Life in Da Nang

Son Tra Peninsula

Going for a drive around Son Tra Peninsula is one of the coolest and most underrated activities to do while here in Da Nang. There’s so much to see, and it’s all stunningly beautiful, especially if the weather is nice. So find a free afternoon, fill up that gas tank Read more…

By Shaun, ago
Food in Da Nang

My Cay Spicy Noodles Invade Da Nang

Vietnamese people love all things Korean. I’m not sure how many Koreans would vouch for the authenticity of this dish, everyone in Da Nang is going crazy for Mỳ Cay Hàn Quốc – spicy Korean noodles. These places are popping up everywhere! They all follow a similar model, where you order your Read more…

By Shaun, ago
Life in Da Nang

Tam Thanh Mural Village

Tam Thanh Mural Village Just outside of Tam Ky, in Quang Nam province, is poor fishing village called Tam Thanh. It’s small. If I had to guess, I’d say maybe 100 houses. There’s one restaurant, a seafood place that’s open at night. The nearest market is in the next village over. Read more…

By Shaun, ago
Life in Da Nang

Da Nang Tourist Tips

Da Nang Tourist Tips We’ve all heard the standard tourist tips: Make sure you barter, don’t make yourself a target by walking around with a huge map, drink enough water. But here’s a few Da Nang tourist tips you might not know. Choose the Best Taxi There are two big taxi Read more…

By Shaun, ago
Food in Da Nang

Da Nang Lunch

In my ongoing quest to find the best Da Nang lunch, I’ve come across a couple great spots that are worth checking out. A Tale of Two Da Nang Lunch Spots Com Suon Que – Rice with Pork Ribs The classic Da Nang lunch must include three things: a vegetable, something salty (usually Read more…

By Shaun, ago
Life in Da Nang

Hue Festival 2016

The Hue Festival takes places every two years and is a celebration of Hue culture. It features traditional music, dancing and an Ao Dai (the Vietnamese traditional dress, now reserved for weddings, teachers and flight attendants) fashion show. I went six years ago and while it was pretty cool, I Read more…

By Shaun, ago
Life in Da Nang

Taco Ngon Guest Chef

In an earlier post, I wrote about the amazing fusion taco shop called Taco Ngon. Aside from making awesome tacos, one of the most impressive things about this shop is that the owner, Elin, churns out a new flavor every week for Taco Tuesday. Creations have ranged from kimchi beef Read more…

By Shaun, ago
Food in Da Nang

Fatfish Da Nang

Meet Fatfish Da Nang Its location on 439 Tran Hung Dao makes Fatfish Da Nang among the first of soon-to-be-many restaurants on the ‘other’ riverfront as the Da Nang development boom continues. The building is beautiful inside and out. Skillful design using all-glass walls and doors means the distinction between the two environments is Read more…

By Shaun, ago
Life in Da Nang

Da Nang Seafood

Da Nang seafood is the best in Vietnam. There, I said it. It might be true, it might not be, but I really want to believe it, because I really love the seafood here. Eating Da Nang Seafood In an earlier post, I gave some tips for ordering seafood in Da Read more…

By Shaun, ago