Lunar New Year Festival often falls between late January and early February; it is among the most important holidays in Vietnam. Officially, the festival includes the 1st, 2nd and 3rd day in Lunar Calendar; however, Vietnamese people often spend about nearly a month to celebrate this special event. >>Hat Then >>Parallel Sentences in Vietnamese New […]

The spring festival of Bai Dinh Pagoda takes place since the first day of New Year, officially starts on the 6th day and lasts till the end of the third lunar month. The festival is the perfect start for pilgrimages towards the imperial capital Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh province. >>Vietnam Life in The Countryside >>Vietnam […]

Vietnam is still a highly agrarian society with eighty percent of the population living in rural villages scattered throughout the lowlands, mountainous areas and the coastal line. The countryside in the lowlands of Vietnam is filled with bamboo-hedged villages, beautiful patchworks of green paddies, hard-working farmers in their conical hats, and water buffaloes. >>Vietnam Cuisine […]

Unlike life in countryside which is often considered to be simple and traditional, life in the city is modern and complicated. People, from different regions, move to the cities in the hope of having a better life for them and their children. The inhabitants in city work as office secretaries, merchants, teachers, government workers, factory […]

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Parallelism played an important role in Vietnamese classical literary style. It marks every literary genre from prose to poetry, including a kind of rhymed prose. It entirely governs a particular genre, call parallel sentences. >>Local Cuisine in Hanoi >>Vietnam Visual art Parallel Sentences in Vietnamese New Year A pair of parallel sentences comprises tow parts, […]

>>Local Cuisine in Hanoi (P1) >>Vietnam travel guide Nguyen Sinh Restaurant Francais, 17-19 Ly Quoc St., directly north on the street that runs in front of the Nha Tho Cathedral (tel. 04/3826-5234). What is so Vietnamese about this French restaurant? Everything. Founded in 1950, these folks were the ones (among many) who kept alive the […]

>> Vietnam travel guide Hanoi’s local cuisine is some of the best in Vietnam, and the finest local dishes are served at small one-dish restaurants, usually just open-air joints at street side, where you might wonder why there’s a line out the door. To Vietnamese, it’s about the food, not the atmosphere. Some of the […]

Rice is the dietary staple which most people eat three meals a day. Rice is usually consumed jointly by family members. The common practice is to prepare several dishes that are placed on a tray or table that people sit around. >> Vietnam travel guide >>Food Culture (P2) Food in Daily Life Individuals have small […]

>>Food Culture (P1) Snack paradise to venture into Vietnam peasants used to have a lot of free time after the busy crop time past, and preparing some nosh to eat is a certain result of the circumstance. Sweet potato is a prime example for the case. It is considered the most popular nosh in the […]