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Vietnamese Coffee Today

Vietnamese Coffee Today

One of what my travelers like the most in my street food tours is the Vietnamese coffee experiences. Some like hot coffee, some like it with ice and other would definitely go for the most popular version of it - caphe sua da, regardless of what they try, they are all happy with it. Beside the image of the black coffee dripping through a tin filter into the condensed milk at the bottom of the cup, here is what I share with my travelers about Vietnamese coffee today.


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Vietnamese Names

Vietnamese Names

Vietnamese names are not easy to pronounce and remember. It works the reversed way compared to a Western name. Here is how Vietnamese names should ben used and how people are named and called.


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Tet Celebration

Tet Celebration

Tet, or Lunar New Year, is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture. The word is a shortened form of Tet Nguyen Dan, which is Sino-Vietnamese for "Feast of the First Morning of the First Day". Tet celebrates the arrival of the spring based on the Vietnamese calendar, which usually has the date falling in January or February (2017 date: Jan 28, 2018 date: Feb 16). Tet is generally celebrated on the same day as Chinese New Year.


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