Vietnam: New Year, New Country

The last week of 2016 was jam packed with new experiences and the beginning of 2017 was no different. Waking up in a foreign country was a bit surreal, but we continued on our journey with a day spent with family I never knew I had. We hung out like the locals and got a taste of some home cooked meals.

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Vietnam: Hanoi 2016

Hanoi holds a special place in my memory. It was where I celebrated the end of 2016 and turned a new leaf in 2017. It was quite an experience and felt a bit surreal to be out of my comfort zone, but I wouldn't have traded the new friendships or the time I spent with family members I met for the first time.

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Vietnam: Da Nang, Hoi An

This trip has been on the back burner for what seemed like 10 years in the making, but 2016 became the year I finally traveled to the country my parents called home until they emigrated to the US. My parents were thrilled to share their childhood memories with my brother and I as we, the Nguyen fams, learned and rediscovered the charms of our ancestral lands. This recap also took me a year in the making, but it's finally here!

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