Sian Kavanagh

Sian Kavanagh

A Liverpool-born writer who has lived in Amsterdam, Oregon, US and now Ho Chi Minh City, Sian recently graduated with a BA in Journalism from the University of Oregon. When she's not busy with Word Magazine, Siân is volunteering in media production for the Vinacapital Foundation, and is passionate about salsa dancing, exploring Vietnamese cuisine, and hanging out with her 11-year-old French Bulldog.

Friday, 04 November 2016 11:36

Sao Mai

Providing vocational training in Belgium for those most in need

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 06:48

Piu Piu

In the four months since its grand opening, Piu Piu has arrived in Saigon with such a splash upon the social scene, it’s hard to remember what we were doing before it found its feet.

Thursday, 15 September 2016 06:38

The Deep South

To the east of the Cambodian border in southern Vietnam is Kien Giang Province; a stretch of coastline filled with magnificent rock faces, beaches created by the silt flowing out of The Mekong, and caves to explore, many marked with scars from past wars.

Saturday, 03 September 2016 06:41


Shutta as seen through a phone. Photo by Sian Kavanagh

An app developed in Vietnam that’s created a storm

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 10:16

While You Were Drinking

Photo by Sian Kanavagh

Hanoi and Saigon wake up as the first neon lights are switched on at night. When the people come out and play, these metropolises illuminate with life.

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