Category: Vietnam 101

My Saigon Story – To the South of Vietnam

Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh city as its official name, is my hometown, where I was born and grown up until 15. It is so dear and familiar to me that no matter how long I have been gone, every time I come back, it still feels like returning home. If people ask me about […]

Vietnam 101: How do the Vietnamese celebrate Christmas? (and travelling tips if you’re in Vietnam during Xmas)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year It’s the hap-hapiest season of all.   There’s definitely something magical about Christmas. You know how November rain and January blizzards give you chill and depression? Well, the closer it gets to Christmas, the warmer December winter gets. You know how people often wear dark colors in […]

Vietnam 101: Hello :-)

As you might already know, Rice ‘n Flour editorial team consists of seven members who live in different parts of the world. Although we can’t wait to share with you our experience in the “Around the World” section, this part of our blog is dedicated solely to our home country. It has been almost half […]