My mother knew that her and her family will be free, they would not have to live in poverty anymore. My father explained to me that life in Vietnam was not easy, my father stressed that life was rough in Vietnam. Kids had to work hard for their families, leaving them no time for school. Moving to America brought a great feeling to my parents, but when they arrived it surprised them the most. My mother had the image that life in America was perfect.
Food source in America provided from big industrialized farms while food in Vietnam are provided from fishery and small independent local farmers. Bread is the staple diet for Americans while it is rice for Vietnamese. Americans like to grill or fry their meat while Vietnamese like to boil or slow cook their meat. Also Americans enjoys eating beef more then other types of meats, but Vietnamese has more dishes with chicken, fish and pork. Vietnamese cuisine uses fish sauce and a lot of spices such as garlic, onion, ginger, and toumaric.
In Vietnamese culture, it is normal to revisit and discuss for the deal that has been done before. Therefore, to be well-adopted to this culture, being flexible and well-prepared for what you can and cannot change is necessary to deal with this
My parents always pester me and say, "We are not American, we are Vietnamese". This has always been a strange concept to me since I consider myself American and Vietnamese.Two cultures I am a part of are the Vietnamese and American Cultures. I am constantly reminded of my Vietnamese side by my parents, friends and peers. Vietnamese and American culture, both emphasis work ethic, patriotism and beauty standards. Vietnamese and Americans both value hard work.
How America is a place of writing, public speaking, and travel while in Vietnam, they are actually going by their book. Living in America has changed what is considered important to him, but not to his mother. College degrees, journalism awards, and other demonstrations of success are what is important in America, not
Whether you are getting hawaiian food, or any other type, it is all exquisite. If you are looking for more traditional food, there are many things you can try. Some of these things include, Poi, Laulau, Kalua Pig, Poke, Chicken Long Rice, and Lomi-lomi salmon. I personally liked the Chicken Long Rice the best. The chicken was succulent and the rice went incredibly well with the chicken.
Here is my Dad, he served in Vietnam. As a kid growing up there was never any real mention of him serving. He kept it to himself. As my sister and I got older my mom would occasionally pull out the projector and the old slides and we would only see the beautiful pictures of Vietnam like the tropical landscapes and the beautiful Buda’s and sacred places of worship and the people who served with him along with some of the Vietnamese people he had befriended. We would only hear the happy stories of course.
I think that is most what people in the world think about Vietnamese education ,and me,as a Vietnamse people,not so proud about it . And lot more people think just like me .The world saw Vietnamese education as a system just teach for who enough money to send their child to
I planned myself to went to Singapore so that I could explore a developed nation, where I had no worry about being robbed, where I was given a lift from a total stranger to whom I told that Singaporeans were very nice, and where I received an unintentional question "Not like Vietnam, right?". I recognized the lesson I need to learn from this country: I am one of those who hold our nation 's life, and whether Vietnam could be a powerful country or not is in my