(Illustrative photo: SGGP)

Tet Lunar New Year-impressions of an expat

My very first visit to Vietnam was on a warm sunny morning on the first day of September in 2009. As my flight was landing in Tan Son Nhat Airport, the aerial view of Ho Chi Minh City from my window seat was truly fascinating, showing quaint tube like houses that resembled Lego blocks, with the flowing waters of the Saigon river meandering through the City.