Wedding gifts in Vietnam

Wedding gifts in Vietnam

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.

Frenchman falls for Vietnamese coffee

Frenchman falls for Vietnamese coffee

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.

Pioneering Japanese florist from Da Lat City

Pioneering Japanese florist from Da Lat City

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.

A veteran’s son fulfills his dad’s dream of revisiting Vietnam

A veteran’s son fulfills his dad’s dream of revisiting Vietnam

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.

Fashion Designer Diego Chula on Vietnam’s traditional Ao Dai

Fashion Designer Diego Chula on Vietnam’s traditional Ao Dai

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.

Onigiri - A symbol of family love in Japan

Onigiri - A symbol of family love in Japan

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.

Two Valley women plan health center in Vietnam

Two Valley women plan health center in Vietnam

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

What do foreigners think about Tet in Vietnam?

What do foreigners think about Tet in Vietnam?

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.

City tour digs up buried history

City tour digs up buried history

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.