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Sarah Tilton

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Biographical Info:

Sarah Tilton spent several years in China working for China Daily, the Xinhua News Agency and the Shanghai Star. A contributing editor of Golf Course News, her writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Asian Wall Street Journal and The Shanghai Star.

Sarah Tilton's Recent Contributions

Story of Nom (Kids)

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Once upon a time many centuries ago, in a country we now call Vietnam there was a happy village by a lake. The children laughed and played with the water buffalo and their parents grew rice and...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | For Kids
Nom calligraphy by artist Vien Thuc

The Story of Nom

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Once upon a time many centuries ago, in a country we now call Vietnam, there was a happy village by a lake. The children laughed and played with the water buffalo and their parents grew rice and...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Literature
Scene from Hanoi's Paper Street, where paper versions of all modern conveniences are available to send on to the next life.

Paper Street

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Hang Ma is different from most of the other streets in Hanoi's Old Quarter. Among the thirty-six streets that make up the area and were originally named for the craftsmen that worked there, few remain...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | Shopping

Shopping for Silk in Hanoi

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My first experience with Vietnamese silk was in 1990 on a visit to Hanoi. I had admired a friend's ao dai, the traditional Vietnamese fitted tunic over flowing pants, and asked my friend for the name...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Travel | Fashion | Shopping
A portrait of the artist, Do Huan, by his son

A Vietnamese Photographer

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Do Huan started taking photographs in 1936 when his father gave him a camera for his birthday. What started out as a hobby soon became a profession as Do Huan developed into one of the most celebrated...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Literature | Shopping | Art
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