Tet is about family and, as a single man in Vietnam, I love the warmth and hospitality shown by so many of my friends here in Vietnam. The warm welcomes and invitations to visit homes are just amazing and one of the timeless charms of this country. By far my favorite part of Tet is the feeling of togetherness when I sit on the roof of a close friend's home and watch the fireworks at midnight. As the fireworks explode overhead, the refreshing taste of rice wine fills my mouth as we all shout, "1, 2, 3 Dzo." That feeling, for me, is truly the spirit of Vietnam. Maybe it is one of the reasons why I find it so difficult to even think about leaving this wonderful country. … [Read more...] about Traveling during Tet not a good idea: expats
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Rainfall in the region has been the heaviest since records were first kept 110 years ago, the National Institute of Meteorology said. In one 24-hour period, the Minas Gerais state capital Belo Horizonte recorded 172mm (almost seven inches) of rain. … [Read more...] about Record southeastern Brazil rainstorms kill 30
Additionally, their garments are of high quality because they are fitted to every client, and the price is not high. … [Read more...] about No-name tailor shops are busy producing quality products at good prices for Tết
Another name that will soon join the list is badminton ace Nguyen Tien Minh. While the badminton Olympic qualification list will not be announced until April 30, Minh more or less has an Olympic ticket in his grasp since he is currently ranked 24th and the top 50 players will play in the event. … [Read more...] about Which Vietnamese athletes have qualified for 2020 Olympics?
Facing the introduction of several foreign cultures thanks to the ease of traveling, each developing country, including Vietnam, shares the same worry of losing their own national identity. During the wartime, despite the material misery, Vietnamese people were proud of their rich cultural life as they were not concerned too much by money and power. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese film industry promotes national identity, diversity