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  • Van Lam embroidery and lace village

    Van Lam village in Ninh Binh province is one of the most famous embroidery craft villages in Vietnam. Its products are popular with consumers here and abroad. Van Lam, long famous…

  • 5 common things in Vietnam make the West surprise

    Daniel Hauer, an English teacher living in Vietnam, has just pointed out some normal things that are considered normal in Vietnam but would be considered strange to an American. Men “displaying”…

  • Bamboo Crafting in Vietnam

    Bamboo crafting is not just making something. Also, bamboo is not just material for products. Bamboo has many similarities to Vietnamese people’s spirit and personalities. There are many villages where whole…

  • Vietnamese folk painting – Hang Trong, Dong Ho & Kim Hoang

    Vietnamese folk paintings are a combination of traditional cultural values with ancient artistic methods that have been created through generations. The folk paintings are indispensable ornaments of ancient Vietnamese family at…

  • Tò He – an edible traditional toy of Vietnam

    Despite the overwhelming influx of modern toys, Vietnamese little boys and girls still find it exciting to receive one or two Tò He from their parents. This edible traditional toys made…

  • Mooncakes in Vietnam

    In Vietnam, mooncakes are called “Bánh Trung Thu”, which can be translated to “Mid-Autumn cake”. Traditionally in Vietnamese culture, mooncakes have been seen as a symbol of family reunions in this…

  • Coffee drinking culture in Vietnam

    Strong and flavorful Vietnamese coffee makes renovates as fast as it raises pulses. Coffee might have brought to Vietnam by French colonists, but a morning cup of “ca phe” became a…

  • Mysterious Kate festival of Cham ethnic

    Kate Festival is one of the biggest festivals of Cham ethnic people in Vietnam. This is an occasion for all villagers to gather around their holy place to worship for good…

  • Hanoi open market – an unforgettable memory

    Nowadays, plenty of supermarkets, malls, and stores could be found anywhere in Hanoi; however, there are still open markets, where the food baskets are placed by the sellers on the sidewalks…

  • Xip Xi – White Thai’s unique cultural beauty

    Son La, a mountainous province in northern Vietnam, inhabited by 12 ethnic groups, including the White Thai. White Thai people, originally distinguished from other Thai peoples by the colour of their…