The Ultimate Guide to Vietnamese New Year (Tết)

What is Tết? Tết or Vietnamese New Year is the most important time of the year in Vietnam. It’s a huge week long celebration, as big as Christmas, New Years Eve, Birthday and Bank Holidays all rolled into one. If you’re Vietnamese it’s an exciting time bustling with activities and family get togethers. For travellers […]

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Vietnamese New Year Traditions: A Guide to the 12 Days of Tết

Vietnamese New Year Traditions Têt, or Vietnamese New Year, is the largest and most important festival in the Vietnamese calendar. Vietnamese New Year Traditions  are anchored into the 12 days of Tết which are filled with religious ceremony, quality family time and purification rituals aimed at washing away all the bad luck of the old [...]

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Vietnam National Day 2017

Vietnam National Day 2nd September 2016: A quick guide for travellers If you’ve been in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City for the past few days you might have noticed people scurrying about, putting up flags, trimming trees and shutting off roads. Don’t worry nothing’s amiss, people are just busy preparing for Vietnam’s 71st anniversary [...]

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