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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
Thao Thanh Nguyen was born in 1994 in Binh Thuan Province. Her photographs are free-spirited, authentic, full of saturated color, and filled with wanderlust. Images of urban and natural landscapes from many regions of Vietnam make her want to go. Her passion is traveling around the world.
Minh Nhat was born 1999 in Vũng Liêm district, Vĩnh Long province, Vietnam. He always loves traveling and sharing his pictures from a lot of regions of Vietnam such as Ha Noi, Hue, Hoi An, Quy Nhon, Da Nang, etc. His photos are very beautiful and high quality. He posts images from beautiful destinations and the most incredible hotels in Vietnam. Apart from traveling, his hobby is playing badminton, listening to music, and singing.
Nguyen Thanh Phuong was born 1956 in Gò Vấp district, Ho Chi Minh City. He loves traveling by motorbike and taking photos. He posts a few amazing shots of his travel around Vietnam, and most pictures come with a specific description of the places he is visiting and shooting. You will feel as though you are living the travel experience with each caption and extraordinary image.
Tô Mạnh was born in 1965. He graduated from National University of Arts Educations with department of painting. He is currently teaching fine arts at Nguyen Duc Canh Junior High School, Thai Thuy district, Thai Binh province. Besides, he also likes taking landscape pictures. His feed is filled with beautiful natural photos with amazing colors. He not only takes fantastic images of his travels but also he is a talented storyteller. The descriptions are specified and bring the photos to life. Every single photograph makes you wish you were there.
Nhân Hoàng was born in 1990 in Quy Nhơn province. He is currently working at PV GAS (PetroVietNam Gas Joint Stock Corp). His passion is traveling and taking photos. Nhan Hoang loves traveling to different parts of Vietnam for his pictures. If minimalistic and beautiful scenes are your thing, then Nhan Hoang has you covered. Full of fantastic scenes of natural beauty, they’ll surely make you want to escape noisy and busy city and become one with nature.
Nguyen Mario was born in 1996 in Hoi An Ancient Town. He is a photographer and traveler. Weaving magic through his striking creativity, the use of unique props, and brilliant photography skills, his images are setting examples for experienced and amateur photographers alike. With each photo depicting a serene play of backdrops and colors, he does not believe in the concept of average.
Hiếu Trần was born in 1980 in Ha Noi. Traveling and photography are his passion. He captures Vietnam with moody and stunning landscape shots. He often seeks real stories and takes photos of daily life. Plus, he travels to places you dream of and captures the moments in a way making you feel like you’re there.
She is not a travel blogger and is also not a person who likes to travel. But, she likes capturing the images, moments that experience on the road. She enjoys sharing these moments with everyone. This also helps herself remember the places she has ever come across. For her, life has become very boring if you let it go without a milestone. Vietnam is a beautiful country with lots of natural wonders to admire. Please pack your backpack and go!
Pham Quang Dat was born in Bien Hoa, Dong Nai and is a retired teacher. His passion is taking photos. A more stylistic telling of Vietnam, Dat embraces the art of crafting beautiful renditions of the world around him. Every picture feels sincere and candid, showing the unpretentious version of the country.
Luu Tien is an amateur photographer. He travels to a few of the remote corners of Vietnam where he captures incredible other-worldly images which he shares with insights about the environment & thoughtful, informative captions.
Hoang San was born in 1982 in Ha Noi. He likes traveling and taking photos. He loves sharing image- perfect scenes from his image-perfect life, which spends much time traveling to a few of Vietnam’s most breathtaking destinations with his friends and family.
Vietnamese photographer Nam Trong Nguyen enjoys capturing and sharing beautiful imagery of daily life in different cities. He has spent the last two years discovering and photographing some of the most stunning scenery throughout Hue, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh, Quy Nhon, Ha Giang, and many more. Besides, he has been jet-setting around Vietnam to photograph some of the most luxurious hotels and destinations of the country.
Lam Tay was born in 1982 in Chau Phu District, An Giang Province. His great hobby is photography. His photography always captures the landscape beauty of Vietnam masterfully. He also loves sharing a lot of maps and information regarding travel destinations and does not shy to guide novice photographers.
Dang Minh Phuong was born in 1970. He teaches English now at Nguyen Du High School, Hai Duong City, Hai Duong Province. His passion is traveling and taking photographs. He travels mostly solo and often on a motorbike, particularly when he goes to southern areas of Vietnam. He brings us beautiful and stunning landscape photography not only from southern areas but also from the northern side.
Tuan Anh is 24 years old and is a travelholic. He is now working and living in Ho Chi Minh City. He likes searching for Vietnam’s best destinations and adventures. He travels as travel photographers and travel writers, exploring the world and creating stories as everywhere he goes. He loves bringing his travels to life through images.
Nguyen Phuong Dong was born in 1992 in Phu Xuyen District, Ha Hoi. His hobby is traveling and discovering new lands. His focus is sweeping panoramas and striking close-ups of wildlife, which aim to stimulate an interest in the most natural and wild places on earth. He also features outdoor adventure in beautiful destinations and enhances the beauty or charm of being in the great outdoors.
Hoang Du is a travel blogger and photographer. His images often capture daily candid events and beautiful landscapes in Vietnam. Using darker, film-inspired tones, he usually plays with perspectives and reflections. Apart from that, he is also a frequent traveler, photographing people from around Vietnam.
Lam Nhat Truong is 24 years old and is local tour guide. He was born in Ninh Hai, Ninh Thuan. His favorite is taking photos and spreading local tourism. He specializes in capturing his town, bicoastal trips, portraits, and natural landscapes. His photos are often macro shots, colorful, and he sometimes captions them with pro tips. Besides, his images conjure up a range of nature-defying scenes for us to enjoy.
His hobby is traveling, taking photos, reading books, and listening to music. His photos are travel photos from many areas of Vietnam such as Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh, Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Vung Tau, etc. He often captures small folks exploring new things, lots of tempting food porn, and breathtaking nature.
Thanh Nhân was born in Phu Yen Province, Vietnam. He likes traveling around his country to take beautiful photos. He uses his images as an excellent medium to tell the stories of his adventures. His photos are a mixture of everything from snapshots of far-flung cities to breathtaking landscapes.
Minh Giang is 22 years old and loves taking photos and traveling. As a lover of adventure and culture, he is always looking to know more. Not only does he shoot amazing travel photos but his updates are like mini blog posts loaded with information about the area he is visiting. He also works to capture stories, which help to inspire people to consider their relationship with nature and promote the preservation of wild places everywhere.
Nguyen Van Do was born and raised in Son Tra Fishing Village, Da Nang City. His favorite is traveling and filming. He is currently creating a channel with the name “Đi Mô Rứa” to broadcast people, landscapes, and beaches in Da Nang. He also loves taking photos. He specializes in the surf, landscape, and lifestyle photography. He has explored Vietnam capturing pictures inspiring humans to build a relationship and connect with nature.
Tran Huu Nhat was born in 1976 in Binh Dinh. He is a teacher at Dong Nai College of Decorative Arts. His passion is graphic design, drawing, and traveling. Besides, he particularly likes taking photos. He has a huge collection of landscape photography from many areas of Vietnam. His pictures often feature monuments, animals, landscapes, day-to-day life, and cultural events around Vietnam.
Nguyen Van Toan was born in Vinh Long. He likes traveling to take photographs of nature, people, and landscapes around Vietnam. His landscape shots are breathtaking and make everyone want to discover the great outdoors. He also captures the stunning buildings of each city and portraits of family and friends.
Pham Duong Ba Phuc was born in 1990 in Ho Chi Minh City. His passion is travel and photography. He has traveled to many different areas in Vietnam since the age of 18. His photos are fun, imaginative, and bubbly through his expression of love for travel, food, and the people he meets along the way.
Nguyen Duy Anh was born in 1991. He now lives in Ha Noi. He wishes to travel to all the regions of Vietnam. His favorite things to do while traveling are discovering new adventures and taking beautiful photos. His photographs often show the excitement and fun that travel brings. Besides, he is always showcasing exciting images and adventures to his followers.
Dao Tien Mạnh was born in 1998. His passion is travel and photography. He is a lifestyle and an adventure photographer inspired by the freedom of nature. His photography often communicates the power and magnificence of untamed natural landscapes.
Nguyen Dinh Huy is a photographer in Vietnam with a passion for the outdoors. His images convey the majestic scale, fresh air, and vast spaces of the wilderness. Apart from that, he captures jaw-dropping scenes and epic natural landscapes from many regions of Vietnam. His photographs have dramatic coloring, which accentuates golden hues.
Tân Lam is an outdoors and adventure photographer. He captures the beauty of nature in its colorful glory. He likes sharing moments and views he experiences along the trails and on the road. His images convey a sense of nostalgia with dreamy landscapes and sun-kissed colors. His photos look like fairytale settings with stunning sunsets, sunrises, and warm, radiating colors.
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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.