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Vietnam’s Climate Posted by on May 24, 2021

Geographically, Vietnam is not a big country. Horizontally, it’s narrow but vertically pretty long.  in terms of square miles, it’s about half the size of the Texas. However, surprisingly, it has many different climate zones. If you travel from north to south or east to west, you will experience different temperatures in different provinces in…

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WORDS FOR WEATHER Posted by on May 18, 2021

Thời tiết (weather) plays a critical role in our lives. It affects our daily activities and our moods to various degrees. I don’t know about you, but the first thing I do in the morning is quickly check dự báo thời tiết (weather forecast), so I know how to dress appropriately for the day, whether…

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Dandelion Plant – Love and Hate Posted by on Apr 12, 2021

In Vietnamese, the dandelion plant is called cây Bồ công anh. Other common names are cây diếp hoang, bồ cóc, mũi mác, mãn địa kim tiền, and hoàng hoa địa đinh. This plant is considered a type of cỏ dại (weed). You know it’s Spring when hoa Bồ công anh (dandelion flower) blooms everywhere. Most…

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Spring, oh Spring! Posted by on Mar 15, 2021

When we talk about the start of Spring season, or mùa Xuân in Vietnamese, it depends on where you are geographically. In the northern hemisphere, Spring 2021 will start on March 20. In Vietnam, people generally consider the start of mùa Xuân (Spring season) as the start of the Tết (Vietnamese New Year) celebration, which…

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