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Stories about Working Abroad in Vietnam

Stumbling into Vietnam: a new ESL Teaching World and a New Me

Siena Verganio - asiasiena [50]

A Filipina in Saigon, teaching English as an ESL teacher.

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Working Abroad
Tours of the Heart

A Veteran and his wife find Peace and Purpose in Vietnam

Elaine Head - lainsie1 [220]

Back to Vietnam: Tours of the Heart is a memoir written in two voices. This literary duet sweeps the reader back through the battle-torn history of beautiful, bewildering Vietnam and across the now...

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | People | Working Abroad | Religion | War & Conflict

How Many Duck

Eric Swoyer - ericswoyer [68]

Driving two tiny motorcycles from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to the Chinese border in the far North, and Irish friend and I wrestle with public urination, inquisitive cows, and the ethical treatment of live ducks.

Destinations: Cambodia | Thailand | Vietnam
Topics: Food | Travel | People | Adventure | Working Abroad | Animals
Front cover for Warrior Odyssey

Book review: Warrior Odyssey - Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to set off on a quest around Asia, researching and discovering lesser-known and rare martial arts along the way? Read about the experiences of Antonio Graceffo in his latest book, Warrior Odyssey.

Destinations: Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Martial Arts | Culture | People | Working Abroad | War & Conflict
Communion by Kim Fay

Book Review: Communion: A Culinary Journey Through Vietnam

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

A native of the Pacific Northwest, Kim Fay spent four years in her early adulthood living and working in Vietnam. Communion is a vividly detailed and intimate chronicle of her culinary journey through Vietnam.

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Food | People | Working Abroad | Women & Travel | 20th Century History
Monks are given rice by faithful women  on their early morning walk through Luang Prabang

Sticky Rice

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

After living in Asia for three years I thought I had tried every kind of rice dish imaginable. Laos held proved me wrong.

Destinations: Vientiane | Pakxan | Luang Prabang | Vang Vieng | Savannakhet | Pakxe | Luang Namtha | Laos | Plain of Jars | Lancang-Mekong River
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Traditions | Ecotourism | Economy | Food | Culture | People | Working Abroad | Agriculture | Shopping
Peach Flowers of Tet - Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Tet- New Year, Ancient Customs

Ha Pham - PhamHa [279]

For the Vietnamese people, Tet is the most sacred time of the year. Tet is also time to reflect on the spiritual life. Tet- New Year, Ancient Customs

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Adoption | Travel | Adventure | Literature | Women & Travel | 20th Century History | Music | Art | Economy | Photography | People | Religion | Beaches & Resorts | Performing Arts | Fashion | Sports | War & Conflict | Shopping | Ancient History | National Parks | Festivals | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Martial Arts | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Agriculture | For Kids | Nature | Architecture
Phu Yao Bridge, one of the many elics of the Vietnam War, is a tourist attraction for travellers keen on discovering the legacy of Vietnam's war history.

Re-visiting war grounds carries on brotherhood legacy

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

A former soldier of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) speaks of his war experience and re-integration to visitors intrigued by Vietnam's past.

Destinations: Malaysia | Shan State | Vietnam | Korea, S | Mekong River | Cambodia | China | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Culture | Working Abroad | War & Conflict
Farmer in Northern Vietnam - Copywrite Brenda Sunno

Do You Know How Vietnamese People Cultivate Wet Rice?

Pham Ha - lux4lux [1,492]

It is not until you actually take off your shoes, roll up your trousers and muck in that you really appreciate the skill and energy required to harvest rice.

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Adoption | Travel | Adventure | Literature | Women & Travel | 20th Century History | Music | Art | Economy | Photography | People | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Performing Arts | Fashion | Sports | War & Conflict | Shopping | Ancient History | National Parks | Festivals | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Martial Arts | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Agriculture | For Kids | Architecture
Hang Bong

Beep-Beep!

Simone Samuels - simsam [941]

Riding the wave of Hanoi's traffic is an adrenalin buzz like no other. This accounts my twice-weekly journey through the ocean of traffic madness.

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Adventure | Photography | Working Abroad | Women & Travel | Traditions
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