Four mostly-expat groups are releasing EPs later in the month, and they don’t know how much of the world is watching. Words by Ed Weinberg, photos by Kyle Phanroy and Ed Weinberg and Francis Xavier
Here today, gone tomorrow — it’s the story with so many of Vietnam’s local expat bands. But is Vietnam’s culture of transience that bad for local music? Words by Karen Hewell
Many expats settle in Vietnam due to the relatively cheap cost of living. Lifestyle versus earning potential makes for places like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City an attractive place for foreigners to live.
Ignore those outdated guidebooks claiming people don’t tip in Vietnam. As David Mann explains, international travellers are making it the norm
This month Douglas Holwerda, American trained and licensed mental health counsellor, answers the problems of friendship and being an expat wife
Scenes from a TV movie portraying the life of the late Italian journalist and author Oriana Fallaci were recently filmed in Vietnam. Jon Aspin goes behind the scenes, deep into the Vietnamese jungle. Photos by Benedetta Brentan
This month Douglas Holwerda, American trained and licensed mental health counsellor, addresses the problems of friendship and being an expat wife
Our species has an obsession with categorisation. From plants and animals through to simple and complex ideas, humans like to give everything around them a label, and then fit these labels into groups.