by Ollie Arci Nestled on Bát Đàn Street in Hà Nội, The T-Art is celebrating its second birthday with a special event and a multitude of new upscale dishes added to the menu. The theme of the celebration is ‘Làng Chài’, or ‘Fishing Village’. As you can expect, the inspiration is all things seafood, but, as always, through her array of gastronomic inventions, Chef Hải Anh elevates the dining to a unique experience. This is storytelling through food. Co-founder and CEO Thái Thanh Thủy explains that each dish is designed to evoke a part of life in the fishing villages that dot the Vietnamese coast. With nets and driftwood, the scene is set the moment you walk in the door. GREAT CATCH: In celebration of its second anniversary, The T-Art transports guests to a traditional fishing village. Photos by Ollie Arci From the hors d'oeuvres to the dessert, each delicacy is thoughtfully planned, prepared … [Read more...] about Rocking the boat of Vietnamese cuisine
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They include five episodes each of ‘The Keepers’ and ‘Iconic Hanoi’, three episodes of ‘60-second Vacation’ and one each of ‘Five reasons to love Vietnam’ and ‘Vietnam - Sporting Moments,’ the city's tourism department announced late last week. The 60-second vignettes will feature Vietnamese artisans and craftsmen struggling to preserve traditional crafts passed down over generations in a rapidly modernizing world and showcase the unique cultural and historical charms of the capital. They will also highlight Hanoi as a promising sports destination, with Vietnam’s first Formula 1 race to be held there in April 2020 and the Southeast Asian Games in 2021. The FIA Formula One World Championship has been one of the most popular forms of racing around the world since it began in 1950. An F1 car performs on the street of Hanoi in a promotion event on April 21, 2019. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy. The series will be … [Read more...] about CNN to broadcast the best of Hanoi to global audiences in 2019
The Hanoitimes - Quality of assets, rental growth, deal size, and land tenure are decisive for investment choices. Three investment strategies in Vietnam industrial real estate sector What makes Vietnam’s industrial real estate most attractive in 2019? Vietnam real estate market most attractive in Southeast Asia: Japan investors How does Trump-Kim summit affect Vietnam’s real estate market? Vietnam’s strong economic growth in the first six months of 2019 has fueled the real estate sector through a series of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals. Many M&As in Vietnam real estate sector in H1/2019 The good sight results from good macroeconomic fundamentals in the first half (H1) namely GDP growth rate of 6.8%, inflation stable at 3% against the same period last year, pledged foreign direct investment (FDI) at US$18.47 billion, and record import-export turnover at US$245 billion. In addition, strong sentiment from the … [Read more...] about What are the highlights of real estate M&As in Vietnam in H1?
By Tuấn Anh & Hải An A soil path, of over 10km in length, slippery and steep, stretches from the centre of Mường Đăng Commune, Mường Áng District, northern province of Điện Biên, to Chan II Village – home to 64 families of the Mông ethnic minority group. From the foot of the slope, heading to the village on Thẩm Hái Mountain, which is over 1,500m above sea level, you can hear the lilting sounds of the bamboo flute. The source of the music is village elder Lý A Lệnh. TOP TUNES: Lý A Lệnh is a master in making, playing and dancing with the bamboo flute among the Mông people in Điện Biên Province. VNA/VNS Photos Tuấn Anh In the corridor of a wooden house, a man with grey hair and reddish skin is fully focused on making a flute. Surrounding him are dozens of pipes and hundreds of tools. Only the craftsman can name them all and … [Read more...] about Keeping the song of the bamboo flute alive
The May Homestay in Phu Quoc is located in a small alley on 30/4 Street in Duong Dong district. It is surrounded by a lush garden, that emits a peaceful atmosphere for visitors. All of the homestay’s furniture have been made from wood, giving the location a cosy feel. From the homestay, visitors are able to easily travel to sightseeing spots such as Ham Ninh fishing village, the Phu Quoc night market, and the Tranh River. The cost per person for one night is approximately VND200,000. S'Bungalow on Tran Hung Dao street is made up of 15 bungalows and a large swimming pool. A single two person bungalow costs VND700,000 for one night. The Vibe House is unique for being surrounded by coconut trees. Each of the rooms have been painted in a yellow colour. The homestay provides a range of activities for tourists in groups or visitors travelling solo. The cost of a room for one night is VND300,000. The homestay is located near the Phu Quoc night market and the Coi Nguon Museum. Sen Lodge … [Read more...] about Five unmissable homestays on the island of Phu Quoc