Monthly Archives: February 2015

Tet Lunar New Year 2015

Tet is the biggest holiday in Viet Nam and falls late this year on February 19th. That is the first day of the Lunar New Year and a mass migration starts as almost everyone goes home to their home village to be with family. This is like Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years all in one. … Continue reading →

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Superbowl 2015

Well, watching the Superbowl live in Viet Nam takes a bit of extra effort. A bunch of American ex-pats from our local bar agreed to meet in downtown HCMC at Game On sports bar to watch the game on Monday morning at 6:30 AM since we are 12 hours later here. So we showed up … Continue reading →

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Trip to Thailand

Last week the university was closed for the Lunar New Year holiday so Bob and I planned a trip to Thailand. We flew into Bangkok and were met by Lan Anh, one of my student assistants from the university. She is now completing her master’s degree at Mahidol University so we went to meet her … Continue reading →

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Peggy is working

I decided that I better tell everyone about my work over here or you will think that all we do is travel and have fun! My situation at my university (Vietnam National University) has not been the best because most of the faculty do not speak any English. The person who I was supposed to … Continue reading →

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