Ted landed in Vietnam in 2013, looking for new ways to emulate his globetrotting, octo-lingual grandfather and all-round hero. After spending a year putting that history Masters to good use by teaching English, his plan to return to his careers adviser in a flood of remorseful tears backfired when he met someone special and tied the knot two years on. Now working as a wordsmith crackerjack (ahem, staff writer) for Word Vietnam.
Edward Dalton traces the history of Hanoi, a city that has time and again struggled with foreign invasion and influence.
Everybody loves a donut, well, most of the time. Edward Dalton hits Hanoi’s Old Quarter and chats to the dealers of these doughy delights. He also finds himself on the end of some sticky feedback.
With the north-south train line, who needs the car or the motorbike for a day trip when you can just as easily do it by train?
Hanoi-based writer Edward Dalton lets us in on his sweet little secret, his love for hoa qua dam.