Katie is a freelance writer focusing on environment, travel and anything else that comes her way. When not writing she works in international environmental development. Her greatest loves are her dog Marmalade, her husband and ice-cream - in that order.
The Song Hong Half Marathon had its seventh outing in early December
To the northwest of Hanoi lies one of its best-kept secrets
After doing her due diligence, Katie Jacobs visited an ‘ethical’ elephant camp and was surprised at how much more complicated the reality of elephant riding is
Noi Hanoi’s chief instigator and Word Hanoi’s former features editor, Kaitlin Rees, is teaming up with Hanoi poet Nha Thuyen for a collaboration the likes of which Vietnam has never seen
A historian, writer, academic, cultural expert and activist, when it comes to English language interpretations of Vietnam and the war era, Lady Borton is a colossus. Katie Jacobs catches up with the author of After Sorrow at her home in Hanoi. Photo by Julie Vola