Category: Vietnam

In this current moment week 5 of 10 has just started. The time has flown by incredibly quick and it is crazy that we are almost half way done with our time in Hoi An with Kulturstudier. In these five weeks a lot has happened. We have of course started school, experienced different lecturers teaching

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Banh Mi and the Story of How Fast Food Chains are Failing in Vietnam In September 2018, CNBC, an American business TV channel, broadcasted a video called “Why McDonald’s flopped in Vietnam” on their YouTube page. It contains some interesting information: Burger King has over 16000 locations in over 100 countries. While the figure for

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Xin Cao!   Once you have settled in Hoi An, although it is still a wonderful city, it might become a bit quiet in contrast to the busier and more populated cities in Vietnam. Furthermore, Vietnam is much more than simply the tranquil city Hoi An. Due to this, many students traveled during our stay,

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For this blogpost, I interviewed 5 people from our course and asked them about different aspects of their experiences in Vietnam. Let’s read and find out what these interesting humans have to say! Lasse, 20, Norway Every time I go to the market here in Vietnam and I go up and down on the market’s

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An Amateur Guide on Where to eat, study and relax in Hoi An. Hoi An is a beautiful city to live in. It offers vibrant colors, busy street markets, floating lights, friendly locals and a beautiful culture. From the beginning of my stay in Hoi An, I couldn’t help but marvel at the beauty of

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Xin Cao!   It has been a while since I wrote something here and since last time much has happened. The course in Hoi An sadly has ended and we have all gone to different places around the world. Still, we are not quite done yet, as we do have to finish our Home Exam

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Time traveling to the Kingdom of Champa After a week full of lectures and reading, it always helps to go somewhere to relax and then come back fresh-minded for the next week. Hoi An itself is a city so generous in its offerings of what to do. This however should not hold us off from

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The changes were subtle: First the heat became less relentless. Then in the markets there appeared new, colorful, “weird-looking” items. And on the streets’ sides grew small impromptu shops selling cakes of various types and sizes. No one noticed at first. But then came the drums, the noises from which became increasingly hard to ignore.

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Xin chào! We are currently in our 5th week of studying in Vietnam and I can’t believe how time has gone by so fast. From being 58 total strangers and uncertain about what this wonderful country would bring us, we have gone through 4 full weeks of lectures, 1 field trip, explored the city of

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In the middle of all the work with the group paper that we all are doing it is important to find time to relax and explore the many UNESCO World Heritage sites in the area that we are in. One of the more spectacular areas is My Son. This is a place filled with ruins

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