Stories about Vietnam from August, 2006
Vietnam: Trip to Halong Bay
Vietnamese God vists Halong bay – one of the popular tourist destinations in Vietnam. The bloggers posts some pictures and reflects “It was so quiet, nothing much happening around, just the boat engine going sometimes on and off. Sitting on the top of the boat in that peaceful atmosphere made...
Vietnam: Social Dinners in Vietnam
The blogger at antidote to burnout talks about the dynamics of social dinners in Vietnam and links to another blog post on the same topic.
Philippines: Backpacking in Vietnam
Heritage blogger Ivan Henares remembers his trip to the city of Hoi An in Vietnam and he recalls how the visit introduced him to the joy of backpacking.
Vietnam: Prawn and Banana Snacks
Hanoi resident Vietnamese God invites us to try his recipe for Prawn and Banana Fried Spring Rolls.
Vietnam: First KFC in Hanoi
The blogger at Vietnamese God visits the first KFC outlet in Hanoi and finds that it is attracting a lot of people. “I wonder why people like to eat fast food when they have so many options to choose from on the street in Vietnam, as well as some good...
Vietnam: Internet Censorship
Gina Maranto at Kaironews points to an audio program an a report on Internet Censorship in Vietnam.
Vietnam: Street Food
Vietnamese God introduces a street snack from Hanoi. If you don't mind trying street food and you have only 10,000Vnd in your pocket, then this lunch is for you. That's fried tofu with noodles.
Vietnam: South Saigon
Itsthefinalword looks at the changing face of southern Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Comment left by a visitors sums up the change “The area looks ritzy. Even in my wildest dreams, at the time my family left the city at the conclusion of the war, I cannot imagine Saigon would...