I know it’s the rainy season but look at the locals in Hoi An, a small town in central Vietnam, they think it’s the beginning of a three-month Ice Age
My young puppy, Lulu, is now liberated after weeks of wearing a plaster cast, and is grinning from ear to ear. On a quiet Monday recently, I had a motorbike accident and burned my leg. Now I’m limping and she’s bouncing around
Living here without having had a traffic accident can be explained by dumb luck, awesome road skills, Buddha looking after you or the fact that you drive exclusively in an empty field
I think it’s pretty funny that the mostly vegetarian Vietnamese have supermarkets full of Western candy. Whole rows of imported chocolate stacked to the point that I’m afraid to select a packet out for fear of collapsing the entire shelf
A number of expats have shared their thoughts after a recent report called young Vietnamese unfit and said they smoke a lot while also consuming loads of alcohol
Just as Vietnamese Women’s Day celebrates the contributions of women in our daily lives, so too International Women’s Day (IWD) highlights women’s achievements and the adversity they still face worldwide in gaining access to work, equal pay, education and health care
Dear sunshine, although I know you are always above the clouds and in my heart, where exactly are you at this moment?
Education, public service announcements, posters on buses, advertisements and harsher consequences for offenders are probably the most effective ways Vietnam can fix this problem
Motorists stopping to pee in the middle of a busy highway, vendors over-charging tourists, and scams rampant throughout the city – what’s going on?
In just three decades, Vietnam has been transformed from one of the world’s poorest nations to one of the world’s greatest development success stories
Are we ever likely to see 'Scam-Free Tourist Destination' signs at attractions across the country? Or is it only wishful thinking?
A number of expats have shared their thoughts with Tuoi Tre News on some controversial Vietnamese festivals which regularly receive mixed opinions due to their cruelty, violence and old-fashioned customs
We rarely think of personal disasters or unforeseen circumstances when we travel
I know you are still recovering from Tet but Valentine’s Day has come! During one of the coldest winters Vietnam has ever suffered, it will be one of the warmest days of the year
Tet 2016 marks the beginning of ‘Binh Than’ or Year of the Monkey. Got your fireworks and votive paper organized?
It’s the time when lucky envelopes sell faster in the shops than cheap helmets and the latest ‘must have’ votive paper product to burn for good luck is a Galaxy 8.7 smartphone