CULTURE - Vietnamese

Vietnamese culture, like Chinese culture, is one of the oldest in the world. Vietnamese culture, traditions and food culture are the three things to look forward to on your trip to Asia. Vietnam is a splendid reflection of what culture would be if it was inclusive of the most colourful practises from across the globe. Enjoy the flavours, delicacies, customs and experiences that Vietnam has to offer.
Make Vietnamese Mut Tet for friends this Lunar New Year

Make Vietnamese Mut Tet for friends this Lunar New Year

Embrace the Vietnamese New Year tradition of Mut Tet, a platter of candied fruits, nuts and seeds that are said to bring good luck for the Tet Lunar New Year.
Tet Nguyen Dan, The Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Tet Nguyen Dan, The Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Though sharing a few similarities with the Chinese Lunar New Year, the Vietnamese have their own way of celebrating the Lunar New Year with Tet.
Vietnamese Children’s Festival and the Moon Legend

Vietnamese Children’s Festival and the Moon Legend

Learn about the foods, dances and lanterns of the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. Also known as the Children’s Festival, this colourful celebration is a must-see event in Vietnam.
Regal Eats: Vietnam’s Royal Cuisine Of The Nguyen Dynasty

Regal Eats: Vietnam’s Royal Cuisine Of The Nguyen Dynasty

Learn about Vietnam’s royal cuisine of the Nguyen dynasty, including the history of imperial cuisine in Hue, some of the signature Vietnamese recipes of Hue, and the stories behind Tu Duc’s lavish banquets of 160 Vietnamese dishes.
Five ways The French Influenced Vietnamese Cuisine

Five ways The French Influenced Vietnamese Cuisine

Ever wondered how the Vietnamese banh mi came into being? Or how about Vietnam’s obsession with iced coffee? From crunchy baguettes to crème caramel, discover five ways the French left their mark on Vietnamese cuisine.
The Chinese Influence On Vietnamese Cuisine

The Chinese Influence On Vietnamese Cuisine

Vietnam has long been influenced by its proximity to China, especially in the northern regions. Learn about the Chinese influence on Vietnamese cuisine, including Chinese cooking methods, ingredients and Chinese-inspired Vietnamese recipes.
The Various Cuisines Of Vietnam

The Various Cuisines Of Vietnam

Discover the various cuisines of Vietnam, including the signature ingredients and dishes of Northern, Central and Southern Vietnam, plus authentic recipes from Northern Vietnam, Central Vietnam and Southern Vietnam.
Vietnamese Moon Festival – A Celebration of Children

Vietnamese Moon Festival – A Celebration of Children

Learn about the legend behind Vietnam's Moon Festival - Tết Trung Thu
Tet Nguyen Tieu

Tet Nguyen Tieu

During the Tet Nguyen Tieu (First Full Moon of the New Year), the people go to pagodas and pray for the best in the New Year.
Vu Lan Festival – Vietnamese Mother’s Day

Vu Lan Festival – Vietnamese Mother’s Day

Vu Lan is the day when lost souls go on a quest for mercy
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