Category Archives: News

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 […]

Podcast: Vietnam Coracle on Untold Pacific with James Bradley

First published July 2020 | Words by Vietnam Coracle Over the years, I’ve been asked on several podcasts. But, fearing public speaking (especially answering questions off-the-cuff), I’ve always either turned them down or worked out an alternative arrangement, such as a written interview instead. So, when New York Times best-selling author, James Bradley, asked me […]

Cà Ri: Vietnamese Curry in Saigon

First published July 2020 | Words and photos by Vietnam Coracle INTRODUCTION | GUIDE | MAP | RELATED POSTS Serving up a mild, thick, and fragrant curry with chicken or shrimp, Ngọc Hân is a small, informal, well-organized, family-run soup house on Phan Xich Long Street, in Phu Nhuan District, Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Vietnamese curry (cà ri) […]