Vietnam

Best choice for breakfast

Bowl and chopsticks, Cat Ba island, Vietnam

Bowl with rice and chopsticks, Cat Ba island, Vietnam

 

I don't mind skipping breakfast or, sometimes, lunch, if that's the circumstances. Asians don't think so. Eating comes probably second in importance after family. It counts to have a proper breakfast and then lunch on time. Never dine alone.  READ MORE »

Why make things complicated?

Travellers, even to neighbouring countries, are usually exposed to at least a few major cultural differences. The bigger the distance, the more of a difference.

Now, put yourself 8000 kilometers away from your hometown, to a different continent. Get the idea?  READ MORE »

Life on the water

Woman rowing boat in Mekong Delta, Chau Doc, Vietnam

Woman rowing boat in Mekong Delta, Chau Doc, Vietnam

Shot on Mekong river, en route from Chau Doc in Vietnam, to Cambodian border.  READ MORE »

Men's daily

Asian boy with a collectible card, Can Tho, Vietnam

Asian boy with a collectible card, Can Tho, Vietnam

 

He just came back from school. I was drinking ice coffee in his mother's street stall. We communicated for a few minutes, then he showed me his treasure, smiled and walked away.  READ MORE »

Sunrise duty

Mekong Delta in Vietnam is a big, fertile and densely populated region. Fishermen, cargo shipping companies, floating markets and everything else have it's place on the coast of this majestic river.

Fisherman in Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam

Fisherman in Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam

A guy in the photograph above is a fisherman, pictured just before the sunrise.  READ MORE »

Fruity encyclopaedia

Southeast Asia is a fruit paradise. There are often times when we drop by a small family owned stall on the street and ask for a fruit shake. They ask "which one", presenting a list of some 20 varieties.

Fruit varieties in Vietnam

Fruit varieties in Vietnam

It is difficult to choose, as half of it is unknown, and even with a known part there is a problem, since all of them are very tasty.  READ MORE »

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