It’s just over 10,000km from Croke Park, Dublin to Sân Bóng Hoàng Gia, Hà Nội, but on a Thursday evening, you’d be forgiven for getting the two confused.
Quảng Nam Province in central Việt Nam is pivoting towards a green tourism strategy that will focus on recycling, environmentally-friendly waste treatment, organic food, 'zero single-use plastics' and lower emissions.
Joy Kil – teacher by day, comedian by night - is a wisecracking stand-up artist who taps into the 'expat' experience in Việt Nam for her material, and takes no prisoners along the way.
Netflix's recently announced film 'A Tourist’s Guide to Love' is set to commence filming soon, with popular local star Trúc Trần and Meritorious Artist Lê Thiện joining the cast.
Corrin Carlson is an American food blogger living in Hà Nội. Through her personal blog named Plates of Hanoi, she often gives foreigners quality reviews about food, restaurants, travel and daily life in Việt Nam.
Tết is an exciting occasion for locals and expats alike. We wish you all a happy Lunar New Year.
The annual HCM City Tết 'flower road' along Nguyễn Huệ Street in District 1 has opened to the public with a wide variety of colourful flowers and tiger models and statues to symbolise the Year of The Tiger.
Since Việt Nam buttoned up its borders in March 2020, the question on the lips of every expat has been a simple one. “How much longer?”
Forty years on, the New Year song by Swedish band ABBA finds new relevance in the time of COVID
Christmas is a holiday celebrated by people all over the world, and the expat community in Việt Nam is no exception. However, while most people spend the holiday with friends and family, for those in Việt Nam, that isn’t an option this year.
The ancient city will host a series of cultural performances and art celebrations for Christmas and the New Year, from December 24 to January 2, sparking post-COVID-19 tourism events for 2022.
An exhibition displaying 50 masterpiece paintings will be shown at a virtual exhibition to popularise Vietnamese sơn mài (lacquer) artworks to Vietnamese and foreign fine art lovers.
Like Tam Đảo and Đà Lạt, Ba Vì was chosen for its mountain climate as the site for colonial villas and retreats for French officials. However, in comparison to some of the stunning examples of colonial architecture still visible in Hà Nội today, those in Ba Vì are dilapidated and lie in ruins, hidden away in the forest that is trying to reclaim them.
Equality, either for gender, race, or anything else, does not start with something big and ambitious. It starts with the proper respect that people should give to each other, regardless of who you are, or where you are from