If a dish has a Michelin star next to its name, you can pretty much always trust it’s worth trying – at least once. For the thrifty traveller, a Michelin-star restaurant may seem like a frivolous splurge. However, there is no need to spend that much in a country known for cheap eats, so Thailand opens up a world of affordable possibilities.
Tet, Lunar New Year in Vietnam, is a special occasion. Everywhere you look, there are banners, lanterns and flowers of the brightest reds, pinks and yellows you’ve ever seen. But this celebration isn’t just for the eyes, it’s also for the stomach. Banh Chung is definitely the most famous traditional food on Tet holiday, but there are even more to explore. Here are 7 traditional dishes for Vietnam’s lunar new year festival that are not Banh Chung.
Coming to Ben Tre, you will be amazed by the simplicity, yet beauty of the region. For miles the coconut trees cover the land, the gardens with fruits ripe on the trees, the people are friendly, simple, and adorable. And last but not least, the food is just incredibly amazing.
Nestled between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea and split by the iconic Bosphorus, Istanbul is an epicentre for amazing seafood restaurants. A trip to Istanbul isn’t complete without sampling what its nearby seas have to offer but with each catch-of-the-day menu mirroring the next, finding a unique fish restaurant in the city can be an overwhelming task. Here are the best seafood restaurants in Istanbul for you to choose.