Meaningful Lunar New Year Wishes to Your Vietnamese Friends

Lunar New Year is one of the biggest celebrations in Vietnamese culture. It is so important that many people often take days off from work and businesses would close. Meaningful wishes are given to friends and family, hoping that they will have a year of wealth, happiness and health. Translate: Wishing you a full year … Continue reading Meaningful Lunar New Year Wishes to Your Vietnamese Friends

The Reasons Why I Love Can Tho, Vietnam

One of my favorite places to visit in Vietnam is Can Tho.  For the past couple hidden destination blogs, I've been sharing about the layback experience of being out in the countryside.  I love being in the countryside of Vinh Long, you get the greenery of the rice paddy fields, coconut trees, calm breeze, and … Continue reading The Reasons Why I Love Can Tho, Vietnam

Hidden Destination: Dragon Fruit Farm in Vinh Long

My stay in Vinh Long, located in Southern Vietnam continued as I explored more of the beautiful scenery that the countryside has to offer. Vinh Long has always been close to my heart. I revisited all the memories of spending Tet (Vietnamese New Year) when I was a little girl, I would get to visit … Continue reading Hidden Destination: Dragon Fruit Farm in Vinh Long

The Surviving One Percent: Growing Up During The Vietnam War

My aunt and I were sitting on the couch at her home. It has been three months since the last time I saw her, and her chemo treatments have been harsh on her body. She was frailer than I remember, much more fragile when I went in for a hug. Her hair and eyebrows were … Continue reading The Surviving One Percent: Growing Up During The Vietnam War

Bucket List Post: Participating in a Beauty Pageant

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Coming into 2019, I have made the decision that I will take every opportunity out there to cultivate my personal growth, whether it be knowledge, values or aspirations. As one of my biggest events for 2019, I decided to … Continue reading Bucket List Post: Participating in a Beauty Pageant