If you ever come across a man smoking out of a long bamboo pipe, don’t be alarm. The bamboo pipe–điếu as people call it here in Vietnam–pictured above..
After a night of heavy drinking, one is often left with the feeling of lethargy and nausea. We roll around in bed clutching our stomachs, unable to ri..
If you enjoyed our first edition of interesting facts about Vietnam, you’ll certainly enjoy the sequel. While much of the world doesn’t know much abou..
If you’re concern about not having access to western food, particularly fast food, you can rest assure that it won’t be a problem in Vietnam. Since th..
Every country has its own set of beliefs and superstitions, Vietnam is no exception. Just like its other Asian counterparts, these superstitions are v..
ThienCung Cave – Cave of Heavenly Palace.ThienCung Cave is the most stunning primitive cave of the bay located in the Southwest of Ha Long bay. The ca..
I’ve never consider myself a religious person in the sense that there were some divine entity influencing our lives. While I grew up Catholic, it wasn..
Inside a modern and dynamic city lies the eternal soul of Hanoi, the Old Quarter. Located between the Lake of the Restored Sword, the Long Bien Bridge..
“Are you married?” “Where do you live?” “How much is your salary?” “How big is your….”If you find yourself bombarded with a slew of very personal ques..
In America, like many parts of the world, gone are the days of good old fashion shoe shining. “They simply don’t make shoes like they used,” replacing..