• #MyVietnam

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Hear stories and perspectives on Vietnam, through the eyes of the people who call it home. Everyone has a unique experience of this dynamic nation and their own reasons for why they love it. Get inspired by these local voices, and share your views on Vietnam with the hashtag #MyVietnam

TK, Vibe Director at Skylight Nha Trang

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What I like about Nha Trang is that everything is just right here on the strip. The energy is really focused here. It’s such a fun, vibrant town.

Read a full interview with TK here.

Thùy Trâm, Co-owner of Burger Republic, Da Nang

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To really feel Da Nang you need to open your heart and then you see the personality and the charm that my city has. It’s right there, throughout all the growth, all the nationalities that pass by, we still have some things that are really Da Nang.

Read a full interview with Tram here.

Liên Phan, Lecturer at Nha Trang University

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Before I wanted to move somewhere else but the older I get the more I love this city. Nha Trang is a great place for people to relax. Life here is so peaceful, it’s not slow, but it’s still so peaceful.

Read a full interview with Lien here.

Pham Minh Tam, founder of Tommy’s Tours, Ninh Binh

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Along the mountains near Trang An we have a big road that is very good for cycling, especially in the afternoon. In my free time, I cycle along the mountains and I enjoy the peace. There you can see the rice fields, the mountains, and local people raising buffalo, cows or mountain goats.

Read a full interview with Tam here.

Thanh Đức, Chef and Owner of Mango Mango Hoi An

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My first reason for staying in Hoi An was to chill on the beach and hang out. When I went to the market I said, 'Wow, look at all this food!' I bought a whole bunch. I brought all the food back to my hotel, and they said, 'What are you doing with all these shrimp and fish and vegetables?' I said, 'I want to cook!' I love the food resources here. It’s amazing. 

Read a full interview with Đức here.

Van Anh, Manager at A Luminary Life Hoi An

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When you walk around, you'll find that there is always an alley or little lane next to every house which leads you to different world behind it. Once you walk inside those alleys, you will find a whole family or even three different generations living in this same house. This is the most beautiful thing I love here: that we can be so close to each other and all family members squeeze in a little cozy house and still happy with it.

Tom Pham, owner of Flyboard Kitesurfing, Mui Ne

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Mui Ne is a wonderful place to visit because it’s quiet. Hotels aren’t too big. Everyone knows each other. We get international guests who come every year for the beach, the water sports, and good food. 

Read a full interview with Tom here.

David, Tour Guide at Nha Trang Vespa Tour

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Most of the visitors coming to Nha Trang forget the local corners behind the hotels, and don’t go further into the countryside or the rice fields. If travellers want to have a real adventurous day, they should make friends with a local who can lead them to the waterfalls. For me I like the forest for hiking and the waterfalls for swimming — it’s still natural and a bit private.

Watch My Nha Trang here.

Maia, Hanoi Art Enthusiast 

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It’s kind of weird, because we are living inside the change, sometimes we don’t feel the pace of it. If you sit back and realize so many things have happened so rapidly, it’s crazy.

Read a full interview with Maia here.

Kane, Co-owner of LIVIN Collective

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My wife, Marian, and I love Vietnam’s beautiful coastline, delicious fresh food, and the friendliness of the people. We chose Nha Trang as our home for its perfect balance of being a small beach town with the excitement of a big city. Though there are many cool places in Nha Trang, I love being at the office, LIVIN collective. It’s where the community, different cultures, creativity, dreams and changes all collide with each other.

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