Homestay has been something of a buzzword in the South-East Asian tourist industry the past few years. For travellers looking for new ways to engage with local culture, a homestay can provide so much more to their guests than hostels or hotels. Here are some reasons why to choose a homestay. If you're sold on a … Continue reading Best Homestays in Hue Vietnam-Live Like a Local
10 Hue Foods You Must Try Regional specialty dishes are often overlooked by visitors travelling Vietnam. While pho and banh mi are world-renowned as Vietnamese food, there are some less-discovered creations awaiting your enjoyment in every province of the country. This is especially true for local Hue food. The city's cultural heritage and long-standing affluence … Continue reading Hue Food: 10 Local Dishes You Must Try When You’re in Hue, Vietnam
Thuan An Beach Thuan An is Hue's closest beach. Around 15KM from the city centre, it isn’t as tourist-convenient as the beaches that serve Hoi An or Danang but it’s charm and the variety on offer makes it a worthy day trip.. Thuan An is a small fishing village with a population of around 21,000. … Continue reading Beach Of Hue: Thuan An Fishing Town. The Allure of the Sea
How Authentic is Your Lunch? Visitors to Vietnam will tell you that local food is a divine exploration of the palate. Although flashpacking foodies travel with a golden bucketlist of dishes, it is easy to forget that no culinary experience can be more authentic than one in a home. Unless tourists stop in an intimate … Continue reading Cafe Nha: Fantastic Homemade Lunch in a Rustic Hue Cafe
An Abandoned Waterpark? Ho Thuy Tien is Hue’s well-renowned abandoned waterpark. It’s fame comes in the growing number of tourists who head there as an alternative sightseeing location. The abandoned waterpark’s urban decay is a landscape perfect for a post-apocalyptic movies. The History Ho Thuy Tien was built over a three year process and opened … Continue reading Ho Thuy Tien: Hue’s Decaying Abandoned Waterpark
Mi Op La 33 includes ten variations of the Vietnamese breakfast sandwich banh mi including various meats and a special sauce. The Hue restaurant is a must visit not only because it's cheap, delicious and atmospheric but the food is served on a burning hot ceramic plate meaning it cooks right in front of you.
Restaurants on the 'pancake trail' serve some really shitty Vietnamese vegetarian food, fact. With confidence, I can say that the best vegetarian and vegan food usually lies outside the tourist areas. I've written this article to help you find good Vietnamese vegetarian and vegan food. I may have lost any ethical standing on the Hue Grit Tour, but I still know how to find a few decent vegetarian restaurants in Hue.
While I was sipping sugar cane juice and philosophizing about the joys of rush-hour traffic, Mitch had carefully placed his video camera on our table towards the crossroads and pressed the record button. Along with some careful editing, Mitch produced a two-wheeled ballet synchronized to a shoegaze instrumental.
Service in the South-East Asian tourist industry can be mechanical and contrived, 054 Cafe is unintruding and laid-back in serving it's patrons. It is also one of Hue's few establishments where the cultural appropriation (particularly of hip-hop) is organic and contextually relevant. In a country largely obsessed with the soppiest of pop, it's great to find a place that kindly respects the ear-drums of music lovers.
What we like most about Pisshead's Corner is the range of characters you will meet.