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The playful art of folding coconut leaves in Hanoi

Nguyen Manh Thang has diligently pursued his passion for folding coconut leaves into toys, flowers and animals for 10 years.

Coconut sticky rice a rare treat on Hanoi streets

The dish emerged decades ago, but it remains difficult to find a place in Hanoi that makes it really well.

Monkeying around: Climbing coconut trees couldn’t be easier with this neat gadget

It's now as easy as walking up the stairs to harvest coconuts in southern Vietnam.
May 02, 2018 | 04:19 pm GMT+7

Treasures grow on trees in Vietnam's tropical south

In contrast to the more seasonal north, the south of Vietnam offers two options: baking heat or pouring rain. But this climate does bear fruit, quite literally, with different localities claiming the top spot for the fruits of their labors.
June 21, 2016 | 04:24 pm GMT+7
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