I freely admit one of the reasons for choosing to live in Vietnam was the extraordinary number of cute women around the place
I’ll be 60 years old on June 30th. So now I’m struggling to work out if I’m middle-aged, which means utterly nothing or a senior citizen, which gets you lots of goodies in Australia
After a decades-long struggle the same story has unfolded in Vietnam on 'vang,' the Vietnamese translation for grape-based wines that we’re accustomed to drinking in Western countries
So it is with pleasure that I would like to mention a rather lovely lady with a heart of gold who’s been working with disabled and handicapped kids including youngsters with mental difficulties due to such things as Agent Orange and other causes
Anthony Bourdain started his “No Reservations” show in 2005 and jumped on Vietnam in just the 4th episode, then kept coming back for more
Even this year, there have been protests over factories threatening the local environment via air, water and land pollution as well
A 2015 study identified China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Thailand as the top six sources of marine plastic
Even in provincial areas locals are on the 'go' making a living, getting ahead
Swim Vietnam is a charity organization based in Hoi An which tackles the problem of drowning in Vietnam
Do not show your money, some expats say
‘Straws in every drink and double bagging’ is how one expat in Ho Chi Minh City described Vietnam’s plastic problem
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- Hypocrisy at best: Is cockfighting a blood sport in Vietnam?
- Oooo…Valentine’s Day!
- Tet is the time for family, friends in Vietnam
- Say hello to Lunar New Year’s Eve in Vietnam
- Grass is often greener on the other side