Ca Na sunrise, Vietnam

Sea Juice. Searching for fish sauce in Vietnam

Even though Vietnam stretches along the coast of the South China Sea, the country is not a mecca for beach-goers. The turquoise waters of Thailand draw a much greater number of tourists.

Amazing lemongrass clams, Ben Tre, Vietnam

Vietnamese cuisine - our top five from under the sea

Vietnamese cuisine - our top five from under the sea - two hungry people

Preparing eels for the chao luon (rice soup), Vinh, Vietnam

Vinh - Angels and piranhas

Vinh - Angels and piranhas - two hungry people

Cai Rong harbor, Vietnam

Halong Valentine's

At an English-language bookstore in Hanoi we meet a young fellow choosing a novel about love for a potential girlfriend.

Hoi An - Vietnam

On wise culinary traditions and customs in Southeast Asia that keep people in good health

Mekong delta, Vietnam

Into the Delta

We entered the Vietnamese Mekong Delta using the only proper way, which obviously is by the boat. Mekong is really wide.

Can tho night stalls, Vietnam

Gluttons in Vietnam - on deadly sins, lessons on eating and customs

History likes to repeat itself and what happened first in Malaysia, happened now in Vietnam: utter gluttony and painful aftermath.

Can Tho bahn mi stall

Gluttons in Vietnam - on deadly sins, lessons on eating and customs

History likes to repeat itself and what happened first in Malaysia, happened now in Vietnam: utter gluttony and painful aftermath.

Crab vermicelli (mien xao cua), Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Vietnamese cuisine - our top five from under the sea

We have to admit: the Vietamese know how to grill pork. In sandwiches, with broken rice, on rice noodles – if the spot is right, Vietnamese-style grilled pork rocks!

Mekong delta, Vietnam

Into the Delta

We entered the Vietnamese Mekong Delta using the only proper way, which obviously is by the boat. Mekong is really wide.

Noodle stall, Can Tho, Vietnam

Gluttons in Vietnam - on deadly sins, lessons on eating and customs

Gluttons in Vietnam - on deadly sins, lessons on eating and customs - two hungry people

Seafood dinner - raw smelt, calamari, Phan Thiet, Vietnam

Vietnamese cuisine - our top five from under the sea

Vietnamese cuisine - our top five from under the sea - two hungry people

Long Hai beach, Vietnam

Sea Juice. Searching for fish sauce in Vietnam

Even though Vietnam stretches along the coast of the South China Sea, the country is not a mecca for beach-goers. The turquoise waters of Thailand draw a much greater number of tourists.

Vietnamese grilled pork chops rule, Da Lat, Vietnam

Resort Pig in Da Lat

What we ate in Dalat, Vietnam and why Vietnamese pork rules

White rose dumplings, Hoi An, Vietnam

Someone else's favorite Hoi An

We choose Hoi An as the place where we’ll spend Tet, the celebration of Lunar New Year. Tet’s a family holiday, so in the few days preceding it the Vietnamese flock home to spend time with.

Perfume river, Hue, Vietnam

Hue, a pleasant city

Hue, a pleasant city - two hungry people

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