Most recently there have been so many “Viet Kieu” or “Overseas Vietnamese” coming back to Vietnam. The Tet holiday I think was the biggest single time of returning Vietnamese coming to visit their birthplace. I met so many of them going out and seeing local foreigners I know with Vietnamese I had never seen before…… Continue reading What Defines Nationality?
Controversy for the whole family! By tok_matthew January 19th, 2005 @ 1:19 PM I just had a chat with someone we shall refer to as “the patriot,” which got me thinking about this subject. Most of us hard core ex-pats who truly try to integrate with the host culture often find ourselves in a complex situation.…… Continue reading Nationalism and Integrating with the Host Culture