Author Archives: VOA Vietnam

Ngõ Ngách: Hanoi Snacks on a Saigon Alley

First published December 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS A diminutive eatery occupying the ground floor of a small, old-style shophouse at the end of a narrow alleyway in Saigon’s Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, Ngõ Ngách is a simple, charming place to dine on fresh, light Hanoi snacks. […]

Hello Saigon turns 10

And in a blink, this blog turns 10. Can’t believe it’s been more than a decade living here in Saigon. What started out as a 3-year stint has become so much more. I can’t wait for this epidemic to be … Continue reading → Source link Brought to you by Vietnam Visa Letter | Voavietnam.net […]

The Shells Phu Quoc | Independent Review

First published November 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | REVIEW | MAP | RELATED POSTS The Shells is a contemporary resort with a uniquely quirky – but classy – character on the west coast of Phu Quoc Island. Situated between Duong Dong town and Ong Lang beach, The Shells offers generously proportioned and well-appointed rooms […]

Trà Đá: Vietnamese Iced Tea

First published October 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRO | ARTICLE | COMMENTS | RELATED POSTS One of the many little joys of daily life in Vietnam, trà đá (iced tea) is a feature of almost every dining and social occasion across much of the nation: from roadside snacks to banquets, from trendy cafes […]

Mia Resort Nha Trang |Independent Review

First published October 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | REVIEW | MAP | RELATED POSTS A crisp, clean and contemporary resort straddling the cliffs on the spectacular coast road between Nha Trang and Cam Ranh Airport, Mia is the embodiment of minimalist-chic. A luxurious beach resort with excellent facilities, great service, good dining options and […]

Wild Camping on the La Nga River: A Guide

First published September 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS The La Nga River rises in the Central Highlands, flows through a series of tight, forested valleys, and meanders across a flat agricultural plain before joining the Dong Nai River, one of the largest waterways in Vietnam. At one […]

Gentle Monster and Fake Me

Vietnam has just sort of gotten out of the second wave of the pandemic and businesses are starting to restart once again — especially the hot spot, Danang City. It was in one of our walks that I chanced upon … Continue reading → Source link Brought to you by Vietnam Visa Letter | Voavietnam.net […]

Bun Rieu Cua Oc: Crab & Snail Noodle Soup

First published September 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS A deep, reddish broth made from tomatoes and pulverized crab, poured over white rice noodles, topped with marinated snails and crab cake, and garnished with fresh herbs and leaves, bún riêu cua ốc is one of those Vietnamese soups that […]

Vietnam Coracle Video Library

First published August 2020 | Words and film by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | LIBRARY | MAP | RELATED POSTS On this page is a categorized archive of over 30 Vietnam Coracle short films intended to inspire a sense of wanderlust and an urgency to get out there and explore Vietnam. When I first started creating content for this […]

Ivory Falls Villa, Di Linh Highlands | Review

Last updated August 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | REVIEW | MAP | RELATED POSTS Surrounded by coffee farms, tea plantations, rice paddies and fruit trees, Ivory Falls Villa is a quiet, secluded and peaceful place to stay in the mountains and valleys of the Central Highlands. Formerly Juliet’s Villa Resort, Ivory Falls is located […]