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Articles from former Expats (who resided in Vietnam) and current Vietnamese Expats on what they miss most about Vietnam.

The Vogue published a guide for food and sightseeing in Saigon and Hanoi. Compelling and astonishingly beautiful, few places in the world offer the spectacular (and often overwhelming) splendor that Vietnam does, and this magic is especially apparent in its...
We are not sure if you will miss these dishes but Global Voices still came up with a list of Vietnamese food that you probably do not miss. The list includes: Fertilized duck eggs Vietnamese pizza Coconut larvae/bug Rats ...
This article by Tasting Table will make you miss the food in Vietnam. It's easy to claim that pho, the ubiquitous bowl of beef broth and rice noodles we know and love, is Vietnam's national dish. In fact, it might...
Another article that will make you miss Vietnam. And it may even actually encourage you to return to Vietnam. Alice Murray lists 8 reasons why you should visit Vietnam at least once in your life. Is Vietnam on your bucket...
An interesting write up by Matt Cardoza on his experiences and recommendations for Saigon Backpackers. Matt spent nearly a year working at an English school in Saigon and really enjoyed his time interacting with the Vietnamese people. I lived and...
Ho Chi Minh City is a place I used to call home. It was a home for almost one year or to be exact, eleven months, two weeks and a few days. As a woman who grew up and worked...
Back in May, 2013, I was invited by the law students at the Ho Chi Minh City Law School to serve as a judge for one of their events. During a break, I walked to one of the windows...
Just this once, let's rule out 'pho' and sample the rising stars of Vietnamese cuisine. Bun cha, "cursing rice noodles", snails, duck embryos and banh mi - ever heard of them? They've been catching the attention of foreign visitors of...
Your are born of flour and octopus bits. Born as a shapeless dollop, the woman keep prodding you, turning you and shaping you. You are so happy to have such a lovely mom. But just when your heart swells...
This was one of those lucky moment shots. I had my Samsung Note 2 with me at the time and I got this great shot. The bus depot near Ben Thanh Market is in the background. Kevin Miller, Jr. resided...