Vietnam · 9 Days · 25 Moments · October 2016

Kiki Wu

Kiki's adventure in Vietnam


12 October 2016

#vietnamese coffee #AUD$0.90 VND$15,000 #aromatic, strong and refreshing #good way to end my food discovery in Vietnam
#beef noodle soup (pho bo) #Pho Phuong Bac #AUD$3.35 VND$55,000 #piping hot broth with slippery noodles #I can say I had Pho !

11 October 2016

#baby biscuits #Growsure #AUD$1.50 VND$26,000 #plain with milk powder aftertaste
#food of the Mekong Delta
#Mekong Delta - My Tho, Ben Tre #rural village life #livelihood: bees and fruit plantation #rural food
#broken rice (cơm tấm) #street store #AUD$2.40 VND$40,000 #with the lot - pork chop, pork loaf, pork skin and scrambled egg ... rice, pickles and nước mắm ! #right opposite my hotel ... 😪 #just when all hopes were lost 😂😂

10 October 2016

#taro cupcake #Top Cake #AUD$0.60 VND$10,000 #the Vietnamese love taro as much as me ! #salty and sweet - I like 😍😍
#broken rice (cơm tấm) #Ton That Dam Market Stall #AUD$1.80 VND$30,000 #as close to a cơm tấm as I will get #let it go, let it go !
#chè (dessert drink) #on the streets #AUD$0.60 VND$10,000 #each element made fresh (not canned) #authentic #so glad I found you 😂😂
#hotel breakfast buffet #Sunshine Hotel #can you spot the flies? #hit and misses #my occasional dinners

9 October 2016

#grilled pork and rice noodle salad (bún thịt nướng) #central market #AUD$1.80 VND$30,000 #light and fresh

8 October 2016

#vietnamese pork roll (bánh mì thịt) #Madam Kanh #AUD$1.20 VND$20,000 #different to the ones in Australia
# turmeric rice noodles with chicken (mì quảng gà) #AUD$1.80 VND$30,000 #traditional food of Quảng Nam
#Mỹ Sơn (Kingdom of Cham) #70 Hindu temples constructed between the 4th - 14th century AD #bombed and ruined by the US within one week during the Vietnam War

7 October 2016

#white rose #Tin Tin Restaurant #AUD$2.60 VND$44,000 #expensive and tiny #never trust restaurants opposite your hotel
#around Hoi An #quieter, more nature than Hanoi but more expensive #my love hate relationship with this place
# vietnamese pancakes (bánh xèo) #Sunshine Restaurant #AUD$2.49 VND$40,000 #very authentic #never trust restaurant food #the real stuff is on the streets and market

6 October 2016

#train to Da Nang #16 hours #a VERY local experience #never again 😪
#around Hanoi #bussling every time of the day #popular tourist destination
#steamed rice noodle with egg and pork (bánh cuốn trứng) #Banh Cuong Nong #AUD$0.60 VND$10,000 #my new favourite thing to eat for breakfast 😍
#grilled pork with rice noodles and herbs (bún chả) #Bun Cha Que Tre #AUD$2 VND$35,000 #traditional food of Hanoi #eating like a local

4 October 2016

#Halong Bay #cruising, caving and cooking class #majestic, tranquil and natural
#embroidery artwork #hand stitched
#hotel breakfast buffet #Hanoi Boutique Hotel #average #my snacks throughout the day

3 October 2016

#hello Hanoi #india all over again #dinner with all the trimmings for AUD$3