Travel logistics means I’m not sure when I’ll have access to the internet over the next few days, so Vietnam Week will go into recess. I still have several.
481 days ago
Vietnam’s national dish has a mysterious magical appeal. The smell, the textures and the ritual of preparing a bowl of phở invades people’s dreams. Perhaps that’s why it’s so.
482 days ago
Local life in Vietnam usually starts early. Well before dawn, food stalls and restaurants begin preparing for the day ahead. Produce is delivered and chopped and the early morning.
483 days ago
Tet in Vietnam for slowing down and remembering what’s good about life – family, friends and food. Going home for Tet is a once-a-year recharge, a time for celebrating,.
483 days ago
Walk along any street anywhere in Vietnam and you’re bound to see someone picking their nose. When I first announced I was taking questions for Vietnam Week on my.
485 days ago
To some, it seems Vietnam is the ultimate laid-back nation, where half the population never bothers to get out of their pyjamas. Women are the main pyjama-wearers in Vietnam,.
486 days ago
Writing about the lead-up to Tet made me realise how much I miss Vietnam, my second home. The comments on my last post also made me realise how little.
489 days ago
Today, the 23rd day of the 12th month of the lunar calendar, the kitchen god rides a goldfish to heaven to report on the household happenings of the past.
493 days ago