Tips for travelling in Chau Doc
Châu Đốc is a city in An Giang Province, bordering Cambodia, in the Mekong...
Smiling lion, wooden fish
I entered a huge three-story gallery whose plain white walls were covered with paintings...
Lift up your heads, you mighty gates
Since ancient times, the village gate has served as more than just an entrance...
Centennial Ceremony in Ha Nam Island
The Centennial Ceremony, a celebration of the elders above the age of 80 and...
Smiling lion, wooden fish
I entered a huge three-story gallery whose plain white walls were covered with paintings of strange creatures. Under the unusual forms was a whole...
Tale of Vietnamese Dragon
In Asian myths, no creature is as impressive as the dragon. For Vietnamese peasants, the dragon was a vivid symbol of the fourfold deity-clouds,...
Vietnamese Traditional Stilt Houses
Four thousand years ago, Vietnamese people were building stilt houses similar to those in use today. Suited to flood-prone plains and to steep mountain...
Cai Rang Floating Market
It is said that “not being in Cai Rang floating market means not knowing the land of Tay Do – an old name of...
Saigon’s Parks & Open Spaces
Saigon used to be famous for its lush street vegetation and abundant greenery. Visitors during French colonial times would...
What to eat in Ben Tre?
For miles the coconut trees cover the land, the gardens with fruits ripe on the trees, the people are...
Lift up your heads, you mighty gates
Since ancient times, the village gate has served as more than just an entrance or exit. Many villages have...
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