Stories about Vietnam from May, 2006
Vietnam: Learning from Bangkok
The blogger at Antidote to Burnout looks at Bangkok as a model for urban development for Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).
Vietnam: Cultural Differences
Wanna, a Cambodian student in Vietnam visits his Vietnamese friend's house for dinner. Wanna makes some interesting observation on cultural difference between Cambodia and Vietnam.
Vietnam: Visiting Saigon
The blogger at Vietnamese God visits Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and compares it to Hanoi – the city where he lives. “Each time I come here it brings me a different feeling. It seems always new and things are changing very quickly which is good. I love wandering around...
Vietnam: A gift from Flickr
Our Man in Hanoi gets a surprise gift from the popular photosharing website Flickr.
Thailand: Bangkok Malls
Vietnam resident and blogger at Antidote to Burnout goes shopping in Bangkok and wonders if Bangkok could serve as a shopping development model for fast growing Vietnam.
Vietnam: Visiting Dien Bien Phu
Virtualdoug visits Dien Bien Phu, the site of a famous battle between the Vietnamese and the French in 1954.
Vietnam: Vietnam For First Time Visitors
Our Man In Hanoi looks at Vietnam from the point of view of an expat and also that of a tourist. There is plenty of good advice for the first time visitor like this on what to do in Hanoi. “What should you do in Hanoi? My advice is nothing....
Vietnam: Retailer's heaven
Matt Powell writing at Target: Vietnam blog links to a study that finds Vietnam as the 3rd most attractive destination for international retailers.
Bargaining, not just for discounts
Dương Lam Anh at Virtual Doug observes his mom's buying habits and discovers there is more to bargaining than just to get the price reduced.