The Garden City (Sa Dec)

The Garden City (Sa Dec) Sa Dec is not a destination that many tourists would find themselves while visiting Vietnam. It’s just far enough off the typical routes one might take in the Mekong Delta to bypass the tiny city. Generally people tend to lean more towards the Can Tho area, or south west, hoping… Read More

Rivers of Life

The Mekong Delta ( Đồng bằng Sông Cửu Long “Nine Dragon river delta” covers 15,000 sq mi of the South Western region of Vietnam.  A  system of rivers, streams and canals where most villages and towns are accessible by.  Despite it’s water bound areas, it’s a motorcyclists paradise.  Long stretches of highways, tiny river roads and dirt… Read More

Bánh mì Vietnam

Bánh mì is a Vietnamese term for all kinds of bread. Bread, or more specifically the baguette, was introduced by the French during its colonial period. The bread most commonly found in Vietnam is a single serving baguette, therefore the term bánh mì is synonymous with this type of bread. The bánh mì is usually… Read More

A Brief History of Pho

Pho is generally the first Vietnamese cuisine that most travellers try when they first arrive in Vietnam. It’s a very simple dish and you can add as much or as little seasoning as you like. As a lover of the noodle dish I found myself curious about it’s origins. The only thing known for certain… Read More