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.
“Xe om tay! Xe om tay!” Edward Dalton gets onto his backside and becomes a motorbike taxi driver. Just for a day, of course. Although in retrospect this could be a good career move. Photos by Sasha Arefieva
Two families with kids suffering the effects of Agent Orange. Two different experiences. Photos by Catherine Karnow. Words by Edward Dalton
We’ve written heaps on motorbikes in this publication, but nothing before on cars. Edward Dalton test drives his way into the world of four-wheeled vehicles. Photos by Julie Vola
Thai-style rice noodle soup with seafood. Is this the noodle soup of all noodle soups? Edward Dalton thinks it is. Photos by Teigue John Blokpoel
How do you get to an impossible-to-reach tourist destination which as the crow flies is just 200km away? You take every means of transport at your disposal. Edward Dalton and Julie Vola made their way to Co To Island on the other side of Halong Bay