Is the gap getting bigger and do the oldies really know what’s best? Your guess is as good as ours, but we come up with some interesting results trying to find out.
In the US, the divorce rate is on the decline. So, what’s the score in Vietnam? As Jon Aspin explains, stats or no stats, divorce sucks
Marriage comes with expectations, and with society changing so fast, these are increasingly hard to fulfill. Vu Ha Kim Vy looks at the pressure faced by modern-day couples in the face of tradition
The countryside wedding, the city wedding, nuptials in the mountains and the Western-style wedding. Three couples tell us about their wedding experiences. Compiled by Vu Ha Kim Vy and Nick Ross
Despite being a mixed Viet Kieu, Czech wedding, when Maia and Marek got married in Hanoi, they kept with tradition. Words and photos by Jesse Meadows
The wedding industry in Vietnam is booming. Owen Salisbury delves into the costs of putting on that dream wedding. He comes out the other end in a sweat
The first recorded marriage was 4,350 years ago. By that time, wedding bands were already in use, as were dowries. The ancient Egyptians are thought to have started using rings in 2800BC, while the first written record of a ‘marriage payment’ was 200 years earlier. Yet it wasn’t until 1840 that the white wedding dress was popularized. We can blame one of the world’s longest reigning monarchs, Queen Victoria, for that one. She wore a white wedding gown on her marriage to Albert.