Festival features Tam Coc in golden rice fields Tourists are being lured to enjoy the golden fields by the mountains of Hoa Lu District at the start of the Ninh Binh Tourism Week 2019 which kicked off on Saturday. … [Read more...] about Ninh Binh’s time to shine
4 tenors bring him home
"Asked for being absent from work yet?" Waiting at door, Mom asked when I was just about to walk inside. Familiar questions are repeated once a year, exactly one day before the Kitchen God ceremony. In the house, offerings, votive papers, and paper clothes had already prepared by my mother. Tomorrow morning, like dozens of years past, similar to the thing that thousands of other Hanoi families do before Tet, we will make the most special journey of the year: visit the graves of family’s ancestors and deceased people. … [Read more...] about Tet in a Hanoi family: Out with the old, in with the new
• Avoid entering anybody’s house on the first day of Lunar New Year without an invitation as it is the first person stepping in the door who set the mood for the entire year. Vietnamese people also believe the zodiac animal of the first foot of the new year is associated with also determines the outcomes of the next year. … [Read more...] about What to know about Tet holiday in Vietnam?