I can especially relate to these guys because they are more vital to their daily operation than I ever was to mine, no question about it. My achievements aren’t exactly monumental in this regard, I admit
I’m literally surrounded by great women right in my neighbourhood
Being a woman in Vietnam is not always a walk in the park
All good and well, I suppose, but are the local lasses better off yet?
When I lived in Da Nang I frequented a neighbourhood barber shop staffed by a stern, businesslike owner and a couple of young girls who whispered to each other all the time
Funny how a Western custom that’s not really that old has become so popular worldwide in cultures that usually don’t put romantic love at the center of marriage and relationships
If you’re not already travelling, your turn is coming soon
Is your TET red envelope packed full of Vietnamese dong or just a few miserly notes?
I went back several times in an attempt to give them my business but he was never there
In Australia, my home country, it’s the middle of summer and we often mark the day with BBQs, outdoor events or that much-needed sleep in!
Keep in mind that most Vietnamese will actually start their Tet holidays from the weekend until the following weekend so this year will be one of the longest holidays – about 10 days – in many years
- Mark your calendars: November 19 is the day!
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- It must be tough to be a woman in Vietnam: foreigners
- How much does it cost an expat retiree to live in Vietnam?
- Pros and cons of living in Vietnam as an expat
- The story of Pirate Kim
- How to beat Vietnam’s heatwave