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Village vignettes 

Walter Pearson peruses the rich variety of people inhabiting his countryside town. It was a remarkable feat really, given that Chon Thanh is more than …

Anniversary of Australia-Vietnam Relations

In February 1973, 40 years ago this month, Australia established diplomatic relations with what was then the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV), or North Vietnam. …

Ghosts in Vietnam

Walter Pearson takes a look at the ghosts and ghoulies that have long haunted Vietnamese life. Our 16-year-old will not sleep with the window open. …

The northwest of Vietnam

Trecherous mountain roads, rain and freezing temperatures are not enough to deter Walter Pearson from a unique travel experience in Vietnam’s northwest. Riding down into …

Mia Nha Trang resort

Tucked away in a picturesque cove on Nha Trang Bay, Mia Nha Trang resort is the perfect weekend escape from Saigon writes Brett Davis. Photos …

Being polite in Vietnam

Being polite in Vietnam After years of social exchanges with Vietnamese, Walter Pearson has figured out the niceties that separate polite from rude. The Vietnamese …

This Country Life, Tennis Championship

Tennis Championship A small tennis championship gives Walter Pearson another reason to continue the simple life in the countryside. I knew something was going on …

This Country Life, Rearing a child in Vietnam

Rearing a child in Vietnam As his Vietnamese wife gives birth to their first son, Walter Pearson quickly realises just how different  rearing a child in …

This Country Life, Vietnamese still celebrate life

Vietnamese still celebrate life Through the death of a labourer Walter Pearson discovers that Vietnamese still celebrate life, even a wasted one. His life was …