Category Archive: Vietnam

Silk Embroidery

Aside from the material’s glossy nature, silk embroidery might be mistaken for a painting at a sweeping glance. However, a closer look will reveal the fine techniques and delicate skills behind every stitch.… Continue reading

Lacquer Painting

Lacquer painting is a traditional technique commonly practiced in Vietnam. The process is complex and long as it comprises several cycles of coating and sanding. The three traditional colors of lacquer painting – black,… Continue reading

Trekking in Sapa Vietnam

Tripping and lumbering down the dirt path, several clumsy slips on the tiny muddy roads, I had an arduous time keeping up with the native guides. A young native treaded ahead of me… Continue reading

Vietnam II – Mui Ne

That very night above the rumbling sea and clapping waves, beneath the alluring night sky, it felt as though it was just me alone with Mother Nature. It was almost paradise. I made… Continue reading

Vietnam I

The entire duration of my stay will be spent in the southern part of Vietnam where I am having my exchange at Vietnam national university (VNU), Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).  My two… Continue reading