Tag: Phu Quoc

A Review of the JW Marriott Emerald Bay (Phu Quoc, Vietnam)

The JW Marriott Emerald Bay Hai Vu Never before has there been so many choices for luxury destinations on Phu Quoc island. Once a sleepy land layered in red dirt roads, Vietnam’s largest island has fast become the go to vacation spot for motorbike adventurers, beachcombers, seafood enthusiasts and high-end hospitality seekers from around the world… You’ll find one of the island’s most lavish vacation spots in the JW Marriott Emerald Bay. Open since mid-2017, the resort is a sprawling 244-guestroom resort, which sits on an inlet of Phu Quoc’s Emerald Bay, along the coast of Bai Khem Beach...

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The Art Of Phu Quoc Fish Sauce…What Makes It So Special?

The Art Of Phu Quoc Fish Sauce…What Makes It So Special? When it comes to Asian cuisine, there’s no escaping fish sauce. Used in countless dishes throughout all parts of Asia. Vietnam, China, Thailand, Korea, Japan and Cambodia all have their own particular brands of fish sauce. It is arguable, however that the Phu Quoc variety is the most renowned…so what makes it so special? The Vietnamese take their fish sauce very seriously. A staple of the country’s cuisine, fish sauce is to Vietnam what olive oil is to Italy. The subtly sweet amber-coloured anchovy extract should be as...

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The Top Phu Quoc Sunrises and Sunsets

Phu Quoc Island is an absolute dream for those seeking adventure by motorbike. Venturing off the beaten path is where the true essence of the island is revealed. With its vast acres of tropical jungles and white sand beaches, there are many incredible spots to watch Phu Quoc’s stunning sunrises and sunsets. But the locations listed below are particularly breathtaking… Between the months of November and April are the best times to visit what the Vietnamese have fondly dubbed the “Pearl Island”. At 574 km2 the island is relatively small. A journey from end to end by motorbike can be...

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Three Days In Phu Quoc (A Weekend Guide To Vietnam’s Tropical Island Paradise)

If the mad hustle of Vietnam life has got you needing an urgent change of pace, it’s comforting to know that the peaceful serenity of Vietnam’s largest island is not far away… With only an hour flight from Saigon or a two-hour flight from Hanoi, Phu Quoc is certainly well within reach, and with flights leaving daily for as low as $50USD each way, your weekend plans might be looking up. To help guide you through this island paradise, here’s how we spent our weekend on what has been affectionately dubbed Vietnam’s “Pearl Island”… Day 1   (9:10am-12:00am) Arriving...

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One Day In Phu Quoc

A 1st person view of the beautiful island of Phu Quoc, Vietnam… From the 5-star Vinpearl Resort to the beautiful white sand beaches, motorbike adventures from one end of the island to the other and snorkeling the coral reefs of the southern islands… Phu Quoc is one of Vietnam’s last untouched...

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