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.
An Australian expat says he wants to conquer all roads that link the north to the south of Vietnam with his bicycle.
(VOV) - Christmas traditions have been embraced with a few notable twists in Vietnam, particularly in the small-town of Phan Thiet, says Adam Bray of Wellington, New Zealand.
As the Christmas party goes on, sight-impaired youngsters surround Joe Edwards, holding his hands. Unable to see their ‘Santa Claus', they still look into his eyes, showing their admiration.
In addition to a wide selection of sushi hand rolls and maki, Sushi Koi also specialises in grilled food served with a side of soya sauce. Minh Thu reports.
With a passion for food, CEO of KAfe Group, Dao Chi Anh is working to spread her brand across Vietnam with the rapid expansion of the chain.
For US photographer Lawrence D'Attilio, fate seems to have handed him many stories to share, a gift from Vietam.
(VOV) -Acupuncture which dates back more than two thousands years in Asia, continues to have a positive impact on patient’s lives. Vietnam is considered one of the world’s leading countries when it comes to acupuncture treatment.
To hundreds of unfortunate children and young women in the central province of Quang Nam, successful American entrepreneur Robert Kalatschan and his family are more than donors, who have provided free accommodations, edu-cation, medical care and food. For they have also brought love and happiness to the less fortunate.
(VOV) -Newly appointed Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Charlotte Laursen recently held a press conference at which she shared her impressions of Vietnam and plans for strengthening the relations between the two nations during her tenure.