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.
A variation on the noble pho, pho ga tron is popular with Hanoians in the summer months. Words by Huyen Tran. Photos by David Harris
Huyen Tran checks out the only eatery in the capital selling authentic Thai-style sweet soup. Photos by Teresa Welleans
There are many places to eat banh cuon in the capital. But one eatery does this dish just that little bit differently to make it stand out from the crowd. Words by Huyen Tran. Photos by David Harris
A popular pairing with Hanoi’s favourite beverage, bia hoi, nem phung is as simple as it is delicious. Words by Huyen Tran. Photos by David Harris
While walking along Hang Dao on our way to exploring the city, my Scottish friend — who had been in Hanoi for only a few weeks — was overcome with curiosity when she saw a few peddlers selling small rice balls in their baskets.