Surprise! This Is Your Hoi An Tailor Shop

Bright and early in the morning, Jim and I got off at a rest stop on our way to Hoi An. As usual, I rushed to the toilet while Jim browsed around to see if there’s anything to snack onĀ for our last stretch. After I came out of the restroom, Jim was already speaking to […]

Hanoi, Vietnam – Where Vietnamese Traditional Music Comes Alive

The Vietnamese traditional music performance at Temple of Literature

Before I came to Vietnam, I tried to think of what I knew about Vietnamese traditional music, and I realised that I knew absolutely nothing. I could mostly guess that Vietnamese traditional music has a certain level of Chinese influences due to its history, but I didn’t want to assume. That’s just rude (although later […]