da nang fresco village, da nang food tour

Da Nang Fresco Village

I’ve written before about the Tam Ky Art Village, which was a collaborative project between artists in Korea and Vietnam. I still believe Tam Ky is worth a visit; I took my brother and cousin there last year. Besides visiting the art village and the biggest statue in Vietnam, you Read more…

son tra peninsula

Son Tra Peninsula

Going for a drive around Son Tra Peninsula is one of the coolest and most underrated activities to do while here in Da Nang. There’s so much to see, and it’s all stunningly beautiful, especially if the weather is nice. So find a free afternoon, fill up that gas tank Read more…

Hue Festival 2016

Hue Festival 2016

The Hue Festival takes places every two years and is a celebration of Hue culture. It features traditional music, dancing and an Ao Dai (the Vietnamese traditional dress, now reserved for weddings, teachers and flight attendants) fashion show. I went six years ago and while it was pretty cool, I Read more…

Vietnamese accents

Guide to Vietnamese Accents

One of the most interesting and sometimes very frustrating things about the Vietnamese language is all the different Vietnamese accents. People in the north speak differently from people in the south, who don’t sound anything like people from Central Vietnam. Even in Da Nang, you can tell which side of Read more…