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Three years ago, Daniel Haziza and his bicycle brand Jett rolled into the bike scene in Vietnam. Karen Hewell and Nick Ross speak to the man behind the bike to talk cycling, selling and status symbols. Photos by Alexandre Garel
Ed Weinberg looks through the motorbikes and takes a retrospective glimpse into Vietnam’s pushbike past. Illustration by Melanie Elfert
European metal band Lacuna Coil played Ho Chi Minh City at the end of July to an audience of 5,000. So is metal the musical future of Vietnam? Words by Karen Hewell, photos by Francis Xavier
Hoa Le takes a ride through the cyclo’s past with the founder of the Sans Souci cyclo touring company, and the saviour of the Hanoi cyclo. Photo by Thiep Nguyen
Sculpture has long been the art form of the playful, and never more so than in the hands of Irish sculptor Donnacha Cahill. Douglas Pyper evaluates the mystery and enduring attraction of his work, Exploration III, which recently turned up in Hanoi’s West Lake.
Myanmar band Bloodsugar Politik impressed so much after their international debut at the ASEAN Music Festival in Hanoi in May that Saigon Sound System’s Craig Derbyshire has brought them back to Vietnam — this time to Saigon.
On the hunt for perfect fish and chips and learning the lesson of how-not-to-avoid getting your flake nicked by a swooping seagull, Marc Forster-Pert went to a cloudy but mild Brighton to see what’s so special about the British seaside
Can’t get to the beach? Here’s a salt-free alternative. Words by Ed Weinberg and Elisabeth Rosen. Photos by Francis Roux
Since starting up Swim Vietnam five years ago, Joanne Stewart has taught thousands of Vietnamese kids to swim. Derek Milroy spoke to the Scot who gave up the comfort of Singapore for a voyage into the unknown in Hoi An