InterContinental Phu Quoc Wins Three Awards

InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort Wins Three Awards at The World Travel Awards 2018 Phu Quoc, Vietnam, 2 December 2018: The new InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort in Vietnam is delighted to announce that the luxury resort has won three highly coveted awards at the World Travel Awards 2018. The resort has been … Read more

Family Beach Life

Connecting family with sun, fun and relaxation in the heart of Danang’s My An Beach If your world is a little bigger and is made up of more than just two, if it includes little ones, Premier Village Danang Resort Managed by AccorHotels (99 Vo Nguyen Giap Street, My An Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District-055000-Danang) … Read more

Mid-Autumn Retreat

Make memories at Vietnam’s historic ancient gem The mid-autumn festival is just a month away; where families come together to celebrate the full moon and the period of the wet rice cultivation. During this time, families gather around the table to enjoy mooncakes and oolong tea under the sparkle of the lunar full moon. However, … Read more

Homeschool vs Private School

Is homeschooling better than international private schools’ education? Many parents try to find the best possible education for their child by comparing learning in a homeschooling setting or at a private international school. It is important to be well informed about what the best option is for your child. Below I will outline the pros … Read more

Autism: A Lonely World

There are so many misconceptions about autism, and so many things that have been blamed for causing it, from vaccinations to poor parenting. But what is it, and what is the real cause? A child with autism has difficulty learning social and communication skills. Such a child will have trouble understanding and developing language, will … Read more

A Friend In Need

Students become role models and leaders when they help those in need As Head of our school Council, it’s my duty to regularly meet with a small group of children and discuss ways in which we, as a school, can improve and get better. With a representative from each class, we share ideas and make … Read more

A Visit To The Vet

Oi Vietnam speaks to Dr. Thuy, from Animal Doctors International Vietnam, about the challenges and rewards of being a veterinarian in Saigon What inspired you to become a vet? I’ve loved animals since I was a tiny kid, especially my pets. They’re not only pets, which are used for watching or hunting, they’re also members … Read more

Meet the Principal

Ahead of his arrival in August to take over as Head of School at Renaissance International School Saigon (RISS), Peter Gittins speaks to Oi Vietnam about pioneering the first international school in HCMC, his decades-long career in education and… homework Can you tell us what the international school landscape was like when you were the … Read more