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Food & Drink

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9 Best Vietnamese Street Food Experiences

Outside Vietnam, when people talk about Vietnamese food, it’s simply Pho, ‘the sandwich’ and maybe if you’re lucky, Vietnamese Coffee gets a mention. But food…Read More

Vietnamese Coffee 101 – A Guide to Vietnamese Coffee

If you’re visiting Vietnam for the first time, you have to try Vietnamese coffee. It is unlike any other you have tried, anywhere else in…Read More

5 Best Bars in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is the capital of chill, with endless places to keep you chilling not only in the day, but also at night! Interestingly, some…Read More

Cuisine spawned by the Khmer Rouge: Must-try local delicacies in Siem Reap today

At Backstreet Academy, we can’t get enough of the local Cambodian food. Our love affair with the cuisine have manifested into a popular cooking class and a street…Read More

5.5 foods in Hanoi that will send chills down your spine

Before I start here you have to know that I fit into every possible synonym of faint-hearted when it comes to eating all foods exotic….Read More

The Backstreet Guide to the best bars in Siem Reap

1. Miss Wong’s Easily the most atmospheric and seductive bar in Siem Reap, Miss Wong has tastefully managed to pull of a delicate 1920s vintage Shanghai decor…Read More

A Backstreet Guide to the Best Bars in Hanoi

Oft times comparisons are drawn between the nightlife in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, and there seems to be an overwhelming consensus among travel writers…Read More

A Backstreet Guide to the Best Bars in Kathmandu

One wouldn’t exactly visit Kathmandu for her night-life, but this in no way implies that Kathmandu isn’t without some super cool bars. Anything from establishments…Read More

A Backstreet Guide to the 5 best cafes and coffee in Siem Reap

1. Sister Srey Cafe This hip cafe by the riverfront introduces a hint of the Melbourne cafe vibe in tropical Siem Reap, nudging the landscape of…Read More