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Lao Buffalo Au Lahm

Originating from the Hmong of Luang Prabang, rustic au lahm is a stew mainly made from vegetables: beans, eggplants, gourds, black mushrooms, then seasoned with lemongrass, chili, and coriander and finally thickened with sticky rice. Ho…

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Take The Mekong Delta Fruit Quiz!

The Mekong Delta is known as “The Rice Bowl of Vietnam”, engaging almost 80% of its residents in rice cultivation. But that same fertile soil that has helped Vietnam become the #4 top rice producer in…

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Eating Your Way Through Lunar New Year

For the Vietnamese, one of the joys of Lunar New Year is spending time with family and friends back in their hometowns. And nothing says “comfort” more than the comfort foods associated with Tet. Some of…

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Victoria Hosts Cocktail Party In Paris

Earlier this month, Victoria Hotels & Resorts hosted a cocktail event in Paris for media and partners. A vintage Citroen convertible, stylish “ao dai” dresses and Victoria-themed party favours set the mood for a light-hearted evening…

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Exploring Scenic Phan Thiet / Mui Ne

While Mui Ne and Phan Thiet have beautiful stretches of beaches where you could be happy simply laying out all day, every day, here are some of the area’s scenic spots that are perfect for a…

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Celebrating Tet Vietnamese Style!

Every year around Lunar New Year, known as T?t in Vietnamese, the whole of Vietnam braces for celebration. In this post, we’re sharing Vietnamese Tet traditions with you through the whimsical illustrations of Saigon-based freelance illustrator…

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Celebrating The Art Of Vietnamese Lacquerware

Visitors to Vietnam will likely notice the artistic use of lacquerware in everything from paintings and wall hangings to pencil holders and jewelry boxes. The art of lacquerware dates back to China some 10,000 years ago….

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Summer. Sea. Sand. Victoria.

Nothing quite says summer like frolicking by the beach, and with 3,260km (2,025mi) of coastline, Vietnam knows beaches! Victoria is blessed to have two beautiful beach properties which not only provide summer fun but also celebrate…

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Trekking The Muong Hoa Valley

Established as a hill station by the French in 1922, the town of Sapa is quaint with boutiques, spas and trendy eateries. But it’s the Muong Hoa Valley between the town and the Tonkinese Alps that’s…

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The Ancient House Of Binh Thuy

Known as the “Western Capital of Vietnam”, Can Tho, the largest city in the Mekong Delta, is a beautiful area drawing influences from many places. As a commercial and educational center, it pulls in students and…

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