Greetings, avid readers of Vietcetera International! As we approach the final stretch of 2023, let’s embark on a reflective journey through our most cherished and widely read articles of the year. These engaging pieces have not only captured your attention but have also sparked conversations, shared experiences, and perhaps even inspired a culinary adventure or two.
From navigating the nooks and crannies of Ho Chi Minh City to uncovering the hidden sketches of everyday life, each article represents a piece of our collective exploration. Throughout the year, you joined us in diving into the public holidays that shaped your plans, exploring the startups that fueled your entrepreneurial spirit, and reading the heartwarming love letter to Vietnamese American identity.
We discussed the future of work for Gen Z, savored the underrated delights of Vietnamese cuisine, and tapped into the fascinating nap culture that adds a touch of tranquility to bustling Vietnam.
This roundup captures the rich blend of stories that made 2023 a memorable year for Vietcetera International and its valued readers. We extend our heartfelt thanks to you for being a part of this incredible journey. Click on the photo to read the article.
A Guide To Ho Chi Minh City’s Districts: Understanding The City
Here is an indispensable guide, consistently ranked as the most-read or top article most days this year. Whether you’re coming to Vietnam, an expat, or a returning overseas Vietnamese, many turn to our guide when settling down in the city. Updated from its 2017 debut, this resource provides detailed insights into Ho Chi Minh City’s districts, making it a must-read for individuals at every stage of their journey.
List: Vietnam Public Holidays In 2023
This piece presents a practical and widely accessed resource — a straightforward list of public holidays in Vietnam for the year 2023. Tailored to assist a broad audience in scheduling their plans around these holidays, it serves as a helpful guide for effective planning.
5 Vietnamese Startups To Watch This Year, According To Venture Capitalists
Offering a forward-looking perspective, this article analyzes the potential of Vietnamese startups in the upcoming year. It appeals to entrepreneurs, investors, and business enthusiasts seeking insights into the dynamic startup landscape.
Thy Nguyen’s Love Letter To Her Vietnamese American Identity
Here, Hiezle Bual shared an inspiring conversation with Vietnamese-American author and entrepreneur Thy Nguyen, delving into the profound layers of her journey. This piece serves as a heartfelt exploration of identity and sustainability, offering readers a glimpse into the fusion of culture and entrepreneurship through Thy’s brand, Modens.
Asia’s Gen Z: The Future Of Work In Mental Health Crisis
Focused on a critical issue, we took a deeper dive into the mental health challenges faced by Gen Z in Asia post-pandemic. It provides data-driven insights into the intersection of work and mental well-being, making it a relevant and engaging read for a broad audience.
Food Influencers Talk About The Most Underrated Vietnamese Dishes
Bringing a sensory experience to the forefront, this article invites readers on a culinary adventure. Through the perspectives of food influencers, it explores lesser-known Vietnamese dishes, appealing to food enthusiasts and those curious about the country’s diverse cuisine.
Midday Snooze: Vietnam’s Nap Culture, Explained
Offering a cultural exploration, this piece sheds light on Vietnam’s midday nap tradition. It provides insights into a widely practiced custom, offering readers a glimpse into the daily life practices that contribute to the unique cultural fabric of Vietnam.
As A Writer, I Honestly Don’t Know What To Feel About AI
This reflective piece delves into the uncertainties and emotions of Agnes Alpuerto, Vietcetera International’s former managing editor, regarding the growing dominance of AI, specifically ChatGPT, in the field of writing. It appeals to both writers and tech enthusiasts interested in the intersection of creativity and technology.
10 Vivid Sketches Of Everyday Life In Vietnam By A French Artist
A visual treat, this article showcases the vibrant sketches of French artist Fred Campana. It captures the essence of everyday life in Vietnam through vivid scenes, providing art enthusiasts with a unique perspective on the country.
5 Exquisite Restaurants In Danang To Ignite The Spark
Combining romance and culinary exploration, our resident food critic, Nhan Nhi, highlights five exquisite restaurants in Danang. It aims to entice readers with the promise of enchanting dining experiences, making it an appealing read for those seeking both romance and gastronomic delights in central Vietnam.