Life in Vietnam

A Vietnamologist gave expats advice on living in Việt Nam

A Vietnamologist gave expats advice on living in Việt Nam

Vietnamologist Daria Mishukova started pursuing Vietnamese studies and language in 1995, when she was a freshman majoring in Oriental Studies at Far Eastern University, Russia. Two years later, she took her first step into Viet Nam.

Salt harvest

02/23/2017 16:02

Farmers in central Ninh Thuận Province harvest salt. Salt prices are currently 1.5 times higher than the same period last year, yielding VNĐ8-10 million (US$351-438) profit per hectare for farmers.

Row, row, row your boat

02/22/2017 10:28

Boat racing on the Lô River in northern Tuyên Quang Province.


02/21/2017 15:56

A fisherman and his wife in the central coastal Province of Nghệ An, Diễn Châu District.

The Northwest preens its colourful feathers

02/20/2017 15:37

Viet Nam’s northwest stays stunningly beautiful and colourful even in the harshest weather conditions; as such it is tailor-made for tourism all year long, report Luc Huong Thu and Nguyen My Ha.

City youth offer free painting lessons to kids from rural districts

02/20/2017 15:34

Young artists from HCM City have launched a free workshop to teach painting to children from two rural districts.

I Love You: Việt Nam

02/15/2017 10:32

On the occasion of Valentine’s Day, we bring you the “Asia’s Language of Love” video series, which showcases how people in different parts of the continent express their love, with these three simple yet most beautiful words that a person may utter or hear – “I love you.”

Tangerines Road or the sophisticated elegance of Hanoia

02/15/2017 10:24

Inspired by the Tangerines Road, which was built during the 19th century to link the North and the South of Vietnam, Hanoia has created “Tangerines Road” jewelry collection to feature a wonderful journey into Vietnamese culture of yesterday and today.

Sweet treats popular for Valentine’s Day

02/15/2017 10:02

Love is in the air, with products wrapped and presented on store shelves, waiting to be bought by love birds for their significant others. 


02/13/2017 17:05

A resident of Mường Hum Commune in Bát Xát District of the northern province of Lào Cai. — VNS Photo Việt Thanh

‘You have to think about food from the heart’

02/13/2017 17:00

Founder and CEO of Hoi An Culinary Events, chef Keerthi Hapugasdeniya (better known as HappyK), will organise the second Hoi An International Food Festival on March 20-26.