A Vietnamese feature film about a love that stays alive through centuries will be released in American cinemas this December. "Nhan Duyen: Nguoi Yeu Tien Kiep", unofficially translated as "Predestined: Lover From A Past Life" is directed by Luk Van. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese film with romantic spirit to premiere in the U.S.
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Kuredu Island Resort Kuredu Island Resort is one of the biggest islands in The Maldives. As such, it has a lot going on with more facilities than most of the other islands put together. This is the place to come if you’d like to experience the best of both worlds: a peaceful beachfront setting, with a packed activity programme. Aside from the expected to-do-list-topping activities – swimming with turtles, sunset dolphin boat cruises and scuba diving – you’ll also find a pitch and putt golf course, two spas, tennis courts, 14 restaurants and bars, free wi-fi and banana boat rides. Evening entertainment ranges from glow-in-dark golf to lively white-night parities. Vegans and vegetarians – don’t miss the Veg Beach Shack – a restaurant dedicated to dishing up tasty plant-based cuisine. … [Read more...] about 10 of the most beautiful Maldives resorts to dream about
At the dawn of the 21st century, when the Internet was just becoming a thing in Vietnam, Hanoi youth spent time watching TV (33 percent), listening to music (27 percent), reading comics/books (24 percent), and hanging out with their friends (14 percent) on an average of two hours and six minutes of spare time per day, according to a study conducted by Dr Dinh Thi Van Chi, a lecturer at the Hanoi University of Culture. Young people then sought recreational spaces in or near the home. … [Read more...] about Don’t stop the clock at midnight, nightlife seekers tell Hanoi
It’s amazing what the human body can do when the mind is strong. Yesterday I watched the film, “American Sniper,” which documents the life of one of the most effective Navy Seal snipers in the history of America, Chris Kyle. He was awarded numerous unit and personal awards, including the Silver Star. … [Read more...] about Ramona’s Trainer: The body-mind connection
But I have to go now. I am overflowing with Bloody Mary mix, and my fingers are turning into brats. My hands are sore from all the hearty handshakes. If I stay much longer, I’ll readopt that broad Midwestern patois, as flat as the surrounding farmland. … [Read more...] about The Middle Ages: A homecoming 45 years in the making