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Hanoi Travel: What Vietnamese Sounds Like If You Don’t Speak Vietnamese
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Hanoi Travel: What Vietnamese Sounds Like If You Don’t Speak Vietnamese

One day while we were staying in during our visit to Hanoi in 2016, we dealt with loud announcements being made from right outside our vacation rental window by a woman speaking Vietnamese. In this video, Jennifer demonstrates her perception of how the Vietnamese language sounds without knowing any of it. Although the talking over the loudspeaker and the screaming of the kids from the school next door got ...
Hanoi Travel: School in Hanoi, Vietnam
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Hanoi Travel: School in Hanoi, Vietnam

Right outside our vacation rental apartment in Hanoi was a Vietnamese school. This video documents some of our experience being right next to the school (it sounded like this the entire day). There were announcements made over a loudspeaker when there wasn't noise being made by the school kids, so the noise was constant. We decided that education in Vietnam must be quite a bit different from that in the ...
The-Fatness-of-the-Ass in Vietnam and Beyond — By Jennifer Shipp
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The-Fatness-of-the-Ass in Vietnam and Beyond — By Jennifer Shipp



As we’ve traveled through Southeast Asia, I keep trying to ignore it, but it’s everywhere:THE VIETNAM WAR.Our first conversation about it with a Vietnamese person, took place when a Vietnamese man at My Son, near Hoi An and Da Nang (once the DMZ) turned around in the little tourist shuttle bus and asked us where we were from.

John said, “The United ...
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