Top 9 Vietnamese Breakfast Meals

Vietnamese people wake up quite early, around 5 – 6 am, to prepare for their breakfast before going to work. Therefore, the countless number of food stalls and restaurants have been opening, throughout the country, to serve this demand. Here are the top list of best foods for breakfast in Vietnam and plan to eat […]

One Pillar Pagoda – The thousand-year cultural symbol of Hanoi

The One Pillar Pagoda is a historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi, located in the central Ba Đình near the Thăng Long Citadel. It is regarded alongside the Perfume Temple, as one of Vietnam’s two most iconic temples. History The original name of the One Pillar Pagoda was Dien Huu Pagoda, which literally means “long-lasting happiness […]

Áo Dài – One of the Traditional Dress in Vietnam

If Hanbok is a traditional costume of the land of Kimchi – Korea, Kimono is the national costume of the country of rising Japan, in Vietnam, “áo dài” is a Vietnamese national garment. The áo dài is a heroic testimony of Vietnam’s transformation through each historical period so that today the ao dai is honored […]

Vietnam Water Puppetry

Water puppetry is a long-standing traditional culture with Vietnamese people, especially in the Northern Midlands and Plains. What is a water puppet? Water puppetry is the art of performing with puppets on the water, magically combining the two elements: puppet and water. The stage of the water puppet is the ponds and lakes of the […]

06 Essential tips to cross the road in Vietnam for foreign visitors

In cities like Hanoi or Saigon, where there are very few pedestrian lights, many people cross a red light, and thousands of motorbikes are not following the rules, crossing the road is an unforgettable experience. Here are 6 essential tips we have learned from our life just to cross the road in Vietnam: 1. Be […]

Đờn Ca Tài Tử – Imprint of the South Vietnam

“Đờn Ca Tài Tử” is a typical feature in the life of the people in the South of Vietnam. It is a meaningful spiritual food to help dispel the hardship after hard working days. Đờn Ca Tài Tử formed and developed in the late 19th century, originating from the folk music and Hue royal court […]

Top 9 Best Cinemas in Ho Chi Minh City

You want to go to the cinema to enjoy “blockbusters” but don’t know which movie theater to choose from. Let Vietdream introduce you to the most modern, quality cinema complexes in Ho Chi Minh City. And you can invite friends and relatives to see the movie together when you have free time. 1. CGV Cinemas […]

The 6 Vietnamese Public Holidays

Just like other countries in the world, Vietnam also has many celebrations to commemorate about its history and culture. Currently, there are 8 days of public holiday a year. Some of them are being celabrated base lunar calendar. Below is a list of the Vietnamese public holidays that you should know before traveling to Vietnam […]

Thuoc Lao – Vietnamese Tobacco

For foreign smokers, “thuoc lao” would be a special thing to try. It quite popular especially in the north of Vietnam. From small coffee shop or just on the pavement, you can easily catch sight of a middle-aged men, even women, smoke from a bamboo water pipe along with green tea or local beer. It’s one […]

Tết Nguyên Đán – Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Tết Nguyên Đán or Vietnamese Lunar New Year, is the biggest festival that takes place every year in Vietnam. According to Vietnamese customs, Tết is a family oriented celebration and an occasion for family members to meet. It is also an occasion for people to light incense to commemorate their deceased relatives. The Lunar New Year’s […]