with stone carving art.

Van Long

Van Long
Located about 80km from Hanoi, Van Long is the largest wetland nature reserve in the North Delta. This nature reserve is located in the northeast of Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province. Dam Van Long has a very rich and unique ecosystem. This place is home to many flora and fauna, home to fish, birds, and storks, including the habitat of more than 40 species of white buttocks. They lived in rock caves and day out to earn their living in the rocky mountains, out of sight of humans.

Van Long is the largest wetland nature reserve in the Northern Delta. Van Long has been in the tourism industry since 1998 and is now a key tourist destination of the Vietnamese nation, which owns two records of the Vietnam Book of Records in 2010: largest white-tailed deer "and" Place where the largest natural picture ".

In addition to the value of flora and fauna, Van Long also owns beautifully painted landscapes. Sitting on the old bamboo boat with friends are free to go through the ravine, the two sides are tall grass, between the water. The scenery makes each person feel relaxed and peaceful.

Tam Coc-Bich Dong

Tam Coc-Bich Dong
Tam Coc-Bich Dong tourist site has a natural area of 350.3 ha, located 2 km from National Highway 1A, 7 km from Ninh Binh city, mainly located in Ninh Hai commune (Hoa Lu). Tourists have to discover Tam Coc – Bich Dong by boat. The scenery of Tam Coc is characterized by the harmonious combination of rock and water. The mountains here carry varied shapes, one after the other, one to the other.

Bich Dong - Xuyen Thuy Dong is located 2 km from Tam Coc wharf. Bich Dong consists of a dry cave located in the middle of the mountain (made by Bich Dong Pagoda) and a water cave pierced through the mountain (called Xuyen Thuy Dong). In front of the cave, there is a branch of the Ngo Dong River, bending on the side of the mountain. On the other side of the river, there is the rice field.
The journey to Ninh Binh would be an unforgettable experience with the tourists.

Ice-Cream shops in Da Nang for those who would like to change the atmosphere when traveling

1, Baskin Robbin

Baskin Robbin
Address: 74, Bach Dang St., Hai Chau Ward, Hai Chau Dist, Danang. 
Baskin's two shops in Da Nang are located right on the banks of the Han River. Typical spaces in Baskin are blue and pink with the bright eye-catching flashing light. Every evening, this shop is extremely crowd and bustling. On the menu, there are 31 aromatic flavors in the ice-cream that change constantly just and this makes people impressive. Although the price of each ice-cream is not cheap, the quality is quite adequate. Tourists visiting Danang remember to come to this ice-cream shop once in case of craving for ice-cream. 

2, Boulevard Gelato

Boulevard Gelato
Address: 77 Tran Quoc Toan, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
For Italian ice cream enthusiasts, this is an extremely ideal choice among creams in Da Nang. Just it has the familiar creams like mango, coconut, chocolate, or durian but there is a very different taste. Cream here is made from natural ingredients so its taste is fresh and cool. If you eat a little cake-like brownie or cookie with ice cream, it will completely conquer fastidious customers. 

3, So Yummy

So Yummy
Address: 135 Nguyen Chi Thanh, Hai Chau Dist., Da Nang
This ice cream shop in Da Nang is famous for its snow ice-cream that is sweet, smooth and soft. A plate of ice cream is filled with fresh fruit and eye-catching topping that makes customers fall in love at the first sight. Besides, this shop has a cool sidewalk space to watch the street and people coming and going. The interior space is more suited to girls because the pink wall is decorated with eye-catching flowers and white furniture. Moreover, there is also a strange fried cream with a crispy crust shell but the cream inside is not melted too much.

4, Mori Coffee

Mori Coffee
Address: 473 Tran Hung Dao Street, Son Tra district, Da Nang city
Enjoying the Gelato and Japanese desserts at the blue-green cafe in front of the love bridge is extremely interesting. Although this shop has been newly opened, it attracted the attention of many people in Da Nang. Space is decorated quite cute with a cool green tone and the ice-cream has a rich flavor and many options. Moreover, Mori Coffee also serves sweet dessert cakes, super cute decoration for many people to enjoy the wonderful time. 

5, Salsa Express

Salsa Express
Address: Floor 4, Vincom Center, 910 Ngo Quyen St., An Hai Bac Ward, Son Tra Dist., Da Nang
This cream shop in Da Nang is located at the 4th floor of Vincom Business Center, but the price of ice cream is not expensive. Space here has the pink tone mainstream and you are no need to edit pictures when selfie here. Besides, the optional ice cream costs from $1.5 with soft, fragrant, and rich taste. Especially, the set of ice cream only $5, including 5 ice cream, fresh fruit, and chocolate sauce for a group of many people.

6, Saigon Cream

Saigon Cream
Address: 183 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Thuan Phuoc, Thanh Khe, Da Nang
Located quite far from the center, but this Saigon Cream Shop every night is extremely crowd. You just go straight from Ong Ich Khiem toward the Nguyen Tat Thanh street and turn left a bit. The cream is quite cheap with about 7.000 VND or special ice cream with coconut milk and fruit but only 12.000 VND. Not only can you enjoy the delicious ice cream, but also enjoy the cool atmosphere. What's a wonderful place!

7, Cube Milk Tea & Ice-cream

Cube Milk Tea & Ice-cream
Address: 22 Hai Phong St., Hai Chau Ward, Hai Chau Dist. Danang
The "specialty" of the restaurant is not milk tea or ground ice cream but the cream roll is very delicious from your Thailand. The eye-catching plate, the soft cream, the right taste, and smell together with the cute decoration make many people be impressed. Particularly, there is a wall that is stuck many sticky notes for everyone to save the memory here.

8, Quynh Ice-Cream

Quynh Ice-Cream
Address: 132/4 Ong Ich Khiem Street, Tam Thuan Ward, Thanh Khe District, Da Nang City
The price for a plate of ice-cream is 10.000 VND but all kinds of topping look extremely eye-catching. That is why this ice cream shop hides in the alley but always crowded. Ice cream is cheap but the decoration is not very cursory. Besides, there is also more ice cream like Snow Cream Tropical, Hong Kong Ice Cream that is 15.000 VND only.

6 coffee shops in Da Lat has “forest view” that you can not ignore

Dalat is famous for not only its delicious food, beautiful natural scenery, unique homestay quality but also the mountain boutique coffee. These unique and beautiful cafes are designed in such a young and creative way that contribute to the striking city of the highlands. It is extremely happy to sip a hot cup of coffee and enjoy the warm air together with the green forest spreading and high pine fields low. If you are into nature and coffee, I am sure the beautiful coffee shops in Da Lat below will not let you down. Let me discover them.

1, Me Linh Coffee Garden

Me Linh Coffee Garden
Located in group 20, Village 4, Ta Nung commune, Da Lat City, Me Linh Coffee Garden is the corner of the beautiful cafe in Da Lat that attracted hundreds of young people with the wonderful view of the beautiful pine forest. Me Linh is a small plantation in the rural mountainous area near Da Lat where there are green hills stretching. Besides, you also feel the beauty of water in Cam Ly Lake. With open space, it is quite simple with a sunroof to welcome natural sunshine and the wind from the sky. All things help you to feel the special beauty of this highlands. 
If you have the opportunity to visit, you do not forget to enjoy the delicious coffee flavor of Dalat, especially a cup of weasel coffee. 

2, Cafe Violet Flower Book On Wednesday

Cafe Violet Flower Book
Address: 16 Tran Hung Dao, Da Lat, Lam Dong.
Being one of the most beautiful coffee shops in Da Lat, Violet flowers on Wednesdays make anyone come here also admired by beautiful architecture and everything is elegantly decorated in combination with the separate garden area and flowery villa. Not only that, here you are also listening to a romance story between the soldier André and the beautiful singer Jennie. And nothing better if you come here with friends or lover to sip a cup of coffee that has the special flavor of the plateau.
The menu is quite simple and dishes are quite cheap, mainly tea, coffee, hot milk from 1$-2$ per cup.

3. Zen cafe & villa

Zen cafe & villa
Address: Address: 27C Pham Hong Thai, Dalat
Located quite near Xuan Huong Lake and about 2 km to move to Da Lat Market, Zen Café attracts people with a strange look. No noisy, no tussle are the adjectives to describe it. Instead of noisy atmosphere in Da Lat center, it has a green garden, overlooking the hills in the distance. Zen Cafe Dalat - Villa is a garden villa dining area. Therefore, you can enjoy breakfast, enjoy many special dishes such as Ham Huong tea, roses tea or a glass of Italian coffee.

4. Daily Coffee

Daily Coffee
Address: 11B Le Hong Phong, Da Lat
Daily impresses tourists by the natural color and beauty of Da Lat mountain city. With simple style, it takes the red and white color tone combined to bring a space that is both seductive and impeccable, plus incredibly beautiful feel with the scene of rolling hills in the window frames.
For food, drinks, you will see the price not cheap compared to the common ground of other beautiful coffee shops in Da Lat. It is about 1$ per vitamins, condensed, and delicious smoothy. 

5. Villa cafe Pensee d'Art

Villa cafe Pensee d'Art
Address: 17 Dang Thai Than - Commune 3 - Da Lat
Perhaps referring to Dalat, people immediately think of the flower gardens, pine trees, romantic scenery with villas, valleys and even sip a bit coffee that has the taste of "forest". That may be true for many people all over the world. This coffee shop is a large villa with a nice view because when you look down, you can see the panorama of the valley after Palace II that people call it Pink Valley. Do not hesitate to come to this coffee shop to enjoy the great things. 

6, Rainy Coffee 

Rainy Coffee
Address: 24B/1 Hung Vuong, Da Lat City
This is a garden cafe is famous for young people as well as tourists when traveling Dalat. The coffee shop is an open space with plants, lakes and especially artificial rain spray system regardless of rainy season or sunshine. Therefore, you always feel the rain flowing down the roof.  Perhaps, the name of this coffee shop is Rainy.
If you want to find a nice cafe in Da Lat with quiet and romantic space to chat or dating, this is definitely the best choice for you.

Co To Island - A wild beauty

Co To is known as a paradise island paradise in northeastern Vietnam. With wild landscape, majestic nature and less affected by the devastation of human beings, Co So still retains its natural beauty. On Co To Island, there are many beautiful beaches with clear blue waters, long white sand beaches, casuarinas murmuring in the wind. Besides, Co To owns many tourist attractions that anyone visiting it should visit once. Do not miss the 8 tourist destinations below.

1. Co To lighthouse station 

Co To lighthouse station
Co To lighthouse was built in the late 19th century and is one of more than 30 "eyes of the sea" operating throughout the territorial waters of Vietnam. To climb the lighthouse, you have to cross the steep cliffs. Then, climb up the 72 stairs from the bottom to the top of the lighthouse. From here you can comfortably take in the panoramic view of Co To Island, from the beautiful seaside town, interspersed with smooth green forests, and humble roofs. 

2. Cau My Stone Ground

Cau My Stone Ground
A paradise that anyone Co To island cannot ignore is Cau My Rocky Area located to the south of Co To big island. Cau My has a system of sedimentary rocks eroded about over ten of thousands of years because the seawater created a scarce wonder compared to other famous islands in Vietnam. The rock layers are visible as soon as you come in a variety of colors. Moreover, the rock layers, many colors, and many shapes make the area as a vivid picture of the process of tectonic nature.

3. Hong Van Beach

Hong Van Beach
Coming to Co To, you will definitely be impressed by the pristine beaches of this beautiful city, and Hong Van is one of the destinations will make you feel that way. Located in the east of Co To Island, Hong Vain sea is quiet and the sea waves rolling like a lake due to Thanh Lan island located off the wind from the sea. Besides, the soft sandbanks along with the blue sea in this place will make visitors do not want to leave. 

4. Van Chai Beach

Van Chai Beach
At the end of the island is the beautiful Van Chai beach that nestled on the beach with smooth sand stretching sand. Especially, the sea water here always has a beautiful blue color because the blue color reflects the sun and changes the different shades of blue whenever there are small waves connecting each other to the shore. If you like peace, take a moment to come here to rest.

5. Love Road

Love Road
Traveling to Co To, certainly, you will hear a romantic road named Love Road. This road is more than 2 km long, along with the coast, and located about 100 meters from the center of Co To town. The two sides are two green trees swaying lightly in the wind. Calling Love Road is also true because walking or cycling slowly is extremely romantic. Spending a little time with lovers on this road is definitely a wonderful moment. 

6, Co To Small Island

Co To Small Island
As an uninhabited island, Co To small island attracts tourists by the beautiful pristine beaches. Co To small island is about 1 km from Co To big island. Therefore, tourists can rent wooden boats to Co To Island with a travel time of about 25 to 30 minutes. The rent for a boat is about 26$ - 34$ (according to the route) and each boat can carry about 12 people. Here, you can try the feeling of sleeping on the tent near the beach. It is an interesting experience for those who like new strange feeling.

7. Ho Chi Minh Memorable House

Ho Chi Minh Memorable House located in District 3, Co To town is a population of relics on Co To Island, including monuments, tombstone, and a memorable house belonging to the historical system ranked historical and cultural monument at the national level. This monument was built in 1968 and rebuilt in 1975, and located only 50 meters from the coast. This is one of the only places that Ho Chi Minh wanted to build the statue. Moreover, this area is always a prominent destination that everyone would like to travel. 

8. Ho Chi Minh Beach

Ho Chi Minh Beach
Uncle Ho Beach is located just outside the entrance of the island. From the pier, you can see this 15 km long beach running towards the end of the island. This is the main beach for residents here and the most crowded place to bathe. It is because the beach was full of white sandy beach surrounds the green casuarina forest with a paved road running along the coast. At this beach, People Committee has built nearby Ho Chi Minh monument to celebrate him on the island. Perhaps, this beach was named Ho Chi Minh Beach. This is the favorite walking point of the residents and also the most beautiful sunrise view for all visitors.

Top “stunning” restaurants in Can Tho, Vietnam

Can Tho City attracts visitors not only with natural lyrical beauty but also the rich cuisine in the West of Vietnam. Below, I will give you 7 best quality restaurant in Can Tho that you cannot be ignored when coming to this land.

1. Hoa Su Restaurant

Hoa Su Restaurant
Address: Le Loi Street, Cai Khe Ward, Ninh Kieu Dist, Can Tho.
Reference price: 15,000 - 350,000 VND / person.
Located in the busiest center of entertainment and dining in Can Tho city, Hoa Su restaurant is a place where converging all elements of water tourism and the quintessence of South Vietnam cuisine. It is designed as a garden tourism with large and airy space. Tourists can both enjoy specialties in the West of Vietnam and relax your soul in the sweet sound of the music as a view of the panoramic beauty of Hau romantic riverside. Attractiveness in food service at Hoa Su restaurant comes from the specialties having a wonderful flavor. They surely will make visitors feel satisfied.

2. Lua Nep Restaurant

Lua Nep Restaurant
Address: Cai Khe alluvial ground, Le Loi Street, Cai Khe Ward, Ninh Kieu Dist, Can Tho.
Reference price: 200,000 - 2,000,000 VND
Designed from the inspiration of the thousand-year-old rice that became fon of the life of the Tay Do people and Cuu Long area. Lua Nep restaurant was founded to inherit and honor the cultural quintessence of West Vietnam together with the lyrical beauty of nature garden and the rich and unique folk cuisine. Moreover, the uniqueness of the western culture has been highlighted most prominently in the rich food with natural flavor in the garden of the restaurant. Typical food of southern part is the highlight in the menu of Lua Nep restaurant. Coming here, you not only enjoy the delicious food but also admire the romantic scenic of the western river.

3. East Sea Seafood Restaurant

East Sea Seafood Restaurant
Branch 1: No. 30, Le Loi Street, Cai Khe Ward, Ninh Kieu Dist. Can Tho.
Branch 2: No. 168, 30/4 Street, Xuan Khanh Ward, Ninh Kieu Dist. Can Tho.
Branch 3: No.100, Cach Mang Thang Tam street, Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho.
Reference price: 20,000 - 200,000 VND
If you are a big fan of seafood dishes, definitely do not miss seafood in South East Sea restaurant when you have the opportunity to visit Can Tho. As its name implies, you will find "an East Sea" in the rich cuisine made from fresh and quality seafood ingredients in this restaurant. Moreover, In the East Sea restaurant, they bring the distinctive flavor of the majestic sea for you to have the great taste but keep the quintessence of the natural products from the East Ocean.

4. Can Tho Boat Restaurant

Can Tho Boat Restaurant
Address: Ninh Kieu wharf, Hai Ba Trung Street, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu Dist. Can Tho.
Reference price: 50,000 - 500,000 VND.
Known as the largest floating restaurant in Tay Do, Can Tho Boat Restaurant is a place to relax, admire the immense river with Hau romantic river, and enjoy the quintessence of Southern Part Food. This restaurant has a height of 3 floors with a capacity of 600 guests with luxury and splendor design. Boat Restaurant not only gets the love from visitors in all regions visiting Can Tho but also the proud symbol of each local people here. When the night falls down, the boat began the familiar journey to introduce beautiful river to the tourists in the smooth and tormenting of traditional music. And nothing is more wonderful than watching the scene in the mellow music and enjoy the delicious food at this unique restaurant.

5. Phuong Nam Restaurant

Phuong Nam Restaurant
Address: No. 48, Hai Ba Trung Street, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho province.
Reference price: 250,000 - 330,000 VND
Located on the opposite side of Ninh Kieu wharf - the most expensive tourist center in Can Tho, Phuong Nam restaurant is an ideal place to eat, which is popular with many travelers, especially international tourists. With the small space, it creates a cozy feeling like being at home with convenient geographic location. You can enjoy a panoramic view of beautiful Ninh Kieu Wharf. Besides, the restaurant offers a variety of delicious dishes and they are suitable for meeting and family gatherings, friends, and business partners.

6. Sao Hom Restaurant

Sao Hom Restaurant
Address: Zone E, Long Co House, Hai Ba Trung Street, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu Dist. Can Tho.
Reference price: 300.000 - 550.000 VND
Located in the Long Co House - an ancient historical site of Can Tho, the design of Sao Hom restaurant is boldly ancient in the olden times and it reflects the ancient culture of Southern Part. After walking around Ninh Kieu wharf, visitors can visit here to enjoy the wonderful richness of the food and watch the stunning sceneries surrounding here. Although the restaurant has the average area, it attracts tourists by the beautiful view overlooking the banks of the Hau river with the delicious taste of cuisine here.

7. Gony Restaurant

Gony Restaurant
Address: No. 8, Nguyen An Ninh Street, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho.
Reference price: 20,000 - 220,000 VND
With a prime location in the center of Ninh Kieu District, Gony Restaurant is a favorite place for locals and international travelers because of the excellent food and luxurious design space. In the restaurant, there are individual areas with impressive decoration such as young people's area with Been Bag chairs, other guests' area to enjoy the beautiful city or the VIP area to meet and exchange work and so on. It is because of the harmonious arrangement that each guest who comes to eat here feel familiar and warm as at home.

Top “rustic” food that you should try when traveling Can Tho City, Vietnam

Can Tho is known as the capital of the Cuu Long Delta River. It is also one of the major economic centers of Vietnam. So, it has many cultural features and the typical cuisine of the west of the country. It is interesting to mention to Can Tho cuisine because of the variety, and rustic in each dish. Below, I would like to recommend you some food that you should try when traveling here. 

1. Pho Ca 

Top “rustic” food that you should try when traveling Can Tho City, Vietnam

Pho Ca is a combination of cuisine between Hanoi and Can Tho. This bold and harmonious combination has created the special flavor of Pho only in Can Tho. Pho Ca is so delicious because of the moderate sweet taste. Moreover, soup is boiled from parts of fish such as head, and bones. This food is eaten with the favorite vegetables such as basil, and coriander together with a bowl of sweet spicy sauce. I think Pho Ca is not the bad choice for you.

2. Banh Tet La Cam ( Cylindric glutinous rice cake with magenta plant)

Top “rustic” food that you should try when traveling Can Tho City, Vietnam

People say that The most unique cylindric glutinous rice cake is Can Tho. If you want to have good taste, you must choose the most delicious sticky rice. And then, it is soaked with the magenta plant to have a natural purple color. When eating this cake, you can find the sticky rice, sweet meet, and salted eggs extremely great. Today, Banh Tet is often sold in Xuan Khanh, An Thoi, Mit Nuoc markets. You can visit those markets to buy Banh Tet as gifts for everyone. 

3. Nem Nuong Cai Rang ( Cai Rang grilled pork hash wrapped in banana leaf)

Top “rustic” food that you should try when traveling Can Tho City, Vietnam

The best Nem Nuong is still made from fresh pork, and then it is grilled on charcoal until it is ripe. Moreover, Each Nem Nuong is pierced by small bamboo sticks and grilled carefully. This food is eaten with rice sheets, coriander, unripe banana, cucumber, pineapple, and starfruit. When eating this food, you put everything in rice sheet, roll it and try it with special sauce. Do not miss this dish when you come Can Tho city. 

4. Chuoi Nep Nuong (Grilled Sticky Banana)


In Can Tho, Banana is very small, not long, and not big. It is delicious most when the outside layer of sticky rice is brown, the inside layer is white, and the banana is ripe. When it is rain, you can buy this food in pedlars to both eat and chat with friends. You will feel the typical atmosphere of Can Tho city. I think that that time is extremely happy. 

5. Oc Nuong Tieu Xanh (Grilled Snails with Green pepper)

Snails are boiled and then put on fire charcoal with spiced such as pepper, garlic, sodium glutamate and so on. When the water boil, people put snails in plates. It is suitable to eat, slightly spicy, just sweet-salty, and crispy. You can drink water snails if you want because it is also great. Another recipe is that people grill raw snails directly. Its taste is extremely delicious. 

6. Cong Cake

Can Tho people see the cake as the nosh, so it is only eaten in the afternoon or evening, from 4 to 5 p.m. Cong Cake is enjoyed with sweet and sour sauce, houttuynia, mango, salad, basil, etc. Green beans smell, meat smell, fried shrimp smell are mixed together with other ingredients. It is extremely a diverse dish of taste and color. 

7. Tam Bi Cake 

The taste of cakes in Can Tho is very special. The cake is steamed on the stove so it is always hot. The skin pork is quite crispy and fish sauce is quite limpid. The aroma of the coconut milk is always mixed with the white Tam Bi cake together with vegetables, bean sprouts, and Pickles and salt. This is both cheap and delicious food. Wherever you go, I am sure that you always remember Tam Bi Cake's taste. 

8. Hoi Cake-Roasted Pork

If you have a chance to visit Phong Dien with orchards, do not forget to visit Minh Canh garden and enjoy Hoi cake - Roasted Pork. The cake is made from rice flour, served with roasted pork, and coriander. Therefore, Hoi Cake is small white color and it is eaten with raw vegetables, roasted pork, and fish sauce. Visitors who have ever tried this food find it extremely wonderful. 

9. Bun Nuoc Leo ( Sauce Noodles)

It is one of the dishes of Can Tho with reasonable price from 0.5$ per bowl and full of rotten meat, fish, shrimp, and fresh squid. Especially, the noodle soup is cooked in fresh coconut milk. When enjoying this food, you can eat with coriander, raw bean sprouts, banana flower, and spinach. This is one of the delicious dishes that you should enjoy when traveling Can Tho.

10. Phu Sa hotpot

The attractiveness of this hot pot is not only its name but also its taste. The sour taste of Phu Sa hot pot is very sweet and moderate. In the floating season, Phu Sa hot pot is served with many kinds of vegetable that are very typical of Can Tho land. Trying this hot pot is also a wonderful experience for visitors who want to have a fresh feeling.

Top 10 destinations for visitors who travel to Can Tho City, Vietnam

Can Tho is the largest city in the west of Vietnam. It has a typical cultural lifestyle of the river area that is different from other countrysides. Thanks to this, Can Tho is more and more attractive to many visitors coming to this city. Below, I will recommend you some destinations that you should visit. 

1. Cai Rang floating market

Cai Rang Floating Market is the largest floating market in Mekong River Delta
Cai Rang floating market is a familiar destination when you come to Can Tho city. The market specializes in buying fruits, agricultural products of the region. Every morning, hundreds of small boats parked close and local people sell many products to guests who visit this market. Besides to specialties here, visitors can also eat breakfast and experience the interesting feeling when sitting on the boat.

2. Binh Thuy Ancient House

Binh Thuy Ancient House is one the most beautiful ancient houses in Can Tho

The house is located at Bui Huu Nghia Street, Binh Thuy Ward, Binh Thuy District, Can Tho City. It is designed with 5 rooms and 2 roofs and it looks like French architecture house. With many cultural and architectural values, this is really an intact antique house that helps visitors learn more about the living, the culture as well as the development of local people in Cuu Long delta river. 

3. Bang Lang stork garden

Located in Thoi An hamlet, Thoi Thuan commune, Thot Not district, Can Tho city, Bang Lang is one of the largest bird sanctuaries of Cuu Long Delta River. If you visit here in the spring, visitors will see purple velvet crepe myrtle on two sides of the river. Moreover, to admire the beautiful landscapes and bird life here, visitors can come early in the morning to see the flocks of the stork flying to search for food. 

4. Fruit Garden

Orchards stretch in many roads and waterways in Can Tho city. There are many large fruit gardens for visitors such as My Khanh, Mr. Sau Duong, Binh Thuy orchid gardens, or arc gardens on the Phong Dien, Phung Hiep rivers, and otherfamily tourism gardens in O Mon, Thot Not. Do not hesitate to visit here to enjoy many delicious fruits. 

5. Ba Bo Flower Village

Ba Bo flower village is considered as one of the interesting tourist attractions. It contributes to the enrichment of the garden trip in Binh Thuy district. In 2015, there are nearly 250 flower growers with many kinds such as marigolds, sunflowers, apricot blossoms, and roses. With an area of nearly 20 hectares, visitors can completely see and take some beautiful pictures with different flower gardens.

6. Ninh Kieu Wharf

Ninh Kieu is known as a symbol of growth and youth of Can Tho city. It attracts many visitors due to the stunning landscapes together with the view is overlooking Hau River. Located on the right bank of the Hau River a, Ninh Kieu Wharf is famous for not only many interesting activities like walking, or taking photos but also a place for young people and visitors to meet and enjoy food in restaurants. 

7. Tay Do Night Market

Tay Do Market is a major trading center of the Southern provinces, and it is also an attractive entertainment destination that you cannot be ignored. In the past, the market was the place for transshipping goods from many countrysides and abroad. Today, it also offers food, drink, and other entertainment services at night. I hope you will have a wonderful experience when walking around this market. 

8. Southern Monastery

Southern Monastery is located on an area of nearly 4 hectares in My Khanh commune, Phong Dien district, Can Tho city. The monastery is located in Lo Vong Cung historical vestige and about 15 kilometers from the city center. When visiting Southern Monastery, you will admire the peaceful scenery there. Moreover, you can see the cultural architecture of the Ly - Tran dynasty when going through the largest temple in the west of Vietnam. 

9. Can Tho Museum

Can Tho Museum with a large area of nearly 3000 m2 located right at No. 1 Hoa Binh Avenue, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu District. This place displays many antiquities of the country, Can Tho people as well as Cuu Long Delta River through many different periods. Moreover, The artifacts of the Kinh, Hoa, and Khmer people have been also kept in this museum for many years.

10. My Khanh ecological zone

Going downstream Hau River about 20 minutes from the Cai Rang floating market, tourists will come to the My Khanh ecological zone. With the cool fresh atmosphere, you will feel relaxed, comfortable and pleasant than the city center. You can have a chance to enjoy more than 20 kinds of fruits in the large garden, visit traditional villages, cook wine with local people, enjoy the specialty food, and visit Nam Bo ancient house and so on. It is extremely a wonderful experience.

Top 10 food that you should try when traveling to Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi

Hoan Kiem Lake of Hanoi Capital is no longer a strange destination for foreigners and visitors. It has not only beautiful scenery, and fresh air but also the famous food. Below, I will recommend you some dishes you should enjoy when traveling Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi.

1. Pho - Ly Quoc Su Street

This dish is not a strange food for everyone. Although each place has its own characteristics and flavor, you will feel the special taste of this dish in Ly Quoc Su street. Pho Bo Ly Quoc Su is considered as the most delicious in Hanoi because of its meat and soup. In addition, the crunch of fried wheat flour also makes this dish greater. 

2. Tofu Noodle with shrimp paste - Hang Khay Street

Tofu Noodle is contained in a flat winnowing basket with green banana leaves. Visitors who come here to eat this dish find it delicious. Moreover, this food is eaten with thick pork bolognas, and shrimp paste. I think you will be impressed by its aroma smell and spicy, sweet, and salty taste of fish sauce.

3. Lan Ong Bread - Cha Ca Street

If you are into bread, you should not miss Lan Ong Bread, Cha Ca Street. Bread has simply pate, onion, cilantro, cucumber and chili sauce, but visitors who ate bread here remember its taste forever. Especially, Its pate is very delicious because it is not fishy. Therefore, this bread attracts people everywhere. When traveling Hoan Kiem Lake, do not miss this place. 

4. Nem Chua Ran (Fried Fermented Pork Roll) - Hang Bong Street

Hang Bong is famous for Nem Chua Ran due to its aromatic taste. When you try this food, it is not too fat and greasy. This dish is usually dipped in chili sauce with spicy and sweet taste. Moreover, it is also eaten when people drink beer. The aroma of Nem Chua, the spicy taste of chili paste, and the cool of beer makes you find wonderful. 

5. Grilled Beef - Ma May Street

The recipe for this food is very simple. After soaked in special spices, beef is wrapped in a silver paper and grilled. When baking beef, the sweet taste of meat mixed with other spices make Grilled Beef have aromatic flavor. Grilled Beef is eaten with tomatoes, eggplant, and potatoes. When the weather is cold, you can enjoy this food with family and friends. It is extremely a wonderful experience.

6. Van Than Noodle - Hang Chieu street

Van Than is famous for aromatic tough noodle together with the sweet soup. Wheat flour is made from flour and eggs and boiled carefully. Small shrimps, mushrooms, and meat are wrapped in a thin layer of wheat flour and also boiled until it ripes. A bowl of noodle includes meat, mushrooms, a piece of boiled eggs, vegetables, chives, and field cabbage together with the sweet soup. Everything makes this food so great. 

7. Trang Tien ice cream

Trang Tien is always crowded in winter or summer because it is famous for delicious ice-cream. There are many kinds of ice cream with various flavors of cacao, green rice flakes, coconut milk cream, green pea, and green tea. In particular, cinnamon ice-cream cone is more popular than all. Moreover, the price of ice cream here is also very cheap so anyone can also enjoy it.

8. Bun Oc ( Snail Noodle) - Dong Xuan market

When you try this food at the first time, you will be attracted by delicious taste of snails, stir-fried unripe banana, and soft yellow tofus. The water is quite sour and slightly aromatic. This food is often served with noodles with sliced banana, basil, shiso. When traveling Hoan Kiem Lake, do not hesitate to try this food. 

9. Bun Cha ( noodles and grilled meat) -Hang Than Street

This is also familiar dish of the people of Vietnam. This dish is quite simple, but it requires the ingenuity of the person who makes this food. The grilled meat is soaked in special spices so that it is sweet, sour, and spicy enough. In addition, fish sauce is also delicious enough for everyone to eat. When trying this food, many visitors are attracted by the great of Bun Cha.

10. Chao Suon - Ngo Huyen Street

Ngo Huyen Street is famous for simple food but delicious taste. Gruel is ground carefully before it is cooked. Moreover, pork bones are also stewed many hours to have sweet taste. To my experience, when the weather is cold, you can go with friends to enjoy this food and chat with each other. The atmosphere is extremely warm and happy.