Vietnamese New Year Festival: Where to see Fireworks in Hanoi

For the Vietnam Lunar New Year 2015, there will be fireworks display to celebrate. Hanoi will hold 30 fireworks displays throughout the cities, including 5 major points. … More Vietnamese New Year Festival: Where to see Fireworks in Hanoi

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Is visiting Vietnam during Lunar New Year a good idea?

Tet, or Vietnamese Lunar New Year, is without a doubt the most important holiday in Vietnam. Tet to Vietnamese is like Thanksgiving to Americans. It’s time to celebrate with families, usually with so much food and drink. No one should have to work. Instead, they spend time visiting those who are important in their lives. … More Is visiting Vietnam during Lunar New Year a good idea?

Hanoi eats: Explore Hanoi Street Food on Ta Hien street

Last weekend, we visited one of our favorite street food spot in Hanoi: Ta Hien street. If there is an ultimate Hanoi street food tour, this should be one of the first thing on the itinerary. About Ta Hien – the street food and cheap beer paradise Ta Hien is known as a “pho tay”, or foreigner/backpacker … More Hanoi eats: Explore Hanoi Street Food on Ta Hien street

Bring Thanksgiving to Hanoi

If there is one holiday that renders every American expat homesick, it’s gotta be Thanksgiving. Unlike Christmas, Thanksgiving is nowhere near prominent here. Vietnamese don’t celebrate it. Other expats don’t celebrate it. And that leave Americans (and Canadians) longing for that authentic turkey dinner. As an American, A belongs to this lost, homesick, and hungry group … More Bring Thanksgiving to Hanoi