These Delicious Dishes are The Pride of Southeast Asian Countries

Southeast Asia is always famous for amazing and stunning destinations which will make tourists falling in love in the first visiting. However, there is one thing which is also becoming the most attractive things with tourists is cuisines which are so special and unique. Therefore, the post will introduce special dishes which are considered as the pride of Southeast Asian countries.

1 Vietnam

When talking about Vietnam, tourists can not forget special cuisines which have many features from thousands of years in culinary culture. Therefore, when visiting the beautiful country, you can not miss the list of delicious foods in there such as bread, Pho, spotlight and so on.

Bread

Bread

Bread is a “remnant” of the old colonial regime, but it is the top culinary delicacy in Vietnam. All the ingredients, from barbecued meat, salads, sauces and pizzas, offer great taste at super-cheap prices.

Pho: if you have a chance to visit Hanoi but you do not have time enjoy Pho which is considered as you have not ever visit Vietnam yet. The dish is well-known throughout the world; Vietnamese pho is considered “the dish of paradise”

Cao Lau: Only in Hoi An, Cao Lau is the most delicious and strange noodle in the world.

2 Malaysia

In Malaysia, especially in Penang, you can find the best food in Southeast Asia. This culinary heaven is well-known in part thanks to the unique spices and esoteric techniques of Chinese immigrants. When visiting Malaysia, you can not definitely to be missed

Indian Cuisine

Indian Cuisine

Noodles: Most are from China. You can enjoy noodles on any street for under $1 USD, the noodles in Malaysia are amazingly delicious.

Indian Cuisine: The large Muslim community in Malaysia offers delicious and healthy food served on banana leaves.

3 Thailand

There is almost no need to introduce Thai dishes by Thai pad; Thai curry and other super spicy dishes themselves have brought the country’s golden pagoda reputation to the world.

Pad Thai: Thai instant noodles are made from simple ingredients including rice noodles, eggs, bean sprouts, lemonade and peanuts, combined with Thai spices to bring fresh and unique flavors.

Pad Thai

Pad Thai

Thai Curry: Thai curries are the sum of the distinctly different flavors with the sweetness of coconut milk, the spicy taste of chili and the intense aroma of curry powder. This brings a whole range of dishes to stimulate maximum taste.

Thailand also has a myriad of street food in the world, with less than $ 1; you can absolutely have great dinner on the street.

4 Cambodia

Khmer dishes may not be as well-known as the food worlds of their neighbors, but they are also delicious and unique. The dishes usually have an indispensable seasoning spicy sauce, which gives a different flavor to rice and curry dishes.

Amok: Cambodia’s most popular curry is usually fish, sometimes with chicken. Meat is marinated with local spices and served on banana leaves.

Bai Cha: Unique creativity from sausage and soy sauce will definitely make you love

Amok

Amok

5 Laos

Laotian cuisine has a strong similarity with the neighboring countries of Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. However, this country also has many interesting and individual dishes.

Laap: Laap is a traditional Lao food, used in great occasions and meaning good food. The Laap consists of minced meat, marinated rice marinated with fish sauce and lemon juice.

Papaya Salad: The dish is very similar to Thailand’s Son Tum which is also crunchy, sour, spicy, sweet and extremely healthy.

Papaya Salad

Papaya Salad

Ping Pa: Ping Pa is made from freshwater fish (Laos without sea), marinated until the fish meat becomes dry hunting. A similar variant of the chicken named Ping Gai is a smoky and addictive dish

6 Philippines

Philippines cuisine is sums up Asian flavors and influences from Spanish and European cuisine.

Adobo: This dish is ubiquitous in the Philippine country, Adobe is meat or fish stewed with vinegar and spices, and then fried golden crispy.

Pancit: Pancit is simply a dish made from any type of noodles with meat and vegetables, but they have unforgettable spices and flavors.

Kare-Kare: Beef, beef and vegetables are added to the broth with peanuts, forming a delicious and tasty stew.

Actually, each dish will bring different taste and feeling for tourists but it will be interesting and unforgettable experiences with tourists when visiting these countries.

Useful Tips For Traveling In Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is always one of the most attractive areas in Asia because of a fascinating mix of volcanoes, rainforests, rice fields, beaches and coral reefs. Furthermore, Southeast Asia is really the land contains many interesting and accessible things for those who travel alone or with friends. You can spend a day exploring the thousand year old Hindu relics and overnight on the beach; attending a Buddhist ceremony at dawn; relax at a beach with a hut or walk through the forest. Moreover, Southeast Asia is also known as the wonderful and cheap area in Asia for traveling, it is considered as the main reason why the place attractive a lot of tourists visiting each year. However, if you want to have a safe and amazing trip in there, you should refer to useful tips for traveling in Southeast Asia before traveling.

1 Pay attention to weather

Southeast Asia is located entirely in the tropics so the climate is characterized by hot and humid weather throughout the year, except for the two annual monsoons. However, each country has different climatic patterns, so before traveling remember to check the weather of the countries of Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam to ensure that you will have amazing an unforgettable trip in these countries.

Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia

2 Explore wild destinations

If you don’t want to visit touristy destinations, Southeast Asia is the ideal choice for you with a thousand of wild destinations which you can spend time to explore. For example, you can visiting the often neglected city of Battambang in Cambodia, take a railroad when traveling in Thailand or explore the pristine south coast of Myanmar. Another way, you can visit wild beaches in Thailand and Vietnam which will bring new and interesting experiences for you.

3 Try street food

Southeast Asia is home to some of the world’s best and tasty food sold on street vendors – where you can try local specialties. Therefore, when visiting the area, you can not miss amazing street foods which will bring you different and interesting taste which you can not find in restaurants. Furthermore, night market is also the highlight point of the area with lists of street foods with delicious taste and cheap price.

Pad Thai
Pad Thai

4 Plan to spend carefully

Southeast Asia is known as the cheap area, so your daily budget in Southeast Asia depends on where you are traveling. In fact, you can live with $ 20 a day in some countries, but for this amount you will only be sleeping in casual rooms, eating out at simple food stalls, and going by bus. Therefore, you should refer to other itineraries to make sure that your budget will bring unforgettable trip for you when visiting Southeast Asia’s countries.

5 Learn more about culture of local people

Culture is one of the most interesting thing with tourists when visiting new destination however some people always forget the thing. Therefore, when visiting new land with special culture such as Sapa people in Vietnam, Torjan of Sulawesi in Indonesia, you should spend time to visit and learn more about the special histories which will help you so much in future. Moreover, homestay in local people is also the ideal choice for you when learning more about culture.

6 Explore wild life

There are many things that keep you busy in Southeast Asia. You can participate in surfing in Indonesia; take a mountain biking tour in the Northern Mountains, Vietnam or explore the pristine bays and mysterious marshes on a kayak tour in Krabi, Thailand.

Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia

7 Visit famous temples

South East Asia temples are the area’s most famous attractions. The Hindu Khmers leave a chain of beautiful relics and the most impressive of which can be seen in Angkor, Cambodia. Meanwhile, the most impressive legacy of Buddhism includes the ninth stupa in Borobudur, Indonesia or the plains with scattered temples of Bagan, Myanmar. Furthermore, Thailand is one of the “must-see” country if you want to explore amazing temples because the country is famous for golden temples. However, before visiting temple, you should take care of your clothes carefully because all temples have rules about clothes when visiting the temple.

8 Climbing

Every visitor should undertake a trekking trip to any country in Southeast Asia. Climb to the summit before dawn to see the sunrise from Mount Bromo, Indonesia or a two-day trip to Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia is the ideal activities for you.

9 Beautiful beaches

Beaches in Southeast Asia are some of the best in the world. Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia all have white sandy beaches, blue waters and wooden tents scattered along the coast. The tropical waters provide the best dive sites for novices, as well as seasoned divers.

Mergui island, Myanmar
Mergui island, Myanmar

10 Enjoy public transports

The public transport experience in Southeast Asia is a unique experience, having the opportunity to connect with local people. Joining the road between neighboring countries is also quite simple, as long as you have the necessary paperwork and patience.

Southeast Asia is amazing and beautiful area which always brings for tourists new and unforgettable things. Therefore, besides useful tips below, you also learn more about the best places for traveling in the area.

Overview of Sapa

As a highland town, Sapa not only is a famous resort of Sapa district, Lao Cai but also owns a host of miracles of nature.

Sapa is located in the northwest of Vietnam, at an altitude of 1600 meters, 38 kilometers from Lao Cai city center and 376 kilometers from Hanoi. As a highland town, Sapa not only is a famous resort of Sapa district, Lao Cai but also owns a host of miracles of nature. The mountainous terrain, luxuriant forests and unique local cultures are all the features that create a harmonious, charming and poetic landscape picture of this Northwestern region.

Sapa terraces

The best time to travel in Sapa

From April to August annually is the peak tourist season of Sapa. During this period, with the mild climate, Sapa, Lao Cai becomes an ideal place for family vacations. If visiting Sapa at this time, you will get the opportunity to admire a stunning Sapa covered with brilliantly-coloured flowers and green fields.
Late August and early September are when terraced fields are lush with ripening rice. This is also the time when a considerable number of tourists go to visit Sapa. It brings the great experience to watch Sapa in a new dress with the yellow color across the hills. You are advised to go to Sapa in the middle or end of September instead of October because many places already finish the harvest in early October.
Between November and March, the weather gets very cold, especially in the northeast when the night falls. Nevertheless, you can admire the sunrise on the high valley in early morning. In recent years, there have been snowfalls in Sapa. If wanting to see this romantic scenery, you should choose this time to join Sapa tour.

Must-see destinations

Fansipan

Fansipan

Fansipan peak

Fansipan is 9 kilometers from the Sapa town center to the southwest. To move here, you can catch a taxi to Tram Ton, then go on foot and begin the journey to conquer Fansipan. Note that if you intend to spend only one or two nights in Sapa, Fansipan is not really a good suggestion. To discover Fansipan, you need at least three days.
Sapa Sky Gate and O Quy Ho pass
O Quy Ho is 18 kilometers from the town center to the north. The road to O Quy Ho pass is quite tortuous and narrow; therefore, a motorcycle is considered to be the most feasible transportation.
Muong Hoa Valley

Muong Hoa Valley

Muong Hoa Valley

Muong Hoa valley is situated in Hau Thao commune and 8 kilometers from the Sapa town center to the southeast. From Sapa town, you have to go through a high mountain pass to reach the Muong Hoa valley. The highlights of the trip are the ancient alien rock and picturesque terraced fields. Besides, you should not miss Lao Chai and Ta Van.
Thac Bac (Silver Falls)
To come to Thac Bac from Sapa town, you move a distance of 12 kilometers towards Lai Chau province.
Hang Tien (Fairy cave)
To get Hang Tien – the terrestrial Halong Bay, it is suggested to take a boat from Bao Nhai (Bac Ha district) and go through the Trung Do ancient citadel.
Coc San
Going along the small road of one kilometer on the National Highway 4D, you will witness an unspoiled and mysterious scenery. It is rather difficult to enter Coc San, so you should have a partner or hire a guide to travel with you.
The villages such as Ta Phin, Lao Chai and Ta Van have the flat terrain and a taxi can approach here. Ta Phin is located 17 kilometers far from Sapa town to the east and Lao Chai lies next to Muong Hoa stream.

Things to do in Sapa

With each tourist destination of Sapa, you will be involved in different activities. For example, in Ta Phin village, you can have a bath with the herbal medicine – a service offered by the Red Yao, experience the feeling of adventure in O Quy Ho pass and see the ripening rice in Muong Hoa. Besides, if taking a trip to Ta van village, you will get a chance to do trekking, discover the local cuisine and learn more about the regional culture through market meetings and Sapa love market.

Sapa sunrise

Sapa sunrise

Watch sunrise and sunset in Sapa

Cool breezes in early morning will make you a bit shiver with cold. Some tourists sit beside the window to enjoy a hot cup of coffee and a plate of fried egg, and admire the landscape from the hotel. When the nightfall comes and the sun is gradually hidden from view by Hoang Lien Son mountain, Sapa is surrounded by the purple color, which brings the romantic beauty.

Use homestay service

Coming to Sapa with Sapa trekking homestay tours, you should try the homestay service of the locals and eat unique idyllic dishes. Homestay services have been increasingly developing, so you absolutely feel secure about the food hygiene.

Enjoy Sapa cuisine

Grilled dishes
Because of the cold weather in Sapa, there are a lot of grilled dishes such as chicken eggs, duck eggs, barbecued meat, meat wrapped vegetables and bamboo-tube rice. On cold evenings, the area for barbecued dishes attracts the most tourists due to the warm space and delicious dishes that are ideal for the cold weather in this mountain town.

Grilled meat

Grilled meat

Spring fish
There are many types of spring fish. A special point of this food is that it has no fishy taste. The cooking method of spring fish is quite simple. Spring fish is grilled on the charcoal, then served hot. Another way is baking the fish, then frying them until crispy and deep fry them with tomato sauce, curry powder, and black pepper powder.
Thang Co (Wintry)
Ethnic minority people often cook Thang Co with beef, pog and buffalo meat. To have a good Thang Co, we need 27 different spices such as cinnamon, anise, cardamom, and chive. Forest vegetables are also essential ingredients of this dish. This food contains greasy, sweet and fragrant flavors. The combination of all these flavors will make a deep impression on diners. You will have a great feeling when enjoying hot Thang Co and sipping a cup of corn wine in the chilly atmosphere.

Being a fisherman in Vung Vieng village

In Halong Bay, you will not only enjoy the magnificent view of natural beauty, but also you will be able to experience one day being a fisherman here.Tourists have opportunity to explore the daily life of fishermen in Vung Vieng fishing village.

Vung Vieng floating village

Vung Vieng fishing village

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Located in the heart of Bai Tu Long Bay, about 24km from the mainland, Vung Vieng fishing village is situated in a quiet location, with peaceful scenery. In the last few years, when the cruise tourism develops in Ha Long Bay, Vung Vieng floating village is becoming an attractive destination for many tour operators.

Fisherman's boat

Fisherman’s boat

Visit Vung Vieng, tourists can get to a small boat (they can wear life jackets), then they will be taken to the area with the most fish. Besides, tourists can immerse in the unspoiled natural scenery, enjoy and contemplate the value of vivid indigenous culture appeared in daily life of the local people or through the artifacts displayed in the exhibition area of Halong fishing villages co-operative.

Catch fish as local fisherman

Catch fish as local fisherman

Collect net

Collect net, the heavy nets with sparkling little fishes or big fishes 

are great achievements for visitors

With ” being a fisherman for a day tour” tourists can paddle themselves, then cast a fishing net, or fishing like a real fisherman. By noon, they will start to collect the net. The heavy nets with sparkling little fishes or big fishes are great achievements for visitors. With these fishes, the cook will help prepare the dish for the guests. In the evening, visitors can join squid fishing which is very interesting. Moreover, travel to Vung Vieng, tourists can visit the unique natural scenery, white sand beaches with very few footprints; enjoy the pure morning, magic afternoon on the beach…

Visiting Halong is not only an opportunity for you to learn about life of fisherman, but also you will have more respect and love for your own achievement.

The Attractive Destinations In Summer’s Days In Asia

Asia is becoming more popular and attractive to tourists because there are a lot of wonderful destinations and amazing cuisines as well. Furthermore, it is also ideal destinations for summer’s days. Therefore, if you are looking for the wonderful destinations for a family trip in the summer, you should check out Asia. The post will introduce beautiful and amazing countries in Asia for traveling in summer.

1 Thailand

Thailand always stays on the top of the list of destinations should visit in Asia because the country is known as tourism country with open- services and wonderful places for visiting. When visiting the country, tourists always feel like staying their home because of friendly and lovely local people. Furthermore, Thailand is considered as the cheap country for visiting in Asia. Visiting Thailand, tourist can visit famous places such as Golden Buddha Temple, Summer Palace, Nongnooch Cultural Village, Siracha Tiger Zoo, Safari World Zoo and beautiful Pattaya Beach with loads of fun activities. Moreover, if you do not travel on your own, you can easy to book promotion tours in there to know more information and book as well.

Thailand
Thailand

2 Singapore

Lion Island is always friendly with green environment, clean and beautiful. When visiting there, tourists will have chance to admire the beauty of nature at Garden By The Bay, Jurong Bird Park, Sea Lion Park and the most spectacular Asian water show on Sentosa Island. Furthermore, if you visit the island country in summer, it is sale time in the country, so you can comfortable for enjoying shopping in there. There are a lot of fashion items, cosmetics, electronics and a wide range of well-known brand name products are up to 70% off. Therefore, the country is suitable for anyone who wants to spend the time to relax or enjoy shopping malls.

3 Malaysia

If you are looking for the wonderful country with unique architectures in summer, Malaysia is the best choice for you. Kuala Lumpur capital is famous for the world’s tallest twin tower of Petronas, combines the splendor of modern architecture with Islamic architecture. Besides that, cuisines in Malaysia are also the most attractive things with tourists when visiting there.

Malaysia
Malaysia

4 Hong Kong

Hong Kong is considered as the shopping paradise, so there are a lot of tourists choose the destinations for summer’s day trip because of sale products. Furthermore, Hong Kong is a harmonious blend of East-West cultures. Going to Hong Kong, you will be overwhelmed by the skyscrapers, the busy shopping streets around the clock and the fabulous Disneyland. Moreover, Hong Kong cuisine is diverse and rich in both quantity and quality, from the media to the unique and the weird.

5 Korea

If you have time and chance to enjoy a drama of Korea, surely that you will want to visit the country at one time at least in your life because destinations in there are so attractive and beautiful. Therefore, when visiting the place, tourists can not miss wonderful destinations such as the Kyong-bok Royal Palace is hundreds of years old, Everland Park – one of the world’s 10 most exciting recreational areas. In addition, you can not miss beautiful islands in there such as Jeju island which is one of the 7 natural wonders of the new world, the poetic island Nami. Traditional cuisines in the country are also the most attractive things with tourists because of unique and special features.

Korea
Korea

6 Vietnam

Vietnam is considered as one of “must-see” countries in Asia in summer. Travel Vietnam is always an ideal destination for domestic and international tourists with many beautiful landscapes stretching from north to south including Sapa, Halong, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi an, Nha Trang, Phan Thiet, Phu Quoc and etc. Travel services are increasingly focused on investment and improvement, contributing to building the image of tourism in Vietnam increasingly beautiful in the eyes of tourists. Furthermore, Vietnam is famous for cheap service and friendly local people, so there are a lot of tourists choosing the country for traveling. In addition, street foods and traditional foods in there are always the impressive things of the lands. You can spend more than a week to travel from the north to the south of the country.

Besides the beautiful countries, Asia has wonderful and amazing countries which will make you fall in love in the first time visiting such as Indonesia, China and so on. However, when you want to visit somewhere, you should spend the time to learn more about necessary things to visit and refer to tour if you want to book tour.