Cellophane noodle

Cellophane Noodle Dishes to Try in Hanoi

On many of our Hanoi Food Tours exposing the city’s most typical street eats and daily home-meals of the Hanoians, we received questions related to various types of noodles. Many of them were about noodle dishes we sampled on our walk, many of them were about the noodle itself, such as “what’s the Vietnamese cellophane noodle made from?”

Pho with egg

5 Most Popular Street Foods in Hanoi

Street food in Hanoi is known to be a real heart-stopper. The city’s cuisine is powered by the idea that anything can be made better with spices, and it’s cooking menthods are perfected by families who has been serving the only one-dish for decades. If it’s good fresh, just imagine how cool it will be when you try it on the sidewalk!

Bun Cha Hanoi

Top 5 Bun Cha in Hanoi Where Locals Eat

Pho is the most popular dish in the morning, but bun cha is the top choice when it comes to lunchtime in Hanoi. And it’s been over 6 years since their visit to a local eatery, but the photograph of the former US President Barack Obama and Anthony Bourdain sitting at a bun cha table is still being mentioned when discoursing about the dish.

Bun Ca Sam Cay Si

Top Fish Noodle Soups in Hanoi

The thousand-year-old capital Hanoi is internationally known as one of the best foodie destinations in Asia, and if you’ve heard of any of the city’s street eats, it’s most likely Pho, Banh mi, or Bun cha. There is no doubt that Hanoi is the best place to try those delicious dishes, but there’s much more to sample in the city’s diverse food scene.

Puppet Artist Phan Thanh Liem

Get To Know About Vietnam Water Puppetry

Water Puppet is called “Múa rối nước” in Vietnamese, which means “Making the puppets dance on the water”. The art of making the puppets dance on the water has been our tradition since 11th century, and it began when the farmers tried to entertain themselves in the flooded rice fields.

Traveler on Cyclo in Hanoi

A Glimpse of History of Rickshaw and Cyclo

Beside exploring Hanoi on foot, our clients love to experience the hustle traffic of the city on a cyclo. Since the activity is included in almost every classic tour for travelers staying in Hanoi, we would like to share a glimpse of history, and the terms, of rickshaw and cyclo in this blog entry.