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Vietnamese New Year customs

Clean and decorate the home Homes are often cleaned and decorated before New Year’s Eve. Children are in charge of sweeping and scrubbing the floor. The kitchen needs to be cleaned before the 23rd ni...
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Must-tried Vietnamese street food

Bún riêu cua (rice vermicelli soup with crab) Pronounced: ‘Boon reel kua’ Bún riêu cua is a rice vermicelli-based dish served in a sourish broth with crab cakes. Both the broth and crab c...
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A guide to live in Vietnam

For those looking to make a big change by moving to Vietnam, you won’t be disappointed. The country has a low cost of living, the culture is vibrant and expats can easily support whatever lifestyle t...
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The Best Places to Go Backpacking in Vietnam

From the cascading rice terraces of Sapa, to the islands of Ha Long Bay, caves of Phong Nha, mountains of Da Lat, the sand dunes of Mui Ne, and the maze of rivers and rice paddies of the Mekong Delta...
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Vietnamese traditional costumes

Traditional costumes of the Vietnamese people tend to be very simple and modest. Men wear brown shirts and white trousers. Their headgear is simply a piece of cloth wrapped around the head and their ...
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Vietnamese holidays – Main holidays in Vietnam

Vietnamese holidays – Main holidays in Vietnam: With a thousand-year-old culture, Vietnam has several festivals and ceremonies throughout the year and according to the regions of the country an...
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Food in Vietnam: 40 delicious dishes you’ll love

Vietnamese cuisine doesn’t win any points for complexity. Many of the most popular dishes can be made just as well on the side of the road as in a top-end restaurant. But it’s precisely t...
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Meaning of Vietnamese New year

The festival which best epitomizes Vietnam’s cultural identity is Vietnamese New Year or Tet. Popular festivals play a major role as mirror and guardian of a nation’s cultural identity. In this aspec...
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Lunar New Year (Tet)

Tết Nguyên Đán or Tet is the most important, popular holiday and also festival of Vietnamese people. Tet is celebrated for the arrival of the spring. Usually Vietnamese will be allowed to have five &...