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“Little Saigon” in Westminster Posted by on Mar 15, 2022

Last blog, I talked about the “Little Vietnam” in Chicago. This blog, I would like to introduce you to the “Little Saigon” in Orange County, California. California is home to the largest overseas Vietnamese community in the world, and Orange County has been considered the “capital” of the Vietnamese overseas in the United States. Just…

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“Little Vietnam” in Chicago Posted by on Mar 8, 2022

After the end of the Vietnam war, there was an influx of Vietnamese immigrants who resettled in the United States (U.S.), especially in the 80s and 90s. As a result, there are many “Little Vietnams” or “Little Saigons” established in big cities throughout the U.S., where one can find Asian groceries and Authentic Vietnamese restaurants…

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Vietnamese Mansions Posted by on Jan 18, 2022

Since Vietnam reformed its economic policy and direction in the 1990s, its economic has growth and has been described as a miracle. The economic boom has created many money-making business opportunities for a lot of enterprising people. As a result, a whole new “red bourgeois” class was born over the past twenty years with a…

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Winter Vocabulary Posted by on Jan 10, 2022

Brrr…it’s cold. Duh, if it’s not cold then it’s not winter. Well, Vietnam is different, you only feel like winter if you live in the north. The south has no winter whatsoever. Let’s go over a list of vocabulary on the winter subject. I’m sure you will encounter or use them in your conversation in…

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More to see in the Central of Vietnam Posted by on Jun 28, 2021

In the previous blog post, I took you briefly to visit Hue and Hoi An, the two well known locations for tourists worth exploring. Continuing on the tour of central Vietnam, don’t miss the chance to see two more UNESCO Di sản thế giới (Word Heritage) sites: Thánh địa Mỹ Sơn (My Son Sanctuary) and…

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Touring the Central of Vietnam Posted by on Jun 22, 2021

The central region of Vietnam has so much to offer, if you are into history, culture, and sightseeing. While the North has Hanoi, the capital of many dynasties in the past, and four UNESCO Di sản thế giới (Word Heritage) sites, the Central has plenty of its own glorious tourist attractions. The Central region also…

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Touring the North: World Heritage Sites Posted by on Jun 7, 2021

In the previous blog, I mentioned places to see in Hanoi. Continuing on a tour of the north, one should see all the UNESCO world heritage sites. What’s better? One site is already right in Hanoi. Others are just within a 150km radius from Hanoi, between 2–4 hours by car. Technically, you could make a…

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