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Vietnamese Food to Try in Da Nang

Vietnamese Food to Try in Da Nang

The list of phenomenal Vietnamese foods to try in Da Nang is epically long. Here in this post we’ll touch upon a few highlights: Mỳ Quảng for breakfast or lunch: Available just about everywhere, but HERE is a well-rated location on the city-side of Da Nang.   Bánh Cuốn for breakfast: Available here and there. HERE is a popular city-side location, which is also a 2-minute walk to Bạch Đằng street where you can stroll the riverwalk and a 5 minute walk to…

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OUR RECOMMENDED DA NANG, VIETNAM AREA EXPERIENCES

OUR RECOMMENDED DA NANG, VIETNAM AREA EXPERIENCES

If you’ll be spending time in Da Nang during your visit to Vietnam, lucky you! There is so much to do and see in and around the city. Here are some of the experiences we’ve enjoyed: Custom Tailoring: Bring digital photos of ideas for new pieces and/or bring favorite pieces from home that you want to have copied. Plan to visit a tailor early in your trip and budget for 2 more visits over 2-4 more days for a fitting and…

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Trying New Fruits in Vietnam: Quả Gấc

Trying New Fruits in Vietnam: Quả Gấc

How could we resist this enormous, never-before-seen (by us) brilliant orange specimen? Although we expected its hefty weight, we were startled by the pliability of its skin: it was a bit like holding a thick, lumpy water balloon. Once home, we sliced into the fruit’s core and were shocked by the pile of grotesqueness that spilled out onto the cutting board. What looked at first glance like a mass of demon hearts turned out to be gigantic black seeds covered…

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CHIANG MAI, THAILAND | NOVEMBER 25 – DECEMBER 4, 2017

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND | NOVEMBER 25 – DECEMBER 4, 2017

Living as foreigners in Vietnam means we have to have Business Visas. Per Vietnam’s current rules, we need to renew our Visas each year, and are required to leave the country and come back again in order to do so.  Some consider this a huge nuisance. For us, it’s a great excuse to travel! For our first official “Visa Run” we chose to visit the nearby country of Thailand. Flights from Vietnam to Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok take just…

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DA NANG, VIETNAM: OUR HEAVEN ON EARTH | JUNE 25, 2016

DA NANG, VIETNAM: OUR HEAVEN ON EARTH | JUNE 25, 2016

If you were asked to consider the word “paradise,” what would come to mind? Some would say a secluded island with white-sand beaches, palm trees, and calm, clear ocean waters.  Others might find their paradise in the middle of a modern city close to friends, restaurants, and cultural destinations.  Still others might dream of a peaceful mountain hike that culminates in a stunning vista. We would have said any number of these, and so when we arrived to Da Nang…

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