Saturday, 01 April 2017 17:06

Xe Om for a Day

“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

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Friday, 27 January 2017 06:17

Petey Majik

Australian-born magician and actor Petey Majik has become a well-known face at events around Vietnam. Here’s his story

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Tuesday, 24 January 2017 07:48

The Airbnb Takeover

Entering a hotel market full of quality rooms at cheap prices is never easy. Can Airbnb make the same impression in Vietnam it has done elsewhere? Words by Edward Dalton

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Monday, 28 November 2016 07:18

Shoko Ishikawa

Shoko Ishikawa is the country representative for UN Women in Vietnam. Here she gives her thoughts on gender equality and the lot of the Vietnamese woman

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Thursday, 27 October 2016 07:19

Tim Doling

A historian, a researcher, a writer and a former tour guide, Tim Doling’s knowledge of Saigon’s past is next to none. Photo by Vu Ha Kim Vy

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Friday, 21 October 2016 04:43

Breaking Point

Harry Hodge gets himself in a traffic altercation. A few days later his nemesis buys him coffee

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Tuesday, 17 May 2016 02:41

Vegetarian Hanoi

With over 50 restaurants in the capital now catering for vegetarians and vegans, binning the meat in Hanoi is more than a passing fad. Words by Eduardo Culbeaux

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Tuesday, 19 April 2016 08:26

Ten 10: Nick Ross

Nick Ross likes to avoid the limelight, but considering he’s been at the helm of this rag for 100 issues, maybe now is about time

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Thursday, 31 March 2016 07:08

Kiteboarding Goes to Phan Rang

Photo by KTA

Professional kiteboarding tries out a new location — Phan Rang. Words by Jon Aspin

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Sunday, 27 March 2016 08:15

NOI Pictures

Francois and Sebastien, the founders of NOI Pictures. Photo by Julie Vola

Since this is a photography issue, who better to speak to for this column than the photographers’ photographers, François Carlet-Soulages and Sébastien Löffler from NOI Pictures. The brains behind the first homegrown photography agency in Vietnam, they give us their thoughts on the industry

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