SHOPPING IN VIETNAM
This year during your Vietnam travel, indulge yourself in Mai Chau’s colorful markets and get yourself a souvenir to remember your travels. In Mai Chau, there is something for everyone. Be it the silk scarves or the hand-carved bamboo bowls. Get your partner a special gift from the bottom of your heart during your Vietnam honeymoon. Get your entire family a personal, thoughtful gift during the Vietnam family tour. This is an opportunity for every single person who has booked any kind of Vietnam travel package to go back home with a little something, with love, from Mai Chau. Let us learn a little bit about this wonderful town of Mai Chau.
Mai Chau is a beautiful town, located in Hoa Binh province in Vietnam. For those traveling from Hanoi, it is about 140 Kilometers away. Mia Chau is a breathtaking town, set between tall cliffs and surrounded by lush paddies. It is not just the welcoming nature of the locals and the beautiful scenery that makes tourists stay longer than expected, but the shopping experience too. You may be wondering what you can shop for in Mai Chau, where to buy what you want and when. So many questions. Everybody needs a little bit of retail therapy every now and then. A wise person once said, everybody must dedicate some portion of their time to self-indulge and reward themselves for all the hard work they have had to endure for an extended period of time. The name of this wise person is not so important, it is the wise advice that were formed at the tip of their tongue. We are in Mai Chau, let us put this good advice to immediate use!
DISCOVER THE MAI CHAU SHOPPING EXPERIENCE
Each village in the Mai Chau district has its own unique items up for sale. Take a quick trip to the Ban Lac Village in the Mai Chau district and spoil yourself with the colorful ethnic dresses and more. The heavily printed clothes come in a variety of colors, with red and orange being the predominant colors. Such warm colors doing justice in mirroring the friendly and entrepreneurial spirit of the Mai Chau people. Apart from the multi-colored fabrics sold at the souvenir shops on the streets of Mai Chau, the industrious people of Mai Chau have also crafted some handy wallets, hats and bags. The location of Mai Chau ensures that there is always a cool breeze flowing through your hair and tickling your cheeks, enabling you to walk through the streets just a little bit longer, and buy just as much local products as you can possibly buy. Everything you find in Mai Chau is locally made and locally grown, about as much authentic as they can get.
With every product you buy from the people of Mai Chau, you lift the standard of living of the families involved. Numerous non-profit organizations cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit within the locals, and encourage the women to turn their crafts into cash. Before, only relying on their agricultural produce, an average family would make about one hundred dollars in a year. However, with the women putting their crafty skills into use, they have been able to lift their annual income to about five hundred dollars in a year. Think about this the next time you are shopping in Mai Chau or Hanoi, buying that intricately decorated bamboo bowl during your tour of Vietnam. You will be enriching your life with pieces of Vietnam, and helping a family too. That is the best kind of satisfaction.