Huyen Tran is a Vietnamese freelance writer at Word Vietnam. Proud of her motherland and believing that the country has a lot of potential and charm that remains untapped, she is continuously involved in jobs that showcase Vietnam's people & culture, as well as promising economic growth. Her work may not create huge impact, but she holds firm to her belief in the future of Vietnam.
Where can you get the best pho bo in Hanoi? As the old Vietnamese saying goes, ask nine people and you’ll get 10 different opinions. Courtesy of our four judges we went in search of a definitive answer. Words by Huyen Tran. Photos by Trung Del, Julie Vola and Nick Ross
My first experience with this bakery happened when I was riding by — the pastry shop’s signage and shining glass window grabbed my eyes. I decided to go inside.
Steak, it’s just one of those dishes that entraps the human palate. For a taste of the Vietnamese version of the real deal, Huyen Tran heads to Hoe Nhai Street in Hanoi. Photos by Julie Vola
From Chinese import to a Hanoi staple, wonton noodles or my van than are found all over the capital. Words by Huyen Tran. Photos by Julie Vola