Edward Dalton

Edward Dalton

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.

Friday, 10 November 2017 05:35

Red River Tea Room

A little over five years ago, Red River Tea Room (RRTR) opened its doors, and would go on to become one of the most iconic bars in Hanoi; a uniquely chilled-out place with great staff, great drinks and Frank the dog.

Friday, 10 November 2017 05:26

Bat Trang: A DIY Guide

Why go to Hanoi’s best known craft village on a tour when you can just as easily go there by yourself?

Monday, 23 October 2017 08:40

Urban Beautification

As Hanoi’s urban sprawl spreads its tentacles, a new project is under way to counteract the ugliness of development; the planting of one million trees. But will it make a difference?

Monday, 23 October 2017 08:35

Vietnam in Cyanotype

Not all modern-day photography is digital, as proven by a project which is processing photos in a format once used to create architectural and engineering blueprints.

Monday, 23 October 2017 08:33

Ngoc Ha: The Jack of all Trades

In the first of a new featured series, Edward Dalton presents a portrait of Ngoc Ha, the street that has a bit of everything.

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