Volunteer group of Feb 2014

Photos of Lattitude volunteer group of Feb 2014 for the first days in Hanoi, Vietnam

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City tour

Some photos of city tour.

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First day of the dragon year on flower street

Following are photos of Monday morning (first day of the lunar New Year) on Nguyen Hue Street which has been turned into a flower road beautifully decorated with flowers and ornamental trees.

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Thousands join flower, book roads

The flower road on downtown Ho Chi Minh City’s Nguyen Hue Street officially opened to visitors from 7pm yesterday, with thousands taking part.

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Li xi or the gift of lucky money during Tet

Traditionally the most special and most waited-for holiday in Vietnam, the lunar New Year usually arrives around late January or early February.

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Mark Zuckerberg to spend 2nd night in Sa Pa

CEO and founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Monday is scheduled to visit an ethnic village in Ta Van in Sa Pa, a popular mountainous tourism site in northern Vietnam.

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New experience

Oh! It's so different!

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Quick facts
Capital: Hanoi
Government: Republic
Language: Vietnamese
Population: 88.1 million
Religions: Buddhism
Timezone: GMT +7
Climate: climate, with humidity averaging 84 % throughout the year
Currency: đồng
"Discovering Vietnam and how radically different it is from England (I really did fall in love with it) has also made me want to travel more and explore the world and all it has to offer. I would never have been this adventurous had I not been on this placement; it’s really opened my eyes to the world."

Marianne, English teacher