Tết 2015 in Hanoi (the Year of the Goat)


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February 18th 2015
Published: February 18th 2015
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It has been six years since my last Tết (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) celebration in Hanoi as I often traveled in other cities of Vietnam and abroad during the holiday. This year we have a long holiday (9 days) so it is a good chance for our family reunion. I spent the week before Tết learning to drive a car. This was a new experience for me and I really enjoyed learning this new skill. I found ... Read Full Entry



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18th February 2015

Chúc Mừng Năm Mớ
Good luck with your driving lessons, driving in Hanoi would be a real challenge. I have been driving for more than 30 years and I don't think I would be as brave as you. Have a great year of the goat - take care
18th February 2015

Happy new year
You're so brave to try driving in Hanoi. It does sound as if you get to see a lot more though. Happy New Year and all the best for the year of the sheep, or goat.
19th February 2015

Driving lesson
One driving lesson lasted 5 hours! How many of these lessons do you need to prepare for your driving test?
19th February 2015

Driving lessons
It depends. Some people need 10 lessons, others may need 15 until they can drive well on the streets. However, for driving test you only need to go around driving course with very basic requirements.
19th February 2015
A good luck wish for the New Year

Good luck!
Good luck in the Year of the Goat and in the year of driving. Driving is so scary when you first learn or when there is a lot of traffic. I learned to drive in my small town, and was so scared when I drove in a big city. I can't imagine driving in Hanoi--you were very brave. I think after that, you can drive with confidence anywhere in the world. Happy New Year with your family!
22nd February 2015

Is Kevin getting a lot of good luck red packets for Tet from his grandparents, uncles & aunties? The big grapefruit is amazing. Is it for decoration or can you eat it? How's the taste?

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