my favourite street food in Hanoi

bún thang – one of Hanoi signature noodle soups – end of Hạ Hồi street ốc luộc – boiled snails – Đinh Liệt/ Hàm Long bún ốc – snail noodle soup the traditional way – 16 Đặng Dung (6am – 2pm only) mì vằn thắn – dimsum noodle soup – 86 Phố Huế (near Chợ […]

Useful listing sites for newcomers/ travellers in Vietnam

Travel & Living: Vietnam Travel & Living Guide Community-Produced Local Reviews and Answers Guide Find Safe & Organic Vegetables Happy Cow – Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant Finder Meditation Groups: Wake Up – Young Buddhists and non-Buddhists for a Healthy and Compassionate Society Weekly Vipassana Meditation Hanoi is a weekly meditation […]

{Zen Installation} Peace Is Every Step

Peaceful New Year! Below is my Zen Installation for Convergent Media university coursework back in March 2012. I want to create a Zen installation using what I have learned from reading about Zen Buddhism – mainly books by Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Zen Master living in France. Thich Nhat Hanh turns thousand year Zen […]