Happy Lunar New Year. I hope that you spend good time with your family during the Lunar New year holiday.
Vietnamese Lunar New Year holiday called ‘Tet’ is the time when family members gather together after a long year of working. My family enjoy spending these precious days off relaxing and cooking together.
The bright yellow apricot blossoms are the signs of a happy beginning, so my family always spare some time to select a yellow apricot tree for New Year decoration. This beautiful tree brings out the new year spirit in the South of Vietnam.
Located near the train rails, Phap Hoa pagoda in Ho Chi Minh city is famous for the beautiful designs and the dedicated medical treatment. I and my mom often pay a visit to this pagoda in the Lunar New Year.
As for my family, one of the traditional activities in the Lunar New Year is to pay a visit to the pagodas around the city. In spite of not having much time, we still managed to visit several pagodas near our neighborhood.
After going to the flower street, I and my high school friend tried to drop by some places to have a quick dinner. On the first day of the Lunar New Year, most of coffee shops or restaurants closed, so we had difficulty finding some foodstalls. Luckily, the dumplings foodstalls still opened, so we decided… Continue reading Hot Chinese dumpling soup
Strolling on the flower street in the Lunar New Year is one of indispensable activities in Ho Chi Minh City. The fragrant flowers bloom brightly in the spring atmosphere. On the flower street, all vehicles are prohibited, so the pedestrians can take a stroll while enjoying the beautiful flowers along the streets.