A Beautiful Ending to a Short Trip

February 22, 2010 | Author: Shauna Vo
Other than all of the heartache and pain that went on in Phu Quoc those many years ago, it is a tropical paradise with the most beautiful beaches and amazing accommodations at the more luxurious places. It’s an island about 15 km south of Cambodia and an hour plane ride from Saigon or two-hour ferry ride from Rach Gia. Click here to read more on ourkoreanteapot.com.

Attempting to Learn about Vietnam’s Past

February 21, 2010 | Author: Shauna Vo
Aside from all of the hustle and bustle of the Saigon, the city has a history that not many know about. Like I said, we learn one side of the story in history class. We learned that the Americans were trying to save the South Vietnamese from becoming a communist country controlled by the North Vietnamese or Viet Cong. Click here to read more on ourkoreanteapot.com.

Shopping Madness

February 19, 2010 | Author: Shauna Vo
Sixty percent of Vietnam’s population is under the age of 30, according to business-in-asia.com. This interesting fact shows the youthfulness as a country and how Vietnam is one of the fastest developing countries. These characteristics of the third-world country are prevalent in the people. Click here to read more on ourkoreanteapot.com.

Good Morning Vietnam

February 18, 2010 | Author: Shauna Vo
Being Vietnamese-American and going to Vietnam for the first time was truly a life-time experience, even if it was just for five and a half days. As we went through customs and the airport, we could feel the tropical climate and the hustle and bustle of a city trying to make something for itself. Click here to read more on ourkoreanteapot.com.

History Museums Around the World

March 3, 2010 | Author: Randy Pulayya
After our first round of traveling around Asia (Beijing, Hong Kong, Korea, Vietnam and Japan) I have to say that my three favorite museums are the War Memorial of Korea, War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Click here to read more on ourkoreanteapot.com.