A friend at the newspaper I write for is getting married soon. He’s a great young guy with too big glasses, marvelous English and bad taste in beer selection.
Coffee, one of Vietnam’s worldwide renowned specialties, was introduced to the country in 1875 by the French during their colonialisation of Indochina. Coffee plantations were located in the Central Highlands and owned mostly by the French.
VOV.VN -A Japanese entrepreneur who studied agronomy and horticulture has brought his dream of following in his father’s footsteps and operating a floral growing and distribution business to life.
VOV.VN - On April 14, the Washington Post ran an article about the trip to Vietnam by the son of a US Marine veteran of the Vietnam War who had always wanted to return to see what he called Vietnam as “the most beautiful country on Earth” at peace.
Someone once said, “Home is where I can be myself.”
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s traditional long dress, known as Ao Dai, has become the symbol of the Vietnamese feminine beauty. Diego Chula, a Spanish fashion designer, shares his passion to combine the Vietnam’s signature costumes with the modern global taste.
VOV.VN - French photographer Réhahn Croquevielle travelled to 32 countries but then settled in Vietnam because, he says, this place has brought him endless inspiration.
VOV.VN - At first glance, Onigiri- Japanese rice balls- seem too ordinary to represent the quintessence of Japan’s cooking arts, unlike a colorful tray of sushi.
Every Thursday, the theatre workshop that Céline Mariage offers Francophone students at the Hanoi University attracts the most motivated French-learning students.
In 2009, Dutch architect Joep Janssen quit his job in the Netherlands and moved to Vietnam with his girlfriend to study impacts of climate change on the Southeast Asian country.
It left their fathers and families with emotional and physical scars, but two Mahoning Valley women hope their efforts provide healing both for their families and for the people of Vietnam
Maybe you don't know this about me, but I was against the Vietnam War when I was a teenage girl living in Franklin Square, Long Island.
French photographer Rehahn recently re- leased a photobook titled Vietnam, Mosaic of Contrasts Vol 2, sending a message of "Come back to Vietnam" to foreign tourists.
A Spanish fashion designer and his family, who have been living and running their business in Vietnam for years, wish to preserve the country’s rich and fascinating culture.
VOV.VN -The Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) is a golden opportunity for foreigners living, working and touring this time of year to gain a better understanding of the country’s customs, traditions, and people.
A US man has scored more than 4,800 followers on Facebook mainly thanks to his touching stories about his life in Vietnam.
Shivam Misra, general director of Diageo Vietnam, talks about his experience living and working in Vietnam in the past 10 months at a recent press meeting in Ho Chi Minh City
Roy Mike Boehm came to Vietnam in 1968 as a soldier to fight in the Cu Chi battlefield on the outskirts of Saigon. He now visits the country as a healer of the wounds that the war has given to Quang Ngai Province.
N.C. from the US recommends that tourists stay away from touristy areas and public transportation, and tolerate cultural misunderstandings in order to have a positive experience when touring Vietnam.
Remarkable landmarks in HCM City, such as Sai Gon Notre Dame Basilica or Caravelle Hotel, are familiar to many tourists, but the history behind each building often remains a mystery, even to local people.