9-day 2015 Lunar New Year holiday: Things you should know

It has just been officially announced by the Vietnamese Government that the 2015 Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday will begin on February 15 and end on February 23. State employees will have to work on Saturday (February 14) to compensate for the extra day off (Monday, February 16).

Previously in November 2014, Ministry of Labor submitted two options for the Tet holiday - 7 days or 9 days - to Vietnam Prime Minister N.T.Dung.

2016 Lunar New Year to last for 9 days

The Government has justed agreed with the proposal suggested by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs that will grant state employees nine days off for 2016 Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.

Accordingly, the official 2015 Tet holiday will begin on February 6 and end on February 14.

The winter snack specialties of Hanoi

Some people think that delectable dishes are available for all four seasons. Correct! However, it is not deniable that some of them are especially more tasty and appetizing in the cold weather of Hanoi winter.

The following is a list of some of the most typical snack foods that have become a part of winter in Hanoi.

1. Grilled corn (Vietnamese: Ngô nướng)

The scent of grilled corn coming along with chilly winds of winter nights always brings about a bit of warmth inside many Hanoians.

How to identify and choose a reliable taxi in Hanoi

As Hanoikids members take tours, many visitors ask us the way to travel around in Hanoi.We highly recommend you to take taxi from some reliable taxi companies we mention below for convenience and correct...

Tea & Lemon tea – A piece of culture


Unlike many countries where street drinking is illegal, Vietnam has its own street drinking culture.

Announcement: Hanoikids’ 2017 Tet Holiday Schedule

As Vietnamese Lunar New Year or Tet Holiday is around the corner, we would like to keep you informed of our club’s schedule of Tet holiday as follows: We will not provide tours from January 25th to...

Public holiday in Vietnam

Every nation has its own public holidays and celebrations all year round, to which Vietnam is no exception. The most interesting things about these holidays are that they are held in various forms and for various purposes.

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