Stories about Vietnam from April, 2006
Vietnam myths uncovered
Preya at Dreaming of Hanoi tackles some of the myths people have about Vietnam.
Vietnam hosts Bill Gates
Bill Gates is visiting Vietnam. Sadgopan, an IT industry veteran, finds lots of excitement in Vietnam for this. He finds strong pro-US sentiment among the people. The blogger also shares some thoughts on Vietnam as a offshore service location.
Don't pay for that orange juice!
Le Bao Tuan at Sticky Rice tells us about his English class, and going for a drink, Vietnamese style.
Sweet and Sour
#1: The weirdest and tastiest grilled rabbit for Easter If your quota of cute chocolate eggs and bunnies has been reached for this lifetime already, you will love this idea: Easter 2006 – MeatHenge Style. It is never too soon to start planning for next year, right? I first fired...
Traffic In Viet Nam
The traffic can be a nightmare for visitors to Viet Nam for the first time. Believe it or not, there are transport rules but people don't seem really interested in following them. Three or four people on one motor bike is a common sight, particularly with the young and young...
Blogger Vietnamese god takes us to a Hanoi stadium to support his home football team from Khanh Hoa province in Southern Vietnam and we find out why he can't buy beers at the stadium anymore.
Bridge over the River Nga
In 1971, Mel Schenck, fresh out of University, joined the Naval Civil Engineer Corps as a naval officer and volunteered to manage construction contracts in Vietnam. One of the projects he administered was the La Nga River Bridge between Saigon and Dalat. After 34 years, Mel revisits the bridge and...
An artist to watch
Diacritic has added Daniel Hyun Lim in his list of artists to watch.