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How to Make Healthy Fresh Spring Rolls (Goi Cuon)!

These light and healthy fresh spring rolls, or Goi Cuon, are delicious and can be made at any time of the year. They are easy to make and perfect for lunches and dinners. The key to a perfect spring roll

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Visit Hanoi and Drink Bia Hoi in Style, from a Jorum!

The “Legendary” Jorum for Draught Beer Jorum's are a large jug made of thick glass. Typically, it has two unique opaque shades of blue and white. The surface has a rough texture when you feel the glass. While holding a

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Types of Bikes we use for Cycling Tours in Vietnam

At the moment, we use Giant Escape SL1, model 2017 for sizes XS, S, and M. These Giant Escape SL1 bicycles are great for some of our Vietnam bike tours. For bigger size such as L and XL, we use

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Book Vietnam private tours to discover the best travel destinations

Most places in Vietnam are worth seeing. It all depends on what you want to see so 'Best' is what suits your preferences and interests. Nonetheless, you should opt for Vietnam Private tours so that you can explore the picturesque

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Ba Chua Kho – Lady of the Treasury

Ba Chua Kho is the goddess of business and prosperity. There is a temple in Co Me village; Bac Ninh Province has been famous for a long time with many people. During the first month of each Lunar New Year,

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Non-stop Flights from U.S. to Vietnam!

After 10 years of preparation, Vietnamese aviation officials reach CAT1 standards set by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Our friends and visitors from the U.S. flying to Vietnam and vice-versa can take non-stop flights starting by end of 2019!

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Photos of Hanoi

Take a virtual walk through the streets of Hanoi. Enjoy the sites and color photos of Hanoi as we step back in time with some of our favorite memories. Traveling to Vietnam, Laos or Cambodia? Contact Us! We're able to

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Recommended Books About Vietnam

  The Vietnam War - A Concise International History - Mark Atwood Lawrence While focusing on American involvement between 1965 and 1975, Lawrence offers an unprecedentedly complete picture of all sides of the war, notably by examining the motives that

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Vietnam War stories from a NVA Soldier

An online interview between Jerry Peterson and Ngoc’s father - a NVA Soldier Vietnam War When did you enter the army? In Feb 1966. When you went south, did you know how long you would be there? We didn’t know

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Returning to Vietnam – 50 years Later

Author: Jerry Peterson Since joining the Alpha Association in 2012 I have been thinking about returning to Vietnam. While I was there during 1967-68, I thought that it was a beautiful country but was being devastated by war. I wanted

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