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Welcome to our website – Vina.com. Here, you will discover a variety of tips and tricks about different areas of the life, focusing on Food and Travel. Created by a team of experts on Vietnamese food and travel, Vina.com is the ultimate insiders’ guide to one of the friendliest and most cultural-rich countries of the world – Vietnam. Vina.com delivers relevant information in jargon-free, clear language that puts the mentioned topics into context in people’s lives. Packed with actionable tips and advice, high quality images, and other interactive content, it is guaranteed to deliver the best of Vietnam to you.

Vina.com, the brainchild of Tony Nguyen – a fine young Vietnamese Gentleman who has a special love for food and travelling in Vietnam, is produced by editors dedicated to delivering trusted, up-to-date food and travel information, for consumers.

With Food topic, Vina.com aims to give people illustrative, comprehensive information about the best foods in Vietnam, including food guide and recipes of Vietnamese specialties as well as daily dishes. With the balance between meats and fresh herbs and a selective use of spices, Vietnamese food could be reckoned as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. Thousands of rated recipes, each with step-by-step directions, are introduced in our website. Through Vina.com, you could enjoy a lot of types of local foods, such as spring rolls, Trung cake, special noodle soup (Pho), grilled minced fish, grilled shrimp paste, etc.

With Travel topic, Vina.com, on the other hand, is designed to be a destination guide for Vietnam. There is no denying that Vietnam is one of the most peaceful countries worldwide nowadays. Hence, to help every new traveler has the best experience when travelling Vietnam, Vina.com focuses on providing an authentic travel experience that intimately connects every of you to the cultures of Vietnam. With thousands of feedbacks and commenting ideas from experienced travelers, our travel guides are trusted resources for anyone looking for the best places to visit, where to eat, party, shop, or where to stay in Vietnam. From the big picture to the smallest detail, our experts and editors will surely help you prepare your best for a one-of-a-kind vacation that you will never forget.
Vina.com was born for those people who wish to experience reality Vietnam through travelling and then return home with knowledge and skills that will last a lifetime. As locals, we know where the highlights you should not miss are, what the authentic local food you should taste are, how to avoid the tourist traps and the best ways to experience Vietnamese food as well as cultures…

Our Photographer Team

Duong NguyenDuong Nguyen
Duong Nguyen has been a professional travel photographer and blogger for the past five years. He loves to travel with a camera in his spare time. His photos are full of colorful adventures in the mountains, camping spots, and national parks. He uses small subjects to better demonstrate the immense scale of natural wonders.
Tien NguyenTien Nguyen
Tien Nguyen is one of the most famous photographers among young Vietnamese, especially for those who like to go on a trip and explore new places.
Thao Le AnhThao Le Anh
Photographer Le Anh Thao has an immense passion for photography since a very young age. She particularly loves taking photos of traditional Vietnamese food. She visited many places or regions in Vietnam and took a lot of pictures featuring Vietnamese cuisines during her trips. Her flat-lay pictures will make you want to be creative in the kitchen immediately.
Truc VoTruc Vo
Photographer Truc Vo has an immense passion for photography. She captures the traditional activities of Vietnamese laborers. Her pictures also tell you about the beautiful landscapes and the traditional or mysterious side of Vietnam. She additionally loves to catch the contrasting moments between people & other things surrounding them.
Huong Dieu LeHuong Dieu Le
Le Dieu Huong is an award-winning Vietnamese photographer. She captures ethnic cultures and people through incredible documentary photography. She also likes capturing the special moments of vivid festivals of Vietnam. You may be amazed when looking at the magical traditional activities and festivals of Vietnamese people in her images.
Thao DamThao Dam
Thao Dam is a professional travel photographer; his photos are highly appreciated by a lot of famous photographers. He put all his feelings into the camera, which helped him to have beautiful images and breath of the soul. His photos are not only panorama images from the top of the lands where he arrived, with the colorful nature but also the beauty of farmers. These photos bring a desire to discover the natural beauty of the country and people of Vietnam for travel lovers.
Hieu HDHieu HD
A landscape photographer based in Southern Vietnam, Hieu HD (Tho Bo Ho) specializes in capturing misty mountaintops, starry nights, and serene sunrises. Highly skilled in many styles, from fine art to documentary to travel, Hieu’s engaging personality and compositional creativity are keys to his success. His photos celebrate stunning landscapes and the pure beauty of daily scenes in Vietnam as well.
Thuong Ngoc DinhThuong Ngoc Dinh
Thượng Đinh creates colorful, clean images focusing on the beauty of natural wonder. He has discovered the world capturing pictures inspiring humans to build a good relationship with nature. He also captures the everyday life and environment of children, men, and women around Vietnam.
Hieu Minh HoangHieu Minh Hoang
Hoang Minh Hieu’s photos span space and time, and his work often covers ancient cultures, modern issues, beautiful landscapes, and multiple regions. His pictures feature various cultures and destinations in many areas of Vietnam. Besides, his photographs span the globe and consist of an inspection of people, cities, wildlife, and rural life.
Anh Hoang LeAnh Hoang Le
Hoang Anh Le’s photographs mainly feature the beaches, markets, landscapes, and people of Vietnam but there is just as good a chance he is capturing the beauty of everyday life in his native Vietnam. His sense of adventure comes through in his photographs as he uses his photographic skills to capture his endearing travels. His hobby is to discover new lands.
Nghi Nguyen TuyenNghi Nguyen Tuyen
Nguyen Tuyen Nghi is an award-winning photographer who travels around Vietnam to achieve his spectacular shots. His pictures feature exotic animals, monuments, cultural events, landscapes, and daily life in Vietnam. He often uses post-processing editing tools and captures remarkable moments in nature to promote his photos to look otherworldly.
Van Huy NguyenVan Huy Nguyen
Photographer Nguyen Huy Van has spent most of his time taking photographs of many beautiful and famous landscapes in Vietnam. He travels around Vietnam to capture extraordinary images of beaches, bridges, forests, daily activities, etc. Moreover, ethnic groups in Vietnam are the themes throughout his pictures. You may understand more about the ethnic culture of Vietnam that is extremely mysterious and interesting thanks to his photos.
Tien Huu NguyenTien Huu Nguyen
Tien Huu Nguyen is a Vietnamese professional videographer and photographer mainly focusing on landscape and underwater photography. Vintage-inspired photos of photographer Tien feature a traditional, slow-moving side of Vietnam. He captures iconic Vietnamese symbols and scenes, mainly from the cities of Hoi An, Nha Trang, Quy Nhon, and Hue in Central Vietnam.
Perter HuynhPeter Huynh
Peter Huynh has traveled to many regions in the world and Vietnam to give out travel tips, motivation, lifestyle tips, and unforgettable stories of where he’s been. With a mixture of food, landscape, self-portrait, and culture photographs, he showcases his life on the road one country at one time. His landscape shots are breathtaking and make you want to discover the great outdoors.
Hao Hoan NguyenHao Hoan Nguyen
Nguyen Hoan Hao travels around Vietnam with camera in hand; aiming to share the details that usually go unseen. He captures the amazing food he gets to experience, portraits of family and friends, and the beautiful landscapes or building of each city. His images inspire people to discover wild, untamed places.
Cuong Van NguyenCuong Van Nguyen
Nguyễn Văn Cường is a landscape photographer who has just spent the last few months traveling many areas of Vietnam such as Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Quy Nhon, Ho Chi Minh, Nha Trang, and Vung Tau, photographing the country’s dramatic landscapes and stunning mountains. His passion lies in photography, fitness, and creating connections with people. He can take incredible pictures regardless of the weather.
Cu CayCu Cay
Đoàn Ngọc Bảo or Cucay’s passion is travel and food, so he is dedicated to photographing food, landscapes, and handicraft villages from many places around the world. His photos are fun, imaginative, and bubbly through his expression of love for travel. His photos make you want to learn how so you can look at amazing places around Vietnam.
Hoang NguyenHoang Nguyen
Hoang Nguyen specializes in street, landscape and everyday life photography. Hoang’s photography skills truly shine in his collection of gorgeous photos from his explorations around Vietnam. Besides, Hoang snaps fun, colorful images of food in front of unforgettable backdrops, capturing both the sights of locations and unique dishes.
Dat Minh NguyenDat Minh Nguyen
Nguyen Minh Dat was born in 2000 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. His landscape photographs are atmospheric. With inclement weather, cloud, and fog, his magical moments feature a moody color palette. In addition to this, his images have a nostalgic quality and a raw, honest style evoking the myth of the Vietnam road and landscape.
Tuyet NguyenTuyet Nguyen
Tuyet Thi Nguyen was born in 1993. Photographer Tuyet Nguyen captures the beauty and glory of life in all its colors. She enjoys sharing the moments and views that experience on the road. Her photographs look like fairytale settings with beautiful sunsets, sunrises, and radiating, warm colors. Her favorite is traveling all over the country.

Our Content Team-Vina.com

Tony NguyenTony Nguyen  |  |

An Entrepreneur, Internet Marketer, Venture Capitalist, Domain & Zippo Collector, and a Fan of Apple
Mai LinhMai Linh
She was born and grew up in Ha Noi. She loves her city for its friendly people, bustling culture, the local cuisine, the unique architecture, and many other little things which she could experience every day. With more than 5 years working in the field of tourism and plus her practical travel experiences she is sure that she will be truly a local expert. Together with you she will create a wonderful holiday and make your visit to Vietnam unique and special.
David NguyenDavid Nguyen
Going to England in the form of a labor cooperation, working to save money, David Nguyen opened a restaurant which is famous for Chinese cuisine. With his expertise and unique food, his name has been reverberating throughout London. Although specializing in Chinese dishes, he always introduces Vietnamese food culture for Western diners. He is very friendly, easy-going, and witty. His passion is travelling, hiking, or listening to music.
Kelly SwetteKelly Swette
After finishing her studies in human geography in 1991, she moved to Vietnam as a tour guide. Over the years she has had the pleasure of introducing many people to this beautiful country. She has lived in Vietnam for a long time and she is well familiar with the land, culture, and language. Nowadays she focuses on designing tailor-made trips, and she look forward to helping you put together your ideal travel experience.
Ekaterina ViktorovnaEkaterina Viktorovna
Originally from the Russia, she has lived in Vietnam since 2008. Yet even before then, she travelled often to this beautiful country to visit family and travel around. Vietnam is a unique country with so many different landscapes. Over the years, she has had the chance to explore all the beautiful places in Vietnam and would love to help you plan your ideal trip – however you want it.
Khanh ChiKhanh Chi
Khanh Chi was born and raised in Vietnam and Da Nang is my hometown. She is proud of all the highlights of her hometown: the cheerful and very hospitable people and the bounty beaches. She is here to help you find the perfect balance between the Highlights – what you really should not miss – and the impressions you want to gain.
Nhung CaoNhung Cao
After finishing her high school studies in 2010, she joined the travel world. She always tries to get away from the city and travel all over her country. She has visited almost all the regions, but there is still quite a lot more to explore! One thing assured, with her advice, you will not just go where everyone else does. She will make your trip something truly special.
Alice PhamAlice Pham
She lived in Vietnam since 18 years old. She loves to share with everybody all her tips and experience as an expat to make your expat life become easier. Also, with a great opportunity from living in different regions in Vietnam, she has grown her love for traveling. After visiting more than 20 regions, having memorable experiences and haunting ones, she is writing down her own tips and guides for amazing destinations around Vietnam.
Thanh HoaiThanh Hoai
Thanh Hoai has achieved a lot of experience after graduating from Hanoi Open University Besides that, with the passion for travel, she always tries to learn everything related to Vietnam about food, culture, people and so on. Therefore, she has deep knowledge about Vietnam tourism. She will provide you with the useful information to ensure that you will have a memorable trip with convenient steps.
Tuan NguyenTuan Nguyen
Tuan Nguyen was born in Vietnam. His career started in a Vietnamese restaurant belongs to his immigrant parent. Tuan completed his degree in Culinary Institute of America. Huynh visited many regions in Vietnam, actively cultivating his knowledge of all different types of cuisines and cultures.
Phuong ThuyPhuong Thuy
Born in Ninh Binh, a famous destination in Northern Vietnam, Phuong Thuy is always proud of her hometown with magnificent landscape of lush rice fields, lime stones, and rivers. She is diligent, decent, a hard worker who works for customer’s benefits. She has four years of experience as a tour operator and working as a travel consultant.
Hieu TranHieu Tran
He is an experienced traveler. He was born and raised in Vietnam. Between 2014 and 2015, he has gone on seemingly endless trips to many beautiful cities around the world including Bangkok, Melbourne, Amsterdam, and Antwerp. He particularly loves visiting and discovering most of places in Vietnam. He traveled to many areas or regions in Vietnam such as Hoi An, Ninh Binh, Ca Mau, Quang Ninh, Hue, Ho Chi Minh city, Ha Noi, etc. His goal is to share his travel experience to everyone.

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